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The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and SIBA, for the week ended Sunday, March 15, 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. The Girl on the Train
Paula Hawkins, Riverhead, $26.95, 9781594633669
2. All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr, Scribner, $27, 9781476746586
3. The Buried Giant
Kazuo Ishiguro, Knopf, $26.95, 9780307271037
4. A Spool of Blue Thread
Anne Tyler, Knopf, $25.95, 9781101874271
5. Where All Light Tends to Go
David Joy, Putnam, $26.95, 9780399172779
6. World Gone By
Dennis Lehane, Morrow, $27.99, 9780060004903
7. The Nightingale
Kristin Hannah, St. Martin's, $27.99, 9780312577223
8. Gray Mountain
John Grisham, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385537148
9. Station Eleven
Emily St. John Mandel, Knopf, $24.95, 9780385353304
10. Mightier Than the Sword
Jeffrey Archer, St. Martin's, $27.99, 9781250034519
11. Trigger Warning
Neil Gaiman, Morrow, $26.99, 9780062330260
12. The Whites
Richard Price writing as Harry Brandt, Holt, $28, 9780805093995
13. The Fifth Gospel
Ian Caldwell, S&S, $25.99, 9781451694147
14. Endangered
C.J. Box, Putnam, $26.95, 9780399160776
okra 15. Soil
Jamie Kornegay, S&S, $26, 9781476750811

HARDCOVER NONFICTION


1. Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania
Erik Larson, Crown, $28, 9780307408860
2. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up
Marie Kondo, Ten Speed Press, $16.99, 9781607747307
3. Being Mortal
Atul Gawande, Metropolitan, $26, 9780805095159
4. H Is for Hawk
Helen MacDonald, Grove Press, $26, 9780802123411
5. Small Victories
Anne Lamott, Riverhead, $22.95, 9781594486296
6. Yes Please
Amy Poehler, Dey Street, $28.99, 9780062268341
7. Girl in a Band
Kim Gordon, Dey Street, $27.99, 9780062295897
8. Live Right and Find Happiness (Although Beer Is Much Faster)
Dave Barry, Putnam, $26.95, 9780399165955
9. Believer
David Axelrod, Penguin Press, $35, 9781594205873
10. Every Day I Fight
Stuart Scott, Larry Platt, Blue Rider, $26.95, 9780399174063
okra 11. Jerry Lee Lewis: His Own Story
Rick Bragg, Harper, $27.99, 9780062078223

12. The Motivation Manifesto
Brendon Burchard, Hay House, $19.99, 9781401948078
13. Rebel Yell
S.C. Gwynne, Scribner, $35, 9781451673289
14. Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
Yuval Noah Harari, Harper, $29.99, 9780062316097
15. Everything I Need to Know I Learned From a Little Golden Book
Diane Muldrow, Golden Books, $9.99, 9780307977618

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION


1. The Husband's Secret
Liane Moriarty, Berkley, $16, 9780425267721
2. Redeployment
Phil Klay, Penguin, $16, 9780143126829
3. The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry
Gabrielle Zevin, Algonquin, $14.95, 9781616204518
4. Orphan Train
Christina Baker Kline, Morrow, $14.99, 9780061950728
5. The Paris Architect
Charles Belfoure, Sourcebooks Landmark, $14.99, 9781402294150
6. The Rosie Project
Graeme Simsion, S&S, $15.99, 9781476729091
7. The Martian
Andy Weir, Broadway, $15, 9780553418026
8. The Light Between Oceans
M.L. Stedman, Scribner, $16, 9781451681758
9. One More Thing
B.J. Novak, Vintage, $14.95, 9780804169783
10. Me Before You
Jojo Moyes, Penguin, $16, 9780143124542
11. Still Alice
Lisa Genova, Gallery, $16, 9781501106422
12. China Dolls
Lisa See, Random House, $16, 9780812982824
13. The Great Gatsby
F.Scott Fitzgerald, Scribner, $15, 9781451689433
14. The Signature of All Things
Elizabeth Gilbert, Penguin, $17, 9780143125846
15. My Brilliant Friend
Elena Ferrante, Europa Editions, $17, 9781609450786

