National Indie Bestsellers - Hardcover Fiction
Bestseller List for April 19, 2017
Based on sales for the week ending April 16, 2017
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Weeks on List
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Greg Iles, Morrow, $28.99, 9780062311153
The final installment in the epic Natchez Burning trilogy is an April 2017 Indie Next List Great Read.
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.
Donna Leon, Atlantic Monthly Press, $25.00, 9780802126474
A riveting new Commissario Guido Brunetti mystery by the bestselling author of A Sea of Troubles.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.