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Southern Indie Bestseller List 07/13/2008

Southern Indie Bestseller List

For the week ending Sunday, July 13, 2008
Columbia, SC - July 17, 2008 -

The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound.org and SIBA, for the week ended Sunday, July 13, 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. Swan Peak
James Lee Burke, S&S, $25.95, 9781416548522
3. Time Is a River
Mary Alice Monroe, Pocket, $25, 9781416544364
4. Tribute
Nora Roberts, Putnam, $26.95, 9780399154911
5. Fearless Fourteen
Janet Evanovich, St. Martin's, $27.95, 9780312349516
6. The Host
Stephenie Meyer, Little Brown, $25.99, 9780316068048
7. America America
Ethan Canin, Random House, $27, 9780679456803
8. Love the One You're With
Emily Giffin, St. Martin's, $24.95, 9780312348670
9. The Enchantress of Florence
Salman Rushdie, Random House, $26, 9780375504334
10. Sail
James Patterson, Howard Roughan, Little Brown, $27.99, 9780316018708
11. Chasing Harry Winston
Lauren Weisberger, S&S, $25.95, 9780743290111
12. The Art of Racing in the Rain
Garth Stein, Harper, $23.95, 9780061537936
13. Nothing to Lose
Lee Child, Delacorte, $27, 9780385340564
14. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
Junot Diaz, Riverhead, $24.95, 9781594489587
15. The Beach House
Jane Green, Viking, $24.95, 9780670018857

 

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. Deceptively Delicious
Jessica Seinfeld, Collins, $24.95, 9780061251344
4. Goodnight Bush
Erich Origen, Gan Golan, Little Brown, $14.99, 9780316040419
5. Fleeced
Dick Morris, Eileen McGann, Harper, $26.95, 9780061547751
6. Books
Larry McMurtry, S&S, $24, 9781416583349
7. Ham Biscuits, Hostess Gowns, and Other Southern Specialties
Julia Reed, St. Martin's, $23.95, 9780312359560
8. My Stroke of Insight
Jill Bolte Taylor, Viking, $24.95, 9780670020744
9. What Happened
Scott McClellan, PublicAffairs, $27.95, 9781586485566
10. Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea
Chelsea Handler, Simon Spotlight, $24.95, 9781416954125
11. The Prince of Frogtown
Rick Bragg, Knopf, $24, 9781400040407
12. The House on First Street
Julia Reed, Ecco, $23.95, 9780061136641
13. The Monster of Florence
Douglas Preston, Mario Spezi, Grand Central, $25.99, 9780446581196
14. The Post-American World
Fareed Zakaria, Norton, $25.95, 9780393062359
15. The Dangerous Book for Boys
Conn Iggulden, Hal Iggulden, Collins, $26.95, 9780061243585

 

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION

1. The Shack
William P. Young, Windblown, $14.99, 9780964729230
2. Loving Frank
Nancy Horan, Ballantine, $14, 9780345495006
3. Water for Elephants
Sara Gruen, Algonquin, $13.95, 9781565125605
4. On Chesil Beach
Ian McEwan, Anchor, $13.95, 9780307386175
5. Out Stealing Horses
Per Petterson, Picador, $14, 9780312427085
6. In the Woods
Tana French, Penguin, $14, 9780143113492
7. The Road
Cormac McCarthy, Vintage, $14.95, 9780307387899
8. Away
Amy Bloom, Random House, $14, 9780812977790
9. The Yiddish Policemen's Union
Michael Chabon, Harper Perennial, $15.95, 9780007149834
10. The Friday Night Knitting Club
Kate Jacobs, Berkley, $14, 9780425219096
11. The Maytrees
Annie Dillard, Harper Perennial, $13.95, 9780061239540
12. The Kite Runner
Khaled Hosseini, Riverhead, $15, 9781594480003
13. Barefoot
Elin Hilderbrand, Back Bay, $13.99, 9780316018593
14. Nineteen Minutes
Jodi Picoult, Washington Square, $15, 9780743496735
15. The Art of Keeping Secrets
Patti Callahan Henry, NAL, $14, 9780451223951

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. A New Earth
Eckhart Tolle, Plume, $14, 9780452289963
4. Big Russ and Me
Tim Russert, Miramax, $13.95, 9781401359652
5. Wisdom of Our Fathers
Tim Russert, Random House, $13.95, 9780812975437
6. Eat, Pray, Love
Elizabeth Gilbert, Penguin, $15, 9780143038412
7. Plato and a Platypus Walk Into a Bar
Thomas Cathcart, Daniel Klein, Penguin, $12, 9780143113874
8. The Audacity of Hope
Barack Obama, Three Rivers, $14.95, 9780307237705
9. Dreams From My Father
Barack Obama, Three Rivers, $14.95, 9781400082773
10. The Glass Castle
Jeannette Walls, Scribner, $15, 9780743247542
11. Marley & Me
John Grogan, Harper, $13.95, 9780060817091
12. Suck Your Stomach in and Put Some Color On
Shellie Rushing Tomlinson, Berkley, $14, 9780425221341
13. Stuff White People Like
Christian Lander, Random House, $14, 9780812979916
14. The Omnivore's Dilemma
Michael Pollan, Penguin, $16, 9780143038580
15. Into the Wild
Jon Krakauer, Anchor, $13.95, 9780307387172


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. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Warner, $7.99, 9780446310789
4. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Warner, $6.99, 9780316769488
5. Fahrenheit 451
Ray Bradbury, Ballantine, $6.99, 9780345342966
6. The Secret Servant
Daniel Silva, Signet, $9.99, 9780451224507
7. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
8. Simple Genius
David Baldacci, Grand Central, $9.99, 9780446618731
9. Lean Mean Thirteen
Janet Evanovich, St. Martin's, $7.99, 9780312349509
10. Double Take
Catherine Coulter, Jove, $7.99, 9780515144697

 

CHILDREN'S TITLES

1. Twilight
Stephenie Meyer, Little Brown, $10.99, 9780316015844
2. New Moon (Twilight, Book 2)
Stephenie Meyer, Little Brown, $10.99, 9780316024969
3. Eclipse (Twilight, Book 3)
Stephenie Meyer, Little Brown, $19.99, 9780316160209
4. Gallop!
Rufus Butler Seder, Workman, $12.95, 9780761147633
5. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf, $11.99, 9780375842207
6. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
7. Kristen (Clique Summer Collection, #4)
Lisi Harrison, Poppy, $6.99, 9780316027526
8. Diary of a Wimpy Kid
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $12.95, 9780810993136
9. The Mysterious Benedict Society
Trenton Lee Stewart, Little Brown, $6.99, 9780316003957
10. Fancy Nancy at the Museum
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), Harper, $3.99, 9780061236075
11. The Penderwicks
Jeanne Birdsall, Yearling, $6.50, 9780440420477
12. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $12.95, 9780810994737
13. The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1)
Rick Riordan, Miramax, $7.99, 9780786838653
14. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, Harper, $17.95, 9780060254926
15. Fancy Nancy and the Boy From Paris
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), Harper, $3.99, 9780061236099