Jan 17 2011 - 2:34pm

The Mountains and Plains Indie Bestseller List, provided by IndieBound and MPIBA, for the week ended Sunday, Jan. 9, 2011. Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the MPIBA and IndieBound.

Hardcover fiction

1. "The Help" by Kathryn Stockett (Amy Einhorn Books/Putnam, $24.95)

2. "The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest" by Stieg Larsson (Knopf, $27.95)

3. "Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk" by David Sedaris, Ian Falconer (Illus.) (Little, Brown, $21.99)

4. "Freedom" by Jonathan Franzen (FSG, $28)

5. "Room" by Emma Donoghue (Little, Brown, $24.99)

6. "An Object of Beauty" by Steve Martin (Grand Central, $26.99)

7. "Fall of Giants" by Ken Follett (Dutton, $36)

8. "The Confession" by John Grisham (Doubleday, $28.95)

9. "Dead or Alive" by Tom Clancy, Grant Blackwood (Putnam, $28.95)

10. "The Lost Gate" by Orson Scott Card (Tor, $24.99)

11. "The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet" by David Mitchell (Random House, $26)

12. "Full Dark, No Stars" by Stephen King (Scribner, $27.99)

13. "Hell's Corner" by David Baldacci (Grand Central, $27.99)

14. "The Outlaws" by W. E. B. Griffin, William E. Butterworth, IV (Putnam, $27.95)

15. "The Lake of Dreams" by Kim Edwards (Viking, $26.95)

Hardcover nonfiction

1. "Unbroken" by Laura Hillenbrand (Random House, $27)

2. "Autobiography of Mark Twain" by Mark Twain (University of California Press, $34.95)

3. "Cleopatra" by Stacy Schiff (Little, Brown, $29.99)

4. "Life" by Keith Richards (Little, Brown, $29.99)

5. "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot (Crown, $26)

6. "I Remember Nothing" by Nora Ephron (Knopf, $22.95)

7. "Bird Cloud" by Annie Proulx (Scribner, $26)

8. "The Emperor of All Maladies" by Siddhartha Mukherjee (Scribner, $30)

9. "Decision Points" by George W. Bush (Crown, $35)

10. "The 4-Hour Body" by Timothy Ferriss (Crown, $27)

11. "Born to Run" by Christopher McDougall (Knopf, $24.95)

12. "Colonel Roosevelt" by Edmund Morris (Random House, $35)

13. "Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life" by Karen Armstrong (Knopf, $22.95)

14. "Empire of the Summer Moon" by S.C. Gwynne (Scribner, $27.50)

15. "Hero" by Michael Korda (Harper, $36)

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