Bestselling books the week of Feb. 10, 2011, 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. Room, by Emma Donoghue, Little Brown
3. The Help, by Kathryn Stockett, Amy Einhorn Books/Putnam
4. Freedom, by Jonathan Franzen, FSG
5. Swamplandia!, by Karen Russell, Knopf
6. An Object of Beauty, by Steve Martin, Grand Central
7. Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk, by David Sedaris, Ian Falconer (Illus.), Little Brown
8. While Mortals Sleep, by Kurt Vonnegut, Delacorte
9. The Red Garden, by Alice Hoffman, Crown
10. The Death Instinct, by Jed Rubenfeld, Riverhead
11. Tick Tock, by James Patterson, Michael Ledwidge, Little Brown
12. Clara and Mr. Tiffany, by Susan Vreeland, Random House
13. The Sentry, by Robert Crais, Putnam
14. Fall of Giants, by Ken Follett, Dutton
15. The Weird Sisters, by Eleanor Brown, Amy Einhorn Books/Putnam
17. West of Here, by Jonathan Evison, Algonquin
Evison's epic novel about the fictional town of Port Bonita, Washington, is the #1 Indie Next List Great Read for February.

*Published Thursday, February 10, 2011 (for the sales week ended Sunday, February 6, 2011). Based on reporting from many hundreds of independent bookstores across the United States. For information on more titles, please visit

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