The Indie Bestseller List

Indie Bestseller List

August 29, 2018
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The Indie Bestseller List
Published Wednesday, August 29, 2018 (for the sales week ended Sunday, August 26, 2018). Based on reporting from many hundreds of independent bookstores across the United States.
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Debuts for the week:
Hardcover Fiction
#13-Where the Crawdads Sing, by Delia Owens (9780735219090)
#15-Vox, by Christina Dalcher (9780440000785)
Hardcover Nonfiction
#10-The Chapo Guide to Revolution, by Chapo Trap House, et al. (9781501187285)
Paperback Fiction
#13-Rich People Problems, by Kevin Kwan (9780525432371)
Paperback Nonfiction
#15-White Fragility, by Robin DiAngelo (9780807047415)
Young Adult
#13-Campfire, by Shawn Sarles (9780316515061)
Children’s Illustrated
#9-Baby Unicorn: Finger Puppet Book, by Victoria Ying (9781452170763)
#13-Adrian Simcox Does NOT Have a Horse, by Marcy Campbell, Corinna Luyken (Illus.) (9780735230378)
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HARDCOVER FICTION
1. A Gentleman in Moscow
Amor Towles, Viking, $27, 9780670026197
2. There There (An Indies Introduce Title)
Tommy Orange, Knopf, $25.95, 9780525520375
3. Warlight
Michael Ondaatje, Knopf, $26.95, 9780525521198
4. The President Is Missing
Bill Clinton, James Patterson, Little Brown, $30, 9780316412698
5. Little Fires Everywhere
Celeste Ng, Penguin Press, $27, 9780735224292
6. The Outsider
Stephen King, Scribner, $30, 9781501180989
7. Circe
Madeline Miller, Little Brown, $27, 9780316556347
8. When Life Gives You Lululemons
Lauren Weisberger, S&S, $26.99, 9781476778440
9. Clock Dance
Anne Tyler, Knopf, $26.95, 9780525521228
10. Texas Ranger
James Patterson, Little Brown, $28, 9780316556668
11. Before We Were Yours
Lisa Wingate, Ballantine, $26, 9780425284681
12. The Other Woman
Daniel Silva, Harper, $28.99, 9780062834829
13. Where the Crawdads Sing- Debut
Delia Owens, Putnam, $26, 9780735219090
14. My Year of Rest and Relaxation
Ottessa Moshfegh, Penguin Press, $26, 9780525522119
15. Vox- Debut
Christina Dalcher, Berkley, $26, 9780440000785
 
HARDCOVER NONFICTION
1. Educated (An Indies Introduce Title)
Tara Westover, Random House, $28, 9780399590504
2. Calypso
David Sedaris, Little Brown, $28, 9780316392389
3. The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*ck
Mark Manson, Harper, $24.99, 9780062457714
4. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry
Neil deGrasse Tyson, Norton, $18.95, 9780393609394
5. Unhinged
Omarosa Manigault Newman, Gallery, $28, 9781982109707
6. How to Change Your Mind
Michael Pollan, Penguin Press, $28, 9781594204227
7. House of Trump, House of Putin
Craig Unger, Dutton, $30, 9781524743505
8. The Soul of America
Jon Meacham, Random House, $30, 9780399589812
9. Unfu*k Yourself
Gary John Bishop, HarperOne, $19.99, 9780062803832
10. The Chapo Guide to Revolution: A Manifesto Against Logic, Facts, and Reason- Debut
Chapo Trap House, et al., Touchstone, $25, 9781501187285
11. Born a Crime
Trevor Noah, Spiegel & Grau, $28, 9780399588174
12. Girl, Wash Your Face
Rachel Hollis, Thomas Nelson, $22.99, 9781400201655
13. Dopesick
Beth Macy, Little Brown, $28, 9780316551243
14. Fly Girls
Keith O’Brien, Eamon Dolan/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $28, 9781328876645
15. 12 Rules for Life
Jordan B. Peterson, Random House, $25.95, 9780345816023
 
TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION
1. Crazy Rich Asians
Kevin Kwan, Anchor, $16, 9780525563761
2. Less
Andrew Sean Greer, Back Bay, $15.99, 9780316316132
3. Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine
Gail Honeyman, Penguin, $16, 9780735220690
4. Pachinko
Min Jin Lee, Grand Central, $15.99, 9781455563920
5. China Rich Girlfriend
Kevin Kwan, Anchor, $16, 9780804172066
6. Origin
Dan Brown, Anchor, $16.95, 9780525563693
7. Manhattan Beach
Jennifer Egan, Scribner, $17, 9781476716749
8. The Woman in Cabin 10
Ruth Ware, Gallery/Scout Press, $16, 9781501132957
9. Hope Never Dies
Andrew Shaffer, Quirk Books, $14.99, 9781683690399
10. The Handmaid’s Tale
Margaret Atwood, Anchor, $15.95, 9780525435006
11. All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr, Scribner, $17, 9781501173219
12. Artemis
Andy Weir, Broadway, $16, 9780553448146
13. Rich People Problems- Debut
Kevin Kwan, Anchor, $16.95, 9780525432371
14. The Rooster Bar
John Grisham, Bantam, $17, 9781101967690
15. The Address
Fiona Davis, Dutton, $16, 9781524742010
 
TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION
1. Sapiens
Yuval Noah Harari, Harper Perennial, $22.99, 9780062316110
2. Kitchen Confidential
Anthony Bourdain, Ecco, $16.99, 9780060899226
3. Black Klansman
Ron Stallworth, Flatiron, $17.99, 9781250299055
4. Killers of the Flower Moon
David Grann, Vintage, $16.95, 9780307742483
5. You Are a Badass
Jen Sincero, Running Press, $16, 9780762447695
6. Hillbilly Elegy
J.D. Vance, Harper, $16.99, 9780062300553
7. Shoe Dog
Phil Knight, Scribner, $20, 9781501135927
8. HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Mental Toughness
Harvard Business School Press, $24.95, 9781633694361
9. American Wolf
Nate Blakeslee, Broadway, $16, 9781101902806
10. My Own Words
Ruth Bader Ginsburg, S&S, $18, 9781501145254
11. Prairie Fires
Caroline Fraser, Picador, $22, 9781250182487
12. Being Mortal
Atul Gawande, Picador, $17, 9781250076229
13. HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Managing Yourself
Harvard Business School Press, $24.95, 9781422157992
14. Why We Sleep
Matthew Walker, Scribner, $17, 9781501144325
15. White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism- Debut
Robin DiAngelo, Beacon Press, $16, 9780807047415
On the Rise:
16. The Awkward Thoughts of W. Kamau Bell
W. Kamau Bell, Dutton, $16, 9781101985885
A memoir and manifesto by the popular comedian, hit podcast host, and star of United Shades of America.
 
MASS MARKET
1. Origin
Dan Brown, Anchor, $9.99, 9780525563709
2. Sharp Objects
Gillian Flynn, Broadway, $9.99, 9780525575757
3. The Rooster Bar
John Grisham, Dell, $9.99, 9781101967706
4. The Couple Next Door
Shari Lapena, Penguin, $9.99, 9780525505310
5. The Late Show
Michael Connelly, Grand Central, $9.99, 9781455524228
6. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
7. The Midnight Line
Lee Child, Dell, $9.99, 9780399593505
8. End Game
David Baldacci, Vision, $9.99, 9781455586615
9. Camino Island
John Grisham, Dell, $9.99, 9781524797157
10. Into the Water
Paula Hawkins, Riverhead, $9.99, 9780525537199
 
EARLY & MIDDLE GRADE READERS
1. Be Prepared
Vera Brosgol, First Second, $12.99, 9781626724457
2. Wonder
R.J. Palacio, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $16.99, 9781524720193
3. Drama
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545326995
4. A Wrinkle in Time
Madeleine L’Engle, Farrar Straus Giroux, $8.99, 9781250153272
5. Positively Izzy
Terri Libenson, Balzer + Bray, $10.99, 9780062484963
6. Smile
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545132060
7. The Girl Who Drank the Moon
Kelly Barnhill, Algonquin Young Readers, $16.95, 9781616205676
8. Hatchet
Gary Paulsen, Drew Willis (Illus.), Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $9.99, 9781481486293
9. Sisters
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545540605
10. Super Deluxe Essential Handbook (Pokémon)
Scholastic, $14.99, 9781338230895
11. The War That Saved My Life
Kimberly Brubaker Bradley, Puffin, $8.99, 9780147510488
12. Making Friends
Kristen Gudsnuk, Graphix, $12.99, 9781338139211
13. Where the Red Fern Grows
Wilson Rawls, Yearling, $7.99, 9780440412670
14. Ghosts
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545540629
15. Charlotte’s Web
E.B. White, Harper, $8.99, 9780064400558
 
