The Raven Book Store’s bestsellers for the week of June 15, 2021 (Sponsored post)

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Note from the Times: This bestseller list comes to us straight from The Raven Book Store in Lawrence. See other editions of the list here.

Here’s the bestseller list for the Raven’s first full week of being open to browsing.

What have we learned? Our wonderful customers are still very interested in reading books about Kansas, with an all-local top three and a strong showing by Maggie Shipstead’s The Great Circle, a historical epic inspired in part by Amelia Earhart. You love to see it! 


1.       Sharice Davids, Sharice’s Big Voice

2.       Danny Caine, How to Resist Amazon and Why: The Fight for Local Economics, Data Privacy, Fair Labor, Independent Bookstores and a People-Powered Future!

3.       Meg Heriford, Ladybird, Collected

4.       Robin Wall Kimmerer, Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants

5.       Casey McQuiston, One Last Stop

6.       Sy Montgomery, The Hummingbirds’ Gift: Wonder, Beauty, and Renewal on Wings

7.       Jonathan Stutzman, Fitz and Cleo

8.       Kiese Laymon, Long Division

9.       Rivka Galchen, Everyone Knows Your Mother Is a Witch

10.    Maggie Shipstead, The Great Circle

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