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The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and SIBA, for the week ended Sunday, November 16, 2014. 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. Gray Mountain
John Grisham, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385537148
2. Revival
Stephen King, Scribner, $30, 9781476770383
3. All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr, Scribner, $27, 9781476746586
4. Let Me Be Frank With You
Richard Ford, Ecco, $27.99, 9780061692062
5. The Narrow Road to the Deep North
Richard Flanagan, Knopf, $26.95, 9780385352857
6. Prince Lestat
Anne Rice, Knopf, $28.95, 9780307962522
7. The Burning Room
Michael Connelly, Little Brown, $28, 9780316225939
okra8. Somewhere Safe With Somebody Good
Jan Karon, Putnam Adult, $27.95, 9780399167447
9. The Slow Regard of Silent Things
Patrick Rothfuss, DAW, $18.95, 9780756410438
10. Some Luck
Jane Smiley, Knopf, $26.95, 9780307700315
11. The Children Act
Ian McEwan, Nan A. Talese, $25, 9780385539708
12. Lila
Marilynne Robinson, FSG, $26, 9780374187613
13. Edge of Eternity
Ken Follett, Dutton, $36, 9780525953098
14. First Impressions
Charlie Lovett, Viking, $27.95, 9780525427247
15. The Goldfinch
Donna Tartt, Little Brown, $30, 9780316055437

HARDCOVER NONFICTION


1. 41: A Portrait of My Father
George W. Bush, Crown, $28, 9780553447781
2. Yes Please
Amy Poehler, Dey Street, $28.99, 9780062268341
3. Small Victories: Spotting Improbable Moments of Grace
Anne Lamott, Riverhead, $22.95, 9781594486296
4. Killing Patton
Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard, Holt, $30, 9780805096682
5. Make It Ahead
Ina Garten, Clarkson Potter, $35, 9780307464880
okra6. Jerry Lee Lewis
Rick Bragg, Jerry Lee Lewis, Harper, $27.99, 9780062078223
7. Everything I Need to Know I Learned From a Little Golden Book
Diane Muldrow, Golden Books, $9.99, 9780307977618
8. Everything I Need to Know About Christmas I Learned From a Little Golden Book
Diane Muldrow, Golden Books, $9.99, 9780553497359
9. Ocean
Carol Kaufmann, Workman, $25.95, 9780761180517
10. The Motivation Manifesto
Brendon Burchard, Hay House, $19.99, 9781401948078
11. Being Mortal
Atul Gawande, Metropolitan, $26, 9780805095159
12. Good Dog
David Dibenedetto, Harperwave, $25.99, 9780062242358
13. Rebel Yell
S.C. Gwynne, Scribner, $35, 9781451673289
okra14. Heritage
Sean Brock, Artisan Publishers, $40, 9781579654634
15. Just Mercy
Bryan Stevenson, Spiegel & Grau, $28, 9780812994520

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION


1. Orphan Train
Christina Baker Kline, Morrow, $14.99, 9780061950728
2. Gone Girl
Gillian Flynn, Broadway, $15, 9780553418361
3. Still Life With Bread Crumbs
Anna Quindlen, Random House, $16, 9780812976892
4. Me Before You
Jojo Moyes, Penguin, $16, 9780143124542
5. Americanah
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Anchor, $15.95, 9780307455925
6. The Museum of Extraordinary Things
Alice Hoffman, Scribner, $16, 9781451693577
7. The Alchemist
Paulo Coelho, HarperOne, $14.99, 9780061122415
8. The Luminaries
Eleanor Catton, Back Bay, $18, 9780316074292
9. This Is Where I Leave You
Jonathan Tropper, Plume, $16, 9780142181713
10. The Wife, the Maid, and the Mistress
Ariel Lawhon, Anchor, $15.95, 9780345805966
11. The Signature of All Things
Elizabeth Gilbert, Penguin, $17, 9780143125846
okra12. Guests on Earth
Lee Smith, Shannon Ravenel Books, $14.95, 9781616203801
13. Missing Person
Patrick Modiano, David R. Godine Publisher, $16.95, 9781567922813
14. The Best of Me
Nicholas Sparks, Grand Central, $15, 9781455556557
15. The Martian
Andy Weir, Broadway, $15, 9780553418026

