September 15, 2021

Trade Paperback Fiction

Bestseller List for September 15, 2021
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  Trade Paperback Fiction Last Week/
Weeks on List
1. 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. The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo
Taylor Jenkins Reid, Washington Square Press, $17.00, 9781501161933
Reid's novel is a mesmerizing journey through the splendor of old Hollywood into the harsh realities of the present day.
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.
4. People We Meet on Vacation
Emily Henry, Berkley, $16.00, 9781984806758
Henry's sparkling new novel will leave you with the warm, hazy afterglow usually reserved for the best vacations. A May 2021 Indie Next Pick.
5. Anxious People
Fredrik Backman, Washington Square Press, $17.00, 9781501160844
An ingeniously constructed novel about the enduring power of friendship, forgiveness, and hope--the things that save us, even in the most anxious times.
6. Hamnet
Maggie O'Farrell, Vintage, $16.95, 9781984898876
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.
7. 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.
8. 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.
9. The Silent Patient
Alex Michaelides, Celadon Books, $17.99, 9781250301703
A gripping psychological thriller about a woman's act of violence against her husband--and of the therapist obsessed with uncovering her motive.
10. 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.
11. Mexican Gothic
Silvia Moreno-Garcia, Del Rey, $17.00, 9780525620808
A re-imagining of the classic gothic suspense novel, Mexican Gothic is a story about an isolated mansion in 1950s Mexico--and the brave socialite drawn to its treacherous secrets.
12. Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $18.00, 9780441013593
Herbert's classic masterpiece--a triumph of the imagination--is soon to be a major motion picture.
13. The Guest List
Lucy Foley, Morrow, $16.99, 9780062868947
A wedding celebration turns dark and deadly in this deliciously wicked and atmospheric thriller by the bestselling author of The Hunting Party.
14. On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous
Ocean Vuong, Penguin, $17.00, 9780525562047
Vuong's debut novel is a shattering portrait of a family, a first love, and the redemptive power of storytelling.
15. The Thursday Murder Club
Richard Osman, Penguin, $17.00, 9781984880987
In a peaceful retirement village, four unlikely friends meet weekly to discuss unsolved crimes; together they call themselves the Thursday Murder Club.

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Trade Paperback Nonfiction

Bestseller List for September 15, 2021
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1. Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants
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.
2. The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma
Bessel van der Kolk, M.D., Penguin, $19.00, 9780143127741
van der Kolk transforms our understanding of trauma and offers a bold new paradigm for healing.
3. The Best of Me- Debut
David Sedaris, Back Bay, $18.99, 9780316242400
The Best of Me spans a career spent watching and learning and laughing--quite often at himself--and invites readers deep into the world of one of the most brilliant and original writers of our time.
4. Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds & Shape Our Futures
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. The Body: A Guide for Occupants
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.
6. The Old Farmer's Almanac 2022
Old Farmer's Almanac, $9.95, 9781571988935
The annual almanac of weather, astrology, calendars, gardening tips, home remedies, and more all presented in the inimitably useful and humorous way it has done since 1792.
7. Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
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.
8. All We Can Save: Truth, Courage, and Solutions for the Climate Crisis
Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, Katharine K. Wilkinson (Eds.), One World, $18.00, 9780593237083
Provocative and illuminating essays from women at the forefront of the climate movement who are harnessing truth, courage, and solutions to lead humanity forward.
9. The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom
Don Miguel Ruiz, Amber-Allen, $12.95, 9781878424310
A practical guide to personal freedom, outlining a way of life rooted in traditional Toltec beliefs.
10. Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood
Trevor Noah, One World, $18.00, 9780399588198
Noah's compelling, inspiring, and comically sublime coming-of-age memoir is set during the twilight of apartheid and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed.
11. Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women That a Movement Forgot
Mikki Kendall, Penguin, $16.00, 9780525560562
A potent and electrifying critique of today's feminist movement announcing a fresh new voice in Black feminism.
12. Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI
David Grann, Vintage, $17.00, 9780307742483
Grann's twisting and haunting true-life murder mystery about one of the most monstrous crimes in American history.
13. The Sisters of Auschwitz: The True Story of Two Jewish Sisters' Resistance in the Heart of Nazi Territory
Roxane van Iperen, Harper, $17.99, 9780063097629
A long-overdue homage to two young women's heroism and moral bravery--and a reminder of the power each of us has to change the world.
14. Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly
Anthony Bourdain, Ecco, $16.99, 9780060899226
In Kitchen Confidential, Bourdain tells the wild-but-true tales of his life in the culinary trade.
15. The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America
Erik Larson, Vintage, $16.00, 9780375725609
As the subtitle says, "murder, magic, and madness at the fair that changed America."

