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Southern Indie Bestseller List 09/26/2011

For the week ending Sunday, September 25, 2011

Columbia, SC - September 29, 2011 - The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound.org and SIBA, for the week ended Sunday, September 25, 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 Night Circus
Erin Morgenstern, Doubleday, $26.95, 9780385534635
2. The Paris Wife
Paula McLain, Ballantine, $25, 9780345521309
3. State of Wonder
Ann Patchett, Harper, $26.99, 9780062049803
4. Son of Stone
Stuart Woods, Putnam, $26.95, 9780399157653
5. Rules of Civility
Amor Towles, Viking, $26.95, 9780670022694
okra6. The Ballad of Tom Dooley
Sharyn McCrumb, Thomas Dunne, $24.99, 9780312558178

7. A Dance With Dragons
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $35, 9780553801477
8. Robert B. Parker's Killing the Blues
Michael Brandman, Putnam, $25.95, 9780399157844
9. The Art of Fielding
Chad Harbach, Little Brown, $25.99, 9780316126694
10. Reamde
Neal Stephenson, Morrow, $35, 9780061977961
11. Iron House
John Hart, Thomas Dunne, $25.99, 9780312380342
stars12. Yankee Doodle Dixie
Lisa Patton, Thomas Dunne, $24.99, 9780312556938

13. The Keeper of Lost Causes
Jussi Adler-Olsen, Dutton, $25.95, 9780525952480
14. Only Time Will Tell
Jeffrey Archer, St. Martin's, $27.99, 9780312539559
15. Train Dreams
Denis Johnson, FSG, $18, 9780374281144

Hardcover Nonfiction


1. Jacqueline Kennedy
Caroline Kennedy, Michael Beschloss, Hyperion, $60, 9781401324254
2. Unbroken
Laura Hillenbrand, Random House, $27, 9781400064168
3. Confidence Men
Ron Suskind, Harper, $29.99, 9780061429255
4. In the Garden of Beasts
Erik Larson, Crown, $26, 9780307408846
5. That Used to Be Us
Thomas L. Friedman, Michael Mandelbaum, FSG, $28, 9780374288907
6. Hemingway's Boat
Paul Hendrickson, Knopf, $30, 9781400041626
7. Destiny of the Republic
Candice Millard, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385526265
8. The Greater Journey
David McCullough, S&S, $37.50, 9781416571766
9. Here Comes Trouble
Michael Moore, Grand Central, $26.99, 9780446532242
10. In My Time
Dick Cheney, Threshold Editions, $35, 9781439176191
11. Go the F**k to Sleep
Adam Mansbach, Ricardo Cortes (Illus.), Akashic, $14.95, 9781617750250
12. 1493
Charles C. Mann, Knopf, $30.50, 9780307265722
13. The Eighty-Dollar Champion
Elizabeth Letts, Ballantine, $26, 9780345521088
14. My Reading Life
Pat Conroy, Nan A. Talese, $25, 9780385533577
15. The Swerve
Stephen Greenblatt, Norton, $26.95, 9780393064476

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. Cutting for Stone
Abraham Verghese, Vintage, $15.95, 9780375714368
4. Room
Emma Donoghue, Back Bay, $14.99, 9780316098328
5. A Visit From the Goon Squad
Jennifer Egan, Anchor, $14.95, 9780307477477
6. Major Pettigrew's Last Stand
Helen Simonson, Random House, $15, 9780812981223
7. Fall of Giants
Ken Follett, NAL, $25, 9780451232571
8. A Secret Kept
Tatiana De Rosnay, St. Martin's Griffin, $14.99, 9780312553494
9. Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter
Tom Franklin, Harper Perennial, $14.99, 9780060594671

10. The Art of Racing in the Rain
Garth Stein, Harper, $14.99, 9780061537967
11. In the Company of Others
Jan Karon, Penguin, $16, 9780143119913
12. Headhunters
Jo Nesbø, Vintage, $14.95, 9780307948687
13. Little Bee
Chris Cleave, S&S, $15, 9781416589648
14. Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet
Jamie Ford, Ballantine, $15, 9780345505347
15. The Great Gatsby
F. Scott Fitzgerald, Scribner, $15, 9780743273565

