Bestselling books the week of 5/22/14, according to IndieBound*

What's selling best in independent bookstores across America.


1. The Goldfinch, by Donna Tartt, Little Brown
2. All the Light We Cannot See, by Anthony Doerr, Scribner
3. The Invention of Wings, by Sue Monk Kidd, Viking
4. The Target, by David Baldacci, Grand Central
5. The Last Kind Words Saloon, by Larry McMurtry, Liveright
6. Natchez Burning, by Greg Iles, Morrow
7. The Serpent of Venice, by Christopher Moore, Morrow
8. Unlucky 13, by James Patterson, Maxine Paetro, Little Brown
9. The Son, by Jo Nesbø, Knopf
10. The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry, by Gabrielle Zevin, Algonquin
11. Delicious!, by Ruth Reichl, Random House
12. The Husband's Secret, by Liane Moriarty, Amy Einhorn Books
13. The Snow Queen, by Michael Cunningham, FSG
14. Field of Prey, by John Sandford, Putnam Adult
15. One More Thing, by B.J. Novak, Knopf

On the Rise:
17. The Painter, by Peter Heller, Knopf
A beautiful and suspenseful novel about an artist trying to outrun his past by the bestselling author of "The Dog Stars."

*Published Thursday, May 22, 2014 (for the sales week ended Sunday, May 18, 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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