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The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and SIBA, for the week ended Sunday, July 17, 2016. 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 Black Widow
Daniel Silva, Harper, $27.99, 9780062320223
2. The Girls
Emma Cline, Random House, $27, 9780812998603
3. The Nightingale
Kristin Hannah, St. Martin's, $27.99, 9780312577223
4. Before the Fall
Noah Hawley, Grand Central, $26, 9781455561780
5. The Nest
Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney, Ecco, $26.99, 9780062414212
6. All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr, Scribner, $27, 9781476746586
okra7. Underground Airlines
Ben Winters, Mulholland, $26, 9780316261241
8. Belgravia
Julian Fellowes, Grand Central, $27, 9781455541164
9. Sweetbitter
Stephanie Danler, Knopf, $25, 9781101875940
10. Vinegar Girl
Anne Tyler, Hogarth, $25, 9780804141260
11. The Weekenders
Mary Kay Andrews, St. Martin's, $27.99, 9781250065940
12. Here's to Us
Elin Hilderbrand, Little Brown, $28, 9780316375146
13. Barkskins
Annie Proulx, Scribner, $32, 9780743288781
14. End of Watch
Stephen King, Scribner, $30, 9781501129742
okra15. The Heavenly Table
Donald Ray Pollock, Doubleday, $27.95, 9780385541299

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

1. Between the World and Me
Ta-Nehisi Coates, Spiegel & Grau, $24, 9780812993547
2. White Trash
Nancy Isenberg, Viking, $28, 9780670785971
3. When Breath Becomes Air
Paul Kalanithi, Random House, $25, 9780812988406
4. Crisis of Character
Gary J. Byrne, Center Street, $27, 9781455568871
5. Grit
Angela Duckworth, Scribner, $28, 9781501111105
6. Bill O'Reilly's Legends and Lies: The Patriots
David Fisher, Holt, $35, 9781627797894
7. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up
Marie Kondo, Ten Speed Press, $16.99, 9781607747307
8. Hamilton: The Revolution
Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jeremy McCarter, Grand Central, $45, 9781455539741
9. The View From the Cheap Seats
Neil Gaiman, Morrow, $26.99, 9780062262264
10. The Gene
Siddhartha Mukherjee, Scribner, $32, 9781476733500
11. But What If We're Wrong?
Chuck Klosterman, Blue Rider, $26, 9780399184123
12. Tribe
Sebastian Junger, Twelve, $22, 9781455566389
13. Bobby Kennedy
Larry Tye, Random House, $32, 9780812993349
14. Wake Up America
Eric Bolling, St. Martin's, $25.99, 9781250112507
15. Shoe Dog
Phil Knight, Scribner, $29, 9781501135910

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION

1. The Girl on the Train
Paula Hawkins, Riverhead, $16, 9781594634024
2. A Man Called Ove
Fredrik Backman, Washington Square Press, $16, 9781476738024
3. The Girl in the Spider's Web
David Lagercrantz, Vintage Crime/Black Lizard, $16.95, 9781101872000
4. My Brilliant Friend
Elena Ferrante, Europa Editions, $17, 9781609450786
5. The Sympathizer
Viet Thanh Nguyen, Grove Press, $16, 9780802124944
6. Circling the Sun
Paula McLain, Ballantine, $16, 9780345534200
7. Me Before You
Jojo Moyes, Penguin, $16, 9780143109464
8. The Little Paris Bookshop
Nina George, Broadway, $16, 9780553418798
9. The Japanese Lover
Isabel Allende, Atria, $16, 9781501116995
siba book award finalist10. Go Set a Watchman
Harper Lee, Harper Perennial, $15.99, 9780062409867
11. Milk and Honey
Rupi Kaur, Andrews McMeel, $14.99, 9781449474256
12. My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry
Fredrik Backman, Washington Square Press, $16, 9781501115073
13. The Lake House
Kate Morton, Washington Square Press, $17, 9781451649352
14. The Alchemist (25th Anniversary Edition)
Paulo Coelho, HarperOne, $16.99, 9780062315007
15. Avenue of Mysteries
John Irving, S&S, $17, 9781451664171

