April 28, 2021

Trade Paperback Fiction



Bestseller List for April 28, 2021
Based on sales for the week ending April 25, 2021
For an independent bookstore store near you, call 1-888-266-5736,
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  Trade Paperback Fiction Last Week/
Weeks on List
1. Where the Crawdads Sing
Delia Owens, Putnam, $18.00, 9780735219106
Where the Crawdads Sing is at once an exquisite ode to the natural world, a heartbreaking coming-of-age story, and a surprising tale of possible murder.
1/4
2. The Song of Achilles
Madeline Miller, Ecco, $16.99, 9780062060624
Miller's monumental debut novel is an action-packed adventure and epic love story that brilliantly re-imagines Homer's enduring masterwork, The Iliad.
2/34
3. Circe
Madeline Miller, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316556323
The masterful follow-up to The Song of Achilles is a triumph of storytelling, an intoxicating epic of family rivalry, palace intrigue, love and loss, as well as a celebration of indomitable female strength in a man's world.
3/54
4. Such a Fun Age- Debut
Kiley Reid, Putnam, $17.00, 9780525541912
Reid's debut novel is a page-turning and big-hearted story about race and privilege, set around a young Black babysitter, her well-intentioned employer, and a surprising connection that threatens to undo them both.
/1
5. The House in the Cerulean Sea
TJ Klune, Tor, $18.99, 9781250217318
Klune's novel is an enchanting love story, masterfully told, about the profound experience of discovering an unlikely family in an unexpected place.
6/15
6. The Rose Code
Kate Quinn, Morrow, $17.99, 9780062943477
A breathtaking World War II story of three female code breakers at Bletchley Park and the spy they must root out after the war is over. A March 2021 Indie Next List Great Read.
4/7
7. The Book of Longings
Sue Monk Kidd, Penguin, $17.00, 9780143111399
An inspiring, unforgettable novel of one woman's bold struggle to realize the passion and potential inside her, while living in a time, place, and culture devised to silence her.
8/5
8. The Dutch House
Ann Patchett, Harper Perennial, $17.00, 9780062963680
Patchett's moving novel explores the indelible bond between two siblings, the house of their childhood, and a past that will not let them go.
5/16
9. The Night Watchman
Louise Erdrich, Harper Perennial, $18.00, 9780062671196
Erdrich's novel is based on the extraordinary life of her grandfather who worked as a night watchman and carried the fight against Native dispossession from rural North Dakota all the way to Washington, D.C.
12/5
10. Deacon King Kong
James McBride, Riverhead Books, $17.00, 9780735216730
National Book Award winner McBride's wise and witty novel about what happens to the witnesses of a shooting.
7/12
11. Interior Chinatown
Charles Yu, Vintage, $16.00, 9780307948472
Yu's deeply personal novel about race, pop culture, immigration, assimilation, and escaping the roles we are forced to play. Winner of the 2020 National Book Award.
14/23
12. A Long Petal of the Sea
Isabel Allende, Ballantine, $17.00, 9780593157497
Allende's epic novel spanning decades and crossing continents, following two young people as they flee the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War in search of a place to call home.
11/3
13. The Overstory
Richard Powers, Norton, $18.95, 9780393356687
National Book Award-winner Powers delivers a sweeping, impassioned novel of activism and resistance that is also a stunning evocation of--and paean to--the natural world.
9/107
14. Later
Stephen King, Hard Case Crime, $14.95, 9781789096491
King's new novel is a powerful, haunting, unforgettable exploration of what it takes to stand up to evil in all the faces it wears.
10/8
15. The Galaxy, and the Ground Within- Debut
Becky Chambers, Harper Voyager, $16.99, 9780062936042
Return to the sprawling, Hugo Award-winning universe of the Galactic Commons to explore another corner of the cosmos in this absorbing entry in the Wayfarers series, which blends heart-warming characters and imaginative adventure.
/1


