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Southern Indie Bestseller List: September 14, 2014

The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and SIBA, for the week ended Sunday, September 14, 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

okra1. Somewhere Safe With Somebody Good
Jan Karon, Putnam Adult, $27.95, 9780399167447

2. The Bone Clocks
David Mitchell, Random House, $30, 9781400065677
3. The Children Act
Ian McEwan, Nan A. Talese, $25, 9780385539708
4. Personal
Lee Child, Delacorte, $28, 9780804178747
5. The Secret Place
Tana French, Viking, $27.95, 9780670026326
6. All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr, Scribner, $27, 9781476746586
7. Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage
Haruki Murakami, Knopf, $25.95, 9780385352109
8. The Goldfinch
Donna Tartt, Little Brown, $30, 9780316055437
9. The Long Way Home
Louise Penny, Minotaur, $27.99, 9781250022066
okra10. The Invention of Wings
Sue Monk Kidd, Viking, $27.95, 9780670024780
11. Big Little Lies
Liane Moriarty, Amy Einhorn Books/Putnam, $26.95, 9780399167065
12. The Story of Land and Sea
Katy Simpson Smith, Harper, $26.99, 9780062335944
13. Adultery
Paulo Coelho, Knopf, $24.95, 9781101874080
14. The Husband's Secret
Liane Moriarty, Amy Einhorn Books/Putnam, $25.95, 9780399159343
15. Station Eleven
Emily St. John Mandel, Knopf, $24.95, 9780385353304

HARDCOVER NONFICTION


1. Everything I Need to Know I Learned From a Little Golden Book
Diane Muldrow, Golden Books, $9.99, 9780307977618
2. World Order
Henry Kissinger, Penguin Press, $36, 9781594206146
3. The Organized Mind
Daniel J. Levitin, Dutton, $27.95, 9780525954187
4. 13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened in Benghazi
Mitchell Zuckoff, Twelve, $28, 9781455582273
5. The Mockingbird Next Door
Marja Mills, Penguin Press, $27.95, 9781594205194
6. The Happiness of Pursuit: Finding the Quest That Will Bring Purpose to Your Life
Chris Guillebeau, Harmony, $25, 9780385348843
7. Be the Message: Taking Your Faith Beyond Words to a Life of Action
Kerry Shook, Chris Shook, Waterbrook, $21.99, 9781400073818
8. Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy: Four Women Undercover in the Civil War
Karen Abbott, Harper, $27.99, 9780062092892
9. In the Kingdom of Ice
Hampton Sides, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385535373
10. Factory Man
Beth Macy, Little Brown, $28, 9780316231435
11. A Spy Among Friends
Ben Macintyre, Crown, $27, 9780804136631
12. Goodnight Darth Vader
Jeffrey Brown, Chronicle, $14.95, 9781452128306
13. What I Know for Sure
Oprah Winfrey, Flatiron, $24.99, 9781250054050
14. Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion
Sam Harris, S&S, $26, 9781451636017
15. How to Be Parisian Wherever You Are: Love, Style, and Bad Habits
Anne Berest, et al., Doubleday, $25, 9780385538657

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 Alchemist
Paulo Coelho, HarperOne, $14.99, 9780061122415
5. The Signature of All Things
Elizabeth Gilbert, Penguin, $17, 9780143125846
6. This Is Where I Leave You
Jonathan Tropper, Plume, $16, 9780142181713
7. The Silver Star
Jeannette Walls, Scribner, $16, 9781451661545
8. Americanah
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Anchor, $15.95, 9780307455925
9. Sycamore Row
John Grisham, Bantam, $16, 9780553393613
10. The Ocean at the End of the Lane
Neil Gaiman, Morrow, $14.99, 9780062255662
11. The Crucible
Arthur Miller, Penguin, $14, 9780142437339
12. The Light Between Oceans
M.L. Stedman, Scribner, $16, 9781451681758
13. We Are Water
Wally Lamb, Harper Perennial, $16.99, 9780061941030
14. The Great Gatsby
F.Scott Fitzgerald, Scribner, $15, 9781451689433
15. Sharp Objects
Gillian Flynn, Three Rivers, $14, 9780307341556

