Bacon’s hockey book makes Michigan bestseller list in September – The Oakland Press

A new season brings a new crop of bestselling Michigan authored book titles to local retailers.

All books

1. John U. Bacon, “Let Them Lead: Unexpected Leadership Lessons From America’s Worst High School Hockey Team” (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

2. Bob Woodward and Robert Costa, “Peril” (Simon & Schuster)

3. Tom Rath, “StrengthsFinder 2.0” (Gallup Press)

4. Viola Shipman, “The Secret of the Snow” (Graydon House)

5. Fleda Brown, “Mortality, With Friends: Essays” (Wayne State University Press)

6. Mary Roach, “Fuzz: When Nature Breaks the Law” (WW Norton & Company)

7. Anthony Doerr, “Cloud Cuckoo Land: A Novel” (Simon & Schuster)

8. Robin Wall Kimmerer, “Braiding Sweet Grass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and Lessons from Plants” (Milkweed editions) [last month #3]

9. Angeline Boulley, “Daughter of the Fire Warden” (Henry Holt and Company) [last month #5]

10. Deborah Diesen, “Pippa & Percival, Pancake & Poppy: Four Peppy Puppies” (Sleeping Bear Press)

non-fictional works

1. John U. Bacon, “Let Them Lead: Unexpected Leadership Lessons From America’s Worst High School Hockey Team” (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

2. Bob Woodward and Robert Costa, “Peril” (Simon & Schuster)

3. Tom Rath, “StrengthsFinder 2.0” (Gallup Press)

4. fleda brown, “Mortality, with Friends: Essays” (Wayne State University Press)

5. Mary Roach, “Fuzz: When Nature Breaks the Law” (WW Norton & Company)

6. Robin Wall Kimmerer, “Braiding Sweet Grass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and Lessons from Plants” (Milkweed editions) [last month #1]

7. Joe Sanok, “Thursday is the New Friday” (HarperCollins)

8. David Sedaris, “The Best of Me” (Little, Brown and Company)

9. Kristin Kobes Du Mez, “Jesus and John Wayne: How White Evangelicals Corrupted a Faith and Fractured a Nation” (WW Norton & Company) [last month #2]

10. Cindy Glovinsky, “Music, Lakes & Blue Corduroy: A Memoir of Interlochen” (Thunder Bay Press)

fiction

1. Viola Shipman, “The Secret of the Snow” (Graydon House) [last month #10]

2. Anthony Doerr, “Cloud Cuckoo Land: A Novel” (Simon & Schuster)

3. Angeline Boulley, “Daughter of the Fire Warden” (Henry Holt and Company) [last month #4]

4. Deborah Diesen, “Pippa & Percival, Pancake & Poppy: Four Peppy Puppies” (Sleeping Bear Press)

5. Deborah Diesen, “Catch a Kiss” (Sleeping Bear Press)

6. Emily Henry, “People We Meet on Vacation: A Novel” (Berkley / Penguin Books) [last month #1]

7. Richard Powers, “The Overstory: A Novel” (WW Norton & Company)

8. Richard Peck, “A Long Road from Chicago” (Puffin Books / Penguin Group USA)

9. Mary Doria Russell, “Women of Copper Country” (Atria Books) [last month #6]

10. William Kent Krueger, “Lightning Strike: A Novel” (Atria Books) [last month #7]

The Michigan Best Seller List for September 2021 features books on Michigan topics, written by Michigan authors and / or published by Michigan publishers, compiled by @RiekkiRon from 5 Michigan bookstores: Brilliant Books in Traverse City, brilliant-books.net; Nicola’s Books at Ann Arbor, nicolasbooks.com; Saturn Booksellers at Gaylord, saturnbooksellers.com; and Schuler Books & Music in Grand Rapids and Okemos, schulerbooks.com. These stores support Michigan books, authors and publishers.

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