The Bestseller List: Oct. 2, 2016


1. A Man Called Ove, by Fredrik Backman
2. The Girl on the Train, by Paula Hawkins

3. My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry, by Fredrik Backman

4. The Sympathizer, by Viet Thanh Nguyen

5. The Little Paris Bookshop, by Nina George


the-witches1. The Witches, by Stacy Schiff

2. SPQR:  A History of Ancient Rome, by Mary Beard

3. Yuge! by G.B. Trudeau

4. A Good Time for the Truth:  Race in Minnesota, by Sun Yung Shin

5. M Train, by Patti Smith



ghosts1. Ghosts, by Raina Telgemeier
2. Dog Man, by Dav Pilkey
3. The War That Saved My Life, by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
4. The Secret Keepers, by Trenton Lee Stewart, Diana Sudyka (Illus.)
5. The BFG, by Roald Dahl

The Midwest Independent Booksellers Association Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and MIBA, for the week ended Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016. Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the Midwest Independent Booksellers Association. For an independent bookstore near you, visit

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