Michigan Bestseller list for November 2015

MICHIGAN TOP 15Mothers_daughters

1) Chris Van Allsburg—The Polar Express: 30th Anniversary Edition (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books for Young Readers)

2) John U Bacon—Endzone: The Rise, Fall, and Return of Michigan Football (St. Martin’s Press) [last month #5]

3) Tyler Oakley—Binge (Gallery Books/Simon and Schuster) [last month #2]

4) Juan Cole—The New Arabs: How the Millennial Generation is Changing the Middle East (Simon & Schuster)

5) Mitch Albom—the magic strings of Frankie Presto: a novel (HarperCollins Publishers)

6) David Maraniss—Once in a Great City: A Detroit Story (Simon & Schuster) [last month #7]

7) Bonnie Jo Campbell—Mothers, Tell Your Daughters: Stories (W.W. Norton & Co.) [last month #3]

8) Deborah Diesen—The Not Very Merry Pout-Pout Fish (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)

9) Chris Van Allsburg—Jumanji: 30th Anniversary Edition (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books for Young Readers)

10) Ruta Sepetys—between shades of gray (Speak/Penguin Books)

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

12) Katherine Applegate—Crenshaw (Feiwel & Friends/Macmillan) [last month #8]

13) Emily St. John Mandel–Station Eleven: A Novel (Vintage) [last month #9]

14) Patti Smith—M Train (Knopf) [last month #1]

15) Mardi Link—Wicked Takes the Witness Stand: A Tale of Murder and Twisted Deceit in Northern Michigan (University of Michigan Press) [last month #12]

U.P. TOP 15

1) Ellen Airgood—South of Superior: A Novel (Riverhead Books/Penguin Books USA)

2) Mardi Link—The Drummond Girls: A Story of Fierce Friendship Beyond Time and Chance (Grand Central Publishing/Hachette Book Group)

3) Loren R. Graham—A Face in the Rock: The Tale of a Grand Island Chippewa (University of California Press)

3) Ernest Hemingway—The Nick Adams Stories (Scribner Publishing/Simon & Schuster) [last month #2]

5) Alison DeCamp–My Near-Death Adventures (99% True) (Crown Books for Young Readers/Penguin Random House) [last month #6]

6) Jerry Dennis–The Windward Shore: A Winter on the Great Lakes (The University of Michigan Press)

6) Emily St. John Mandel–Station Eleven: A Novel (Vintage) [last month #4]

8) Ronald Riekki—Here: Women Writing on Michigan’s Upper Peninsula (Michigan State University Press) [last month #6]

9) Bonnie Jo Campbell—Once Upon a River: A Novel (W.W. Norton & Company) [last month #5]

10) Christian Holmes—Company Towns of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula (Arcadia Publishing) [last month #8]

11) Annie Appleford—M is for Mitten: A Michigan Alphabet (Sleeping Bear Press)

11) Bonnie Jo Campbell—Mothers, Tell Your Daughters: Stories (W.W. Norton & Co.) [last month #9]

13) John Fortunato—Dark Reservations: A Mystery (Minotaur Books/St. Martin’s Press)

13) R. Bruce Larson—Secrets and Rivals: Wartime Letters and the Parents I Never Knew (University of Missouri Press)

13) Charlie LeDuff—Detroit: An American Autopsy (Penguin Books)

The Michigan Bestseller List for November is compiled by @TheWayNorthWSUP/@RonRiekki, from thirteen Michigan bookstores: Between the Covers in Harbor Springs, facebook.com/btcbookstore; Bookbug in Kalamazoo, bookbugkalamazoo.com; Falling Rock Café & Bookstore in Munising, fallingrockcafe.com; Grandpa’s Barn in Copper Harbor, https://www.facebook.com/grandpasbarn/; Great Lakes Books & Supply in Big Rapids, greatlakesbook.com; McLean and Eakin Bookstore in Petoskey, mcleanandeakin.com; Nicola’s Books in Ann Arbor, nicolasbooks.com; North Wind Books in Hancock, bookstore.finlandia.edu; Saturn Booksellers in Gaylord, saturnbooksellers.com; Schuler Books & Music in Grand Rapids, Lansing, and Okemos, schulerbooks.com; and Snowbound Books in Marquette, snowboundbooks.com.