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The Indie/NEIBA Bestseller List

For week ending Sunday May 17, 2015

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. All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr, Scribner, $27, 9781476746586
2. The Girl on the Train
Paula Hawkins, Riverhead, $26.95, 9781594633669
3. A God in Ruins
Kate Atkinson, Little Brown, $28, 9780316176538
4. God Help the Child
Toni Morrison, Knopf, $24.95, 9780307594174
5. A Spool of Blue Thread
Anne Tyler, Knopf, $25.95, 9781101874271
6. The Green Road  New
Anne Enright, Norton, $26.95, 9780393248210
7. The Boston Girl  
 
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Anita Diamant, Scribner, $26, 9781439199350 8. Memory Man David Baldacci, Grand Central, $28, 9781455559824 9. The Nightingale Kristin Hannah, St. Martin's, $27.99, 9780312577223 10. At the Water's Edge Sara Gruen, Spiegel & Grau, $28, 9780385523233 11. The Buried Giant Kazuo Ishiguro, Knopf, $26.95, 9780307271037 12. Early Warning Jane Smiley, Knopf, $26.95, 9780307700322 13. Blood on Snow
 
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Jo Nesbo, Knopf, $23.95, 9780385354196 14. World Gone By
 
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Dennis Lehane, Morrow, $27.99, 9780060004903 15. The Bone Tree Greg Iles, Morrow, $27.99, 9780062311115 HARDCOVER NONFICTION 1. The Wright Brothers David McCullough, S&S, $30, 9781476728742 2. The Road to Character David Brooks, Random House, $28, 9780812993257 3. H Is for Hawk Helen MacDonald, Grove Press, $26, 9780802123411 4. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up Marie Kondo, Ten Speed Press, $16.99, 9781607747307 5. Being Mortal Atul Gawande, Metropolitan, $26, 9780805095159 6. Dead Wake Erik Larson, Crown, $28, 9780307408860 7. Hold Still: A Memoir with Photographs
New Sally Mann, Little Brown, $32, 9780316247764 8. Pedro
 
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Pedro Martinez, Houghton Mifflin, $28, 9780544279339 9. On the Move: A Life Oliver Sacks, Knopf, $27.95, 9780385352543 10. Between You & Me
 
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Mary Norris, Norton, $24.95, 9780393240184 11. The Quartet: Orchestrating the Second American Revolution, 1783-1789
New
 
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Joseph J. Ellis, Knopf, $27.95, 9780385353403 12. Very Good Lives J.K. Rowling, Little Brown, $15, 9780316369152 13. A Lucky Life Interrupted: A Memoir of Hope
New Tom Brokaw, Random House, $27, 9781400069699 14. Missoula Jon Krakauer, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385538732 15. Clinton Cash Peter Schweizer, Harper, $27.99, 9780062369284 TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION 1. Euphoria Lily King, Grove Press, $16, 9780802123701 2. The Invention of Wings Sue Monk Kidd, Penguin, $17, 9780143121701 3. The Goldfinch Donna Tartt, Back Bay, $20, 9780316055444 4. Americanah Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Anchor, $15.95, 9780307455925 5. The Children Act Ian McEwan, Anchor, $15, 9781101872871 6. The Narrow Road to the Deep North Richard Flanagan, Vintage, $15.95, 9780804171472 7. Leaving Time Jodi Picoult, Ballantine, $16, 9780345544940 8. Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage Haruki Murakami, Vintage, $15.95, 9780804170123 9. The Husband's Secret Liane Moriarty, Berkley, $16, 9780425267721 10. Delicious! New Ruth Reichl, Random House, $16, 9780812982022 11. Orphan Train Christina Baker Kline, Morrow, $14.99, 9780061950728 12. Wolf Hall New
 
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Hilary Mantel, Picador USA, $16, 9781250077585 13. The Rosie Project Graeme Simsion, S&S, $15.99, 9781476729091 14. My Brilliant Friend
 
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Elena Ferrante, Europa Editions, $17, 9781609450786 15. Everything I Never Told You
New Celeste Ng, Penguin, $16, 9780143127550 TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION 1. The Boys in the Boat Daniel James Brown, Penguin, $17, 9780143125471 2. The Opposite of Loneliness Marina Keegan, Scribner, $15, 9781476753911 3. The Sixth Extinction Elizabeth Kolbert, Picador USA, $16, 9781250062185 4. We Should All Be Feminists Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Anchor, $7.95, 9781101911761 5. Elephant Company
 
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Vicki Croke, Random House, $17, 9780812981650 6. Wild Cheryl Strayed, Vintage, $15.95, 9781101873441 7. The Lady in Gold Anne-Marie O'Connor, Vintage, $17.95, 9781101873120 8. A Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal
New
 
