The Indie Love and Romance Bestseller Lists

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In recognition of Valentine’s Day, we present the Indie Love and Romance Bestseller Lists, based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending February 6, 2011.

Love (Nonfiction)

1. Straight Talk, No Chaser: How to Find, Keep, and Understand a Man
Steve Harvey, Amistad, $24.99, 9780061728990

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

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

4. This I Believe: On Love
Dan Gediman (Ed.), Wiley, $19.95, 9780470872680

5. Getting the Love You Want: A Guide for Couples
Harville Hendrix, Holt, $15, 9780805087000

6. Love, Lust & Faking It: The Naked Truth About Sex, Lies, and True Romance
Jenny McCarthy, Harper, $24.99, 9780062012982

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

8. 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

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

10. Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man
Steve Harvey, Amistad, $23.99, 9780061728976

Romance (Fiction)

1. Knit the Season
Kate Jacobs, Berkley, $14, 9780425236765

2. Outlander
Diana Gabaldon, Dell, $8.99, 9780440212560

3. Happy Ever After
Nora Roberts, Berkley, $16, 9780425236758

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

5. Dragonfly in Amber
Diana Gabaldon, Dell, $8.99, 9780440215622

6. The White Queen
Philippa Gregory, Pocket, $7.99, 9781451602050

7. Southern Lights
Danielle Steel, Dell, $7.99, 9780440243328

8. The Lucky One
Nicholas Sparks, Vision, $7.99, 9780446618328

9. The Other Boleyn Girl
Philippa Gregory, Touchstone, $16, 9780743227445

10. Rainwater
Sandra Brown, Pocket, $7.99, 9781439192924