Bestselling books the week of 7/8/10 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. Sizzling Sixteen, by Janet Evanovich, St. Martin's
5. The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet- Debut, by David Mitchell, Random House
6. The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake, by Aimee Bender, Doubleday
7. Spies of the Balkans, by Alan Furst, Random House
8. The Lion, by Nelson DeMille, Grand Central
9. The Overton Window, by Glenn Beck, Threshold Editions
10. Island Beneath the Sea, by Isabel Allende, Harper
11. The Imperfectionists, by Tom Rachman, Dial
12. Innocent, by Scott Turow, Grand Central
13. Private, by James Patterson, Maxine Paetro, Little Brown
14. Mr. Peanut, by Adam Ross, Knopf
15. Matterhorn, by Karl Marlantes, Atlantic Monthly
18. Work Song, by Ivan Doig, Riverhead
The wonderful new novel by the author of The Whistling Season 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. The Last Stand, by Nathaniel Philbrick, Viking
6. Women Food and God, by Geneen Roth, Scribner
7. Hitch-22, by Christopher Hitchens, Twelve
8. Born to Run, by Christopher McDougall, Knopf
9. Outliers, by Malcolm Gladwell, Little Brown
10. Operation Mincemeat, by Ben Macintyre, Harmony
11. Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang, by Chelsea Handler, Grand Central
12. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, by Rebecca Skloot, Crown
13. Empire of the Summer Moon, by S.C. Gwynne, Scribner
14. Spoken From the Heart, by Laura Bush, Scribner
15. Committed, by Elizabeth Gilbert, Viking
26. Fifth Avenue, 5 A.M., by Sam Wasson, Harperstudio
Wasson's fascinating look at Audrey Hepburn and the filming of Breakfast at Tiffany's.

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. Let the Great World Spin, by Colum McCann, Random House
8. The Art of Racing in the Rain, by Garth Stein, Harper
9. A Reliable Wife, by Robert Goolrick, Algonquin
10. Her Fearful Symmetry, by Audrey Niffenegger, Scribner
11. South of Broad, by Pat Conroy, Dial
12. The Elegance of the Hedgehog, by Muriel Barbery, Europa Editions
13. Last Night in Twisted River, by John Irving, Ballantine
14. One Day, by David Nicholls, Vintage
15. Sarah's Key, by Tatiana De Rosnay, St. Martin's Griffin

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. Lit: A Memoir, by Mary Karr, Harper Perennial
7. Shop Class as Soulcraft, by Matthew B. Crawford, Penguin
8. Half the Sky, by Nicholas D. Kristof, Sheryl WuDunn, Vintage
9. Strength in What Remains, by Tracy Kidder, Random House
10. The Omnivore's Dilemma, by Michael Pollan, Penguin
11. Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea, by Chelsea Handler, Simon Spotlight
12. Manhood for Amateurs, by Michael Chabon, Harper Perennial
13. The Lost City of Z, by David Grann, Vintage
14. Resilience, by Elizabeth Edwards, Broadway
15. The Glass Castle, by Jeannette Walls, Scribner

1. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, by Stieg Larsson, Vintage
2. The Girl Who Played With Fire, by Stieg Larsson, Vintage
3. To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee, Warner
4. Finger Lickin' Fifteen, by Janet Evanovich, St. Martin's
5. The Catcher in the Rye, by J.D. Salinger, Warner
6. Dead Until Dark, by Charlaine Harris, Ace
7. Fahrenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury, Ballantine
8. 206 Bones, by Kathy Reichs, Pocket Star
9. Lord of the Flies, by William Golding, Berkley
10. Ender's Game, by Orson Scott Card, Tor

1. The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner, by Stephenie Meyer, Little Brown
2. The Book Thief, by Markus Zusak, Knopf
3. Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer, by John Grisham, Dutton
4. The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary, by Jeff Kinney, Amulet
5. Shiver, by Maggie Stiefvater, Scholastic
6. Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Ultimate Guide, by Rick Riordan, Hyperion
7. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, by Sherman Alexie, Ellen Forney (Illus.), Little Brown
8. When You Reach Me, by Rebecca Stead, Wendy Lamb
9. Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Journey to Change the World... One Child at a Time, by Greg Mortenson, David Oliver Relin, Puffin
10. Scat, by Carl Hiaasen, Knopf
11. The Twilight Saga Eclipse: The Official Illustrated Movie Companion, by Mark Cotta Vaz, Little Brown
12. Big Nate: In a Class by Himself, by Lincoln Peirce, Harper
13. Savvy, by Ingrid Law, Puffin
14. Star Wars: The Clone Wars Character Encyclopedia, by DK Publishing
15. The Strange Case of Origami Yoda, by Tom Angleberger, Amulet

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

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

*Published Thursday, July 8, 2010 (for the sales week ended Sunday, July 4, 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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