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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 Independent Bestseller List, as brought to you by Book Sense and SIBA,
for the week ended Sunday, April 6, 2008. Based on reporting from the independent
booksellers of the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance and Book Sense.

HARDCOVER FICTION
1. Unaccustomed Earth
Jhumpa Lahiri, Knopf, $25, 9780307265739
2. The Appeal
John Grisham, Doubleday, $27.95, 9780385515047
3. A Thousand Splendid Suns
Khaled Hosseini, Riverhead, $25.95, 9781594489501
4. Miss Julia Paints the Town
Ann B. Ross, Viking, $24.95, 9780670018642
5. Change of Heart
Jodi Picoult, Atria, $26.95, 9780743496742
6. Deep Dish
Mary Kay Andrews, Harper, $24.95, 9780060837365
7. People of the Book
Geraldine Brooks, Viking, $25.95, 9780670018215
8. The Blue Star
Tony Earley, Little Brown, $23.99, 9780316199070
9. Down River
John Hart, St. Martin's Minotaur, $24.95, 9780312359317
10. Lush Life
Richard Price, FSG, $26, 9780374299255
11. Small Favor
Jim Butcher, Roc, $23.95, 9780451461896
12. A Prisoner of Birth
Jeffrey Archer, St. Martin's, $27.95, 9780312379292
13. World Without End
Ken Follett, Dutton, $35, 9780525950073
14. The Girl Who Stopped Swimming
Joshilyn Jackson, Grand Central, $23.99, 9780446579650
15. Our Story Begins
Tobias Wolff, Knopf, $26.95, 9781400044597

HARDCOVER NONFICTION
1. Armageddon in Retrospect
Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., Putnam, $24.95, 9780399155086
2. Home
Julie Andrews, Hyperion, $26.95, 9780786865659
3. The Dangerous Book for Boys
Conn Iggulden, Hal Iggulden, Collins, $24.95, 9780061243585
4. The Age of American Unreason
Susan Jacoby, Pantheon, $26, 9780375423741
5. Boone
Robert Morgan, Ravenel, $29.95, 9781565124554
6. The Match
Mark Frost, Hyperion, $24.95, 9781401302788
7. Animal, Vegetable, Miracle
Barbara and Camille Kingsolver, Steven Hopp, Harper, $26.95, 9780060852559
8. In Defense of Food
Michael Pollan, Penguin Press, $21.95, 9781594201455
9. The Bin Ladens
Steve Coll, Penguin Press, $35, 9781594201646
10. The Daring Book for Girls
Andrea Buchanan, Miriam Peskowitz, Collins, $24.95, 9780061472572
11. I Am America (and So Can You!)
Stephen Colbert, Grand Central, $26.99, 9780446580502
12. Beautiful Boy
David Sheff, Houghton Mifflin, $24, 9780618683352
13. Standing Tall
C. Vivian Stringer, Laura Tucker, Crown, $24.95, 9780307406095
14. You: Staying Young
Michael F. Roizen, M.D., Mehmet C. Oz, M.D., Free Press, $26, 9780743292566
15. Bonk
Mary Roach, Norton, $24.95, 9780393064643

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION
1. Water for Elephants
Sara Gruen, Algonquin, $13.95, 9781565125605
2. The Gathering
Anne Enright, Black Cat, $14, 9780802170392
3. The Friday Night Knitting Club
Kate Jacobs, Berkley, $14, 9780425219096
4. The Other Boleyn Girl
Philippa Gregory, Touchstone, $16, 9780743227445
5. The Kite Runner
Khaled Hosseini, Riverhead, $15, 9781594480003
6. Atonement
Ian McEwan, Anchor, $14.95, 9780307387158
7. No Country for Old Men
Cormac McCarthy, Vintage, $14, 9780375706677
8. Luncheon of the Boating Party
Susan Vreeland, Penguin, $15, 9780143113522
9. Nineteen Minutes
Jodi Picoult, Washington Square, $15, 9780743496735
10. Peony in Love
Lisa See, Random House, $14, 9780812975222
11. The Road
Cormac McCarthy, Vintage, $14.95, 9780307387899
12. The Good Husband of Zebra Drive
Alexander McCall Smith, Anchor, $12.95, 9781400075720
13. The Thirteenth Tale
Diane Setterfield, Washington Square, $15, 9780743298032
14. The Shack
William P. Young, Windblown, $14.99, 9780964729230
15. Suite Francaise
Irene Nemirovsky, Vintage, $14.95, 9781400096275

