- The Underground Railroad, by Colson Whitehead
- Commonwealth, by Ann Patchett
- Moonglow, by Michael Chabon
- History of Wolves, by Emily Fridlund
- Swing Time, by Zadie Smith
- Hillbilly Elegy, by J.D. Vance
- The Hidden Life of Trees, by Peter Wohlleben
- The Book of Joy, by the Dalai Lama
- Atlas Obscura, by Joshua Foer, et al.
- The Princess Diarist, by Carrie Fisher
- The Snowy Day, by Ezra Jack Keats
- Little Blue Truck, by Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illus.)
- Take Heart, My Child: A Mother’s Dream, by Ainsley Earhardt, Kathryn Cristaldi
- A is for Activist, by Innosanto Nagara
- Goodnight Loon, by Abe Sauer, Nathaniel Davauer (Illus.)
The Midwest Independent Booksellers Association Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and MIBA, for the week ended Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017. Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the Midwest Independent Booksellers Association. For an independent bookstore near you, visit IndieBound.org.