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Best-selling books in St. Louis for the week ending December 18

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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 18:


  1. Finally a Locally Produced Guidebook to St. Louis by and for St. Louisans Neighborhood by Neighborhood by Amanda Doyle
  2. Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson
  3. Van Gogh: The Life by Steven Naifeh
  4. Heaven Is For Real by Todd Burpo
  5. Empire of the Summer Moon by S. C. Gwynne
  6. Tiger's Wife by Tea Obreht
  7. Go the F* to Sleep by Adam Mansbach
  8. Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk by David Sedaris
  9. Death Comes to Pemberley by P. D. James
  10. Killing Lincoln by Bill O'Reilly

Children/Young Adult:

  1. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
  2. Onward is Best by Sarah Jean Lindquist
  3. I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen
  4. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Cabin Fever by Jeff Kinney
  5. Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick
  6. Seventh Level by Jody Feldman
  7. Oh the Places You'll Go by Dr. Seuss
  8. Home For Christmas by Jan Brett
  9. 11 Birthdays by Wendy Mass
  10. Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein


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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