Bestselling books the week of 8/04/11, according to IndieBound*

What's selling best in independent bookstores across America?


1. State of Wonder, Ann Patchett, Harper
2. A Dance With Dragons, George R.R. Martin, Bantam
3. The Paris Wife, Paula McLain, Ballantine
4. Ghost Story- Debut, Jim Butcher, Roc
5. Portrait of a Spy, Daniel Silva, Harper
6. Rules of Civility- Debut, Amor Towles, Viking
7. Maine, J. Courtney Sullivan, Knopf
8. The Last Werewolf, Glen Duncan, Knopf
9. Caleb's Crossing, Geraldine Brooks, Viking
10. The Tiger's Wife, Tea Obreht, Random House
11. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest, Stieg Larsson, Knopf
12. Turn of Mind, Alice LaPlante, Atlantic Monthly
13. Then Came You, Jennifer Weiner, Atria
14. The Hypnotist, Lars Kepler, Sarah Crichton Books/FSG
15. Conquistadora- Debut, Esmeralda Santiago, Knopf
20. The Devil All the Time, Donald Ray Pollock, Doubleday
Pollock's novel is dark and riveting vision of America from the end of World War II to the 1960s, and a July Indie Next List Great Read.

*Published Thursday, August 4, 2011 (for the sales week ended Sunday, July 31, 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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