The Indie Bestseller List

Indie Bestseller List

The Indie Bestseller List
Published Wednesday, June 1, 2022 (for the sales week ended Sunday, May 29, 2022). 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
#3-Either/Or, by Elif Batuman (9780525557593)
Hardcover Nonfiction
#12-The Cook You Want to Be, by Andy Baraghani (9781984858566)
#15-His Name Is George Floyd, by Robert Samuels, Toluse Olorunnipa (9780593490617)
Paperback Nonfiction
#7-Invisible Child, by Andrea Elliott (9780812986952)
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HARDCOVER FICTION
1. This Time Tomorrow
Emma Straub, Riverhead Books, $28, 9780525539001
2. Sea of Tranquility
Emily St. John Mandel, Knopf, $25, 9780593321447
3. Either/Or- Debut
Elif Batuman, Penguin Press, $27, 9780525557593
4. Lessons in Chemistry
Bonnie Garmus, Doubleday, $29, 9780385547345
5. The Paris Apartment
Lucy Foley, Morrow, $28.99, 9780063003057
6. Time Is a Mother
Ocean Vuong, Penguin Press, $24, 9780593300237
7. The Candy House
Jennifer Egan, Scribner, $28, 9781476716763
8. Trust
Hernan Diaz, Riverhead Books, $28, 9780593420317
9. The Midnight Library
Matt Haig, Viking, $26, 9780525559474
10. The Lincoln Highway
Amor Towles, Viking, $30, 9780735222359
11. Book of Night
Holly Black, Tor, $27.99, 9781250812193
12. When Women Were Dragons
Kelly Barnhill, Doubleday, $28, 9780385548229
13. Cloud Cuckoo Land
Anthony Doerr, Scribner, $30, 9781982168438
14. Remarkably Bright Creatures
Shelby Van Pelt, Ecco, $27.99, 9780063204157
15. The Summer Place
Jennifer Weiner, Atria, $28.99, 9781501133572
On the Rise:
17. Two Nights in Lisbon
Chris Pavone, MCD, $28, 9780374604769
Pavone’s new novel is a riveting thriller about a woman under pressure, and how far she will go when everything is on the line. A June 2022 Indie Next Pick.

HARDCOVER NONFICTION
1. Crying in H Mart: A Memoir
Michelle Zauner, Knopf, $26.95, 9780525657743
2. Atlas of the Heart: Mapping Meaningful Connection and the Language of Human Experience
Brené Brown, Random House, $30, 9780399592553
3. River of the Gods: Genius, Courage, and Betrayal in the Search for the Source of the Nile
Candice Millard, Doubleday, $32.50, 9780385543101
4. The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse
Charlie Mackesy, HarperOne, $22.99, 9780062976581
5. Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones
James Clear, Avery, $27, 9780735211292
6. Finding Me: A Memoir
Viola Davis, HarperOne, $28.99, 9780063037328
7. Taste: My Life Through Food
Stanley Tucci, Gallery Books, $28, 9781982168018
8. There Are Places in the World Where Rules Are Less Important Than Kindness: And Other Thoughts on Physics, Philosophy and the World
Carlo Rovelli, Riverhead Books, $26, 9780593192153
9. The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story
Nikole Hannah-Jones, The New York Times Magazine, One World, $38, 9780593230572
10. Freezing Order: A True Story of Money Laundering, Murder, and Surviving Vladimir Putin’s Wrath
Bill Browder, Simon & Schuster, $28.99, 9781982153281
11. Half Baked Harvest Every Day: Recipes for Balanced, Flexible, Feel-Good Meals
Tieghan Gerard, Clarkson Potter, $29.99, 9780593232552
12. The Cook You Want to Be: Everyday Recipes to Impress- Debut
Andy Baraghani, Lorena Jones Books, $35, 9781984858566
13. The Complete Maus: A Survivor’s Tale
Art Spiegelman, Pantheon, $35, 9780679406419
14. Mean Baby: A Memoir of Growing Up
Selma Blair, Knopf, $30, 9780525659495
15. His Name Is George Floyd: One Man’s Life and the Struggle for Racial Justice- Debut
Robert Samuels, Toluse Olorunnipa, Viking, $30, 9780593490617

