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Week of January 19, 2012

Week of January 19, 2012

This week's top five on the Indie Bestseller List are Death Comes to Pemberley by P.D. James, Believing the Lie by Elizabeth George, The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes, The Paris Wife by Paula McLain and 11/22/63 by Stephen King.

Published Thursday, January 19, 2012 (for the sales week ended Sunday, January 15, 2012).

Based on reporting from many hundreds of independent bookstores across the United States. For information on more titles, please visit IndieBound.org



Booksellers: The Indie Bestseller List may be downloaded as a color PDF for display in your store. Go to the Indie Bestseller page under the IndieBound section on BookWeb.org, or click on the bestseller link in Thursday's Bookselling This Week email.

Debuts for the week:

Hardcover Fiction

#2-Believing the Lie, by Elizabeth George (9780525952589)

#12-The Orphan Master's Son, by Adam Johnson (9780812992793)

Hardcover Nonfiction

#3-The Obamas, by Jodi Kantor (9780316098755)

#10-Elizabeth the Queen, by Sally Bedell Smith (9781400067893)

Paperback Nonfiction

#15-Kayak Morning, by Roger Rosenblatt (9780062084033)

Mass Market

#8-The Sentry, by Robert Crais (9780425245729)

Children’s Interest

#1-The Fault in Our Stars, by John Green (9780525478812)

Children’s Illustrated

#8-Llama Llama Nighty--Night, by Anna Dewdney (9780670013272)

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HARDCOVER FICTION

1. Death Comes to Pemberley

P.D. James, Knopf, $25.95, 9780307959850

2. Believing the Lie- Debut

Elizabeth George, Dutton, $28.95, 9780525952589

3. The Sense of an Ending

Julian Barnes, Knopf, $23.95, 9780307957122

4. The Paris Wife

Paula McLain, Ballantine, $25, 9780345521309

5. 11/22/63

Stephen King, Scribner, $35, 9781451627282

6. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest

Stieg Larsson, Knopf, $27.95, 9780307269997

7. State of Wonder

Ann Patchett, Harper, $26.99, 9780062049803

8. The Night Circus

Erin Morgenstern, Doubleday, $26.95, 9780385534635

9. 1Q84

Haruki Murakami, Knopf, $30.50, 9780307593313

10. The Marriage Plot

Jeffrey Eugenides, FSG, $28, 9780374203054

11. The Art of Fielding

Chad Harbach, Little Brown, $25.99, 9780316126694

12. The Orphan Master's Son- Debut

Adam Johnson, Random House, $26, 9780812992793

13. A Dance With Dragons

George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $35, 9780553801477

14. The Cat's Table

Michael Ondaatje, Knopf, $26, 9780307700117

15. The Litigators

John Grisham, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385535137

ON THE RISE:

16. How It All Began

Penelope Lively, Viking, $26.95, 9780670023448

Lively's latest novel explores the powerful role of chance in people's lives and the surprising ways lives intersect.

 

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

1. Steve Jobs

Walter Isaacson, S&S, $35, 9781451648539

2. Unbroken

Laura Hillenbrand, Random House, $27, 9781400064168

3. The Obamas- Debut

Jodi Kantor, Little Brown, $29.99, 9780316098755

4. Thinking, Fast and Slow

Daniel Kahneman, FSG, $30, 9780374275631

5. Catherine the Great

Robert K. Massie, Random House, $35, 9780679456728

6. In the Garden of Beasts

Erik Larson, Crown, $26, 9780307408846

7. Killing Lincoln

Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard, Holt, $28, 9780805093070

8. Goodnight iPad

Ann Droyd, Blue Rider, $14.95, 9780399158568

9. Go the F**k to Sleep

Adam Mansbach, Ricardo Cortes (Illus.), Akashic, $14.95, 9781617750250

10. Elizabeth the Queen: The Life of a Modern Monarch- Debut

Sally Bedell Smith, Random House, $30, 9781400067893

11. Pity the Billionaire

Thomas Frank, Metropolitan, $25, 9780805093698

12. Boomerang

Michael Lewis, Norton, $25.95, 9780393081817

13. The Swerve

Stephen J. Greenblatt, Norton, $26.95, 9780393064476

14. Rin Tin Tin

Susan Orlean, S&S, $26.99, 9781439190135

15. Then Again

Diane Keaton, Random House, $26, 9781400068784

 

