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    This week’s bestsellers at Southern California’s independent bookstores
    • July 12, 2023

    The SoCal Indie Bestseller List for the sales week ended July 9 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. The Covenant of Water: Abraham Verghese

    3. Fourth Wing: Rebecca Yarros

    4. Yellowface: R.F. Kuang

    5. The Guest: Emma Cline

    6. Demon Copperhead: Barbara Kingsolver

    7. Lessons in Chemistry: Bonnie Garmus

    8. Happy Place: Emily Henry

    9. The Librarianist: Patrick deWitt

    10. Zero Days: Ruth Ware


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

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

    3. The Art Thief: A True Story of Love, Crime, and a Dangerous Obsession: Michael Finkel

    4. On Our Best Behavior: The Seven Deadly Sins and the Price Women Pay to Be Good: Elise Loehnen

    5. Pageboy: A Memoir: Elliot Page

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

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

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

    9. 1964: Eyes of the Storm: Paul McCartney

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


    1. Dune: Frank Herbert

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

    3. Mistborn: The Final Empire: Brandon Sanderson

    4. Lord of the Flies: William Golding

    5. American Gods: Neil Gaiman

    6. Animal Farm: George Orwell

    7. Foundation: Isaac Asimov

    8. Peg and Rose Solve a Murder: Laurien Berenson

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

    10. Clause of Death: Lorna Barrett


    1. Trust: Hernan Diaz

    2. Days at the Morisaki Bookshop: Satoshi Yagisawa

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

    4. Blood Meridian: Cormac McCarthy

    5. The Cat Who Saved Books: Sosuke Natsukawa

    6. The Midnight Library: Matt Haig

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

    8. People We Meet on Vacation: Emily Henry

    9. The Last Thing He Told Me: Laura Dave

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

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    ​ Orange County Register