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Southern Indie Bestseller List 01/22/2012

For the week ending Sunday, January 22, 2012

Columbia, SC - January 30, 2012 - The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound.org and SIBA, for the week ended Sunday, January 22, 2012. Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance and IndieBound.org.

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Hardcover Fiction


1. Death Comes to Pemberley
P.D. James, Knopf, $25.95, 9780307959850
2. Believing the Lie
Elizabeth George, Dutton, $28.95, 9780525952589
3. The Paris Wife
Paula McLain, Ballantine, $25, 9780345521309
4. The Litigators
John Grisham, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385535137
5. 11/22/63
Stephen King, Scribner, $35, 9781451627282
6. The Orphan Master's Son
Adam Johnson, Random House, $26, 9780812992793
7. The Sense of an Ending
Julian Barnes, Knopf, $23.95, 9780307957122
8. The Night Circus
Erin Morgenstern, Doubleday, $26.95, 9780385534635
9. The Art of Fielding
Chad Harbach, Little Brown, $25.99, 9780316126694
10. The Marriage Plot
Jeffrey Eugenides, FSG, $28, 9780374203054
11. Raylan
Elmore Leonard, Morrow, $26.99, 9780062119469
12. Rules of Civility
Amor Towles, Viking, $26.95, 9780670022694
13. 1Q84
Haruki Murakami, Knopf, $30.50, 9780307593313
14. The Invisible Ones
Stef Penney, Putnam, $25.95, 9780399157714
15. State of Wonder
Ann Patchett, Harper, $26.99, 9780062049803

Hardcover Nonfiction


1. Killing Lincoln
Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard, Holt, $28, 9780805093070
2. Elizabeth the Queen
Sally Bedell Smith, Random House, $30, 9781400067893
3. Catherine the Great
Robert K. Massie, Random House, $35, 9780679456728
4. In the Garden of Beasts
Erik Larson, Crown, $26, 9780307408846
5. Steve Jobs
Walter Isaacson, S&S, $35, 9781451648539
6. The End of Illness
David B. Agus, M.D., Free Press, $26, 9781451610178
7. Unbroken
Laura Hillenbrand, Random House, $27, 9781400064168
8. Ameritopia
Mark R. Levin, Threshold Editions, $26.99, 9781439173244
9. Jack Kennedy
Chris Matthews, S&S, $27.50, 9781451635089
10. Through My Eyes
Tim Tebow, Harper, $26.99, 9780062007285
11. Arguably
Christopher Hitchens, Twelve, $30, 9781455502776
12. American Sniper
Chris Kyle, et al., Morrow, $26.99, 9780062082350
13. The Psychology of Wealth
Charles Richards, McGraw-Hill, $26, 9780071789295
14. The Greater Journey
David McCullough, S&S, $37.50, 9781416571766
15. Goodnight iPad
Ann Droyd, Blue Rider, $14.95, 9780399158568

Trade Paperback Fiction


1. The Tiger's Wife
Téa Obreht, Random House, $15, 9780385343848
2. The Peach Keeper
Sarah Addison Allen, Bantam, $15, 9780553385601
3. The Girl Who Played With Fire
Stieg Larsson, Vintage, $15.95, 9780307454553
4. Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
Jonathan Safran Foer, Mariner, $14.95, 9780547735023
5. Swamplandia!
Karen Russell, Vintage, $14.95, 9780307276681
6. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
John le Carré, Penguin, $16, 9780143120933
7. A Visit From the Goon Squad
Jennifer Egan, Anchor, $14.95, 9780307477477
8. Room
Emma Donoghue, Back Bay, $14.99, 9780316098328
9. Sarah's Key
Tatiana De Rosnay, St. Martin's Griffin, $13.99, 9781250004345
10. Cutting for Stone
Abraham Verghese, Vintage, $15.95, 9780375714368
11. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
Stieg Larsson, Vintage, $15.95, 9780307949493
12. Major Pettigrew's Last Stand
Helen Simonson, Random House, $15, 9780812981223
13. The House at Tyneford
Natasha Solomons, Plume, $15, 9780452297647
14. A Discovery of Witches
Deborah Harkness, Penguin, $16, 9780143119685
15. The Help
Kathryn Stockett, Berkley, $16, 9780425245132

