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The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and SIBA, for the week ended Sunday, January 18, 2015. 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. All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr, Scribner, $27, 9781476746586
2. The Girl on the Train
Paula Hawkins, Riverhead, $26.95, 9781594633669
3. The Secret Wisdom of the Earth
Chris Scotton, Grand Central, $26, 9781455551927
4. Gray Mountain
John Grisham, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385537148
5. Descent
Tim Johnston, Algonquin, $25.95, 9781616203047
6. The Goldfinch
Donna Tartt, Little Brown, $30, 9780316055437
7. The Escape
David Baldacci, Grand Central, $28, 9781455521197
8. Redeployment
Phil Klay, Penguin Press, $26.95, 9781594204999
9. The Boston Girl
Anita Diamant, Scribner, $26, 9781439199350
10. The First Bad Man
Miranda July, Scribner, $25, 9781439172568
11. Station Eleven
Emily St. John Mandel, Knopf, $24.95, 9780385353304
12. Leaving Time
Jodi Picoult, Ballantine, $28, 9780345544926
13. The Narrow Road to the Deep North
Richard Flanagan, Knopf, $26.95, 9780385352857
14. Big Little Lies
Liane Moriarty, Amy Einhorn Books/Putnam, $26.95, 9780399167065
15. The Book of Strange New Things
Michel Faber, Hogarth, $28, 9780553418842

HARDCOVER NONFICTION


1. Small Victories
Anne Lamott, Riverhead, $22.95, 9781594486296
2. Being Mortal
Atul Gawande, Metropolitan, $26, 9780805095159
3. Jerry Lee Lewis: His Own Story
Jerry Lee Lewis, Rick Bragg, Harper, $27.99, 9780062078223
4. Yes Please
Amy Poehler, Dey Street, $28.99, 9780062268341
5. Killing Patton
Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard, Holt, $30, 9780805096682
6. The Motivation Manifesto
Brendon Burchard, Hay House, $19.99, 9781401948078
7. Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?
Roz Chast, Bloomsbury, $28, 9781608198061
8. Everything I Need to Know I Learned From a Little Golden Book
Diane Muldrow, Golden Books, $9.99, 9780307977618
9. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up
Marie Kondo, Ten Speed Press, $16.99, 9781607747307
10. Picture Your Prosperity: Smart Money Moves to Turn Your Vision Into Reality
Ellen Rogin, Lisa Kueng, Portfolio, $27.95, 9781591847397
11. Digital Destiny: How the New Age of Data Will Transform the Way We Work, Live, and Communicate
Shawn Dubravac, Regnery, $29.99, 9781621573739
12. Empire of Sin: A Story of Sex, Jazz, Murder, and the Battle for Modern New Orleans
Gary Krist, Crown, $26, 9780770437060
13. Deep Down Dark
Hector Tobar, FSG, $26, 9780374280604
14. Everything I Need to Know About Love I Learned from a Little Golden Book
Diane Muldrow, Golden Books, $9.99, 9780553508758
15. The 20/20 Diet
Dr. Phil McGraw, Bird Street, $26, 9781939457318

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION


1. Orphan Train
Christina Baker Kline, Morrow, $14.99, 9780061950728
2. The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry
Gabrielle Zevin, Algonquin, $14.95, 9781616204518
3. The Rosie Project
Graeme Simsion, S&S, $15.99, 9781476729091
4. Gone Girl
Gillian Flynn, Broadway, $15, 9780553418361
5. Dept. of Speculation
Jenny Offill, Vintage, $15, 9780345806871
6. Still Life With Bread Crumbs
Anna Quindlen, Random House, $16, 9780812976892
7. The Secret of Magic
Deborah Johnson, Berkley, $16, 9780425272787
8. Serena
Ron Rash, Ecco, $14.99, 9780061470844
9. Fahrenheit 451
Ray Bradbury, S&S, $15, 9781451673319
10. Fifty Shades of Grey
E.L. James, Vintage, $15.95, 9780804172073
11. Sharp Objects
Gillian Flynn, Three Rivers, $14, 9780307341556
12. Me Before You
Jojo Moyes, Penguin, $16, 9780143124542
13. The Paris Architect
Charles Belfoure, Sourcebooks Landmark, $14.99, 9781402294150
14. The Light Between Oceans
M.L. Stedman, Scribner, $16, 9781451681758
15. The Museum of Extraordinary Things
Alice Hoffman, Scribner, $16, 9781451693577

