The Indie Bestseller List

Indie Bestseller List

The Indie Bestseller List
Published Wednesday, January 5, 2022 (for the sales week ended Sunday, January 2, 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 Nonfiction
#12-Atomic Habits, by James Clear (9780735211292)
#15-The Real Anthony Fauci, by Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. (9781510766808)
Paperback Nonfiction
#13-Slouching Towards Bethlehem, by Joan Didion (9780374531386)
Early & Middle Grade Readers
#13-Minecraft: Guide to Combat, by Mojang AB, The Official Minecraft Team (9780593355886)
Young Adult
#1-Here’s to Us, by Becky Albertalli, Adam Silvera (9780063071636)
Children’s Illustrated
#8-Stacey’s Extraordinary Words, by Stacey Abrams, Kitt Thomas (Illus.) (9780063209473)
Children’s Series
New: The Brightest Night (Wings of Fire Graphic Novel) by Tui T. Sutherland, Mike Holmes (Illus.) (9781338730852)
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HARDCOVER FICTION
1. Call Us What We Carry: Poems
Amanda Gorman, Viking, $24.99, 9780593465066
2. Cloud Cuckoo Land
Anthony Doerr, Scribner, $30, 9781982168438
3. The Lincoln Highway
Amor Towles, Viking, $30, 9780735222359
4. The Sentence
Louise Erdrich, Harper, $28.99, 9780062671127
5. Beautiful World, Where Are You
Sally Rooney, FSG, $28, 9780374602604
6. The Midnight Library
Matt Haig, Viking, $26, 9780525559474
7. Harlem Shuffle
Colson Whitehead, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385545136
8. Wish You Were Here
Jodi Picoult, Ballantine, $28.99, 9781984818416
9. Crossroads
Jonathan Franzen, FSG, $30, 9780374181178
10. Oh William!
Elizabeth Strout, Random House, $27, 9780812989434
11. The Stranger in the Lifeboat
Mitch Albom, Harper, $23.99, 9780062888341
12. Klara and the Sun
Kazuo Ishiguro, Knopf, $28, 9780593318171
13. Go Tell the Bees That I Am Gone
Diana Gabaldon, Delacorte Press, $36, 9781101885680
14. Matrix
Lauren Groff, Riverhead Books, $28, 9781594634499
15. Bewilderment
Richard Powers, Norton, $27.95, 9780393881141

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. Crying in H Mart: A Memoir
Michelle Zauner, Knopf, $26.95, 9780525657743
4. These Precious Days: Essays
Ann Patchett, Harper, $26.99, 9780063092785
5. The Dawn of Everything: A New History of Humanity
David Graeber, David Wengrow, FSG, $35, 9780374157357
6. The Storyteller: Tales of Life and Music
Dave Grohl, Dey Street Books, $29.99, 9780063076099
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. All About Me!: My Remarkable Life in Show Business
Mel Brooks, Ballantine, $29.99, 9780593159118
10. The Book of Hope: A Survival Guide for Trying Times
Jane Goodall, Douglas Abrams, Gail Hudson, Celadon Books, $28, 9781250784094
11. Fuzz: When Nature Breaks the Law
Mary Roach, Norton, $26.95, 9781324001935
12. Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones- Debut
James Clear, Avery, $27, 9780735211292
13. Get Untamed: The Journal (How to Quit Pleasing and Start Living)
Glennon Doyle, Clarkson Potter, $19.99, 9780593235652
14. Untamed
Glennon Doyle, The Dial Press, $28, 9781984801258
15. The Real Anthony Fauci: Bill Gates, Big Pharma, and the Global War on Democracy and Public Health- Debut
Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., Skyhorse, $32.50, 9781510766808

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION
1. The Song of Achilles
Madeline Miller, Ecco, $16.99, 9780062060624
2. The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo
Taylor Jenkins Reid, Washington Square Press, $17, 9781501161933
3. Circe
Madeline Miller, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316556323
4. It Ends with Us
Colleen Hoover, Atria, $16.99, 9781501110368
5. Anxious People
Fredrik Backman, Washington Square Press, $17, 9781501160844
6. The House in the Cerulean Sea
TJ Klune, Tor, $18.99, 9781250217318
7. Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $18, 9780593438374
8. The Overstory
Richard Powers, Norton, $18.95, 9780393356687
9. People We Meet on Vacation
Emily Henry, Berkley, $16, 9781984806758
10. Hamnet
Maggie O’Farrell, Vintage, $16.95, 9781984898876
11. The Thursday Murder Club
Richard Osman, Penguin, $17, 9781984880987
12. The Anomaly
Hervé Le Tellier, Other Press, $16.99, 9781635421699
13. Where the Crawdads Sing
Delia Owens, Putnam, $18, 9780735219106
14. The Night Watchman
Louise Erdrich, Harper Perennial, $18, 9780062671196
15. Normal People
Sally Rooney, Hogarth, $17, 9781984822185

