We’ve collected the books debuting on Indiebound’s Indie Bestseller List for the week ending December 18, 2011–a sneak peek at the books everybody will be talking about next month.
(Debuted at #10 in Children’s Fiction Series) A King’s Ransom (Book Four in The 39 Clues series) by Jude Watson: “When seven members of their family were kidnapped by a sinister organization known as the Vespers, thirteen-year-old Dan Cahill and his older sister, Amy, vowed they’d stop at nothing to bring the hostages home. But then the ransom comes in and the Vespers demand the impossible. Amy and Dan have just days to track down and steal an ancient map. The only catch? No one has seen the map for half a century.” (December 2011)
(Debuted at #13 in Hardcover Fiction) The Leopard by Jo Nesbø: “Two young women are found murdered in Oslo, both drowned in their own blood. Media coverage quickly reaches fever pitch: Could this be the work of a serial killer?” (December 2011)