August 2017 Audiobook Bestsellers is proud to present the August 2017 audiobook bestseller list that captures what’s selling in independent bookstores nationwide.


1. Magpie Murders

By Anthony Horowitz (HarperCollins)

2. Lincoln in the Bardo

By George Saunders (Penguin Random House Audio)

3. A Gentleman in Moscow

By Amor Towles (Penguin Random House Audio)

4. The Hate U Give

By Angie Thomas (HarperCollins)

5. Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine

By by Gail Honeyman (Penguin Random House Audio)

6. Meddling Kids

By Edgar Cantero (Penguin Random House Audio)

7. The Ministry of Utmost Happiness

By Arundhati Roy (Penguin Random House Audio)

8. American Gods

By Neil Gaiman (HarperCollins)

9. The Rise and Fall of D.O.D.O.

By Nicole Galland & Neal Stephenson (HarperCollins)

10. The Underground Railroad (Oprah’s Book Club)

By Colson Whitehead (Penguin Random House Audio)


1. Theft by Finding

By David Sedaris (Hachette Audio)

2. Al Franken, Giant of the Senate

By Al Franken (Hachette Audio)

3. You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me

By Sherman Alexie (Hachette Audio)

4. Hunger

By Roxane Gay (HarperCollins)

5. Option B

By Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant (Penguin Random House Audio)

6. Hillbilly Elegy

By J. D. Vance (HarperCollins)

7. Bossypants

By Tina Fey (Hachette Audio)

8. Lab Girl

By Hope Jahren (Penguin Random House Audio)

9. Killers of the Flower Moon

By David Grann (Penguin Random House Audio)

10. Believe Me

By Eddie Izzard (Penguin Random House Audio)

The August 2017 audiobook bestseller list is based on sales through independent bookstore locations during the month of July 2017.

Written by

Nick Johnson

Nick Johnson

Nick is the Creative Director at He has wildly varying tastes. For example, you can see him zooming around the Pacific Northwest on either his pristine Italian scooter or his mud-splattered, classic American truck. His tastes in books are just as diverse. He reads (and listens to!) everything to 1950s-era sci-fi to modern YA.

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