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The Indie Bestseller List

April 17, 2019
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The Indie Bestseller List
Published Wednesday, April 17, 2019 (for the sales week ended Sunday, April 14, 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
#3-Lost Roses, by Martha Hall Kelly (9781524796372)
#15-Metropolis, by Philip Kerr (9780735218895)
Hardcover Nonfiction
#4-Life Will Be the Death of Me, by Chelsea Handler (9780525511779)
#8-The Path Made Clear, by Oprah Winfrey (9781250307507)
#11-Working, by Robert A. Caro (9780525656340)
Paperback Fiction
#8-Washington Black, by Esi Edugyan (9780525563242)
#11-The Peacock Emporium, by Jojo Moyes (9780735222335)
Paperback Nonfiction
#7-The Future of Humanity, by Michio Kaku (9780525434542)
#9-Creative Quest, by Questlove (9780062670571)
Early & Middle Grade Readers
#1-Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid, by Jeff Kinney (9781419740275)
#12-It’s Trevor Noah, by Trevor Noah (9780525582168)
Young Adult
#3-The Red Scrolls of Magic, by Cassandra Clare, Wesley Chu (9781481495080)
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HARDCOVER FICTION
1. Where the Crawdads Sing
Delia Owens, Putnam, $26, 9780735219090
2. Daisy Jones & The Six
Taylor Jenkins Reid, Ballantine, $27, 9781524798628
3. Lost Roses- Debut
Martha Hall Kelly, Ballantine, $28, 9781524796372
4. Run Away
Harlan Coben, Grand Central, $29, 9781538748466
5. Circe
Madeline Miller, Little Brown, $27, 9780316556347
6. There There (An Indies Introduce Title)
Tommy Orange, Knopf, $25.95, 9780525520375
7. Women Talking
Miriam Toews, Bloomsbury, $24, 9781635572582
8. The American Agent
Jacqueline Winspear, Harper, $27.99, 9780062436665
9. Black Leopard, Red Wolf
Marlon James, Riverhead Books, $30, 9780735220171
10. Cemetery Road
Greg Iles, Morrow, $28.99, 9780062824615
11. The Island of Sea Women
Lisa See, Scribner, $27, 9781501154850
12. My Lovely Wife
Samantha Downing, Berkley, $26, 9780451491725
13. The Silent Patient
Alex Michaelides, Celadon Books, $26.99, 9781250301697
14. The River
Peter Heller, Knopf, $25.95, 9780525521877
15. Metropolis- Debut
Philip Kerr, Putnam, $28, 9780735218895

HARDCOVER NONFICTION
1. Becoming
Michelle Obama, Crown, $32.50, 9781524763138
2. Educated (An Indies Introduce Title)
Tara Westover, Random House, $28, 9780399590504
3. The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*ck
Mark Manson, Harper, $24.99, 9780062457714
4. Life Will Be the Death of Me: . . . and you too!- Debut
Chelsea Handler, Spiegel & Grau, $27, 9780525511779
5. Calm the F*ck Down
Sarah Knight, Little Brown, $19.99, 9780316529150
6. Say Nothing
Patrick Radden Keefe, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385521314
7. Girl, Stop Apologizing
Rachel Hollis, HarperCollins Leadership, $24.99, 9781400209606
8. The Path Made Clear: Discovering Your Life’s Direction and Purpose- Debut
Oprah Winfrey, Flatiron Books, $27.99, 9781250307507
9. The Matriarch
Susan Page, Twelve, $32.50, 9781538713648
10. Save Me the Plums
Ruth Reichl, Random House, $27, 9781400069996
11. Working- Debut
Robert A. Caro, Knopf, $25, 9780525656340
12. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry
Neil deGrasse Tyson, Norton, $18.95, 9780393609394
13. Bad Blood
John Carreyrou, Knopf, $27.95, 9781524731656
14. Dreyer’s English
Benjamin Dreyer, Random House, $25, 9780812995701
15. Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat
Samin Nosrat, Wendy MacNaughton (Illus.), S&S, $35, 9781476753836

