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The Heartland Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound, GLIBA, and
MBA, for the week ended Sunday, December 14, 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. All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr, Scribner, $27, 9781476746586
2. Gray Mountain
John Grisham, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385537148
3. Station Eleven
Emily St. John Mandel, Knopf, $24.95, 9780385353304
4. Lila
Marilynne Robinson, FSG, $26, 9780374187613
5. Revival
Stephen King, Scribner, $30, 9781476770383
6. Leaving Time
Jodi Picoult, Ballantine, $28, 9780345544926
7. The Escape
David Baldacci, Grand Central, $28, 9781455521197
8. Some Luck
Jane Smiley, Knopf, $26.95, 9780307700315
9. Somewhere Safe With Somebody Good
Jan Karon, Putnam Adult, $27.95, 9780399167447
10. Redeployment
Phil Klay, Penguin Press, $26.95, 9781594204999
11. Moriarty
Anthony Horowitz, Harper, $26.99, 9780062377180
12. Blue Horses
Mary Oliver, Penguin Press, $24.95, 9781594204791
13. The Boston Girl
Anita Diamant, Scribner, $26, 9781439199350
14. Edge of Eternity
Ken Follett, Dutton, $36, 9780525953098
15. Hope to Die
James Patterson, Little Brown, $29, 9780316210966

HARDCOVER NONFICTION
1. Killing Patton
Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard, Holt, $30, 9780805096682
2. Make It Ahead
Ina Garten, Clarkson Potter, $35, 9780307464880
3. Yes Please
Amy Poehler, Dey Street, $28.99, 9780062268341
4. What If?
Randall Munroe, Houghton Mifflin, $24, 9780544272996
5. Everything I Need to Know About Christmas I Learned From a Little Golden Book
Diane Muldrow, Golden Books, $9.99, 9780553497359
6. Small Victories
Anne Lamott, Riverhead, $22.95, 9781594486296
7. Everything I Need to Know I Learned From a Little Golden Book
Diane Muldrow, Golden Books, $9.99, 9780307977618
8. 41: A Portrait of My Father
George W. Bush, Crown, $28, 9780553447781
9. Being Mortal
Atul Gawande, Metropolitan, $26, 9780805095159
10. Pioneer Girl: The Annotated Autobiography
Laura Ingalls Wilder, South Dakota State Historical Society, $39.95, 9780984504176
11. You Can't Make This Up
Al Michaels, Morrow, $28.99, 9780062314963
12. Deep Down Dark: The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine, and the Miracle That Set Them Free
Hector Tobar, FSG, $26, 9780374280604
13. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up
Marie Kondo, Ten Speed Press, $16.99, 9781607747307
14. In the Kingdom of Ice
Hampton Sides, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385535373
15. The Innovators
Walter Isaacson, S&S, $35, 9781476708690

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION
1. The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry
Gabrielle Zevin, Algonquin, $14.95, 9781616204518
2. Orphan Train
Christina Baker Kline, Morrow, $14.99, 9780061950728
3. The Martian
Andy Weir, Broadway, $15, 9780553418026
4. Gone Girl
Gillian Flynn, Broadway, $15, 9780553418361
5. The Rosie Project
Graeme Simsion, S&S, $15.99, 9781476729091
6. Americanah
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Anchor, $15.95, 9780307455925
7. The Best American Short Stories 2014
Jennifer Egan, Heidi Pitlor (Eds.), Mariner, $14.95, 9780547868868
8. Still Life With Bread Crumbs
Anna Quindlen, Random House, $16, 9780812976892
9. The First Phone Call From Heaven
Mitch Albom, Harper, $15.99, 9780062294401
10. The Strange Library
Haruki Murakami, Knopf, $18, 9780385354301
11. Ordinary Grace
William Kent Krueger, Atria, $16, 9781451645859
12. Me Before You
Jojo Moyes, Penguin, $16, 9780143124542
13. Someone
Alice McDermott, Picador USA, $15, 9781250055361
14. Where'd You Go, Bernadette
Maria Semple, Back Bay, $14.99, 9780316204262
15. What the Lady Wants
Renee Rosen, NAL, $15, 9780451466716

