September 22, 2021

Trade Paperback Fiction



Bestseller List for September 22, 2021
Based on sales for the week ending September 19, 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. 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.
1/55
2. 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.
3/75
3. 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.
2/16
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.
4/19
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.
5/11
6. 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.
7/20
7. 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.
6/18
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.
8/36
9. 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.
10/25
10. 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.
11/14
11. 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.
13/7
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.
12/11
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.
/120
14. 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.
9/20
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.
15/6
ON THE RISE
18. The Book of Two Ways
Jodi Picoult, Ballantine, $17.00, 9781984818379
Picoult's riveting novel about the choices that alter the course of our lives.
 


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Trade Paperback Nonfiction



Bestseller List for September 22, 2021
Based on sales for the week ending September 19, 2021
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  Trade Paperback Nonfiction Last Week/
Weeks on List
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.
1/93
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.
2/51
3. The Best of Me
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.
3/2
4. 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.
5/34
5. 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.
6/4
6. 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.
7/162
7. 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.
4/23
8. 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.
9/141
9. 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.
11/30
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.
10/118
11. The Dressmakers of Auschwitz: The True Story of the Women Who Sewed to Survive- Debut
Lucy Adlington, Harper, $17.99, 9780063030930
A powerful chronicle of the women who used their sewing skills to survive the Holocaust, stitching beautiful clothes at a fashion workshop created within one of the most notorious WWII death camps.
/1
12. 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.
8/9
13. 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.
12/83
14. Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland
Patrick Radden Keefe, Anchor, $16.95, 9780307279286
Award-winning New Yorker staff writer Keefe presents a stunning and intricate narrative about a notorious killing in Northern Ireland and its devastating repercussions.
/41
15. Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning
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.
/21


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Hardcover Fiction



Bestseller List for September 22, 2021
Based on sales for the week ending September 19, 2021
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  Hardcover Fiction Last Week/
Weeks on List
1. Harlem Shuffle- Debut
Colson Whitehead, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385545136
A gloriously entertaining novel of heists, shakedowns, and rip-offs set in Harlem in the 1960s. A September 2021 Indie Next Pick.
/1
2. Beautiful World, Where Are You
Sally Rooney, FSG, $28.00, 9780374602604
Rooney's excellent new novel is a September 2021 Indie Next Pick.
1/2
3. Apples Never Fall- Debut
Liane Moriarty, Holt, $28.99, 9781250220257
Moriarty's new novel looks at marriage, siblings, and how the people we love the most can hurt us the deepest.
/1
4. Matrix
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.
2/2
5. 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.
3/4
6. 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.
4/46
7. 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.
11/4
8. 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.
5/3
9. The Magician
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.
6/2
10. 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.
7/11
11. 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.
15/20
12. 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.
10/29
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.
13/20
14. 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.
9/7
15. 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.
8/3


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Hardcover Nonfiction



Bestseller List for September 22, 2021
Based on sales for the week ending September 19, 2021
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  Hardcover Nonfiction Last Week/
Weeks on List
1. Fuzz: When Nature Breaks the Law- Debut
Mary Roach, Norton, $26.95, 9781324001935
Roach's irresistible investigation into the unpredictable world where wildlife and humans meet.
/1
2. 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.
1/81
3. 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.
2/22
4. Unbound: My Story of Liberation and the Birth of the Me Too Movement- Debut
Tarana Burke, Flatiron Books: An Oprah Book, $28.99, 9781250621733
Burke's powerful memoir about her journey to saying two simple yet infinitely powerful words—me too—and how she brought empathy back to an entire generation in one of the largest cultural events in American history.
/1
5. 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.
7/20
6. 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.
4/11
7. Travels with George: In Search of Washington and His Legacy- Debut
Nathaniel Philbrick, Viking, $30.00, 9780525562177
Nathaniel Philbrick looks at George Washington's unique contribution to the forging of America by retracing his journey as a new president through all thirteen former colonies, which were now an unsure nation.
/1
8. Your Guide to Not Getting Murdered in a Quaint English Village- Debut
Maureen Johnson, Jay Cooper, Ten Speed Press, $16.99, 9781984859624
Considering a trip to a quaint English village? You'll think twice after learning about the countless murderous possibilities lurking behind the bucolic façades, thanks to this illustrated guide from bestselling author Maureen Johnson and illustrator Jay Cooper.
/1
9. 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.
10/59
10. On Freedom: Four Songs of Care and Constraint
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.
3/2
11. Poet Warrior: A Memoir
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.
5/2
12. 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.
8/22
13. Wildland: The Making of America's Fury- Debut
Evan Osnos, FSG, $30.00, 9780374286675
Following the lives of everyday Americans in three cities and across two decades, Osnos illuminates the country in a startling light, revealing how we lost the moral confidence to see ourselves as larger than the sum of our parts.
/1
14. 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.
6/4
15. 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.
11/80


