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 Oct. 13. Visit


1. The Dutch House, Ann Patchett (Harper, $27.99)

2. The Testaments, Margaret Atwood (Nan A. Talese, $28.95)

3. The Water Dancer, Ta-Nehisi Coates (One World, $28)

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

5. The Institute, Stephen King (Scribner, $30)


1. Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don't Know, Malcolm Gladwell (Little Brown, $30)

2. Blowout: Corrupted Democracy, Rogue State Russia, and the Richest, Most Destructive Industry on Earth, Rachel Maddow (Crown, $30)

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

4. Year of the Monkey, Patti Smith (Knopf, $24.95)

5. The Book of Gutsy Women,Hillary Rodham Clinton, Chelsea Clinton (S&S, $35)


1. The Fountains of Silence, Ruta Sepetys (Philomel Books, $18.99)

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

3. The Beautiful, Renée Ahdieh (G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers, $18.99)

4. Pumpkinheads, Rainbow Rowell, Faith Erin Hicks (Illus.) (First Second, $17.99)

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


1. Room on the Broom, Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler (Illus.) (Puffin, $7.99)

2. The Scarecrow, Beth Ferry, The Fan Brothers (Illus.), (Harper, $18.99)

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

4. Little Blue Truck's Halloween, Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illus.) (HMH Books for Young Readers, $12.99)

5. Dinosnores, Sandra Boynton (Workman, $6.95)