Paperback Fiction Bestsellers For June 30

Compiled from weekly surveys of close to 500 independent bookstores nationwide in collaboration with the American Booksellers Association. This list reflects sales ending June 26.

1. The Help

By Kathryn Stockett

12 weeks on list

Paperback, 544pp, $16.00
Berkley Trade
Pub Date: Apr. 5, 2011

2. Room

By Emma Donoghue

7 weeks on list

Paperback, 352pp, $14.99
Back Bay Books
Pub Date: Jun. 1, 2011

3. A Visit from the Goon Squad

By Jennifer Egan

14 weeks on list

Paperback, 352pp, $14.95
Pub Date: Mar. 22, 2011

4. Cutting for Stone

By Abraham Verghese

74 weeks on list

Paperback, 688pp, $15.95
Pub Date: Jan. 26, 2010

5. Major Pettigrew's Last Stand

By Helen Simonson

30 weeks on list

Paperback, 384pp, $15.00
Random House Trade Paperbacks
Pub Date: Nov. 30, 2010

6. Water for Elephants

By Sara Gruen

126 weeks on list

Paperback, 350pp, $14.95
Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill
Pub Date: Mar. 1, 2011

7. The Art of Racing in the Rain

By Garth Stein

107 weeks on list

Paperback, 336pp, $14.99
Harper Paperbacks
Pub Date: Jun. 1, 2009

8. The Postmistress

By Sarah Blake

21 weeks on list

Paperback, 384pp, $15.00
Berkley Trade
Pub Date: Feb. 1, 2011

9. The Imperfectionists

By Tom Rachman

25 weeks on list

Paperback, 304pp, $15.00
Dial Press Trade Paperback
Pub Date: Jan. 4, 2011

10. Little Bee

By Chris Cleave

71 weeks on list

Paperback, 304pp, $15.00
Simon & Schuster
Pub Date: Feb. 16, 2010

11. Star Island

By Carl Hiaasen

1 week on list

Paperback, 368pp, $14.99
Grand Central Publishing
Pub Date: Jun. 21, 2011

12. A Dog's Purpose

By W. Bruce Cameron

3 weeks on list

Paperback, 333pp, $12.99
Pub Date: May. 24, 2011

13. Matterhorn

A Novel of the Vietnam War

By Karl Marlantes

7 weeks on list

Paperback, 608pp, $15.95
Grove Press
Pub Date: May. 1, 2011

14. Super Sad True Love Story

By Gary Shteyngart

7 weeks on list

Paperback, 352pp, $15.00
Random House Trade Paperbacks
Pub Date: May. 3, 2011

15. Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet

By Jamie Ford

83 weeks on list

Paperback, 320pp, $15.00
Ballantine Books
Pub Date: Oct. 6, 2009



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