The Indie Bestseller List



1. Bring Up the Bodies, by Hilary Mantel

2. In One Person, by John Irving

3. Canada, by Richard Ford

4. Home, by Toni Morrison

5. Sacré Bleu, by Christopher Moore

6. Calico Joe, by John Grisham

7. A Dance With Dragons, by George R.R. Martin

8. The Paris Wife, by Paula McLain

9. The Sense of an Ending, by Julian Barnes

10. Stolen Prey, by John Sandford


1. The Passage of Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson, by Robert A. Caro

2. Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake, by Anna Quindlen

3. Wild, by Cheryl Strayed

4. Imagine, by Jonah Lehrer

5. Drift, by Rachel Maddow

6. It Worked for Me: In Life and Leadership, by Colin Powell

7. Are You My Mother?, by Alison Bechdel

8. Unbroken, by Laura Hillenbrand

9. This Is How, by Augusten Burroughs

10. I Am a Pole (and So Can You!), by Stephen Colbert


1. Fifty Shades of Grey, by E.L. James

2. Fifty Shades Darker, by E.L. James

3. Fifty Shades Freed, by E.L. James

4. State of Wonder, by Ann Patchett

5. The Art of Fielding, by Chad Harbach

6. Caleb’s Crossing, by Geraldine Brooks

7. The Tiger’s Wife, by Téa Obreht

8. The Language of Flowers, by Vanessa Diffenbaugh

9. Wolf Hall, by Hilary Mantel

10. The Buddha in the Attic, by Julie Otsuka


1. In the Garden of Beasts, by Erik Larson

2. Bossypants, by Tina Fey

3. Turn Right at Machu Picchu, by Mark Adams, Plume

4. F in Exams, by Richard Benson

5. The Greater Journey, by David McCullough

6. Unlikely Friendships, by Jennifer S. Holland

7. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, by Rebecca Skloot

8. The Happiness Project, by Gretchen Rubin

9. Born to Run, by Christopher McDougall

10. Nothing Daunted, by Dorothy Wickenden

Published Thursday, May 31, for the sales week ended Sunday, May 27. Based on reporting from independent bookstores across the United States. For information on more titles, visit


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