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Hardcover Brought to you by the Midwest Independent Booksellers Association and IndieBound based on reporting from MIBA’s member bookstores. = Only on the Midwest list = Midwest Connections pick for the week ending 12/16/2018 FICTION NONFICTION Midwest Connections Pick “Abby Geni is the absolute master of storytelling about the destructive beauty of nature and wildlife, and in The Wildlands she had my heart in my throat as she explores the battle between human and mother nature.” —Jamie Thomas, Women & Children First (Chicago, IL) Midwest Indie Bestsellers Midwest Connections Pick “...Illustrates our present moment through a keen and unflinching look at our past. Thompson’s work centers on the Midwest, what some call ‘fly over’ country, but in her hands, we come to see that it is the center.” — Tayari Jones, New York Times bestselling author of An American Marriage 1. Kingdom of the Blind Louise Penny, Minotaur, $28.99 2. Unsheltered Barbara Kingsolver, Harper, $29.99 3. There There Tommy Orange, Knopf, $25.95 4. Where the Crawdads Sing Delia Owens, Putnam, $26 5. The Travelling Cat Chronicles Hiro Arikawa, Berkley, $20 6. The Reckoning John Grisham, Doubleday, $29.95 7. The Overstory Richard Powers, Norton, $27.95 8. Virgil Wander Leif Enger, Grove Press, $27 9. The Friend Sigrid Nunez, Riverhead, $25 10. My Sister, the Serial Killer Oyinkan Braithwaite, Doubleday, $22.95 11. Washington Black Esi Edugyan, Knopf, $26.95 12. A Gentleman in Moscow Amor Towles, Viking, $27 13. Nine Perfect Strangers Liane Moriarty, Flatiron Books, $28.99 14. The Witch Elm Tana French, Viking, $28 15. Every Breath Nicholas Sparks, Grand Central, $28 1. Becoming Michelle Obama, Crown, $32.50 2. Educated Tara Westover, Random House, $28 3. Almost Everything Anne Lamott, Riverhead, $20 4. Gmorning, Gnight! Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jonny Sun (Illus.), Random House, $22 5. The Point of It All Charles Krauthammer, Crown Forum, $28 6. Whose Boat Is This Boat? The Staff of The Late Show with Stephen Col- bert, S&S, $14.99 7. Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat Samin Nosrat, Wendy MacNaughton (Illus.), S&S, $35 8. The Library Book Susan Orlean, S&S, $28 9. Girl, Wash Your Face Rachel Hollis, Thomas Nelson, $22.99 10. The Great Minnesota Cookie Book Lee Svitak Dean, Rick Nelson, University of Minnesota Press, $24.95 11. Leadership: In Turbulent Times Doris Kearns Goodwin, S&S, $30 12. The Good Neighbor Maxwell King, Abrams Press, $30 13. Northland Porter Fox, Norton, $26.95 14. Calypso David Sedaris, Little Brown, $28 15. Homebody Joanna Gaines, Harper Design, $40

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  • Hardcover

    Brought to you by the Midwest Independent Booksellers Association and IndieBound based on reporting from MIBA’s member bookstores.

    = Only on the Midwest list= Midwest Connections pick

    for the week ending 12/16/2018

    Indie Bestsellers

    FICTION

    NONFICTION

    Midwest Connections Pick“Abby Geni is the absolute master of storytelling about the destructive beauty of nature and wildlife, and in The Wildlands she had my heart in my throat as she explores the battle between human and mother nature.” —Jamie Thomas, Women & Children First (Chicago, IL)

    Midwest Indie Bestsellers

    Midwest Connections Pick “...Illustrates our present moment through a keen and unflinching look at our past. Thompson’s work centers on the Midwest, what some call ‘fly over’ country, but in her hands, we come to see that it is the center.” — Tayari Jones, New York Times bestselling author of An American Marriage

