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Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance and IndieBound.org.

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The Southern Independent Bestseller List, as brought to you by Book Sense and SIBA,
for the week ended Sunday, April 20, 2008. Based on reporting from the independent
booksellers of the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance and Book Sense.

HARDCOVER FICTION
1. The Miracle at Speedy Motors
Alexander McCall Smith, Pantheon, $22.95, 9780375424489
2. Hold Tight
Harlan Coben, Dutton, $26.95, 9780525950608
3. Bulls Island
Dorothea Benton Frank, Morrow, $24.95, 9780061438431
4. Unaccustomed Earth
Jhumpa Lahiri, Knopf, $25, 9780307265739
5. The Third Angel
Alice Hoffman, Shaye Areheart, $25, 9780307393852
6. Miss Julia Paints the Town
Ann B. Ross, Viking, $24.95, 9780670018642
7. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
Junot Diaz, Riverhead, $24.95, 9781594489587
8. Change of Heart
Jodi Picoult, Atria, $26.95, 9780743496742
9. The Appeal
John Grisham, Doubleday, $27.95, 9780385515047
10. Where Are You Now?
Mary Higgins Clark, S&S, $25.95, 9781416566380
11. The Girl With No Shadow
Joanne Harris, Morrow, $24.95, 9780061431623
12. Deep Dish
Mary Kay Andrews, Harper, $24.95, 9780060837365
13. Winter Study
Nevada Barr, Putnam, $24.95, 9780399154584
14. People of the Book
Geraldine Brooks, Viking, $25.95, 9780670018215
15. A Thousand Splendid Suns
Khaled Hosseini, Riverhead, $25.95, 9781594489501

HARDCOVER NONFICTION
1. The Last Lecture
Randy Pausch, Hyperion, $21.95, 9781401323257
2. Just Who Will You Be?.
Maria Shriver, Hyperion, $14.95, 9781401323189
3. Ladies of Liberty
Cokie Roberts, Morrow, $26.95, 9780060782344
4. Home
Julie Andrews, Hyperion, $26.95, 9780786865659
5. In Defense of Food
Michael Pollan, Penguin Press, $21.95, 9781594201455
6. Armageddon in Retrospect
Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., Putnam, $24.95, 9780399155086
7. Bad Money
Kevin Phillips, Viking, $25.95, 9780670019076
8. Bonk
Mary Roach, Norton, $24.95, 9780393064643
9. Maps and Legends
Michael Chabon, McSweeney's, $24, 9781932416893
10. The Secret
Rhonda Byrne, Atria/Beyond Words, $23.95, 9781582701707
11. What Now?
Ann Patchett, Harper, $14.95, 9780061340659
12. The Match
Mark Frost, Hyperion, $24.95, 9781401302788
13. Animal, Vegetable, Miracle
Barbara and Camille Kingsolver, Steven Hopp, Harper, $26.95, 9780060852559
14. Boone
Robert Morgan, Ravenel, $29.95, 9781565124554
15. The Dangerous Book for Boys
Conn Iggulden, Hal Iggulden, Collins, $24.95, 9780061243585

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION
1. Water for Elephants
Sara Gruen, Algonquin, $13.95, 9781565125605
2. Loving Frank
Nancy Horan, Ballantine, $14, 9780345495006
3. The Memory Keeper's Daughter
Kim Edwards, Penguin, $14, 9780143037149
4. The Friday Night Knitting Club
Kate Jacobs, Berkley, $14, 9780425219096
5. The Shack
William P. Young, Windblown, $14.99, 9780964729230
6. Nineteen Minutes
Jodi Picoult, Washington Square, $15, 9780743496735
7. Luncheon of the Boating Party
Susan Vreeland, Penguin, $15, 9780143113522
8. The Other Boleyn Girl
Philippa Gregory, Touchstone, $16, 9780743227445
9. The Gathering
Anne Enright, Black Cat, $14, 9780802170392
10. The Road
Cormac McCarthy, Vintage, $14.95, 9780307387899
11. Suite Francaise
Irene Nemirovsky, Vintage, $14.95, 9781400096275
12. The Kite Runner
Khaled Hosseini, Riverhead, $15, 9781594480003
13. Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
Lisa See, Random House, $14, 9780812968064
14. No Country for Old Men
Cormac McCarthy, Vintage, $14, 9780375706677
15. Peony in Love
Lisa See, Random House, $14, 9780812975222

