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The Indie Bestseller List

February 19, 2019
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The Indie Bestseller List
Published Wednesday, February 13, 2019 (for the sales week ended Sunday, February 10, 2019). Based on reporting from many hundreds of independent bookstores across the United States. For information on more titles, please visitIndieBound.org

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Debuts for the week:
Hardcover Fiction
#2-Black Leopard, Red Wolf, by Marlon James (9780735220171)
#8-The Silent Patient, by Alex Michaelides (9781250301697)
Hardcover Nonfiction
#12-Dreyer’s English, by Benjamin Dreyer (9780812995701)
#15-Maid, by Stephanie Land (9780316505116)
Paperback Fiction
#4-The Immortalists, by Chloe Benjamin (9780735215092)
#6-An American Marriage, by Tayari Jones (9781616208684)
#9-The Friend, by Sigrid Nunez (9780735219458)
#12-I Was Anastasia, by Ariel Lawhon (9781101973318)
Paperback Nonfiction
#12-The Collected Schizophrenias, by Esme Weijun Wang (9781555978273)
#14-Go Ahead in the Rain, by Hanif Abdurraqib (9781477316481)
Mass Market
#5-Overkill, by Ted Bell (9780062684530)
#6-The Disappeared, by C.J. Box (9780399573590)
#9-Where’d You Go, Bernadette, by Maria Semple (9780316415859)
Early & Middle Grade Readers
#1-Astrophysics for Young People in a Hurry, by Neil DeGrasse Tyson (9780393356502)
#4-New Kid, by Jerry Craft (9780062691194)
#7-Song for a Whale, by Lynne Kelly (9781524770235)
#8-Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy, by Rey Terciero, Bre Indigo (Illus.) (9780316522885)
Young Adult
#1-On the Come Up, by Angie Thomas (9780062498564)
Children’s Series
New: Narwhal’s Otter Friend (Narwhal and Jelly), by Ben Clanton (9780735262485)
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HARDCOVER FICTION
1. Where the Crawdads Sing
Delia Owens, Putnam, $26, 9780735219090
2. Black Leopard, Red Wolf- Debut
Marlon James, Riverhead Books, $30, 9780735220171
3. There There (An Indies Introduce Title)
Tommy Orange, Knopf, $25.95, 9780525520375
4. Fire & Blood
George R.R. Martin, Doug Wheatley (Illus.), Bantam, $35, 9781524796280
5. Devotions
Mary Oliver, Penguin Press, $30, 9780399563249
6. Circe
Madeline Miller, Little Brown, $27, 9780316556347
7. Unsheltered
Barbara Kingsolver, Harper, $29.99, 9780062684561
8. The Silent Patient- Debut
Alex Michaelides, Celadon Books, $26.99, 9781250301697
9. The Overstory
Richard Powers, Norton, $27.95, 9780393635522
10. The Reckoning
John Grisham, Doubleday, $29.95, 9780385544153
11. Nine Perfect Strangers
Liane Moriarty, Flatiron Books, $28.99, 9781250069825
12. An Anonymous Girl
Greer Hendricks, Sarah Pekkanen, St. Martin’s, $27.99, 9781250133731
13. A Gentleman in Moscow
Amor Towles, Viking, $27, 9780670026197
14. Crucible
James Rollins, Morrow, $28.99, 9780062381781
15. My Sister, the Serial Killer
Oyinkan Braithwaite, Doubleday, $22.95, 9780385544238

HARDCOVER NONFICTION
1. Becoming
Michelle Obama, Crown, $32.50, 9781524763138
2. Educated  (An Indies Introduce Title)
Tara Westover, Random House, $28, 9780399590504
3. Girl, Wash Your Face
Rachel Hollis, Thomas Nelson, $22.99, 9781400201655
4. The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*ck
Mark Manson, Harper, $24.99, 9780062457714
5. Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat
Samin Nosrat, Wendy MacNaughton (Illus.), S&S, $35, 9781476753836
6. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up
Marie Kondo, Ten Speed Press, $16.99, 9781607747307
7. Calm the F*ck Down
Sarah Knight, Little Brown, $19.99, 9780316529150
8. Women Rowing North
Mary Pipher, Bloomsbury, $27, 9781632869609
9. The Library Book
Susan Orlean, S&S, $28, 9781476740188
10. You Are a Badass Every Day
Jen Sincero, Viking, $20, 9780525561644
11. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry
Neil deGrasse Tyson, Norton, $18.95, 9780393609394
12. Dreyer’s English: An Utterly Correct Guide to Clarity and Style- Debut
Benjamin Dreyer, Random House, $25, 9780812995701
13. Deep Creek
Pam Houston, Norton, $25.95, 9780393241020
14. Leadership: In Turbulent Times
Doris Kearns Goodwin, S&S, $30, 9781476795928
15. Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother’s Will to Survive- Debut
Stephanie Land, Hachette Books, $27, 9780316505116

