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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Sunday, January 24, 2010

Hawaii best-sellers

Advertiser Staff

This list is a rotating compilation by local booksellers. This week: retail sales at Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Kāhala.


1. "The First Rule" by Robert Crais

2. "The Help" by Kathryn Stockett

3. "The Lovely Bones" by Alice Sebold

4. "Dear John" by Nicholas Sparks"

5. "I, Sniper" by Stephen Hunter

6. "Impact" by Douglas Preston

7. "The Descendants" by Kaui Hart Hemmings

8. "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" by Stieg Larsson

9. "Treasure Hunt" by John Lescroart

10. "The Swan Thieves" by Elizabeth Kostova


1. "Kau Kau: Cuisine & Culture in the Hawaiian Islands" by Arnold Hiura

2. "Committed: A Skeptic Makes Peace with Marriage" by Elizabeth Gilbert

3. "Game Change: Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the Race of a Lifetime" by John Heilemann and Mark Halperin

4. "The Belly Fat Cure" by Jorge Cruise

5. "Counterclockwise: Mindful Health and the Power of Possibility" by Ellen J. Langer

6. "How to Housebreak Your Dog in 7 Days" by Shirlee Kalstone

7. "Food Rules: An Eater's Manual" by Michael Pollan

8. "The Blind Side" (Movie Tie-in Edition), by Michael Lewis

9. "The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right" by Atul Gawande

10. "What the Dog Saw: And Other Adventures" by Malcolm Gladwell