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 Aug. 4. Visit


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

2. The Nickel Boys, Colson Whitehead (Doubleday, $24.95)

3. Chances Are…, Richard Russo (Knopf, $26.95)

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

5. The New Girl, Daniel Silva (Harper, $28.99)


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

2. Three Women (debut) Lisa Taddeo, Avid Reader Press/Simon & Schuster, $27

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

4. The Pioneers: The Heroic Story of the Settlers Who Brought the American Ideal West, David

McDullough (S&S, $30)

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


1. Turtles All the Way Down, John Green (Penguin, $14.99)

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

3. The Sun is Also a Star, Nicola Yoon (Ember, $12.99)

4. Wilder Girls, (debut) Rory Power (Delacorte Press, $18.99)

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


1. The Pigeon HAS to Go to School! Mo Willems (Hyperion Books for Children, $16.99)

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

3. Where's Waldo? 30th Anniversary Edition, Martin Handford (Candlewick, $7.99)

4. We Don’t Eat Our Classmates, Ryan T. Higgins (Disney/Hyperion, $17.99)

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