The Indie Sci-Fi & Fantasy Bestseller List

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Based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending September 11, 2016.

1. Ready Player One
Ernest Cline, Broadway, $16, 9780307887443

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

3. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935

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

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

6. The Name of the Wind
Patrick Rothfuss, DAW, $8.99, 9780756404741

7. A Clash of Kings
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780345535429

8. Outlander
Diana Gabaldon, Dell, $9.99, 9780553393699

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

10. After Alice
Gregory Maguire, Morrow, $15.99, 9780060859749

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

12. Armada
Ernest Cline, Broadway, $16, 9780804137270

13. The Buried Giant
Kazuo Ishiguro, Vintage, $16, 9780307455796

14. Neverwhere
Neil Gaiman, Morrow, $15.99, 9780062459084

15. Uprooted
Naomi Novik, Del Rey, $16, 9780804179058

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

17. The Magicians
Lev Grossman, Plume, $16, 9780452296299

18. American Gods
Neil Gaiman, Morrow, $19.99, 9780062080233

19. The Wise Man’s Fear
Patrick Rothfuss, DAW, $9.99, 9780756407919

20. A Storm of Swords
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780345543981

21. A Dance With Dragons
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9781101886038

22. The Girl With All the Gifts
M.R. Carey, Orbit, $15, 9780316334754

23. Ender’s Game
Orson Scott Card, Tor, $7.99, 9780765370624

24. The Man in the High Castle
Philip K. Dick, Mariner, $14.95, 9780544817289

25. The First Confessor
Terry Goodkind, Tor, $9.99, 9780765383075