The Indie Bestseller List

The Indie Bestseller List

October 30, 2018
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The Indie Bestseller List
Published Wednesday, October 31, 2018 (for the sales week ended Sunday, October 28, 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
#2-The Reckoning, by John Grisham (9780385544153)
Hardcover Nonfiction
#8-Cook Like a Pro, by Ina Garten (9780804187046)
Paperback Fiction
#13-Friday Black, by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah (9781328911247)
Paperback Nonfiction
#7-Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans, by Brian Kilmeade, Don Yaeger (9780735213241)
Children’s Series
New: Kingdom of Ash (Throne of Glass) by Sarah J. Maas  (9781619636101)
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HARDCOVER FICTION
1. Unsheltered
Barbara Kingsolver, Harper, $29.99, 9780062684561
2. The Reckoning- Debut
John Grisham, Doubleday, $29.95, 9780385544153
3. The Witch Elm
Tana French, Viking, $28, 9780735224629
4. Killing Commendatore
Haruki Murakami, Knopf, $30, 9780525520047
5. A Spark of Light
Jodi Picoult, Ballantine, $28.99, 9780345544988
6. The Next Person You Meet in Heaven
Mitch Albom, Harper, $23.99, 9780062294449
7. Every Breath
Nicholas Sparks, Grand Central, $28, 9781538728529
8. The Clockmaker’s Daughter
Kate Morton, Atria, $28, 9781451649390
9. Where the Crawdads Sing
Delia Owens, Putnam, $26, 9780735219090
10. Transcription
Kate Atkinson, Little Brown, $28, 9780316176637
11. Red War
Vince Flynn, Kyle Mills, Atria/Emily Bestler Books, $28.99, 9781501190599
12. Lethal White
Robert Galbraith, Mulholland, $29, 9780316422734
13. There There (An Indies Introduce Title)
Tommy Orange, Knopf, $25.95, 9780525520375
14. Hippie
Paulo Coelho, Knopf, $25.95, 9780525655619
15. A Gentleman in Moscow
Amor Towles, Viking, $27, 9780670026197
 
HARDCOVER NONFICTION
1. The Fifth Risk
Michael Lewis, Norton, $26.95, 9781324002642
2. Fear: Trump in the White House
Bob Woodward, S&S, $30, 9781501175510
3. Brief Answers to the Big Questions
Stephen Hawking, Bantam, $25, 9781984819192
4. Dare to Lead
Brené Brown, Random House, $28, 9780399592522
5. Almost Everything: Notes on Hope
Anne Lamott, Riverhead, $20, 9780525537441
6. The Library Book
Susan Orlean, S&S, $28, 9781476740188
7. Educated (An Indies Introduce Title)
Tara Westover, Random House, $28, 9780399590504
8. Cook Like a Pro: Recipes and Tips for Home Cooks- Debut
Ina Garten, Clarkson Potter, $35, 9780804187046
9. Leadership: In Turbulent Times
Doris Kearns Goodwin, S&S, $30, 9781476795928
10. The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*ck
Mark Manson, Harper, $24.99, 9780062457714
11. Killing the SS
Bill O’Reilly, Martin Dugard, Holt, $30, 9781250165541
12. Gmorning, Gnight!: Little Pep Talks for Me & You
Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jonny Sun (Illus.), Random House, $22, 9781984854278
13. Shade: A Tale of Two Presidents
Pete Souza, Little Brown, $30, 9780316421829
14. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry
Neil deGrasse Tyson, Norton, $18.95, 9780393609394
15. Girl, Wash Your Face
Rachel Hollis, Thomas Nelson, $22.99, 9781400201655
 
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 Tattooist of Auschwitz
Heather Morris, Harper, $16.99, 9780062797155
5. The Best American Short Stories 2018
Roxane Gay, Heidi Pitlor (Eds.), Mariner, $15.99, 9780544582941
6. Pachinko
Min Jin Lee, Grand Central, $15.99, 9781455563920
7. In the Midst of Winter
Isabel Allende, Atria, $17, 9781501178146
8. China Rich Girlfriend
Kevin Kwan, Anchor, $16.95, 9780804172066
9. A Simple Favor
Darcey Bell, Harper, $16.99, 9780062878649
10. The Woman in Cabin 10
Ruth Ware, Gallery/Scout Press, $16, 9781501132957
11. The Couple Next Door
Shari Lapena, Penguin, $16, 9780735221109
12. The Handmaid’s Tale
Margaret Atwood, Anchor, $15.95, 9780525435006
13. Friday Black- Debut
Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah, Mariner, $14.99, 9781328911247
14. The Fallen
David Baldacci, Grand Central, $15.99, 9781538761380
15. The Girl in the Spider’s Web
David Lagercrantz, Vintage Crime/Black Lizard, $16.95, 9780525564560
 
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. Beautiful Boy
David Sheff, Eamon Dolan/Mariner Books, $16.99, 9781328974716
5. Kitchen Confidential
Anthony Bourdain, Ecco, $16.99, 9780060899226
6. Killers of the Flower Moon
David Grann, Vintage, $16.95, 9780307742483
7. Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans: The Battle That Shaped America’s Destiny- Debut
Brian Kilmeade, Don Yaeger, Sentinel, $17, 9780735213241
8. HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Emotional Intelligence
Harvard Business School Press, $24.95, 9781633690196
9. HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Mental Toughness
Harvard Business School Press, $24.95, 9781633694361
10. Homo Deus
Yuval Noah Harari, Harper Perennial, $22.99, 9780062464347
11. Shoe Dog
Phil Knight, Scribner, $20, 9781501135927
12. My Own Words
Ruth Bader Ginsburg, S&S, $18, 9781501145254
13. The River of Consciousness
Oliver Sacks, Vintage, $16.95, 9780804171007
14. Grant
Ron Chernow, Penguin, $22, 9780143110637
15. HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Managing Yourself
Harvard Business School Press, $24.95, 9781422157992
 
