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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, August 3, 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. The Goldfinch
Donna Tartt, Little Brown, $30, 9780316055437
2. The Magician's Land
Lev Grossman, Viking, $27.95, 9780670015672
3. California
Edan Lepucki, Little Brown, $26, 9780316250818
4. The Book of Life
Deborah Harkness, Viking, $28.95, 9780670025596
5. Lucky Us
Amy Bloom, Random House, $26, 9781400067244
6. The Silkworm
Robert Galbraith, J.K. Rowling, Mulholland, $28, 9780316206877
7. All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr, Scribner, $27, 9781476746586
8. The Heist
Daniel Silva, Harper, $27.99, 9780062320056
9. Midnight in Europe
Alan Furst, Random House, $27, 9781400069491
10. Written in My Own Heart's Blood
Diana Gabaldon, Delacorte, $35, 9780385344432
11. The Vacationers
Emma Straub, Riverhead, $26.95, 9781594631573
12. Big Little Lies
Liane Moriarty, Amy Einhorn Books, $26.95, 9780399167065
13. The Invention of Wings
Sue Monk Kidd, Viking, $27.95, 9780670024780
14. Paw and Order
Spencer Quinn, Atria, $25, 9781476703398
15. Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
David Shafer, Mulholland, $26, 9780316252638

 
HARDCOVER NONFICTION
1. Everything I Need to Know I Learned From a Little Golden Book
Diane Muldrow, Golden Books, $9.99, 9780307977618
2. #Girlboss
Sophia Amoruso, Portfolio, $26.95, 9780399169274
3. The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan
Rick Perlstein, S&S, $37.50, 9781476782416
4. A Spy Among Friends
Ben Macintyre, Crown, $27, 9780804136631
5. In the Kingdom of Ice: The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette
Hampton Sides, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385535373
6. Carsick
John Waters, FSG, $26, 9780374298630
7. Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?
Roz Chast, Bloomsbury, $28, 9781608198061
8. Capital in the Twenty-First Century
Thomas Piketty, Belknap Press, $39.95, 9780674430006
9. Cool Gray City of Love
Gary Kamiya, Bloomsbury, $27, 9781608199600
10. Hard Choices
Hillary Rodham Clinton, S&S, $35, 9781476751443
11. Tibetan Peach Pie
Tom Robbins, Ecco, $27.99, 9780062267405
12. The Mockingbird Next Door
Marja Mills, Penguin Press, $27.95, 9781594205194
13. David and Goliath
Malcolm Gladwell, Little Brown, $29, 9780316204361
14. The Grumpy Guide to Life
Grumpy Cat, Chronicle, $12.95, 9781452134239
15. Unstoppable
Ralph Nader, Nation Books, $25.99, 9781568584546

 
TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION
1. Gone Girl
Gillian Flynn, Broadway, $15, 9780307588371
2. Americanah
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Anchor, $15.95, 9780307455925
3. The Valley of Amazement
Amy Tan, Ecco, $16.99, 9780062107329
4. The Signature of All Things
Elizabeth Gilbert, Penguin, $17, 9780143125846
5. The Circle
Dave Eggers, Vintage, $15.95, 9780345807298
6. Where'd You Go, Bernadette
Maria Semple, Back Bay, $14.99, 9780316204262
7. The Rosie Project
Graeme Simsion, S&S, $15.99, 9781476729091
8. The Ocean at the End of the Lane
Neil Gaiman, Morrow, $14.99, 9780062255662
9. The Cuckoo's Calling
Robert Galbraith, J.K. Rowling, Mulholland, $18, 9780316206853
10. Police
Jo Nesbo, Vintage, $14.95, 9780307951168
11. Orphan Train
Christina Baker Kline, Morrow, $14.99, 9780061950728
12. Crazy Rich Asians
Kevin Kwan, Anchor, $15, 9780345803788
13. My Struggle, Book One
Karl Ove Knausgaard, FSG, $16, 9780374534141
14. The Secret History
Donna Tartt, Vintage, $16, 9781400031702
15. Beautiful Ruins
Jess Walter, Harper Perennial, $15.99, 9780061928178

