Celeste Ng’s ‘Little Fires’  A Big Favorite

Friday, May 11, 2018
Hardcover Fiction

1. Little Fires Everywhere, Celeste Ng, Penguin Press.

2. Circe, Madeline Miller, Little Brown.

3. The Female Persuasion, Meg Wolitzer, Riverhead.

4. The Only Story, Julian Barnes, Knopf.

5. The Overstory, Richard Powers, Norton.

6. The Mars Room, Rachel Kushner, Scribner.

7. Love and Ruin, Paula McLain, Ballantine.

8. Tangerine, Christine Mangan, Ecco.

9. A Gentleman in Moscow, Amor Towles, Viking.

10. The Power, Naomi Alderman, Little Brown.

Hardcover Nonfiction

1. A Higher Loyalty, James Comey, Flatiron.

2. Educated, Tara Westover, Random House.

3. Fascism: A Warning, Madeleine Albright, Harper.

4. I’ll Be Gone in the Dark, Michelle McNamara, Harper.

5. War on Peace, Ronan Farrow, Norton.

6. Assume the Worst: The Graduation Speech You’ll Never Hear, Carl Hiaasen, Roz Chast (Illus.), Knopf.

7. The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*ck, Mark Manson, Harper.

8. Natural Causes, Barbara Ehrenreich, Twelve.

9. God Save Texas: A Journey Into the Soul of the Lone Star State, Lawrence Wright, Knopf.

10. The Hidden Life of Trees, Peter Wohlleben, Greystone Books.

Trade Paperback Fiction

1. Pachinko, Min Jin Lee, Grand Central.

2. Anything Is Possible, Elizabeth Strout, Random House.

3. The Essex Serpent, Sarah Perry, Custom House.

4. Magpie Murders, Anthony Horowitz, Harper Perennial.

5. Norse Mythology, Neil Gaiman, Norton.

Trade Paperback Nonfiction

1. Killers of the Flower Moon, David Grann, Vintage.

2. Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis, J.D. Vance, Harper.

3. The Stranger in the Woods, Michael Finkel, Vintage.

4. Being Mortal, Atul Gawande, Picador USA.

5. Churchill and Orwell: The Fight for Freedom, Thomas E. Ricks, Penguin.

Children’s Illustrated

1. Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Presents A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo, Jill Twiss, EG Keller, Chronicle Books.

2. Hello Lighthouse, Sophie Blackall, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers.

3. Make Way for Ducklings, Robert McCloskey, Puffin.

4. Llama Llama Loves to Read, Anna Dewdney, Reed Duncan, Viking Books for Young Readers.

5. Goodnight Moon, Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper.

Children’s Interest

1. Be Prepared, Vera Brosgol, First Second.

2. Positively Izzy, Terri Libenson, Balzer + Bray.

3. The Confidence Code for Girls, Katty Kay, Claire Shipman, Harper.

4. The Hate U Give, Angie Thomas, Balzer + Bray.

5. Leah on the Offbeat, Becky Albertalli, Balzer + Bray.

The New England Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and NEIBA, for the week ended May 6. Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the New England Independent Booksellers Association and IndieBound. For an independent bookstore near you, visit IndieBound.org.