Bestselling books the week of 2/4/10, according to IndieBound*

What's selling most in independent bookstores across the US.

Lynsey Addario

1. Help, by Kathryn Stockett, Amy Einhorn Books/Putnam
2. The Girl Who Played With Fire, by Stieg Larsson, Knopf
3. The Lacuna, by Barbara Kingsolver, Harper
4. The Swan Thieves, by Elizabeth Kostova, Little Brown
5. Half Broke Horses, by Jeannette Walls, Scribner
6. Noah's Compass, by Anne Tyler, Knopf
7. Wolf Hall, by Hilary Mantel, Holt
8. The Lost Symbol, by Dan Brown, Doubleday
9. Remarkable Creatures, by Tracy Chevalier, Dutton
10. Where the God of Love Hangs Out, by Amy Bloom, Random House
11. Too Much Happiness, by Alice Munro, Knopf
12. The First Rule, by Robert Crais, Putnam
13. The Last Song, by Nicholas Sparks, Grand Central
14. The Godfather of Kathmandu, by John Burdett, Knopf
15. The Unnamed, by Joshua Ferris, Reagan Arthur Books
16. 36 Arguments for the Existence of God, by Rebecca Newberger Goldstein, Pantheon
A rollicking new novel about the conflict of faith and intellectual reason.

1. Game Change, by John Heilemann, Mark Halperin, Harper
2. Committed, by Elizabeth Gilbert, Viking
3. Stones Into Schools, by Greg Mortenson, Viking
4. Just Kids, by Patti Smith, Ecco
5. The Kind Diet: A Simple Guide to Feeling Great, Losing Weight, and Saving the Planet, by Alicia Silverstone, Rodale
6. The Happiness Project, by Gretchen Craft Rubin, Harper
7. Outliers, by Malcolm Gladwell, Little Brown
8. Have a Little Faith, by Mitch Albom, Hyperion
9. What the Dog Saw, by Malcolm Gladwell, Little Brown
10. Born to Run, by Christopher McDougall, Knopf

11. Drive, by Daniel H. Pink, Riverhead
12. The Checklist Manifesto, by Atul Gawande, Metropolitan
13. Open, by Andre Agassi, Knopf
14. Half the Sky, by Nicholas D. Kristof, Sheryl WuDunn, Knopf
15. Freefall, by Joseph Stiglitz, Norton
22. The Lady in the Tower, by Alison Weir, Ballantine
An engrossing look at the fall of Anne Boleyn by the author of Mistress of the Monarchy

1. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, by Stieg Larsson, Vintage
2. Olive Kitteridge, by Elizabeth Strout, Random House
3. Let the Great World Spin, by Colum McCann, Random House
4. The Elegance of the Hedgehog, by Muriel Barbery, Europa Editions
5. Cutting for Stone, by Abraham Verghese, Vintage
6. The Art of Racing in the Rain, by Garth Stein, Harper
7. A Reliable Wife, by Robert Goolrick, Algonquin
8. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, by Mary Ann Shaffer, Annie Barrows, Dial
9. Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet, by Jamie Ford, Ballantine
10. Sarah's Key, by Tatiana De Rosnay, St. Martin's Griffin
11. The Lovely Bones, by Alice Sebold, Back Bay
12. The Piano Teacher, by Janice Y.K. Lee, Penguin
13. The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie, by Alan Bradley, Bantam
14. When Will There Be Good News?, by Kate Atkinson, Back Bay
15. Lark and Termite, by Jayne Anne Phillips, Vintage

1. Food Rules, by Michael Pollan, Penguin
2. Three Cups of Tea, by Greg Mortenson, David Oliver Relin, Penguin
3. The Blind Side, by Michael Lewis, Norton
4. A People's History of the United States, by Howard Zinn, Harper
5. Mountains Beyond Mountains, by Tracy Kidder, Random House
6. The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon, by David Grann, Vintage
7. In Defense of Food, by Michael Pollan, Penguin
8. The Omnivore's Dilemma, by Michael Pollan, Penguin
9. Eat, Pray, Love, by Elizabeth Gilbert, Penguin
10. The Glass Castle, by Jeannette Walls, Scribner
11. My Life in France, by Julia Child, Anchor
12. Animals Make Us Human, by Temple Grandin, Catherine Johnson, Mariner
13. How We Decide, by Jonah Lehrer, Mariner
14. The Value of Nothing, by Raj Patel, Picador
15. Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea, by Chelsea Handler, Simon Spotlight