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Hardcover Fiction

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Weeks on List
1. Beautiful World, Where Are You- Debut
Sally Rooney, FSG, $28.00, 9780374602604
Rooney's excellent new novel is a September 2021 Indie Next Pick.
2. Matrix- Debut
Lauren Groff, Riverhead Books, $28.00, 9781594634499
The exhilarating new novel by the bestselling author of Fates and Furies is the #1 Indie Next Pick for September 2021.
3. The Madness of Crowds
Louise Penny, Minotaur, $28.99, 9781250145260
Chief Inspector Armand Gamache returns to Three Pines in Louise Penny's latest spellbinding novel.
4. 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.
5. A Slow Fire Burning
Paula Hawkins, Riverhead Books, $28.00, 9780735211230
Hawkins new novel is a gripping, twisting story of deceit, murder, and revenge. A September 2021 Indie Next Pick.
6. The Magician- Debut
Colm Tóibín, Scribner, $28.00, 9781476785080
A dazzling, epic family saga set across a half-century spanning World War I, the rise of Hitler, World War II, and the Cold War.
7. The Paper Palace
Miranda Cowley Heller, Riverhead Books, $27.00, 9780593329825
In the course of a single day on Cape Cod, one woman must make a life-changing decision that has been brewing for decades. A July 2021 Indie Next Pick.
8. Poison for Breakfast
Lemony Snicket, Liveright, $17.95, 9781324090625
A new stand-alone adventure by Lemony Snicket, one of the twenty-first century's most beloved authors.
9. Billy Summers
Stephen King, Scribner, $30.00, 9781982173616
King's new novel is about love, luck, fate, and a complex hero with one last shot at redemption.
10. 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 Pick.
11. The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois
Honorée Fanonne Jeffers, Harper, $28.99, 9780062942937
Jeffers' brilliant fiction debut is an intimate yet sweeping novel that chronicles the journey of one American family from the centuries of the colonial slave trade through the Civil War to our own tumultuous time. A September 2021 Indie Next Pick and an Oprah's Book Club Novel.
12. Malibu Rising
Taylor Jenkins Reid, Ballantine, $28.00, 9781524798659
Four famous siblings throw an epic party to celebrate the end of the summer. But over the course of twenty-four hours, their lives will change forever. A June 2021 Indie Next Pick.
13. Project Hail Mary
Andy Weir, Ballantine, $28.99, 9780593135204
In Weir's latest, a lone astronaut must save the earth from disaster. A May 2021 Indie Next Pick.
14. The Guide
Peter Heller, Knopf, $27.00, 9780525657767
A heart-racing thriller about a young man who is hired by an elite fishing lodge in Colorado, where he uncovers a plot of shocking menace amid the natural beauty of sun-drenched streams and forests. A September 2021 Indie Next Pick.
15. The Last Thing He Told Me
Laura Dave, S&S, $27.00, 9781501171345
A gripping mystery about a woman who thinks she's found the love of her life--until he disappears. A May 2021 Indie Next Pick.

