The Mountains and Plains Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and MPIBA, for the week ended Sunday, October 13, 2019. Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the Mountains and Plains Independent Booksellers Association and IndieBound. For an independent bookstore near you, visit IndieBound.org.

Hardcover Fiction


1. The Dutch House by Ann Patchett, Harper, $27.99, 9780062963673

2. Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens, Putnam, $26, 9780735219090

3. The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates, One World, $28, 9780399590597

4. Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo, Flatiron Books, $27.99, 9781250313072

5. The Testaments by Margaret Atwood, Nan A. Talese, $28.95, 9780385543781

6. The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes, Pamela Dorman Books, $28, 9780399562488

7. The Secrets We Kept by Lara Prescott, Knopf, $26.95, 9780525656159

8. This Tender Land by William Kent Krueger, Atria, $27, 9781476749297

9. The Institute by Stephen King, Scribner, $30, 9781982110567

10. The Topeka School by Ben Lerner, FSG, $27, 9780374277789

11. Red at the Bone by Jacqueline Woodson, Riverhead Books, $26, 9780525535270

12. Grand Union: Stories by Zadie Smith, Penguin Press, $27, 9780525558996

13. Imaginary Friend by Stephen Chbosky, Grand Central, $30, 9781538731338

14. Land of Wolves by Craig Johnson, Viking, $28, 9780525522508

15. The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead, Doubleday, $24.95, 9780385537070


Hardcover Nonfiction


1. Talking to Strangers by Malcolm Gladwell, Little Brown, $30, 9780316478526

2. Blowout by Rachel Maddow, Crown, $30, 9780525575474

3. Educated by Tara Westover, Random House, $28, 9780399590504

4. Erosion: Essays of Undoing by Terry Tempest Williams, Sarah Crichton Books, $27, 9780374280062

5. Movies (And Other Things) by Shea Serrano, Arturo Torres (Illus.), Twelve, $25, 9781538730195

6. Know My Name: A Memoir by Chanel Miller, Viking, $28, 9780735223707

7. Year of the Monkey by Patti Smith, Knopf, $24.95, 9780525657682

8. The Book of Gutsy Women by Hillary Rodham Clinton, Chelsea Clinton, S&S, $35, 9781501178412

9. Permanent Record by Edward Snowden, Metropolitan Books, $30, 9781250237231

10. Becoming by Michelle Obama, Crown, $32.5, 9781524763138

11. The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*ck by Mark Manson, Harper, $24.99, 9780062457714

12. Big Wonderful Thing: A History of Texas by Stephen Harrigan, University of Texas Press, $35, 9780292759510

13. Letters from an Astrophysicist by Neil DeGrasse Tyson, Norton, $19.95, 9781324003311

14. Deep State: Trump, the FBI, and the Rule of Law by James B. Stewart, Penguin Press, $30, 9780525559108

15. How To by Randall Munroe, Riverhead Books, $28, 9780525537090


Trade Paperback Fiction


1. The Overstory by Richard Powers, Norton, $18.95, 9780393356687

2. The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris, Harper, $16.99, 9780062797155

3. There There by Tommy Orange, Vintage, $16, 9780525436140

4. The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah, St. Martin’s Griffin, $17.99, 9781250229533

5. A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles, Penguin, $17, 9780143110439

6. The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood, Anchor, $15.95, 9780525435006

7. Killing Commendatore by Haruki Murakami, Vintage, $17, 9780525435761

8. Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman, Penguin, $16, 9780735220690

9. The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho, HarperOne, $16.99, 9780062315007

10. Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng, Penguin, $17, 9780735224315

11. Washington Black by Esi Edugyan, Vintage, $16.95, 9780525563242

12. Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate, Ballantine, $17, 9780425284704

13. Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty, Flatiron Books, $17.99, 9781250069832

14. The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt, Back Bay, $20, 9780316055444

15. A Spark of Light by Jodi Picoult, Ballantine, $17, 9780345545008


Trade Paperback Nonfiction


1. The Library Book by Susan Orlean, S&S, $16.99, 9781476740195

2. Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari, Harper Perennial, $22.99, 9780062316110

3. Born a Crime by Trevor Noah, Spiegel & Grau, $18, 9780399588198

4. The Spy and the Traitor by Ben Macintyre, Broadway Books, $18, 9781101904213

5. Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer, Milkweed Editions, $18, 9781571313560

6. You Are a Badass by Jen Sincero, Running Press, $16, 9780762447695

7. Calypso by David Sedaris, Back Bay, $17.99, 9780316392426

8. Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann, Vintage, $16.95, 9780307742483

