New England's Independent Booksellers' BESTSELLERS

The Indie/NEIBA Bestseller List

For week ending Sunday September 25, 2011

Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of
The New England Independent Booksellers Association


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Hardcover Fiction

1. The Night Circus, by Erin Morgenstern
2. The Paris Wife
Paula McLain, Ballantine, $25, 9780345521309
3. State of Wonder
Ann Patchett, Harper, $26.99, 9780062049803
4. Caleb's Crossing
Geraldine Brooks, Viking, $26.95, 9780670021048
5. Rules of Civility
Amor Towles, Viking, $26.95, 9780670022694
6. Reamde 
New
Neal Stephenson, Morrow, $35, 9780061977961
7. The Art of Fielding
Chad Harbach, Little Brown, $25.99, 9780316126694
8. A Dance With Dragons
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $35, 9780553801477
9. The Grief of Others 
New
Leah Hager Cohen, Riverhead, $26.95, 9781594488054
10. The Language of Flowers
Vanessa Diffenbaugh, Ballantine, $25, 9780345525543
11. Maine 
**
J. Courtney Sullivan, Knopf, $25.95, 9780307595126
12. Train Dreams
Denis Johnson, FSG, $18, 9780374281144
13. We the Animals
Justin Torres, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $18, 9780547576725
14. The Keeper of Lost Causes 
**
Jussi Adler-Olsen, Dutton, $25.95, 9780525952480
15. Robert B. Parker's Killing the Blues 
New  **
Michael Brandman, Putnam, $25.95, 9780399157844
 
Hardcover Nonfiction
1. Jacqueline Kennedy by Caroline Kennedy, Michael Beschloss
2. Unbroken
Laura Hillenbrand, Random House, $27, 9781400064168
3. That Used to Be Us
Thomas L. Friedman, Michael Mandelbaum, FSG, $28, 9780374288907
4. The Greater Journey
David McCullough, S&S, $37.50, 9781416571766
5. Confidence Men 
New
Ron Suskind, Harper, $29.99, 9780061429255
6. The Swerve 
New
Stephen Greenblatt, Norton, $26.95, 9780393064476
7. In the Garden of Beasts
Erik Larson, Crown, $26, 9780307408846
8. Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness
Alexandra Fuller, Penguin Press, $25.95, 9781594202995
9. Following Atticus 
New **
Tom Ryan, Morrow, $25.99, 9780061997105
10. The Eighty-Dollar Champion
Elizabeth Letts, Ballantine, $26, 9780345521088
11. Go the F**k to Sleep
Adam Mansbach, Ricardo Cortes (Illus.), Akashic, $14.95, 9781617750250
12. Destiny of the Republic 
New
Candice Millard, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385526265
13. The Quest 
New  **
Daniel Yergin, Penguin Press, $37.95, 9781594202834
14. Bossypants
Tina Fey, Reagan Arthur Books, $26.99, 9780316056861
15. 1493
Charles C. Mann, Knopf, $30.50, 9780307265722


Trade Paperback Fiction
1. The Help
Kathryn Stockett, Berkley, $16, 9780425245132
2. Sarah's Key
Tatiana De Rosnay, St. Martin's Griffin, $13.99, 9781250004345
3. A Visit From the Goon Squad
Jennifer Egan, Anchor, $14.95, 9780307477477
4. The Art of Racing in the Rain
Garth Stein, Harper, $14.99, 9780061537967
5. Cutting for Stone
Abraham Verghese, Vintage, $15.95, 9780375714368
6. Room
Emma Donoghue, Back Bay, $14.99, 9780316098328
7. A Secret Kept
Tatiana De Rosnay, St. Martin's Griffin, $14.99, 9780312553494
8. One Day 
New
David Nicholls, Vintage, $14.95, 9780307946713
9. Major Pettigrew's Last Stand
Helen Simonson, Random House, $15, 9780812981223
10. The Postmistress
Sarah Blake, Berkley, $15, 9780425238691
11. By Nightfall
Michael Cunningham, Picador, $15, 9780312610432
12. Great House
Nicole Krauss, Norton, $14.95, 9780393340648
13. Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet 
New
Jamie Ford, Ballantine, $15, 9780345505347
14. The Imperfectionists 
New
Tom Rachman, Dial, $15, 9780385343671
15. Fall of Giants
Ken Follett, NAL, $25, 9780451232571


