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


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

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

McDullough (S&S, $30)


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

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

3. One of Us Is Lying, Karen M. McManus (Delacorte Press, $17.99)

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

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


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

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

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