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Best-selling books in St. Louis for the week ending May 29

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 May 29:


  1. Girl in Translation by Jean Kwok
  2. Heart & the Fist by Eric Greitens
  3. Guy Fieri Food: Cookin' it, Livin' It, Lovin' It by Guy Fieri
  4. A Visit from the Good Squad by Jennifer Egan
  5. I'll Never Get Out of Here Alive by Steve Earle
  6. In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson
  7. Pumped for Murder by Elaine Viets
  8. Those Guys Have All the Fun: Inside the World of ESPN by James Andrew Miller and Tom Shales
  9. Room by Emma Donohgue
  10. Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot


  1.  Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
  2. Throne of Fire: The Kane Chronicles by Rick Riordan
  3.  Of Thee I Sing: A Letter to My Daughters by Barack Obama
  4.  Five Flavors of Dumb by Antony John
  5. Divergent by Veronica Roth
  6. Otis by Loren Long
  7. Fuddles by Frans Vischer
  8. Belly Button Book by Sandra Boynton
  9. Emerald Atlas by John Stephens
  10. A Sick Day For Amos McGee by Philip Christian Stead
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.