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Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance and IndieBound.org.

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The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and SIBA, for the week ended Sunday, June 21, 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. All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr, Scribner, $27, 9781476746586
2. The Girl on the Train
Paula Hawkins, Riverhead, $26.95, 9781594633669
3. In the Unlikely Event
Judy Blume, Knopf, $27.95, 9781101875049
4. All the Single Ladies
Dorothea Benton Frank, Morrow, $26.99, 9780062132567
5. Our Souls at Night
Kent Haruf, Knopf, $24, 9781101875896
6. Seveneves
Neal Stephenson, Morrow, $35, 9780062190376
7. The Nightingale
Kristin Hannah, St. Martin's, $27.99, 9780312577223
8. Beach Town
Mary Kay Andrews, St. Martin's, $26.99, 9781250065933
9. The Rumor
Elin Hilderbrand, Little Brown, $28, 9780316334525
10. The Truth According to Us
Annie Barrows, Dial Press, $28, 9780385342940
11. A God in Ruins
Kate Atkinson, Little Brown, $28, 9780316176538
12. Finders Keepers
Stephen King, Scribner, $30, 9781501100079
13. Luckiest Girl Alive
Jessica Knoll, S&S, $25, 9781476789637
14. Make Something Up
Chuck Palahniuk, Doubleday, $26.95, 9780385538053
15. The President's Shadow
Brad Meltzer, Grand Central, $28, 9780446553933

HARDCOVER NONFICTION


1. The Wright Brothers
David McCullough, S&S, $30, 9781476728742
2. Dead Wake
Erik Larson, Crown, $28, 9780307408860
3. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up
Marie Kondo, Ten Speed Press, $16.99, 9781607747307
4. The Road to Character
David Brooks, Random House, $28, 9780812993257
5. A Lucky Life Interrupted
Tom Brokaw, Random House, $27, 9781400069699
6. Modern Romance
Aziz Ansari, Penguin Press, $28.95, 9781594206276
7. Being Mortal
Atul Gawande, Metropolitan, $26, 9780805095159
8. Bill O'Reilly's Legends and Lies: The Real West
Bill O'Reilly, David Fisher, Holt, $32, 9781627795074
9. Sick in the Head: Conversations about Life and Comedy
Judd Apatow, Random House, $27, 9780812997576
10. Yes Please
Amy Poehler, Dey Street, $28.99, 9780062268341
11. The Quartet
Joseph J. Ellis, Knopf, $27.95, 9780385353403
12. H Is for Hawk
Helen MacDonald, Grove Press, $26, 9780802123411
13. Being Nixon: A Man Divided
Evan Thomas, Random House, $35, 9780812995367
14. Pirate Hunters: Treasure, Obsession, and the Search for a Legendary Pirate Ship
Robert Kurson, Random House, $28, 9781400063369
15. Primates of Park Avenue: A Memoir
Wednesday Martin, S&S, $26, 9781476762623

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION


1. Grey: Fifty Shades of Grey as Told by Christian
E.L. James, Vintage, $15.99, 9781101946343
okra 2. The Invention of Wings
Sue Monk Kidd, Penguin, $17, 9780143121701

3. Station Eleven
Emily St. John Mandel, Vintage, $15.95, 9780804172448
4. The Martian
Andy Weir, Broadway, $15, 9780553418026
5. The Goldfinch
Donna Tartt, Back Bay, $20, 9780316055444
6. Euphoria
Lily King, Grove Press, $16, 9780802123701
7. The Husband's Secret
Liane Moriarty, Berkley, $16, 9780425267721
8. The Vacationers
Emma Straub, Riverhead, $16, 9781594633881
9. Everything I Never Told You
Celeste Ng, Penguin, $16, 9780143127550
10. Fahrenheit 451
Ray Bradbury, S&S, $15, 9781451673319
11. My Brilliant Friend
Elena Ferrante, Europa Editions, $17, 9781609450786
12. A Man Called Ove
Fredrik Backman, Washington Square Press, $16, 9781476738024
13. The Rosie Project
Graeme Simsion, S&S, $15.99, 9781476729091
14. The Summer's End
Mary Alice Monroe, Gallery, $16, 9781476709024
15. Where'd You Go, Bernadette
Maria Semple, Back Bay, $14.99, 9780316204262

