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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 13, 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. Miss Julia Paints the Town
Ann B. Ross, Viking, $24.95, 9780670018642
4. Where Are You Now?
Mary Higgins Clark, S&S, $25.95, 9781416566380
5. Bulls Island
Dorothea Benton Frank, Morrow, $24.95, 9780061438431
6. Deep Dish
Mary Kay Andrews, Harper, $24.95, 9780060837365
7. A Prisoner of Birth
Jeffrey Archer, St. Martin's, $27.95, 9780312379292
8. World Without End
Ken Follett, Dutton, $35, 9780525950073
9. Winter Study
Nevada Barr, Putnam, $24.95, 9780399154584
10. The Girl Who Stopped Swimming
Joshilyn Jackson, Grand Central, $23.99, 9780446579650
11. Certain Girls
Jennifer Weiner, Atria, $26.95, 9780743294256
12. Change of Heart
Jodi Picoult, Atria, $26.95, 9780743496742
13. Girls in Trucks
Katie Crouch, Little Brown, $21.99, 9780316002110
14. A Thousand Splendid Suns
Khaled Hosseini, Riverhead, $25.95, 9781594489501
15. People of the Book
Geraldine Brooks, Viking, $25.95, 9780670018215

HARDCOVER NONFICTION
1. The Last Lecture
Randy Pausch, Hyperion, $21.95, 9781401323257
2. Ladies of Liberty
Cokie Roberts, Morrow, $26.95, 9780060782344
3. Home
Julie Andrews, Hyperion, $26.95, 9780786865659
4. Armageddon in Retrospect
Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., Putnam, $24.95, 9780399155086
5. The Dangerous Book for Boys
Conn Iggulden, Hal Iggulden, Collins, $24.95, 9780061243585
6. The Secret
Rhonda Byrne, Atria/Beyond Words, $23.95, 9781582701707
7. Animal, Vegetable, Miracle
Barbara and Camille Kingsolver, Steven Hopp, Harper, $26.95, 9780060852559
8. Beautiful Boy
David Sheff, Houghton Mifflin, $24, 9780618683352
9. The Bin Ladens
Steve Coll, Penguin Press, $35, 9781594201646
10. Retribution
Max Hastings, Knopf, $35, 9780307263513
11. In Defense of Food
Michael Pollan, Penguin Press, $21.95, 9781594201455
12. Predictably Irrational
Dan Ariely, Harper, $25.95, 9780061353239
13. The Splendid Table's How to Eat Supper
Lynne Rossetto Kasper, Sally Swift, Clarkson Potter, $35, 9780307346711
14. The Daring Book for Girls
Andrea Buchanan, Miriam Peskowitz, Collins, $24.95, 9780061472572
15. How Not to Look Old
Charla Krupp, Springboard, $25.99, 9780446581141

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION
1. Water for Elephants
Sara Gruen, Algonquin, $13.95, 9781565125605
2. Loving Frank
Nancy Horan, Ballantine, $14, 9780345495006
3. The Other Boleyn Girl
Philippa Gregory, Touchstone, $16, 9780743227445
4. The Friday Night Knitting Club
Kate Jacobs, Berkley, $14, 9780425219096
5. The Shack
William P. Young, Windblown, $14.99, 9780964729230
6. Nineteen Minutes
Jodi Picoult, Washington Square, $15, 9780743496735
7. Suite Francaise
Irene Nemirovsky, Vintage, $14.95, 9781400096275
8. The Gathering
Anne Enright, Black Cat, $14, 9780802170392
9. The Memory Keeper's Daughter
Kim Edwards, Penguin, $14, 9780143037149
10. The Kite Runner
Khaled Hosseini, Riverhead, $15, 9781594480003
11. The Double Bind
Chris Bohjalian, Vintage, $14.95, 9781400031665
12. Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
Lisa See, Random House, $14, 9780812968064
13. The Good Husband of Zebra Drive
Alexander McCall Smith, Anchor, $12.95, 9781400075720
14. Christine Falls
Benjamin Black, Picador, $14, 9780312426323
15. Then We Came to the End
Joshua Ferris, Back Bay, $13.99, 9780316016391

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 Audacity of Hope
Barack Obama, Three Rivers, $14.95, 9780307237705
7. Into the Wild
Jon Krakauer, Anchor, $13.95, 9780307387172
8. John Adams
David McCullough, S&S, $20, 9781416575887
9. 90 Minutes in Heaven
Don Piper, Revell, $12.99, 9780800759490
10. Merle's Door
Ted Kerasote, Harvest, $15, 9780156034500
11. The Omnivore's Dilemma
Michael Pollan, Penguin, $16, 9780143038580
12. Marley & Me
John Grogan, Harper, $13.95, 9780060817091
13. Infidel
Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Free Press, $15, 9780743289696
14. The Glass Castle
Jeannette Walls, Scribner, $15, 9780743247542
15. The God Delusion
Richard Dawkins, Mariner, $15.95, 9780618918249

MASS MARKET
1. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Warner, $6.99, 9780446310789
2. The Pillars of the Earth
Ken Follett, Signet, $7.99, 9780451166890
3. The Woods
Harlan Coben, Signet, $9.99, 9780451221957
4. Bad Luck and Trouble
Lee Child, Dell, $7.99, 9780440243663
5. Simple Genius
David Baldacci, Grand Central, $9.99, 9780446618731
6. The Land of Mango Sunsets
Dorothea Benton Frank, Avon, $7.99, 9780060892395
7. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Warner, $6.99, 9780316769488
8. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
9. Animal Farm
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451526342
10. I Heard That Song Before
Mary Higgins Clark, Pocket, $7.99, 9780743497305

CHILDREN'S TITLES
1. Gallop!
Rufus Butler Seder, Workman, $12.95, 9780761147633
2. Dark Day in the Deep Sea (Magic Tree House #39)
Mary Pope Osborne, Salvatore Murdocca (Illus.), Random House, $11.99, 9780375837319
3. Massie (Clique Summer Collection #1)
Lisi Harrison, Poppy, $6.99, 9780316027519
4. Twilight
Stephenie Meyer, Little Brown, $10.99, 9780316015844
5. Fancy Nancy and the Boy From Paris
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), Harper, $3.99, 9780061236099
6. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $12.95, 9780810994737
7. The Pigeon Wants a Puppy
Mo Willems, Hyperion, $14.99, 9781423109600
8. New Moon
Stephenie Meyer, Megan Tingley, $19.99, 9780316160193
9. Eclipse (Twilight, Book 3)
Stephenie Meyer, Little Brown, $19.99, 9780316160209
10. Fancy Nancy at the Museum
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), Harper, $3.99, 9780061236075
11. Alphabet
Matthew Van Fleet, S&S, $19.99, 9781416955658
12. Dirt on My Shirt
Jeff Foxworthy, Steve Bjorkman (Illus.), Harper, $16.99, 9780061208461
13. Fancy Nancy Bonjour, Butterfly
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), Harper, $16.99, 9780061235887
14. The Penderwicks on Gardam Street
Jeanne Birdsall, Knopf, $15.99, 9780375840906
15. Ladybug Girl
Jacky Davis, David Soman (Illus.), Dial, $16.99, 9780803731950