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
Michael Connelly, Grand Central, $9.99, 9781455524167
5. The Girl in the Spider’s Web
David Lagercrantz, Vintage Crime/Black Lizard, $9.99, 9780525564577
6. Sharp Objects
Gillian Flynn, Broadway, $9.99, 9780525575757
7. The People vs. Alex Cross
James Patterson, Grand Central, $9.99, 9781538760642
8. Enemy of the State
Vince Flynn, Kyle Mills, Pocket, $9.99, 9781476783536
9. The Romanov Ransom
Clive Cussler, Robin Burcell, Putnam, $9.99, 9780399575563
10. Look for Me
Lisa Gardner, Dutton, $9.99, 9781524742072
 
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.), Abrams, $12.99, 9781419733604
3. Max Einstein: The Genius Experiment
James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein, Beverly Johnson (Illus.), jimmy patterson, $14.99, 9780316523967
4. I Lost My Tooth! (Unlimited Squirrels)
Mo Willems, Disney/Hyperion, $12.99, 9781368024570
5. The Atlas Obscura Explorer’s Guide for the World’s Most Adventurous Kid
Dylan Thuras, Rosemary Mosco, Joy Ang (Illus.), Workman, $19.95, 9781523503544
6. Squirm
Carl Hiaasen, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9780385752978
7. Drama
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545326995
8. The House with a Clock in Its Walls
John Bellairs, Edward Gorey (Illus.), Puffin, $7.99, 9780451481283
9. Smile
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545132060
10. The Land of Stories: The Ultimate Book Hugger’s Guide
Chris Colfer, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9780316523301
11. Sisters
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545540605
12. The Mac Undercover (Mac B., Kid Spy #1)
Mac Barnett, Mike Lowery (Illus.), Orchard Books, $12.99, 9781338143591
13. Ghosts
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545540629
14. The War I Finally Won
Kimberly Brubaker Bradley, Puffin, $8.99, 9780147516817
15. The War That Saved My Life
Kimberly Brubaker Bradley, Puffin, $8.99, 9780147510488
 
YOUNG ADULT
1. The Hate U Give
Angie Thomas, Balzer + Bray, $18.99, 9780062871350
2. Bridge of Clay
Markus Zusak, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $26, 9781984830159
3. Dear Evan Hansen
Val Emmich, et al., Poppy, $18.99, 9780316420235
4. Hey, Kiddo
Jarrett J. Krosoczka, Graphix, $14.99, 9780545902489
5. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $12.99, 9780385754729
6. Turtles All the Way Down
John Green, Dutton Books for Young Readers, $19.99, 9780525555360
7. Children of Blood and Bone
Tomi Adeyemi, Henry Holt and Co. (BYR), $18.99, 9781250170972
8. What If It’s Us
Becky Albertalli, Adam Silvera, HarperTeen, $18.99, 9780062795250
9. Looking for Alaska (Penguin Minis)
John Green, Dutton Books for Young Readers, $12, 9780525555711
10. Renegades
Marissa Meyer, Square Fish, $10.99, 9781250180636
11. The Prince and the Dressmaker
Jen Wang, First Second, $16.99, 9781626723634
12. The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy
Mackenzi Lee, Katherine Tegen Books, $18.99, 9780062795328
13. Dry
Neal Shusterman, Jarrod Shusterman, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9781481481960
14. Salt to the Sea
Ruta Sepetys, Penguin, $10.99, 9780142423622
15. On a Sunbeam
Tillie Walden, First Second, $21.99, 9781250178138
 
CHILDREN’S ILLUSTRATED
1. Room on the Broom
Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler (Illus.), Puffin, $6.99, 9780142501122
2. The Snowy Nap
Jan Brett, G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9780399170737
3. The Wonky Donkey
Craig Smith, Katz Cowley (Illus.), Scholastic, $7.99, 9780545261241
4. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
5. Little Blue Truck’s Halloween
Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illus.), HMH Books for Young Readers, $12.99, 9780544772533
6. A Parade of Elephants
Kevin Henkes, Greenwillow Books, $18.99, 9780062668271
7. Dragons Love Tacos
Adam Rubin, Daniel Salmieri (Illus.), Dial, $16.99, 9780803736801
8. Baby Feminists
Libby Babbott-Klein, Jessica Walker (Illus.), Viking Books for Young Readers, $9.99, 9780451480101
9. The Day You Begin
Jacqueline Woodson, Rafael Lopez (Illus.), Nancy Paulsen Books, $18.99, 9780399246531
10. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, Putnam, $10.99, 9780399226908
11. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, Harper, $18.95, 9780060254926
12. Little Blue Truck
Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illus.), HMH Books for Young Readers, $7.99, 9780544568037
13. Baby Unicorn: Finger Puppet Book
Victoria Ying (Illus.), Chronicle Books, $6.99, 9781452170763
14. Pat the Bunny
Dorothy Kunhardt, Golden, $9.99, 9780307120007
15. Giraffe Problems
Jory John, Lane Smith (Illus.), Random House Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9781524772031
 
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. Elephant & Piggie (hardcover)
Mo Willems, Hyperion
4. Throne of Glass (hardcover and paperback)
Sarah J. Maas, Bloomsbury
New in Series: Kingdom of Ash (9781619636101)
5. Diary of a Wimpy Kid (hardcover)
Jeff Kinney, Amulet
6. Who Was/Is…? (paperback)
Ann Waldron, et al., Penguin Workshop
7. Amulet (hardcover and paperback)
Kazu Kibuishi, Graphix
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. Weird But True (paperback)
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