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Southern Indie Bestsellers 12/3/2017

The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and SIBA, for the week ended Sunday, December 3, 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 Rooster Bar
John Grisham, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385541176
2. The Midnight Line
Lee Child, Delacorte Press, $28.99, 9780399593482
3. Uncommon Type
Tom Hanks, Knopf, $26.95, 9781101946152
4. Lincoln in the Bardo
George Saunders, Random House, $28, 9780812995343
5. A Gentleman in Moscow
Amor Towles, Viking, $27, 9780670026197
6. Origin
Dan Brown, Doubleday, $29.95, 9780385514231
7. Manhattan Beach
Jennifer Egan, Scribner, $27, 9781476716732
8. In the Midst of Winter
Isabel Allende, Atria, $28, 9781501178139
9. Artemis
Andy Weir, Crown, $27, 9780553448122
10. End Game
David Baldacci, Grand Central, $29, 9781455586608
11. Before We Were Yours
Lisa Wingate, Ballantine, $26, 9780425284681
12. A Column of Fire
Ken Follett, Viking, $36, 9780525954972
13. Sing, Unburied, Sing
Jesmyn Ward, Scribner, $26, 9781501126062
14. The Last Ballad
Wiley Cash, Morrow, $26.99, 9780062313119
15. Little Fires Everywhere
Celeste Ng, Penguin Press, $27, 9780735224292

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

1. Leonardo da Vinci
Walter Isaacson, S&S, $35, 9781501139154
2. Grant
Ron Chernow, Penguin Press, $40, 9781594204876
3. Obama: An Intimate Portrait
Pete Souza, Little Brown, $50, 9780316512589
4. Bobby Kennedy: A Raging Spirit
Chris Matthews, S&S, $28, 9781501111860
5. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry
Neil deGrasse Tyson, Norton, $18.95, 9780393609394
6. We Were Eight Years in Power
Ta-Nehisi Coates, One World, $28, 9780399590566
7. The Last Castle
Denise Kiernan, Touchstone, $28, 9781476794044
8. Promise Me, Dad
Joe Biden, Flatiron, $27, 9781250171672
9. Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans
Brian Kilmeade, Don Yaeger, Sentinel, $28, 9780735213234
10. The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*ck
Mark Manson, HarperOne, $24.99, 9780062457714
11. Make Your Bed
William H. McRaven, Grand Central, $18, 9781455570249
12. S Is for Southern: A Guide to the South, from Absinthe to Zydeco
David Dibenedetto, Harper Wave, $45, 9780062445148
13. What Unites Us
Dan Rather, Elliot Kirschner, Algonquin, $22.95, 9781616207823
14. Hillbilly Elegy
J.D. Vance, Harper, $27.99, 9780062300546
15. Theft by Finding: Diaries (1977-2002)
David Sedaris, Little Brown, $28, 9780316154727

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION

1. The Sun and Her Flowers
Rupi Kaur, Andrews McMeel, $16.99, 9781449486792
2. Milk and Honey
Rupi Kaur, Andrews McMeel, $14.99, 9781449474256
3. All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr, Scribner, $17, 9781501173219
4. A Man Called Ove
Fredrik Backman, Washington Square Press, $16, 9781476738024
5. The Woman in Cabin 10
Ruth Ware, Gallery/Scout Press, $16, 9781501132957
6. Pachinko
Min Jin Lee, Grand Central, $17.99, 9781455563920
7. Lilac Girls
Martha Hall Kelly, Ballantine, $17, 9781101883082
8. Ready Player One
Ernest Cline, Broadway, $16, 9780307887443
9. Commonwealth
Ann Patchett, Harper Perennial, $16.99, 9780062491831
10. The Mistletoe Murder
P.D. James, Vintage, $15, 9781101973806
11. The Handmaid's Tale
Margaret Atwood, Anchor, $15.95, 9780525435006
12. The Couple Next Door
Shari Lapena, Penguin, $16, 9780735221109
13. The Best American Short Stories 2017
Meg Wolitzer, Heidi Pitlor (Eds.), Mariner, $15.99, 9780544582903
14. Murder on the Orient Express
Agatha Christie, Morrow, $14.99, 9780062689665
15. News of the World
Paulette Jiles, Morrow, $15.99, 9780062409218

