Bestselling books the week of 9/1/16, according to IndieBound

What's selling best in independent bookstores all across America.


1. The Underground Railroad, by Colson Whitehead, Doubleday
2. The Girls, by Emma Cline, Random House
3. All the Light We Cannot See, by Anthony Doerr, Scribner
4. The Woman in Cabin 10, by Ruth Ware, Gallery/Scout Press
5. Truly Madly Guilty, by Liane Moriarty, Flatiron
6. Dark Matter, by Blake Crouch, Crown
7. The Black Widow, by Daniel Silva, Harper
8. Surrender, New York, by Caleb Carr, Random House – Debut
9. Heroes of the Frontier, by Dave Eggers, Knopf
10. Before the Fall, by Noah Hawley, Grand Central
11. The Nightingale, by Kristin Hannah, St. Martin's
12. Homegoing (An Indies Introduce Title), by Yaa Gyasi, Knopf
13. Sweetbitter, by Stephanie Danler, Knopf
14. Three Sisters, Three Queens, by Philippa Gregory, Touchstone
15. The Nest, by Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney, Ecco
On the Rise:
22. The Couple Next Door, by Shari Lapena, Pamela Dorman Books
Lapena's suspenseful novel about a young couple and their apparently friendly neighbors. A twisty tale of lies, betrayal, and the secrets between husbands and wives.

Published Wednesday, August 31, 2016 (for the sales week ended Sunday, August 28, 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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