The Indie Bestseller List

The Indie Bestseller List

May 30, 2018
Written by

Explore More

The Indie Bestseller List
Published Wednesday, May 30, 2018 (for the sales week ended Sunday, May 27, 2018). Based on reporting from many hundreds of independent bookstores across the United States. For information on more titles, please visit IndieBound.org.

__________________________________________________
Debuts for the week:
Hardcover Fiction
#1-The Outsider, by Stephen King (9781501180989)
Hardcover Nonfiction
#5-The Restless Wave, by John McCain, Mark Salter (9781501178009)
#11-Facts and Fears, by James R. Clapper, Trey Brown (9780525558644)
Paperback Fiction
#1-Less, by Andrew Sean Greer (9780316316132)
#12-Crazy Rich Asians, by Kevin Kwan (9780345803788)
Paperback Nonfiction
#14-Autumn of the Black Snake, by William Hogeland (9780374537845)
Mass Market
#10-Luckiest Girl Alive, by Jessica Knoll (9781501194894)
_________________________________________________
HARDCOVER FICTION
1. The Outsider- Debut
Stephen King, Scribner, $30, 9781501180989
2. Warlight
Michael Ondaatje, Knopf, $26.95, 9780525521198
3. A Gentleman in Moscow
Amor Towles, Viking, $27, 9780670026197
4. Circe
Madeline Miller, Little Brown, $27, 9780316556347
5. Little Fires Everywhere
Celeste Ng, Penguin Press, $27, 9780735224292
6. The Power
Naomi Alderman, Little Brown, $26, 9780316547611
7. Adjustment Day
Chuck Palahniuk, Norton, $26.95, 9780393652598
8. Love and Ruin
Paula McLain, Ballantine, $28, 9781101967386
9. The Overstory
Richard Powers, Norton, $27.95, 9780393635522
10. The Fallen
David Baldacci, Grand Central, $29, 9781538761397
11. Before We Were Yours
Lisa Wingate, Ballantine, $26, 9780425284681
12. The Favorite Sister
Jessica Knoll, S&S, $26, 9781501153198
13. The Female Persuasion
Meg Wolitzer, Riverhead, $28, 9781594488405
14. The Great Alone
Kristin Hannah, St. Martin’s, $28.99, 9780312577230
15. The Mars Room
Rachel Kushner, Scribner, $27, 9781476756554

HARDCOVER NONFICTION
1. How to Change Your Mind
Michael Pollan, Penguin Press, $28, 9781594204227
2. The Soul of America
Jon Meacham, Random House, $30, 9780399589812
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. The Restless Wave: Good Times, Just Causes, Great Fights, and Other Appreciations- Debut
John McCain, Mark Salter, S&S, $30, 9781501178009
6. A Higher Loyalty
James Comey, Flatiron, $29.99, 9781250192455
7. Barracoon
Zora Neale Hurston, Amistad, $24.99, 9780062748201
8. I’ll Be Gone in the Dark
Michelle McNamara, Harper, $27.99, 9780062319784
9. Educated (An Indies Introduce Title)
Tara Westover, Random House, $28, 9780399590504
10. The Order of Time
Carlo Rovelli, Riverhead, $20, 9780735216105
11. Facts and Fears: Hard Truths from a Life in Intelligence- Debut
James R. Clapper, Trey Brown, Viking, $30, 9780525558644
12. War on Peace
Ronan Farrow, Norton, $27.95, 9780393652109
13. Fascism: A Warning
Madeleine Albright, Harper, $27.99, 9780062802187
14. Assume the Worst
Carl Hiaasen, Roz Chast (Illus.), Knopf, $15.95, 9780525655015
15. Make Your Bed
William H. McRaven, Grand Central, $18, 9781455570249
 
TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION
1. Less- Debut
Andrew Sean Greer, Back Bay, $15.99, 9780316316132
2. Sing, Unburied, Sing
Jesmyn Ward, Scribner, $17, 9781501126079
3. The Handmaid’s Tale
Margaret Atwood, Anchor, $15.95, 9780525435006
4. Into the Water
Paula Hawkins, Riverhead, $16, 9780735211223
5. The Woman in Cabin 10
Ruth Ware, Gallery/Scout Press, $16, 9781501132957
6. Anything Is Possible
Elizabeth Strout, Random House, $17, 9780812989410
7. Pachinko
Min Jin Lee, Grand Central, $15.99, 9781455563920
8. All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr, Scribner, $17, 9781501173219
9. The Ministry of Utmost Happiness
Arundhati Roy, Vintage, $16.95, 9780525434818
10. Men Without Women
Haruki Murakami, Vintage, $16, 9781101974520
11. The Couple Next Door
Shari Lapena, Penguin, $16, 9780735221109
12. Crazy Rich Asians- Debut
Kevin Kwan, Anchor, $16, 9780345803788
13. Lincoln in the Bardo
George Saunders, Random House, $17, 9780812985405
14. A Legacy of Spies
John le Carré, Penguin, $17, 9780735225138
15. Norse Mythology
Neil Gaiman, Norton, $15.95, 9780393356182
 
TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION
1. Killers of the Flower Moon
David Grann, Vintage, $16.95, 9780307742483
2. Hillbilly Elegy
J.D. Vance, Harper, $16.99, 9780062300553
3. Sapiens
Yuval Noah Harari, Harper Perennial, $22.99, 9780062316110
4. You Are a Badass
Jen Sincero, Running Press, $16, 9780762447695
5. Shoe Dog
Phil Knight, Scribner, $20, 9781501135927
6. HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Mental Toughness
Harvard Business School Press, $24.95, 9781633694361
7. I Can’t Make This Up
Kevin Hart, Atria, $17, 9781501155574
8. The American Spirit
David McCullough, S&S, $16, 9781501174193
9. HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Managing Yourself
Harvard Business School Press, $24.95, 9781422157992
10. You Are a Badass at Making Money
Jen Sincero, Penguin, $16, 9780735223134
11. The Color of Law
Richard Rothstein, Liveright, $17.95, 9781631494536
12. On Tyranny
Timothy Snyder, Tim Duggan Books, $7.99, 9780804190114
13. Why Buddhism Is True
Robert Wright, S&S, $17, 9781439195468
14. Autumn of the Black Snake: George Washington, Mad Anthony Wayne, and the Invasion That Opened the West- Debut
William Hogeland, FSG, $17, 9780374537845
15. Evicted
Matthew Desmond, Broadway, $17, 9780553447453
 
MASS MARKET
1. The Midnight Line
Lee Child, Dell, $9.99, 9780399593505
2. Camino Island
John Grisham, Dell, $9.99, 9781524797157
3. The Couple Next Door
Shari Lapena, Penguin, $9.99, 9780525505310
4. Tom Clancy Point of Contact
Mike Maden, Berkley, $9.99, 9780735215887
5. The Fix
David Baldacci, Vision, $9.99, 9781455586585
6. The Whistler
John Grisham, Dell, $9.99, 9781101967683
7. No Middle Name
Lee Child, Dell, $9.99, 9780399593598
8. The Hypnotist’s Love Story
Liane Moriarty, Berkley, $9.99, 9780451492340
9. The Husband’s Secret
Liane Moriarty, Berkley, $9.99, 9780451490049
10. Luckiest Girl Alive- Debut
Jessica Knoll, Pocket, $9.99, 9781501194894
 
EARLY & MIDDLE GRADE READERS
1. A Wrinkle in Time
Madeleine L’Engle, Farrar Straus Giroux, $8.99, 9781250153272
2. Be Prepared
Vera Brosgol, First Second, $12.99, 9781626724457
3. Wonder
R.J. Palacio, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $16.99, 9781524720193
4. Endling #1: The Last
Katherine Applegate, Harper, $17.99, 9780062335524
5. Positively Izzy
Terri Libenson, Balzer + Bray, $10.99, 9780062484963
6. Drama
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545326995
7. Smile
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545132060
8. Ghosts
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545540629
9. The Girl Who Drank the Moon
Kelly Barnhill, Algonquin Young Readers, $16.95, 9781616205676
10. Sisters
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545540605
11. The Lifters
Dave Eggers, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9781524764166
12. Real Friends
Shannon Hale, LeUyen Pham (Illus.), First Second, $12.99, 9781626727854
13. The War That Saved My Life
Kimberly Brubaker Bradley, Puffin, $8.99, 9780147510488
14. Word of Mouse
James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein, Joe Sutphin (Illus.), Jimmy Patterson, $7.99, 9780316414012
15. Rebound
Kwame Alexander, HMH Books for Young Readers, $16.99, 9780544868137
 
