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Southern Indie Bestseller List 07/08/2012

 

Hardcover Fiction


1. Gone Girl
Gillian Flynn, Crown, $25, 9780307588364
2. Mission to Paris
Alan Furst, Random House, $27, 9781400069484
3. Canada
Richard Ford, Ecco, $27.99, 9780061692048
4. The Age of Miracles
Karen Thompson Walker, Random House, $26, 9780812992977
5. Calico Joe
John Grisham, Doubleday, $24.95, 9780385536073
6. Bring Up the Bodies
Hilary Mantel, Holt, $28, 9780805090031
7. Spring Fever
Mary Kay Andrews, St. Martin's, $25.99, 9780312642716
8. A Blaze of Glory
Jeff Shaara, Ballantine, $28, 9780345527356
okra9. The Cove
Ron Rash, Ecco, $26.99, 9780061804199

okra10. A Land More Kind Than Home
Wiley Cash, Morrow, $24.99, 9780062088147

11. Porch Lights
Dorothea Benton Frank, Morrow, $25.99, 9780061961298
12. Istanbul Passage
Joseph Kanon, Atria, $26, 9781439156414
13. In One Person
John Irving, S&S, $28, 9781451664126
14. Beautiful Ruins
Jess Walter, Harper, $25.99, 9780061928123
15. Gold
Chris Cleave, S&S, $27, 9781451672725

Hardcover Nonfiction


1. Wild
Cheryl Strayed, Knopf, $25.95, 9780307592736
2. Unbroken
Laura Hillenbrand, Random House, $27, 9781400064168
3. An American Son
Marco Rubio, Sentinel, $26.95, 9781595230942
4. Imagine
Jonah Lehrer, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $26, 9780547386072
5. What Really Happened
Rielle Hunter, Benbella, $24.95, 9781937856403
6. The Presidents Club
Nancy Gibbs, Michael Duffy, S&S, $32.5, 9781439127704
7. The Amateur
Edward Klein, Regnery, $27.95, 9781596987852
8. It Worked For Me
Colin Powell, Harper, $27.99, 9780062135124
9. Leadocracy
Geoff Smart, Greenleaf, $19.95, 9781608322886
10. Darth Vader and Son
Jeffrey Brown, Chronicle, $14.95, 9781452106557
11. Killing Lincoln
Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard, Holt, $28, 9780805093070
12. The Passage of Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson
Robert A. Caro, Knopf, $35, 9780679405078
13. Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake
Anna Quindlen, Random House, $26, 9781400069347
14. Yes, Chef
Marcus Samuelsson, Random House, $27, 9780385342605
15. Stand Up That Mountain
Jay Erskine Leutze, Scribner, $27, 9781451679007

Trade Paperback Fiction


1. Fifty Shades of Grey
E.L. James, Vintage, $15.95, 9780345803481
2. Fifty Shades Darker
E.L. James, Vintage, $15.95, 9780345803498
3. Fifty Shades Freed
E.L. James, Vintage, $15.95, 9780345803504
4. Rules of Civility
Amor Towles, Penguin, $16, 9780143121169
5. State of Wonder
Ann Patchett, Harper Perennial, $15.99, 9780062049810
stars6. Sea Change
Karen White, NAL, $15, 9780451236760

7. The Night Circus
Erin Morgenstern, Anchor, $15, 9780307744432
8. The Sense of an Ending
Julian Barnes, Vintage, $14.95, 9780307947727
9. Wolf Hall
Hilary Mantel, Picador, $16, 9780312429980
10. The Language of Flowers
Vanessa Diffenbaugh, Ballantine, $15, 9780345525550
11. Bared to You
Sylvia Day, Berkley, $15, 9780425263907
12. The House at Tyneford
Natasha Solomons, Plume, $15, 9780452297647
13. A Discovery of Witches
Deborah Harkness, Penguin, $16, 9780143119685
14. Nightwoods
Charles Frazier, Random House, $16, 9780812978803
15. The Art of Fielding
Chad Harbach, Back Bay, $14.99, 9780316126670

