Bestselling books the week of 3/22/12, according to IndieBound*

What's selling best in independent bookstores across America.


1. The Sense of an Ending, by Julian Barnes, Knopf
2. Lone Wolf, by Jodi Picoult, Atria
3. The Paris Wife, by Paula McLain, Ballantine
4. Death Comes to Pemberley, by P.D. James, Knopf
5. The Art of Fielding, by Chad Harbach, Little Brown
6. The Expats, by Chris Pavone, Crown
7. A Dance With Dragons, by George R.R. Martin, Bantam
8. The Marriage Plot, by Jeffrey Eugenides, FSG
9. 11/22/63, by Stephen King, Scribner
10. The Night Circus, by Erin Morgenstern, Doubleday
11. State of Wonder, by Ann Patchett, Harper
12. Gods Without Men, by Hari Kunzru, Knopf
13. What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank, by Nathan Englander, Knopf
14. The Starboard Sea, by Amber Dermont, St. Martin's
15. The Song of Achilles, by Madeline Miller, Ecco Press

25. Arcadia, by Lauren Groff, Voice
Groff's lyrical and gripping story of a great American dream is a March 2012 Indie Next List Great Read.

*Published Thursday, March 22, 2012 (for the sales week ended Sunday, March 18, 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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