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, May 8:

1. Bossypants by Tina Fey
2. The Help by Kathryn Stockett
3. She Walks in Beauty by Caroline Kennedy
4. A Visit From Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan
5. Dead Reckoning by Charlaine Harris
6. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
7. The Kane Chronicles, Book Two: The Throne of Fire by Rick Riordan
8. Heaven Is For Real by Todd Burpo
9. The Bird Sisters by Rebecca Rasmussen
10. Wingshooters by Nina Revoyr

The reporting bookstores and their handselling favorites:

Anderson's, Naperville and Downers Grove: In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson
Bookstall at Chestnut Court, Winnetka
Book Cellar, Lincoln Square
Book Table, Oak Park: In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson
Books & Co., Oconomowoc: The Lonely Polygamist by Brady Udall
Boswell Book Company, Milwaukee: The Sisters Brothers by Patrick DeWitt
57th St. Books, Chicago
Lake Forest Books
Next Chapter, Mequon: 22 Britannia Road by Amanda Hodgkinson
Read Between the Lynes, Woodstock: Seeds by Richard Horan
Seminary Co-op
Women and Children First, Chicago: The Love of My Youth by Mary Gordon
[Many thanks to the booksellers and Carl Lennertz!]


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