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Bestsellers (5-27-18)

Rowan bestsellers

South Main Book Co.

1. The Soul of America, by Jon Meacham.

2. Varina, by Charles Frazier.

3. Educated, by Tara Westover.

4. Magnolia Table, by Joanna Gaines.

5. War on Peace, by Ronan Farrow.

6. Hellfire Club, by Jake Tapper.

7. The Secret to Southern Charm, by Kristy Woodson Harvey.

8. The Great Alone, by Kristin Hannah.

9. The Best Cook in the World, by Rick Bragg.

10. A Higher Loyalty, by James B. Comey.

 

Indiebound bestsellers

Fiction

1. Warlight, by Michael Ondaatje.

2. Circe, by Madeline Miller.

3. Little Fires Everywhere, by Celeste Ng.

4. The Fallen, by David Baldacci.

5. The Power, by Naomi Alderman.

6. A Gentleman in Moscow, by Amor Towles.

7. The Mars Room, by Rachel Kushner.

8. Love and Ruin, by Paula McLain.

9. Adjustment Day, by Chuck Palahniuk.

10. The Overstory, by Richard Powers.

Nonfiction

1. How to Change Your Mind, by Michael Pollan.

2. The Soul of America, by Jon Meacham.

3. A Higher Loyalty, by James B. Comey.

4. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck, by Mark Manson.

5. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry, by Neil DeGrasse Tyson.

6. Educated, by Tara Westover.

7. I’ll Be Gone in the Dark, by Michelle McNamara.

8. Barracoon, by Zora Neale Hurston.

9. Magnolia Table, by Joanna Gaines.

10. Assume the Worst, by Carl Hiaasen, Roz Chast.

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