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

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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 April 15:


  1. The Help by Kathryn Stockett
  2. The Heart and the Fist by Eric Greitens
  3. Guerillas in Civil War Missouri by James W Erwin
  4. Miss Julia to the Rescue by Ann Ross
  5. Religion for Atheists by Alain de Botton
  6. The Might Have Been by Joe Schuster
  7. Drama Years by Haley Kilpatrick
  8. What Teachers Make by Taylor Mali
  9. Fifty Shades Freed by E.L. James
  10. Move Mountains Initiative by Janet Wittenauer

Children/Young Adult:

  1. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
  2. Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
  3. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
  4. Out of This World by Amy Sklansky
  5. Kingdom Keepers V: Shell Game by Ridley Pearson
  6. Thou Shalt Not Road Trip by Antony John
  7. A Boy Called Dickens by Deborah Hopkinson, illus by John Hendrix
  8. Kingdom Keepers IV by Ridley Pearson
  9. Sleepy Kittens by Ken Daurio
  10. Abe Lincoln Crosses a Creek by Deborah Hopkinson, illus by John Hendrix
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