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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, October 12, 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. Edge of Eternity
Ken Follett, Dutton, $36, 9780525953098
3. The Bone Clocks
David Mitchell, Random House, $30, 9781400065677
4. Lila
Marilynne Robinson, FSG, $26, 9780374187613
5. Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage
Haruki Murakami, Knopf, $25.95, 9780385352109
6. The Children Act
Ian McEwan, Nan A. Talese, $25, 9780385539708
7. The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher
Hilary Mantel, Holt, $27, 9781627792103
8. Some Luck
Jane Smiley, Knopf, $26.95, 9780307700315
9. Nora Webster
Colm Toibin, Scribner, $27, 9781439138335
10. The Goldfinch
Donna Tartt, Little Brown, $30, 9780316055437
11. Station Eleven
Emily St. John Mandel, Knopf, $24.95, 9780385353304
12. Adultery
Paulo Coelho, Knopf, $24.95, 9781101874080
13. The Paying Guests
Sarah Waters, Riverhead, $28.95, 9781594633119
14. Personal
Lee Child, Delacorte, $28, 9780804178747
15. The Zone of Interest
Martin Amis, Knopf, $26.95, 9780385353496
 
 
HARDCOVER NONFICTION
1. Not That Kind of Girl
Lena Dunham, Random House, $28, 9780812994995
2. Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End
Atul Gawande, Metropolitan, $26, 9780805095159
3. The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution
Walter Isaacson, S&S, $35, 9781476708690
4. Killing Patton
Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard, Holt, $30, 9780805096682
5. Worthy Fights: A Memoir of Leadership in War and Peace
Leon Panetta, Penguin Press, $36, 9781594205965
6. Zero to One
Peter Thiel, Crown Business, $27, 9780804139298
7. This Changes Everything
Naomi Klein, S&S, $30, 9781451697384
8. Everything I Need to Know I Learned From a Little Golden Book
Diane Muldrow, Golden Books, $9.99, 9780307977618
9. The Sense of Style
Steven Pinker, Viking, $27.95, 9780670025855
10. What If?
Randall Munroe, Houghton Mifflin, $24, 9780544272996
11. Waking Up
Sam Harris, S&S, $26, 9781451636017
12. How Google Works
Eric Schmidt, III, Jonathan Rosenberg, Grand Central, $30, 9781455582341
13. Stop the Coming Civil War: My Savage Truth
Michael Savage, Center Street, $26, 9781455582433
14. A Path Appears
Nicholas Kristof, Sheryl WuDunn, Knopf, $27.95, 9780385349918
15. How We Got to Now
Steven Johnson, Riverhead, $30, 9781594632969
 
 
TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION
1. Gone Girl
Gillian Flynn, Broadway, $15, 9780553418361
2. Americanah
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Anchor, $15.95, 9780307455925
3. Orphan Train
Christina Baker Kline, Morrow, $14.99, 9780061950728
4. The Rosie Project
Graeme Simsion, S&S, $15.99, 9781476729091
5. The Circle
Dave Eggers, Vintage, $15.95, 9780345807298
6. The Best American Short Stories 2014
Jennifer Egan, Heidi Pitlor (Eds.), Mariner, $14.95, 9780547868868
7. The Luminaries
Eleanor Catton, Back Bay, $18, 9780316074292
8. The Signature of All Things
Elizabeth Gilbert, Penguin, $17, 9780143125846
9. Where'd You Go, Bernadette
Maria Semple, Back Bay, $14.99, 9780316204262
10. My Brilliant Friend
Elena Ferrante, Europa Editions, $17, 9781609450786
11. The Ocean at the End of the Lane
Neil Gaiman, Morrow, $14.99, 9780062255662
12. The Alchemist (25th Anniversary Edition)
Paulo Coelho, HarperOne, $16.99, 9780062315007
13. We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves
Karen Joy Fowler, Plume, $16, 9780142180822
14. The Museum of Extraordinary Things
Alice Hoffman, Scribner, $16, 9781451693577
15. This Is Where I Leave You
Jonathan Tropper, Plume, $16, 9780142181713
 
