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 Jan. 5. Visit


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

2. Such a Fun Age, Kiley Reid (Putnam, $26)

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

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

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

5. The Starless Sea, Erin Morgenstern (Doubleday, $28.95)


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

2. The Body: A Guide for Occupants, Bill Bryson (Doubleday, $30)

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

4. The Blue Zones Kitchen, Dan Buettner (National Geographic, $30)

5. The Yellow House, Sarah M. Broom (Grove Press, $26)


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

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

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

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

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


1. The Serious Goose, Jimmy Kimmel ( Random House Books for Young Readers, $18.99)

2. The Crayons' Christmas, Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illus.) (Penguin Workshop, $19.99)

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

4. Frozen 2 Little Golden Book, (Golden Books/Disney, $4.99,)

5. Where the Wild Things Are, Maurice Sendak (Harper, $19.95)