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Southern Indie Bestsellers 1/15/2017

The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and SIBA, for the week ended Sunday, January 15, 2017. 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 Underground Railroad
Colson Whitehead, Doubleday, $26.95, 9780385542364
2. A Gentleman in Moscow
Amor Towles, Viking, $27, 9780670026197
3. The Whistler
John Grisham, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385541190
4. Commonwealth
Ann Patchett, Harper, $27.99, 9780062491794
5. Small Great Things
Jodi Picoult, Ballantine, $28.99, 9780345544957
6. Moonglow
Michael Chabon, Harper, $28.99, 9780062225559
7. History of Wolves
Emily Fridlund, Atlantic Monthly Press, $25, 9780802125873
8. The Guests on South Battery
Karen White, Berkley, $26, 9780451475237
9. Difficult Women
Roxane Gay, Grove Press, $25, 9780802125392
10. The Woman in Cabin 10
Ruth Ware, Gallery/Scout Press, $26, 9781501132933
11. The Second Mrs. Hockaday
Susan Rivers, Algonquin, $25.95, 9781616205812
12. The Sleepwalker
Chris Bohjalian, Doubleday, $26.95, 9780385538916
13. News of the World
Paulette Jiles, Morrow, $22.99, 9780062409201
14. The German Girl
Armando Lucas Correa, Atria, $26.99, 9781501121142
15. The Nix
Nathan Hill, Knopf, $27.95, 9781101946619

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

1. Hillbilly Elegy
J.D. Vance, Harper, $27.99, 9780062300546
2. The Great Equalizer: How Main Street Capitalism Can Create an Economy for Everyone
David M. Smick, PublicAffairs, $27.99, 9781610397841
3. The Princess Diarist
Carrie Fisher, Blue Rider, $26, 9780399173592
4. When Breath Becomes Air
Paul Kalanithi, Random House, $25, 9780812988406
5. The Book of Joy
The Dalai Lama, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Avery, $26, 9780399185045
6. The Hidden Life of Trees
Peter Wohlleben, Greystone Books, $24.95, 9781771642484
7. The Undoing Project
Michael Lewis, Norton, $28.95, 9780393254594
8. Three Days in January: Dwight Eisenhower's Final Mission
Bret Baier, Morrow, $28.99, 9780062569035
9. A Lowcountry Heart: Reflections on a Writing Life
Pat Conroy, Nan A. Talese, $25, 9780385530866
10. Cooking for Jeffrey
Ina Garten, Clarkson Potter, $35, 9780307464897
11. Food, Health, and Happiness
Oprah Winfrey, Flatiron, $35, 9781250126535
12. Deep Run Roots: Stories and Recipes from My Corner of the South
Vivian Howard, Little Brown, $40, 9780316381109
13. Footnotes from the World's Greatest Bookstores
Bob Eckstein, Clarkson Potter, $22, 9780553459272
14. All the Gallant Men: An American Sailor's Firsthand Account of Pearl Harbor
Donald Stratton, Ken Gire, Morrow, $25.99, 9780062645357
15. Born a Crime
Trevor Noah, Spiegel & Grau, $28, 9780399588174

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION

1. A Man Called Ove
Fredrik Backman, Washington Square Press, $16, 9781476738024
2. The Sellout
Paul Beatty, Picador USA, $16, 9781250083258
3. Milk and Honey
Rupi Kaur, Andrews McMeel, $14.99, 9781449474256
4. On the Clock
Tim Enochs, Bruce Tollner, Morgan James Fiction, $16.95, 9781683500407
5. The Muralist
B.A. Shapiro, Algonquin, $15.95, 9781616206437
6. The Little Paris Bookshop
Nina George, Broadway, $16, 9780553418798
7. A Dog's Purpose
W. Bruce Cameron, Forge, $14.99, 9780765388117
8. My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry
Fredrik Backman, Washington Square Press, $16, 9781501115073
9. The Sympathizer
Viet Thanh Nguyen, Grove Press, $16, 9780802124944
10. The Swans of Fifth Avenue
Melanie Benjamin, Bantam, $16, 9780345528704
11. Fates and Furies
Lauren Groff, Riverhead, $16, 9781594634482
12. The Girl on the Train
Paula Hawkins, Riverhead, $16, 9780735212152
13. The Great Gatsby
F.Scott Fitzgerald, Scribner, $15, 9781451689433
14. The Alchemist
Paulo Coelho, HarperOne, $16.99, 9780062315007
15. In a Dark, Dark Wood
Ruth Ware, Gallery/Scout Press, $16, 9781501112331

