Indie Bestsellers

Find bestsellers for the week ending December 7:

National Best Sellers:

Hardcover Fiction

Artemis, The Midnight Line

John Grisham, The Rooster Bar

Dan Brown, Origin

Lee Child, The Midnight Line

Jennifer Egan, Manhattan Beach

For more hardcover fiction bestsellers, click here. 

Hardcover Nonfiction

Walter Isaacson, Leonardo Da Vinci

Neil deGrasse Tyson, Astrophysics for People in a Hurry

Ron Chernow, Grant

Pete Souza, Obama – An intimate portrait


For more hardcover nonfiction bestsellers, click here. 


Lists from the Mountains & Plains Independent Booksellers Association, week ending December 3:

Hardcover Fiction
1. Artemis
Andy Weir, Crown

2. Uncommon Type
Tom Hanks, Knopf

3. A Gentleman in Moscow
Amor Towles, Viking

4. Lincoln in the Bardo
George Saunders, Random House

5. Sing, Unburied, Sing
Jesmyn Ward, Scribner

6. Manhattan Beach
Jennifer Egan, Scribner

7. Future Home of the Living God
Louise Erdrich, Harper,

8. Little Fires Everywhere
Celeste Ng, Penguin Press

9. Origin
Dan Brown, Doubleday

10. The Rooster Bar
John Grisham, Doubleday

11. The Midnight Line
Lee Child, Delacorte Press

12. In the Midst of Winter
Isabel Allende, Atria

Mary Oliver, Penguin Press

14. A Column of Fire
Ken Follett, Viking

15. End Game
David Baldacci, Grand Central

Hardcover Nonfiction
1. Leonardo da Vinci
Walter Isaacson, S&S,

2. Obama: An Intimate Portrait
Pete Souza, Little Brown

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

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

5. Grant
Ron Chernow, Penguin Press

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

7. Endurance
Scott Kelly, Knopf

8. The Newcomers
Helen Thorpe, Scribner

9. What Unites Us
Dan Rather, Elliot Kirschner, Algonquin

10. Hillbilly Elegy
J.D. Vance, Harper

11. The Inner Life of Animals
Peter Wohlleben, Greystone Books

12. Promise Me, Dad
Joe Biden, Flatiron

13. Braving the Wilderness
Brene Brown, Random House

14. Bobby Kennedy: A Raging Spirit
Chris Matthews, S&S

15. Killers of the Flower Moon
David Grann, Doubleday

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

2. Lilac Girls
Martha Hall Kelly, Ballantine

3. News of the World
Paulette Jiles, Morrow

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

5. Milk and Honey
Rupi Kaur, Andrews McMeel

6. Pachinko
Min Jin Lee, Grand Central

7. Commonwealth
Ann Patchett, Harper Perennial

8. The Woman in Cabin 10
Ruth Ware, Gallery/Scout Press

9. The Alchemist
Paulo Coelho, HarperOne

10. Ready Player One
Ernest Cline, Broadway

11. The Nightingale
Kristin Hannah, St. Martin’s Griffin

12. The Handmaid’s Tale
Margaret Atwood, Anchor

13. Homegoing
Yaa Gyasi, Vintage

14. Difficult Women
Roxane Gay, Grove Press

15. A Man Called Ove
Fredrik Backman, Washington Square Press

Trade Paperback Nonfiction
1. On Trails
Robert Moor, S&S

2. You Are a Badass
Jen Sincero, Running Press

3. Being Mortal
Atul Gawande, Picador USA

4. The Undoing Project
Michael Lewis, Norton

5. On Tyranny
Timothy Snyder, Tim Duggan Books

6. How to Fight
Thich Nhat Hanh, Jason DeAntonis (Illus.), Parallax Press

7. The Emerald Mile
Kevin Fedarko, Scribner

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

9. The Genius of Birds
Jennifer Ackerman, Penguin

10. The Soul of an Octopus
Sy Montgomery, Atria

11. Thank You for Being Late
Thomas L. Friedman, Picador USA

12. Really Important Stuff My Cat Has Taught Me
Cynthia L. Copeland, Workman

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

14. Being a Dog
Alexandra Horowitz, Scribner

15. The Boys in the Boat
Daniel James Brown, Penguin

Children’s Illustrated
1. Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth
Oliver Jeffers, Philomel

2. The Polar Express: 30th Anniversary Edition
Chris Van Allsburg, HMH Books for Young Readers

3. How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Dr. Seuss, Random House

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

5. Uni the Unicorn and the Dream Come True
Amy Krouse Rosenthal, Brigette Barrager (Illus.), Random House (BYR)

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

7. Sarabella’s Thinking Cap
Judy Schachner, Dial

8. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
Robert Frost, Susan Jeffers (Illus.), Dutton

9. The Snowy Day
Ezra Jack Keats, Viking Children’s Books

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

Children’s Interest
1. Wonder
R.J. Palacio, Knopf Books for Young Readers

2. Turtles All the Way Down
John Green, Dutton Books for Young Readers

3. The Book of Dust: La Belle Sauvage
Philip Pullman, Knopf Books for Young Readers

4. A Wrinkle in Time
Madeleine L’Engle, Square Fish

5. Wishtree
Katherine Applegate, Feiwel & Friends

6. Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow
Jessica Townsend, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

7. The Magic Misfits
Neil Patrick Harris, Lissy Marlin (Illus.), Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

8. Hatchet: 30th Anniversary Edition
Gary Paulsen, Drew Willis (Illus.), Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers

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

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

Children’s Series Titles
1. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Getaway
Jeff Kinney, Amule

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

3. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban: The Illustrated Edition
J.K. Rowling, Jim Kay (Illus.)

4. Dog Man: A Tale of Two Kitties
Dav Pilkey, Graphix

5. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone: The Illustrated Edition
J.K. Rowling, Jim Kay (Illus.), Arthur A. Levine Books

6. Dog Man
Dav Pilkey, Graphix

7. Tales from a Not-So-Secret Crush Catastrophe (Dork Diaries, #12)
Rachel Renee Russell, Aladdin

8. Spy School Secret Service
Stuart Gibbs, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers

9. The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion

10. The Land of Stories: An Author’s Odyssey
Chris Colfer, Little Brown