The Indie Bestseller List, 8-31-16.

The Indie Bestseller List

American Booksellers Assn.


1. The Underground Railroad, Colson Whitehead

2. The Girls, Emma Cline

3. Truly Madly Guilty, Liane Moriarty

4. The Woman in Cabin 10, Ruth Ware

5. All the Light We Cannot See, Anthony Doerr

6. The Black Widow, Daniel Silva

7. Heroes of the Frontier, Dave Eggers

8. Before the Fall, Noah Hawley

9. Dark Matter, Blake Crouch

10. The Nightingale, Kristin Hannah


1. The Girl With the Lower Back Tattoo, Amy Schumer

2. When Breath Becomes Air, Paul Kalanithi

3. Between the World and Me, Ta-Nehisi Coates

4. Hillbilly Elegy, J.D. Vance

5. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, Marie Kondo

6. American Heiress, Jeffrey Toobin

7. White Trash, Nancy Isenberg

8. Shoe Dog, Phil Knight

9. Hamilton: The Revolution, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jeremy McCarter

10. Crisis of Character, Gary J. Byrne


1. The Girl on the Train, Paula Hawkins

2. A Man Called Ove, Fredrik Backman

3. After You, Jojo Moyes

4. In a Dark, Dark Wood, Ruth Ware

5. My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry, Fredrik Backman

6. Me Before You, Jojo Moyes

7. The Sympathizer, Viet Thanh Nguyen

8. The Girl in the Spider's Web, David Lagercrantz

9. The Little Paris Bookshop, Nina George

10. See Me, Nicholas Sparks


1. Modern Romance, Aziz Ansari, Eric Klinenberg

2. Barbarian Days, William Finnegan

3. The Boys in the Boat, Daniel James Brown

4. You Are a Badass, Jen Sincero

5. Dead Wake, Erik Larson

6. The Wright Brothers, David McCullough

7. Alexander Hamilton, Ron Chernow

8. H Is for Hawk, Helen Macdonald

9. Sully, Chesley Sullenberger, Jeffrey Zaslow

10. The Oregon Trail, Rinker Buck


1. Rogue Lawyer, John Grisham

2. X, Sue Grafton

3. Fool Me Once, Harlan Coben

4. Me Before You, Jojo Moyes

5. Alert, James Patterson, Michael Ledwidge

6. The Bone Labyrinth, James Rollins

7. Worth Dying For, Lee Child

8. Gray Mountain, John Grisham

9. A Game of Thrones, George R.R. Martin

10. Doctor Sleep, Stephen King


1. The BFG, Roald Dahl

2. The Trials of Apollo: The Hidden Oracle, Rick Riordan

3. Wonder, R.J. Palacio

4. Roller Girl, Victoria Jamieson

5. Pax, Sara Pennypacker, Jon Klassen (Illus.)

6. Smile, Raina Telgemeier

7. Drama, Raina Telgemeier

8. The Candymakers and the Great Chocolate Chase, Wendy Mass

9. The War That Saved My Life, Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

10. Sisters, Raina Telgemeier


1. Nerve, Jeanne Ryan

2. The Book Thief, Markus Zusak

3. An Ember in the Ashes, Sabaa Tahir

4. The Giver, Lois Lowry

5. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, Sherman Alexie, Ellen Forney (Illus.)

6. Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard: The Sword of Summer, Rick Riordan

7. The Boys in the Boat (Young Readers Adaptation), Daniel James Brown

8. Paper Towns, John Green

9. Looking for Alaska (Special 10th Anniversary Edition), John Green

10. Nimona, Noelle Stevenson


1. Goodnight Moon, Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.)

2. Where the Wild Things Are, Maurice Sendak

3. The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Eric Carle

4. The Day the Crayons Quit, Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illus.)

5. Pat the Bunny, Dorothy Kunhardt

6. Good Night, Gorilla, Peggy Rathmann

7. Little Blue Truck, Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illus.)

8. Day Dreamers: A Journey of Imagination, Emily Winfield Martin

9. School's First Day of School, Adam Rex, Christian Robinson

10. The Day the Crayons Came Home, Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illus.)


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