Every Thursday, we shine a spotlight on some of the titles featured in this week’s Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association regional bestseller list. This week, a sense of place came up in quite a few titles.
Some you can find on a map.
Tokyo Ever After
Emiko Jean (#5 Young adult)
Hidden Valley Road
Robert Kolker (#13 paperback nonfiction)
Anthony Bourdain, Laurie Woolever (#4 hardcover nonfiction)
Others are a blend of literal and metaphorical.
Facing the Mountain
Daniel James Brown (#3 hardcover nonfiction)
Isabel Allende (#10 paperback fiction)
More are strictly metaphorical.
Amanda Gorman (#2 hardcover fiction)
Jessica Bruder, Norton (#2 paperback nonfiction)
Brian Doyle, Back Bay (#10 paperback nonfiction)
Let’s Find Momo Outdoors!
Andrew Knapp (#3 children’s illustrated)
Finally, there seem to be two “places” book buyers keep coming back to again and again:
Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak (#4 children’s illustrated)
Where the Crawdads Sing
Delia Owens (#5 paperback fiction)