The Mountains and Plains Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and MPIBA, for the week ended Sunday, March 22, 2020. 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 Mirror & the Light by Hilary Mantel, Holt, $30, 9780805096606

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

3. American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins, Flatiron Books, $27.99, 9781250209764

4. The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich, Harper, $28.99, 9780062671189

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

6. Long Range by C.J. Box, Putnam, $28, 9780525538233

7. In Five Years by Rebecca Serle, Atria, $27, 9781982137441

8. Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid, Putnam, $26, 9780525541905

9. A Long Petal of the Sea by Isabel Allende, Ballantine, $28, 9781984820150

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

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

12. My Dark Vanessa by Kate Elizabeth Russell, Morrow, $27.99, 9780062941503

13. House of Earth and Blood by Sarah J. Maas, Bloomsbury, $28, 9781635574043

14. Writers & Lovers by Lily King, Grove Press, $27, 9780802148537

15. Deacon King Kong by James McBride, Riverhead Books, $28, 9780735216723


Hardcover Nonfiction


1. The Splendid and the Vile by Erik Larson, Crown, $32, 9780385348713

2. Untamed by Glennon Doyle, The Dial Press, $28, 9781984801258

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

4. The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse by Charlie Mackesy, HarperOne, $22.99, 9780062976581

5. Recollections of My Nonexistence by Rebecca Solnit, Viking, $26, 9780593083338

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

7. The Body by Bill Bryson, Doubleday, $30, 9780385539302

8. Yellow Bird: Oil, Murder, and a Woman’s Search for Justice in Indian Country by Sierra Crane Murdoch, Random House, $28, 9780399589157

9. Until the End of Time by Brian Greene, Knopf, $30, 9781524731670

10. Nothing Fancy by Alison Roman, Clarkson Potter, $32.50, 9780451497017

11. The Hope of Glory: Reflections on the Last Words of Jesus from the Cross by Jon Meacham, Convergent Books, $22, 9780593236666

12. Half Baked Harvest Super Simple by Tieghan Gerard, Clarkson Potter, $29.99, 9780525577072

13. Maybe You Should Talk to Someone by Lori Gottlieb, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $28, 9781328662057

14. Trick Mirror by Jia Tolentino, Random House, $27, 9780525510543

15. Running with Sherman: The Donkey with the Heart of a Hero by Christopher McDougall, Knopf, $27.95, 9781524732363


Trade Paperback Fiction


1. Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng, Penguin, $17, 9780143135166

2. The Overstory byRichard Powers, Norton, $18.95, 9780393356687

3. Normal People by Sally Rooney, Hogarth, $17, 9781984822185

4. The River by Peter Heller, Vintage, $16, 9780525563532

5. Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid, Ballantine, $17, 9781524798642

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

7. Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel, Vintage, $16.95, 9780804172448

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

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

10. The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller, Ecco, $16.99, 9780062060624

11. Lost Roses by Martha Hall Kelly, Ballantine, $17, 9781524796396

12. Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Vintage, $16.95, 9780307389732

13. Recursion by Blake Crouch, Ballantine, $17, 9781524759797

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

15. Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo, Grove Press/Black Cat, $17, 9780802156983


Trade Paperback Nonfiction


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

2. Say Nothing by Patrick Radden Keefe, Anchor, $16.95, 9780307279286

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

4. Bad Blood by John Carreyrou, Vintage, $16.95, 9780525431992

5. Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson, Spiegel & Grau, $17, 9780593133934

6. Madame Fourcade’s Secret War by Lynne Olson, Random House, $20, 9780812985030

7. Deep Creek: Finding Hope in the High Country by Pam Houston, Norton, $15.95, 9780393357660

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

9. Our House Is on Fire: Scenes of a Family and a Planet in Crisis by Greta Thunberg, et al., Penguin, $17, 9780143133575

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

11. Midnight in Chernobyl by Adam Higginbotham, S&S, $19, 9781501134630

12. The Body Keeps the Score by Bessel van der Kolk, Penguin, $19, 9780143127741

13. Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari, Harper Perennial, $24.99, 9780062316110

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

15. How to Hide an Empire: A History of the Greater United States by Daniel Immerwahr, Picador, $20, 9781250251091


Mass Market


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

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

3. Open Season by C.J. Box, Putnam, $9.99, 9780399576607

4. Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut, Laurel Leaf, $7.99, 9780440180296

5. The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson, Tor, $9.99, 9780765365279

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

7. The Stand by Stephen King, Anchor, $9.99, 9780307743688

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

9. The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank, Bantam, $7.99, 9780553577129

10. The Last Wish by Andrzej Sapkowski, Orbit, $8.99, 9780316029186


Children’s Illustrated


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

2. Not Quite Narwhal by Jessie Sima, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9781481469098

3. Be You! by Peter H. Reynolds, Orchard Books, $17.99, 9781338572315

4. How to Be a Pirate by Isaac Fitzgerald, Brigette Barrager (Illus.), Bloomsbury Children’s Books, $17.99, 9781681197784

5. Peek-a-Who Too? by Elsa Mroziewicz, minedition, $11.99, 9789888341818

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

7. Little Blue Truck by Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illus.), HMH Books for Young Readers, $7.99, 9780544568037

8. Nesting by Henry Cole, Katherine Tegen Books, $17.99, 9780062885920

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

10. Barnyard Dance! by Sandra Boynton, Workman, $6.95, 9781563054426


Children’s Interest


1. Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You by Jason Reynolds, Ibram X. Kendi, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9780316453691

2. Winterborne Home for Vengeance and Valor by Ally Carter, HMH Books for Young Readers, $16.99, 9780358003199

3. Mañanaland by Pam Muñoz Ryan, Scholastic Press, $18.99, 9781338157864

4. Here in the Real World by Sara Pennypacker, Balzer + Bray, $17.99, 9780062698957

5. Dry by Neal Shusterman, Jarrod Shusterman, Simon & Schuster (BYR), $12.99, 9781481481977

6. I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter by Erika L. Sanchez, Ember, $11.99, 9781524700515

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

8. Dragon Hoops by Gene Luen Yang, First Second, $24.99, 9781626720794

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

10. The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill, Algonquin Young Readers, $9.95, 9781616207465


Children’s Series Titles


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

2. Dog Man: Fetch-22 by Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $12.99, 9781338323214

3. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling, Scholastic, $10.99, 9780439064873

4. Dragonslayer (Wings of Fire: Legends) by Tui T. Sutherland, Scholastic, $17.99, 9781338214604

5. Wayside School Beneath the Cloud of Doom by Louis Sachar, Tim Heitz (Illus.), Harper, $17.99, 9780062965387

6. Scythe (Arc of a Scythe, Book 1) by Neal Shusterman, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $12.99, 9781442472433

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

8. Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo, Square Fish, $10.99, 9781250076960

9. Children of Virtue and Vengeance (Legacy of Orisha, #2) by Tomi Adeyemi, Henry Holt and Co. (BYR), $19.99, 9781250170996

10. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Wrecking Ball by Jeff Kinney, Abrams, $14.99, 9781419739033