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Southern Indie Bestseller List 10/19/2008

Southern Indie Bestseller List

For the week ending Sunday, October 19, 2008
Columbia, SC -October 26, 2008 -

The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound.org and SIBA, for the week ended Sunday, October 19, 2008. Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance and IndieBound.org.

HARDCOVER FICTION

1. The Story of Edgar Sawtelle
David Wroblewski, Ecco, $25.95, 9780061374227
2. The Brass Verdict
Michael Connelly, Little Brown, $26.99, 9780316166294
3. The Lucky One
Nicholas Sparks, Grand Central, $24.99, 9780446579933
4. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
Mary Ann Shaffer, Annie Barrows, Dial, $22, 9780385340991
5. A Most Wanted Man
John le Carré, Scribner, $28, 9781416594888
6. Serena
Ron Rash, Ecco, $24.95, 9780061470851
7. The Other Queen
Philippa Gregory, Touchstone, $25.95, 9781416549123
8. A Lion Among Men
Gregory Maguire, Morrow, $26.95, 9780060548926
9. The Given Day
Dennis Lehane, Morrow, $27.95, 9780688163181
10. One Fifth Avenue
Candace Bushnell, Voice, $25.95, 9781401301613
11. I See You Everywhere
Julia Glass, Pantheon, $24.95, 9780375422751
12. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
Stieg Larsson, Knopf, $24.95, 9780307269751
13. Hot Mahogany
Stuart Woods, Putnam, $25.95, 9780399155154
14. Indignation
Philip Roth, Houghton Mifflin, $26, 9780547054841
15. Tsar
Ted Bell, Atria, $26.95, 9781416550402

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

1. The Last Lecture
Randy Pausch, Hyperion, $21.95, 9781401323257
2. Hot, Flat, and Crowded
Thomas L. Friedman, FSG, $27.95, 9780374166854
3. Dewey
Vicki Myron, Grand Central, $19.99, 9780446407410
4. A Bold Fresh Piece of Humanity
Bill O'Reilly, Broadway, $26, 9780767928823
5. The Snowball
Alice Schroeder, Bantam, $35, 9780553805093
6. When You Are Engulfed in Flames
David Sedaris, Little Brown, $25.99, 9780316143479
7. Goodnight Bush
Erich Origen, Gan Golan, Little Brown, $14.99, 9780316040419
8. The Forever War
Dexter Filkins, Knopf, $25, 9780307266392
9. The Wordy Shipmates
Sarah Vowell, Riverhead, $25.95, 9781594489990
10. Tried by War
James McPherson, Penguin Press, $35, 9781594201912
11. The Limits of Power
Andrew J. Bacevich, Metropolitan, $24, 9780805088151
12. Letter to My Daughter
Maya Angelou, Random House, $25, 9781400066124
13. Without Precedent
Anna R. Hayes, Univ. of North Carolina Press, $35, 9780807832141
14. This I Believe II
Jay Allison, Dan Gediman (Eds.), Holt, $23, 9780805087680
15. Holidays on Ice
David Sedaris, Little Brown, $16.99, 9780316035903

 

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION

1. The Shack
William P. Young, Windblown, $14.99, 9780964729230
2. Loving Frank
Nancy Horan, Ballantine, $14, 9780345495006
3. The Secret Life of Bees
Sue Monk Kidd, Penguin, $14, 9780142001745
4. Out Stealing Horses
Per Petterson, Picador, $14, 9780312427085
5. World Without End
Ken Follett, NAL, $22, 9780451224996
6. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
Junot Diaz, Riverhead, $14, 9781594483295
7. Water for Elephants
Sara Gruen, Algonquin, $13.95, 9781565125605
8. Run
Ann Patchett, Harper Perennial, $14.95, 9780061340642
9. Bridge of Sighs
Richard Russo, Vintage, $14.95, 9781400030903
10. The Elegance of the Hedgehog
Muriel Barbery, Europa Editions, $15, 9781933372600
11. In the Woods
Tana French, Penguin, $14, 9780143113492
12. Nights in Rodanthe
Nicholas Sparks, Grand Central, $13.99, 9780446691796
13. Sarah's Key
Tatiana De Rosnay, St. Martin's Griffin, $13.95, 9780312370848
14. The Best American Short Stories 2008
Salman Rushdie, Heidi Pitlor (Eds.), Houghton Mifflin, $14, 9780618788774
15. The Road
Cormac McCarthy, Vintage, $14.95, 9780307387899

