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The Indie Bestseller List

Published Wednesday, November 8, 2017 (for the sales week ended Sunday, November 5, 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
#5-Two Kinds of Truth, by Michael Connelly (9780316225908)
#9-In the Midst of Winter, by Isabel Allende (9781501178139)
Hardcover Nonfiction
#7-Bobby Kennedy, by Chris Matthews (9781501111860)
#14-The River of Consciousness, by Oliver Sacks (9780385352567)
Paperback Nonfiction
#11-The Undoing Project, by Michael Lewis (9780393354775)
Mass Market
#6-Murder on the Orient Express, by Agatha Christie (9780062693662)
#7-The Wrong Side of Goodbye, by Michael Connelly (9781455524204)
#8-Odessa Sea, by Clive Cussler, Dirk Cussler (9780399575532)
#10-Ready Player One, by Ernest Cline (9781524763282)
Early & Middle Grade Readers
#12-Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow, by Jessica Townsend (9780316508889)
Young Adult
#13-I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter, by Erika L. Sanchez (9781524700485)
Children’s Illustrated
#9-Llama Llama Gives Thanks, by Anna Dewdney (9781101997154)
#11-Thanks for Thanksgiving, by Julie Markes, Doris Barrette (Illus.) (9780062643315)
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HARDCOVER FICTION
1. The Rooster Bar
John Grisham, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385541176
2. Origin
Dan Brown, Doubleday, $29.95, 9780385514231
3. Uncommon Type
Tom Hanks, Knopf, $26.95, 9781101946152
4. Manhattan Beach
Jennifer Egan, Scribner, $27, 9781476716732
5. Two Kinds of Truth- Debut
Michael Connelly, Little Brown, $29, 9780316225908
6. A Gentleman in Moscow
Amor Towles, Viking, $27, 9780670026197
7. Little Fires Everywhere
Celeste Ng, Penguin Press, $27, 9780735224292
8. Lincoln in the Bardo
George Saunders, Random House, $28, 9780812995343
9. In the Midst of Winter- Debut
Isabel Allende, Atria, $28, 9781501178139
10. A Legacy of Spies
John le Carré, Viking, $28, 9780735225114
11. A Column of Fire
Ken Follett, Viking, $36, 9780525954972
12. The Rules of Magic
Alice Hoffman, S&S, $27.99, 9781501137471
13. The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye
David Lagercrantz, Knopf, $27.95, 9780451494320
14. Devotions
Mary Oliver, Penguin Press, $30, 9780399563249
15. The Cuban Affair
Nelson DeMille, S&S, $28.99, 9781501101724
On the Rise:
16. Hiddensee: A Tale of the Once and Future Nutcracker
Gregory Maguire, Morrow, $26.99, 9780062684387
Maguire’s magical story of a toy maker, a nutcracker, and a legend remade is a November 2017 Indie Next List Great Read.
 
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. What Happened
Hillary Rodham Clinton, S&S, $30, 9781501175565
4. The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*ck
Mark Manson, HarperOne, $24.99, 9780062457714
5. Grant
Ron Chernow, Penguin Press, $40, 9781594204876
6. We Were Eight Years in Power
Ta-Nehisi Coates, One World, $28, 9780399590566
7. Bobby Kennedy: A Raging Spirit- Debut
Chris Matthews, S&S, $28, 9781501111860
8. Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans
Brian Kilmeade, Don Yaeger, Sentinel, $28, 9780735213234
9. Hillbilly Elegy
J.D. Vance, Harper, $27.99, 9780062300546
10. From Here to Eternity
Caitlin Doughty, Norton, $24.95, 9780393249897
11. Braving the Wilderness
Brene Brown, Random House, $28, 9780812995848
12. Endurance
Scott Kelly, Knopf, $29.95, 9781524731595
13. Killing England
Bill O’Reilly, Martin Dugard, Holt, $30, 9781627790642
14. The River of Consciousness- Debut
Oliver Sacks, Knopf, $27.95, 9780385352567
15. Smitten Kitchen Every Day
Deb Perelman, Knopf, $35, 9781101874813
 
