Indie Bestseller List

Indie Bestseller List

The Indie Bestseller List
Published Wednesday, November 17, 2021 (for the sales week ended Sunday, November 14, 2021). Based on reporting from hundreds of independent bookstores across the United States. For information on more titles, please visit IndieBound.org.

Booksellers: The Indie Bestseller List, along with Other Indie Favorites, may be downloaded as a color PDF for display in your store. On Wednesday afternoon, go to the bestseller page on BookWeb.org and choose the format that works best for you.
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Debuts for the week:
Hardcover Fiction
#1-The Sentence, by Louise Erdrich (9780062671127)
#8-The Dark Hours, by Michael Connelly (9780316485647)
Hardcover Nonfiction
#1-The Dawn of Everything, by David Graeber, David Wengrow (9780374157357)
#11-Will, by Will Smith (9781984877925)
Paperback Fiction
#13-I Hope This Finds You Well, by Kate Baer (9780063137998)
Paperback Nonfiction
#12-An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States, by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz (9780807057834)
#15-First Principles, by Thomas E. Ricks (9780062997463)
Early & Middle Grade Readers
#3-Out of My Heart, by Sharon M. Draper (9781665902168)
Young Adult
#7-All of Us Villains, by Amanda Foody, Christine Lynn Herman (9781250789259)
#10-You’ve Reached Sam, by Dustin Thao (9781250762030)
Children’s Illustrated
#15-Grumpy Monkey Oh, No! Christmas, by Suzanne Lang, Max Lang (Illus.) (9780593306093)
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HARDCOVER FICTION
1. The Sentence- Debut
Louise Erdrich, Harper, $28.99, 9780062671127
2. The Lincoln Highway
Amor Towles, Viking, $30, 9780735222359
3. Cloud Cuckoo Land
Anthony Doerr, Scribner, $30, 9781982168438
4. Oh William!
Elizabeth Strout, Random House, $27, 9780812989434
5. The Stranger in the Lifeboat
Mitch Albom, Harper, $23.99, 9780062888341
6. State of Terror
Louise Penny, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Simon & Schuster/St. Martin’s Press, $30, 9781982173678
7. Harlem Shuffle
Colson Whitehead, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385545136
8. The Dark Hours- Debut
Michael Connelly, Little, Brown, $29, 9780316485647
9. Crossroads
Jonathan Franzen, FSG, $30, 9780374181178
10. Our Country Friends
Gary Shteyngart, Random House, $28, 9781984855121
11. The Judge’s List
John Grisham, Doubleday, $29.95, 9780385546027
12. The Midnight Library
Matt Haig, Viking, $26, 9780525559474
13. Bewilderment
Richard Powers, Norton, $27.95, 9780393881141
14. Beautiful World, Where Are You
Sally Rooney, FSG, $28, 9780374602604
15. Silverview
John le Carré, Viking, $28, 9780593490594
On the Rise:
16. Never
Ken Follett, Viking, $36, 9780593300015
Follet’s new thriller brims with cautionary wisdom for our times, and delivers a visceral, heart-pounding read that transports readers to the brink of the unimaginable.

HARDCOVER NONFICTION
1. The Dawn of Everything: A New History of Humanity- Debut
David Graeber, David Wengrow, FSG, $35, 9780374157357
2. The Storyteller: Tales of Life and Music
Dave Grohl, Dey Street Books, $29.99, 9780063076099
3. Taste: My Life Through Food
Stanley Tucci, Gallery Books, $28, 9781982168018
4. The Lyrics: 1956 to the Present
Paul McCartney, Liveright, $100, 9781631492563
5. The Book of Hope: A Survival Guide for Trying Times
Jane Goodall, Douglas Abrams, Gail Hudson, Celadon Books, $28, 9781250784094
6. Renegades: Born in the USA
Barack Obama, Bruce Springsteen, Crown, $50, 9780593236314
7. The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse
Charlie Mackesy, HarperOne, $22.99, 9780062976581
8. A Carnival of Snackery: Diaries (2003-2020)
David Sedaris, Little, Brown, $32, 9780316558792
9. Where the Deer and the Antelope Play: The Pastoral Observations of One Ignorant American Who Loves to Walk Outside
Nick Offerman, Dutton, $28, 9781101984697
10. Crying in H Mart: A Memoir
Michelle Zauner, Knopf, $26.95, 9780525657743
11. Will- Debut
Will Smith, Penguin Press, $30, 9781984877925
12. Midnight in Washington: How We Almost Lost Our Democracy and Still Could
Adam Schiff, Random House, $30, 9780593231524
13. Fuzz: When Nature Breaks the Law
Mary Roach, Norton, $26.95, 9781324001935
14. Peril
Bob Woodward, Robert Costa, Simon & Schuster, $30, 9781982182915
15. Vanderbilt: The Rise and Fall of an American Dynasty
Anderson Cooper, Katherine Howe, Harper, $30, 9780062964618
On the Rise:
17. My Body
Emily Ratajkowski, Metropolitan Books, $26, 9781250817860
Nuanced, unflinching, and incisive, My Body marks the debut of a fierce writer brimming with courage and intelligence.

