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The Indie Bestseller List

August 7, 2018
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The Indie Bestseller List
Published Wednesday, August 8, 2018 (for the sales week ended Sunday, August 5, 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
#13-Ghosted, by Rosie Walsh (9780525522775)
#15-The Incendiaries (An Indies Introduce Title), by R.O. Kwon (9780735213890)
Paperback Fiction
#15-The Address, by Fiona Davis (9781524742010)
Paperback Nonfiction
#7-Black Klansman, by Ron Stallworth (9781250299055)
#8-American Wolf, by Nate Blakeslee (9781101902806)
Early & Middle Grade Readers
#15-Making Friends, by Kristen Gudsnuk (9781338139211)
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HARDCOVER FICTION
1. There There (An Indies Introduce Title)
Tommy Orange, Knopf, $25.95, 9780525520375
2. The President Is Missing
Bill Clinton, James Patterson, Little Brown, $30, 9780316412698
3. The Other Woman
Daniel Silva, Harper, $28.99, 9780062834829
4. Circe
Madeline Miller, Little Brown, $27, 9780316556347
5. Clock Dance
Anne Tyler, Knopf, $26.95, 9780525521228
6. A Gentleman in Moscow
Amor Towles, Viking, $27, 9780670026197
7. The Outsider
Stephen King, Scribner, $30, 9781501180989
8. When Life Gives You Lululemons
Lauren Weisberger, S&S, $26.99, 9781476778440
9. Little Fires Everywhere
Celeste Ng, Penguin Press, $27, 9780735224292
10. Warlight
Michael Ondaatje, Knopf, $26.95, 9780525521198
11. All We Ever Wanted
Emily Giffin, Ballantine, $28, 9780399178924
12. My Year of Rest and Relaxation
Ottessa Moshfegh, Penguin Press, $26, 9780525522119
13. Ghosted- Debut
Rosie Walsh, Pamela Dorman Books, $26, 9780525522775
14. The Woman in the Window
A.J. Finn, Morrow, $26.99, 9780062678416
15. The Incendiaries (An Indies Introduce Title)- Debut
R.O. Kwon, Riverhead, $26, 9780735213890
 
HARDCOVER NONFICTION
1. Calypso
David Sedaris, Little Brown, $28, 9780316392389
2. The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*ck
Mark Manson, Harper, $24.99, 9780062457714
3. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry
Neil deGrasse Tyson, Norton, $18.95, 9780393609394
4. Educated (An Indies Introduce Title)
Tara Westover, Random House, $28, 9780399590504
5. How to Change Your Mind
Michael Pollan, Penguin Press, $28, 9781594204227
6. The Soul of America
Jon Meacham, Random House, $30, 9780399589812
7. Unfu*k Yourself
Gary John Bishop, HarperOne, $19.99, 9780062803832
8. The Death of Truth
Michiko Kakutani, Tim Duggan Books, $22, 9780525574828
9. Born a Crime
Trevor Noah, Spiegel & Grau, $28, 9780399588174
10. Barracoon
Zora Neale Hurston, Amistad, $24.99, 9780062748201
11. Bad Blood
John Carreyrou, Knopf, $27.95, 9781524731656
12. Indianapolis
Lynn Vincent, Sara Vladic, S&S, $28, 9781501135941
13. The Hidden Life of Trees
Peter Wohlleben, Greystone Books, $24.95, 9781771642484
14. Fascism: A Warning
Madeleine Albright, Harper, $27.99, 9780062802187
15. 12 Rules for Life
Jordan B. Peterson, Random House, $25.95, 9780345816023
 
TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION
1. Less
Andrew Sean Greer, Back Bay, $15.99, 9780316316132
2. Crazy Rich Asians
Kevin Kwan, Anchor, $16, 9780525563761
3. Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine
Gail Honeyman, Penguin, $16, 9780735220690
4. Pachinko
Min Jin Lee, Grand Central, $15.99, 9781455563920
5. Manhattan Beach
Jennifer Egan, Scribner, $17, 9781476716749
6. The Woman in Cabin 10
Ruth Ware, Gallery/Scout Press, $16, 9781501132957
7. Origin
Dan Brown, Anchor, $16.95, 9780525563693
8. The Handmaid’s Tale
Margaret Atwood, Anchor, $15.95, 9780525435006
9. Artemis
Andy Weir, Broadway, $16, 9780553448146
10. All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr, Scribner, $17, 9781501173219
11. Hope Never Dies
Andrew Shaffer, Quirk Books, $14.99, 9781683690399
12. Into the Water
Paula Hawkins, Riverhead, $16, 9780735211223
13. The Rooster Bar
John Grisham, Bantam, $17, 9781101967690
14. Sing, Unburied, Sing
Jesmyn Ward, Scribner, $17, 9781501126079
15. The Address- Debut
Fiona Davis, Dutton, $16, 9781524742010
On the Rise:
19. A Column of Fire
Ken Follett, Penguin, $19.99, 9780451477996
The magnificent third Kingsbridge novel by the bestselling author of The Pillars of the Earth and World Without End.
 
TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION
1. Sapiens
Yuval Noah Harari, Harper Perennial, $22.99, 9780062316110
2. Killers of the Flower Moon
David Grann, Vintage, $16.95, 9780307742483
3. Kitchen Confidential
Anthony Bourdain, Ecco, $16.99, 9780060899226
4. Hillbilly Elegy
J.D. Vance, Harper, $16.99, 9780062300553
5. You Are a Badass
Jen Sincero, Running Press, $16, 9780762447695
6. Shoe Dog
Phil Knight, Scribner, $20, 9781501135927
7. Black Klansman: Race, Hate, and the Undercover Investigation of a Lifetime- Debut
Ron Stallworth, Flatiron, $17.99, 9781250299055
8. American Wolf: A True Story of Survival and Obsession in the West- Debut
Nate Blakeslee, Broadway, $16, 9781101902806
9. HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Mental Toughness
Harvard Business School Press, $24.95, 9781633694361
10. Why We Sleep
Matthew Walker, Scribner, $17, 9781501144325
11. Why Buddhism Is True
Robert Wright, S&S, $17, 9781439195468
12. Theft by Finding
David Sedaris, Back Bay, $17.99, 9780316154734
13. HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Managing Yourself
Harvard Business School Press, $24.95, 9781422157992
14. Hunger
Roxane Gay, Harper Perennial, $16.99, 9780062420718
15. Being Mortal
Atul Gawande, Picador USA, $16, 9781250076229
 
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 Midnight Line
Lee Child, Dell, $9.99, 9780399593505
5. The Couple Next Door
Shari Lapena, Penguin, $9.99, 9780525505310
6. Two by Two
Nicholas Sparks, Vision, $8.99, 9781455520671
7. Camino Island
John Grisham, Dell, $9.99, 9781524797157
8. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
9. The Whistler
John Grisham, Dell, $9.99, 9781101967683
10. Use of Force
Brad Thor, Pocket, $9.99, 9781476789392
 
EARLY & MIDDLE GRADE READERS
1. Be Prepared
Vera Brosgol, First Second, $12.99, 9781626724457
2. A Wrinkle in Time
Madeleine L’Engle, Farrar Straus Giroux, $8.99, 9781250153272
3. Wonder
R.J. Palacio, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $16.99, 9781524720193
4. Drama
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545326995
5. Smile
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545132060
6. Positively Izzy
Terri Libenson, Balzer + Bray, $10.99, 9780062484963
7. Ghosts
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545540629
8. Roller Girl
Victoria Jamieson, Dial, $12.99, 9780803740167
9. Hatchet
Gary Paulsen, Drew Willis (Illus.), Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $9.99, 9781481486293
10. The War That Saved My Life
Kimberly Brubaker Bradley, Puffin, $8.99, 9780147510488
11. The One and Only Ivan
Katherine Applegate, Patricia Castelao (Illus.), Harper, $7.99, 9780061992278
12. The Girl Who Drank the Moon
Kelly Barnhill, Algonquin Young Readers, $16.95, 9781616205676
13. Endling #1: The Last
Katherine Applegate, Harper, $17.99, 9780062335524
14. Real Friends
Shannon Hale, Leuyen Pham (Illus.), First Second, $12.99, 9781626727854
15. Making Friends- Debut
Kristen Gudsnuk, Graphix, $12.99, 9781338139211
 
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. Turtles All the Way Down
John Green, Dutton Books for Young Readers, $19.99, 9780525555360
6. Salt to the Sea
Ruta Sepetys, Penguin, $10.99, 9780142423622
7. Everything, Everything (An Indies Introduce Title)
Nicola Yoon, Ember, $10.99, 9781524769604
8. One of Us Is Lying
Karen M. McManus, Delacorte Press, $17.99, 9781524714680
9. Holding Up the Universe
Jennifer Niven, Ember, $10.99, 9780385755955
10. We Were Liars
E. Lockhart, Ember, $10.99, 9780385741279
11. The Giver
Lois Lowry, HMH Books for Young Readers, $9.99, 9780544340688
12. Warcross
Marie Lu, Speak, $10.99, 9780399547973
13. The Fault in Our Stars
John Green, Penguin, $12.99, 9780142424179
14. The Outsiders
S.E. Hinton, Speak, $10, 9780142407332
15. The Sun Is Also a Star
Nicola Yoon, Delacorte, $18.99, 9780553496680
 
CHILDREN’S ILLUSTRATED
1. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
2. We Don’t Eat Our Classmates
Ryan T. Higgins, Disney/Hyperion, $17.99, 9781368003551
3. Where’s Waldo? 30th Anniversary Edition
Martin Handford, Candlewick, $7.99, 9780763695798
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. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, Putnam, $10.99, 9780399226908
7. Good Night, Gorilla
Peggy Rathmann, Putnam, $7.99, 9780399230035
8. Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Presents A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo
Jill Twiss, EG Keller, Chronicle Books, $18.99, 9781452173801
9. Little Blue Truck
Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illus.), HMH Books for Young Readers, $7.99, 9780544568037
10. Ada Twist, Scientist
Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illus.), Abrams, $17.95, 9781419721373
11. Where’s Waldo? The Totally Essential Travel Collection
Martin Handford, Candlewick, $14.99, 9780763695804
12. Make Way for Ducklings
Robert McCloskey, Puffin, $7.99, 9780140564341
13. Blueberries for Sal
Robert McCloskey, Puffin, $7.99, 9780140501698
14. Llama Llama Loves to Read
Anna Dewdney, Reed Duncan, Viking Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9780670013975
15. Ocean Meets Sky
Terry Fan, Eric Fan, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9781481470377
 
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. Diary of a Wimpy Kid (hardcover)
Jeff Kinney, Amulet
5. Dog Man (hardcover)
Dav Pilkey, Graphix
6. Wings of Fire (hardcover and paperback)
Tui T. Sutherland, Scholastic
7. Magic Tree House (hardcover and paperback)
Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illus.), Random House
8. The Land of Stories (hardcover and paperback)
Chris Colfer, Brandon Dorman (Illus.), Little Brown
9. Captain Underpants (hardcover and paperback)
Dav Pilkey, Scholastic
10. The Treehouse Books (hardcover and paperback)
Andy Griffiths, Terry Denton (Illus.), Jill Griffiths, Feiwel & Friends

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