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Best-selling books in St. Louis for the week ending May 15

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 15:

  1. Stan Musial: An American Life- George Vecsey
  2. Girl in Translation -- Jean Kwok
  3. The Help - Kathryn Stockett
  4. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks-- Rebecca Skloot
  5. In the Garden of Beasts-- Erik Larson
  6. Caleb's Crossing--Geraldine Brooks
  7. Bossypants - Tina Fey
  8. A Visit from the Goon Squad-- Jennifer Egan
  9. I'll Never Get Out of This Town Alive -- Steve Earle
  10. Make, Take, Murder--- Joanna Slan


  1. Hunger Games-Suzanne Collins
  2. Moon Over Manifest -- Claire Vanderpool
  3. The Name of This Book Is Secret -- Pseudonymous Bosch
  4. The Kane Chronicles: The Throne of Fire-- Rick Riordan
  5. Little Brother -- Cory Doctorow
  6. You Are My Little Cupcake -- Amy Sklansky
  7. Library Lion -- Michelle Knudsen
  8. The Rainbow Fairies -- Daisy Meadows
  9. Gollywhopper Games -- Jody Feldman
  10. Divergent -- Veronica Roth
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.