Feb 6 2011 - 4:15pm

The Mountains and Plains Indie Bestseller List, provided by IndieBound and MPIBA, for the week ended Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011. Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the MPIBA and IndieBound.

Hardcover fiction

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

8. "The Sentry" by Robert Crais (Putnam, $26.95)

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

10. "Towers of Midnight" by Robert Jordan, Brandon Sanderson (Tor, $29.99)

11. "The Inner Circle" by Brad Meltzer (Grand Central, $26.99)

12. "Tick Tock" by James Patterson, Michael Ledwidge (Little, Brown, $27.99)

13. "You Know When the Men Are Gone" by Siobhan Fallon (Amy Einhorn Books, $23.95)

14. "The Weird Sisters" by Eleanor Brown (Amy Einhorn Books, $24.95)

15. "Cross Fire" by James Patterson (Little, Brown, $27.99)

Hardcover nonfiction

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

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

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

4. "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother" by Amy Chua (Penguin Press, $25.95)

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

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

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

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

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

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

11. "The Hidden Reality" by Brian Greene (Knopf, $29.95)

12. "The Quiet World" by Douglas Brinkley (Harper, $29.99)

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

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

15. "Sh*t My Dad Says" by Justin Halpern (It Books, $15.99)

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