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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, September 7, 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.  Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage
Haruki Murakami, Knopf, $25.95, 9780385352109
2. The Bone Clocks
David Mitchell, Random House, $30, 9781400065677
3. Personal
Lee Child, Delacorte, $28, 9780804178747
4. The Secret Place
Tana French, Viking, $27.95, 9780670026326
5. The Goldfinch
Donna Tartt, Little Brown, $30, 9780316055437
6. The Long Way Home
Louise Penny, Minotaur, $27.99, 9781250022066
7. All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr, Scribner, $27, 9781476746586
8. California
Edan Lepucki, Little Brown, $26, 9780316250818
9. Adultery
Paulo Coelho, Knopf, $24.95, 9781101874080
10. We Are Not Ourselves
Matthew Thomas, S&S, $28, 9781476756660
11. The Miniaturist
Jessie Burton, Ecco, $26.99, 9780062306814
12. The Book of Life
Deborah Harkness, Viking, $28.95, 9780670025596
13. The Magician's Land
Lev Grossman, Viking, $27.95, 9780670015672
14. Lucky Us
Amy Bloom, Random House, $26, 9781400067244
15. 10:04
Ben Lerner, Faber & Faber, $25, 9780865478107
 
 
HARDCOVER NONFICTION
1. The Organized Mind
Daniel J. Levitin, Dutton, $27.95, 9780525954187
2. What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions
Randall Munroe, Houghton Mifflin, $24, 9780544272996
3. How to Be Parisian Wherever You Are: Love, Style, and Bad Habits
Anne Berest, et al., Doubleday, $25, 9780385538657
4. What I Know for Sure
Oprah Winfrey, Flatiron, $24.99, 9781250054050
5. Cool Gray City of Love: 49 Views of San Francisco
Gary Kamiya, Bloomsbury, $27, 9781608199600
6. Goodnight Darth Vader
Jeffrey Brown, Chronicle, $14.95, 9781452128306
7. A Spy Among Friends
Ben Macintyre, Crown, $27, 9780804136631
8. Everything I Need to Know I Learned From a Little Golden Book
Diane Muldrow, Golden Books, $9.99, 9780307977618
9. David and Goliath
Malcolm Gladwell, Little Brown, $29, 9780316204361
10. #Girlboss
Sophia Amoruso, Portfolio, $26.95, 9780399169274
11. I Knead My Mommy
Francesco Marciuliano, Chronicle, $12.95, 9781452132914
12. Carsick
John Waters, FSG, $26, 9780374298630
13. The Grumpy Guide to Life
Chronicle, $12.95, 9781452134239
14. Jerusalem: A Cookbook
Yotam Ottolenghi, Sami Tamimi, Ten Speed Press, $35, 9781607743941
15. Diary of a Mad Diva
Joan Rivers, Berkley, $26.95, 9780425269022
 
 
TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION
1. Gone Girl
Gillian Flynn, Broadway, $15, 9780553418361
2. The Circle
Dave Eggers, Vintage, $15.95, 9780345807298
3. Americanah
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Anchor, $15.95, 9780307455925
4. The Rosie Project
Graeme Simsion, S&S, $15.99, 9781476729091
5. The Ocean at the End of the Lane
Neil Gaiman, Morrow, $14.99, 9780062255662
6. The Signature of All Things
Elizabeth Gilbert, Penguin, $17, 9780143125846
7. My Struggle, Book One
Karl Ove Knausgaard, FSG, $16, 9780374534141
8. Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay
Elena Ferrante, Europa Editions, $18, 9781609452339
9. Orphan Train
Christina Baker Kline, Morrow, $14.99, 9780061950728
10. The Valley of Amazement
Amy Tan, Ecco, $16.99, 9780062107329
11. Where'd You Go, Bernadette
Maria Semple, Back Bay, $14.99, 9780316204262
12. We Are Water
Wally Lamb, Harper Perennial, $16.99, 9780061941030
13. An Event in Autumn
Henning Mankell, Vintage, $14.95, 9780804170642
14. This Is Where I Leave You
Jonathan Tropper, Plume, $16, 9780142181713
15. The Good Lord Bird
James McBride, Riverhead, $16, 9781594632785
 
