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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 May 17, 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. All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr, Scribner, $27, 9781476746586
2. The Girl on the Train
Paula Hawkins, Riverhead, $26.95, 9781594633669
3. A God in Ruins
Kate Atkinson, Little Brown, $28, 9780316176538
4. Memory Man
David Baldacci, Grand Central, $28, 9781455559824
5. At the Water's Edge
Sara Gruen, Spiegel & Grau, $28, 9780385523233
6. God Help the Child
Toni Morrison, Knopf, $24.95, 9780307594174
7. A Spool of Blue Thread
Anne Tyler, Knopf, $25.95, 9781101874271
8. The Nightingale
Kristin Hannah, St. Martin's, $27.99, 9780312577223
9. The Bone Tree
Greg Iles, Morrow, $27.99, 9780062311115
10. Station Eleven
Emily St. John Mandel, Knopf, $24.95, 9780385353304
11. Dry Bones
Craig Johnson, Viking, $27.95, 9780525426936
12. Rock With Wings
Anne Hillerman, Harper, $27.99, 9780062270511
13. The Dream Lover
Elizabeth Berg, Random House, $28, 9780812993158
14. The Forgotten Room
Lincoln Child, Doubleday, $26, 9780385531405
15. Solitude Creek
Jeffery Deaver, Grand Central, $28, 9781455517152
 
HARDCOVER NONFICTION
1. The Wright Brothers
David McCullough, S&S, $30, 9781476728742
2. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up
Marie Kondo, Ten Speed Press, $16.99, 9781607747307
3. The Road to Character
David Brooks, Random House, $28, 9780812993257
4. Dead Wake
Erik Larson, Crown, $28, 9780307408860
5. A Lucky Life Interrupted: A Memoir of Hope
Tom Brokaw, Random House, $27, 9781400069699
6. And the Good News Is...
Dana Perino, Twelve, $26, 9781455584901
7. Being Mortal
Atul Gawande, Metropolitan, $26, 9780805095159
8. Clinton Cash
Peter Schweizer, Harper, $27.99, 9780062369284
9. H Is for Hawk
Helen MacDonald, Grove Press, $26, 9780802123411
10. Very Good Lives
J.K. Rowling, Little Brown, $15, 9780316369152
11. Hold Still: A Memoir with Photographs
Sally Mann, Little Brown, $32, 9780316247764
12. Everything I Need to Know I Learned From a Little Golden Book
Diane Muldrow, Golden Books, $9.99, 9780307977618
13. Hope
Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus, Viking, $28.95, 9780525427650
14. Yes Please
Amy Poehler, Dey Street, $28.99, 9780062268341
15. The Book of Joan
Melissa Rivers, Crown Archetype, $26, 9781101903827
 
TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION
1. The Invention of Wings
Sue Monk Kidd, Penguin, $17, 9780143121701
2. The Goldfinch
Donna Tartt, Back Bay, $20, 9780316055444
3. The Husband's Secret
Liane Moriarty, Berkley, $16, 9780425267721
4. The Rosie Project
Graeme Simsion, S&S, $15.99, 9781476729091
5. The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry
Gabrielle Zevin, Algonquin, $14.95, 9781616204518
6. Leaving Time
Jodi Picoult, Ballantine, $16, 9780345544940
7. The Martian
Andy Weir, Broadway, $15, 9780553418026
8. The Familiar, Volume 1: One Rainy Day in May
Mark Z. Danielewski, Pantheon, $25, 9780375714948
9. Euphoria
Lily King, Grove Press, $16, 9780802123701
10. A Man Called Ove
Fredrik Backman, Washington Square Press, $16, 9781476738024
11. Orphan Train
Christina Baker Kline, Morrow, $14.99, 9780061950728
12. Everything I Never Told You
Celeste Ng, Penguin, $16, 9780143127550
13. The Narrow Road to the Deep North
Richard Flanagan, Vintage, $15.95, 9780804171472
14. Delicious!
Ruth Reichl, Random House, $16, 9780812982022
15. The Children Act
Ian McEwan, Anchor, $15, 9781101872871
 
TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION 
1. The Boys in the Boat
Daniel James Brown, Penguin, $17, 9780143125471
2. Wild
Cheryl Strayed, Vintage, $15.95, 9781101873441
3. A Work in Progress: A Memoir
Connor Franta, Atria/Keywords Press, $16.99, 9781476791616
4. Birds of Michigan Field Guide (2nd Ed.)
Stan Tekiela, Adventure Publications, $12.95, 9781591930433
5. Unbroken
Laura Hillenbrand, Random House, $16, 9780812987119
6. Wicked Takes the Witness Stand: A Tale of Murder and Twisted Deceit in Northern Michigan
Mardi Link, University of Michigan Press, $26.95, 9780472051694
7. We Should All Be Feminists
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Anchor, $7.95, 9781101911761
8. The Empathy Exams
Leslie Jamison, Graywolf Press, $15, 9781555976712
9. The Opposite of Loneliness
Marina Keegan, Scribner, $15, 9781476753911
10. The Arsenal of Democracy: FDR, Detroit, and an Epic Quest to Arm an America at War
A.J. Baime, Mariner, $14.95, 9780544483873
11. 2016 Road Atlas
Rand McNally, $19.95, 9780528013171
12. David and Goliath
Malcolm Gladwell, Back Bay, $18, 9780316204378
13. A Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal
Ben Macintyre, Broadway, $16, 9780804136655
14. What to Expect When You're Expecting
Heidi Murkoff, Sharon Mazel, Workman, $14.95, 9780761148579
15. Quiet
Susan Cain, Broadway, $16, 9780307352156
 
MASS MARKET
1. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Grand Central, $8.99, 9780446310789
2. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Little Brown, $8.99, 9780316769488
3. Personal
Lee Child, Dell, $9.99, 9780804178754
4. Outlander
Diana Gabaldon, Dell, $9.99, 9780553393699
5. The Name of the Wind
Patrick Rothfuss, DAW, $8.99, 9780756404741
6. A Clash of Kings
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780345535429
7. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
8. A Game of Thrones
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780553593716
9. A Dance With Dragons
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780553582017
10. Slaughterhouse-Five
Kurt Vonnegut, Laurel Leaf, $7.99, 9780440180296
 
CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED 
1. Oh, the Places You'll Go!
Dr. Seuss, Random House, $17.99, 9780679805274
2. The Day the Crayons Quit
Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illus.), Philomel, $17.99, 9780399255373
3. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
4. The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend
Dan Santat, Little Brown, $17, 9780316199988
5. Pat the Bunny
Dorothy Kunhardt, Golden, $9.99, 9780307120007
6. The Book With No Pictures
B.J. Novak, Dial, $17.99, 9780803741713
7. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, Putnam, $10.99, 9780399226908
8. Little Blue Truck
Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illus.), Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $6.99, 9780547248288
9. Olivia's ABC
Ian Falconer, Atheneum, $7.99, 9781481421928
10. Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site
Sherri Duskey Rinker, Tom Lichtenheld (Illus.), Chronicle, $16.99, 9780811877824
 
CHILDREN'S INTEREST 
1. Paper Towns
John Green, Speak, $9.99, 9780142414934
2. Saint Anything
Sarah Dessen, Viking Books for Young Readers, $19.99, 9780451474704
3. Sisters
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545540605
4. Drama
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545326995
5. Wonder
R.J. Palacio, Knopf, $16.99, 9780375869020
6. An Ember in the Ashes
Sabaa Tahir, Razorbill, $19.95, 9781595148032
7. Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library
Chris Grabenstein, Yearling, $6.99, 9780307931474
8. The Moon and More
Sarah Dessen, Speak, $9.99, 9780142425817
9. Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt
Kate Messner, Christopher Silas Neal, Chronicle, $16.99, 9781452119366
10. The Outsiders
S.E. Hinton, Puffin, $9.99, 9780140385724
 
CHILDREN'S FICTION SERIES TITLES
1. The Heir (The Selection, Book 4)
Kiera Cass, HarperTeen, $18.99, 9780062349859
2. The Isle of the Lost: A Descendants Novel
Melissa de La Cruz, Disney/Hyperion, $17.99, 9781484720974
3. Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
Ransom Riggs, Quirk, $10.99, 9781594746031
4. The Death Cure (The Maze Runner, Book 3)
James Dashner, Delacorte, $9.99, 9780385738781
5. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
J.K.Rowling, Scholastic, $10.99, 9780439064873
6. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
J.K.Rowling, Scholastic, $10.99, 9780439136365
7. The Maze Runner
James Dashner, Delacorte, $10.99, 9780385385206
8. Book of the Dead (Tombquest)
Michael Northrop, Scholastic, $12.99, 9780545723381
9. Diary of a Wimpy Kid
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9780810993136
10. The Selection
Kiera Cass, HarperTeen, $9.99, 9780062059949
 


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