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Hardcover Nonfiction

Bestseller List for September 15, 2021
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  Hardcover Nonfiction Last Week/
Weeks on List
1. 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. Crying in H Mart: A Memoir
Michelle Zauner, Knopf, $26.95, 9780525657743
From the indie rock star of Japanese Breakfast, an unflinching, powerful memoir about growing up Korean American, losing her mother, and forging her own identity. A May 2021 Indie Next Pick.
3. On Freedom: Four Songs of Care and Constraint- Debut
Maggie Nelson, Graywolf Press, $27.00, 9781644450628
Drawing on a vast range of material, from critical theory to pop culture to the intimacies and plain exchanges of daily life, Maggie Nelson explores how we might think, experience, or talk about freedom in ways responsive to the conditions of our day.
4. This Is Your Mind on Plants
Michael Pollan, Penguin Press, $28.00, 9780593296905
A radical challenge to how we think about drugs, and an exploration into the powerful human attraction to psychoactive plants—and the equally powerful taboos.
5. Poet Warrior: A Memoir- Debut
Joy Harjo, Norton, $25.00, 9780393248524
Three-term poet laureate Joy Harjo offers a vivid, lyrical, and inspiring call for love and justice in this contemplation of her trailblazing life.
6. Hero of Two Worlds: The Marquis de Lafayette in the Age of Revolution
Mike Duncan, PublicAffairs, $30.00, 9781541730335
From the bestselling author of The Storm Before the Storm comes the thrilling story of the Marquis de Lafayette's lifelong quest to defend the principles of liberty and equality.
7. Finding the Mother Tree: Discovering the Wisdom of the Forest
Suzanne Simard, Knopf, $28.95, 9780525656098
Simard brings us into the intimate world of trees to illuminate fascinating and vital truths—that trees are not simply the source of timber or pulp, but are a complicated, interdependent circle of life.
8. World Travel: An Irreverent Guide
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.
9. Beautiful Country: A Memoir- Debut
Qian Julie Wang, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385547215
An incandescent memoir from an astonishing new talent, Beautiful Country puts readers in the shoes of an undocumented child living in poverty in the richest country in the world. A September 2021 Indie Next Pick.
10. Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents
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.
11. 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.
12. All In: An Autobiography
Billie Jean King, Johnette Howard, Maryanne Vollers, Knopf, $30.00, 9781101947333
An inspiring and intimate self-portrait of the champion of equality that encompasses her brilliant tennis career, unwavering activism, and an ongoing commitment to fairness and social justice.
13. The Afghanistan Papers: A Secret History of the War
Craig Whitlock, The Washington Post, S&S, $30.00, 9781982159009
A shocking account that will supercharge a long overdue reckoning over what went wrong and forever change the way the conflict is remembered.
14. The Comfort Book
Matt Haig, Penguin Life, $22.00, 9780143136668
In his new book, Haig offers warmth and reassurance, reminding us to slow down and appreciate the beauty and unpredictability of existence.
15. American Marxism
Mark R. Levin, Threshold Editions, $28.00, 9781501135972
Levin explains how the dangers he warned against in his book Liberty and Tyranny have come to pass.

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Mass Market

Bestseller List for September 15, 2021
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Weeks on List
1. Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $10.99, 9780441172719
2. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
3. Dune Messiah
Frank Herbert, Ace, $9.99, 9780593098233
4. Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
Quentin Tarantino, Harper Perennial, $9.99, 9780063112520
5. The Eye of the World
Robert Jordan, Tor, $10.99, 9781250251466
6. Animal Farm
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451526342
7. The Name of the Wind
Patrick Rothfuss, DAW, $10.99, 9780756404741
8. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Little, Brown, $9.99, 9780316769488
9. Foundation
Isaac Asimov, Spectra, $7.99, 9780553293357
10. Lord of the Flies
William Golding, Penguin, $11.00, 9780399501487

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Early & Middle Grade Readers

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  Early & Middle Grade Readers  
1. Friends Forever
Shannon Hale, LeUyen Pham (Illus.), First Second, $12.99, 9781250317568
2. Willodeen- Debut
Katherine Applegate, Feiwel & Friends, $16.99, 9781250147400
3. Hooky- Debut
Míriam Bonastre Tur, Etch/Clarion Books, $12.99, 9780358468295
4. Cat Kid Comic Club
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $12.99, 9781338712766
5. Rowley Jefferson's Awesome Friendly Spooky Stories
Jeff Kinney, Abrams, $14.99, 9781419756979
6. Super Extra Deluxe Essential Handbook (Pokémon)
Scholastic, $14.99, 9781338714128
7. When Stars Are Scattered
Victoria Jamieson, Omar Mohamed, Dial Books, $12.99, 9780525553908
8. Smile
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $12.99, 9781338740264
9. Ground Zero
Alan Gratz, Scholastic Press, $17.99, 9781338245752
10. Drama
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545326995
11. A Wolf Called Wander
Rosanne Parry, Greenwillow Books, $7.99, 9780062895943
12. Guts
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $12.99, 9780545852500
13. Skunk and Badger
Amy Timberlake, Jon Klassen (Illus.), Algonquin Young Readers, $18.95, 9781643750057
14. A Whale of the Wild
Rosanne Parry, Lindsay Moore (Illus.), Greenwillow Books, $7.99, 9780062995933
15. Fast Pitch- Debut
Nic Stone, Crown Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9781984893017

