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Best-selling books in St. Louis for the week ending December 11

Sue's News

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 December 11:


  1. Story: A Mother's Inspiring Crusade to Make Medical Care Safe by Sorrel King
  2. Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson
  3. Finally a Locally Produced Guidebook to St. Louis by and for St. Louisans Neighborhood by Neighborhood by Amanda Doyle
  4. Go the F* to Sleep by Adam Mansbach
  5. In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson
  6. Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes
  7. Goodnight iPad by Ann Droyd
  8. Death Comes to Pemberley by P.D. James
  9. Ultimate Cookies by Julia Usher
  10. 1 Q84 by Haruki Murakami

Children/Young Adult:

  1. Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick
  2. Cabin Fever: Diary of a Wimpy Kid 6 by Jeff Kinney
  3. Chronicles of Harris Burdick by Chris Van Allsburg and other authors
  4. I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen
  5. Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer - Rich Bunsen
  6. Every Thing On It by Shel Silverstein
  7. Floors by Patrick Carman
  8. 12 Days of Christmas Animotion by Jade Fang
  9. Onward Is Best: A Christmas Story by Sarah Lindquist
  10.  Oh The Places You'll Go! - Dr. Seuss


As the Director of Marketing & Digital Media for St. Louis Public Radio, Madalyn Painter works to move audiences to deeper levels of loyalty to our service to the community. She and her team provide targeted marketing, business intelligence, and visual design and support the station’s digital products and strategy.

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