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Heartland Indie best-sellers for June 8, 2014

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 May 25. Visit


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

2. All the Light We Cannot See, by Anthony Doerr (Scribner, $27)

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

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

5. Natchez Burning, by Greg Iles (Morrow, $27.99)

6. The One & Only, by Emily Giffin (Ballantine, $28)

7. The Son, by Jo Nesbo (Knopf, $25.95)

8. The Last Kind Words Saloon, by Larry McMurtry (Liveright, $24.95)

9. Delicious!, by Ruth Reichl (Random House, $27)


1. Capital in the Twenty-First Century, by Thomas Piketty (Belknap Press, $39.95)

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

3. Congratulations, by the Way, by George Saunders (Random House, $14)

4. A Fighting Chance, by Elizabeth Warren (Metropolitan, $28)

5. One Nation: What We Can All Do to Save America’s Future, by Ben Carson and Candy Carson (Sentinel, $25.95)

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

7. Think Like a Freak, by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner (Morrow, $28.99)

8. Flash Boys, by Michael Lewis (Norton, $27.95)

9. Stress Test, by Timothy F. Geithner (Crown, $35)


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

2. Gone Girl, by Gillian Flynn (Broadway, $15)

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

4. The Burgess Boys, by Elizabeth Strout (Random House, $15)

5. Me Before You, by Jojo Moyes (Penguin, $16)

6. The Circle, by Dave Eggers (Vintage, $15.95)

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

8. The Interestings, by Meg Wolitzer (Riverhead, $17)

9. The Cuckoo’s Calling, by Robert Galbraith (Mulholland, $18)


1. Behind the Beautiful Forevers, by Katherine Boo (Random House, $16)

2. Heaven Is for Real, by Todd Burpo (Thomas Nelson, $16.99)

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

4. Detroit: An American Autopsy, by Charlie LeDuff (Penguin, $17)

5. F This Test, by Richard Benson (Chronicle, $9.95)

6. The Empathy Exams, by Leslie Jamison (Graywolf Press, $15)

7. Michigan’s Best Beer Guide, by Kevin Revolinski (Thunder Bay Press, $16.95)

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


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

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

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

4. The Catcher in the Rye, by J.D. Salinger (Little Brown, $8.99)

5. Inferno, by Dan Brown (Anchor, $9.99)

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

7. Never Go Back, by Lee Child (Dell, $9.99)


1. Oh, the Places You’ll Go!, by Dr. Seuss (Random House, $17.99)

2. The Pigeon Needs a Bath!, by Mo Willems (Disney Press, $16.99)

3. The Very Hungry Caterpillar, by Eric Carle (Putnam, $10.99)

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

5. On the Night You Were Born, by Nancy Tillman (Feiwel & Friends, $7.99)

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

7. Fancy Nancy and the Wedding of the Century, by Jane O’Connor and Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.) (Harper, $17.99)


1. The Fault in Our Stars, by John Green (Speak, $12.99)

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

3. Paper Towns, by John Green (Speak, $9.99)

4. An Abundance of Katherines, by John Green (Speak, $9.99)

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

6. Wonder, by R.J. Palacio (Knopf, $15.99)

7. Minecraft: Redstone Handbook (Scholastic $7.99)