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION

1. Alexander Hamilton
Ron Chernow, Penguin, $20, 9780143034759
2. Dead Wake
Erik Larson, Broadway, $17, 9780307408877
3. The Boys in the Boat
Daniel James Brown, Penguin, $17, 9780143125471
4. The Wright Brothers
David McCullough, S&S, $17, 9781476728759
5. Night
Elie Wiesel, FSG, $9.95, 9780374500016
6. You Are a Badass
Jen Sincero, Running Press, $16, 9780762447695
7. Barbarian Days
William Finnegan, Penguin, $17, 9780143109396
8. The New Jim Crow
Michelle Alexander, The New Press, $19.95, 9781595586438
9. Just Mercy
Bryan Stevenson, Spiegel & Grau, $16, 9780812984965
10. How to Read Literature Like a Professor
Thomas C. Foster, Harper Perennial, $15.99, 9780062301673
11. David and Goliath
Malcolm Gladwell, Back Bay, $18, 9780316204378
12. NC 12: Gateway to the Outer Banks
Dawson Carr, University of North Carolina Press, $14, 9781469628141
13. The Oregon Trail
Rinker Buck, S&S, $16.99, 9781451659177
14. Quiet
Susan Cain, Broadway, $16, 9780307352156
15. The Quartet
Joseph J. Ellis, Vintage, $16, 9780804172486

MASS MARKET

1. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
2. A Game of Thrones
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780553593716
3. Me Before You
Jojo Moyes, Penguin, $9.99, 9780143130154
4. Of Mice and Men
John Steinbeck, Penguin, $11, 9780140177398
5. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Little Brown, $8.99, 9780316769488
6. A Clash of Kings
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780345535429
7. Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $9.99, 9780441172719
8. Animal Farm
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451526342
9. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Grand Central, $9.99, 9781455538966
10. A Storm of Swords
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780345543981

CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED

1. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
2. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, Harper, $18.99, 9780060254926
3. The Day the Crayons Quit
Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illus.), Philomel, $17.99, 9780399255373
4. Llama Llama Sand and Sun
Anna Dewdney, Grosset & Dunlap, $12.99, 9780448496399
5. The Night Before Kindergarten
Natasha Wing, Julie Durrell (Illus.), Grosset & Dunlap, $4.99, 9780448425009
6. Oh, the Places You'll Go!
Dr. Seuss, Random House, $17.99, 9780679805274
7. Are We There Yet?
Dan Santat, Little Brown, $17.99, 9780316199995
8. Little Blue Truck
Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illus.), HMH Books for Young Readers, $6.99, 9780547248288
9. Beach Baby
Kate Merritt, Kate Merritt (Illus.), Workman, $5.95, 9780761187325
10. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, Putnam, $10.99, 9780399226908

CHILDREN'S INTEREST

1. The BFG
Roald Dahl, Puffin, $7.99, 9781101997697
2. The Trials of Apollo: The Hidden Oracle
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $19.99, 9781484732748
3. Wonder
R.J. Palacio, Knopf, $16.99, 9780375869020
4. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf, $12.99, 9780385754729
siba book award finalist5. Mosquitoland (WINNER)
David Arnold, Speak, $10.99, 9780147513656
6. Looking for Alaska (Special 10th Anniversary Edition)
John Green, Dutton, $19.99, 9780525428022
7. Minecraft: Combat Handbook
Stephanie Milton, Scholastic, $8.99, 9780545823234
8. Holes
Louis Sachar, Yearling, $6.99, 9780440419464
9. Matilda
Roald Dahl, Puffin, $7.99, 9780142410370
10. A Wrinkle in Time
Madeleine L'Engle, Square Fish, $6.99, 9780312367541

CHILDREN'S FICTION SERIES TITLES

1. The Land of Stories: An Author's Odyssey
Chris Colfer, Little Brown, $19.99, 9780316383295
2. Return to the Isle of the Lost: A Descendants Novel
Melissa de la Cruz, Disney/Hyperion, $17.99, 9781484750711
3. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
J.K.Rowling, Scholastic, $10.99, 9780590353427
4. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
J.K.Rowling, Scholastic, $10.99, 9780439136365
5. The Thank You Book (Elephant & Piggie)
Mo Willems, Disney/Hyperion, $9.99, 9781423178286
6. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
J.K.Rowling, Scholastic, $10.99, 9780439064873
7. Serafina and the Twisted Staff (A Serafina Novel)
Robert Beatty, Disney/Hyperion, $16.99, 9781484775035
8. Hollow City: The Second Novel of Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children
Ransom Riggs, Quirk, $10.99, 9781594747359
siba book award finalist9. Serafina and the Black Cloak (WINNER)
Robert Beatty, Disney/Hyperion, $7.99, 9781484711873
10. Dinosaurs Before Dark (Magic Tree House, #1)
Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illus.), Random House, $4.99, 9780679824114