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March 28, 2018
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The Indie Bestseller List
Published Wednesday, March 28, 2018 (for the sales week ended Sunday, March 25, 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
#7-The Punishment She Deserves, by Elizabeth George (9780525954347)
#11-The Temptation of Forgiveness, by Donna Leon (9780802127754)
#14-Alternate Side, by Anna Quindlen (9780812996067)
Hardcover Nonfiction
#13-Secret Empires, by Peter Schweizer (9780062569363)
Paperback Fiction
#15-Camino Island, by John Grisham (9781524797140)
Young Adult
#14-Orphan, Monster, Spy, by Matt Killeen (9780451478733)
#15-The Astonishing Color of After, by Emily X.R. Pan (9780316463997)
Children’s Illustrated
#13-The Golden Egg Book, by Margaret Wise Brown, Leonard Weisgard (Illus.) (9781524766207)
#14-Ladybug Girl and the Rescue Dogs, by Jacky Davis, David Soman (Illus.) (9780399186400)
Children’s Series
New: Big Nate: Silent But Deadly, by Lincoln Peirce (9781449489915)
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HARDCOVER FICTION
1. Little Fires Everywhere
Celeste Ng, Penguin Press, $27, 9780735224292
2. An American Marriage
Tayari Jones, Algonquin, $26.95, 9781616208776
3. The Great Alone
Kristin Hannah, St. Martin’s, $28.99, 9780312577230
4. A Gentleman in Moscow
Amor Towles, Viking, $27, 9780670026197
5. The Woman in the Window
A.J. Finn, Morrow, $26.99, 9780062678416
6. The Flight Attendant
Chris Bohjalian, Doubleday, $26.95, 9780385542418
7. The Punishment She Deserves- Debut
Elizabeth George, Viking, $28, 9780525954347
8. The Power
Naomi Alderman, Little Brown, $26, 9780316547611
9. Sing, Unburied, Sing
Jesmyn Ward, Scribner, $26, 9781501126062
10. The Escape Artist
Brad Meltzer, Grand Central, $28, 9781455559527
11. The Temptation of Forgiveness- Debut
Donna Leon, Atlantic Monthly Press, $26, 9780802127754
12. The Immortalists
Chloe Benjamin, Putnam, $26, 9780735213180
13. Origin
Dan Brown, Doubleday, $29.95, 9780385514231
14. Alternate Side- Debut
Anna Quindlen, Random House, $28, 9780812996067
15. Chicago
David Mamet, Custom House, $26.99, 9780062797193
On the Rise:
18. Sometimes I Lie
Alice Feeney, Flatiron, $26.99, 9781250144843
Feeney’s brilliant psychological thriller is a March 2018 Indie Next List Great Read.
 
HARDCOVER NONFICTION
1. Russian Roulette
Michael Isikoff, David Corn, Twelve, $30, 9781538728758
2. Educated (An Indies Introduce Title)
Tara Westover, Random House, $28, 9780399590504
3. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry
Neil deGrasse Tyson, Norton, $18.95, 9780393609394
4. The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*ck
Mark Manson, HarperOne, $24.99, 9780062457714
5. Fire and Fury
Michael Wolff, Holt, $30, 9781250158062
6. I’ve Been Thinking…
Maria Shriver, Pamela Dorman Books, $20, 9780525522607
7. Enlightenment Now
Steven Pinker, Viking, $35, 9780525427575
8. 12 Rules for Life
Jordan B. Peterson, Random House, $25.95, 9780345816023
9. The Last Black Unicorn
Tiffany Haddish, Gallery, $26, 9781501181825
10. Obama: An Intimate Portrait
Pete Souza, Little Brown, $50, 9780316512589
11. I’ll Be Gone in the Dark
Michelle McNamara, Harper, $27.99, 9780062319784
12. Leonardo da Vinci
Walter Isaacson, S&S, $35, 9781501139154
13. Secret Empires: How the American Political Class Hides Corruption and Enriches Family and Friends- Debut
Peter Schweizer, Harper, $28.99, 9780062569363
14. Principles
Ray Dalio, S&S, $30, 9781501124020
15. Born a Crime
Trevor Noah, Spiegel & Grau, $28, 9780399588174
 
TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION
1. Lincoln in the Bardo
George Saunders, Random House, $17, 9780812985405
2. The Underground Railroad
Colson Whitehead, Anchor, $16.95, 9780345804327
3. Ready Player One
Ernest Cline, Broadway, $16, 9780804190138
4. Norse Mythology
Neil Gaiman, Norton, $15.95, 9780393356182
5. Pachinko
Min Jin Lee, Grand Central, $15.99, 9781455563920
6. Exit West
Mohsin Hamid, Riverhead, $16, 9780735212206
7. The Woman in Cabin 10
Ruth Ware, Gallery/Scout Press, $16, 9781501132957
8. Call Me by Your Name
Andre Aciman, Picador USA, $17, 9781250169440
9. Small Great Things
Jodi Picoult, Ballantine, $17, 9780345544971
10. Beartown
Fredrik Backman, Washington Square Press, $17, 9781501160776
11. The Lying Game
Ruth Ware, Gallery/Scout Press, $16.99, 9781501156205
12. All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr, Scribner, $17, 9781501173219
13. We Were the Lucky Ones
Georgia Hunter, Penguin, $16, 9780399563096
14. The Couple Next Door
Shari Lapena, Penguin, $16, 9780735221109
15. Camino Island- Debut
John Grisham, Bantam, $17, 9781524797140
 
TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION
1. You Are a Badass
Jen Sincero, Running Press, $16, 9780762447695
2. The Silk Roads
Peter Frankopan, Vintage, $20, 9781101912379
3. HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Mental Toughness
Harvard Business School Press, $24.95, 9781633694361
4. The Stranger in the Woods
Michael Finkel, Vintage, $16, 9781101911532
5. Who Thought This Was a Good Idea?
Alyssa Mastromonaco, Twelve, $15.99, 9781455588237
6. Invisible Influence
Jonah Berger, S&S, $16, 9781476759739
7. HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Emotional Intelligence
Harvard Business School Press, $24.95, 9781633690196
8. If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look on My Face?
Alan Alda, Random House, $17, 9780812989151
9. HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Managing Yourself
Harvard Business School Press, $24.95, 9781422157992
10. 12 Strong
Doug Stanton, Scribner, $18, 9781501178511
11. Being Mortal
Atul Gawande, Picador USA, $16, 9781250076229
12. Everybody Lies
Seth Stephens-Davidowitz, Dey Street, $16.99, 9780062390868
13. The Lost City of the Monkey God
Douglas J. Preston, Grand Central, $15.99, 9781455540013
14. On Tyranny
Timothy Snyder, Tim Duggan Books, $7.99, 9780804190114
15. Evicted
Matthew Desmond, Broadway, $17, 9780553447453
 
MASS MARKET
1. Camino Island
John Grisham, Dell, $9.99, 9781524797157
2. Ready Player One
Ernest Cline, Broadway, $9.99, 9780804190145
3. No Middle Name
Lee Child, Dell, $9.99, 9780399593598
4. Red Sparrow
Jason Matthews, Pocket, $9.99, 9781501168918
5. The Fix
David Baldacci, Vision, $9.99, 9781455586585
6. The Whistler
John Grisham, Dell, $9.99, 9781101967683
7. The Husband’s Secret
Liane Moriarty, Berkley, $9.99, 9780451490049
8. Never Never
James Patterson, Candice Fox, Vision, $9.99, 9781478944782
9. The Cutthroat
Clive Cussler, Justin Scott, Putnam, $9.99, 9780399575624
10. Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates
Brian Kilmeade, Don Yaeger, Sentinel, $9.99, 9780143131830
 
EARLY & MIDDLE GRADE READERS
1. A Wrinkle in Time
Madeleine L’Engle, Farrar Straus Giroux, $8.99, 9781250153272
2. Wonder
R.J. Palacio, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $16.99, 9781524720193
3. Hello, Universe
Erin Entrada Kelly, Isabel Roxas (Illus.), Greenwillow Books, $16.99, 9780062414151
4. A Wind in the Door
Madeleine L’Engle, Square Fish, $6.99, 9780312368548
5. Drama
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545326995
6. A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel
Madeleine L’Engle, Hope Larson (Illus.), Square Fish, $15.99, 9781250056948
7. Black Panther: The Battle for Wakanda
Brandon T. Snider, Marvel, $5.99, 9781368020145
8. Smile
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545132060
9. Sisters
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545540605
10. The War That Saved My Life
Kimberly Brubaker Bradley, Puffin, $8.99, 9780147510488
11. Marvel’s Black Panther: The Junior Novel
Jim McCann, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $6.99, 9780316413206
12. Ghosts
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545540629
13. The Girl Who Drank the Moon
Kelly Barnhill, Algonquin Young Readers, $16.95, 9781616205676
14. Baby Monkey, Private Eye
Brian Selznick, David Serlin, Scholastic Press, $16.99, 9781338180619
15. The Inquisitor’s Tale: Or, the Three Magical Children and Their Holy Dog
Adam Gidwitz, Hatem Aly (Illus.), Puffin, $9.99, 9780142427378
 
