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The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and SIBA, for the week ended Sunday, June 26, 2016. Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance and IndieBound. For an independent bookstore near you, visit IndieBound.org.

HARDCOVER FICTION

1. The Girls
Emma Cline, Random House, $27, 9780812998603
2. A Hero of France
Alan Furst, Random House, $27, 9780812996494
3. End of Watch
Stephen King, Scribner, $30, 9781501129742
4. Before the Fall
Noah Hawley, Grand Central, $26, 9781455561780
5. All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr, Scribner, $27, 9781476746586
6. Sweetbitter
Stephanie Danler, Knopf, $25, 9781101875940
7. All Summer Long
Dorothea Benton Frank, Morrow, $26.99, 9780062390752
8. Barkskins
Annie Proulx, Scribner, $32, 9780743288781
9. The Nest
Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney, Ecco, $26.99, 9780062414212
10. The Girl on the Train
Paula Hawkins, Riverhead, $26.95, 9781594633669
11. The Nightingale
Kristin Hannah, St. Martin's, $27.99, 9780312577223
12. The Last Mile
David Baldacci, Grand Central, $29, 9781455586455
13. Everybody's Fool
Richard Russo, Knopf, $27.95, 9780307270641
14. After You
Jojo Moyes, Pamela Dorman Books, $26.95, 9780525426592
15. Everyone Brave Is Forgiven
Chris Cleave, S&S, $26.99, 9781501124372

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

1. Bill O'Reilly's Legends and Lies: The Patriots
David Fisher, Holt, $35, 9781627797894
2. When Breath Becomes Air
Paul Kalanithi, Random House, $25, 9780812988406
3. The View From the Cheap Seats
Neil Gaiman, Morrow, $26.99, 9780062262264
4. The Gene
Siddhartha Mukherjee, Scribner, $32, 9781476733500
5. Valiant Ambition
Nathaniel Philbrick, Viking, $30, 9780525426783
6. Seven Brief Lessons on Physics
Carlo Rovelli, Riverhead, $18, 9780399184413
7. But What If We're Wrong?
Chuck Klosterman, Blue Rider, $26, 9780399184123
8. The Rainbow Comes and Goes
Anderson Cooper, Gloria Vanderbilt, Harper, $27.99, 9780062454942
9. Grit
Angela Duckworth, Scribner, $28, 9781501111105
10. Being Mortal
Atul Gawande, Metropolitan, $26, 9780805095159
11. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up
Marie Kondo, Ten Speed Press, $16.99, 9781607747307
siba book award finalist12. My Southern Journey: True Stories from the Heart of the South
Rick Bragg, Oxmoor House, $27.95, 9780848746391
13. Tribe
Sebastian Junger, Twelve, $22, 9781455566389
14. Grunt
Mary Roach, Norton, $26.95, 9780393245448
15. Between the World and Me
Ta-Nehisi Coates, Spiegel & Grau, $24, 9780812993547

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION

1. Me Before You
Jojo Moyes, Penguin, $16, 9780143109464
2. A Man Called Ove
Fredrik Backman, Washington Square Press, $16, 9781476738024
3. My Brilliant Friend
Elena Ferrante, Europa Editions, $17, 9781609450786
4. The Girl in the Spider's Web
David Lagercrantz, Vintage Crime/Black Lizard, $16.95, 9781101872000
5. The Sympathizer
Viet Thanh Nguyen, Grove Press, $16, 9780802124944
6. The Little Paris Bookshop
Nina George, Broadway, $16, 9780553418798
7. A Spool of Blue Thread
Anne Tyler, Ballantine, $16, 9780553394399
8. The Lake House
Kate Morton, Washington Square Press, $17, 9781451649352
siba book award finalist9. Go Set a Watchman
Harper Lee, Harper Perennial, $15.99, 9780062409867
10. Circling the Sun
Paula McLain, Ballantine, $16, 9780345534200
11. The Marriage of Opposites
Alice Hoffman, S&S, $16, 9781451693607
12. A Little Life
Hanya Yanagihara, Anchor, $17, 9780804172707
13. The Rocks
Peter Nichols, Riverhead, $16, 9781101983393
14. In the Unlikely Event
Judy Blume, Vintage, $15.95, 9781101873984
15. The Alchemist (25th Anniversary Edition)
Paulo Coelho, HarperOne, $16.99, 9780062315007

