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Best-selling books in St. Louis for the week ending January 1

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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 1:


  1. Finally a Locally Produced Guidebook to St. Louis by and for St. Louisans Neighborhood by Neighborhood by Amanda Doyle
  2. Tiger's Wife by Tea Obreht
  3. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson
  4. Crossley ID Guide: Eastern Birds by Richard Crossley
  5. Stone Soup Cottage Cookbook by Carl and Nancy McConnell
  6. Van Gogh: The Life by Steven Naifeh
  7. Winter's Bone by Daniel Woodrell
  8. Mad Madame Lalaurie by Victoria Love
  9. Go the F* to Sleep by Adam Mansbach
  10. Death Comes to Pemberley by P. D. James

Children/Young Adult:

  1. Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
  2. Future of Us by Jay Asher
  3. The Book Thief by Marcus Zusak
  4. 2030: A Day in the Life of Tomorrow's Kids by Amy Zuckerman
  5. Close to Famous by Joan Bauer
  6. The Secret History of Mermaids and Creatures of the Deep by Professor Ari Berk
  7. The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick
  8. Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
  9. First Kill by Heather Brewer
  10. Floors by Patrick Carman
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