Top-Selling Titles in Chicagoland and Milwaukee Last Week

The following were the bestselling books at independent bookstores in the Chicago and Milwaukee areas during the week ended Sunday, April 23:

1. Bossypants by Tina Fey
2. Water For Elephants by Sara Gruen
3. Visit From the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan
4. The Help by Kathryn Stockett
5. Major Pettigrew's Last Stand by Helen Simonson
6. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
7. Pale King by David Foster Wallace
8. Heaven Is for Real by Todd Burpo
9. Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand
10. Save Me by Lisa Scottoline

Reporting bookstores and their handselling favorites:

Anderson's, Naperville and Downers Grove: The Story of Beautiful Girl by Rachel Simon
Books & Co., Oconomowoc: The Bird Sisters by Rebecca Rasmussen
Book Cellar, Lincoln Square: Food Trucks by Heather Shouse
Book Stall at Chestnut Court, Winnetka: Bossypants by Tina Fey
Book Table, Oak Park: Mr. Peanut by Adam Ross
Boswell Book Company, Milwaukee: The Great Night by Chris Adrian
57th Street Books, Chicago
Lake Forest Books
Next Chapter, Mequon: The Bird Sisters by Rebecca Rasmussen
Read Between the Lynes, Woodstock: Major Pettigrew's Last Stand by Helen Simonson
Seminary Co-op, Chicago
Women and Children First, Chicago: The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake by Aimee Bender

[Many thanks to the booksellers and Carl Lennertz!]


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