Bestselling books the week of 4/24/14, according to IndieBound*

What's selling best in independent bookstores across America.


1. The Goldfinch, by Donna Tartt, Little Brown
2. The Invention of Wings, by Sue Monk Kidd, Viking
3. The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry, by Gabrielle Zevin, Algonquin
4. One More Thing, by B.J. Novak, Knopf
5. In Paradise, by Peter Matthiessen, Riverhead
6. Frog Music, by Emma Donoghue, Little Brown
7. The Husband's Secret, by Liane Moriarty, Amy Einhorn Books
8. By Its Cover, by Donna Leon, Atlantic Monthly Press
9. Can't and Won't, by Lydia Davis, FSG
10. Missing You, by Harlan Coben, Dutton
11. Gone Girl, by Gillian Flynn, Crown
12. The Collector, by Nora Roberts, Putnam Adult
13. The Martian, by Andy Weir, Crown
14. William Shakespeare's The Empire Striketh Back, by Ian Doescher, Quirk
15. Still Life With Bread Crumbs, by Anna Quindlen, Random House

On the Rise:
17. Seth MacFarlane's A Million Ways to Die in the West, by Seth MacFarlane, Ballantine1
"Family Guy" creator MacFarlane's debut is a novel that reinvents the Western.

*Published Thursday, April 24, 2014 (for the sales week ended Sunday, April 20, 2014). Based on reporting from many hundreds of independent bookstores across the United States. For information on more titles, please visit

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