Bestselling books the week of 7/22/10 according to IndieBound*

What's selling best in independent bookstores across America.


1. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest, by Stieg Larsson, Knopf
2. The Help, by Kathryn Stockett, Amy Einhorn Books/Putnam
3. Faithful Place, by Tana French, Viking
4. The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet, by David Mitchell, Random House
5. The Passage, by Justin Cronin, Ballantine
6. Fly Away Home, by Jennifer Weiner, Atria
7. The Glass Rainbow, by James Lee Burke, S&S
8. Sizzling Sixteen, by Janet Evanovich, St. Martin's
9. The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake, by Aimee Bender, Doubleday
10. Spies of the Balkans, by Alan Furst, Random House
11. The Cookbook Collector, by Allegra Goodman, Dial
12. Matterhorn, by Karl Marlantes, Atlantic Monthly
13. Work Song, by Ivan Doig, Riverhead
14. Corduroy Mansions, by Alexander McCall Smith, Pantheon
15. Private, by James Patterson, Maxine Paetro, Little Brown
17. A Visit From the Goon Squad, by Jennifer Egan, Knopf
This exhilarating new novel by the author of The Keep is a June Indie Next List Great Read.

1. Women Food and God, by Geneen Roth, Scribner
2. Sh*t My Dad Says, by Justin Halpern, It Books
3. Medium Raw, by Anthony Bourdain, Ecco
4. The Big Short, by Michael Lewis, Norton
5. Born to Run, by Christopher McDougall, Knopf
6. War, by Sebastian Junger, Twelve
7. Empire of the Summer Moon, by S.C. Gwynne, Scribner
8. The Last Stand, by Nathaniel Philbrick, Viking
9. Outliers, by Malcolm Gladwell, Little Brown
10. The Obama Diaries, by Laura Ingraham, Threshold Editions
11. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, by Rebecca Skloot, Crown
12. Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang, by Chelsea Handler, Grand Central
13. Hitch-22, by Christopher Hitchens, Twelve
14. The Happiness Project, by Gretchen Craft Rubin, Harper
15. Scout, Atticus, and Boo: A Celebration of Fifty Years of To Kill a Mockingbird, by Mary Murphy, Harper
18. Priceless, by Robert K. Wittman, John Shiffman, Crown
A fascinating memoir by the founder of the FBI's Art Crime Team, Robert K. Wittman.

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. The Art of Racing in the Rain, by Garth Stein, Harper
7. One Day, by David Nicholls, Vintage
8. Her Fearful Symmetry, by Audrey Niffenegger, Scribner
9. Let the Great World Spin, by Colum McCann, Random House
10. A Reliable Wife, by Robert Goolrick, Algonquin
11. That Old Cape Magic, by Richard Russo, Vintage
12. The Elegance of the Hedgehog, by Muriel Barbery, Europa Editions
13. South of Broad, by Pat Conroy, Dial
14. Sarah's Key, by Tatiana De Rosnay, St. Martin's Griffin
15. Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet, by Jamie Ford, Ballantine

1. Eat, Pray, Love, by Elizabeth Gilbert, Penguin
2. Zeitoun, by Dave Eggers, Vintage
3. Lit, by Mary Karr, Harper Perennial
4. Mennonite in a Little Black Dress, by Rhoda Janzen, Holt
5. Three Cups of Tea, by Greg Mortenson, David Oliver Relin, Penguin
6. Food Rules, by Michael Pollan, Penguin
7. Strength in What Remains, by Tracy Kidder, Random House
8. Shop Class as Soulcraft, by Matthew B. Crawford, Penguin
9. Half the Sky, by Nicholas D. Kristof, Sheryl WuDunn, Vintage
10. The Glass Castle, by Jeannette Walls, Scribner
11. Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea, by Chelsea Handler, Simon Spotlight
12. The Lost City of Z, by David Grann, Vintage
13. Manhood for Amateurs, by Michael Chabon, Harper Perennial
14. Rand McNally 2011 Road Atlas, by Rand McNally
15. The Omnivore's Dilemma, by Michael Pollan, Penguin
22. Methland, by Nick Reding, Bloomsbury
Reding looks at the devastating effects of methamphetamine on an Iowa town.

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. Nine Dragons, by Michael Connelly, Vision
5. The Catcher in the Rye, by J.D. Salinger, Warner
6. Finger Lickin' Fifteen, by Janet Evanovich, St. Martin's
7. Dead Until Dark, by Charlaine Harris, Ace
8. The Defector, by Daniel Silva, Signet
9. Fahrenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury, Ballantine
10. Lord of the Flies, by William Golding, Berkley

1. The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner, by Stephenie Meyer, Little Brown
2. The Book Thief, by Markus Zusak, Knopf
3. Linger, by Maggie Stiefvater, Scholastic
4. The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary, by Jeff Kinney, Amulet
5. Shiver, by Maggie Stiefvater, Scholastic
6. Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer, by John Grisham, Dutton
7. Lego Star Wars: The Visual Dictionary, by Simon Beecroft, DK Publishing
8. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, by Sherman Alexie, Ellen Forney (Illus.), Little Brown
9. Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Ultimate Guide, by Rick Riordan, Hyperion
10. Big Nate: In a Class by Himself, by Lincoln Peirce, Harper
11. When You Reach Me, by Rebecca Stead, Wendy Lamb
12. Savvy, by Ingrid Law, Puffin
13. The Strange Case of Origami Yoda, by Tom Angleberger, Amulet
14. A Wrinkle in Time, by Madeleine L'Engle, Square Fish
15. Fantastic Mr. Fox, by Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake (Illus.), Puffin

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. Pat the Bunny, by Dorothy Kunhardt, Golden
5. City Dog, Country Frog, by Mo Willems, Jon J Muth (Illus.), Hyperion
6. Where the Wild Things Are, by Maurice Sendak, Harper
7. The Very Hungry Caterpillar, by Eric Carle, Putnam
8. Fancy Nancy: Ooh La La! It's Beauty Day, by Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), Harper
9. The Very Fairy Princess, by Julie Andrews, Emma Walton Hamilton, Christine Davenier (Illus.), Little Brown
10. Good Night, Gorilla, by Peggy Rathmann, Putnam
11. Make Way for Ducklings, by Robert McCloskey, Puffin
12. Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?, by Bill Martin, Eric Carle (Illus.), Holt
13. Pinkalicious: School Rules!, by Victoria Kann, Harper
14. Love You Forever, by Robert Munsch, Sheila McGraw (Illus.), Firefly
15. Pinkalicious and the Pink Drink, by Victoria Kann, HarperFestival

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

*Published Thursday, July 22, 2010 (for the sales week ended Sunday, July 18, 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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