Bestselling books the week of 8/15/13, according to IndieBound*

What's selling best at independent bookstores across America 


1. The Cuckoo's Calling, 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, by James Lee Burke, S&S
11. The Son, by Philipp Meyer, Ecco
12. The Silver Star, by Jeannette Walls, Scribner
13. A Dance With Dragons, by George R.R. Martin, Bantam
14. The Sound of Things Falling- Debut, by Juan Gabriel Vásquez, Riverhead
15. & Sons,by David Gilbert, Random House
On the Rise:
21. The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P., by Adelle Waldman, Holt
Waldman's debut novel is an absorbing tale of a young man's search for happiness—and an inside look at how he really thinks about women, sex, and love.

*Published Thursday, August 15, 2013 (for the sales week ended Sunday, August 11, 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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