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Trade Paperback Nonfiction



Bestseller List for April 28, 2021
Based on sales for the week ending April 25, 2021
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  Trade Paperback Nonfiction Last Week/
Weeks on List
1. Braiding Sweetgrass
Robin Wall Kimmerer, Milkweed Editions, $18.00, 9781571313560
Drawing on her life as an indigenous scientist, and as a woman, Kimmerer shows how other living beings offer us gifts and lessons, even if we've forgotten how to hear their voices.
1/72
2. Leaving Isn't the Hardest Thing
Lauren Hough, Vintage, $16.95, 9780593080764
Hough's searing and extremely personal essays are shot through with the darkest elements America can manifest, while discovering light and humor in unexpected corners.
3/2
3. Minor Feelings
Cathy Park Hong, One World, $18.00, 9781984820389
A radically honest work of art, Minor Feelings forms a portrait of one Asian American psyche--and of a writer's search to both uncover and speak the truth.
2/8
4. The Body Keeps the Score
Bessel van der Kolk, Penguin, $19.00, 9780143127741
van der Kolk transforms our understanding of trauma and offers a bold new paradigm for healing.
6/30
5. Entangled Life
Merlin Sheldrake, Random House, $18.00, 9780525510321
In Entangled Life, biologist Merlin Sheldrake shows us the world from a fungal point of view, providing an exhilarating change of perspective.
5/2
6. Hood Feminism
Mikki Kendall, Penguin, $16.00, 9780525560562
A potent and electrifying critique of today's feminist movement announcing a fresh new voice in Black feminism.
8/9
7. The Body
Bill Bryson, Anchor, $17.00, 9780804172721
Bryson takes us on a head-to-toe tour of the marvel that is the human body. As addictive as it is comprehensive, this is Bryson at his very best, a must-read owner's manual for everybody.
4/13
8. My Grandmother's Hands
Resmaa Menakem, Central Recovery Press, $17.95, 9781942094470
In this groundbreaking book, therapist Resmaa Menakem examines the damage caused by racism in America from the perspective of trauma and body-centered psychology.
/28
9. Nomadland
Jessica Bruder, Norton, $16.95, 9780393356311
Bruder tells a compelling, eye-opening tale of the underbelly of the American economy. At the same time she celebrates the exceptional resilience and creativity of quintessential Americans who have given up ordinary rootedness to survive. Now a major motion picture.
7/9
10. We Do This 'til We Free Us
Mariame Kaba, Haymarket Books, $16.95, 9781642595253
In this timely collection of essays and interviews, Mariame Kaba reflects on the deep work of abolition and transformative political struggle.
/7
11. Hidden Valley Road
Robert Kolker, Anchor, $17.00, 9780525562641
The heartrending story of a mid-century American family with twelve children--six of them diagnosed with schizophrenia--that became science's great hope in the quest to understand the disease.
9/8
12. The Undocumented Americans
Karla Cornejo Villavicencio, One World, $17.00, 9780399592706
One of the first undocumented immigrants to graduate from Harvard reveals the hidden lives of her fellow undocumented Americans in this deeply personal and groundbreaking portrait of a nation. A National Book Award Finalist.
15/3
13. The New York Times Cooking No-Recipe Recipes
Sam Sifton, Ten Speed Press, $28.00, 9781984858474
The debut cookbook from the popular New York Times website features 100 vividly photographed no-recipe recipes to make weeknight cooking more inspired and delicious.
14/6
14. Why Fish Don't Exist
Lulu Miller, S&S, $17.00, 9781501160349
Part biography, part memoir, part scientific adventure, Why Fish Don't Exist is a wondrous fable about how to persevere in a world where chaos will always prevail.
11/3
15. Sapiens
Yuval Noah Harari, Harper Perennial, $24.99, 9780062316110
A groundbreaking narrative of humanity's creation and evolution that explores the ways in which biology and history have defined us and enhanced our understanding of what it means to be human.
13/142


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Hardcover Fiction



Bestseller List for April 28, 2021
Based on sales for the week ending April 25, 2021
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  Hardcover Fiction Last Week/
Weeks on List
1. The Hill We Climb
Amanda Gorman, Viking, $15.99, 9780593465271
Amanda Gorman's powerful and historic poem, read at President Joe Biden's inauguration, now available as a collectible gift edition.
1/4
2. Klara and the Sun
Kazuo Ishiguro, Knopf, $28.00, 9780593318171
Ishiguro's new novel offers a look at our changing world through the eyes of an unforgettable narrator, and one that explores the fundamental question: What does it mean to love? A March 2021 Indie Next List Great Read.
2/8
3. The Midnight Library
Matt Haig, Viking, $26.00, 9780525559474
Haig's latest is a dazzling novel about all the choices that go into a life well lived.
3/25
4. The Four Winds
Kristin Hannah, St. Martin's, $28.99, 9781250178602
Hannah's new novel is an American epic about love and heroism and hope, set during the Great Depression, when millions were out of work and even the land seemed to have turned against them. A February 2021 Indie Next List Great Read.
4/12
5. The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue
V.E. Schwab, Tor, $26.99, 9780765387561
France, 1714: In a moment of desperation, a young woman makes a Faustian bargain to live forever--and is cursed to be forgotten by everyone she meets. The #1 Indie Next List Great Read for October 2020.
7/29
6. The Vanishing Half
Brit Bennett, Riverhead Books, $27.00, 9780525536291
Bennett's beautiful new novel about twin sisters, inseparable as children, who ultimately choose to live in two very different worlds, one Black and one white. A June 2020 Indie Next List Great Read.
8/47
7. First Person Singular
Haruki Murakami, Knopf, $28.00, 9780593318072
A mind-bending new collection of short stories by the internationally acclaimed author of Kafka on the Shore.
5/3
8. When the Stars Go Dark
Paula McLain, Ballantine, $28.00, 9780593237892
McLain's propulsive and deeply affecting new novel is an April 2021 Indie Next List Pick.
6/2
9. The Lost Apothecary
Sarah Penner, Park Row, $27.99, 9780778311010
Penner's debut novel is a subversive and intoxicating story of secrets, vengeance, and the remarkable ways women can save each other despite the barrier of time. A March 2021 Indie Next List Great Read.
10/8
10. Hamnet
Maggie O'Farrell, Knopf, $26.95, 9780525657606
O'Farrell's novel is a luminous portrait of a marriage, a shattering evocation of a family ravaged by grief and loss, and a tender re-imagining of a boy whose life has been all but forgotten. An August 2020 Indie Next List Great Read.
9/28
11. The Paris Library
Janet Skeslien Charles, Atria, $28.00, 9781982134198
Based on the true World War II story of the heroic librarians at the American Library in Paris, this is an unforgettable novel of romance, friendship, family, and the power of literature. The #1 Indie Next List Great Read for February 2021.
12/11
12. A Gambling Man- Debut
David Baldacci, Grand Central, $29.00, 9781538719671
Aloysius Archer, the straight-talking World War II veteran fresh out of prison, returns in Baldacci's latest thriller.
/1
13. Libertie
Kaitlyn Greenidge, Algonquin Books, $26.95, 9781616207014
Greenidge's novel is an unforgettable story about one young Black girl's attempt to find a place where she can be fully, and only, herself. The #1 Indie Next Pick for April 2021.
/2
14. The Man Who Lived Underground- Debut
Richard Wright, Library of America, $22.95, 9781598536768
An explosive, previously unpublished novel about race and police violence by the legendary author of Native Son and Black Boy.
/1
15. Of Women and Salt
Gabriela Garcia, Flatiron Books, $26.99, 9781250776686
A masterful debut novel about a daughter's fateful choice, a mother motivated by her own past, and a family legacy that begins in Cuba before either of them were born. An April 2021 Indie Next Pick.
/2


