IndieBound* hardcover bestseller list 7/1/09

1. Finger Lickin' Fifteen, by Janet Evanovich, St. Martin's

2. The Angel's Game, by Carlos Ruiz Zafón, Doubleday

3. Shanghai Girls, by Lisa See, Random House

4. The Help. by Kathryn Stockett, Amy Einhorn Books/Putnam

5. The Scarecrow, by Michael Connelly, Little Brown

6. The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane, by Katherine Howe, Voice

7. Brooklyn, by Colm Tóibín, Scribner

8. The Selected Works of T.S. Spivet, by Reif Larsen, Penguin Press

9. The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie, by Alan Bradley, Delacorte

10. Gone Tomorrow, by Lee Child, Delacorte

11. A Short History of Women, by Kate Walbert, Scribner

12. Tea Time for the Traditionally Built, by Alexander McCall Smith, Pantheon

13. Commencement, by J.Courtney Sullivan, Knopf

14. Pygmy, by Chuck Palahniuk, Doubleday

15. The Doomsday Key, by James Rollins

1. Outliers, by Malcolm Gladwell, Little Brown

2. Shop Class as Soulcraft, by Matthew B. Crawford, Penguin Press

3. Horse Soldiers, by Doug Stanton, Scribner

4. The End of Overeating, by David A. Kessler, Rodale

5. Renegade, by Richard Wolffe, Crown

6. Catastrophe, by Dick Morris, Eileen McGann, Harper

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

8. Crazy for the Storm, by Norman Ollestad, Ecco

9. Home Game, by Michael Lewis, Norton

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

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

12. The Last Lecture, by Randy Pausch, Hyperion

13. Satchel, by Larry Tye, Random House

14. Born to Run, by Christopher McDougall, Knopf

15. Dewey, by Vicki Myron, Grand Central

Farm City: The Education of an Urban Farmer, by Novella Carpenter, Penguin Press
A charming memoir of a woman who turned a vacant lot in downtown Oakland into a thriving farm.

* Published Wednesday, July 1, 2009 (for the sales week ended Sunday, June 28, 2009). Based on reporting from many hundreds of independent bookstores across the United States. For information on more titles, please visit

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