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION
1. Book Lovers
Emily Henry, Berkley, $17, 9780593334836
2. The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo
Taylor Jenkins Reid, Washington Square Press, $17, 9781501161933
3. Where the Crawdads Sing
Delia Owens, Putnam, $18, 9780735219106
4. It Ends with Us
Colleen Hoover, Atria, $16.99, 9781501110368
5. Klara and the Sun
Kazuo Ishiguro, Vintage, $16.95, 9780593311295
6. Verity
Colleen Hoover, Grand Central, $16.99, 9781538724736
7. Malibu Rising
Taylor Jenkins Reid, Ballantine, $18, 9781524798673
8. The Song of Achilles
Madeline Miller, Ecco, $16.99, 9780062060624
9. Circe
Madeline Miller, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316556323
10. People We Meet on Vacation
Emily Henry, Berkley, $16, 9781984806758
11. The Paper Palace
Miranda Cowley Heller, Riverhead Books, $18, 9780593329832
12. Beach Read
Emily Henry, Berkley, $16, 9781984806734
13. The Dictionary of Lost Words
Pip Williams, Ballantine, $17, 9781984820747
14. Oh William!
Elizabeth Strout, Random House, $18, 9780812989441
15. The House in the Cerulean Sea
TJ Klune, Tor, $18.99, 9781250217318
On the Rise:
16. The Madness of Crowds
Louise Penny, Minotaur, $17.99, 9781250145277
Chief Inspector Armand Gamache returns to Three Pines in Louise Penny’s spellbinding novel.

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION
1. Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants
Robin Wall Kimmerer, Milkweed Editions, $20, 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. All About Love: New Visions
bell hooks, Morrow, $15.99, 9780060959470
4. A Swim in a Pond in the Rain: In Which Four Russians Give a Master Class on Writing, Reading, and Life
George Saunders, Random House, $18.99, 9781984856036
5. The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz
Erik Larson, Crown, $20, 9780385348737
6. Maus I: A Survivor’s Tale
Art Spiegelman, Pantheon, $16.95, 9780394747231
7. Invisible Child: Poverty, Survival & Hope in an American City- Debut
Andrea Elliott, Random House, $20, 9780812986952
8. Between Two Kingdoms: A Memoir of a Life Interrupted
Suleika Jaouad, Random House, $18, 9780399588600
9. Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don’t Know
Malcolm Gladwell, Back Bay, $18.99, 9780316299220
10. Educated: A Memoir (An Indies Introduce Title)
Tara Westover, Random House, $18.99, 9780399590528
11. The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom
Don Miguel Ruiz, Amber-Allen, $12.95, 9781878424310
12. Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds & Shape Our Futures
Merlin Sheldrake, Random House, $18, 9780525510321
13. Under the Banner of Heaven
Jon Krakauer, Anchor, $19, 9781400032808
14. Gender Queer: A Memoir
Maia Kobabe, Oni Press, $19.99, 9781549304002
15. Slouching Towards Bethlehem: Essays
Joan Didion, FSG, $17, 9780374531386
On the Rise:
19. Eat a Peach: A Memoir
David Chang, Gabe Ulla, Clarkson Potter, $17.99, 9781524759230
Chang gives us a penetrating look at restaurant life, in which he balances his deep love for the kitchen with unflinching honesty about the industry’s history and its uncertain future.

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 Way of Kings
Brandon Sanderson, Tor, $9.99, 9780765365279
5. Good Omens
Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett, Morrow, $9.99, 9780062836977
6. The Name of the Wind
Patrick Rothfuss, DAW, $10.99, 9780756404741
7. Mistborn: The Final Empire
Brandon Sanderson, Tor, $9.99, 9781250318541
8. Children of Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $9.99, 9780441104024
9. Bridgerton: The Duke and I
Julia Quinn, Avon, $9.99, 9780063078697
10. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Little, Brown, $9.99, 9780316769488