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION


1. The Boys in the Boat
Daniel James Brown, Penguin, $17, 9780143125471
2. Wild
Cheryl Strayed, Vintage, $15.95, 9781101873441
3. Bad Feminist
Roxane Gay, Harper Perennial, $15.99, 9780062282712
4. American Sniper
Chris Kyle, Scott McEwen, Morrow, $15.99, 9780062376336
5. What the Dog Knows: Scent, Science, and the Amazing Ways Dogs Perceive the World
Cat Warren, Touchstone, $16, 9781451667325
6. Wreck This Journal
Keri Smith, Perigee, $15, 9780399161940
7. Unbroken
Laura Hillenbrand, Random House, $16, 9780812987119
8. Quiet
Susan Cain, Broadway, $16, 9780307352156
9. How to Love
Thich Nhat Hanh, Parallax Press, $9.95, 9781937006884
10. Epic Tomatoes: How to Select and Grow the Best Varieties of All Time
Craig Lehoullier, Storey Publishing, $19.95, 9781612122083
11. The New Jim Crow
Michelle Alexander, The New Press, $19.95, 9781595586438
12. We Should All Be Feminists
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Anchor, $7.95, 9781101911761
13. Behind the Beautiful Forevers
Katherine Boo, Random House, $16, 9780812979329
14. The 5 Love Languages
Gary Chapman, Northfield, $15.99, 9780802412706
15. Healing After Loss
Martha Whitmore Hickman, Harper Perennial, $12.99, 9780380773381

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. American Gods
Neil Gaiman, HarperTorch, $7.99, 9780380789030
4. Gone Girl
Gillian Flynn, Broadway, $9.99, 9780553418354
5. Lord of the Flies
William Golding, Perigee, $9.99, 9780399501487
6. Blackberry Pie Murder
Joanne Fluke, Kensington, $7.99, 9780758280381
7. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Little Brown, $8.99, 9780316769488
8. Animal Farm
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451526342
9. A Dance With Dragons
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780553582017
10. The Hobbit
J.R.R. Tolkien, Del Rey, $8.99, 9780345534835

CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED


1. The Day the Crayons Quit
Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illus.), Philomel, $17.99, 9780399255373
2. Aqualicious
Victoria Kann, Harper, $17.99, 9780062330161
3. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
4. The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend
Dan Santat, Little Brown, $17, 9780316199988
5. Ten Easter Eggs
Vijaya Bodach, Laura Logan (Illus.), Cartwheel, $8.99, 9780545747301
6. Good Night, Gorilla
Peggy Rathmann, Putnam, $7.99, 9780399230035
7. Llama Llama Easter Egg
Anna Dewdney, Viking Books for Young Readers, $5.99, 9780451469823
8. Pete the Cat: Big Easter Adventure
Kimberly Dean, James Dean, Harper, $9.99, 9780062198679
9. The Book With No Pictures
B.J. Novak, Dial, $17.99, 9780803741713
10. Pat the Bunny
Dorothy Kunhardt, Golden, $9.99, 9780307120007

CHILDREN'S INTEREST


1. Looking for Alaska (Special 10th Anniversary Edition)
John Green, Dutton, $19.99, 9780525428022
2. Wonder
R.J. Palacio, Knopf, $16.99, 9780375869020
3. Ms. Rapscott's Girls
Elise Primavera, Dial, $16.99, 9780803738225
4. Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures
Kate DiCamillo, K.G. Campbell (Illus.), Candlewick, $8.99, 9780763676711
5. The Giver
Lois Lowry, Harcourt, $9.99, 9780544340688
6. The Terrible Two
Jory John, Mac Barnett, Kevin Cornell (Illus.), Amulet, $13.95, 9781419714917
7. Shadow Scale
Rachel Hartman, Random House Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9780375866579
8. Red Queen
Victoria Aveyard, HarperTeen, $17.99, 9780062310637
9. Smile
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545132060
10. All the Bright Places
Jennifer Niven, Knopf, $17.99, 9780385755887

CHILDREN'S FICTION SERIES TITLES


1. The Death Cure (The Maze Runner, Book 3)
James Dashner, Delacorte, $9.99, 9780385738781
2. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9781419711893
3. The Scorch Trials (The Maze Runner, Book 2)
James Dashner, Ember, $9.99, 9780385738767
4. Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
Ransom Riggs, Quirk, $10.99, 9781594746031
5. Insurgent (Divergent, #2)
Veronica Roth, Katherine Tegen Books, $12.99, 9780062372857
6. Dinosaurs Before Dark (Magic Tree House, #1)
Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illus.), Random House, $4.99, 9780679824114
7. The 5th Wave
Rick Yancey, Speak, $10.99, 9780142425831
8. Ivy and Bean (Ivy & Bean, #1)
Annie Barrows, Sophie Blackall, Chronicle, $5.99, 9780811849098
9. The Maze Runner
James Dashner, Delacorte, $10.99, 9780385385206
10. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
J.K.Rowling, Scholastic, $10.99, 9780590353427