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION


1. The Boys in the Boat
Daniel James Brown, Penguin, $17, 9780143125471
2. Unbroken
Laura Hillenbrand, Random House, $16, 9780812987119
3. Wild
Cheryl Strayed, Vintage, $15.95, 9781101873441
4. The Power of Habit
Charles Duhigg, Random House, $16, 9780812981605
5. American Sniper
Chris Kyle, Scott McEwen, Morrow, $15.99, 9780062376336
6. The Death of Santini: The Story of a Father and His Son
Pat Conroy, Dial Press, $16, 9780385343527
7. A Brief History of Time
Stephen Hawking, Bantam, $18, 9780553380163
8. Outliers
Malcolm Gladwell, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316017930
9. The Four Agreements
Don Miguel Ruiz, Amber-Allen, $12.95, 9781878424310
10. Wreck This Journal
Keri Smith, Perigee, $15, 9780399161940
11. Healing After Loss
Martha Whitmore Hickman, Harper Perennial, $12.99, 9780380773381
12. How to Love
Thich Nhat Hanh, Parallax Press, $9.95, 9781937006884
13. Alan Turing: The Enigma
Andrew Hodges, Princeton University Press, $16.95, 9780691164724
14. Entering North Carolina: Set Clocks Back 100 Years
Jim Leutze, Nautilus, $14.95, 9781936946372
15. Really Important Stuff My Dog Has Taught Me
Cynthia L. Copeland, Workman, $12.95, 9780761181798

MASS MARKET


1. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Grand Central, $8.99, 9780446310789
2. American Sniper
Chris Kyle, Scott McEwen, Harper, $9.99, 9780062376572
3. Gone Girl
Gillian Flynn, Broadway, $9.99, 9780553418354
4. A Game of Thrones
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780553593716
5. Animal Farm
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451526342
6. The Diary of a Young Girl
Anne Frank, Bantam, $7.99, 9780553577129
7. Outlander
Diana Gabaldon, Dell, $9.99, 9780553393699
8. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Little Brown, $8.99, 9780316769488
9. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
10. Lord of the Flies
William Golding, Perigee, $9.99, 9780399501487

CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED


1. The Book With No Pictures
B.J. Novak, Dial, $17.99, 9780803741713
2. The Day the Crayons Quit
Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illus.), Philomel, $17.99, 9780399255373
3. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
4. Llama Llama I Love You
Anna Dewdney, Viking Children's Books, $5.99, 9780451469816
5. Corduroy
Don Freeman, Don Freeman (Illus.), Viking Children's Books, $7.99, 9780451470799
6. Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site
Sherri Duskey Rinker, Tom Lichtenheld (Illus.), Chronicle, $16.99, 9780811877824
7. Frozen (Little Golden Book)
Victoria Saxon, Grace Lee (Illus.), Random House/Disney, $3.99, 9780736430517
8. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, Putnam, $10.99, 9780399226908
9. Pete the Cat and the New Guy
James Dean, Kimberly Dean, Harper, $17.99, 9780062275608
10. On the Night You Were Born
Nancy Tillman, Feiwel & Friends, $7.99, 9780312601553

CHILDREN'S INTEREST


1. Looking for Alaska (Special 10th Anniversary Edition)
John Green, Dutton, $19.99, 9780525428022
2. Paper Towns
John Green, Speak, $9.99, 9780142414934
3. The Giver
Lois Lowry, Harcourt, $9.99, 9780544340688
4. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf, $12.99, 9780385754729
5. Brown Girl Dreaming
Jacqueline Woodson, Nancy Paulsen Books, $16.99, 9780399252518
6. The Fault in Our Stars
John Green, Speak, $12.99, 9780142424179
7. All the Bright Places
Jennifer Niven, Knopf, $17.99, 9780385755887
8. We Were Liars
E. Lockhart, Delacorte, $17.99, 9780385741262
9. The Wimpy Kid Do-It-Yourself Book
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9780810989955
10. Thirteen Reasons Why
Jay Asher, Razorbill, $10.99, 9781595141880

CHILDREN'S FICTION SERIES TITLES


1. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9781419711893
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 Blood of Olympus (The Heroes of Olympus, Book Five)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $19.99, 9781423146735
5. The Death Cure (The Maze Runner, Book 3)
James Dashner, Delacorte, $9.99, 9780385738781
6. The Kill Order (The Maze Runner Prequel)
James Dashner, Delacorte, $9.99, 9780385742894
7. Insurgent (Divergent, #2)
Veronica Roth, Katherine Tegen Books, $17.99, 9780062024046
8. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
J.K.Rowling, Scholastic, $10.99, 9780590353427
9. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9781419711329
10. Divergent
Veronica Roth, Katherine Tegen Books, $12.99, 9780062387240