NEIBA News
October 3, 2019
2019 Fall Conference Now in Session
Where's Waldo Elton John?
To celebrate the NEIBA Fall Conference and their publication of ME , Macmillan brought a cardboard cutout of the larger-than-life figure Elton John. Those who post a pic of themselves with Elton at the Macmillan booth to social media and use the hashtag  #EltonJohnNEIBA  will be entered to win a totebag. Sequins, feather boas, and serenading Elton with covers of "I'm Still Standing" is all greatly encouraged. May the best selfies win!
Support Binc, Buy Blinkies!

NEIBA and designated booksellers will be selling blinking pins to support Binc throughout the show! Buy yours at NEIBA's registration booth (if paying by credit card) or from a designated bookseller (if paying with cash). Blinkies are $20 each or 2 for $35. Every pin you buy gives you a chance to win $500 (sponsored by Beacon Press) at Wednesday's Heads or Tails Game. Support an excellent cause, look flashy doing it, and possibly win $500? That's a win win win.
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NEIBA 
Best Sellers   
for the week ended
Sunday September 29, 2019

Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of
NEIBA and IndieBound  

HARDCOVER FICTION
1. The Dutch House New!
Ann Patchett, Harper, $27.99, 9780062963673
2. The Testaments
Margaret Atwood, Nan A. Talese, $28.95, 9780385543781
3. The Water Dancer New!
Ta-Nehisi Coates, One World, $28, 9780399590597
4. Where the Crawdads Sing
Delia Owens, Putnam, $26, 9780735219090
5. The Institute
Stephen King, Scribner, $30, 9781982110567
6. Chances Are . . .
Richard Russo, Knopf, $26.95, 9781101947746
7. The Nickel Boys
Colson Whitehead, Doubleday, $24.95, 9780385537070
8. A Better Man
Louise Penny, Minotaur, $28.99, 9781250066213
9. Red at the Bone New!
Jacqueline Woodson, Riverhead Books, $26, 9780525535270
10. The Secrets We Kept
Lara Prescott, Knopf, $26.95, 9780525656159
11. On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous
Ocean Vuong, Penguin Press, $26, 9780525562023
12. This Tender Land
William Kent Krueger, Atria, $27, 9781476749297
13. A Single Thread New!
Tracy Chevalier, Viking, $27, 9780525558248
14. The World That We Knew New!
Alice Hoffman, S&S, $27.99, 9781501137570
15. Bomber's Moon New!
Archer Mayor, Minotaur, $27.99, 9781250113306

HARDCOVER NONFICTION
1. Talking to Strangers
Malcolm Gladwell, Little Brown, $30, 9780316478526
2. Year of the Monkey New!
Patti Smith, Knopf, $24.95, 9780525657682
3. The Education of an Idealist
Samantha Power, Dey Street Books, $29.99, 9780062820693
4. Educated
Tara Westover, Random House, $28, 9780399590504
5. Know My Name: A Memoir New!
Chanel Miller, Viking, $28, 9780735223707
6. Permanent Record New!
Edward Snowden, Metropolitan Books, $30, 9781250237231
7. She Said
Jodi Kantor, Megan Twohey, Penguin Press, $28, 9780525560340
8. The Pioneers
David McCullough, S&S, $30, 9781501168680
9. How To
Randall Munroe, Riverhead Books, $28, 9780525537090
10. Call Sign Chaos
Jim Mattis, Bing West, Random House, $28, 9780812996838
11. Inside Out: A Memoir New!
Demi Moore, Harper, $27.99, 9780062049537
12. Over the Top: A Raw Journey to Self-Love New!
Jonathan Van Ness, HarperOne, $27.99, 9780062906373
13. On Fire New!
Naomi Klein, S&S, $27, 9781982129910
14. Three Women
Lisa Taddeo, Avid Reader Press/S&S, $27, 9781451642292
15. Guinness World Records 2020 New!
Guinness World Records, $28.95, 9781912286836

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION
1. The Overstory
Richard Powers, Norton, $18.95, 9780393356687
2. The Handmaid's Tale
Margaret Atwood, Anchor, $15.95, 9780525435006
3. The Great Alone New!
Kristin Hannah, St. Martin's Griffin, $17.99, 9781250229533
4. Little Fires Everywhere
Celeste Ng, Penguin, $17, 9780735224315
5. A Gentleman in Moscow
Amor Towles, Penguin, $17, 9780143110439
6. The Goldfinch
Donna Tartt, Back Bay, $20, 9780316055444
7. The Tattooist of Auschwitz
Heather Morris, Harper, $16.99, 9780062797155
8. The Witch Elm
Tana French, Penguin, $17, 9780735224643
9. There There
Tommy Orange, Vintage, $16, 9780525436140
10. Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine
Gail Honeyman, Penguin, $16, 9780735220690
11. The Winter Soldier New!
Daniel Mason, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316477598
12. Before We Were Yours
Lisa Wingate, Ballantine, $17, 9780425284704
13. The Woman in the Window
A.J. Finn, Morrow, $16.99, 9780062678423
14. A Spark of Light New!
Jodi Picoult, Ballantine, $17, 9780345545008
15. My Sister, the Serial Killer New!
Oyinkan Braithwaite, Anchor, $14.95, 9780525564201