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION
1. Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $18, 9780593438374
2. The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo
Taylor Jenkins Reid, Washington Square Press, $17, 9781501161933
3. The Song of Achilles
Madeline Miller, Ecco, $16.99, 9780062060624
4. The Searcher
Tana French, Penguin, $18, 9780735224674
5. The Overstory
Richard Powers, Norton, $18.95, 9780393356687
6. Circe
Madeline Miller, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316556323
7. The Night Watchman
Louise Erdrich, Harper Perennial, $18, 9780062671196
8. Anxious People
Fredrik Backman, Washington Square Press, $17, 9781501160844
9. The House in the Cerulean Sea
TJ Klune, Tor, $18.99, 9781250217318
10. The Thursday Murder Club
Richard Osman, Penguin, $17, 9781984880987
11. Hamnet
Maggie O’Farrell, Vintage, $16.95, 9781984898876
12. It Ends With Us
Colleen Hoover, Atria, $16.99, 9781501110368
13. I Hope This Finds You Well: Poems- Debut
Kate Baer, Harper Perennial, $12, 9780063137998
14. People We Meet on Vacation
Emily Henry, Berkley, $16, 9781984806758
15. Where the Crawdads Sing
Delia Owens, Putnam, $18, 9780735219106

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION
1. Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants
Robin Wall Kimmerer, Milkweed Editions, $18, 9781571313560
2. The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma
Bessel van der Kolk, M.D., Penguin, $19, 9780143127741
3. Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don’t Know
Malcolm Gladwell, Back Bay, $18.99, 9780316299220
4. Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds & Shape Our Futures
Merlin Sheldrake, Random House, $18, 9780525510321
5. The Best of Me
David Sedaris, Back Bay, $18.99, 9780316242400
6. Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
Yuval Noah Harari, Harper Perennial, $24.99, 9780062316110
7. Ottolenghi Test Kitchen: Shelf Love: Recipes to Unlock the Secrets of Your Pantry, Fridge, and Freezer
Noor Murad, Yotam Ottolenghi, Clarkson Potter, $32, 9780593234365
8. The Old Farmer’s Almanac 2022
Old Farmer’s Almanac, $9.95, 9781571988935
9. The Body: A Guide for Occupants
Bill Bryson, Anchor, $17, 9780804172721
10. On Tyranny Graphic Edition: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century
Timothy Snyder, Nora Krug (Illus.), Ten Speed Press, $16.99, 9781984859150
11. The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom
Don Miguel Ruiz, Amber-Allen, $12.95, 9781878424310
12. An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States- Debut
Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, Beacon Press, $16, 9780807057834
13. All About Love: New Visions
bell hooks, Morrow, $15.99, 9780060959470
14. Eleanor
David Michaelis, Simon & Schuster, $20, 9781439192047
15. First Principles: What America’s Founders Learned from the Greeks and Romans and How That Shaped Our Country- Debut
Thomas E. Ricks, Harper Perennial, $18.99, 9780062997463

MASS MARKET
1. Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $10.99, 9780593438367
2. Dune Messiah
Frank Herbert, Ace, $9.99, 9780593098233
3. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
4. Children of Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $9.99, 9780441104024
5. The Eye of the World
Robert Jordan, Tor, $10.99, 9781250251466
6. Foundation
Isaac Asimov, Spectra, $7.99, 9780553293357
7. Animal Farm
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451526342
8. Good Omens
Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett, Morrow, $9.99, 9780062836977
9. The Name of the Wind
Patrick Rothfuss, DAW, $10.99, 9780756404741
10. Women Who Run With the Wolves
Clarissa Pinkola Estés, Ballantine, $8.99, 9780345409874

EARLY & MIDDLE GRADE READERS
1. Daughter of the Deep
Rick Riordan, Disney-Hyperion, $19.99, 9781368077927
2. The Christmas Pig
J.K. Rowling, Jim Field (Illus.), Scholastic, $24.99, 9781338790238
3. Out of My Heart- Debut
Sharon M. Draper, Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books, $18.99, 9781665902168
4. Friends Forever
Shannon Hale, LeUyen Pham (Illus.), First Second, $12.99, 9781250317568
5. Cat Kid Comic Club
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $12.99, 9781338712766
6. Pony
R.J. Palacio, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9780553508116
7. The Beatryce Prophecy
Kate DiCamillo, Sophie Blackall (Illus.), Candlewick, $19.99, 9781536213614
8. The Awakening Storm: A Graphic Novel (City of Dragons #1)
Jaimal Yogis, Vivian Truong (Illus.), Graphix, $12.99, 9781338660425
9. Hooky
Míriam Bonastre Tur, Etch/Clarion Books, $12.99, 9780358468295
10. When Stars Are Scattered
Victoria Jamieson, Omar Mohamed, Dial Books, $12.99, 9780525553908
11. Guts: A Graphic Novel
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $12.99, 9780545852500
12. Rowley Jefferson’s Awesome Friendly Spooky Stories
Jeff Kinney, Abrams, $14.99, 9781419756979
13. Super Extra Deluxe Essential Handbook (Pokémon)
Scholastic, $14.99, 9781338714128
14. The Cursed Carnival and Other Calamities: New Stories About Mythic Heroes
Roshani Chokshi, J.C. Cervantes, Yoon Ha Lee, Carlos Hernandez, Kwame Mbalia, Rebecca Roanhorse, Tehlor Kay Mejia, Sarwat Chadda, Graci Kim, Rick Riordan, Rick Riordan Presents, $17.99, 9781368070836
15. Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric Life
Professor Anusuya Chinsamy-Turan, DK Children, $19.99, 9780744039436