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION


1. The Boys in the Boat
Daniel James Brown, Penguin, $17, 9780143125471
2. I Am Malala
Malala Yousafzai, Back Bay, $16, 9780316322423
3. How to Read Literature Like a Professor
Thomas C. Foster, Harper Perennial, $15.99, 9780062301673
4. How Not to Be Wrong
Jordan Ellenberg, Penguin, $17, 9780143127536
5. Unbroken
Laura Hillenbrand, Random House, $16, 9780812987119
6. Into the Wild
Jon Krakauer, Anchor, $14.95, 9780307387172
7. A Spy Among Friends
Ben Macintyre, Broadway, $16, 9780804136655
8. David and Goliath
Malcolm Gladwell, Back Bay, $18, 9780316204378
9. The Mockingbird Next Door: Life with Harper Lee
Marja Mills, Penguin Books, $17, 9780143127666
10. Things That Matter
Charles Krauthammer, Crown Forum, $16, 9780385349192
11. The Plantagenets
Dan Jones, Penguin, $18, 9780143124924
12. The Devil in the White City
Erik Larson, Vintage, $16, 9780375725609
13. Night
Elie Wiesel, FSG, $9.95, 9780374500016
14. The Four Agreements
Don Miguel Ruiz, Amber-Allen, $12.95, 9781878424310
15. Outliers
Malcolm Gladwell, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316017930

MASS MARKET


1. A Game of Thrones
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780553593716
2. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Grand Central, $8.99, 9780446310789
3. Lord of the Flies
William Golding, Perigee, $9.99, 9780399501487
4. A Clash of Kings
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780345535429
5. Outlander
Diana Gabaldon, Dell, $9.99, 9780553393699
6. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
7. Animal Farm
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451526342
8. Ender's Game
Orson Scott Card, Tor, $23.97, 9780765370624
9. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Little Brown, $8.99, 9780316769488
10. Slaughterhouse-Five
Kurt Vonnegut, Laurel Leaf, $7.99, 9780440180296

CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED


1. Your Baby's First Word Will Be DADA
Jimmy Fallon, Miguel Ordonez (Illus.), Feiwel & Friends, $16.99, 9781250009340
2. The Day the Crayons Quit
Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illus.), Philomel, $17.99, 9780399255373
3. Oh, the Places You'll Go!
Dr. Seuss, Random House, $17.99, 9780679805274
4. The Daddy Book
Todd Parr, LB Kids, $6.99, 9780316257848
5. Llama Llama Sand and Sun
Anna Dewdney, Grosset & Dunlap, $12.99, 9780448496399
6. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
7. How to Surprise a Dad
Jean Reagan, Lee Wildish (Illus.), Knopf Books for Young Readers, $16.99, 9780553498363
8. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, Harper, $18.99, 9780060254926
9. Good Night, Gorilla
Peggy Rathmann, Putnam, $7.99, 9780399230035
10. Llama Llama Red Pajama
Anna Dewdney, Viking Books for Young Readers, $8.99, 9780451474575

CHILDREN'S INTEREST


1. Paper Towns
John Green, Speak, $10.99, 9780147517654
2. Saint Anything
Sarah Dessen, Viking Books for Young Readers, $19.99, 9780451474704
3. Wonder
R.J. Palacio, Knopf, $16.99, 9780375869020
4. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf, $12.99, 9780385754729
5. Looking for Alaska (Special 10th Anniversary Edition)
John Green, Dutton, $19.99, 9780525428022
6. The One and Only Ivan
Katherine Applegate, Patricia Castelao (Illus.), Harper, $7.99, 9780061992278
7. An Abundance of Katherines
John Green, Speak, $9.99, 9780142410707
8. Me and Earl and the Dying Girl
Jesse Andrews, Amulet, $9.95, 9781419719462
9. Three Times Lucky
Sheila Turnage, Puffin, $7.99, 9780142426050
10. Brown Girl Dreaming
Jacqueline Woodson, Nancy Paulsen Books, $16.99, 9780399252518

CHILDREN'S FICTION SERIES TITLES


1. The Heir (The Selection, Book 4)
Kiera Cass, HarperTeen, $18.99, 9780062349859
2. Tales from a Not-So-Dorky Drama Queen (Dork Diaries, #9)
Rachel Renee Russell, Aladdin, $13.99, 9781442487697
3. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
J.K.Rowling, Scholastic, $10.99, 9780439064873
4. The Glass Sentence (Mapmakers, #1)
S.E. Grove, Puffin, $8.99, 9780142423660
5. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9781419711893
6. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
J.K.Rowling, Scholastic, $10.99, 9780590353427
7. Big Nate Lives It Up
Lincoln Peirce, Balzer + Bray, $13.99, 9780062111081
8. Insurgent (Divergent, #2)
Veronica Roth, Katherine Tegen Books, $12.99, 9780062372857
9. The Isle of the Lost: A Descendants Novel
Melissa de La Cruz, Disney/Hyperion, $17.99, 9781484720974
10. Ivy and Bean (Ivy & Bean, #1)
Annie Barrows, Sophie Blackall, Chronicle, $5.99, 9780811849098