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Best-selling books in St. Louis for the week ending January 22

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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 22:


  1. Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer
  2. Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson
  3. Bossypants by Tina Fey
  4. Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson
  5. Josie's Story by Sorrel King
  6. Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness
  7. Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese
  8. Sister Citizen: Shame, Stereotypes, and Black Women in America by Melissa Harris-Perry
  9. Finally, a Guidebook to St. Louis by and for St. Louisans by Amanda E. Doyle                         
  10. World We Found by Thrity Umrigar

Children/Young Adult:

  1. Fault in our Stars by John Green
  2. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
  3. A Boy Called Dickens by Deborah Hopkinson and John Hendrix
  4. Bloodrose by Andrea Cremer
  5. The Giver by Lois Lowry
  6. Ten Tiny Babies by Karen Katz
  7. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
  8. Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick
  9. Nightshade by Andrea Cremer
  10. Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
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