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Best-selling books in St. Louis for the week ending December 25

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 December 25:


  1. Finally a Locally Produced Guidebook to St. Louis by and for St. Louisans Neighborhood by Neighborhood by Amanda Doyle
  2. Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson
  3. Death Comes to Pemberley by P.D. James
  4. Go the F* to Sleep by Adam Mansbach
  5. Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
  6. 11/22/63 by Stephen King
  7. Goodnight iPad by Ann Droyd
  8. Noir at the Bar edited by Jedidiah Ayres and Scott Phillips
  9. How to Poo at Work by Mats
  10. St. Charles Then and Now by Vicki Berger Erwin and Jessica Dreyer

Children/Young Adult:

  1. Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
  2. Diary of a Wimpy Kid Cabin Fever by Jeff Kinney
  3. Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
  4. Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick
  5. I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen
  6. Onward Is Best: A Christmas Story by Sarah Lindquist
  7. Remarkable Animals: 1000 Amazing Amalgamations by Tony Meeuwissen
  8. Turtle in Paradise by Jennifer Holm
  9. Inheritance by Christopher Paolini
  10. Olivia and the Christmas Present by Farrah McDoogle
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.