Bestselling books the week of 12/8/16, according to IndieBound

What's selling best at independent bookstores across America.


1. The Underground Railroad, by Colson Whitehead, Doubleday
2. Moonglow, by Michael Chabon, Harper
3. The Whistler, by John Grisham, Doubleday
4. Swing Time, by Zadie Smith, Penguin Press
5. Night School, by Lee Child, Delacorte
6. Commonwealth, by Ann Patchett, Harper
7. All the Light We Cannot See, by Anthony Doerr, Scribner
8. No Man's Land, by David Baldacci, Grand Central
9. A Gentleman in Moscow, by Amor Towles, Viking
10. The Spy, by Paulo Coelho, Knopf
11. Small Great Things, by Jodi Picoult, Ballantine
12. The Wrong Side of Goodbye, by Michael Connelly, Little Brown
13. Today Will Be Different, by Maria Semple, Little Brown
14. Cross the Line, by James Patterson, Little Brown – Debut
15. News of the World, by Paulette Jiles, Morrow
On the Rise:
20. The Whole Town's Talking, by Fannie Flagg, Random House
Flagg's fun-loving and moving new novel about what it means to be truly alive is a December 2016 Indie Next List Great Read.

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