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. Heaven Is for Real
Todd Burpo, Thomas Nelson, $16.99, 9780849946158
4. At Home
Bill Bryson, Anchor, $15.95, 9780767919395
5. Night
Elie Wiesel, FSG, $9.95, 9780374500016
6. Unlikely Friendships
Jennifer S. Holland, Workman, $13.95, 9780761159131
7. The 5 Love Languages
Gary Chapman, Northfield, $14.99, 9780802473158
8. Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey
The Countess of Carnarvon, et al., Broadway, $15.99, 9780770435622
9. Empire of the Summer Moon
S.C. Gwynne, Scribner, $16, 9781416591061
10. The Warmth of Other Suns
Isabel Wilkerson, Vintage, $16.95, 9780679763888
11. Rose: My Life in Service to Lady Astor
Rosina Harrison, Penguin, $15, 9780143120865
12. The Happiness Project
Gretchen Rubin, Harper, $14.99, 9780061583261
13. The Hare With Amber Eyes
Edmund de Waal, Picador, $16, 9780312569372
14. The Social Animal
David Brooks, Random House, $16, 9780812979374
15. Just Kids
Patti Smith, Ecco, $16, 9780060936228

Mass Market


1. A Game of Thrones
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553593716
2. The Girl Who Played With Fire
Stieg Larsson, Vintage, $9.99, 9780307949509
3. A Clash of Kings
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553579901
4. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Warner, $7.99, 9780446310789
5. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
Stieg Larsson, Vintage, $9.99, 9780307949486
6. A Storm of Swords
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553573428
7. A Raisin in the Sun
Lorraine Hansberry, Vintage, $7.50, 9780679755333
8. The Sentry
Robert Crais, Berkley, $9.99, 9780425245729
9. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Warner, $6.99, 9780316769488
10. Good Omens
Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett, HarperTorch, $7.99, 9780060853983

Children's Illustrated


1. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
2. Pinkalicious: Pink of Hearts
Victoria Kann, Victoria Kann (Illus.), HarperFestival, $6.99, 9780061989230
3. Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes
Eric Litwin, James Dean (Illus.), Harper, $16.99, 9780061906220

4. Llama Llama Nighty-Night
Anna Dewdney, Viking, $5.99, 9780670013272
5. One Cool Friend
Toni Buzzeo, David Small (Illus.), Dial, $16.99, 9780803734135
6. I Am a Bunny
Ole Risom, Richard Scarry (Illus.), Golden, $5.99, 9780375827785
7. Pat the Bunny
Dorothy Kunhardt, Golden, $9.99, 9780307120007
8. If You Give a Dog a Donut
Laura Joffe Numeroff, Felicia Bond (Illus.), Balzer & Bray/Harper, $16.99, 9780060266837
9. Richard Scarry's Cars and Trucks and Things That Go
Richard Scarry, Golden, $14.99, 9780307157850
10. On the Night You Were Born
Nancy Tillman, Feiwel & Friends, $7.99, 9780312601553

Children's Interest


1. The Fault in Our Stars
John Green, Dutton, $17.99, 9780525478812
2. War Horse
Michael Morpurgo, Scholastic, $8.99, 9780545403351
3. Heart of a Samurai
Margi Preus, Abrams $7.95, 9781419702006
4. Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
Ransom Riggs, Quirk, $17.99, 9781594744761
5. The Invention of Hugo Cabret
Brian Selznick, Scholastic, $24.99, 9780439813785
6. Wonderstruck
Brian Selznick, Scholastic, $29.99, 9780545027892
7. Glory Be
Augusta Scattergood, Scholastic Press, $16.99, 9780545331807
8. Freak the Mighty
Rodman Philbrick, Scholastic, $6.99, 9780439286060
9. Thirteen Reasons Why
Jay Asher, Razorbill, $10.99, 9781595141880
10. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf, $12.99, 9780375842207

Children's Fiction Series Titles


1. The Hunger Games
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $8.99, 9780439023528
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. The Son of Neptune (The Heroes of Olympus, Book Two)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $19.99, 9781423140597
6. The Battle of the Labyrinth (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 4)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $7.99, 9781423101499
7. Abe Lincoln at Last! (Magic Tree House #47)
Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illus.), Random House, $12.99, 9780375868252
8. Theodore Boone: The Abduction
John Grisham, Dutton, $16.99, 9780525425571
9. Inheritance (Inheritance Cycle, Book 4)
Christopher Paolini, Knopf, $27.99, 9780375856112
10. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9780810983915