The Indie Bestseller List

Indie Bestseller List

The Indie Bestseller List
Published Wednesday, February 23, 2022 (for the sales week ended Sunday, February 20, 2022). 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 Fiction
#1-House of Sky and Breath, by Sarah J. Maas (9781635574074)
#3-Moon Witch, Spider King, by Marlon James (9780735220201)
#9-Pure Colour, by Sheila Heti (9780374603946)
Hardcover Nonfiction
#11-From Strength to Strength, by Arthur C. Brooks (9780593191484)
#13-Good Enough, by Kate Bowler, Jessica Richie (9780593193686)
Paperback Nonfiction
#4-The Splendid and the Vile, by Erik Larson (9780385348737)
#8-Maus I & II Paperback Box Set, by Art Spiegelman (9780679748403)
Early & Middle Grade Readers
#10-The Ice Cream Machine, by Adam Rubin (9780593325797)
Children’s Illustrated
#10-Mina, by Matthew Forsythe (9781481480413)
#14-Out of a Jar, by Deborah Marcero (9780593326374)
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HARDCOVER FICTION
1. House of Sky and Breath- Debut
Sarah J. Maas, Bloomsbury Publishing, $28, 9781635574074
2. The Lincoln Highway
Amor Towles, Viking, $30, 9780735222359
3. Moon Witch, Spider King- Debut
Marlon James, Riverhead Books, $30, 9780735220201
4. Violeta
Isabel Allende, Ballantine, $28, 9780593496206
5. Cloud Cuckoo Land
Anthony Doerr, Scribner, $30, 9781982168438
6. The Midnight Library
Matt Haig, Viking, $26, 9780525559474
7. The Maid
Nita Prose, Ballantine, $27, 9780593356159
8. Call Us What We Carry: Poems
Amanda Gorman, Viking, $24.99, 9780593465066
9. Pure Colour- Debut
Sheila Heti, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, $26, 9780374603946
10. Recitatif: A Story
Toni Morrison, Zadie Smith (Intro.), Knopf, $16, 9780593315033
11. Devil House
John Darnielle, MCD, $28, 9780374212230
12. The Sentence
Louise Erdrich, Harper, $28.99, 9780062671127
13. To Paradise
Hanya Yanagihara, Doubleday, $32.50, 9780385547932
14. The Books of Jacob
Olga Tokarczuk, Jennifer Croft (Transl.), Riverhead Books, $35, 9780593087480
15. The Christie Affair
Nina de Gramont, St. Martin’s Press, $27.99, 9781250274618

HARDCOVER NONFICTION
1. Atlas of the Heart: Mapping Meaningful Connection and the Language of Human Experience
Brené Brown, Random House, $30, 9780399592553
2. The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story
Nikole Hannah-Jones, The New York Times Magazine, One World, $38, 9780593230572
3. The Nineties: A Book
Chuck Klosterman, Penguin Press, $28, 9780735217959
4. Crying in H Mart: A Memoir
Michelle Zauner, Knopf, $26.95, 9780525657743
5. How to Be Perfect: The Correct Answer to Every Moral Question
Michael Schur, Simon & Schuster, $28.99, 9781982159313
6. Taste: My Life Through Food
Stanley Tucci, Gallery Books, $28, 9781982168018
7. The Dawn of Everything: A New History of Humanity
David Graeber, David Wengrow, FSG, $35, 9780374157357
8. The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse
Charlie Mackesy, HarperOne, $22.99, 9780062976581
9. Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones
James Clear, Avery, $27, 9780735211292
10. These Precious Days: Essays
Ann Patchett, Harper, $26.99, 9780063092785
11. From Strength to Strength: Finding Success, Happiness, and Deep Purpose in the Second Half of Life- Debut
Arthur C. Brooks, Portfolio, $27, 9780593191484
12. The Storyteller: Tales of Life and Music
Dave Grohl, Dey Street Books, $29.99, 9780063076099
13. Good Enough: 40ish Devotionals for a Life of Imperfection- Debut
Kate Bowler, Jessica Richie, Convergent Books, $21, 9780593193686
14. Unthinkable: Trauma, Truth, and the Trials of American Democracy
Jamie Raskin, Harper, $27.99, 9780063209787
15. The Real Anthony Fauci: Bill Gates, Big Pharma, and the Global War on Democracy and Public Health
Robert F. Kennedy Jr., Skyhorse, $32.50, 9781510766808

