Bestselling books the week of 10/18/12, according to IndieBound*

What's selling best at independent bookstores across America.


1. The Casual Vacancy, by J.K. Rowling, Little Brown
 2. Gone Girl, by Gillian Flynn, Crown
 3. This Is How You Lose Her, by Junot Díaz, Riverhead
 4. Winter of the World, by Ken Follett, Dutton
 5. Telegraph Avenue, by Michael Chabon, Harper
 6. Live By Night, by Dennis Lehane, Morrow
 7. The Round House, by Louise Erdrich, Harper
 8. Phantom, by Jo Nesbø, Knopf
 9. In Sunlight and in Shadow, by Mark Helprin, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
 10. The Yellow Birds, by Kevin Powers, Little Brown
 11. A Wanted Man, by Lee Child, Delacorte
 12. The Time Keeper, by Mitch Albom, Hyperion
 13. Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore, by Robin Sloan, FSG
 14. The Light Between Oceans, by M.L. Stedman, Scribner
 15. Blasphemy, by Sherman Alexie, Grove Press

 18. A Thousand Mornings, by Mary Oliver, Penguin Press
 In her new collection of poems, Oliver opens our eyes to the mysteries of our daily experience.

*Published Thursday, October 18, 2012 (for the sales week ended Sunday, October 14,  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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