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION
1. The Old Farmer's Almanac 2020
Old Farmer's Almanac, $8.95, 9781571988102
2. Born a Crime
Trevor Noah, Spiegel & Grau, $18, 9780399588198
3. The Spy and the Traitor
Ben Macintyre, Broadway Books, $18, 9781101904213
4. Calypso
David Sedaris, Back Bay, $17.99, 9780316392426
5. How to Change Your Mind
Michael Pollan, Penguin, $18, 9780735224155
6. If These Walls Could Talk: Boston Red Sox
Jerry Remy, Nick Cafardo, Triumph Books, $17.95, 9781629375458
7. On Tyranny New!
Timothy Snyder, Tim Duggan Books, $8.99, 9780804190114
8. Sapiens
Yuval Noah Harari, Harper Perennial, $22.99, 9780062316110
9. Heartland
Sarah Smarsh, Scribner, $17, 9781501133107
10. White Fragility
Robin DiAngelo, Beacon Press, $16, 9780807047415
11. The Good Neighbor: The Life and Work of Fred Rogers New!
Maxwell King, Abrams Press, $18, 9781419735165
12. Braiding Sweetgrass New!
Robin Wall Kimmerer, Milkweed Editions, $18, 9781571313560
13. So You Want to Talk About Race New!
Ijeoma Oluo, Seal Press, $16.99, 9781580058827
14. The Escape Artists New!
Neal Bascomb, Mariner, $15.99, 9780358118220
15. The Husband Hunters: American Heiresses Who Married into the British Aristocracy New!
Anne de Courcy, St. Martin's Griffin, $17.99, 9781250164605

MASS MARKET
1. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
2. Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $10.99, 9780441172719
3. Good Omens
Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett, Morrow, $9.99, 9780062836977
4. The Left Hand of Darkness New!
Ursula K. Le Guin, Ace, $9.99, 9780441478125
5. The Diary of a Young Girl
Anne Frank, Bantam, $7.99, 9780553577129
6. A Game of Thrones
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780553593716
7. Carrie New!
Stephen King, Anchor, $7.99, 9780307743664
8. Spymaster New!
Brad Thor, Pocket, $9.99, 9781476789422
9. The Goldfinch
Donna Tartt, Little Brown, $10.99, 9780316055420
10. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings New!
Maya Angelou, Ballantine, $7.99, 9780345514400

CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED
1. Room on the Broom
Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler (Illus.), Puffin, $7.99, 9780142501122
2. Just Ask!: Be Different, Be Brave, Be You
Sonia Sotomayor, Rafael Lopez (Illus.), Philomel Books, $17.99, 9780525514121
3. The Tale of the Tiger Slippers New!
Jan Brett, G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9780399170744
4. Make Way for Ducklings
Robert McCloskey, Puffin, $7.99, 9780140564341
5. Goodnight Moon New!
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
6. Dinosnores
Sandra Boynton, Workman, $6.95, 9781523508136
7. The Scarecrow
Beth Ferry, The Fan Brothers (Illus.), Harper, $18.99, 9780062475763
8. The Very Hungry Caterpillar New!
Eric Carle, Putnam, $10.99, 9780399226908
9. The Itsy Bitsy Spider New!
Maddie Frost, Workman, $5.95, 9781523505098
10. Bruce's Big Storm
Ryan T. Higgins, Disney/Hyperion, $17.99, 9781368026222

CHILDREN'S INTEREST
1. Guts New!
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $12.99, 9780545852500
2. Best Friends
Shannon Hale, LeUyen Pham (Illus.), First Second, $12.99, 9781250317469
3. Pumpkinheads
Rainbow Rowell, Faith Erin Hicks (Illus.), First Second, $17.99, 9781626721623
4. Beverly, Right Here New!
Kate DiCamillo, Candlewick, $16.99, 9780763694647
5. Smile New!
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545132060
6. Frankly in Love
David Yoon, G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9781984812209
7. Charlie Thorne and the Last Equation New!
Stuart Gibbs, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9781534424760
8. Ghosts New!
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545540629
9. Sisters New!
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545540605
10. Stargazing
Jen Wang, First Second, $12.99, 9781250183880

CHILDREN'S SERIES TITLES
1. Dog Man: For Whom the Ball Rolls
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $12.99, 9781338236590
2. Wayward Son (Simon Snow Series, #2) New!
Rainbow Rowell, Wednesday Books, $19.99, 9781250146076
3. The Tyrant's Tomb (The Trials of Apollo, Book Four) New!
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $19.99, 9781484746448
4. Boy-Crazy Stacey (Baby-Sitters Club Graphic Novel, #7)
Ann M. Martin, Gale Galligan (Illus.), Graphix, $10.99, 9781338304510
5. The Last Kids on Earth New!
Max Brallier, Douglas Holgate (Illus.), Viking Books for Young Readers, $13.99, 9780670016617
6. Big Nate: Hug It Out!
Lincoln Peirce, Andrews McMeel, $9.99, 9781524851842
7. Dog Man: Brawl of the Wild
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9781338236576
8. The Princess in Black New!
Shannon Hale, Dean Hale, LeUyen Pham (Illus.), Candlewick, $6.99, 9780763678883
9. Mighty Jack and Zita the Spacegirl
Ben Hatke, First Second, $14.99, 9781250191731
10. Dog Man Unleashed New!
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9780545935203