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Southern Indie Bestseller List, July 27, 2014

The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and SIBA, for the week ended Sunday, July 27, 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. The Goldfinch
Donna Tartt, Little Brown, $30, 9780316055437
2. The Heist
Daniel Silva, Harper, $27.99, 9780062320056
3. The Book of Life
Deborah Harkness, Viking, $28.95, 9780670025596
okra4. Dollbaby
Laura Lane McNeal, Pamela Dorman Books, $26.95, 9780670014736
okra5. The Invention of Wings
Sue Monk Kidd, Viking, $27.95, 9780670024780
6. All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr, Scribner, $27, 9781476746586
7. Wayfaring Stranger
James Lee Burke, S&S, $27.99, 9781476710792
8. The Silkworm
Robert Galbraith, J.K. Rowling, Mulholland, $28, 9780316206877
9. California
Edan Lepucki, Little Brown, $26, 9780316250818
10. The Vacationers
Emma Straub, Riverhead, $26.95, 9781594631573
11. The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry
Gabrielle Zevin, Algonquin, $24.95, 9781616203214
okra12. The Girls of August
Anne Rivers Siddons, Grand Central, $27, 9780446527958
13. The Hurricane Sisters
Dorothea Benton Frank, Morrow, $26.99, 9780062132529
14. Act of War
Brad Thor, Atria, $27.99, 9781476717128
okra15. Natchez Burning
Greg Iles, Morrow, $27.99, 9780062311078

HARDCOVER NONFICTION


1. The Mockingbird Next Door
Marja Mills, Penguin Press, $27.95, 9781594205194
2. Everything I Need to Know I Learned From a Little Golden Book
Diane Muldrow, Golden Books, $9.99, 9780307977618
3. Unbroken
Laura Hillenbrand, Random House, $28, 9781400064168
4. Factory Man
Beth Macy, Little Brown, $28, 9780316231435
5. The Alliance
Reid Hoffman, et al., Harvard Business School Press, $25, 9781625275776
6. The Romanov Sisters
Helen Rappaport, St. Martin's, $27.99, 9781250020208
7. One Nation
Ben Carson, M.D., Candy Carson, Sentinel, $25.95, 9781595231123
8. Things That Matter
Charles Krauthammer, Crown Forum, $28, 9780385349178
9. David and Goliath
Malcolm Gladwell, Little Brown, $29, 9780316204361
10. Blood Feud
Edward Klein, Regnery, $27.99, 9781621573135
11. Hard Choices
Hillary Rodham Clinton, S&S, $35, 9781476751443
okra12. Clouds of Glory
Michael Korda, Harper Torch, $40, 9780062116291
13. Capital in the Twenty-First Century
Thomas Piketty, Belknap Press, $39.95, 9780674430006
14. Untamed: The Wildest Woman in America and the Fight for Cumberland Island
Will Harlan, Grove Press, $26, 9780802122582
15. Elephant Company
Vicki Croke, Random House, $28, 9781400069330

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION


1. Gone Girl
Gillian Flynn, Broadway, $15, 9780307588371
2. Where'd You Go, Bernadette
Maria Semple, Back Bay, $14.99, 9780316204262
3. Me Before You
Jojo Moyes, Penguin, $16, 9780143124542
4. The Valley of Amazement
Amy Tan, Ecco, $16.99, 9780062107329
5. Orphan Train
Christina Baker Kline, Morrow, $14.99, 9780061950728
6. The Girl You Left Behind
Jojo Moyes, Penguin, $16, 9780143125778
7. And the Mountains Echoed
Khaled Hosseini, Riverhead, $16, 9781594632389
8. The Cuckoo's Calling
Robert Galbraith, J.K. Rowling, Mulholland, $18, 9780316206853
9. The Signature of All Things
Elizabeth Gilbert, Penguin, $17, 9780143125846
10. Americanah
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Anchor, $15.95, 9780307455925
11. The Rosie Project
Graeme Simsion, S&S, $15.99, 9781476729091
12. The Ocean at the End of the Lane
Neil Gaiman, Morrow, $14.99, 9780062255662
13. Fahrenheit 451
Ray Bradbury, S&S, $15, 9781451673319
14. Lookaway, Lookaway
Wilton Barnhardt, Picador USA, $16, 9781250022288
15. The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls
Anton DiSclafani, Riverhead, $16, 9781594632709

