We’ve collected the books debuting on Indiebound’s Indie Bestseller List for the week ending June 03, 2012–a sneak peek at the books everybody will be talking about next month.
(Debuted at #1 in Hardcover Fiction) Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn: “On a warm summer morning in North Carthage, Missouri, it is Nick and Amy Dunne’s fifth wedding anniversary. Presents are being wrapped and reservations are being made when Nick’s clever and beautiful wife disappears from their rented McMansion on the Mississippi River.” (June 2012)
(Debuted at #6 in Hardcover Nonfiction) The Amateur by Edward Klein: “In this devastating new book, Klein—a contributing editor to Vanity Fair, former foreign editor of Newsweek, and former editor-in-chief of the New York Times Magazine—pulls back the curtain on one of the most secretive White Houses in history. He reveals a callow, thin-skinned, arrogant president with messianic dreams of grandeur supported by a cast of true-believers, all of them united by leftist politics and an amateurish understanding of executive leadership.” (May 2012)
(Debuted at #6 in Children’s Fiction Series) Tales From a Not-So-Graceful Ice Princess (Book #4 in The Dork Diaries series) by Rachel Renee Russell: “Nikki Maxwell isn’t at all surprised to find out that her crush Brandon volunteers at a local animal shelter. He’s such a sweet guy—of course he wants to help those adorable puppies! Then Brandon tells her that the shelter is in danger of closing, and Nikki knows she can’t let that happen. Especially when she discovers a shocking secret about Brandon that makes keeping that shelter open more important than ever.” (June 2012)
- John Cleese & Thomas Pynchon Debut On the Indie Bestseller List
- Anita Diamant, Elena Ferrante, & Héctor Tobar Debut On the Indie Bestseller List
- Haruki Murakami, James Patterson, & Shannon Hale Debut On the Indie Bestseller List
- James Patterson, Jacqueline Woodson, & Al Michaels Debut On the Indie Bestseller List