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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Sunday, August 20, 2006

Hawai'i best-sellers

Advertiser Staff

This list is a rotating compilation by local booksellers. This week: retail sales for Barnes & Noble, Kahala Mall, for Aug. 9-16.


1. "The Alchemist" by Paulo Coelho

2. "Scandal in Spring" by Lisa Kleypas


4. "1984, Centennial Edition" by George Orwell

5. "The Memory Keeper's Daughter" by Kim Edwards

6. "The Messenger" by Daniel Silva

7. "Life of Pi" by Yann Martel

8. "Latte Trouble" by Cleo Coyle

9. "The Devil Wears Prada" by Lauren Weisberger

10. "White: A Novel" by Christopher Whitcomb


1. "Saints, Sinners & Shortstops" by Jim Becker

2. "Running With Scissors" by Augusten Burroughs

3. "Dispatches From the Edge" by Anderson Cooper

4. "The World is Flat (Updated and Expanded)" by Thomas L. Friedman

5. "Fiasco" by Thomas Ricks

6. "Freakonomics" by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner

7. "Grayson" by Lynne Cox

8. "The Overachievers: The Secret Life of Driven Kids" by Alexandra Robbins

9. "Iz: Voice of the People" by Rick Carroll

10. "Broken Trust" by Samuel P. King and Randall W. Roth