Bestselling books the week of 1/3/13, 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. The Casual Vacancy, by J.K. Rowling, Little Brown
5. Sweet Tooth, by Ian McEwan, Nan A. Talese
6. Dear Life, by Alice Munro, Knopf
7. Bring Up the Bodies, by Hilary Mantel, Holt
8. This Is How You Lose Her, by Junot Díaz, Riverhead
9. The Yellow Birds, by Kevin Powers, Little Brown
10. The Racketeer, by John Grisham, Doubleday
11. Telegraph Avenue, by Michael Chabon, Harper
12. The Twelve Tribes of Hattie, by Ayana Mathis, Knopf
13. The Black Box, by Michael Connelly, Little Brown
14. A Thousand Mornings, by Mary Oliver, Penguin Press
15. Winter of the World, by Ken Follett, Dutton

*Published Thursday, January 3, 2013 (for the sales week ended Sunday, December 30, 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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