Indie Bestsellers

Find bestsellers for the week ending April 15:

 Little Fires EverywhereThe Female Persuasion




 The Great Alone Best Seller


National Best Sellers:

Hardcover Fiction

Celeste Ng, Little Fires Everywhere

Meg Wolitzer, The Female Persuasion

Christine Mangan, Tangerine

Kristin Hannah, The Great Alone

Naomi Alderman, The Power

For more hardcover fiction bestsellers, click here. 


Hardcover Nonfiction

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

Neil deGrasse Tyson, Astrophysics for People in a Hurry

Michael Isikoff, David Corn, Russian Roulette: The Inside Story of Putin’s War on America and the Election of Donald Trump

Tara Westover, Educated: A Memoir

Maria Shriver, I’ve Been Thinking…

For more hardcover nonfiction bestsellers, click here. 

Lists from the Mountains & Plains Independent Booksellers Association, week ending April 15, 2018:


Hardcover Fiction

1. The Overstory
Richard Powers, Norton

2. The Female Persuasion
Meg Wolitzer, Riverhead

3. A Gentleman in Moscow
Amor Towles, Viking

4. Varina
Charles Frazier, Ecco

5. Little Fires Everywhere
Celeste Ng, Penguin Press

6. Circe
Madeline Miller, Little Brown

7. The Great Alone
Kristin Hannah, St. Martin’s

8. An American Marriage
Tayari Jones, Algonquin

9. The Disappeared
C.J. Box, Putnam

10. The Power
Naomi Alderman, Little Brown

11. The Woman in the Window
A.J. Finn, Morrow

12. The House of Broken Angels
Luis Alberto Urrea, Little Brown

13. The Immortalists
Chloe Benjamin, Putnam

14. Tangerine
Christine Mangan, Ecco

15. Cave of Bones
Anne Hillerman, Harper


Hardcover Nonfiction

1. Fascism: A Warning
Madeleine Albright, Harper

2. Educated
Tara Westover, Random House

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

4. Natural Causes: An Epidemic of Wellness, the Certainty of Dying, and Killing Ourselves to Live Longer
Barbara Ehrenreich, Twelve

5. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry
Neil deGrasse Tyson, Norton

6. I’ll Be Gone in the Dark
Michelle McNamara, Harper

7. The Book of Joy
The Dalai Lama, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Avery

8. The Hidden Life of Trees
Peter Wohlleben, Greystone Books

9. Make Trouble
Cecile Richards, Touchstone

10. Leonardo da Vinci
Walter Isaacson, S&S

11. 12 Rules for Life
Jordan B. Peterson, Random House

12. Hamilton: The Revolution
Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jeremy McCarter, Grand Central

13. Assume the Worst: The Graduation Speech You’ll Never Hear
Carl Hiaasen, Roz Chast (Illus.), Knopf

14. The Line Becomes a River: Dispatches from the Border
Francisco Cantú, Riverhead

15. Dear Madam President
Jennifer Palmieri, Grand Central


Trade Paperback Fiction

1. All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr, Scribner

2. Exit West
Mohsin Hamid, Riverhead

3. Ready Player One
Ernest Cline, Broadway

4. Norse Mythology
Neil Gaiman, Norton

5. Milk and Honey
Rupi Kaur, Andrews McMeel

6. The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane
Lisa See, Scribner

7. The Sun and Her Flowers
Rupi Kaur, Andrews McMeel

8. Pachinko
Min Jin Lee, Grand Central

9. Lincoln in the Bardo
George Saunders, Random House

10. Magpie Murders
Anthony Horowitz, Harper Perennial

11. Beartown
Fredrik Backman, Washington Square Press

12. Anything Is Possible
Elizabeth Strout, Random House

13. News of the World
Paulette Jiles, Morrow

14. The Alchemist
Paulo Coelho, HarperOne

15. The Underground Railroad
Colson Whitehead, Anchor


Trade Paperback Nonfiction

1. Killers of the Flower Moon
David Grann, Vintage

2. You Are a Badass
Jen Sincero, Running Press

3. On Tyranny
Timothy Snyder, Tim Duggan Books

4. Unblinded: One Man’s Courageous Journey Through Darkness to Sight
Traci Medford-Rosow, Kevin Coughlin, Morgan James Publishing

5. Being Mortal
Atul Gawande, Picador USA

6. The Four Agreements
Don Miguel Ruiz, Amber-Allen

7. The Stranger in the Woods
Michael Finkel, Vintage

8. Men Explain Things to Me
Rebecca Solnit, Haymarket Books

9. You Are a Badass at Making Money
Jen Sincero, Penguin

10. Evicted
Matthew Desmond, Broadway

11. We Should All Be Feminists
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Anchor

12. The 5 Love Languages
Gary Chapman, Northfield

13. The Lost City of the Monkey God
Douglas J. Preston, Grand Central

14. The Immortal Irishman
Timothy Egan, Mariner

15. The Silk Roads
Peter Frankopan, Vintage


Children’s Illustrated

1. Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Presents A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo
Jill Twiss, EG Keller, Chronicle Books

2. Oh, the Places You’ll Go!
Dr. Seuss, Random House

3. Islandborn
Junot Díaz, Leo Espinosa (Illus.), Dial

4. Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth
Oliver Jeffers, Philomel

5. Llama Llama Red Pajama
Anna Dewdney, Viking Books for Young Readers

6. Good Night Colorado
Adam Gamble, Bill Mackey, Good Night Books

7. One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish
Dr. Seuss, Random House

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

9. Love You Forever
Robert Munsch, Sheila McGraw (Illus.), Firefly

10. Dear Girl,
Amy Krouse Rosenthal, Holly Hatam (Illus.), Paris Rosenthal, Harper


Children’s Interest

1. A Wrinkle in Time
Madeleine L’Engle, Farrar Straus Giroux

2. Children of Blood and Bone
Tomi Adeyemi, Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

3. The Hate U Give
Angie Thomas, Balzer + Bray

4. The Creature of the Pines (Unicorn Rescue Society)
Adam Gidwitz, Hatem Aly (Illus.), Dutton Books for Young Readers

5. The Girl Who Drank the Moon
Kelly Barnhill, Algonquin Young Readers

6. Aru Shah and the End of Time
Roshani Chokshi, Rick Riordan Presents

7. Rebound
Kwame Alexander, HMH Books for Young Readers

8. Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda
Becky Albertalli, Balzer + Bray

9. The Confidence Code for Girls
Katty Kay, Claire Shipman, Harper

10. The Little Prince
Antoine de Saint-Exupery, Harvest


Children’s Series Titles

1. Dog Man and Cat Kid
Dav Pilkey, Graphix

2. The Wild Robot Escapes
Peter Brown, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

3. Dog Man Unleashed
Dav Pilkey, Graphix

4. Scythe (Arc of a Scythe, Book 1)
Neal Shusterman, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers

5. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
J.K. Rowling, Scholastic

6. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
J.K. Rowling, Scholastic

7. Dog Man
Dav Pilkey, Graphix

8. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Getaway
Jeff Kinney, Amulet

9. The Wild Robot
Peter Brown, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

10. Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
Ransom Riggs, Quirk