Bestselling books the week of 1/12/17, according to IndieBound

What's selling best in independent bookstores across America.


1. The Underground Railroad, by Colson Whitehead, Doubleday
2. Commonwealth, by Ann Patchett, Harper
3. Moonglow, by Michael Chabon, Harper
4. A Gentleman in Moscow, by Amor Towles, Viking
5. The Whistler, by John Grisham, Doubleday
6. Swing Time, by Zadie Smith, Penguin Press
7. Difficult Women, by Roxane Gay, Grove Press – Debut
8. The Spy, by Paulo Coelho, Knopf
9. All the Light We Cannot See, by Anthony Doerr, Scribner
10. Night School, by Lee Child, Delacorte
11. Small Great Things, by Jodi Picoult, Ballantine
12. News of the World, by Paulette Jiles, Morrow
13. Homegoing (An Indies Introduce Title), by Yaa Gyasi, Knopf
14. History of Wolves (An Indies Introduce Title), by Emily Fridlund, Atlantic Monthly Press – Debut
15. Today Will Be Different, by Maria Semple, Little Brown

Published Wednesday, January 11, 2017 (for the sales week ended Sunday, January 8, 2017). Based on reporting from many hundreds of independent bookstores across the United States. For information on more titles, please visit

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