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The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and SIBA, for the week ended Sunday, October 19, 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. Leaving Time
Jodi Picoult, Ballantine, $28, 9780345544926
2. All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr, Scribner, $27, 9781476746586
3. Edge of Eternity
Ken Follett, Dutton, $36, 9780525953098
4. Somewhere Safe With Somebody Good
Jan Karon, Putnam Adult, $27.95, 9780399167447
5. The Narrow Road to the Deep North
Richard Flanagan, Knopf, $26.95, 9780385352857
6. Lila
Marilynne Robinson, FSG, $26, 9780374187613
7. The Bone Clocks
David Mitchell, Random House, $30, 9781400065677
8. Big Little Lies
Liane Moriarty, Amy Einhorn Books/Putnam, $26.95, 9780399167065
9. The Goldfinch
Donna Tartt, Little Brown, $30, 9780316055437
okra10. The Invention of Wings
Sue Monk Kidd, Viking, $27.95, 9780670024780
11. Some Luck
Jane Smiley, Knopf, $26.95, 9780307700315
12. The Children Act
Ian McEwan, Nan A. Talese, $25, 9780385539708
13. Station Eleven
Emily St. John Mandel, Knopf, $24.95, 9780385353304
14. Personal
Lee Child, Delacorte, $28, 9780804178747
15. The Paying Guests
Sarah Waters, Riverhead, $28.95, 9781594633119

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
Atul Gawande, Metropolitan, $26, 9780805095159
4. The Innovators
Walter Isaacson, S&S, $35, 9781476708690
5. Worthy Fights
Leon Panetta, Penguin Press, $36, 9781594205965
6. As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride
Cary Elwes, Touchstone, $26, 9781476764023
7. Rebel Yell
S.C. Gwynne, Scribner, $35, 9781451673289
8. Embattled Rebel: Jefferson Davis as Commander in Chief
James M. McPherson, Penguin Press, $32.95, 9781594204975
9. Ocean
Carol Kaufmann, Workman, $25.95, 9780761180517
10. Everything I Need to Know I Learned From a Little Golden Book
Diane Muldrow, Golden Books, $9.99, 9780307977618
11. The Meaning of Human Existence
Edward O. Wilson, Liveright, $23.95, 9780871401007
12. Agents of the Apocalypse
David Jeremiah, Tyndale House, $24.99, 9781414380490
13. Everything I Need to Know about Christmas I Learned from a Little Golden Book
Diane Muldrow, Golden Books, $9.99, 9780553497359
okra14. What If?
Randall Munroe, Houghton Mifflin, $24, 9780544272996
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. Me Before You
Jojo Moyes, Penguin, $16, 9780143124542
4. The Museum of Extraordinary Things
Alice Hoffman, Scribner, $16, 9781451693577
5. Someone
Alice McDermott, Picador USA, $15, 9781250055361
6. Dark Places
Gillian Flynn, Three Rivers, $14, 9780307341570
7. The Rosie Project
Graeme Simsion, S&S, $15.99, 9781476729091
8. Under the Wide and Starry Sky
Nancy Horan, Ballantine, $16, 9780345516541
9. Americanah
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Anchor, $15.95, 9780307455925
10. The Great Gatsby
F.Scott Fitzgerald, Scribner, $15, 9781451689433
11. The Signature of All Things
Elizabeth Gilbert, Penguin, $17, 9780143125846
12. This Is Where I Leave You
Jonathan Tropper, Plume, $16, 9780142181713
13. The Luminaries
Eleanor Catton, Back Bay, $18, 9780316074292
14. Sharp Objects
Gillian Flynn, Three Rivers, $14, 9780307341556
15. Fahrenheit 451
Ray Bradbury, S&S, $15, 9781451673319

