Bestselling books the week of 4/26/12, according to IndieBound*

What's selling best in independent bookstores across America.


1. Calico Joe, by John Grisham, Doubleday
 2. Sacré Bleu, by Christopher Moore, Morrow
 3. The Innocent, by David Baldacci, Grand Central
 4. The Beginner's Goodbye, by Anne Tyler, Knopf
 5. The Limpopo Academy of Private Detection, by Alexander McCall Smith, Pantheon
 6. The Sense of an Ending, by Julian Barnes, Knopf
 7. The Paris Wife, by Paula McLain, Ballantine
 8. Elegy for Eddie, by Jacqueline Winspear, Harper
 9. Beastly Things, by Donna Leon, Atlantic Monthly
 10. The Shoemaker's Wife, by Adriana Trigiani, Harper
 11. A Dance With Dragons, by George R.R. Martin, Bantam
 12. The Lifeboat, by Charlotte Rogan, Reagan Arthur Books
 13. Train Dreams, by Denis Johnson, FSG
 14. The Witness, by Nora Roberts, Putnam Adult
 15. The Art of Fielding, by Chad Harbach, Little Brown

 21. Prague Fatale, by Philip Kerr, Marian Wood Books/Putnam
 Kerr's latest Bernie Gunther novel is a complex tale of spies, terrorism, and treason.

*Published Thursday, April 26, 2012 (for the sales week ended Sunday, April 22, 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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