Bestseller List for April 12, 2017
Early and Middle Grade Readers
1. The Girl Who Drank the Moon
Kelly Barnhill, Algonquin Young Readers, $16.95, 9781616205676
2. The Thing About Jellyfish- Debut
Ali Benjamin, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $8.99, 9780316380843
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545540629
R.J. Palacio, Knopf, $16.99, 9780375869020
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545326995
Sara Pennypacker, Balzer + Bray, $16.99, 9780062377012
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545132060
8. Fish in a Tree
Lynda Mullaly Hunt, Puffin, $8.99, 9780142426425
9. Pokemon Deluxe Essential Handbook
Scholastic, $11.99, 9780545795661
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545540605
11. Beauty and the Beast (Novelization)
Elizabeth Rudnick, Disney Press, $8.99, 9781484781005
12. Jack and the Geniuses: At the Bottom of the World- Debut
Bill Nye, Gregory Mone, Amulet, $13.95, 9781419723032
13. Hidden Figures (Young Readers' Edition)
Margot Lee Shetterly, Harper, $7.99, 9780062662378
Holly Goldberg Sloan, Dial, $16.99, 9780399186219
15. The Playbook: 52 Rules to Aim, Shoot, and Score in This Game Called Life
Kwame Alexander, HMH Books for Young Readers, $14.99, 9780544570979
Trade Paperback Fiction
1. All the Light We Cannot See- Debut
Anthony Doerr, Scribner, $17.00, 9781501173219
Doerr's beautiful novel about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France during World War II.
2. A Man Called Ove
Fredrik Backman, Washington Square Press, $16.00, 9781476738024
In Backman's charming novel, a grumpy yet lovable man finds his solitary world turned on its head when a boisterous young family moves in next door.
3. Lilac Girls
Martha Hall Kelly, Ballantine, $17.00, 9781101883082
Kelly's debut novel is an incredible story of love, redemption, and terrible secrets that were hidden for decades.
4. The Nest- Debut
Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney, Ecco, $16.99, 9780062414229
Sweeney's warm, funny, and perceptive debut novel about four adult siblings and the fate of their shared inheritance.
5. Big Little Lies
Liane Moriarty, Berkley, $16.00, 9780399587191
A novel about three women, each at a crossroads, by the bestselling author of The Husband's Secret. Now an HBO limited series.
6. Milk and Honey
Rupi Kaur, Andrews McMeel, $14.99, 9781449474256
Kaur's collection of poetry and prose about survival and the experience of violence, abuse, love, loss, and femininity.
7. All the Missing Girls
Megan Miranda, S&S, $16.00, 9781501107979
A masterful psychological suspense novel about the disappearances of two young women--a decade apart--told in reverse.
8. The Handmaid's Tale
Margaret Atwood, Anchor, $15.95, 9780385490818
Atwood's funny, unexpected, horrifying, and altogether convincing novel is at once scathing satire, dire warning, and literary tour de force.
9. A Dog's Purpose
W. Bruce Cameron, Forge, $14.99, 9780765388117
Cameron's moving and beautifully crafted story teaches us that love never dies, that our true friends are always with us, and that every creature on earth is born with a purpose. Now a major motion picture.
10. In a Dark, Dark Wood
Ruth Ware, Gallery/Scout Press, $16.00, 9781501112331
Ware's suspenseful, compulsive, and darkly twisted psychological thriller is soon to be a major motion picture.
11. The Sympathizer
Viet Thanh Nguyen, Grove Press, $16.00, 9780802124944
Nguyen's blistering novel of identity, politics, and America is a 2016 Indies Choice Adult Fiction Honor Book and winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.
12. My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry
Fredrik Backman, Washington Square Press, $16.00, 9781501115073
This warmhearted novel by the bestselling author of A Man Called Ove is a story about life and death and one of the most important human rights: the right to be different.
13. Sweetbitter- Debut
Stephanie Danler, Vintage, $16.00, 9781101911860
A lush, raw, and thrilling novel about a year in the life of a uniquely beguiling young woman, set in the wild and seductive world of a famous New York City restaurant.
14. The Dinner- Debut
Herman Koch, Hogarth Press, $16.00, 9780804190091
Koch's novel reveals the dark side of genteel society. Soon to be a major motion picture.
15. Britt-Marie Was Here Fredrik Backman, Washington Square Press, $16.00, 9781501142543 Backman's irresistible novel about finding love and second chances in the most unlikely of places.
1. End of Watch
Stephen King, Pocket , $9.99, 9781501134135
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
3. American Gods (Tie-In Edition)- Debut
Neil Gaiman, Morrow, $9.99, 9780062572110
4. Big Little Lies
Liane Moriarty, Berkley, $9.99, 9780399587207
5. A Dog's Purpose
W. Bruce Cameron, Forge, $9.99, 978076538810
6. The Last Mile
David Baldacci, Vision, $9.99, 9781455586448
7. Rogue Lawyer
John Grisham, Dell, $9.99, 9780553393484
8. The Obsession
Nora Roberts, Berkley , $7.99, 9781101987605
9. Private Paris- Debut
James Patterson, Vision, $9.99, 9781455585151
10. Magic- Debut
Danielle Steel, Dell, $8.99, 9780425285442