Indie Bestseller List

Indie Bestseller List

The Indie Bestseller List
Published Wednesday, August 4, 2021 (for the sales week ended Sunday, August 1, 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:
Paperback Nonfiction
#14-Agent Sonya, by Ben Macintyre (9780593136324)
Young Adult
#7-The Downstairs Girl, by Stacey Lee (9781524740979)
#15-Small Favors, by Erin A. Craig (9780593306741)
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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. Klara and the Sun
Kazuo Ishiguro, Knopf, $28, 9780593318171
5. The Last Thing He Told Me
Laura Dave, S&S, $27, 9781501171345
6. Project Hail Mary
Andy Weir, Ballantine, $28.99, 9780593135204
7. The Cellist
Daniel Silva, Harper, $28.99, 9780062834867
8. The Hill We Climb
Amanda Gorman, Viking, $15.99, 9780593465271
9. The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue
V.E. Schwab, Tor, $26.99, 9780765387561
10. The Vanishing Half
Brit Bennett, Riverhead Books, $27, 9780525536291
11. The Personal Librarian
Marie Benedict, Victoria Christopher Murray, Berkley, $27, 9780593101537
12. The Maidens
Alex Michaelides, Celadon Books, $27.99, 9781250304452
13. The Final Girl Support Group
Grady Hendrix, Berkley, $26, 9780593201237
14. The Other Black Girl
Zakiya Dalila Harris, Atria, $27, 9781982160135
15. Falling
T.J. Newman, Avid Reader Press/S&S, $28, 9781982177881

HARDCOVER NONFICTION
1. I Alone Can Fix It
Carol Leonnig, Philip Rucker, Penguin Press, $30, 9780593298947
2. The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse
Charlie Mackesy, HarperOne, $22.99, 9780062976581
3. This Is Your Mind on Plants
Michael Pollan, Penguin Press, $28, 9780593296905
4. Crying in H Mart
Michelle Zauner, Knopf, $26.95, 9780525657743
5. World Travel
Anthony Bourdain, Laurie Woolever, Ecco, $35, 9780062802798
6. American Marxism
Mark R. Levin, Threshold Editions, $28, 9781501135972
7. The Anthropocene Reviewed
John Green, Dutton, $28, 9780525555216
8. Untamed
Glennon Doyle, The Dial Press, $28, 9781984801258
9. Finding the Mother Tree
Suzanne Simard, Knopf, $28.95, 9780525656098
10. The Bomber Mafia
Malcolm Gladwell, Little, Brown, $27, 9780316296618
11. The Premonition
Michael Lewis, Norton, $30, 9780393881554
12. Caste
Isabel Wilkerson, Random House, $32, 9780593230251
13. The Comfort Book
Matt Haig, Penguin Life, $22, 9780143136668
14. Landslide
Michael Wolff, Holt, $29.99, 9781250830012
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. Hamnet
Maggie O’Farrell, Vintage, $16.95, 9781984898876
5. Anxious People
Fredrik Backman, Washington Square Press, $17, 9781501160844
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. Mexican Gothic
Silvia Moreno-Garcia, Del Rey, $17, 9780525620808
11. The House in the Cerulean Sea
TJ Klune, Tor, $18.99, 9781250217318
12. On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous
Ocean Vuong, Penguin, $17, 9780525562047
13. One Last Stop
Casey McQuiston, St. Martin’s Griffin, $16.99, 9781250244499
14. The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo
Taylor Jenkins Reid, Washington Square Press, $17, 9781501161933
15. The Overstory
Richard Powers, Norton, $18.95, 9780393356687
On the Rise:
18. The City We Became
N.K. Jemisin, Orbit, $17.99, 9780316509886
Jemisin’s incredible novel is a story of culture, identity, magic, and myths in contemporary New York City.

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. The Body
Bill Bryson, Anchor, $17, 9780804172721
4. Entangled Life
Merlin Sheldrake, Random House, $18, 9780525510321
5. Sapiens
Yuval Noah Harari, Harper Perennial, $24.99, 9780062316110
6. Hood Feminism
Mikki Kendall, Penguin, $16, 9780525560562
7. All We Can Save
Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, Katharine K. Wilkinson (Eds.), One World, $18, 9780593237083
8. Why Fish Don’t Exist
Lulu Miller, S&S, $17, 9781501160349
9. Killers of the Flower Moon
David Grann, Vintage, $17, 9780307742483
10. Born a Crime
Trevor Noah, One World, $18, 9780399588198
11. The Four Agreements
Don Miguel Ruiz, Amber-Allen, $12.95, 9781878424310
12. The Color of Law
Richard Rothstein, Liveright, $17.95, 9781631494536
13. Vesper Flights
Helen Macdonald, Grove Press, $17, 9780802158673
14. Agent Sonya: The Spy Next Door- Debut
Ben Macintyre, Crown, $18, 9780593136324
15. Say Nothing
Patrick Radden Keefe, Anchor, $16.95, 9780307279286

