Bestselling books the week of 8/30/12, according to IndieBound

What's selling best at independent bookstores across America.


1. Gone Girl, by  Gillian Flynn, Crown
 2. Where'd You Go, Bernadette, by  Maria Semple, Little Brown
 3. A Dance With Dragons, by  George R.R. Martin, Bantam
 4. Beautiful Ruins, by  Jess Walter, Harper
 5. Broken Harbor, by  Tana French, Viking
 6. The Dog Stars, by  Peter Heller, Knopf
 7. The Light Between Oceans, by  M.L. Stedman, Scribner
 8. A Hologram for the King, by  Dave Eggers, McSweeney's
 9. Canada, by  Richard Ford, Ecco
 10. Lionel Asbo: State of England, by  Martin Amis, Knopf
 11. Shadow of Night, by  Deborah Harkness, Viking
 12. The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry, by  Rachel Joyce, Random House
 13. The Bartender's Tale, by Ivan Doig, Riverhead
 14. The Fallen Angel, by  Daniel Silva, Harper
 15. Bring Up the Bodies, by  Hilary Mantel, Holt
 16. The Orchardist, by Amanda Coplin, Harper
 Coplin's touching debut novel about a reclusive man who opens his heart and lets the world in, is a September 2012 Indie Next List Great Read.

*Published Thursday, August 30, 2012 (for the sales week ended Sunday, August 26, 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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