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Southern Indie Bestseller List 09/16/2012

Hardcover Fiction


1. Gone Girl
Gillian Flynn, Crown, $25, 9780307588364
2. A Wanted Man
Lee Child, Delacorte, $28, 9780385344333
3. Telegraph Avenue
Michael Chabon, Harper, $27.99, 9780061493348
4. This Is How You Lose Her
Junot Díaz, Riverhead, $26.95, 9781594487361
5. The Time Keeper
Mitch Albom, Hyperion, $24.99, 9781401322786
6. NW
Zadie Smith, Penguin Press, $26.95, 9781594203978
7. The Beautiful Mystery
Louise Penny, Minotaur, $25.99, 9780312655464
8. A Land More Kind Than Home
Wiley Cash, Morrow, $24.99, 9780062088147
9. Creole Belle
James Lee Burke, S&S, $27.99, 9781451648133
10. The Light Between Oceans
M.L. Stedman, Scribner, $25, 9781451681734
okra11. Gone
Randy Wayne White, Putnam Adult, $25.95, 9780399158490

12. The Fallen Angel
Daniel Silva, Harper, $27.99, 9780062073129
13. The Inn at Rose Harbor
Debbie Macomber, Ballantine, $26, 9780345528926
14. Delusion in Death
J.D. Robb, Putnam Adult, $27.95, 9780399158810
15. Zoo
James Patterson, Michael Ledwidge, Little Brown, $27.99, 9780316097444

Hardcover Nonfiction


1. No Easy Day
Mark Owen, Dutton, $26.95, 9780525953722
2. The Price of Politics
Bob Woodward, S&S, $30, 9781451651102
3. Wild
Cheryl Strayed, Knopf, $25.95, 9780307592736
4. Killing Lincoln
Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard, Holt, $28, 9780805093070
5. Mortality
Christopher Hitchens, Twelve, $22.99, 9781455502752
6. I Could Pee on This
Francesco Marciuliano, Chronicle, $12.95, 9781452110585
7. Unbroken
Laura Hillenbrand, Random House, $27, 9781400064168
8. The Amateur
Edward Klein, Regnery, $27.95, 9781596987852
9. Wheat Belly
William Davis, Rodale, $25.99, 9781609611545
10. Dearie
Bob Spitz, Knopf, $29.95, 9780307272225
11. Darth Vader and Son
Jeffrey Brown, Chronicle, $14.95, 9781452106557
12. Obama's America
Dinesh D'Souza, Regnery, $27.95, 9781596987784
13. How Music Works
David Byrne, McSweeney's, $32, 9781936365531
14. The Art of Procrastination
John Perry, Workman, $12.95, 9780761171676
15. Every Love Story Is a Ghost Story
D.T. Max, Viking, $27.95, 9780670025923

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. The Night Circus
Erin Morgenstern, Anchor, $15, 9780307744432
5. Rules of Civility
Amor Towles, Penguin, $16, 9780143121169
6. Cloud Atlas
David Mitchell, Random House, $15, 9780375507250
7. The Sense of an Ending
Julian Barnes, Vintage, $14.95, 9780307947727
8. State of Wonder
Ann Patchett, Harper Perennial, $15.99, 9780062049810
9. The Marriage Plot
Jeffrey Eugenides, Picador, $16, 9781250014764
10. The Language of Flowers
Vanessa Diffenbaugh, Ballantine, $15, 9780345525550
11. The Shoemaker's Wife
Adriana Trigiani, Harper, $15.99, 9780061257100
12. The Keeper of Lost Causes
Jussi Adler-Olsen, Plume, $16, 9780452297906
13. The Dovekeepers
Alice Hoffman, Scribner, $16, 9781451617481
14. A Discovery of Witches
Deborah Harkness, Penguin, $16, 9780143119685
15. Dark Places
Gillian Flynn, Three Rivers, $14, 9780307341570