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Hardcover Nonfiction



Bestseller List for April 28, 2021
Based on sales for the week ending April 25, 2021
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  Hardcover Nonfiction Last Week/
Weeks on List
1. World Travel: An Irreverent Guide- Debut
Anthony Bourdain, Laurie Woolever, Ecco, $35.00, 9780062802798
A guide to some of the world's most fascinating places, as seen and experienced by writer, television host, and relentlessly curious traveler, Anthony Bourdain.
/1
2. Crying in H Mart: A Memoir- Debut
Michelle Zauner, Knopf, $26.95, 9780525657743
From the indie rock star of Japanese Breakfast fame, an unflinching, powerful memoir about growing up Korean American, losing her mother, and forging her own identity. A May 2021 Indie Next Pick.
/1
3. The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse
Charlie Mackesy, HarperOne, $22.99, 9780062976581
Radiant with Mackesy's warmth and gentle wit, The Boy, the Mole, the Fox, and the Horse blends hand-written narrative with dozens of drawings.
2/60
4. Caste
Isabel Wilkerson, Random House, $32.00, 9780593230251
Beautifully written, original, and revealing, Caste is an eye-opening story of people and history, and a reexamination of what lies under the surface of ordinary lives and of American life today.
1/38
5. Broken (in the best possible way)
Jenny Lawson, Holt, $27.99, 9781250077035
Lawson's deeply relatable book filled with humor and honesty about depression and anxiety is an April 2021 Indie Next List Pick.
9/3
6. Cook This Book: Techniques That Teach and Recipes to Repeat- Debut
Molly Baz, Clarkson Potter, $32.50, 9780593138274
A thoroughly modern guide to becoming a better, faster, more creative cook, featuring fun, flavorful recipes anyone can make.
/1
7. Goodbye, Again: Essays, Reflections, and Illustrations- Debut
Jonny Sun, Harper Perennial, $19.99, 9780062880857
Jonny Sun is back with a collection of essays and other writings in his unique, funny, and heartfelt style.
/1
8. Untamed
Glennon Doyle, The Dial Press, $28.00, 9781984801258
In Doyle's most revealing and powerful memoir yet, she explores the joy and peace we discover when we stop striving to meet the expectations of the world, and start trusting the voice deep within us.
8/59
9. The Code Breaker
Walter Isaacson, S&S, $35.00, 9781982115852
Isaacson's gripping account of how Nobel Prize winner Jennifer Doudna and her colleagues launched a revolution that will allow us to cure diseases, fend off viruses, and have healthier babies.
4/7
10. Empire of Pain
Patrick Radden Keefe, Doubleday, $32.50, 9780385545686
A portrait of three generations of the Sackler family, famed for their philanthropy, whose fortune was built by Valium and whose reputation was destroyed by OxyContin.
3/2
11. Broken Horses
Brandi Carlile, Crown, $28.00, 9780593237243
The critically acclaimed singer-songwriter, producer, and six-time Grammy winner opens up about a life shaped by music in this candid, heartfelt, and intimate memoir.
5/3
12. Dusk, Night, Dawn
Anne Lamott, Riverhead Books, $20.00, 9780593189696
Lamott's new book is an inspiring guide to restoring hope and joy in our lives.
6/8
13. Out of Many, One: Portraits of America's Immigrants- Debut
George W. Bush, Crown, $38.00, 9780593136966
In this powerful new collection of oil paintings and stories, President George W. Bush spotlights the inspiring journeys of America's immigrants and the contributions they make to the life and prosperity of our nation.
/1
14. The Sum of Us
Heather McGhee, One World, $28.00, 9780525509561
With startling empathy, this heartfelt message from a Black woman to a multiracial America leaves us with a new vision for a future in which we finally realize that life can be more than a zero-sum game.
10/10
15. The Free World: Art and Thought in the Cold War- Debut
Louis Menand, FSG, $35.00, 9780374158453
In his follow-up to the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Metaphysical Club, Louis Menand offers a new intellectual and cultural history of the postwar years.
/1


