Bestselling books the week of 7/1/10 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. Sizzling Sixteen, by Janet Evanovich, St. Martin's
3. The Help Kathryn Stockett, by Amy Einhorn Books/Putnam
4. The Passage, by Justin Cronin, Ballantine
5. Spies of the Balkans, by Alan Furst, Random House
6. The Overton Window, by Glenn Beck, Threshold Editions
7. The Lion, by Nelson DeMille, Grand Central
8. The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake, by Aimee Bender
9. Matterhorn, by Karl Marlantes, Atlantic Monthly
10. Island Beneath the Sea, by Isabel Allende, Harper
11. Innocent, by Scott Turow, Grand Central
12. The Imperfectionists, by Tom Rachman, Dial
13. 61 Hours, by Lee Child, Delacorte
14. Imperial Bedrooms, by Bret Easton Ellis, Knopf
15. Major Pettigrew's Last Stand, by Helen Simonson, Random House
18. Mr. Peanut, by Adam Ross, Knopf
Ross's striking debut about a distraught man who is the prime suspect in the investigation of his wife's death is a July Indie Next List Great Read.

1. Medium Raw, by Anthony Bourdain, Ecco
2. Sh*t My Dad Says, by Justin Halpern, It Books
3. The Big Short, by Michael Lewis, Norton
4. War, by Sebastian Junger, Twelve
5. Women Food and God, by Geneen Roth, Scribner
6. The Last Stand, by Nathaniel Philbrick, Viking
7. Hitch-22, by Christopher Hitchens, Twelve
8. Born to Run, by Christopher McDougall, Knopf
9. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, by Rebecca Skloot, Crown
10. Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang, by Chelsea Handler, Grand Central
11. Operation Mincemeat, by Ben Macintyre, Harmony
12. Outliers, by Malcolm Gladwell, Little Brown
13. Seaworthy, by Linda Greenlaw, Viking
14. Spoken From the Heart, by Laura Bush, Scribner
15. The Promise, by Jonathan Alter, S&S
17. How Did You Get This Number, by Sloane Crosley, Riverhead
A delightful collection of essays by the bestselling author of I Was Told There'd Be Cake.

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. Cutting for Stone, by Abraham Verghese, Vintage
5. Tinkers, by Paul Harding, Bellevue Literary Press
6. That Old Cape Magic, by Richard Russo, Vintage
7. The Art of Racing in the Rain, by Garth Stein, Harper
8. Let the Great World Spin, by Colum McCann, Random House
9. A Reliable Wife, by Robert Goolrick, Algonquin
10. South of Broad, by Pat Conroy, Dial
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. Sarah's Key, by Tatiana De Rosnay, St. Martin's Griffin
14. Olive Kitteridge, by Elizabeth Strout, Random House
15. Last Night in Twisted River, by John Irving, Ballantine
20. An Echo in the Bone, by Diana Gabaldon, Bantam
Gabaldon's bestselling Outlander novel is now available in paperback.

1. Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert, Penguin
2. Zeitoun, by Dave Eggers, Vintage
3. Mennonite in a Little Black Dress, by Rhoda Janzen, Holt
4. Three Cups of Tea, by Greg Mortenson, David Oliver Relin, Penguin
5. Food Rules, by Michael Pollan, Penguin
6. Half the Sky, by Nicholas D. Kristof, Sheryl WuDunn, Vintage
7. Strength in What Remains, by Tracy Kidder, Random House
8. Shop Class as Soulcraft, by Matthew B. Crawford, Penguin
9. Manhood for Amateurs, by Michael Chabon, Harper Perennial
10. The Lost City of Z, by David Grann, Vintage
11. The Glass Castle, by Jeannette Walls, Scribner
12. The Road to Serfdom, by Friedrich A.Von Hayek, University of Chicago Press
13. Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea, by Chelsea Handler, Simon Spotlight
14. The Omnivore's Dilemma, by Michael Pollan, Penguin
15. The Black Swan, by Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Random House
17. I'm Down: A Memoir, by Mishna Wolff, St. Martin's Griffin
Wolff's winning memoir of her father, a white man who truly believed he was black.

1. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, by Stieg Larsson, Vintage
2. The Girl Who Played With Fire, by Stieg Larsson, Vintage
3. Finger Lickin' Fifteen, by Janet Evanovich, St. Martin's
4. To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee, Warner
5. The Catcher in the Rye, by J.D. Salinger, Warner
6. 206 Bones, by Kathy Reichs, Pocket Star
7. 1984, by George Orwell, Signet
8. Dead Until Dark, by Charlaine Harris, Ace
9. Lord of the Flies, by William Golding, Berkley
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. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, by Sherman Alexie, Ellen Forney (Illus.), Little Brown
6. Shiver, by Maggie Stiefvater, Scholastic
7. Big Nate: In a Class by Himself, by Lincoln Peirce, Harper
8. Savvy, by Ingrid Law, Puffin
9. Scat, by Carl Hiaasen, Knopf
10. Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Ultimate Guide, by Rick Riordan, Hyperion
11. Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Journey to Change the World... One Child at a Time, by Greg Mortenson, David Oliver Relin, Puffin
12. When You Reach Me, by Rebecca Stead, Wendy Lamb
13. Graceling, by Kristin Cashore, Graphia
14. A Wrinkle in Time, by Madeleine L'Engle, Square Fish
15. Little Brother, by Cory Doctorow, Tor

1. Goodnight Moon, by Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper
2. Star Wars: A Scanimation Book, by Rufus Butler Seder, Workman
3. Ladybug Girl at the Beach, by David Soman, Jacky Davis, Dial
4. Oh, the Places You'll Go!, by Dr. Seuss, Random House
5. City Dog, Country Frog, by Mo Willems, Jon J Muth (Illus.), Hyperion
6. Pinkalicious and the Pink Drink, by Victoria Kann, HarperFestival
7. Fancy Nancy: Ooh La La! It's Beauty Day, by Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), Harper
8. The Very Hungry Caterpillar, by Eric Carle, Putnam
9. Pat the Bunny, by Dorothy Kunhardt, Golden
10. The Very Fairy Princess, by Julie Andrews, Emma Walton Hamilton (Illus.), Little Brown
11. The Lion & the Mouse, by Jerry Pinkney, Little Brown
12. Where the Wild Things Are, by Maurice Sendak, Harper
13. Good Night, Gorilla, by Peggy Rathmann, Putnam
14. Waddle!, by Rufus Butler Seder, Workman
15. Make Way for Ducklings, by Robert McCloskey, Puffin

1. Percy Jackson and 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. The 39 Clues (hardcover), by Linda Sue Park, et al., Scholastic
5. The Kane Chronicles (hardcover), by Rick Riordan, Hyperion
6. The Hunger Games (hardcover), by Suzanne Collins, Scholastic
7. Pretty Little Liars (hardcover and paperback), by Sara Shepard, Harper
8. Harry Potter (hardcover and paperback), by J.K. Rowling, Scholastic/Arthur A. Levine Books
9. Twilight (hardcover and paperback), by Stephenie Meyer, Little Brown
10. Fancy Nancy I Can Read Series (paperback), by Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), Harper

*Published Thursday, July 1, 2010 (for the sales week ended Sunday, June 27, 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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