Trade Paperback Nonfiction


1. In the Garden of Beasts
Erik Larson, Broadway, $16, 9780307408853
2. Outliers
Malcolm Gladwell, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316017930
3. I Feel Bad About My Neck
Nora Ephron, Vintage, $13, 9780307276827
4. Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness
Alexandra Fuller, Penguin, $15, 9780143121343
5. Turn Right at Machu Picchu
Mark Adams, Plume, $16, 9780452297982
6. F in Exams
Richard Benson, Chronicle, $9.95, 9780811878319
7. Destiny of the Republic
Candice Millard, Anchor, $16, 9780767929714
8. The Greater Journey
David McCullough, S&S, $20, 9781416571773
9. I Remember Nothing
Nora Ephron, Vintage, $14, 9780307742803
10. Bossypants
Tina Fey, Reagan Arthur Books, $15.99, 9780316056878
11. Unlikely Friendships
Jennifer S. Holland, Workman, $13.95, 9780761159131
12. Empire of the Summer Moon
S.C. Gwynne, Scribner, $16, 9781416591061
13. Born to Run
Christopher McDougall, Vintage, $15.95, 9780307279187
14. Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey
The Countess of Carnarvon, Broadway, $15.99, 9780770435622
15. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Rebecca Skloot, Broadway, $16, 9781400052189

Mass Market


1. A Game of Thrones
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553593716
2. A Clash of Kings
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780345535429
3. A Storm of Swords
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553573428
4. A Feast for Crows
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553582024
5. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Warner, $7.99, 9780446310789
6. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Warner, $6.99, 9780316769488
7. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
8. The Litigators
John Grisham, Dell, $9.99, 9780345530561
9. The Hobbit
J.R.R. Tolkien, Ballantine, $7.99, 9780345339683
10. Safe Haven
Nicholas Sparks, Grand Central, $7.99, 9780446547574

Children's Illustrated


1. The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore
William Joyce, Atheneum, $17.99, 9781442457027
okra2. Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons
Eric Litwin, James Dean (Illus.), Harper, $16.99, 9780062110589

3. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
4. Dragons Love Tacos
Adam Rubin, Daniel Salmieri (Illus.), Dial, $16.99, 9780803736801
5. Ladybug Girl at the Beach
David Soman, Jacky Davis, Dial, $16.99, 9780803734166
6. Oh, the Places You'll Go!
Dr. Seuss, Random House, $17.99, 9780679805274
7. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, Harper, $17.95, 9780060254926
8. Squid and Octopus: Friends for Always
Tao Nyeu, Dial, $16.99, 9780803735651
9. Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes
Eric Litwin, James Dean (Illus.), Harper, $16.99, 9780061906220
10. Fancy Nancy and the Mermaid Ballet
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), Harper, $17.99, 9780061703812

Children's Interest


1. The Fault in Our Stars
John Green, Dutton, $17.99, 9780525478812
2. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf, $12.99, 9780375842207
3. Thirteen Reasons Why
Jay Asher, Razorbill, $10.99, 9781595141880
4. Nancy Clancy, Super Sleuth
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), Harper, $9.99, 9780062082930
5. Hatchet
Gary Paulsen, Aladdin, $6.99, 9781416936473
6. The Wimpy Kid Do-It-Yourself Book
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $12.95, 9780810989955
7. Wonder
R.J. Palacio, Knopf, $15.99, 9780375869020
8. Between the Lines
Jodi Picoult, Samantha Van Leer, Emily Bestler Books, $19.99, 9781451635751
9. Looking for Alaska
John Green, Puffin, $8.99, 9780142402511
10. Out of My Mind
Sharon M. Draper, Atheneum, $6.99, 9781416971719

 

 

Children's Fiction Series Titles


1. Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $17.99, 9780439023498
2. Mockingjay (The Final Book of the Hunger Games)
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $17.99, 9780439023511
3. The Hunger Games
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $12.99, 9780545425117
4. Divergent
Veronica Roth, Katherine Tegen Books, $9.99, 9780062024039
5. Insurgent (Divergent Series, #2)
Veronica Roth, Katherine Tegen Books, $17.99, 9780062024046
6. Theodore Boone: The Accused
John Grisham, Dutton, $16.99, 9780525425762
7. Ivy and Bean
Annie Barrows, Sophie Blackall, Chronicle, $5.99, 9780811849098
8. The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $7.99, 9781423134947
9. Middle School: Get Me Out of Here!
James Patterson, Chris Tebbetts, Little Brown, $15.99, 9780316206716
10. The Serpents Shadow (The Kane Chronicles, Book Three)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $19.99, 9781423140573