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION

1. The Undoing Project
Michael Lewis, Norton, $16.95, 9780393354775
2. Thank You for Being Late
Thomas L. Friedman, Picador USA, $18, 9781250141224
3. Being Mortal
Atul Gawande, Picador USA, $16, 9781250076229
4. Sorry I Humped Your Leg: (And Other Letters from Dogs Who Love Too Much)
Jeremy Greenberg, Andrews McMeel, $9.99, 9781449483272
5. Being a Dog
Alexandra Horowitz, Scribner, $17, 9781476796024
6. The Lost City of the Monkey God
Douglas Preston, Grand Central, $15.99, 9781455540013
7. Just Mercy
Bryan Stevenson, Spiegel & Grau, $16, 9780812984965
8. You Are a Badass
Jen Sincero, Running Press, $16, 9780762447695
9. Oh, Florida!: How America's Weirdest State Influences the Rest of the Country
Craig Pittman, Picador USA, $17, 9781250143648
10. Christmas Ideals 2017
Melinda L.R. Rumbaugh (Ed.), Ideals, $9.99, 9780824913526
11. How to Fight
Thich Nhat Hanh, Jason DeAntonis (Illus.), Parallax Press, $9.95, 9781941529867
12. The Old Farmer's Almanac 2018
Old Farmer's Almanac, $7.95, 9781571987358
13. Really Important Stuff My Cat Has Taught Me
Cynthia L. Copeland, Workman Publishing, $12.95, 9781523501489
14. On Tyranny
Timothy Snyder, Tim Duggan Books, $7.99, 9780804190114
15. The Four Agreements
Don Miguel Ruiz, Amber-Allen, $12.95, 9781878424310

MASS MARKET

1. Ready Player One
Ernest Cline, Broadway, $9.99, 9781524763282
2. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Grand Central, $9.99, 9781455538966
3. Murder on the Orient Express
Agatha Christie, Morrow, $9.99, 9780062693662
4. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Douglas Adams, Del Rey, $7.99, 9780345391803
5. The Name of the Wind
Patrick Rothfuss, DAW, $9.99, 9780756404741
6. A Game of Thrones
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780553593716
7. A Lowcountry Christmas
Mary Alice Monroe, Pocket, $7.99, 9781501173394
8. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Little Brown, $8.99, 9780316769488
9. A Clash of Kings
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780345535429
10. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935

CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED

1. Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth
Oliver Jeffers, Philomel, $18.99, 9780399167898
2. The Polar Express: 30th Anniversary Edition
Chris Van Allsburg, HMH Books for Young Readers, $19.99, 9780544580145
3. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
4. How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Dr. Seuss, Random House, $16.99, 9780394800790
5. The Animals' Christmas Eve
Gale Wiersum, Golden Books, $4.99, 9780375839238
6. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, Harper, $18.95, 9780060254926
7. Rosie Revere, Engineer
Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illus.), Abrams, $17.95, 9781419708459
8. Dragons Love Tacos
Adam Rubin, Daniel Salmieri (Illus.), Dial, $16.99, 9780803736801
9. The Mermaid
Jan Brett, G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9780399170720
10. Pete the Cat Saves Christmas
James Dean, Eric Litwin, Harper, $17.99, 9780062110626

CHILDREN'S INTEREST

1. Turtles All the Way Down
John Green, Dutton Books for Young Readers, $19.99, 9780525555360
2. Wonder
R.J. Palacio, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $16.99, 9781524720193
3. The Book of Dust: La Belle Sauvage
Philip Pullman, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $22.99, 9780375815300
4. A Wrinkle in Time
Madeleine L'Engle, Square Fish, $7.99, 9781250153272
5. Bud, Not Buddy
Christopher Paul Curtis, Yearling, $7.99, 9780440413288
6. The Girl Who Drank the Moon
Kelly Barnhill, Algonquin Young Readers, $16.95, 9781616205676
7. Escape From Mr. Lemoncello's Library
Chris Grabenstein, Yearling, $7.99, 9780307931474
8. The Hate U Give
Angie Thomas, Balzer + Bray, $17.99, 9780062498533
9. Roller Girl
Victoria Jamieson, Dial, $12.99, 9780803740167
10. Auggie & Me
R.J. Palacio, Knopf, $16.99, 9781101934852

CHILDREN'S SERIES TITLES

1. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Getaway
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9781419725456
2. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban: The Illustrated Edition
J.K. Rowling, Jim Kay (Illus.), Arthur A. Levine Books, $39.99, 9780545791342
3. Dog Man
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9780545581608
4. Dog Man: A Tale of Two Kitties
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9780545935210
5. Serafina and the Black Cloak
Robert Beatty, Disney/Hyperion, $7.99, 9781484711873
6. Dog Man Unleashed
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9780545935203
7. The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $7.99, 9781423134947
8. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
J.K.Rowling, Scholastic, $10.99, 9780590353427
9. Tales from a Not-So-Secret Crush Catastrophe (Dork Diaries, #12)
Rachel Renee Russell, Aladdin, $13.99, 9781534405608
10. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Old School
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9781419717017