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The Heartland Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound, GLIBA, and
MBA, for the week ended Sunday, March 1, 2015. 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. The Girl on the Train
Paula Hawkins, Riverhead, $26.95, 9781594633669
2. All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr, Scribner, $27, 9781476746586
3. A Spool of Blue Thread
Anne Tyler, Knopf, $25.95, 9781101874271
4. Trigger Warning
Neil Gaiman, Morrow, $26.99, 9780062330260
5. The Nightingale
Kristin Hannah, St. Martin's, $27.99, 9780312577223
6. The Whites
Richard Price writing as Harry Brandt, Holt, $28, 9780805093995
7. Mightier Than the Sword
Jeffrey Archer, St. Martin's, $27.99, 9781250034519
8. Station Eleven
Emily St. John Mandel, Knopf, $24.95, 9780385353304
9. The First Bad Man
Miranda July, Scribner, $25, 9781439172568
10. Dreaming Spies
Laurie R. King, Bantam, $26, 9780345531797
11. The Big Seven
Jim Harrison, Grove Press, $26, 9780802123336
12. Funny Girl
Nick Hornby, Riverhead, $27.95, 9781594205415
13. The Rosie Effect
Graeme Simsion, S&S, $25.99, 9781476767314
14. The Goldfinch
Donna Tartt, Little Brown, $30, 9780316055437
15. The Boston Girl
Anita Diamant, Scribner, $26, 9781439199350
 
HARDCOVER NONFICTION
1. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up
Marie Kondo, Ten Speed Press, $16.99, 9781607747307
2. Being Mortal
Atul Gawande, Metropolitan, $26, 9780805095159
3. H Is for Hawk
Helen MacDonald, Grove Press, $26, 9780802123411
4. Girl in a Band: A Memoir
Kim Gordon, Dey Street Books, $27.99, 9780062295897
5. Small Victories
Anne Lamott, Riverhead, $22.95, 9781594486296
6. What If?
Randall Munroe, Houghton Mifflin, $24, 9780544272996
7. Believer
David Axelrod, Penguin Press, $35, 9781594205873
8. Yes Please
Amy Poehler, Dey Street, $28.99, 9780062268341
9. Jesus Calling
Sarah Young, Integrity, $15.99, 9781591451884
10. Deep Down Dark
Hector Tobar, FSG, $26, 9780374280604
11. Everything I Need to Know I Learned From a Little Golden Book
Diane Muldrow, Golden Books, $9.99, 9780307977618
12. The 20/20 Diet
Dr. Phil McGraw, Bird Street, $26, 9781939457318
13. Leaving Before the Rains Come
Alexandra Fuller, Penguin Press, $26.95, 9781594205866
14. Not That Kind of Girl
Lena Dunham, Random House, $28, 9780812994995
15. The Opposite of Spoiled: Raising Kids Who Are Grounded, Generous, and Smart
about Money
Ron Lieber, Harper, $26.99, 9780062247018
 
TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION
1. Orphan Train
Christina Baker Kline, Morrow, $14.99, 9780061950728
2. The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry
Gabrielle Zevin, Algonquin, $14.95, 9781616204518
3. Still Alice
Lisa Genova, Gallery, $16, 9781501106422
4. Redeployment
Phil Klay, Penguin, $16, 9780143126829
5. The Rosie Project
Graeme Simsion, S&S, $15.99, 9781476729091
6. One More Thing
B.J. Novak, Vintage, $14.95, 9780804169783
7. Fifty Shades of Grey
E.L. James, Vintage, $15.95, 9780804172073
8. Shotgun Lovesongs
Nickolas Butler, St. Martin's Griffin, $15.99, 9781250039828
9. Americanah
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Anchor, $15.95, 9780307455925
10. Ordinary Grace
William Kent Krueger, Atria, $16, 9781451645859
11. The Martian
Andy Weir, Broadway, $15, 9780553418026
12. Ruby
Cynthia Bond, Crown, $16, 9780804188241
13. Me Before You
Jojo Moyes, Penguin, $16, 9780143124542
14. Fifty Shades Darker
E.L. James, Vintage, $15.95, 9780345803498
15. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Perennial, $14.99, 9780060935467
 
TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION
1. The Boys in the Boat
Daniel James Brown, Penguin, $17, 9780143125471
2. Wild
Cheryl Strayed, Vintage, $15.95, 9781101873441
3. Unbroken
Laura Hillenbrand, Random House, $16, 9780812987119
4. American Sniper
Chris Kyle, Scott McEwen, Morrow, $15.99, 9780062376336
5. We Should All Be Feminists
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Anchor, $7.95, 9781101911761
6. The Sixth Extinction
Elizabeth Kolbert, Picador USA, $16, 9781250062185
7. Citizen: An American Lyric
Claudia Rankine, Graywolf Press, $20, 9781555976903
8. Bad Feminist
Roxane Gay, Harper Perennial, $15.99, 9780062282712
9. How to Love
Thich Nhat Hanh, Parallax Press, $9.95, 9781937006884
10. The Art of Having It All: A Woman's Guide to Unlimited Abundance
Christy Whitman, Tvguestpert, $15.95, 9780988585508
11. Alan Turing: The Enigma
Andrew Hodges, Princeton University Press, $16.95, 9780691164724
12. The Devil in the White City
Erik Larson, Vintage, $16, 9780375725609
13. The Four Agreements
Don Miguel Ruiz, Amber-Allen, $12.95, 9781878424310
14. Wreck This Journal
Keri Smith, Perigee, $15, 9780399161940
15. The New Jim Crow
Michelle Alexander, The New Press, $19.95, 9781595586438
 
MASS MARKET
1. American Sniper
Chris Kyle, Scott McEwen, Harper, $9.99, 9780062376572
2. Still Alice
Lisa Genova, Pocket, $7.99, 9781501107733
3. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Grand Central, $8.99, 9780446310789
4. Gone Girl
Gillian Flynn, Broadway, $9.99, 9780553418354
5. A Dance With Dragons
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780553582017
6. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Little Brown, $8.99, 9780316769488
7. Outlander
Diana Gabaldon, Dell, $9.99, 9780553393699
8. A Game of Thrones
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780553593716
9. One Wish
Robyn Carr, Mira Books, $8.99, 9780778317722
10. The Diary of a Young Girl
Anne Frank, Bantam, $7.99, 9780553577129
 
CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED
1. The Book With No Pictures
B.J. Novak, Dial, $17.99, 9780803741713
2. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
3. The Day the Crayons Quit
Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illus.), Philomel, $17.99, 9780399255373
4. Click, Clack, Peep!
Doreen Cronin, Betsy Lewin (Illus.), Atheneum, $17.99, 9781481424110
5. Pat the Bunny
Dorothy Kunhardt, Golden, $9.99, 9780307120007
6. Sam & Dave Dig a Hole
Mac Barnett, Jon Klassen (Illus.), Candlewick, $16.99, 9780763662295
7. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, Putnam, $10.99, 9780399226908
8. The Bunny Rabbit Show!
Sandra Boynton, Workman, $6.95, 9780761180609
9. Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?
Bill Martin, Eric Carle (Illus.), Holt, $7.95, 9780805047905
10. Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site
Sherri Duskey Rinker, Tom Lichtenheld (Illus.), Chronicle, $16.99, 9780811877824
 
CHILDREN'S INTEREST
1. Brown Girl Dreaming
Jacqueline Woodson, Nancy Paulsen Books, $16.99, 9780399252518
2. The One and Only Ivan
Katherine Applegate, Patricia Castelao (Illus.), Harper, $7.99, 9780061992278
3. Wonder
R.J. Palacio, Knopf, $16.99, 9780375869020
4. Red Queen
Victoria Aveyard, HarperTeen, $17.99, 9780062310637
5. Minecraft: Construction Handbook
Scholastic, $7.99, 9780545685177
6. Looking for Alaska (Special 10th Anniversary Edition)
John Green, Dutton, $19.99, 9780525428022
7. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf, $12.99, 9780385754729
8. Smile
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545132060
9. My Near-Death Adventures (99% True!)
Alison De Camp, Crown Books for Young Readers, $16.99, 9780385390446
10. Minecraft: Combat Handbook
Scholastic, $7.99, 9780545685160
 
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. Insurgent (Divergent, #2)
Veronica Roth, Katherine Tegen Books, $12.99, 9780062372857
4. The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $7.99, 9781423134947
5. Hollow City: The Second Novel of Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children
Ransom Riggs, Quirk, $10.99, 9781594747359
6. The Kill Order (The Maze Runner Prequel)
James Dashner, Delacorte, $9.99, 9780385742894
7. Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
Ransom Riggs, Quirk, $10.99, 9781594746031
8. Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles)
Marissa Meyer, Square Fish, $9.99, 9781250007209
9. I Totally Funniest (I Funny)
James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein, Little Brown, $13.99, 9780316405935
10. Waiting Is Not Easy! (Elephant & Piggie )
Mo Willems, Disney/Hyperion, $8.99, 9781423199571

  

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