    1. Kingdom of the BlindLouise Penny, Minotaur, $28.99

    2. UnshelteredBarbara Kingsolver, Harper, $29.99

    3. There ThereTommy Orange, Knopf, $25.95

    4. Where the Crawdads SingDelia Owens, Putnam, $26

    5. The Travelling Cat ChroniclesHiro Arikawa, Berkley, $20

    6. The ReckoningJohn Grisham, Doubleday, $29.95

    7. The OverstoryRichard Powers, Norton, $27.95

    8. Virgil Wander Leif Enger, Grove Press, $27

    9. The Friend Sigrid Nunez, Riverhead, $25

    10. My Sister, the Serial Killer Oyinkan Braithwaite, Doubleday, $22.95

    11. Washington Black Esi Edugyan, Knopf, $26.95

    12. A Gentleman in Moscow Amor Towles, Viking, $27

    13. Nine Perfect StrangersLiane Moriarty, Flatiron Books, $28.99

    14. The Witch ElmTana French, Viking, $28

    15. Every BreathNicholas Sparks, Grand Central, $28

    1. BecomingMichelle Obama, Crown, $32.50

    2. EducatedTara Westover, Random House, $28

    3. Almost EverythingAnne Lamott, Riverhead, $20

    4. Gmorning, Gnight!Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jonny Sun (Illus.), Random House, $22

    5. The Point of It AllCharles Krauthammer, Crown Forum, $28

    6. Whose Boat Is This Boat?The Staff of The Late Show with Stephen Col-bert, S&S, $14.99

    7. Salt, Fat, Acid, HeatSamin Nosrat, Wendy MacNaughton (Illus.), S&S, $35

    8. The Library BookSusan Orlean, S&S, $28

    9. Girl, Wash Your FaceRachel Hollis, Thomas Nelson, $22.99

    10. The Great Minnesota Cookie Book Lee Svitak Dean, Rick Nelson, University of Minnesota Press, $24.95

    11. Leadership: In Turbulent TimesDoris Kearns Goodwin, S&S, $30

    12. The Good Neighbor Maxwell King, Abrams Press, $30

    13. Northland Porter Fox, Norton, $26.95

    14. Calypso David Sedaris, Little Brown, $28

    15. Homebody Joanna Gaines, Harper Design, $40

  • Paperback

    Brought to you by the Midwest Independent Booksellers Association and IndieBound based on reporting from MIBA’s member bookstores.

    = Only on the Midwest list= Midwest Connections pick

    Midwest Indie Bestsellers

    1. The Name of the Wind, Patrick Rothfuss, DAW, $9.992. Good Omens, Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett, HarperTorch, $7.993. Dune, Frank Herbert, Ace, $9.994. The Wise Man’s Fear, Patrick Rothfuss, DAW, $9.995. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams, Del Rey, $7.996. 1984, George Orwell, Signet, $9.997. A Sand County Almanac, Aldo Leopold, Ballantine, $7.998. A Clash of Kings, George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.999. Outlander, Diana Gabaldon, Dell, $9.9910. The Hobbit, J.R.R. Tolkien, Del Rey, $8.99

    Mass Market

    FICTION

    Midwest Connections Pick“Franzen displays his signature precision and deadpan humor.” — Vanity Fair

    NONFICTION

    for the week ending 12/16/2018

    1. Hope Never DiesAndrew Shaffer, Quirk Books, $14.992. LessAndrew Sean Greer, Back Bay, $15.993. The Tattooist of AuschwitzHeather Morris, Harper, $16.994. Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely FineGail Honeyman, Penguin, $165. MilkmanAnna Burns, Graywolf Press, $166. Future Home of the Living God Louise Erdrich, Harper Perennial, $16.997. Crazy Rich AsiansKevin Kwan, Anchor, $168. My Brilliant FriendElena Ferrante, Europa Editions, $179. The Best American Short Stories 2018Roxane Gay, Heidi Pitlor (Eds.), Mariner, $15.9910. One Day in December Josie Silver, Broadway Books, $1611. Sing, Unburied, Sing Jesmyn Ward, Scribner, $1712. The Perfect Nanny Leila Slimani, Penguin, $1613. PachinkoMin Jin Lee, Grand Central, $15.9914. Beartown Fredrik Backman, Washington Square Press, $1715. Norse Mythology Neil Gaiman, Norton, $15.95

    1. Killers of the Flower MoonDavid Grann, Vintage, $16.95

    2. SapiensYuval Noah Harari, Harper Perennial, $22.99

    3. The Death and Life of the Great Lakes Dan Egan, Norton, $17.95

    4. Prairie Fires Caroline Fraser, Picador, $22

    5. Madison in the Sixties Stuart D. Levitan, Wisconsin Historical Society Press, $29.95

    6. Braiding Sweetgrass Robin Wall Kimmerer, Milkweed Editions, $18

    7. Code GirlsLiza Mundy, Hachette, $16.99

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

    9. The Old Farmer’s Almanac 2019Old Farmer’s Almanac, $7.95

    10. Destiny and Power Jon Meacham, Random House, $20

    11. Leonardo da Vinci Walter Isaacson, S&S, $22

    12. The Radium Girls Kate Moore, Sourcebooks, $17.99

    13. Evicted Matthew Desmond, Broadway, $17

    14. You Are a BadassJen Sincero, Running Press, $16

    15. Grant Ron Chernow, Penguin, $22

  • Children’s

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    Midwest Indie Bestsellersfor the week ending 12/16/2018

