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The Indie Bestseller List

May 16, 2018
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The Indie Bestseller List
Published Wednesday, May 16, 2018 (for the sales week ended Sunday, May 13, 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
#1-Warlight, by Michael Ondaatje (9780525521198)
#10-The Hellfire Club, by Jake Tapper (9780316472319)
Hardcover Nonfiction
#2-The Soul of America, by Jon Meacham (9780399589812)
#6-Barracoon, by Zora Neale Hurston (9780062748201)
#15-The Perfectionists, by Simon Winchester (9780062652553)
Paperback Fiction
#4-Sing, Unburied, Sing, by Jesmyn Ward (9781501126079)
#10-Men Without Women, by Haruki Murakami (9781101974520)
#15-A Legacy of Spies, by John le Carré (9780735225138)
Paperback Nonfiction
#12-I Can’t Make This Up, by Kevin Hart (9781501155574)
#14-Dear Ijeawele, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (9780525434801)
#15-Why Buddhism Is True, by Robert Wright (9781439195468)
Mass Market
#10-The Good Daughter, by Karin Slaughter (9780062430250)
Early & Middle Grade Readers
#7-Bob, by Wendy Mass, Rebecca Stead, Nicholas Gannon (Illus.) (9781250166623)
Children’s Illustrated
#8-How to Babysit a Grandma, by Jean Reagan, Lee Wildish (Illus.) (9781524772567)
#9-Square, by Mac Barnett, Jon Klassen (Illus.) (9780763696078)
#14-Mommies Are Amazing, by Meredith Costain, Polona Lovsin (Illus.) (9781250107213)
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HARDCOVER FICTION
1. Warlight- Debut
Michael Ondaatje, Knopf, $26.95, 9780525521198
2. Circe
Madeline Miller, Little Brown, $27, 9780316556347
3. Little Fires Everywhere
Celeste Ng, Penguin Press, $27, 9780735224292
4. The Power
Naomi Alderman, Little Brown, $26, 9780316547611
5. Adjustment Day
Chuck Palahniuk, Norton, $26.95, 9780393652598
6. Love and Ruin
Paula McLain, Ballantine, $28, 9781101967386
7. A Gentleman in Moscow
Amor Towles, Viking, $27, 9780670026197
8. The Fallen
David Baldacci, Grand Central, $29, 9781538761397
9. The Female Persuasion
Meg Wolitzer, Riverhead, $28, 9781594488405
10. The Hellfire Club- Debut
Jake Tapper, Little Brown, $27, 9780316472319
11. Before We Were Yours
Lisa Wingate, Ballantine, $26, 9780425284681
12. The Overstory
Richard Powers, Norton, $27.95, 9780393635522
13. The Great Alone
Kristin Hannah, St. Martin’s, $28.99, 9780312577230
14. The Mars Room
Rachel Kushner, Scribner, $27, 9781476756554
15. Less
Andrew Sean Greer, Lee Boudreaux Books, $26, 9780316316125
 
HARDCOVER NONFICTION
1. A Higher Loyalty
James Comey, Flatiron, $29.99, 9781250192455
2. The Soul of America: The Battle for Our Better Angels- Debut
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. Educated (An Indies Introduce Title)
Tara Westover, Random House, $28, 9780399590504
6. Barracoon: The Story of the Last “Black Cargo”- Debut
Zora Neale Hurston, Amistad Press, $24.99, 9780062748201
7. Fascism: A Warning
Madeleine Albright, Harper, $27.99, 9780062802187
8. I’ll Be Gone in the Dark
Michelle McNamara, Harper, $27.99, 9780062319784
9. Magnolia Table
Joanna Gaines, Marah Stets, Morrow, $29.99, 9780062820150
10. War on Peace
Ronan Farrow, Norton, $27.95, 9780393652109
11. The Order of Time
Carlo Rovelli, Riverhead, $20, 9780735216105
12. Natural Causes
Barbara Ehrenreich, Twelve, $27, 9781455535910
13. 12 Rules for Life
Jordan B. Peterson, Random House, $25.95, 9780345816023
14. I’ve Been Thinking…
Maria Shriver, Pamela Dorman Books, $20, 9780525522607
15. The Perfectionists: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World- Debut
Simon Winchester, Harper, $29.99, 9780062652553
 
TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION
1. Pachinko
Min Jin Lee, Grand Central, $15.99, 9781455563920
2. Anything Is Possible
Elizabeth Strout, Random House, $17, 9780812989410
3. Into the Water
Paula Hawkins, Riverhead, $16, 9780735211223
4. Sing, Unburied, Sing- Debut
Jesmyn Ward, Scribner, $17, 9781501126079
5. The Woman in Cabin 10
Ruth Ware, Gallery/Scout Press, $16, 9781501132957
6. The Ministry of Utmost Happiness
Arundhati Roy, Vintage, $16.95, 9780525434818
7. All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr, Scribner, $17, 9781501173219
8. The Handmaid’s Tale
Margaret Atwood, Anchor, $15.95, 9780525435006
9. Norse Mythology
Neil Gaiman, Norton, $15.95, 9780393356182
10. Men Without Women- Debut
Haruki Murakami, Vintage, $16, 9781101974520
11. Lincoln in the Bardo
George Saunders, Random House, $17, 9780812985405
12. The Couple Next Door
Shari Lapena, Penguin, $16, 9780735221109
13. The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane
Lisa See, Scribner, $16.99, 9781501154836
14. We Were the Lucky Ones
Georgia Hunter, Penguin, $16, 9780399563096
15. A Legacy of Spies- Debut
John le Carré, Penguin, $17, 9780735225138
 
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. You Are a Badass
Jen Sincero, Running Press, $16, 9780762447695
4. Shoe Dog
Phil Knight, Scribner, $20, 9781501135927
5. The American Spirit
David McCullough, S&S, $16, 9781501174193
6. HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Mental Toughness
Harvard Business School Press, $24.95, 9781633694361
7. The Color of Law
Richard Rothstein, Liveright, $17.95, 9781631494536
8. You Are a Badass at Making Money
Jen Sincero, Penguin, $16, 9780735223134
9. HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Managing Yourself
Harvard Business School Press, $24.95, 9781422157992
10. Evicted
Matthew Desmond, Broadway, $17, 9780553447453
11. Invisible Influence
Jonah Berger, S&S, $16, 9781476759739
12. I Can’t Make This Up: Life Lessons- Debut
Kevin Hart, Atria, $17, 9781501155574
13. HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Emotional Intelligence
Harvard Business School Press, $24.95, 9781633690196
14. Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions- Debut
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Anchor, $8.95, 9780525434801
15. Why Buddhism Is True: The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment- Debut
Robert Wright, S&S, $17, 9781439195468
 
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. No Middle Name
Lee Child, Dell, $9.99, 9780399593598
5. The Whistler
John Grisham, Dell, $9.99, 9781101967683
6. The Fix
David Baldacci, Vision, $9.99, 9781455586585
7. The Hypnotist’s Love Story
Liane Moriarty, Berkley, $9.99, 9780451492340
8. Tom Clancy Point of Contact
Mike Maden, Berkley, $9.99, 9780735215887
9. Ready Player One
Ernest Cline, Broadway, $9.99, 9780804190145
10. The Good Daughter- Debut
Karin Slaughter, Morrow, $9.99, 9780062430250
 
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. Endling: The Last
Katherine Applegate, Harper, $17.99, 9780062335524
4. Positively Izzy
Terri Libenson, Balzer + Bray, $10.99, 9780062484963
5. Wonder
R.J. Palacio, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $16.99, 9781524720193
6. Drama
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545326995
7. Bob- Debut
Wendy Mass, Rebecca Stead, Nicholas Gannon (Illus.), Feiwel & Friends, $16.99, 9781250166623
8. The Girl Who Drank the Moon
Kelly Barnhill, Algonquin Young Readers, $16.95, 9781616205676
9. Sisters
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545540605
10. The Lifters
Dave Eggers, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9781524764166
11. Hello, Universe
Erin Entrada Kelly, Isabel Roxas (Illus.), Greenwillow Books, $16.99, 9780062414151
12. Wishtree
Katherine Applegate, Feiwel & Friends, $16.99, 9781250043221
13. Roller Girl
Victoria Jamieson, Dial, $12.99, 9780803740167
14. Rebound
Kwame Alexander, HMH Books for Young Readers, $16.99, 9780544868137
15. Ghosts
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545540629
 
