The Bestseller List: Oct. 9, 2016


1. Commonwealth, by Ann Patchett
2. The Underground Railroad, by Colson Whitehead
3. The Trespasser, by Tana French
4. Manitou Canyon, by William Kent Krueger
5. Two by Two, by Nicholas Sparks

born-to-run1. Born to Run, by Bruce Springsteen

2. Hero of the Empire:  The Boer War, a Daring Escape, and the Making of Winston Churchill, by Candice Millard

3. Hillbilly Elegy, by J.D. Vance

4. Is This the End?:  Signs of God’s Providence in a Disturbing New World, by David Jeremiah

5. My Own Words, by Ruth Bader Ginsburg


eek-halloween1. Eek! Halloween! by Sandra Boynton

2. Little Blue Truck’s Halloween, by Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illus.)

3. Goodnight Moon, by Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.)

4. Room on the Broom, by Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler (Illus.)

5. Otis and The Kittens, by Loren Long


The Midwest Independent Booksellers Association Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and MIBA, for the week ended Sunday, Oct. 9, 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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