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Southern Indie Bestseller List 10/23/2011

For the week ending Sunday, October 23, 2011

Columbia, SC - October 30, 2011 - The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound.org and SIBA, for the week ended Sunday, October 23, 2011. Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance and IndieBound.org.

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Printable versions: Hardcover | Paperback | Children.

 

Hardcover Fiction

1. The Marriage Plot
Jeffrey Eugenides, FSG, $28, 9780374203054
2. The Best of Me
Nicholas Sparks, Grand Central, $25.99, 9780446547659
3. The Night Circus
Erin Morgenstern, Doubleday, $26.95, 9780385534635
4. The Paris Wife
Paula McLain, Ballantine, $25, 9780345521309
5. The Affair
Lee Child, Delacorte, $28, 9780385344326
6. Nightwoods
Charles Frazier, Random House, $26, 9781400067091
7. The Dovekeepers
Alice Hoffman, Scribner, $27.99, 9781451617474
8. The Cat's Table
Michael Ondaatje, Knopf, $26, 9780307700117
9. The Sense of an Ending
Julian Barnes, Knopf, $23.95, 9780307957122
10. The Art of Fielding
Chad Harbach, Little Brown, $25.99, 9780316126694
11. Damned
Chuck Palahniuk, Doubleday, $24.95, 9780385533027
12. State of Wonder
Ann Patchett, Harper, $26.99, 9780062049803
13. When She Woke
Hillary Jordan, Algonquin, $24.95, 9781565126299
14. Feast Day of Fools
James Lee Burke, S&S, $26.99, 9781451643114
15. Rules of Civility
Amor Towles, Viking, $26.95, 9780670022694

 

Hardcover Nonfiction

1. Killing Lincoln
Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard, Holt, $28, 9780805093070
2. Boomerang
Michael Lewis, Norton, $25.95, 9780393081817
3. Unbroken
Laura Hillenbrand, Random House, $27, 9781400064168
4. Hemingway's Boat
Paul Hendrickson, Knopf, $30, 9781400041626
5. In the Garden of Beasts
Erik Larson, Crown, $26, 9780307408846
6. Paula Deen's Southern Cooking Bible
Paula Deen, S&S, $29.99, 9781416564072
7. The Swerve
Stephen Greenblatt, Norton, $26.95, 9780393064476
8. Destiny of the Republic
Candice Millard, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385526265
9. That Used to Be Us
Thomas L. Friedman, Michael Mandelbaum, FSG, $28, 9780374288907
okra10. Lions of the West
Robert Morgan, Shannon Ravenel Books, $29.95, 9781565126268

11. Nearing Home
Billy Graham, Thomas Nelson, $19.99, 9780849948329
12. Go the F**k to Sleep
Adam Mansbach, Ricardo Cortes (Illus.), Akashic, $14.95, 9781617750250
13. The Eighty-Dollar Champion
Elizabeth Letts, Ballantine, $26, 9780345521088
14. Van Gogh: The Life
Steven Naifeh, Gregory White Smith, Random House, $40, 9780375507489
15. Rin Tin Tin
Susan Orlean, S&S, $26.99, 9781439190135

 

Trade Paperback Fiction

1. The Help
Kathryn Stockett, Berkley, $16, 9780425245132
2. Sarah's Key
Tatiana De Rosnay, St. Martin's Griffin, $13.99, 9781250004345
3. Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk
David Sedaris, Ian Falconer (Illus.), Back Bay, $13.99, 9780316038409
4. Cutting for Stone
Abraham Verghese, Vintage, $15.95, 9780375714368
5. Freedom
Jonathan Franzen, Picador, $16, 9780312576462
6. Major Pettigrew's Last Stand
Helen Simonson, Random House, $15, 9780812981223
7. Room
Emma Donoghue, Back Bay, $14.99, 9780316098328
8. Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter
Tom Franklin, Harper Perennial, $14.99, 9780060594671

9. Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet
Jamie Ford, Ballantine, $15, 9780345505347
10. One Day
David Nicholls, Vintage, $14.95, 9780307946713
11. The Art of Racing in the Rain
Garth Stein, Harper, $14.99, 9780061537967
12. Started Early, Took My Dog
Kate Atkinson, Reagan Arthur Books, $14.99, 9780316066747
13. A Visit From the Goon Squad
Jennifer Egan, Anchor, $14.95, 9780307477477
14. Great House
Nicole Krauss, Norton, $14.95, 9780393340648
15. The Girl Who Played With Fire
Stieg Larsson, Vintage, $15.95, 9780307454553

 

