September 8, 2021

Trade Paperback Fiction



Bestseller List for September 8, 2021
Based on sales for the week ending September 5, 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.
2/53
2. 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.
1/17
3. 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.
5/9
4. 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.
3/73
5. 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.
12/14
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.
6/16
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.
8/18
8. 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.
4/23
9. 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.
7/5
10. 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.
9/34
11. 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.
13/18
12. 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.
10/12
13. Beach Read
Emily Henry, Berkley, $16.00, 9781984806734
Henry's novel about a romance writer who no longer believes in love and a literary writer stuck in a rut is a June 2020 Indie Next List Great Read.
11/28
14. 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.
15/4
15. 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.
14/14
ON THE RISE
19. The Heart Principle
Helen Hoang, Berkley, $16.00, 9780451490841
A woman struggling with burnout learns to embrace the unexpected--and the man she enlists to help her.
 


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Trade Paperback Nonfiction



Bestseller List for September 8, 2021
Based on sales for the week ending September 5, 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.
1/91
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.
2/49
3. 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.
3/21
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.
4/32
5. 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.
5/160
6. 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.
10/139
7. 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.
8/81
8. 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.
7/116
9. 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.
6/2
10. 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.
9/7
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.
13/28
12. How to Change Your Mind
Michael Pollan, Penguin, $18.00, 9780735224155
Pollan investigates the medical and scientific revolution taking place around psychedelic drugs--and the spellbinding story of his own life-changing psychedelic experiences.
11/31
13. 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.
12/45
14. Vesper Flights
Helen Macdonald, Grove Press, $17.00, 9780802158673
Macdonald's collection of essays is a captivating and foundational book about observation, fascination, time, memory, love, and loss and how we make sense of the world around us.
14/7
15. The Sisters of Auschwitz: The True Story of Two Jewish Sisters' Resistance in the Heart of Nazi Territory- Debut
Roxane van Iperen, Harper Paperbacks, $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.
/1


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Hardcover Fiction



Bestseller List for September 8, 2021
Based on sales for the week ending September 5, 2021
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  Hardcover Fiction Last Week/
Weeks on List
1. 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.
1/2
2. 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.
2/44
3. A Slow Fire Burning- Debut
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.
/1
4. 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.
3/9
5. 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.
4/5
6. 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.
7/18
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.
5/2
8. 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.
6/14
9. 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.
14/18
10. Poison for Breakfast- Debut
Lemony Snicket, Liveright, $17.95, 9781324090625
A new stand-alone adventure by Lemony Snicket, one of the twenty-first century's most beloved authors.
/1
11. 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.
11/27
12. 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.
9/2
13. 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 Pick for October 2020.
10/48
14. Lightning Strike
William Kent Krueger, Atria Books, $27.00, 9781982128685
Krueger's powerful prequel to his acclaimed Cork O'Connor series is about fathers and sons, long-simmering conflicts in a small Minnesota town, and the events that echo through youth and shape our lives forever. A September 2021 Indie Next Pick.
8/2
15. My Heart Is a Chainsaw- Debut
Stephen Graham Jones, Gallery/Saga Press, $26.99, 9781982137632
The unforgettable new novel by the bestselling author of The Only Good Indians is a September 2021 Indie Next Pick.
/1


