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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 30, 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. The Nature of the Beast
Louise Penny, Minotaur, $27.99, 9781250022080
3. All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr, Scribner, $27, 9781476746586
4. The Girl on the Train
Paula Hawkins, Riverhead, $26.95, 9781594633669
5. X
Sue Grafton, Marian Wood Books/Putnam, $28.95, 9780399163845
6. Circling the Sun
Paula McLain, Ballantine, $28, 9780345534187
7. Kitchens of the Great Midwest
J.Ryan Stradal, Pamela Dorman Books, $25, 9780525429142
8. Secondhand Souls
Christopher Moore, Morrow, $26.99, 9780061779787
9. The Taming of the Queen
Philippa Gregory, Touchstone, $27.99, 9781476758794
10. The Nightingale
Kristin Hannah, St. Martin's, $27.99, 9780312577223
11. The Marriage of Opposites
Alice Hoffman, S&S, $27.99, 9781451693591
12. Armada
Ernest Cline, Crown, $26, 9780804137256
13. The Little Paris Bookshop
Nina George, Crown, $25, 9780553418774
14. Last Bus to Wisdom
Ivan Doig, Riverhead, $28.95, 9781594632020
15. In a Dark, Dark Wood
Ruth Ware, Gallery/Scout Press, $26, 9781501112317
 
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. Being Mortal
Atul Gawande, Metropolitan, $26, 9780805095159
5. Rising Strong
Brene Brown, Brenae Brown, Spiegel & Grau, $27, 9780812995824
6. Plunder and Deceit
Mark R. Levin, Threshold Editions, $27, 9781451606300
7. The Drummond Girls
Mardi Link, Grand Central, $26, 9781455554744
8. The Oregon Trail
Rinker Buck, S&S, $28, 9781451659160
9. Dead Wake
Erik Larson, Crown, $28, 9780307408860
10. Modern Romance
Aziz Ansari, Penguin Press, $28.95, 9781594206276
11. Sick in the Head
Judd Apatow, Random House, $27, 9780812997576
12. A Full Life
Jimmy Carter, S&S, $28, 9781501115639
13. Color Therapy
Cindy Wilde, et al., Running Press, $15, 9780762458806
14. Selp-Helf
Miranda Sings, Gallery, $22.99, 9781501117947
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. The Invention of Wings
Sue Monk Kidd, Penguin, $17, 9780143121701
4. Euphoria
Lily King, Grove Press, $16, 9780802123701
5. The Rosie Project
Graeme Simsion, S&S, $15.99, 9781476729091
6. Infinite Jest
David Foster Wallace, Back Bay, $18, 9780316066525
7. Big Little Lies
Liane Moriarty, Berkley, $16, 9780425274866
8. A Man Called Ove
Fredrik Backman, Washington Square Press, $16, 9781476738024
9. A Paris Apartment
Michelle Gable, St. Martin's Griffin, $15.99, 9781250067777
10. Gray Mountain
John Grisham, Bantam, $16, 9781101964873
11. Somewhere Safe With Somebody Good
Jan Karon, Berkley, $16, 9780425276211
12. Everything I Never Told You
Celeste Ng, Penguin, $16, 9780143127550
13. The Husband's Secret
Liane Moriarty, Berkley, $16, 9780425267721
14. The Goldfinch
Donna Tartt, Back Bay, $20, 9780316055444
15. Orphan Train
Christina Baker Kline, Morrow, $14.99, 9780061950728
 
TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION
1. The Boys in the Boat
Daniel James Brown, Penguin, $17, 9780143125471
2. Just Mercy
Bryan Stevenson, Spiegel & Grau, $16, 9780812984965
3. The Devil in the White City
Erik Larson, Vintage, $16, 9780375725609
4. I Am Malala
Malala Yousafzai, Back Bay, $16, 9780316322423
5. Animal Kingdom
Millie Marotta, Lark Books, $14.95, 9781454709107
6. Michigan Atlas & Gazetteer
Delorme, $19.95, 9780899333359
7. Fantastic Cities
Steve McDonald (Illus.), Chronicle, $14.95, 9781452149578
8. Posh Adult Coloring Book
Andrews McMeel, $12.99, 9781449472009
9. Magic Garden
ArsEdition (Illus.), Barron's Educational Series, $12.99, 9781438006390
10. Coloring Flower Mandalas
Wendy Piersall, Ulysses Press, $10, 9781612434575
11. How Not to Be Wrong
Jordan Ellenberg, Penguin, $17, 9780143127536
12. Wicked Takes the Witness Stand
Mardi Link, University of Michigan Regional, $26.95, 9780472051694
13. Splendid Cities
Rosie Goodwin (Illus.), Alice Chadwick (Illus.), Little Brown, $16, 9780316265812
14. The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace
Jeff Hobbs, Scribner, $16, 9781476731919
15. West with the Night
Beryl Markham, North Point Press, $16, 9780865477636
 
