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The Indie Bestseller List

October 19, 2018
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The Indie Bestseller List
Published Wednesday, October 17, 2018 (for the sales week ended Sunday, October 14, 2018). Based on reporting from many hundreds of independent bookstores across the United States. For information on more titles, please visit IndieBound.org

Booksellers: The Indie Bestseller List, along with Other Indie Favorites, may be downloaded as a color PDF for display in your store. Go to the bestseller page on BookWeb.org and choose the format that works best for you, or click on the bestseller link in the Bookselling This Week email.
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Debuts for the week:
Hardcover Fiction
#1-The Witch Elm, by Tana French (9780735224629)
#2-Killing Commendatore, by Haruki Murakami (9780525520047)
#4-The Next Person You Meet in Heaven, by Mitch Albom (9780062294449)
#7-The Clockmaker’s Daughter, by Kate Morton (9781451649390)
#14-Winter in Paradise, by Elin Hilderbrand (9780316435512)
Hardcover Nonfiction
#3-Dare to Lead, by Brené Brown (9780399592522)
#9-Killing the SS, by Bill O’Reilly, Martin Dugard (9781250165541)
#15-The Flame, by Leonard Cohen (9780374156060)
Paperback Nonfiction
#15-Unshakeable, by Tony Robbins (9781501164590)
Mass Market
#4-Two Kinds of Truth, by Michael Connelly (9781455524167)
#10-Fall from Grace, by Danielle Steel (9781101884027)
Early & Middle Grade Readers
#10-Grenade, by Alan Gratz (9781338245691)
Young Adult
#2-Bridge of Clay, by Markus Zusak (9781984830159)
#4-Dear Evan Hansen, by Val Emmich, et al. (9780316420235)
#5-What If It’s Us, by Becky Albertalli, Adam Silvera (9780062795250)
#6-Hey, Kiddo, by Jarrett J. Krosoczka (9780545902489)
Children’s Illustrated
#12-Curious George: A Halloween Boo Fest, by H.A. Rey (9781328548320)
#14-The Wall in the Middle of the Book, by Jon Agee (9780525555452)
#15-Carmela Full of Wishes, by Matt de la Peña, Christian Robinson (Illus.) (9780399549045)
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HARDCOVER FICTION
1. The Witch Elm- Debut
Tana French, Viking, $28, 9780735224629
2. Killing Commendatore- Debut
Haruki Murakami, Knopf, $30, 9780525520047
3. A Spark of Light
Jodi Picoult, Ballantine, $28.99, 9780345544988
4. The Next Person You Meet in Heaven- Debut
Mitch Albom, Harper, $23.99, 9780062294449
5. Transcription
Kate Atkinson, Little Brown, $28, 9780316176637
6. Lethal White
Robert Galbraith, Mulholland, $29, 9780316422734
7. The Clockmaker’s Daughter- Debut
Kate Morton, Atria, $28, 9781451649390
8. Red War
Vince Flynn, Kyle Mills, Atria/Emily Bestler Books, $28.99, 9781501190599
9. Hippie
Paulo Coelho, Knopf, $25.95, 9780525655619
10. Where the Crawdads Sing
Delia Owens, Putnam, $26, 9780735219090
11. An Absolutely Remarkable Thing
Hank Green, Dutton, $26, 9781524743444
12. A Gentleman in Moscow
Amor Towles, Viking, $27, 9780670026197
13. There There (An Indies Introduce Title)
Tommy Orange, Knopf, $25.95, 9780525520375
14. Winter in Paradise- Debut
Elin Hilderbrand, Little Brown, $28, 9780316435512
15. Little Fires Everywhere
Celeste Ng, Penguin Press, $27, 9780735224292
 
HARDCOVER NONFICTION
1. Fear: Trump in the White House
Bob Woodward, S&S, $30, 9781501175510
2. The Fifth Risk
Michael Lewis, Norton, $26.95, 9781324002642
3. Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts.- Debut
Brené Brown, Random House, $28, 9780399592522
4. Leadership: In Turbulent Times
Doris Kearns Goodwin, S&S, $30, 9781476795928
5. Educated (An Indies Introduce Title)
Tara Westover, Random House, $28, 9780399590504
6. The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*ck
Mark Manson, Harper, $24.99, 9780062457714
7. In Pieces
Sally Field, Grand Central, $29, 9781538763025
8. These Truths
Jill Lepore, Norton, $39.95, 9780393635249
9. Killing the SS: The Hunt for the Worst War Criminals in History- Debut
Bill O’Reilly, Martin Dugard, Holt, $30, 9781250165541
10. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry
Neil deGrasse Tyson, Norton, $18.95, 9780393609394
11. Good and Mad
Rebecca Traister, S&S, $27, 9781501181795
12. 21 Lessons for the 21st Century
Yuval Noah Harari, Spiegel & Grau, $28, 9780525512172
13. Ship of Fools
Tucker Carlson, Free Press, $28, 9781501183669
14. Girl, Wash Your Face
Rachel Hollis, Thomas Nelson, $22.99, 9781400201655
15. The Flame: Poems Notebooks Lyrics Drawings- Debut
Leonard Cohen, FSG, $28, 9780374156060
 
TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION
1. Less
Andrew Sean Greer, Back Bay, $15.99, 9780316316132
2. Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine
Gail Honeyman, Penguin, $16, 9780735220690
3. Crazy Rich Asians
Kevin Kwan, Anchor, $16, 9780525563761
4. The Best American Short Stories 2018
Roxane Gay, Heidi Pitlor (Eds.), Mariner, $15.99, 9780544582941
5. The Tattooist of Auschwitz
Heather Morris, Harper, $16.99, 9780062797155
6. In the Midst of Winter
Isabel Allende, Atria, $17, 9781501178146
7. Pachinko
Min Jin Lee, Grand Central, $15.99, 9781455563920
8. China Rich Girlfriend
Kevin Kwan, Anchor, $16.95, 9780804172066
9. A Simple Favor
Darcey Bell, Harper, $16.99, 9780062878649
10. The Handmaid’s Tale
Margaret Atwood, Anchor, $15.95, 9780525435006
11. The Woman in Cabin 10
Ruth Ware, Gallery/Scout Press, $16, 9781501132957
12. Uncommon Type
Tom Hanks, Vintage, $16, 9781101911945
13. The Fallen
David Baldacci, Grand Central, $15.99, 9781538761380
14. Origin
Dan Brown, Anchor, $16.95, 9780525563693
15. The Couple Next Door
Shari Lapena, Penguin, $16, 9780735221109
 
TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION
1. Sapiens
Yuval Noah Harari, Harper Perennial, $22.99, 9780062316110
2. You Are a Badass
Jen Sincero, Running Press, $16, 9780762447695
3. Code Girls
Liza Mundy, Hachette, $16.99, 9780316352543
4. Kitchen Confidential
Anthony Bourdain, Ecco, $16.99, 9780060899226
5. Beautiful Boy
David Sheff, Eamon Dolan/Mariner Books, $16.99, 9781328974716
6. Homo Deus
Yuval Noah Harari, Harper Perennial, $22.99, 9780062464347
7. My Own Words
Ruth Bader Ginsburg, S&S, $18, 9781501145254
8. Killers of the Flower Moon
David Grann, Vintage, $16.95, 9780307742483
9. HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Emotional Intelligence
Harvard Business School Press, $24.95, 9781633690196
10. Leonardo da Vinci
Walter Isaacson, S&S, $22, 9781501139161
11. HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Mental Toughness
Harvard Business School Press, $24.95, 9781633694361
12. Grant
Ron Chernow, Penguin, $22, 9780143110637
13. Shoe Dog
Phil Knight, Scribner, $20, 9781501135927
14. Hillbilly Elegy
J.D. Vance, Harper, $16.99, 9780062300553
15. Unshakeable: Your Financial Freedom Playbook- Debut
Tony Robbins, S&S, $17, 9781501164590
 
MASS MARKET
1. Origin
Dan Brown, Anchor, $9.99, 9780525563709
2. The Rooster Bar
John Grisham, Dell, $9.99, 9781101967706
3. The Couple Next Door
Shari Lapena, Penguin, $9.99, 9780525505310
4. Two Kinds of Truth- Debut
Michael Connelly, Grand Central, $9.99, 9781455524167
5. Sharp Objects
Gillian Flynn, Broadway, $9.99, 9780525575757
6. The People vs. Alex Cross
James Patterson, Grand Central, $9.99, 9781538760642
7. Enemy of the State
Vince Flynn, Kyle Mills, Pocket, $9.99, 9781476783536
8. The Romanov Ransom
Clive Cussler, Robin Burcell, Putnam, $9.99, 9780399575563
9. The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo
Amy Schumer, Pocket, $9.99, 9781982110987
10. Fall from Grace- Debut
Danielle Steel, Dell, $8.99, 9781101884027
 
