The latest top selling paperback fiction books from Indie Bound
August 4th, 2020
by Colson Whitehead (Anchor, ISBN: 9780345804341); Last week: 1; Weeks on List: 4 "Whitehead's masterful and haunting novel about two boys sentenced to a hellish reform school in Jim Crow-era Florida is the winner of the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction."
by Madeline Miller (Back Bay, ISBN: 9780316556323); Last week: 2; Weeks on List: 15 "Miller's masterful follow-up to The Song of Achilles is a triumph of storytelling, an intoxicating epic of family rivalry, palace intrigue, love and loss, as well as a celebration of indomitable female strength in a man's world."
by Sally Rooney (Hogarth, ISBN: 9781984822185); Last week: 3; Weeks on List: 23 "Rooney brings her brilliant psychological acuity and perfectly spare prose to a story that explores the subtleties of class, the electricity of first love, and the complex entanglements of family and friendship."
by Celeste Ng (Penguin, ISBN: 9780143135166); Last week: 4; Weeks on List: 19 "A riveting novel that traces the intertwined fates of a picture-perfect family and the enigmatic mother and daughter who upend their lives. Now a Hulu original series."
by Richard Powers (Norton, ISBN: 9780393356687); Last week: 5; Weeks on List: * "National Book Award-winner Powers delivers a sweeping, impassioned novel of activism and resistance that is also a stunning evocation of--and paean to--the natural world."
by Emily Henry (Berkley, ISBN: 9781984806734); Last week: 6; Weeks on List: 10 "Henry's novel about a romance writer who no longer believes in love and a literary writer stuck in a rut is a June 2020 Indie Next List Great Read."
by William Kent Krueger (Atria, ISBN: 9781476749303); Last week: 8; Weeks on List: 8 "A magnificent novel about four orphans on a life-changing odyssey during the Great Depression."
by Heather Morris (Harper, ISBN: 9780062797155); Last week: 10; Weeks on List: * "A testament to the endurance of love and humanity under the darkest possible conditions. A September 2018 Indie Next List Great Read."
by Elizabeth Gilbert (Riverhead Books, ISBN: 9781594634741); Last week: 11; Weeks on List: 16 "Written with a powerful wisdom about human desire and connection, City of Girls is a love story like no other."
by Richard Russo (Vintage, ISBN: 9781101971994); Last week: 13; Weeks on List: 2 "Russo's riveting novel about the abiding yet complex power of friendship."