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Mass Market



Bestseller List for September 22, 2021
Based on sales for the week ending September 19, 2021
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  Mass Market Last Week/
Weeks on List
1. Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $10.99, 9780441172719
1/96
2. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
2/272
3. The Eye of the World
Robert Jordan, Tor, $10.99, 9781250251466
5/5
4. Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
Quentin Tarantino, Harper Perennial, $9.99, 9780063112520
4/12
5. Animal Farm
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451526342
6/56
6. Dune Messiah
Frank Herbert, Ace, $9.99, 9780593098233
3/38
7. Lord of the Flies
William Golding, Penguin, $11.00, 9780399501487
10/46
8. The Name of the Wind
Patrick Rothfuss, DAW, $10.99, 9780756404741
7/87
9. Children of Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $9.99, 9780441104024
/4
10. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Douglas Adams, Del Rey, $7.99, 9780345391803
/30


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Early & Middle Grade Readers



Bestseller List for September 22, 2021
Based on sales for the week ending September 19, 2021
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  Early & Middle Grade Readers  
1. Friends Forever
Shannon Hale, LeUyen Pham (Illus.), First Second, $12.99, 9781250317568
 
2. Willodeen
Katherine Applegate, Feiwel & Friends, $16.99, 9781250147400
 
3. Rowley Jefferson's Awesome Friendly Spooky Stories
Jeff Kinney, Abrams, $14.99, 9781419756979
 
4. Hooky
Míriam Bonastre Tur, Etch/Clarion Books, $12.99, 9780358468295
 
5. Cat Kid Comic Club
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $12.99, 9781338712766
 
6. Super Extra Deluxe Essential Handbook (Pokémon)
Scholastic, Scholastic, $14.99, 9781338714128
 
7. Ground Zero
Alan Gratz, Scholastic, $17.99, 9781338245752
 
8. Drama
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545326995
 
9. Sisters
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545540605
 
10. Guts
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $12.99, 9780545852500
 
11. Ghosts
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545540629
 
12. When Stars Are Scattered
Victoria Jamieson, Omar Mohamed, Dial Books, $12.99, 9780525553908
 
13. Allergic
Megan Wagner Lloyd, Michelle Mee Nutter (Illus.), Graphix, $12.99, 9781338568905
 
14. The One and Only Bob
Katherine Applegate, Patricia Castelao (Illus.), Harper, $18.99, 9780062991317
 
15. Fast Pitch
Nic Stone, Crown Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9781984893017
 


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Young Adult



Bestseller List for September 22, 2021
Based on sales for the week ending September 19, 2021
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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. Firekeeper's Daughter
Angeline Boulley, Henry Holt and Co. BYR, $18.99, 9781250766564
 
4. Defy the Night- Debut
Brigid Kemmerer, Bloomsbury YA, $18.99, 9781547604661
 
5. One of Us Is Lying
Karen M. McManus, Delacorte Press, $17.99, 9781524714680
 
6. White Smoke- Debut
Tiffany D. Jackson, Katherine Tegen Books, $18.99, 9780063029095
 
7. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $14.99, 9780385754729
 
8. The Giver
Lois Lowry, HMH Books for Young Readers, $9.99, 9780544340688
 
9. Hatchet
Gary Paulsen, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $9.99, 9781481486293
 
10. The Hate U Give
Angie Thomas, Balzer + Bray, $18.99, 9780062871350
 
11. Cemetery Boys (An Indies Introduce Title)
Aiden Thomas, Swoon Reads, $17.99, 9781250250469
 
12. Ace of Spades
Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé, Feiwel & Friends, $18.99, 9781250800817
 
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. Dark and Shallow Lies- Debut
Ginny Myers Sain, Razorbill, $17.99, 9780593403969
 


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Children's Illustrated



Bestseller List for September 22, 2021
Based on sales for the week ending September 19, 2021
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  Children's Illustrated  
1. Room on the Broom
Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler (Illus.), Dial Books, $8.99, 9780593110409
 
2. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
 
3. The Bad Seed Presents: The Good, the Bad, and the Spooky
Jory John, Pete Oswald (Illus.), Harper, $10.99, 9780062954541
 
