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 September 25, 2011.

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

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

    3. A Dance With Dragons
    George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $35, 9780553801477

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

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

    6. The Magician King
    Lev Grossman, Viking, $26.95, 9780670022311

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

    8. Ghost Story
    Jim Butcher, Roc, $27.95, 9780451463791

    9. 1984
    George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935

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

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

    12. The Map of Time
    Felix J. Palma, Atria, $26, 9781439167397

    13. How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe
    Charles Yu, Vintage, $14.95, 9780307739452

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

    15. Zero History
    William Gibson, Berkley, $16, 9780425240779

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

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

    18. Ready Player One
    Ernest Cline, Crown, $24, 9780307887436

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

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

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

    22. My Name Is Memory
    Ann Brashares, Riverhead, $15, 9781594485183

    23. The Omen Machine
    Terry Goodkind, Tor, $29.99, 9780765327727

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

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