Indie Bestsellers

Find bestsellers for the week ending October 12:

Little Fires Everywhere Manhattan Beach Why Buddhism is True

The Origins of Creativity






National Best Sellers:

Hardcover Fiction

Dan Brown, Origin

Jennifer Egan, Manhattan Beach

Celest Ng, Little Fires Everywhere

John Le Carré, A Legacy of Spies

Ken Follett, A Column of Fire

For more hardcover fiction bestsellers, click here. 

Hardcover Nonfiction

Robert Wright, Why Buddhism is True

Peter Wohlleben, The Hidden Life of Trees

Edward O Wilson, The Origins of Creativity

Al Franken, Al Franken: Giant of the Senate

For more hardcover nonfiction bestsellers, click here. 


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

Hardcover Nonfiction
1. We Were Eight Years in Power
Ta-Nehisi Coates, One World, 9780399590566
2. What Happened
Hillary Rodham Clinton, S&S, 9781501175565
3. Braving the Wilderness
Brene Brown, Random House, 9780812995848
4. Grant
Ron Chernow, Penguin Press, 9781594204876
5. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry
Neil deGrasse Tyson, Norton, 9780393609394
6. Hillbilly Elegy
J.D. Vance, Harper, 9780062300546
7. Killers of the Flower Moon
David Grann, Doubleday, 9780385534246
8. The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*ck
Mark Manson, HarperOne, 9780062457714
9. The Book of Joy
The Dalai Lama, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Avery, 9780399185045
10. The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump
Bandy X. Lee, Thomas Dunne Books, 9781250179456
11. The Hidden Life of Trees
Peter Wohlleben, Greystone Books, 9781771642484
12. Why Buddhism Is True
Robert Wright, S&S, 9781439195451
13. Texas Blood
Roger D. Hodge, Knopf, 9780307961402
14. Al Franken, Giant of the Senate
Al Franken, Twelve, 9781455540419
15. From Here to Eternity
Caitlin Doughty, Norton, 9780393249897
Trade Paperback Fiction
1. All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr, Scribner, 9781501173219
2. The Sun and Her Flowers
Rupi Kaur, Andrews McMeel, 9781449486792
3. News of the World
Paulette Jiles, Morrow, 9780062409218
4. It
Stephen King, Scribner, 9781501175466
5. Milk and Honey
Rupi Kaur, Andrews McMeel, 9781449474256
6. The Handmaid’s Tale
Margaret Atwood, Anchor, 9780525435006
7. Lilac Girls
Martha Hall Kelly, Ballantine, 9781101883082
8. Commonwealth
Ann Patchett, Harper Perennial, 9780062491831
9. The Trespasser
Tana French, Penguin, 9780143110385
10. The Couple Next Door
Shari Lapena, Penguin, 9780735221109
11. The Nest
Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney, Ecco, 9780062414229
12. Ready Player One
Ernest Cline, Broadway, 9780307887443
13. The Woman in Cabin 10
Ruth Ware, Gallery/Scout Press, 9781501132957
14. The Alchemist
Paulo Coelho, HarperOne, 9780062315007
15. The Sympathizer
Viet Thanh Nguyen, Grove Press, 9780802124944
Trade Paperback Nonfiction
1. Being Mortal
Atul Gawande, Picador USA, 9781250076229
2. You Are a Badass
Jen Sincero, Running Press, 9780762447695
3. On Tyranny
Timothy Snyder, Tim Duggan Books, 9780804190114
4. On Trails
Robert Moor, S&S, 9781476739236
5. How to Fight
Thich Nhat Hanh, Jason DeAntonis (Illus.), Parallax Press, 9781941529867
6. The Glass Castle
Jeannette Walls, Scribner, 9781501171581
7. Rogue Heroes
Ben Macintyre, Broadway, 9781101904183
8. The Lost City of the Monkey God
Douglas Preston, Grand Central, 9781455540013
9. Daring Greatly
Brene Brown, Avery, 9781592408412
10. Evicted
Matthew Desmond, Broadway, 9780553447453
11. Coyote America
Dan Flores, Basic Books, 9780465093724
12. Really Important Stuff My Cat Has Taught Me
Cynthia L. Copeland, Workman, 9781523501489
13. The Genius of Birds