Trade Paperback Nonfiction


1. In the Garden of Beasts
Erik Larson, Broadway, $16, 9780307408853
2. The Swerve
Stephen J. Greenblatt, Norton, $16.95, 9780393343403
3. F for Effort!
Richard Benson, Chronicle, $9.95, 9781452113227
4. F in Exams
Richard Benson, Chronicle, $9.95, 9780811878319
5. To Heaven and Back
Mary C. Neal, Waterbrook, $14.99, 9780307731715
6. Boomerang
Michael Lewis, Norton, $16.95, 9780393343441
7. Admired
Mark C. Thompson, Bonita S. Thompson, Evolve, $12.99, 9780984762576
8. Unlikely Friendships
Jennifer S. Holland, Workman, $13.95, 9780761159131
9. 1493
Charles C. Mann, Vintage, $16.95, 9780307278241
10. Arguably
Christopher Hitchens, Twelve, $18, 9781455502783
11. Just Kids
Patti Smith, Ecco, $16, 9780060936228
12. The 5 Love Languages
Gary Chapman, Northfield, $14.99, 9780802473158
13. How to Be a Woman
Caitlin Moran, Harper Perennial, $15.99, 9780062124296
14. The Silenced Majority
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan, Haymarket, $16, 9781608462315
15. Southern Living Official SEC Tailgating Cookbook
Oxmoor House, $19.95, 9780848738259

Mass Market


1. A Game of Thrones
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553593716
2. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Warner, $7.99, 9780446310789
3. Lord of the Flies
William Golding, Berkley, $9.99, 9780399501487
4. A Clash of Kings
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780345535429
5. A Feast for Crows
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553582024
6. Fall of Giants
Ken Follett, Signet, $9.99, 9780451232854
7. The Hobbit
J.R.R. Tolkien, Ballantine, $8.99, 9780345339683
8. A Storm of Swords
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553573428
9. Zero Day
David Baldacci, Vision, $9.99, 9780446573023
10. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935

Children's Illustrated


1. Olivia and the Fairy Princesses
Ian Falconer, Atheneum, $17.99, 9781442450271
2. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
3. Llama Llama Time to Share
Anna Dewdney, Viking, $17.99, 9780670012336
4. Creepy Carrots!
Aaron Reynolds, Peter Brown (Illus.), S&S, $16.99, 9781442402973
5. The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore
William Joyce, Atheneum, $17.99, 9781442457027
6. Bear Has a Story to Tell
Philip Christian Stead, Erin Stead (Illus.), Roaring Brook, $16.99, 9781596437456

7. Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?
Bill Martin, Eric Carle (Illus.), Holt, $7.95, 9780805047905
8. The Biggest Pumpkin Surprise Ever!
Steven Kroll, Jeni Bassett (Illus.), Cartwheel, $6.99, 9780545402859
9. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, Harper, $17.95, 9780060254926
10. Good Night, Gorilla
Peggy Rathmann, Putnam, $7.99, 9780399230035

Children's Interest


1. The Outsiders
S.E. Hinton, Puffin, $9.99, 9780140385724
2. Tuck Everlasting
Natalie Babbitt, Square Fish, $6.99, 9780312369811
3. The Giver
Lois Lowry, Laurel-Leaf, $6.99, 9780440237686
4. Star Wars Origami
Chris Alexander, Workman, $16.95, 9780761169437
5. Lincoln's Last Days
Bill O'Reilly, Dwight Jon Zimmerman, Holt, $19.99, 9780805096750
6. Wonder
R.J. Palacio, Knopf, $15.99, 9780375869020
7. The Phantom Tollbooth
Norton Juster, Jules Feiffer (Illus.), Yearling, $6.99, 9780394820378
8. Every Day
David Levithan, Knopf, $16.99, 9780307931887
9. The BFG
Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake (Illus.), Puffin, $6.99, 9780142410387
10. Out of My Mind
Sharon M. Draper, Atheneum, $6.99, 9781416971719

Children's Fiction Series Titles


1. The Hunger Games
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $12.99, 9780545425117
2. Mockingjay (The Final Book of the Hunger Games)
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $17.99, 9780439023511
3. The Secret of the Fortune Wookiee (Origami Yoda Series, #3)
Tom Angleberger, Amulet, $12.95, 9781419703928
4. Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $17.99, 9780439023498
5. Bad Kitty for President
Nick Bruel, Square Fish, $6.99, 9781250010162
6. Insurgent (Divergent Series, #2)
Veronica Roth, Katherine Tegen Books, $17.99, 9780062024046
7. Divergent
Veronica Roth, Katherine Tegen Books, $9.99, 9780062024039
8. Captain Underpants and the Terrifying Return of Tippy Tinkletrousers
Dav Pilkey, Scholastic, $9.99, 9780545175340
9. The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $7.99, 9781423134947
10. The Rise of Nine (Lorien Legacies, #3)
Pittacus Lore, Harper, $17.99, 9780061974588