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Best-selling books in St. Louis for the week ending February 19

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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 February 19:


  1. Guerillas in Civil War Missouri by James W. Erwin
  2. Finally, a Guidebook to St. Louis by and for St. Louisans... by Amanda E. Doyle
  3. Socks From the Toe Up by Wendy Johnson
  4. The Vow by Kim Carpenter
  5. Josie's Story by Sorrel King
  6. Satan is Real: The Ballad of the Louvin Brothers by Charlie Louvin and Benjamin Whitmer
  7. Last Night at the Lobster by Stewart O'Nan
  8. Light Bringer by Chris DiGiuseppe and Mike Force
  9. Mentor Leader by Tony Dungy
  10. Experiences Through Human Eyes by Richard Cross

Children/Young Adult:

  1. Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
  2. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
  3. Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
  4. Out of This World by Amy Sklansky
  5. Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick
  6. I Can Draw It Myself, by Me, Myself by Dr. Seuss
  7. The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein
  8. Pinkalicious: Pink of Hearts by Victoria Kann
  9. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Cabin Fever by Jeff Kinney
  10. Mr. Brown Can Moo Can You by Dr. Seuss
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