1. The Catcher in the Rye, by J.D. Salinger, Warner
2. Dear John, by Nicholas Sparks, Grand Central
3. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, by Stieg Larsson, Vintage
4. The Scarecrow, by Michael Connelly, Grand Central
5. The Lovely Bones, by Alice Sebold, Little Brown
6. Nine Stories, by J.D. Salinger, Little Brown
7. Franny and Zooey, by J.D. Salinger, Little Brown
8. To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee, Warner
9. The Official Scrabble Players Dictionary, 4th Edition, by Merriam-Webster
10. The Diary of a Young Girl, by Anne Frank, Bantam

1. When You Reach Me, by Rebecca Stead, Wendy Lamb
2. The Book Thief, by Markus Zusak, Knopf
3. Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Ultimate Guide, by Rick Riordan, Hyperion
4. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, by Sherman Alexie, Ellen Forney (Illus.), Little Brown
5. Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Journey to Change the World... One Child at a Time, by Greg Mortenson, David Oliver Relin, Puffin
6. Incarceron, by Catherine Fisher, Dial
7. Fantastic Mr. Fox, by Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake (Illus.), Puffin
8. Graceling, by Kristin Cashore, Graphia
9. The Magician's Elephant, by Kate DiCamillo, Yoko Tanaka (Illus.), Candlewick
10. Witch & Wizard, by James Patterson, Gabrielle Charbonnet, Little Brown
11. The Underneath, by Kathi Appelt, David Small (Illus.), Atheneum
12. Fallen, by Lauren Kate, Delacorte

13. The Demigod Files, by Rick Riordan, Hyperion
14. Where the Mountain Meets the Moon, by Grace Lin, Little Brown
15. The Tale of Despereaux, by Kate DiCamillo, Candlewick

1. The Lion & the Mouse, by Jerry Pinkney, Little Brown
2. Fancy Nancy: Heart to Heart, by Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), HarperFestival
3. Goodnight Moon, by Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper
4. Where the Wild Things Are, by Maurice Sendak, Harper
5. Happy Valentine's Day, Mouse!, by Laura Joffe Numeroff, Felicia Bond (Illus.), Harper
6. Waddle!, by Rufus Butler Seder, Workman
7. Good Night, Gorilla, by Peggy Rathmann, Putnam
8. All the World, by Liz Garton Scanlon, Marla Frazee (Illus.), Beach Lane
9. The Very Hungry Caterpillar, by Eric Carle, Putnam
10. Pat the Bunny, by Dorothy Kunhardt, Golden
11. Where's My Sweetie Pie?, by Ed Emberley, LB Kids
12. Gallop!, by Rufus Butler Seder, Workman
13. Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?, by Bill Martin, Eric Carle (Illus.), Holt
14. Make Way for Ducklings, by Robert McCloskey, Puffin
15. Otis, by Loren Long, Philomel

1. Percy Jackson & the Olympians (hardcover and paperback), by Rick Riordan, Miramax
2. Magic Tree House (hardcover and paperback), by Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illus.), Random House
3. Diary of a Wimpy Kid (hardcover and paperback), by Jeff Kinney, Amulet
4. Twilight (hardcover and paperback), by Stephenie Meyer, Little Brown
5. Hunger Games (hardcover), by Suzanne Collins, Scholastic
6. Harry Potter (hardcover and paperback), by J.K. Rowling, Scholastic/Arthur A. Levine Books
7. Ivy & Bean (hardcover and paperback), by Annie Barrows, Sophie Blackall (Illus.), Chronicle
8. Alex Rider Adventures (hardcover and paperback), by Anthony Horowitz, John Blackford (Illus.), Puffin
9. Fancy Nancy I Can Read Series (paperback), by Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), Harper
10. The 39 Clues (hardcover), by Jude Watson, et al., Scholastic

*Published Thursday, February 4, 2010 (for the sales week ended Sunday, January 31, 2010). Based on reporting from many hundreds of independent bookstores across the United States. For information on more titles, please visit

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