Indie Bestsellers
February 9, 2017

Hardcover Fiction


The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
Whitehead's magnificent tour de force chronicling a young slave's adventures as she makes a desperate bid for freedom in the antebellum South is a September 2016 Indie Next List Great Read.


Commonwealth by Ann Patchett
Patchett's beautifully written new novel tells the enthralling story of how an unexpected romantic encounter irrevocably changes two families' lives. The #1 Indie Next List Great Read for September 2016.


A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
Towles' transporting novel about a man who is ordered to spend the rest of his life inside a luxury hotel is a September 2016 Indie Next List Great Read.


4 3 2 1 by Paul Auster
Auster's heartbreaking and satisfying new novel is a February 2017 Indie Next List Great Read.


The Girl Before by J.P. Delaney
An enthralling psychological thriller about one woman's seemingly good fortune, and another woman's mysterious fate, through a kaleidoscope of duplicity, death, and deception.


Difficult Women by Roxane Gay
A collection of stories of rare force and beauty, of hardscrabble lives, passionate loves, and quirky and vexed human connection.


Moonglow by Michael Chabon
Chabon's moving and inventive new novel is the #1 Indie Next List Great Read for December 2016.


The Whistler by John Grisham
Grisham's electrifying new novel is a high-stakes thrill ride through the darkest corners of the Sunshine State.


Swing Time by Zadie Smith
The exuberant new novel by the bestselling author of White Teeth is a December 2016 Indie Next List Great Read.


All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
Doerr's beautiful novel about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France during World War II is a May 2014 Indie Next List Great Read.


Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult
A woman is caught in a gripping moral dilemma that resonates far beyond her place in time and history. An October 2016 Indie Next List Great Read.


The Spy by Paulo Coelho
In his unforgettable new novel, Coelho brings to life one of history's most enigmatic women: Mata Hari.


Behind Her Eyes by Sarah Pinborough
Pinborough's novel takes the modern day love triangle and not only turns it on its head, but completely reinvents it in a way that will leave readers reeling.


News of the World by Paulette Jiles
A brilliant work of historical fiction that explores the boundaries of family, responsibility, honor, and trust. An October 2016 Indie Next List Great Read and National Book Award Finalist.


History of Wolves by Emily Fridlund
Fridlund's propulsive and gorgeously written debut novel is the #1 January 2017 Indie Next List Great Read, and a Winter 2017 Indies Introduce title.