We’ve collected the books debuting on Indiebound’s Indie Bestseller List for the week ending February 23, 2014–a sneak peek at the books everybody will be talking about next month.
(Debuted at #8 in Hardcover Fiction) The Museum of Extraordinary Things by Alice Hoffman: “Coralie Sardie is the daughter of the sinister impresario behind The Museum of Extraordinary Things, a Coney Island boardwalk freak show that thrills the masses. An exceptional swimmer, Coralie appears as the Mermaid in her father’s ‘museum,’ alongside performers like the Wolfman, the Butterfly Girl, and a one-hundred-year-old turtle. One night Coralie stumbles upon a striking young man taking pictures of moonlit trees in the woods off the Hudson River.” (February 2014)
(Debuted at #12 in Children’s Illustrated) Frozen: Anna’s Act of Love/Elsa’s Icy Magic written by Lisa Marsoli & illustrated by Joey Chou: “Walt Disney Animation Studios presents an epic tale of adventure and comedy with Frozen. When the kingdom she loves is trapped in an eternal winter, it is up to Anna and the daring mountain man Kristoff to set out on an adventure filled with danger, magical creatures, and a hilarious snowman in order to find Anna’s sister, the Snow Queen Elsa.” (October 2013)
- Paulo Coelho, Daniel J. Levitin, Rick Riordan, & John Rocco Debut On the Indie Bestseller List
- Haruki Murakami, Lois Lowry, & Tom Angleberger Debut On the Indie Bestseller List
- Lev Grossman, Hampton Sides, & Sally Hogshead Debut On the Indie Bestseller List
- Ben Macintyre, Liane Moriarty, & Amy Bloom Debut On the Indie Bestseller List