We’ve collected the books debuting on Indiebound’s Indie Bestseller List for the week ending June 15, 2014–a sneak peek at the books everybody will be talking about next month.
(Debuted at #1 in Hardcover Nonfiction) Hard Choices by Hillary Rodham Clinton: “In the aftermath of her 2008 presidential run, she expected to return to representing New York in the United States Senate. To her surprise, her former rival for the Democratic Party nomination, newly elected President Barack Obama, asked her to serve in his administration as Secretary of State. This memoir is the story of the four extraordinary and historic years that followed, and the hard choices that she and her colleagues confronted.” (June 2014)
(Debuted at #1 in Hardcover Fiction) Written in My Own Heart’s Blood by Diana Gabaldon: “1778: France declares war on Great Britain, the British army leaves Philadelphia, and George Washington’s troops leave Valley Forge in pursuit. At this moment, Jamie Fraser returns from a presumed watery grave to discover that his best friend has married his wife, his illegitimate son has discovered (to his horror) who his father really is, and his beloved nephew, Ian, wants to marry a Quaker. Meanwhile, Jamie’s wife, Claire, and his sister, Jenny, are busy picking up the pieces.” (June 2014)
(Debuted at $15 in Children’s Illustrated) A Tale of Dragons (How to Train Your Dragon 2) adapted by Natalie Shaw and illustrated by Fabio Laguna and Katrina Mae Hao: “Hiccup and Toothless are back for more adventures in Berk! Fans of the original How to Train Your Dragon film will love this exciting retelling of the magical sequel.” (May 2014)
- Jodi Picoult, Cary Elwes, Mac Barnett, & Jon Klassen Debut On the Indie Bestseller List
- Marie Lu, Walter Isaacson, & Marilynne Robinson Debut On the Indie Bestseller List
- B.J. Novak & Lena Dunham Debut On the Indie Bestseller List
- Gillian Flynn on Gone Girl: “It’s a Story About Storytelling.”