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Young Adult

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  Young Adult  
1. They Both Die at the End
Adam Silvera, Quill Tree Books, $12.99, 9780062457806
2. We Were Liars
E. Lockhart, Ember, $10.99, 9780385741279
3. One of Us Is Lying
Karen M. McManus, Delacorte Press, $17.99, 9781524714680
4. Firekeeper's Daughter
Angeline Boulley, Henry Holt and Co. BYR, $18.99, 9781250766564
5. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $14.99, 9780385754729
6. Cemetery Boys (An Indies Introduce Title)
Aiden Thomas, Swoon Reads, $17.99, 9781250250469
7. Ace of Spades
Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé, Feiwel & Friends, $18.99, 9781250800817
8. Six Crimson Cranes
Elizabeth Lim, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9780593300916
9. Hatchet
Gary Paulsen, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $9.99, 9781481486293
10. The Giver
Lois Lowry, HMH Books for Young Readers, $9.99, 9780544340688
11. The Hate U Give
Angie Thomas, Balzer + Bray, $18.99, 9780062871350
12. The Last Legacy- Debut
Adrienne Young, Wednesday Books, $18.99, 9781250823724
13. These Violent Delights
Chloe Gong, Margaret K. McElderry Books, $19.99, 9781534457690
14. The Witch Haven
Sasha Peyton Smith, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $19.99, 9781534454385
15. The Downstairs Girl
Stacey Lee, G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers, $10.99, 9781524740979

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Children's Illustrated

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  Children's Illustrated  
1. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
2. Room on the Broom
Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler (Illus.), Dial Books, $8.99, 9780593110409
3. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, World of Eric Carle, $10.99, 9780399226908
4. Time for School, Little Blue Truck
Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illus.), Clarion Books, $18.99, 9780358412243
5. Pete the Cat's Groovy Imagination- Debut
James Dean, Kimberly Dean, Harper, $18.99, 9780062974105
6. We Are Water Protectors
Carole Lindstrom, Michaela Goade (Illus.), Roaring Brook Press, $17.99, 9781250203557
7. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, Harper, $19.95, 9780060254926
8. I Am Courage: A Book of Resilience- Debut
Susan Verde, Peter H. Reynolds (Illus.), Abrams Books for Young Readers, $14.99, 9781419746468
9. Norman Didn't Do It!: (Yes, He Did)- Debut
Ryan T. Higgins, Disney-Hyperion, $17.99, 9781368026239
10. The Bad Seed Presents: The Good, the Bad, and the Spooky
Jory John, Pete Oswald (Illus.), Harper, $10.99, 9780062954541
11. Negative Cat
Sophie Blackall, Nancy Paulsen Books, $17.99, 9780399257193
12. Boo! Baa, La La La!- Debut
Sandra Boynton, Little Simon, $5.99, 9781534452831
13. Good Night, Gorilla
Peggy Rathmann, Putnam, $7.99, 9780399230035
14. Cat Problems
Jory John, Lane Smith (Illus.), Random House Studio, $17.99, 9780593302132
15. Dragons Are the Worst!- Debut
Alex Willan, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9781534485112

