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 April 24, 2011.

    1. The Wise Man’s Fear
    Patrick Rothfuss, DAW, $29.95, 9780756404734

    2. A Game of Thrones
    George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553593716

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

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

    5. A Clash of Kings
    George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553579901

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

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

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

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

    10. A Storm of Swords
    George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553573428

    11. A Feast for Crows
    George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553582024

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

    13. Kraken
    China Mieville, Del Rey, $16, 9780345497505

    14. River Marked
    Patricia Briggs, Ace, $26.95, 9780441019731

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

    16. Pale Demon
    Kim Harrison, Harper Voyager, $26.99, 9780061138065

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    24. Good Omens
    Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett, HarperTorch, $7.99, 9780060853983

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