Bestselling books the week of 9/22/11, according to IndieBound*

What's selling best in independent bookstores across America.


1. The Night Circus, by Erin Morgenstern, Doubleday
2. The Paris Wife, by Paula McLain, Ballantine
3. State of Wonder, by Ann Patchett, Harper
4. The Art of Fielding, by Chad Harbach, Little Brown
5. A Dance With Dragons, by George R.R. Martin, Bantam
6. Rules of Civility, by Amor Towles, Viking
7. The Leftovers, by Tom Perrotta, St. Martin's
8. The Language of Flowers, by Vanessa Diffenbaugh, Ballantine
9. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest, by Stieg Larsson, Knopf
10. We the Animals, by Justin Torres, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
11. Caleb's Crossing, by Geraldine Brooks, Viking
12. The Keeper of Lost Causes, by Jussi Adler-Olsen, Dutton
13. Pirate King, by Laurie R. King, Bantam
14. The Buddha in the Attic, by Julie Otsuka, Knopf
15. The Magician King, by Lev Grossman, Viking
19. New York to Dallas, by J.D. Robb, Putnam
Robb's latest thriller is an intense and terrifying new case for New York homicide cop Eve Dallas.

* Published Thursday, September 22, 2011 (for the sales week ended Sunday, September 18, 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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