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION
1. A New Earth
Eckhart Tolle, Plume, $14, 9780452289963
2. Eat, Pray, Love
Elizabeth Gilbert, Penguin, $15, 9780143038412
3. Three Cups of Tea
Greg Mortenson, David Oliver Relin, Penguin, $15, 9780143038252
4. The Power of Now
Eckhart Tolle, New World, $14, 9781577314806
5. Dreams From My Father
Barack Obama, Three Rivers, $14.95, 9781400082773
6. The Glass Castle
Jeannette Walls, Scribner, $15, 9780743247542
7. The Audacity of Hope
Barack Obama, Three Rivers, $14.95, 9780307237705
8. The Omnivore's Dilemma
Michael Pollan, Penguin, $16, 9780143038580
9. Into the Wild
Jon Krakauer, Anchor, $13.95, 9780307387172
10. 90 Minutes in Heaven
Don Piper, Revell, $12.99, 9780800759490
11. John Adams
David McCullough, S&S, $20, 9781416575887
12. Marley & Me
John Grogan, Harper, $13.95, 9780060817091
13. Eat This Not That!
David Zinczenko, Rodale, $19.95, 9781594868542
14. The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid
Bill Bryson, Broadway, $14.95, 9780767919371
15. Infidel
Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Free Press, $15, 9780743289696

MASS MARKET
1. The Pillars of the Earth
Ken Follett, Signet, $7.99, 9780451166890
2. Bad Luck and Trouble
Lee Child, Dell, $7.99, 9780440243663
3. The Woods
Harlan Coben, Signet, $9.99, 9780451221957
4. Whitethorn Woods
Maeve Binchy, Anchor, $7.99, 9780307278418
5. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Warner, $6.99, 9780446310789
6. The Other Boleyn Girl
Philippa Gregory, Pocket Star, $7.99, 9781416556534
7. I Heard That Song Before
Mary Higgins Clark, Pocket, $7.99, 9780743497305
8. The Innocent Man
John Grisham, Dell, $7.99, 9780440243830
9. Deep Storm
Lincoln Child, Anchor, $7.99, 9781400095476
10. Set Sail for Murder
Carolyn Hart, Avon, $6.99, 9780060724085

CHILDREN'S TITLES
1. Gallop!
Rufus Butler Seder, Workman, $12.95, 9780761147633
2. Twilight
Stephenie Meyer, Little Brown, $10.99, 9780316015844
3. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $12.95, 9780810994737
4. Eclipse (Twilight, Book 3)
Stephenie Meyer, Little Brown, $19.99, 9780316160209
5. Massie (Clique Summer Collection #1)
Lisi Harrison, Poppy, $6.99, 9780316027519
6. New Moon
Stephenie Meyer, Megan Tingley, $18.99, 9780316160193
7. Fancy Nancy at the Museum
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), Harper, $3.99, 9780061236075
8. Dark Day in the Deep Sea (Magic Tree House #39)
Mary Pope Osborne, Salvatore Murdocca (Illus.), Random House, $11.99, 9780375837319
9. The Pigeon Wants a Puppy
Mo Willems, Hyperion, $14.99, 9781423109600
10. Fancy Nancy and the Boy From Paris
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), Harper, $3.99, 9780061236099
11. Llama, Llama Red Pajama
Anna Dewdney, Viking, $16.99, 9780670059836
12. Fancy Nancy Bonjour, Butterfly
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), Harper, $16.99, 9780061235887
13. Diary of a Wimpy Kid
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $12.95, 9780810993136
14. Llama Llama Mad at Mama
Anna Dewdney, Viking, $15.99, 9780670062409
15. The Final Warning (Maximum Ride #4)
James Patterson, Little Brown, $20, 9780316002868