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION

1. Alexander Hamilton
Ron Chernow, Penguin, $20, 9780143034759
2. The Wright Brothers
David McCullough, S&S, $17, 9781476728759
3. The Boys in the Boat
Daniel James Brown, Penguin, $17, 9780143125471
4. Dead Wake
Erik Larson, Broadway, $17, 9780307408877
5. How to Read Literature Like a Professor
Thomas C. Foster, Harper Perennial, $15.99, 9780062301673
6. Barbarian Days
William Finnegan, Penguin, $17, 9780143109396
7. Modern Romance
Aziz Ansari, Penguin, $17, 9780143109259
8. I Am Malala
Malala Yousafzai, Back Bay, $16, 9780316322423
9. The Devil in the White City
Erik Larson, Vintage, $16, 9780375725609
10. H Is for Hawk
Helen Macdonald, Grove Press, $16, 9780802124739
11. Outliers
Malcolm Gladwell, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316017930
12. Just Mercy
Bryan Stevenson, Spiegel & Grau, $16, 9780812984965
13. You Are a Badass
Jen Sincero, Running Press, $16, 9780762447695
14. The Oregon Trail
Rinker Buck, S&S, $16.99, 9781451659177
15. The Outward Mindset
The Arbinger Institute, Berrett-Koehler, $16.95, 9781626567153

MASS MARKET

1. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
2. The Diary of a Young Girl
Anne Frank, Bantam, $7.99, 9780553577129
3. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Grand Central, $9.99, 9781455538966
4. A Game of Thrones
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780553593716
5. Lord of the Flies
William Golding, Perigee, $9.99, 9780399501487
6. Me Before You
Jojo Moyes, Penguin, $9.99, 9780143130154
7. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Little Brown, $8.99, 9780316769488
8. Ender's Game
Orson Scott Card, Tor, $7.99, 9780765370624
9. Animal Farm
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451526342
10. A Clash of Kings
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780345535429

CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED

1. Oh, the Places You'll Go!
Dr. Seuss, Random House, $17.99, 9780679805274
2. Our Great Big Backyard
Laura Bush, Jenna Bush Hager, Jacqueline Rogers (Illus.), Harper, $18.99, 9780062468352
3. Beach Baby
Kate Merritt, Workman, $5.95, 9780761187325
4. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, Harper, $18.99, 9780060254926
5. Gator Dad
Brian Lies, HMH Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9780544534339
6. Where's Waldo?
Martin Handford, Candlewick, $7.99, 9780763634988
7. Daddies Are Awesome
Meredith Costain, Polona Lovsin (Illus.), Holt, $16.99, 9781627794527
8. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, Putnam, $10.99, 9780399226908
9. The Day the Crayons Quit
Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illus.), Philomel, $17.99, 9780399255373
10. Nobody Likes a Goblin
Ben Hatke, First Second, $17.99, 9781626720817

CHILDREN'S INTEREST

1. The BFG
Roald Dahl, Puffin, $7.99, 9781101997697
2. The Trials of Apollo: The Hidden Oracle
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $19.99, 9781484732748
3. Wonder
R.J. Palacio, Knopf, $16.99, 9780375869020
4. Looking for Alaska (Special 10th Anniversary Edition)
John Green, Dutton, $19.99, 9780525428022
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Kate DiCamillo, Candlewick, $16.99, 9780763681173
6. Holes
Louis Sachar, Yearling, $6.99, 9780440419464
7. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf, $12.99, 9780385754729
8. Escape From Mr. Lemoncello's Library
Chris Grabenstein, Yearling, $6.99, 9780307931474
9. Paper Towns
John Green, Penguin, $10.99, 9780147517654
10. The Giver
Lois Lowry, Harcourt, $9.99, 9780544340688

CHILDREN'S FICTION SERIES TITLES

1. The Thank You Book (Elephant & Piggie)
Mo Willems, Disney/Hyperion, $9.99, 9781423178286
2. Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
Ransom Riggs, Quirk, $10.99, 9781594746031
3. The Last Star: The Final Book of the 5th Wave
Rick Yancey, Putnam, $18.99, 9780399162435
4. Return to the Isle of the Lost: A Descendants Novel
Melissa de la Cruz, Disney/Hyperion, $17.99, 9781484750711
5. The 5th Wave
Rick Yancey, Speak, $10.99, 9780147519085
6. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
J.K.Rowling, Scholastic, $10.99, 9780590353427
7. The Maze Runner
James Dashner, Delacorte, $10.99, 9780385385206
8. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
J.K.Rowling, Scholastic, $10.99, 9780439064873
9. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
J.K.Rowling, Scholastic, $10.99, 9780439136365
10. Ivy and Bean (Ivy & Bean, #1)
Annie Barrows, Sophie Blackall, Chronicle, $5.99, 9780811849098