Bestselling books the week of 3/3/11, according to *IndieBound

What's selling best in independent bookstores across America.


1. The Paris Wife, by Paula McLain, Ballantine
2. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest, by Stieg Larsson, Knopf
3. A Discovery of Witches, by Deborah Harkness, Viking
4. Swamplandia!, by Karen Russell, Knopf
5. Room, by Emma Donoghue, Little Brown
6. The Help, by Kathryn Stockett, Amy Einhorn Books/Putnam
7. When the Killing's Done, by T.C. Boyle, Viking
8. Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk, by David Sedaris, Ian Falconer (Illus.), Little Brown
9. Freedom, by Jonathan Franzen, FSG
10. The Weird Sisters, by Eleanor Brown, Amy Einhorn Books/Putnam
11. West of Here, by Jonathan Evison, Algonquin
12. A Red Herring Without Mustard, by Alan Bradley, Delacorte
13. I Think I Love You, by Allison Pearson, Knopf
14. Tick Tock, by James Patterson, Michael Ledwidge, Little Brown
15. Gideon's Sword, by Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child, Grand Central
16. Treachery in Death, by J.D. Robb, Putnam Adult

*Published Thursday, March 3, 2011 (for the sales week ended Sunday, February 27, 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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