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The Indie Bestseller List

Published Wednesday, November 15, 2017 (for the sales week ended Sunday, November 12, 2017). Based on reporting from many 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-The Midnight Line, by Lee Child (9780399593482)
Hardcover Nonfiction
#4-Obama, by Pete Souza (9780316512589)
#10-Hacks, by Donna Brazile (9780316478519)
#11-What Unites Us, by Dan Rather, Elliot Kirschner (9781616207823)
Paperback Fiction
#8-Murder on the Orient Express, by Agatha Christie (9780062689665)
#14-My Husband’s Wife, by Jane Corry (9780735220966)
Paperback Nonfiction
#15-Harvard Business Review Everyday Emotional Intelligence (9781633694118)
Mass Market
#6-Tom Clancy True Faith and Allegiance, by Mark Greaney (9781101988831)
Young Adult
#4-Renegades, by Marissa Meyer (9781250044662)
Children’s Illustrated
#7-Otis Gives Thanks, by Loren Long (9781524741150)
Children’s Series
New: The Getaway (Diary of a Wimpy Kid) by Jeff Kinney (9781419725456)
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HARDCOVER FICTION
1. The Midnight Line- Debut
Lee Child, Delacorte Press, $28.99, 9780399593482
2. Origin
Dan Brown, Doubleday, $29.95, 9780385514231
3. The Rooster Bar
John Grisham, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385541176
4. Uncommon Type
Tom Hanks, Knopf, $26.95, 9781101946152
5. Manhattan Beach
Jennifer Egan, Scribner, $27, 9781476716732
6. Two Kinds of Truth
Michael Connelly, Little Brown, $29, 9780316225908
7. Little Fires Everywhere
Celeste Ng, Penguin Press, $27, 9780735224292
8. A Gentleman in Moscow
Amor Towles, Viking, $27, 9780670026197
9. In the Midst of Winter
Isabel Allende, Atria, $28, 9781501178139
10. Lincoln in the Bardo
George Saunders, Random House, $28, 9780812995343
11. A Column of Fire
Ken Follett, Viking, $36, 9780525954972
12. A Legacy of Spies
John le Carré, Viking, $28, 9780735225114
13. The Rules of Magic
Alice Hoffman, S&S, $27.99, 9781501137471
14. Devotions
Mary Oliver, Penguin Press, $30, 9780399563249
15. The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye
David Lagercrantz, Knopf, $27.95, 9780451494320
 
HARDCOVER NONFICTION
1. Leonardo da Vinci
Walter Isaacson, S&S, $35, 9781501139154
2. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry
Neil deGrasse Tyson, Norton, $18.95, 9780393609394
3. Grant
Ron Chernow, Penguin Press, $40, 9781594204876
4. Obama: An Intimate Portrait- Debut
Pete Souza, Little Brown, $50, 9780316512589
5. We Were Eight Years in Power
Ta-Nehisi Coates, One World, $28, 9780399590566
6. The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*ck
Mark Manson, HarperOne, $24.99, 9780062457714
7. Bobby Kennedy: A Raging Spirit
Chris Matthews, S&S, $28, 9781501111860
8. What Happened
Hillary Rodham Clinton, S&S, $30, 9781501175565
9. Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans
Brian Kilmeade, Don Yaeger, Sentinel, $28, 9780735213234
10. Hacks: The Inside Story of the Break-Ins and Breakdowns That Put Donald Trump in the White House- Debut
Donna Brazile, Hachette, $28, 9780316478519
11. What Unites Us: Reflections on Patriotism- Debut
Dan Rather, Elliot Kirschner, Algonquin, $22.95, 9781616207823
12. Hillbilly Elegy
J.D. Vance, Harper, $27.99, 9780062300546
13. Smitten Kitchen Every Day
Deb Perelman, Knopf, $35, 9781101874813
14. Endurance
Scott Kelly, Knopf, $29.95, 9781524731595
15. Get Your Sh*t Together
Sarah Knight, Little Brown, $18.99, 9780316505079
 
TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION
1. The Sun and Her Flowers
Rupi Kaur, Andrews McMeel, $16.99, 9781449486792
2. All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr, Scribner, $17, 9781501173219
3. The Woman in Cabin 10
Ruth Ware, Gallery/Scout Press, $16, 9781501132957
4. The Handmaid’s Tale
Margaret Atwood, Anchor, $15.95, 9780525435006
5. Lilac Girls
Martha Hall Kelly, Ballantine, $17, 9781101883082
6. Milk and Honey
Rupi Kaur, Andrews McMeel, $14.99, 9781449474256
7. The Couple Next Door
Shari Lapena, Penguin, $16, 9780735221109
8. Murder on the Orient Express- Debut
Agatha Christie, Morrow, $14.99, 9780062689665
9. Behind Closed Doors
B.A. Paris, St. Martin’s Griffin, $16.99, 9781250132369
10. Ready Player One
Ernest Cline, Broadway, $16, 9780307887443
11. Commonwealth
Ann Patchett, Harper Perennial, $16.99, 9780062491831
12. Paris for One and Other Stories
Jojo Moyes, Penguin, $16, 9780735222304
13. The Nest
Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney, Ecco, $16.99, 9780062414229
14. My Husband’s Wife- Debut
Jane Corry, Penguin, $17, 9780735220966
15. The Best American Short Stories 2017
Meg Wolitzer, Heidi Pitlor (Eds.), Mariner, $15.99, 9780544582903
 
TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION
1. Being Mortal
Atul Gawande, Picador USA, $16, 9781250076229
2. Thank You for Being Late
Thomas L. Friedman, Picador USA, $18, 9781250141224
3. The Undoing Project
Michael Lewis, Norton, $16.95, 9780393354775
4. You Are a Badass
Jen Sincero, Running Press, $16, 9780762447695
5. Being a Dog
Alexandra Horowitz, Scribner, $17, 9781476796024
6. Rogue Heroes
Ben Macintyre, Broadway, $16, 9781101904183
7. Invisible Influence
Jonah Berger, S&S, $16, 9781476759739
8. HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Emotional Intelligence
Harvard Business School Press, $24.95, 9781633690196
9. The Glass Castle
Jeannette Walls, Scribner, $17, 9781501171581
10. HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Managing Yourself
Harvard Business School Press, $24.95, 9781422157992
11. On Tyranny
Timothy Snyder, Tim Duggan Books, $7.99, 9780804190114
12. The Lost City of the Monkey God
Douglas Preston, Grand Central, $15.99, 9781455540013
13. On Trails
Robert Moor, S&S, $16, 9781476739236
14. How to Fight
Thich Nhat Hanh, Jason DeAntonis (Illus.), Parallax Press, $9.95, 9781941529867
15. Harvard Business Review Everyday Emotional Intelligence: Big Ideas and Practical Advice on How to Be Human at Work- Debut
Harvard Business School Press, $29.99, 9781633694118
 
MASS MARKET
1. Murder on the Orient Express
Agatha Christie, Morrow, $9.99, 9780062693662
2. The Whistler
John Grisham, Dell, $9.99, 9781101967683
3. The Wrong Side of Goodbye
Michael Connelly, Vision, $9.99, 9781455524204
4. The Snowman
Jo Nesbø, Vintage Crime/Black Lizard, $9.99, 9780525435921
5. The Husband’s Secret
Liane Moriarty, Berkley, $9.99, 9780451490049
6. Tom Clancy True Faith and Allegiance- Debut
Mark Greaney, Berkley, $9.99, 9781101988831
7. The Games
James Patterson, Grand Central, $9.99, 9781455585342
8. Odessa Sea
Clive Cussler, Dirk Cussler, Putnam, $9.99, 9780399575532
9. Ready Player One
Ernest Cline, Broadway, $9.99, 9781524763282
10. Cross the Line
James Patterson, Vision, $9.99, 9781455585328
 
EARLY & MIDDLE GRADE READERS
1. Wonder
R.J. Palacio, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $16.99, 9781524720193
2. All’s Faire in Middle School
Victoria Jamieson, Dial, $12.99, 9780525429999
3. Wishtree
Katherine Applegate, Feiwel & Friends, $16.99, 9781250043221
4. Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow
Jessica Townsend, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9780316508889
5. Auggie & Me
R.J. Palacio, Knopf, $16.99, 9781101934852
6. The War That Saved My Life
Kimberly Brubaker Bradley, Puffin, $8.99, 9780147510488
7. A Wrinkle in Time
Madeleine L’Engle, Square Fish, $6.99, 9780312367541
8. The War I Finally Won
Kimberly Brubaker Bradley, Dial, $16.99, 9780525429203
9. The Whiz Mob and the Grenadine Kid
Colin Meloy, Carson Ellis (Illus.), Balzer + Bray, $17.99, 9780062342454
10. Smile
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545132060
11. The Purloining of Prince Oleomargarine
Mark Twain, Philip C. Stead, Erin Stead (Illus.), Doubleday (BYR), $24.99, 9780553523225
12. Ghosts
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545540629
13. Sisters
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545540605
14. The Girl Who Drank the Moon
Kelly Barnhill, Algonquin Young Readers, $16.95, 9781616205676
15. Mr. Lemoncello’s Great Library Race
Chris Grabenstein, Random House Books for Young Readers, $16.99, 9780553536065
 