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Children's Series

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  Children's Series  
. Dog Man (hardcover)
Dav Pilkey, Graphix
2. Wings of Fire (hardcover and paperback)
Tui T. Sutherland, Scholastic
3. Baby-Sitters Club Graphix (hardcover and paperback)
Ann M. Martin, Chan Chau (Illus.), Graphix
New in Series: Kristy and the Snobs (9781338304602)
4. Spy School (hardcover and paperback)
Stuart Gibbs, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
5. The Bad Guys (paperback)
Aaron Blabey, Scholastic
6. Elephant and Piggie (hardcover)
Mo Willems, Hyperion
7. I Survived (paperback)
Lauren Tarshis, Scholastic
New in Series: I Survived the Galveston Hurricane, 1900 (9781338752533)
8. Harry Potter (hardcover and paperback)
J.K. Rowling, Scholastic/Arthur A. Levine Books
9. Diary of a Wimpy Kid (hardcover)
Jeff Kinney, Amulet
10. Magic Tree House (hardcover and paperback)
Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illus.), Random House Books for Young Readers

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Extended Paperback Fiction

Based on sales for the week ending September 12, 2021

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

17. The Overstory
Richard Powers, Norton, $18.95, 9780393356687

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

19. It Ends with Us
Colleen Hoover, Atria, $16.99, 9781501110368

20. The Book of Two Ways
Jodi Picoult, Ballantine, $17.00, 9781984818379

21. Daisy Jones & The Six
Taylor Jenkins Reid, Ballantine, $17.00, 9781524798642

22. The Dutch House
Ann Patchett, Harper Perennial, $17.00, 9780062963680

23. The Rose Code
Kate Quinn, Morrow, $17.99, 9780062943477

24. One Last Stop
Casey McQuiston, St. Martin's Griffin, $16.99, 9781250244499

25. Conversations with Friends
Sally Rooney, Hogarth, $17.00, 9780451499066

26. Such a Fun Age
Kiley Reid, Putnam, $17.00, 9780525541912

27. Transcendent Kingdom
Yaa Gyasi, Vintage, $16.00, 9781984899767

28. The Last Chance Library
Freya Sampson, Berkley, $16.00, 9780593201381

29. The City We Became
N.K. Jemisin, Orbit, $17.99, 9780316509886

30. Magic Lessons
Alice Hoffman, S&S, $17.00, 9781982108854

31. A Court of Thorns and Roses
Sarah J. Maas, Bloomsbury Publishing, $18.00, 9781635575569

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

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

34. Migrations
Charlotte McConaghy, Flatiron Books, $16.99, 9781250204035

35. The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires
Grady Hendrix, Quirk Books, $16.99, 9781683692515

36. Portrait of a Scotsman
Evie Dunmore, Berkley, $16.00, 9781984805720

37. This Is Happiness
Niall Williams, Bloomsbury Publishing, $17.00, 9781635576313

38. All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr, Scribner, $18.00, 9781501173219

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

40. All the Devils Are Here
Louise Penny, Minotaur, $17.99, 9781250145246

41. The Exiles
Christina Baker Kline, Custom House, $16.99, 9780062356338

42. Night Music
Jojo Moyes, Penguin, $17.00, 9780735222311

43. The Secret History
Donna Tartt, Vintage, $17.00, 9781400031702

44. Squeeze Me
Carl Hiaasen, Vintage Crime/Black Lizard, $16.95, 9780525435280

45. The Charm Offensive
Alison Cochrun, Atria, $17.00, 9781982170714

46. My Year of Rest and Relaxation
Ottessa Moshfegh, Penguin, $16.00, 9780525522133

47. What Are You Going Through
Sigrid Nunez, Riverhead Books, $17.00, 9780593191422

48. Still Life
Louise Penny, St. Martin's, $17.99, 9780312541538

49. The Giver of Stars
Jojo Moyes, Penguin, $17.00, 9780399562495

50. Tokyo Ueno Station
Yu Miri, Riverhead Books, $16.00, 9780593187524

Extended Paperback Nonfiction

Based on sales for the week ending September 12, 2021

16. How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy
Jenny Odell, Melville House, $17.99, 9781612198552

17. How to Change Your Mind
Michael Pollan, Penguin, $18.00, 9780735224155

18. Having and Being Had
Eula Biss, Riverhead Books, $17.00, 9780525537465

19. Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland
Patrick Radden Keefe, Anchor, $16.95, 9780307279286