    Children’s Series Titles1. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Meltdown, Jeff Kinney, Abrams, $13.952. Dog Man: Lord of the Fleas, Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.993. The Princess in Black, Shannon Hale, Dean Hale, LeUyen Pham (Illus.), Candlewick Press, $6.994. Ivy and Bean (Ivy & Bean, #1), Annie Barrows, Sophie Blackall (Illus.), Chronicle, $5.995. Dog Man, Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.996. Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald - The Original Screenplay (Harry Potter), J.K. Rowling, MinaLima (Illus.), Arthur A. Levine Books, $24.997. Dinosaurs Before Dark (Magic Tree House, #1), Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illus.), Random House, $5.99, 97806798241148. The Dragonet Prophecy (Wings of Fire, Book One), Tui T. Sutherland, Scholastic, $6.999. Dog Man and Cat Kid, Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.9910. Narwhal: Unicorn of the Sea (Narwhal and Jelly), Ben Clanton, Tundra Books, $7.99

    ILLUSTRATED1. The Snowy NapJan Brett, G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers, $18.99

    2. The Wonky DonkeyCraig Smith, Katz Cowley (Illus.), Scholastic, $7.99

    3. The Snowy DayEzra Jack Keats, Viking Books for Young Readers, $19.99

    4. Red and LuluMatt Tavares, Candlewick, $17.99

    5. Hush Hush, Forest Mary Casanova, Nick Wroblewski (Illus.), Uni-versity of Minnesota Press, $16.95

    6. Winter Dance Marion Dane Bauer, Richard Jones (Illus.), HMH Books for Young Readers, $8.99

    7. We Don’t Eat Our ClassmatesRyan T. Higgins, Disney/Hyperion, $17.99

    8. 8 Little Planets Chris Ferrie, Lizzy Doyle (Illus.), Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, $10.99

    9. The MittenJan Brett, G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers, $7.99

    10. The Very Hungry Caterpillar Eric Carle, G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers, $10.99

    Midwest Connections Pick

    YOUNG ADULT & MIDDLE GRADE

    1. The Atlas Obscura Explorer’s Guide for the World’s Most Adventurous KidDylan Thuras, Rosemary Mosco, Joy Ang (Illus.), Workman, $19.95

    2. Louisiana’s Way HomeKate DiCamillo, Candlewick, $16.99

    3. The Hate U GiveAngie Thomas, Balzer + Bray, $18.99

    4. The Complete Cookbook for Young ChefsAmerica’s Test Kitchen Kids, Sourcebooks Jab-berwocky, $19.99

    5. Bridge of ClayMarkus Zusak, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $26

    6. HatchetGary Paulsen, Drew Willis (Illus.), Simon & Schus-ter Books for Young Readers, $9.99

    7. Max Einstein: The Genius ExperimentJames Patterson, Chris Grabenstein, Beverly Johnson (Illus.), jimmy patterson, $14.99

    8. Children of Blood and BoneTomi Adeyemi, Henry Holt and Co. (BYR), $18.99

    9. Flora and Ulysses Kate DiCamillo, K.G. Campbell (Illus.), Candle-wick Press, $7.99

    10. Dear Evan HansenVal Emmich, et al., Poppy, $18.99

    Midwest Connections Pick“Hilarious...a laugh on each spread. And readers will cheer on Leopold as he opts to take the high road--and ends up on top.” --Publishers Weekly

    "There’s lots of hugging and happiness in this book that will make readers of all ages smile." --Pioneer Press

  • Fiction

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    for the week ending 12/16/2018Midwest Indie Bestsellers

    PAPERBACK

    Midwest Connections Pick Midwest Connections Pick “A Key to Treehouse Living is revelatory, a literary lighthouse that forges new routes of understanding. Every life is uncharted terrain, but Elliot Reed gives us a roadmap so that we might understand in more clearer terms how to transverse our terrifying, wonderful world.” – Rachel Kaplan, Avid Bookshop

    “The Great Believers kept me up reading late into the night, and I’d wake up thinking about Makkai’s vibrant, complex, and deeply human characters. This is an immersive, heartbreaking novel—I loved it.” —Maggie Shipstead, author of Astonish Me