MASS MARKET
1. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Grand Central, $8.99, 9780446310789
2. Gray Mountain
John Grisham, Dell, $9.99, 9780345543257
3. The Martian
Andy Weir, Broadway, $9.99, 9781101905005
4. A Walk in the Woods
Bill Bryson, Anchor, $7.99, 9781101970881
5. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Little Brown, $8.99, 9780316769488
6. A Game of Thrones
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780553593716
7. The Escape
David Baldacci, Vision, $9.99, 9781455521258
8. Zoo
James Patterson, Michael Ledwidge, Grand Central, $8, 9781455591237
9. A Clash of Kings
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780345535429
10. Animal Farm
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451526342
 
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 Book With No Pictures
B.J. Novak, Dial, $17.99, 9780803741713
6. Press Here
Herve Tullet, Chronicle, $15.99, 9780811879545
7. The Legend of Sleeping Bear
Kathy-Jo Wargin, Gijsbert Van Frankenhuyzen (Illus.), Sleeping Bear, $17.95, 9781886947351
8. Tallulah: Mermaid of the Great Lakes
Denise Brennan-Nelson, Susan Kathleen Hartung (Illus.), Sleeping Bear, $16.99, 9781585369096
9. Color Dog
Matthew Van Fleet, Brian Stanton, Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books, $19.99, 9781481449861
10. The Night Before Kindergarten
Natasha Wing, Julie Durrell (Illus.), Grosset & Dunlap, $3.99, 9780448425009
 
CHILDREN'S INTEREST
1. Paper Towns
John Green, Speak, $10.99, 9780147517654
2. Auggie & Me
R.J. Palacio, Knopf, $16.99, 9781101934852
3. The Isle of the Lost
Melissa de la Cruz, Disney/Hyperion, $17.99, 9781484720974
4. Me and Earl and the Dying Girl
Jesse Andrews, Amulet, $9.95, 9781419719462
5. Drama
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545326995
6. Looking for Alaska (Special 10th Anniversary Edition)
John Green, Dutton, $19.99, 9780525428022
7. Percy Jackson's Greek Heroes
Rick Riordan, John Rocco (Illus.), Disney/Hyperion, $24.99, 9781423183655
8. Wonder
R.J. Palacio, Knopf, $16.99, 9780375869020
9. Minecraft: Redstone Handbook
Nick Farwell, Scholastic, $8.99, 9780545823241
10. Minecraft: Construction Handbook
Matthew Needler, Phil Southam, Scholastic, $8.99, 9780545823258
 
CHILDREN'S FICTION SERIES TITLES
1. Captain Underpants and the Sensational Saga of Sir Stinks-A-Lot
Dav Pilkey, Scholastic, $9.99, 9780545504928
2. The Scorch Trials (The Maze Runner, Book 2)
James Dashner, Delacorte, $10.99, 9780553538410
3. I Survived the Joplin Tornado, 2011
Lauren Tarshis, Scholastic, $4.99, 9780545658485
4. The Maze Runner
James Dashner, Delacorte, $10.99, 9780385385206
5. The Wishing Spell (The Land of Stories, #1)
Chris Colfer, Little Brown, $8, 9780316201568
6. The Enchantress Returns (The Land of Stories, #2)
Chris Colfer, Little Brown, $8.99, 9780316201551
7. The School for Good and Evil
Soman Chainani, Harper, $6.99, 9780062104908
8. The Death Cure (The Maze Runner, Book 3)
James Dashner, Delacorte, $9.99, 9780385738781
9. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
J.K.Rowling, Scholastic, $10.99, 9780590353427
10. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
J.K.Rowling, Scholastic, $10.99, 9780439064873

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