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Bay Area Bestsellers

The Northern California Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and NCIBA, for the sales week ended Sunday, December 14, 2014. Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the Northern California Independent Booksellers Association and Indiebound. For an independent bookstore near you, visit IndieBound.org.

 HARDCOVER FICTION
1.  All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr, Scribner, $27, 9781476746586
2. Redeployment
Phil Klay, Penguin Press, $26.95, 9781594204999
3. The Goldfinch
Donna Tartt, Little Brown, $30, 9780316055437
4. Station Eleven
Emily St. John Mandel, Knopf, $24.95, 9780385353304
5. The Bone Clocks
David Mitchell, Random House, $30, 9781400065677
6. Lila
Marilynne Robinson, FSG, $26, 9780374187613
7. Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage
Haruki Murakami, Knopf, $25.95, 9780385352109
8. Gray Mountain
John Grisham, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385537148
9. Let Me Be Frank With You
Richard Ford, Ecco, $27.99, 9780061692062
10. The Narrow Road to the Deep North
Richard Flanagan, Knopf, $26.95, 9780385352857
11. Blue Horses
Mary Oliver, Penguin Press, $24.95, 9781594204791
12. The Burning Room
Michael Connelly, Little Brown, $28, 9780316225939
13. The World of Ice & Fire
George R.R. Martin, et al., Bantam, $50, 9780553805444
14. The Boston Girl
Anita Diamant, Scribner, $26, 9781439199350
15. Moriarty
Anthony Horowitz, Harper, $26.99, 9780062377180
 
 
HARDCOVER NONFICTION
1. Yes Please
Amy Poehler, Dey Street, $28.99, 9780062268341
2. Being Mortal
Atul Gawande, Metropolitan, $26, 9780805095159
3. What If?
Randall Munroe, Houghton Mifflin, $24, 9780544272996
4. Small Victories
Anne Lamott, Riverhead, $22.95, 9781594486296
5. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up
Marie Kondo, Ten Speed Press, $16.99, 9781607747307
6. Everything I Need to Know I Learned From a Little Golden Book
Diane Muldrow, Golden Books, $9.99, 9780307977618
7. Plenty More
Yotam Ottolenghi, Ten Speed Press, $35, 9781607746218
8. Make It Ahead
Ina Garten, Clarkson Potter, $35, 9780307464880
9. Not That Kind of Girl
Lena Dunham, Random House, $28, 9780812994995
10. The Innovators
Walter Isaacson, S&S, $35, 9781476708690
11. Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?
Roz Chast, Bloomsbury, $28, 9781608198061
12. So, Anyway...
John Cleese, Crown Archetype, $28, 9780385348249
13. Guinness World Records 2015
Guinness World Records, $28.95, 9781908843630
14. This Changes Everything
Naomi Klein, S&S, $30, 9781451697384
15. Ocean
Carol Kaufmann, Workman, $25.95, 9780761180517
 
 
TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION
1. The Martian
Andy Weir, Broadway, $15, 9780553418026
2. The Strange Library
Haruki Murakami, Knopf, $18, 9780385354301
3. The Rosie Project
Graeme Simsion, S&S, $15.99, 9781476729091
4. Americanah
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Anchor, $15.95, 9780307455925
5. The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry
Gabrielle Zevin, Algonquin, $14.95, 9781616204518
6. My Brilliant Friend
Elena Ferrante, Europa Editions, $17, 9781609450786
7. Gone Girl
Gillian Flynn, Broadway, $15, 9780553418361
8. The Ocean at the End of the Lane
Neil Gaiman, Morrow, $14.99, 9780062255662
9. The Luminaries
Eleanor Catton, Back Bay, $18, 9780316074292
10. The Signature of All Things
Elizabeth Gilbert, Penguin, $17, 9780143125846
11. Orphan Train
Christina Baker Kline, Morrow, $14.99, 9780061950728
12. The Best American Short Stories 2014
Jennifer Egan, Heidi Pitlor (Eds.), Mariner, $14.95, 9780547868868
13. The Circle
Dave Eggers, Vintage, $15.95, 9780345807298
14. Where'd You Go, Bernadette
Maria Semple, Back Bay, $14.99, 9780316204262
15. An Unnecessary Woman
Rabih Alameddine, Grove Press, $16, 9780802122940
 