EARLY & MIDDLE GRADE READERS
1. The First Cat in Space Ate Pizza
Mac Barnett, Shawn Harris (Illus.), Katherine Tegen Books, $15.99, 9780063084087
2. Swim Team
Johnnie Christmas, HarperAlley, $12.99, 9780063056763
3. The One and Only Bob
Katherine Applegate, Patricia Castelao (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780062991324
4. Smile: A Graphic Novel
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $12.99, 9781338740264
5. The Aquanaut: A Graphic Novel
Dan Santat, Graphix, $12.99, 9780545497619
6. The Marvellers (Marvellerverse #1)
Dhonielle Clayton, Khadijah Khatib (Illus.), Henry Holt and Co. BYR, $16.99, 9781250174949
7. Super Extra Deluxe Essential Handbook (Pokémon)
Scholastic, $14.99, 9781338714128
8. Friends Forever
Shannon Hale, LeUyen Pham (Illus.), First Second, $12.99, 9781250317568
9. Drama: A Graphic Novel
Raina Telgemeier, Scholastic, $12.99, 9781338801897
10. The Awakening Storm: A Graphic Novel (City of Dragons #1)
Jaimal Yogis, Vivian Truong (Illus.), Graphix, $12.99, 9781338660425
11. Amari and the Night Brothers (Supernatural Investigations #1)
B.B. Alston, Balzer + Bray, $8.99, 9780062975171
12. Guts: A Graphic Novel
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $12.99, 9780545852500
13. Wingbearer
Marjorie Liu, Teny Issakhanian (Illus.), Quill Tree Books, $12.99, 9780062741158
14. The Ogress and the Orphans
Kelly Barnhill, Algonquin Young Readers, $19.95, 9781643750743
15. Alone
Megan E. Freeman, Aladdin, $8.99, 9781534467576

YOUNG ADULT
1. I Kissed Shara Wheeler
Casey McQuiston, Wednesday Books, $19.99, 9781250244451
2. Family of Liars
E. Lockhart, Delacorte Press, $19.99, 9780593485859
3. We Were Liars
E. Lockhart, Ember, $10.99, 9780385741279
4. The Girl from the Sea: A Graphic Novel
Molly Knox Ostertag, Graphix, $14.99, 9781338540574
5. They Both Die at the End
Adam Silvera, Quill Tree Books, $12.99, 9780062457806
6. Gallant
V.E. Schwab, Greenwillow Books, $18.99, 9780062835772
7. One of Us Is Lying
Karen M. McManus, Delacorte Press, $17.99, 9781524714680
8. Firekeeper’s Daughter
Angeline Boulley, Henry Holt and Co. BYR, $18.99, 9781250766564
9. Iron Widow
Xiran Jay Zhao, Penguin Teen, $17.99, 9780735269934
10. She Gets the Girl
Rachael Lippincott, Alyson Derrick, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9781534493797
11. I Must Betray You
Ruta Sepetys, Philomel Books, $18.99, 9781984836038
12. Legendborn (An Indies Introduce Title)
Tracy Deonn, Margaret K. McElderry Books, $13.99, 9781534441613
13. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf, $14.99, 9780375842207
14. A Magic Steeped in Poison (The Book of Tea #1) (An Indies Introduce Title)
Judy I. Lin, Feiwel & Friends, $18.99, 9781250767080
15. Bravely
Maggie Stiefvater, Disney Press, $19.99, 9781368071345

CHILDREN’S ILLUSTRATED
1. Oh, the Places You’ll Go!
Dr. Seuss, Random House, $18.99, 9780679805274
2. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
3. Dragons Love Tacos
Adam Rubin, Daniel Salmieri (Illus.), Dial, $18.99, 9780803736801
4. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, World of Eric Carle, $10.99, 9780399226908
5. Big Truck Little Island
Chris Van Dusen, Candlewick, $17.99, 9781536203936
6. Lizzy and the Cloud
Terry Fan, Eric Fan, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9781534483170
7. Pretty Perfect Kitty-Corn
Shannon Hale, LeUyen Pham (Illus.), Abrams, $18.99, 9781419750939
8. Perfectly Pegasus
Jessie Sima, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9781534497177
9. Disney Encanto Little Golden Book
Naibe Reynoso (Adapt.), Alejandro Mesa (Illus.), Golden Books/Disney, $5.99, 9780736442350
10. Knight Owl
Christopher Denise, Christy Ottaviano Books, $17.99, 9780316310628
11. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, Harper, $19.95, 9780060254926
12. Woodland Dance!
Sandra Boynton, Workman, $7.95, 9781523514687
13. Moo, Baa, La La La!
Sandra Boynton, Boynton Bookworks, $5.99, 9780671449018
14. Itty-Bitty Kitty-Corn
Shannon Hale, LeUyen Pham (Illus.), Abrams, $18.99, 9781419750915
15. I’m Not Scared, You’re Scared!
Seth Meyers, Rob Sayegh, Jr. (Illus.), Flamingo Books, $18.99, 9780593352373

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