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. Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda
Becky Albertalli, Balzer + Bray, $10.99, 9780062792167
4. Holding Up the Universe
Jennifer Niven, Ember, $10.99, 9780385755955
5. Leah on the Offbeat
Becky Albertalli, Balzer + Bray, $17.99, 9780062643803
6. Turtles All the Way Down
John Green, Dutton Books for Young Readers, $19.99, 9780525555360
7. The Prince and the Dressmaker
Jen Wang, First Second, $16.99, 9781626723634
8. The Hazel Wood (An Indies Introduce Title)
Melissa Albert, Flatiron, $16.99, 9781250147905
9. Everything, Everything (An Indies Introduce Title)
Nicola Yoon, Ember, $10.99, 9781524769604
10. Caraval
Stephanie Garber, Flatiron, $10.99, 9781250095268
11. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $12.99, 9780385754729
12. 13 Reasons Why
Jay Asher, Razorbill, $10.99, 9780451478290
13. The Giver
Lois Lowry, HMH Books for Young Readers, $9.99, 9780544340688
14. Heartless
Marissa Meyer, Square Fish, $10.99, 9781250148186
15. One of Us Is Lying
Karen M. McManus, Delacorte Press, $17.99, 9781524714680
 
CHILDREN’S ILLUSTRATED
1. Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Presents A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo
Jill Twiss, EG Keller, Chronicle Books, $18.99, 9781452173801
2. Oh, the Places You’ll Go!
Dr. Seuss, Random House, $18.99, 9780679805274
3. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
4. Llama Llama Loves to Read
Anna Dewdney, Reed Duncan, Viking Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9780670013975
5. I Love Mom With the Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, Grosset & Dunlap, $8.99, 9780451533463
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. How to Babysit a Grandma- Debut
Jean Reagan, Lee Wildish (Illus.), Knopf Books for Young Readers, $8.99, 9781524772567
9. Square- Debut
Mac Barnett, Jon Klassen (Illus.), Candlewick Press, $15.99, 9780763696078
10. Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth
Oliver Jeffers, Philomel, $19.99, 9780399167898
11. My Mom Is Magical
Sabrina Moyle, Eunice Moyle (Illus.), Abrams Appleseed, $7.99, 9781419729621
12. She Persisted Around the World: 13 Women Who Changed History
Chelsea Clinton, Alexandra Boiger (Illus.), Philomel, $17.99, 9780525516996
13. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, Harper, $18.95, 9780060254926
14. Mommies Are Amazing- Debut
Meredith Costain, Polona Lovsin (Illus.), Henry Holt & Company (BYR), $7.99, 9781250107213
15. Everything Is Mama
Jimmy Fallon, Miguel Ordonez (Illus.), Feiwel & Friends, $16.99, 9781250125842
 
CHILDREN’S SERIES
1. Harry Potter (hardcover and paperback)
J.K. Rowling, Scholastic/Arthur A. Levine Books
2. Elephant & Piggie (hardcover)
Mo Willems, Hyperion
3. Dog Man (hardcover)
Dav Pilkey, Graphix
4. Diary of a Wimpy Kid (hardcover)
Jeff Kinney, Amulet
5. Who Was/Is…? (paperback)
Ann Waldron, et al., Penguin Workshop
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. Wings of Fire (hardcover and paperback)
Tui T. Sutherland, Scholastic
9. A Court of Thorns and Roses (hardcover and paperback)
Sarah J. Maas, Bloomsbury
10. The Bad Guys (paperback)
Aaron Blabey, Scholastic

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