Bestselling books the week of 8/9/12, according to IndieBound*

What's selling best in independent bookstores across America.


1. Gone Girl, by Gillian Flynn, Crown
 2. Broken Harbor, by Tana French, Viking
 3. A Hologram for the King, by Dave Eggers, McSweeney's
 4. The Fallen Angel, by Daniel Silva, Harper
 5. Shadow of Night, by Deborah Harkness, Viking
 6. Beautiful Ruins, by Jess Walter, Harper
 7. The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry, by Rachel Joyce, Random House
 8. A Dance With Dragons, by George R.R. Martin, Bantam
 9. Creole Belle, by James Lee Burke, S&S
 10. Mission to Paris, by Alan Furst, Random House
 11. Where We Belong, by Emily Giffin, St. Martin's
 12. The Age of Miracles, by Karen Thompson Walker, Random House
 13. Canada, by Richard Ford, Ecco
 14. The Prisoner of Heaven, by Carlos Ruiz Zafón, Harper
 15. The Sandcastle Girls, by Chris Bohjalian, Doubleday

 16. The Light Between Oceans, by M.L. Stedman, Scribner
 Stedman's heartbreaking and transcendent debut novel is an August 2012 Indie Next List Great Read.

*Published Thursday, August 9, 2012 (for the sales week ended Sunday, August 5, 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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