Bestselling hardcover books, according to IndieBound*

1. Tea Time for the Traditionally Built, by Alexander McCall Smith, Pantheon
2. Dead and Gone, by Charlaine Harris, Ace
3. Pygmy, by Chuck Palahniuk, Doubleday
4. The Help, by Kathryn Stockett, Amy Einhorn Books/Putnam
5. First Family, by David Baldacci, Grand Central
6. Brooklyn, by Colm Tóibín, Scribner
7. The 8th Confession, by James Patterson, Maxine Paetro, Little Brown
8. B Is for Beer, by Tom Robbins, Ecco
9. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, by Mary Ann Shaffer, Annie Barrows, Dial
10. A Reliable Wife, by Robert Goolrick, Algonquin
11. The Selected Works of T. S. Spivet, by Reif Larsen, Penguin Press
12. The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie, by Alan Bradley, Delacorte
13. Little Bee, by Chris Cleave, Simon & Schuster
14. The Language of Bees, by Laurie R. King, Bantam
15. The Story of Edgar Sawtelle, by David Wroblewski, Ecco

The Little Stranger, by Sarah Waters, Riverhead

1. Outliers, by Malcolm Gladwell, Little Brown

2. Not Becoming My Mother, by Ruth Reichl, Penguin Press

3. Always Looking Up, by Michael J. Fox, Hyperion

4. Losing Mum and Pup, by Christopher Buckley, Twelve

5. Liberty and Tyranny, by Mark R. Levin, Threshold Editions

6. The Last Lecture, by Randy Pausch, Hyperion

7. Resilience: Reflections on the Burdens and Gifts of Facing Life's Adversities, by Elizabeth Edwards, Broadway

8. Bad Mother: A Chronicle of Maternal Crimes, Minor Calamities, and Occasional Moments of Grace, by Ayelet Gilbert Waldman, Doubleday

9. Dewey, by Vicki Myron, Grand Central

10. The Girls From Ames, by Jeffrey Zaslow, Gotham

11. Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man, by Steve Harvey, Amistad

12. The G-Free Diet: A Gluten-Free Survival Guide, by Elisabeth Hasselbeck, Center Street

13. 10-10-10: 10 Minutes, 10 Months, 10 Years, by Suzy Welch, Scribner

14. Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics, by Ina Garten, Clarkson Potter

15. We Are Our Mothers' Daughters, by Cokie Roberts, Morrow

Wicked Plants, by Amy Stewart, Briony Morrow-Cribbs (Illus.), Algonquin

* The IndieBound bestseller list is based on sales reported in nearly 500 independent bookstores across the United States during the week ended May 10, 2009.

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