The Indie Bestseller List

The Indie Bestseller List

June 18, 2020
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The Indie Bestseller List
Published Wednesday, June 17, 2020 (for the sales week ended Sunday, June 14, 2020). Based on reporting from hundreds of independent bookstores across the United States. For information on more titles, please visit IndieBound.org.

Debuts for the week:
Hardcover Fiction
#15-The Daughters of Erietown, by Connie Schultz (9780525479352)
Hardcover Nonfiction
#6-Countdown 1945, by Chris Wallace (9781982143343)
#8-Our Time Is Now, by Stacey Abrams (9781250257703)
#14-I’m Still Here, by Austin Channing Brown (9781524760854)
Paperback Nonfiction
#15-Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?, by Beverly Daniel Tatum (9780465060689)
Early & Middle Grade Readers
#9-Black Brother, Black Brother, by Jewell Parker Rhodes (9780316493802)
#13-Blended, by Sharon M. Draper (9781442495012)
Young Adult
#6-I’m Not Dying with You Tonight, by Gilly Segal, Kimberly Jones (9781492678892)
Children’s Illustrated
#3-Antiracist Baby, by Ibram X. Kendi, Ashley Lukashevsky (Illus.) (9780593110416)
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HARDCOVER FICTION
1. The Vanishing Half
Brit Bennett, Riverhead Books, $27, 9780525536291
2. Where the Crawdads Sing
Delia Owens, Putnam, $26, 9780735219090
3. A Burning
Megha Majumdar, Knopf, $25.95, 9780525658696
4. Camino Winds
John Grisham, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385545938
5. Such a Fun Age
Kiley Reid, Putnam, $26, 9780525541905
6. The Book of Longings
Sue Monk Kidd, Viking, $28, 9780525429760
7. The Dutch House
Ann Patchett, Harper, $27.99, 9780062963673
8. All Adults Here
Emma Straub, Riverhead Books, $27, 9781594634697
9. American Dirt
Jeanine Cummins, Flatiron Books, $27.99, 9781250209764
10. The City We Became
N.K. Jemisin, Orbit, $28, 9780316509848
11. The Water Dancer
Ta-Nehisi Coates, One World, $28, 9780399590597
12. Fair Warning
Michael Connelly, Little Brown, $29, 9780316539425
13. The Nickel Boys
Colson Whitehead, Doubleday, $24.95, 9780385537070
14. The Glass Hotel
Emily St. John Mandel, Knopf, $26.95, 9780525521143
15. The Daughters of Erietown- Debut
Connie Schultz, Random House, $28, 9780525479352
 
HARDCOVER NONFICTION
1. The Splendid and the Vile
Erik Larson, Crown, $32, 9780385348713
2. Untamed
Glennon Doyle, The Dial Press, $28, 9781984801258
3. Between the World and Me
Ta-Nehisi Coates, One World, $26, 9780812993547
4. How to Be an Antiracist
Ibram X. Kendi, One World, $27, 9780525509288
5. Breath
James Nestor, Riverhead Books, $28, 9780735213616
6. Countdown 1945: The Extraordinary Story of the Atomic Bomb and the 116 Days That Changed the World- Debut
Chris Wallace, Avid Reader Press/Simon & Schuster, $30, 9781982143343
7. The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse
Charlie Mackesy, HarperOne, $22.99, 9780062976581
8. Our Time Is Now: Power, Purpose, and the Fight for a Fair America- Debut
Stacey Abrams, Holt, $27.99, 9781250257703
9. What It’s Like to Be a Bird
David Allen Sibley, Knopf, $35, 9780307957894
10. Becoming
Michelle Obama, Crown, $32.50, 9781524763138
11. Talking to Strangers
Malcolm Gladwell, Little Brown, $30, 9780316478526
12. Educated (An Indies Introduce Title)
Tara Westover, Random House, $28, 9780399590504
13. Me and White Supremacy
Layla Saad, Sourcebooks, $25.99, 9781728209807
14. I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness- Debut
Austin Channing Brown, Convergent Books, $25, 9781524760854
15. Dirt
Bill Buford, Knopf, $28.95, 9780307271013
 
TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION
1. Normal People
Sally Rooney, Hogarth, $17, 9781984822185
2. Little Fires Everywhere
Celeste Ng, Penguin, $17, 9780143135166
3. The Overstory
Richard Powers, Norton, $18.95, 9780393356687
4. Circe
Madeline Miller, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316556323
5. Beach Read
Emily Henry, Berkley, $16, 9781984806734
6. City of Girls
Elizabeth Gilbert, Riverhead Books, $17, 9781594634741
7. A Gentleman in Moscow
Amor Towles, Penguin, $17, 9780143110439
8. Girl, Woman, Other
Bernardine Evaristo, Grove Press/Black Cat, $17, 9780802156983
9. The Tattooist of Auschwitz
Heather Morris, Harper, $16.99, 9780062797155
10. Americanah
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Anchor, $16, 9780307455925
11. This Tender Land
William Kent Krueger, Atria, $17, 9781476749303
12. Disappearing Earth
Julia Phillips, Vintage, $16.95, 9780525436225
13. The Woman in the Window
A.J. Finn, Morrow, $17.99, 9780062905086
14. The Bluest Eye
Toni Morrison, Vintage, $14.95, 9780307278449
15. The Underground Railroad
Colson Whitehead, Anchor, $16.95, 9780345804327
 
TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION
1. So You Want to Talk About Race
Ijeoma Oluo, Seal Press, $16.99, 9781580058827
2. Just Mercy
Bryan Stevenson, One World, $17, 9780593133934
3. The New Jim Crow
Michelle Alexander, New Press, $18.99, 9781620971932
4. White Fragility
Robin DiAngelo, Beacon Press, $16, 9780807047415
5. Stamped from the Beginning
Ibram X. Kendi, Bold Type Books, $19.99, 9781568585987
6. The Color of Law
Richard Rothstein, Liveright, $17.95, 9781631494536
7. A Woman of No Importance
Sonia Purnell, Penguin, $18, 9780735225312
8. Born a Crime
Trevor Noah, One World, $18, 9780399588198
9. The Fire Next Time
James Baldwin, Vintage, $13.95, 9780679744726
10. Braiding Sweetgrass
Robin Wall Kimmerer, Milkweed Editions, $18, 9781571313560
11. Say Nothing
Patrick Radden Keefe, Anchor, $16.95, 9780307279286
12. Sapiens
Yuval Noah Harari, Harper Perennial, $24.99, 9780062316110
13. Wow, No Thank You.
Samantha Irby, Vintage, $15.95, 9780525563488
14. The Source of Self-Regard
Toni Morrison, Vintage, $16.95, 9780525562795
15. Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?: And Other Conversations About Race- Debut
Beverly Daniel Tatum, Basic Books, $18.99, 9780465060689
 
MASS MARKET
1. Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $10.99, 9780441172719
2. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
Maya Angelou, Ballantine, $7.99, 9780345514400
3. The Autobiography of Malcolm X
Malcom X, Ballantine, $7.99, 9780345350688
4. The Reckoning
John Grisham, Dell, $9.99, 9780525620938
5. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
6. Camino Island
John Grisham, Dell, $9.99, 9781524797157
7. Little Fires Everywhere
Celeste Ng, Penguin, $9.99, 9780143135661
8. The Couple Next Door
Shari Lapena, Penguin, $9.99, 9780525505310
9. The Flight Attendant
Chris Bohjalian, Vintage, $9.99, 9780593081631
10. Long Road to Mercy
David Baldacci, Grand Central, $9.99, 9781538761540
 
EARLY & MIDDLE GRADE READERS
1. The One and Only Bob
Katherine Applegate, Patricia Castelao (Illus.), Harper, $18.99, 9780062991317
2. New Kid
Jerry Craft, Harper, $12.99, 9780062691194
3. This Book Is Anti-Racist
Tiffany Jewell, Aurelia Durand (Illus.), Frances Lincoln Children’s Books, $14.99, 9780711245211
4. Ghost Boys
Jewell Parker Rhodes, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $7.99, 9780316262262
5. Brown Girl Dreaming
Jacqueline Woodson, Puffin, $10.99, 9780147515827
6. Guts
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $12.99, 9780545852500
7. When Stars Are Scattered
Victoria Jamieson, Omar Mohamed, Dial Books, $12.99, 9780525553908
8. The One and Only Ivan
Katherine Applegate, Patricia Castelao (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780061992278
9. Black Brother, Black Brother- Debut
Jewell Parker Rhodes, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $16.99, 9780316493802
10. Look Both Ways: A Tale Told in Ten Blocks
Jason Reynolds, Alexander Nabaum (Illus.), Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books, $17.99, 9781481438285
11. Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History
Vashti Harrison, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $16.99, 9780316475112
12. InvestiGators
John Patrick Green, First Second, $9.99, 9781250219954
13. Blended- Debut
Sharon M. Draper, Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books, $7.99, 9781442495012
14. Clean Getaway
Nic Stone, Crown Books for Young Readers, $16.99, 9781984892973
15. Stepping Stones
Lucy Knisley, Random House Graphic, $12.99, 9781984896841
 
