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Heartland Indie best-sellers for June 22, 2014

The Heartland Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by the Great Lakes Independent Booksellers Association, the Midwest Booksellers Association and IndieBound, for the week ending June 8.



1. Mr. Mercedes, by Stephen King (Scribner, $30)

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

3. Midnight in Europe, by Alan Furst (Random House, $27)

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

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

6. Skin Game, by Jim Butcher (Roc, $27.95)

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


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

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

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

4. One Nation, by Ben Carson, M.D., Candy Carson (Sentinel, $25.95)

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

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

7. Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?, by Roz Chast (Bloomsbury, $28)


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

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

3. The Rosie Project, by Graeme Simsion (S&S, $15.99)

4. The Ocean at the End of the Lane, by Neil Gaiman (Morrow, $14.99)

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

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

7. And the Mountains Echoed, by Khaled Hosseini (Riverhead, $16)


1. The Boys in the Boat, by Daniel James Brown (Penguin, $17)

2. Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls, by David Sedaris (Back Bay, $17)

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

4. Dad Is Fat, by Jim Gaffigan (Three Rivers Press, $15.99)

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

6. One Summer: America, 1927, by Bill Bryson (Anchor Books, $16.95)

7. Orange Is the New Black, by Piper Kerman (Spiegel & Grau, $16)


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

2. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, by Maya Angelou (Ballantine, $6.99)

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

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

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


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

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

3. The Pigeon Needs a Bath!,

by Mo Willems (Disney Press, $16.99)

4. The Very Hungry Caterpillar,

by Eric Carle (Putnam, $10.99)

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

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

7. Nelly Gnu and Daddy Too, by Anna Dewdney (Viking Children’s Books, $17.99)


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

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

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

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

5. Minecraft: Essential Handbook, (Scholastic $7.99)

6. Minecraft: Redstone Handbook, (Scholastic, $7.99)

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