Bestselling books the week of 4/1/13, according to IndieBound*

What's selling best in independent bookstores across America.


1. The Burgess Boys, by Elizabeth Strout, Random House
2. Leaving Everything Most Loved, by Jacqueline Winspear, Harper
3. Gone Girl, by Gillian Flynn, Crown
4. Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald, by Therese Anne Fowler, St. Martin's
5. Tenth of December, by George Saunders, Random House
6. The Dinner, by Herman Koch, Hogarth
7. Six Years, by Harlan Coben, Dutton
8. A Week in Winter, by Maeve Binchy, Knopf
9. The Round House, by Louise Erdrich, Harper
10. The Storyteller, by Jodi Picoult, Atria
11. Flight Behavior, by Barbara Kingsolver, Harper
12. Benediction, by Kent Haruf, Knopf
13. The Accursed, by Joyce Carol Oates, Ecco Press
14. Vampires in the Lemon Grove, by Karen Russell, Knopf
15. The Golden Egg, by Donna Leon, Atlantic Monthly Press

On the Rise:
23. Life After Life, by Jill McCorkle, Shannon Ravenel Books
McCorkle's constantly surprising novel illuminates the possibilities of second chances, hope, and rediscovering life right up to the very end. An April 2013 Indie Next List Great Read.

*Published Thursday, April 4, 2013 (for the sales week ended Sunday, March 31, 2013). Based on reporting from many hundreds of independent bookstores across the United States. For information on more titles, please visit

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