YOUNG ADULT
1. Gilded
Marissa Meyer, Feiwel & Friends, $19.99, 9781250618849
2. They Both Die at the End
Adam Silvera, Quill Tree Books, $12.99, 9780062457806
3. Iron Widow
Xiran Jay Zhao, Penguin Teen, $17.99, 9780735269934
4. Hatchet
Gary Paulsen, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $9.99, 9781481486293
5. The Girl from the Sea: A Graphic Novel
Molly Knox Ostertag, Graphix, $14.99, 9781338540574
6. One of Us Is Lying
Karen M. McManus, Delacorte Press, $17.99, 9781524714680
7. All of Us Villains- Debut
Amanda Foody, Christine Lynn Herman, Tor Teen, $18.99, 9781250789259
8. We Were Liars
E. Lockhart, Ember, $10.99, 9780385741279
9. Firekeeper’s Daughter
Angeline Boulley, Henry Holt and Co. (BYR), $18.99, 9781250766564
10. You’ve Reached Sam- Debut
Dustin Thao, Wednesday Books, $18.99, 9781250762030
11. Once Upon a Broken Heart
Stephanie Garber, Flatiron Books, $19.99, 9781250268396
12. Skin of the Sea
Natasha Bowen, Random House Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9780593120941
13. Beasts of Prey
Ayana Gray, G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9780593405680
14. Legendborn (An Indies Introduce Title)
Tracy Deonn, Margaret K. McElderry Books, $19.99, 9781534441606
15. These Violent Delights
Chloe Gong, Margaret K. McElderry Books, $19.99, 9781534457690

CHILDREN’S ILLUSTRATED
1. Aaron Slater, Illustrator
Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illus.), Abrams, $18.99, 9781419753961
2. Change Sings: A Children’s Anthem
Amanda Gorman, Loren Long (Illus.), Viking Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9780593203224
3. The Smart Cookie
Jory John, Pete Oswald (Illus.), Harper, $18.99, 9780063045408
4. Woodland Dance!
Sandra Boynton, Workman, $7.95, 9781523514687
5. There’s a Ghost In This House
Oliver Jeffers, Philomel Books, $27.99, 9780593466186
6. We Are Water Protectors
Carole Lindstrom, Michaela Goade (Illus.), Roaring Brook Press, $17.99, 9781250203557
7. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
8. Construction Site: Merry and Bright
Sherri Duskey Rinker, AG Ford (Illus.), Chronicle Books, $12.99, 9781797204291
9. The Snowy Day
Ezra Jack Keats, Viking Books for Young Readers, $19.99, 9780670012701
10. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, World of Eric Carle, $10.99, 9780399226908
11. It Fell from the Sky
Terry Fan, Eric Fan, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9781534457621
12. The Crayons’ Christmas
Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illus.), Penguin Workshop, $19.99, 9780525515746
13. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, Harper, $19.95, 9780060254926
14. Construction Site: Road Crew, Coming Through!
Sherri Duskey Rinker, AG Ford (Illus.), Chronicle Books, $17.99, 9781797204727
15. Grumpy Monkey Oh, No! Christmas- Debut
Suzanne Lang, Max Lang (Illus.), Random House Studio, $18.99, 9780593306093

CHILDREN’S SERIES
1. Diary of a Wimpy Kid (hardcover)
Jeff Kinney, Amulet
2. Wings of Fire (hardcover and paperback)
Tui T. Sutherland, Scholastic
3. Dog Man (hardcover)
Dav Pilkey, Graphix
4. Harry Potter (hardcover and paperback)
J.K. Rowling, Scholastic/Arthur A. Levine Books
5. Elephant and Piggie (hardcover)
Mo Willems, Hyperion
6. Magic Tree House (hardcover and paperback)
Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illus.), Random House Books for Young Readers
7. Baby-Sitters Club Graphix (hardcover and paperback)
Ann M. Martin, Chan Chau (Illus.), Graphix
8. Dragon Masters (paperback)
Tracey West, Matt Loveridge (Illus.), Scholastic
9. The Bad Guys (paperback)
Aaron Blabey, Scholastic
10. I Survived (paperback)
Lauren Tarshis, Scholastic