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 May 12. Visit


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

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

3. The Guest Book, Sarah Blake (Flatiron Books, $27.99)

3. Redemption, David Baldacci (Grand Central, $29)

4. Lost Roses, Martha Hall Kelly (Ballantine, $28)

5. Redemption, David Baldacci (Grand Central, $29)


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

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

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

4. The Moment of Lift, Melinda Gates (Flatiron Books, $26.99)

5. The Second Mountain: The Quest for a Moral Life, David Brooks (Random House, $28)


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

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

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

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

5. Aurora Rising, Amie Kaufman, Jay Kristoff (Knopf Books for Young Readers, $18.99)


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

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

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

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

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