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION


1. The Boys in the Boat
Daniel James Brown, Penguin, $17, 9780143125471
2. Unbroken
Laura Hillenbrand, Random House, $16, 9780812974492
3. This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage
Ann Patchett, Harper Perennial, $15.99, 9780062236685
4. Night
Elie Wiesel, FSG, $9.95, 9780374500016
5. Wild
Cheryl Strayed, Vintage, $15.95, 9780307476074
6. Bad Feminist
Roxane Gay, Harper Perennial, $15.99, 9780062282712
7. Let's Explore Diabetes With Owls
David Sedaris, Back Bay, $17, 9780316154703
8. Behind the Beautiful Forevers
Katherine Boo, Random House, $16, 9780812979329
9. Outliers
Malcolm Gladwell, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316017930
10. Rise of Isis: A Threat We Can't Ignore
Jay Sekulow, Howard Books, $12.99, 9781501105135
11. Zealot
Reza Aslan, Random House, $18, 9780812981483
12. Really Important Stuff My Dog Has Taught Me
Cynthia L. Copeland, Workman, $12.95, 9780761181798
13. The Power of Habit
Charles Duhigg, Random House, $16, 9780812981605
14. How to Sit
Thich Nhat Hanh, Parallax Press, $9.95, 9781937006587
15. The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2014
Deborah Blum, Tim Folger (Eds.), Mariner, $14.95, 9780544003422

MASS MARKET


1. Gone Girl
Gillian Flynn, Broadway, $9.99, 9780553418354
2. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Grand Central, $8.99, 9780446310789
3. Outlander
Diana Gabaldon, Dell, $9.99, 9780553393699
4. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Little Brown, $8.99, 9780316769488
5. Sycamore Row
John Grisham, Dell, $9.99, 9780345543240
6. The Hot Zone
Richard Preston, Anchor, $7.99, 9780385479561
7. Dust
Patricia Cornwell, Berkley, $9.99, 9780425270042
8. A Clash of Kings
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780345535429
9. The Name of the Wind
Patrick Rothfuss, DAW, $8.99, 9780756404741
10. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935

CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED


1. Room on the Broom
Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler (Illus.), Puffin, $6.99, 9780142501122
2. The Book With No Pictures
B.J. Novak, Dial, $17.99, 9780803741713
3. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
4. Llama Llama Trick or Treat
Anna Dewdney, Viking Children's Books, $5.99, 9780451469786
5. Once Upon an Alphabet
Oliver Jeffers, Philomel, $26.99, 9780399167911
6. The Day the Crayons Quit
Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illus.), Philomel, $17.99, 9780399255373
7. Otis and the Scarecrow
Loren Long, Philomel, $17.99, 9780399163968
8. Ladybug Girl and the Dress-Up Dilemma
Jacky Davis, David Soman (Illus.), Dial, $17.99, 9780803735842
9. Happy Halloween, Ladybug Girl!
David Soman, Jacky Davis, Grosset & Dunlap, $6.99, 9780448478609
10. Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?
Bill Martin, Eric Carle (Illus.), Holt, $7.95, 9780805047905

CHILDREN'S INTEREST


1. If I Stay
Gayle Forman, Speak, $10.99, 9780147514530
2. Skink: No Surrender
Carl Hiaasen, Knopf, $18.99, 9780375870514
3. The Fault in Our Stars
John Green, Speak, $12.99, 9780142424179
4. Minecraft: Construction Handbook
Scholastic, $7.99, 9780545685177
5. The Giver
Lois Lowry, Harcourt, $9.99, 9780544340688
6. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf, $12.99, 9780385754729
7. Wonder
R.J. Palacio, Knopf, $16.99, 9780375869020
8. Thirteen Reasons Why
Jay Asher, Razorbill, $10.99, 9781595141880
9. Minecraft: Combat Handbook
Scholastic, $7.99, 9780545685160
10. Percy Jackson's Greek Gods
Rick Riordan, John Rocco (Illus.), Hyperion, $24.99, 9781423183648

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. The Death Cure (The Maze Runner, Book 3)
James Dashner, Delacorte, $9.99, 9780385738781
5. The Kill Order (The Maze Runner Prequel)
James Dashner, Delacorte, $9.99, 9780385742894
6. Tales from a Not-So-Happily Ever After (Dork Diaries, #8)
Rachel Renee Russell, Aladdin, $13.99, 9781481421843
7. Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
Ransom Riggs, Quirk, $10.99, 9781594746031
8. Dinosaurs Before Dark (Magic Tree House #1)
Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illus.), Random House, $4.99, 9780679824114
9. Divergent
Veronica Roth, Katherine Tegen Books, $9.99, 9780062289858
10. Ivy and Bean (Ivy & Bean, #1)
Annie Barrows, Sophie Blackall, Chronicle, $5.99, 9780811849098