 
TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION
1. Wild
Cheryl Strayed, Vintage, $15.95, 9781101873441
2. Unbroken
Laura Hillenbrand, Random House, $16, 9780812987119
3. The Boys in the Boat
Daniel James Brown, Penguin, $17, 9780143125471
4. Cool Gray City of Love: 49 Views of San Francisco
Gary Kamiya, Bloomsbury, $16, 9781620401262
5. Triple Crowned: The San Francisco Giants' Incredible 2014 Championship Season
Triumph Books, $14.95, 9781629370552
6. 2014 World Series Champions: San Francisco Giants
Major League Baseball, Fenn-M&S, $19.95, 9780771057397
7. Season of the Witch: Enchantment, Terror, and Deliverance in the City of Love
David Talbot, Free Press, $17, 9781439108246
8. Men Explain Things to Me
Rebecca Solnit, Haymarket, $11.95, 9781608463862
9. Really Important Stuff My Dog Has Taught Me
Cynthia L. Copeland, Workman, $12.95, 9780761181798
10. This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage
Ann Patchett, Harper Perennial, $15.99, 9780062236685
11. Holidays on Ice
David Sedaris, Back Bay, $10, 9780316078917
12. All That the Rain Promises and More
David Arora, Ten Speed Press, $17.99, 9780898153880
13. Let's Explore Diabetes With Owls
David Sedaris, Back Bay, $17, 9780316154703
14. The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2015
Sarah Janssen (Ed.), World Almanac, $13.99, 9781600571909
15. How to Sit
Thich Nhat Hanh, Parallax Press, $9.95, 9781937006587
 
 
MASS MARKET
1. The Name of the Wind
Patrick Rothfuss, DAW, $8.99, 9780756404741
2. Sycamore Row
John Grisham, Dell, $9.99, 9780345543240
3. Gone Girl
Gillian Flynn, Broadway, $9.99, 9780553418354
4. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Little Brown, $8.99, 9780316769488
5. Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $9.99, 9780441172719
6. Outlander
Diana Gabaldon, Dell, $9.99, 9780553393699
7. The Official Scrabble Players Dictionary, Fifth Edition
Merriam-Webster, $8.50, 9780877798224
8. W Is for Wasted
Sue Grafton, Berkley, $7.99, 9780425271575
9. A Dance With Dragons
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780553582017
10. A Game of Thrones
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780553593716
 
 
CHILDREN'S TITLES
1. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9781419711893
2. Brown Girl Dreaming
Jacqueline Woodson, Nancy Paulsen Books, $16.99, 9780399252518
3. The Book With No Pictures
B.J. Novak, Dial, $17.99, 9780803741713
4. How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Dr. Seuss, Random House, $15, 9780394800790
5. The Polar Express
Chris Van Allsburg, Houghton Mifflin, $18.95, 9780395389492
6. Sisters
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545540605
7. The Day the Crayons Quit
Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illus.), Philomel, $17.99, 9780399255373
8. Minecraft: Construction Handbook
Scholastic, $7.99, 9780545685177
9. The Blood of Olympus (The Heroes of Olympus, Book Five)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $19.99, 9781423146735
10. Smile
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545132060
11. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
12. Waiting Is Not Easy! (Elephant & Piggie )
Mo Willems, Disney/Hyperion, $8.99, 9781423199571
13. The Princess in Black
Shannon Hale, Dean Hale, Candlewick, $14.99, 9780763665104
14. The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $7.99, 9781423134947
15. Once Upon an Alphabet
Oliver Jeffers, Philomel, $26.99, 9780399167911
16. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, Harper, $18.99, 9780060254926
17. Rosie Revere, Engineer
Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illus.), Abrams, $16.95, 9781419708459
18. Skippyjon Jones Snow What
Judy Schachner, Dial, $17.99, 9780803737891
19. The Fault in Our Stars
John Green, Speak, $12.99, 9780142424179
20. Wonder
R.J. Palacio, Knopf, $16.99, 9780375869020
21. Press Here
Herve Tullet, Chronicle, $15.99, 9780811879545
22. Little Blue Truck's Christmas
Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illus.), Harcourt, $14.99, 9780544320413
23. Dragons Love Tacos
Adam Rubin, Daniel Salmieri (Illus.), Dial, $16.99, 9780803736801
24. The Maze Runner
James Dashner, Delacorte, $10.99, 9780385385206
25. If I Stay
Gayle Forman, Speak, $10.99, 9780147514530