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION


1. How to Read Literature Like a Professor
Thomas C. Foster, Harper Perennial, $15.99, 9780062301673
2. The Boys in the Boat
Daniel James Brown, Penguin, $17, 9780143125471
3. Wild
Cheryl Strayed, Vintage, $15.95, 9780307476074
4. Outliers
Malcolm Gladwell, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316017930
5. Let's Explore Diabetes With Owls
David Sedaris, Back Bay, $17, 9780316154703
6. Into the Wild
Jon Krakauer, Anchor, $14.95, 9780307387172
7. The Glass Castle
Jeannette Walls, Scribner, $16, 9780743247542
8. Behind the Beautiful Forevers
Katherine Boo, Random House, $16, 9780812979329
9. Night
Elie Wiesel, FSG, $9.95, 9780374500016
10. Orange Is the New Black
Piper Kerman, Spiegel & Grau, $16, 9780812986181
11. One Summer: America, 1927
Bill Bryson, Anchor, $16.95, 9780767919418
12. Wreck This Journal Everywhere
Keri Smith, Perigee Books, $10, 9780399171918
13. Wreck This Journal
Keri Smith, Perigee, $15, 9780399161940
14. The Devil in the White City
Erik Larson, Vintage, $16, 9780375725609
15. Heaven Is for Real
Todd Burpo, Thomas Nelson, $16.99, 9780849922077

MASS MARKET


1. Lord of the Flies
William Golding, Perigee, $9.99, 9780399501487
2. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
Maya Angelou, Ballantine, $6.99, 9780345514400
3. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
4. A Game of Thrones
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780553593716
5. A Dance With Dragons
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780553582017
6. A Clash of Kings
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780345535429
7. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Little Brown, $8.99, 9780316769488
8. All Quiet on the Western Front
Erich Maria Remarque, Ballantine, $6.99, 9780449213940
9. A Storm of Swords
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780345543981
10. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Grand Central, $8.99, 9780446310789

CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED


1. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
2. The Day the Crayons Quit
Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illus.), Philomel, $17.99, 9780399255373
3. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, Harper, $18.99, 9780060254926
4. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, Putnam, $10.99, 9780399226908
5. Frozen (Little Golden Book)
Victoria Saxon, Grace Lee (Illus.), Random House/Disney, $3.99, 9780736430517
6. Little Blue Truck
Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illus.), Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $6.99, 9780547248288
7. On the Night You Were Born
Nancy Tillman, Feiwel & Friends, $7.99, 9780312601553
8. Where's Waldo? In Hollywood
Martin Handford, Candlewick, $7.99, 9780763635015
9. Where's Waldo?
Martin Handford, Candlewick, $7.99, 9780763634988
10. The Cat in the Hat
Dr. Seuss, Random House, $8.99, 9780394800011

CHILDREN'S INTEREST


1. The Fault in Our Stars
John Green, Speak, $12.99, 9780142424179
2. If I Stay
Gayle Forman, Speak, $10.99, 9780147514530
3. Looking for Alaska
John Green, Speak, $9.99, 9780142402511
4. Paper Towns
John Green, Speak, $9.99, 9780142414934
5. The Giver
Lois Lowry, Harcourt, $9.99, 9780544340688
6. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf, $12.99, 9780385754729
7. An Abundance of Katherines
John Green, Speak, $9.99, 9780142410707
8. Wonder
R.J. Palacio, Knopf, $15.99, 9780375869020
9. Minecraft: Essential Handbook
Scholastic, $7.99, 9780545669931
10. Minecraft: Redstone Handbook
Scholastic, $7.99, 9780545685153

CHILDREN'S FICTION SERIES TITLES


1. Four: A Divergent Collection
Veronica Roth, Katherine Tegen Books, $17.99, 9780062345219
2. Insurgent (Divergent, #2)
Veronica Roth, Katherine Tegen Books, $17.99, 9780062024046
3. The Maze Runner
James Dashner, Delacorte, $9.99, 9780385737951
4. Divergent
Veronica Roth, Katherine Tegen Books, $9.99, 9780062289858
5. Allegiant (Divergent, #3)
Veronica Roth, Katherine Tegen Books, $19.99, 9780062024060
6. The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $7.99, 9781423134947
7. The Scorch Trials (The Maze Runner, Book 2)
James Dashner, Ember, $9.99, 9780385738767
8. A Grimm Warning (The Land of Stories, #3)
Chris Colfer, Little Brown, $18, 9780316406819
9. Soccer on Sunday (Magic Tree House #52)
Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illus.), Random House, $12.99, 9780307980533
10. Dinosaurs Before Dark (Magic Tree House #1)
Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illus.), Random House, $4.99, 9780679824114