The Indie Love & Romance Bestseller List

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The American Booksellers Association’s specialty bestseller lists provide a current snapshot of what’s selling in indie bookstores nationwide.

Here is the Indie Love & Romance Bestseller List, based on sales for the eight-week period ending February 2, 2020. Specialty bestseller lists are generated based on BISAC codes.

Love (Nonfiction)

1. The 5 Love Languages
Gary Chapman, Northfield, $15.99, 9780802412706

2. How to Love
Thich Nhat Hanh, Parallax Press, $9.95, 9781937006884

3. Let’s Be Weird Together: A Book About Love
Brooke Barker, Boaz Frankel, Workman, $12.95, 9781523507733

4. Modern Love, Revised and Updated: True Stories of Love, Loss, and Redemption
Daniel Jones (Ed.), Broadway Books, $17, 9780593137048

5. You Can Only Yell at Me for One Thing at a Time: Rules for Couples
Patricia Marx, Roz Chast (Illus.), Celadon Books, $20, 9781250225139

6. The Ethical Slut, Third Edition: A Practical Guide to Polyamory, Open Relationships, and Other Freedoms in Sex and Love
Janet W. Hardy, Dossie Easton, Ten Speed Press, $18.99, 9780399579660

7. Attached: The New Science of Adult Attachment and How It Can Help You Find—and Keep—Love
Amir Levine, Rachel Heller, Tarcher, $17, 9781585429134

8. Astrology for Real Relationships: Understanding You, Me, and How We All Get Along
Jessica Lanyadoo, T. Greenaway, Ten Speed Press, $19.99, 9781984856241

9. Eight Dates: Essential Conversations for a Lifetime of Love
John Gottman, Ph.D., et al., Workman, $24.95, 9781523504466

10. Best Self: Be You, Only Better
Mike Bayer, Dey Street Books, $26.99, 9780062911735


Romance (Fiction)

1. The Starless Sea
Erin Morgenstern, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385541213

2. The Giver of Stars
Jojo Moyes, Pamela Dorman Books, $28, 9780399562488

3. Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine
Gail Honeyman, Penguin, $16, 9780735220690

4. The Night Circus
Erin Morgenstern, Anchor, $16, 9780307744432

5. Every Breath
Nicholas Sparks, Grand Central, $15.99, 9781538728543

6. Ghosted
Rosie Walsh, Penguin, $16, 9780525522799

7. Winter in Paradise
Elin Hilderbrand, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316435536

8. Silent Night
Danielle Steel, Dell, $8.99, 9780399179402

9. The Rosie Project
Graeme Simsion, S&S, $15.99, 9781476729091

10. What Happens in Paradise
Elin Hilderbrand, Little Brown, $28, 9780316435574