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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 June 18 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


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

2. Lady Tan’s Circle of Women: Lisa See

3. The Covenant of Water: Abraham Verghese

4. Lessons in Chemistry: Bonnie Garmus

5. Demon Copperhead: Barbara Kingsolver

6. Happy Place: Emily Henry

7. Yellowface: R. F. Kuang

8. The Wind Knows My Name: Isabel Allende

9. Before the Coffee Gets Cold: Toshikazu Kawaguchi

10. Hello Beautiful: Ann Napolitano


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

2. Pageboy: A Memoir: Elliot Page

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

4. Outlive: The Science and Art of Longevity: Peter Attia, M.D., Bill Gifford

5. Burn It Down: Power, Complicity, and a Call for Change in Hollywood: Maureen Ryan

6. 1964: Eyes of the Storm: Paul McCartney

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

8. What If? 2: Additional Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions: Randall Munroe

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

10. The Book of Charlie: Wisdom from the Remarkable American Life of a 109-Year-Old Man: David Von Drehle


1. Mistborn: The Final Empire: Brandon Sanderson

2. The Shining: Stephen King

3. The Way of Kings: Brandon Sanderson

4. And Then There Were None: Agatha Christie

5. The Ocean at the End of the Lane: Neil Gaiman

6. Dune Messiah: Frank Herbert

7. Animal Farm: George Orwell

8. Women Who Run With the Wolves: Clarissa Pinkola Estés

9. Dune: Frank Herbert

10. The Well of Ascension: Brandon Sanderson


1. Trust: Hernan Diaz

2. Love, Theoretically: Ali Hazelwood

3. The Last Thing He Told Me: Laura Dave

4. Circe: Madeline Miller

5. The Midnight Library: Matt Haig

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

7. Blood Meridian: Cormac McCarthy

8. This Is How You Lose the Time War: Amal El-Mohtar, Max Gladstone

9. The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue: V. E. Schwab

10. Carrie Soto Is Back: Taylor Jenkins Reid

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