IndieBound Bestseller List

bestseller logosThe Indie/NEIBA Bestseller List: For week ending Sunday September 15, 2019 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. The Testaments New!
Margaret Atwood, Nan A. Talese, $28.95, 9780385543781
2. Where the Crawdads Sing
Delia Owens, Putnam, $26, 9780735219090
3. The Institute New!
Stephen King, Scribner, $30, 9781982110567
4. A Better Man
Louise Penny, Minotaur, $28.99, 9781250066213
5. Chances Are . . .
Richard Russo, Knopf, $26.95, 9781101947746
6. The Nickel Boys
Colson Whitehead, Doubleday, $24.95, 9780385537070
7. The Secrets We Kept
Lara Prescott, Knopf, $26.95, 9780525656159
8. On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous
Ocean Vuong, Penguin Press, $26, 9780525562023
9. This Tender Land
William Kent Krueger, Atria, $27, 9781476749297
10. Gideon the Ninth New!
Tamsyn Muir, Tor.com, $25.99, 9781250313195
11. The Girl Who Lived Twice
David Lagercrantz, Knopf, $27.95, 9780451494344
12. Quichotte
Salman Rushdie, Random House, $28, 9780593132982
13. City of Girls
Elizabeth Gilbert, Riverhead Books, $28, 9781594634734
14. Circe
Madeline Miller, Little Brown, $27, 9780316556347
15. Normal People
Sally Rooney, Hogarth, $26, 9781984822178
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HARDCOVER NONFICTION
1. Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don’t Know New!
Malcolm Gladwell, Little Brown, $30, 9780316478526
2. The Education of an Idealist: A Memoir New!
Samantha Power, Dey Street Books, $29.99, 9780062820693
3. She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement New!
Jodi Kantor, Megan Twohey, Penguin Press, $28, 9780525560340
4. Educated
Tara Westover, Random House, $28, 9780399590504
5. How To: Absurd Scientific Advice for Common Real-World Problems
Randall Munroe, Riverhead Books, $28, 9780525537090
6. Three Women
Lisa Taddeo, Avid Reader Press/S&S, $27, 9781451642292
7. Call Sign Chaos: Learning to Lead
Jim Mattis, Bing West, Random House, $28, 9780812996838
8. The Pioneers
David McCullough, S&S, $30, 9781501168680
9. The Only Plane in the Sky: An Oral History of 9/11 New!
Garrett M. Graff, Avid Reader Press/S&S, $30, 9781501182204
10. Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs?: Big Questions from Tiny Mortals about Death
Caitlin Doughty, Dianne Ruz (Illus.), Norton, $25.95, 9780393652703
11. How to Be an Antiracist
Ibram X. Kendi, One World, $27, 9780525509288
12. Becoming
Michelle Obama, Crown, $32.50, 9781524763138
13. Maybe You Should Talk to Someone
Lori Gottlieb, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $28, 9781328662057
14. The Economists’ Hour: False Prophets, Free Markets, and the Fracture of Society New!
Binyamin Appelbaum, Little Brown, $30, 9780316512329
15. The Source of Self-Regard New!
Toni Morrison, Knopf, $28.95, 9780525521037
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TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION
1. The Handmaid’s Tale
Margaret Atwood, Anchor, $15.95, 9780525435006
2. The Overstory
Richard Powers, Norton, $18.95, 9780393356687
3. Little Fires Everywhere
Celeste Ng, Penguin, $17, 9780735224315
4. The Goldfinch
Donna Tartt, Back Bay, $20, 9780316055444
5. A Gentleman in Moscow
Amor Towles, Penguin, $17, 9780143110439
6. The Tattooist of Auschwitz
Heather Morris, Harper, $16.99, 9780062797155
7. The Witch Elm
Tana French, Penguin, $17, 9780735224643
8. Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine
Gail Honeyman, Penguin, $16, 9780735220690
9. There There
Tommy Orange, Vintage, $16, 9780525436140
10. Beloved
Toni Morrison, Vintage, $16, 9781400033416
11. Before We Were Yours
Lisa Wingate, Ballantine, $17, 9780425284704
12. The Woman in the Window New!
A.J. Finn, Morrow, $16.99, 9780062678423
13. Conversations with Friends New!
Sally Rooney, Hogarth, $17, 9780451499066
14. Ghosted New!
Rosie Walsh, Penguin, $16, 9780525522799
15. Washington Black
Esi Edugyan, Vintage, $16.95, 9780525563242
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TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION
1. The Old Farmer’s Almanac 2020
Old Farmer’s Almanac, $8.95, 9781571988102
2. The Spy and the Traitor
Ben Macintyre, Broadway Books, $18, 9781101904213
3. Born a Crime
Trevor Noah, Spiegel & Grau, $18, 9780399588198
4. 21 Lessons for the 21st Century
Yuval Noah Harari, Spiegel & Grau, $18, 9780525512196
5. Sapiens
Yuval Noah Harari, Harper Perennial, $22.99, 9780062316110
6. Just Mercy
Bryan Stevenson, Spiegel & Grau, $16, 9780812984965
7. Calypso
David Sedaris, Back Bay, $17.99, 9780316392426
8. White Fragility
Robin DiAngelo, Beacon Press, $16, 9780807047415
9. If These Walls Could Talk: Boston Red Sox
Jerry Remy, Nick Cafardo, Triumph Books, $17.95, 9781629375458
10. How to Change Your Mind New!
Michael Pollan, Penguin, $18, 9780735224155
11. Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth
Sarah Smarsh, Scribner, $17, 9781501133107
12. Dopesick
Beth Macy, Back Bay, $17.99, 9780316551304
13. Fashion Climbing: A Memoir
Bill Cunningham, Penguin, $17, 9780525558729
14. Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone New!
