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BESTSELLERS The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and SIBA, for the week ended Sunday, October 12, 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. Lila
Marilynne Robinson, FSG, $26, 9780374187613
2. Somewhere Safe With Somebody Good
Jan Karon, Putnam Adult, $27.95, 9780399167447
3. Edge of Eternity
Ken Follett, Dutton, $36, 9780525953098
4. All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr, Scribner, $27, 9781476746586
5. The Children Act
Ian McEwan, Nan A. Talese, $25, 9780385539708
6. The Goldfinch
Donna Tartt, Little Brown, $30, 9780316055437
7. The Paying Guests
Sarah Waters, Riverhead, $28.95, 9781594633119
8. Some Luck
Jane Smiley, Knopf, $26.95, 9780307700315
okra>9. The Invention of Wings
Sue Monk Kidd, Viking, $27.95, 9780670024780
10. Personal
Lee Child, Delacorte, $28, 9780804178747
11. The Bone Clocks
David Mitchell, Random House, $30, 9781400065677
12. Paris Match
Stuart Woods, Putnam Adult, $26.95, 9780399169120
13. Deadline
John Sandford, Putnam Adult, $27.95, 9780399162374
14. The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher
Hilary Mantel, Holt, $27, 9781627792103
15. Big Little Lies
Liane Moriarty, Amy Einhorn Books/Putnam, $26.95, 9780399167065

HARDCOVER NONFICTION


1. Killing Patton
Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard, Holt, $30, 9780805096682
2. Not That Kind of Girl
Lena Dunham, Random House, $28, 9780812994995
3. Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End
Atul Gawande, Metropolitan, $26, 9780805095159
4. Everything I Need to Know I Learned From a Little Golden Book
Diane Muldrow, Golden Books, $9.99, 9780307977618
5. Worthy Fights: A Memoir of Leadership in War and Peace
Leon Panetta, Penguin Press, $36, 9781594205965
6. Rebel Yell
S.C. Gwynne, Scribner, $35, 9781451673289
7. The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution
Walter Isaacson, S&S, $35, 9781476708690
8. Agents of the Apocalypse: A Riveting Look at the Key Players of the End Times
David Jeremiah, Tyndale House, $24.99, 9781414380490
9. World Order
Henry Kissinger, Penguin Press, $36, 9781594206146
10. Ocean
Dan Kainen, Workman, $25.95, 9780761180517
okra11. Wayfaring Strangers
Fiona Ritchie, Doug Orr, University of North Carolina Press, $39.95, 9781469618227
12. What If?
Randall Munroe, Houghton Mifflin, $24, 9780544272996
13. The Meaning of Human Existence
Edward Osborne Wilson, Liveright, $23.95, 9780871401007
14. How to Cook Everything Fast: A Better Way to Cook Great Food
Mark Bittman, Houghton Mifflin, $35, 9780470936306
15. Factory Man
Beth Macy, Little Brown, $28, 9780316231435

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION


1. Gone Girl
Gillian Flynn, Broadway, $15, 9780553418361
2. Orphan Train
Christina Baker Kline, Morrow, $14.99, 9780061950728
3. The Signature of All Things
Elizabeth Gilbert, Penguin, $17, 9780143125846
4. The Rosie Project
Graeme Simsion, S&S, $15.99, 9781476729091
5. Sharp Objects
Gillian Flynn, Three Rivers, $14, 9780307341556
6. Me Before You
Jojo Moyes, Penguin, $16, 9780143124542
7. This Is Where I Leave You
Jonathan Tropper, Plume, $16, 9780142181713
8. The Luminaries
Eleanor Catton, Back Bay, $18, 9780316074292
9. Americanah
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Anchor, $15.95, 9780307455925
10. Under the Wide and Starry Sky
Nancy Horan, Ballantine, $16, 9780345516541
11. Someone
Alice McDermott, Picador USA, $15, 9781250055361
12. Dark Places
Gillian Flynn, Three Rivers, $14, 9780307341570
13. You Should Have Known
Jean Hanff Korelitz, Grand Central, $15, 9781455599516
14. The Target
David Baldacci, Grand Central, $16, 9781455521180
15. Where'd You Go, Bernadette
Maria Semple, Back Bay, $14.99, 9780316204262

