The Indie Sci-Fi & Fantasy Bestseller List

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    Based on sales at hundreds of independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending February 20, 2011.

    1. Towers of Midnight
    Robert Jordan, Brandon Sanderson, Tor, $29.99, 9780765325945

    2. Ender’s Game
    Orson Scott Card, Tor, $6.99, 9780812550702

    3. Cloud Atlas
    David Mitchell, Random House, $15, 9780375507250

    4. 1984
    George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935

    5. The Windup Girl
    Paolo Bacigalupi, Night Shade, $14.95, 9781597801584

    6. A Game of Thrones
    George R.R. Martin, Spectra, $8.99, 9780553573404

    7. World War Z
    Max Brooks, Three Rivers, $14.95, 9780307346612

    8. Fahrenheit 451
    Ray Bradbury, Ballantine, $6.99, 9780345342966

    9. The Magicians
    Lev Grossman, Plume, $16, 9780452296299

    10. The Gathering Storm
    Robert Jordan, Brandon Sanderson, Tor, $9.99, 9780765341532

    11. The Hobbit
    J.R.R. Tolkien, Ballantine, $7.99, 9780345339683

    12. The Host
    Stephenie Meyer, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316068055

    13. The Name of the Wind
    Patrick Rothfuss, DAW, $8.99, 9780756404741

    14. The Lost Gate
    Orson Scott Card, Tor, $24.99, 9780765326577

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

    16. Dune
    Frank Herbert, Ace, $9.99, 9780441172719

    17. Cat’s Cradle
    Kurt Vonnegut, Dial, $15, 9780385333481

    18. Zero History
    William Gibson, Putnam, $26.95, 9780399156823

    19. The Girl With Glass Feet
    Ali Shaw, Picador, $15, 9780312680459

    20. A Clash of Kings
    George R.R. Martin, Spectra, $8.99, 9780553579901

    21. Shadowfever
    Karen Marie Moning, Delacorte, $26, 9780385341677

    22. Unseen Academicals
    Terry Pratchett, Harper, $7.99, 9780061161728

    23. How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe
    Charles Yu, Pantheon, $24, 9780307379207

    24. Boneshaker
    Cherie Priest, Tor, $15.99, 9780765318411

    25. The City & The City
    China Mieville, Del Rey, $15, 9780345497529