Bestselling books the week of 11/22/12, according to IndieBound*

What's selling best at independent bookstores across America.


1. Flight Behavior, by Barbara Kingsolver, Harper
 2. Gone Girl, by Gillian Flynn, Crown
 3. The Round House, by Louise Erdrich, Harper
 4. Sweet Tooth, by Ian McEwan, Nan A. Talese
 5. The Racketeer, by John Grisham, Doubleday
 6. The Casual Vacancy, by J.K. Rowling, Little Brown
 7. The Last Man, by Vince Flynn, Atria
 8. Dear Life: Stories, by Alice Munro, Knopf
 9. The Yellow Birds, by Kevin Powers, Little Brown
 10. This Is How You Lose Her, by Junot Díaz, Riverhead
 11. The Art Forger, by B.A. Shapiro, Algonquin
 12. Telegraph Avenue, by Michael Chabon, Harper
 13. A Thousand Mornings, by Mary Oliver, Penguin Press
 14. Winter of the World, by Ken Follett, Dutton
 15. Back to Blood, by Tom Wolfe, Little Brown

 17. Merry Christmas, Alex Cross, by James Patterson, Little Brown
 Alex Cross is called away from his family on Christmas Eve to save another family from a horrific hostage situation.

*Published Tuesday, November 20, 2012 (for the sales week ended Sunday, November 18, 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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