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Southern Indie Bestseller List 04/15/2012

Hardcover Fiction


1. Calico Joe
John Grisham, Doubleday, $24.95, 9780385536073
2. The Beginner's Goodbye
Anne Tyler, Knopf, $24.95, 9780307957276
okra3. The Cove
Ron Rash, Ecco Press, $26.99, 9780061804199

4. The Shoemaker's Wife
Adriana Trigiani, Harper, $26.99, 9780061257094
5. Sacré Bleu
Christopher Moore, Morrow, $26.99, 9780061779749
6. The Expats
Chris Pavone, Crown, $26, 9780307956354
7. The Limpopo Academy of Private Detection
Alexander McCall Smith, Pantheon, $24.95, 9780307378408
8. The Paris Wife
Paula McLain, Ballantine, $25, 9780345521309
9. The Sense of an Ending
Julian Barnes, Knopf, $23.95, 9780307957122
10. Death Comes to Pemberley
P.D. James, Knopf, $25.95, 9780307959850
11. The Lifeboat
Charlotte Rogan, Reagan Arthur Books, $24.99, 9780316185905
12. Stay Close
Harlan Coben, Dutton, $27.95, 9780525952275
13. Elegy for Eddie
Jacqueline Winspear, Harper, $25.99, 9780062049575
14. Come Home
Lisa Scottoline, St. Martin's, $27.99, 9780312380823
15. Miss Julia to the Rescue
Ann B. Ross, Viking, $25.95, 9780670023387

Hardcover Nonfiction


1. Drift
Rachel Maddow, Crown, $25, 9780307460981
2. The Big Miss
Hank Haney, Crown Archetype, $26, 9780307985989
3. Wild
Cheryl Strayed, Knopf, $25.95, 9780307592736
4. Some Assembly Required
Anne Lamott, Riverhead, $26.95, 9781594488412
5. Steve Jobs
Walter Isaacson, S&S, $35, 9781451648539
6. Unbroken
Laura Hillenbrand, Random House, $27, 9781400064168
7. Imagine
Jonah Lehrer, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $26, 9780547386072
8. In the Garden of Beasts
Erik Larson, Crown, $26, 9780307408846
9. American Sniper
Chris Kyle, et al., Morrow, $26.99, 9780062082350
10. The Power of Habit
Charles Duhigg, Random House, $28, 9781400069286
11. Jesus Calling
Sarah Young, Integrity, $15.99, 9781591451884
12. Mrs. Kennedy and Me
Clint Hill, Gallery, $26, 9781451648447
13. A Natural Woman
Carole King, Grand Central, $27.99, 9781455512614
14. The Social Conquest of Earth
Edward Osborne Wilson, Liveright, $27.95, 9780871404138
15. The Back in the Day Bakery Cookbook
Cheryl Day, Griffith Day, Artisan, $24.95, 9781579654580

Trade Paperback Fiction


1. Fifty Shades of Grey
E.L. James, Vintage, $15.95, 9780345803481
2. The Language of Flowers
Vanessa Diffenbaugh, Ballantine, $15, 9780345525550
3. The Weird Sisters
Eleanor Brown, Berkley, $15, 9780425244142
4. The Dovekeepers
Alice Hoffman, Scribner, $16, 9781451617481
5. The Tiger's Wife
Téa Obreht, Random House, $15, 9780385343848
6. The Buddha in the Attic
Julie Otsuka, Anchor, $13.95, 9780307744425
7. The House at Tyneford
Natasha Solomons, Plume, $15, 9780452297647
8. The American Heiress
Daisy Goodwin, St. Martin's Griffin, $14.99, 9780312658663
9. The Great Gatsby
F.Scott Fitzgerald, Scribner, $15, 9780743273565
10. The Help
Kathryn Stockett, Berkley, $16, 9780425245132
11. Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet
Jamie Ford, Ballantine, $15, 9780345505347
12. Serena
Ron Rash, Ecco Press, $14.99, 9780061470844
13. Sarah's Key
Tatiana De Rosnay, St. Martin's, $13.99, 9781250004345
14. Cutting for Stone
Abraham Verghese, Vintage, $15.95, 9780375714368
15. Clara and Mr. Tiffany
Susan Vreeland, Random House, $15, 9780812980189

