This week’s bestsellers at Southern California’s independent bookstores

The SoCal Indie Bestseller List for the sales week ended Feb. 19 is based on reporting from the independent booksellers of Southern California, the California Independent Booksellers Alliance and IndieBound. For an independent bookstore near you, visit


1. Lessons in Chemistry: Bonnie Garmus

2. Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow: Gabrielle Zevin

3. Demon Copperhead: Barbara Kingsolver

4. Victory City: Salman Rushdie

5. The Shards: Bret Easton Ellis

6. Horse: Geraldine Brooks

7. How to Sell a Haunted House: Grady Hendrix

8. Someone Else’s Shoes: Jojo Moyes

9. Before the Coffee Gets Cold: Toshikazu Kawaguchi

10. Desert Star: Michael Connelly


1. The Creative Act: A Way of Being: Rick Rubin

2. Spare: Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex

3. Unscripted: The Epic Battle for a Media Empire and the Redstone Family Legacy: James B. Stewart, Rachel Abrams

4. I’m Glad My Mom Died: Jennette McCurdy

5. 8 Rules of Love: How to Find It, Keep It, and Let It Go: Jay Shetty

6. Love, Pamela: A Memoir of Prose, Poetry, and Truth: Pamela Anderson

7. Palo Alto: A History of California, Capitalism, and the World: Malcolm Harris

8. The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse: The Animated Story: Charlie Mackesy

9. The Climate Book: The Facts and the Solutions: Greta Thunberg

10. The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*ck: Mark Manson


1. Foundation: Isaac Asimov

2. Animal Farm: George Orwell

3. The Catcher in the Rye: J.D. Salinger

4. The Murder of Roger Ackroyd: Agatha Christie

5. The Ocean at the End of the Lane: Neil Gaiman

6. Dune: Frank Herbert

7. Wined and Died in New Orleans: Ellen Byron

8. The Picture of Dorian Gray and Three Stories: Oscar Wilde

9. Hyperion: Dan Simmons

10. Foundation and Empire: Isaac Asimov


1. The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo: Taylor Jenkins Reid

2. The Maid: Nita Prose

3. Violeta: Isabel Allende

4. Daisy Jones & The Six: Taylor Jenkins Reid

5. Love Poems: Pablo Neruda

6. The School for Good Mothers: Jessamine Chan

7. The Thursday Murder Club: Richard Osman

8. Klara and the Sun: Kazuo Ishiguro

9. It Ends with Us: Colleen Hoover

10. The Alchemist: Paulo Coelho

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