20. All About Love: New Visions
bell hooks, Morrow, $15.99, 9780060959470

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

22. In the Dream House: A Memoir
Carmen Maria Machado, Graywolf Press, $16.00, 9781644450383

23. The New York Times Cooking No-Recipe Recipes
Sam Sifton, Ten Speed Press, $28.00, 9781984858474

24. Vesper Flights
Helen Macdonald, Grove Press, $17.00, 9780802158673

25. The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America
Richard Rothstein, Liveright, $17.95, 9781631494536

26. The Field Guide to Dumb Birds of North America
Matt Kracht, Chronicle, $15.95, 9781452174037

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

28. The Untethered Soul: The Journey Beyond Yourself
Michael A. Singer, New Harbinger, $18.95, 9781572245372

29. Agent Sonya: The Spy Next Door
Ben Macintyre, Crown, $18.00, 9780593136324

30. See No Stranger: A Memoir and Manifesto of Revolutionary Love
Valarie Kaur, One World, $18.00, 9780525509110

31. The Bird Way: A New Look at How Birds Talk, Work, Play, Parent, and Think
Jennifer Ackerman, Penguin, $18.00, 9780735223035

32. Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family
Robert Kolker, Anchor, $17.00, 9780525562641

33. My Grandmother's Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies
Resmaa Menakem, Central Recovery Press, $17.95, 9781942094470

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

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

36. Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning
Cathy Park Hong, One World, $18.00, 9781984820389

37. She Come By It Natural: Dolly Parton and the Women Who Lived Her Songs
Sarah Smarsh, Scribner, $16.00, 9781982157296

38. A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of the American Spy Who Helped Win World War II
Sonia Purnell, Penguin, $18.00, 9780735225312

39. Just Kids
Patti Smith, Ecco, $16.99, 9780060936228

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

41. The Library Book
Susan Orlean, S&S, $16.99, 9781476740195

42. His Truth Is Marching On: John Lewis and the Power of Hope
Jon Meacham, Random House , $18.99, 9781984855046

43. Meditations: A New Translation
Marcus Aurelius, Modern Library, $11.00, 9780812968255

44. Demystifying Disability: What to Know, What to Say, and How to Be an Ally
Emily Ladau, Ten Speed Press, $16.00, 9781984858979

45. Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century
Jessica Bruder, Norton, $16.95, 9780393356311

46. Begin Again: James Baldwin's America and Its Urgent Lessons for Our Own
Eddie S. Glaude, Jr., Crown, $17.00, 9780525575337

