The Indie Love & Romance Bestseller Lists

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In recognition of Valentine’s Day, we present the Indie Love & Romance Bestseller Lists, based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending February 5, 2012.

Love (Nonfiction)

1. Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man: What Men Really Think About Love, Relationships, Intimacy, and Commitment
Steve Harvey, Amistad, $13.99, 9780061728983

2. Missed Connections: Love, Lost & Found
Sophie Blackall, Workman, $13.95, 9780761163589

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

4. Me Without You
Lisa Swerling, Chronicle, $9.95, 9781452102986

5. 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

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

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

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

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

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

Romance (Fiction)

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

2. The Next Always
Nora Roberts, Berkley, $16, 9780425243213

3. The Lady of the Rivers
Philippa Gregory, Touchstone, $27.99, 9781416563709

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

5. The Last Nude
Ellis Avery, Riverhead, $25.95, 9781594488139

6. Hotel Vendome
Danielle Steel, Delacorte, $28, 9780385343176

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

8. Love in a Nutshell
Janet Evanovich, Dorien Kelly, St. Martin’s, $27.99, 9780312651312

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

10. 1225 Christmas Tree Lane
Debbie Macomber, Mira, $16.95, 9780778312697