Bestselling books the week of 1/12/12, according to IndieBound*

What's selling best in independent bookstores across America.



1. Death Comes to Pemberley, by P.D. James, Knopf
 2. The Sense of an Ending, by Julian Barnes, Knopf
 3. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest, by Stieg Larsson, Knopf
 4. State of Wonder, by Ann Patchett, Harper
 5. 1Q84, by Haruki Murakami, Knopf
 6. The Marriage Plot, by Jeffrey Eugenides
 7. 11/22/63, by Stephen King, Scribner
 8. The Paris Wife, by Paula McLain, Ballantine
 9. The Night Circus, by Erin Morgenstern, Doubleday
 10. Salvage the Bones, by Jesmyn Ward, Bloomsbury
 11. The Litigators, by John Grisham, Doubleday
 12. A Dance With Dragons, by George R.R. Martin, Bantam
 13. The Cat's Table, by Michael Ondaatje, Knopf
 14. The Leopard, by Jo Nesbø, Knopf
 15. The Drop, by Michael Connelly, Little Brown


19. Breakdown by Sara Paretsky, Putnam
 V.I. Warshawski investigates the murder of a man found stabbed through the heart in a vampire-style slaying.

Published Thursday, January 12, 2012 (for the sales week ended Sunday, January 8, 2012). Based on reporting from many hundreds of independent bookstores across the United States. For information on more titles, please visit

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