47. We Do This 'til We Free Us
Mariame Kaba, Haymarket Books, $16.95, 9781642595253

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

49. The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness
Michelle Alexander, New Press, $18.99, 9781620971932

50. Only Plane in the Sky: An Oral History of 9/11
Garrett M. Graff, Avid Reader Press/S&S, $18.00, 9781501182211

Extended Hardcover Fiction

Based on sales for the week ending September 12, 2021

16. The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue
V.E. Schwab, Tor, $26.99, 9780765387561

17. The Hill We Climb
Amanda Gorman, Viking, $15.99, 9780593465271

18. Lightning Strike
William Kent Krueger, Atria , $27.00, 9781982128685

19. My Heart Is a Chainsaw
Stephen Graham Jones, Gallery/Saga Press, $26.99, 9781982137632

20. The Vanishing Half
Brit Bennett, Riverhead Books, $27.00, 9780525536291

21. The Final Girl Support Group
Grady Hendrix, Berkley, $26.00, 9780593201237

22. The Personal Librarian
Marie Benedict, Victoria Christopher Murray, Berkley, $27.00, 9780593101537

23. The Great Glorious Goddamn of It All
Josh Ritter, Hanover Square Press, $27.99, 9781335522535

24. The Four Winds
Kristin Hannah, St. Martin's, $28.99, 9781250178602

25. Once There Were Wolves
Charlotte McConaghy, Flatiron Books, $27.99, 9781250244147

26. The Women of Troy
Pat Barker, Doubleday, $28.00, 9780385546690

27. The Maidens
Alex Michaelides, Celadon Books, $27.99, 9781250304452

28. Afterparties: Stories
Anthony Veasna So, Ecco, $27.99, 9780063049901

29. The Night She Disappeared
Lisa Jewell, Atria , $28.00, 9781982137366

30. The Heron's Cry
Ann Cleeves, Minotaur, $27.99, 9781250204479

31. The Inheritance of Orquídea Divina
Zoraida Córdova, Atria, $27.00, 9781982102548

32. Velvet Was the Night
Silvia Moreno-Garcia, Del Rey, $28.00, 9780593356821

33. We Were Never Here
Andrea Bartz, Ballantine, $27.00, 9781984820464

34. The Plot
Jean Hanff Korelitz, Celadon Books, $28.00, 9781250790767

35. Damnation Spring
Ash Davidson, Scribner, $28.00, 9781982144401

36. Great Circle
Maggie Shipstead, Knopf, $28.95, 9780525656975

37. The Other Black Girl
Zakiya Dalila Harris, Atria, $27.00, 9781982160135

38. While Justice Sleeps
Stacey Abrams, Doubleday, $28.00, 9780385546577

39. Razorblade Tears
S.A. Cosby, Flatiron Books, $26.99, 9781250252708

40. L.A. Weather
María Amparo Escandón, Flatiron Books, $27.99, 9781250802569

41. Mrs. March
Virginia Feito, Liveright, $26.00, 9781631498619

42. The Sweetness of Water
Nathan Harris, Little, Brown, $28.00, 9780316461276

43. The Cellist
Daniel Silva, Harper, $28.99, 9780062834867

44. The Nature of Middle-earth
J.R.R. Tolkien, Mariner Books, $32.00, 9780358454601

45. Falling
T.J. Newman, Avid Reader Press/S&S, $28.00, 9781982177881

46. Nightbitch
Rachel Yoder, Doubleday, $26.00, 9780385546812

47. Forgotten in Death
J.D. Robb, St. Martin's, $28.99, 9781250272812

48. Today a Woman Went Mad in the Supermarket: Stories
Hilma Wolitzer, Bloomsbury Publishing, $26.00, 9781635577624

49. Inseparable
Simone de Beauvoir, Ecco, $26.99, 9780063075047

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

Extended Hardcover Nonfiction

Based on sales for the week ending September 12, 2021

16. The Premonition: A Pandemic Story
Michael Lewis, Norton, $30.00, 9780393881554

17. The Anthropocene Reviewed: Essays on a Human-Centered Planet
John Green, Dutton, $28.00, 9780525555216

18. The Bomber Mafia: A Dream, a Temptation, and the Longest Night of the Second World War
Malcolm Gladwell, Little, Brown, $27.00, 9780316296618

19. The Weekday Vegetarians: 100 Recipes and a Real-Life Plan for Eating Less Meat
Jenny Rosenstrach, Clarkson Potter, $32.50, 9780593138748

20. Countdown bin Laden: The Untold Story of the 247-Day Hunt to Bring the Mastermind of 9/11 to Justice
Chris Wallace, Avid Reader Press/S&S, $30.00, 9781982176525

21. Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art
James Nestor, Riverhead Books, $28.00, 9780735213616

22. The Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing, and the Future of the Human Race
Walter Isaacson, S&S, $35.00, 9781982115852

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

24. How the Word Is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America
Clint Smith, Little, Brown, $29.00, 9780316492935

25. Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones
James Clear, Avery, $27.00, 9780735211292

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

27. What Happened to You?: Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing
Oprah Winfrey, Bruce D. Perry, Flatiron Books: An Oprah Book, $28.99, 9781250223180

28. Reign of Terror: How the 9/11 Era Destabilized America and Produced Trump
Spencer Ackerman, Viking, $30.00, 9781984879776

29. Somebody's Daughter: A Memoir
Ashley C. Ford, Flatiron Books: An Oprah Book, $27.99, 9781250305978

30. The Reckoning: Our Nation's Trauma and Finding a Way to Heal
Mary L. Trump, St. Martin's, $28.99, 9781250278456

31. Fox and I
Catherine Raven, Spiegel & Grau, $28.00, 9781954118003

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

33. I Alone Can Fix It: Donald J. Trump's Catastrophic Final Year
Carol Leonnig, Philip Rucker, Penguin Press, $30.00, 9780593298947

34. Cultish: The Language of Fanaticism
Amanda Montell, Harper Wave, $27.99, 9780062993151

35. Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty
Patrick Radden Keefe, Doubleday, $32.50, 9780385545686

