Bestselling books the week of 6/17/10, according to IndieBound*

What's selling best in independent bookstores across America.

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1. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest, by Stieg Larsson, Knopf
2. The Help, by Kathryn Stockett, Amy Einhorn Books/Putnam
3. The Passage, by Justin Cronin, Ballantine
4. The Lion, by Nelson DeMille, Grand Central
5. Innocent, by Scott Turow, Grand Central
6. 61 Hours, by Lee Child, Delacorte
7. The Imperfectionists, by Tom Rachman, Dial
8. Island Beneath the Sea, by Isabel Allende, Harper
9. The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake, by Aimee Bender, Doubleday
10. Matterhorn, by Karl Marlantes, Atlantic Monthly
11. The Double Comfort Safari Club, by Alexander McCall Smith, Pantheon
12. Dead in the Family, by Charlaine Harris, Ace
13. Major Pettigrew's Last Stand, by Helen Simonson, Random House
14. The Lacuna, by Barbara Kingsolver, Harper
15. This Body of Death, by Elizabeth George, Harper

1. Medium Raw: A Bloody Valentine to the World of Food and the People Who Cook, by Anthony Bourdain, Ecco
2. Sh*t My Dad Says, by Justin Halpern, It Books
3. The Big Short, by Michael Lewis, Norton
4. Women Food and God, by Geneen Roth, Scribner
5. War, by Sebastian Junger, Twelve
6. The Last Stand, by Nathaniel Philbrick, Viking
7. Hitch-22, by Christopher Hitchens, Twelve
8. Operation Mincemeat, by Ben Macintyre, Harmony
9. Spoken From the Heart, by Laura Bush, Scribner
10. Born to Run, by Christopher McDougall, Knopf
11. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, by Rebecca Skloot, Crown
12. The Promise, by Jonathan Alter, S&S
13. Seaworthy: A Swordboat Captain Returns to the Sea, by Linda Greenlaw, Viking
14. Outliers, by Malcolm Gladwell, Little Brown
15. Stones Into Schools, by Greg Mortenson, Viking
21. The Shallows. by Nicholas Carr, Norton
A look at technology's effect on the mind by the bestselling author of The Big Switch.

1. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, by Stieg Larsson, Vintage
2. The Girl Who Played With Fire, by Stieg Larsson, Vintage
3. Little Bee, by Chris Cleave, S&S
4. Tinkers, by Paul Harding, Bellevue Literary Press
5. Cutting for Stone, by Abraham Verghese, Vintage
6. That Old Cape Magic, by Richard Russo, Vintage
7. South of Broad, by Pat Conroy, Dial
8. The Art of Racing in the Rain, by Garth Stein, Harper
9. Let the Great World Spin, by Colum McCann, Random House
10. A Reliable Wife, by Robert Goolrick, Algonquin
11. The Elegance of the Hedgehog, by Muriel Barbery, Europa Editions
12. Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet, by Jamie Ford, Ballantine
13. Olive Kitteridge, by Elizabeth Strout, Random House
14. Sarah's Key, by Tatiana De Rosnay, St. Martin's Griffin
15. The Angel's Game, by Carlos Ruiz Zafón, Anchor

1. Eat, Pray, Love, by Elizabeth Gilbert, Penguin
2. Mennonite in a Little Black Dress, by Rhoda Janzen, Holt
3. Three Cups of Tea, by Greg Mortenson, David Oliver Relin, Penguin
4. Food Rules, by Michael Pollan, Penguin
5. Shop Class as Soulcraft, by Matthew B. Crawford, Penguin
6. Strength in What Remains, by Tracy Kidder, Random House
7. Half the Sky, by Nicholas D. Kristof, Sheryl WuDunn, Vintage
8. Manhood for Amateurs, by Michael Chabon, Harper Perennial
9. The Lost City of Z, by David Grann, Vintage
10. Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea, by Chelsea Handler, Simon Spotlight
11. Home Game: An Accidental Guide to Fatherhood, by Michael Lewis, Norton
12. The Glass Castle, by Jeannette Walls, Scribner
13. The Omnivore's Dilemma, by Michael Pollan, Penguin
14. The Black Swan, by Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Random House
15. The Girls From Ames, by Jeffrey Zaslow, Gotham
16. The Bolter, by Frances Osborne, Vintage
The author of Lilla's Feast looks at the adventurous life of Lady Idina Sackville.

1. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, by Stieg Larsson, Vintage
2. The Girl Who Played With Fire, by Stieg Larsson, Vintage
3. The Catcher in the Rye, by J.D. Salinger, Warner
4. To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee, Warner
5. Dead and Gone, by Charlaine Harris, Ace
6. Gone Tomorrow, by Lee Child, Dell
7. 1984, by George Orwell, Signet
8. Rain Gods, by James Lee Burke, Pocket Star
9. Ender's Game, by Orson Scott Card, Tor
10. Fahrenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury, Ballantine

1. The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner, by Stephenie Meyer, Little Brown
2. Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer, by John Grisham, Dutton
3. The Book Thief, by Markus Zusak, Knopf
4. The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary, by Jeff Kinney, Amulet
5. When You Reach Me, by Rebecca Stead, Wendy Lamb
6. City Dog, Country Frog- Debut, by Mo Willems, Jon J Muth (Illus.), Hyperion
7. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, by Sherman Alexie, Ellen Forney (Illus.), Little Brown
8. Savvy, by Ingrid Law, Puffin
9. Scat, by Carl Hiaasen, Knopf
10. Big Nate: In a Class by Himself, by Lincoln Peirce, Harper
11. The Strange Case of Origami Yoda, by Tom Angleberger, Amulet
12. Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Journey to Change the World... One Child at a Time, by Greg Mortenson, David Oliver Relin, Puffin
13. If I Stay, by Gayle Forman, Speak
14. Instructions, by Neil Gaiman, Charles Vess (Illus.), Harper
15. The Demigod Files, by Rick Riordan, Hyperion

1. Oh, the Places You'll Go!, by Dr. Seuss, Random House
2. Star Wars: A Scanimation Book, by Rufus Butler Seder, Workman
3. Goodnight Moon, by Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper
4. Ladybug Girl at the Beach, by David Soman, Jacky Davis, Dial
5. Pinkalicious and the Pink Drink- Debut, by Victoria Kann, HarperFestival
6. The Very Fairy Princess, by Julie Andrews, Emma Walton Hamilton (Illus.), Little Brown
7. Good Night, Gorilla, by Peggy Rathmann, Putnam
8. The Very Hungry Caterpillar, by Eric Carle, Putnam
9. Perfect Piggies!, by Sandra Boynton, Workman
10. Where the Wild Things Are, by Maurice Sendak, Harper
11. Make Way for Ducklings, by Robert McCloskey, Puffin
12. Pat the Bunny, by Dorothy Kunhardt, Golden
13. The Lion & the Mouse, by Jerry Pinkney, Little Brown
14. The Daddy Book- Debut, by Todd Parr, Megan Tingley Books
15. Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?, by Bill Martin, Eric Carle (Illus.), Holt

1. Percy Jackson and the Olympians (hardcover and paperback), by Rick Riordan, Miramax
2. The Kane Chronicles (hardcover), by Rick Riordan, Hyperion
3. Magic Tree House (hardcover and paperback), by Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illus.), Random House
4. The 39 Clues (hardcover), by Linda Sue Park, et al., Scholastic
5. Diary of a Wimpy Kid (hardcover and paperback), by Jeff Kinney, Amulet
6. The Hunger Games (hardcover), by Suzanne Collins, Scholastic
7. Twilight (hardcover and paperback), by Stephenie Meyer, Little Brown
8. Harry Potter (hardcover and paperback), by J.K. Rowling, Scholastic/Arthur A. Levine Books
9. Ivy & Bean (hardcover and paperback), by Annie Barrows, Sophie Blackall (Illus.), Chronicle
10. The Ranger's Apprentice (hardcover and paperback), by John Flanagan, Puffin

*Published Thursday, June 17, 2010 (for the sales week ended Sunday, June 13, 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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