Bestselling books the week of 4/12/12, according to IndieBound*

What's selling best in independent bookstores across America.


1. Sacré Bleu, by Christopher Moore, Morrow
 2. The Beginner's Goodbye, by Anne Tyler, Knopf
 3. The Limpopo Academy of Private Detection, by Alexander McCall Smith, Pantheon
 4. Elegy for Eddie, by Jacqueline Winspear, Harper
 5. The Paris Wife, by Paula McLain, Ballantine
 6. The Sense of an Ending, by Julian Barnes, Knopf
 7. The Art of Fielding, by Chad Harbach, Little Brown
 8. The Shoemaker's Wife, by Adriana Trigiani, Harper
 9. Beastly Things, by Donna Leon, Atlantic Monthly
 10. A Dance With Dragons, by George R.R. Martin, Bantam
 11. The Marriage Plot, by Jeffrey Eugenides, FSG
 12. Death Comes to Pemberley, by P.D. James, Knopf
 13. The Expats, by Chris Pavone, Crown
 14. Carry the One, by Carol Anshaw, S&S
 15. The Night Circus, by Erin Morgenstern, Doubleday

 18. The Lifeboat, by Charlotte Rogan, Reagan Arthur Books
 Rogan's novel of hard choices and survival is an April 2012 Indie Next List Great Read.

*Published Thursday, April 12, 2012 (for the sales week ended Sunday, April 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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