Trade Paperback Nonfiction
1. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Rebecca Skloot, Broadway, $16, 9781400052189
2. Cleopatra
Stacy Schiff, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316001946
3. Let's Take the Long Way Home
Gail Caldwell, Random House, $14, 9780812979114
4. Unlikely Friendships
Jennifer S. Holland, Workman, $13.95, 9780761159131
5. The Old Farmer's Almanac 2012
Old Farmer's Almanac, $6.95, 9781571985446
6. The Hare With Amber Eyes
Edmund de Waal, Picador, $16, 9780312569372
7. The Emperor of All Maladies
Siddhartha Mukherjee, Scribner, $18, 9781439170915
8. Heaven Is for Real
Todd Burpo, Thomas Nelson, $16.99, 9780849946158
9. Moneyball 
New
Michael Lewis, Norton, $15.95, 9780393338393
10. Just Kids
Patti Smith, Ecco, $16, 9780060936228
11. Empire of the Summer Moon
S.C. Gwynne, Scribner, $16, 9781416591061
12. F in Exams
Richard Benson, Chronicle, $9.95, 9780811878319
13. Born to Run 
New
Christopher McDougall, Vintage, $15.95, 9780307279187
14. The Happiness Project 
New
Gretchen Rubin, Harper, $14.99, 9780061583261
15. Zeitoun 
New  **
Dave Eggers, Vintage, $15.95, 9780307387943

Mass Market
1. A Clash of Kings
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553579901
2. A Game of Thrones
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553593716
3. A Feast for Crows
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553582024
4. A Storm of Swords
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553573428
5. The Redbreast 
**
Jo Nesbø, Harper, $7.99, 9780062068422
6. The Reversal
Michael Connelly, Vision, $9.99, 9780446556750
7. Moonlight Mile 
**
Dennis Lehane, Harper, $9.99, 9780061836954
8. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Warner, $6.99, 9780316769488
9. The Confession 
New
John Grisham, Dell, $9.99, 9780440245117
10. Lord of the Flies 
New  **
William Golding, Berkley, $9.99, 9780399501487

Children's Illustrated
1. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
2. Bumble-Ardy 
New
Maurice Sendak, Harper, $17.95, 9780062051981
3. Make Way for Ducklings 
**
Robert McCloskey, Puffin, $7.99, 9780140564341
4. Blueberries for Sal 
**
Rober McCloskey, Puffin, $7.99, 9780140501698
5. Llama Llama Home with Mama
Anna Dewdney, Viking, $17.99, 9780670012329
6. Pat the Bunny
Dorothy Kunhardt, Golden, $9.99, 9780307120007
7. Press Here
Herve Tullet, Chronicle, $14.99, 9780811879545
8. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, Harper, $17.95, 9780060254926
9. Moo 
New  **
Matthew Van Fleet, S&S, $16.99, 9781442435032
10. Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? 
New
Bill Martin, Eric Carle (Illus.), Holt, $7.95, 9780805047905

Children's Interest
1. Every Thing On It 
New
Shel Silverstein, Harper, $19.99, 9780061998164
2. Wonderstruck
Brian Selznick, Scholastic, $29.99, 9780545027892
3. Darth Paper Strikes Back
Tom Angleberger, Amulet, $12.95, 9781419700279
4. The Strange Case of Origami Yoda
Tom Angleberger, Amulet, $12.95, 9780810984257
5. Lego Star Wars Character Encyclopedia
DK Publishing, $18.99, 9780756686970
6. The Underdogs 
New
Mike Lupica, Philomel, $17.99, 9780399250019
7. Wildwood
Colin Meloy, Carson Ellis (Illus.), Balzer & Bray/HarperTeen, $17.99, 9780062024688
8. Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
Ransom Riggs, Quirk, $17.99, 9781594744761
9. Matched 
New
Ally Condie, Speak, $9.99, 9780142419779
10. Should I Share My Ice Cream?  
New
Mo Willems, Hyperion, $8.99, 9781423143437


Children's Fiction Series Titles
1. The Hunger Games
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $8.99, 9780439023528
2. Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $17.99, 9780439023498
3. You Have to Stop This (The Secret Series) 
New
Pseudonymous Bosch, Little Brown, $16.99, 9780316076265
4. Mockingjay (The Final Book of the Hunger Games)
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $17.99, 9780439023511
5. Big Nate on a Roll 
**
Lincoln Peirce, Harper, $12.99, 9780061944383
6. Goliath (Leviathan Trilogy, #3) 
New
Scott Westerfeld, Keith Thompson (Illus.), Simon Pulse, $19.99, 9781416971771
7. The Medusa Plot (The 39 Clues)
Gordon Korman, Scholastic, $12.99, 9780545298391
8. The Throne of Fire (The Kane Chronicles, Book Two) 
New  **
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $18.99, 9781423140566
9. The Power of Six (Lorien Legacies, #2) 
**
Pittacus Lore, Harper, $17.99, 9780061974557
10. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
J.K.Rowling, Scholastic, $10.99, 9780590353427


** - Did not appear on the National Indie Bestseller List

New - Did not appear on list last week