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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Sunday, May 21, 2006

Hawai'i best-sellers

Advertiser Staff

This list is a rotating compilation by local booksellers. This week: retail sales for Bookends, Kailua, for May 11-17.


1. "The Da Vinci Code" by Dan Brown

2. "Blue Shoes and Happiness" by Alexander McCall Smith

3. "East Wind, Rain" by Caroline Paul

4. "Seven Orchids" by Ian MacMillan

5. "House of Many Gods" by Kiana Davenport

6. "Gilead" by Marilyn Robinson

7. "Behold the Many" by Lois-Ann Yamanaka

8. "The Bookwoman's Last Fling" by John Dunning

9. "The Templar Legacy" by Steve Berry

10. "Cell" by Stephen King


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

2. "Oahu Revealed" by Andrew Doughty and Harriet Friedman

3. "Food Lover's Guide to Honolulu" by Joan Namkoong

4. "By Request" by Betty Shimabukuro

5. "Cesar's Way" by Cesar Millan with Melissa Jo Peltier

6. "Marley & Me" by John Grogan

7. "My Life in France" by Julia Child

8. "American Theocracy" by Kevin Phillips

9. "The Colony" by John Tayman

10. "Lena Machado: Songbird of Hawai'i" by Pi'olani Motta