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Mass Market



Bestseller List for April 28, 2021
Based on sales for the week ending April 25, 2021
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  Mass Market Last Week/
Weeks on List
1. Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $10.99, 9780441172719
1/75
2. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
2/251
3. Bridgerton: The Duke and I
Julia Quinn, Avon, $9.99, 9780063078697
3/17
4. Bridgerton: The Viscount Who Loved Me
Julia Quinn, Avon, $8.99, 9780062353641
4/15
5. Animal Farm
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451526342
5/37
6. The Way of Kings
Brandon Sanderson, Tor, $9.99, 9780765365279
9/13
7. Bridgerton: An Offer From a Gentleman
Julia Quinn, Avon, $8.99, 9780062353658
/12
8. The Name of the Wind
Patrick Rothfuss, DAW, $9.99, 9780756404741
/71
9. The Diary of a Young Girl
Anne Frank, Bantam, $7.99, 9780553577129
/15
10. Good Omens
Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett, Morrow, $9.99, 9780062836977
8/41


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Early & Middle Grade Readers



Bestseller List for April 28, 2021
Based on sales for the week ending April 25, 2021
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  Early & Middle Grade Readers  
1. Rowley Jefferson's Awesome Friendly Spooky Stories
Jeff Kinney, Abrams, $14.99, 9781419756979
 
2. Cat Kid Comic Club
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $12.99, 9781338712766
 
3. Allergic
Megan Wagner Lloyd, Michelle Mee Nutter (Illus.), Graphix, $12.99, 9781338568905
 
4. Twins
Varian Johnson, Shannon Wright (Illus.), Graphix, $12.99, 9781338236132
 
5. When You Trap a Tiger
Tae Keller, Random House Books for Young Readers, $16.99, 9781524715700
 
6. Amari and the Night Brothers
B.B. Alston, Balzer + Bray, $17.99, 9780062975164
 
7. Rowley Jefferson's Awesome Friendly Adventure
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $14.99, 9781419749094
 
8. Ground Zero
Alan Gratz, Scholastic , $17.99, 9781338245752
 
9. Class Act
Jerry Craft, Quill Tree Books, $12.99, 9780062885500
 
10. When Stars Are Scattered
Victoria Jamieson, Omar Mohamed, Dial Books, $12.99, 9780525553908
 
11. A Wolf Called Wander
Rosanne Parry, Greenwillow Books, $7.99, 9780062895943
 
12. The One and Only Bob
Katherine Applegate, Patricia Castelao (Illus.), Harper, $18.99, 9780062991317
 
13. Skunk and Badger
Amy Timberlake, Jon Klassen (Illus.), Algonquin Young Readers, $18.95, 9781643750057
 
14. The Phantom Tollbooth
Norton Juster, Jules Feiffer (Illus.), Yearling, $7.99, 9780394820378
 
15. New Kid
Jerry Craft, Harper, $12.99, 9780062691194
 


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Young Adult



Bestseller List for April 28, 2021
Based on sales for the week ending April 25, 2021
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  Young Adult  
1. Firekeeper's Daughter
Angeline Boulley, Henry Holt and Co. (BYR), $18.99, 9781250766564
 
2. They Both Die at the End
Adam Silvera, Quill Tree Books, $12.99, 9780062457806
 
3. We Were Liars
E. Lockhart, Ember, $10.99, 9780385741279
 
4. Kate in Waiting- Debut
Becky Albertalli, Balzer + Bray, $18.99, 9780062643834
 
5. Concrete Rose
Angie Thomas, Balzer + Bray, $19.99, 9780062846716
 
6. The Gilded Ones
Namina Forna, Delacorte Press, $18.99, 9781984848697
 
7. One of Us Is Lying
Karen M. McManus, Delacorte Press, $17.99, 9781524714680
 
8. Legendborn (An Indies Introduce Title)
Tracy Deonn, Margaret K. McElderry Books, $18.99, 9781534441606
 
9. She Drives Me Crazy- Debut
Kelly Quindlen, Roaring Brook Press, $17.99, 9781250209153
 
10. Victories Greater Than Death
Charlie Jane Anders, Tor Teen, $18.99, 9781250317315
 
11. Last Night at the Telegraph Club
Malinda Lo, Dutton Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9780525555254
 
