The Indie Love and Romance Bestseller Lists

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    In recognition of Valentine’s Day, we present the Indie Love and Romance Bestseller Lists, based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending February 6, 2011.

    Love (Nonfiction)

    1. Straight Talk, No Chaser: How to Find, Keep, and Understand a Man
    Steve Harvey, Amistad, $24.99, 9780061728990

    2. The Mastery of Love: A Practical Guide to the Art of Relationship
    Don Miguel Ruiz, Amber-Allen, $14, 9781878424426

    3. What French Women Know: About Love, Sex, and Other Matters of the Heart and Mind
    Debra Ollivier, Berkley, $15, 9780425236482

    4. This I Believe: On Love
    Dan Gediman (Ed.), Wiley, $19.95, 9780470872680

    5. Getting the Love You Want: A Guide for Couples
    Harville Hendrix, Holt, $15, 9780805087000

    6. Love, Lust & Faking It: The Naked Truth About Sex, Lies, and True Romance
    Jenny McCarthy, Harper, $24.99, 9780062012982

    7. How to Be an Adult in Relationships: The Five Keys to Mindful Loving
    David Richo, Shambhala, $15.95, 9781570628122

    8. Why Men Love Bitches: From Doormat to Dreamgirl – A Woman’s Guide to Holding Her
    Own in a Relationship

    Sherry Argov, Adams Media, $15.95, 9781580627566

    9. Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus
    John Gray, Quill, $14.99, 9780060574215

    10. Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man
    Steve Harvey, Amistad, $23.99, 9780061728976

    Romance (Fiction)

    1. Knit the Season
    Kate Jacobs, Berkley, $14, 9780425236765

    2. Outlander
    Diana Gabaldon, Dell, $8.99, 9780440212560

    3. Happy Ever After
    Nora Roberts, Berkley, $16, 9780425236758

    4. The Time Traveler’s Wife
    Audrey Niffenegger, Harvest, $14.95, 9780156029438

    5. Dragonfly in Amber
    Diana Gabaldon, Dell, $8.99, 9780440215622

    6. The White Queen
    Philippa Gregory, Pocket, $7.99, 9781451602050

    7. Southern Lights
    Danielle Steel, Dell, $7.99, 9780440243328

    8. The Lucky One
    Nicholas Sparks, Vision, $7.99, 9780446618328

    9. The Other Boleyn Girl
    Philippa Gregory, Touchstone, $16, 9780743227445

    10. Rainwater
    Sandra Brown, Pocket, $7.99, 9781439192924