Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending March 6, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sales at Left Bank Books, Main Street Books, Pudd'nhead Books, Subterranean Books and Sue's News. This week, the adult and children's best-seller lists have been split up, just to preserve the illusion that discerning St. Louisans don't just read picture books.
1. Major Pettigrew's Last Stand by Helen Simonson 2. The Postmistress by Sarah Blake 3. I Beat the Odds by Michael Oher 4. The Paris Wife by Paula McClain 5. Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann 6. Townie: A Memoir by Andre Dubus III 7. Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen 8. Mad Madame LaLaurie by Victoria Cosner Love and Lorelei Shannon 9. The Imperfectionists by Tom Rachman 10. Wise Man's Fear: The Kingkiller Chronicle: Day Two by Patrick Rothfuss
Children's and YA bestsellers after the jump...
1. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins 2. Fancy Nancy Aspiring Artist by Jane O'Connor 3. The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein 4. Silverlicious by Victoria Kann 5. Hold Me Closer, Necromancer by Lish McBride 6. The Queen of France by Tim Wadham 7. Thea Stilton And the Cherry Blossom Adventure by Thea Stilton 8. Beautiful Oops! by Barney Saltzberg 9. Warriors: Omen of the Stars #1: The Fourth Apprentice by Erin Hunter 10. The Jaguar Stones, Book One: Middleworld by Jon and Pamela Voekel
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