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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 April 19, 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. The Girl on the Train
Paula Hawkins, Riverhead, $26.95, 9781594633669
2. All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr, Scribner, $27, 9781476746586
3. The Dream Lover
Elizabeth Berg, Random House, $28, 9780812993158
4. At the Water's Edge
Sara Gruen, Spiegel & Grau, $28, 9780385523233
5. A Spool of Blue Thread
Anne Tyler, Knopf, $25.95, 9781101874271
6. The Nightingale
Kristin Hannah, St. Martin's, $27.99, 9780312577223
7. The Buried Giant
Kazuo Ishiguro, Knopf, $26.95, 9780307271037
8. The Stranger
Harlan Coben, Dutton, $27.95, 9780525953500
9. Blood on Snow
Jo Nesbo, Knopf, $23.95, 9780385354196
10. The Liar
Nora Roberts, Putnam, $27.95, 9780399170867
11. Every Fifteen Minutes
Lisa Scottoline, St. Martin's, $27.99, 9781250010117
12. The Children's Crusade
Ann Packer, Scribner, $26.99, 9781476710457
13. Emma: A Modern Retelling
Alexander McCall Smith, Pantheon, $25.95, 9780804197953
14. A Dangerous Place
Jacqueline Winspear, Harper, $26.99, 9780062220554
15. The Fifth Gospel
Ian Caldwell, S&S, $25.99, 9781451694147
 
HARDCOVER NONFICTION 
1. Dead Wake
Erik Larson, Crown, $28, 9780307408860
2. The Road to Character
David Brooks, Random House, $28, 9780812993257
3. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up
Marie Kondo, Ten Speed Press, $16.99, 9781607747307
4. Being Mortal
Atul Gawande, Metropolitan, $26, 9780805095159
5. The Residence
Kate Andersen Brower, Harper, $27.99, 9780062305190
6. H Is for Hawk
Helen MacDonald, Grove Press, $26, 9780802123411
7. Capital Dames: The Civil War and the Women of Washington, 1848-1868
Cokie Roberts, Harper, $27.99, 9780062002761
8. Dealing With China: An Insider Unmasks the New Economic Superpower
Henry M. Paulson, Jr., Michael Carroll, Twelve, $32, 9781455504213
9. Bill O'Reilly's Legends and Lies: The Real West
Bill O'Reilly, David Fisher, Holt, $32, 9781627795074
10. A Fine Romance
Candice Bergen, S&S, $28, 9780684808277
11. Between You & Me
Mary Norris, Norton, $24.95, 9780393240184
12. Everything I Need to Know I Learned From a Little Golden Book
Diane Muldrow, Golden Books, $9.99, 9780307977618
13. Very Good Lives: The Fringe Benefits of Failure and the Importance of Imagination
J.K. Rowling, Little Brown, $15, 9780316369152
14. Michelle Obama: A Life
Peter B. Slevin, Knopf, $27.95, 9780307958822
15. Natural Born Heroes
Christopher McDougall, Knopf, $26.95, 9780307594969
 
TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION
1. The Goldfinch
Donna Tartt, Back Bay, $20, 9780316055444
2. The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry
Gabrielle Zevin, Algonquin, $14.95, 9781616204518
3. The Husband's Secret
Liane Moriarty, Berkley, $16, 9780425267721
4. The Rosie Project
Graeme Simsion, S&S, $15.99, 9781476729091
5. Orphan Train
Christina Baker Kline, Morrow, $14.99, 9780061950728
6. Euphoria
Lily King, Grove Press, $16, 9780802123701
7. The Martian
Andy Weir, Broadway, $15, 9780553418026
8. Me Before You
Jojo Moyes, Penguin, $16, 9780143124542
9. Americanah
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Anchor, $15.95, 9780307455925
10. One Plus One
Jojo Moyes, Penguin, $16, 9780143127505
11. Wolf Hall
Hilary Mantel, Picador USA, $16, 9781250077585
12. Still Alice
Lisa Genova, Gallery, $16, 9781501106422
13. The Red Notebook
Antoine Laurain, Gallic Books, $14.95, 9781908313867
14. The Great Gatsby
F.Scott Fitzgerald, Scribner, $15, 9781451689433
15. Ordinary Grace
William Kent Krueger, Atria, $16, 9781451645859
 
TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION 
1. The Boys in the Boat
Daniel James Brown, Penguin, $17, 9780143125471
2. Wreck This Journal
Keri Smith, Perigee, $15, 9780399161940
3. Wild
Cheryl Strayed, Vintage, $15.95, 9781101873441
4. A Fighting Chance
Elizabeth Warren, Picador USA, $17, 9781250062253
5. David and Goliath
Malcolm Gladwell, Back Bay, $18, 9780316204378
6. Healing After Loss
Martha Whitmore Hickman, Harper Perennial, $13.99, 9780380773381
7. The Complete Vegetarian Cookbook
America's Test Kitchen, $29.95, 9781936493968
8. The Lady in Gold
Anne-Marie O'Connor, Vintage, $17.95, 9781101873120
9. The Gifts of Imperfection
Brene Brown, Hazelden, $14.95, 9781592858491
10. Bad Feminist
Roxane Gay, Harper Perennial, $15.99, 9780062282712
11. The Devil in the White City
Erik Larson, Vintage, $16, 9780375725609
12. Wicked Takes the Witness Stand: A Tale of Murder and Twisted Deceit in Northern Michigan
Mardi Link, University of Michigan Press, $26.95, 9780472051694
13. Unbroken
Laura Hillenbrand, Random House, $16, 9780812987119
14. The Empathy Exams
Leslie Jamison, Graywolf Press, $15, 9781555976712
15. 2015 Road Atlas
Rand McNally, $13.95, 9780528011436
 
MASS MARKET 
1. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Grand Central, $8.99, 9780446310789
2. A Game of Thrones
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780553593716
3. Outlander
Diana Gabaldon, Dell, $9.99, 9780553393699
4. The Name of the Wind
Patrick Rothfuss, DAW, $8.99, 9780756404741
5. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
6. Lord of the Flies
William Golding, Perigee, $9.99, 9780399501487
7. Animal Farm
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451526342
8. American Sniper
Chris Kyle, Scott McEwen, Harper, $9.99, 9780062376572
9. Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $9.99, 9780441172719
10. Romeo and Juliet
William Shakespeare, Pocket, $5.99, 9780743477116
 
CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED 
1. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
2. The Day the Crayons Quit
Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illus.), Philomel, $17.99, 9780399255373
3. The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend
Dan Santat, Little Brown, $17, 9780316199988
4. The Book With No Pictures
B.J. Novak, Dial, $17.99, 9780803741713
5. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, Putnam, $10.99, 9780399226908
6. Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?
Bill Martin, Eric Carle (Illus.), Holt, $7.95, 9780805047905
7. Little Blue Truck
Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illus.), Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $6.99, 9780547248288
8. Pete the Cat's Groovy Guide to Life
James Dean, et al., Harper, $12.99, 9780062351357
9. Love You Forever
Robert Munsch, Sheila McGraw (Illus.), Firefly, $5.95, 9780920668375
10. Good Night, Gorilla
Peggy Rathmann, Putnam, $7.99, 9780399230035
 
CHILDREN'S INTEREST 
1. Paper Towns
John Green, Speak, $9.99, 9780142414934
2. Looking for Alaska (Special 10th Anniversary Edition)
John Green, Dutton, $19.99, 9780525428022
3. The Fault in Our Stars
John Green, Speak, $12.99, 9780142424179
4. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf, $12.99, 9780385754729
5. Minecraft: Construction Handbook
Scholastic, $7.99, 9780545685177
6. The One and Only Ivan
Katherine Applegate, Patricia Castelao (Illus.), Harper, $7.99, 9780061992278
7. The Island of Dr. Libris
Chris Grabenstein, Random House, $16.99, 9780385388443
8. Red Queen
Victoria Aveyard, HarperTeen, $17.99, 9780062310637
9. Mosquitoland
David Arnold, Viking, $17.99, 9780451470775
10. Will Grayson, Will Grayson
John Green, David Levithan, Speak, $10.99, 9780142418475
 
CHILDREN'S FICTION SERIES TITLES
1. Waiting Is Not Easy! (Elephant & Piggie )
Mo Willems, Disney/Hyperion, $8.99, 9781423199571
2. Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
Ransom Riggs, Quirk, $10.99, 9781594746031
3. The Penderwicks in Spring
Jeanne Birdsall, Knopf, $16.99, 9780375870774
4. The Scorch Trials (The Maze Runner, Book 2)
James Dashner, Ember, $9.99, 9780385738767
5. The Selection
Kiera Cass, HarperTeen, $9.99, 9780062059949
6. Big Nate Lives It Up
Lincoln Peirce, Balzer + Bray, $13.99, 9780062111081
7. The Wicked Will Rise (Dorothy Must Die)
Danielle Paige, Harper, $17.99, 9780062280701
8. Cinder (Lunar Chronicles, #1)
Marissa Meyer, Square Fish, $9.99, 9781250007209
9. The Mark of Athena (The Heroes of Olympus, Book 3)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $9.99, 9781423142003
10. I Even Funnier: A Middle School Story
James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein, Little Brown, $13.99, 9780316206976
 


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