The Indie Sci-Fi & Fantasy Bestseller List

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The American Booksellers Association’s specialty bestseller lists provide a current snapshot of what’s selling in indie bookstores nationwide.

Here is the Indie Sci-Fi & Fantasy Bestseller List, based on sales for the eight-week period ending September 16, 2018.

1. The Handmaid’s Tale
Margaret Atwood, Anchor, $15.95, 9780525435006

2. Artemis
Andy Weir, Broadway, $16, 9780553448146

3. Norse Mythology
Neil Gaiman, Norton, $15.95, 9780393356182

4. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935

5. Ready Player One
Ernest Cline, Broadway, $16, 9780804190138

6. Fahrenheit 451
Ray Bradbury, S&S, $15.99, 9781451673319

7. Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $9.99, 9780441172719

8. The Fifth Season
N.K. Jemisin, Orbit, $15.99, 9780316229296

9. Spinning Silver
Naomi Novik, Del Rey, $28, 9780399180989

10. Reincarnation Blues
Michael Poore, Del Rey, $16, 9780399178504

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

12. The City of Brass
S.A. Chakraborty, Harper Voyager, $16.99, 9780062678119

13. The Name of the Wind
Patrick Rothfuss, DAW, $9.99, 9780756404741

14. The Fall of Gondolin
J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (Ed.), Alan Lee (Illus.), Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $30, 9781328613042

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

16. Annihilation
Jeff VanderMeer, MCD/FSG, $14, 9780374537159

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

18. The Three-Body Problem
Cixin Liu, Tor, $15.99, 9780765382030

19. Her Body and Other Parties: Stories
Carmen Maria Machado, Graywolf Press, $16, 9781555977887

20. Station Eleven
Emily St. John Mandel, Vintage, $16, 9780804172448

21. Good Omens
Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett, HarperTorch, $7.99, 9780060853983

22. The Half-Drowned King
Linnea Hartsuyker, Harper, $15.99, 9780062563705

23. The Martian
Andy Weir, Broadway, $15, 9781101903582

24. A Discovery of Witches
Deborah Harkness, Penguin, $17, 9780143119685

25. The Store
James Patterson, Richard DiLallo, Grand Central, $15.99, 9781538745496