Indie Bestseller List

Indie Bestseller List

The Indie Bestseller List
Published Wednesday, July 28, 2021 (for the sales week ended Sunday, July 25, 2021). Based on reporting from 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 Nonfiction
#1-I Alone Can Fix It, by Carol Leonnig, Philip Rucker (9780593298947)
Paperback Fiction
#15-Transcendent Kingdom, by Yaa Gyasi (9781984899767)
Paperback Nonfiction
#6-All We Can Save, by Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, Katharine K. Wilkinson (Eds.) (9780593237083)
Children’s Series
New: Clash (Click Graphic Novels) by Kayla Miller (9780358242192)
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HARDCOVER FICTION
1. The Midnight Library
Matt Haig, Viking, $26, 9780525559474
2. Malibu Rising
Taylor Jenkins Reid, Ballantine, $28, 9781524798659
3. The Paper Palace
Miranda Cowley Heller, Riverhead Books, $27, 9780593329825
4. The Cellist
Daniel Silva, Harper, $28.99, 9780062834867
5. The Last Thing He Told Me
Laura Dave, S&S, $27, 9781501171345
6. Project Hail Mary
Andy Weir, Ballantine, $28.99, 9780593135204
7. Klara and the Sun
Kazuo Ishiguro, Knopf, $28, 9780593318171
8. The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue
V.E. Schwab, Tor, $26.99, 9780765387561
9. The Hill We Climb
Amanda Gorman, Viking, $15.99, 9780593465271
10. The Personal Librarian
Marie Benedict, Victoria Christopher Murray, Berkley, $27, 9780593101537
11. The Maidens
Alex Michaelides, Celadon Books, $27.99, 9781250304452
12. The Final Girl Support Group
Grady Hendrix, Berkley, $26, 9780593201237
13. Falling
T.J. Newman, Avid Reader Press/S&S, $28, 9781982177881
14. The Plot
Jean Hanff Korelitz, Celadon Books, $28, 9781250790767
15. The Four Winds
Kristin Hannah, St. Martin’s, $28.99, 9781250178602
On the Rise:
17. Intimacies
Katie Kitamura, Riverhead Books, $26, 9780399576164
Kitamura’s novel is an electrifying story about a woman caught between many truths. An August 2021 Indie Next Pick.

HARDCOVER NONFICTION
1. I Alone Can Fix It: Donald J. Trump’s Catastrophic Final Year- Debut
Carol Leonnig, Philip Rucker, Penguin Press, $30, 9780593298947
2. This Is Your Mind on Plants
Michael Pollan, Penguin Press, $28, 9780593296905
3. Crying in H Mart
Michelle Zauner, Knopf, $26.95, 9780525657743
4. The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse
Charlie Mackesy, HarperOne, $22.99, 9780062976581
5. The Anthropocene Reviewed
John Green, Dutton, $28, 9780525555216
6. American Marxism
Mark R. Levin, Threshold Editions, $28, 9781501135972
7. World Travel
Anthony Bourdain, Laurie Woolever, Ecco, $35, 9780062802798
8. Landslide
Michael Wolff, Holt, $29.99, 9781250830012
9. Finding the Mother Tree
Suzanne Simard, Knopf, $28.95, 9780525656098
10. Caste
Isabel Wilkerson, Random House, $32, 9780593230251
11. The Bomber Mafia
Malcolm Gladwell, Little, Brown, $27, 9780316296618
12. The Comfort Book
Matt Haig, Penguin Life, $22, 9780143136668
13. The Premonition
Michael Lewis, Norton, $30, 9780393881554
14. Untamed
Glennon Doyle, The Dial Press, $28, 9781984801258
15. How the Word Is Passed
Clint Smith, Little, Brown, $29, 9780316492935

