The Fireside Books Best-sellers

Here are the top 10 selling books for last week.

Rank Title Author Comment

Palmer Alaska Businesses and Buildings: 1897-1970

Homme and Homme The Hommes say they started with a modest goal to answer some questions about what was where and when, and three years later they produced a really impressive book that comes closer than anything else currently in existence to a definitive history of the town.

To the Bright Edge of the World

Eowyn Ivey In the winter of 1885, decorated war hero Colonel Allen Forrester leads a small band of men on an expedition that has been deemed impossible: to venture up the Wolverine River and pierce the vast, untamed Alaska Territory.

Leonardo da Vinci

Walter Isaacson Based on thousands of pages from Leonardo's astonishing notebooks and new discoveries about his life and work, Walter Isaacson weaves a narrative that connects his art to his science.

The Snow Child

Eowyn Ivey Alaska, 1920: a brutal place to homestead, and especially tough for recent arrivals Jack and Mabel.

Life of Arthur W Pink (Revised)

Ian H. Murray Revision of Pink's first biography, including some of Pink's own re-discovered manuscripts.

Tides: The Science and Spirit of the Ocean

Jonathan White Jonathan White takes readers across the globe to discover the science and spirit of ocean tides.

Hardcore Twenty-four

Janet Evanovich As usual Jersey's favorite bounty hunter is stuck in the middle with more questions than answers.


Andy Weir Jasmine Bashara never signed up to be a hero. She just wanted to get rich. So when a chance at a huge score finally comes her way, Jazz can't say no.

Seventy Summits: Life in the Mountains

Vern Tejas As a mountain climbing guide, it is Vern Tejas's job to climb the tallest mountain on each continent.

Beyond Mile Zero: The Vanishing Alaska Highway Lodge Community

Lily Gontard It was the beginning of the golden age of the automobile, quaint and quirky establishments sprang up along the highway, offering travellers coffee, gas, conversation and a place to spend the night.



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