Top-Selling Titles Last Week in Chicagoland

The following were the bestselling titles at independent bookstores in and around Chicago during the week ended Sunday, February 13:

Hardcover Fiction

1. A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness
2. Swamplandia! by Karen Russell
3. Room by Emma Donoghue
4. While Mortals Sleep by Kurt Vonnegut
5. The Weird Sisters by Eleanor Brown
Hardcover Nonfiction

1. Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother by Amy Chua
2. One Goal Achieved by Chicago Blackhawks
3. Known and Unknown by Donald Rumsfeld
4. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
5. Cleopatra by Stacy Schiff
Paperback Fiction

1. The Postmistress by Sarah Blake
2. The Imperfectionists by Tom Rachman
3. Major Pettigrew's Last Stand by Helen Simonson
4. Pictures of You by Caroline Leavitt
5. A Gate at the Stairs by Lorrie Moore
Paperback Nonfiction

1. The Big Short by Michael Lewis
2. Zeitoun by Dave Eggers
3. The Quants by Scott Patterson
4. The Other Wes Moore by Wes Moore
5. Just Kids by Patti Smith
Children's Books

1. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
2. Silverlicious by Victoria Kann
3. A Sick Day for Amos McGee by Philip Christian Stead
4. Moon Over Manifest by Clare Vanderpool
5. Delirium by Lauren Oliver

Reporting bookstores: Anderson's, Naperville and Downers Grove; Read Between the Lynes, Woodstock; the Book Table, Oak Park; the Book Cellar, Lincoln Square; Lake Forest Books, Lake Forest; the Bookstall at Chestnut Court, Winnetka; and 57th St. Books; Seminary Co-op; Women and Children First, Chicago.

[Many thanks to the booksellers and Carl Lennertz!]

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