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Ben Macintyre, Broadway, $16, 9780804136655 9. David and Goliath Malcolm Gladwell, Back Bay, $18, 9780316204378 10. 10% Happier Dan Harris, Dey Street, $15.99, 9780062265432 11. Talk Like TED
New Carmine Gallo, St. Martin's Griffin, $15.99, 9781250061539 12. Tibetan Peach Pie New Tom Robbins, Ecco, $15.99, 9780062267412 13. What the Dog Knows Cat Warren, Touchstone, $16, 9781451667325 14. Unbroken Laura Hillenbrand, Random House, $16, 9780812987119 15. How to Love Thich Nhat Hanh, Parallax Press, $9.95, 9781937006884 MASS MARKET 1. Personal Lee Child, Dell, $9.99, 9780804178754 2. A Game of Thrones George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780553593716 3. To Kill a Mockingbird
 
Harper Lee, Grand Central, $8.99, 9780446310789 4. Outlander
New
 
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Diana Gabaldon, Dell, $9.99, 9780553393699 5. Natchez Burning
 
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Greg Iles, Harper, $9.99, 9780062311092 6. The Catcher in the Rye
New
 
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J.D. Salinger, Little Brown, $8.99, 9780316769488 7. The Diary of a Young Girl
 
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Anne Frank, Bantam, $7.99, 9780553577129 8. Dune
 
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Frank Herbert, Ace, $9.99, 9780441172719 9. A Clash of Kings
New
 
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George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780345535429 10. Slaughterhouse-Five
New
 
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Kurt Vonnegut, Laurel Leaf, $7.99, 9780440180296 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
 
 
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Robert McCloskey, Puffin, $7.99, 9780140564341 4. The Very Hungry Caterpillar Eric Carle, Putnam, $10.99, 9780399226908 5. Blueberries for Sal Rober McCloskey, Puffin, $7.99, 9780140501698 6. Where the Wild Things Are
New Maurice Sendak, Harper, $18.99, 9780060254926 7. The Day the Crayons Quit Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illus.), Philomel, $17.99, 9780399255373 8. Good Night, Gorilla New Peggy Rathmann, Putnam, $7.99, 9780399230035 9. Pat the Bunny Dorothy Kunhardt, Golden, $9.99, 9780307120007 10. The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend Dan Santat, Little Brown, $17, 9780316199988 CHILDREN'S INTEREST 1. Saint Anything
 
Sarah Dessen, Viking Books for Young Readers, $19.99, 9780451474704 2. Paper Towns
 
John Green, Speak, $9.99, 9780142414934 3. El Deafo
New
 
Cece Bell, Amulet, $10.95, 9781419712173 4. Smile
New
 
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545132060 5. Lego Star Wars Character Encyclopedia
New
 
DK Publishing, $18.99, 9781465435507 6. Nimona
New
 
Noelle Stevenson, HarperTeen, $12.99, 9780062278227 7. Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library
New Chris Grabenstein, Yearling, $6.99, 9780307931474 8. Minecraft: Construction Handbook New Scholastic, $7.99, 9780545685177 9. Looking for Alaska (Special 10th Anniversary Edition) John Green, Dutton, $19.99, 9780525428022 10. The One and Only Ivan New Katherine Applegate, Patricia Castelao (Illus.), Harper, $7.99, 9780061992278 CHILDREN'S FICTION SERIES TITLES 1. The Heir (The Selection, Book 4)
 
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Kiera Cass, HarperTeen, $18.99, 9780062349859 2. The Penderwicks in Spring Jeanne Birdsall, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $16.99, 9780375870774 3. The Penderwicks: A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Very Interesting Boy Jeanne Birdsall, Yearling, $7.99, 9780440420477 4. The Selection
New
 
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Kiera Cass, HarperTeen, $9.99, 9780062059949 5. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul
New Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9781419711893 6. Insurgent (Divergent, #2) New Veronica Roth, Katherine Tegen Books, $12.99, 9780062372857 7. The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1) New
 
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Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $7.99, 9781423134947 8. Evil Spy School
 
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Stuart Gibbs, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $16.99, 9781442494893 9. The Isle of the Lost: A Descendants Novel
New
 
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Melissa de La Cruz, Hyperion, $17.99, 9781484720974 10. Big Nate Lives It Up Lincoln Peirce, Balzer + Bray, $13.99, 9780062111081

New - was NOT on the NEIBA Indie Besteller List last week


** - was NOT on lasts weeks National Indie Bestsellers List (Children's Interest not included)

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