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. The Couple Next Door
Shari Lapena, Penguin, $16, 9780735221109
7. Commonwealth
Ann Patchett, Harper Perennial, $16.99, 9780062491831
8. Milk and Honey
Rupi Kaur, Andrews McMeel, $14.99, 9781449474256
9. Behind Closed Doors
B.A. Paris, St. Martin’s Griffin, $16.99, 9781250132369
10. Paris for One and Other Stories
Jojo Moyes, Penguin, $16, 9780735222304
11. The Best American Short Stories 2017
Meg Wolitzer, Heidi Pitlor (Eds.), Mariner, $15.99, 9780544582903
12. The Nest
Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney, Ecco, $16.99, 9780062414229
13. The Snowman
Jo Nesbø, Vintage Crime/Black Lizard, $15.95, 9780525434870
14. News of the World
Paulette Jiles, Morrow, $15.99, 9780062409218
15. It
Stephen King, Scribner, $19.99, 9781501175466
 
TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION
1. Being Mortal
Atul Gawande, Picador USA, $16, 9781250076229
2. You Are a Badass
Jen Sincero, Running Press, $16, 9780762447695
3. Thank You for Being Late
Thomas L. Friedman, Picador USA, $18, 9781250141224
4. Being a Dog
Alexandra Horowitz, Scribner, $17, 9781476796024
5. Rogue Heroes
Ben Macintyre, Broadway, $16, 9781101904183
6. Invisible Influence
Jonah Berger, S&S, $16, 9781476759739
7. HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Emotional Intelligence
Harvard Business School Press, $24.95, 9781633690196
8. On Tyranny
Timothy Snyder, Tim Duggan Books, $7.99, 9780804190114
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. The Undoing Project- Debut
Michael Lewis, Norton, $16.95, 9780393354775
12. On Trails
Robert Moor, S&S, $16, 9781476739236
13. The Lost City of the Monkey God
Douglas Preston, Grand Central, $15.99, 9781455540013
14. How to Fight
Thich Nhat Hanh, Jason DeAntonis (Illus.), Parallax Press, $9.95, 9781941529867
15. Lucky 666
Bob Drury, Tom Clavin, S&S, $17, 9781476774862
 
MASS MARKET
1. The Whistler
John Grisham, Dell, $9.99, 9781101967683
2. The Snowman
Jo Nesbø, Vintage Crime/Black Lizard, $9.99, 9780525435921
3. Cross the Line
James Patterson, Vision, $9.99, 9781455585328
4. The Husband’s Secret
Liane Moriarty, Berkley, $9.99, 9780451490049
5. The Games
James Patterson, Grand Central, $9.99, 9781455585342
6. Murder on the Orient Express- Debut
Agatha Christie, Morrow, $9.99, 9780062693662
7. The Wrong Side of Goodbye- Debut
Michael Connelly, Vision, $9.99, 9781455524204
8. Odessa Sea- Debut
Clive Cussler, Dirk Cussler, Putnam, $9.99, 9780399575532
9. Big Little Lies
Liane Moriarty, Berkley, $9.99, 9780399587207
10. Ready Player One- Debut
Ernest Cline, Broadway, $9.99, 9781524763282
 