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION

1. The Tiger's Wife

Téa Obreht, Random House, $15, 9780385343848

2. Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

Jonathan Safran Foer, Mariner, $14.95, 9780547735023

3. Swamplandia!

Karen Russell, Vintage, $14.95, 9780307276681

4. The Help

Kathryn Stockett, Berkley, $16, 9780425245132

5. Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

John le Carré, Penguin, $16, 9780143120933

6. A Visit From the Goon Squad

Jennifer Egan, Anchor, $14.95, 9780307477477

7. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

Stieg Larsson, Vintage, $15.95, 9780307949493

8. Cutting for Stone

Abraham Verghese, Vintage, $15.95, 9780375714368

9. The Girl Who Played With Fire

Stieg Larsson, Vintage, $15.95, 9780307454553

10. A Discovery of Witches

Deborah Harkness, Penguin, $16, 9780143119685

11. Room

Emma Donoghue, Back Bay, $14.99, 9780316098328

12. The House at Tyneford

Natasha Solomons, Plume, $15, 9780452297647

13. The Art of Racing in the Rain

Garth Stein, Harper, $14.99, 9780061537967

14. Major Pettigrew's Last Stand

Helen Simonson, Random House, $15, 9780812981223

15. Sarah's Key

Tatiana De Rosnay, St. Martin's Griffin, $13.99, 9781250004345

 

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION

1. Bossypants

Tina Fey, Reagan Arthur Books, $15.99, 9780316056878

2. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Rebecca Skloot, Broadway, $16, 9781400052189

3. Heaven Is for Real

Todd Burpo, Thomas Nelson, $16.99, 9780849946158

4. Unlikely Friendships

Jennifer S. Holland, Workman, $13.95, 9780761159131

5. Cleopatra

Stacy Schiff, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316001946

6. The Happiness Project

Gretchen Rubin, Harper, $14.99, 9780061583261

7. The Social Animal

David Brooks, Random House, $16, 9780812979374

8. The Hare With Amber Eyes

Edmund de Waal, Picador, $16, 9780312569372

9. Empire of the Summer Moon

S.C. Gwynne, Scribner, $16, 9781416591061

10. The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2012

Sarah Janssen (Ed.), World Almanac, $12.99, 9781600571480

11. Just Kids

Patti Smith, Ecco, $16, 9780060936228

12. Outliers

Malcolm Gladwell, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316017930

13. Born to Run

Christopher McDougall, Vintage, $15.95, 9780307279187

14. At Home

Bill Bryson, Anchor, $15.95, 9780767919395

15. Kayak Morning: Reflections on Love, Grief, and Small Boats- Debut

Roger Rosenblatt, Ecco, $13.99, 9780062084033

 

MASS MARKET

1. A Game of Thrones

George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553593716

2. A Clash of Kings

George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553579901

3. The Girl Who Played With Fire

Stieg Larsson, Vintage, $9.99, 9780307949509

4. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

Stieg Larsson, Vintage, $9.99, 9780307949486

5. A Storm of Swords

George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553573428

6. A Feast for Crows

George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553582024

7. The Official Scrabble Players Dictionary, 4th Edition

Merriam-Webster, $7.50, 9780877799290

8. The Sentry- Debut

Robert Crais, Berkley, $9.99, 9780425245729

9. To Kill a Mockingbird

Harper Lee, Warner, $7.99, 9780446310789

10. Minding Frankie

Maeve Binchy, Anchor, $7.99, 9780307475497

 

