Bestselling books the week of 9/13/12, according to IndieBound*

What's selling best at independent bookstores across America.


1. Gone Girl, by Gillian Flynn, Crown
 2. NW: A Novel, by Zadie Smith, Penguin Press
 3. The Beautiful Mystery, by Louise Penny, Minotaur
 4. The Time Keeper, by Mitch Albom, Hyperion
 5. A Dance With Dragons, by George R.R. Martin, Bantam
 6. Where'd You Go, Bernadette, by Maria Semple, Little Brown
 7. Beautiful Ruins, by Jess Walter, Harper
 8. The Light Between Oceans, by M.L. Stedman, Scribner
 9. Broken Harbor, by Tana French, Viking
 10. A Hologram for the King, by Dave Eggers, McSweeney's
 11. Garment of Shadows, by Laurie R. King, Bantam
 12. The Dog Stars, by Peter Heller, Knopf
 13. The Orchardist, by Amanda Coplin, Harper
 14. Zoo, by James Patterson, Michael Ledwidge, Little Brown
 15. The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry, by Rachel Joyce, Random House

 20. The Yellow Birds, by Kevin Powers, Little Brown
 This powerful novel, written by a veteran of the war in Iraq, is a harrowing story of two young soldiers trying to stay alive. A September 2012 Indie Next List Great Read.

*Published Thursday, September 13, 2012 (for the sales week ended Sunday, September 9, 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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