Bestselling books the week of 9/8/16, according to IndieBound

What's selling best in independent bookstores across America.


1. The Underground Railroad, by Colson Whitehead, Doubleday
2. A Great Reckoning, by Louise Penny, Minotaur – Debut
3. The Girls, by Emma Cline, Random House
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 Nix, by Nathan Hill, Knopf – Debut
7. Truly Madly Guilty, by Liane Moriarty, Flatiron
8. Dark Matter, by Blake Crouch, Crown
9. The Black Widow, by Daniel Silva, Harper
10. The Nightingale, by Kristin Hannah, St. Martin's
11. Homegoing (An Indies Introduce Title), by Yaa Gyasi, Knopf
12. Heroes of the Frontier, by Dave Eggers, Knopf
13. Another Brooklyn, by Jacqueline Woodson, Amistad
14. Surrender, New York, by Caleb Carr, Random House
15. Before the Fall, by Noah Hawley, Grand Central
On the Rise:
22. The Jealous Kind, by James Lee Burke, S&S
Burke's atmospheric coming-of-age story set in Texas in 1952, as the Korean War rages.

Published Wednesday, September 7, 2016 (for the sales week ended Sunday, September 4, 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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