"Indie Bookstore" Books (fiction)                   Non-fiction             Auge' pubs

Recent and not so recent "indie bookstore" reads (the more +'s, the more I liked it):     Indie BestSeller Lists
Anxious People ++++   Fredrik Backman
Dear Mr. You +++   Mary Louis-Parker
All the Pretty Horses ++++   Cormac McCarthy
100 Year Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window +++   Jonas Jonasson
The Wild Trees: A Story of Passion and Daring ++   Richard Preston
Euphoria ++   Lily King
A Prayer for Owen Meany ++++   John Irving
The Temple of My Familiar +++   Alice Walker
The Art of Hearing Heartbeats ++++   Jan-Philipp Sendker
A Well-tempered Heart +++   Jan-Philipp Sendker
Rage ++   Johnathan Kellerman
A Cold Day For Murder +   Dana Stabenow
Night Train to Lisbon ++ (good movie, tho)   Pascal Mercier
A Gentleman in Moscow +   Amor Towles
All Cry Chaos ++++   Leonard Rosen
The Tenth Witness ++   Leonard Rosen
One Good Turn ++   Kate Atkinson
Case Histories ++   Kate Atkinson
The Maytrees +++   Annie Dilliard
The Twins ++   Gerbrand Bakker
Ten White Geese ++++   Gerbrand Bakker
Flight Behavior ++   Barbara Kingsolver
Finding Casey ++   Jo-Ann Mapson
Guido Brunetti series (27 novels) ++++   Donna Leon
State of Wonder +++   Ann Patchett
The Gargoyle +   Andrew Davidson
Calico Joe +++   John Grisham
The Geography of Bliss +++   Eric Weiner
Bee Season +   Myla Goldberg
The Eight +   Katherine Neville
Almost Moon +   Alice Sebold
Gasa-Gasa Girl +++   Naomi Hirahara
Summer of the Big Bachi +++   Naomi Hirahara
Snakeskin Shamisen +++   Naomi Hirahara
Wednesday Sisters ++   Meg Waite Clayton
Her Fearful Symmetry ++ pp 1-295   -- rest of it   Audrey Niffennegger
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet ++++   Jamie Ford
Hannah's Dream ++++   Diane Hammond
Going to Bend +++   Diane Hammond
City of Masks +++   Daniel Hecht
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest ++++   Stieg Larsson
Beautiful Creatures ++   Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl
The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane ++++   Katherine Howe
Loving Frank +   Nancy Horan
Mountains beyond Mountains +   Tracy Kidder
Land of Echoes: A Cree Black Novel +++   Daniel Hecht
Half Broke Horses ++   Jeannette Walls
Blue Angel +   Francine Prose
Goldengrove ++   Francine Prose
Let the Great World Spin ++   Colum McMann
Spook Country +++   William Gibson
The Book of Love ++   Kathleen McGowan
The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie +++   Alan Bradley
Codex +   Lev Grossman
The Magicians   Lev Grossman
The Girl Who Played with Fire ++   Stieg Larsson
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo ++++   Stieg Larsson
Merle's Door: Lessons from a Freethinking Dog +   Ted Kerasote
The Art of Racing in the Rain ++++   Garth Stein
Netherland   Joseph O'Neill
Land of Echoes +++   Daniel Hecht
The Likeness +   Tana French
Little Bee
  Chris Cleave
Tea Time for the Traditionally Built +++   Alexander McCall Smith
Host   Stephenie Meyer
The Reluctant Fundamentalist +   Mohsin Hamid
This Is Water ++   David Foster Wallace
Sweetwater: A Novel   Roxana Robinson
Winter in Madrid   C. J. Sansom
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society +++   Mary Ann Shafer & Annie Barrows
Pilgrim at Tinker Creek ++   Annie Dilliard
Sarah's Key ++++   Tatiana de Rosmay
The Lace Reader +++   Brunonia Barry
The Map of True Places ++   Brunonia Barry
The Fifth Petal ++   Brunonia Barry
The Cellist from Sarajevo ++++   Steven Galloway
Still Alice ++++   Lisa Genova
The 19th Wife +   David Ebershoff
Sparrow   Mary Doria Russell
Vanishing Acts +   Jodi Picault
The Thirteenth Tale ++   Diane Satterfield
Water for Elephants ++   Sara Gruen
Three Cups of Tea +++   Greg Mortensen & David Oliver Relin
Kaballah ++++   Lawrence Kusher
The Expected One ++++   Kathleen McGovern
#1 Ladies Detective Agency Series ++++   Alexander McCall Smith
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night +   Mark Haddon
Holy Cow ++   Sarah McDonnell
The Kite Runner ++   Khaled Hosseini
The Namesake -   Jhumpa Lahiri
Summerland +   Michael Chabon
The Yiddish Policeman's Union +   Michael Chabon
Lovely Bones ++   Alice Sebold
Stern Men +   Elizabeth Gilbert
Eat Pray Love +   Elizabeth Gilbert
Run +   Ann Patchett
Bel Canto ++   Ann Patchett
The Worst Thing I've Done +   Ursula Hegi
Stolen Child +   Keith Donohue
Animal Dreams +++   Barbara Kingsolver
Prodigal Summer ++   Barbara Kingsolver
By the Light of My Father's Smile +   Alice Walker
Inheritance +   Lan Samantha Chang
Garden Spells ++   Sarah Addison Allen
The Name of the Wind ++   Patrick Rothfuss
Mister Pip   Lloyd Jones
The Time Traveler's Wife ++   Audrey Niffenegger
The Alchemist   Paulo Coelho
Blackberries in the Dream House ++   Diane Frank
Secret Life of Bees ++++   Sue Monk Kidd
Expecting Adam ++++   Martha Beck
Bones of the Master ++++   George Crane
Pigs in Heaven ++++   Barbara Kingsolver
Bean Trees ++++   Barbara Kingsolver
the Joe Leaphorn/Jim Chee mysteries ++++   Tony Hillerman
Spider Woman's Daughter +   Anne Hillerman