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 June 9. Visit


1. Where the Crawdads Sing, Delia Owens (Putnam, $26)

2. City of Girls, Elizabeth Gilbert (Riverhead Books, $28)

3. On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous, Ocean Vuong (Penguin Press, $26)

4. Normal People, Sally Rooney (Hogarth, $26)

5. Fall; or, Dodge in Hell, Neal Stephenson (Morrow, $35)


1. Educated, Tara Westover (Random House, $28)

2. The Pioneers: The Heroic Story of the Settlers Who Brought the American Ideal West, David McDullough (S&S, $30)

3. Becoming, Michelle Obama (Crown, $32.50)

4. The Subtle Art of Not giving a F*ck, Mark Manson (Harper, $24.99)

5. Stay Sexy & Don't Get Murdered: The Definitive How-To Guide, Karen Kilgariff, Georgia Hardstark (Forge Books, $24.99)


1. The Sun is Also the Star, Nicola Yoon (Ember, $12.99)

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

3. The Rest of the Story, Sarah Dessen (Balzer + Bray, $19.99)

4. On the Come Up, Angie Thomas (Balzer + Bray, $18.99)

5. With the Fire on High, Elizabeth Acevedo (HarperTeen, $17.99)


1. Oh, the Places You’ll Go!, Dr. Seuss (Random House, $18.99)

2. Good Night Moon, Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.) (Harper, $8.99)

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

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

5. High Five, Adam Rubin, Daniel Salmieri (Illus.) (Dial Books, $19.99)