Bestseller List for August 12, 2020
Bay Area rankings based on sales in Independent bookstores in the Bay Area during the week that ended Sunday, August 9. Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of Northern California, the California Independent Booksellers Alliance and IndieBound.
In this Pulitzer Prize-winning, New York Times bestselling follow-up to The Underground Railroad, Colson Whitehead brilliantly dramatizes another strand of American history through the story of two boys unjustly sentenced to a hellish reform school in Jim Crow-era Florida.
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction
Winner of the William Dean Howells Medal
Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize
Over One Year on the New York Times Bestseller List
A New York Times Notable Book and a Washington Post, Time, Oprah Magazine, Newsweek, Chicago Tribune, and Kirkus Reviews Best Book of t
"A bold and subversive retelling of the goddess's story," this #1 New York Times bestseller is "both epic and intimate in its scope, recasting the most infamous female figure from the Odyssey as a hero in her own right" (Alexandra Alter, The New York Times).
$17.00ISBN: 9781984822185Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Hogarth - February 18th, 2020
NOW AN EMMY-NOMINATED HULU ORIGINAL SERIES • NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “A stunning novel about the transformative power of relationships” (People) from the author of Conversations with Friends, “a master of the literary page-turner” (J. Courtney Sullivan).
$17.00ISBN: 9780802156983Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Grove Press, Black Cat - November 5th, 2019
NATIONAL BESTSELLER$17.00ISBN: 9780143135166Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Penguin Books - March 17th, 2020
The #1 New York Times bestseller!
Now a Hulu original series starring Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington.
“I read Little Fires Everywhere in a single, breathless sitting.” —Jodi Picoult$17.00ISBN: 9781594634741Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Riverhead Books - April 7th, 2020
AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!
From the # 1 New York Times bestselling author of Eat Pray Love and The Signature of All Things, a delicious novel of glamour, sex, and adventure, about a young woman discovering that you don't have to be a good girl to be a good person.$16.00ISBN: 9781984806734Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Berkley - May 19th, 2020
THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!
"Original, sparkling bright, and layered with feeling..."—Sally Thorne, author of The Hating Game
A romance writer who no longer believes in love and a literary writer stuck in a rut engage in a summer-long challenge that may just upend everything they believe about happily ever afters.$17.00ISBN: 9780143110439Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Penguin Books - March 26th, 2019
From the New York Times bestselling author of Rules of Civility, a novel about a man who is ordered to spend the rest of his life inside a luxury hotel—a beautifully transporting novel.
The mega-bestseller with more than 2 million readers, soon to be a major television series$16.99ISBN: 9781538732182Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Grand Central Publishing - April 30th, 2019
This acclaimed post-apocalyptic novel of hope and terror from an award-winning author "pairs well with 1984 or The Handmaid's Tale" and includes a foreword by N. K. Jemisin (John Green, New York Times).$16.99ISBN: 9780062315007Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: HarperOne - April 15th, 2014
An international bestseller
Over 80 million copies sold worldwide
A PBS Great American Read Top 100 pick
A special 25th anniversary edition of the extraordinary international bestseller, including a new Foreword by Paulo Coelho.$14.95ISBN: 9780307278449Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Vintage - May 8th, 2007
New York Times Bestseller$16.00ISBN: 9780525436140Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Vintage - May 7th, 2019
“Powerful. . . . a revelation.” —The New York Times
“With a literary authority rare in a debut novel, it places Native American voices front and center before readers’ eyes.” —NPR/Fresh Air
$16.95ISBN: 9781101972083Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Vintage - June 30th, 2020
ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES 10 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR
A NATIONAL BESTSELLER
ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR:$17.99ISBN: 9780062684738Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Harper Perennial - October 15th, 2019
A New York Times Bestseller
Named one of the Best Books of the Year (2018) by NPR, O, The Oprah Magazine, San Francisco Chronicle, Christian Science Monitor and Newsweek