The Indie Bestseller List

The Indie Bestseller List

June 26, 2019
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The Indie Bestseller List
Published Wednesday, June 26, 2019 (for the sales week ended Sunday, June 23, 2019). 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
#4-Summer of ’69, by Elin Hilderbrand (9780316420013)
#10-Fleishman Is in Trouble, by Taffy Brodesser-Akner (9780525510871)
Hardcover Nonfiction
#12-Underland, by Robert MacFarlane (9780393242140)
Paperback Nonfiction
#11-Small Fry, by Lisa Brennan-Jobs (9780802147219)
Mass Market
#1-The Reckoning, by John Grisham (9780525620938)
#3-Cottage by the Sea, by Debbie Macomber (9780399181276)
Early & Middle Grade Readers
#8-The Unofficial Ultimate Harry Potter Spellbook (9781948174244)
Children’s Illustrated
#9-How to Read a Book, by Kwame Alexander, Melissa Sweet (Illus.) (9780062307811)
#15-Julián Is a Mermaid, by Jessica Love (9780763690458)
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HARDCOVER FICTION
1. Where the Crawdads Sing
Delia Owens, Putnam, $26, 9780735219090
2. City of Girls
Elizabeth Gilbert, Riverhead Books, $28, 9781594634734
3. On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous
Ocean Vuong, Penguin Press, $26, 9780525562023
4. Summer of ’69- Debut
Elin Hilderbrand, Little Brown, $28, 9780316420013
5. Mrs. Everything
Jennifer Weiner, Atria, $28, 9781501133480
6. Normal People
Sally Rooney, Hogarth, $26, 9781984822178
7. Circe
Madeline Miller, Little Brown, $27, 9780316556347
8. Fall; or, Dodge in Hell
Neal Stephenson, Morrow, $35, 9780062458711
9. The Guest Book
Sarah Blake, Flatiron Books, $27.99, 9781250110251
10. Fleishman Is in Trouble- Debut
Taffy Brodesser-Akner, Random House, $27, 9780525510871
11. Ask Again, Yes
Mary Beth Keane, Scribner, $27, 9781982106980
12. Unsolved
James Patterson, David Ellis, Little Brown, $28, 9780316419826
13. Recursion
Blake Crouch, Crown, $27, 9781524759780
14. The Sentence Is Death
Anthony Horowitz, Harper, $27.99, 9780062676832
15. Exhalation: Stories
Ted Chiang, Knopf, $25.95, 9781101947883
 
HARDCOVER NONFICTION
1. Educated (An Indies Introduce Title)
Tara Westover, Random House, $28, 9780399590504
2. The Pioneers
David McCullough, S&S, $30, 9781501168680
3. Becoming
Michelle Obama, Crown, $32.50, 9781524763138
4. The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*ck
Mark Manson, Harper, $24.99, 9780062457714
5. Everything Is F*cked
Mark Manson, Harper, $26.99, 9780062888433
6. Stay Sexy & Don’t Get Murdered (An Indies Introduce Title)
Karen Kilgariff, Georgia Hardstark, Forge, $24.99, 9781250178954
7. The Second Mountain
David Brooks, Random House, $28, 9780812993264
8. Howard Stern Comes Again
Howard Stern, S&S, $35, 9781501194290
9. Range
David Epstein, Riverhead Books, $28, 9780735214484
10. Calm the F*ck Down
Sarah Knight, Little Brown, $19.99, 9780316529150
11. Spying on the South
Tony Horwitz, Penguin Press, $30, 9781101980286
12. Underland: A Deep Time Journey- Debut
Robert MacFarlane, Norton, $27.95, 9780393242140
13. The Moment of Lift
Melinda Gates, Flatiron Books, $26.99, 9781250313577
14. Upheaval
Jared Diamond, Little Brown, $35, 9780316409131
15. Furious Hours
Casey Cep, Knopf, $26.95, 9781101947869
 
TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION
1. Little Fires Everywhere
Celeste Ng, Penguin, $17, 9780735224315
2. A Gentleman in Moscow
Amor Towles, Penguin, $17, 9780143110439
3. The Overstory
Richard Powers, Norton, $18.95, 9780393356687
4. The Tattooist of Auschwitz
Heather Morris, Harper, $16.99, 9780062797155
5. Before We Were Yours
Lisa Wingate, Ballantine, $17, 9780425284704
6. There There  (An Indies Introduce Title)
Tommy Orange, Vintage, $16, 9780525436140
7. Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine
Gail Honeyman, Penguin, $16, 9780735220690
8. The Woman in the Window
A.J. Finn, Morrow, $16.99, 9780062678423
9. The Outsider
Stephen King, Gallery Books, $18.99, 9781501181009
10. The Immortalists
Chloe Benjamin, Putnam, $16, 9780735215092
11. Washington Black
Esi Edugyan, Vintage, $16.95, 9780525563242
12. When Life Gives You Lululemons
Lauren Weisberger, S&S, $16.99, 9781476778457
13. The Great Believers
Rebecca Makkai, Penguin, $16, 9780735223530
14. The Clockmaker’s Daughter
Kate Morton, Washington Square Press, $17, 9781451649413
15. Less
Andrew Sean Greer, Back Bay, $15.99, 9780316316132
 
TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION
1. Calypso
David Sedaris, Back Bay, $17.99, 9780316392426
2. Born a Crime
Trevor Noah, Spiegel & Grau, $18, 9780399588198
3. The Mueller Report
The Washington Post, Scribner, $15, 9781982129736
4. Sapiens
Yuval Noah Harari, Harper Perennial, $22.99, 9780062316110
5. How to Change Your Mind
Michael Pollan, Penguin, $18, 9780735224155
6. You Are a Badass
Jen Sincero, Running Press, $16, 9780762447695
7. Into the Raging Sea
Rachel Slade, Ecco, $17.99, 9780062699879
8. Tip of the Iceberg
Mark Adams, Dutton, $16, 9781101985120
9. White Fragility
Robin DiAngelo, Beacon Press, $16, 9780807047415
10. HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Mental Toughness
Harvard Business School Press, $24.95, 9781633694361
11. Small Fry- Debut
Lisa Brennan-Jobs, Grove Press, $16, 9780802147219
12. Shoe Dog
Phil Knight, Scribner, $20, 9781501135927
13. HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Managing Yourself
Harvard Business School Press, $24.95, 9781422157992
14. The Soul of America
Jon Meacham, Random House, $20, 9780399589829
15. I’ll Be Gone in the Dark
Michelle McNamara, Harper Perennial, $17.99, 9780062319791
 
MASS MARKET
1. The Reckoning- Debut
John Grisham, Dell, $9.99, 9780525620938
2. Past Tense
Lee Child, Dell, $9.99, 9780399593536
3. Cottage by the Sea- Debut
Debbie Macomber, Ballantine, $7.99, 9780399181276
4. A Game of Thrones
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780553593716
5. The Mueller Report
Robert S. Mueller, et al., Melville House, $9.99, 9781612197814
6. A Stranger in the House
Shari Lapena, Penguin, $9.99, 9780525506331
7. The Couple Next Door
Shari Lapena, Penguin, $9.99, 9780525505310
8. Good Omens
Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett, Morrow, $9.99, 9780062836977
9. Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $9.99, 9780441172719
10. Spymaster
Brad Thor, Pocket, $9.99, 9781476789422
 
EARLY & MIDDLE GRADE READERS
1. Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid: Rowley Jefferson’s Journal
Jeff Kinney, Abrams, $13.99, 9781419740275
2. The Girl Who Drank the Moon
Kelly Barnhill, Algonquin Young Readers, $9.95, 9781616207465
3. Share Your Smile: Raina’s Guide to Telling Your Own Story
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $12.99, 9781338353846
4. Camp
Kayla Miller, HMH Books for Young Readers, $10.99, 9781328530820
5. Drama
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545326995
6. New Kid
Jerry Craft, Harper, $12.99, 9780062691194
7. A Wolf Called Wander
Rosanne Parry, Monica Armino (Illus.), Greenwillow Books, $16.99, 9780062895936
8. The Unofficial Ultimate Harry Potter Spellbook- Debut
Media Lab Books, $14.99, 9781948174244
9. Ghosts
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545540629
10. Smile
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545132060
11. Pax
Sara Pennypacker, Jon Klassen (Illus.), Balzer + Bray, $8.99, 9780062377029
12. Sisters
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545540605
13. Shouting at the Rain
Lynda Mullaly Hunt, Nancy Paulsen Books, $16.99, 9780399175152
14. Refugee
Alan Gratz, Scholastic Press, $16.99, 9780545880831
15. Beyond the Bright Sea
Lauren Wolk, Puffin, $8.99, 9781101994870
 
