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Monday, July 30, 2012

Your Weekly St. Louis Bestseller List

Posted By on Mon, Jul 30, 2012 at 8:00 AM


Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending July 22, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sales at Left Bank Books, Main Street Books, Pudd'nhead Books and Subterranean Books.

When we last wrote about Cheryl Strayed, the author was about to visit St. Louis to read from her memoir Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail. Since then, Wild was chosen by Oprah to kick off the latest iteration of Oprah's Book Club and Strayed has released another book, Tiny Beautiful Things, a collection of her advice columns for the online magazine The Rumpus, which she writes under the nom de guerre Sugar. This week, Wild is back on the local bestseller list. C'mon, sweet peas, you'd better start reading. Oprah's almost done!

Over on the kids' list, The Last Guardian, the eighth and final installment of Eoin Colfer's Artemis Fowl series about the adventures of the eponymous teenage criminal mastermind, currently reigns as number one.

Adult Bestsellers:

1. Criminal by Karin Slaughter 2. Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L. James 3. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn 4. Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed 5. Fifty Shades Darker by E.L. James 6. Shadow of Night by Deborah Harkness 7. Bloodline: A Sigma Force Novel by James Rollins 8. The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach 9. A New Kind of Christianity: Ten Questions That Are Transforming the Faith by Brian D. McLaren 10. Fallen by Karin Slaughter

Children's/YA Bestsellers:

1. Artemis Fowl: The Last Guardian by Eoin Colfer 2. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green 3. Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins 4. Count to Sleep St. Louis by Adam Gamble 5. Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin 6. Wreck This Journal by Keri Smith 7. Oceanology: The True Account of the Voyage of the Nautilus by Zoticus De Lesseps 8. Dead End in Norvelt by Jack Gantos 9. Hubble Bubble Granny Trouble by Tracey Corderoy and Joe Berger 10. Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer

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