Paperback Fiction Bestsellers For July 14

Compiled from weekly surveys of close to 500 independent bookstores nationwide in collaboration with the American Booksellers Association. This list reflects sales ending July 10.

1. The Help

By Kathryn Stockett

14 weeks on list

Paperback, 534pp, $16.00
Berkley Publishing Group
Pub Date: Jun. 28, 2011

2. Room

By Emma Donoghue

9 weeks on list

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

3. Cutting for Stone

By Abraham Verghese

76 weeks on list

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

4. A Visit from the Goon Squad

By Jennifer Egan

16 weeks on list

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

5. Faithful Place

By Tana French

2 weeks on list

Paperback, 416pp, $16.00
Penguin (Non-Classics)
Pub Date: Jun. 28, 2011

6. Water for Elephants

By Sara Gruen

128 weeks on list

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

7. Major Pettigrew's Last Stand

By Helen Simonson

32 weeks on list

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

8. The Postmistress

By Sarah Blake

23 weeks on list

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

9. The Art of Racing in the Rain

By Garth Stein

109 weeks on list

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

10. A Dog's Purpose

By W. Bruce Cameron

5 weeks on list

Paperback, 333pp, $12.99
Pub Date: May. 1, 2011

11. Little Bee

By Chris Cleave

73 weeks on list

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

12. The Imperfectionists

By Tom Rachman

27 weeks on list

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

13. Star Island

By Carl Hiaasen

3 weeks on list

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

14. French Lessons

By Ellen Sussman

1 week on list

Paperback, 256pp, $15.00
Ballantine Books
Pub Date: Jul. 5, 2011

15. One Day (Movie Tie-in Edition)

By David Nicholls

2 weeks on list

Paperback, 448pp, $14.95
Pub Date: May. 24, 2011



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