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WHAT'S HOT IN SOUTHERN INDIES...

Southern Indie Bestsellers 10/1/2017

HARDCOVER FICTION

1. A Legacy of Spies
John le Carré, Viking, $28, 9780735225114
2. A Gentleman in Moscow
Amor Towles, Viking, $27, 9780670026197
3. Sleeping Beauties
Stephen King, Owen King, Scribner, $30, 9781501163401
4. To Be Where You Are
Jan Karon, Putnam, $28, 9780399183737
5. A Column of Fire
Ken Follett, Viking, $36, 9780525954972
6. Little Fires Everywhere
Celeste Ng, Penguin Press, $27, 9780735224292
7. The Cuban Affair
Nelson DeMille, S&S, $28.99, 9781501101724
8. The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye
David Lagercrantz, Knopf, $27.95, 9780451494320
9. My Absolute Darling
Gabriel Tallent, Riverhead, $27, 9780735211179
10. The Ninth Hour
Alice McDermott, FSG, $26, 9780374280147
12. Sing, Unburied, Sing
Jesmyn Ward, Scribner, $26, 9781501126062
12. Don't Let Go
Harlan Coben, Dutton, $28, 9780525955115
13. Camino Island
John Grisham, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385543026
14. Glass Houses
Louise Penny, Minotaur, $28.99, 9781250066190
15. The Underground Railroad
Colson Whitehead, Doubleday, $26.95, 9780385542364

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

1. What Happened
Hillary Rodham Clinton, S&S, $30, 9781501175565
2. The Last Castle: The Epic Story of Love, Loss, and American Royalty in the Nation's Largest Home
Denise Kiernan, Touchstone, $28, 9781476794044
3. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry
Neil deGrasse Tyson, Norton, $18.95, 9780393609394
4. Unbelievable
Katy Tur, Dey Street, $26.99, 9780062684929
5. Killing England
Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard, Holt, $30, 9781627790642
6. Braving the Wilderness
Brene Brown, Random House, $28, 9780812995848
7. Hillbilly Elegy
J.D. Vance, Harper, $27.99, 9780062300546
8. Why Buddhism Is True
Robert Wright, S&S, $27, 9781439195451
9. The Book of Joy
The Dalai Lama, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Avery, $26, 9780399185045
10. Make Your Bed
William H. McRaven, Grand Central, $18, 9781455570249
11. Alone: Britain, Churchill, and Dunkirk: Defeat Into Victory
Michael Korda, Liveright, $29.95, 9781631491320
12. Bunny Mellon: The Life of an American Style Legend
Meryl Gordon, Grand Central, $28, 9781455588749
13. Killers of the Flower Moon
David Grann, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385534246
14. The Vietnam War: An Intimate History
Geoffrey C. Ward, Ken Burns, Knopf, $60, 9780307700254
15. One Nation After Trump
E.J. Dionne, et al., St. Martin's, $25.99, 9781250164056

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION

1. It
Stephen King, Scribner, $19.99, 9781501175466
2. The Woman in Cabin 10
Ruth Ware, Gallery/Scout Press, $16, 9781501132957
3. The Handmaid's Tale
Margaret Atwood, Anchor, $15.95, 9780525435006
4. All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr, Scribner, $17, 9781501173219
5. A Man Called Ove
Fredrik Backman, Washington Square Press, $16, 9781476738024
6. The Nightingale
Kristin Hannah, St. Martin's Griffin, $16.99, 9781250080400
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 Couple Next Door
Shari Lapena, Penguin, $16, 9780735221109
11. Milk and Honey
Rupi Kaur, Andrews McMeel, $14.99, 9781449474256
12. Truly Madly Guilty
Liane Moriarty, Flatiron, $16.99, 9781250069801
13. Big Little Lies
Liane Moriarty, Berkley, $16, 9780399587191
14. The Alice Network
Kate Quinn, Morrow, $16.99, 9780062654199
15. The Sympathizer
Viet Thanh Nguyen, Grove Press, $16, 9780802124944

