National Indie Bestsellers

Trade Paperback Fiction

Bestseller List for November 13, 2014
Based on sales for the week ending November 9, 2014
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  Trade Paperback Fiction Last Week/
Weeks on List
1. Gone Girl
Gillian Flynn, Broadway, $15, 9780553418361
Flynn's mesmerizing thriller about a marriage gone terribly wrong is now a major motion picture.
2. The Martian
Andy Weir, Broadway, $15, 9780553418026
Weir's remarkable debut novel about an astronaut stranded on Mars and his fight for survival.
3. Orphan Train
Christina Baker Kline, Morrow, $14.99, 9780061950728
A powerful novel of upheaval and resilience, of unexpected friendship, and of the secrets we carry that keep us from finding out who we are.
4. Still Life With Bread Crumbs
Anna Quindlen, Random House, $16, 9780812976892
A superb love story by the bestselling author of A Short Guide to a Happy Life.
5. The Best American Short Stories 2014
Jennifer Egan, Heidi Pitlor (Eds.), Mariner, $14.95, 9780547868868
A very satisfying collection of the year's best short stories.
6. Americanah
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Anchor, $15.95, 9780307455925
A dazzling novel of love and race centered around a young man and woman from Nigeria, by the author of Half of a Yellow Sun.
7. Someone
Alice McDermott, Picador USA, $15, 9781250055361
This novel by the National Book Award-winning McDermott is a fully realized portrait of one woman's life in all its complexity.
8. The Luminaries
Eleanor Catton, Back Bay, $18, 9780316074292
Catton's breathtaking feat of storytelling in which everything is connected but nothing is as it seems is the winner of the 2013 Man Booker Prize.
9. The Museum of Extraordinary Things
Alice Hoffman, Scribner, $16, 9781451693577
Hoffman's mesmerizing novel of impassioned love between two vastly different souls in New York during the volatile first decades of the 20th century.
10. Olive Kitteridge
Elizabeth Strout, Random House, $15, 9780812987638
Thirteen related stories by the bestselling author of Abide With Me. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, and now an HBO miniseries.
11. The Rosie Project
Graeme Simsion, S&S, $15.99, 9781476729091
Simsion's heartfelt and humorous debut novel about a college professor's search for the perfect wife.
12. The First Phone Call From Heaven
Mitch Albom, Harper, $15.99, 9780062294401
Albom's moving novel about a small town on Lake Michigan that gets worldwide attention when its citizens start receiving phone calls from the afterlife.
13. The Signature of All Things
Elizabeth Gilbert, Penguin, $17, 9780143125846
A sweeping novel of desire, ambition, and the thirst for knowledge, by the bestselling author of Eat, Pray, Love.
14. Sycamore Row
John Grisham, Bantam, $16, 9780553393613
In this bestselling thriller, Grisham returns to the setting and the compelling characters of his first novel, A Time to Kill.
15. This Is Where I Leave You
Jonathan Tropper, Plume, $16, 9780142181713
Tropper's funny and moving novel about a family reunited for a funeral is now a major motion picture.
21. Hild
Nicola Griffith, Picador USA, $18, 9781250056092
A brilliant, lush, and sweeping historical novel about the rise of the most powerful woman of the Middle Ages.

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