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Hardcover Nonfiction



Bestseller List for September 8, 2021
Based on sales for the week ending September 5, 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.
3/79
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.
2/20
3. The Afghanistan Papers: A Secret History of the War- Debut
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.
/1
4. 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.
1/2
5. 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.
4/9
6. 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.
5/20
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.
8/18
8. The Bomber Mafia: A Dream, a Temptation, and the Longest Night of the Second World War
Malcolm Gladwell, Little, Brown, $27.00, 9780316296618
Gladwell weaves together the stories of a Dutch genius and his homemade computer, a band of brothers in central Alabama, a British psychopath, and pyromaniacal chemists at Harvard to examine one of the greatest moral challenges in modern American history.
10/19
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.
9/57
10. 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.
14/78
11. The Premonition: A Pandemic Story
Michael Lewis, Norton, $30.00, 9780393881554
Michael Lewis's taut nonfiction thriller pits a band of medical visionaries against what was the official response of the Trump administration to the outbreak of COVID-19.
11/18
12. The Weekday Vegetarians: 100 Recipes and a Real-Life Plan for Eating Less Meat- Debut
Jenny Rosenstrach, Clarkson Potter, $32.50, 9780593138748
Loaded with practical tips, techniques, and food for thought — Jenny Rosenstrach is your sage guide to getting more meat-free meals into your weekly rotation.
/1
13. 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.
6/3
14. The Anthropocene Reviewed: Essays on a Human-Centered Planet
John Green, Dutton, $28.00, 9780525555216
A deeply moving collection of personal essays by the bestselling author of The Fault in Our Stars and Turtles All the Way Down.
7/16
15. 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.
13/9


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Mass Market



Bestseller List for September 8, 2021
Based on sales for the week ending September 5, 2021
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  Mass Market Last Week/
Weeks on List
1. Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $10.99, 9780441172719
1/94
2. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
2/270
3. Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
Quentin Tarantino, Harper Perennial, $9.99, 9780063112520
3/10
4. Dune Messiah
Frank Herbert, Ace, $9.99, 9780593098233
4/36
5. The Eye of the World
Robert Jordan, Tor, $10.99, 9781250251466
/3
6. Animal Farm
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451526342
6/54
7. Lord of the Flies
William Golding, Penguin, $11.00, 9780399501487
8/44
8. Foundation
Isaac Asimov, Spectra, $7.99, 9780553293357
10/10
9. The Shining
Stephen King, Anchor, $8.99, 9780307743657
/14
10. Good Omens
Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett, Morrow, $9.99, 9780062836977
5/58


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Early & Middle Grade Readers



Bestseller List for September 8, 2021
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  Early & Middle Grade Readers  
1. Friends Forever- Debut
Shannon Hale, LeUyen Pham (Illus.), First Second, $12.99, 9781250317568
 
2. Cat Kid Comic Club
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $12.99, 9781338712766
 
3. Rowley Jefferson's Awesome Friendly Spooky Stories
Jeff Kinney, Abrams, $14.99, 9781419756979
 
4. Super Extra Deluxe Essential Handbook (Pokémon)
Scholastic, Scholastic, $14.99, 9781338714128
 
5. Ghosts
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545540629
 
6. Ground Zero
Alan Gratz, Scholastic Press, $17.99, 9781338245752
 
7. Smile
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $12.99, 9781338740264
 
8. Drama
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545326995
 
9. Rowley Jefferson's Awesome Friendly Adventure
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $14.99, 9781419749094
 
10. When Stars Are Scattered
Victoria Jamieson, Omar Mohamed, Dial Books, $12.99, 9780525553908
 
11. Doodling 101: A Silly Symposium- Debut
Mo Willems, Hyperion Books for Children, $19.99, 9781368075015
 
12. Guts
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $12.99, 9780545852500
 
13. A Whale of the Wild
Rosanne Parry, Lindsay Moore (Illus.), Greenwillow Books, $7.99, 9780062995933
 
14. The Phantom Tollbooth
Norton Juster, Jules Feiffer (Illus.), Yearling, $7.99, 9780394820378
 
15. Allergic
Megan Wagner Lloyd, Michelle Mee Nutter (Illus.), Graphix, $12.99, 9781338568905
 


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Young Adult



Bestseller List for September 8, 2021
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  Young Adult  
1. They Both Die at the End
Adam Silvera, Quill Tree Books, $12.99, 9780062457806
 
2. One of Us Is Lying
Karen M. McManus, Delacorte Press, $17.99, 9781524714680
 
3. We Were Liars
E. Lockhart, Ember, $10.99, 9780385741279
 
4. Firekeeper's Daughter
Angeline Boulley, Henry Holt and Co. BYR, $18.99, 9781250766564
 
5. The Inheritance Games
Jennifer Lynn Barnes, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $10.99, 9780759555402
 
6. The Hate U Give
Angie Thomas, Balzer + Bray, $18.99, 9780062871350
 
7. The Witch Haven- Debut
Sasha Peyton Smith, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $19.99, 9781534454385
 
8. Hatchet
Gary Paulsen, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $9.99, 9781481486293
 
9. Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You
Jason Reynolds, Ibram X. Kendi, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9780316453691
 
10. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $14.99, 9780385754729
 
11. Enola Holmes and the Black Barouche- Debut
Nancy Springer, Wednesday Books, $17.99, 9781250822956
 
12. Six Crimson Cranes
Elizabeth Lim, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9780593300916
 
13. Cemetery Boys (An Indies Introduce Title)
Aiden Thomas, Swoon Reads, $17.99, 9781250250469
 
14. Ace of Spades
Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé, Feiwel & Friends, $18.99, 9781250800817
 
15. Legendborn (An Indies Introduce Title)
Tracy Deonn, Margaret K. McElderry Books, $18.99, 9781534441606
 


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Children's Illustrated



Bestseller List for September 8, 2021
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  Children's Illustrated  
1. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
 
2. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, World of Eric Carle, $10.99, 9780399226908
 
3. Time for School, Little Blue Truck
Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illus.), Clarion Books, $18.99, 9780358412243
 
4. Room on the Broom
Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler (Illus.), Dial Books, $8.99, 9780593110409
 
5. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, Harper, $19.95, 9780060254926
 
6. We Don't Eat Our Classmates
Ryan T. Higgins, Disney/Hyperion, $17.99, 9781368003551
 
7. Cat Problems
Jory John, Lane Smith (Illus.), Random House Studio, $17.99, 9780593302132
 
8. Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?
Bill Martin, Eric Carle (Illus.), Henry Holt and Co. BYR, $8.99, 9780805047905
 
9. We Are Water Protectors
Carole Lindstrom, Michaela Goade (Illus.), Roaring Brook Press, $17.99, 9781250203557
 
10. Good Night, Gorilla
Peggy Rathmann, Putnam, $7.99, 9780399230035
 
11. Itty-Bitty Kitty-Corn
Shannon Hale, LeUyen Pham (Illus.), Abrams, $18.99, 9781419750915
 
12. The Bad Seed Presents: The Good, the Bad, and the Spooky- Debut
Jory John, Pete Oswald (Illus.), Harper, $10.99, 9780062954541
 
13. Little Blue Truck
Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illus.), Clarion Books, $8.99, 9780358451228
 
14. Negative Cat- Debut
Sophie Blackall, Nancy Paulsen Books, $17.99, 9780399257193
 
15. Dragons Love Tacos
Adam Rubin, Daniel Salmieri (Illus.), Dial, $18.99, 9780803736801
 


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Children's Series



Bestseller List for September 8, 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. Spy School (hardcover and paperback)
Stuart Gibbs, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
New in Series: Spy School at Sea (9781534479432)
 
4. Diary of a Wimpy Kid (hardcover)
Jeff Kinney, Amulet
 
5. Elephant and Piggie (hardcover)
Mo Willems, Hyperion
 
6. Harry Potter (hardcover and paperback)
J.K. Rowling, Scholastic/Arthur A. Levine Books
 
7. I Survived (paperback)
Lauren Tarshis, Scholastic
 
8. The Bad Guys (paperback
Aaron Blabey, Scholastic
 
9. Magic Tree House (hardcover and paperback)
Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illus.), Random House Books for Young Readers
 
10. Big Nate (hardcover and paperback)
Lincoln Peirce, Andrews McMeel/Harper
New in Series: Big Nate: Aloha! (9781524868567)
 


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Extended Paperback Fiction

Based on sales for the week ending September 5, 2021

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

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

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

19. The Heart Principle
Helen Hoang, Berkley, $16.00, 9780451490841

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

41. Gideon the Ninth
Tamsyn Muir, Tordotcom, $17.99, 9781250313188

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

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

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

45. Deacon King Kong
James McBride, Riverhead Books, $17.00, 9780735216730

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

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

48. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Perennial, $15.99, 9780060935467

