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Southern Indie Bestseller List 03/11/2012

Hardcover Fiction


1. Chasing Midnight
Randy Wayne White, Putnam, $25.95, 9780399158315
2. Kill Shot
Vince Flynn, Atria, $27.99, 9781416595205
3. The Expats
Chris Pavone, Crown, $26, 9780307956354
4. The Wolf Gift
Anne Rice, Knopf, $25.95, 9780307595119
5. Lone Wolf
Jodi Picoult, Atria, $28, 9781439102749
6. The Night Circus
Erin Morgenstern, Doubleday, $26.95, 9780385534635
7. The Sense of an Ending
Julian Barnes, Knopf, $23.95, 9780307957122
okra8. The Healing
Jonathan Odell, Nan A. Talese, $26, 9780385534673

9. State of Wonder
Ann Patchett, Harper, $26.99, 9780062049803
10. The Paris Wife
Paula McLain, Ballantine, $25, 9780345521309
11. 11/22/63
Stephen King, Scribner, $35, 9781451627282
12. The House I Loved
Tatiana De Rosnay, St. Martin's, $25.99, 9780312593308
13. Death Comes to Pemberley
P.D. James, Knopf, $25.95, 9780307959850
14. The Thief
Clive Cussler, Justin Scott, Putnam, $27.95, 9780399158612
15. A Good American
Alex George, Amy Einhorn Books, $25.95, 9780399157592

Hardcover Nonfiction


1. Revelations
Elaine Pagels, Viking, $27.95, 9780670023349
2. Quiet
Susan Cain, Crown, $26, 9780307352149
3. Killing Lincoln
Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard, Holt, $28, 9780805093070
4. The Power of Habit
Charles Duhigg, Random House, $28, 9781400069286
5. American Sniper
Chris Kyle, et al., Morrow, $26.99, 9780062082350
6. Unbroken
Laura Hillenbrand, Random House, $27, 9781400064168
7. In the Garden of Beasts
Erik Larson, Crown, $26, 9780307408846
8. Bringing Up Bébé
Pamela Druckerman, Penguin Press, $25.95, 9781594203336
9. Behind the Beautiful Forevers
Katherine Boo, Random House, $27, 9781400067558
10. Thinking, Fast and Slow
Daniel Kahneman, FSG, $30, 9780374275631
11. Steve Jobs
Walter Isaacson, S&S, $35, 9781451648539
12. Goodnight iPad
Ann Droyd, Blue Rider, $14.95, 9780399158568
13. One Thousand Gifts
Ann Voskamp, Zondervan, $16.99, 9780310321910
14. Jesus Calling
Sarah Young, Integrity, $15.99, 9781591451884
15. Ameritopia
Mark R. Levin, Threshold Editions, $26.99, 9781439173244

Trade Paperback Fiction


1. The Weird Sisters
Eleanor Brown, Berkley, $15, 9780425244142
2. The Tiger's Wife
Téa Obreht, Random House, $15, 9780385343848
3. The Help
Kathryn Stockett, Berkley, $16, 9780425245132
4. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest
Stieg Larsson, Vintage, $15.95, 9780307454560
5. The House at Tyneford
Natasha Solomons, Plume, $15, 9780452297647
6. Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
Jonathan Safran Foer, Mariner, $14.95, 9780547735023
7. Swamplandia!
Karen Russell, Vintage, $14.95, 9780307276681
8. Cutting for Stone
Abraham Verghese, Vintage, $15.95, 9780375714368
9. The Great Gatsby
F.Scott Fitzgerald, Scribner, $15, 9780743273565
10. The Art of Racing in the Rain
Garth Stein, Harper, $14.99, 9780061537967
11. Sarah's Key
Tatiana De Rosnay, St. Martin's, $13.99, 9781250004345
12. Room
Emma Donoghue, Back Bay, $14.99, 9780316098328
13. The Saturday Big Tent Wedding Party
Alexander McCall Smith, Anchor, $14.95, 9780307472984
14. Fifty Shades of Grey
E.L. James, Writer's Coffee Shop, $29.99, 9781612130286
15. Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter
Tom Franklin, Harper Perennial, $14.99, 9780060594671

