March 2018 Audiobook Bestsellers

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March 2018 Fiction Audiobook Bestseller listAudiobook Bestsellers for March

The March 2018 Audiobook Bestseller List is based on sales through hundreds of independent bookstore locations participating in the audiobook program during the month of February. Graphics to promote the March Audiobook Bestseller list are available from on Google Drive.


  1. The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn (HarperCollins)
  2. Pachinko by Min Jin Lee (Hachette Audio)
  3. The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin (Penguin Random House Audio)
  4. Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng (Penguin Random House Audio)
  5. A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle (Penguin Random House Audio)
  6. An American Marriage by Tayari Jones (HighBridge/Recorded Books/Algonquin Books)
  7. Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders (Penguin Random House Audio)
  8. The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah (Macmillan Audio)
  9. The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas (HarperCollins)
  10. Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward (Simon & Schuster Audio)


  1. The Line Becomes a River by Francisco Cantú (Penguin Random House Audio)
  2. Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari (HarperCollins)
  3. Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance (HarperCollins)
  4. Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson (Penguin Random House Audio)
  5. The Long Haul by Finn Murphy (HighBridge/Recorded Books/W.W. Norton)
  6. Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow (Penguin Random House Audio)
  7. Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann (Penguin Random House Audio)
  8. Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman (HarperCollins)
  9. Hunger by Roxane Gay (HarperCollins)
  10. Never Split the Difference by Chris Voss & Tahl Raz (HarperCollins)

March ALCs Available

The March list of Audiobook Listening Copies (ALCs) is now available to booksellers. Booksellers who are not registered with can access the ALCs by creating a free account and sending an e-mail to with the name of their store.

Recording Bookstore Events as Audiobooks is working with bookstores to record and publish author events as audiobooks. Here are two examples:

Booksellers that would like to record an event as an audiobook can e-mail Audiobook Referral Program Debuts

On March 1, announced its audiobook referral program, which encourages customers to spread the word to friends and family and be rewarded with free audiobooks. Anyone referred will automatically be connected to the referring person’s store once they sign up for a membership. Customers can refer a friend on the referral page and learn more about the program on the blog. Assets to promote the referral program are available on Google Drive. 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.