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Bestseller List

The Northern California Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and the NCIBA. Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the NCIBA and IndieBound. For an independent bookstore near you, visit IndieBound.org. (© 2007-2014 NCIBA)

Sales Week Ending April 20, 2014

Hardcover Fiction

  1. The Goldfinch
    Donna Tartt, Little Brown, $30
  2. Frog Music
    Emma Donoghue, Little Brown, $27
  3. One More Thing
    B.J. Novak, Knopf, $24.95
  4. In Paradise
    Peter Matthiessen, Riverhead, $27.95
  5. The Martian
    Andy Weir, Crown, $24
  6. The Invention of Wings
    Sue Monk Kidd, Viking, $27.95
  7. The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry
    Gabrielle Zevin, Algonquin, $24.95
  8. By Its Cover
    Donna Leon, Atlantic Monthly Press, $26
  9. Can’t and Won’t
    Lydia Davis, FSG, $26
  10. Love and Treasure
    Ayelet Waldman, Knopf, $26.95
  11. Bark
    Lorrie Moore, Knopf, $24.95
  12. William Shakespeare’s Star Wars
    Ian Doescher, Quirk, $14.95
  13. Astonish Me
    Maggie Shipstead, Knopf, $25.95
  14. Raising Steam
    Terry Pratchett, Doubleday, $26.95
  15. The Valley of Amazement
    Amy Tan, Ecco, $29.99

Hardcover Nonfiction

  1. Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt
    Michael Lewis, Norton, $27.95
  2. Everything I Need to Know I Learned from a Little Golden Book
    Diane Muldrow, Golden Books, $9.99
  3. Thrive
    Arianna Huffington, Harmony, $26
  4. The Divide
    Matt Taibbi, Spiegel & Grau, $27
  5. The Sixth Extinction
    Elizabeth Kolbert, Holt, $28
  6. Living With a Wild God
    Barbara Ehrenreich, Twelve, $26
  7. The Blood Sugar Solution 10-Day Detox Diet
    Mark Hyman, Little Brown, $28
  8. 10% Happier
    Dan Harris, It Books, $25.99
  9. The Boys in the Boat
    Daniel James Brown, Viking, $28.95
  10. Cool Gray City of Love
    Rajesh Kumar, Gary Kamiya, Bloomsbury, $27
  11. Capital in the Twenty-First Century
    Thomas Piketty, Belknap Press, $39.95
  12. Plenty
    Yotam Ottolenghi, Chronicle, $35
  13. The Story of the Jews
    Simon Schama, Ecco, $39.99
  14. The Future of the Mind
    Michio Kaku, Doubleday, $28.95
  15. A Call to Action
    Jimmy Carter, S&S, $28

Trade Paperback Fiction

  1. Americanah
    Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Anchor, $15.95
  2. The Burgess Boys
    Elizabeth Strout, Random House, $15
  3. Dear Life
    Alice Munro, Vintage, $15.95
  4. Where’d You Go, Bernadette
    Maria Semple, Back Bay, $14.99
  5. Beautiful Ruins
    Jess Walter, Harper Perennial, $15.99
  6. Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore
    Robin Sloan, Picador, $15
  7. The Interestings
    Meg Wolitzer, Riverhead, $17
  8. A Tale for the Time Being
    Ruth Ozeki, Penguin, $16
  9. Paris
    Edward Rutherfurd, Ballantine, $18
  10. Orphan Train
    Christina Baker Kline, Morrow, $14.99
  11. The Golem and the Jinni
    Helene Wecker, Harper Perennial, $15.99
  12. The Flamethrowers
    Rachel Kushner, Scribner, $17
  13. The Secret History
    Donna Tartt, Vintage, $16
  14. A Constellation of Vital Phenomena
    Anthony Marra, Hogarth, $15
  15. The Alchemist (25th Anniversary Edition)
    Paulo Coelho, HarperOne, $16.99

Trade Paperback Nonfiction

  1. Behind the Beautiful Forevers
    Katherine Boo, Random House, $16
  2. Gulp
    Mary Roach, Norton, $15.95
  3. Wild
    Cheryl Strayed, Vintage, $15.95
  4. Season of the Witch
    David Talbot, Free Press, $16
  5. Orange Is the New Black
    Piper Kerman, Spiegel & Grau, $16
  6. Meanwhile, in San Francisco
    Wendy MacNaughton, Chronicle Books, $18.95
  7. Heaven Is for Real
    Todd Burpo, Thomas Nelson, $16.99
  8. The Plantagenets
    Dan Jones, Penguin, $18
  9. My Beloved World
    Sonia Sotomayor, Vintage, $15.95
  10. Hyperbole and a Half
    Allie Brosh, Touchstone, $17.99
  11. The Power of Habit
    Charles Duhigg, Random House, $16
  12. F This Test
    Richard Benson, Chronicle, $9.95
  13. Quiet
    Susan Cain, Broadway, $16
  14. Show Your Work!
    Austin Kleon, Workman, $11.95
  15. New American Haggadah
    Jonathan Safran Foer (Ed.), Little Brown, $16

Mass Market

  1. A Game of Thrones
    George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99
  2. Never Go Back
    Lee Child, Dell, $9.99
  3. A Dance With Dragons
    George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99
  4. A Clash of Kings
    George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99
  5. 2312
    Kim Stanley Robinson, Orbit, $10
  6. To Kill a Mockingbird
    Harper Lee, Warner, $7.99
  7. Dune
    Frank Herbert, Ace, $9.99
  8. 1984
    George Orwell, Signet, $9.99
  9. A Storm of Swords
    George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99
  10. A Feast for Crows
    George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99

Children’s Titles

  1. The Fault in Our Stars
    John Green, Dutton, $17.99
  2. Divergent
    Veronica Roth, Katherine Tegen Books, $9.99
  3. Insurgent (Divergent, #2)
    Veronica Roth, Katherine Tegen Books, $17.99
  4. Allegiant (Divergent, #3)
    Veronica Roth, Katherine Tegen Books, $19.99
  5. Frozen (Big Golden Book)
    Bill Scollon, Disney Storybook Artists (Illus.), Random House Disney, $9.99
  6. Frozen (Little Golden Book)
    Victoria Saxon, Grace Lee (Illus.), Random House/Disney, $3.99
  7. Frozen: Anna’s Act of Love/Elsa’s Icy Magic
    Lisa Marsoli, Joey Chou (Illus.), Random House Disney, $4.99
  8. The Pigeon Needs a Bath!
    Mo Willems, Disney Press, $16.99
  9. The Maze Runner
    James Dashner, Delacorte, $9.99
  10. The Day the Crayons Quit
    Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illus.), Philomel, $17.99
  11. Minecraft: Essential Handbook
    Scholastic, $7.99
  12. Here Comes the Easter Cat
    Deborah Underwood, Claudia Rueda (Illus.), Dial Press, $16.99
  13. Goodnight Moon
    Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99
  14. The Book Thief
    Markus Zusak, Knopf, $12.99
  15. The School for Good and Evil
    Soman Chainani, Iacopo Bruno (Illus.), Harper, $16.99

Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the Northern California Independent Booksellers Association and the American Booksellers Association. For information on more titles, please visit IndieBound.org.