Michigan Bestseller list for October 2015

Patti1) Patti Smith—M Train (Knopf)

2) Tyler Oakley—Binge (Gallery Books/Simon and Schuster)

3) Bonnie Jo Campbell—Mothers, Tell Your Daughters: Stories (W.W. Norton & Company)

4) Gary D. Schmidt—Orbiting Jupiter (Clarion Books/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

5) John U. Bacon—Endzone: The Rise, Fall, and Return of Michigan Football (St. Martin’s Press) [last month #1]

6) Aimée Bissonette—North Woods Girl (Minnesota Historical Society Press)

7) David Maraniss—Once in a Great City: A Detroit Story (Simon and Schuster)

8) Katherine Applegate—Crenshaw (Feiwel & Friends/Macmillan) [last month #2]

9) Emily St. John Mandel—Station Eleven: A Novel (Vintage) [last month #3]

10) Tim Hiller—Strive: Life is Short. Pursue What Matters. (Deep River Books)

11) Jane M. Rose—Images of America: Meridian Township (Arcadia Publishing)

12) Mardi Link—Wicked Takes the Witness Stand: A Tale of Murder and Twisted Deceit in Northern Michigan (University of Michigan Press) [last month #6]

13) Nancy W. Sindelar—Influencing Hemingway: People and Places That Shaped His Life and Work (Rowman & Littlefield)

14) Michelle Segar, Ph.D.—No Sweat: How the Simple Science of Motivation Can Bring You a Lifetime of Fitness (AMACOM)

15) Gary D. Schmidt—Okay for Now (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books for Young Readers)



1) Aimée Bissonette—North Woods Girl (Minnesota Historical Society Press)

2) Ernest Hemingway—The Nick Adams Stories (Scribner)

3) Ellen Airgood—Prairie Evers: A Novel (Nancy Paulsen Books/Penguin Books USA) [last month #3]

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

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

6) Alison DeCamp–My Near-Death Adventures (99% True) (Crown Books for Young Readers)

6) Ronald Riekki—Here: Women Writing on Michigan’s Upper Peninsula (Michigan State University Press) [last month #2]

8) Christian Holmes—Michigan Community Towns of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula (Arcadia Publishing)

9) Bonnie Jo Campbell—Mothers, Tell Your Daughters: Stories (W.W. Norton & Company)

9) Jerry Dennis–The Living Great Lakes: Searching for the Heart of the Inland Seas (St. Martin’s Griffin)

9) James P. Leary—Folksongs of Another America: Field Recordings from the Upper Midwest, 1937-1946 (University of Wisconsin Press)

12) Loren Graham—A Face in the Rock: The Tale of a Grand Island Chippewa (University of California Press) [last month #8]

13) Steve Hamilton—Misery Bay: An Alex McKnight Novel (Minotaur Books/Macmillan)

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

14) John S. Haeussler—Images of America: Hancock (Arcadia Publishing)

14) Jon Stott—Paul Bunyan in Michigan: Yooper Logging, Lore & Legends (Arcadia Publishing) [last month #12]

The Michigan Bestseller List is compiled from 14 Michigan bookstores: Between the Covers in Harbor Springs, facebook.com/btcbookstore; Blue Frog Books in Howell, bluefrogbooksandmore.com; Bookbug in Kalamazoo, bookbugkalamazoo.com; Falling Rock Café & Bookstore in Munising, fallingrockcafe.com; Grandpa’s Barn in Copper Harbor,facebook.com/grandpasbarn; Great Lakes Books & Supply in Big Rapids, www.greatlakesbook.com; McLean and Eakin in Petoskey,www.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.