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION


1. Unbroken
Laura Hillenbrand, Random House, $16, 9780812974492
2. The Boys in the Boat
Daniel James Brown, Penguin, $17, 9780143125471
3. Wild
Cheryl Strayed, Vintage, $15.95, 9780307476074
4. Let's Explore Diabetes With Owls
David Sedaris, Back Bay, $17, 9780316154703
5. Night
Elie Wiesel, FSG, $9.95, 9780374500016
6. Bad Feminist
Roxane Gay, Harper Perennial, $15.99, 9780062282712
7. The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism
Doris Kearns Goodwin, S&S, $22, 9781416547877
8. Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth
Reza Aslan, Random House, $18, 9780812981483
9. Orange Is the New Black
Piper Kerman, Spiegel & Grau, $16, 9780812986181
10. Heaven Is for Real
Todd Burpo, Thomas Nelson, $16.99, 9780849922077
11. The Old Farmer's Almanac 2015
Old Farmer's Almanac, $7.95, 9781571986368
12. The Girls of Atomic City
Denise Kiernan, Touchstone, $16, 9781451617535
13. Wreck This Journal
Keri Smith, Perigee, $15, 9780399161940
14. Unfathomable City: A New Orleans Atlas
Rebecca Solnit, Rebecca Snedeker, University of California Press, $29.95, 9780520274044
15. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Rebecca Skloot, Broadway, $16, 9781400052189

MASS MARKET


1. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Grand Central, $8.99, 9780446310789
2. Outlander
Diana Gabaldon, Dell, $9.99, 9780553393699
3. Gone Girl
Gillian Flynn, Broadway, $9.99, 9780553418354
4. A Game of Thrones
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780553593716
5. Lord of the Flies
William Golding, Perigee, $9.99, 9780399501487
6. Sycamore Row
John Grisham, Dell, $9.99, 9780345543240
7. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
8. The Scarlet Letter
Nathaniel Hawthorne, Bantam Classics, $3.95, 9780553210095
9. Siddhartha
Hermann Hesse, Bantam Classics, $5.99, 9780553208849
10. Slaughterhouse-Five
Kurt Vonnegut, Laurel Leaf, $7.99, 9780440180296

CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED


1. Room on the Broom
Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler (Illus.), Puffin, $6.99, 9780142501122
2. Otis and the Scarecrow
Loren Long, Philomel, $17.99, 9780399163968
3. The Day the Crayons Quit
Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illus.), Philomel, $17.99, 9780399255373
4. Gus & Me: The Story of My Granddad and My First Guitar
Keith Richards, Theodora Richards (Illus.), Little Brown, $18, 9780316320658
5. Uni the Unicorn
Amy Krouse Rosenthal, Random House, $17.99, 9780385375559
6. Pete the Cat and the New Guy
Kimberly Dean, James Dean (Illus.), Harper, $17.99, 9780062275608
7. Frozen (Little Golden Book)
Victoria Saxon, Grace Lee (Illus.), Random House/Disney, $3.99, 9780736430517
8. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
9. Three Bears in a Boat
David Soman, Dial, $17.99, 9780803739932
10. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, Harper, $18.99, 9780060254926

CHILDREN'S INTEREST


1. If I Stay
Gayle Forman, Speak, $10.99, 9780147514530
2. Horton and the Kwuggerbug and More Lost Stories
Dr. Seuss, Random House Books for Young Readers, $15, 9780385382984
3. The Giver
Lois Lowry, Harcourt, $9.99, 9780544340688
4. The Fault in Our Stars
John Green, Speak, $12.99, 9780142424179
5. Looking for Alaska
John Green, Speak, $9.99, 9780142402511
6. Where She Went
Gayle Forman, Speak, $10.99, 9780142420898
7. Minecraft: Combat Handbook
Scholastic, $7.99, 9780545685160
8. Wonder
R.J. Palacio, Knopf, $16.99, 9780375869020
9. Lego Star Wars: The Dark Side
Daniel Lipkowitz, DK Publishing, $16.99, 9781465418975
10. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf, $12.99, 9780385754729

CHILDREN'S FICTION SERIES TITLES


1. The Maze Runner
James Dashner, Delacorte, $10.99, 9780385385206
2. The Scorch Trials (The Maze Runner, Book 2)
James Dashner, Ember, $9.99, 9780385738767
3. The Death Cure (The Maze Runner, Book 3)
James Dashner, Delacorte, $9.99, 9780385738781
4. Divergent
Veronica Roth, Katherine Tegen Books, $9.99, 9780062289858
5. Allegiant (Divergent, #3)
Veronica Roth, Katherine Tegen Books, $19.99, 9780062024060
6. Insurgent (Divergent, #2)
Veronica Roth, Katherine Tegen Books, $17.99, 9780062024046
7. The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $7.99, 9781423134947
8. Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
Ransom Riggs, Quirk, $10.99, 9781594746031
9. Captain Underpants and the Tyrannical Retaliation of the Turbo Toilet 2000
Dav Pilkey, Scholastic, $9.99, 9780545504904
10. Emperor Pickletine Rides the Bus (Origami Yoda)
Tom Angleberger, Amulet, $13.95, 9781419709333