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Southern Indie Bestseller List 06/29/2008

Southern Indie Bestseller List

For the week ending Sunday, June 29, 2008
Columbia, SC - July 2, 2008 -

The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound.org and SIBA, for the week ended Sunday, June 29, 2008. Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance and IndieBound.org.

Archived lists are available on Authors 'Round the South, the place to find your favorite authors at your favorite neighborhood bookstores. 

HARDCOVER FICTION

1. The Story of Edgar Sawtelle
David Wroblewski, Ecco, $25.95, 9780061374227
2. Fearless Fourteen
Janet Evanovich, St. Martin's, $27.95, 9780312349516
3. The Host
Stephenie Meyer, Little Brown, $25.99, 9780316068048
4. Sail
James Patterson, Howard Roughan, Little Brown, $27.99, 9780316018708
5. Love the One You're With
Emily Giffin, St. Martin's, $24.95, 9780312348670
6. The Art of Racing in the Rain
Garth Stein, Harper, $23.95, 9780061537936
7. The Beach House
Jane Green, Viking, $24.95, 9780670018857
8. The Enchantress of Florence
Salman Rushdie, Random House, $26, 9780375504334
9. Nothing to Lose
Lee Child, Delacorte, $27, 9780385340564
10. Snuff
Chuck Palahniuk, Doubleday, $24.95, 9780385517881
11. Chasing Harry Winston
Lauren Weisberger, S&S, $25.95, 9780743290111
12. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
Junot Diaz, Riverhead, $24.95, 9781594489587
13. Rogue
Danielle Steel, Delacorte, $27, 9780385340250
14. TailSpin
Catherine Coulter, Putnam, $25.95, 9780399155031
15. The Appeal
John Grisham, Doubleday, $27.95, 9780385515047

 

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

1. When You Are Engulfed in Flames
David Sedaris, Little Brown, $25.99, 9780316143479
2. The Last Lecture
Randy Pausch, Hyperion, $21.95, 9781401323257
3. What Happened
Scott McClellan, PublicAffairs, $27.95, 9781586485566
4. Are You There, Vodka?
Chelsea Handler, Simon Spotlight, $24.95, 9781416954125
5. The Downhill Lie
Carl Hiaasen, Knopf, $22, 9780307266538
6. Fleeced
Dick Morris, Eileen McGann, Harper, $26.95, 9780061547751
7. My Stroke of Insight
Jill Bolte Taylor, Viking, $24.95, 9780670020744
8. The Prince of Frogtown
Rick Bragg, Knopf, $24, 9781400040407
9. The House on First Street
Julia Reed, Ecco, $23.95, 9780061136641
10. The Monster of Florence
Douglas Preston, Mario Spezi, Grand Central, $25.99, 9780446581196
11. The Post-American World
Fareed Zakaria, Norton, $25.95, 9780393062359
12. Goodnight Bush
Erich Origen, Gan Golan, Little Brown, $14.99, 9780316040419
13. Always by My Side
Jim Nantz, Gotham, $26, 9781592403615
14. The Secret
Rhonda Byrne, Atria/Beyond Words, $23.95, 9781582701707
15. The Billionaire's Vinegar
Benjamin Wallace, Crown, $24.95, 9780307338778

 

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION

1. Loving Frank
Nancy Horan, Ballantine, $14, 9780345495006
2. Water for Elephants
Sara Gruen, Algonquin, $13.95, 9781565125605
3. On Chesil Beach
Ian McEwan, Anchor, $13.95, 9780307386175
4. Out Stealing Horses
Per Petterson, Picador, $14, 9780312427085
5. The Shack
William P. Young, Windblown, $14.99, 9780964729230
6. The Road
Cormac McCarthy, Vintage, $14.95, 9780307387899
7. The Last Summer (of You and Me)
Ann Brashares, Riverhead, $14, 9781594483080
8. The Friday Night Knitting Club
Kate Jacobs, Berkley, $14, 9780425219096
9. Garden Spells
Sarah Addison Allen, Bantam, $12, 9780553384833
10. The Maytrees
Annie Dillard, Harper Perennial, $13.95, 9780061239540
11. The Kite Runner
Khaled Hosseini, Riverhead, $15, 9781594480003
12. In the Woods
Tana French, Penguin, $14, 9780143113492
13. The Other Boleyn Girl
Philippa Gregory, Touchstone, $16, 9780743227445
14. Away
Amy Bloom, Random House, $14, 9780812977790
15. The Gathering
Anne Enright, Black Cat, $14, 9780802170392

