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Southern Indie Bestseller List April 13, 2014

HARDCOVER FICTION

1. The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry
Gabrielle Zevin, Algonquin, $24.95, 9781616203214
2. The Goldfinch
Donna Tartt, Little Brown, $30, 9780316055437
okra3. The Invention of Wings
Sue Monk Kidd, Viking, $27.95, 9780670024780

4. The Husband's Secret
Liane Moriarty, Amy Einhorn Books, $25.95, 9780399159343
5. In Paradise
Peter Matthiessen, Riverhead, $27.95, 9781594633171
okra6. Miss Julia's Marvelous Makeover
Ann B. Ross, Viking, $26.95, 9780670026111

7. Be Careful What You Wish for
Jeffrey Archer, St. Martin's, $27.99, 9781250034489
8. Frog Music
Emma Donoghue, Little Brown, $27, 9780316324687
9. By Its Cover
Donna Leon, Atlantic Monthly Press, $26, 9780802122643
10. Sycamore Row
John Grisham, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385537131
okra11. This Dark Road to Mercy
Wiley Cash, Morrow, $25.99, 9780062088253

12. NYPD Red 2
James Patterson, Marshall Karp, Little Brown, $28, 9780316211239
13. Missing You
Harlan Coben, Dutton, $27.95, 9780525953494
14. Carnal Curiosity
Stuart Woods, Putnam Adult, $26.95, 9780399164163
15. Stone Cold
C.J. Box, Putnam Adult, $26.95, 9780399160769

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

1. Flash Boys
Michael Lewis, Norton, $27.95, 9780393244663
2. Living With a Wild God
Barbara Ehrenreich, Twelve, $26, 9781455501762
3. Everything I Need to Know I Learned From a Little Golden Book
Diane Muldrow, Golden Books, $9.99, 9780307977618
4. 10% Happier
Dan Harris, It Books, $25.99, 9780062265425
okra5. Under Magnolia
Frances Mayes, Crown, $26, 9780307885913

6. How Jesus Became God
Bart D. Ehrman, HarperOne, $27.99, 9780061778186
7. Thrive
Arianna Huffington, Harmony, $26, 9780804140843
8. Big Tent
Mallory Factor, Elizabeth Factor, Broadside, $26.99, 9780062290694
9. A Call to Action
Jimmy Carter, S&S, $28, 9781476773957
10. John Wayne
Scott Eyman, S&S, $32.5, 9781439199589
11. Killing Jesus
Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard, Holt, $28, 9780805098549
12. Bourbon
Dane Huckelbridge, Morrow, $25.99, 9780062241399
13. Learning to Walk in the Dark
Barbara Brown Taylor, HarperOne, $24.99, 9780062024350
14. David and Goliath
Malcolm Gladwell, Little Brown, $29, 9780316204361
15. The Doctor's Diet
Travis Stork, M.D., Bird Street, $25.95, 9781939457035

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION

1. Orphan Train
Christina Baker Kline, Morrow, $14.99, 9780061950728
2. Me Before You
Jojo Moyes, Penguin, $16, 9780143124542
3. The Interestings
Meg Wolitzer, Riverhead, $17, 9781594632341
4. The Burgess Boys
Elizabeth Strout, Random House, $15, 9780812979510
5. The Last Original Wife
Dorothea Benton Frank, Morrow, $14.99, 9780062132475
6. Where'd You Go, Bernadette
Maria Semple, Back Bay, $14.99, 9780316204262
7. The Aviator's Wife
Melanie Benjamin, Bantam, $15, 9780345528681
8. The Light Between Oceans
M.L. Stedman, Scribner, $16, 9781451681758
9. A Tale for the Time Being
Ruth Ozeki, Penguin, $16, 9780143124870
10. The Great Gatsby
F.Scott Fitzgerald, Scribner, $15, 9781451689433
11. Beautiful Ruins
Jess Walter, Harper Perennial, $15.99, 9780061928178
12. Americanah
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Anchor, $15.95, 9780307455925
13. Life After Life
Kate Atkinson, Back Bay, $18, 9780316176491
okra14. Z
Therese Anne Fowler, St. Martin's Griffin, $15.99, 9781250028662