YOUNG ADULT
1. Children of Blood and Bone
Tomi Adeyemi, Henry Holt and Co. (BYR), $18.99, 9781250170972
2. Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda
Becky Albertalli, Balzer + Bray, $10.99, 9780062792167
3. The Hate U Give
Angie Thomas, Balzer + Bray, $17.99, 9780062498533
4. Turtles All the Way Down
John Green, Dutton Books for Young Readers, $19.99, 9780525555360
5. The Prince and the Dressmaker
Jen Wang, First Second, $16.99, 9781626723634
6. The Fault in Our Stars
John Green, Penguin, $12.99, 9780142424179
7. Every Day
David Levithan, Ember, $10.99, 9780525581611
8. Everything, Everything (An Indies Introduce Title)
Nicola Yoon, Ember, $10.99, 9781524769604
9. One of Us Is Lying
Karen M. McManus, Delacorte Press, $17.99, 9781524714680
10. The Book of Dust: La Belle Sauvage
Philip Pullman, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $22.99, 9780375815300
11. The Sun Is Also a Star
Nicola Yoon, Delacorte, $18.99, 9780553496680
12. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $12.99, 9780385754729
13. The Cruel Prince
Holly Black, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9780316310277
14. Orphan, Monster, Spy- Debut
Matt Killeen, Viking Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9780451478733
15. The Astonishing Color of After (An Indies Introduce Title)- Debut
Emily X.R. Pan, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9780316463997
 
CHILDREN’S ILLUSTRATED
1. She Persisted Around the World: 13 Women Who Changed History
Chelsea Clinton, Alexandra Boiger (Illus.), Philomel, $17.99, 9780525516996
2. Islandborn
Junot Díaz, Leo Espinosa (Illus.), Dial, $17.99, 9780735229860
3. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
4. Little Blue Truck’s Springtime
Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illus.), HMH Books for Young Readers, $12.99, 9780544938090
5. I’ve Loved You Since Forever
Hoda Kotb, Suzie Mason (Illus.), Harper, $18.99, 9780062841742
6. Pat the Bunny
Dorothy Kunhardt, Golden, $9.99, 9780307120007
7. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, Putnam, $10.99, 9780399226908
8. Dragons Love Tacos
Adam Rubin, Daniel Salmieri (Illus.), Dial, $16.99, 9780803736801
9. She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World
Chelsea Clinton, Alexandra Boiger (Illus.), Philomel, $17.99, 9781524741723
10. Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth
Oliver Jeffers, Philomel, $19.99, 9780399167898
11. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, Harper, $18.95, 9780060254926
12. I Am a Bunny
Ole Risom, Richard Scarry (Illus.), Golden, $7.99, 9780375827785
13. The Golden Egg Book- Debut
Margaret Wise Brown, Leonard Weisgard (Illus.), Golden Books, $7.99, 9781524766207
14. Ladybug Girl and the Rescue Dogs- Debut
Jacky Davis, David Soman (Illus.), Dial Books, $17.99, 9780399186400
15. Little Blue Truck
Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illus.), HMH Books for Young Readers, $7.99, 9780544568037
 
CHILDREN’S SERIES
1. Harry Potter (hardcover and paperback)
J.K. Rowling, Scholastic/Arthur A. Levine Books
2. Diary of a Wimpy Kid (hardcover)
Jeff Kinney, Amulet
3. Dog Man (hardcover)
Dav Pilkey, Graphix
4. Elephant & Piggie (hardcover)
Mo Willems, Hyperion
5. Who Was/Is…? (paperback)
Ann Waldron, et al., Penguin Workshop
6. Magic Tree House (hardcover and paperback)
Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illus.), Random House
7. Wild Robot (hardcover)
Peter Brown, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
8. I Survived  (hardcover and paperback)
Lauren Tarshis, Scholastic
9. Big Nate (hardcover and paperback)
Lincoln Peirce, Andrews McMeel
New in Series: Silent But Deadly (9781449489915)
10. The Land of Stories (hardcover and paperback)
Chris Colfer, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

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