9. The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2019 by Sy Montgomery, Jaime Green (Eds.), Mariner, $15.99, 9781328519009

10. 21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari, Spiegel & Grau, $18, 9780525512196

11. The Best American Food Writing 2019 by Samin Nosrat, Sylvia Killingsworth (Eds.), Mariner, $15.99, 9781328662255

12. White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo, Beacon Press, $16, 9780807047415

13. On Tyranny by Timothy Snyder, Tim Duggan Books, $8.99, 9780804190114

14. How to Change Your Mind by Michael Pollan, Penguin, $18, 9780735224155

15. Virga & Bone: Essays from Dry Places by Craig Childs, Torrey House Press, $14.95, 9781948814188


Mass Market


1. American Gods by Neil Gaiman, Morrow, $9.99, 9780062572110

2. The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss, DAW, $9.99, 9780756404741

3. Women Who Run With the Wolves by Clarissa Pinkola Estes, Ballantine, $8.99, 9780345409874

4. The Shining by Stephen King, Anchor, $8.99, 9780307743657

5. Dune by Frank Herbert, Ace, $10.99, 9780441172719

6. Good Omens by Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett, Morrow, $9.99, 9780062836977

7. The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt, Little Brown, $10.99, 9780316055420

8. Doctor Sleep by Stephen King, Pocket, $10.99, 9781982138868

9. Lord of the Flies by William Golding, Perigee, $9.99, 9780399501487

10. 1984 by George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935


Children’s Illustrated


1. Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler (Illus.), Puffin, $7.99, 9780142501122

2. Stretchy McHandsome by Judy Schachner, Dial Books, $17.99, 9780803741218

3. Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617

4. Good Night Colorado by Adam Gamble, Bill Mackey, Anne Rosen (Illus.), Good Night Books, $9.95, 9781602190559

5. The Little Snowplow Wishes for Snow by Lora Koehler, Jake Parker (Illus.), Candlewick, $16.99, 9781536201178

6. Just Ask!: Be Different, Be Brave, Be You by Sonia Sotomayor, Rafael López (Illus.), Philomel Books, $17.99, 9780525514121

7. The Pigeon HAS to Go to School! by Mo Willems, Hyperion Books for Children, $16.99, 9781368046459

8. Dinosnores by Sandra Boynton, Workman, $6.95, 9781523508136

9. Indestructibles: Baby, See the Colors! by Ekaterina Trukhan (Illus.), Workman, $5.95, 9781523506231

10. Bruce’s Big Storm by Ryan T. Higgins, Disney/Hyperion, $17.99, 9781368026222


Children’s Interest


1. Guts by Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $12.99, 9780545852500

2. Best Friends by Shannon Hale, LeUyen Pham (Illus.), First Second, $12.99, 9781250317469

3. A Tale of Magic… by Chris Colfer, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9780316523479

4. The Fountains of Silence by Ruta Sepetys, Philomel Books, $18.99, 9780399160318

5. White Bird: A Wonder Story by R.J. Palacio, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $24.99, 9780525645535

6. Smile by Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545132060

7. Drama by Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545326995

8. Ghosts by Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545540629

9. The Beautiful by Renée Ahdieh, G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9781524738174

10. Look Both Ways: A Tale Told in Ten Blocks by Jason Reynolds, Alexander Nabaum (Illus.), Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books, $17.99, 9781481438285


Children’s Series Titles


1. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire: The Illustrated Edition by J.K. Rowling, Jim Kay (Illus.), Arthur A. Levine Books, $47.99, 9780545791427

2. The Secret Commonwealth (Book of Dust, Volume 2) by Philip Pullman, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $22.99, 9780553510669

3. Dog Man: For Whom the Ball Rolls by Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $12.99, 9781338236590

4. Dog Man: Brawl of the Wild by Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9781338236576

5. The Tyrant’s Tomb (The Trials of Apollo, Book Four) by Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $19.99, 9781484746448

6. Wayward Son (Simon Snow Series, #2) by Rainbow Rowell, Wednesday Books, $19.99, 9781250146076

7. Scythe (Arc of a Scythe, Book 1) by Neal Shusterman, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $11.99, 9781442472433

8. Dog Man: Lord of the Fleas by Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9780545935173

9. The Dragonet Prophecy Graphic Novel (Wings of Fire) by Tui T. Sutherland, Mike Holmes (Illus.), Graphix, $12.99, 9780545942157

10. Rebel: A Legend Novel by Marie Lu, Roaring Brook Press, $18.99, 9781250221704