15. Vampires in the Lemon Grove
Karen Russell, Vintage, $14.95, 9780307947475

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION

1. The Monuments Men
Robert M. Edsel, Back Bay, $17, 9780316240055
2. Behind the Beautiful
Forevers Katherine Boo, Random House, $16, 9780812979329
3. The Girls of Atomic City
Denise Kiernan, Touchstone, $16, 9781451617535
4. Heaven Is for Real
Todd Burpo, Thomas Nelson, $16.99, 9780849946158
5. Wild
Cheryl Strayed, Vintage, $15.95, 9780307476074
6. Wreck This Journal
Keri Smith, Perigee, $15, 9780399161940
7. The Plantagenets
Dan Jones, Penguin, $18, 9780143124924
8. The Power of Habit
Charles Duhigg, Random House, $16, 9780812981605
9. Orange Is the New Black
Piper Kerman, Spiegel & Grau, $16, 9780812986181
10. Total Body Transformation
Michelle Bridges, Zinc Ink, $23, 9780553392609
11. Hyperbole and a Half
Allie Brosh, Touchstone, $17.99, 9781451666175
12. Unfathomable City: A New Orleans Atlas
Rebecca Solnit, Rebecca Snedeker, University of California Press, $29.95, 9780520274044
13. Gulp
Mary Roach, Norton, $15.95, 9780393348743
14. On This Day in Outer Banks History
Sarah Downing, History Press, $14.99, 9781626192829
15. Reasons My Kid Is Crying
Greg Pembroke, Three Rivers Press, $15, 9780804139830

MASS MARKET

1. A Game of Thrones
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780553593716
2. A Dance With Dragons
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780553582017
3. Never Go Back
Lee Child, Dell, $9.99, 9780440246329
4. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
5. Mythology
Edith Hamilton, Grand Central, $10, 9780446574754
6. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Little Brown, $6.99, 9780316769488
7. A Clash of Kings
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780345535429
8. The English Girl
Daniel Silva, Harper, $9.99, 9780062073181
9. Slaughterhouse-Five
Kurt Vonnegut, Laurel Leaf, $7.99, 9780440180296
10. The Name of the Wind
Patrick Rothfuss, DAW, $8.99, 9780756404741

CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED

1. The Pigeon Needs a Bath!
Mo Willems, Disney Press, $16.99, 9781423190875
2. Pete the Cat: Big Easter Adventure
Kimberly Dean, James Dean, Harper, $9.99, 9780062198679
3. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
4. Frozen (Little Golden Book)
Victoria Saxon, Grace Lee (Illus.), Random House/Disney, $3.99, 9780736430517
5. The Day the Crayons Quit
Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illus.), Philomel, $17.99, 9780399255373
6. Pinkalicious: Eggstraordinary Easter
Victoria Kann, HarperFestival, $4.99, 9780062187727
7. Frozen (Big Golden Book)
Bill Scollon, Disney Storybook Artists (Illus.), Random House/Disney, $9.99, 9780736430654
8. God Gave Us Easter
Lisa Tawn Bergren, Laura J. Bryant (Illus.), Waterbrook Press, $10.99, 9780307730725
9. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, Harper, $18.99, 9780060254926
10. Richard Scarry's Bunnies
Richard Scarry, Golden Books, $8.99, 9780385385183

CHILDREN'S INTEREST

1. The Fault in Our Stars
John Green, Speak, $12.99, 9780142424179
2. Paper Towns
John Green, Speak, $9.99, 9780142414934
3. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf, $12.99, 9780385754729
okra4. Three Times Lucky
Sheila Turnage, Puffin, $7.99, 9780142426050

5. Looking for Alaska
John Green, Speak, $9.99, 9780142402511
okra6. The Ghosts of Tupelo Landing
Sheila Turnage, Kathy Dawson Books, $16.99, 9780803736719

7. Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures
Kate DiCamillo, K.G. Campbell (Illus.), Candlewick, $17.99, 9780763660406
8. Rush Revere and the First Patriots
Rush Limbaugh, Threshold Editions, $19.99, 9781476755885
9. The Giver
Lois Lowry, Laurel-Leaf, $6.99, 9780440237686
10. Here Comes the Easter Cat
Deborah Underwood, Claudia Rueda (Illus.), Dial Press, $16.99, 9780803739390

CHILDREN'S FICTION SERIES TITLES

1. Divergent
Veronica Roth, Katherine Tegen Books, $9.99, 9780062289858
2. Insurgent (Divergent, #2)
Veronica Roth, Katherine Tegen Books, $17.99, 9780062024046
3. Allegiant (Divergent, #3)
Veronica Roth, Katherine Tegen Books, $19.99, 9780062024060
4. The Maze Runner
James Dashner, Delacorte, $9.99, 9780385737951
5. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9781419711329
6. Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
Ransom Riggs, Quirk, $10.99, 9781594746031
7. The Hunger Games
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $12.99, 9780545425117
8. Timmy Failure: Now Look What You've Done
Stephan Pastis, Candlewick, $14.99, 9780763660512
9. The First Battle (Warriors: Dawn of the Clans, #3)
Erin Hunter, Harper, $16.99, 9780062063533
10. Big Nate: In the Zone
Lincoln Peirce, Harper, $13.99, 9780061996658