Trade Paperback Nonfiction

1. Heaven Is for Real
Todd Burpo, Thomas Nelson, $16.99, 9780849946158
2. Unlikely Friendships
Jennifer S. Holland, Workman, $13.95, 9780761159131
3. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Rebecca Skloot, Broadway, $16, 9781400052189
4. At Home
Bill Bryson, Anchor, $15.95, 9780767919395
5. The Warmth of Other Suns
Isabel Wilkerson, Vintage, $16.95, 9780679763888
6. Cleopatra
Stacy Schiff, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316001946
7. The Devil in the White City
Erik Larson, Vintage, $15.95, 9780375725609
8. Outliers
Malcolm Gladwell, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316017930
9. Moneyball
Michael Lewis, Norton, $15.95, 9780393338393
10. The Happiness Project
Gretchen Rubin, Harper, $14.99, 9780061583261
11. The Emperor of All Maladies
Siddhartha Mukherjee, Scribner, $18, 9781439170915
12. Born to Run
Christopher McDougall, Vintage, $15.95, 9780307279187
13. F in Exams
Richard Benson, Chronicle, $9.95, 9780811878319
14. Mere Christianity
C.S. Lewis, HarperOne, $13.99, 9780060652920
15. Night
Elie Wiesel, FSG, $9.95, 9780374500016

 

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, 9780553579901
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. Animal Farm
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451526342
8. Cross Fire
James Patterson, Vision, $9.99, 9780446574716
9. The Reversal
Michael Connelly, Vision, $9.99, 9780446556750
10. Bad Blood
John Sandford, Berkley, $9.99, 9780425243930

 

Children's Illustrated

1. If You Give a Dog a Donut
Laura Joffe Numeroff, Felicia Bond (Illus.), Balzer & Bray/Harper, $16.99, 9780060266837
2. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
3. Room on the Broom
Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler (Illus.), Puffin, $6.99, 9780142501122
4. The Night Before Halloween
Natasha Wing, Cynthia Fisher (Illus.), Grosset & Dunlap, $3.99, 9780448419657
5. The Artist Who Painted a Blue Horse
Eric Carle, Philomel, $17.99, 9780399257131
6. Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes
Eric Litwin, James Dean (Illus.), Harper, $16.99, 9780061906220

7. Llama Llama Red Pajama
Anna Dewdney, Viking, $17.99, 9780670059836
8. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, Harper, $17.95, 9780060254926
9. The Wizard of Oz: A Scanimation Book
Rufus Butler Seder (Illus.), Workman, $14.95, 9780761163732
10. Love You Forever
Robert Munsch, Sheila McGraw (Illus.), Firefly, $5.95, 9780920668375

 

Children's Interest

1. Every Thing On It
Shel Silverstein, Harper, $19.99, 9780061998164
2. Wonderstruck
Brian Selznick, Scholastic, $29.99, 9780545027892
3. The Bippolo Seed and Other Lost Stories
Dr. Seuss, Random House, $15, 9780375864353
4. Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
Ransom Riggs, Quirk, $17.99, 9781594744761
5. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf, $12.99, 9780375842207
6. Darth Paper Strikes Back
Tom Angleberger, Amulet, $12.95, 9781419700279
7. The Wimpy Kid Do-It-Yourself Book
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $12.95, 9780810989955
8. The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes
Mark Pett, Gary Rubinstein, Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, $14.99, 9781402255441
9. Wildwood
Colin Meloy, Carson Ellis (Illus.), Balzer & Bray/Harper, $17.99, 9780062024688
10. LEGO Star Wars Character Encyclopedia
Hannah Dolan, DK Publishing, $18.99, 9780756686970

 

Children's Fiction Series Titles

1. The Son of Neptune (The Heroes of Olympus, Book Two)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $19.99, 9781423140597
2. The Hunger Games
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $8.99, 9780439023528
3. Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $17.99, 9780439023498
4. Mockingjay (The Final Book of the Hunger Games)
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $17.99, 9780439023511
5. The Lost Stories (The Ranger's Apprentice)
John Flanagan, Philomel, $17.99, 9780399256189
6. The Death Cure (The Maze Runner, Book 3)
James Dashner, Delacorte, $17.99, 9780385738774
7. The Lost Hero (The Heroes of Olympus, Book One)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $18.99, 9781423113393
8. Beautiful Chaos (Beautiful Creatures, #3)
Kami Garcia, Margaret Stohl, Little Brown, $18.99, 9780316123525
9. The Name of This Book Is Secret (The Secret Series)
Pseudonymous Bosch, Little Brown, $6.99, 9780316113694
10. The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $7.99, 9781423134947