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Best-selling books in St. Louis for the week ending June 5


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 June 5:


  1. Heart and the Fist by Eric Greitens
  2. The Passage  by Justin Cronin
  3. Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan
  4. A Moment in the Sun by John Sayles
  5. The Dave Store Massacre by Ron Ebest
  6. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
  7. The Help by Kathryn Stockett
  8. In The Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson
  9. American City: St. Louis Architecture: Three Centuries of Design by Robert Sharoff
  10. Stan Musial by George Vecsey


  1. Ladder to the Moon by Maya Soetoro-Ng
  2. Napping House by Audrey Wood
  3. Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
  4. Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
  5. 13 Little Blue Envelopes by Maureen Johnson
  6. On the Night You Were Born by Nancy Tillman
  7. My Circus by Xavier Deneux
  8. A Pig Parade is a Terrible Idea by Michael Ian Black
  9. Divergent by Veronica Roth
  10. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
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