The Best Books of the Bygone Year, 2008: Amazon Best Seller Favorites

Recently, Amazon published the best of the fiction books in 2008. Let's look at them category wise.

Part I: Editors' Favorites

1. The Northern Clemency by Philip Hensher
The Northern Clemency by Philip HensherThe Northern Clemency by Philip Hensher

2. Hurry Down Sunshine by Michael Greenberg
Hurry Down Sunshine by Michael GreenbergHurry Down Sunshine by Michael Greenberg

3. Nixonland: The Rise of a President and the Fracturing of America by Rick Perlstein
Nixonland: The Rise of a President and the Fracturing of America by Rick PerlsteinNixonland: The Rise of a President and the Fracturing of America by Rick Perlstein

4. The Forever War by Dexter Filkins
The Forever War by Dexter FilkinsThe Forever War by Dexter Filkins

5. The Story of Edgar Sawtelle by David Wroblewski
The Story of Edgar Sawtelle by David WroblewskiThe Story of Edgar Sawtelle by David Wroblewski

6. The Likeness by Tana French
The Likeness by Tana FrenchThe Likeness by Tana French

7. Serena by Ron Rash
Serena by Ron RashSerena by Ron Rash

8. So Brave, Young and Handsome by Leif Enger
So Brave, Young and Handsome by Leif EngerSo Brave, Young and Handsome by Leif Enger

9. The Lazarus Project by Aleksandar Hemon
The Lazarus Project by Aleksandar HemonThe Lazarus Project by Aleksandar Hemon

10. The Ten-Cent Plague: The Great Comic-Book Scare and How It Changed America by David Hajdu
The Ten-Cent PlagueThe Ten-Cent Plague

Part II: The Customer Favorites Top Ten

1. Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer
Breaking Dawn by Stephenie MeyerBreaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer

2. The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch
The Last Lecture by Randy PauschThe Last Lecture by Randy Pausch

3. Brisingr by Christopher Paolini
Brisingr by Christopher PaoliniBrisingr by Christopher Paolini

4. The Story of Edgar Sawtelle by David Wroblewski
The Story of Edgar Sawtelle by David WroblewskiThe Story of Edgar Sawtelle by David Wroblewski

5. The Tales of Beedle the Bard by J. K. Rowling
The Tales of Beedle the Bard by J. K. RowlingThe Tales of Beedle the Bard by J. K. Rowling

6. The Appeal by John Grisham
The Appeal by John GrishamThe Appeal by John Grisham

7. When You Are Engulfed in Flames by David Sedaris
When You Are Engulfed in Flames by David SedarisWhen You Are Engulfed in Flames by David Sedaris

8. In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto by Michael Pollan
In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto by Michael PollanIn Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto by Michael Pollan

9. The Revolution: A Manifesto by Ron Paul
The Revolution: A Manifesto by Ron PaulThe Revolution: A Manifesto by Ron Paul

10. The Host: A Novel by Stephenie Meyer
The Host: A Novel by Stephenie Meyer The Host: A Novel by Stephenie Meyer

Tailpiece

It seems that David Wroblewski has got his book on both the lists above. Stephenie Meyer has had quite a success with her books as well. Go ahead and check out more of the books at the Amazon page here.

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