Bestseller List for April 19, 2017
    Based on sales for the week ending April 16, 2017
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    1. Norse Mythology
    Neil Gaiman, Norton, $25.95, 9780393609097
    Gaiman fashions primeval Norse stories into a novelistic arc that begins with the genesis of the legendary nine worlds and delves into the exploits of deities, dwarfs, and giants.
    2. The Underground Railroad
    Colson Whitehead, Doubleday, $26.95, 9780385542364
    Whitehead's magnificent tour de force chronicling a young slave's adventures as she makes a desperate bid for freedom in the antebellum South is a September 2016 Indie Next List Great Read.
    3. Lincoln in the Bardo
    George Saunders, Random House, $28.00, 9780812995343
    The brilliant first novel by the author of Tenth of December is a February 2017 Indie Next List Great Read.
    4. A Gentleman in Moscow
    Amor Towles, Viking, $27.00, 9780670026197
    Towles' transporting novel about a man who is ordered to spend the rest of his life inside a luxury hotel is a September 2016 Indie Next List Great Read.
    5. The Women in the Castle
    Jessica Shattuck, Morrow, $26.99, 9780062563668
    Shattuck's evocative and utterly enthralling novel offers a fresh perspective on one of the most tumultuous periods in history, the end of World War II. The #1 Indie Next List Great Read for April 2017.
    6. The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane
    Lisa See, Scribner, $27.00, 9781501154829
    In her thrilling new novel, See explores the lives of a Chinese mother and her daughter, who has been adopted by an American couple. An April 2017 Indie Next List Great Read.
    7. The Black Book
    James Patterson, Little Brown, $28.00, 9780316273886
    An ingenious and inventive thriller about power, corruption, and the secrets that scandalize a city--and possibly destroy a family.
    8. Mississippi Blood
    Greg Iles, Morrow, $28.99, 9780062311153
    The final installment in the epic Natchez Burning trilogy is an April 2017 Indie Next List Great Read.
    9. Exit West
    Mohsin Hamid, Riverhead, $26.00, 9780735212176
    Hamid's novel is an astonishingly visionary love story that imagines the forces that drive ordinary people from their homes into the uncertain embrace of new lands. The #1 Indie Next List Great Read for March 2017.
    10. Earthly Remains
    Donna Leon, Atlantic Monthly Press, $25.00, 9780802126474
    A riveting new Commissario Guido Brunetti mystery by the bestselling author of A Sea of Troubles.
    11. American War
    Omar El Akkad, Knopf, $26.95, 9780451493583
    El Akkad's stunning debut novel about a second American Civil War, a devastating plague, and one family caught deep in the middle is an April 2017 Indie Next List Great Read.
    12. The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley
    Hannah Tinti, Dial Press, $27.00, 9780812989885
    Tinti's second novel is a coming-of-age tale and a literary thrill ride about the price we pay to protect the people we love most. An April 2017 Indie Next List Great Read.
    13. In This Grave Hour
    Jacqueline Winspear, Harper, $27.99, 9780062436603
    As Britain declares war with Germany in September 1939, Maisie Dobbs is out to find the killer of a man who escaped occupied Belgium as a boy, some 23 years earlier during the Great War.
    14. The Lost Order- Debut
    Steve Berry, Minotaur, $28.99, 9781250056252
    Berry's new Cotton Malone thriller is a perilous adventure into our country's dark past, and a potentially darker future.
    15. One Perfect Lie- Debut
    Lisa Scottoline, St. Martin's, $27.99, 9781250099563
    Scottoline's latest novel is a suburban crime story that will have you riveted up to the shocking end, with killer twists and characters you won't soon forget.
    16. The Shadow Land
    Elizabeth Kostova, Ballantine, $28.00, 9780345527868
    The suspenseful and beautifully written new novel by the bestselling author of The Historian is an April 2017 Indie Next List Great Read.

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