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    This week’s bestsellers at Southern California’s independent bookstores
    • July 10, 2024

    The SoCal Indie Bestsellers List for the sales week ended July 7 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. James: Percival Everett

    2. The God of the Woods: Liz Moore

    3. All Fours: Miranda July

    4. Funny Story: Emily Henry

    5. The Midnight Feast: Lucy Foley

    6. The Women: Kristin Hannah

    7. Table for Two: Fictions: Amor Towles

    8. Good Material: Dolly Alderton

    9. Same As It Ever Was: Claire Lombardo

    10. The Paris Novel: Ruth Reichl


    1. The Friday Afternoon Club: A Family Memoir: Griffin Dunne

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

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

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

    5. On Call: A Doctor’s Journey in Public Service: Anthony Fauci, M.D.

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

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

    8. The Singularity Is Nearer: When We Merge with AI: Ray Kurzweil

    9. Rebel Girl: My Life as a Feminist Punk: Kathleen Hanna

    10. Somehow: Thoughts on Love: Anne Lamott


    1. 1984: George Orwell

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

    3. Children of Dune: Frank Herbert

    4. Mistborn: The Final Empire: Brandon Sanderson

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

    6. The Hobbit: J.R.R. Tolkien

    7. Dune Messiah: Frank Herbert

    8. Slaughterhouse-Five: Kurt Vonnegut

    9. Dune: Frank Herbert

    10. The Name of the Wind: Patrick Rothfuss


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

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

    3. Beach Read: Emily Henry

    4. Happy Place: Emily Henry

    5. Just for the Summer: Abby Jimenez

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

    7. Wellness: Nathan Hill

    8. The Idiot: Elif Batuman

    9. Play It As It Lays: Joan Didion

    10. Not in Love: Ali Hazelwood

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