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Southern Indie Bestsellers 12/4/2016

The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and SIBA, for the week ended Sunday, December 4, 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 Whistler
John Grisham, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385541190
2. Moonglow
Michael Chabon, Harper, $28.99, 9780062225559
3. The Underground Railroad
Colson Whitehead, Doubleday, $26.95, 9780385542364
4. The Whole Town's Talking
Fannie Flagg, Random House, $28, 9781400065950
5. Night School
Lee Child, Delacorte, $28.99, 9780804178808
6. No Man's Land
David Baldacci, Grand Central, $29, 9781455586516
7. All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr, Scribner, $27, 9781476746586
8. Swing Time
Zadie Smith, Penguin, $27, 9781594203985
9. Commonwealth
Ann Patchett, Harper, $27.99, 9780062491794
10. A Gentleman in Moscow
Amor Towles, Viking, $27, 9780670026197
11. Small Great Things
Jodi Picoult, Ballantine, $28.99, 9780345544957
12. The Nightingale
Kristin Hannah, St. Martin's, $27.99, 9780312577223
13. News of the World
Paulette Jiles, Morrow, $22.99, 9780062409201
14. Chaos
Patricia Cornwell, Morrow, $28.99, 9780062436689
15. Two by Two
Nicholas Sparks, Grand Central, $27, 9781455520695

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

1. Hillbilly Elegy
J.D. Vance, Harper, $27.99, 9780062300546
2. Killing the Rising Sun
Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard, Holt, $30, 9781627790628
3. Born a Crime
Trevor Noah, Spiegel & Grau, $28, 9780399588174
4. Thank You for Being Late
Thomas L. Friedman, FSG, $28, 9780374273538
5. Deep Run Roots
Vivian Howard, Little Brown, $40, 9780316381109
6. Born to Run
Bruce Springsteen, S&S, $32.5, 9781501141515
7. The Hidden Life of Trees
Peter Wohlleben, Greystone, $24.95, 9781771642484
8. A Lowcountry Heart
Pat Conroy, Nan A. Talese, $25, 9780385530866
9. Settle for More
Megyn Kelly, Harper, $29.99, 9780062494603
10. Atlas Obscura
Joshua Foer, et al., Workman, $35, 9780761169086
11. Upstream
Mary Oliver, Penguin, $26, 9781594206702
12. Shaken
Tim Tebow, Waterbrook, $25, 9780735289864
13. Between the World and Me
Ta-Nehisi Coates, Spiegel & Grau, $25, 9780812993547
14. The Daily Show (The Book)
Chris Smith, Grand Central, $30, 9781455565382
15. Cooking for Jeffrey
Ina Garten, Clarkson Potter, $35, 9780307464897

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION

1. A Man Called Ove
Fredrik Backman, Washington Square Press, $16, 9781476738024
2. My Brilliant Friend
Elena Ferrante, Europa, $17, 9781609450786
3. The Sellout
Paul Beatty, Picador, $16, 9781250083258
4. Milk and Honey
Rupi Kaur, Andrews McMeel, $14.99, 9781449474256
5. The Girl on the Train
Paula Hawkins, Riverhead, $16, 9780735212152
6. My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry
Fredrik Backman, Washington Square Press, $16, 9781501115073
7. The Little Paris Bookshop
Nina George, Broadway, $16, 9780553418798
8. The Martian
Andy Weir, Broadway, $15, 9781101903582
9. Fates and Furies
Lauren Groff, Riverhead, $16, 9781594634482
10. Circling the Sun
Paula McLain, Ballantine, $16, 9780345534200
11. My Name Is Lucy Barton
Elizabeth Strout, Random House, $16, 9780812979527
12. The Girl With All the Gifts
M.R. Carey, Orbit, $15, 9780316334754
13. Arrival
Ted Chiang, Vintage, $16, 9780525433675
14. The Sympathizer
Viet Thanh Nguyen, Grove, $16, 9780802124944
15. The Handmaid's Tale
Margaret Atwood, Anchor, $15.95, 9780385490818

