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Bestselling books this week at Southern California’s independent bookstores

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The SoCal Indie Bestsellers List, as brought to you by IndieBound and CALIBA, for the sales week ended Sunday, June 2, 2024. Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of Southern California, the California Independent Booksellers Alliance and IndieBound. For an independent bookstore near you, visit


1. The Women: Kristin Hannah

2. The Paris Novel: Ruth Reichl

3. All Fours: Miranda July,

4. James: Percival Everett

5. Table for Two: Fictions: Amor Towles

6. The Ministry of Time: Kaliane Bradley

7. Lies and Weddings: Kevin Kwan

8. You Like It Darker: Stories: Stephen King

9. Funny Story: Emily Henry

10. Fourth Wing: Rebecca Yarros


1. The Creative Act: A Way of Being: Rick Rubin

2. The Demon of Unrest: A Saga of Hubris, Heartbreak, and Heroism at the Dawn of the Civil War: Erik Larson

3. The Situation Room: The Inside Story of Presidents in Crisis: George Stephanopoulos, Lisa Dickey

4. What This Comedian Said Will Shock You: Bill Maher

5. In My Time of Dying: How I Came Face to Face with the Idea of an Afterlife: Sebastian Junger

6. The Wide Wide Sea: Imperial Ambition, First Contact and the Fateful Final Voyage of Captain James Cook: Hampton Sides

7. How to Know a Person: The Art of Seeing Others Deeply and Being Deeply Seen: David Brooks

8. The Anxious Generation: How the Great Rewiring of Childhood Is Causing an Epidemic of Mental Illness:

Jonathan Haidt

9. An Unfinished Love Story: A Personal History of the 1960s: Doris Kearns Goodwin

10. The Wager: A Tale of Shipwreck, Mutiny and Murder: David Grann


1. A Court of Thorns and Roses: Sarah J. Maas

2. Just for the Summer: Abby Jimenez

3. The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo: Taylor Jenkins Reid

4. Beach Read: Emily Henry

5. Rouge: Mona Awad

6. Never Whistle at Night: An Indigenous Dark Fiction Anthology: Shane Hawk (Ed.), Theodore C. Van Alst Jr. (Ed.)

7. Trust: Hernan Diaz

8. Circe: Madeline Miller

9. This Summer Will Be Different: Carley Fortune

10. The Guest: Emma Cline


1. Dune: Frank Herbert

2. Dune Messiah: Frank Herbert

3. Good Omens: Neil Gaiman

4. American Gods: Neil Gaiman

5. Slaughterhouse-Five: Kurt Vonnegut

6. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy: Douglas Adams

7. Animal Farm: George Orwell

8. The Fall of Hyperion: Dan Simmons

9. Mistborn: The Final Empire: Brandon Sanderson

10. A Game of Thrones: George R.R. Martin

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