The Mountains and Plains Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and MPIBA, for the week ended Sunday, August 11, 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. Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens, Putnam, $26, 9780735219090

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

3. On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong, Penguin Press, $26, 9780525562023

4. Chances Are . . . by Richard Russo, Knopf, $26.95, 9781101947746

5. City of Girls by Elizabeth Gilbert, Riverhead Books, $28, 9781594634734

6. The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware, Gallery/Scout Press, $27.99, 9781501188770

7. The New Girl by Daniel Silva, Harper, $28.99, 9780062834836

8. Circe by Madeline Miller, Little Brown, $27, 9780316556347

9. Normal People by Sally Rooney, Hogarth, $26, 9781984822178

10. Raised in Captivity by Chuck Klosterman, Penguin Press, $26, 9780735217928

11. Ask Again, Yes by Mary Beth Keane, Scribner, $27, 9781982106980

12. The Lager Queen of Minnesota by J.Ryan Stradal, Pamela Dorman Books, $26, 9780399563058

13. Fleishman Is in Trouble by Taffy Brodesser-Akner, Random House, $27, 9780525510871

14. Someone We Know by Shari Lapena, Pamela Dorman Books, $27, 9780525557654

15. Dark Age by Pierce Brown, Del Rey, $28.99, 9780425285947


Hardcover Nonfiction


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

2. Three Women by Lisa Taddeo, Avid Reader Press/S&S, $27, 9781451642292

3. The Pioneers by David McCullough, S&S, $30, 9781501168680

4. Trick Mirror: Reflections on Self-Delusion by Jia Tolentino, Random House, $27, 9780525510543

5. Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat by Samin Nosrat, Wendy MacNaughton (Illus.), S&S, $35, 9781476753836

6. Women Rowing North by Mary Pipher, Bloomsbury, $27, 9781632869609

7. The Four Sacred Secrets: For Love and Prosperity, A Guide to Living in a Beautiful State by Preethaji, Krishnaji, Atria, $26, 9781501173776

8. The Second Mountain by David Brooks, Random House, $28, 9780812993264

9. The Source of Self-Regard: Selected Essays, Speeches, and Meditations by Toni Morrison, Knopf, $28.95, 9780525521037

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

11. Becoming by Michelle Obama, Crown, $32.50, 9781524763138

12. Underland by Robert MacFarlane, Norton, $27.95, 9780393242140

13. Travel Light, Move Fast by Alexandra Fuller, Penguin Press, $27, 9781594206740

14. Everything Is F*cked by Mark Manson, Harper, $26.99, 9780062888433

15. Ten Years a Nomad: A Traveler’s Journey Home by Matthew Kepnes, St. Martin’s, $27.99, 9781250190512


Trade Paperback Fiction


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

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

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

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

5. Beloved by Toni Morrison, Vintage, $16, 9781400033416

6. The Witch Elm by Tana French, Penguin, $17, 9780735224643

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

8. The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein, Harper, $16.99, 9780062364913

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

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

11. All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr, Scribner, $17, 9781501173219

12. The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn, Morrow, $16.99, 9780062678423

13. Hippie by Paulo Coelho, Vintage, $15, 9780525565185

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

15. My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite, Anchor, $14.95, 9780525564201


Trade Paperback Nonfiction


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

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

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

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

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

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

7. The Mueller Report by The Washington Post, Scribner, $15, 9781982129736

8. The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz, Amber-Allen, $12.95, 9781878424310

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

10. Daring Greatly by Brené Brown, Avery, $17, 9781592408412

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

12. Wildflowers of Colorado Field Guide by Don Mammoser, Adventure, $16.95, 9781591931614

13. Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer, Anchor, $15, 9780385486804

14. Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl, Beacon Press, $14, 9780807014271

15. The Soul of an Octopus by Sy Montgomery, Atria, $16, 9781451697728


Mass Market


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

2. Dune by Frank Herbert, Ace, $9.99, 9780441172719

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

4. Animal Farm by George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451526342

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

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

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

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

9. A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780553593716

10. Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, Penguin, $12, 9780140177398


Children’s Illustrated


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

2. Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin, Daniel Salmieri (Illus.), Dial, $16.99, 9780803736801

3. We Don’t Eat Our Classmates by Ryan T. Higgins, Disney/Hyperion, $17.99, 9781368003551

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

5. The King of Kindergarten by Derrick Barnes, Vanessa Brantley-Newton (Illus.), Nancy Paulsen Books, $17.99, 9781524740740

6. Bear Came Along by Richard T. Morris, LeUyen Pham (Illus.), Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9780316464475

7. How to Read a Book by Kwame Alexander, Melissa Sweet (Illus.), Harper, $17.99, 9780062307811

8. Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star by Maddie Frost, Workman, $5.95, 9781523505111

9. The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle, Putnam, $10.99, 9780399226908

10. The Wonky Donkey by Craig Smith, Katz Cowley (Illus.), Scholastic, $7.99, 9780545261241


Children’s Interest


1. Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid: Rowley Jefferson’s Journal by Jeff Kinney, Abrams, $13.99, 9781419740275

2. Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark by Alvin Schwartz, Stephen Gammell (Illus.), Harper, $6.99, 9780062682826

3. Turtles All the Way Down by John Green, Penguin, $14.99, 9780525555377

4. Refugee by Alan Gratz, Scholastic Press, $16.99, 9780545880831

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

6. The Sun Is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon, Ember, $12.99, 9781984849397

7. Be Prepared by Vera Brosgol, First Second, $12.99, 9781626724457

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

9. We Were Liars by E. Lockhart, Ember, $10.99, 9780385741279

10. Wilder Girls by Rory Power, Delacorte Press, $18.99, 9780525645580


Children’s Series Titles


1. The Poison Jungle (Wings of Fire, Book 13) by Tui T. Sutherland, Scholastic Press, $16.99, 9781338214512

2. The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1) by Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $7.99, 9781423134947

3. The Dragonet Prophecy (Wings of Fire, Book 1) by Tui T. Sutherland, Scholastic, $6.99, 9780545349239

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

5. The Lost Heir Graphic Novel (Wings of Fire) by Tui T. Sutherland, Mike Holmes (Illus.), Graphix, $12.99, 9780545942201

6. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling, Scholastic, $10.99, 9780590353427

7. Thunderhead (Arc of a Scythe, #2) by Neal Shusterman, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $12.99, 9781442472464

8. Spy School British Invasion by Stuart Gibbs, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9781534424708

9. A Wizard of Earthsea (Earthsea Saga) by Ursula K. Le Guin, HMH Books for Young Readers, $8.99, 9780547722023

10. The Bad Guys (The Bad Guys, #1) by Aaron Blabey, Scholastic, $5.99, 9780545912402