12. The Hate U Give
Angie Thomas, Balzer + Bray, $18.99, 9780062871350
 
13. Cemetery Boys (An Indies Introduce Title)
Aiden Thomas, Swoon Reads, $17.99, 9781250250469
 
14. Yolk
Mary H.K. Choi, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $19.99, 9781534446007
 
15. Felix Ever After
Kacen Callender, Balzer + Bray, $10.99, 9780062820266
 


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Children's Illustrated



Bestseller List for April 28, 2021
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  Children's Illustrated  
1. We Are Water Protectors
Carole Lindstrom, Michaela Goade (Illus.), Roaring Brook Press, $17.99, 9781250203557
 
2. The Rock from the Sky
Jon Klassen, Candlewick, $18.99, 9781536215625
 
3. Itty-Bitty Kitty-Corn
Shannon Hale, LeUyen Pham (Illus.), Abrams, $18.99, 9781419750915
 
4. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
 
5. Jungle Night
Sandra Boynton, Workman, $7.95, 9781523513604
 
6. Our Skin: A First Conversation About Race
Megan Madison, Jessica Ralli, Isabel Roxas (Illus.), Rise x Penguin Workshop, $8.99, 9780593382639
 
7. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, Harper, $19.95, 9780060254926
 
8. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, Putnam, $10.99, 9780399226908
 
9. Eyes That Kiss in the Corners
Joanna Ho, Dung Ho (Illus.), Harper, $17.99, 9780062915627
 
10. Good Night, Gorilla
Peggy Rathmann, Putnam, $7.99, 9780399230035
 
11. Antiracist Baby
Ibram X. Kendi, Ashley Lukashevsky (Illus.), Kokila, $8.99, 9780593110508
 
12. Milo Imagines the World
Matt de la Peña, Christian Robinson (Illus.), Putnam, $18.99, 9780399549083
 
13. Someone Builds the Dream
Lisa Wheeler, Loren Long (Illus.), Dial Books, $19.99, 9781984814333
 
14. The Tree in Me
Corinna Luyken, Dial Books, $17.99, 9780593112595
 
15. Pat the Bunny
Dorothy Kunhardt, Golden Books, $9.99, 9780307120007
 


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Children's Series



Bestseller List for April 28, 2021
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  Children's Series  
1. Dog Man (hardcover)
Dav Pilkey, Graphix
 
2. Wings of Fire (hardcover and paperback)
Tui T. Sutherland, Scholastic
 
3. Shadow and Bone (hardcover and paperback)
Leigh Bardugo, Square Fish
 
4. Diary of a Wimpy Kid (hardcover)
Jeff Kinney, Amulet
 
5. Harry Potter (hardcover and paperback)
J.K. Rowling, Scholastic/Arthur A. Levine Books
 
6. Elephant & Piggie (hardcover)
Mo Willems, Hyperion
 
7. I Survived (paperback)
Lauren Tarshis, Scholastic
 
8. Six of Crows (hardcover and paperback)
Leigh Bardugo, Square Fish
 
9. Magic Tree House (hardcover and paperback)
Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illus.), Random House
 
10. The Bad Guys (hardcover and paperback)
Aaron Blabey, Scholastic
 


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Extended Paperback Fiction

Based on sales for the week ending April 25, 2021

16. All Adults Here
Emma Straub, Riverhead Books, $17.00, 9781594634703

17. The Sympathizer
Viet Thanh Nguyen, Grove Press, $17.00, 9780802124944

18. Shuggie Bain
Douglas Stuart, Grove Press, $17.00, 9780802148506

19. In Five Years
Rebecca Serle, Atria, $17.00, 9781982137458

20. The Glass Hotel
Emily St. John Mandel, Vintage, $16.95, 9780525562948

21. Writers & Lovers
Lily King, Grove Press, $17.00, 9780802148544

22. How Much of These Hills Is Gold
C Pam Zhang, Riverhead Books, $16.00, 9780525537212

23. Parable of the Sower
Octavia E. Butler, Grand Central, $16.99, 9781538732182

24. The Henna Artist
Alka Joshi, Mira, $17.99, 9780778331476

25. Devotions
Mary Oliver, Penguin, $20.00, 9780399563263

26. A Children's Bible
Lydia Millet, Norton, $15.95, 9780393867381

27. The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo
Taylor Jenkins Reid, Washington Square Press, $17.00, 9781501161933

