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The Indie Bestseller List

April 11, 2018
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The Indie Bestseller List
Published Wednesday, April 11 2018 (for the sales week ended Sunday, April 8, 2018). Based on reporting from many hundreds of independent bookstores across the United States. For information on more titles, please visit IndieBound.org

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Debuts for the week:
Hardcover Fiction
#2-The Female Persuasion, by Meg Wolitzer (9781594488405)
#8-Varina, by Charles Frazier (9780062405982)
Hardcover Nonfiction
#7-The Recovering, by Leslie Jamison (9780316259613)
#10-Make Trouble, by Cecile Richards (9781501187599)
Paperback Fiction
#11-The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lanem, by Lisa See (9781501154836)
#13-Magpie Murders, by Anthony Horowitz (9780062645234)
Paperback Nonfiction
#1-Killers of the Flower Moon, by David Grann (9780307742483)
#3-You Are a Badass at Making Money, by Jen Sincero (9780735223134)
#13-Hue 1968, by Mark Bowden (9780802127907)
#14-The Operator, by Robert O’Neill (9781501145049)
Mass Market
#8-Tom Clancy Point of Contact, by Mike Maden (9780735215887)
#9-All By Myself, Alone, by Mary Higgins Clark (9781501131127)
Early & Middle Grade Readers
#4-Rebound, by Kwame Alexander (9780544868137)
#5-The Confidence Code for Girls, by Katty Kay, Claire Shipman (9780062796981)
Young Adult
#6-Dread Nation, by Justina Ireland (9780062570604)
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HARDCOVER FICTION
1. Little Fires Everywhere
Celeste Ng, Penguin Press, $27, 9780735224292
2. The Female Persuasion- Debut
Meg Wolitzer, Riverhead, $28, 9781594488405
3. Tangerine (An Indies Introduce Title)
Christine Mangan, Ecco, $26.99, 9780062686664
4. The Great Alone
Kristin Hannah, St. Martin’s, $28.99, 9780312577230
5. The Power
Naomi Alderman, Little Brown, $26, 9780316547611
6. A Gentleman in Moscow
Amor Towles, Viking, $27, 9780670026197
7. The Flight Attendant
Chris Bohjalian, Doubleday, $26.95, 9780385542418
8. Varina- Debut
Charles Frazier, Ecco, $27.99, 9780062405982
9. An American Marriage
Tayari Jones, Algonquin, $26.95, 9781616208776
10. Before We Were Yours
Lisa Wingate, Ballantine, $26, 9780425284681
11. To Die But Once
Jacqueline Winspear, Harper, $27.99, 9780062436634
12. The Woman in the Window
A.J. Finn, Morrow, $26.99, 9780062678416
13. Alternate Side
Anna Quindlen, Random House, $28, 9780812996067
14. The Punishment She Deserves
Elizabeth George, Viking, $28, 9780525954347
15. The Immortalists
Chloe Benjamin, Putnam, $26, 9780735213180
On the Rise:
17. The Overstory
Richard Powers, Norton, $27.95, 9780393635522
National Book Award-winner Powers delivers a sweeping, impassioned novel of activism and resistance that is also a stunning evocation of–and paean to–the natural world. An April 2018 Indie Next List Great Read.
 
HARDCOVER NONFICTION
1. The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*ck
Mark Manson, HarperOne, $24.99, 9780062457714
2. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry
Neil deGrasse Tyson, Norton, $18.95, 9780393609394
3. Russian Roulette
Michael Isikoff, David Corn, Twelve, $30, 9781538728758
4. Educated (An Indies Introduce Title)
Tara Westover, Random House, $28, 9780399590504
5. I’ve Been Thinking…
Maria Shriver, Pamela Dorman Books, $20, 9780525522607
6. Fire and Fury
Michael Wolff, Holt, $30, 9781250158062
7. The Recovering: Intoxication and Its Aftermath- Debut
Leslie Jamison, Little Brown, $30, 9780316259613
8. I’ll Be Gone in the Dark
Michelle McNamara, Harper, $27.99, 9780062319784
9. 12 Rules for Life
Jordan B. Peterson, Random House, $25.95, 9780345816023
10. Make Trouble: Standing Up, Speaking Out, and Finding the Courage to Lead–My Life Story- Debut
Cecile Richards, Touchstone, $27, 9781501187599
11. The Last Black Unicorn
Tiffany Haddish, Gallery, $26, 9781501181825
12. Emotional Intelligence 2.0
Travis Bradberry, Jean Greaves, Talentsmart, $24.99, 9780974320625
13. Enlightenment Now
Steven Pinker, Viking, $35, 9780525427575
14. Obama: An Intimate Portrait
Pete Souza, Little Brown, $50, 9780316512589
15. The Hidden Life of Trees
Peter Wohlleben, Greystone Books, $24.95, 9781771642484
On the Rise:
17. Rocket Men
Robert Kurson, Random House, $28, 9780812988703
The riveting inside story of three heroic astronauts who took on the challenge of mankind’s historic first mission to the Moon.
 
TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION
1. Anything Is Possible
Elizabeth Strout, Random House, $17, 9780812989410
2. Ready Player One
Ernest Cline, Broadway, $16, 9780804190138
3. Lincoln in the Bardo
George Saunders, Random House, $17, 9780812985405
4. Pachinko
Min Jin Lee, Grand Central, $15.99, 9781455563920
5. Norse Mythology
Neil Gaiman, Norton, $15.95, 9780393356182
6. Exit West
Mohsin Hamid, Riverhead, $16, 9780735212206
7. The Underground Railroad
Colson Whitehead, Anchor, $16.95, 9780345804327
8. The Lying Game
Ruth Ware, Gallery/Scout Press, $16.99, 9781501156205
9. The Woman in Cabin 10
Ruth Ware, Gallery/Scout Press, $16, 9781501132957
10. All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr, Scribner, $17, 9781501173219
11. The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane- Debut
Lisa See, Scribner, $16.99, 9781501154836
12. Small Great Things
Jodi Picoult, Ballantine, $17, 9780345544971
13. Magpie Murders- Debut
Anthony Horowitz, Harper Perennial, $16.99, 9780062645234
14. The Couple Next Door
Shari Lapena, Penguin, $16, 9780735221109
15. Call Me by Your Name
Andre Aciman, Picador USA, $17, 9781250169440
 
TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION
1. Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI- Debut
David Grann, Vintage, $16.95, 9780307742483
2. You Are a Badass
Jen Sincero, Running Press, $16, 9780762447695
3. You Are a Badass at Making Money: Master the Mindset of Wealth- Debut
Jen Sincero, Penguin, $16, 9780735223134
4. The Silk Roads
Peter Frankopan, Vintage, $20, 9781101912379
5. Invisible Influence
Jonah Berger, S&S, $16, 9781476759739
6. HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Managing Yourself
Harvard Business School Press, $24.95, 9781422157992
7. The Stranger in the Woods
Michael Finkel, Vintage, $16, 9781101911532
8. HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Emotional Intelligence
Harvard Business School Press, $24.95, 9781633690196
9. On Tyranny
Timothy Snyder, Tim Duggan Books, $7.99, 9780804190114
10. A Brief History of Time
Stephen Hawking, Bantam, $18, 9780553380163
11. Being Mortal
Atul Gawande, Picador USA, $16, 9781250076229
12. HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Mental Toughness
Harvard Business School Press, $24.95, 9781633694361
13. Hue 1968: A Turning Point of the American War in Vietnam- Debut
Mark Bowden, Grove Press, $20, 9780802127907
14. The Operator: Firing the Shots That Killed Osama Bin Laden and My Years as a SEAL Team Warrior- Debut
Robert O’Neill, Scribner, $16.99, 9781501145049
15. Who Thought This Was a Good Idea?
Alyssa Mastromonaco, Twelve, $15.99, 9781455588237
 
MASS MARKET
1. Camino Island
John Grisham, Dell, $9.99, 9781524797157
2. Ready Player One
Ernest Cline, Broadway, $9.99, 9780804190145
3. No Middle Name
Lee Child, Dell, $9.99, 9780399593598
4. The Fix
David Baldacci, Vision, $9.99, 9781455586585
5. Red Sparrow
Jason Matthews, Pocket, $9.99, 9781501168918
6. The Whistler
John Grisham, Dell, $9.99, 9781101967683
7. The Hypnotist’s Love Story
Liane Moriarty, Berkley, $9.99, 9780451492340
8. Tom Clancy Point of Contact- Debut
Mike Maden, Berkley, $9.99, 9780735215887
9. All By Myself, Alone- Debut
Mary Higgins Clark, Pocket, $8.99, 9781501131127
10. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
 
