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         The Heartland Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound, GLIBA, and
MBA, for the week ended Sunday, October 12, 2014. Based on reporting from the
independent booksellers of the Great Lakes Independent Booksellers Association, the
Midwest Booksellers Association, and IndieBound. For an independent bookstore near
you, visit IndieBound.org.
HARDCOVER FICTION
1. Some Luck
Jane Smiley, Knopf, $26.95, 9780307700315
2. Lila
Marilynne Robinson, FSG, $26, 9780374187613
3. Edge of Eternity
Ken Follett, Dutton, $36, 9780525953098
4. All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr, Scribner, $27, 9781476746586
5. Deadline
John Sandford, Putnam Adult, $27.95, 9780399162374
6. Somewhere Safe With Somebody Good
Jan Karon, Putnam Adult, $27.95, 9780399167447
7. A Sudden Light
Garth Stein, S&S, $26.95, 9781439187036
8. Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage
Haruki Murakami, Knopf, $25.95, 9780385352109
9. The Children Act
Ian McEwan, Nan A. Talese, $25, 9780385539708
10. The Paying Guests
Sarah Waters, Riverhead, $28.95, 9781594633119
11. The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher
Hilary Mantel, Holt, $27, 9781627792103
12. Nora Webster
Colm Toibin, Scribner, $27, 9781439138335
13. Personal
Lee Child, Delacorte, $28, 9780804178747
14. The Invention of Wings
Sue Monk Kidd, Viking, $27.95, 9780670024780
15. The Bone Clocks
David Mitchell, Random House, $30, 9781400065677
 
HARDCOVER NONFICTION
1. Killing Patton
Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard, Holt, $30, 9780805096682
2. Not That Kind of Girl
Lena Dunham, Random House, $28, 9780812994995
3. Everything I Need to Know I Learned From a Little Golden Book
Diane Muldrow, Golden Books, $9.99, 9780307977618
4. Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End
Atul Gawande, Metropolitan, $26, 9780805095159
5. What If?
Randall Munroe, Houghton Mifflin, $24, 9780544272996
6. The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution
Walter Isaacson, S&S, $35, 9781476708690
7. Worthy Fights: A Memoir of Leadership in War and Peace
Leon Panetta, Penguin Press, $36, 9781594205965
8. Stop the Coming Civil War: My Savage Truth
Michael Savage, Center Street, $26, 9781455582433
9. Rebel Yell
S.C. Gwynne, Scribner, $35, 9781451673289
10. Thug Kitchen
Nick Hensley Wagner (Illus.), Rodale, $24.99, 9781623363581
11. How We Got to Now
Steven Johnson, Riverhead, $30, 9781594632969
12. Everything I Need to Know about Christmas I Learned from a Little Golden Book
Diane Muldrow, Golden Books, $9.99, 9780553497359
13. This Changes Everything
Naomi Klein, S&S, $30, 9781451697384
14. Guinness World Records 2015
Guinness World Records, $28.95, 9781908843630
15. I Am Malala
Malala Yousafzai, Little Brown, $26, 9780316322409
 
TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION
1. Gone Girl
Gillian Flynn, Broadway, $15, 9780553418361
2. Orphan Train
Christina Baker Kline, Morrow, $14.99, 9780061950728
3. The Rosie Project
Graeme Simsion, S&S, $15.99, 9781476729091
4. Under the Wide and Starry Sky
Nancy Horan, Ballantine, $16, 9780345516541
5. The Signature of All Things
Elizabeth Gilbert, Penguin, $17, 9780143125846
6. Ordinary Grace
William Kent Krueger, Atria, $16, 9781451645859
7. Sharp Objects
Gillian Flynn, Three Rivers, $14, 9780307341556
8. Americanah
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Anchor, $15.95, 9780307455925
9. Me Before You
Jojo Moyes, Penguin, $16, 9780143124542
10. The Best American Short Stories 2014
Jennifer Egan, Heidi Pitlor (Eds.), Mariner, $14.95, 9780547868868
11. The Best of Me
Nicholas Sparks, Grand Central, $15, 9781455556557
12. This Is Where I Leave You
Jonathan Tropper, Plume, $16, 9780142181713
13. The Museum of Extraordinary Things
Alice Hoffman, Scribner, $16, 9781451693577
14. Someone
Alice McDermott, Picador USA, $15, 9781250055361
15. The Alchemist
Paulo Coelho, HarperOne, $14.99, 9780061122415
 
TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION
1. The Boys in the Boat
Daniel James Brown, Penguin, $17, 9780143125471
2. Unbroken
Laura Hillenbrand, Random House, $16, 9780812974492
3. Bad Feminist
Roxane Gay, Harper Perennial, $15.99, 9780062282712
4. The Old Farmer's Almanac 2015
Old Farmer's Almanac, $7.95, 9781571986368
5. Wild
Cheryl Strayed, Vintage, $15.95, 9780307476074
6. This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage
Ann Patchett, Harper Perennial, $15.99, 9780062236685
7. Zealot
Reza Aslan, Random House, $18, 9780812981483
8. Behind the Beautiful Forevers
Katherine Boo, Random House, $16, 9780812979329
9. The Bully Pulpit
Doris Kearns Goodwin, S&S, $22, 9781416547877
10. The Best American Essays 2014
John Jeremiah Sullivan, Robert Atwan (Eds.), Mariner, $14.95, 9780544309906
11. Unlikely Heroes
Jennifer Holland, Workman, $13.95, 9780761174417
12. The 5 Love Languages
Gary Chapman, Northfield, $14.99, 9780802473158
13. Detroit: An American Autopsy
Charlie LeDuff, Penguin, $17, 9780143124467
14. Really Important Stuff My Dog Has Taught Me
Cynthia L. Copeland, Workman, $12.95, 9780761181798
15. Wreck This Journal
Keri Smith, Perigee, $15, 9780399161940
 
MASS MARKET
1. Gone Girl
Gillian Flynn, Broadway, $9.99, 9780553418354
2. The Best of Me
Nicholas Sparks, Grand Central, $8, 9781455556564
3. Outlander
Diana Gabaldon, Dell, $9.99, 9780553393699
4. Dragonfly in Amber
Diana Gabaldon, Dell, $9.99, 9780440215622
5. Sycamore Row
John Grisham, Dell, $9.99, 9780345543240
6. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
7. A Dance With Dragons
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780553582017
8. A Storm of Swords
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780345543981
9. A Clash of Kings
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780345535429
10. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Grand Central, $8.99, 9780446310789
 
CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED
1. The Book With No Pictures
B.J. Novak, Dial, $17.99, 9780803741713
2. Room on the Broom
Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler (Illus.), Puffin, $6.99, 9780142501122
3. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
4. The Day the Crayons Quit
Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illus.), Philomel, $17.99, 9780399255373
5. Llama Llama Trick or Treat
Anna Dewdney, Viking Children's Books, $5.99, 9780451469786
6. Otis and the Scarecrow
Loren Long, Philomel, $17.99, 9780399163968
7. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, Putnam, $10.99, 9780399226908
8. Happy Halloween, Ladybug Girl!
David Soman, Jacky Davis, Grosset & Dunlap, $6.99, 9780448478609
9. Pat the Bunny
Dorothy Kunhardt, Golden, $9.99, 9780307120007
10. Press Here
Herve Tullet, Chronicle, $15.99, 9780811879545
 
CHILDREN'S INTEREST
1. Minecraft: Construction Handbook
Scholastic, $7.99, 9780545685177
2. Minecraft: Combat Handbook
Scholastic, $7.99, 9780545685160
3. Wonder
R.J. Palacio, Knopf, $16.99, 9780375869020
4. The Fault in Our Stars
John Green, Speak, $12.99, 9780142424179
5. If I Stay
Gayle Forman, Speak, $10.99, 9780147514530
6. Sisters
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545540605
7. Minecraft: Essential Handbook
Scholastic, $7.99, 9780545669931
8. Minecraft: Redstone Handbook
Scholastic, $7.99, 9780545685153
9. The Giver
Lois Lowry, Harcourt, $9.99, 9780544340688
10. Looking for Alaska
John Green, Speak, $9.99, 9780142402511
 
CHILDREN'S FICTION SERIES TITLES
1. The Blood of Olympus (The Heroes of Olympus, Book Five)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $19.99, 9781423146735
2. The Maze Runner
James Dashner, Delacorte, $10.99, 9780385385206
3. The Scorch Trials (The Maze Runner, Book 2)
James Dashner, Ember, $9.99, 9780385738767
4. The Death Cure (The Maze Runner, Book 3)
James Dashner, Delacorte, $9.99, 9780385738781
5. Tales from a Not-So-Happily Ever After (Dork Diaries, #8)
Rachel Renee Russell, Aladdin, $13.99, 9781481421843
6. Four: A Divergent Collection
Veronica Roth, Katherine Tegen Books, $17.99, 9780062345219
7. The Kill Order (The Maze Runner Prequel)
James Dashner, Delacorte, $9.99, 9780385742894
8. Captain Underpants and the Tyrannical Retaliation of the Turbo Toilet 2000
Dav Pilkey, Scholastic, $9.99, 9780545504904
9. Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
Ransom Riggs, Quirk, $10.99, 9781594746031
10. Divergent
Veronica Roth, Katherine Tegen Books, $9.99, 9780062289858
 
 
 
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