YOUNG ADULT
1. Turtles All the Way Down
John Green, Dutton Books for Young Readers, $19.99, 9780525555360
2. The Book of Dust: La Belle Sauvage
Philip Pullman, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $22.99, 9780375815300
3. The Hate U Give
Angie Thomas, Balzer + Bray, $17.99, 9780062498533
4. Renegades- Debut
Marissa Meyer, Feiwel & Friends, $19.99, 9781250044662
5. Everything, Everything (An Indies Introduce Title)
Nicola Yoon, Ember, $10.99, 9781524769604
6. Salt to the Sea
Ruta Sepetys, Penguin, $10.99, 9780142423622
7. Warcross
Marie Lu, G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9780399547966
8. The Fault in Our Stars
John Green, Speak, $12.99, 9780142424179
9. The Giver
Lois Lowry, HMH Books for Young Readers, $9.99, 9780544340688
10. All the Crooked Saints
Maggie Stiefvater, Scholastic Press, $19.99, 9780545930802
11. Looking for Alaska
John Green, Dutton Books for Young Readers, $19.99, 9780525428022
12. The Language of Thorns: Midnight Tales and Dangerous Magic
Leigh Bardugo, Sara Kipin (Illus.), Imprint, $18.99, 9781250122520
13. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
Sherman Alexie, Little Brown, $15.99, 9780316013697
14. Dear Martin
Nic Stone, Crown Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9781101939499
15. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $12.99, 9780385754729
 
CHILDREN’S ILLUSTRATED
1. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
2. Llama Llama Gives Thanks
Anna Dewdney, Viking Books for Young Readers, $5.99, 9781101997154
3. She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World
Chelsea Clinton, Alexandra Boiger (Illus.), Philomel, $17.99, 9781524741723
4. The Wolf, the Duck, and the Mouse
Mac Barnett, Jon Klassen (Illus.), Candlewick, $17.99, 9780763677541
5. Dragons Love Tacos
Adam Rubin, Daniel Salmieri (Illus.), Dial, $16.99, 9780803736801
6. Thanks for Thanksgiving
Julie Markes, Doris Barrette (Illus.), HarperFestival, $7.99, 9780062643315
7. Otis Gives Thanks- Debut
Loren Long, Philomel, $8.99, 9781524741150
8. Good Day, Good Night
Margaret Wise Brown, Loren Long (Illus.), Harper, $18.99, 9780062383105
9. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, Harper, $18.95, 9780060254926
10. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, Putnam, $10.99, 9780399226908
11. Malala’s Magic Pencil
Malala Yousafzai, Kerascoët (Illus.), Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9780316319577
12. Ada Twist, Scientist
Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illus.), Abrams, $17.95, 9781419721373
13. The Mermaid
Jan Brett, G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9780399170720
14. Uni the Unicorn and the Dream Come True
Amy Krouse Rosenthal, Brigette Barrager (Illus.), Random House (BYR), $17.99, 9781101936597
15. Pat the Bunny
Dorothy Kunhardt, Golden, $9.99, 9780307120007
 
CHILDREN’S SERIES
1. Diary of a Wimpy Kid (hardcover)
Jeff Kinney, Amulet
New in Series: The Getaway (9781419725456)
2. Harry Potter (hardcover and paperback)
J.K. Rowling, Scholastic/Arthur A. Levine Books
3. Elephant & Piggie  (hardcover)
Mo Willems, Hyperion
4. Dog Man  (hardcover)
Dav Pilkey, Graphix
5. Magic Tree House (hardcover and paperback)
Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illus.), Random House
6. Dork Diaries (hardcover and paperback)
Rachel Renee Russell, Aladdin
7. Captain Underpants (hardcover and paperback)
Dav Pilkey, Scholastic
8. Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard  (hardcover)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion
9. The Land of Stories (hardcover and paperback)
Chris Colfer, Little Brown
10. Wings of Fire (hardcover and paperback)
Tui T. Sutherland, Scholastic