YOUNG ADULT
1. The Hate U Give
Angie Thomas, Balzer + Bray, $18.99, 9780062498533
2. Children of Blood and Bone
Tomi Adeyemi, Henry Holt and Co. (BYR), $18.99, 9781250170972
3. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $12.99, 9780385754729
4. Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda
Becky Albertalli, Balzer + Bray, $10.99, 9780062792167
5. Everything, Everything (An Indies Introduce Title)
Nicola Yoon, Ember, $10.99, 9781524769604
6. The Giver
Lois Lowry, HMH Books for Young Readers, $9.99, 9780544340688
7. One of Us Is Lying
Karen M. McManus, Delacorte Press, $17.99, 9781524714680
8. Turtles All the Way Down
John Green, Dutton Books for Young Readers, $19.99, 9780525555360
9. Salt to the Sea
Ruta Sepetys, Penguin, $10.99, 9780142423622
10. The Outsiders
S.E. Hinton, Speak, $10, 9780142407332
11. The Prince and the Dressmaker
Jen Wang, First Second, $16.99, 9781626723634
12. We Were Liars
E. Lockhart, Ember, $10.99, 9780385741279
13. Campfire- Debut
Shawn Sarles, jimmy patterson, $17.99, 9780316515061
14. Looking for Alaska
John Green, Dutton Books for Young Readers, $19.99, 9780525428022
15. The Fault in Our Stars
John Green, Penguin, $12.99, 9780142424179
 
CHILDREN’S ILLUSTRATED
1. We Don’t Eat Our Classmates
Ryan T. Higgins, Disney/Hyperion, $17.99, 9781368003551
2. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
3. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, Putnam, $10.99, 9780399226908
4. Dragons Love Tacos
Adam Rubin, Daniel Salmieri (Illus.), Dial, $16.99, 9780803736801
5. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, Harper, $18.95, 9780060254926
6. Little Blue Truck
Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illus.), HMH Books for Young Readers, $7.99, 9780544568037
7. Pat the Bunny
Dorothy Kunhardt, Golden, $9.99, 9780307120007
8. Ada Twist, Scientist
Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illus.), Abrams, $17.95, 9781419721373
9. Baby Unicorn: Finger Puppet Book- Debut
Victoria Ying (Illus.), Chronicle Books, $6.99, 9781452170763
10. Good Night, Gorilla
Peggy Rathmann, Putnam, $7.99, 9780399230035
11. Not Quite Narwhal
Jessie Sima, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9781481469098
12. Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Presents A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo
Jill Twiss, EG Keller, Chronicle Books, $18.99, 9781452173801
13. Adrian Simcox Does NOT Have a Horse- Debut
Marcy Campbell, Corinna Luyken (Illus.), Dial, $17.99, 9780735230378
14. The Day the Crayons Quit
Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illus.), Philomel, $17.99, 9780399255373
15. Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth
Oliver Jeffers, Philomel, $19.99, 9780399167898
 
CHILDREN’S SERIES
1. Harry Potter (hardcover and paperback)
J.K. Rowling, Scholastic/Arthur A. Levine Books
2. Who Was/Is…? (paperback)
Ann Waldron, et al., Penguin Workshop
3. Elephant & Piggie (hardcover)
Mo Willems, Hyperion
4. Dog Man (hardcover)
Dav Pilkey, Graphix
5. Diary of a Wimpy Kid (hardcover)
Jeff Kinney, Amulet
6. Magic Tree House (hardcover and paperback)
Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illus.), Random House
7. Wings of Fire (hardcover and paperback)
Tui T. Sutherland, Scholastic
8. To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before (hardcover and paperback)
Jenny Han, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
9. Captain Underpants (hardcover and paperback)
Dav Pilkey, Scholastic
10. The Land of Stories (hardcover and paperback)
Chris Colfer, Little Brown

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