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The Great Lakes Independent Booksellers Association Bestseller List, as brought to you 
by IndieBound and GLIBA, for the week ended Sunday August 23, 2015. Based on 
reporting from the independent booksellers of the Great Lakes Independent Booksellers 
Association. For an independent bookstore near you, visit IndieBound.org. 

HARDCOVER FICTION
1. Go Set a Watchman
Harper Lee, Harper, $27.99, 9780062409850
2. All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr, Scribner, $27, 9781476746586
3. Circling the Sun
Paula McLain, Ballantine, $28, 9780345534187
4. The Girl on the Train
Paula Hawkins, Riverhead, $26.95, 9781594633669
5. The Nightingale
Kristin Hannah, St. Martin's, $27.99, 9780312577223
6. The Little Paris Bookshop
Nina George, Crown, $25, 9780553418774
7. Last Bus to Wisdom
Ivan Doig, Riverhead, $28.95, 9781594632020
8. Kitchens of the Great Midwest
J.Ryan Stradal, Pamela Dorman Books, $25, 9780525429142
9. Who Do You Love
Jennifer Weiner, Atria, $27, 9781451617818
10. Wind/Pinball: Two Novels
Haruki Murakami, Knopf, $25.95, 9780385352123
11. Armada
Ernest Cline, Crown, $26, 9780804137256
12. Everybody Rise
Stephanie Clifford, St. Martin's, $26.99, 9781250077172
13. The Marriage of Opposites
Alice Hoffman, S&S, $27.99, 9781451693591
14. Memory Man
David Baldacci, Grand Central, $28, 9781455559824
15. We Never Asked for Wings
Vanessa Diffenbaugh, Ballantine, $27, 9780553392319

HARDCOVER NONFICTION
1. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up
Marie Kondo, Ten Speed Press, $16.99, 9781607747307
2. Between the World and Me
Ta-Nehisi Coates, Spiegel & Grau, $24, 9780812993547
3. The Wright Brothers
David McCullough, S&S, $30, 9781476728742
4. Dead Wake
Erik Larson, Crown, $28, 9780307408860
5. Plunder and Deceit
Mark R. Levin, Threshold Editions, $27, 9781451606300
6. Being Mortal
Atul Gawande, Metropolitan, $26, 9780805095159
7. Color Therapy
Cindy Wilde, et al., Running Press, $15, 9780762458806
8. The Oregon Trail
Rinker Buck, S&S, $28, 9781451659160
9. A Full Life
Jimmy Carter, S&S, $28, 9781501115639
10. The Drummond Girls
Mardi Link, Grand Central, $26, 9781455554744
11. Sick in the Head
Judd Apatow, Random House, $27, 9780812997576
12. Everything I Need to Know I Learned from a Disney Little Golden Book
Diane Muldrow, Random House/Disney, $9.99, 9780736434256
13. Modern Romance
Aziz Ansari, Penguin Press, $28.95, 9781594206276
14. Everything I Need to Know I Learned From a Little Golden Book
Diane Muldrow, Golden Books, $9.99, 9780307977618
15. The Road to Character
David Brooks, Random House, $28, 9780812993257

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION
1. The Martian
Andy Weir, Broadway, $15, 9781101903582
2. Station Eleven
Emily St. John Mandel, Vintage, $15.95, 9780804172448
3. Euphoria
Lily King, Grove Press, $16, 9780802123701
4. Everything I Never Told You
Celeste Ng, Penguin, $16, 9780143127550
5. The Invention of Wings
Sue Monk Kidd, Penguin, $17, 9780143121701
6. A Man Called Ove
Fredrik Backman, Washington Square Press, $16, 9781476738024
7. The Rosie Project
Graeme Simsion, S&S, $15.99, 9781476729091
8. The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry
Gabrielle Zevin, Algonquin, $14.95, 9781616204518
9. Grey
E.L. James, Vintage, $15.95, 9781101946343
10. Americanah
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Anchor, $15.95, 9780307455925
11. Big Little Lies
Liane Moriarty, Berkley, $16, 9780425274866
12. Infinite Jest
David Foster Wallace, Back Bay, $18, 9780316066525
13. Somewhere Safe With Somebody Good
Jan Karon, Berkley, $16, 9780425276211
14. The Goldfinch
Donna Tartt, Back Bay, $20, 9780316055444
15. Leaving Time
Jodi Picoult, Ballantine, $16, 9780345544940