28. The Hemingway Stories
Ernest Hemingway, Scribner, $17.00, 9781982179465

29. Big Summer
Jennifer Weiner, Washington Square Press, $17.00, 9781501133527

30. Red, White & Royal Blue
Casey McQuiston, St. Martin's Griffin, $16.99, 9781250316776

31. Breasts and Eggs
Mieko Kawakami, Europa Editions, $16.95, 9781609456702

32. The Most Fun We Ever Had
Claire Lombardo, Anchor, $16.95, 9780525564232

33. Normal People
Sally Rooney, Hogarth, $17.00, 9781984822185

34. The Nightingale
Kristin Hannah, St. Martin's Griffin, $17.99, 9781250080400

35. Beach Read
Emily Henry, Berkley, $16.00, 9781984806734

36. A Gentleman in Moscow
Amor Towles, Penguin, $17.00, 9780143110439

37. Redhead by the Side of the Road
Anne Tyler, Vintage, $16.00, 9780593080948

38. Home Body
Rupi Kaur, Andrews McMeel, $16.99, 9781449486808

39. Homegoing
Yaa Gyasi, Vintage, $16.95, 9781101971062

40. The Alchemist
Paulo Coelho, HarperOne, $16.99, 9780062315007

41. How to Love the World
James Crews, Storey Publishing, $14.95, 9781635863864

42. The Last Bookshop in London
Madeline Martin, Hanover Square Press, $16.99, 9781335284808

43. Afterlife
Julia Alvarez, Algonquin Books, $16.95, 9781643751368

44. Sharks in the Time of Saviors
Kawai Strong Washburn, Picador, $17.00, 9781250787316

45. A Farewell to Arms
Ernest Hemingway, Scribner, $18.00, 9781476764528

46. The Fifth Season
N.K. Jemisin, Orbit, $16.99, 9780316229296

47. Simon the Fiddler
Paulette Jiles, Morrow, $16.99, 9780062966759

48. Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $18.00, 9780441013593

49. The Water Dancer
Ta-Nehisi Coates, One World, $18.00, 9780399590610

50. The Secret Lives of Church Ladies
Deesha Philyaw, West Virginia University Press, $18.99, 9781949199734

Extended Paperback Nonfiction

Based on sales for the week ending April 25, 2021

16. Becoming
Michelle Obama, Crown, $18.99, 9781524763145

17. Say Nothing
Patrick Radden Keefe, Anchor, $16.95, 9780307279286

18. The Warmth of Other Suns
Isabel Wilkerson, Vintage, $17.95, 9780679763888

19. The Four Agreements
Don Miguel Ruiz, Amber-Allen, $12.95, 9781878424310

20. Born a Crime
Trevor Noah, One World, $18.00, 9780399588198

21. White Fragility
Robin DiAngelo, Beacon Press, $16.00, 9780807047415

22. The Color of Law
Richard Rothstein, Liveright, $17.95, 9781631494536

23. How to Do Nothing
Jenny Odell, Melville House, $17.99, 9781612198552

24. Killers of the Flower Moon
David Grann, Vintage, $16.95, 9780307742483

25. The Body Is Not an Apology
Sonya Renee Taylor, Berrett-Koehler, $18.95, 9781523090990

26. Dirt
Bill Buford, Vintage, $17.00, 9780307455802

27. Leave Only Footprints
Conor Knighton, Crown, $17.00, 9781984823557

28. Why We Swim
Bonnie Tsui, Algonquin Books, $16.95, 9781643751375

29. Girl Decoded
Rana El Kaliouby, Carol Colman, Currency, $17.00, 9781984824783

30. The Fire Next Time
James Baldwin, Vintage, $13.95, 9780679744726

31. All About Love
bell hooks, Morrow, $15.99, 9780060959470

32. Know My Name
Chanel Miller, Penguin, $18.00, 9780735223721

33. The Book of Eels
Patrik Svensson, Ecco, $17.99, 9780062968821

34. Burnout
Emily Nagoski, Amelia Nagoski, Ballantine, $17.00, 9781984818324

35. So You Want to Talk About Race
Ijeoma Oluo, Seal Press, $16.99, 9781580058827

36. An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States
Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, Beacon Press, $16.00, 9780807057834

