Bestselling books the week of 10/31/13, according to IndieBound*

What's selling best at independent bookstores across America.


1. The Goldfinch, by Donna Tartt, Little Brown
2. Sycamore Row, by John Grisham, Doubleday
3. Dog Songs, by Mary Oliver, Penguin Press
4. The Circle, by Dave Eggers, Knopf
5. We Are Water, by Wally Lamb, Harper
6. The Signature of All Things, by Elizabeth Gilbert, Viking
7. The Lowland, by Jhumpa Lahiri, Knopf
8. Aimless Love, by Billy Collins, Random House
9. Doctor Sleep, by Stephen King, Scribner
10. Police, by Jo Nesbø, Knopf
11. Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy, by Helen Fielding, Knopf
12. Identical, by Scott Turow, Grand Central
13. Just One Evil Act, by Elizabeth George, Dutton
14. The Luminaries, by Eleanor Catton, Little Brown
15. Longbourn, by Jo Baker, Knopf

*Published Thursday, October 31, 2013 (for the sales week ended Sunday, October 27, 2013). Based on reporting from many hundreds of independent bookstores across the United States. For information on more titles, please visit


1. David and Goliath, by Malcolm Gladwell, Little Brown
2. The Reason I Jump, by Naoki Higashida, Random House
3. Killing Jesus, by Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard, Holt
4. One Summer: America, 1927, by Bill Bryson, Doubleday
5. I Am Malala, by Malala Yousafzai, Little Brown
6. Everything I Need to Know I Learned From a Little Golden Book, by Diane Muldrow, Golden Books
7. The Men Who United the States, by Simon Winchester, Harper
8. Things That Matter: Three Decades of Passions, Pastimes and Politics, by Charles Krauthammer, Crown Forum
9. Zealot, by Reza Aslan, Random House
10. I Could Pee on This, by Francesco Marciuliano, Chronicle
11. Guinness World Records 2014, by Guinness World Records
12. The Boys in the Boat, by Daniel James Brown, Viking
13. Johnny Carson, by Henry Bushkin, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
14. Lean In, by Sheryl Sandberg, Knopf
15. Tip and the Gipper, by Chris Matthews, S&S

On the Rise:
18. Wheelmen, by Reed Albergotti, Vanessa O'Connell, Gotham
Albergotti and O'Connell's in-depth look at Lance Armstrong's doping scandal.


1. Dear Life, by Alice Munro, Vintage
2. The Round House, by Louise Erdrich, Harper Perennial
3. Beautiful Ruins, by Jess Walter, Harper Perennial
4. Where'd You Go, Bernadette, by Maria Semple, Back Bay
5. Flight Behavior, by Barbara Kingsolver, Harper Perennial
6. The Light Between Oceans, by M.L. Stedman, Scribner
7. Me Before You, by Jojo Moyes, Penguin
8. Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore, by Robin Sloan, Picador
9. Telegraph Avenue, by Michael Chabon, Harper Perennial
10. This Is How You Lose Her, by Junot Diaz, Riverhead
11. The Orphan Master's Son, by Adam Johnson, Random House
12. The Best American Short Stories 2013, by Elizabeth Strout, Heidi Pitlor (Eds.), Mariner
13. The Art Forger, by B.A. Shapiro, Algonquin
14. The Casual Vacancy, by J.K. Rowling, Little Brown
15. The Silent Wife, by A.S.A. Harrison, Penguin


1. Wild, by Cheryl Strayed, Vintage
2. Orange Is the New Black, by Piper Kerman, Spiegel & Grau
3. Unlikely Loves, by Jennifer S. Holland, Workman
4. Quiet, by Susan Cain, Broadway
5. Proof of Heaven, by Eben Alexander, M.D., S&S
6. Far From the Tree, by Andrew Solomon, Scribner
7. Brain on Fire, by Susannah Cahalan, S&S
8. How Music Works, by David Byrne, McSweeney's
9. The Old Farmer's Almanac 2014, by Old Farmer's Almanac
10. Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher, by Timothy Egan, Mariner
11. The Best American Essays 2013, by Cheryl Strayed, Robert Atwan (Eds.), Mariner
12. Thinking, Fast and Slow, by Daniel Kahneman, FSG
13. The Gifts of Imperfection, by Brene Brown, Hazelden
14. The Best American Infographics 2013, by Gareth Cook (Ed.), Mariner
15. The Untethered Soul, by Michael A. Singer, New Harbinger


