The Indie Sci-Fi & Fantasy Bestseller List

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    Based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending September 11, 2016.

    1. Ready Player One
    Ernest Cline, Broadway, $16, 9780307887443

    2. A Game of Thrones
    George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780553593716

    3. 1984
    George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935

    4. Fahrenheit 451
    Ray Bradbury, S&S, $15.99, 9781451673319

    5. Station Eleven
    Emily St. John Mandel, Vintage, $16, 9780804172448

    6. The Name of the Wind
    Patrick Rothfuss, DAW, $8.99, 9780756404741

    7. A Clash of Kings
    George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780345535429

    8. Outlander
    Diana Gabaldon, Dell, $9.99, 9780553393699

    9. The Martian
    Andy Weir, Broadway, $15, 9781101903582

    10. After Alice
    Gregory Maguire, Morrow, $15.99, 9780060859749

    11. Dune
    Frank Herbert, Ace, $9.99, 9780441172719

    12. Armada
    Ernest Cline, Broadway, $16, 9780804137270

    13. The Buried Giant
    Kazuo Ishiguro, Vintage, $16, 9780307455796

    14. Neverwhere
    Neil Gaiman, Morrow, $15.99, 9780062459084

    15. Uprooted
    Naomi Novik, Del Rey, $16, 9780804179058

    16. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
    Douglas Adams, Del Rey, $7.99, 9780345391803

    17. The Magicians
    Lev Grossman, Plume, $16, 9780452296299

    18. American Gods
    Neil Gaiman, Morrow, $19.99, 9780062080233

    19. The Wise Man’s Fear
    Patrick Rothfuss, DAW, $9.99, 9780756407919

    20. A Storm of Swords
    George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780345543981

    21. A Dance With Dragons
    George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9781101886038

    22. The Girl With All the Gifts
    M.R. Carey, Orbit, $15, 9780316334754

    23. Ender’s Game
    Orson Scott Card, Tor, $7.99, 9780765370624

    24. The Man in the High Castle
    Philip K. Dick, Mariner, $14.95, 9780544817289

    25. The First Confessor
    Terry Goodkind, Tor, $9.99, 9780765383075