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION

1. Hidden Figures
Margot Lee Shetterly, Morrow, $15.99, 9780062363602
2. Alexander Hamilton
Ron Chernow, Penguin, $20, 9780143034759
3. Outliers
Malcolm Gladwell, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316017930
4. The Four Agreements
Don Miguel Ruiz, Amber-Allen, $12.95, 9781878424310
5. The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2017
Sarah Janssen (Ed.), World Almanac, $14.99, 9781600572050
6. The New Jim Crow
Michelle Alexander, The New Press, $19.95, 9781595586438
7. Just Mercy
Bryan Stevenson, Spiegel & Grau, $16, 9780812984965
8. What We Do Now
Dennis Johnson (Ed.), Melville House, $15.99, 9781612196596
9. The Wright Brothers
David McCullough, S&S, $17, 9781476728759
10. S.P.Q.R.: A History of Ancient Rome
Mary Beard, Liveright, $17.95, 9781631492228
11. Clementine
Sonia Purnell, Penguin, $18, 9780143128915
12. You Are a Badass
Jen Sincero, Running Press, $16, 9780762447695
13. The Invention of Nature
Andrea Wulf, Vintage, $17, 9780345806291
14. We Should All Be Feminists
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Anchor, $7.95, 9781101911761
15. H Is for Hawk
Helen Macdonald, Grove Press, $16, 9780802124739

MASS MARKET

1. Lord of the Flies
William Golding, Perigee, $9.99, 9780399501487
2. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Grand Central, $9.99, 9781455538966
3. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
4. Animal Farm
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451526342
5. A Game of Thrones
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780553593716
6. The Hobbit
J.R.R. Tolkien, Del Rey, $8.99, 9780345534835
7. Shambhala: The Sacred Path of the Warrior
Chogyam Trungpa, Shambhala, $8.99, 9781590304518
8. The Awakening
Kate Chopin, Dover, $4, 9780486277868
9. Loyalty
Ingrid Thoft, Berkley, $9.99, 9780425268520
10. A Dance With Dragons
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9781101886038

CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED

1. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
2. Take Heart, My Child: A Mother's Dream
Ainsley Earhardt, Kathryn Cristaldi, Aladdin, $18.99, 9781481466226
3. Moana (Little Golden Book)
Andrea Posner-Sanchez, Griselda Sastrawinata-Lemay (Illus.), Random House/Disney, $4.99, 9780736436038
4. Ada Twist, Scientist
Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illus.), Abrams Books for Young Readers, $17.95, 9781419721373
5. Nanette's Baguette
Mo Willems, Disney/Hyperion, $17.99, 9781484722862
6. Bad Kitty
Nick Bruel, Roaring Brook, $16.95, 9781596432994
7. Give Please a Chance
Bill O'Reilly, James Patterson, Jimmy Patterson, $17.99, 9780316276887
8. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, Putnam, $10.99, 9780399226908
9. Oh, the Places You'll Go!
Dr. Seuss, Random House, $18.99, 9780679805274
10. Who What Where?
Olivier Tallec, Chronicle, $15.99, 9781452156934

CHILDREN'S INTEREST

1. Wonder
R.J. Palacio, Knopf, $16.99, 9780375869020
2. Smile
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545132060
3. The Trials of Apollo: The Hidden Oracle
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $19.99, 9781484732748
4. Rad Women Worldwide
Kate Schatz, Miriam Klein Stahl (Illus.), Ten Speed Press, $15.99, 9780399578861
5. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf, $12.99, 9780385754729
6. The Little Prince
Antoine de Saint-Exupery, Harvest, $11, 9780156012195
7. The Inquisitor's Tale
Adam Gidwitz, Hatem Aly (Illus.), Dutton, $17.99, 9780525426165
8. Paper Towns
John Green, Penguin, $10.99, 9780147517654
9. Ghosts
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545540629
10. The Littlest Bigfoot
Jennifer Weiner, Aladdin, $16.99, 9781481470742

CHILDREN'S FICTION SERIES TITLES

1. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Double Down
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9781419723445
2. Dog Man Unleashed
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9780545935203
3. Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
Ransom Riggs, Quirk, $11.99, 9781594749025
4. Pete the Cat: Snow Daze (I Can Read Series)
James Dean, James Dean (Illus.), Harper, $3.99, 9780062404268
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. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay (Harry Potter)
J.K. Rowling, Arthur A. Levine Books, $24.99, 9781338109061
8. Hollow City: The Second Novel of Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children
Ransom Riggs, Quirk, $10.99, 9781594747359
9. Bad Kitty Goes to the Vet
Nick Bruel, Square Fish, $6.99, 9781250103802
10. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets: The Illustrated Edition
J.K. Rowling, Jim Kay (Illus.), Arthur A. Levine Books, $39.99, 9780545791328