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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      Hardcover Fiction Last Week/
    Weeks on List
    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.
    1/10
    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.
    5/37
    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.
    2/9
    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.
    4/32
    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.
    3/3
    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.
    8/4
    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.
    6/3
    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.
    7/4
    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.
    9/6
    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.
    11/2
    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.
    10/2
    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.
    13/3
    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.
    12/5
    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.
    /1
    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.
    /1
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    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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