 
TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION
1. The Boys in the Boat
Daniel James Brown, Penguin, $17, 9780143125471
2. Unbroken
Laura Hillenbrand, Random House, $16, 9780812974492
3. Wild
Cheryl Strayed, Vintage, $15.95, 9780307476074
4. Behind the Beautiful Forevers
Katherine Boo, Random House, $16, 9780812979329
5. Lawrence in Arabia
Scott Anderson, Anchor, $17.95, 9780307476418
6. Let's Explore Diabetes With Owls
David Sedaris, Back Bay, $17, 9780316154703
7. Orange Is the New Black
Piper Kerman, Spiegel & Grau, $16, 9780812986181
8. Men Explain Things to Me
Rebecca Solnit, Haymarket, $11.95, 9781608463862
9. Season of the Witch: Enchantment, Terror, and Deliverance in the City of Love
David Talbot, Free Press, $17, 9781439108246
10. One Summer: America, 1927
Bill Bryson, Anchor, $16.95, 9780767919418
11. Geek Sublime: The Beauty of Code, the Code of Beauty
Vikram Chandra, Graywolf Press, $16, 9781555976859
12. Quiet
Susan Cain, Broadway, $16, 9780307352156
13. Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns)
Mindy Kaling, Three Rivers, $14, 9780307886279
14. Bad Feminist
Roxane Gay, Harper Perennial, $15.99, 9780062282712
15. How to Eat
Thich Nhat Hanh, Parallax Press, $9.95, 9781937006723
 
 
MASS MARKET
1. Outlander
Diana Gabaldon, Dell, $9.99, 9780553393699
2. W Is for Wasted
Sue Grafton, Berkley, $7.99, 9780425271575
3. Sycamore Row
John Grisham, Dell, $9.99, 9780345543240
4. A Game of Thrones
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780553593716
5. Dragonfly in Amber
Diana Gabaldon, Dell, $9.99, 9780440215622
6. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
7. A Dance With Dragons
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780553582017
8. Gone Girl
Gillian Flynn, Broadway, $9.99, 9780553418354
9. 2312
Kim Stanley Robinson, Orbit, $10, 9780316098113
10. Never Go Back
Lee Child, Dell, $9.99, 9780440246329
 
 
CHILDREN'S TITLES
1. The Fault in Our Stars
John Green, Speak, $12.99, 9780142424179
2. Sisters
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545540605
3. If I Stay
Gayle Forman, Speak, $10.99, 9780147514530
4. The Maze Runner
James Dashner, Delacorte, $10.99, 9780385385206
5. Minecraft: Combat Handbook
Scholastic, $7.99, 9780545685160
6. The Giver
Lois Lowry, Harcourt, $9.99, 9780544340688
7. Captain Underpants and the Tyrannical Retaliation of the Turbo Toilet 2000
Dav Pilkey, Scholastic, $9.99, 9780545504904
8. Escape from Lucien (Amulet, #6)
Kazu Kibuishi, Graphix, $12.99, 9780545433150
9. Minecraft: Essential Handbook
Scholastic, $7.99, 9780545669931
10. Wonder
R.J. Palacio, Knopf, $16.99, 9780375869020
11. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
Sherman Alexie, Ellen Forney (Illus.), Little Brown, $15, 9780316013697
12. Divergent
Veronica Roth, Katherine Tegen Books, $9.99, 9780062289858
13. Where She Went
Gayle Forman, Speak, $10.99, 9780142420898
14. The Scorch Trials (The Maze Runner, Book 2)
James Dashner, Ember, $9.99, 9780385738767
15. Looking for Alaska
John Green, Speak, $9.99, 9780142402511
16. Uni the Unicorn
Amy Krouse Rosenthal, Random House, $17.99, 9780385375559
17. Otis and the Scarecrow
Loren Long, Philomel, $17.99, 9780399163968
18. Minecraft: Redstone Handbook
Scholastic, $7.99, 9780545685153
19. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf, $12.99, 9780385754729
20. Return of the Padawan (Star Wars: Jedi Academy, Book 2)
Jeffrey Brown, Scholastic, $12.99, 9780545621250
21. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
22. Smile
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545132060
23. Ladybug Girl and the Dress-Up Dilemma
Jacky Davis, David Soman (Illus.), Dial, $17.99, 9780803735842
24. 365 Days of Wonder: Mr. Browne's Book of Precepts
R.J. Palacio, Knopf, $14.99, 9780553499049
25. Percy Jackson's Greek Gods
Rick Riordan, John Rocco (Illus.), Hyperion, $24.99, 9781423183648