Hardcover Fiction Bestsellers http://www.spiders.com/bestsellers/ Hardcover Fiction list for January 20, 2021, for sales ending January 17, 2021. Based on sales in independent bookstores nationwide. For an independent bookstore store near you, call 1-888-266-5736, or visit <a href="http://indiebound.org/?affiliateId=objective">IndieBound.org</a>. Online syndication provided by Objective Consulting, Inc. <a href="http://www.spiders.com/">http://www.spiders.com/</a> en-us 1. The Vanishing Half http://www.booksense.com/product/info.jsp?affiliateId=objective&isbn=9780525536291&assignStoreNear=00000 by Brit Bennett (Riverhead Books, ISBN: 9780525536291); Last week: 1; Weeks on List: 33 "Bennett's beautiful new novel about twin sisters, inseparable as children, who ultimately choose to live in two very different worlds, one Black and one white. A June 2020 Indie Next List Great Read." 360 The Vanishing Half 1 Brit Bennett Riverhead Books 9780525536291 Bennett's beautiful new novel about twin sisters, inseparable as children, who ultimately choose to live in two very different worlds, one Black and one white. A June 2020 Indie Next List Great Read. 27 2. Hamnet http://www.booksense.com/product/info.jsp?affiliateId=objective&isbn=9780525657606&assignStoreNear=00000 by Maggie O'Farrell (Knopf, ISBN: 9780525657606); Weeks on List: 14 "O'Farrell's novel is a luminous portrait of a marriage, a shattering evocation of a family ravaged by grief and loss, and a tender re-imagining of a boy whose life has been all but forgotten. An August 2020 Indie Next List Great Read." 360 Hamnet 2 Maggie O'Farrell Knopf 9780525657606 O'Farrell's novel is a luminous portrait of a marriage, a shattering evocation of a family ravaged by grief and loss, and a tender re-imagining of a boy whose life has been all but forgotten. An August 2020 Indie Next List Great Read. 26.95 3. The Midnight Library http://www.booksense.com/product/info.jsp?affiliateId=objective&isbn=9780525559474&assignStoreNear=00000 by Matt Haig (Viking, ISBN: 9780525559474); Last week: 2; Weeks on List: 11 "Haig's latest is a dazzling novel about all the choices that go into a life well lived." 360 The Midnight Library 3 Matt Haig Viking 9780525559474 Haig's latest is a dazzling novel about all the choices that go into a life well lived. 26 4. The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue http://www.booksense.com/product/info.jsp?affiliateId=objective&isbn=9780765387561&assignStoreNear=00000 by V. E. Schwab (Tor, ISBN: 9780765387561); Last week: 4; Weeks on List: 15 "France, 1714: In a moment of desperation, a young woman makes a Faustian bargain to live forever--and is cursed to be forgotten by everyone she meets. The #1 Indie Next List Great Read for October 2020." 360 The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue 4 V. E. Schwab Tor 9780765387561 France, 1714: In a moment of desperation, a young woman makes a Faustian bargain to live forever--and is cursed to be forgotten by everyone she meets. The #1 Indie Next List Great Read for October 2020. 26.99 5. Anxious People http://www.booksense.com/product/info.jsp?affiliateId=objective&isbn=9781501160837&assignStoreNear=00000 by Fredrik Backman (Atria, ISBN: 9781501160837); Last week: 5; Weeks on List: 19 "An ingeniously constructed novel about the enduring power of friendship, forgiveness, and hope--the things that save us, even in the most anxious times. The #1 Indie Next List Great Read for September 2020." 360 Anxious People 5 Fredrik Backman Atria 9781501160837 An ingeniously constructed novel about the enduring power of friendship, forgiveness, and hope--the things that save us, even in the most anxious times. The #1 Indie Next List Great Read for September 2020. 28 6. The Prophets http://www.booksense.com/product/info.jsp?affiliateId=objective&isbn=9780593085684&assignStoreNear=00000 by Robert, Jr. Jones (Putnam, ISBN: 9780593085684); Last week: 3; Weeks on List: 2 "A singular and stunning debut novel about the forbidden union between two enslaved young men on a Deep South plantation, the refuge they find in each other, and a betrayal that threatens their existence. The #1 Indie Next List Great Read for January 2021." 360 The Prophets 6 Robert, Jr. Jones Putnam 9780593085684 A singular and stunning debut novel about the forbidden union between two enslaved young men on a Deep South plantation, the refuge they find in each other, and a betrayal that threatens their existence. The #1 Indie Next List Great Read for January 2021. 27 7. Outlawed http://www.booksense.com/product/info.jsp?affiliateId=objective&isbn=9781635575422&assignStoreNear=00000 by Anna North (Bloomsbury Publishing, ISBN: 9781635575422); Last week: 12; Weeks on List: 2 "North's novel is a riveting adventure story of a fugitive girl, a mysterious gang of robbers, and their dangerous mission to transform the Wild West. A January 2021 Indie Next List Great Read." 360 Outlawed 7 Anna North Bloomsbury Publishing 9781635575422 North's novel is a riveting adventure story of a fugitive girl, a mysterious gang of robbers, and their dangerous mission to transform the Wild West. A January 2021 Indie Next List Great Read. 26 8. The Searcher http://www.booksense.com/product/info.jsp?affiliateId=objective&isbn=9780735224650&assignStoreNear=00000 by Tana French (Viking, ISBN: 9780735224650); Last week: 9; Weeks on List: 15 "In French's latest novel of suspense, a former Chicago police officer retreats to a bucolic Irish village and starts to realize that even small towns shelter dangerous secrets." 