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Top 40 Bestsellers

The following are the Island Books bestsellers for the most recent full calendar year.

Don't forget to visit our archive of previous bestseller lists.


  1. Amy Snow by Tracy Rees
  2. A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
  3. Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance
  4. Being Mortal by Atul Gawande
  5. Seattle Walks by David B. Williams
  6. Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
  7. The Book of Joy by the Dalai Lama and Bishop Desmond Tutu
  8. Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann
  9. Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly
  10. Born a Crime by Trevor Noah
  11. Mercer Island History by Jane Brahm
  12. The Last Painting of Sara De Vos by Dominic Smith
  13. The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid
  14. All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
  15. A Man Called Ove by Frederik Backman
  16. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil DeGrasse Tyson
  17. The Last Days of Night by Graham Moore
  18. Will Your Way Back by James Osborne
  19. Option B by Sheryl Sandberg
  20. The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
  21. News of the World by Paulette Jiles
  22. You Don't Have to Say You Love Me by Sherman Alexie
  23. The Alice Network by Kate Quinn
  24. Obama: An Intimate Portrait by Pete Souza
  25. George & Lizzie by Nancy Pearl
  26. Life Matters by The Book Club of Seattle
  27. Before the Wind by Jim Lynch
  28. Legacy of Spies by John Le Carre
  29. Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
  30. The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben
  31. Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson
  32. Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders
  33. Uncommon Type by Tom Hanks
  34. Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterley
  35. Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan
  36. Eligible by Curtis Sittenfeld
  37. Leonardo da Vinci by Walter Isaacson
  38. Red Notice by Bill Browder
  39. Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz
  40. Ready Player One by Ernest Cline