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION


1. Unbroken
Laura Hillenbrand, Random House, $16, 9780812974492
2. The Boys in the Boat
Daniel James Brown, Penguin, $17, 9780143125471
3. Unlikely Heroes
Jennifer Holland, Workman, $13.95, 9780761174417
4. Wild
Cheryl Strayed, Vintage, $15.95, 9780307476074
5. Zealot
Reza Aslan, Random House, $18, 9780812981483
6. Night
Elie Wiesel, FSG, $9.95, 9780374500016
7. This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage
Ann Patchett, Harper Perennial, $15.99, 9780062236685
8. Really Important Stuff My Dog Has Taught Me
Cynthia L. Copeland, Workman, $12.95, 9780761181798
9. Eat Q: Unlock the Weight-Loss Power of Emotional Intelligence
Susan Albers, HarperOne, $15.99, 9780062222770
10. Gift From the Sea
Anne Morrow Lindbergh, Pantheon, $9.95, 9780679732419
11. Orange Is the New Black
Piper Kerman, Spiegel & Grau, $16, 9780812986181
12. Men We Reaped
Jesmyn Ward, Bloomsbury, $16, 9781608197651
13. Bad Feminist
Roxane Gay, Harper Perennial, $15.99, 9780062282712
14. Hyperbole and a Half
Allie Brosh, Touchstone, $19.99, 9781451666175
15. The Heart of Everything That Is
Bob Drury, Tom Clavin, S&S, $17, 9781451654684

MASS MARKET


1. Gone Girl
Gillian Flynn, Broadway, $9.99, 9780553418354
2. Outlander
Diana Gabaldon, Dell, $9.99, 9780553393699
3. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Grand Central, $8.99, 9780446310789
4. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
5. Dragonfly in Amber
Diana Gabaldon, Dell, $9.99, 9780440215622
6. Sycamore Row
John Grisham, Dell, $9.99, 9780345543240
7. The Best of Me
Nicholas Sparks, Grand Central, $8, 9781455556564
8. A Dance With Dragons
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780553582017
9. Fall of Giants
Ken Follett, Signet, $9.99, 9780451232854
10. The Name of the Wind
Patrick Rothfuss, DAW, $8.99, 9780756404741

CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED


1. Room on the Broom
Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler (Illus.), Puffin, $6.99, 9780142501122
2. The Day the Crayons Quit
Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illus.), Philomel, $17.99, 9780399255373
3. The Book With No Pictures
B.J. Novak, Dial, $17.99, 9780803741713
4. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
5. Llama Llama Trick or Treat
Anna Dewdney, Viking Children's Books, $5.99, 9780451469786
6. Otis and the Scarecrow
Loren Long, Philomel, $17.99, 9780399163968
7. Ladybug Girl and the Dress-Up Dilemma
Jacky Davis, David Soman (Illus.), Dial, $17.99, 9780803735842
8. Bunny Cakes
Rosemary Wells, Puffin, $6.99, 9780140566673
9. Frozen (Little Golden Book)
Victoria Saxon, Grace Lee (Illus.), Random House/Disney, $3.99, 9780736430517
10. Happy Halloween, Ladybug Girl!
David Soman, Jacky Davis, Grosset & Dunlap, $6.99, 9780448478609

CHILDREN'S INTEREST


1. Skink: No Surrender
Carl Hiaasen, Knopf, $18.99, 9780375870514
2. The Giver
Lois Lowry, Harcourt, $9.99, 9780544340688
3. The Fault in Our Stars
John Green, Speak, $12.99, 9780142424179
4. If I Stay
Gayle Forman, Speak, $10.99, 9780147514530
5. Minecraft: Construction Handbook
Scholastic, $7.99, 9780545685177
6. Wonder
R.J. Palacio, Knopf, $16.99, 9780375869020
7. Frank Einstein and the Antimatter Motor
Jon Scieszka, Brian Biggs (Illus.), Amulet, $13.95, 9781419712180
8. Thirteen Reasons Why
Jay Asher, Razorbill, $10.99, 9781595141880
9. Looking for Alaska
John Green, Speak, $9.99, 9780142402511
10. Minecraft: Combat Handbook
Scholastic, $7.99, 9780545685160

CHILDREN'S FICTION SERIES TITLES


1. The Blood of Olympus (The Heroes of Olympus, Book Five)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $19.99, 9781423146735
2. The Maze Runner
James Dashner, Delacorte, $10.99, 9780385385206
3. The Scorch Trials (The Maze Runner, Book 2)
James Dashner, Ember, $9.99, 9780385738767
4. Four: A Divergent Collection
Veronica Roth, Katherine Tegen Books, $17.99, 9780062345219
5. Insurgent (Divergent, #2)
Veronica Roth, Katherine Tegen Books, $17.99, 9780062024046
6. The Death Cure (The Maze Runner, Book 3)
James Dashner, Delacorte, $9.99, 9780385738781
7. The Kill Order (The Maze Runner Prequel)
James Dashner, Delacorte, $9.99, 9780385742894
8. Allegiant (Divergent, #3)
Veronica Roth, Katherine Tegen Books, $19.99, 9780062024060
9. Pete the Cat and the Bad Banana
James Dean, Harper, $3.99, 9780062303820
10. The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $7.99, 9781423134947