Jennifer Ackerman, Penguin, 9780399563126
14. Red Notice
Bill Browder, S&S, 9781476755748
15. Alexander Hamilton
Ron Chernow, Penguin, 9780143034759
Mass Market
1. American Gods
Neil Gaiman, Morrow, 9780062572110
2. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, 9780451524935
3. Song of the Lion
Anne Hillerman, Harper, 9780062391919
4. Lord of the Flies
William Golding, Perigee, 9780399501487
5. Good Omens
Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett, HarperTorch, 9780060853983
6. A Game of Thrones
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, 9780553593716
7. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Grand Central, 9781455538966
8. The Name of the Wind
Patrick Rothfuss, DAW, 9780756404741
9. The Shining
Stephen King, Anchor, 9780307743657
10. The Gunslinger
Stephen King, Pocket, 9781501166112
Children’s Illustrated
1. Creepy Pair of Underwear!
Aaron Reynolds, Peter Brown (Illus.), Simon & Schuster (BYR), 9781442402980
2. Eek! Halloween!
Sandra Boynton, Workman, 9780761193005
3. After the Fall (How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again)
Dan Santat, Roaring Brook Press, 9781626726826
4. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, 9780694003617
5. The Spooky Express Colorado
Eric James, Marcin Piwowarski (Illus.), Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, 9781492653509
6. Room on the Broom
Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler (Illus.), Puffin, 9780142501122
7. The Wolf, the Duck, and the Mouse
Mac Barnett, Jon Klassen (Illus.), Candlewick, 9780763677541
8. Uni the Unicorn and the Dream Come True
Amy Krouse Rosenthal, Brigette Barrager (Illus.), Random House (BYR), 9781101936597
9. Good Night, Gorilla
Peggy Rathmann, Putnam, 9780399230035
10. Llama Llama Red Pajama
Anna Dewdney, Viking Books for Young Readers, 9780451474575
Children’s Interest
1. Turtles All the Way Down
John Green, Dutton Books for Young Readers, 9780525555360
2. Wonder
R.J. Palacio, Knopf Books for Young Readers, 9781524720193
3. Wishtree
Katherine Applegate, Feiwel & Friends, 9781250043221
4. Hatchet: 30th Anniversary Edition
Gary Paulsen, Drew Willis (Illus.), Simon & Schuster (BYR), 9781481486293
5. All the Crooked Saints
Maggie Stiefvater, Scholastic Press, 9780545930802
6. Sisters
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, 9780545540605
7. All’s Faire in Middle School
Victoria Jamieson, Dial, 9780525429999
8. The Hate U Give
Angie Thomas, Balzer + Bray, 9780062498533
9. The War I Finally Won
Kimberly Brubaker Bradley, Dial, 9780525429203
10. Crenshaw
Katherine Applegate, Square Fish, 9781250091666
Children’s Series Titles
1. Dog Man
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, 9780545581608
2. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban: The Illustrated Edition
J.K. Rowling, Jim Kay (Illus.), Arthur A. Levine Books, 9780545791342
3. The Ship of the Dead (Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, Book 3)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, 9781423160939
4. Dog Man: A Tale of Two Kitties
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, 9780545935210
5. Dog Man Unleashed
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, 9780545935203
6. The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell
Chris Colfer, Little Brown, 9780316201568
7. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
J.K. Rowling, Scholastic, 9780590353427
8. Quests for Glory (The School for Good and Evil, #4)
Soman Chainani, Harper, 9780062658470
9. The Land of Stories: Worlds Collide
Chris Colfer, Little Brown, 9780316355896
10. Serafina and the Black Cloak
Robert Beatty, Disney/Hyperion, 9781484711873