 
TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION
1. Unbroken
Laura Hillenbrand, Random House, $16, 9780812974492
2. The Boys in the Boat
Daniel James Brown, Penguin, $17, 9780143125471
3. Wild
Cheryl Strayed, Vintage, $15.95, 9780307476074
4. Behind the Beautiful Forevers
Katherine Boo, Random House, $16, 9780812979329
5. Let's Explore Diabetes With Owls
David Sedaris, Back Bay, $17, 9780316154703
6. One Summer: America, 1927
Bill Bryson, Anchor, $16.95, 9780767919418
7. Orange Is the New Black
Piper Kerman, Spiegel & Grau, $16, 9780812986181
8. Season of the Witch: Enchantment, Terror, and Deliverance in the City of Love
David Talbot, Free Press, $17, 9781439108246
9. Men Explain Things to Me
Rebecca Solnit, Haymarket Books, $11.95, 9781608463862
10. Lawrence in Arabia
Scott Anderson, Anchor, $17.95, 9780307476418
11. The Smartest Kids in the World
Amanda Ripley, S&S, $15.99, 9781451654431
12. Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns)
Mindy Kaling, Three Rivers, $14, 9780307886279
13. Bad Feminist: Essays
Roxane Gay, Harper Perennial, $15.99, 9780062282712
14. Cooked
Michael Pollan, Penguin, $17, 9780143125334
15. The Trauma of Everyday Life
Mark Epstein, Penguin, $16, 9780143125747

 
MASS MARKET
1. Outlander
Diana Gabaldon, Dell, $9.99, 9780553393699
2. W Is for Wasted
Sue Grafton, Berkley, $7.99, 9780425271575
3. A Game of Thrones
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780553593716
4. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
Maya Angelou, Ballantine, $6.99, 9780345514400
5. A Clash of Kings
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780345535429
6. Inferno
Dan Brown, Anchor, $9.99, 9781400079155
7. The Name of the Wind
Patrick Rothfuss, DAW, $8.99, 9780756404741
8. A Dance With Dragons
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780553582017
9. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
10. Slaughterhouse-Five
Kurt Vonnegut, Laurel Leaf, $7.99, 9780440180296

 
CHILDREN'S TITLES
1. The Fault in Our Stars
John Green, Speak, $12.99, 9780142424179
2. If I Stay
Gayle Forman, Speak, $10.99, 9780147514530
3. The Maze Runner
James Dashner, Delacorte, $10.99, 9780385385206
4. Return of the Padawan (Star Wars: Jedi Academy, Book 2)
Jeffrey Brown, Scholastic, $12.99, 9780545621250
5. The Giver
Lois Lowry, Harcourt, $9.99, 9780544340688
6. Minecraft: Redstone Handbook
Scholastic, $7.99, 9780545685153
7. Looking for Alaska
John Green, Speak, $9.99, 9780142402511
8. The Day the Crayons Quit
Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illus.), Philomel, $17.99, 9780399255373
9. Divergent
Veronica Roth, Katherine Tegen Books, $9.99, 9780062289858
10. Minecraft: Essential Handbook
Scholastic, $7.99, 9780545669931
11. Four: A Divergent Collection
Veronica Roth, Katherine Tegen Books, $17.99, 9780062345219
12. Paper Towns
John Green, Speak, $9.99, 9780142414934
13. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf, $12.99, 9780385754729
14. Insurgent (Divergent, #2)
Veronica Roth, Katherine Tegen Books, $17.99, 9780062024046
15. The Scorch Trials (The Maze Runner, Book 2)
James Dashner, Ember, $9.99, 9780385738767
16. Frozen (Big Golden Book)
Bill Scollon, Disney Storybook Artists (Illus.), Random House/Disney, $9.99, 9780736430654
17. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
18. Allegiant (Divergent, #3)
Veronica Roth, Katherine Tegen Books, $19.99, 9780062024060
19. An Abundance of Katherines
John Green, Speak, $9.99, 9780142410707
20. Where She Went
Gayle Forman, Speak, $10.99, 9780142420898
21. Frozen: Anna's Act of Love/Elsa's Icy Magic
Lisa Marsoli, Joey Chou (Illus.), Random House/Disney, $4.99, 9780736430616
22. Frozen (Little Golden Book)
Victoria Saxon, Grace Lee (Illus.), Random House/Disney, $3.99, 9780736430517
23. Good Night, Gorilla
Peggy Rathmann, Putnam, $7.99, 9780399230035
24. A Grimm Warning (The Land of Stories, #3)
Chris Colfer, Little Brown, $18, 9780316406819
25. Wildwood (The Wildwood Chronicles, Book I)
Colin Meloy, Carson Ellis (Illus.), Balzer + Bray, $8.99, 9780062024701