Trade Paperback Nonfiction


1. Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey
The Countess of Carnarvon, Broadway, $15.99, 9780770435622
2. Unlikely Friendships
Jennifer S. Holland, Workman, $13.95, 9780761159131
3. Bossypants
Tina Fey, Reagan Arthur Books, $15.99, 9780316056878
4. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Rebecca Skloot, Broadway, $16, 9781400052189
5. Moonwalking With Einstein
Joshua Foer, Penguin, $16, 9780143120537
6. F in Exams
Richard Benson, Chronicle, $9.95, 9780811878319
7. Night
Elie Wiesel, FSG, $9.95, 9780374500016
8. The Hare With Amber Eyes
Edmund de Waal, Picador, $16, 9780312569372
9. Outliers
Malcolm Gladwell, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316017930
10. The New Jim Crow
Michelle Alexander, The New Press, $19.95, 9781595586438
11. The Devil in the White City
Erik Larson, Vintage, $15.95, 9780375725609
12. Empire of the Summer Moon
S.C. Gwynne, Scribner, $16, 9781416591061
13. The Social Animal
David Brooks, Random House, $16, 9780812979374
14. Titanic, First Accounts
Tim Maltin (Ed.), Penguin, $16, 9780143106623
15. North Carolina Craft Beer and Breweries
Erik Lars Myers, John F. Blair Publisher, $16.95, 9780895875716

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, 9780345535429
3. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Warner, $7.99, 9780446310789
4. A Storm of Swords
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553573428
5. The Lucky One
Nicholas Sparks, Vision, $7.99, 9780446618328
6. The Affair
Lee Child, Dell, $9.99, 9780440246305
7. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest
Stieg Larsson, Vintage, $9.99, 9780307742537
8. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Warner, $6.99, 9780316769488
9. A Feast for Crows
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553582024
10. The Girl Who Played With Fire
Stieg Larsson, Vintage, $9.99, 9780307949509

Children's Illustrated


1. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
2. The Duckling Gets a Cookie!?
Mo Willems, Hyperion, $15.99, 9781423151289
3. The Real Mother Goose
Blanche Fisher Wright, Blanche Fisher Wright (Illus.), Scholastic, $9.95, 9780590225175
4. The Lorax
Dr. Seuss, Random House, $14.95, 9780394823379
5. On the Night You Were Born
Nancy Tillman, Feiwel & Friends, $7.99, 9780312601553
6. Oh, the Places You'll Go!
Dr. Seuss, Random House, $17.99, 9780679805274
7. Pat the Bunny
Dorothy Kunhardt, Golden, $9.99, 9780307120007
8. Good Night, Gorilla
Peggy Rathmann, Putnam, $7.99, 9780399230035
9. Penny and Her Song
Kevin Henkes, Greenwillow, $12.99, 9780062081957
10. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, Putnam, $10.99, 9780399226908

Children's Interest


1. Chomp
Carl Hiaasen, Knopf, $16.99, 9780375868429
2. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf, $12.99, 9780375842207
3. Divergent
Veronica Roth, Katherine Tegen Books, $9.99, 9780062024039
4. The Phantom Tollbooth
Norton Juster, Jules Feiffer (Illus.), Yearling, $6.99, 9780394820378
5. Fancy Nancy: Nancy Clancy, Super Sleuth
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), Harper, $9.99, 9780062082930
6. The Wimpy Kid Do-It-Yourself Book
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $12.95, 9780810989955
7. Wonderstruck
Brian Selznick, Scholastic, $29.99, 9780545027892
8. The Fault in Our Stars
John Green, Dutton, $17.99, 9780525478812
9. Fake Mustache
Tom Angleberger, Amulet, $13.95, 9781419701948
10. Between Shades of Gray
Ruta Sepetys, Speak, $8.99, 9780142420591

Children's Fiction Series Titles


1. The Hunger Games
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $12.99, 9780545425117
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. The Extraordinary Education of Nicholas Benedict The Mysterious Benedict Society
Trenton Lee Stewart, Little Brown, $17.99, 9780316176194
5. The Last Hope (Warriors: Omen of the Stars #6)
Erin Hunter, Harper, $16.99, 9780061555275
6. The Lost Hero (The Heroes of Olympus, Book One)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $9.99, 9781423113461
7. Big Nate Goes for Broke
Lincoln Peirce, Harper, $12.99, 9780061996610
8. Matched
Ally Condie, Speak, $9.99, 9780142419779
9. Theodore Boone: The Abduction
John Grisham, Dutton, $16.99, 9780525425571
10. The Son of Neptune (The Heroes of Olympus, Book Two)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $19.99, 9781423140597