Bestselling books the week of 3/25/10, according to IndieBound*

What's selling best in independent bookstores across America.

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1. The Help, by Kathryn Stockett, Amy Einhorn Books/Putnam
2. House Rules, by Jodi Picoult, Atria
3. Major Pettigrew's Last Stand, by Helen Simonson, Random House
4. The Girl Who Played With Fire, by Stieg Larsson, Knopf
5. Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter, by Seth Grahame-Smith, Grand Central
6. The Postmistress, by Sarah Blake, Amy Einhorn Books
7. Angelology, by Danielle Trussoni, Viking
8. The Three Weissmanns of Westport, by Cathleen Schine, Sarah Crichton Books/FSG
9. The Man From Beijing, by Henning Mankell, Knopf
10. The Weed That Strings the Hangman's Bag, by Alan Bradley, Delacorte
11. The Lacuna, by Barbara Kingsolver, Harper
12. Half Broke Horses, by Jeannette Walls, Scribner
13. The Surrendered, by Chang-Rae Lee, Riverhead
14. Wolf Hall, by Hilary Mantel, Holt
15. The Lost Symbol, by Dan Brown, Doubleday
19. Walking to Gatlinburg, by Howard Frank Mosher
A harrowing Civil War era novel by the author of On Kingdom Mountain.

1. The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine, by Michael Lewis, Norton
2. Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang, by Chelsea Handler, Grand Central
3. Game Change, by John Heilemann, Mark Halperin, Harper
4. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, by Rebecca Skloot, Crown
5. The Pacific, by Hugh Ambrose, NAL
6. Courage and Consequence, by Karl Rove, Threshold Editions
7. The Kind Diet, by Alicia Silverstone, Rodale
8. The Happiness Project, by Gretchen Craft Rubin, Harper
9. Committed, by Elizabeth Gilbert, Viking

10. Stones Into Schools, by Greg Mortenson, Viking
11. Women, Food, and God: An Unexpected Path to Almost Everything, by Geneen Roth, Scribner
12. Outliers, by Malcolm Gladwell, Little Brown
13. Born to Run, by Christopher McDougall, Knopf
14. Just Kids, by Patti Smith, Ecco
15. Every Day in Tuscany: Seasons of an Italian Life, by Frances Mayes, Broadway
16. Change Your Brain, Change Your Body, by Daniel G. Amen, Harmony
Dr. Amen demonstrates how the key to a better body is a healthy brain.

1. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, by Stieg Larsson, Vintage
2. Little Bee, by Chris Cleave, S&S
3. A Reliable Wife, by Robert Goolrick, Algonquin
4. Cutting for Stone, by Abraham Verghese, Vintage
5. Let the Great World Spin, by Colum McCann, Random House
6. Olive Kitteridge, by Elizabeth Strout, Random House
7. The Elegance of the Hedgehog, by Muriel Barbery, Europa Editions
8. The Art of Racing in the Rain, by Garth Stein, Harper
9. Shanghai Girls, by Lisa See, Random House
10. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, by Mary Ann Shaffer, Annie Barrows, Dial

11. Brooklyn, by Colm Tóibín, Scribner
12. The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie, by Alan Bradley, Bantam
13. Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet, by Jamie Ford, Ballantine
14. Sarah's Key, by Tatiana De Rosnay, St. Martin's Griffin
15. The Last Song, by Nicholas Sparks, Grand Central

1. Food Rules, by Michael Pollan, Penguin
2. Three Cups of Tea, by Greg Mortenson, David Oliver Relin, Penguin
3. The Lost City of Z, by David Grann, Vintage
4. Eat, Pray, Love, by Elizabeth Gilbert, Penguin
5. Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea, by Chelsea Handler, Simon Spotlight
6. The Blind Side, by Michael Lewis, Norton
7. A People's History of the United States, by Howard Zinn, Harper
8. The Omnivore's Dilemma, by Michael Pollan, Penguin
9. The Glass Castle, by Jeannette Walls, Scribner
10. Animals Make Us Human, by Temple Grandin, Catherine Johnson, Mariner
11. In Defense of Food, by Michael Pollan, Penguin
12. The Age of Wonder, by Richard Holmes, Vintage
13. Mountains Beyond Mountains, by Tracy Kidder, Random House
14. How We Decide, by Jonah Lehrer, Mariner
15. Einstein's God: Conversations About Science and the Human Spirit, by Krista Tippett, Penguin
18. The Gardner Heist, by Ulrich Boser, Harper
A fascinating look at the 1990 art theft at Boston's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.

1. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, by Stieg Larsson, Vintage
2. The Catcher in the Rye, by J.D. Salinger, Warner
3. Shutter Island, by Dennis Lehane, Harper
4. The Last Song, by Nicholas Sparks, Grand Central
5. First Family, by David Baldacci, Vision
6. Long Lost, by Harlan Coben, Signet
7. Dear John, by Nicholas Sparks, Grand Central
8. Heart and Soul, by Maeve Binchy, Anchor
9. The Scarecrow, by Michael Connelly, Grand Central
10. To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee, Warner

1. The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary, by Jeff Kinney, Amulet
2. The Book Thief, by Markus Zusak, Knopf
3. When You Reach Me, by Rebecca Stead, Wendy Lamb
4. Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Ultimate Guide, by Rick Riordan, Hyperion
5. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, by Sherman Alexie, Ellen Forney (Illus.), Little Brown
6. Leprechauns and Irish Folklore: A Nonfiction Companion to Leprechaun in Late Winter, by Mary Pope Osborne, Natalie Pope Boyce, Random House
7. The Batboy, by Mike Lupica, Philomel
8. Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Journey to Change the World... One Child at a Time, by Greg Mortenson, David Oliver Relin, Puffin
9. Incarceron, by Catherine Fisher, Dial
10. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, by Lewis Carroll, Camille Rose Garcia (Illus.), Collins Design
11. The Demigod Files, by Rick Riordan, Hyperion
12. D'Aulaire's Book of Greek Myths, by Edgar Parin D'Aulaire, Ingri D'Aulaire, Delacorte
13. Graceling, by Kristin Cashore, Graphia
14. The Graveyard Book, by Neil Gaiman, Dave McKean (Illus.), Harper
15. Fantastic Mr. Fox, by Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake (Illus.), Puffin

1. The Easter Egg, by Jan Brett, Putnam
2. Goodnight Moon, by Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper
3. The Lion & the Mouse, by Jerry Pinkney, Little Brown
4. Happy Easter, Mouse!, by Laura Joffe Numeroff, Felicia Bond (Illus.), Balzer & Bray
5. Where the Wild Things Are, by Maurice Sendak, Harper
6. Pat the Bunny, by Dorothy Kunhardt, Golden
7. Happy Easter, Curious George, by Margret Rey, et al., Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
8. I Am a Bunny, by Ole Risom, Richard Scarry (Illus.), Golden
9. Fancy Nancy's Elegant Easter, by Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), HarperFestival
10. The Very Hungry Caterpillar, by Eric Carle, Putnam
11. Good Night, Gorilla, by Peggy Rathmann, Putnam
12. Fancy Nancy: Poet Extraordinaire!, by Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), Harper
13. Green Eggs and Ham, by Dr. Seuss, Random House
14. Waddle!, by Rufus Butler Seder, Workman
15. My Garden, by Kevin Henkes, Greenwillow

1. Percy Jackson and the Olympians (hardcover and paperback), by Rick Riordan, Miramax
2. Diary of a Wimpy Kid (hardcover and paperback), by Jeff Kinney, Amulet

3. Magic Tree House (hardcover and paperback), by Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illus.), Random House
4. Maximum Ride (hardcover and paperback), by James Patterson, Little Brown
New in Series: Fang
5. The 39 Clues (hardcover), by Jude Watson, et al., Scholastic
6. Hunger Games (hardcover), by Suzanne Collins, Scholastic
7. Twilight (hardcover and paperback), by Stephenie Meyer, Little Brown
8. Fancy Nancy I Can Read Series (paperback), by Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), Harper
9. Harry Potter (hardcover and paperback)
J.K. Rowling, Scholastic/Arthur A. Levine Books, by 10. Alex Rider Adventures (hardcover and paperback), Anthony Horowitz, Puffin

*Published Thursday, March 25, 2010 (for the sales week ended Sunday, March 21, 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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