Book Sense Best Books

Book Sense Best Books

125 Favorite Books Recommended by Independent Booksellers

Book - 2004 | First edition
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Celebrating five years of the successful Book Sense program, the first compilation of "must-read" adult and children's titles selected and annotated by trusted and experienced booksellers. Book Sense, the successful national brand representing more than 1,200 independent booksellers throughout the USA, celebrates its fifth birthday in 2004. The Book Sense namewhich embodies the passion, personality, knowledge, community, and character of its membersis the reason independent booksellers are once again being recognized for the vital role they play in connecting great books with passionate readers. As part of its birthday celebration, Book Sense (a subsidiary of the American Booksellers Association) circulated a ballot with 371 titlesall of the top-10-ranked books on the Book Sense Best Books lists over the last five years. Over 1,000 members voted for the books they most enjoyed hand-selling, resulting in a "Best of the First Five Years" list of 15 adult and 10 children's titles. As a quick and easy reference for booklovers, this first volume of Book Sense Best Books features these titles and more than 100 others, organized as follows:
  • The Top Picks: 15 adult and 10 children's titles, annotated by individual booksellers
  • Top Reading Group Recommendations: 50 more adult titles, organized by category
  • Top Classics for Children and Young Adults: 50 more titles, organized by age and reading level
  • Appendix listing of 371 Top Ten Book Sense picks from past five years
  • Index by title and author


Publisher: New York : Newmarket Press, [2004]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2004
ISBN: 9781557046437
1557046433
Branch Call Number: 011.7 Book 2004
Characteristics: xviii, 94 pages ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Nichols, Mark
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