4. Little Blue Truck's Halloween
Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illus.), HMH Books for Young Readers, $13.99, 9780544772533
 
5. Norman Didn't Do It!: (Yes, He Did)
Ryan T. Higgins, Disney-Hyperion, $17.99, 9781368026239
 
6. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, World of Eric Carle, $10.99, 9780399226908
 
7. Boo! Baa, La La La!
Sandra Boynton, Little Simon, $5.99, 9781534452831
 
8. I Am Courage: A Book of Resilience
Susan Verde, Peter H. Reynolds (Illus.), Abrams, $14.99, 9781419746468
 
9. Pete the Cat's Groovy Imagination
James Dean, Kimberly Dean, Harper, $18.99, 9780062974105
 
10. We Are Water Protectors
Carole Lindstrom, Michaela Goade (Illus.), Roaring Brook Press, $17.99, 9781250203557
 
11. Dragons Love Tacos
Adam Rubin, Daniel Salmieri (Illus.), Dial, $18.99, 9780803736801
 
12. Good Night, Gorilla
Peggy Rathmann, Putnam, $7.99, 9780399230035
 
13. Bear Is a Bear- Debut
Jonathan Stutzman, Dan Santat (Illus.), Balzer + Bray, $18.99, 9780062880512
 
14. Little Blue Truck
Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illus.), Clarion Books, $8.99, 9780358451228
 
15. Where Do Diggers Trick-or-Treat?- Debut
Brianna Caplan Sayres, Christian Slade (Illus.), Random House Books for Young Readers, $8.99, 9780593310175
 


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Children's Series



Bestseller List for September 22, 2021
Based on sales for the week ending September 19, 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. Baby-Sitters Club Graphix (hardcover and paperback)
Ann M. Martin, Chan Chau (Illus.), Scholastic
 
4. Elephant and Piggie (hardcover)
Mo Willems, Hyperion
 
5. I Survived (paperback)
Lauren Tarshis, Scholastic
 
6. Magic Tree House (hardcover and paperback)
Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illus.), Random House Books for Young Readers
 
7. Harry Potter (hardcover and paperback)
J.K. Rowling, Scholastic/Arthur A. Levine Books
 
8. Diary of a Wimpy Kid (hardcover)
Jeff Kinney, Amulet
 
9. Spy School (hardcover and paperback)
Stuart Gibbs, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
 
10. The Last Kids on Earth (hardcover and paperback)
Max Brallier, Douglas Holgate (Illus.), Viking Books for Young Readers
New in Series: The Last Kids on Earth and the Doomsday Race (9781984835376)
 


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Extended Paperback Fiction

Based on sales for the week ending September 19, 2021

16. On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous
Ocean Vuong, Penguin, $17.00, 9780525562047

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

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

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

20. Snow
John Banville, Hanover Square Press, $16.99, 9781335629036

21. The Best Short Stories 2021: The O. Henry Prize Winners
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (Ed.), Anchor, $16.95, 9780593311257

22. The Love Hypothesis
Ali Hazelwood, Berkley, $16.00, 9780593336823

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

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

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

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

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

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

29. The Nickel Boys
Colson Whitehead, Anchor, $15.95, 9780345804341

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

43. The Fifth Season
N.K. Jemisin, Orbit, $17.99, 9780316229296

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

45. A Gentleman in Moscow
Amor Towles, Penguin, $18.00, 9780143110439

46. This Tender Land
William Kent Krueger, Atria, $17.00, 9781476749303

47. The Underground Railroad
Colson Whitehead, Anchor, $16.95, 9780345804327

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

49. A Lot Like Adiós
Alexis Daria, Avon, $15.99, 9780062959966

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

Extended Paperback Nonfiction

Based on sales for the week ending September 19, 2021

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

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

18. Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly
Anthony Bourdain, Ecco, $16.99, 9780060899226

19. 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

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

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

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

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

24. The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America
Erik Larson, Vintage, $16.00, 9780375725609

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

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

27. Come As You Are: The Surprising New Science That Will Transform Your Sex Life
Emily Nagoski, Ph.D. , S&S, $18.00, 9781982165314

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

36. Why Fish Don't Exist
Lulu Miller, S&S, $17.00, 9781501160349

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

38. Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption
Bryan Stevenson, One World, $17.00, 9780593133934

39. White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism
Robin DiAngelo, Beacon Press, $16.00, 9780807047415

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

41. The Body Is Not an Apology: The Power of Radical Self-Love
Sonya Renee Taylor, Berrett-Koehler, $18.95, 9781523090990

