Bestselling books the week of 5/17/12, according to IndieBound*

What's selling best in independent bookstores across America.


1. Bring Up the Bodies, by Hilary Mantel, Holt
 2. In One Person, by John Irving, S&S
 3. Home, by Toni Morrison, Knopf
 4. Calico Joe, by John Grisham, Doubleday
 5. Sacré Bleu, by Christopher Moore, Morrow
 6. Deadlocked, by Charlaine Harris, Ace
 7. The Paris Wife, by Paula McLain, Ballantine
 8. The Limpopo Academy of Private Detection, by Alexander McCall Smith, Pantheon
 9. The Beginner's Goodbye, by Anne Tyler, Knopf
 10. The Innocent, by David Baldacci, Grand Central
 11. 11th Hour, by James Patterson, Maxine Paetro, Little Brown
 12. The Wind Through the Keyhole, by Stephen King, Scribner
 13. The Sense of an Ending, by Julian Barnes, Knopf
 14. The Shoemaker's Wife, by Adriana Trigiani, Harper
 15. A Dance With Dragons, by George R.R. Martin, Bantam

*Published Thursday, May 17, 2012 (for the sales week ended Sunday, May 13, 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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