YOUNG ADULT
1. Turtles All the Way Down
John Green, Penguin, $14.99, 9780525555377
2. The Hate U Give
Angie Thomas, Balzer + Bray, $18.99, 9780062871350
3. The Sun Is Also a Star
Nicola Yoon, Ember, $12.99, 9781984849397
4. On the Come Up
Angie Thomas, Balzer + Bray, $18.99, 9780062498564
5. With the Fire on High
Elizabeth Acevedo, HarperTeen, $17.99, 9780062662835
6. Five Feet Apart
Rachael Lippincott, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9781534451568
7. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $14.99, 9780385754729
8. The Rest of the Story
Sarah Dessen, Balzer + Bray, $19.99, 9780062933621
9. One of Us Is Lying
Karen M. McManus, Delacorte Press, $17.99, 9781524714680
10. Children of Blood and Bone
Tomi Adeyemi, Henry Holt and Co. (BYR), $18.99, 9781250170972
11. Salt to the Sea
Ruta Sepetys, Penguin, $10.99, 9780142423622
12. The Book of Dust:  La Belle Sauvage
Philip Pullman, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $14.99, 9780553510744
13. Sorcery of Thorns
Margaret Rogerson, Margaret K. McElderry Books, $17.99, 9781481497619
14. The Iliad
Gareth Hinds, Candlewick Press, $16.99, 9780763696634
15. The Hazel Wood (An Indies Introduce Title)
Melissa Albert, Flatiron Books, $10.99, 9781250147936
 
CHILDREN’S ILLUSTRATED
1. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
2. Oh, the Places You’ll Go!
Dr. Seuss, Random House, $18.99, 9780679805274
3. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, Putnam, $10.99, 9780399226908
4. Unicorn Day
Diana Murray, Luke Flowers (Illus.), Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, $17.99, 9781492667223
5. Dragons Love Tacos
Adam Rubin, Daniel Salmieri (Illus.), Dial, $16.99, 9780803736801
6. The Wonky Donkey
Craig Smith, Katz Cowley (Illus.), Scholastic, $7.99, 9780545261241
7. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, Harper, $18.95, 9780060254926
8. High Five
Adam Rubin, Daniel Salmieri (Illus.), Dial, $19.99, 9780525428893
9. How to Read a Book- Debut
Kwame Alexander, Melissa Sweet (Illus.), Harper, $17.99, 9780062307811
10. We Don’t Eat Our Classmates
Ryan T. Higgins, Disney/Hyperion, $17.99, 9781368003551
11. Pat the Bunny
Dorothy Kunhardt, Golden Books, $9.99, 9780307120007
12. The Itsy Bitsy Spider
Maddie Frost, Workman, $5.95, 9781523505098
13. Good Night, Gorilla
Peggy Rathmann, Putnam, $7.99, 9780399230035
14. Little Blue Truck
Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illus.), HMH Books for Young Readers, $7.99, 9780544568037
15. Julián Is a Mermaid- Debut
Jessica Love, Candlewick Press, $16.99, 9780763690458
 
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. Diary of a Wimpy Kid (hardcover)
Jeff Kinney, Amulet
4. Elephant & Piggie (hardcover)
Mo Willems, Hyperion
5. Wings of Fire (hardcover and paperback)
Tui T. Sutherland, Scholastic
6. Who Was/Is…? (paperback)
Ann Waldron, et al., Penguin Workshop
7. Magic Tree House (hardcover and paperback)
Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illus.), Random House
8. Spy School (hardcover and paperback)
Stuart Gibbs, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
9. Big Nate (hardcover and paperback)
Lincoln Peirce, Andrews McMeel
10. The Princess in Black (hardcover and paperback)
Shannon Hale, Dean Hale, Candlewick Press

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