Bestselling books the week of 5/3/12, according to IndieBound*

What's selling best in independent bookstores across America.



1. The Wind Through the Keyhole, by Stephen King, Scribner
 2. Calico Joe, by John Grisham, Doubleday
 3. Sacré Bleu, by Christopher Moore, Morrow
 4. The Limpopo Academy of Private Detection, by Alexander McCall Smith, Pantheon
 5. The Innocent, by David Baldacci, Grand Central
 6. The Beginner's Goodbye, by Anne Tyler, Knopf
 7. The Sense of an Ending, by Julian Barnes, Knopf
 8. The Paris Wife, by Paula McLain, Ballantine
 9. The Lifeboat, by Charlotte Rogan, Reagan Arthur Books
 10. The Shoemaker's Wife, by Adriana Trigiani, Harper
 11. A Dance With Dragons, by George R.R. Martin, Bantam
 12. Beastly Things, by Donna Leon, Atlantic Monthly
 13. Elegy for Eddie, by Jacqueline Winspear, Harper
 14. The Marriage Plot, by Jeffrey Eugenides, FSG
 15. The Night Circus, by Erin Morgenstern, Doubleday

*Published Thursday, May 3, 2012 (for the sales week ended Sunday, April 29, 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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