National Indie Bestsellers

Trade Paperback Fiction

Bestseller List for November 8, 2017
Based on sales for the week ending November 5, 2017
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  Trade Paperback Fiction Last Week/
Weeks on List
1. The Sun and Her Flowers
Rupi Kaur, Andrews McMeel, $16.99, 9781449486792
The long-awaited second collection of poetry by the bestselling author of Milk and Honey.
2. All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr, Scribner, $17.00, 9781501173219
Doerr's beautiful novel about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France during World War II.
3. The Woman in Cabin 10
Ruth Ware, Gallery/Scout Press, $16.00, 9781501132957
A suspenseful and haunting novel by the bestselling author of In a Dark, Dark Wood.
4. The Handmaid's Tale
Margaret Atwood, Anchor, $15.95, 9780525435006
Atwood's funny, unexpected, horrifying, and altogether convincing novel is at once scathing satire, dire warning, and literary tour de force. Now a Hulu series.
5. Lilac Girls
Martha Hall Kelly, Ballantine, $17.00, 9781101883082
Kelly's debut novel is an incredible story of love, redemption, and terrible secrets that were hidden for decades.
6. The Couple Next Door
Shari Lapena, Penguin, $16.00, 9780735221109
Lapena's suspenseful novel about a young couple and their apparently friendly neighbors. A twisty tale of lies, betrayal, and the secrets between husbands and wives.
7. Commonwealth
Ann Patchett, Harper Perennial, $16.99, 9780062491831
Patchett's beautifully written novel tells the enthralling story of how an unexpected romantic encounter irrevocably changes two families' lives.
8. Milk and Honey
Rupi Kaur, Andrews McMeel, $14.99, 9781449474256
Kaur's collection of poetry and prose about survival and the experience of violence, abuse, love, loss, and femininity.
9. Behind Closed Doors
B.A. Paris, St. Martin's Griffin, $16.99, 9781250132369
A debut psychological thriller that is not to be missed!
10. Paris for One and Other Stories
Jojo Moyes, Penguin, $16.00, 9780735222304
An irresistibly romantic collection of stories filled with humor and heart.
11. The Best American Short Stories 2017
Meg Wolitzer, Heidi Pitlor (Eds.), Mariner, $15.99, 9780544582903
A very satisfying collection of the year's best short stories.
12. The Nest
Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney, Ecco, $16.99, 9780062414229
Sweeney's warm, funny, and perceptive debut novel about four adult siblings and the fate of their shared inheritance.
13. The Snowman
Jo Nesbø, Vintage Crime/Black Lizard, $15.95, 9780525434870
Police investigator Harry Hole is back in a bone-chilling thriller that will take him to the brink of insanity. Now a major motion picture.
14. News of the World
Paulette Jiles, Morrow, $15.99, 9780062409218
A brilliant work of historical fiction that explores the boundaries of family, responsibility, honor, and trust.
15. It
Stephen King, Scribner, $19.99, 9781501175466
King's classic, terrifying novel about seven adults who return to their hometown to confront a nightmare they had first battled as teenagers is now a major motion picture.

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