CHILDREN'S INTEREST


1. The Fault in Our Stars- Debut

John Green, Dutton, $17.99, 9780525478812

2. War Horse

Michael Morpurgo, Scholastic, $8.99, 9780545403351

3. Wonderstruck

Brian Selznick, Scholastic, $29.99, 9780545027892

4. Every Thing On It

Shel Silverstein, Harper, $19.99, 9780061998164

5. The Book Thief

Markus Zusak, Knopf, $12.99, 9780375842207

6. The Invention of Hugo Cabret

Brian Selznick, Scholastic, $24.99, 9780439813785

7. The Wimpy Kid Do-It-Yourself Book

Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $12.95, 9780810989955

8. Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

Ransom Riggs, Quirk, $17.99, 9781594744761

9. LEGO Star Wars Character Encyclopedia

Hannah Dolan, DK Publishing, $18.99, 9780756686970

10. Why We Broke Up

Daniel Handler, Maira Kalman (Illus.), Little Brown, $19.99, 9780316127257

11. The Phantom Tollbooth

Norton Juster, Jules Feiffer (Illus.), Yearling, $6.99, 9780394820378

12. Thirteen Reasons Why

Jay Asher, Razorbill, $10.99, 9781595141880

13. Wildwood

Colin Meloy, Carson Ellis (Illus.), Balzer & Bray/Harper, $17.99, 9780062024688

14. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

Sherman Alexie, Ellen Forney (Illus.), Little Brown, $11.99, 9780316013697

15. Where the Mountain Meets the Moon

Grace Lin, Little Brown, $7.99, 9780316038638

 

CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED

1. Goodnight Moon

Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617

2. I Want My Hat Back

Jon Klassen, Candlewick, $15.99, 9780763655983

3. Pat the Bunny

Dorothy Kunhardt, Golden, $9.99, 9780307120007

4. The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Eric Carle, Putnam, $10.99, 9780399226908

5. On the Night You Were Born

Nancy Tillman, Feiwel & Friends, $7.99, 9780312601553

6. Good Night, Gorilla

Peggy Rathmann, Putnam, $7.99, 9780399230035

7. Where the Wild Things Are

Maurice Sendak, Harper, $17.95, 9780060254926

8. Llama Llama Nighty--Night- Debut

Anna Dewdney, Viking, $5.99, 9780670013272

9. Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site

Sherri Duskey Rinker, Tom Lichtenheld (Illus.), Chronicle, $16.99, 9780811877824

10. Hug Time

Patrick McDonnell, LB Kids, $6.99, 9780316182959

11. Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?

Bill Martin, Eric Carle (Illus.), Holt, $7.95, 9780805047905

12. Pinkalicious: Pink of Hearts

Victoria Kann, Victoria Kann (Illus.), HarperFestival, $6.99, 9780061989230

13. Love You Forever

Robert Munsch, Sheila McGraw (Illus.), Firefly, $5.95, 9780920668375

14. Green Eggs and Ham

Dr. Seuss, Random House, $8.99, 9780394800165

15. Make Way for Ducklings

Robert McCloskey, Puffin, $7.99, 9780140564341

 

CHILDREN'S FICTION SERIES

1. The Hunger Games (hardcover and paperback)

Suzanne Collins, Scholastic

2. Magic Tree House (hardcover and paperback)

Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illus.), Random House

3. Diary of a Wimpy Kid (hardcover)

Jeff Kinney, Amulet

4. Inheritance Cycle (hardcover and paperback)

Christopher Paolini, Knopf

5. Percy Jackson and the Olympians (hardcover and paperback)

Rick Riordan, Miramax

6. Harry Potter (hardcover and paperback)

J.K. Rowling, Scholastic/Arthur A. Levine Books

7. The Adventures of Tintin (hardcover and paperback)

Herge, Little Brown

8. Ivy & Bean (hardcover and paperback)

Annie Barrows, Sophie Blackall (Illus.), Chronicle

9. Pretty Little Liars (hardcover and paperback)

Sara Shepard, Harper

10. The Ranger's Apprentice (hardcover and paperback)

John Flanagan, Puffin