Best-selling books in St. Louis for the week ending April 17

Apr 24, 2011

Below is the top-ten list of the St. Louis region's best-selling adult and children's books. The list is compiled by the St. Louis Independent Bookstore Alliance.

For the week ending April 17:



  1. The Heart and th Fist by Eric Greitens
  2. Bossypants by Tina Fey
  3. Heaven is For Real by Todd Burpo
  4. Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen
  5. The Help by Kathryn Stockett
  6. Friend and Foe Alike: A Tour Guide to Missouri's Civil War by Gregory Wolk
  7. The Wilder LIfe by Wendy McClure
  8. The Pale King by David Foster Wallace
  9. Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin
  10. The Social Animal by David Brooks



  1.  The Emerald Atlas by John Stephens
  2. The Giver by Lois Lowry
  3. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Ugly Truth by Jeff Kinney 
  4. The Rabbit Problem  by Emily Gravett
  5. Of Thee I Sing by Barack Obama
  6. Pat the Bunny by Dorothy Kunhardt
  7. True Story of the 3 Little Pigs (Bilingual) by Jon Scieszka
  8. A Child's Book of Prayers by Michael Hague
  9. The Maze Runner by James Dashner
  10. Bless This Mouse by Lois Lowry