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This week’s bestsellers at Southern California’s independent bookstores

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The SoCal Indie Bestseller List for the sales week ended Jan. 15 is based on reporting from the independent booksellers of Southern California, the California Independent Booksellers Alliance and IndieBound. For an independent bookstore near you, visit IndieBound.org.


1. Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow: Gabrielle Zevin

2. Lessons in Chemistry: Bonnie Garmus

3. Horse: Geraldine Brooks

4. Demon Copperhead: Barbara Kingsolver

5. Trust: Hernan Diaz

6. Hell Bent: Leigh Bardugo

7. Small Things Like These: Claire Keegan

8. The House in the Pines: Ana Reyes

9. Babel: R. F. Kuang

10. Stella Maris: Cormac McCarthy


1. Spare: Prince Harry The Duke of Sussex

2. The Light We Carry: Overcoming in Uncertain Times: Michelle Obama

3. I’m Glad My Mom Died: Jennette McCurdy

4. A Book of Days: Patti Smith

5. Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones: James Clear

6. Stay True: A Memoir: Hua Hsu

7. The Song of the Cell: An Exploration of Medicine and the New Human: Siddhartha Mukherjee

8. Cinema Speculation: Quentin Tarantino

9. Crying in H Mart: A Memoir: Michelle Zauner

10. The Half Known Life: In Search of Paradise: Pico Iyer


1. Animal Farm: George Orwell

2. 1984: George Orwell

3. The Murder of Roger Ackroyd: Agatha Christie

4. The Fall of the House of Usher and Other Tales: Edgar Allan Poe

5. The Picture of Dorian Gray and Three Stories: Oscar Wilde

6. Slaughterhouse-Five: Kurt Vonnegut

7. Mistborn: The Final Empire: Brandon Sanderson

8. The Ocean at the End of the Lane: Neil Gaiman, Morrow

9. Mythology: Edith Hamilton

10. Stardust: Neil Gaiman


1. The Maid: Nita Prose

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

3. It Starts with Us: Colleen Hoover

4. The Silent Patient: Alex Michaelides

5. It Ends with Us: Colleen Hoover

6. Normal People: Sally Rooney

7. The Song of Achilles: Madeline Miller

8. Cloud Cuckoo Land: Anthony Doerr

9. Legends & Lattes: Travis Baldree

10. The Personal Librarian: Marie Benedict, Victoria Christopher Murray

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