’s September Audiobook Bestseller List

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The Monthly Audiobook Bestseller List is based on sales through hundreds of independent bookstore locations participating in the audiobook program. Graphics to promote this month’s Audiobook Bestseller list are available from on Google Drive


  1. The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett (Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group)
  2. Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia (Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group)
  3. The Guest List by Lucy Foley (HarperAudio)
  4. Midnight Sun by Stephenie Meyer (Hachette Audio)
  5. Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo (Blackstone Publishing)
  6. Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid (Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group)
  7. Harrow the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir (Recorded Books, Inc.)
  8. Luster: A Novel by Raven Leilani (Macmillan Audio)
  9. The House in the Cerulean Sea by TJ Klune (Macmillan Audio)
  10. The Dutch House by Ann Patchett (HarperAudio)


  1. Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson (Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group)
  2. How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi (Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group)
  3. Untamed by Glennon Doyle (Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group)
  4. The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson (Brilliance Audio)
  5. White Fragility by Michael Eric Dyson & Robin DiAngelo (Beacon Press)
  6. Hood Feminism by Mikki Kendall (Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group)
  7. Becoming by Michelle Obama (Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group)
  8. So You Want to Talk about Race by Ijeoma Oluo (Blackstone Publishing)
  9. Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You by Ibram X. Kendi & Jason Reynolds (Hachette Audio)
  10. The Truths We Hold by Kamala Harris (Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group)

Get Your September ALCs 

Booksellers can also access’s complimentary September Audiobook Listening Copies (ALCs) now. Booksellers can create a free account and send an email to with the name of their store to get access.

Independent Bookstore Day: What Bookstores Mean to Customers 

During the month of August, invited readers to share what their bookstore and mean to them to celebrate Independent Bookstore Day. Over the month, received more than 100 powerful videos.

On Independent Bookstore Day, shared the winners and a highlights video on its blog and across social media, where it generated more than 10,000 views. 

Winners, who chose between a $100 gift certificate at their bookstore or a 12-month membership, and their local stores are:  

  • Amya Franklin, Square Books (Oxford, MS)
  • Chris Trew, Garden District Bookshop (New Orleans, LA)
  • Jarett Bonner, Tattered Cover (Denver, CO) 
  • Talia Basma, Kepler’s Bookstore (Palo Alto, CA)
  • Valerie Wood-Lewis, Phoenix Books (Burlington, VT)
  • Vanessa Aldaz, Cafe Con Libros (Pomona, CA)

“More than ever, book lovers are making the conscious decision to support their local bookstores, whether in-person or online,” said Stephanie Ballien, director of marketing at “We were blown away by the number of heartfelt videos we received, and heartened by the commitment to shop local for books and audiobooks.”’s Bookseller Hub is the place for all important links, tips, and assets. Visit the Bookseller Hub now. is fully integrated with IndieCommerce, and a co-branded storefront is fast, free, and easy to set up. For more information about creating a storefront, contact