Hardcover Fiction Bestsellers For July 21

Compiled from weekly surveys of close to 500 independent bookstores nationwide in collaboration with the American Booksellers Association. This list reflects sales ending July 17.


1. A Dance with Dragons

A Song of Ice and Fire: Book Five

By George R.R. Martin

1 week on list

Hardcover, 1040pp, $35.00
Bantam
Pub Date: Jul. 12, 2011


2. State of Wonder

By Ann Patchett

6 weeks on list

Hardcover, 368pp, $26.99
Harper
Pub Date: Jun. 7, 2011


3. The Paris Wife

By Paula Mclain

21 weeks on list

Hardcover, 336pp, $25.00
Ballantine Books
Pub Date: Feb. 22, 2011


4. Maine

By J. Courtney Sullivan

5 weeks on list

Hardcover, 400pp, $25.95
Knopf
Pub Date: Jun. 14, 2011


5. Before I Go To Sleep

By S. J. Watson

1 week on list

Hardcover, 368pp, $25.99
Harper
Pub Date: Jun. 1, 2011


6. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest

By Stieg Larsson

60 weeks on list

Hardcover, 576pp, $27.95
Knopf
Pub Date: May. 25, 2010


7. Smokin' Seventeen

A Stephanie Plum Novel

By Janet Evanovich

4 weeks on list

Hardcover, 320pp, $28.00
Bantam
Pub Date: Jun. 21, 2011


8. Caleb's Crossing

By Geraldine Brooks

11 weeks on list

Hardcover, 320pp, $26.95
Viking Adult
Pub Date: May. 3, 2011


9. The Last Werewolf

By Glen Duncan

1 week on list

Hardcover, 304pp, $25.95
Knopf
Pub Date: Jul. 12, 2011


10. The Tiger's Wife

By Tea Obreht

19 weeks on list

Hardcover, 352pp, $25.00
Random House
Pub Date: Mar. 8, 2011


11. Then Came You

By Jennifer Weiner

1 week on list

Hardcover, 352pp, $26.99
Atria Books
Pub Date: Jul. 12, 2011


12. The Snowman

By Jo Nesbo; Don Bartlett

10 weeks on list

Hardcover, 400pp, $25.95
Knopf
Pub Date: May. 10, 2011


13. Turn of Mind

By Alice LaPlante

1 week on list

Hardcover, 320pp, $24.00
Atlantic Monthly Press
Pub Date: Jul. 1, 2011


14. Now You See Her

By James Patterson; Michael Ledwidge

3 weeks on list

Hardcover, 400pp, $27.99
Little, Brown and Company
Pub Date: Jun. 27, 2011


15. Dreams of Joy

By Lisa See

7 weeks on list

Hardcover, 368pp, $26.00
Random House
Pub Date: May. 31, 2011

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