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION
1. People We Meet on Vacation
Emily Henry, Berkley, $16, 9781984806758
2. The Song of Achilles
Madeline Miller, Ecco, $16.99, 9780062060624
3. Circe
Madeline Miller, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316556323
4. Anxious People
Fredrik Backman, Washington Square Press, $17, 9781501160844
5. Hamnet
Maggie O’Farrell, Vintage, $16.95, 9781984898876
6. Where the Crawdads Sing
Delia Owens, Putnam, $18, 9780735219106
7. The Night Watchman
Louise Erdrich, Harper Perennial, $18, 9780062671196
8. The Silent Patient
Alex Michaelides, Celadon Books, $17.99, 9781250301703
9. Beach Read
Emily Henry, Berkley, $16, 9781984806734
10. The House in the Cerulean Sea
TJ Klune, Tor, $18.99, 9781250217318
11. Mexican Gothic
Silvia Moreno-Garcia, Del Rey, $17, 9780525620808
12. One Last Stop
Casey McQuiston, St. Martin’s Griffin, $16.99, 9781250244499
13. On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous
Ocean Vuong, Penguin, $17, 9780525562047
14. The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo
Taylor Jenkins Reid, Washington Square Press, $17, 9781501161933
15. Transcendent Kingdom- Debut
Yaa Gyasi, Vintage, $16, 9781984899767

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION
1. Braiding Sweetgrass
Robin Wall Kimmerer, Milkweed Editions, $18, 9781571313560
2. The Body Keeps the Score
Bessel van der Kolk, M.D., Penguin, $19, 9780143127741
3. Entangled Life
Merlin Sheldrake, Random House, $18, 9780525510321
4. The Body
Bill Bryson, Anchor, $17, 9780804172721
5. Sapiens
Yuval Noah Harari, Harper Perennial, $24.99, 9780062316110
6. All We Can Save: Truth, Courage, and Solutions for the Climate Crisis- Debut
Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, Katharine K. Wilkinson (Eds.) One World, $18, 9780593237083
7. Vesper Flights
Helen Macdonald, Grove Press, $17, 9780802158673
8. The Four Agreements
Don Miguel Ruiz, Amber-Allen, $12.95, 9781878424310
9. Hood Feminism
Mikki Kendall, Penguin, $16, 9780525560562
10. Born a Crime
Trevor Noah, One World, $18, 9780399588198
11. Why Fish Don’t Exist
Lulu Miller, S&S, $17, 9781501160349
12. Killers of the Flower Moon
David Grann, Vintage, $17, 9780307742483
13. Kitchen Confidential
Anthony Bourdain, Ecco, $16.99, 9780060899226
14. How to Change Your Mind
Michael Pollan, Penguin, $18, 9780735224155
15. The Bird Way
Jennifer Ackerman, Penguin, $18, 9780735223035

MASS MARKET
1. Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $10.99, 9780441172719
2. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
3. Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
Quentin Tarantino, Harper Perennial, $9.99, 9780063112520
4. Animal Farm
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451526342
5. Good Omens
Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett, Morrow, $9.99, 9780062836977
6. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Little, Brown, $9.99, 9780316769488
7. Dune Messiah
Frank Herbert, Ace, $9.99, 9780593098233
8. Lord of the Flies
William Golding, Penguin, $11, 9780399501487
9. American Gods
Neil Gaiman, Morrow, $9.99, 9780062572110
10. The Shining
Stephen King, Anchor, $8.99, 9780307743657

EARLY & MIDDLE GRADE READERS
1. Cat Kid Comic Club
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $12.99, 9781338712766
2. Rowley Jefferson’s Awesome Friendly Spooky Stories
Jeff Kinney, Abrams, $14.99, 9781419756979
3. Allergic
Megan Wagner Lloyd, Michelle Mee Nutter (Illus.), Graphix, $12.99, 9781338568905
4. A Wolf Called Wander
Rosanne Parry, Greenwillow Books, $7.99, 9780062895943
5. Guts
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $12.99, 9780545852500
6. Ghosts
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545540629
7. When Stars Are Scattered
Victoria Jamieson, Omar Mohamed, Dial Books, $12.99, 9780525553908
8. Drama
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545326995
9. Rowley Jefferson’s Awesome Friendly Adventure
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $14.99, 9781419749094
10. Twins
Varian Johnson, Varian Johnson, Shannon Wright (Illus.), Graphix, $12.99, 9781338236132
11. Smile
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $12.99, 9781338740264
12. The One and Only Bob
Katherine Applegate, Patricia Castelao (Illus.), Harper, $18.99, 9780062991317
13. New Kid
Jerry Craft, Quill Tree Books, $12.99, 9780062691194
14. Turtle in Paradise: The Graphic Novel
Jennifer L. Holm, Savanna Ganucheau, Random House Graphic, $12.99, 9780593126301
15. Sisters
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545540605

