This week’s bestsellers at Southern California’s independent bookstores – Orange County Register

The SoCal Independent Best Sellers list for the sales week ending March 31 is based on reporting from Southern California Independent Booksellers, the California Independent Booksellers Alliance and IndieBound. For an independent bookstore near you, visit


1. James: Percival Everett

2. Women: Kristin Hannah

3. The hunter: Tana French

4. The Ciel & Terre grocery store: James McBride

5. Wandering Stars: Tommy Orange

6. Until August: Gabriel García Márquez, Anne McLean (Trans.)

7. North Woods: Daniel Mason

8. Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow: Gabrielle Zévin

9. Martyrdom! : Kaveh Akbar

10. Expiration dates: Rebecca Serle


1. The creative act: a way of being: Rick Rubin

2. Atomic Habits: A simple, proven way to create good habits and break bad ones: James Clair

3. The Anxious Generation: How the Great Remake of Childhood is Driving an Epidemic of Mental Illness: Jonathan Haidt

4. The Age of Revolutions: Progress and Negative Reactions from 1600 to the Present: Farid Zakaria

5. I’m glad my mother died: jennette mccurdy

6. The bet: a story of shipwreck, mutiny and murder: David Grann

7. There is always this year: on basketball and the Ascension: Hanif Abdurraqib

8. Nuclear war: a scenario: Annie Jacobsen

9. Grief is for people: Sloane Crosley

10. How to know a person: The Art of Seeing Others Deeply and Being Deeply Seen: David Brooks


1. Dunes: Frank Herbert

2. The Messiah of the dunes: Frank Herbert

3. 1984: George Orwell

4. Slaughterhouse-Five: Kurt Vonnegut

5. The Diary of a Young Girl: Anne Frank

6. Foundation: Isaac Asimov

7. American Gods: Neil Gaiman

8. Mistborn: The Final Empire: Brandon Sanderson

9. The Murder of Roger Ackroyd: Agatha Christie

10. Shadows of self: Brandon Sanderson


1. Dunes: Frank Herbert

2. Happy Place: Emilie Henri

3. The three-body problem: Cixin Liu, Ken Liu (Trans.)

4. The Midnight Library: Matt Haig

5. Pineapple Street: Jenny Jackson

6. A court of thorns and roses: Sarah J. Maas

7. Trust: Hernán Diaz

8. Horse: Geraldine Brooks

9. Dune Messiah: Frank Herbert

10. Never Whistle at Night: An Anthology of Indigenous Black Fiction: Shane Hawk (ed.), Theodore C. Van Alst Jr. (ed.)

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