The Indie Bestsellers List

Indie Bestseller List

The Indie Bestseller List
Published Wednesday, June 23, 2021 (for the sales week ended Sunday, June 20, 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:
Hardcover Fiction
#5-The Maidens, by Alex Michaelides (9781250304452)
#15-The Sweetness of Water, by Nathan Harris (9780316461276)
Hardcover Nonfiction
#6-In the Heights: Finding Home, by Lin-Manuel Miranda, et al. (9780593229590)
Paperback Fiction
#9-Mexican Gothic, by Silvia Moreno-Garcia (9780525620808)
Children’s Illustrated
#5-What Is God Like?, by Rachel Held Evans, Matthew Paul Turner, Ying Hui Tan (Illus.) (9780593193310)
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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 Hill We Climb
Amanda Gorman, Viking, $15.99, 9780593465271
4. Project Hail Mary
Andy Weir, Ballantine, $28.99, 9780593135204
5. The Maidens- Debut
Alex Michaelides, Celadon Books, $27.99, 9781250304452
6. While Justice Sleeps
Stacey Abrams, Doubleday, $28, 9780385546577
7. Klara and the Sun
Kazuo Ishiguro, Knopf, $28, 9780593318171
8. The President’s Daughter
Bill Clinton, James Patterson, Little, Brown and Knopf, $30, 9780316540711
9. The Other Black Girl
Zakiya Dalila Harris, Atria Books, $27, 9781982160135
10. The Last Thing He Told Me
Laura Dave, S&S, $27, 9781501171345
11. Sooley
John Grisham, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385547680
12. Golden Girl
Elin Hilderbrand, Little, Brown, $29, 9780316420082
13. The Vanishing Half
Brit Bennett, Riverhead Books, $27, 9780525536291
14. The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue
V.E. Schwab, Tor, $26.99, 9780765387561
15. The Sweetness of Water- Debut
Nathan Harris, Little, Brown, $28, 9780316461276

HARDCOVER NONFICTION
1. World Travel
Anthony Bourdain, Laurie Woolever, Ecco, $35, 9780062802798
2. The Bomber Mafia
Malcolm Gladwell, Little, Brown, $27, 9780316296618
3. The Anthropocene Reviewed
John Green, Dutton, $28, 9780525555216
4. The Premonition
Michael Lewis, Norton, $30, 9780393881554
5. The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse
Charlie Mackesy, HarperOne, $22.99, 9780062976581
6. In the Heights: Finding Home- Debut
Lin-Manuel Miranda, et al., Random House, $40, 9780593229590
7. Crying in H Mart
Michelle Zauner, Knopf, $26.95, 9780525657743
8. Finding the Mother Tree
Suzanne Simard, Knopf, $28.95, 9780525656098
9. On Juneteenth
Annette Gordon-Reed, Liveright, $15.95, 9781631498831
10. How the Word Is Passed
Clint Smith, Little, Brown, $29, 9780316492935
11. Caste
Isabel Wilkerson, Random House, $32, 9780593230251
12. Facing the Mountain
Daniel James Brown, Viking, $30, 9780525557401
13. Somebody’s Daughter
Ashley C. Ford, Flatiron Books: An Oprah Book, $27.99, 9781250305978
14. Untamed
Glennon Doyle, The Dial Press, $28, 9781984801258
15. The Code Breaker
Walter Isaacson, S&S, $35, 9781982115852

