U.S. Best-selling books for Feb. 26

IndieBound.org compiles a weekly list of best-selling books from independently owned bookstores.


1. Tenth of December by George Saunders (Random House)

2. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn (Crown)

3. Vampires in the Lemon Grove by Karen Russell (Knopf)

4. Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver (Harper)

5. A Week in Winter by Maeve Binchy (Knopf)

6. My Brotherís Book by Maurice Sendak (Harper Collins)

7. The Round House by Louise Erdrich (Harper)

8. A Memory of Light by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson (Tor Books)

9. The Dinner by Herman Koch (Hogarth)

10. Insane City by Dave Barry (Putnam Adult)


1. My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor (Knopf)

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

3. Help, Thanks, Wow: Three Essential Prayers by Anne Lamott (Riverhead Hardcover)

4. The Future: Six Drivers of Global Change by Al Gore (Random House)

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

6. Life Code: The New Rules for Winning in the Real World by Phillip C. McGraw (Bird Street Books, Inc.)

7. Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief by Lawrence Wright (Knopf)

8. The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies? by Jared Diamond (Viking Adult)

9. Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo (Random House)

10. True Love: 24 Surprising Stories of Animal Affection by Rachel Buchholz (National Geographic)

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 nationís book sales. Data providers include all major booksellers and Web retailers and food stores (excluding Walmart and Samís Club).


1. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Third Wheel by Jeff Kinney (Amulet Books)

2. A Week in Winter by Maeve Binchy (Knopf)

3. The Indigo Spell: A Bloodlines Novel by Richelle Mead (Razorbill)

4. Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss (Random House Childrenís Books)

5. One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish by Dr. Seuss (Random House Childrenís Books)

6. Big Nate Flips Out by Lincoln Peirce (Harper/Collins)

7. Guilt: An Alex Delaware Novel by Jonathan Kellerman (Ballantine)

8. Until the End of Time by Danielle Steel (Delacorte Press)

9. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn (Crown)

10. Private Berlin by James Patterson and Mark Sullivan (Little, Brown)


1. Life Code: The New Rules for Winning in the Real World by Phillip C. McGraw (Bird Street Books)

2. Jesus Calling: Enjoy Peace in His Presence by Sarah Young (Thomas Nelson Publishers)

3. American Sniper by Chris Kyle, Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice (Harper)

4. Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot by Bill OíReilly and Martin Dugard (Henry Holt & Co.)

5. Killing Lincoln by Bill OíReilly, Martin Dugard (Henry Hold & Co.)

6. The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia by Shigeru Miyamoto and Eiji Aonuma (Dark Horse Comics)

7. The Wimpy Kid Do-It-Yourself Book by Jeff Kinney (Abrams)

8. My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor (Knopf)

9. StrengthsFinder 2.0 by Tom Rath (Gallup Press)

10. Shred: The Revolutionary Diet: 6 Weeks 4 Inches 2 Sizes by Ian K. Smith (St. Martinís Press)