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION
1. The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma
Bessel van der Kolk, M.D., Penguin, $19, 9780143127741
2. All About Love: New Visions
bell hooks, Morrow, $15.99, 9780060959470
3. Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants
Robin Wall Kimmerer, Milkweed Editions, $20, 9781571313560
4. Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds & Shape Our Futures
Merlin Sheldrake, Random House, $18, 9780525510321
5. Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
Yuval Noah Harari, Harper Perennial, $24.99, 9780062316110
6. Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don’t Know
Malcolm Gladwell, Back Bay, $18.99, 9780316299220
7. The Body: A Guide for Occupants
Bill Bryson, Anchor, $17, 9780804172721
8. The Field Guide to Dumb Birds of the Whole Stupid World
Matt Kracht, Chronicle Books, $15.95, 9781797212272
9. The Best of Me
David Sedaris, Back Bay, $18.99, 9780316242400
10. The Year of Magical Thinking
Joan Didion, Vintage, $16, 9781400078431
11. The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom
Don Miguel Ruiz, Amber-Allen, $12.95, 9781878424310
12. The Old Farmer’s Almanac 2022
Old Farmer’s Almanac, $9.95, 9781571988935
13. Slouching Towards Bethlehem: Essays- Debut
Joan Didion, FSG, $17, 9780374531386
14. Ottolenghi Test Kitchen: Shelf Love: Recipes to Unlock the Secrets of Your Pantry, Fridge, and Freezer
Noor Murad, Yotam Ottolenghi, Clarkson Potter, $32, 9780593234365
15. The New York Times Cooking No-Recipe Recipes
Sam Sifton, Ten Speed Press, $28, 9781984858474

MASS MARKET
1. Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $10.99, 9780593438367
2. Dune Messiah
Frank Herbert, Ace, $9.99, 9780593098233
3. The Eye of the World
Robert Jordan, Tor, $10.99, 9781250251466
4. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
5. The Name of the Wind
Patrick Rothfuss, DAW, $10.99, 9780756404741
6. Foundation
Isaac Asimov, Spectra, $7.99, 9780553293357
7. Children of Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $9.99, 9780441104024
8. The Last Wish
Andrzej Sapkowski, Orbit, $8.99, 9780316495967
9. Good Omens
Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett, Morrow, $9.99, 9780062836977
10. The Way of Kings
Brandon Sanderson, Tor, $9.99, 9780765365279

EARLY & MIDDLE GRADE READERS
1. Daughter of the Deep
Rick Riordan, Disney-Hyperion, $19.99, 9781368077927
2. Friends Forever
Shannon Hale, LeUyen Pham (Illus.), First Second, $12.99, 9781250317568
3. The Beatryce Prophecy
Kate DiCamillo, Sophie Blackall (Illus.), Candlewick, $19.99, 9781536213614
4. Stuntboy, in the Meantime
Jason Reynolds, Raúl the Third (Illus.), Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books, $13.99, 9781534418165
5. The Christmas Pig
J.K. Rowling, Jim Field (Illus.), Scholastic, $24.99, 9781338790238
6. Pony
R.J. Palacio, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9780553508116
7. Out of My Heart
Sharon M. Draper, Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books, $18.99, 9781665902168
8. Rowley Jefferson’s Awesome Friendly Spooky Stories
Jeff Kinney, Abrams, $14.99, 9781419756979
9. Hooky
Míriam Bonastre Tur, Clarion Books, $12.99, 9780358468295
10. Guts: A Graphic Novel
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $12.99, 9780545852500
11. Smile: A Graphic Novel
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $12.99, 9781338740264
12. Sisters: A Graphic Novel
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545540605
13. Minecraft: Guide to Combat- Debut
Mojang AB, The Official Minecraft Team, Del Rey, $12.99, 9780593355886
14. Allergic
Megan Wagner Lloyd, Michelle Mee Nutter (Illus.), Graphix, $12.99, 9781338568905
15. Ghosts: A Graphic Novel
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545540629

