The Top-Ten Bestselling Books of 2016

Here are the top 10 selling books of 2016.

Rank Title Author Comment

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.

The Snow Child 

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

The Smell of Other People''s Houses

Bonnie-sue Hitchcock Ruth has a secret that she can t hide forever. Dora wonders if she can ever truly escape where she comes from, even when good luck strikes. Alyce is trying to reconcile her desire to dance, with the life she''s always known on her family's fishing boat. Hank and his brothers decide it''s safer to run away than to stay home until one of them ends up in terrible danger.á

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts I & II: Th

J. K. Rowling Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany, and Jack Thorne, a new play by Jack Thorne,áHarry Potter and the Cursed Childáis the eighth story in the Harry Potter series and the first official Harry Potter story to be presented on stage.

Finding Alaska's Villages: And Connecting Them

Alex Hills Stories of bringing telephone to Alaska's rural areas.

Pieces of Me

Lizabeth Meredith In 1994, Lizbeth Meredith said good-bye to her four- and six year-old daughters for a visit with their non-custodial father only to learn days later that they had been kidnapped and taken to their father's home country of Greece.

The Hidden Oracle 

Rick Riordan After angering his father Zeus, the god Apollo is cast down from Olympus. Weak and disoriented, he lands in New York City as a regular teenage boy.

Sweet Home Alaska

Carole Este Dagg This exciting pioneering story, based on actual events, introduces readers to a fascinating chapter in American history, when FDR set up a New Deal colony in Alaska to give loans and land to families struggling during the Great Depression.

Footnotes from the World's Greatest Bookstores

Bob Eckstein An incredible roster of great bookstores from across the globe (including Fireside Books) and stories from writers, thinkers and artists of our time -- such as Eowyn Ivey.

Shem Pete's Alaska: rev. 2nd Edition

James Kari & James Fall Shem Pete (1896 1989), a colorful and brilliant raconteur from Susitna Station, Alaska, left a rich legacy of knowledge about the Upper Cook Inlet Dena'ina world. Shem was one of the most versatile storytellers and historians in twentieth century Alaska, and his lifetime travel map of approximately 13,500 square miles is one of the largest ever documented with this degree of detail anywhere in the world.