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION
1. A Gentleman in Moscow
Amor Towles, Penguin, $17, 9780143110439
2. The Tattooist of Auschwitz
Heather Morris, Harper, $16.99, 9780062797155
3. The Woman in the Window
A.J. Finn, Morrow, $16.99, 9780062678423
4. Warlight
Michael Ondaatje, Vintage, $16, 9780525562962
5. Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine
Gail Honeyman, Penguin, $16, 9780735220690
6. The Overstory
Richard Powers, Norton, $17.95, 9780393356687
7. The Immortalists
Chloe Benjamin, Putnam, $16, 9780735215092
8. Washington Black- Debut
Esi Edugyan, Vintage, $16.95, 9780525563242
9. Less
Andrew Sean Greer, Back Bay, $15.99, 9780316316132
10. The Lost Girls of Paris
Pam Jenoff, Park Row, $16.99, 9780778330271
11. The Peacock Emporium- Debut
Jojo Moyes, Penguin, $16, 9780735222335
12. The Power
Naomi Alderman, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316547604
13. An American Marriage
Tayari Jones, Algonquin Books, $16.95, 9781616208684
14. The Huntress
Kate Quinn, Morrow, $16.99, 9780062740373
15. The Wife Between Us
Greer Hendricks, Sarah Pekkanen, St. Martin’s Griffin, $16.99, 9781250130945

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION
1. Born a Crime
Trevor Noah, Spiegel & Grau, $18, 9780399588198
2. Sapiens
Yuval Noah Harari, Harper Perennial, $22.99, 9780062316110
3. I’ll Be Gone in the Dark
Michelle McNamara, Harper Perennial, $17.99, 9780062319791
4. You Are a Badass
Jen Sincero, Running Press, $16, 9780762447695
5. HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Managing Yourself
Harvard Business School Press, $24.95, 9781422157992
6. HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Mental Toughness
Harvard Business School Press, $24.95, 9781633694361
7. The Future of Humanity: Our Destiny in the Universe- Debut
Michio Kaku, Anchor, $16, 9780525434542
8. Shoe Dog
Phil Knight, Scribner, $20, 9781501135927
9. Creative Quest- Debut
Questlove, Ecco, $16.99, 9780062670571
10. Fly Girls
Keith O’Brien, Eamon Dolan/Mariner Books, $15.99, 9781328592798
11. White Fragility
Robin DiAngelo, Beacon Press, $16, 9780807047415
12. The Collected Schizophrenias
Esmé Weijun Wang, Graywolf Press, $16, 9781555978273
13. My Own Words
Ruth Bader Ginsburg, S&S, $18, 9781501145254
14. Killers of the Flower Moon
David Grann, Vintage, $16.95, 9780307742483
15. HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Emotional Intelligence
Harvard Business School Press, $24.95, 9781633690196

MASS MARKET
1. The Fallen
David Baldacci, Vision, $9.99, 9781538761342
2. Good Omens
Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett, Morrow, $9.99, 9780062836977
3. The Rooster Bar
John Grisham, Dell, $9.99, 9781101967706
4. Tom Clancy Line of Sight
Mike Maden, Berkley, $9.99, 9780735215948
5. The Couple Next Door
Shari Lapena, Penguin, $9.99, 9780525505310
6. The Escape Artist
Brad Meltzer, Grand Central, $9.99, 9781455559541
7. Origin
Dan Brown, Anchor, $9.99, 9780525563709
8. The 17th Suspect
James Patterson, Maxine Paetro, Vision, $9.99, 9781538713815
9. Come Sundown
Nora Roberts, St. Martin’s, $8.99, 9781250123091
10. Behind Closed Doors
B.A. Paris, St. Martin’s, $9.99, 9781250122155