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION

1. Alexander Hamilton
Ron Chernow, Penguin, $20, 9780143034759
2. The Boys in the Boat
Daniel James Brown, Penguin, $17, 9780143125471
3. Harry Potter Coloring Book
Scholastic, $15.99, 9781338029994
4. The Wright Brothers
David McCullough, S&S, $17, 9781476728759
5. The Road to Little Dribbling
Bill Bryson, Anchor, $16.95, 9780804172714
6. Johanna's Christmas
Johanna Basford, Penguin, $15, 9780143129301
7. Clementine
Sonia Purnell, Penguin, $18, 9780143128915
8. The Invention of Nature
Andrea Wulf, Vintage, $17, 9780345806291
9. Just Mercy
Bryan Stevenson, Spiegel & Grau, $16, 9780812984965
10. Lost Ocean
Johanna Basford, Penguin, $16.95, 9780143108993
11. The Mindfulness Coloring Book
Emma Farrarons, Experiment, $9.95, 9781615193028
12. Unlikely Friendships: Dogs
Jennifer S. Holland, Workman, $13.95, 9780761187288
13. North Carolina's Roadside Eateries
D.G. Martin, UNC Press, $16, 9781469630144
14. The New Jim Crow
Michelle Alexander, The New Press, $19.95, 9781595586438
15. You Are a Badass
Jen Sincero, Running Press, $16, 9780762447695

MASS MARKET

1. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
2. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Grand Central, $9.99, 9781455538966
3. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Little Brown, $8.99, 9780316769488
4. Slaughterhouse-Five
Kurt Vonnegut, Laurel Leaf, $7.99, 9780440180296
5. The Girl on the Train
Paula Hawkins, Riverhead, $9.99, 9780735212169
6. Of Mice and Men
John Steinbeck, Penguin, $11, 9780140177398
7. The Name of the Wind
Patrick Rothfuss, DAW, $8.99, 9780756404741
8. X
Sue Grafton, Putnam, $9.99, 9781101981870
9. Good Omens
Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett, HarperTorch, $7.99, 9780060853983
10. Lord of the Flies
William Golding, Perigee, $9.99, 9780399501487

CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED

1. Gingerbread Christmas
Jan Brett, Putnam, $18.99, 9780399170713
2. Give Please a Chance
Bill O'Reilly, James Patterson, Jimmy Patterson, $17.99, 9780316276887
3. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
4. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, Putnam, $10.99, 9780399226908
5. Mother Bruce
Ryan T. Higgins, Disney/Hyperion, $17.99, 9781484730881
6. How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Dr. Seuss, Random House, $16.99, 9780394800790
7. If You Give a Mouse a Brownie
Laura Numeroff, Felicia Bond (Illus.), Harper, $17.99, 9780060275716
8. The Polar Express
Chris Van Allsburg, Harcourt, $19.99, 9780544580145
9. Penguin Problems
Jory John, Lane Smith (Illus.), Random House BYR, $17.99, 9780553513370
10. Finding Winnie
Lindsay Mattick, Sophie Blackall (Illus.), Little Brown, $18, 9780316324908

CHILDREN'S INTEREST

1. Dog Man
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9780545581608
2. Animal Planet Strange, Unusual, Gross & Cool Animals
Animal Planet, Animal Planet, $18.95, 9781618931665
3. Heartless
Marissa Meyer, Feiwel & Friends, $19.99, 9781250044655
4. The Inquisitor's Tale
Adam Gidwitz, Hatem Aly (Illus.), Dutton, $17.99, 9780525426165
5. Matilda
Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake (Illus.), Puffin, $7.99, 9780142410370
6. Wonder
R.J. Palacio, Knopf, $16.99, 9780375869020
7. The Secret Keepers
Trenton Lee Stewart, Diana Sudyka (Illus.), Little Brown, $18.99, 9780316389556
8. The Book of Heroines
Stephanie Warren Drimmer, National Geographic Society, $14.99, 9781426325571
9. The Girl Who Drank the Moon
Kelly Barnhill, Algonquin Young Readers, $16.95, 9781616205676
10. The Sweetest Christmas Eve
Annie Hallinan, Preveza Amy (Illus.), Turnberry Press, $19.95, 9780997147704

CHILDREN'S FICTION SERIES TITLES

1. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay (Harry Potter)
J.K. Rowling, Arthur A. Levine Books, $24.99, 9781338109061
2. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Double Down
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9781419723445
3. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets: The Illustrated Edition
J.K. Rowling, Jim Kay (Illus.), Arthur A. Levine Books, $39.99, 9780545791328
4. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Old School
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9781419717017
5. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Parts One & Two
J.K. Rowling, et al., Arthur A. Levine Books, $29.99, 9781338099133
6. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
J.K.Rowling, Scholastic, $10.99, 9780590353427
7. Serafina and the Black Cloak
Robert Beatty, Disney/Hyperion, $7.99, 9781484711873
8. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone: The Illustrated Edition
J.K. Rowling, Jim Kay (Illus.), Arthur A. Levine Books, $39.99, 9780545790352
9. The Hammer of Thor (Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, Book 2)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $19.99, 9781423160922
10. Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
Ransom Riggs, Quirk, $11.99, 9781594749025