Here are the bestsellers at Southern California’s independent bookstores

The SoCal Indie Bestseller List for the sales week ended Sunday, May 2 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. The Hill We Climb: Amanda Gorman

2. Klara and the Sun: Kazuo Ishiguro

3. Whereabouts: Jhumpa Lahir

4. The Four Winds: Kristin Hannah

5. The Midnight Library: Matt Haig

6. Sooley: John Grisham

7. First Person Singular: Haruki Murakami

8. Mexican Gothic: Silvia Moreno-Garcia

9. Fugitive Telemetry: Martha Wells

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


1. Crying in H Mart: Michelle Zauner

2. World Travel: Anthony Bourdain, Laurie Woolever

3. What Happened to You?: Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing: Oprah Winfrey, Bruce D. Perry

4. Untamed: Glennon Doyle

5. Goodbye, Again: Jonny Sun

6. Caste: Isabel Wilkerson

7. The Bomber Mafia: A Dream, a Temptation, and the Longest Night of the Second World War: Malcolm Gladwell

8. The Code Breaker: Walter Isaacson

9. The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse: Charlie Mackesy

10. Preserving Los Angeles: How Historic Places Can Transform America’s Cities: Ken Bernstein


1. 1984: George Orwell

2. Dune: Frank Herbert

3. Go Tell It on the Mountain: James Baldwin

4. Animal Farm: George Orwell

5. Bridgerton: Romancing Mister Bridgerton: Julia Quinn

6. The Name of the Wind: Patrick Rothfuss

7. Calculated Risks: Seanan McGuire

8. Bridgerton: To Sir Phillip, With Love: Julia Quinn

9. A Raisin in the Sun: Lorraine Hansberry

10. Slaughterhouse-Five: Kurt Vonnegut


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1. The Dutch House: Ann Patchett

2. The Song of Achilles: Madeline Miller

3. Circe: Madeline Miller

4. Such a Fun Age: Kiley Reid

5. A Long Petal of the Sea: Isabel Allende

6. The Overstory: Richard Powers

7. Interior Chinatown: Charles Yu

8. Where the Crawdads Sing: Delia Owens

9. The Henna Artist: Alka Joshi

10. The Law of Innocence: Michael Connelly


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Source:: Los Angeles Daily News

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