EARLY & MIDDLE GRADE READERS
1. Louisiana’s Way Home
Kate DiCamillo, Candlewick, $16.99, 9780763694630
2. Rosie Revere and the Raucous Riveters: The Questioneers Book #1
Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illus.), Amulet, $12.99, 9781419733604
3. Squirm
Carl Hiaasen, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9780385752978
4. The House with a Clock in Its Walls
John Bellairs, Edward Gorey (Illus.), Puffin, $7.99, 9780451481283
5. I Lost My Tooth! (Unlimited Squirrels)
Mo Willems, Disney/Hyperion, $12.99, 9781368024570
6. The Storm Runner
J.C. Cervantes, Rick Riordan Presents, $16.99, 9781368016346
7. Drama
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545326995
8. The Atlas Obscura Explorer’s Guide for the World’s Most Adventurous Kid
Dylan Thuras, Rosemary Mosco, Joy Ang (Illus.), Workman, $19.95, 9781523503544
9. Smile
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545132060
10. Grenade- Debut
Alan Gratz, Scholastic Press, $17.99, 9781338245691
11. Sisters
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545540605
12. Ghosts
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545540629
13. The Mac Undercover (Mac B., Kid Spy #1)
Mac Barnett, Mike Lowery (Illus.), Orchard Books, $12.99, 9781338143591
14. Be Prepared
Vera Brosgol, First Second, $12.99, 9781626724457
15. Charlotte’s Web
E.B. White, Harper, $8.99, 9780064400558
 
YOUNG ADULT
1. The Hate U Give
Angie Thomas, Balzer + Bray, $18.99, 9780062871350
2. Bridge of Clay- Debut
Markus Zusak, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $26, 9781984830159
3. Turtles All the Way Down
John Green, Dutton Books for Young Readers, $19.99, 9780525555360
4. Dear Evan Hansen- Debut
Val Emmich, et al., Poppy, $18.99, 9780316420235
5. What If It’s Us- Debut
Becky Albertalli, Adam Silvera, HarperTeen, $18.99, 9780062795250
6. Hey, Kiddo- Debut
Jarrett J. Krosoczka, Graphix, $14.99, 9780545902489
7. Children of Blood and Bone
Tomi Adeyemi, Henry Holt and Co. (BYR), $18.99, 9781250170972
8. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $12.99, 9780385754729
9. The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy
Mackenzi Lee, Katherine Tegen Books, $18.99, 9780062795328
10. Looking for Alaska
John Green, Dutton Books for Young Readers, $19.99, 9780525428022
11. Renegades
Marissa Meyer, Square Fish, $10.99, 9781250180636
12. The Fault in Our Stars
John Green, Penguin, $12.99, 9780142424179
13. One of Us Is Lying
Karen M. McManus, Delacorte Press, $17.99, 9781524714680
14. The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue
Mackenzi Lee, Katherine Tegen Books, $9.99, 9780062382818
15. Dry
Neal Shusterman, Jarrod Shusterman, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9781481481960
 
CHILDREN’S ILLUSTRATED
1. The Wonky Donkey
Craig Smith, Katz Cowley (Illus.), Scholastic, $7.99, 9780545261241
2. Room on the Broom
Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler (Illus.), Puffin, $6.99, 9780142501122
3. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
4. Baby Feminists
Libby Babbott-Klein, Jessica Walker (Illus.), Viking Books for Young Readers, $9.99, 9780451480101
5. Little Blue Truck’s Halloween
Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illus.), HMH Books for Young Readers, $12.99, 9780544772533
6. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, Putnam, $10.99, 9780399226908
7. Pete the Cat: Trick or Pete
James Dean, James Dean (Illus.), HarperFestival, $6.99, 9780062198709
8. A Parade of Elephants
Kevin Henkes, Greenwillow Books, $18.99, 9780062668271
9. I Am Human: A Book of Empathy
Susan Verde, Peter H. Reynolds (Illus.), Abrams, $14.99, 9781419731655
10. Peppa Pig and the Halloween Costume
Candlewick, $12.99, 9781536200607
11. Baby Unicorn: Finger Puppet Book
Victoria Ying (Illus.), Chronicle Books, $6.99, 9781452170763
12. Curious George: A Halloween Boo Fest- Debut
H.A. Rey, HMH Books for Young Readers, $6.99, 9781328548320
13. Giraffe Problems
Jory John, Lane Smith (Illus.), Random House Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9781524772031
14. The Wall in the Middle of the Book- Debut
Jon Agee, Dial Books, $17.99, 9780525555452
15. Carmela Full of Wishes- Debut
Matt de la Peña, Christian Robinson (Illus.), G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9780399549045
 
CHILDREN’S SERIES
1. Dog Man (hardcover)
Dav Pilkey, Graphix
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. Diary of a Wimpy Kid (hardcover)
Jeff Kinney, Amulet
6. Amulet (hardcover and paperback)
Kazu Kibuishi, Graphix
7. Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children (hardcover and paperback)
Ransom Riggs, Quirk
8. The Princess in Black (hardcover and paperback)
Shannon Hale, Dean Hale, Candlewick
9. Magic Tree House (hardcover and paperback)
Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illus.), Random House
10. Spy School (hardcover and paperback)
Stuart Gibbs, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers

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