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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 July 13, 2014

Hardcover Fiction

  1. The Goldfinch
    Donna Tartt, Little Brown, $30
  2. California
    Edan Lepucki, Little Brown, $26
  3. The Silkworm
    Robert Galbraith, J.K. Rowling, Mulholland, $28
  4. All the Light We Cannot See
    Anthony Doerr, Scribner, $27
  5. Midnight in Europe
    Alan Furst, Random House, $27
  6. The Vacationers
    Emma Straub, Riverhead, $26.95
  7. The Invention of Wings
    Sue Monk Kidd, Viking, $27.95
  8. Landline
    Rainbow Rowell, St. Martin’s, $24.99
  9. The Care and Management of Lies
    Jacqueline Winspear, Harper, $26.99
  10. Written in My Own Heart’s Blood
    Diana Gabaldon, Delacorte, $35
  11. William Shakespeare’s The Jedi Doth Return
    Ian Doescher, Quirk, $14.95
  12. The Queen of the Tearling
    Erika Johansen, Harper, $26.99
  13. China Dolls
    Lisa See, Random House, $27
  14. One Plus One
    Jojo Moyes, Pamela Dorman Books, $27.95
  15. Delicious!
    Ruth Reichl, Random House, $27

Hardcover Nonfiction

  1. Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?
    Roz Chast, Bloomsbury, $28
  2. Hard Choices
    Hillary Rodham Clinton, S&S, $35
  3. Unbroken
    Laura Hillenbrand, Random House, $28
  4. Everything I Need to Know I Learned from a Little Golden Book
    Diane Muldrow, Golden Books, $9.99
  5. Capital in the Twenty-First Century
    Thomas Piketty, Belknap Press, $39.95
  6. David and Goliath
    Malcolm Gladwell, Little Brown, $29
  7. Tibetan Peach Pie
    Tom Robbins, Ecco, $27.99
  8. Flash Boys
    Michael Lewis, Norton, $27.95
  9. Carsick
    John Waters, FSG, $26
  10. Think Like a Freak
    Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner, Morrow, $28.99
  11. #Girlboss
    Sophia Amoruso, Portfolio, $26.95
  12. Cool Gray City of Love
    Rajesh Kumar, Gary Kamiya, Bloomsbury, $27
  13. Blood Feud: The Clintons vs. the Obamas
    Edward Klein, Regnery, $27.99
  14. A Fighting Chance
    Elizabeth Warren, Metropolitan, $28
  15. The Bohemians: Mark Twain and the San Francisco Writers Who Reinvented American Literature
    Ben Tarnoff, Penguin Press, $27.95

Trade Paperback Fiction

  1. Gone Girl
    Gillian Flynn, Broadway, $15
  2. Americanah
    Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Anchor, $15.95
  3. The Signature of All Things
    Elizabeth Gilbert, Penguin, $17
  4. And the Mountains Echoed
    Khaled Hosseini, Riverhead, $16
  5. The Ocean at the End of the Lane
    Neil Gaiman, Morrow, $14.99
  6. The Lowland
    Jhumpa Lahiri, Vintage, $15.95
  7. The Circle
    Dave Eggers, Vintage, $15.95
  8. The Rosie Project
    Graeme Simsion, S&S, $15.99
  9. Where’d You Go, Bernadette
    Maria Semple, Back Bay, $14.99
  10. Crazy Rich Asians
    Kevin Kwan, Anchor, $15
  11. The Cuckoo’s Calling
    Robert Galbraith, J.K. Rowling, Mulholland, $18
  12. The Silver Star
    Jeannette Walls, Scribner, $16
  13. A Tale for the Time Being
    Ruth Ozeki, Penguin, $16
  14. Beautiful Ruins
    Jess Walter, Harper Perennial, $15.99
  15. Orphan Train
    Christina Baker Kline, Morrow, $14.99

Trade Paperback Nonfiction

  1. The Boys in the Boat
    Daniel James Brown, Penguin, $17
  2. Let’s Explore Diabetes With Owls
    David Sedaris, Back Bay, $17
  3. Wild
    Cheryl Strayed, Vintage, $15.95
  4. Behind the Beautiful Forevers
    Katherine Boo, Random House, $16
  5. One Summer: America, 1927
    Bill Bryson, Anchor, $16.95
  6. Lawrence in Arabia
    Scott Anderson, Anchor, $17.95
  7. Orange Is the New Black
    Piper Kerman, Spiegel & Grau, $16
  8. Men Explain Things to Me
    Rebecca Solnit, Haymarket, $11.95
  9. Hyperbole and a Half
    Allie Brosh, Touchstone, $17.99
  10. Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (and Other Concerns)
    Mindy Kaling, Three Rivers, $14
  11. The Story of the Human Body
    Daniel Lieberman, Vintage, $15.95
  12. Cooked
    Michael Pollan, Penguin, $17
  13. Launch
    Jeff Walker, Morgan James Publishing, $17.95
  14. Season of the Witch
    David Talbot, Free Press, $16
  15. Meanwhile, in San Francisco
    Wendy MacNaughton, Chronicle Books, $18.95

Mass Market

  1. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou, Ballantine, $6.99
  2. A Game of Thrones
    George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99
  3. Inferno
    Dan Brown, Anchor, $9.99
  4. A Dance With Dragons
    George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99
  5. To Kill a Mockingbird
    Harper Lee, Grand Central, $8.99
  6. A Clash of Kings
    George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99
  7. The Catcher in the Rye
    J.D. Salinger, Little Brown, $8.99
  8. A Feast for Crows
    George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99
  9. A Storm of Swords
    George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99
  10. 1984
    George Orwell, Signet, $9.99

Children’s Titles

  1. The Fault in Our Stars
    John Green, Dutton, $12.99
  2. Four: A Divergent Collection
    Veronica Roth, Katherine Tegen Books, $17.99
  3. Looking for Alaska
    John Green, Puffin, $9.99
  4. The Maze Runner
    James Dashner, Delacorte, $9.99
  5. Minecraft: Redstone Handbook
    Scholastic, $7.99
  6. The Land of Stories: A Grimm Warning
    Chris Colfer, Little Brown, $18
  7. Minecraft: Essential Handbook
    Scholastic, $7.99
  8. If I Stay
    Gayle Forman, Speak, $10.99
  9. An Abundance of Katherines
    John Green, Speak, $9.99
  10. Paper Towns
    John Green, Speak, $9.99
  11. Eleanor & Park
    Rainbow Rowell, St. Martin’s Griffin, $18.99
  12. Divergent
    Veronica Roth, Katherine Tegen Books, $9.99
  13. The Day the Crayons Quit
    Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illus.), Philomel, $17.99
  14. Goodnight Moon
    Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99
  15. The Scorch Trials (The Maze Runner, Book 2)
    James Dashner, Ember, $9.99

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.