Fresh off of celebrating America’s birthday, let’s take a look at what we’re reading across this vast country of ours. With sales of Dan Brown’s Inferno cooling off, and the debut of a couple of hot summer books, there’s a bit of diversity in the country’s reading list. Here are the top-selling books by region for the week ended June 30.
|Northeast||Inferno by Dan Brown|
|Middle Atlantic||Second Honeymoon by James Patterson/Roughan|
|East North Central||The Newcomer by Robyn Carr|
|West North Central||The Newcomer by Robyn Carr|
|South Atlantic||Second Honeymoon by Patterson/Roughan|
|South Central||The Newcomer by Robyn Carr|
|Mountain||Friends Forever by Danielle Steel|
|Pacific||Inferno by Dan Brown|
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