Trade Paperback Nonfiction


1. Heaven Is for Real
Todd Burpo, Thomas Nelson, $16.99, 9780849946158
2. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Rebecca Skloot, Broadway, $16, 9781400052189
3. Unlikely Friendships
Jennifer S. Holland, Workman, $13.95, 9780761159131
4. Cleopatra
Stacy Schiff, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316001946
5. Moneyball
Michael Lewis, Norton, $15.95, 9780393338393
6. Born to Run
Christopher McDougall, Vintage, $15.95, 9780307279187
7. The Emperor of All Maladies
Siddhartha Mukherjee, Scribner, $18, 9781439170915
8. The Fall of the House of Zeus
Curtis Wilkie, Broadway, $16, 9780307460714

9. The Old Farmer's Almanac 2012
Old Farmer's Almanac, $6.95, 9781571985446
10. The Glass Castle
Jeannette Walls, Scribner, $16, 9780743247542
stars11. In the Sanctuary of Outcasts
Neil White, Harper Perennial, $14.99, 9780061351631

12. F in Exams
Richard Benson, Chronicle, $9.95, 9780811878319
13. Let's Take the Long Way Home
Gail Caldwell, Random House, $14, 9780812979114
14. Empire of the Summer Moon
S.C. Gwynne, Scribner, $16, 9781416591061
15. Outliers
Malcolm Gladwell, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316017930

Mass Market


1. A Game of Thrones
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553593716
2. A Feast for Crows
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553582024
3. A Clash of Kings
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553579901
4. The Confession
John Grisham, Dell, $9.99, 9780440245117
5. A Storm of Swords
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553573428
6. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Warner, $7.99, 9780446310789
7. The Glass Rainbow
James Lee Burke, Pocket Star, $9.99, 9781439128312
8. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
Stieg Larsson, Vintage, $7.99, 9780307473479
9. The Reversal
Michael Connelly, Vision, $9.99, 9780446556750
10. American Assassin
Vince Flynn, Pocket, $9.99, 9781416595199

Children's Illustrated


1. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
2. Bumble-Ardy
Maurice Sendak, Harper, $17.95, 9780062051981
3. Otis and the Tornado
Loren Long, Philomel, $17.99, 9780399254772
4. Llama Llama Home with Mama
Anna Dewdney, Viking, $17.99, 9780670012329
5. Llama Llama Red Pajama
Anna Dewdney, Viking, $16.99, 9780670059836
6. Good Night, Gorilla
Peggy Rathmann, Putnam, $7.99, 9780399230035
7. Love You Forever
Robert Munsch, Sheila McGraw (Illus.), Firefly, $5.95, 9780920668375
8. King Jack and the Dragon
Peter Bently, Helen Oxenbury (Illus.), Dial, $17.99, 9780803736986
9. Llama Llama Misses Mama
Anna Dewdney, Viking, $16.99, 9780670061983
10. Llama Llama Mad at Mama
Anna Dewdney, Viking, $16.99, 9780670062409

Children's Interest


1. Every Thing On It
Shel Silverstein, Harper, $19.99, 9780061998164
2. Darth Paper Strikes Back
Tom Angleberger, Amulet, $12.95, 9781419700279
3. The Strange Case of Origami Yoda
Tom Angleberger, Amulet, $12.95, 9780810984257
4. Wonderstruck
Brian Selznick, Scholastic, $29.99, 9780545027892
5. Lego Star Wars Character Encyclopedia
DK Publishing, $18.99, 9780756686970
6. The Underdogs
Mike Lupica, Philomel Books, $17.99, 9780399250019
7. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf, $12.99, 9780375842207
8. The Wimpy Kid Do-It-Yourself Book
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $12.95, 9780810989955
9. Perfect
Ellen Hopkins, Margaret K. McElderry Books, $18.99, 9781416983248
10. Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
Ransom Riggs, Quirk, $17.99, 9781594744761

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. You Have to Stop This (The Secret Series)
Pseudonymous Bosch, Little Brown, $16.99, 9780316076265
5. Theodore Boone: The Abduction
John Grisham, Dutton, $16.99, 9780525425571
6. The Power of Six (Lorien Legacies, #2)
Pittacus Lore, Harper, $17.99, 9780061974557
7. The Red Pyramid (The Kane Chronicles, Book One)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $9.99, 9781423113454
8. The Name of This Book Is Secret (The Secret Series)
Pseudonymous Bosch, Little Brown, $6.99, 9780316113694
9. Goliath (Leviathan Trilogy, #3)
Scott Westerfeld, Keith Thompson (Illus.), Simon Pulse, $19.99, 9781416971771
10. Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer
John Grisham, Puffin, $7.99, 9780142417225