42. The Undocumented Americans
Karla Cornejo Villavicencio, One World, $17.00, 9780399592706

43. Emergent Strategy: Shaping Change, Changing Worlds
Adrienne Maree Brown, AK Press, $16.00, 9781849352604

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

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

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

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

48. On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century
Timothy Snyder, Crown, $9.99, 9780804190114

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

50. The Tyranny of Merit: Can We Find the Common Good?
Michael J. Sandel, Picador, $18.00, 9781250800060

Extended Hardcover Fiction

Based on sales for the week ending September 19, 2021

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

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

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

19. The Guide
Peter Heller, Knopf, $27.00, 9780525657767

20. Malibu Rising
Taylor Jenkins Reid, Ballantine, $28.00, 9781524798659

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

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

25. Empire of the Vampire
Jay Kristoff, Bon Orthwick (Illus.), St. Martin's , $29.99, 9781250245281

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

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

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

29. Harrow
Joy Williams, Knopf , $26.00, 9780525657569

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

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

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

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

34. Enemy at the Gates
Vince Flynn, Kyle Mills, Atria/Emily Bestler Books, $28.99, 9781982164881

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

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

37. The Wisdom of Crowds
Joe Abercrombie, Orbit, $30.00, 9780316187244

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

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

40. When Sorrows Come
Seanan McGuire, DAW, $27.00, 9780756415099

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

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

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

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

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

46. Slewfoot
Brom, Tor Nightfire, $29.99, 9781250622006

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

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

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

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

Extended Hardcover Nonfiction

Based on sales for the week ending September 19, 2021

16. Beautiful Country: A Memoir
Qian Julie Wang, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385547215

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

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

19. 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

20. The Comfort Book
Matt Haig, Penguin Life, $22.00, 9780143136668

21. American Marxism
Mark R. Levin, Threshold Editions, $28.00, 9781501135972

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

23. Guinness World Records 2022
Guinness World Records, $28.95, 9781913484101

24. All In: An Autobiography
Billie Jean King, Johnette Howard, Maryanne Vollers, Knopf, $30.00, 9781101947333

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

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

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

28. Graceland, at Last: Notes on Hope and Heartache from the American South
Margaret Renkl, Milkweed Editions, $26.00, 9781571311849

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

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

31. The Afghanistan Papers: A Secret History of the War
Craig Whitlock, The Washington Post, S&S, $30.00, 9781982159009

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

33. The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together
Heather McGhee, One World, $28.00, 9780525509561

34. You Got Anything Stronger?: Stories
Gabrielle Union, Dey Street Books, $27.99, 9780062979933

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

36. Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants
Robin Wall Kimmerer, Milkweed Editions, $35.00, 9781571311771

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

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

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

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

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

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

43. A Swim in a Pond in the Rain: In Which Four Russians Give a Master Class on Writing, Reading, and Life
George Saunders, Random House, $28.00, 9781984856029

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

45. Joshua Weissman: An Unapologetic Cookbook
Joshua Weissman, Alpha Books, $30.00, 9781615649983

46. The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*ck
Mark Manson, Harper, $26.99, 9780062457714

47. American Happiness and Discontents: The Unruly Torrent, 2008-2020
George F. Will, Hachette Books, $32.00, 9780306924415

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

49. Three Girls from Bronzeville: A Uniquely American Memoir of Race, Fate, and Sisterhood
Dawn Turner, S&S, $26.99, 9781982107703

50. Letters to a Young Poet: A New Translation and Commentary
Rainer Maria Rilke, Shambhala, $14.95, 9781611806861

Extended Mass Market

Based on sales for the week ending September 19, 2021

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

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

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

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

15. The Great Hunt
Robert Jordan, Tor, $10.99, 9781250251480

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

25. 'Salem's Lot
Stephen King, Anchor Books, $8.99, 9780307743671

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

41. Hyperion
Dan Simmons, Spectra, $8.99, 9780553283686

42. Jurassic Park
Michael Crichton, Ballantine, $9.99, 9780345538987

43. Siddhartha
Hermann Hesse, Bantam, $5.99, 9780553208849

44. Heretics of Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $9.99, 9780593098264

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

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

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

48. The Dragon Reborn
Robert Jordan, Tor, $10.99, 9781250251497

49. The Mysterious Affair at Styles
Agatha Christie, Morrow, $9.99, 9780062984630

50. Oathbringer
Brandon Sanderson, Tor, $10.99, 9780765365293

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