The Indie Bestseller List, 5-18-16.

The Indie Bestseller List

American Booksellers Assn.


1. The Nest, Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney

2. Everybody's Fool, Richard Russo

3. All the Light We Cannot See, Anthony Doerr

4. Zero K, Don DeLillo

5. The Girl on the Train, Paula Hawkins

6. The Last Mile, David Baldacci

7. Miller's Valley, Anna Quindlen

8. The Nightingale, Kristin Hannah

9. Eligible, Curtis Sittenfeld

10. 15th Affair, James Patterson, Maxine Paetro


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

2. When Breath Becomes Air, Paul Kalanithi

3. Becoming Grandma: The Joys and Science of the New Grandparenting, Lesley Stahl

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

5. Shoe Dog, Phil Knight

6. Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance, Angela Duckworth

7. Lab Girl, Hope Jahren

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

9. Seven Brief Lessons on Physics, Carlo Rovelli

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


1. Me Before You, Jojo Moyes

2. A Man Called Ove, Fredrik Backman

3. A Spool of Blue Thread, Anne Tyler

4. The Little Paris Bookshop, Nina George

5. My Brilliant Friend, Elena Ferrante

6. The Sympathizer, Viet Thanh Nguyen

7. Brooklyn, Colm Toibin

8. A Little Life, Hanya Yanagihara

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

10. Luckiest Girl Alive, Jessica Knoll


1. H Is for Hawk, Helen Macdonald

2. Dead Wake, Erik Larson

3. The Wright Brothers, David McCullough

4. Alexander Hamilton, Ron Chernow

5. The Boys in the Boat, Daniel James Brown

6. Barbarian Days, William Finnegan

7. You Are a Badass, Jen Sincero

8. The Big Short, Michael Lewis

9. Yes Please, Amy Poehler

10. The Mindfulness Coloring Book, Emma Farrarons


1. Make Me, Lee Child

2. 14th Deadly Sin, James Patterson, Maxine Paetro

3. Me Before You, Jojo Moyes

4. The Melody Lingers On, Mary Higgins Clark

5. The English Spy, Daniel Silva

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

7. Gray Mountain, John Grisham

8. Memory Man, David Baldacci

9. Finders Keepers, Stephen King

10. Pretty Girls, Karin Slaughter


1. The Trials of Apollo: The Hidden Oracle- Debut, Rick Riordan

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

3. Raymie Nightingale, Kate DiCamillo

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

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

6. The Wild Robot, Peter Brown

7. Roller Girl, Victoria Jamieson

8. Wonder, R.J. Palacio

9. Booked, Kwame Alexander

10. Smile, Raina Telgemeier


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

2. Paper Towns, John Green

3. Keep Curious and Carry a Banana: Words of Wisdom from the World of Curious George, H.A. Rey, Justin Martin

4. The Book Thief, Markus Zusak

5. Salt to the Sea, Ruta Sepetys

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

7. Lady Midnight, Cassandra Clare

8. Nimona, Noelle Stevenson

9. The Fault in Our Stars, John Green

10. Bone Gap, Laura Ruby


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