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION
1. The Song of Achilles
Madeline Miller, Ecco, $16.99, 9780062060624
2. Hamnet
Maggie O’Farrell, Vintage, $16.95, 9781984898876
3. One Last Stop
Casey McQuiston, St. Martin’s Griffin, $16.99, 9781250244499
4. People We Meet on Vacation
Emily Henry, Berkley, $16, 9781984806758
5. Where the Crawdads Sing
Delia Owens, Putnam, $18, 9780735219106
6. Circe
Madeline Miller, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316556323
7. On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous
Ocean Vuong, Penguin, $17, 9780525562047
8. The Silent Patient
Alex Michaelides, Celadon Books, $17.99, 9781250301703
9. Mexican Gothic- Debut
Silvia Moreno-Garcia, Del Rey, $17, 9780525620808
10. The House in the Cerulean Sea
TJ Klune, Tor, $18.99, 9781250217318
11. The Night Watchman
Louise Erdrich, Harper Perennial, $18, 9780062671196
12. The Overstory
Richard Powers, Norton, $18.95, 9780393356687
13. The Rose Code
Kate Quinn, Morrow, $17.99, 9780062943477
14. Beach Read
Emily Henry, Berkley, $16, 9781984806734
15. Red, White & Royal Blue
Casey McQuiston, St. Martin’s Griffin, $16.99, 9781250316776

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. Entangled Life
Merlin Sheldrake, Random House, $18, 9780525510321
4. The Body
Bill Bryson, Anchor, $17, 9780804172721
5. Sapiens
Yuval Noah Harari, Harper Perennial, $24.99, 9780062316110
6. Nomadland
Jessica Bruder, Norton, $16.95, 9780393356311
7. The Bird Way
Jennifer Ackerman, Penguin, $18, 9780735223035
8. Say Nothing
Patrick Radden Keefe, Anchor, $16.95, 9780307279286
9. Killers of the Flower Moon
David Grann, Vintage, $17, 9780307742483
10. Minor Feelings
Cathy Park Hong, One World, $18, 9781984820389
11. The Four Agreements
Don Miguel Ruiz, Amber-Allen, $12.95, 9781878424310
12. Born a Crime
Trevor Noah, One World, $18, 9780399588198
13. Why Fish Don’t Exist
Lulu Miller, S&S, $17, 9781501160349
14. Hood Feminism
Mikki Kendall, Penguin, $16, 9780525560562
15. The Color of Law
Richard Rothstein, Liveright, $17.95, 9781631494536

MASS MARKET
1. Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $10.99, 9780441172719
2. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
3. Animal Farm
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451526342
4. The Name of the Wind
Patrick Rothfuss, DAW, $9.99, 9780756404741
5. Lord of the Flies
William Golding, Perigee, $11, 9780399501487
6. Good Omens
Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett, Morrow, $9.99, 9780062836977
7. American Gods
Neil Gaiman, Morrow, $9.99, 9780062572110
8. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Little, Brown, $9.99, 9780316769488
9. The Sentinel
Lee Child, Andrew Child, Dell, $9.99, 9781984818485
10. The Way of Kings
Brandon Sanderson, Tor, $9.99, 9780765365279

EARLY & MIDDLE GRADE READERS
1. Rowley Jefferson’s Awesome Friendly Spooky Stories
Jeff Kinney, Abrams, $14.99, 9781419756979
2. Cat Kid Comic Club
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $12.99, 9781338712766
3. Allergic
Megan Wagner Lloyd, Michelle Mee Nutter (Illus.), Graphix, $12.99, 9781338568905
4. New Kid
Jerry Craft, Harper, $12.99, 9780062691194
5. Guts
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $12.99, 9780545852500
6. A Wolf Called Wander
Rosanne Parry, Greenwillow Books, $7.99, 9780062895943
7. The One and Only Bob
Katherine Applegate, Patricia Castelao (Illus.), Harper, $18.99, 9780062991317
8. Drama
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545326995
9. Stamped (For Kids): Racism, Antiracism, and You
Jason Reynolds, Ibram X. Kendi, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $15.99, 9780316167581
10. Rowley Jefferson’s Awesome Friendly Adventure
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $14.99, 9781419749094
11. Forge Your Dragon World: A Wings of Fire Creative Guide
Tui T. Sutherland, Mike Holmes (Illus.), Graphix, $12.99, 9781338634778
12. Ground Zero
Alan Gratz, Scholastic Press, $17.99, 9781338245752
13. Just Pretend
Tori Sharp, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $12.99, 9780316538855
14. Twins
Varian Johnson, Shannon Wright (Illus.), Graphix, $12.99, 9781338236132
15. Ghosts
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545540629

