Bestselling paperback books, according to IndieBound*

PAPERBACK FICTION
1. Olive Kitteridge, by Elizabeth Strout, Random House

2. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, by Stieg Larsson, Vintage

3. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, by Mary Ann Shaffer, Annie Barrows, Dial

Recommended: Bestselling books the week of 5/10/12, according to IndieBound*

4. The Elegance of the Hedgehog, by Muriel Barbery, Europa Editions

5. The Art of Racing in the Rain, by Garth Stein, Harper

6. The Story of Edgar Sawtelle, by David Wroblewski, Ecco

7. Say You're One of Them, by Uwem Akpan, Back Bay

8. Sarah's Key, by Tatiana De Rosnay, St. Martin's Griffin

9. The Shack, by William P. Young, Windblown

10. Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, by Seth Grahame-Smith, Jane Austen, Quirk

11. The Time Traveler's Wife, by Audrey Niffenegger, Harvest

12. Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet, by Jamie Ford, Ballantine

13. Handle with Care, by Jodi Picoult, Washington Square

14. The Given Day, by Dennis Lehane, Harper Perennial

15. The Lace Reader, by Brunonia Barry, Harper

PAPERBACK NONFICTION
1. My Life in France, by Julia Child, Anchor

2. Three Cups of Tea, by Greg Mortenson, David Oliver Relin, Penguin

3. The Wordy Shipmates, by Sarah Vowell, Riverhead

4. The Old Farmer's Almanac 2010, by Old Farmer's Almanac

5. Alex & Me, by Irene M. Pepperberg, Harper

6. In Defense of Food, by Michael Pollan, Penguin

7. When You Are Engulfed in Flames, by David Sedaris, Back Bay

8. The Glass Castle, by Jeannette Walls, Scribner

9. Julie & Julia, by Julie Powell, Back Bay

10. The Omnivore's Dilemma, by Michael Pollan, Penguin

11. Blink, by Malcolm Gladwell, Back Bay

12. My Stroke of Insight, by Jill Bolte Taylor, Plume

13. Freakonomics, by Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner, Harper Perennial

14. Glenn Beck's Common Sense, by Glenn Beck, Threshold Editions

15. Wishful Drinking, by Carrie Fisher, Simon & Schuster

MASS MARKET
1. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, by Stieg Larsson, Vintage

2. The Associate, by John Grisham, Dell

3. Cross Country, by James Patterson, Vision

4. Dead Until Dark, by Charlaine Harris, Ace

5. Rough Weather, by Robert B. Parker, Berkley

6. The Brass Verdict, by Michael Connelly, Grand Central

7. The Catcher in the Rye, by J.D. Salinger, Warner

8. Scarpetta, by Patricia Cornwell, Berkley

9. To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee, Warner

10. Dead as a Doornail, by Charlaine Harris, Ace

* Published Thursday, October 15, 2009 (for the sales week ended Sunday, October 11, 2009). Based on reporting from many hundreds of independent bookstores across the United States. For information on more titles, please visit IndieBound.or

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