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Heartland Indie Best-seller List for Aug. 1

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 July 27. Visit


1. The Book of Life, by Deborah Harkness (Viking, $28.95)

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

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

4. The Heist, by Daniel Silva (Harper, $27.99)

5. The Silkworm, by Robert Galbraith (Mulholland, $28)

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

7. The Vacationers, by Emma Straub (Riverhead, $26.95)

8. One Plus One, by Jojo Moyes (Pamela Dorman Books, $27.95)

9. California, by Edan Lepucki (Little Brown, $26)


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

2. The Mockingbird Next Door, by Marja Mills (Penguin Press, $27.95)

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

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

5. Hard Choices, by Hillary Rodham Clinton (S&S, $35)

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

7. Blood Feud, by Edward Klein (Regnery, $27.99)

8. The Arsenal of Democracy, by A.J. Baime (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $27)

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


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

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

3. The Signature of All Things, by Elizabeth Gilbert (Penguin, $17)

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

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

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

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

8. The Girl You Left Behind, by Jojo Moyes (Penguin, $16)

9. The Silver Star, by Jeannette Walls (Scribner, $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. One Summer: America, 1927, by Bill Bryson (Anchor, $16.95)

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

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

6. Wreck This Journal, by Keri Smith (Perigee, $15)

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

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

9. Quiet, by Susan Cain (Broadway, $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. The Catcher in the Rye, by J.D. Salinger (Little Brown, $8.99)

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

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

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

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


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. A Day in the Sun, by Frank Berrios and RH Disney (Illus.) (Random House/Disney, $3.99)

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

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

6. Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site, by Sherri Duskey Rinker and Tom Lichtenheld (Illus.) (Chronicle, $16.99)


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

2. If I Stay, by Gayle Forman (Speak, $10.99)

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

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

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

6. The Giver, by Lois Lowry (Harcourt, $9.99)