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 Girl from the Sea
Molly Knox Ostertag, Graphix, $14.99, 9781338540574
4. Firekeeper’s Daughter
Angeline Boulley, Henry Holt and Co. BYR, $18.99, 9781250766564
5. One of Us Is Lying
Karen M. McManus, Delacorte Press, $17.99, 9781524714680
6. Realm Breaker
Victoria Aveyard, HarperTeen, $19.99, 9780062872623
7. Ace of Spades
Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé, Feiwel & Friends, $18.99, 9781250800817
8. Concrete Rose
Angie Thomas, Balzer + Bray, $19.99, 9780062846716
9. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $14.99, 9780385754729
10. Tokyo Ever After
Emiko Jean, Flatiron Books, $18.99, 9781250766601
11. The Hate U Give
Angie Thomas, Balzer + Bray, $18.99, 9780062871350
12. Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You
Jason Reynolds, Ibram X. Kendi, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9780316453691
13. Last Night at the Telegraph Club
Malinda Lo, Dutton Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9780525555254
14. Cemetery Boys (An Indies Introduce Title)
Aiden Thomas, Swoon Reads, $17.99, 9781250250469
15. Instructions for Dancing
Nicola Yoon, Delacorte Press, $19.99, 9781524718961

CHILDREN’S ILLUSTRATED
1. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
2. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, Putnam, $10.99, 9780399226908
3. We Are Water Protectors
Carole Lindstrom, Michaela Goade (Illus.), Roaring Brook Press, $17.99, 9781250203557
4. Oh, the Places You’ll Go!
Dr. Seuss, Random House, $18.99, 9780679805274
5. What Is God Like?- Debut
Rachel Held Evans, Matthew Paul Turner, Ying Hui Tan (Illus.), Convergent Books, $17.99, 9780593193310
6. The Bench
Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex, Christian Robinson (Illus.), Random House, $18.99, 9780593434512
7. Itty-Bitty Kitty-Corn
Shannon Hale, LeUyen Pham (Illus.), Abrams, $18.99, 9781419750915
8. Strange Planet: The Sneaking, Hiding, Vibrating Creature
Nathan W. Pyle, HarperFestival, $14.99, 9780063049741
9. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, Harper, $19.95, 9780060254926
10. I Love Dad With the Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, World of Eric Carle, $8.99, 9781524785895
11. Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?
Bill Martin, Eric Carle (Illus.), Henry Holt and Co. BYR, $8.99, 9780805047905
12. Daddy
Leslie Patricelli, Candlewick, $7.99, 9781536203820
13. Good Night, Gorilla
Peggy Rathmann, Putnam, $7.99, 9780399230035
14. Pat the Bunny
Dorothy Kunhardt, Golden Books, $9.99, 9780307120007
15. Julián Is a Mermaid
Jessica Love, Candlewick, $16.99, 9780763690458

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. Elephant and Piggie (hardcover)
Mo Willems, Hyperion
5. Shadow and Bone (hardcover and paperback)
Leigh Bardugo, Henry Holt and Co. BYR
6. Six of Crows (hardcover and paperback)
Leigh Bardugo, Henry Holt and Co. BYR
7. Harry Potter (hardcover and paperback)
J.K. Rowling, Scholastic/Arthur A. Levine Books
8. I Survived (paperback)
Lauren Tarshis, Scholastic
9. Magic Tree House (paperback)
Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illus.), Random House Books for Young Readers
10. Baby-Sitters Club Graphix (hardcover and paperback)
Ann M. Martin, Raina Telgemeier, Scholastic