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION
1. The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo
Taylor Jenkins Reid, Washington Square Press, $17, 9781501161933
2. The Song of Achilles
Madeline Miller, Ecco, $16.99, 9780062060624
3. The Vanishing Half
Brit Bennett, Riverhead Books, $18, 9780525536963
4. It Ends with Us
Colleen Hoover, Atria, $16.99, 9781501110368
5. Circe
Madeline Miller, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316556323
6. People We Meet on Vacation
Emily Henry, Berkley, $16, 9781984806758
7. The House in the Cerulean Sea
TJ Klune, Tor, $18.99, 9781250217318
8. Verity
Colleen Hoover, Grand Central, $16.99, 9781538724736
9. The Love Hypothesis
Ali Hazelwood, Berkley, $16, 9780593336823
10. The Thursday Murder Club
Richard Osman, Penguin, $17, 9781984880987
11. Anxious People
Fredrik Backman, Washington Square Press, $17, 9781501160844
12. A Gentleman in Moscow
Amor Towles, Penguin, $18, 9780143110439
13. The Night Watchman
Louise Erdrich, Harper Perennial, $18, 9780062671196
14. The Silent Patient
Alex Michaelides, Celadon Books, $17.99, 9781250301703
15. Where the Crawdads Sing
Delia Owens, Putnam, $18, 9780735219106
On the Rise:
18. No One Is Talking About This
Patricia Lockwood, Riverhead Books, $17, 9780593189597
At once a love letter to the endless scroll and a profound modern meditation on love, language, and human connection from a singular voice in American literature.

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION
1. Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants
Robin Wall Kimmerer, Milkweed Editions, $20, 9781571313560
2. All About Love: New Visions
bell hooks, Morrow, $15.99, 9780060959470
3. The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma
Bessel van der Kolk, M.D., Penguin, $19, 9780143127741
4. The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz- Debut
Erik Larson, Crown, $20, 9780385348737
5. Educated: A Memoir (An Indies Introduce Title)
Tara Westover, Random House, $18.99, 9780399590528
6. Maus I: A Survivor’s Tale
Art Spiegelman, Pantheon, $16.95, 9780394747231
7. The Year of Magical Thinking
Joan Didion, Vintage, $17, 9781400078431
8. Maus I & II Paperback Box Set- Debut
Art Spiegelman, Pantheon, $33.90, 9780679748403
9. All That She Carried: The Journey of Ashley’s Sack, a Black Family Keepsake
Tiya Miles, Random House, $18.99, 9781984855015
10. Let Me Tell You What I Mean
Joan Didion, Vintage, $16, 9780593312193
11. Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don’t Know
Malcolm Gladwell, Back Bay, $18.99, 9780316299220
12. Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds & Shape Our Futures
Merlin Sheldrake, Random House, $18, 9780525510321
13. Maus II: A Survivor’s Tale: And Here My Troubles Began
Art Spiegelman, Pantheon, $16.95, 9780679729778
14. How to Love (Mindfulness Essentials #3)
Thich Nhat Hanh, Jason DeAntonis (Illus.), Parallax Press, $9.95, 9781937006884
15. The Field Guide to Dumb Birds of the Whole Stupid World
Matt Kracht, Chronicle Books, $15.95, 9781797212272

MASS MARKET
1. Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $10.99, 9780593438367
2. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
3. Dune Messiah
Frank Herbert, Ace, $9.99, 9780593098233
4. The Diary of a Young Girl
Anne Frank, Bantam, $7.99, 9780553577129
5. Foundation
Isaac Asimov, Spectra, $7.99, 9780553293357
6. The Eye of the World
Robert Jordan, Tor, $10.99, 9781250251466
7. The Name of the Wind
Patrick Rothfuss, DAW, $10.99, 9780756404741
8. Animal Farm
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451526342
9. Women Who Run With the Wolves
Clarissa Pinkola Estés, Ballantine, $8.99, 9780345409874
10. Good Omens
Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett, Morrow, $9.99, 9780062836977

EARLY & MIDDLE GRADE READERS
1. The Last Cuentista
Donna Barba Higuera, Levine Querido, $17.99, 9781646140893
2. Super Extra Deluxe Essential Handbook (Pokémon)
Scholastic, $14.99, 9781338714128
3. Out of My Heart
Sharon M. Draper, Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books, $18.99, 9781665902168
4. New Kid
Jerry Craft, Quill Tree Books, $12.99, 9780062691194
5. Friends Forever
Shannon Hale, LeUyen Pham (Illus.), First Second, $12.99, 9781250317568
6. Northwind
Gary Paulsen, Farrar, Straus and Giroux BYR, $17.99, 9780374314200
7. Stuntboy, in the Meantime
Jason Reynolds, Raúl the Third (Illus.), Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books, $13.99, 9781534418165
8. Daughter of the Deep
Rick Riordan, Disney-Hyperion, $19.99, 9781368077927
9. The Beatryce Prophecy
Kate DiCamillo, Sophie Blackall (Illus.), Candlewick, $19.99, 9781536213614
10. The Ice Cream Machine- Debut
Adam Rubin, G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9780593325797
11. Smile: A Graphic Novel
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $12.99, 9781338740264
12. Amari and the Night Brothers (Supernatural Investigations #1)
B.B. Alston, Balzer + Bray, $8.99, 9780062975171
13. Hatchet
Gary Paulsen, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $9.99, 9781481486293
14. Drama: A Graphic Novel
Raina Telgemeier, Scholastic, $12.99, 9781338801897
15. The Awakening Storm: A Graphic Novel (City of Dragons #1)
Jaimal Yogis, Vivian Truong (Illus.), Graphix, $12.99, 9781338660425

