The Indie Bestseller List

September 5, 2018
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The Indie Bestseller List
Published Wednesday, September 5, 2018 (for the sales week ended Sunday, September 2, 2018). Based on reporting from many hundreds of independent bookstores across the United States.
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Debuts for the week:
Hardcover Fiction
#10-The Fall of Gondolin, by J.R.R. Tolkien (9781328613042)
#13-An Unwanted Guest, by Shari Lapena (9780525557623)
#14-French Exit, by Patrick deWitt (9780062846921)
Hardcover Nonfiction
#15-Winners Take All, by Anand Giridharadas (9780451493248)
Paperback Fiction
#14-Sharp Objects, by Gillian Flynn (9780525575740)
Mass Market
#8-Enemy of the State, by Vince Flynn, Kyle Mills (9781476783536)
Early & Middle Grade Readers
#4-The House with a Clock in Its Walls, by John Bellairs, Edward Gorey (Illus.) (9780451481283)
#7-Harbor Me, by Jacqueline Woodson (9780399252525)
#14-City of Ghosts, by Victoria Schwab (9781338111002)
Children’s Illustrated
#2-The Day You Begin, by Jacqueline Woodson, Rafael López (Illus.) (9780399246531)
Children’s Series
New: Lord of the Fleas (Dog Man) by Dav Pilkey (9780545935173)
New: Kristy’s Big Day (Baby-Sitters Club Graphix) by Ann M. Martin, Gale Galligan (9781338067613)
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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. Circe
Madeline Miller, Little Brown, $27, 9780316556347
5. Little Fires Everywhere
Celeste Ng, Penguin Press, $27, 9780735224292
6. The President Is Missing
Bill Clinton, James Patterson, Little Brown, $30, 9780316412698
7. When Life Gives You Lululemons
Lauren Weisberger, S&S, $26.99, 9781476778440
8. The Outsider
Stephen King, Scribner, $30, 9781501180989
9. Before We Were Yours
Lisa Wingate, Ballantine, $26, 9780425284681
10. The Fall of Gondolin- Debut
J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (Ed.), Alan Lee (Illus.), Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $30, 9781328613042
11. Texas Ranger
James Patterson, Little Brown, $28, 9780316556668
12. The Other Woman
Daniel Silva, Harper, $28.99, 9780062834829
13. An Unwanted Guest- Debut
Shari Lapena, Pamela Dorman Books, $26, 9780525557623
14. French Exit- Debut
Patrick deWitt, Ecco, $25.99, 9780062846921
15. Where the Crawdads Sing
Delia Owens, Putnam, $26, 9780735219090
 
HARDCOVER NONFICTION
1. The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*ck
Mark Manson, Harper, $24.99, 9780062457714
2. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry
Neil deGrasse Tyson, Norton, $18.95, 9780393609394
3. Educated (An Indies Introduce Title)
Tara Westover, Random House, $28, 9780399590504
4. Calypso
David Sedaris, Little Brown, $28, 9780316392389
5. The Restless Wave
John McCain, Mark Salter, S&S, $30, 9781501178009
6. Unfu*k Yourself
Gary John Bishop, HarperOne, $19.99, 9780062803832
7. Girl, Wash Your Face
Rachel Hollis, Thomas Nelson, $22.99, 9781400201655
8. How to Change Your Mind
Michael Pollan, Penguin Press, $28, 9781594204227
9. The Soul of America
Jon Meacham, Random House, $30, 9780399589812
10. Unhinged
Omarosa Manigault Newman, Gallery, $28, 9781982109707
11. Fly Girls
Keith O’Brien, Eamon Dolan/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $28, 9781328876645
12. House of Trump, House of Putin
Craig Unger, Dutton, $30, 9781524743505
13. Born a Crime
Trevor Noah, Spiegel & Grau, $28, 9780399588174
14. The Hidden Life of Trees
Peter Wohlleben, Greystone Books, $24.95, 9781771642484
15. Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World- Debut
Anand Giridharadas, Knopf, $26.95, 9780451493248
 
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. China Rich Girlfriend
Kevin Kwan, Anchor, $16.95, 9780804172066
5. Pachinko
Min Jin Lee, Grand Central, $15.99, 9781455563920
6. The Woman in Cabin 10
Ruth Ware, Gallery/Scout Press, $16, 9781501132957
7. The Handmaid’s Tale
Margaret Atwood, Anchor, $15.95, 9780525435006
8. All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr, Scribner, $17, 9781501173219
9. Manhattan Beach
Jennifer Egan, Scribner, $17, 9781476716749
10. Origin
Dan Brown, Anchor, $16.95, 9780525563693
11. Hope Never Dies
Andrew Shaffer, Quirk Books, $14.99, 9781683690399
12. Rich People Problems
Kevin Kwan, Anchor, $16.95, 9780525432371
13. The Couple Next Door
Shari Lapena, Penguin, $16, 9780735221109
14. Sharp Objects- Debut
Gillian Flynn, Broadway, $16, 9780525575740
15. Artemis
Andy Weir, Broadway, $16, 9780553448146
 
TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION
1. Sapiens
Yuval Noah Harari, Harper Perennial, $22.99, 9780062316110
2. Kitchen Confidential
Anthony Bourdain, Ecco, $16.99, 9780060899226
3. You Are a Badass
Jen Sincero, Running Press, $16, 9780762447695
4. Black Klansman
Ron Stallworth, Flatiron, $17.99, 9781250299055
5. Killers of the Flower Moon
David Grann, Vintage, $16.95, 9780307742483
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. HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Emotional Intelligence
Harvard Business School Press, $24.95, 9781633690196
11. HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Managing Yourself
Harvard Business School Press, $24.95, 9781422157992
12. Red Notice
Bill Browder, S&S, $16, 9781476755748
13. White Fragility
Robin DiAngelo, Beacon Press, $16, 9780807047415
14. Being Mortal
Atul Gawande, Picador, $17, 9781250076229
15. Prairie Fires
Caroline Fraser, Picador, $22, 9781250182487
 
