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Best-selling books in St. Louis for the week ending August 14

Main Street Books in St. Charles

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 August 14:


  1. The Help by Kathryn Stockett
  2. A Dance with Dragons by George R.R. Martin
  3. Go the F* to Sleep by Adam Mansbach
  4. The Adjustment by Scott Phillips
  5. Noir at the Bar edited by Scott Phillips and Jedediah Ayers
  6. Paris Wife by Paula McLain
  7. The Light Bringer by Chris DiGiuseppe and Mike Force
  8. Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese
  9. Is God a Christian?: Creating a Community of Conversation by R Kirbey Godsey
  10. Disappearing Spoon by Sam Kean

Children's/Young Adult:

  1. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
  2. Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
  3. Bridge to Never Land by Ridley Pearson and Dave Barry
  4. Wizard of Oz Scanimation by Rufus Butler Seder
  5. Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
  6. Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
  7. Out of My Mind by Sharon Draper
  8. Every Day on Earth by Steve and Matthew Murrie
  9. Peter and the Starcatcher by Ridley Pearson and Dave Barry
  10. Taking Cerebral Palsy to School by Mary Elizabeth Anderson


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