YOUNG ADULT
1. Here’s to Us- Debut
Becky Albertalli, Adam Silvera, Quill Tree Books, $19.99, 9780063071636
2. They Both Die at the End
Adam Silvera, Quill Tree Books, $12.99, 9780062457806
3. One of Us Is Lying
Karen M. McManus, Delacorte Press, $17.99, 9781524714680
4. Iron Widow
Xiran Jay Zhao, Penguin Teen, $17.99, 9780735269934
5. You’ll Be the Death of Me
Karen M. McManus, Delacorte Press, $19.99, 9780593175866
6. We Were Liars
E. Lockhart, Ember, $10.99, 9780385741279
7. Firekeeper’s Daughter
Angeline Boulley, Henry Holt and Co. BYR, $18.99, 9781250766564
8. The Girl from the Sea: A Graphic Novel
Molly Knox Ostertag, Graphix, $14.99, 9781338540574
9. Gilded
Marissa Meyer, Feiwel & Friends, $19.99, 9781250618849
10. These Violent Delights
Chloe Gong, Margaret K. McElderry Books, $19.99, 9781534457690
11. All of Us Villains
Amanda Foody, Christine Lynn Herman, Tor Teen, $18.99, 9781250789259
12. Our Violent Ends
Chloe Gong, Margaret K. McElderry Books, $19.99, 9781534457720
13. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $14.99, 9780385754729
14. Once Upon a Broken Heart
Stephanie Garber, Flatiron Books, $19.99, 9781250268396
15. Little Thieves
Margaret Owen, Henry Holt and Co. BYR, $18.99, 9781250191908

CHILDREN’S ILLUSTRATED
1. Change Sings: A Children’s Anthem
Amanda Gorman, Loren Long (Illus.), Viking Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9780593203224
2. Aaron Slater, Illustrator
Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illus.), Abrams, $18.99, 9781419753961
3. The Snowy Day
Ezra Jack Keats, Viking Books for Young Readers, $19.99, 9780670012701
4. Woodland Dance!
Sandra Boynton, Workman, $7.95, 9781523514687
5. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
6. The Smart Cookie
Jory John, Pete Oswald (Illus.), Harper, $18.99, 9780063045408
7. The 1619 Project: Born on the Water
Nikole Hannah-Jones, Renée Watson, Nikkolas Smith (Illus.), Kokila, $18.99, 9780593307359
8. Stacey’s Extraordinary Words- Debut
Stacey Abrams, Kitt Thomas (Illus.), Balzer + Bray, $19.99, 9780063209473
9. Jan Brett’s The Nutcracker
Jan Brett, G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9780593109823
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. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, Harper, $19.95, 9780060254926
13. There’s a Ghost In This House
Oliver Jeffers, Philomel Books, $27.99, 9780593466186
14. What Do You Say, Little Blue Truck?
Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illus.), Clarion Books, $14.99, 9780358561958
15. Itty-Bitty Kitty-Corn
Shannon Hale, LeUyen Pham (Illus.), Abrams, $18.99, 9781419750915

CHILDREN’S SERIES
1. Diary of a Wimpy Kid (hardcover)
Jeff Kinney, Amulet
2. Wings of Fire (hardcover and paperback)
Tui T. Sutherland, Scholastic
New: The Brightest Night (Wings of Fire Graphic Novel, #5) (9781338730852)
3. Cat Kid Comic Club (hardcover)
Dav Pilkey, Graphix
4. Harry Potter (hardcover and paperback)
J.K. Rowling, Scholastic/Arthur A. Levine Books
5. Dog Man (hardcover)
Dav Pilkey, Graphix
6. Elephant and Piggie (hardcover)
Mo Willems, Hyperion
7. The Bad Guys (paperback)
Aaron Blabey, Scholastic
8. Baby-Sitters Club Graphix (hardcover and paperback)
Ann M. Martin, Chan Chau (Illus.), Scholastic
9. I Survived (paperback)
Lauren Tarshisn Álvaro Sarraseca (Illus.), Scholastic
10. A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder (hardcover and paperback)
Holly Jackson, Ember