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 Midnight Line
Lee Child, Dell, $9.99, 9780399593505
6. The Late Show
Michael Connelly, Grand Central, $9.99, 9781455524228
7. Into the Water
Paula Hawkins, Riverhead, $9.99, 9780525537199
8. Enemy of the State- Debut
Vince Flynn, Kyle Mills, Pocket, $9.99, 9781476783536
9. End Game
David Baldacci, Vision, $9.99, 9781455586615
10. Camino Island
John Grisham, Dell, $9.99, 9781524797157
 
EARLY & MIDDLE GRADE READERS
1. Wonder
R.J. Palacio, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $16.99, 9781524720193
2. Drama
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545326995
3. A Wrinkle in Time
Madeleine L’Engle, Farrar Straus Giroux, $8.99, 9781250153272
4. The House with a Clock in Its Walls- Debut
John Bellairs, Edward Gorey (Illus.), Puffin, $7.99, 9780451481283
5. The War That Saved My Life
Kimberly Brubaker Bradley, Puffin, $8.99, 9780147510488
6. Be Prepared
Vera Brosgol, First Second, $12.99, 9781626724457
7. Harbor Me- Debut
Jacqueline Woodson, Nancy Paulsen Books, $17.99, 9780399252525
8. Smile
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545132060
9. Sisters
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545540605
10. Ghosts
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545540629
11. The Girl Who Drank the Moon
Kelly Barnhill, Algonquin Young Readers, $16.95, 9781616205676
12. Making Friends
Kristen Gudsnuk, Graphix, $12.99, 9781338139211
13. Refugee
Alan Gratz, Scholastic Press, $16.99, 9780545880831
14. City of Ghosts- Debut
Victoria Schwab, Scholastic Press, $17.99, 9781338111002
15. Positively Izzy
Terri Libenson, Balzer + Bray, $10.99, 9780062484963

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. One of Us Is Lying
Karen M. McManus, Delacorte Press, $17.99, 9781524714680
5. Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda
Becky Albertalli, Balzer + Bray, $10.99, 9780062792167
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. The Giver
Lois Lowry, HMH Books for Young Readers, $9.99, 9780544340688
9. Turtles All the Way Down
John Green, Dutton Books for Young Readers, $19.99, 9780525555360
10. The Fault in Our Stars
John Green, Penguin, $12.99, 9780142424179
11. The Prince and the Dressmaker
Jen Wang, First Second, $16.99, 9781626723634
12. The Outsiders
S.E. Hinton, Speak, $10, 9780142407332
13. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
Sherman Alexie, Little Brown, $15.99, 9780316013697
14. We Were Liars
E. Lockhart, Ember, $10.99, 9780385741279
15. Looking for Alaska
John Green, Dutton Books for Young Readers, $19.99, 9780525428022
 
CHILDREN’S ILLUSTRATED
1. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
2. The Day You Begin- Debut
Jacqueline Woodson, Rafael López (Illus.), Nancy Paulsen Books, $18.99, 9780399246531
3. We Don’t Eat Our Classmates
Ryan T. Higgins, Disney/Hyperion, $17.99, 9781368003551
4. Dragons Love Tacos
Adam Rubin, Daniel Salmieri (Illus.), Dial, $16.99, 9780803736801
5. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, Putnam, $10.99, 9780399226908
6. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, Harper, $18.95, 9780060254926
7. Little Blue Truck
Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illus.), HMH Books for Young Readers, $7.99, 9780544568037
8. Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?
Bill Martin, Eric Carle (Illus.), Henry Holt and Co., $8.99, 9780805047905
9. Pat the Bunny
Dorothy Kunhardt, Golden, $9.99, 9780307120007
10. Llama Llama Red Pajama
Anna Dewdney, Viking Books for Young Readers, $8.99, 9780451474575
11. Oh, the Places You’ll Go!
Dr. Seuss, Random House, $18.99, 9780679805274
12. Blueberries for Sal
Robert McCloskey, Puffin, $7.99, 9780140501698
13. Good Night, Gorilla
Peggy Rathmann, Putnam, $7.99, 9780399230035
14. A Is for Activist
Innosanto Nagara, Triangle Square, $9.99, 9781609805395
15. Baby Unicorn: Finger Puppet Book
Victoria Ying (Illus.), Chronicle Books, $6.99, 9781452170763
 
CHILDREN’S SERIES
1. Dog Man (hardcover)
Dav Pilkey, Graphix
New in Series:  Lord of the Fleas (9780545935173)
2. Harry Potter (hardcover and paperback)
J.K. Rowling, Scholastic/Arthur A. Levine Books
3. Who Was/Is…? (paperback)
Ann Waldron, et al., Penguin Workshop
4. Elephant & Piggie (hardcover)
Mo Willems, Hyperion
5. Magic Tree House (hardcover and paperback)
Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illus.), Random House
6. Diary of a Wimpy Kid (hardcover)
Jeff Kinney, Amulet
7. Baby-Sitters Club Graphix (hardcover and paperback)
Ann M. Martin, Gale Galligan, Graphix
New in Series:  Kristy’s Big Day (9781338067613)
8. Captain Underpants (hardcover and paperback)
Dav Pilkey, Scholastic
9. Wings of Fire (hardcover and paperback)
Tui T. Sutherland, Scholastic
10. To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before (hardcover and paperback)
Jenny Han, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers

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