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Heartland Indie Best-sellers

The Heartland Indie Best-seller List, as brought to you by Great Lakes Independent Booksellers Association, Midwest Booksellers Association and IndieBound for the week ending Dec. 17. Visit


1. Artemis, Andy Weir (Crown, $27)

2. Origin, Dan Brown (Doubleday, $29.95)

3. A Gentleman in Moscow, Amor Towles (Viking, $27)

4. Manhattan Beach, Jennifer Egan (Scribner, $27)

5. The Rooster Bar, John Grisham (Doubleday, $28.95)

6. Lincoln in Bardo, George Saunders (Random House, $28)

7. Sing, Unburied, Sing, Jesmyn Ward (Scribner, $26)

8. Uncommon Type: Some Stories, Tom Hanks (Knopf, $26.95)

9. Little Fires Everywhere, Celeste Ng (Penguin Press, $27)

10. The Midnight Line, Lee Child (Delacorte Press, $28.99)


1. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry, Neil Degrasse Tyson (Norton, $18.95)

2. Leonardo da Vinci, Walter Isaacson (S&S, $35)

3. Grant, Ron Chernow (Penguin Press, $40)

4. Promise Me, Dad: A Year of Hope, Hardship and Purpose, Joe Biden (Flatiron, $27)

5. Obama: An Intimate Portrait, Pete Souza (Little Brown, $50)

6. The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F***, Mark Manson (HarperOne, $24.99)

7. Bobby Kennedy: A Raging Spirit, Chris Matthews (S&S, $28)

8. We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy, Ta-Nehisi Coates (One World, $28)

9. Women & Power: A Manifesto, Mary Beard (Liveright, $15.95)

10. Killers of the Flower Moon, David Grann (Doubleday, $28.95)


1. All the Light We Cannot See, Anthony Doerr (Scribner, $17)

2. The Sun and Her Flowers, Rupi Kaur (Andrews McMeel, $16.99)

3. The Woman in Cabin 10, Ruth Ware (Gallery/Scout Press), $16

4. Lilac Girls, Martha Hall Kelly (Ballantine, $17)

5. Ready Player One, Ernest Cline (Broadway, $16)

6. Milk and Honey, Rupi Kaur (Andrews McMeel, $14.99)

7. News of the World, Paulette Jiles (Morrow, $15.99)

8. The Handmaid's Tale, Margaret Atwood (Anchor, $15.95)

9. Pachinko, Min Jin Lee (Grand Central, $17.99)

10. The Couple Next Door, Shari Lapena (Penguin, $16)


1. The Lost City of the Monkey God, Douglas Preston (Grand Central, $15.99)

2. You Are a Badass, Jen Sincero (Running Press, $16)

3. Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End, Atul Gawande (Picador USA, $16)

4. Being a Dog: Following the Dog Into a World of Smell, Alexandra Horowitz (Scribner, $17)

5. The Undoing Project, Michael Lewis (Norton, $16.95)

6. The Silk Roads, Peter Frankopan (Vintage, $20)

7. Invisible Influence: The Hidden Forces That Shape Behavior, Jonah Berger (S&S, $16)

8. The Old Farmer's Almanac 2018 (Old Farmer's Almanac, $7.95)

9. On Trails, Robert Moor (S&S, $16)

10. Thank You for Being Late, Thomas L. Friedman (Picador USA, $18)


1. The Whistler, John Grisham (Dell, $9.99)

2. Dragon Teeth, Michael Crichton (Harper, $9.99)

3. Murder on the Orient Express, Agatha Christie (Morrow, $9.99)

4. Ready Player One, Ernest Cline (Broadway, $9.99)

5. The Wrong Side of Goodbye, Michael Connelly (Vision, $9.99)

6. The Name of the Wind, Patrick Rothfuss (DAW, $9.99)


1. Turtles All the Way Down, John Green (Dutton Books for Young Readers, $19.99)

2. The Hate U Give, Angie Thomas (Balzer + Bray, $17.99)

3. The Book of Dust: La Belle Sauvage, Philip Pullman (Knopf Books for Young Readers, $22.99)

4. Far From the Tree, Robin Benway (HarperTeen, $17.99)

5. Renegades, Marissa Meyer (Feiwel & Friends, $19.99)

6. Warcross, Marie Lu (G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers, $18.99)


1. Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth, Oliver Jeffers (Philomel, $18.99)

2. The Polar Express: 30th Anniversary Edition, Chris Van Allsburg (HMH Books for Young Readers, $19.99)

3. How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Dr. Seuss (Random House, $16.99)

4. The Snowy Day, Ezra Jack Keats (Viking Children's Books, $19.99)

5. She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World, Chelsea Clinton, Alexandra Boiger (Illus.), (Philomel, $17.99)

6. Dragons Love Tacos, Adam Rubin, Daniel Salmieri (Illus.) (Dial, $16.99)