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Heartland Indie best-sellers for April 6, 2014

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The Heartland Indie Best-seller List, as brought to you by the Great Lakes Independent Booksellers Association, the Midwest Booksellers Association and IndieBound for the week ending March 23. Visit


1. The Goldfinch, by Donna Tartt (Little Brown, $30)

2. Shotgun Lovesongs, by Nickolas Butler (Thomas Dunne Books, $25.99)

3. The Invention of Wings, by Sue Monk Kidd (Viking, $27.95)

4. Missing You, by Harlan Coben (Dutton, $27.95)

5. Raising Steam, by Terry Pratchett (Doubleday, $26.95)

6. Still Life With Bread Crumbs, by Anna Quindlen (Random House, $26)

7. The Husband’s Secret, by Liane Moriarty (Amy Einhorn Books, $25.95)

8. The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry, by Gabrielle Zevin (Algonquin, $24.95)

9. Bark, by Lorrie Moore (Knopf, $24.95)


1. Everything I Need to Know I Learned From a Little Golden Book, by Diane Muldrow (Golden Books, $9.99)

2. Unbroken, by Laura Hillenbrand (Random House, $28)

3. The Blood Sugar Solution 10-Day Detox Diet, by Mark Hyman (Little Brown, $28)

4. Grain Brain, by David Perlmutter (Little Brown, $27)

5. Uganda Be Kidding Me, by Chelsea Handler (Grand Central, $27)

6. I Am Malala, by Malala Yousafzai (Little Brown, $26)

7. The Sixth Extinction, by Elizabeth Kolbert (Holt, $28)

8. The Body Book, by Cameron Diaz (HarperWave, $25.99)

9. The Boys in the Boat, by Daniel James Brown (Viking, $28.95)


1. Orphan Train, by Christina Baker Kline (Morrow, $14.99)

2. Americanah, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (Anchor, $15.95)

3. Where’d You Go, Bernadette, by Maria Semple (Back Bay, $14.99)

4. Ordinary Grace, by William Kent Krueger (Atria, $16)

5. A Tale for the Time Being, by Ruth Ozeki (Penguin, $16)

6. The Round House, by Louise Erdrich (Harper Perennial, $15.99)

7. Life After Life, by Kate Atkinson (Back Bay, $18)

8. The Aviator’s Wife, by Melanie Benjamin (Bantam, $15)

9. Beautiful Ruins, by Jess Walter (Harper Perennial, $15.99)


1. The Monuments Men, by Robert M. Edsel (Back Bay, $17)

2. The Girls of Atomic City, by Denise Kiernan (Touchstone, $16)

3. Hyperbole and a Half, by Allie Brosh (Touchstone, $17.99)

4. Wild, by Cheryl Strayed (Vintage, $15.95)

5. Philomena, by Martin Sixsmith (Penguin, $16)

6. My Beloved World, by Sonia Sotomayor (Vintage, $15.95)

7. Proof of Heaven, by Eben Alexander, M.D. (S&S, $15.99)

8. Quiet, by Susan Cain (Broadway, $16)


1. A Game of Thrones, by George R.R. Martin (Bantam, $9.99)

2. A Dance With Dragons, by George R.R. Martin (Bantam, $9.99)

3. A Clash of Kings, by George R.R. Martin (Bantam, $9.99)

4. A Feast for Crows, by George R.R. Martin (Bantam, $9.99)

5. A Storm of Swords, by George R.R. Martin (Bantam, $9.99)

6. The Heist, by Janet Evanovich and Lee Goldberg (Bantam, $8.99)

7. To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee (Grand Central, $7.99)


1. The Day the Crayons Quit, by Drew Daywalt and Oliver Jeffers (Illus.) (Philomel, $17.99)

2. Goodnight Moon, by Margaret Wise Brown and Clement Hurd (Illus.) (Harper, $8.99)

3. Frozen, by Victoria Saxon and Grace Lee (Illus.) (Random House/Disney, $3.99)

4. Pinkalicious: Eggstraordinary Easter, by Victoria Kann (HarperFestival, $4.99)

5. Locomotive, by Brian Floca (Atheneum, $17.99)

6. Frozen: Anna’s Act of Love/Elsa’s Icy Magic, by Lisa Marsoli and Joey Chou (Illus.) (Random House/Disney, $4.99)


1. The Fault in Our Stars, by John Green (Dutton, $17.99)

2. The Book Thief, by Markus Zusak (Knopf, $12.99)

3. Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures, by Kate DiCamillo and K.G. Campbell (Illus.) (Candlewick, $17.99)

4. Rush Revere and the First Patriots, by Rush Limbaugh (Threshold Editions, $19.99)

5. Looking for Alaska, by John Green (Speak, $9.99)