MASS MARKET
1. Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $10.99, 9780441172719
2. Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
Quentin Tarantino, Harper Perennial, $9.99, 9780063112520
3. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
4. The Way of Kings
Brandon Sanderson, Tor, $9.99, 9780765365279
5. Animal Farm
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451526342
6. Lord of the Flies
William Golding, Penguin, $11, 9780399501487
7. Foundation
Isaac Asimov, Spectra, $7.99, 9780553293357
8. Dune Messiah
Frank Herbert, Ace, $9.99, 9780593098233
9. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
Douglas Adams, Del Rey, $7.99, 9780345391803
10. The Name of the Wind
Patrick Rothfuss, DAW, $10.99, 9780756404741

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. Guts
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $12.99, 9780545852500
5. Drama
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545326995
6. Twins
Varian Johnson, Varian Johnson, Shannon Wright (Illus.), Graphix, $12.99, 9781338236132
7. A Wolf Called Wander
Rosanne Parry, Greenwillow Books, $7.99, 9780062895943
8. The One and Only Bob
Katherine Applegate, Patricia Castelao (Illus.), Harper, $18.99, 9780062991317
9. New Kid
Jerry Craft, Quill Tree Books, $12.99, 9780062691194
10. Sisters
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545540605
11. Ghosts
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545540629
12. Rowley Jefferson’s Awesome Friendly Adventure
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $14.99, 9781419749094
13. Smile
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $12.99, 9781338740264
14. Stamped (For Kids): Racism, Antiracism, and You
Jason Reynolds, Ibram X. Kendi, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $15.99, 9780316167581
15. The Girl Who Drank the Moon
Kelly Barnhill, Algonquin Young Readers, $9.95, 9781616207465

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. The Inheritance Games
Jennifer Lynn Barnes, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $10.99, 9780759555402
4. One of Us Is Lying
Karen M. McManus, Delacorte Press, $17.99, 9781524714680
5. Firekeeper’s Daughter
Angeline Boulley, Henry Holt and Co. BYR, $18.99, 9781250766564
6. Ace of Spades
Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé, Feiwel & Friends, $18.99, 9781250800817
7. The Downstairs Girl- Debut
Stacey Lee, G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers, $10.99, 9781524740979
8. The Hate U Give
Angie Thomas, Balzer + Bray, $18.99, 9780062871350
9. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $14.99, 9780385754729
10. Realm Breaker
Victoria Aveyard, HarperTeen, $19.99, 9780062872623
11. Hatchet
Gary Paulsen, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $9.99, 9781481486293
12. One of Us Is Next
Karen M. McManus, Delacorte Press, $19.99, 9780525707967
13. Legendborn (An Indies Introduce Title)
Tracy Deonn, Margaret K. McElderry Books, $18.99, 9781534441606
14. Six Crimson Cranes
Elizabeth Lim, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9780593300916
15. Small Favors- Debut
Erin A. Craig, Delacorte Press, $18.99, 9780593306741

CHILDREN’S ILLUSTRATED
1. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
2. Time for School, Little Blue Truck
Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illus.), Clarion Books, $18.99, 9780358412243
3. We Are Water Protectors
Carole Lindstrom, Michaela Goade (Illus.), Roaring Brook Press, $17.99, 9781250203557
4. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, World of Eric Carle, $10.99, 9780399226908
5. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, Harper, $19.95, 9780060254926
6. Pat the Bunny
Dorothy Kunhardt, Golden Books, $9.99, 9780307120007
7. Blueberries for Sal
Robert McCloskey, Puffin, $8.99, 9780140501698
8. Good Night, Gorilla
Peggy Rathmann, Putnam, $7.99, 9780399230035
9. Itty-Bitty Kitty-Corn
Shannon Hale, LeUyen Pham (Illus.), Abrams, $18.99, 9781419750915
10. Little Blue Truck
Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illus.), Clarion Books, $8.99, 9780358451228
11. Dragons Love Tacos
Adam Rubin, Daniel Salmieri (Illus.), Dial, $18.99, 9780803736801
12. Make Way for Ducklings
Robert McCloskey, Puffin, $9.99, 9780140564341
13. Jungle Night
Sandra Boynton, Workman, $7.95, 9781523513604
14. Chicka Chicka Boom Boom
Bill Martin, Jr., John Archambault, Lois Ehlert (Illus.), Little Simon, $7.99, 9781442450707
15. Moo, Baa, La La La!
Sandra Boynton, Little Simon, $5.99, 9780671449018

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