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Bestsellers Thu Jun 04 2009

Heartland Indie Bestseller List for Week Ending Sunday, May 31

The Chicagoland Indie Bestseller List returns next week, but this week I'm posting the Heartland Bestseller List, the top-selling books at indie bookstores from the Great Lakes Independent Booksellers Association.

Three Cups of Tea, The Last Lecture and the Twilight books are still going strong. And, you know it is graduation season because Oh, The Places You'll Go! by Dr. Suess is high on the children's list.

HARDCOVER FICTION
1. The Scarecrow by Michael Connelly
2. Gone Tomorrow by Lee Child
3. The Help by Kathryn Stockett and Amy Einhorn
4. Tea Time for the Traditionally Built by Alexander McCall Smith
5. Home Safe by Elizabeth Berg

HARDCOVER NONFICTION
1. Horse Soldiers by Doug Stanton
2. Coop by Michael Perry
3. The Girls from Ames by Jeffrey Zaslow
4. The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch
5. The End of Overeating by David A. Kessler

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION
1. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows
2. The Shack by William P. Young
3. Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout
4. The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery
5. Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Seth Grahame-Smith and Jane Austen

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION
1. Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin
2. In Defense of Food by Michael Pollan
3. My Stroke of Insight by Jill Bolte Taylor
4. Cook Yourself Thin by Lifetime Television (Eds.)
5. American Lion by Jon Meacham

CHILDREN'S
1. New Moon by Stephenie Meyer
2. Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss
3. Twilight by Stephenie Meyer
4. The Last Olympian by Rick Riordan
5. Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer

You can download and view the complete Heartland Bestseller List here.

 
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