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

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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 January 29:


  1. Finally a Locally Produced Guidebook to St. Louis by and for St. Louisans by Amanda Doyle
  2. Bossypants by Tina Fey
  3. The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes
  4. Bear in My Bed & a Jackal in My Oven by Lourie Avinoam
  5. Light Bringer by Chris DiGiuseppe and Mike Force
  6. The Adjustment by Scott Phillips
  7. Deng Xiaoping and the Transformation of China by Ezra Vogel
  8. How Do You Kill 11 Million People? by Andy Andrews
  9. Private Paradise: Contemporary American Gardens by Charlotte Frieze
  10. Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

Children/Young Adult:

  1. A Boy Called Dickens by Deborah Hopkinson and John Hendrix
  2. Fault in Our Stars by John Green
  3. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
  4. Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
  5. Nightshade by Andrea Cremer
  6. The Berenstain Bears' Valentine's Day Party by Jan Berenstain & Mike Berenstain
  7. Abe Lincoln Crosses a Creek: A Tall, Thin Tale (Introducing His Forgotten Frontier Friend) by Deborah Hopkinson and John Hendrix
  8. Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick
  9. Wither by Lauren DeStefano
  10. Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
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