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION 

1. Three Cups of Tea
Greg Mortenson, David Oliver Relin, Penguin, $15, 9780143038252
2. Animal, Vegetable, Miracle
Barbara and Camille Kingsolver, Steven Hopp, Harper Perennial, $14.95, 9780060852566
3. Eat, Pray, Love
Elizabeth Gilbert, Penguin, $15, 9780143038412
4. Wisdom of Our Fathers
Tim Russert, Random House, $13.95, 9780812975437
5. Big Russ and Me
Tim Russert, Miramax, $13.95, 9781401359652
6. A New Earth
Eckhart Tolle, Plume, $14, 9780452289963
7. The Audacity of Hope
Barack Obama, Three Rivers, $14.95, 9780307237705
8. The Glass Castle
Jeannette Walls, Scribner, $15, 9780743247542
9. Into the Wild
Jon Krakauer, Anchor, $13.95, 9780307387172
10. The Power of Now
Eckhart Tolle, New World, $14, 9781577314806
11. The Omnivore's Dilemma
Michael Pollan, Penguin, $16, 9780143038580
12. Dreams From My Father
Barack Obama, Three Rivers, $14.95, 9781400082773
13. Lone Survivor
Marcus Luttrell, Patrick Robinson, Back Bay, $15.99, 9780316067607
14. How to Read Literature Like a Professor
Thomas C. Foster, Harper, $13.95, 9780060009427
15. Plato and a Platypus Walk Into a Bar
Thomas Cathcart, Daniel Klein, Penguin, $12, 9780143113874


MASS MARKET 

1. The Tin Roof Blowdown
James Lee Burke, Pocket, $7.99, 9781416548508
2. The Pillars of the Earth
Ken Follett, Signet, $7.99, 9780451166890
3. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
4. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Warner, $7.99, 9780446310789
5. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Warner, $6.99, 9780316769488
6. Lean Mean Thirteen
Janet Evanovich, St. Martin's, $7.99, 9780312349509
7. Fahrenheit 451
Ray Bradbury, Ballantine, $6.99, 9780345342966
8. The King of Lies
John Hart, St. Martin's, $6.99, 9780312363758
9. Lord of the Flies
William Golding, Berkley, $9.99, 9780399501487
10. Bones to Ashes
Kathy Reichs, Pocket Star, $7.99, 9781416525653

 

CHILDREN'S TITLES

1. Twilight
Stephenie Meyer, Little Brown, $10.99, 9780316015844
2. New Moon
Stephenie Meyer, Little Brown, $10.99, 9780316024969
3. Gallop!
Rufus Butler Seder, Workman, $12.95, 9780761147633
4. Eclipse
Stephenie Meyer, Little Brown, $19.99, 9780316160209
5. Diary of a Wimpy Kid
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $12.95, 9780810993136
6. The Mysterious Benedict Society
Trenton Lee Stewart, Little Brown, $6.99, 9780316003957
7. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $12.95, 9780810994737
8. Fancy Nancy's Favorite Fancy Words
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), Harper, $12.99, 9780061549236
9. Fancy Nancy and the Boy From Paris
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), Harper, $3.99, 9780061236099
10. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
11. The Penderwicks
Jeanne Birdsall, Yearling, $6.50, 9780440420477
12. The Battle of the Labyrinth (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 4)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $17.99, 9781423101468
13. The Magician (The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel #2)
Michael Scott, Delacorte, $16.99, 9780385733588
14. Alicia (Clique Summer Collection #3)
Lisi Harrison, Poppy, $6.99, 9780316027533
15. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf, $11.99, 9780375842207