The Indie Holiday Cooking & Entertaining Bestseller List

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    Based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending November 29, 2015.

    1. Thug Kitchen Party Grub: For Social Motherf*ckers
    Thug Kitchen, Rodale Books, $25.99, 9781623366322

    2. An Old-Fashioned Christmas: Sweet Traditions for Hearth and Home
    Ellen Stimson, Countryman Press, $24.95, 9781581573282

    3. The Pioneer Woman Cooks: A Year of Holidays
    Ree Drummond, Morrow, $29.99, 9780062225221

    4. Are We Having Any Fun Yet?: The Cooking & Partying Handbook
    Sammy Hagar, Dey Street, $29.99, 9780062370006

    5. The Kinfolk Table: Recipes for Small Gatherings
    Nathan Williams, Artisan Publishers, $35, 9781579655327

    6. The Cocktail Party: Eat Drink Play Recover
    Mary Giuliani, Ballantine, $28, 9780553393507

    7. Pret-A-Party: Great Ideas for Good Times and Creative Entertaining
    Lela Rose, Rizzoli International, $40, 9780847846290

    8. Barefoot Contessa Parties!: Ideas and Recipes for Easy Parties That Are Really Fun
    Ina Garten, Clarkson Potter, $35, 9780609606445

    9. Fine Cooking Thanksgiving Cookbook: Recipes for Turkey and All the Trimmings
    Fine Cooking Magazine (Ed.), Taunton Press, $12.95, 9781600858277

    10. A Time to Celebrate
    James T. Farmer, III, Gibbs Smith Publishers, $35, 9781423638667

    11. Taste of Home Holidays & Celebrations: 467 Recipes for Every Occasion
    Janet Briggs (Ed.), Reader’s Digest, $17.99, 9781617654169

    12. Thanksgiving: How to Cook It Well
    Sam Sifton, Sarah C. Rutherford (Illus.), Random House, $18, 9781400069910

    13. Autumn From the Heart of the Home
    Susan Branch, Spring Street, $26.95, 9780996044004

    14. Ham Biscuits, Hostess Gowns, and Other Southern Specialties: An Entertaining Life (With Recipes)
    Julia Reed, St. Martin’s Griffin, $15.99, 9780312359577

    15. Confessions of a Serial Entertainer
    Steven Stolman, Gibbs Smith Publishers, $30, 9781423637158

    16. What’s a Hostess to Do?
    Susan Spungen, Artisan Publishers, $17.95, 9781579653682

    17. Winter Cocktails: Mulled Ciders, Hot Toddies, Punches, Pitchers, and Cocktail Party Snacks
    Maria Del Mar Sacasa, Quirk Books, $22.95, 9781594746413

    18. The Covenant Kitchen: Food and Wine for the New Jewish Table
    Jeff Morgan, Schocken Books, $35, 9780805243253

    19. At My Table: Vegetarian Feasts for Family and Friends
    Mary McCartney, Sterling Publishing, $29.95, 9781454916598

    20. Tiny Book of Christmas Joy: Recipes & Inspiration for the Holidays
    Phyllis Hoffman DePiano (Ed.), Hoffman Media, $14.95, 9781940772226

    21. Hamptons Entertaining: Creating Occasions to Remember
    Annie Falk, Stewart, Tabori, & Chang, $45, 9781617691454

    22. Camille Styles Entertaining: Inspired Gatherings and Effortless Style
    Camille Styles, Morrow, $29.99, 9780062297273

    23. Vegan Holiday Cooking from Candle Cafe: Celebratory Menus and Recipes From New York’s Premier Plant-Based Restaurants
    Joy Pierson, et al., Ten Speed Press, $22.99, 9781607746478

    24. 4 Ingredients Christmas: Recipes for a Simply Yummy Holiday
    Kim McCosker, Atria Books, $15, 9781451678017

    25. Christmas With Southern Lady, Volume 2: Holiday Decorating, Recipes, and Table Ideas From Southern Lady Magazine
    Andrea Fanning (Ed.), Hoffman Media, $29.95, 9781940772165