Book Sense Bestsellers in the Media

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As recognition of the Book Sense Bestseller lists by consumers and the trade grows, so does the number of local and national publications carrying them. Publications, spanning the country, are now carrying the national bestseller lists, and as the number of reporting stores in different regions allows for development of regional bestseller lists, they are being published by regional media.

Newspapers that recently began carrying the national bestseller lists include:

  • Corona and Norco areas, CA -- CORONA-NORCO INDEPENDENT
  • Lake City, MN -- THE GRAPHIC
  • Lake Elsinore, Canyon Lake, and Wildomar areas, CA -- LAKE ELSINORE SUN-TRIBUNE
  • Moreno Valley, CA -- THE VALLEY TIMES
  • Port Orchard, WA -- BREMERTON SUN
  • Sun City and Menifee area, CA -- SUN CITY NEWS
  • Temecula area, CA -- RANCHO NEWS
  • Westchester County, NY -- THE JOURNAL-NEWS

Local newspapers now carrying regional Book Sense Bestseller lists include:

  • Barre/Montpelier, VT -- TIMES-ARGUS (Northeast List)
  • Highlands/Cashiers, NC -- THE MOUNTAIN LAUREL (Southeast List)
  • Mount Kisco, NY -- THE PATENT TRADER (Northeast List)
  • Portland, OR -- OREGONIAN (Pacific Northwest List)

Recent additions to the list of trade media carrying the national Book Sense Bestseller lists include:

  • LOCUS magazine

These join the long list of publications, at, bringing recognition to the bestsellers of independent bookstores with Book Sense.

For more information about reporting to the Book Sense Bestseller lists, click here.