Pacific Northwest Indie Bestseller List



1. Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage, by Haruki Murakami

2. All the Light We Cannot See, by Anthony Doerr

3. The Goldfinch, by Donna Tartt

4. California, by Edan Lepucki

5. The Silkworm, by Robert Galbraith, J.K. Rowling

6. The Book of Life, by Deborah Harkness

7. Painted Horses, by Malcolm Brooks

8. The Magician’s Land, by Lev Grossman

9. Written in My Own Heart’s Blood, by Diana Gabaldon

10. Lucky Us, by Amy Bloom


1. Everything I Need to Know I Learned From a Little Golden Book, by Diane Muldrow

2. In the Kingdom of Ice, by Hampton Sides

3. Astoria, by Peter Stark

4. Grain Brain, by David Perlmutter

5. Capital in the Twenty-First Century, by Thomas Piketty

6. Tibetan Peach Pie, by Tom Robbins

7. A Spy Among Friends, by Ben Macintyre

8. Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?, by Roz Chast

9. The Invisible Bridge, by Rick Perlstein

10. Delancey, by Molly Wizenberg


1. Gone Girl, by Gillian Flynn

2. The Ocean at the End of the Lane, by Neil Gaiman

3. The Rosie Project, by Graeme Simsion

4. The Cuckoo’s Calling, by Robert Galbraith, J.K. Rowling

5. Where’d You Go, Bernadette, by Maria Semple

6. Americanah, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

7. Orphan Train, by Christina Baker Kline

8. Sweet Thunder, by Ivan Doig

9. The Signature of All Things, by Elizabeth Gilbert

10. The Good Lord Bird, by James McBride


1. The Boys in the Boat, by Daniel James Brown

2. Unbroken, by Laura Hillenbrand

3. Wild, by Cheryl Strayed

4. Behind the Beautiful Forevers, by Katherine Boo

5. Let’s Explore Diabetes With Owls, by David Sedaris

6. One Summer: America, 1927, by Bill Bryson

7. Lawrence in Arabia, by Scott Anderson

8. Quiet, by Susan Cain

9. The Power of Habit, by Charles Duhigg

10. Hyperbole and a Half, by Allie Brosh


1. Outlander, by Diana Gabaldon

2. A Game of Thrones, by George R.R. Martin

3. The Official Scrabble Players Dictionary, Fifth Edition, Merriam-Webster

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

5. A Clash of Kings, by George R.R. Martin

6. W Is for Wasted, by Sue Grafton

7. The Name of the Wind, by Patrick Rothfuss

8. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, by Maya Angelou

9. A Storm of Swords, by George R.R. Martin

10. 1984, by George Orwell

The Pacific Northwest Indie Bestseller List, for the week ended Sunday, August 17, is based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association and IndieBound. For more, visit


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