Trade Paperback Nonfiction


1. Bossypants
Tina Fey, Reagan Arthur Books, $15.99, 9780316056878
2. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Rebecca Skloot, Broadway, $16, 9781400052189
3. Moonwalking With Einstein
Joshua Foer, Penguin, $16, 9780143120537
4. Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey
The Countess of Carnarvon, Broadway, $15.99, 9780770435622
5. The Happiness Project
Gretchen Rubin, Harper, $14.99, 9780061583261
6. Unlikely Friendships
Jennifer S. Holland, Workman, $13.95, 9780761159131
7. Duke Sucks
Reed Tucker, Andy Bagwell, St. Martin's Griffin, $12.99, 9781250004635
8. The Hare With Amber Eyes
Edmund de Waal, Picador, $16, 9780312569372
9. Heaven Is for Real
Todd Burpo, Thomas Nelson, $16.99, 9780849946158
10. The Devil in the White City
Erik Larson, Vintage, $15.95, 9780375725609
11. Outliers
Malcolm Gladwell, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316017930
12. The New Jim Crow
Michelle Alexander, The New Press, $19.95, 9781595586438
13. Cleopatra
Stacy Schiff, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316001946
14. The Glass Castle
Jeannette Walls, Scribner, $16, 9780743247542
15. What to Expect When You're Expecting
Heidi Murkoff, Sharon Mazel, Workman, $14.95, 9780761148579

Mass Market


1. A Game of Thrones
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553593716
2. A Storm of Swords
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553573428
3. A Feast for Crows
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553582024
4. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest
Stieg Larsson, Vintage, $9.99, 9780307742537
5. A Clash of Kings
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553579901
6. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Warner, $7.99, 9780446310789
7. Portrait of a Spy
Daniel Silva, Harper, $9.99, 9780062073143
8. Ender's Game
Orson Scott Card, Tor, $6.99, 9780812550702
9. Sanibel Flats
Randy Wayne White, St. Martin's, $7.99, 9780312926021
10. The Name of the Wind
Patrick Rothfuss, DAW, $8.99, 9780756404741

Children's Illustrated


1. The Lorax
Dr. Seuss, Random House, $14.95, 9780394823379
2. Fancy Nancy and the Mermaid Ballet
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), Harper, $17.99, 9780061703812
3. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
4. Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes
Eric Litwin, James Dean (Illus.), Harper, $16.99, 9780061906220
5. Oh, the Places You'll Go!
Dr. Seuss, Random House, $17.99, 9780679805274
6. On the Night You Were Born
Nancy Tillman, Feiwel & Friends, $7.99, 9780312601553
7. Pat the Bunny
Dorothy Kunhardt, Golden, $9.99, 9780307120007
8. Bad Kitty for President
Nick Bruel, Roaring Brook, $13.99, 9781596436695
9. The Easter Egg
Jan Brett, Putnam, $17.99, 9780399252389
10. Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes
Mem Fox, Helen Oxenbury (Illus.), Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $8.99, 9780547366203

Children's Interest


1. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf, $12.99, 9780375842207
2. The Fault in Our Stars
John Green, Dutton, $17.99, 9780525478812
3. The Wimpy Kid Do-It-Yourself Book
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $12.95, 9780810989955
4. Here Come the Girl Scouts!
Shana Corey, Hadley Hooper (Illus.), Scholastic, $17.99, 9780545342780
5. The Hunger Games Tribute Guide
Emily Seife, Scholastic, $7.99, 9780545457828
6. Wildwood
Colin Meloy, Carson Ellis (Illus.), Balzer & Bray/Harper, $17.99, 9780062024688
7. The Invention of Hugo Cabret
Brian Selznick, Scholastic, $24.99, 9780439813785
8. Divergent
Veronica Roth, Katherine Tegen Books, $9.99, 9780062024039
okra9. Same Sun Here
Silas House, Neela Vaswani, Candlewick, $15.99, 9780763656843

10. Thirteen Reasons Why
Jay Asher, Razorbill, $10.99, 9781595141880

Children's Fiction Series Titles


1. The Hunger Games
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $12.99, 9780545425117
2. Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $17.99, 9780439023498
3. Mockingjay (The Final Book of the Hunger Games)
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $17.99, 9780439023511
4. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Cabin Fever
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9781419702235
5. Pandemonium (Delirium Trilogy)
Lauren Oliver, Harper, $17.99, 9780061978067
6. Abe Lincoln at Last! (Magic Tree House #47)
Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illus.), Random House, $12.99, 9780375868252
7. The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $7.99, 9781423134947
8. Leprechaun in Late Winter (Magic Tree House, #43)
Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illus.), Random House, $4.99, 9780375856518
9. The Lost Hero (The Heroes of Olympus, Book One)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $18.99, 9781423113393
10. Diary of a Wimpy Kid
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9780810993136