Bestselling books the week of 9/5/13, according to IndieBound*

What's selling best at independent bookstores across America.


1. The Cuckoo's Calling, by Robert Galbraith, Mulholland
2. How the Light Gets In, by Louise Penny, Minotaur
3. And the Mountains Echoed, by Khaled Hosseini, Riverhead
4. The Ocean at the End of the Lane, by Neil Gaiman, Morrow
5. Night Film, by Marisha Pessl, Random House
6. Gone Girl, by Gillian Flynn, Crown
7. Inferno, by Dan Brown, Doubleday
8. The Bone Season, by Samantha Shannon, Bloomsbury
9. Bad Monkey, by Carl Hiaasen, Knopf
10. TransAtlantic, by Colum McCann, Random House
11. The English Girl, by Daniel Silva, Harper
12. Love, Dishonor, Marry, Die, Cherish, Perish, by David Rakoff, Doubleday
13. The Husband's Secret, by Liane Moriarty, Amy Einhorn Books
14. The Good Lord Bird, by James McBride, Riverhead
15. A Dance With Dragons, by George R.R. Martin, Bantam

On the Rise:
17. Claire of the Sea Light, by Edwidge Danticat, Knopf
Danticat's stunning new novel brings readers deep into the intertwined lives of a small seaside town where a little girl, the daughter of a fisherman, has gone missing.

*Published Thursday, September 5, 2013 (for the sales week ended Sunday, September 1, 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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