IndieBound Bestseller List

bestseller logosThe Indie/NEIBA Bestseller List: For week ending Sunday December 9, 2018 Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of The New England Independent Booksellers Association.

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. Kingdom of the Blind
Louise Penny, Minotaur, $28.99, 9781250066206
2. Unsheltered
Barbara Kingsolver, Harper, $29.99, 9780062684561
3. There There
Tommy Orange, Knopf, $25.95, 9780525520375
4. Nine Perfect Strangers
Liane Moriarty, Flatiron Books, $28.99, 9781250069825
5. The Reckoning
John Grisham, Doubleday, $29.95, 9780385544153
6. The Overstory
Richard Powers, Norton, $27.95, 9780393635522
7. Where the Crawdads Sing
Delia Owens, Putnam, $26, 9780735219090
8. The Witch Elm
Tana French, Viking, $28, 9780735224629
9. Transcription  New
Kate Atkinson, Little Brown, $28, 9780316176637
10. The Friend
Sigrid Nunez, Riverhead, $25, 9780735219441
11. The Travelling Cat Chronicles
Hiro Arikawa, Berkley, $20, 9780451491336
12. A Gentleman in Moscow  New
Amor Towles, Viking, $27, 9780670026197
13. The Next Person You Meet in Heaven
Mitch Albom, Harper, $23.99, 9780062294449
14. Fire & Blood
George R.R. Martin, Doug Wheatley (Illus.), Bantam, $35, 9781524796280
15. Washington Black New
Esi Edugyan, Knopf, $26.95, 9780525521426
 
HARDCOVER NONFICTION 
1. Becoming
Michelle Obama, Crown, $32.50, 9781524763138
2. Educated
Tara Westover, Random House, $28, 9780399590504
3. Leadership: In Turbulent Times
Doris Kearns Goodwin, S&S, $30, 9781476795928
4. How to Be a Good Creature: A Memoir in Thirteen Animals
Sy Montgomery, Rebecca Green (Illus.), Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $20, 9780544938328
5. The Library Book
Susan Orlean, S&S, $28, 9781476740188
6. Almost Everything
Anne Lamott, Riverhead, $20, 9780525537441
7. Cook Like a Pro
Ina Garten, Clarkson Potter, $35, 9780804187046
8. Gmorning, Gnight!: Little Pep Talks for Me & You
Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jonny Sun (Illus.), Random House, $22, 9781984854278
9. The Pats: An Illustrated History of the New England Patriots
Glenn Stout, Richard A. Johnson, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $35, 9781328917409
10. In the Hurricane's Eye: The Genius of George Washington and the Victory at Yorktown
Nathaniel Philbrick, Viking, $30, 9780525426769
11. The Point of It All: A Lifetime of Great Loves and Endeavors  New
Charles Krauthammer, Crown Forum, $28, 9781984825483
12. These Truths: A History of the United States
Jill Lepore, Norton, $39.95, 9780393635249
13. The Fifth Risk
Michael Lewis, Norton, $26.95, 9781324002642
14. Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: Mastering the Elements of Good Cooking  New
Samin Nosrat, Wendy MacNaughton (Illus.), S&S, $35, 9781476753836
15. Brief Answers to the Big Questions
Stephen Hawking, Bantam, $25, 9781984819192
 
TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION 
1. The Tattooist of Auschwitz
Heather Morris, Harper, $16.99, 9780062797155
2. Milkman  New
Anna Burns, Graywolf Press, $16, 9781644450000
3. Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine
Gail Honeyman, Penguin, $16, 9780735220690
4. Less
Andrew Sean Greer, Back Bay, $15.99, 9780316316132
5. Pachinko
Min Jin Lee, Grand Central, $15.99, 9781455563920
6. Asymmetry
Lisa Halliday, S&S, $16, 9781501166785
7. The Best American Short Stories 2018
Roxane Gay, Heidi Pitlor (Eds.), Mariner, $15.99, 9780544582941
8. Crazy Rich Asians
Kevin Kwan, Anchor, $16, 9780525563761
9. The Wife Between Us
Greer Hendricks, St. Martin's Griffin, $16.99, 9781250130945
10. My Brilliant Friend
Elena Ferrante, Europa Editions, $17, 9781609455064
11. All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr, Scribner, $17, 9781501173219
12. Alternate Side
Anna Quindlen, Random House, $17, 9780525509875
13. The Perfect Nanny  New
Leila Slimani, Penguin, $16, 9780143132172
14. Hope Never Dies
Andrew Shaffer, Quirk Books, $14.99, 9781683690399
15. Radio Free Vermont
Bill McKibben, Blue Rider Press, $15, 9781524743727
 
TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION 
1. The Old Farmer's Almanac 2019
Old Farmer's Almanac, $7.95, 9781571987730
2. Sapiens
Yuval Noah Harari, Harper Perennial, $22.99, 9780062316110
3. Killers of the Flower Moon
David Grann, Vintage, $16.95, 9780307742483
4. My Own Words
Ruth Bader Ginsburg, S&S, $18, 9781501145254
5. The Great Halifax Explosion
John U. Bacon, Morrow, $17.99, 9780062666543
6. Code Girls
Liza Mundy, Hachette, $16.99, 9780316352543
7. The Best American Sports Writing 2018  New
Jeff Pearlman, Glenn Stout (Eds.), Mariner, $15.99, 9781328846280
8. Kitchen Confidential New
Anthony Bourdain, Ecco, $16.99, 9780060899226
9. The River of Consciousness  New
Oliver Sacks, Vintage, $16.95, 9780804171007
10. Beautiful Boy
David Sheff, Eamon Dolan/Mariner Books, $16.99, 9781328974716
11. Holidays on Ice  New
David Sedaris, Back Bay, $12, 9780316078917
12. Leonardo da Vinci  New
Walter Isaacson, S&S, $22, 9781501139161
13. Homo Deus  New
Yuval Noah Harari, Harper Perennial, $22.99, 9780062464347
14. Grant
Ron Chernow, Penguin Books, $22, 9780143110637
15. The Rest is History: Boston Red Sox: 2018 World Series Champions  New
Triumph Books, $14.95, 9781629376004
 
MASS MARKET
1. Good Omens
Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett, HarperTorch, $7.99, 9780060853983
2. Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $9.99, 9780441172719
3. The Cuban Affair  New
Nelson DeMille, Pocket, $9.99, 9781501101731
4. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
5. A Game of Thrones New
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780553593716
6. The Shining
Stephen King, Anchor, $8.99, 9780307743657
7. All-American Cowboy New
Dylann Crush, Sourcebooks Casablanca, $7.99, 9781492663669
8. The Left Hand of Darkness New
Ursula K. Le Guin, Ace, $9.99, 9780441478125
9. Outlander New
Diana Gabaldon, Dell, $9.99, 9780553393699
10. No Middle Name New
Lee Child, Dell, $9.99, 9780399593598
 
CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED
1. The Snowy Nap
Jan Brett, G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9780399170737
2. The Wonky Donkey
Craig Smith, Katz Cowley (Illus.), Scholastic, $7.99, 9780545261241
3. The Polar Express
Chris Van Allsburg, HMH Books for Young Readers, $19.99, 9780544580145
4. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
Robert Frost, Susan Jeffers (Illus.), Dutton, $16.99, 9780525467342
5. Construction Site on Christmas Night
Sherri Duskey Rinker, A.G. Ford (Illus.), Chronicle Books, $16.99, 9781452139111
6. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
7. Santa Bruce
Ryan T. Higgins, Disney/Hyperion, $17.99, 9781484782903
8. The Mitten
Jan Brett, G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers, $7.99, 9780399231094
9. The Snowy Day  New
Ezra Jack Keats, Viking Books for Young Readers, $19.99, 9780670012701
10. How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Dr. Seuss, Random House, $16.99, 9780394800790
 
CHILDREN'S INTEREST
1. The Hate U Give
Angie Thomas, Balzer + Bray, $18.99, 9780062871350
2. The Atlas Obscura Explorer's Guide for the World's Most Adventurous Kid  New
Dylan Thuras, Rosemary Mosco, Joy Ang (Illus.), Workman, $19.95, 9781523503544
3. Rosie Revere and the Raucous Riveters: The Questioneers Book #1
Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illus.), Amulet Books, $12.99, 9781419733604
4. Louisiana's Way Home
Kate DiCamillo, Candlewick, $16.99, 9780763694630
5. Bridge of Clay
Markus Zusak, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $26, 9781984830159
6. Squirm  New
Carl Hiaasen, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9780385752978
7. Dear Evan Hansen
Val Emmich, et al., Poppy, $18.99, 9780316420235
8. Hey, Kiddo
Jarrett J. Krosoczka, Graphix, $14.99, 9780545902489
9. Children of Blood and Bone  New
Tomi Adeyemi, Henry Holt and Co. (BYR), $18.99, 9781250170972
10. Seeing Stars: A Complete Guide to the 88 Constellations New
Sara Gillingham, Phaidon Press, $24.95, 9780714877723
 
CHILDREN'S SERIES TITLES
1. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Meltdown
Jeff Kinney, Abrams, $13.95, 9781419727436
2. Dog Man: Lord of the Fleas
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9780545935173
3. Dog Man
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9780545581608
4. The Princess in Black
Shannon Hale, Dean Hale, LeUyen Pham (Illus.), Candlewick, $6.99, 9780763678883
5. Ivy and Bean (Ivy & Bean, #1)  New
Annie Barrows, Sophie Blackall (Illus.), Chronicle, $5.99, 9780811849098
6. Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald - The Original Screenplay (Harry Potter)
J.K. Rowling, MinaLima (Illus.), Arthur A. Levine Books, $24.99, 9781338263893
7. Queen of Air and Darkness (The Dark Artifices, #3)  New
Cassandra Clare, Margaret K. McElderry Books, $24.99, 9781442468436
8. Dog Man Unleashed  New
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9780545935203
9. Mercy Watson to the Rescue  New
Kate DiCamillo, Chris Van Dusen (Illus.), Candlewick, $5.99, 9780763645045
10. Dog Man and Cat Kid  New
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9780545935180
 
New - NOT on last weeks list