37. The New Jim Crow
Michelle Alexander, New Press, $18.99, 9781620971932

38. A Woman of No Importance
Sonia Purnell, Penguin, $18.00, 9780735225312

39. Trick Mirror
Jia Tolentino, Random House, $18.00, 9780525510567

40. The Artist's Way
Julia Cameron, TarcherPerigee, $17.00, 9780143129257

41. The Soul of an Octopus
Sy Montgomery, Atria, $16.99, 9781451697728

42. In the Dream House
Carmen Maria Machado, Graywolf Press, $16.00, 9781644450383

43. Wow, No Thank You.
Samantha Irby, Vintage, $15.95, 9780525563488

44. Until the End of Time
Brian Greene, Vintage, $17.95, 9780525432173

45. Come As You Are
Emily Nagoski, Ph.D., S&S, $18.00, 9781982165314

46. Thinking, Fast and Slow
Daniel Kahneman, FSG, $18.00, 9780374533557

47. No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference
Greta Thunberg, Penguin, $10.00, 9780143133568

48. Just Mercy
Bryan Stevenson, One World, $17.00, 9780593133934

49. Disability Visibility
Alice Wong (Ed.), Vintage, $16.95, 9781984899422

50. My Own Words
Ruth Bader Ginsburg, S&S, $18.00, 9781501145254

Extended Hardcover Fiction

Based on sales for the week ending April 25, 2021

16. Anxious People
Fredrik Backman, Atria, $28.00, 9781501160837

17. Northern Spy
Flynn Berry, Viking, $26.00, 9780735224995

18. We Begin at the End
Chris Whitaker, Holt, $27.99, 9781250759665

19. The Dictionary of Lost Words
Pip Williams, Ballantine, $28.00, 9780593160190

20. Good Company
Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney, Ecco, $27.99, 9780062876003

21. The Committed
Viet Thanh Nguyen, Grove Press, $27.00, 9780802157065

22. Early Morning Riser
Katherine Heiny, Knopf, $26.95, 9780525659341

23. What Comes After
JoAnne Tompkins, Riverhead Books, $28.00, 9780593085998

24. Mexican Gothic
Silvia Moreno-Garcia, Del Rey, $27.00, 9780525620785

25. The Consequences of Fear
Jacqueline Winspear, Harper, $27.99, 9780062868022

26. Detransition, Baby
Torrey Peters, One World, $27.00, 9780593133378

27. The Guest List
Lucy Foley, Morrow, $27.99, 9780062868930

28. Sunflower Sisters
Martha Hall Kelly, Ballantine, $28.00, 9781524796402

29. Hummingbird Salamander
Jeff VanderMeer, MCD, $27.00, 9780374173548

30. Ocean Prey
John Sandford, Putnam, $29.00, 9780593087022

31. The Sanatorium
Sarah Pearse, Pamela Dorman Books, $27.00, 9780593296677

32. The Final Revival of Opal & Nev
Dawnie Walton, 37 Ink, $27.00, 9781982140168

33. Gold Diggers
Sanjena Sathian, Penguin Press, $27.00, 9781984882035

34. Piranesi
Susanna Clarke, Bloomsbury Publishing, $27.00, 9781635575637

35. On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous
Ocean Vuong, Penguin Press, $26.00, 9780525562023

36. Eternal
Lisa Scottoline, Putnam, $28.00, 9780525539766

37. Win
Harlan Coben, Grand Central, $29.00, 9781538748213

38. Peaces
Helen Oyeyemi, Riverhead Books, $27.00, 9780593192337

39. A Thousand Ships
Natalie Haynes, Harper, $27.99, 9780063065390

40. The Prophets
Robert Jones, Jr., Putnam, $27.00, 9780593085684

41. The Once and Future Witches
Alix E. Harrow, Redhook, $28.00, 9780316422048

42. Transcendent Kingdom
Yaa Gyasi, Knopf, $27.95, 9780525658184

43. A Court of Silver Flames
Sarah J. Maas, Bloomsbury Publishing, $28.00, 9781681196282

44. American Dirt
Jeanine Cummins, Flatiron Books, $27.99, 9781250209764

45. Transient Desires
Donna Leon, Atlantic Monthly Press, $27.00, 9780802158178

46. 2034
Elliot Ackerman, Admiral James Stavridis, Penguin Press, $27.00, 9781984881250

47. The Good Sister
Sally Hepworth, St. Martin's, $27.99, 9781250120953

48. Antiquities
Cynthia Ozick, Knopf, $21.00, 9780593318829

49. The Women of Chateau Lafayette
Stephanie Dray, Berkley, $27.00, 9781984802125

50. No One Is Talking About This
Patricia Lockwood, Riverhead Books, $25.00, 9780593189580

Extended Hardcover Nonfiction

Based on sales for the week ending April 25, 2021

16. A Swim in a Pond in the Rain
George Saunders, Random House, $28.00, 9781984856029

17. Greenlights
Matthew McConaughey, Crown, $30.00, 9780593139134

18. On the House
John Boehner, St. Martin's, $29.99, 9781250238443

19. Philip Roth
Blake Bailey, Norton, $40.00, 9780393240726

20. Finding Freedom
Erin French, Celadon Books, $28.00, 9781250312341

21. Think Again
Adam Grant, Viking, $28.00, 9781984878106

22. The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse Deluxe (Yellow) Edition
Charlie Mackesy, HarperOne, $24.99, 9780063142787

23. The Light of Days
Judy Batalion, Morrow, $28.99, 9780062874214

24. Breath
James Nestor, Riverhead Books, $28.00, 9780735213616

25. Keep Sharp
Sanjay Gupta, M.D., S&S, $28.00, 9781501166730

26. A Little Devil in Americarmance
Hanif Abdurraqib, Random House, $27.00, 9781984801197

27. A Promised Land
Barack Obama, Crown, $45.00, 9781524763169

28. Madam Speaker
Susan Page, Twelve, $32.50, 9781538750698

29. Four Hundred Souls
Ibram X. Kendi, Keisha N. Blain (Eds.), One World, $32.00, 9780593134047

30. The Splendid and the Vile
Erik Larson, Crown, $32.00, 9780385348713

31. Vegetable Simple
Eric Ripert, Random House, $35.00, 9780593132487

32. Blood and Treasure
Bob Drury, Tom Clavin, St. Martin's , $29.99, 9781250247131

33. Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat
Samin Nosrat, Wendy MacNaughton (Illus.), S&S, $35.00, 9781476753836