1. Ender's Game, by Orson Scott Card, Tor
2. The Catcher in the Rye, by J.D. Salinger, Little Brown
3. A Game of Thrones, by George R.R. Martin, Bantam
4. A Feast for Crows, by George R.R. Martin, Bantam
5. To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee, Grand Central
6. A Storm of Swords, by George R.R. Martin, Bantam
7. The Racketeer, by John Grisham, Dell
8. A Clash of Kings, by George R.R. Martin, Bantam
9. 2312, by Kim Stanley Robinson, Orbit
10. Speaker for the Dead, by Orson Scott Card, Tor


1. The Fault in Our Stars, by John Green, Dutton
2. Wonder, by R.J. Palacio, Knopf
3. The Book Thief, by Markus Zusak, Knopf
4. Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures, by Kate DiCamillo, K.G. Campbell (Illus.), Candlewick
5. Looking for Alaska, by John Green, Speak
6. Fortunately, the Milk, by Neil Gaiman, Skottie Young (Illus.), Harper
7. Star Wars: Jedi Academy, by Jeffrey Brown, Scholastic
8. Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, by Ransom Riggs, Quirk
9. The Eye of Minds, by James Dashner, Delacorte
10. Spirit Animals: Wild Born, by Brandon Mull, Scholastic
11. The One and Only Ivan, by Katherine Applegate, Patricia Castelao (Illus.), Harper
12. Counting by 7s, by Holly Goldberg Sloan, Dial
13. The Grimm Conclusion, by Adam Gidwitz, Hugh D'Andrade (Illus.), Dutton
14. A Tale Dark & Grimm, by Adam Gidwitz, Puffin
15. Charlotte's Web, by E.B. White, HarperTrophy


1. Room on the Broom, by Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler (Illus.), Puffin
2. Goodnight Moon, by Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper
3. The Day the Crayons Quit, by Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illus.), Philomel
4. Click, Clack, Boo!: A Tricky Treat, by Doreen Cronin, Betsy Lewin (Illus.), Atheneum
5. Pete the Cat and His Magic Sunglasses, by James Dean, Kimberly Dean, Harper
6. The Very Hungry Caterpillar, by Eric Carle, Putnam
7. Where the Wild Things Are, by Maurice Sendak, Harper
8. Pat the Bunny, by Dorothy Kunhardt, Golden
9. Pinkalicious: Pink or Treat!, by Victoria Kann, HarperFestival
10. Ollie's Halloween, by Olivier Dunrea, HMH Books for Young Readers
11. Good Night, Gorilla, by Peggy Rathmann, Putnam
12. Ladybug Girl and the Big Snow, by Jacky Davis, David Soman (Illus.), Dial
13. On the Night You Were Born, by Nancy Tillman, Feiwel & Friends
14. The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything, by Linda Williams, Megan Lloyd (Illus.), Harper
15. Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site, by Sherri Duskey Rinker, Tom Lichtenheld (Illus.), Chronicle


1. Divergent (hardcover and paperback), by Veronica Roth, Katherine Tegen Books
New in Series: Allegiant (9780062024060)
2. The Heroes of Olympus (hardcover and paperback), by Rick Riordan, Hyperion
3. Magic Tree House (hardcover and paperback), by Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illus.), Random House
4. Elephant & Piggie (hardcover and paperback), by Mo Willems, Hyperion
5. Ivy & Bean (hardcover and paperback), by Annie Barrows, Sophie Blackall (Illus.), Chronicle
6. Diary of a Wimpy Kid (hardcover), by Jeff Kinney, Amulet
7. Percy Jackson and the Olympians, by Rick Riordan, Miramax
8. Big Nate (hardcover and paperback), by Lincoln Peirce, Andrews McMeel
9. Harry Potter (hardcover and paperback), by J.K. Rowling, Scholastic/Arthur A. Levine Books
10. The Hunger Games (hardcover and paperback), by Suzanne Collins, Scholastic