Brené Brown, Random House, $18, 9780812985818
15. The Soul of an Octopus New!
Sy Montgomery, Atria, $16, 9781451697728
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MASS MARKET
1. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
2. Good Omens
Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett, Morrow, $9.99, 9780062836977
3. Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $10.99, 9780441172719
4. The Goldfinch
Donna Tartt, Little Brown, $10.99, 9780316055420
5. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy New!
Douglas Adams, Del Rey, $7.99, 9780345391803
6. A Game of Thrones New!
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780553593716
7. The Catcher in the Rye New!
J.D. Salinger, Little Brown, $8.99, 9780316769488
8. Lord of the Flies New!
William Golding, Perigee, $9.99, 9780399501487
9. The Diary of a Young Girl New!
Anne Frank, Bantam, $7.99, 9780553577129
10. The Shining New!
Stephen King, Anchor, $8.99, 9780307743657
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CHILDREN’S ILLUSTRATED
1. Just Ask!: Be Different, Be Brave, Be You
Sonia Sotomayor, Rafael López (Illus.), Philomel Books, $17.99, 9780525514121
2. Dinosnores
Sandra Boynton, Workman, $6.95, 9781523508136
3. Bruce’s Big Storm
Ryan T. Higgins, Disney/Hyperion, $17.99, 9781368026222
4. Make Way for Ducklings
Robert McCloskey, Puffin, $7.99, 9780140564341
5. Room on the Broom
Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler (Illus.), Puffin, $7.99, 9780142501122
6. Dr. Seuss’s Horse Museum
Dr. Seuss, Andrew Joyner (Illus.), Random House Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9780399559129
7. The Scarecrow New!
Beth Ferry, The Fan Brothers (Illus.), HarperCollins, $18.99, 9780062475763
8. Blueberries for Sal New!
Robert McCloskey, Puffin, $7.99, 9780140501698
9. The Pigeon HAS to Go to School!
Mo Willems, Hyperion Books for Children, $16.99, 9781368046459
10. If I Built a School
Chris Van Dusen, Dial Books, $17.99, 9780525552918
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CHILDREN’S INTEREST
1. Best Friends
Shannon Hale, LeUyen Pham (Illus.), First Second, $12.99, 9781250317469
2. Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid: Rowley Jefferson’s Journal
Jeff Kinney, Abrams, $13.99, 9781419740275
3. Frankly in Love New!
David Yoon, G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9781984812209
4. Pumpkinheads
Rainbow Rowell, Faith Erin Hicks (Illus.), First Second, $17.99, 9781626721623
5. New Kid
Jerry Craft, Harper, $12.99, 9780062691194
6. Stargazing New!
Jen Wang, First Second, $12.99, 9781250183880
7. American Royals New!
Katharine McGee, Random House Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9781984830173
8. The Hate U Give
Angie Thomas, Balzer + Bray, $18.99, 9780062871350
9. Strike Zone New!
Mike Lupica, Philomel Books, $17.99, 9780525514886
10. Permanent Record New!
Mary H.K. Choi, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9781534445970
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CHILDREN’S SERIES TITLES
1. Dog Man: For Whom the Ball Rolls
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $12.99, 9781338236590
2. Boy-Crazy Stacey (Baby-Sitters Club Graphic Novel, #7)
Ann M. Martin, Gale Galligan (Illus.), Graphix, $10.99, 9781338304510
3. Mighty Jack and Zita the Spacegirl
Ben Hatke, First Second, $14.99, 9781250191731
4. Big Nate: Hug It Out!
Lincoln Peirce, Andrews McMeel, $9.99, 9781524851842
5. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone New!
J.K. Rowling, Scholastic, $10.99, 9780590353427
6. Dog Man: Brawl of the Wild
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9781338236576
7. The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1) New!
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $7.99, 9781423134947
8. The Dragonet Prophecy (Wings of Fire, Book 1) New!
Tui T. Sutherland, Scholastic, $6.99, 9780545349239
9. The Poison Jungle (Wings of Fire, Book 13)
Tui T. Sutherland, Scholastic, $16.99, 9781338214512
10. Kristy’s Great Idea (Baby-Sitters Club Graphix, #1) New!
Ann M. Martin, Raina Telgemeier (Illus.), Scholastic, $10.99, 9780545813877
 New!- Was Not in the Bestseller List last week