Month of December 2019

Hardcover Fiction

1. The Dutch House, by Ann Patchett (Harper Collins $27.99)

2. Christmas Spirits on Tradd Street, by Karen White (Penguin Book Group $26)

3. The Giver of Stars, by Jojo Moyes (Penguin Book Group $28)

4. The Guardians, by John Grisham (Random House $29.95)

5. The Testaments: The Sequel to the Handmaid’s Tale, by Margaret Atwood (Random House $28.95)

Hardcover Nonfiction

1. The Madhouse Effect: How Climate Change Denial Is Threatening Our Planet, Destroying Our Politics, and Driving Us Crazy, by Michael Mann (Columbia University Press $24.95)

2. Every Man a Hero: A Memoir of D-Day, the First Wave at Omaha Beach, and a World at War, by Ray Lambert and Jim DeFelice (Harper Collins $26.99)

3. Mobituaries: Great Lives Worth Reliving, by Mo Rocca (Simon & Schuster $29.99)

4. Running with Sherman: The Donkey with the Heart of a Hero, by Christopher McDougall (Random House $27.95)

5. The Blue Zones Kitchen: 100 Recipes to Live to 100, by Dan Buettner (Penguin Book Group $30)

Paperback Fiction

1. The Christmas Pearl, by Dorothea Benton Frank (Harper Collins $7.99)

2. News of the World, by Paulette Jiles (Harper Collins $15.99)

3. The Overstory, by Richard Powers (W.W. Norton $18.95)

4. A Fool for Christmas, by Allan Gurganus (Duke University Press $12)

5. A Gentleman in Moscow, by Amor Towles (Penguin Book Group $17)

Paperback Nonfiction

1. Sam Ragan: North Carolina’s Literary Godfather, by Lewis Bowling (Carolina Academic Press $29.95)

2. Proof: Poems by Murray Dunlap, (The Country Bookshop $14.95)

3. Death of a Pinehurst Princess: The 1935 Elva Statler Davidson Mystery, by Steve Bouser (History Press $19.99)

4. Deconstructing Trump: The Trump Phenomenon Through the Lens of Quotation History, by Mardy Grothe (Quoterie Press $15.95)

5. The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars: Dispatches from the Front Lines, by Michael Mann (Columbia University Press $19.95)

Children’s Books

1. Dog Man: Fetch-22 (Dog Man #8), by Dav Pilkey (Scholastic $12.99)

2. The Crayons’ Christmas, by Drew Daywalt (Penguin Book Group $19.99)

3. Diary of a Wimpy Kid #14: Wrecking Ball, by Jeff Kinney (Harry N. Abrams $14.99)

4. Brave for My Family, by Davidson Whetstone (The Country Bookshop $16.99)

5. The Serious Goose, by Jimmy Kimmel (Random House $18.99)

The Sandhills Best-Sellers List is compiled by The Country Bookshop in Southern Pines.

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