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Bestselling books the week of 8/1/13, according to IndieBound*

What's selling best at independent bookstores across America


1. The Cuckoo's Calling- Debut, by Robert Galbraith, Mulholland
2. The Ocean at the End of the Lane, by Neil Gaiman, Morrow
3. And the Mountains Echoed, by Khaled Hosseini, Riverhead
4. Inferno, by Dan Brown, Doubleday
5. Gone Girl, by Gillian Flynn, Crown
6. Bad Monkey, by Carl Hiaasen, Knopf
7. The English Girl, by Daniel Silva, Harper
8. Love, Dishonor, Marry, Die, Cherish, Perish, by David Rakoff, Doubleday
9. TransAtlantic, by Colum McCann, Random House
10. Light of the World- Debut, by James Lee Burke, S&S
11. The Silver Star, by Jeannette Walls, Scribner
12. The Son, by Philipp Meyer, Ecco
13. The Light in the Ruins, by Chris Bohjalian, Doubleday
14. The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls, by Anton DiSclafani, Riverhead
15. A Dance With Dragons, by George R.R. Martin, Bantam
On the Rise:
16. & Sons, by David Gilbert, Random House
Gilbert's novel is a deeply affecting story of an iconic novelist, two interconnected families, and the heartbreaking truths that fiction can hide.

*Published Thursday, August 1, 2013 (for the sales week ended Sunday, July 28, 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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