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. The War I Finally Won
Kimberly Brubaker Bradley, Dial, $16.99, 9780525429203
5. The Purloining of Prince Oleomargarine
Mark Twain, Philip C. Stead, Erin Stead (Illus.), Doubleday (BYR), $24.99, 9780553523225
6. Ghosts
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545540629
7. A Wrinkle in Time
Madeleine L’Engle, Square Fish, $6.99, 9780312367541
8. Drama
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545326995
9. The Girl Who Drank the Moon
Kelly Barnhill, Algonquin Young Readers, $16.95, 9781616205676
10. Sisters
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545540605
11. Mr. Lemoncello’s Great Library Race
Chris Grabenstein, Random House Books for Young Readers, $16.99, 9780553536065
12. Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow (An Indies Introduce Title)- Debut
Jessica Townsend, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9780316508889
13. The Whiz Mob and the Grenadine Kid
Colin Meloy, Carson Ellis (Illus.), Balzer + Bray, $17.99, 9780062342454
14. Auggie & Me
R.J. Palacio, Knopf, $16.99, 9781101934852
15. The War That Saved My Life
Kimberly Brubaker Bradley, Puffin, $8.99, 9780147510488
 
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. Everything, Everything (An Indies Introduce Title)
Nicola Yoon, Ember, $10.99, 9781524769604
5. Warcross
Marie Lu, G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9780399547966
6. The Fault in Our Stars
John Green, Speak, $12.99, 9780142424179
7. Salt to the Sea
Ruta Sepetys, Penguin, $10.99, 9780142423622
8. Looking for Alaska
John Green, Dutton Books for Young Readers, $19.99, 9780525428022
9. Long Way Down
Jason Reynolds, Atheneum Books, $17.99, 9781481438254
10. All the Crooked Saints
Maggie Stiefvater, Scholastic Press, $19.99, 9780545930802
11. The Language of Thorns: Midnight Tales and Dangerous Magic
Leigh Bardugo, Sara Kipin (Illus.), Imprint, $18.99, 9781250122520
12. 13 Reasons Why
Jay Asher, Razorbill, $10.99, 9780451478290
13. I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter- Debut
Erika L. Sanchez, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9781524700485
14. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $12.99, 9780385754729
15. The Giver
Lois Lowry, HMH Books for Young Readers, $9.99, 9780544340688
 
CHILDREN’S ILLUSTRATED
1. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
2. Dragons Love Tacos
Adam Rubin, Daniel Salmieri (Illus.), Dial, $16.99, 9780803736801
3. She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World
Chelsea Clinton, Alexandra Boiger (Illus.), Philomel, $17.99, 9781524741723
4. Good Night, Gorilla
Peggy Rathmann, Putnam, $7.99, 9780399230035
5. The Wolf, the Duck, and the Mouse
Mac Barnett, Jon Klassen (Illus.), Candlewick, $17.99, 9780763677541
6. Room on the Broom
Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler (Illus.), Puffin, $6.99, 9780142501122
7. Creepy Pair of Underwear!
Aaron Reynolds, Peter Brown (Illus.), Simon & Schuster (BYR), $17.99, 9781442402980
8. Good Day, Good Night
Margaret Wise Brown, Loren Long (Illus.), Harper, $18.99, 9780062383105
9. Llama Llama Gives Thanks- Debut
Anna Dewdney, Viking Books for Young Readers, $5.99, 9781101997154
10. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, Putnam, $10.99, 9780399226908
11. Thanks for Thanksgiving- Debut
Julie Markes, Doris Barrette (Illus.), HarperFestival, $7.99, 9780062643315
12. The Mermaid
Jan Brett, G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9780399170720
13. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, Harper, $18.95, 9780060254926
14. Malala’s Magic Pencil
Malala Yousafzai, Kerascoët (Illus.), Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9780316319577
15. After the Fall (How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again)
Dan Santat, Roaring Brook Press, $17.99, 9781626726826
 
CHILDREN’S SERIES
1. Harry Potter (hardcover and paperback)
J.K. Rowling, Scholastic/Arthur A. Levine Books
2. Dog Man (hardcover)
Dav Pilkey, Graphix
3. Elephant & Piggie (hardcover)
Mo Willems, Hyperion
4. Diary of a Wimpy Kid (hardcover)
Jeff Kinney, Amulet
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
Rick Riordan, Hyperion
9. The Land of Stories (hardcover and paperback)
Chris Colfer, Little Brown
10. I Survived (hardcover and paperback)
Lauren Tarshis, Scholastic