EARLY & MIDDLE GRADE READERS
1. A Wrinkle in Time
Madeleine L’Engle, Farrar Straus Giroux, $8.99, 9781250153272
2. Wonder
R.J. Palacio, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $16.99, 9781524720193
3. Aru Shah and the End of Time
Roshani Chokshi, Rick Riordan Presents, $16.99, 9781368012355
4. Rebound- Debut
Kwame Alexander, HMH Books for Young Readers, $16.99, 9780544868137
5. The Confidence Code for Girls: Taking Risks, Messing Up, and Becoming Your Amazingly Imperfect, Totally Powerful Self- Debut
Katty Kay, Claire Shipman, Harper, $14.99, 9780062796981
6. Drama
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545326995
7. Smile
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545132060
8. Jacky Ha-Ha
James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein, Jimmy Patterson, $7.99, 9780316432535
9. Word of Mouse
James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein, Jimmy Patterson, $7.99, 9780316414012
10. Auggie & Me
R.J. Palacio, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $16.99, 9781101934852
11. The Inquisitor’s Tale: Or, the Three Magical Children and Their Holy Dog
Adam Gidwitz, Hatem Aly (Illus.), Puffin, $9.99, 9780142427378
12. Hello, Universe
Erin Entrada Kelly, Isabel Roxas (Illus.), Greenwillow, $16.99, 9780062414151
13. All’s Faire in Middle School
Victoria Jamieson, Dial, $12.99, 9780525429999
14. Ghosts
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545540629
15. The War That Saved My Life
Kimberly Brubaker Bradley, Puffin, $8.99, 9780147510488
 
YOUNG ADULT
1. Children of Blood and Bone
Tomi Adeyemi, Henry Holt and Co. (BYR), $18.99, 9781250170972
2. Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda
Becky Albertalli, Balzer + Bray, $10.99, 9780062792167
3. The Hate U Give
Angie Thomas, Balzer + Bray, $17.99, 9780062498533
4. Turtles All the Way Down
John Green, Dutton Books for Young Readers, $19.99, 9780525555360
5. Everything, Everything (An Indies Introduce Title)
Nicola Yoon, Ember, $10.99, 9781524769604
6. Dread Nation- Debut
Justina Ireland, Balzer + Bray, $17.99, 9780062570604
7. I Have Lost My Way
Gayle Forman, Viking Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9780425290774
8. Every Day
David Levithan, Ember, $10.99, 9780525581611
9. The Fault in Our Stars
John Green, Penguin, $12.99, 9780142424179
10. One of Us Is Lying
Karen M. McManus, Delacorte Press, $17.99, 9781524714680
11. The Prince and the Dressmaker
Jen Wang, First Second, $16.99, 9781626723634
12. The Sun Is Also a Star
Nicola Yoon, Delacorte, $18.99, 9780553496680
13. 13 Reasons Why
Jay Asher, Razorbill, $10.99, 9780451478290
14. The Book of Dust: La Belle Sauvage
Philip Pullman, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $22.99, 9780375815300
15. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $12.99, 9780385754729
 
CHILDREN’S ILLUSTRATED
1. Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Presents A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo
Jill Twiss, EG Keller, Chronicle, $18.99, 9781452173801
2. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
3. Islandborn
Junot Díaz, Leo Espinosa (Illus.), Dial, $17.99, 9780735229860
4. She Persisted Around the World: 13 Women Who Changed History
Chelsea Clinton, Alexandra Boiger (Illus.), Philomel, $17.99, 9780525516996
5. Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth
Oliver Jeffers, Philomel, $19.99, 9780399167898
6. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, Putnam, $10.99, 9780399226908
7. Dragons Love Tacos
Adam Rubin, Daniel Salmieri (Illus.), Dial, $16.99, 9780803736801
8. Little Blue Truck’s Springtime
Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illus.), HMH Books for Young Readers, $12.99, 9780544938090
9. Pat the Bunny
Dorothy Kunhardt, Golden, $9.99, 9780307120007
10. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, Harper, $18.95, 9780060254926
11. I’ve Loved You Since Forever
Hoda Kotb, Suzie Mason (Illus.), Harper, $18.99, 9780062841742
12. Ladybug Girl and the Rescue Dogs
Jacky Davis, David Soman (Illus.), Dial, $17.99, 9780399186400
13. She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World
Chelsea Clinton, Alexandra Boiger (Illus.), Philomel, $17.99, 9781524741723
14. Oh, the Places You’ll Go!
Dr. Seuss, Random House, $18.99, 9780679805274
15. Good Night, Gorilla
Peggy Rathmann, Putnam, $7.99, 9780399230035
 
CHILDREN’S SERIES
1. Diary of a Wimpy Kid (hardcover)
Jeff Kinney, Amulet
2. Dog Man (hardcover)
Dav Pilkey, Graphix
3. Harry Potter (hardcover and paperback)
J.K. Rowling, Scholastic/Arthur A. Levine Books
4. Elephant & Piggie (hardcover)
Mo Willems, Hyperion
5. Who Was/Is…? (paperback)
Ann Waldron, et al., Penguin Workshop
6. Magic Tree House (hardcover and paperback)
Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illus.), Random House
7. Captain Underpants (hardcover and paperback)
Dav Pilkey, Scholastic
8. Wild Robot (hardcover)
Peter Brown, Little Brown
9. Big Nate (hardcover and paperback)
Lincoln Peirce, Balzer + Bray/Andrews McMeel
10. Wings of Fire (hardcover and paperback)
Tui T. Sutherland, Scholastic

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