Debuts Monthly Audiobook Bestseller List

Printer-friendly versionPrinter-friendly version, the platform that enables independent bookstores to sell digital audiobooks through a co-branded online storefront, has introduced a new monthly bestseller list. The debut April 2017 list is based on sales through more than 300 independent bookstore locations during the previous month.’s blog features audio samples of all the titles on the April list. Audiobooks preceded by a star (*) also appeared on the Great Books on Sale list.

April 2017 Audiobook Bestsellers


  1. Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders (Penguin Random House Audio)
  2. A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles (Penguin Random House Audio)
  3. The Underground Railroad (Oprah’s Book Club) by Colson Whitehead (Penguin Random House Audio)
  4. Exit West by Mohsin Hamid (Penguin Random House Audio)
  5. *Seveneves by Neal Stephenson (Brilliance Audio)
  6. Commonwealth by Ann Patchett (HarperCollins)
  7. Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman (HarperCollins)
  8. Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult (Penguin Random House Audio)
  9. *Raven Boys, The: Book 1 of the Raven Cycle by Maggie Stiefvater (Scholastic Audio)
  10. .Edgar and Lucy by Victor Lodato (Macmillan Audio)

Extended List (Fiction)


  1. Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow (Penguin Random House Audio)
  2. *The Measure of a Man by Sidney Poitier (HarperCollins)
  3. Hillbilly Elegy by J. D. Vance (HarperCollins)
  4. When Breath Becomes Air by Abraham Verghese and Paul Kalanithi (Penguin Random House Audio)
  5. *Stiff by Mary Roach (Tantor Media)
  6. *The Universe in Your Hand by Christophe Galfard (Blackstone Audio)
  7. *Following Atticus by Tom Ryan (HarperCollins)
  8. Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates (Penguin Random House Audio)
  9. The Book of Joy by Douglas Carlton Abrams, Dalai Lama, and Desmond Tutu (Penguin Random House Audio)
  10. Lab Girl by Hope Jahren (Penguin Random House Audio)

Extended List (Nonfiction)

Indie bookstores can also offer their customers a monthly audiobook subscription through’s new membership program. Customers try their first audiobook for $0.99 and pay $14.99 for one audiobook each month thereafter. Other benefits of the program, which launched March 1, include:

  • Access to more than 70,000 titles
  • 30 percent off additional audiobooks
  • Free iOS and Android app
  • Membership credits that never expire
  • DRM-free (listen on multiple devices)
  • Superior audio quality (2X industry standard) 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, visit’s indie partners page or contact Mark Pearson. Booksellers can also learn about’s offer for Independent Bookstore Day here.