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION
1. The Tattooist of Auschwitz
Heather Morris, Harper, $16.99, 9780062797155
2. Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine
Gail Honeyman, Penguin, $16, 9780735220690
3. Less
Andrew Sean Greer, Back Bay, $15.99, 9780316316132
4. The Immortalists- Debut
Chloe Benjamin, Putnam, $16, 9780735215092
5. The Power
Naomi Alderman, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316547604
6. An American Marriage- Debut
Tayari Jones, Algonquin Books, $16.95, 9781616208684
7. The Lost Girls of Paris
Pam Jenoff, Park Row, $16.99, 9780778330271
8. The Wife Between Us
Greer Hendricks, Sarah Pekkanen, St. Martin’s Griffin, $16.99, 9781250130945
9. The Friend- Debut
Sigrid Nunez, Riverhead Books, $16, 9780735219458
10. If Beale Street Could Talk
James Baldwin, Vintage, $14.95, 9780525566120
11. Milkman
Anna Burns, Graywolf Press, $16, 9781644450000
12. I Was Anastasia- Debut
Ariel Lawhon, Anchor, $16, 9781101973318
13. Asymmetry
Lisa Halliday, S&S, $16, 9781501166785
14. Pachinko
Min Jin Lee, Grand Central, $15.99, 9781455563920
15. Love and Ruin
Paula McLain, Ballantine, $17, 9781101967393

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. Beautiful Boy
David Sheff, Eamon Dolan/Mariner Books, $16.99, 9781328974716
4. When
Daniel H. Pink, Riverhead, $17, 9780735210639
5. HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Mental Toughness
Harvard Business School Press, $24.95, 9781633694361
6. My Own Words
Ruth Bader Ginsburg, S&S, $18, 9781501145254
7. HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Managing Yourself
Harvard Business School Press, $24.95, 9781422157992
8. Killers of the Flower Moon
David Grann, Vintage, $16.95, 9780307742483
9. Kitchen Confidential
Anthony Bourdain, Ecco, $16.99, 9780060899226
10. White Fragility
Robin DiAngelo, Beacon Press, $16, 9780807047415
11. Shoe Dog
Phil Knight, Scribner, $20, 9781501135927
12. The Collected Schizophrenias: Essays- Debut
Esme Weijun Wang, Graywolf Press, $16, 9781555978273
13. Fascism: A Warning
Madeleine Albright, Harper Perennial, $17.99, 9780062802200
14. Go Ahead in the Rain: Notes to a Tribe Called Quest- Debut
Hanif Abdurraqib, University of Texas Press, $16.95, 9781477316481
15. The Recovering
Leslie Jamison, Back Bay, $18.99, 9780316259583
On the Rise:
17. The Last Black Unicorn
Tiffany Haddish, Gallery Books, $16, 9781501181832
An unflinching collection of personal essays by the popular stand-up comedian and actress.

MASS MARKET
1. The Rooster Bar
John Grisham, Dell, $9.99, 9781101967706
2. Fifty Fifty
James Patterson, Candice Fox, Vision, $9.99, 9781538760666
3. The Couple Next Door
Shari Lapena, Penguin, $9.99, 9780525505310
4. Origin
Dan Brown, Anchor, $9.99, 9780525563709
5. Overkill- Debut
Ted Bell, Morrow, $7.99, 9780062684530
6. The Disappeared- Debut
C.J. Box, Putnam, $9.99, 9780399573590
7. The Cuban Affair
Nelson DeMille, Pocket, $9.99, 9781501101731
8. The Cast
Danielle Steel, Dell, $8.99, 9781101884058
9. Where’d You Go, Bernadette- Debut
Maria Semple, Little Brown, $7.99, 9780316415859
10. Tom Clancy Power and Empire
Marc Cameron, Berkley, $9.99, 9780735215917

EARLY & MIDDLE GRADE READERS
1. Astrophysics for Young People in a Hurry- Debut
Neil DeGrasse Tyson, Norton Young Readers, $11.95, 9780393356502
2. Max and the Midknights
Lincoln Peirce, Crown Books for Young Readers, $13.99, 9781101931080
3. Merci Suárez Changes Gears
Meg Medina, Candlewick, $16.99, 9780763690496
4. New Kid- Debut
Jerry Craft, Harper, $12.99, 9780062691194
5. Dragon Pearl
Yoon Ha Lee, Rick Riordan Presents, $16.99, 9781368013352
6. Drama
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545326995
7. Song for a Whale- Debut
Lynne Kelly, Delacorte Books for Young Readers, $16.99, 9781524770235
8. Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy: A Graphic Novel: A Modern Retelling of Little Women- Debut
Rey Terciero, Bre Indigo (Illus.), Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $12.99, 9780316522885
9. Rosie Revere and the Raucous Riveters
Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illus.), Abrams, $12.99, 9781419733604
10. The Friendship War
Andrew Clements, Random House Books for Young Readers, $16.99, 9780399557590
11. The War That Saved My Life
Kimberly Brubaker Bradley, Puffin, $8.99, 9780147510488
12. A Velocity of Being: Letters to a Young Reader
Maria Popova, Claudia Bedrick (Eds.), Enchanted Lion Books, $34.95, 9781592702282
13. The One and Only Ivan
Katherine Applegate, Patricia Castelao (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780061992278
14. Smile
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545132060
15. Charlotte’s Web
E.B. White, Harper, $8.99, 9780064400558

