'Fire in the Ashes' Tops This Week's Bestseller List

Jonathan Kozol's book is this week's bestseller at St. Louis area independent book stores.

Fire in the Ashes: Twenty-Five Years Among the Poorest Children in America is the top read among adults for the week ending Sept. 2, according to the St. Louis Independent Bookstore Alliance.

The bookstores include  in University City, Left Bank Books in the Central West End,  in St. Charles and  in Webster Groves.


  1. Fire in the Ashes: Twenty-Five Years Among the Poorest Children in America by Jonathan Kozol
  2. Every Love Story Is A Ghost Story by DT Max
  3. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
  4. Fifty Shades of Grey by E L James
  5. Noir at the Bar by Jedidiah Ayres and Scott Phillips
  6. The Basement Quilt by Ann Hazelwood
  7. One Last Thing Before I Go by Jonathan Tropper
  8. Wards of Faerie by Terry Brooks
  9. The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery
  10. Visiting Tom: A Man, a Highway, and the Road to Roughneck Grace by Michael Perry

Children/Young Adult

  1. Count to Sleep, St. Louis by Adam Gamble
  2. Between Shades of Grey by Ruth Sepetys
  3. Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin
  4. Amulet of Samarkand: Bartimaeus Trilogy #1 by Jonathan Stroud
  5. Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin
  6. Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
  7. Divergent by Veronica Roth
  8. Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
  9. Floors #2: 3 Below by Patrick Carman
  10. Ten Things We Did (and Probably Shouldn't Have) by Sarah Mlynowski


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