The Mountains and Plains Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and MPIBA, for the week ended Sunday, February 9, 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. American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins, Flatiron Books, $27.99, 9781250209764

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

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

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

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

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

7. The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385541213

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

9. The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides, Celadon Books, $26.99, 9781250301697

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

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

12. Agency by William Gibson, Berkley, $28, 9781101986936

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

14. The Authenticity Project by Clare Pooley, Pamela Dorman Books, $26, 9781984878618

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


Hardcover Nonfiction


1. A Very Stable Genius by Philip Rucker, Carol Leonnig, Penguin Press, $30, 9781984877499

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

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

4. Why We’re Polarized by Ezra Klein, Avid Reader Press/S&S, $28, 9781476700328

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

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

7. Half Broke: A Memoir by Ginger Gaffney, Norton, $25.95, 9781324003076

8. The Blue Zones Kitchen by Dan Buettner, National Geographic, $30, 9781426220135

9. The Winter Army by Maurice Isserman, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $28, 9781328871435

10. Say Nothing by Patrick Radden Keefe, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385521314

11. The Yellow House by Sarah M. Broom, Grove Press, $26, 9780802125088

12. The Book of Delights by Ross Gay, Algonquin Books, $23.95, 9781616207922

13. You’re Not Listening: What You’re Missing and Why It Matters by Kate Murphy, Celadon Books, $26, 9781250297198

14. Successful Aging by Daniel J. Levitin, Dutton, $30, 9781524744182

15. Me and White Supremacy: Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor by Layla Saad, Sourcebooks, $25.99, 9781728209807


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

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

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

6. Lost Children Archive by Valeria Luiselli, Vintage, $16.95, 9780525436461

7. Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver, Harper Perennial, $17.99, 9780062684738

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

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

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

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

12. The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin, Orbit, $15.99, 9780316229296

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

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

15. Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout, Random House, $17, 9780812971835


Trade Paperback Nonfiction


1. No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference by Greta Thunberg, Penguin, $10, 9780143133568

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

10. Classic Krakauer: Essays on Wilderness and Risk by Jon Krakauer, Anchor, $15, 9781984897695

11. How to Love by Thich Nhat Hanh, Parallax Press, $9.95, 9781937006884

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

13. The Order of Time by Carlo Rovelli, Riverhead Books, $15, 9780735216112

14. To Shake the Sleeping Self: A Journey from Oregon to Patagonia, and a Quest for a Life with No Regret by Jedidiah Jenkins, Convergent Books, $17, 9781524761400

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


Mass Market


1. Blood of Elves by Andrzej Sapkowski, Orbit, $8.99, 9780316029193

2. Wolf Pack by C.J. Box, Putnam, $9.99, 9780525538219

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

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

5. The Tale Teller by Anne Hillerman, Harper, $9.99, 9780062391964

6. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou, Ballantine, $7.99, 9780345514400

7. 1984 by George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935

8. The Wise Man’s Fear by Patrick Rothfuss, DAW, $9.99, 9780756407919

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

10. Neuromancer by William Gibson, Ace, $8.99, 9780441569595


Children’s Illustrated


1. Love from the Crayons by Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illus.), Penguin Workshop, $9.99, 9781524792688

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

3. The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats, Viking Books for Young Readers, $19.99, 9780670012701

4. Indestructibles: Baby, Find the Shapes! by Ekaterina Trukhan (Illus.), Workman, $5.95, 9781523506248

5. The Serious Goose by Jimmy Kimmel, Random House Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9780525707752

6. Baby Animals by Stephan Lomp, Workman, $5.95, 9780761193081

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

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

9. I Will Always Be Your Bunny: Love From the Velveteen Rabbit by Frances Gilbert, Julianna Swaney (Illus.), Doubleday Books for Young Readers, $8.99, 9781984893413

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


Children’s Interest


1. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott, Puffin, $8.99, 9780142408766

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

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

4. Chirp by Kate Messner, Bloomsbury Children’s Books, $16.99, 9781547602810

5. New Kid by Jerry Craft, Harper, $12.99, 9780062691194

6. Allies by Alan Gratz, Scholastic Press, $17.99, 9781338245721

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

8. Yes No Maybe So by Becky Albertalli, Aisha Saeed, Balzer + Bray, $19.99, 9780062937049

9. The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate, Patricia Castelao (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780061992278

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


Children’s Series Titles


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

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

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

4. The Bad Guys in the Baddest Day Ever (The Bad Guys, #10) by Aaron Blabey, Scholastic, $5.99, 9781338305845

5. Major Impossible (Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales, #9) by Nathan Hale, Amulet Books, $13.99, 9781419737084

6. The Conference of the Birds (Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children, #5) by Ransom Riggs, Dutton Books for Young Readers, $22.99, 9780735231504

7. The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell by Chris Colfer, Little Brown, $9.99, 9780316201568

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

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

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