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION 
1. The Boys in the Boat
Daniel James Brown, Penguin, $17, 9780143125471
2. The Devil in the White City
Erik Larson, Vintage, $16, 9780375725609
3. It Is About Islam
Glenn Beck, Threshold Editions, $14.99, 9781501126123
4. Just Mercy
Bryan Stevenson, Spiegel & Grau, $16, 9780812984965
5. I Am Malala
Malala Yousafzai, Back Bay, $16, 9780316322423
6. Fantastic Cities
Steve McDonald (Illus.), Chronicle, $14.95, 9781452149578
7. Animal Kingdom
Millie Marotta, Lark Books, $14.95, 9781454709107
8. We Should All Be Feminists
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Anchor, $7.95, 9781101911761
9. The Living Great Lakes
Jerry Dennis, St. Martin's, $15.99, 9780312331030
10. The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace
Jeff Hobbs, Scribner, $16, 9781476731919
11. Midwest Foraging
Lisa M. Rose, Timber Press, $24.95, 9781604695311
12. Splendid Cities
Rosie Goodwin (Illus.), Alice Chadwick (Illus.), Little Brown, $16, 9780316265812
13. Michigan Atlas & Gazetteer
Delorme, $19.95, 9780899333359
14. Coloring Flower Mandalas
Wendy Piersall, Ulysses Press, $10, 9781612434575
15. The Mindfulness Coloring Book
Emma Farrarons, Experiment, $9.95, 9781615192823

MASS MARKET 
1. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Grand Central, $8.99, 9780446310789
2. The Martian
Andy Weir, Broadway, $9.99, 9781101905005
3. Gray Mountain
John Grisham, Dell, $9.99, 9780345543257
4. A Game of Thrones
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780553593716
5. Outlander
Diana Gabaldon, Dell, $9.99, 9780553393699
6. Zoo
James Patterson, Michael Ledwidge, Grand Central, $8, 9781455591237
7. Mean Streak
Sandra Brown, Grand Central, $8, 9781455581153
8. Of Mice and Men
John Steinbeck, Penguin, $11, 9780140177398
9. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
10. A Clash of Kings
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780345535429

CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED 
1. What Pet Should I Get?
Dr. Seuss, Random House, $17.99, 9780553524260
2. The Day the Crayons Came Home
Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illus.), Philomel, $18.99, 9780399172755
3. The Day the Crayons Quit
Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illus.), Philomel, $17.99, 9780399255373
4. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
5. The Legend of the Petoskey Stone
Kathy-Jo Wargin, Gijsbert Van Frankenhuyzen (Illus.), Sleeping Bear, $17.95, 
9781585362172
6. Tallulah: Mermaid of the Great Lakes
Denise Brennan-Nelson, Susan Kathleen Hartung (Illus.), Sleeping Bear, $16.99, 9781585369096
7. On the Night You Were Born
Nancy Tillman, Feiwel & Friends, $7.99, 9780312601553
8. The Book With No Pictures
B.J. Novak, Dial, $17.99, 9780803741713
9. Moo, Baa, La La La!
Sandra Boynton, S&S, $5.99, 9780671449018
10. Little Blue Truck
Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illus.), Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $6.99, 9780547248288

CHILDREN'S INTEREST
1. Paper Towns
John Green, Speak, $10.99, 9780147517654
2. The Isle of the Lost
Melissa de la Cruz, Disney/Hyperion, $17.99, 9781484720974
3. Me and Earl and the Dying Girl
Jesse Andrews, Amulet, $9.95, 9781419719462
4. Auggie & Me
R.J. Palacio, Knopf, $16.99, 9781101934852
5. Looking for Alaska
John Green, Dutton, $19.99, 9780525428022
6. Percy Jackson's Greek Heroes
Rick Riordan, John Rocco (Illus.), Disney-Hyperion, $24.99, 9781423183655
7. An Abundance of Katherines
John Green, Speak, $9.99, 9780142410707
8. Minecraft: Combat Handbook
Stephanie Milton, Scholastic, $8.99, 9780545823234
9. Nimona
Noelle Stevenson, HarperTeen, $12.99, 9780062278227
10. Drama
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545326995

CHILDREN'S FICTION SERIES TITLES
1. The Wishing Spell (The Land of Stories, #1)
Chris Colfer, Little Brown, $8, 9780316201568
2. The Land of Stories: Beyond the Kingdoms
Chris Colfer, Little Brown, $18, 9780316406895
3. The Maze Runner
James Dashner, Delacorte, $10.99, 9780385385206
4. Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
Ransom Riggs, Quirk, $10.99, 9781594746031
5. The Scorch Trials (The Maze Runner, Book 2)
James Dashner, Delacorte Press, $10.99, 9780553538410
6. Ivy and Bean (Ivy & Bean, #1)
Annie Barrows, Sophie Blackall, Chronicle, $5.99, 9780811849098
7. The Phantom Bully (Star Wars: Jedi Academy, #3)
Jeffrey Brown, Scholastic, $12.99, 9780545621267
8. The School for Good and Evil
Soman Chainani, Harper, $6.99, 9780062104908
9. The Enchantress Returns (The Land of Stories, #2)
Chris Colfer, Little Brown, $8.99, 9780316201551
10. The Selection
Kiera Cass, HarperTeen, $9.99, 9780062059949


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