The Indie Bestseller List, 8-17-16.

The Indie Bestseller List

American Booksellers Assn.


1. The Girls, Emma Cline

2. The Underground Railroad, Colson Whitehead

3. Truly Madly Guilty, Liane Moriarty

4. All the Light We Cannot See, Anthony Doerr

5. The Black Widow, Daniel Silva

6. The Woman in Cabin 10, Ruth Ware

7. Heroes of the Frontier, Dave Eggers

8. Dark Matter, Blake Crouch

9. The Nightingale, Kristin Hannah

10. The Nest, Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney


1. When Breath Becomes Air, Paul Kalanithi

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

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

4. American Heiress: The Wild Saga of the Kidnapping, Crimes and Trial of Patty Hearst, Jeffrey Toobin

5. Shoe Dog, Phil Knight

6. Crisis of Character, Gary J. Byrne

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

8. White Trash, Nancy Isenberg

9. Grunt, Mary Roach

10. Tribe, Sebastian Junger


1. The Girl on the Train, Paula Hawkins

2. A Man Called Ove, Fredrik Backman

3. After You, Jojo Moyes

4. Me Before You, Jojo Moyes

5. The Sympathizer, Viet Thanh Nguyen

6. In a Dark, Dark Wood, Ruth Ware

7. The Little Paris Bookshop, Nina George

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

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

10. My Brilliant Friend, Elena Ferrante


1. The Boys in the Boat, Daniel James Brown

2. Modern Romance, Aziz Ansari

3. Dead Wake, Erik Larson

4. Barbarian Days, William Finnegan

5. Alexander Hamilton, Ron Chernow

6. You Are a Badass, Jen Sincero

7. The Wright Brothers, David McCullough

8. Sick in the Head, Judd Apatow

9. H Is for Hawk, Helen Macdonald

10. Yuge!: 30 Years of Doonesbury on Trump, G.B. Trudeau, Andrews McMeel


1. Rogue Lawyer, John Grisham

2. X, Sue Grafton

3. Me Before You, Jojo Moyes

4. Alert, James Patterson, Michael Ledwidge

5. The Bone Labyrinth, James Rollins

6. Worth Dying For, Lee Child

7. Gray Mountain, John Grisham

8. 1984, George Orwell

9. Doctor Sleep, Stephen King

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


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. Drama, Raina Telgemeier

6. Smile, Raina Telgemeier

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

8. Raymie Nightingale, Kate DiCamillo

9. A Wrinkle in Time, Madeleine L'Engle

10. Matilda, Roald Dahl


1. Nerve, Jeanne Ryan

2. The Book Thief, Markus Zusak

3. An Ember in the Ashes, Sabaa Tahir

4. Nimona, Noelle Stevenson

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

6. Paper Towns, John Green

7. An Abundance of Katherines, John Green

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

9. The Giver, Lois Lowry

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


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

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

3. The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Eric Carle

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

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

6. Pat the Bunny, Dorothy Kunhardt

7. Good Night, Gorilla, Peggy Rathmann

8. Where the Wild Things Are, Maurice Sendak

9. Oh, the Places You'll Go!, Dr. Seuss

10. Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?, Bill Martin, Eric Carle (Illus.)


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