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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- NCIBA)

Sales Week Ending April 12, 2015

Hardcover Fiction

  1. All the Light We Cannot See
    Anthony Doerr, Scribner, $27
  2. The Buried Giant
    Kazuo Ishiguro, Knopf, $26.95
  3. The Girl on the Train
    Paula Hawkins, Riverhead, $26.95
  4. The Harder They Come
    T.C. Boyle, Ecco, $27.99
  5. The Children’s Crusade
    Ann Packer, Scribner, $26.99
  6. Falling in Love
    Donna Leon, Atlantic Monthly Press, $25
  7. Emma: A Modern Retelling
    Alexander McCall Smith, Pantheon, $25.95
  8. A Dangerous Place
    Jacqueline Winspear, Harper, $26.99
  9. Blood on Snow
    Jo Nesbø, Knopf, $23.95
  10. Leaving Berlin
    Joseph Kanon, Atria, $27
  11. The Sympathizer
    Viet Thanh Nguyen, Grove Press, $26
  12. A Spool of Blue Thread
    Anne Tyler, Knopf, $25.95
  13. The First Bad Man
    Miranda July, Scribner, $25
  14. At the Water’s Edge
    Sara Gruen, Spiegel & Grau, $28
  15. This Present Moment
    Gary Snyder, Counterpoint, $22

Hardcover Nonfiction

  1. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up
    Marie Kondo, Ten Speed Press, $16.99
  2. H Is for Hawk
    Helen MacDonald, Grove Press, $26
  3. Dead Wake
    Erik Larson, Crown, $28
  4. Being Mortal
    Atul Gawande, Metropolitan, $26
  5. Becoming Steve Jobs
    Brent Schlender, Rick Tetzeli, Crown Business, $30
  6. Between You & Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen
    Mary Norris, Norton, $24.95
  7. Ten Windows
    Jane Hirshfield, Knopf, $24.95
  8. Yes Please
    Amy Poehler, Dey Street, $28.99
  9. Girl in a Band
    Kim Gordon, Dey Street, $27.99
  10. In Defense of a Liberal Education
    Fareed Zakaria, Norton, $23.95
  11. Everything I Need to Know I Learned from a Little Golden Book
    Diane Muldrow, Golden Books, $9.99
  12. Frank
    Barney Frank, FSG, $28
  13. A Fine Romance
    Candice Bergen, S&S, $28
  14. Work Rules!
    Laszlo Bock, Twelve, $30
  15. Heretic: Why Islam Needs a Reformation Now
    Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Harper, $27.99

Trade Paperback Fiction

  1. The Goldfinch
    Donna Tartt, Back Bay, $20
  2. Euphoria
    Lily King, Grove Press, $16
  3. The Martian
    Andy Weir, Broadway, $15
  4. The Rosie Project
    Graeme Simsion, S&S, $15.99
  5. The Husband’s Secret
    Liane Moriarty, Berkeley, $16
  6. Wolf Hall
    Hilary Mantel, Picador USA, $16
  7. The Burning Room
    Michael Connelly, Grand Central, $16
  8. Americanah
    Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Anchor, $15.95
  9. China Dolls
    Lisa See, Random House, $16
  10. Midnight in Europe
    Alan Furst, Random House, $16
  11. Redeployment
    Phil Klay, Penguin, $16
  12. My Brilliant Friend
    Elena Ferrante, Europa Editions, $17
  13. The Alchemist (25th Anniversary Edition)
    Paulo Coelho, HarperOne, $16.99
  14. Orphan Train
    Christina Baker Kline, Morrow, $14.99
  15. Frog Music
    Emma Donoghue, Back Bay, $17

Trade Paperback Nonfiction

  1. The Boys in the Boat
    Daniel James Brown, Penguin, $17
  2. Flash Boys
    Michael Lewis, Norton, $16.95
  3. We Should All Be Feminists
    Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Anchor, $7.95
  4. Wild
    Cheryl Strayed, Vintage, $15.95
  5. David and Goliath
    Malcolm Gladwell, Back Bay, $18
  6. Season of the Witch
    David Talbot, Free Press, $17
  7. How to Love
    Thich Nhat Hanh, Parallax Press, $9.95
  8. The Sixth Extinction
    Elizabeth Kolbert, Picador USA, $16
  9. Cool Gray City of Love
    Gary Kamiya, Bloomsbury, $16
  10. The Lady in Gold
    Anne-Marie O’Connor, Vintage, $17.95
  11. A Fighting Chance
    Elizabeth Warren, Picador USA, $17
  12. This Idea Must Die
    John Brockman, Harper Perennial, $15.99
  13. F in Exams
    Richard Benson, Chronicle, $9.95
  14. Bad Feminist
    Roxane Gay, Harper Perennial, $15.99
  15. The Hotel on Place Vendome
    Tilar J. Mazzeo, Harper Perennial, $15.99

Mass Market

  1. A Game of Thrones
    George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99
  2. The Heist
    Daniel Silva, Harper, $9.99
  3. Skin Game
    Jim Butcher, Roc, $9.99
  4. Dune
    Frank Herbert, Ace, $9.99
  5. To Kill a Mockingbird
    Harper Lee, Grand Central, $8.99
  6. The Name of the Wind
    Patrick Rothfuss, DAW, $8.99
  7. Outlander
    Diana Gabaldon, Dell, $9.99
  8. Good Omens
    Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett, HarperTorch, $7.99
  9. Field of Prey
    John Sandford, Berkley, $9.99
  10. A Dance With Dragons
    George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99

Children’s Titles

  1. Paper Towns
    John Green, Speak, $9.99
  2. Goodnight Moon
    Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99
  3. Frozen Fever
    Random House/Disney, $4.99
  4. The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend
    Dan Santat, Little Brown, $17
  5. Big Nate Lives It Up
    Lincoln Peirce, Balzer + Bray, $13.99
  6. The Book with No Pictures
    B.J. Novak, Dial, $17.99
  7. The Penderwicks in Spring
    Jeanne Birdsall, Knopf, $16.99
  8. Big Nate: Say Good-Bye to Dork City
    Lincoln Peirce, Andrews McMeel, $9.99
  9. Sisters
    Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99
  10. Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures
    Kate DiCamillo, K.G. Campbell (Illus.), Candlewick, $17.99
  11. El Deafo
    Cece Bell, Amulet, $10.95
  12. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul
    Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95
  13. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
    Eric Carle, Putnam, $10.99
  14. The Terrible Two
    Jory John, Mac Barnett, Kevin Cornell (Illus.), Amulet, $13.95
  15. Good Night, Gorilla
    Peggy Rathmann, Putnam, $7.99

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.