YOUNG ADULT
1. The Hate U Give
Angie Thomas, Balzer + Bray, $17.99, 9780062498533
2. Children of Blood and Bone
Tomi Adeyemi, Henry Holt and Co. (BYR), $18.99, 9781250170972
3. Holding Up the Universe
Jennifer Niven, Ember, $10.99, 9780385755955
4. Everything, Everything (An Indies Introduce Title)
Nicola Yoon, Ember, $10.99, 9781524769604
5. Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda
Becky Albertalli, Balzer + Bray, $10.99, 9780062792167
6. Turtles All the Way Down
John Green, Dutton Books for Young Readers, $19.99, 9780525555360
7. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $12.99, 9780385754729
8. 13 Reasons Why
Jay Asher, Razorbill, $10.99, 9780451478290
9. The Prince and the Dressmaker
Jen Wang, First Second, $16.99, 9781626723634
10. Looking for Alaska
John Green, Dutton Books for Young Readers, $19.99, 9780525428022
11. Salt to the Sea
Ruta Sepetys, Penguin, $10.99, 9780142423622
12. Caraval
Stephanie Garber, Flatiron, $10.99, 9781250095268
13. Leah on the Offbeat
Becky Albertalli, Balzer + Bray, $17.99, 9780062643803
14. One of Us Is Lying
Karen M. McManus, Delacorte Press, $17.99, 9781524714680
15. Heartless
Marissa Meyer, Square Fish, $10.99, 9781250148186
 
CHILDREN’S ILLUSTRATED
1. Oh, the Places You’ll Go!
Dr. Seuss, Random House, $18.99, 9780679805274
2. Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Presents A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo
Jill Twiss, EG Keller, Chronicle Books, $18.99, 9781452173801
3. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
4. Dragons Love Tacos
Adam Rubin, Daniel Salmieri (Illus.), Dial, $16.99, 9780803736801
5. Llama Llama Loves to Read
Anna Dewdney, Reed Duncan, Viking Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9780670013975
6. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, Putnam, $10.99, 9780399226908
7. Ocean Meets Sky
Terry Fan, Eric Fan, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9781481470377
8. Dragons Love Tacos 2: The Sequel
Adam Rubin, Daniel Salmieri (Illus.), Dial, $18.99, 9780525428886
9. Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth
Oliver Jeffers, Philomel, $19.99, 9780399167898
10. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, Harper, $18.95, 9780060254926
11. Blueberries for Sal
Robert McCloskey, Puffin, $7.99, 9780140501698
12. Good Night, Gorilla
Peggy Rathmann, Putnam, $7.99, 9780399230035
13. Llama Llama Red Pajama
Anna Dewdney, Viking Books for Young Readers, $8.99, 9780451474575
14. Make Way for Ducklings
Robert McCloskey, Puffin, $7.99, 9780140564341
15. Little Blue Truck
Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illus.), HMH Books for Young Readers, $7.99, 9780544568037
 
CHILDREN’S SERIES
1. Harry Potter (hardcover and paperback)
J.K. Rowling, Scholastic/Arthur A. Levine Books
2. Diary of a Wimpy Kid (hardcover)
Jeff Kinney, Amulet
3. Dog Man (hardcover)
Dav Pilkey, Graphix
4. Elephant & Piggie (hardcover)
Mo Willems, Hyperion
5. Who Was/Is…? (paperback)
Ann Waldron, et. al., Penguin Worksho
6. The Trials of Apollo (hardcover and paperback)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion
7. Magic Tree House (hardcover and paperback)
Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illus.), Random House
8. Red Queen (hardcover and paperback)
Victoria Aveyard, HarperTeen
9. The Penderwicks (hardcover and paperback)
Jeanne Birdsall, Yearling
10. Captain Underpants (hardcover and paperback)
Dav Pilkey, Scholastic

Tags: , , , ,

Categorised in:

This post was written by Editorial Staff

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

See More of All Posts