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Best-selling books in St. Louis for the week ending April 24

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 April 24:


  1. Bossypants by Tina Fey
  2. The Kennedy Detail by Gerald Blaine
  3. The Heart and the Fist by Eric Greitens
  4. The Help by Kathryn Stockett
  5. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
  6. The Wilder Life by Wendy McClure
  7. The Maker of Shadows by Joshua Coben
  8. F in Exams by Richard Benson
  9. The Lunatic Cafe by Laurell K. Hamilton
  10. I'll Walk Alone by Mary Higgins Clark


  1.  Press Here by Herve Tullet
  2. The Emerald Atlas by John Stevens
  3. My First Easter by Tomie dePaola
  4. Remarkable Animals  by Tony Meeuwissen
  5. The Runaway Bunny by Margaret Wise Brown
  6. Ghost Ship by Mary Higgins Clark
  7. Kingdom Keepers IV: Power Play by Ridley Pearson
  8. Meet the Dogs of Bedlam Farm by Jon Katz
  9. Happy Easter, Mouse! by Laura Numeroff
  10. Of Thee I Sing by Barack Obama
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