Bestselling books the week of 8/25/16, according to IndieBound

What's selling best at independent bookstores across America.


1. The Underground Railroad, by Colson Whitehead, Doubleday
2. The Girls, by Emma Cline, Random House
3. Truly Madly Guilty, by Liane Moriarty, Flatiron
4. The Woman in Cabin 10, by Ruth Ware, Gallery/Scout Press
5. All the Light We Cannot See, by Anthony Doerr, Scribner
6. The Black Widow, by Daniel Silva, Harper
7. Heroes of the Frontier, by Dave Eggers, Knopf
8. Before the Fall, by Noah Hawley, Grand Central
9. Dark Matter, by Blake Crouch, Crown
10. The Nightingale, by Kristin Hannah, St. Martin's
11. Homegoing (An Indies Introduce Title), by Yaa Gyasi, Knopf
12. The Nest, by Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney, Ecco
13. Three Sisters, Three Queens, by Philippa Gregory, Touchstone
14. Another Brooklyn, by Jacqueline Woodson, Amistad
15. Sweetbitter, by Stephanie Danler, Knopf
On the Rise:
19. The Last Days of Night, by Graham Moore, Random House
Moore's thrilling novel based on actual events, about the nature of genius, the cost of ambition, and the battle to electrify America.

Published Wednesday, August 24, 2016 (for the sales week ended Sunday, August 21, 2016). Based on reporting from many hundreds of independent bookstores across the United States. For information on more titles, please visit

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