YOUNG ADULT
1. Ain’t Burned All the Bright
Jason Reynolds, Jason Griffin (Illus.), Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books, $19.99, 9781534439467
2. I Must Betray You
Ruta Sepetys, Philomel Books, $18.99, 9781984836038
3. Anatomy: A Love Story
Dana Schwartz, Wednesday Books, $18.99, 9781250774156
4. They Both Die at the End
Adam Silvera, Quill Tree Books, $12.99, 9780062457806
5. Firekeeper’s Daughter
Angeline Boulley, Henry Holt and Co. BYR, $18.99, 9781250766564
6. Legendborn (An Indies Introduce Title)
Tracy Deonn, Margaret K. McElderry Books, $13.99, 9781534441613
7. One of Us Is Lying
Karen M. McManus, Delacorte Press, $17.99, 9781524714680
8. Iron Widow
Xiran Jay Zhao, Penguin Teen, $17.99, 9780735269934
9. The Girl from the Sea: A Graphic Novel
Molly Knox Ostertag, Graphix, $14.99, 9781338540574
10. This Woven Kingdom
Tahereh Mafi, Harper, $19.99, 9780062972446
11. We Were Liars
E. Lockhart, Ember, $10.99, 9780385741279
12. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf, $14.99, 9780375842207
13. These Violent Delights
Chloe Gong, Margaret K. McElderry Books, $19.99, 9781534457690
14. You’ll Be the Death of Me
Karen M. McManus, Delacorte Press, $19.99, 9780593175866
15. The Hate U Give
Angie Thomas, Balzer + Bray, $18.99, 9780062871350

CHILDREN’S ILLUSTRATED
1. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
2. Aaron Slater, Illustrator
Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illus.), Abrams, $18.99, 9781419753961
3. The 1619 Project: Born on the Water
Nikole Hannah-Jones, Renée Watson, Nikkolas Smith (Illus.), Kokila, $18.99, 9780593307359
4. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, Harper, $19.95, 9780060254926
5. Just Help!: How to Build a Better World
Sonia Sotomayor, Angela Dominguez (Illus.), Philomel Books, $17.99, 9780593206263
6. The Smart Cookie
Jory John, Pete Oswald (Illus.), Harper, $18.99, 9780063045408
7. Change Sings: A Children’s Anthem
Amanda Gorman, Loren Long (Illus.), Viking Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9780593203224
8. The Snowy Day
Ezra Jack Keats, Viking Books for Young Readers, $19.99, 9780670012701
9. Stacey’s Extraordinary Words
Stacey Abrams, Kitt Thomas (Illus.), Balzer + Bray, $19.99, 9780063209473
10. Mina- Debut
Matthew Forsythe, Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books, $17.99, 9781481480413
11. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, World of Eric Carle, $10.99, 9780399226908
12. Woodland Dance!
Sandra Boynton, Workman, $7.95, 9781523514687
13. Little Blue Truck
Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illus.), Clarion Books, $8.99, 9780358451228
14. Out of a Jar- Debut
Deborah Marcero, G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9780593326374
15. The Year We Learned to Fly
Jacqueline Woodson, Rafael López (Illus.), Nancy Paulsen Books, $18.99, 9780399545535

CHILDREN’S SERIES
1. Wings of Fire (hardcover and paperback)
Tui T. Sutherland, Scholastic
2. Diary of a Wimpy Kid (hardcover)
Jeff Kinney, Amulet
3. Baby-Sitters Club Graphix (hardcover and paperback)
Ann M. Martin, Gabriela Epstein (Illus.), Scholastic
4. Elephant and Piggie (hardcover)
Mo Willems, Hyperion
5. The Bad Guys (paperback)
Aaron Blabey, Scholastic
6. Spy School (hardcover and paperback)
Stuart Gibbs, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
7. Harry Potter (hardcover and paperback)
J.K. Rowling, Scholastic/Arthur A. Levine Books
8. Dog Man (hardcover)
Dav Pilkey, Graphix
9. Magic Tree House (hardcover and paperback)
Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illus.), Random House Books for Young Readers
10. Cat Kid Comic Club (hardcover)
Dav Pilkey, Graphix