What's selling best in independent bookstores across America.
Women bought 40 percent of all tickets to 'The Avengers.' The action movie beat 'Harry Potter' in setting a first weekend box office record with $200 million in ticket sales.
The movie based off Steve Harvey's bestselling book came in first over 'The Lucky One,' an adaptation of a Nicholas Sparks novel, at the box office this weekend.
Monitor readers share their favorite book picks.