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 March 8. Visit


1. American Dirt, Jeanine Cummins (Flatiron Books, $27.99)

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

3. The Night Watchman, Louise Erdrich (Harper, $28.99)

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

5. A Long Petal of the Sea, Isabel Allende (Ballantine, $28)


1. The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz, Erik Larson (Crown, $32)

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

3. The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse, Charlie Mackesy (HarperOne, $22.99)

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

5. A Very Stable Genius: Donald J. Trump's Testing of America, Philip Rucker, Carol Leonnig (Penguin Press, $30)


1. Chain of Gold, Cassandra Clare (Margaret K. McElderry Books, $24.99)

2. Lovely War, Julie Berry (Penguin, $10.99)

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

4. One of Us Is Next, Karen M. McManus (Delacorte Press, $19.99)

5. The Kingdom of Back, Marie Lu (G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers, $18.99)


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

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

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

4. Be You!, Peter H. Reynolds (Orchard Books, $17.99)

5. Good Night, Gorilla, Peggy Rathmann (Putnam, $7.99)