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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, March 9, 2008. Based on reporting from the independent
booksellers of the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance and Book Sense.

HARDCOVER FICTION
1. The Appeal
John Grisham, Doubleday, $27.95, 9780385515047
2. Change of Heart
Jodi Picoult, Atria, $26.95, 9780743496742
3. Deep Dish
Mary Kay Andrews, Harper, $24.95, 9780060837365
4. Lush Life
Richard Price, FSG, $26, 9780374299255
5. The Senator's Wife
Sue Miller, Knopf, $24.95, 9780307264206
6. A Thousand Splendid Suns
Khaled Hosseini, Riverhead, $25.95, 9781594489501
7. The Girl Who Stopped Swimming
Joshilyn Jackson, Grand Central, $23.99, 9780446579650
8. World Without End
Ken Follett, Dutton, $35, 9780525950073
9. Christ the Lord: The Road to Cana
Anne Rice, Knopf, $25.95, 9781400043521
10. An Incomplete Revenge
Jacqueline Winspear, Holt, $24, 9780805082159
11. Playing for Pizza
John Grisham, Doubleday, $21.95, 9780385525008
12. A Prisoner of Birth
Jeffrey Archer, St. Martin's, $27.95, 9780312379292
13. People of the Book
Geraldine Brooks, Viking, $25.95, 9780670018215
14. 7th Heaven
James Patterson, Maxine Paetro, Little Brown, $27.99, 9780316017701
15. Duma Key
Stephen King, Scribner, $28, 9781416552512

HARDCOVER NONFICTION
1. In Defense of Food
Michael Pollan, Penguin Press, $21.95, 9781594201455
2. The Daring Book for Girls
Andrea Buchanan, Miriam Peskowitz, Collins, $24.95, 9780061472572
3. Losing It
Valerie Bertinelli, Free Press, $26, 9781416568186
4. The Age of Miracles
Marianne Williamson, Hay House, $22.95, 9781401917197
5. The Match
Mark Frost, Hyperion, $24.95, 9781401302788
6. The Secret
Rhonda Byrne, Atria/Beyond Words, $23.95, 9781582701707
7. What the Gospels Meant
Garry Wills, Viking, $24.95, 9780670018710
8. The Dangerous Book for Boys
Conn Iggulden, Hal Iggulden, Collins, $24.95, 9780061243585
9. The Art of Simple Food
Alice Waters, Patricia Curtan (Illus.), Clarkson Potter, $35, 9780307336798
10. Trail of Crumbs
Kim Sunee, Grand Central, $24.99, 9780446579766
11. Dreams and Shadows
Robin Wright, Penguin Press, $26.95, 9781594201110
12. Beautiful Boy
David Sheff, Houghton Mifflin, $24, 9780618683352
13. Free Lunch
David Cay Johnston, Portfolio, $24.95, 9781591841913
14. How Not to Look Old
Charla Krupp, Springboard, $25.99, 9780446581141
15. The Nine
Jeffrey Toobin, Doubleday, $27.95, 9780385516402

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION
1. Water for Elephants
Sara Gruen, Algonquin, $13.95, 9781565125605
2. Nineteen Minutes
Jodi Picoult, Washington Square, $15, 9780743496735
3. No Country for Old Men
Cormac McCarthy, Vintage, $14, 9780375706677
4. Atonement
Ian McEwan, Anchor, $14.95, 9780307387158
5. The Road
Cormac McCarthy, Vintage, $14.95, 9780307387899
6. The Kite Runner
Khaled Hosseini, Riverhead, $15, 9781594480003
7. Luncheon of the Boating Party
Susan Vreeland, Penguin, $15, 9780143113522
8. The Double Bind
Chris Bohjalian, Vintage, $14.95, 9781400031665
9. Suite Francaise
Irene Nemirovsky, Vintage, $14.95, 9781400096275
10. The Gathering
Anne Enright, Black Cat, $14, 9780802170392
11. The Friday Night Knitting Club
Kate Jacobs, Berkley, $14, 9780425219096
12. The Other Boleyn Girl
Philippa Gregory, Touchstone, $16, 9781416560609
13. The Pillars of the Earth
Ken Follet, NAL, $24.95, 9780451225245
14. The Thirteenth Tale
Diane Setterfield, Washington Square, $15, 9780743298032
15. Burning Bright
Tracy Chevalier, Plume, $14, 9780452289079

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 Audacity of Hope
Barack Obama, Three Rivers, $14.95, 9780307237705
5. Into the Wild
Jon Krakauer, Anchor, $13.95, 9780307387172
6. Dreams From My Father
Barack Obama, Three Rivers, $14.95, 9781400082773
7. The Glass Castle
Jeannette Walls, Scribner, $15, 9780743247542
8. The Power of Now
Eckhart Tolle, New World, $14, 9781577314806
9. 90 Minutes in Heaven
Don Piper, Revell, $12.99, 9780800759490
10. Eat This Not That!
David Zinczenko, Rodale, $19.95, 9781594868542
11. Kabul Beauty School
Deborah Rodriguez, Random House, $14.95, 9780812976731
12. Grace (Eventually)
Anne Lamott, Riverhead, $14, 9781594482878
13. Skinny Bitch
Rory Freedman, Kim Barnouin, Running Press, $13.95, 9780762424931
14. Night
Elie Wiesel, FSG, $9, 9780374500016
15. Fairtax
Neal Boortz, John Linder, Harper, $14.95, 9780061540462

MASS MARKET
1. The Pillars of the Earth
Ken Follett, Signet, $7.99, 9780451166890
2. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Warner, $6.99, 9780446310789
3. The Innocent Man
John Grisham, Dell, $7.99, 9780440243830
4. The King of Lies
John Hart, St. Martin's, $6.99, 9780312363758
5. I Heard That Song Before
Mary Higgins Clark, Pocket, $7.99, 9780743497305
6. Whitethorn Woods
Maeve Binchy, Anchor, $7.99, 9780307278418
7. The Diary of a Young Girl
Anne Frank, Bantam, $6.99, 9780553577129
8. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Warner, $6.99, 9780316769488
9. The Merriam-Webster Dictionary
Merriam-Webster (Eds.), Merriam-Webster, $6.50, 9780877799306
10. The Overlook
Michael Connelly, Vision, $7.99, 9780446401302

CHILDREN'S TITLES
1. Gallop!
Rufus Butler Seder, Workman, $12.95, 9780761147633
2. Fancy Nancy Bonjour, Butterfly
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), Harper, $16.99, 9780061235887
3. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $12.95, 9780810994737
4. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
5. Twilight
Stephenie Meyer, Little Brown, $10.99, 9780316015844
6. Fancy Nancy and the Boy From Paris
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), Harper, $3.99, 9780061236099
7. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf, $11.99, 9780375842207
8. Diary of a Wimpy Kid
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $12.95, 9780810993136
9. Fancy Nancy Loves! Loves!! Loves!!!
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), Harper, $6.99, 9780061235993
10. Good Masters! Sweet Ladies!
Laura Amy Schlitz, Robert Byrd (Illus.), Candlewick, $19.99, 9780763615789
11. The Field Guide (The Spiderwick Chronicles, Book 1)
Tony DiTerlizzi, Holly Black, S&S, $10.99, 9780689859366
12. Fancy Nancy at the Museum
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), Harper, $3.99, 9780061236075
13. New Moon
Stephenie Meyer, Megan Tingley, $19.99, 9780316160193
14. The Invention of Hugo Cabret
Brian Selznick, Scholastic, $22.99, 9780439813785
15. Eclipse (Twilight, Book 3)
Stephenie Meyer, Little Brown, $19.99, 9780316160209