 
TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION
1. The Boys in the Boat
Daniel James Brown, Penguin, $17, 9780143125471
2. Wild
Cheryl Strayed, Vintage, $15.95, 9780307476074
3. Unbroken
Laura Hillenbrand, Random House, $16, 9780812974492
4. Zealot
Reza Aslan, Random House, $18, 9780812981483
5. Men Explain Things to Me
Rebecca Solnit, Haymarket, $11.95, 9781608463862
6. Season of the Witch
David Talbot, Free Press, $17, 9781439108246
7. The Smartest Kids in the World
Amanda Ripley, S&S, $15.99, 9781451654431
8. Let's Explore Diabetes With Owls
David Sedaris, Back Bay, $17, 9780316154703
9. This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage
Ann Patchett, Harper Perennial, $15.99, 9780062236685
10. Bringing Up Bebe
Pamela Druckerman, Penguin, $18, 9780143122968
11. The Men Who United the States
Simon Winchester, Harper Perennial, $16.99, 9780062079619
12. Behind the Beautiful Forevers
Katherine Boo, Random House, $16, 9780812979329
13. Thinking, Fast and Slow
Daniel Kahneman, FSG, $16, 9780374533557
14. Year Zero: A History of 1945
Ian Buruma, Penguin, $17, 9780143125976
15. Quiet
Susan Cain, Broadway, $16, 9780307352156
 
 
MASS MARKET
1. Gone Girl
Gillian Flynn, Broadway, $9.99, 9780553418354
2. Outlander
Diana Gabaldon, Dell, $9.99, 9780553393699
3. Dragonfly in Amber
Diana Gabaldon, Dell, $9.99, 9780440215622
4. A Game of Thrones
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780553593716
5. A Dance With Dragons
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780553582017
6. Sycamore Row
John Grisham, Dell, $9.99, 9780345543240
7. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Little Brown, $8.99, 9780316769488
8. W Is for Wasted
Sue Grafton, Berkley, $7.99, 9780425271575
9. The Hot Zone
Richard Preston, Anchor, $7.99, 9780385479561
10. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
Maya Angelou, Ballantine, $6.99, 9780345514400
 
 
CHILDREN'S TITLES
1. The Blood of Olympus (The Heroes of Olympus, Book Five)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $19.99, 9781423146735
2. Minecraft: Construction Handbook
Scholastic, $7.99, 9780545685177
3. Sisters
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545540605
4. Room on the Broom
Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler (Illus.), Puffin, $6.99, 9780142501122
5. The Maze Runner
James Dashner, Delacorte, $10.99, 9780385385206
6. Tales from a Not-So-Happily Ever After (Dork Diaries, #8)
Rachel Renee Russell, Aladdin, $13.99, 9781481421843
7. The Book With No Pictures
B.J. Novak, Dial, $17.99, 9780803741713
8. The Fault in Our Stars
John Green, Speak, $12.99, 9780142424179
9. Minecraft: Combat Handbook
Scholastic, $7.99, 9780545685160
10. The Scorch Trials (The Maze Runner, Book 2)
James Dashner, Ember, $9.99, 9780385738767
11. The Giver
Lois Lowry, Harcourt, $9.99, 9780544340688
12. Minecraft: Redstone Handbook
Scholastic, $7.99, 9780545685153
13. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
14. Escape from Lucien (Amulet, #6)
Kazu Kibuishi, Graphix, $12.99, 9780545433150
15. The Day the Crayons Quit
Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illus.), Philomel, $17.99, 9780399255373
16. If I Stay
Gayle Forman, Speak, $10.99, 9780147514530
17. Fortunately, the Milk
Neil Gaiman, Skottie Young (Illus.), Harper, $5.99, 9780062224088
18. Captain Underpants and the Tyrannical Retaliation of the Turbo Toilet 2000
Dav Pilkey, Scholastic, $9.99, 9780545504904
19. Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
Judith Viorst, Ray Cruz (Illus.), S&S, $7.99, 9780689711732
20. Counting by 7s
Holly Goldberg Sloan, Puffin, $8.99, 9780142422861
21. The Kill Order (The Maze Runner Prequel)
James Dashner, Delacorte, $9.99, 9780385742894
22. The Death Cure (The Maze Runner, Book 3)
James Dashner, Delacorte, $9.99, 9780385738781
23. The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything
Linda Williams, Megan Lloyd (Illus.), Harper, $6.99, 9780064431835
24. Mix It Up!
Herve Tullet, Chronicle, $15.99, 9781452137353
25. Happy Halloween, Ladybug Girl!
David Soman, Jacky Davis, Grosset & Dunlap, $6.99, 9780448478609