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

5. Orange World and Other Stories, Karen Russell (Knopf, $26.95)


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

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

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

4. Howard Stern Comes Again, Howard Stern (S&S, $35)

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

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

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

5. Laura Dean Keeps Breaking up with Me, Mariko Tamaki, Rosemary Valero-O'Connell (Illus.) (First Second, $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. High Five, Adam Rubin, Daniel Salmieri (Illus.) (Dial Books, $19.99)

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

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