34. The Hero Code
Admiral William H. McRaven, Grand Central , $22.00, 9781538719961

35. How to Avoid a Climate Disaster
Bill Gates, Knopf, $26.95, 9780385546133

36. Susan, Linda, Nina, and Cokie
Lisa Napoli, Abrams, $28.00, 9781419750403

37. The Women of the Bible Speak
Shannon Bream, Broadside Books, $25.99, 9780063046597

38. World of Wonders
Aimee Nezhukumatathil, Fumi Nakamura (Illus.), Milkweed Editions, $25.00, 9781571313652

39. Your Turn: How to Be an Adult
Julie Lythcott-Haims, Holt, $26.99, 9781250137777

40. Cook, Eat, Repeat
Nigella Lawson, Ecco, $31.99, 9780063079540

41. How to Be an Antiracist
Ibram X. Kendi, One World, $27.00, 9780525509288

42. Beautiful Things
Hunter Biden, Gallery Books, $28.00, 9781982151119

43. The Soul of a Woman
Isabel Allende, Ballantine, $22.99, 9780593355626

44. Girlhood
Melissa Febos, Bloomsbury Publishing, $27.00, 9781635572520

45. What It's Like to Be a Bird
David Allen Sibley, Knopf, $35.00, 9780307957894

46. The God Equation
Michio Kaku, Doubleday, $22.00, 9780385542746

47. Let Me Tell You What I Mean
Joan Didion, Knopf, $23.00, 9780593318485

48. The Bookseller of Florence
Ross King, Atlantic Monthly Press, $30.00, 9780802158529

49. The Hidden Life of Trees
Peter Wohlleben, Greystone Books, $24.95, 9781771642484

50. Unwinding Anxiety
Judson Brewer, Avery, $27.00, 9780593330449

Extended Mass Market

Based on sales for the week ending April 25, 2021

11. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
Maya Angelou, Ballantine, $7.99, 9780345514400

12. The Shining
Stephen King, Anchor, $8.99, 9780307743657

13. Dune Messiah
Frank Herbert, Ace, $9.99, 9780593098233

14. American Gods
Neil Gaiman, Morrow, $9.99, 9780062572110

15. Lord of the Flies
William Golding, Perigee, $11.00, 9780399501487

16. Mistborn: The Final Empire
Brandon Sanderson, Tor, $8.99, 9781250318541

17. Bridgerton: Romancing Mister Bridgerton
Julia Quinn, Avon, $8.99, 9780062353689

18. Slaughterhouse-Five
Kurt Vonnegut, Laurel Leaf, $7.99, 9780440180296

19. Bridgerton: To Sir Phillip, With Love
Julia Quinn, Avon, $8.99, 9780062353733

20. The Hobbit
J.R.R. Tolkien, Del Rey, $8.99, 9780345534835

21. The Autobiography of Malcolm X
Malcom X, Ballantine, $7.99, 9780345350688

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

23. Bridgerton: When He Was Wicked
Julia Quinn, Avon, $8.99, 9780062353788

24. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Little, Brown, $9.99, 9780316769488

25. The Wise Man's Fear
Patrick Rothfuss, DAW, $9.99, 9780756407919

26. Mythology
Edith Hamilton, Grand Central, $10.00, 9780446574754

27. Women Who Run With the Wolves
Clarissa Pinkola Estés, Ballantine, $8.99, 9780345409874

28. Bridgerton: On the Way to the Wedding
Julia Quinn, Avon, $8.99, 9780062353818

29. Bridgerton: It's in His Kiss
Julia Quinn, Avon, $8.99, 9780062353795

30. Go Tell It on the Mountain
James Baldwin, Vintage, $7.99, 9780345806543

31. Oathbringer: Book Three of the Stormlight Archive
Brandon Sanderson, Tor, $10.99, 9780765365293

32. Ender's Game
Orson Scott Card, Tor, $7.99, 9780812550702

33. The Silmarillion
J.R.R. Tolkien, Ballantine, $8.99, 9780345325815

34. Neuromancer
William Gibson, Ace, $8.99, 9780441569595

35. Children of Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $9.99, 9780593098240

36. The Eye of the World
Robert Jordan, Tor, $10.99, 9781250251466

37. And Then There Were None
Agatha Christie, Morrow, $8.99, 9780062073488

38. The Color of Magic
Terry Pratchett, Harper, $9.99, 9780062225672

39. The Lost and Found Bookshop
Susan Wiggs, Avon, $9.99, 9780062914125

40. The Dispossessed
Ursula K. Le Guin, Harper Voyager, $8.99, 9780061054884

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

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

43. Words of Radiance
Brandon Sanderson, Tor, $10.99, 9780765365286

44. Foundation
Isaac Asimov, Spectra, $7.99, 9780553293357

45. Blue Moon
Lee Child, Dell, $9.99, 9780399593567

46. The Lies of Locke Lamora
Scott Lynch, Spectra, $8.99, 9780553588941

47. Red Mars
Kim Stanley Robinson, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553560732

48. Rich Dad Poor Dad
Robert T. Kiyosaki, Plata Publishing, $8.99, 9781612680194

49. The Fellowship of the Ring
J.R.R. Tolkien, Ballantine, $8.99, 9780345339706

50. Of Mice and Men
John Steinbeck, Penguin, $12.00, 9780140177398

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