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION
1. A New Earth
Eckhart Tolle, Plume, $14, 9780452289963
2. Three Cups of Tea
Greg Mortenson, David Oliver Relin, Penguin, $15, 9780143038252
3. Eat, Pray, Love
Elizabeth Gilbert, Penguin, $15, 9780143038412
4. The Power of Now
Eckhart Tolle, New World, $14, 9781577314806
5. Marley & Me
John Grogan, Harper, $13.95, 9780060817091
6. The Audacity of Hope
Barack Obama, Three Rivers, $14.95, 9780307237705
7. Eat This Not That!
David Zinczenko, Rodale, $19.95, 9781594868542
8. Dreams From My Father
Barack Obama, Three Rivers, $14.95, 9781400082773
9. The God Delusion
Richard Dawkins, Mariner, $15.95, 9780618918249
10. The Glass Castle
Jeannette Walls, Scribner, $15, 9780743247542
11. The Omnivore's Dilemma
Michael Pollan, Penguin, $16, 9780143038580
12. Merle's Door
Ted Kerasote, Harvest, $15, 9780156034500
13. Into the Wild
Jon Krakauer, Anchor, $13.95, 9780307387172
14. 90 Minutes in Heaven
Don Piper, Revell, $12.99, 9780800759490
15. I Feel Bad about My Neck
Nora Ephron, Vintage, $12.95, 9780307276827

MASS MARKET
1. Simple Genius
David Baldacci, Grand Central, $9.99, 9780446618731
2. The Woods
Harlan Coben, Signet, $9.99, 9780451221957
3. The Land of Mango Sunsets
Dorothea Benton Frank, Avon, $7.99, 9780060892395
4. The Pillars of the Earth
Ken Follett, Signet, $7.99, 9780451166890
5. Bad Luck and Trouble
Lee Child, Dell, $7.99, 9780440243663
6. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
7. The King of Lies
John Hart, St. Martin's, $6.99, 9780312363758
8. The Other Boleyn Girl
Philippa Gregory, Pocket Star, $7.99, 9781416556534
9. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Warner, $6.99, 9780316769488
10. The Innocent Man
John Grisham, Dell, $7.99, 9780440243830

CHILDREN'S TITLES
1. Twilight
Stephenie Meyer, Little Brown, $10.99, 9780316015844
2. Gallop!
Rufus Butler Seder, Workman, $12.95, 9780761147633
3. New Moon
Stephenie Meyer, Megan Tingley, $19.99, 9780316160193
4. Dark Day in the Deep Sea (Magic Tree House #39)
Mary Pope Osborne, Salvatore Murdocca (Illus.), Random House, $11.99, 9780375837319
5. The Pigeon Wants a Puppy
Mo Willems, Hyperion, $14.99, 9781423109600
6. Fancy Nancy and the Boy From Paris
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), Harper, $3.99, 9780061236099
7. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $12.95, 9780810994737
8. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf, $11.99, 9780375842207
9. Alphabet
Matthew Van Fleet, S&S, $19.99, 9781416955658
10. Diary of a Wimpy Kid
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $12.95, 9780810993136
11. Fancy Nancy
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), Harper, $16.99, 9780060542092
12. Massie (Clique Summer Collection #1)
Lisi Harrison, Poppy, $6.99, 9780316027519
13. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
14. Fancy Nancy at the Museum
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), Harper, $3.99, 9780061236075
15. The Mysterious Benedict Society
Trenton Lee Stewart, Little Brown, $6.99, 9780316003957