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The Indie/NEIBA Bestseller List

For week ending Sunday May 15, 2016

Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of
The New England Independent Booksellers Association


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The IndieBound National List, along with Subject Category Bestseller lists and national recommendations list can be found at: www.bookweb.org and www.indiebound.org
 

HARDCOVER FICTION

1. Everybody's Fool
Richard Russo, Knopf, $27.95, 9780307270641
2. Zero K
Don DeLillo, Scribner, $27, 9781501135392
3. All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr, Scribner, $27, 9781476746586
4. The Nest
Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney, Ecco, $26.99, 9780062414212
5. Eligible
Curtis Sittenfeld, Random House, $28, 9781400068326
6. LaRose  New
Louise Erdrich, Harper, $27.99, 9780062277022
7. The Nightingale
Kristin Hannah, St. Martin's, $27.99, 9780312577223
8. The Girl on the Train
Paula Hawkins, Riverhead, $26.95, 9781594633669
9. Britt-Marie Was Here New  **
Fredrik Backman, Atria, $26, 9781501142536
10. The Noise of Time New
Julian Barnes, Knopf, $25.95, 9781101947241
11. Lilac Girls **
Martha Hall Kelly, Ballantine, $26, 9781101883075
12. Everyone Brave Is Forgiven
Chris Cleave, S&S, $26.99, 9781501124372
13. My Name Is Lucy Barton **
Elizabeth Strout, Random House, $26, 9781400067695
14. The Last Mile
David Baldacci, Grand Central, $29, 9781455586455
15. The Little Red Chairs **
Edna O'Brien, Little Brown, $27, 9780316378239
 
HARDCOVER NONFICTION
1. Valiant Ambition New
Nathaniel Philbrick, Viking, $30, 9780525426783
2. When Breath Becomes Air
Paul Kalanithi, Random House, $25, 9780812988406
3. The Rainbow Comes and Goes
Anderson Cooper, Gloria Vanderbilt, Harper, $27.99, 9780062454942
4. Grit
Angela Duckworth, Scribner, $28, 9781501111105
5. Hamilton: The Revolution
Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jeremy McCarter, Grand Central, $40, 9781455539741
6. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up
Marie Kondo, Ten Speed Press, $16.99, 9781607747307
7. Being Mortal
Atul Gawande, Metropolitan, $26, 9780805095159
8. Seven Brief Lessons on Physics
Carlo Rovelli, Riverhead, $18, 9780399184413
9. Becoming Wise: An Inquiry Into the Mystery and Art of Living
Krista Tippett, Penguin Press, $28, 9781594206801
10. Lab Girl
Hope Jahren, Knopf, $26.95, 9781101874936
11. Becoming Grandma **
Lesley Stahl, Blue Rider, $27, 9780399168154
12. Between the World and Me
Ta-Nehisi Coates, Spiegel & Grau, $24, 9780812993547
13. Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are? New **
Frans de Waal, Norton, $27.95, 9780393246186
14. The Secret War: Spies, Ciphers, and Guerrillas, 1939-1945 New **
Max Hastings, Harper, $35, 9780062259271
15. The Road to Little Dribbling **
Bill Bryson, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385539289
 
TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION 
1. Me Before You
Jojo Moyes, Penguin, $16, 9780143109464
2. My Brilliant Friend
Elena Ferrante, Europa Editions, $17, 9781609450786
3. A Man Called Ove
Fredrik Backman, Washington Square Press, $16, 9781476738024
4. The Little Paris Bookshop
Nina George, Broadway, $16, 9780553418798
5. The Sympathizer
Viet Thanh Nguyen, Grove Press, $16, 9780802124944
6. A Spool of Blue Thread
Anne Tyler, Ballantine, $16, 9780553394399
7. The Story of a New Name
Elena Ferrante, Europa Editions, $18, 9781609451349
8. A Little Life
Hanya Yanagihara, Anchor, $17, 9780804172707
9. Luckiest Girl Alive
Jessica Knoll, S&S, $15.99, 9781476789644
10. My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry
Fredrik Backman, Washington Square Press, $16, 9781501115073
11. The Boston Girl New **
Anita Diamant, Scribner, $16, 9781439199367
12. Brooklyn
Colm Toibin, Scribner, $15, 9781501106477
13. Go Set a Watchman
Harper Lee, Harper Perennial, $15.99, 9780062409867
14. In the Unlikely Event New
Judy Blume, Vintage, $15.95, 9781101873984
15. The Story of the Lost Child New **
Elena Ferrante, Europa Editions, $18, 9781609452865
 
TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION 
1. Alexander Hamilton
Ron Chernow, Penguin, $20, 9780143034759
2. Dead Wake
Erik Larson, Broadway, $17, 9780307408877
3. H Is for Hawk
Helen Macdonald, Grove Press, $16, 9780802124739
4. The Boys in the Boat
Daniel James Brown, Penguin, $17, 9780143125471
5. The Soul of an Octopus
Sy Montgomery, Atria, $16, 9781451697728
6. The Wright Brothers
David McCullough, S&S, $17, 9781476728759
7. Barbarian Days
William Finnegan, Penguin, $17, 9780143109396
8. Just Mercy
Bryan Stevenson, Spiegel & Grau, $16, 9780812984965
9. The Quartet: Orchestrating the Second American Revolution, 1783-1789 New
Joseph J. Ellis, Vintage, $16, 9780804172486
10. We Should All Be Feminists
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Anchor, $7.95, 9781101911761
11. You Are a Badass
Jen Sincero, Running Press, $16, 9780762447695
12. The Mindfulness Coloring Book **
Emma Farrarons, Experiment, $9.95, 9781615192823
13. Hold Still New **
Sally Mann, Back Bay, $18.99, 9780316247757
14. The Argonauts New **
Maggie Nelson, Graywolf Press, $15, 9781555977351
15. The Opposite of Loneliness New **
Marina Keegan, Scribner, $15, 9781476753911
 
MASS MARKET 
1. A Game of Thrones
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780553593716
2. The Stranger New
Harlan Coben, Dutton, $9.99, 9780451414137
3. Make Me
Lee Child, Dell, $9.99, 9780804178792
4. The Catcher in the Rye **
J.D. Salinger, Little Brown, $8.99, 9780316769488
5. Dragonfly in Amber New **
Diana Gabaldon, Dell, $9.99, 9780440215622
6. The Night Manager **
John le Carre, Ballantine, $9.99, 9780399594007
7. 1984 **
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
8. Slaughterhouse-Five New **
Kurt Vonnegut, Laurel Leaf, $7.99, 9780440180296
9. Good Omens New **
Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett, HarperTorch, $7.99, 9780060853983
10. To Kill a Mockingbird **
Harper Lee, Grand Central, $9.99, 9781455538966
 
CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED 
1. Oh, the Places You'll Go!
Dr. Seuss, Random House, $17.99, 9780679805274
2. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
3. Make Way for Ducklings **
Robert McCloskey, Puffin, $7.99, 9780140564341
4. Our Great Big Backyard New
Laura Bush, Jenna Bush Hager, Jaqueline Rogers (Illus.), Harper, $18.99, 9780062468352
5. Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? New
Bill Martin, Eric Carle (Illus.), Holt, $7.95, 9780805047905
6. Good Night, Gorilla
Peggy Rathmann, Putnam, $7.99, 9780399230035
7. There Is a Tribe of Kids New
Lane Smith, Roaring Brook Press, $18.99, 9781626720565
8. Finding Winnie
Lindsay Mattick, Sophie Blackall (Illus.), Little Brown, $18, 9780316324908
9. Where the Wild Things Are New
Maurice Sendak, Harper, $18.99, 9780060254926
10. Blueberries for Sal New **
Robert McCloskey, Puffin, $7.99, 9780140501698
 
CHILDREN'S INTEREST 
1. The Trials of Apollo: The Hidden Oracle
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $19.99, 9781484732748
2. Pax
Sara Pennypacker, Jon Klassen (Illus.), Balzer + Bray, $16.99, 9780062377012
3. The BFG
Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake (Illus.), Puffin, $6.99, 9780142410387
4. Demigods & Magicians: Percy and Annabeth Meet the Kanes New
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $14.99, 9781484732786
5. Raymie Nightingale
Kate DiCamillo, Candlewick, $16.99, 9780763681173
6. Roller Girl New
Victoria Jamieson, Dial, $12.99, 9780803740167
7. Wolf Hollow
Lauren Wolk, Dutton Books for Young Readers, $16.99, 9781101994825
8. Booked New
Kwame Alexander, HMH Books for Young Readers, $16.99, 9780544570986
9. Keep Curious and Carry a Banana: Words of Wisdom From the World of Curious George New
H.A. Rey, Justin Martin, HMH Books for Young Readers, $12.99, 9780544656482
10. Nimona
Noelle Stevenson, HarperTeen, $12.99, 9780062278227
 
CHILDREN'S FICTION SERIES TITLES 
1. The Thank You Book (Elephant & Piggie)
Mo Willems, Disney/Hyperion, $9.99, 9781423178286
2. The Crown (The Selection, Book 5)
Kiera Cass, HarperTeen, $19.99, 9780062392176
3. Firelight (Amulet, #7)
Kazu Kibuishi, Graphix, $12.99, 9780545433167
4. Big Nate Blasts Off New
Lincoln Peirce, Balzer + Bray, $13.99, 9780062111111
5. The Princess in Black
Shannon Hale, Dean Hale, Candlewick, $6.99, 9780763678883
6. The Wishing Spell (The Land of Stories, #1) New **
Chris Colfer, Little Brown, $8.99, 9780316201568
7. The 5th Wave New **
Rick Yancey, Speak, $10.99, 9780147519085
8. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone: The Illustrated Edition (2015) New
J.K. Rowling, Jim Kay (Illus.), Arthur A. Levine Books, $39.99, 9780545790352
9. The Penderwicks: A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Very Interesting Boy New**
Jeanne Birdsall, Yearling, $7.99, 9780440420477
10. A Court of Mist and Fury (A Court of Thorns and Roses, Book 2)**
Sarah J. Maas, Bloomsbury U.S.A. Children's Books, $18.99, 9781619634466


New - Not on New England Bestseller List last week

** - Not on National Indie Bestseller List (Children's Interest not included)

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