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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 March 22, 2015

Hardcover Fiction

  1. The Buried Giant
    Kazuo Ishiguro, Knopf, $26.95
  2. The Girl on the Train
    Paula Hawkins, Riverhead, $26.95
  3. All the Light We Cannot See
    Anthony Doerr, Scribner, $27
  4. A Dangerous Place
    Jacqueline Winspear, Harper, $26.99
  5. The Whites
    Richard Price writing as Harry Brandt, Holt, $28
  6. Murder On the Champ de Mars
    Cara Black, Soho Crime, $27.95
  7. Trigger Warning
    Neil Gaiman, Morrow, $26.99
  8. A Little Life
    Hanya Yanagihara, Doubleday, $30
  9. A Spool of Blue Thread
    Anne Tyler, Knopf, $25.95
  10. Leaving Berlin
    Joseph Kanon, Atria, $27
  11. World Gone By
    Dennis Lehane, Morrow, $27.99
  12. Welcome to Braggsville
    T. Geronimo Johnson, Morrow, $25.99
  13. The First Bad Man
    Miranda July, Scribner, $25
  14. Dreaming Spies
    Laurie R. King, Bantam, $26
  15. Station Eleven
    Emily St. John Mandel, Knopf, $24.95

Hardcover Nonfiction

  1. Dead Wake
    Erik Larson, Crown, $28
  2. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up
    Marie Kondo, Ten Speed Press, $16.99
  3. Being Mortal
    Atul Gawande, Metropolitan, $26
  4. H Is for Hawk
    Helen MacDonald, Grove Press, $26
  5. Girl in a Band
    Kim Gordon, Dey Street, $27.99
  6. Frank: A Life in Politics from the Great Society to Same-Sex Marriage
    Barney Frank, FSG, $28
  7. Yes Please
    Amy Poehler, Dey Street, $28.99
  8. Better Than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives
    Gretchen Rubin, Crown, $26
  9. Bettyville
    George Hodgman, Viking, $27.95
  10. What If?
    Randall Munroe, Houghton Mifflin, $24
  11. Sapiens
    Yuval Noah Harari, Harper, $29.99
  12. Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?
    Roz Chast, Bloomsbury, $28
  13. Ten Windows
    Jane Hirshfield, Knopf, $24.95
  14. Shrinks: The Untold Story of Psychiatry
    Jeffrey A. Lieberman, Little Brown, $28
  15. Get What’s Yours: The Secrets to Maxing Out Your Social Security
    Laurence J. Kotlikoff, et al., S&S, $19.99

Trade Paperback Fiction

  1. The Martian
    Andy Weir, Broadway, $15
  2. The Rosie Project
    Graeme Simsion, S&S, $15.99
  3. Redeployment
    Phil Klay, Penguin, $16
  4. Americanah
    Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Anchor, $15.95
  5. Orphan Train
    Christina Baker Kline, Morrow, $14.99
  6. The Husband’s Secret
    Liane Moriarty, Berkeley, $16
  7. The Circle
    Dave Eggers, Vintage, $15.95
  8. The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry
    Gabrielle Zevin, Algonquin, $14.95
  9. China Dolls
    Lisa See, Random House, $16
  10. My Brilliant Friend
    Elena Ferrante, Europa Editions, $17
  11. Midnight in Europe
    Alan Furst, Random House, $16
  12. The Burning Room
    Michael Connelly, Grand Central, $16
  13. A Tale for the Time Being
    Ruth Ozeki, Penguin, $16
  14. Where’d You Go, Bernadette
    Maria Semple, Back Bay, $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. Wild
    Cheryl Strayed, Vintage, $15.95
  3. We Should All Be Feminists
    Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Anchor, $7.95
  4. Cool Gray City of Love
    Gary Kamiya, Bloomsbury, $16
  5. Season of the Witch
    David Talbot, Free Press, $17
  6. The Sixth Extinction
    Elizabeth Kolbert, Picador USA, $16
  7. 10% Happier
    Dan Harris, Dey Street, $15.99
  8. The Future of the Mind
    Michio Kaku, Anchor, $16
  9. The Bohemians
    Ben Tarnoff, Press, $17
  10. Mindfulness on the Go
    Jan Chozen Bays, Shambhala, $8.95
  11. Bad Feminist
    Roxane Gay, Harper Perennial, $15.99
  12. Unbroken
    Laura Hillenbrand, Random House, $16
  13. The Devil in the White City
    Erik Larson, Vintage, $16
  14. Thrive
    Arianna Huffington, Harmony, $14.99
  15. This Idea Must Die
    John Brockman, Harper Perennial, $15.99

Mass Market

  1. To Kill a Mockingbird
    Harper Lee, Grand Central, $8.99
  2. The Heist
    Daniel Silva, Harper, $9.99
  3. Good Omens
    Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett, HarperTorch, $7.99
  4. Outlander
    Diana Gabaldon, Dell, $9.99
  5. Dune
    Frank Herbert, Ace, $9.99
  6. A Game of Thrones
    George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99
  7. A Dance With Dragons
    George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99
  8. The Catcher in the Rye
    J.D. Salinger, Little Brown, $8.99
  9. The Name of the Wind
    Patrick Rothfuss, DAW, $8.99
  10. Animal Farm
    George Orwell, Signet, $9.99

Children’s Titles

  1. The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend
    Dan Santat, Little Brown, $17
  2. Paper Towns
    John Green, Speak, $9.99
  3. Big Nate Lives It Up
    Lincoln Peirce, Balzer + Bray, $13.99
  4. The One and Only Ivan
    Katherine Applegate, Patricia Castelao (Illus.), Harper, $7.99
  5. Frozen Fever
    Random House/Disney, $4.99
  6. The Day the Crayons Quit
    Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illus.), Philomel, $17.99
  7. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
    Eric Carle, Putnam, $10.99
  8. The Terrible Two
    Jory John, Mac Barnett, Kevin Cornell (Illus.), Amulet, $13.95
  9. Goodnight Moon
    Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99
  10. Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures
    Kate DiCamillo, K.G. Campbell (Illus.), Candlewick, $17.99
  11. The Scorch Trials (The Maze Runner, Book 2)
    James Dashner, Ember, $9.99
  12. Wonder
    R.J. Palacio, Knopf, $16.99
  13. The Book with No Pictures
    B.J. Novak, Dial, $17.99
  14. Good Night, Gorilla
    Peggy Rathmann, Putnam, $7.99
  15. The Maze Runner
    James Dashner, Delacorte, $10.99

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.