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 19, 2012.

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

    2. A Discovery of Witches
    Deborah Harkness, Penguin, $16, 9780143119685

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

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

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

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

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

    8. 1984
    George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    16. Towers of Midnight
    Robert Jordan, Brandon Sanderson, Tor, $9.99, 9780765364876

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

    18. The Lost Gate
    Orson Scott Card, Tor, $7.99, 9780765365385

    19. Snuff
    Terry Pratchett, Harper, $25.99, 9780062011848

    20. Zone One
    Colson Whitehead, Doubleday, $25.95, 9780385528078

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

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

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

    24. The Fellowship of the Ring (The Lord of the Rings, Part One)
    J.R.R. Tolkien, Ballantine, $7.99, 9780345339706

    25. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
    Douglas Adams, Del Rey, $7.99, 9780345391803