Best-selling books in St. Louis for the week ending October 30 | St. Louis Public Radio

Best-selling books in St. Louis for the week ending October 30

Nov 7, 2011

Below is the top-ten list of the St. Louis region's best-selling adult and children's books, according to the St. Louis Independent Bookstore Alliance.

For the week ending October 30:


  1. Wound Up: The Yarn Harlot Writes for a Spin by Stephanie Pearl McPhee
  2. Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson
  3. Tony DuQuette/Hutton Wilkinson Jewelry by Hutton Wilkinson and Stephanie Hanchett
  4. 1Q84 by Haruki Murakami
  5. Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
  6. Little Black Dress by Susan McBride
  7. The Adjustment by Scott Phillips
  8. The Myth of Choice: Personal Responsibility in a World of Limits by Kent Greenfield (listen to our interview with the author).
  9. Cleopatra by Stacy Schiff
  10. Gently Down the Stream by Bill McClellan


Children/YA: (4 stores had author events with Godon Korman this week)

  1. Medusa Plot: 39 Clues: Cahills vs Vespers #1 by Gordon Korman
  2. Zoobreak by Gordon Korman
  3. Titanic # 1: Unsinkable by Gordon Korman
  4. Liar, Liar Pants on Fire by Gordon Korman
  5. How to Save a Life by Sara Zarr
  6. Swindle by Gordon Korman
  7. Heroes of Olympus-Son of Neptune by Rick Riordan
  8. The 39 Clues Book 11: Vespers Rising by Rick Riordan, Peter Lerangis, Gordon Korman, Jude Watson
  9. The 39 Clues Book 8: The Emperor's Code by Gordon Korman
  10. I Believe in You by Marianne Richmond