360 The Searcher 8 Tana French Viking 9780735224650 In French's latest novel of suspense, a former Chicago police officer retreats to a bucolic Irish village and starts to realize that even small towns shelter dangerous secrets. 27 9. Ready Player Two http://www.booksense.com/product/info.jsp?affiliateId=objective&isbn=9781524761332&assignStoreNear=00000 by Ernest Cline (Ballantine, ISBN: 9781524761332); Last week: 6; Weeks on List: 8 "Ready Player Two takes us on another imaginative, fun, action-packed adventure through the virtual universe, and jolts us thrillingly into the future once again." 360 Ready Player Two 9 Ernest Cline Ballantine 9781524761332 Ready Player Two takes us on another imaginative, fun, action-packed adventure through the virtual universe, and jolts us thrillingly into the future once again. 28.99 10. Mexican Gothic http://www.booksense.com/product/info.jsp?affiliateId=objective&isbn=9780525620785&assignStoreNear=00000 by Silvia Moreno-Garcia (Del Rey, ISBN: 9780525620785); Last week: 7; Weeks on List: 26 "A re-imagining of the classic gothic suspense novel, Mexican Gothic is a story about an isolated mansion in 1950s Mexico--and the brave socialite drawn to its treacherous secrets. The #1 Indie Next List Great Read for July 2020." 360 Mexican Gothic 10 Silvia Moreno-Garcia Del Rey 9780525620785 A re-imagining of the classic gothic suspense novel, Mexican Gothic is a story about an isolated mansion in 1950s Mexico--and the brave socialite drawn to its treacherous secrets. The #1 Indie Next List Great Read for July 2020. 27 11. The Liar's Dictionary http://www.booksense.com/product/info.jsp?affiliateId=objective&isbn=9780385546775&assignStoreNear=00000 by Eley Williams (Doubleday, ISBN: 9780385546775); Last week: 14; Weeks on List: 2 "Williams' delightful novel chronicles the misadventures of a lovelorn Victorian lexicographer and the young woman put on his trail a century later to root out his misdeeds while confronting questions of her own sexuality and place in the world. A January 2021 Indie Next List Great Read." 360 The Liar's Dictionary 11 Eley Williams Doubleday 9780385546775 Williams' delightful novel chronicles the misadventures of a lovelorn Victorian lexicographer and the young woman put on his trail a century later to root out his misdeeds while confronting questions of her own sexuality and place in the world. A January 2021 Indie Next List Great Read. 26.95 12. Where the Crawdads Sing http://www.booksense.com/product/info.jsp?affiliateId=objective&isbn=9780735219090&assignStoreNear=00000 by Delia Owens (Putnam, ISBN: 9780735219090); Last week: 11; Weeks on List: * "Owens' exquisite and heartbreaking novel is an August 2018 Indie Next List Great Read." 360 Where the Crawdads Sing 12 Delia Owens Putnam 9780735219090 Owens' exquisite and heartbreaking novel is an August 2018 Indie Next List Great Read. 26 13. Transcendent Kingdom http://www.booksense.com/product/info.jsp?affiliateId=objective&isbn=9780525658184&assignStoreNear=00000 by Yaa Gyasi (Knopf, ISBN: 9780525658184); Last week: 10; Weeks on List: 20 "Gyasi's stunning follow-up to Homegoing is a powerful, raw, intimate, deeply layered novel about a Ghanaian family in Alabama. A September 2020 Indie Next List Great Read." 360 Transcendent Kingdom 13 Yaa Gyasi Knopf 9780525658184 Gyasi's stunning follow-up to Homegoing is a powerful, raw, intimate, deeply layered novel about a Ghanaian family in Alabama. A September 2020 Indie Next List Great Read. 27.95 14. Deacon King Kong http://www.booksense.com/product/info.jsp?affiliateId=objective&isbn=9780735216723&assignStoreNear=00000 by James McBride (Riverhead Books, ISBN: 9780735216723); Last week: 8; Weeks on List: 21 "National Book Award winner McBride's wise and witty new novel about what happens to the witnesses of a shooting is a March 2020 Indie Next List Great Read." 360 Deacon King Kong 14 James McBride Riverhead Books 9780735216723 National Book Award winner McBride's wise and witty new novel about what happens to the witnesses of a shooting is a March 2020 Indie Next List Great Read. 28 15. The Guest List http://www.booksense.com/product/info.jsp?affiliateId=objective&isbn=9780062868930&assignStoreNear=00000 by Lucy Foley (Morrow, ISBN: 9780062868930); Weeks on List: 14 "A wedding celebration turns dark and deadly in this deliciously wicked and atmospheric thriller by the bestselling author of The Hunting Party." 360 The Guest List 15 Lucy Foley Morrow 9780062868930 A wedding celebration turns dark and deadly in this deliciously wicked and atmospheric thriller by the bestselling author of The Hunting Party. 27.99