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION

1. Being Mortal
Atul Gawande, Picador USA, $16, 9781250076229
2. The Lost City of the Monkey God
Douglas Preston, Grand Central, $15.99, 9781455540013
3. Night
Elie Wiesel, FSG, $9.95, 9780374500016
4. On Tyranny
Timothy Snyder, Tim Duggan Books, $7.99, 9780804190114
5. The Old Farmer's Almanac 2018
Old Farmer's Almanac, $7.95, 9781571987358
6. Strong Is the New Pretty
Kate T. Parker, Workman, $17.95, 9780761189138
7. You Are a Badass
Jen Sincero, Running Press, $16, 9780762447695
8. Evicted
Matthew Desmond, Broadway, $17, 9780553447453
9. Just Mercy
Bryan Stevenson, Spiegel & Grau, $16, 9780812984965
10. How to Fight
Thich Nhat Hanh, Jason DeAntonis (Illus.), Parallax Press, $9.95, 9781941529867
11. Rogue Heroes
Ben Macintyre, Broadway, $16, 9781101904183
12. We Should All Be Feminists
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Anchor, $7.95, 9781101911761
13. White Trash
Nancy Isenberg, Penguin, $17, 9780143129677
14. Bad Feminist
Roxane Gay, Harper Perennial, $15.99, 9780062282712
15. Hero of the Empire
Candice Millard, Anchor, $17, 9780307948786

MASS MARKET

1. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Little Brown, $8.99, 9780316769488
2. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Grand Central, $9.99, 9781455538966
3. Of Mice and Men
John Steinbeck, Penguin, $11, 9780140177398
4. Lord of the Flies
William Golding, Perigee, $9.99, 9780399501487
5. The Jealous Kind
James Lee Burke, Pocket, $9.99, 9781501107412
6. American Gods
Neil Gaiman, Morrow, $9.99, 9780062572110
7. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
8. The Gunslinger
Stephen King, Pocket, $9.99, 9781501166112
9. Animal Farm
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451526342
10. A Game of Thrones
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780553593716

CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED

1. Creepy Pair of Underwear!
Aaron Reynolds, Peter Brown (Illus.), Simon & Schuster (BYR), $17.99, 9781442402980
2. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
3. Room on the Broom
Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler (Illus.), Puffin, $6.99, 9780142501122
4. She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World
Chelsea Clinton, Alexandra Boiger (Illus.), Philomel, $17.99, 9781524741723
5. The Mermaid
Jan Brett, G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9780399170720
6. Pete the Cat: Trick or Pete
James Dean, HarperFestival, $6.99, 9780062198709
7. Hog Wild!
Sandra Boynton, Workman, $17.95, 9780761189923
8. Spooky Pookie
Sandra Boynton, Little Simon, $5.99, 9781481497671
9. Pat the Bunny
Dorothy Kunhardt, Golden, $9.99, 9780307120007
10. Runny Babbit Returns
Shel Silverstein, Harper, $19.99, 9780062479396

CHILDREN'S INTEREST

1. Wishtree
Katherine Applegate, Feiwel & Friends, $16.99, 9781250043221
2. The Language of Thorns: Midnight Tales and Dangerous Magic
Leigh Bardugo, Sara Kipin (Illus.), Imprint, $18.99, 9781250122520
3. The Hate U Give
Angie Thomas, Balzer + Bray, $17.99, 9780062498533
4. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $12.99, 9780385754729
5. Warcross
Marie Lu, G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9780399547966
6. Wonder
R.J. Palacio, Knopf, $16.99, 9780375869020
7. Salt to the Sea
Ruta Sepetys, Penguin, $10.99, 9780142423622
8. The Giver
Lois Lowry, HMH Books for Young Readers, $9.99, 9780544340688
9. Elsie Mae Has Something to Say
Nancy J. Cavanaugh, Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, $16.99, 9781492640226
10. The Purloining of Prince Oleomargarine
Mark Twain, Philip C. Stead, Erin Stead (Illus.), Doubleday (BYR), $24.99, 9780553523225

CHILDREN'S SERIES TITLES

1. Dog Man: A Tale of Two Kitties
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9780545935210
2. The Mysterious Benedict Society
Trenton Lee Stewart, Little Brown, $8.99, 9780316003957
3. Darkness of Dragons (Wings of Fire, Book 10)
Tui T. Sutherland, Scholastic, $16.99, 9780545685474
4. The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $7.99, 9781423134947
5. The Dragonet Prophecy (Wings of Fire, Book 1)
Tui T. Sutherland, Scholastic, $6.99, 9780545349239
6. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
J.K. Rowling, Scholastic, $10.99, 9780590353427
7. Dog Man
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9780545581608
8. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Double Down
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9781419723445
9. The Land of Stories: Worlds Collide
Chris Colfer, Little Brown, $19.99, 9780316355896
10. Serafina and the Black Cloak
Robert Beatty, Disney/Hyperion, $7.99, 9781484711873