    HARDCOVER1. Kingdom of the BlindLouise Penny, Minotaur, $28.99

    2. UnshelteredBarbara Kingsolver, Harper, $29.99

    3. There ThereTommy Orange, Knopf, $25.95

    4. Where the Crawdads SingDelia Owens, Putnam, $26

    5. The Travelling Cat ChroniclesHiro Arikawa, Berkley, $20

    6. The ReckoningJohn Grisham, Doubleday, $29.95

    7. The OverstoryRichard Powers, Norton, $27.95

    8. Virgil Wander Leif Enger, Grove Press, $27

    9. The Friend Sigrid Nunez, Riverhead, $25

    10. My Sister, the Serial Killer Oyinkan Braithwaite, Doubleday, $22.95

    11. Washington Black Esi Edugyan, Knopf, $26.95

    12. A Gentleman in Moscow Amor Towles, Viking, $27

    13. Nine Perfect StrangersLiane Moriarty, Flatiron Books, $28.99

    14. The Witch ElmTana French, Viking, $28

    15. Every BreathNicholas Sparks, Grand Central, $28

    1. Hope Never DiesAndrew Shaffer, Quirk Books, $14.992. LessAndrew Sean Greer, Back Bay, $15.993. The Tattooist of AuschwitzHeather Morris, Harper, $16.994. Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely FineGail Honeyman, Penguin, $165. MilkmanAnna Burns, Graywolf Press, $166. Future Home of the Living God Louise Erdrich, Harper Perennial, $16.997. Crazy Rich AsiansKevin Kwan, Anchor, $168. My Brilliant FriendElena Ferrante, Europa Editions, $179. The Best American Short Stories 2018Roxane Gay, Heidi Pitlor (Eds.), Mariner, $15.9910. One Day in December Josie Silver, Broadway Books, $1611. Sing, Unburied, Sing Jesmyn Ward, Scribner, $1712. The Perfect Nanny Leila Slimani, Penguin, $1613. PachinkoMin Jin Lee, Grand Central, $15.9914. Beartown Fredrik Backman, Washington Square Press, $1715. Norse Mythology Neil Gaiman, Norton, $15.95

  • Nonfiction

    Brought to you by the Midwest Independent Booksellers Association and IndieBound based on reporting from MIBA’s member bookstores.

    = Only on the Midwest list= Midwest Connections pick

    Midwest Indie Bestsellersfor the week ending 12/16/2018

    Mass Market

    HARDCOVER PAPERBACK

    Midwest Connections Pick“Mejia’s thrilling tale works both as an engaging mys-tery and a haunting meditation on grief, abandonment, and the lost places within ourselves. Brutal, devastating, and utterly riveting.” — Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

    1. Dune, Frank Herbert, Ace, $9.992. The Name of the Wind, Patrick Rothfuss, DAW, $9.993. A Game of Thrones, George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.994. Good Omens, Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett, HarperTorch, $7.995. The Left Hand of Darkness, Ursula K. Le Guin, Ace, $9.996. A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens, Bantam, $3.957. Armada, Ernest Cline, Broadway, $9.998. Ready Player One, Ernest Cline, Broadway, $9.999. The Rooster Bar, John Grisham, Dell, $9.9910. The Final Empire, Brandon Sanderson, Tor, $8.99

    1. BecomingMichelle Obama, Crown, $32.50

    2. EducatedTara Westover, Random House, $28

    3. Almost EverythingAnne Lamott, Riverhead, $20

    4. Gmorning, Gnight!Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jonny Sun (Illus.), Random House, $22

    5. The Point of It AllCharles Krauthammer, Crown Forum, $28

    6. Whose Boat Is This Boat?The Staff of The Late Show with Stephen Col-bert, S&S, $14.99

    7. Salt, Fat, Acid, HeatSamin Nosrat, Wendy MacNaughton (Illus.), S&S, $35

    8. The Library BookSusan Orlean, S&S, $28

    9. Girl, Wash Your FaceRachel Hollis, Thomas Nelson, $22.99

    10. The Great Minnesota Cookie Book Lee Svitak Dean, Rick Nelson, University of Minnesota Press, $24.95

    11. Leadership: In Turbulent TimesDoris Kearns Goodwin, S&S, $30

    12. The Good Neighbor Maxwell King, Abrams Press, $30

    13. Northland Porter Fox, Norton, $26.95

    14. Calypso David Sedaris, Little Brown, $28

    15. Homebody Joanna Gaines, Harper Design, $40

    1. Killers of the Flower MoonDavid Grann, Vintage, $16.95

    2. SapiensYuval Noah Harari, Harper Perennial, $22.99

    3. The Death and Life of the Great Lakes Dan Egan, Norton, $17.95

    4. Prairie Fires Caroline Fraser, Picador, $22

    5. Madison in the Sixties Stuart D. Levitan, Wisconsin Historical Society Press, $29.95

    6. Braiding Sweetgrass Robin Wall Kimmerer, Milkweed Editions, $18

    7. Code GirlsLiza Mundy, Hachette, $16.99

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

    9. The Old Farmer’s Almanac 2019Old Farmer’s Almanac, $7.95

    10. Destiny and Power Jon Meacham, Random House, $20

    11. Leonardo da Vinci Walter Isaacson, S&S, $22

    12. The Radium Girls Kate Moore, Sourcebooks, $17.99

    13. Evicted Matthew Desmond, Broadway, $17

    14. You Are a BadassJen Sincero, Running Press, $16

    15. Grant Ron Chernow, Penguin, $22