YOUNG ADULT
1. They Both Die at the End
Adam Silvera, Quill Tree Books, $12.99, 9780062457806
2. We Were Liars
E. Lockhart, Ember, $10.99, 9780385741279
3. One of Us Is Lying
Karen M. McManus, Delacorte Press, $17.99, 9781524714680
4. Firekeeper’s Daughter
Angeline Boulley, Henry Holt and Co. BYR, $18.99, 9781250766564
5. The Girl from the Sea
Molly Knox Ostertag, Graphix, $14.99, 9781338540574
6. Ace of Spades
Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé, Feiwel & Friends, $18.99, 9781250800817
7. The Hate U Give
Angie Thomas, Balzer + Bray, $18.99, 9780062871350
8. Realm Breaker
Victoria Aveyard, HarperTeen, $19.99, 9780062872623
9. Six Crimson Cranes
Elizabeth Lim, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9780593300916
10. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $14.99, 9780385754729
11. Hatchet
Gary Paulsen, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $9.99, 9781481486293
12. Concrete Rose
Angie Thomas, Balzer + Bray, $19.99, 9780062846716
13. One of Us Is Next
Karen M. McManus, Delacorte Press, $19.99, 9780525707967
14. Legendborn (An Indies Introduce Title)
Tracy Deonn, Margaret K. McElderry Books, $18.99, 9781534441606
15. Tokyo Ever After
Emiko Jean, Flatiron Books, $18.99, 9781250766601

CHILDREN’S ILLUSTRATED
1. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
2. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, World of Eric Carle, $10.99, 9780399226908
3. Time for School, Little Blue Truck
Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illus.), Clarion Books, $18.99, 9780358412243
4. We Are Water Protectors
Carole Lindstrom, Michaela Goade (Illus.), Roaring Brook Press, $17.99, 9781250203557
5. Blueberries for Sal
Robert McCloskey, Puffin, $8.99, 9780140501698
6. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, Harper, $19.95, 9780060254926
7. Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?
Bill Martin, Jr., Eric Carle (Illus.), Henry Holt and Co. BYR, $8.99, 9780805047905
8. Good Night, Gorilla
Peggy Rathmann, Putnam, $7.99, 9780399230035
9. Dragons Love Tacos
Adam Rubin, Daniel Salmieri (Illus.), Dial, $18.99, 9780803736801
10. Itty-Bitty Kitty-Corn
Shannon Hale, LeUyen Pham (Illus.), Abrams, $18.99, 9781419750915
11. Little Blue Truck
Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illus.), Clarion Books, $8.99, 9780358451228
12. The Rock from the Sky
Jon Klassen, Candlewick, $18.99, 9781536215625
13. Chicka Chicka Boom Boom
Bill Martin, Jr., John Archambault, Lois Ehlert (Illus.), Little Simon, $7.99, 9781442450707
14. Jungle Night
Sandra Boynton, Workman, $7.95, 9781523513604
15. Pat the Bunny
Dorothy Kunhardt, Golden Books, $9.99, 9780307120007

CHILDREN’S SERIES
1. Dog Man (hardcover)
Dav Pilkey, Graphix
2. Wings of Fire (hardcover and paperback)
Tui T. Sutherland, Scholastic
3. Magic Tree House (hardcover and paperback)
Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illus.), Random House Books for Young Readers
4. Diary of a Wimpy Kid (hardcover)
Jeff Kinney, Amulet
5. The Bad Guys 9paperback)
Aaron Blabey, Scholastic
6. Six of Crows (hardcover and paperback)
Leigh Bardugo, Henry Holt and Co. BYR
7. Harry Potter (hardcover and paperback)
J.K. Rowling, Scholastic/Arthur A. Levine Books
8. Elephant and Piggie (hardcover)
Mo Willems, Hyperion
9. Shadow and Bone (hardcover and paperback)
Leigh Bardugo, Henry Holt and Co. BYR
10. Click Graphic Novels (hardcover and paperback)
Kayla Miller, Etch/Clarion Books
New in Series: Clash (9780358242192)