The Indie Love & Romance Bestseller Lists

Printer-friendly versionPrinter-friendly versionSend by emailSend by email

Based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending September 11, 2011.

Love (Nonfiction)

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

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

3. Getting the Love You Want: A Guide for Couples
Harville Hendrix, Holt, $15.99, 9780805087000

4. 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

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

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

7. Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love
Sue Johnson, Little Brown, $25.99, 9780316113007

8. If the Buddha Dated: A Handbook for Finding Love on a Spiritual Path
Charlotte Kasl, Penguin, $14, 9780140195835

9. Attached: The New Science of Adult Attachment and How It Can Help You Find—and Keep—Love
Amir Levine, Rachel Heller, Tarcher, $24.95, 9781585428489

10. The Art of Loving
Erich Fromm, Harper, $13.99, 9780061129735

Romance (Fiction)

1. One Day
David Nicholls, Vintage, $14.95, 9780307946713

2. French Lessons
Ellen Sussman, Ballantine, $15, 9780345522771

3. The Lake Shore Limited
Sue Miller, Vintage, $15, 9780307276704

4. Happy Birthday
Danielle Steel, Delacorte, $28, 9780385340304

5. Something Blue
Emily Giffin, St. Martin’s Griffin, $14.99, 9780312323868

6. The American Heiress
Daisy Goodwin, St. Martin’s, $25.99, 9780312658656

7. Something Borrowed
Emily Giffin, St. Martin’s Griffin, $14.99, 9780312321192

8. The Violets of March
Sarah Jio, Plume, $15, 9780452297036

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

10. Stay
Allie Larkin, Plume, $15, 9780452297128