The Indie Bestseller List

The Indie Bestsellers List

August 22, 2018
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Published Wednesday, August 22, 2018 (for the sales week ended Sunday, August 19, 2018). Based on reporting from many hundreds of independent bookstores across the United States. 

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Debuts for the week:
Hardcover Fiction
#11-Cherry, by Nico Walker (9780525520139)
#15-Texas Ranger, by James Patterson (9780316556668)
Hardcover Nonfiction
#3-Unhinged, by Omarosa Manigault Newman (9781982109707)
#9-House of Trump, House of Putin, by Craig Unger (9781524743505)
#11-Fly Girls, by Keith O’Brien (9781328876645)
#14-The Tangled Tree, by David Quammen (9781476776620)
#15-Girl, Wash Your Face, by Rachel Hollis (9781400201655)
Paperback Fiction
#12-China Rich Girlfriend, by Kevin Kwan (9780804172066)
#14-The Child Finder, by Rene Denfeld (9780062659064)
Mass Market
#7-Into the Water, by Paula Hawkins (9780525537199)
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HARDCOVER FICTION
1. There There (An Indies Introduce Title)
Tommy Orange, Knopf, $25.95, 9780525520375
2. A Gentleman in Moscow
Amor Towles, Viking, $27, 9780670026197
3. Circe
Madeline Miller, Little Brown, $27, 9780316556347
4. The President Is Missing
Bill Clinton, James Patterson, Little Brown, $30, 9780316412698
5. Little Fires Everywhere
Celeste Ng, Penguin Press, $27, 9780735224292
6. The Other Woman
Daniel Silva, Harper, $28.99, 9780062834829
7. The Outsider
Stephen King, Scribner, $30, 9781501180989
8. When Life Gives You Lululemons
Lauren Weisberger, S&S, $26.99, 9781476778440
9. Clock Dance
Anne Tyler, Knopf, $26.95, 9780525521228
10. Warlight
Michael Ondaatje, Knopf, $26.95, 9780525521198
11. Cherry- Debut
Nico Walker, Knopf, $26.95, 9780525520139
12. My Year of Rest and Relaxation
Ottessa Moshfegh, Penguin Press, $26, 9780525522119
13. Ghosted
Rosie Walsh, Pamela Dorman Books, $26, 9780525522775
14. Before We Were Yours
Lisa Wingate, Ballantine, $26, 9780425284681
15. Texas Ranger- Debut
James Patterson, Little Brown, $28, 9780316556668

HARDCOVER NONFICTION
1. Calypso
David Sedaris, Little Brown, $28, 9780316392389
2. The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*ck
Mark Manson, Harper, $24.99, 9780062457714
3. Unhinged: An Insider’s Account of the Trump White House- Debut
Omarosa Manigault Newman, Gallery, $28, 9781982109707
4. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry
Neil deGrasse Tyson, Norton, $18.95, 9780393609394
5. Educated (An Indies Introduce Title)
Tara Westover, Random House, $28, 9780399590504
6. How to Change Your Mind
Michael Pollan, Penguin Press, $28, 9781594204227
7. The Soul of America
Jon Meacham, Random House, $30, 9780399589812
8. Unfu*k Yourself
Gary John Bishop, HarperOne, $19.99, 9780062803832
9. House of Trump, House of Putin: The Untold Story of Donald Trump and the Russian Mafia- Debut
Craig Unger, Dutton, $30, 9781524743505
10. Born a Crime
Trevor Noah, Spiegel & Grau, $28, 9780399588174
11. Fly Girls: How Five Daring Women Defied All Odds and Made Aviation History- Debut
Keith O’Brien, Eamon Dolan/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $28, 9781328876645
12. Barracoon
Zora Neale Hurston, Amistad, $24.99, 9780062748201
13. The Hidden Life of Trees
Peter Wohlleben, Greystone Books, $24.95, 9781771642484
14. The Tangled Tree: A Radical New History of Life- Debut
David Quammen, S&S, $30, 9781476776620
15. Girl, Wash Your Face: Stop Believing the Lies about Who You Are So You Can Become Who You Were Meant to Be- Debut
Rachel Hollis, Thomas Nelson, $22.99, 9781400201655