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION


1. Unbroken
Laura Hillenbrand, Random House, $16, 9780812987119
2. The Boys in the Boat
Daniel James Brown, Penguin, $17, 9780143125471
3. This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage
Ann Patchett, Harper Perennial, $15.99, 9780062236685
4. Wild
Cheryl Strayed, Vintage, $15.95, 9780307476074
5. George Washington's Secret Six
Brian Kilmeade, Don Yaeger, Sentinel, $16, 9781595231109
6. Let's Explore Diabetes With Owls
David Sedaris, Back Bay, $17, 9780316154703
7. The Bully Pulpit
Doris Kearns Goodwin, S&S, $22, 9781416547877
8. Really Important Stuff My Dog Has Taught Me
Cynthia L. Copeland, Workman, $12.95, 9780761181798
9. Wreck This Journal
Keri Smith, Perigee, $15, 9780399161940
10. Ava's Man
Rick Bragg, Vintage, $13, 9780375724442
11. The Heart of Everything That Is
Bob Drury, Tom Clavin, S&S, $17, 9781451654684
12. Unfathomable City: A New Orleans Atlas
Rebecca Solnit, Rebecca Snedeker, University of California Press, $29.95, 9780520274044
13. The Old Farmer's Almanac 2015
Old Farmer's Almanac, $7.95, 9781571986368
14. Eat Bacon, Don't Jog
Grant Petersen, Workman, $13.95, 9780761180548
15. The Girls of Atomic City
Denise Kiernan, Touchstone, $16, 9781451617535

MASS MARKET


1. Gone Girl
Gillian Flynn, Broadway, $9.99, 9780553418354
2. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Grand Central, $8.99, 9780446310789
3. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
4. A Dance With Dragons
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780553582017
5. A Game of Thrones
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780553593716
6. Good Omens
Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett, HarperTorch, $7.99, 9780060853983
7. Animal Farm
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451526342
8. Outlander
Diana Gabaldon, Dell, $9.99, 9780553393699
9. A Storm of Swords
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780345543981
10. And Then There Were None
Agatha Christie, HarperTorch, $6.99, 9780062073488

CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED


1. The Book With No Pictures
B.J. Novak, Dial, $17.99, 9780803741713
2. Skippyjon Jones Snow What
Judy Schachner, Dial, $17.99, 9780803737891
3. The Day the Crayons Quit
Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illus.), Philomel, $17.99, 9780399255373
4. The Animals' Santa
Jan Brett, Putnam Juvenile, $17.99, 9780399257841
5. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
6. Little Blue Truck's Christmas
Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illus.), Harcourt, $14.99, 9780544320413
7. Pete the Cat: The First Thanksgiving
James Dean, Kimberly Dean, HarperFestival, $6.99, 9780062198693
8. Frozen (Little Golden Book)
Victoria Saxon, Grace Lee (Illus.), Random House/Disney, $3.99, 9780736430517
9. Once Upon an Alphabet
Oliver Jeffers, Philomel, $26.99, 9780399167911
10. The Berenstain Bears: Thanksgiving All Around
Mike Berenstain, HarperFestival, $6.99, 9780062075611

CHILDREN'S INTEREST


1. Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library
Chris Grabenstein, Yearling Books, $6.99, 9780307931474
2. The Giver
Lois Lowry, Harcourt, $9.99, 9780544340688
3. Skink: No Surrender
Carl Hiaasen, Knopf, $18.99, 9780375870514
4. Minecraft: Essential Handbook
Scholastic, $7.99, 9780545669931
5. Wonder
R.J. Palacio, Knopf, $16.99, 9780375869020
6. The Fault in Our Stars
John Green, Speak, $12.99, 9780142424179
7. Minecraft: Combat Handbook
Scholastic, $7.99, 9780545685160
8. Rush Revere and the American Revolution
Rush Limbaugh, Threshold Editions, $19.99, 9781476789873
9. I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Changed the World
Malala Yousafzai, Little Brown, $17, 9780316327930
10. Minecraft: Construction Handbook
Scholastic, $7.99, 9780545685177

CHILDREN'S FICTION SERIES TITLES


1. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9781419711893
2. The Blood of Olympus (The Heroes of Olympus, Book Five) Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $19.99, 9781423146735
3. The Maze Runner James Dashner, Delacorte, $10.99, 9780385385206
4. The Scorch Trials (The Maze Runner, Book 2) James Dashner, Ember, $9.99, 9780385738767
5. The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1) Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $7.99, 9781423134947
6. Junie B., First Grader: Turkeys We Have Loved and Eaten (and Other Thankful Stuff) Barbara Park, Denise Brunkus (Illus.), Random House, $4.99, 9780375871153
7. Thanksgiving on Thursday (Magic Tree House, #27) Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illus.), Random House, $4.99, 9780375806155
8. Waiting Is Not Easy! (Elephant & Piggie) Mo Willems, Disney/Hyperion, $8.99, 9781423199571
9. The Death Cure (The Maze Runner, Book 3) James Dashner, Delacorte, $9.99, 9780385738781
10. The Kill Order (The Maze Runner Prequel) James Dashner, Delacorte, $9.99, 9780385742894