Bestselling books the week of 12/22/16, 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. Commonwealth, by Ann Patchett, Harper
5. All the Light We Cannot See, by Anthony Doerr, Scribner
6. Swing Time, by Zadie Smith, Penguin Press
7. A Gentleman in Moscow, by Amor Towles, Viking
8. Night School, by Lee Child, Delacorte
9. Small Great Things, by Jodi Picoult, Ballantine
10. The Spy, by Paulo Coelho, Knopf
11. Today Will Be Different, by Maria Semple, Little Brown
12. No Man's Land, by David Baldacci, Grand Central
13. News of the World, by Paulette Jiles, Morrow
14. The Mistletoe Murder, by P.D. James, Knopf
15. The Trespasser, by Tana French, Viking
On the Rise:
22. The Seventh Plague, by James Rollins, Morrow
In the breathtaking new Sigma Force novel, an ancient threat hidden within the pages of the Bible imperils the modern world.

Published Wednesday, December 21, 2016 (for the sales week ended Sunday, December 18, 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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