YOUNG ADULT
1. On the Come Up- Debut
Angie Thomas, Balzer + Bray, $18.99, 9780062498564
2. The Hate U Give
Angie Thomas, Balzer + Bray, $18.99, 9780062871350
3. King of Scars
Leigh Bardugo, Imprint, $19.99, 9781250142283
4. The Fork, the Witch, and the Worm
Christopher Paolini, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $16.99, 9781984894861
5. Children of Blood and Bone
Tomi Adeyemi, Henry Holt and Co. (BYR), $18.99, 9781250170972
6. Dear Evan Hansen
Val Emmich, et al., Poppy, $18.99, 9780316420235
7. Two Can Keep a Secret
Karen M. McManus, Delacorte Press, $19.99, 9781524714727
8. The Poet X
Elizabeth Acevedo, HarperTeen, $17.99, 9780062662804
9. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $14.99, 9780385754729
10. One of Us Is Lying
Karen M. McManus, Delacorte Press, $17.99, 9781524714680
11. Bridge of Clay
Markus Zusak, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $26, 9781984830159
12. The Little Prince
Antoine de Saint-Exupery, Harvest, $11.99, 9780156012195
13. The Prince and the Dressmaker
Jen Wang, First Second, $16.99, 9781626723634
14. The Sun Is Also a Star
Nicola Yoon, Delacorte, $18.99, 9780553496680
15. Dear Martin (An Indies Introduce Title)
Nic Stone, Ember, $9.99, 9781101939529

CHILDREN’S ILLUSTRATED
1. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
2. Hello Lighthouse
Sophie Blackall, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9780316362382
3. The Wonky Donkey
Craig Smith, Katz Cowley (Illus.), Scholastic, $7.99, 9780545261241
4. Love From the Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, Grosset & Dunlap, $8.99, 9780448489322
5. My Heart
Corinna Luyken, Dial Books, $17.99, 9780735227934
6. P Is for Pterodactyl: The Worst Alphabet Book Ever
Raj Haldar, Chris Carpenter, Maria Beddia (Illus.), Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, $17.99, 9781492674313
7. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, Putnam, $10.99, 9780399226908
8. I Love You, Little Pookie
Sandra Boynton, Little Simon, $5.99, 9781534437234
9. We Don’t Eat Our Classmates
Ryan T. Higgins, Disney/Hyperion, $17.99, 9781368003551
10. Llama Llama Be My Valentine!
Anna Dewdney, Penguin Young Readers, $3.99, 9781524789190
11. Dragons Love Tacos
Adam Rubin, Daniel Salmieri (Illus.), Dial, $16.99, 9780803736801
12. Pop-up Peekaboo! I Love You
DK Children, $9.99, 9781465465269
13. Little Blue Truck
Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illus.), HMH Books for Young Readers, $7.99, 9780544568037
14. Good Night, Gorilla
Peggy Rathmann, Putnam, $7.99, 9780399230035
15. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, Harper, $18.95, 9780060254926

CHILDREN’S SERIES
1. Dog Man (hardcover)
Dav Pilkey, Graphix
2. Diary of a Wimpy Kid (hardcover)
Jeff Kinney, Amulet
3. Harry Potter (hardcover and paperback)
J.K. Rowling, Scholastic/Arthur A. Levine Books
4. Who Was/Is…? (paperback)
Ann Waldron, et al., Penguin Workshop
5. Elephant & Piggie (hardcover)
Mo Willems, Hyperion
6. Magic Tree House (hardcover and paperback)
Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illus.), Random House
7. Narwhal and Jelly (hardcover and paperback)
Ben Clanton, Tundra Books
New in Series: Narwhal’s Otter Friend (9780735262485)
8. Wings of Fire (hardcover and paperback)
Tui T. Sutherland, Scholastic
9. I Survived (paperback)
Lauren Tarshis, Scott Dawson (Illus.), Scholastic
10. The Princess in Black (hardcover and paperback)
Shannon Hale, Dean Hale, Candlewick

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