Best-sellers compiles a weekly list of best-selling books from independently owned bookstores.


1. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn (Crown)

2. The Beautiful Mystery by Louise Penny (Minotaur Books)

3. A Dance with Dragons by George R.R. Martin (Bantam)

4. Broken Harbor by Tana French (Viking Adult)

5. The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman (Scribner)

6. The Dog Stars by Peter Heller (Knopf)

7. A Hologram for the King by Dave Eggers (McSweeney’s Books)

8. Shadow of Night by Deborah Harkness (Viking Adult)

9. Where’d You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple (Little, Brown & Co.)

10. Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter (Harper)


1. Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Coast Trail by Cheryl Strayed (Knopf)

2. I Could Pee on This and Other Poems by Cats by Francesco Marciuliano (Chronicle Books)

3. Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand (Random House)

4. Dearie: The Remarkable Life of Julia Child by Bob Spitz (Knopf)

5. Double-Cross: The True Story of the D-Day Spies by Ben Macintyre (Crown)

6. Darth Vader and Son by Jeffrey Brown (Chronicle Books)

7. Paris: A Love Story by Kati Marton (Simon & Schuster)

8. Mortality by Christopher Hitchens (Twelve)

9. Killing Lincoln by Bill O’Reilly & Martin Dugard (Holt)

10. Every Love Story is a Ghost Story: A Life of David Foster Wallace by D.T. Max (Viking Adult)

The Wall Street Journal gathers point-of-sale book data from more than 11,000 locations across the U.S., representing about 75 percent of the nation’s book sales. Data providers include all major booksellers and Web retailers and food stores (excluding Walmart and Sam’s Club).


1. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn (Crown)

2. Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins (Scholastic)

3. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins (Scholastic Press)

4. Captain Underpants and the Terrifying Return of Tippy Tinkletrousers by Dav Pilkey (Scholastic)

5. Last to Die by Tess Gerritsen (Ballantine Books)

6. The Rise of Nine by Pittacus Lore (HarperCollins)

7. The Beautiful Mystery by Louise Penny (Minotaur Books)

8. The Inn at Rose Harbor: A Novel by Debbie Macomber (Ballantine)

9. Bones Are Forever by Kathy Reichs (Scribner)

10. The Secret of the Fortune Wookiee by Tom Angleberger (Abrams)


1. Jesus Calling: Enjoying Peace in His Presence by Sarah Young (Integrity Publishers)

2. StrengthsFinder 2.0 by Tom Rath (Gallup Press)

3. Lincoln’s Last Days by Bill O’Reilly, Dwight Jon Zimmerman (Henry Holt & Co.)

4. Obama’s America: Unmaking the American Dream by Dinesh D’Souza (Regnary Publishing)

5. The Power of the Prophetic Blessing by John Hagee (Worthy Publishing)

6. Killing Lincoln by Bill O’Reilly & Martin Dugard (Holt)

7. Wild by Cheryl Strayed (Knopf)

8. The Amateur: Barack Obama in the White House by Edward Klein (RegeneryPublishing)

9. Paterno by Joe Posnanski (Simon & Schuster)

10. Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand (Random House)