49. The Bookseller's Secret
Michelle Gable, Graydon House, $16.99, 9781525806469

50. A Little Life
Hanya Yanagihara, Anchor, $18.00, 9780804172707

Extended Paperback Nonfiction

Based on sales for the week ending September 5, 2021

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

28. The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are
Brené Brown, Hazelden, $16.95, 9781592858491

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

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

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

32. Why We're Polarized
Ezra Klein, Avid Reader Press/S&S, $17.00, 9781476700366

33. Trick Mirror: Reflections on Self-Delusion
Jia Tolentino, Random House, $18.00, 9780525510567

34. Yes to Life: In Spite of Everything
Viktor E. Frankl, Beacon Press, $14.00, 9780807005699

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

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

37. The Power of Now
Eckhart Tolle, New World Library, $17.00, 9781577314806

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

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

40. Empire of the Summer Moon
S.C. Gwynne, Scribner, $18.00, 9781416591061

41. Man's Search for Meaning
Viktor E. Frankl, Beacon Press, $15.00, 9780807014271

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

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

44. A Very Punchable Face: A Memoir
Colin Jost, Crown, $17.00, 9781101906347

45. Little Weirds
Jenny Slate, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316485364

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

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

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

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

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

Extended Hardcover Fiction

Based on sales for the week ending September 5, 2021

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

35. Whereabouts
Jhumpa Lahiri, Knopf, $24.00, 9780593318317

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

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

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

39. The Ministry for the Future
Kim Stanley Robinson, Orbit, $28.00, 9780316300131

40. Golden Girl
Elin Hilderbrand, Little, Brown, $29.00, 9780316420082

41. The Lost Apothecary
Sarah Penner, Park Row, $27.99, 9780778311010

42. Sooley
John Grisham, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385547680

43. Goldenrod: Poems
Maggie Smith, Atria/One Signal Publishers, $20.00, 9781982185060

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

45. Intimacies
Katie Kitamura, Riverhead Books, $26.00, 9780399576164

46. Bloodless
Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child, Grand Central, $29.00, 9781538736708

47. Another Kind of Eden
James Lee Burke, S&S, $27.00, 9781982151713

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

49. The Paris Library
Janet Skeslien Charles, Atria, $28.00, 9781982134198

50. We Are the Brennans
Tracey Lange, Celadon Books, $26.99, 9781250796226

Extended Hardcover Nonfiction

Based on sales for the week ending September 5, 2021

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

24. Dopamine Nation: Finding Balance in the Age of Indulgence
Dr.Anna Lembke, Dutton, $28.00, 9781524746728

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

34. 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

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

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

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

38. Educated
Tara Westover, Random House, $28.00, 9780399590504

39. Think Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don't Know
Adam Grant, Viking, $28.00, 9781984878106

40. The Heartbeat of Trees: Embracing Our Ancient Bond with Forests and Nature
Peter Wohlleben, Greystone Books, $26.95, 9781771646895

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

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

43. About Time: A History of Civilization in Twelve Clocks
David Rooney, Norton, $28.95, 9780393867930

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

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

46. Nice Racism: How Progressive White People Perpetuate Racial Harm
Dr. Robin DiAngelo, Beacon Press, $24.95, 9780807074121

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

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

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

50. The Woman They Could Not Silence: One Woman, Her Incredible Fight for Freedom, and the Men Who Tried to Make Her Disappear
Kate Moore, Sourcebooks, $27.99, 9781492696728

Extended Mass Market

Based on sales for the week ending September 5, 2021

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

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

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

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

15. The Name of the Wind
Patrick Rothfuss, DAW, $10.99, 9780756404741

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

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

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

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

20. Carrie
Stephen King, Anchor, $7.99, 9780307743664

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

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

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

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

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

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

27. Bombshell
Sarah MacLean, Avon, $8.99, 9780063056152

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

38. The Martian Chronicles
Ray Bradbury, S&S, $8.99, 9781451678192

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

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

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

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

43. The Mountains Wild
Sarah Stewart Taylor, Minotaur, $9.99, 9781250796141

44. Fair Warning
Michael Connelly, Grand Central, $9.99, 9781538736326

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

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

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

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

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

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

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