EARLY & MIDDLE GRADE READERS
1. Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid: Rowley Jefferson’s Journal- Debut
Jeff Kinney, Amulet Books, $13.99, 9781419740275
2. Astrophysics for Young People in a Hurry
Neil DeGrasse Tyson, Norton Young Readers, $11.95, 9780393356502
3. Katt vs. Dogg
James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein, Anuki Lopez (Illus.), jimmy patterson, $13.99, 9780316411561
4. New Kid
Jerry Craft, Harper, $12.99, 9780062691194
5. A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood: The Poetry of Mister Rogers
Fred Rogers, Luke Flowers (Illus.), Quirk Books, $19.99, 9781683691136
6. Max and the Midknights
Lincoln Peirce, Crown Books for Young Readers, $13.99, 9781101931080
7. Sisters
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545540605
8. Pax
Sara Pennypacker, Jon Klassen (Illus.), Balzer + Bray, $8.99, 9780062377029
9. Smile
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545132060
10. Drama
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545326995
11. Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy
Rey Terciero, Bre Indigo (Illus.), Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $12.99, 9780316522885
12. It’s Trevor Noah: Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood- Debut
Trevor Noah, Delacorte Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9780525582168
13. Rumple Buttercup
Matthew Gray Gubler, Random House Books for Young Readers, $14.99, 9780525648444
14. Dragon Pearl
Yoon Ha Lee, Rick Riordan Presents, $16.99, 9781368013352
15. Greystone Secrets: The Strangers
Margaret Peterson Haddix, Anne Lambelet (Illus.), Katherine Tegen Books, $17.99, 9780062838377

YOUNG ADULT
1. On the Come Up
Angie Thomas, Balzer + Bray, $18.99, 9780062498564
2. The Hate U Give
Angie Thomas, Balzer + Bray, $18.99, 9780062871350
3. The Red Scrolls of Magic- Debut
Cassandra Clare, Wesley Chu, Margaret K. McElderry Books, $24.99, 9781481495080
4. Five Feet Apart
Rachael Lippincott, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9781534451568
5. We Are Okay
Nina LaCour, Penguin, $10.99, 9780142422939
6. SHOUT
Laurie Halse Anderson, Viking Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9780670012107
7. The Sun Is Also a Star
Nicola Yoon, Ember, $12.99, 9780553496710
8. Children of Blood and Bone
Tomi Adeyemi, Henry Holt and Co. (BYR), $18.99, 9781250170972
9. Orphan Monster Spy
Matt Killeen, Penguin, $10.99, 9780451478757
10. Two Can Keep a Secret
Karen M. McManus, Delacorte Press, $19.99, 9781524714727
11. Internment
Samira Ahmed, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9780316522694
12. The Iliad
Gareth Hinds, Candlewick, $16.99, 9780763696634
13. The Hazel Wood (An Indies Introduce Title)
Melissa Albert, Flatiron Books, $10.99, 9781250147936
14. Lovely War
Julie Berry, Viking Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9780451469939
15. Dear Evan Hansen
Val Emmich, et al., Poppy, $18.99, 9780316420235

CHILDREN’S ILLUSTRATED
1. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
2. Don’t Let Them Disappear
Chelsea Clinton, Gianna Marino (Illus.), Philomel Books, $17.99, 9780525514329
3. Dragons Love Tacos
Adam Rubin, Daniel Salmieri (Illus.), Dial, $16.99, 9780803736801
4. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, Putnam, $10.99, 9780399226908
5. The Wonky Donkey
Craig Smith, Katz Cowley (Illus.), Scholastic, $7.99, 9780545261241
6. Little Blue Truck’s Springtime
Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illus.), HMH Books for Young Readers, $12.99, 9780544938090
7. Pat the Bunny
Dorothy Kunhardt, Golden Books, $9.99, 9780307120007
8. Hello Lighthouse
Sophie Blackall, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9780316362382
9. A Piglet Named Mercy
Kate DiCamillo, Chris Van Dusen (Illus.), Candlewick, $18.99, 9780763677534
10. Good Night, Gorilla
Peggy Rathmann, Putnam, $7.99, 9780399230035
11. Oh, the Places You’ll Go!
Dr. Seuss, Random House, $18.99, 9780679805274
12. I Am a Bunny
Ole Risom, Richard Scarry (Illus.), Golden Books, $7.99, 9780375827785
13. The Good Egg
Jory John, Pete Oswald (Illus.), Harper, $17.99, 9780062866004
14. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, Harper, $18.95, 9780060254926
15. I Want My Hat Back
Jon Klassen, Candlewick, $8.99, 9781536207576

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. Wings of Fire (hardcover and paperback)
Tui T. Sutherland, Scholastic
5. Who Was/Is…? (paperback)
Ann Waldron, et al., Penguin Workshop
6. Elephant & Piggie (hardcover)
Mo Willems, Hyperion
7. Magic Tree House (hardcover and paperback)
Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illus.), Random House,
8. Big Nate (hardcover and pap

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