The Fireside Books Best-sellers

Here are the top 10 selling books for last week.

Rank Title Author Comment

All New Don't Think of an Elephant!: Know Your Values and Frame the Debate

George Lakoff The book picks up where the original book left off--delving deeper into how framing works, how framing has evolved in the past decade, how to speak to people who harbor elements of both progressive and conservative worldviews, how to counter propaganda and slogans, and more.

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 have produced a really impressive book that comes closer than anything else currently in existence to a definitive history of the town.

The Snow Child

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

The Care and Feeding of an Independent Bookstore

Ann Patchett  

Finding Alaska's Villages: And Connecting Them

Alex Hills Alex Hills traveled Alaska by bush plane and snow machine, braving extreme weather and rough terrain to bring telephone service to small villages across the big state.

To the Bright Edge of the World

Eowyn Ivey From the bestselling author of The Snow Child, a thrilling tale of historical adventure set in the Alaskan wilderness.In the winter of 1885, Lieutenant Colonel Allen Forrester sets out with his men on an expedition into the newly acquired territory of Alaska.

The Women in the Castle

Jessica Shattuck Set at the end of World War II, in a crumbling Bavarian castle that once played host to all of German high society, a powerful and propulsive story of three widows whose lives and fates become intertwined.

World Class: The Making of the U.S. Women's Cross-Country Ski Team

Peggy Shinn This book paints a vivid picture of the obstacles that America's female athletes must overcome not just to ski with the world''s best, but to beat them.

Sustainable Vegetable Garden

John Jeavons An introduction to biointensive gardening that shows it is not only possible but easy to grow astonishing crops of healthful organic vegetables and fruits, while conserving resources and actually helping the soil.

Wi-Fi and the Bad Boys of Radio: Dawn of a Wireless Technology

Alex Hills Wi-Fi and the Bad Boys of Radio takes us back to when the Internet was first gaining popularity, email took ten minutes to load up, and cell phones were big and unwieldy.



Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 4:30pm