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The Indie Bestseller List: August 9, 2017

Originally Published: August 7, 2017 3:04 p.m.

The Indie Bestseller List

American Booksellers Assn.


  1. The Late Show, Michael Connelly

  2. A Gentleman in Moscow, Amor Towles

  3. Camino Island, John Grisham

  4. Into the Water, Paula Hawkins

  5. House of Spies, Daniel Silva

  6. The Ministry of Utmost Happiness, Arundhati Roy

  7. Magpie Murders, Anthony Horowitz

  8. Norse Mythology, Neil Gaiman

  9. The Underground Railroad, Colson Whitehead

  10. The Lying Game, Ruth Ware


  1. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry, Neil deGrasse Tyson

  2. Al Franken, Giant of the Senate, Al Franken

  3. Hillbilly Elegy, J.D. Vance

  4. The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*ck, Mark Manson

  5. Theft by Finding: Diaries (1977-2002), David Sedaris

  6. Devil’s Bargain, Joshua Green

  7. Make Your Bed, William H. McRaven

  8. You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me, Sherman Alexie

  9. Killers of the Flower Moon, David Grann

  10. Hunger, Roxane Gay


  1. All the Light We Cannot See, Anthony Doerr

  2. The Woman in Cabin 10, Ruth Ware

  3. The Handmaid’s Tale, Margaret Atwood

  4. Commonwealth, Ann Patchett

  5. Lilac Girls, Martha Hall Kelly

  6. A Man Called Ove, Fredrik Backman

  7. The Couple Next Door, Shari Lapena

  8. Truly Madly Guilty, Liane Moriarty

  9. Milk and Honey, Rupi Kaur

  10. Homegoing, Yaa Gyasi


  1. The Glass Castle, Jeannette Walls

  2. You Are a Badass, Jen Sincero

  3. On Trails: An Exploration, Robert Moor

  4. On Tyranny, Timothy Snyder

  5. The Zookeeper’s Wife, Diane Ackerman

  6. Invisible Influence, Jonah Berger

  7. No Is Not Enough, Naomi Klein

  8. Dunkirk, Joshua Levine

  9. Evicted, Matthew Desmond

  10. White Trash, Nancy Isenberg


  1. The Whistler, John Grisham

  2. The Gunslinger, Stephen King

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

  4. 1984, George Orwell

  5. Night School, Lee Child

  6. American Gods, Neil Gaiman

  7. Order to Kill, Vince Flynn, Kyle Mills

  8. Big Little Lies, Liane Moriarty

  9. See Me, Nicholas Sparks

  10. The Husband’s Secret, Liane Moriarty


  1. Wonder, R.J. Palacio

  2. The Girl Who Drank the Moon, Kelly Barnhill

  3. A Wrinkle in Time, Madeleine L’Engle

  4. Real Friends, Shannon Hale, LeUyen Pham (Illus.)

  5. Ghosts, Raina Telgemeier

  6. Drama, Raina Telgemeier

  7. Minecraft: The Island, Max Brooks

  8. Sisters, Raina Telgemeier

  9. Smile, Raina Telgemeier

  10. Roller Girl, Victoria Jamieson


  1. Everything, Everything, Nicola Yoon

  2. 13 Reasons Why, Jay Asher

  3. The Hate U Give, Angie Thomas

  4. Once and for All, Sarah Dessen

  5. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, Sherman Alexie

  6. The Sun Is Also a Star, Nicola Yoon

  7. The Book Thief, Markus Zusak

  8. Alex and Eliza: A Love Story, Melissa de la Cruz

  9. The Fault in Our Stars, John Green

  10. The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue, Mackenzi Lee


  1. She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World, Chelsea Clinton, Alexandra Boiger (Illus.)

  2. Dragons Love Tacos 2: The Sequel, Adam Rubin, Daniel Salmieri (Illus.)

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

  4. Where’s Waldo? 30th Anniversary Edition, Martin Handford

  5. Dragons Love Tacos, Adam Rubin, Daniel Salmieri (Illus.)

  6. The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Eric Carle

  7. Little Excavator, Anna Dewdney

  8. Where the Wild Things Are, Maurice Sendak

  9. Ada Twist, Scientist, Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illus.)

  10. Good Night, Gorilla, Peggy Rathmann