Michigan Bestseller list for March 2015

For March 2015, the largest rise on the Michigan Bestseller List was Coverly’s Dogs are People Too.  Harrison’s The Big Seven, Green’s Looking for Alaska, and Dennis’s The Living Great Lakes have their third consecutive month on the Michigan Bestseller List in the top 10.  Link’s Wicked Takes the Witness Stand has its fifth consecutive month on the Michigan Bestseller List in the top 15.

1) Alison DeCamp—My Near-Death Adventures (99% True) (Crown Books for Young Readers) [last month #1]

2) Dave Coverly—Dogs are People, Too: A Collection of Cartoons to Make Your Tail Wag (Henry Holt and Co.)

3) John Green—Paper Towns (Speak)

4) Mario Impemba—If These Walls Could Talk: Detroit Tigers (Triumph Books) [last month #2]

5) Jim Harrison—The Big Seven (Grove Press) [last month #3]

6) Emily St. John Mandel—Station Eleven: A Novel (Knopf) [last month #7]

7) John Green—Looking for Alaska (Speak) [last month #10]

8) Jerry Dennis—The Living Great Lakes: Searching for the Heart of the Inland Seas (St. Martin’s Griffin) [last month #9]

9) Zachary Hyman—The Bambino and Me (Tundra Books/Penguin Random House)

10) Robert D. Putnam—Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis (Simon & Schuster)

11) Marge Piercy—Made in Detroit (Knopf)

12) Philip C. Stead—A Sick Day for Amos McGee (Roaring Brook Press/Macmillan)

13) Kate Bassett—Words and Their Meanings (Flux) [last month #13]

14) Michael Emmerich—100 Things Michigan State Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die (Triumph Books)

15) Mardi Link—Wicked Takes the Witness Stand: A Tale of Murder and Twisted Deceit in Northern Michigan (University of Michigan Press)

The Michigan Bestseller List includes 14 participating bookstores: Bay Leaf Used & Rare Books (79 State Rd, Newaygo; www.bayleafbooks.com), Between the Covers (106 E. Main St., Harbor Springs, www.facebook.com/btcbookstore), Blue Frog Books (3615 E. Grand River, Howell; www.bluefrogbooksandmore.com), Bookbug (3019 Oakland Dr, Kalamazoo; http://www.bookbugkalamazoo.com/), Falling Rock Café & Bookstore (104 E Munising Ave, Munising; www.fallingrockcafe.com), Kazoo Books (407 N Clarendon St., Kalamazoo; 2413 Parkview, Kalamazoo; www.kazoobooks.com), Nicola’s Books (2513 Jackson Ave, Ann Arbor;www.nicolasbooks.com), North Wind Books (601 Quincy St, Hancock; https://bookstore.finlandia.edu), Schuler Books & Music (1982 W Grand River Ave, Okemos; 2660 28th Street SE, Grand Rapids; 2820 Towne Center Blvd, Lansing; www.schulerbooks.com), and Up North Books (3362 Interstate 75 Business Spur, Sault Ste. Marie; http://upnorthbooks.com/).