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Best-selling books in St. Louis for the week ending February 12

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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 February 12:


  1. Battle Hymn Of the Tiger Mother by Amy Chua
  2. Finally a Locally Produced Guidebook to St. Louis by and for St. Louisans Neighborhood by Neighborhood by Amanda Doyle
  3. Charles Dickens: A Life by Jane Smiley
  4. Peach Keeper by Sarah Addison Allen
  5. For Colored Girls - Ntozake Shange
  6. Power of Principled Politics: A Voice in Behalf of Minorities, Women, Workers and the Poor by William Lacy Clay Sr.
  7. At Home by Bill Bryson
  8. All There Is: Love Stories From StoryCorps by Dave Isay
  9. Gilder by Kathryn Kay
  10. F My Life by Maxime Valette

Children/Young Adult:

  1. Cold Cereal: Cold Cereal Trilogy #1 by Adam Rex
  2. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
  3. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
  4. Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
  5. Fault in Our Stars by John Green
  6. A Boy Called Dickens by Deborah Hopkinson and John Hendrix
  7. Monster at the End of This Book by Jon Stone
  8. Valentine's Day Fun! (Max & Ruby) by Penguin Group USA
  9. Pinkalicious: Pink of Hearts by Victoria Kann
  10. Delirium by Lauren Oliver
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