The Indie Love & Romance Bestseller Lists

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    Based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending September 11, 2011.

    Love (Nonfiction)

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

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

    3. Getting the Love You Want: A Guide for Couples
    Harville Hendrix, Holt, $15.99, 9780805087000

    4. 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

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

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

    7. Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love
    Sue Johnson, Little Brown, $25.99, 9780316113007

    8. If the Buddha Dated: A Handbook for Finding Love on a Spiritual Path
    Charlotte Kasl, Penguin, $14, 9780140195835

    9. Attached: The New Science of Adult Attachment and How It Can Help You Find—and Keep—Love
    Amir Levine, Rachel Heller, Tarcher, $24.95, 9781585428489

    10. The Art of Loving
    Erich Fromm, Harper, $13.99, 9780061129735

    Romance (Fiction)

    1. One Day
    David Nicholls, Vintage, $14.95, 9780307946713

    2. French Lessons
    Ellen Sussman, Ballantine, $15, 9780345522771

    3. The Lake Shore Limited
    Sue Miller, Vintage, $15, 9780307276704

    4. Happy Birthday
    Danielle Steel, Delacorte, $28, 9780385340304

    5. Something Blue
    Emily Giffin, St. Martin’s Griffin, $14.99, 9780312323868

    6. The American Heiress
    Daisy Goodwin, St. Martin’s, $25.99, 9780312658656

    7. Something Borrowed
    Emily Giffin, St. Martin’s Griffin, $14.99, 9780312321192

    8. The Violets of March
    Sarah Jio, Plume, $15, 9780452297036

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

    10. Stay
    Allie Larkin, Plume, $15, 9780452297128