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION
1. Crazy Rich Asians
Kevin Kwan, Anchor, $16, 9780525563761
2. Less
Andrew Sean Greer, Back Bay, $15.99, 9780316316132
3. Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine
Gail Honeyman, Penguin, $16, 9780735220690
4. Pachinko
Min Jin Lee, Grand Central, $15.99, 9781455563920
5. Manhattan Beach
Jennifer Egan, Scribner, $17, 9781476716749
6. Origin
Dan Brown, Anchor, $16.95, 9780525563693
7. The Handmaid’s Tale
Margaret Atwood, Anchor, $15.95, 9780525435006
8. Hope Never Dies
Andrew Shaffer, Quirk Books, $14.99, 9781683690399
9. The Woman in Cabin 10
Ruth Ware, Gallery/Scout Press, $16, 9781501132957
10. Artemis
Andy Weir, Broadway, $16, 9780553448146
11. All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr, Scribner, $17, 9781501173219
12. China Rich Girlfriend- Debut
Kevin Kwan, Anchor, $16, 9780804172066
13. The Rooster Bar
John Grisham, Bantam, $17, 9781101967690
14. The Child Finder- Debut
Rene Denfeld, Harper Perennial, $15.99, 9780062659064
15. Sing, Unburied, Sing
Jesmyn Ward, Scribner, $17, 9781501126079

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION
1. Sapiens
Yuval Noah Harari, Harper Perennial, $22.99, 9780062316110
2. Kitchen Confidential
Anthony Bourdain, Ecco, $16.99, 9780060899226
3. Black Klansman
Ron Stallworth, Flatiron, $17.99, 9781250299055
4. Killers of the Flower Moon
David Grann, Vintage, $16.95, 9780307742483
5. You Are a Badass
Jen Sincero, Running Press, $16, 9780762447695
6. Hillbilly Elegy
J.D. Vance, Harper, $16.99, 9780062300553
7. Shoe Dog
Phil Knight, Scribner, $20, 9781501135927
8. HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Mental Toughness
Harvard Business School Press, $24.95, 9781633694361
9. American Wolf
Nate Blakeslee, Broadway, $16, 9781101902806
10. My Own Words
Ruth Bader Ginsburg, S&S, $18, 9781501145254
11. Prairie Fires
Caroline Fraser, Picador, $22, 9781250182487
12. HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Managing Yourself
Harvard Business School Press, $24.95, 9781422157992
13. Why We Sleep
Matthew Walker, Scribner, $17, 9781501144325
14. Theft by Finding
David Sedaris, Back Bay, $17.99, 9780316154734
15. Being Mortal
Atul Gawande, Picador USA, $16, 9781250076229

MASS MARKET
1. Origin
Dan Brown, Anchor, $9.99, 9780525563709
2. Sharp Objects
Gillian Flynn, Broadway, $9.99, 9780525575757
3. The Rooster Bar
John Grisham, Dell, $9.99, 9781101967706
4. The Couple Next Door
Shari Lapena, Penguin, $9.99, 9780525505310
5. The Late Show
Michael Connelly, Grand Central, $9.99, 9781455524228
6. The Midnight Line
Lee Child, Dell, $9.99, 9780399593505
7. Into the Water- Debut
Paula Hawkins, Riverhead, $9.99, 9780525537199
8. Camino Island
John Grisham, Dell, $9.99, 9781524797157
9. End Game
David Baldacci, Vision, $9.99, 9781455586615
10. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935

EARLY & MIDDLE GRADE READERS
1. Be Prepared
Vera Brosgol, First Second, $12.99, 9781626724457
2. A Wrinkle in Time
Madeleine L’Engle, Farrar Straus Giroux, $8.99, 9781250153272
3. Wonder
R.J. Palacio, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $16.99, 9781524720193
4. Positively Izzy
Terri Libenson, Balzer + Bray, $10.99, 9780062484963
5. Drama
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545326995
6. Smile
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545132060
7. Ghosts
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545540629
8. The Girl Who Drank the Moon
Kelly Barnhill, Algonquin Young Readers, $16.95, 9781616205676
9. Making Friends
Kristen Gudsnuk, Graphix, $12.99, 9781338139211
10. Real Friends
Shannon Hale, Leuyen Pham (Illus.), First Second, $12.99, 9781626727854
11. Sisters
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545540605
12. The One and Only Ivan
Katherine Applegate, Patricia Castelao (Illus.), Harper, $7.99, 9780061992278
13. Hatchet
Gary Paulsen, Drew Willis (Illus.), Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $9.99, 9781481486293
14. Where the Red Fern Grows
Wilson Rawls, Yearling, $7.99, 9780440412670
15. The War That Saved My Life
Kimberly Brubaker Bradley, Puffin, $8.99, 9780147510488

