The Indie Bestseller List, 5-11-16.

The Indie Bestseller List

American Booksellers Assn.


1. The Nest, Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney

2. All the Light We Cannot See, Anthony Doerr

3. The Girl on the Train, Paula Hawkins

4. The Last Mile, David Baldacci

5. Miller's Valley, Anna Quindlen

6. Eligible, Curtis Sittenfeld

7. The Nightingale, Kristin Hannah

8. The Summer Before the War, Helen Simonson

9. Lilac Girls, Martha Hall Kelly

10. My Name Is Lucy Barton, Elizabeth Strout


1. When Breath Becomes Air, Paul Kalanithi

2. The Rainbow Comes and Goes, Anderson Cooper, Gloria Vanderbilt

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

4. Lab Girl, Hope Jahren

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

6. Seven Brief Lessons on Physics, Carlo Rovelli

7. Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike, Phil Knight

8. Being Mortal, Atul Gawande

9. The Third Wave, Steve Case

10. The Startup Checklist: 25 Steps to a Scalable, High-Growth Business, David S. Rose


1. The Little Paris Bookshop, Nina George

2. My Brilliant Friend, Elena Ferrante

3. A Man Called Ove, Fredrik Backman

4. Me Before You, Jojo Moyes

5. A Spool of Blue Thread, Anne Tyler

6. Brooklyn, Colm Toibin

7. A Little Life, Hanya Yanagihara

8. The Sympathizer, Viet Thanh Nguyen

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

10. Luckiest Girl Alive, Jessica Knoll


1. Dead Wake, Erik Larson

2. H Is for Hawk, Helen Macdonald

3. Alexander Hamilton, Ron Chernow

4. The Boys in the Boat, Daniel James Brown

5. You Are a Badass, Jen Sincero

6. Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life, William Finnegan

7. The Big Short, Michael Lewis

8. Between You & Me, Mary Norris

9. HBR's 10 Must Reads on Emotional Intelligence

10. Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, Kim Barker


1. Make Me, Lee Child

2. The Melody Lingers On, Mary Higgins Clark

3. Gray Mountain, John Grisham

4. The English Spy, Daniel Silva

5. Memory Man, David Baldacci

6. Finders Keepers, Stephen King

7. The Stranger, Harlan Coben

8. The Night Manager, John le Carré

9. Tom Clancy Under Fire, Grant Blackwood

10. 14th Deadly Sin, James Patterson, Maxine Paetro


1. Raymie Nightingale, Kate DiCamillo

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

3. The BFG, Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake (Illus.)

4. Demigods & Magicians: Percy and Annabeth Meet the Kanes, Rick Riordan

5. The Wild Robot, Peter Brown

6. Rad American Women A-Z, Kate Schatz, Miriam Klein Stahl (Illus.)

7. Wonder, R.J. Palacio

8. Roller Girl, Victoria Jamieson

9. Drama, Raina Telgemeier

10. Smile, Raina Telgemeier


1. Lady Midnight, Cassandra Clare

2. The Book Thief, Markus Zusak

3. Salt to the Sea, Ruta Sepetys

4. Nimona, Noelle Stevenson

5. The Fault in Our Stars, John Green

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

7. Paper Towns, John Green

8. Challenger Deep, Neal Shusterman, Brendan Shusterman (Illus.)

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

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


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