36. For Brown Girls with Sharp Edges and Tender Hearts: A Love Letter to Women of Color
Prisca Dorcas Mojica Rodriguez, Seal Press, $28.00, 9781541674875

37. Pastoral Song: A Farmer's Journey
James Rebanks, Custom House, $28.99, 9780063073272

38. Subpar Parks: America's Most Extraordinary National Parks and Their Least Impressed Visitors
Amber Share, Plume, $22.00, 9780593185544

39. The American Experiment: Dialogues on a Dream
David M. Rubenstein, S&S, $32.00, 9781982165734

40. Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: Mastering the Elements of Good Cooking
Samin Nosrat, Wendy MacNaughton (Illus.), S&S, $35.00, 9781476753836

41. Cook This Book: Techniques That Teach and Recipes to Repeat
Molly Baz, Clarkson Potter, $32.50, 9780593138274

42. Windswept: Walking the Paths of Trailblazing Women
Annabel Abbs, Tin House Books, $26.95, 9781951142704

43. Facing the Mountain: A True Story of Japanese American Heroes in World War II
Daniel James Brown, Viking, $30.00, 9780525557401

44. Forever Young: A Memoir
Hayley Mills, Grand Central , $30.00, 9781538704196

45. Notes on Grief
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Knopf, $16.00, 9780593320808

46. Four Thousand Weeks: Time Management for Mortals
Oliver Burkeman, FSG, $27.00, 9780374159122

47. The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz
Erik Larson, Crown, $32.00, 9780385348713

48. Not "A Nation of Immigrants": Settler Colonialism, White Supremacy, and a History of Erasure and Exclusion
Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, Beacon Press, $27.95, 9780807036297

49. Noise: A Flaw in Human Judgment
Daniel Kahneman, et al., Little, Brown Spark, $32.00, 9780316451406

50. The Master: The Long Run and Beautiful Game of Roger Federer
Christopher Clarey, Twelve, $30.00, 9781538719268

Extended Mass Market

Based on sales for the week ending September 12, 2021

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

12. Good Omens
Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett, Morrow, $9.99, 9780062836977

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

14. The Way of Kings
Brandon Sanderson, Tor, $9.99, 9780765365279

15. The Left Hand of Darkness
Ursula K. Le Guin, Ace, $9.99, 9780441478125

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

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

18. Mistborn: The Final Empire
Brandon Sanderson, Tor, $9.99, 9781250318541

19. The Sentinel
Lee Child, Andrew Child, Dell, $9.99, 9781984818485

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

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

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

23. The Lord of the Rings:The Fellowship of the Ring
J.R.R. Tolkien, Ballantine, $8.99, 9780345339706

24. Fire & Blood
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780593357538

25. Bridgerton: The Duke and I
Julia Quinn, Avon, $9.99, 9780063078697

26. A Time for Mercy
John Grisham, Dell, $9.99, 9780593157817

27. Open Season
C.J. Box, Putnam, $9.99, 9780399576607

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

29. The Diary of a Young Girl
Anne Frank, Bantam, $7.99, 9780553577129

30. Macbeth
William Shakespeare, S&S, $6.99, 9780743477109

31. Still Life
Louise Penny, St. Martin's, $7.99, 9781250068736

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

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

34. God Emperor of Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $9.99, 9780593098257

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

36. A Raisin in the Sun
Lorraine Hansberry, Vintage, $7.95, 9780679755333

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

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

39. The Well of Ascension
Brandon Sanderson, Tor, $10.99, 9781250318572

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

41. Red Mars
Kim Stanley Robinson, Spectra, $8.99, 9780553560732

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

43. Walk the Wire
David Baldacci, Grand Central, $9.99, 9781538761519

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

45. Ender's Game
Orson Scott Card, Tor, $7.99, 9781250773012

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

47. Bridgerton: The Viscount Who Loved Me
Julia Quinn, Avon, $9.99, 9780063139503

48. Camino Winds
John Grisham, Dell, $9.99, 9780593157770

49. Total Power
Vince Flynn, Kyle Mills, Pocket, $9.99, 9781501190667

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

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