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION 

1. Three Cups of Tea
Greg Mortenson, David Oliver Relin, Penguin, $15, 9780143038252
2. Animal, Vegetable, Miracle
Barbara and Camille Kingsolver, Steven Hopp, Harper Perennial, $14.95, 9780060852566
3. Dreams From My Father
Barack Obama, Three Rivers, $14.95, 9781400082773
4. The Audacity of Hope
Barack Obama, Three Rivers, $14.95, 9780307237705
5. Eat, Pray, Love
Elizabeth Gilbert, Penguin, $15, 9780143038412
6. Boone
Robert Morgan, Algonquin, $18.95, 9781565126152
7. Musicophilia
Oliver Sacks, Vintage, $14.95, 9781400033539
8. Same Kind of Different as Me
Ron Hall, Denver Moore, Thomas Nelson, $14.99, 9780849919107
9. Me Talk Pretty One Day
David Sedaris, Little Brown, $14.99, 9780316776967
10. A New Earth
Eckhart Tolle, Plume, $14, 9780452289963
11. 90 Minutes in Heaven
Don Piper, Revell, $12.99, 9780800759490
12. The Glass Castle
Jeannette Walls, Scribner, $15, 9780743247542
13. Sarah
Kaylene Johnson, Tyndale House, $15.95, 9781414330501
14. The Zookeeper's Wife
Diane Ackerman, Norton, $14.95, 9780393333060
15. I Can Has Cheezburger?
Professor Happycat, icanhascheezburger.com, Gotham, $10, 9781592404094


MASS MARKET 

1. Living Dead in Dallas
Charlaine Harris, Ace, $7.99, 9780441009237
2. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Warner, $7.99, 9780446310789
3. Down River
John Hart, St. Martin's Minotaur, $7.99, 9780312945664
4. Dead Until Dark
Charlaine Harris, Ace, $7.99, 9780441016990
5. The Audacity of Hope
Barack Obama, Vintage, $7.99, 9780307455871
6. Now and Then
Robert B. Parker, Berkley, $9.99, 9780425224144
7. Club Dead
Charlaine Harris, Ace, $7.99, 9780441010516
8. Double Cross
James Patterson, Grand Central, $9.99, 9780446198981
9. Nights in Rodanthe
Nicholas Sparks, Warner Vision, $7.99, 9780446612708
10. Playing for Pizza
John Grisham, Dell, $7.99, 9780440244714

 

CHILDREN'S TITLES

1. Twilight
Stephenie Meyer, Little Brown, $10.99, 9780316038386
2. New Moon (Twilight, Book 2)
Stephenie Meyer, Little Brown, $10.99, 9780316024969
3. Brisingr (Inheritance, Book 3)
Christopher Paolini, Knopf, $27.50, 9780375826726
4. Eclipse (Twilight, Book 3)
Stephenie Meyer, Little Brown, $19.99, 9780316160209
5. Breaking Dawn (Twilight, Book 4)
Stephenie Meyer, Little Brown, $22.99, 9780316067928
6. Gallop!
Rufus Butler Seder, Workman, $12.95, 9780761147633
7. If You Give a Cat a Cupcake
Laura Joffe Numeroff, Felicia Bond (Illus.), Laura Geringer, $16.99, 9780060283247
8. Diary of a Wimpy Kid Do-It-Yourself Book
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $10.95, 9780810979772
9. Eve of the Emperor Penguin (Magic Tree House #40)
Mary Pope Osborne, Salvatore Murdocca (Illus.), Random House, $11.99, 9780375837333
10. Fancy Nancy: Bonjour, Butterfly
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), Harper, $17.99, 9780061235887
11. Fancy Nancy Sees Stars
Jane O'Connor, Ted Enik (Illus.), Harper, $3.99, 9780061236112
12. Goodnight Goon
Michael Rex, Putnam, $14.99, 9780399245343
13. Happy Halloween, Curious George
N.T. Raymond, Kelly Loughman, Houghton Mifflin, $7.99, 9780618919529
14. Big Words for Little People
Jamie Lee Curtis, Laura Cornell (Illus.), Joanna Cotler, $16.99, 9780061127595
15. The Graveyard Book
Neil Gaiman, Dave McKean (Illus.), Harper, $17.99, 9780060530921