Indie Bestsellers
April 13, 2017

Hardcover Fiction


1

Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman
Gaiman fashions primeval Norse stories into a novelistic arc that begins with the genesis of the legendary nine worlds and delves into the exploits of deities, dwarfs, and giants.

2

Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders
The brilliant first novel by the author of Tenth of December is a February 2017 Indie Next List Great Read.

3

The Women in the Castle by Jessica Shattuck
Shattuck's evocative and utterly enthralling novel offers a fresh perspective on one of the most tumultuous periods in history, the end of World War II. The #1 Indie Next List Great Read for April 2017.

4

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.

5

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.

6

The Black Book by James Patterson
An ingenious and inventive thriller about power, corruption, and the secrets that scandalize a city--and possibly destroy a family.

7

Mississippi Blood by Greg Iles
The final installment in the epic Natchez Burning trilogy is an April 2017 Indie Next List Great Read.

8

The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See
In her thrilling new novel, See explores the lives of a Chinese mother and her daughter, who has been adopted by an American couple. An April 2017 Indie Next List Great Read.

9

Exit West by Mohsin Hamid
Hamid's novel is an astonishingly visionary love story that imagines the forces that drive ordinary people from their homes into the uncertain embrace of new lands. The #1 Indie Next List Great Read for March 2017.

10

American War by Omar El Akkad
El Akkad's stunning debut novel about a second American Civil War, a devastating plague, and one family caught deep in the middle is an April 2017 Indie Next List Great Read.

11

Earthly Remains by Donna Leon
A riveting new Commissario Guido Brunetti mystery by the bestselling author of A Sea of Troubles.

12

In This Grave Hour by Jacqueline Winspear
As Britain declares war with Germany in September 1939, Maisie Dobbs is out to find the killer of a man who escaped occupied Belgium as a boy, some 23 years earlier during the Great War.

13

The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley by Hannah Tinti
Tinti's second novel is a coming-of-age tale and a literary thrill ride about the price we pay to protect the people we love most. An April 2017 Indie Next List Great Read.

14

Celine by Peter Heller
Heller's luminous and masterful novel of suspense is a March 2017 Indie Next List Great Read.

15

A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline
Kline's evocative novel--inspired by Andrew Wyeth's mysterious and iconic painting Christina's World--is a March 2017 Indie Next List Great Read.