Bestselling books the week of 8/23/12, 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. The Dog Stars, by Peter Heller, Knopf
 4. A Hologram for the King, by Dave Eggers, McSweeney's
 5. Beautiful Ruins, by Jess Walter, Harper
 6. Shadow of Night, by Deborah Harkness, Viking
 7. The Light Between Oceans, by M.L. Stedman, Scribner
 8. A Dance With Dragons, by George R.R. Martin, Bantam
 9. The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry, by Rachel Joyce, Random House
 10. The Fallen Angel, by Daniel Silva, Harper
 11. Where'd You Go, Bernadette, by Maria Semple, Little Brown
 12. The Kingmaker's Daughter, by Philippa Gregory, Touchstone
 13. Mission to Paris, by Alan Furst, Random House
 14. In the Shadow of the Banyan, by Vaddey Ratner, S&S
 15. Canada, by Richard Ford, Ecco

*Published Thursday, August 23, 2012 (for the sales week ended Sunday, August 19, 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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