YOUNG ADULT
1. Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You
Jason Reynolds, Ibram X. Kendi, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9780316453691
2. The Hate U Give
Angie Thomas, Balzer + Bray, $18.99, 9780062871350
3. Clap When You Land
Elizabeth Acevedo, Quill Tree Books, $18.99, 9780062882769
4. All American Boys
Jason Reynolds, Brendan Kiely, Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books, $11.99, 9781481463348
5. Just Mercy (Young Adult Edition)
Bryan Stevenson, Ember, $10.99, 9780525580065
6. I’m Not Dying with You Tonight- Debut
Gilly Segal, Kimberly Jones, Sourcebooks Fire, $17.99, 9781492678892
7. Dear Martin (An Indies Introduce Title)
Nic Stone, Ember, $9.99, 9781101939529
8. One of Us Is Lying
Karen M. McManus, Delacorte Press, $17.99, 9781524714680
9. The Poet X
Elizabeth Acevedo, Quill Tree Books, $12.99, 9780062662811
10. Felix Ever After
Kacen Callender, Balzer + Bray, $18.99, 9780062820259
11. We Were Liars
E. Lockhart, Ember, $10.99, 9780385741279
12. A Song Below Water
Bethany C. Morrow, Tor Teen, $17.99, 9781250315328
13. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $14.99, 9780385754729
14. On the Come Up
Angie Thomas, Balzer + Bray, $18.99, 9780062498564
15. Long Way Down
Jason Reynolds, Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books, $10.99, 9781481438261
 
CHILDREN’S ILLUSTRATED
1. The Day You Begin
Jacqueline Woodson, Rafael López (Illus.), Nancy Paulsen Books, $18.99, 9780399246531
2. Last Stop on Market Street
Matt de la Peña, Christian Robinson (Illus.), Putnam, $18.99, 9780399257742
3. Antiracist Baby- Debut
Ibram X. Kendi, Ashley Lukashevsky (Illus.), Kokila, $8.99, 9780593110416
4. The World Needs More Purple People
Kristen Bell, Benjamin Hart, Daniel Wiseman (Illus.), Random House Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9780593121962
5. A Is for Activist
Innosanto Nagara, Triangle Square, $9.99, 9781609805395
6. The Undefeated
Kwame Alexander, Kadir Nelson (Illus.), Versify, $17.99, 9781328780966
7. Oh, the Places You’ll Go!
Dr. Seuss, Random House, $18.99, 9780679805274
8. Sulwe
Lupita Nyong’o, Vashti Harrison (Illus.), Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9781534425361
9. All Are Welcome
Alexandra Penfold, Suzanne Kaufman (Illus.), Knopf Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9780525579649
10. You Matter
Christian Robinson, Atheneum Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9781534421691
11. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
12. The Snowy Day
Ezra Jack Keats, Viking Books for Young Readers, $19.99, 9780670012701
13. Kamala and Maya’s Big Idea
Meena Harris, Ana Ramírez González (Illus.), Balzer + Bray, $18.99, 9780062937407
14. Not My Idea: A Book about Whiteness
Anastasia Higginbotham, Dottir Press, $18.95, 9781948340007
15. Saturday
Oge Mora, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9780316431279
 
CHILDREN’S SERIES
1. The Hunger Games (hardcover and paperback)
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic
2. Harry Potter (hardcover and paperback)
J.K. Rowling, Scholastic/Arthur A. Levine Books
3. Dog Man (hardcover)
Dav Pilkey, Graphix
4. Wings of Fire (hardcover and paperback)
Tui T. Sutherland, Scholastic
5. Diary of a Wimpy Kid (hardcover)
Jeff Kinney, Amulet
6. Magic Tree House (hardcover and paperback)
Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illus.), Random House
7. Who Was/Is…? (paperback)
Diane Bailey, et al., Penguin Workshop
8. Elephant & Piggie (hardcover)
Mo Willems, Hyperion
9. The Bad Guys (hardcover and paperback)
Aaron Blabey, Scholastic
10. Big Nate (hardcover and paperback)
Lincoln Peirce, Andrews McMeel

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