YOUNG ADULT
1. The Hate U Give
Angie Thomas, Balzer + Bray, $18.99, 9780062498533
2. Children of Blood and Bone
Tomi Adeyemi, Henry Holt and Co. (BYR), $18.99, 9781250170972
3. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $12.99, 9780385754729
4. Salt to the Sea
Ruta Sepetys, Penguin, $10.99, 9780142423622
5. Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda
Becky Albertalli, Balzer + Bray, $10.99, 9780062792167
6. One of Us Is Lying
Karen M. McManus, Delacorte Press, $17.99, 9781524714680
7. Warcross
Marie Lu, Speak, $10.99, 9780399547973
8. The Giver
Lois Lowry, HMH Books for Young Readers, $9.99, 9780544340688
9. Turtles All the Way Down
John Green, Dutton Books for Young Readers, $19.99, 9780525555360
10. Everything, Everything (An Indies Introduce Title)
Nicola Yoon, Ember, $10.99, 9781524769604
11. The Outsiders
S.E. Hinton, Speak, $10, 9780142407332
12. The Fault in Our Stars
John Green, Penguin, $12.99, 9780142424179
13. Holding Up the Universe
Jennifer Niven, Ember, $10.99, 9780385755955
14. The Prince and the Dressmaker
Jen Wang, First Second, $16.99, 9781626723634
15. We Were Liars
E. Lockhart, Ember, $10.99, 9780385741279

CHILDREN’S ILLUSTRATED
1. We Don’t Eat Our Classmates
Ryan T. Higgins, Disney/Hyperion, $17.99, 9781368003551
2. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
3. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, Putnam, $10.99, 9780399226908
4. Dragons Love Tacos
Adam Rubin, Daniel Salmieri (Illus.), Dial, $16.99, 9780803736801
5. Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Presents A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo
Jill Twiss, EG Keller, Chronicle Books, $18.99, 9781452173801
6. Little Blue Truck
Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illus.), HMH Books for Young Readers, $7.99, 9780544568037
7. All Are Welcome
Alexandra Penfold, Suzanne Kaufman (Illus.), Knopf Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9780525579649
8. Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth
Oliver Jeffers, Philomel, $19.99, 9780399167898
9. Blueberries for Sal
Robert McCloskey, Puffin, $7.99, 9780140501698
10. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, Harper, $18.95, 9780060254926
11. Good Night, Gorilla
Peggy Rathmann, Putnam, $7.99, 9780399230035
12. Ada Twist, Scientist
Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illus.), Abrams, $17.95, 9781419721373
13. Not Quite Narwhal
Jessie Sima, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9781481469098
14. Make Way for Ducklings
Robert McCloskey, Puffin, $7.99, 9780140564341
15. Where’s Waldo? 30th Anniversary Edition
Martin Handford, Candlewick, $7.99, 9780763695798

CHILDREN’S SERIES
1. Harry Potter (hardcover and paperback)
J.K. Rowling, Scholastic/Arthur A. Levine Books
2. Who Was/Is…? (paperback)
Ann Waldron, et al., Penguin Workshop
3. Elephant & Piggie (hardcover)
Mo Willems, Hyperion
4. Dog Man (hardcover)
Dav Pilkey, Graphix
5. Diary of a Wimpy Kid (hardcover)
Jeff Kinney, Amulet
6. Wings of Fire (hardcover and paperback)
Tui T. Sutherland, Scholastic
7. Magic Tree House (hardcover and paperback)
Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illus.), Random House
8. The Land of Stories (hardcover and paperback)
Chris Colfer, Little Brown
9. Captain Underpants (hardcover and paperback)
Dav Pilkey, Scholastic
10. The Princess in Black (hardcover and paperback)
Shannon Hale, Dean Hale, Candlewick

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