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The Indie/NEIBA Bestseller List

For week ending Sunday December 14, 2014

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 Boston Girl  New
Anita Diamant, Scribner, $26, 9781439199350
3. Blue Horses
Mary Oliver, Penguin Press, $24.95, 9781594204791
4. Redeployment
Phil Klay, Penguin Press, $26.95, 9781594204999
5. Lila
Marilynne Robinson, FSG, $26, 9780374187613
6. Revival
Stephen King, Scribner, $30, 9781476770383
7. Gray Mountain
John Grisham, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385537148
8. Edge of Eternity  **
Ken Follett, Dutton, $36, 9780525953098
9. The Goldfinch
Donna Tartt, Little Brown, $30, 9780316055437
10. Leaving Time  **
Jodi Picoult, Ballantine, $28, 9780345544926
11. Station Eleven New
Emily St. John Mandel, Knopf, $24.95, 9780385353304
12. Moriarty New  **
Anthony Horowitz, Harper, $26.99, 9780062377180
13. The Escape
David Baldacci, Grand Central, $28, 9781455521197
14. The Narrow Road to the Deep North
Richard Flanagan, Knopf, $26.95, 9780385352857
15. The Paying Guests  **
Sarah Waters, Riverhead, $28.95, 9781594633119
 
HARDCOVER NONFICTION 
1. Being Mortal
Atul Gawande, Metropolitan, $26, 9780805095159
2. Make It Ahead
Ina Garten, Clarkson Potter, $35, 9780307464880
3. Yes Please
Amy Poehler, Dey Street, $28.99, 9780062268341
4. Small Victories
Anne Lamott, Riverhead, $22.95, 9781594486296
5. Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?  **
Roz Chast, Bloomsbury, $28, 9781608198061
6. Killing Patton
Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard, Holt, $30, 9780805096682
7. What If?
Randall Munroe, Houghton Mifflin, $24, 9780544272996
8. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up
Marie Kondo, Ten Speed Press, $16.99, 9781607747307
9. 41: A Portrait of My Father
George W. Bush, Crown, $28, 9780553447781
10. The Innovators New
Walter Isaacson, S&S, $35, 9781476708690
11. Everything I Need to Know About Christmas I Learned From a Little Golden Book New
Diane Muldrow, Golden Books, $9.99, 9780553497359
12. Plenty More
Yotam Ottolenghi, Ten Speed Press, $35, 9781607746218
13. Everything I Need to Know I Learned From a Little Golden Book
Diane Muldrow, Golden Books, $9.99, 9780307977618
14. The Secret History of Wonder Woman New  **
Jill Lepore, Knopf, $29.95, 9780385354042
15. As You Wish  **
Cary Elwes, Touchstone, $26, 9781476764023
 
TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION 
1. Orphan Train
Christina Baker Kline, Morrow, $14.99, 9780061950728
2. The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry
Gabrielle Zevin, Algonquin, $14.95, 9781616204518
3. Americanah
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Anchor, $15.95, 9780307455925
4. The Best American Short Stories 2014
Jennifer Egan, Heidi Pitlor (Eds.), Mariner, $14.95, 9780547868868
5. Still Life With Bread Crumbs
Anna Quindlen, Random House, $16, 9780812976892
6. The Martian
Andy Weir, Broadway, $15, 9780553418026
7. The Rosie Project
Graeme Simsion, S&S, $15.99, 9781476729091
8. The Museum of Extraordinary Things
Alice Hoffman, Scribner, $16, 9781451693577
9. Gone Girl
Gillian Flynn, Broadway, $15, 9780553418361
10. My Brilliant Friend
Elena Ferrante, Europa Editions, $17, 9781609450786
11. The Signature of All Things
Elizabeth Gilbert, Penguin, $17, 9780143125846
12. The Strange Library
Haruki Murakami, Knopf, $18, 9780385354301
13. Someone New  **
Alice McDermott, Picador USA, $15, 9781250055361
14. The Luminaries
Eleanor Catton, Back Bay, $18, 9780316074292
15. Where'd You Go, Bernadette New  **
Maria Semple, Back Bay, $14.99, 9780316204262
 
TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION 
1. Unbroken
Laura Hillenbrand, Random House, $16, 9780812987119
2. The Boys in the Boat
Daniel James Brown, Penguin, $17, 9780143125471
3. Wild
Cheryl Strayed, Vintage, $15.95, 9781101873441
4. The Old Farmer's Almanac 2015
Old Farmer's Almanac, $7.95, 9781571986368
5. The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2015
Sarah Janssen (Ed.), World Almanac, $13.99, 9781600571909
6. Orr: My Story  **
Bobby Orr, Berkley Publishing Group, $17, 9780425277027
7. George Washington's Secret Six
Brian Kilmeade, Don Yaeger, Sentinel, $16, 9781595231109
8. Provence, 1970
Luke Barr, Clarkson Potter, $15, 9780307718358
9. Let's Explore Diabetes With Owls
David Sedaris, Back Bay, $17, 9780316154703
10. This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage
Ann Patchett, Harper Perennial, $15.99, 9780062236685
11. The Heart of Everything That Is
Bob Drury, Tom Clavin, S&S, $17, 9781451654684
12. Unlikely Heroes New  **
Jennifer S. Holland, Workman, $13.95, 9780761174417
13. The Bully Pulpit New  **
Doris Kearns Goodwin, S&S, $22, 9781416547877
14. The Best American Sports Writing 2014  **
Christopher McDougall, Glenn Stout (Eds.), Mariner, $14.95, 9780544147003
15. Quiet  **
Susan Cain, Broadway, $16, 9780307352156
 
MASS MARKET 
1. Gone Girl
Gillian Flynn, Broadway, $9.99, 9780553418354
2. The Name of the Wind
Patrick Rothfuss, DAW, $8.99, 9780756404741
3. A Game of Thrones
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780553593716
4. To Kill a Mockingbird  **
Harper Lee, Grand Central, $8.99, 9780446310789
5. Outlander  **
Diana Gabaldon, Dell, $9.99, 9780553393699
6. The Official Scrabble Players Dictionary, Fifth Edition  **
Merriam-Webster, $8.50, 9780877798224
7. American Sniper New
Chris Kyle, Scott McEwen, Harper, $9.99, 9780062376572
8. The Catcher in the Rye  **
J.D. Salinger, Little Brown, $8.99, 9780316769488
9. A Dance With Dragons New  **
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780553582017
10. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings New  **
Maya Angelou, Ballantine, $6.99, 9780345514400
 
CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED 
1. The Animals' Santa
Jan Brett, Putnam Juvenile, $17.99, 9780399257841
2. The Book With No Pictures
B.J. Novak, Dial, $17.99, 9780803741713
3. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
Robert Frost, Susan Jeffers (Illus.), Dutton, $16.99, 9780525467342
4. Little Blue Truck's Christmas
Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illus.), Harcourt, $14.99, 9780544320413
5. The Day the Crayons Quit
Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illus.), Philomel, $17.99, 9780399255373
6. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
7. The Polar Express
Chris Van Allsburg, Houghton Mifflin, $18.95, 9780395389492
8. Make Way for Ducklings  **
Robert McCloskey, Puffin, $7.99, 9780140564341
9. How the Grinch Stole Christmas New
Dr. Seuss, Random House, $15, 9780394800790
10. The Very Hungry Caterpillar New  **
Eric Carle, Putnam, $10.99, 9780399226908
 
CHILDREN'S INTEREST 
1. Unbroken (Young Adult Adaptation)
Laura Hillenbrand, Delacorte Press, $19.99, 9780385742511
2. Brown Girl Dreaming
Jacqueline Woodson, Nancy Paulsen Books, $16.99, 9780399252518
3. I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Changed the World
Malala Yousafzai, Little Brown, $17, 9780316327930
4. Wonder
R.J. Palacio, Knopf, $16.99, 9780375869020
5. Egg & Spoon  **
Gregory Maguire, Candlewick, $17.99, 9780763672201
6. The Giver
Lois Lowry, Harcourt, $9.99, 9780544340688
7. Minecraft: Construction Handbook
Scholastic, $7.99, 9780545685177
8. Looking for Alaska New
John Green, Speak, $9.99, 9780142402511
9. Nuts to You New  **
Lynne Rae Perkins, Greenwillow, $16.99, 9780060092757
10. If I Stay New
Gayle Forman, Speak, $10.99, 9780147514530
 
CHILDREN'S FICTION SERIES TITLES
1. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9781419711893
2. The Blood of Olympus (The Heroes of Olympus, Book Five)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $19.99, 9781423146735
3. The Maze Runner
James Dashner, Delacorte, $10.99, 9780385385206
4. Waiting Is Not Easy! (Elephant & Piggie )
Mo Willems, Disney/Hyperion, $8.99, 9781423199571
5. Ivy and Bean (Ivy & Bean, #1)
Annie Barrows, Sophie Blackall, Chronicle, $5.99, 9780811849098
6. The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1) New  **
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $7.99, 9781423134947
7. The Scorch Trials (The Maze Runner, Book 2)
James Dashner, Ember, $9.99, 9780385738767
8. Diary of a Wimpy Kid New
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9780810993136
9. The Death Cure (The Maze Runner, Book 3) New
James Dashner, Delacorte, $9.99, 9780385738781
10. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone New
J.K.Rowling, Scholastic, $10.99, 9780590353427
 

New - was NOT on last weeks NEIBA Indie Bestsellers List

** - was NOT on last weeks National Indie Bestsellers List

                
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