Bestselling books the week of 4/29/13, according to IndieBound*

What's selling best in independent bookstores across America.


1. The Burgess Boys, by Elizabeth Strout, Random House
2. Life After Life, by Kate Atkinson, Reagan Arthur Books
3. The Hit, by David Baldacci, Grand Central
4. Gone Girl, by Gillian Flynn, Crown
5. The Interestings, by Meg Wolitzer, Riverhead
6. Maya's Notebook, by Isabel Allende, Harper
7. Z, by Therese Anne Fowler, St. Martin's
8. Paris: The Novel, by Edward Rutherfurd, Doubleday
9. All That Is, by James Salter, Knopf
10. Tenth of December, by George Saunders, Random House
11. The Dinner, by Herman Koch, Hogarth
12. Manuscript Found in Accra, by Paulo Coelho, Knopf
13. Leaving Everything Most Loved, by Jacqueline Winspear, Harper
14. The Round House, by Louise Erdrich, Harper
15. Flight Behavior, by Barbara Kingsolver, Harper

On the Rise:
17. The Golem and the Jinni, by Helene Wecker, Harper
 Wecker's novel tells the story of a chance meeting between mythical beings and takes readers on a dazzling journey through turn-of-the-century New York. A May 2013 Indie Next List Great Read.

*Published Thursday, May 2, 2013 (for the sales week ended Sunday, April 28, 2013). Based on reporting from many hundreds of independent bookstores across the United States. For information on more titles, please visit

1 of 8
of 5 stories this month > Get unlimited stories
You've read 5 of 5 free stories

Only $1 for your first month.

Get unlimited Monitor journalism.