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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Sunday, February 7, 2010

Hawaii best-sellers

Advertiser Staff

This list is a rotating compilation by local booksellers. This week: retail sales at BookEnds, for Jan. 29.


1. "Sands of Lanikai" by Bob Hogue

2. "The Descendants" by Kaui Hart Hemmings

3. "Dear John" by Nicholas Sparks

4. "Eclipse" by Stephenie Meyer

5. "The Lovely Bones" by Alice Sebold

6. "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" by Stieg Larsson

7. "The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society" by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows

8. "The Piano Teacher" by Janice Y.K. Lee

9. "The Alchemist" by Paulo Coelho

10. "The Help" by Kathryn Stockett


1. "Kailua" by The Kailua Historical Society

2. "Oahu Revealed: The Ultimate Guide to Honolulu, Waikiki & Beyond" by Andrew Doughty

3. "Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Fight Terrorism and Build Nations ... One School at a Time" by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin

4. "Food Rules: An Eater's Manual" by Michael Pollan

5. "Have a Little Faith" by Mitch Albom

6. "Inside of a Dog: What Dogs See, Smell, and Know" by Alexandra Horowitz

7. "My Life in France" by Julia Child

8. "I Hope They Serve Beer In Hell" by Tucker Max

10. "Born to Run" by Christopher McDougall