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION
1. Unbroken
Laura Hillenbrand, Random House, $16, 9780812987119
2. The Boys in the Boat
Daniel James Brown, Penguin, $17, 9780143125471
3. Wild
Cheryl Strayed, Vintage, $15.95, 9781101873441
4. The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2015
Sarah Janssen (Ed.), World Almanac, $13.99, 9781600571909
5. Braiding Sweetgrass
Robin Wall Kimmerer, Milkweed Editions, $18, 9781571313560
6. The Old Farmer's Almanac 2015
Old Farmer's Almanac, $7.95, 9781571986368
7. Quiet
Susan Cain, Broadway, $16, 9780307352156
8. Pogue's Basics: Essential Tips and Shortcuts (That No One Bothers to Tell You) for Simplifying the Technology in Your Life
David Pogue, Flatiron, $19.99, 9781250053480
9. The Heart of Everything That Is
Bob Drury, Tom Clavin, S&S, $17, 9781451654684
10. Holidays on Ice
David Sedaris, Back Bay, $10, 9780316078917
11. Really Important Stuff My Dog Has Taught Me
Cynthia L. Copeland, Workman, $12.95, 9780761181798
12. This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage
Ann Patchett, Harper Perennial, $15.99, 9780062236685
13. The Men Who United the States
Simon Winchester, Harper Perennial, $16.99, 9780062079619
14. One Summer: America, 1927
Bill Bryson, Anchor, $16.95, 9780767919418
15. The Power of Habit
Charles Duhigg, Random House, $16, 9780812981605

MASS MARKET
1. American Sniper
Chris Kyle, Scott McEwen, Harper, $9.99, 9780062376572
2. The Official Scrabble Players Dictionary, Fifth Edition
Merriam-Webster, $8.50, 9780877798224
3. Outlander
Diana Gabaldon, Dell, $9.99, 9780553393699
4. Sycamore Row
John Grisham, Dell, $9.99, 9780345543240
5. The Name of the Wind
Patrick Rothfuss, DAW, $8.99, 9780756404741
6. A Game of Thrones
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780553593716
7. Gone Girl
Gillian Flynn, Broadway, $9.99, 9780553418354
8. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Grand Central, $8.99, 9780446310789
9. Starry Night
Debbie Macomber, Ballantine, $5.99, 9780345528902
10. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
Maya Angelou, Ballantine, $6.99, 9780345514400

CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED
1. The Book With No Pictures
B.J. Novak, Dial, $17.99, 9780803741713
2. The Animals' Santa
Jan Brett, Putnam Juvenile, $17.99, 9780399257841
3. The Day the Crayons Quit
Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illus.), Philomel, $17.99, 9780399255373
4. Little Blue Truck's Christmas
Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illus.), Harcourt, $14.99, 9780544320413
5. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
6. The Christmas Wish
Lori Evert, Random House, $17.99, 9780449816813
7. Skippyjon Jones Snow What
Judy Schachner, Dial, $17.99, 9780803737891
8. The Polar Express
Chris Van Allsburg, Houghton Mifflin, $18.95, 9780395389492
9. How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Dr. Seuss, Random House, $15, 9780394800790
10. Once Upon an Alphabet
Oliver Jeffers, Philomel, $26.99, 9780399167911

CHILDREN'S INTEREST
1. Unbroken (Young Adult Adaptation)
Laura Hillenbrand, Delacorte Press, $19.99, 9780385742511
2. Sisters
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545540605
3. The Giver
Lois Lowry, Harcourt, $9.99, 9780544340688
4. If I Stay
Gayle Forman, Speak, $10.99, 9780147514530
5. Rush Revere and the American Revolution
Rush Limbaugh, Threshold Editions, $19.99, 9781476789873
6. Brown Girl Dreaming
Jacqueline Woodson, Nancy Paulsen Books, $16.99, 9780399252518
7. Wonder
R.J. Palacio, Knopf, $16.99, 9780375869020
8. We Were Liars
E. Lockhart, Delacorte, $17.99, 9780385741262
9. The Fault in Our Stars
John Green, Speak, $12.99, 9780142424179
10. Smile
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545132060

CHILDREN'S FICTION SERIES TITLES
1. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9781419711893
2. The Maze Runner
James Dashner, Delacorte, $10.99, 9780385385206
3. The Blood of Olympus (The Heroes of Olympus, Book Five)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $19.99, 9781423146735
4. Ivy and Bean (Ivy & Bean, #1)
Annie Barrows, Sophie Blackall, Chronicle, $5.99, 9780811849098
5. Dinosaurs Before Dark (Magic Tree House, #1)
Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illus.), Random House, $4.99, 9780679824114
6. The Scorch Trials (The Maze Runner, Book 2)
James Dashner, Ember, $9.99, 9780385738767
7. Allegiant (Divergent, #3)
Veronica Roth, Katherine Tegen Books, $19.99, 9780062024060
8. Waiting Is Not Easy! (Elephant & Piggie )
Mo Willems, Disney/Hyperion, $8.99, 9781423199571
9. The Kill Order (The Maze Runner Prequel)
James Dashner, Delacorte, $9.99, 9780385742894
10. Tales from a Not-So-Happily Ever After (Dork Diaries, #8)
Rachel Renee Russell, Aladdin, $13.99, 9781481421843

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