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Southern Indie Bestseller List 09/18/2011

Columbia, SC - September 24, 2011 - The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound.org and SIBA, for the week ended Sunday, September 18, 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. Rules of Civility
Amor Towles, Viking, $26.95, 9780670022694
5. The Art of Fielding
Chad Harbach, Little Brown, $25.99, 9780316126694
6. Robert B. Parker's Killing the Blues
Michael Brandman, Putnam, $25.95, 9780399157844
7. A Small Hotel
Robert Olen Butler, Grove Press, $24, 9780802119872
8. A Dance With Dragons
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $35, 9780553801477
okra9. The Ballad of Tom Dooley
Sharyn McCrumb, Thomas Dunne, $24.99, 9780312558178

10. New York to Dallas
J.D. Robb, Putnam, $27.95, 9780399157783
11. The Leftovers
Tom Perrotta, St. Martin's, $25.99, 9780312358341
12. The Family Fang
Kevin Wilson, Ecco, $23.99, 9780061579035
13. The Language of Flowers
Vanessa Diffenbaugh, Ballantine, $25, 9780345525543
14. Iron House
John Hart, Thomas Dunne, $25.99, 9780312380342
15. The Keeper of Lost Causes
Jussi Adler-Olsen, Dutton, $25.95, 9780525952480

Hardcover Nonfiction

1. Jacqueline Kennedy: Historic Conversations on Life with John F. Kennedy
Caroline Kennedy, Michael Beschloss, Hyperion, $60, 9781401324254
2. Unbroken
Laura Hillenbrand, Random House, $27, 9781400064168
3. That Used to Be Us
Thomas L. Friedman, Michael Mandelbaum, FSG, $28, 9780374288907
4. In the Garden of Beasts
Erik Larson, Crown, $26, 9780307408846
5. Go the F**k to Sleep
Adam Mansbach, Ricardo Cortes (Illus.), Akashic, $14.95, 9781617750250
6. In My Time
Dick Cheney, Threshold Editions, $35, 9781439176191
7. Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness
Alexandra Fuller, Penguin Press, $25.95, 9781594202995
8. 1493
Charles C. Mann, Knopf, $30.50, 9780307265722
9. The Greater Journey
David McCullough, S&S, $37.50, 9781416571766
10. The Eighty-Dollar Champion
Elizabeth Letts, Ballantine, $26, 9780345521088
11. The Black Banners
Ali H. Soufan, Norton, $26.95, 9780393079425
12. Bossypants
Tina Fey, Reagan Arthur Books, $26.99, 9780316056861
13. What It Is Like to Go to War
Karl Marlantes, Atlantic Monthly, $25, 9780802119926
14. Just My Type
Simon Garfield, Gotham, $27.50, 9781592406524
15. Here Comes Trouble
Michael Moore, Grand Central, $26.99, 9780446532242

Trade Paperback Fiction

1. The Help
Kathryn Stockett, Berkley, $16, 9780425245132
2. Cutting for Stone
Abraham Verghese, Vintage, $15.95, 9780375714368
3. Sarah's Key
Tatiana De Rosnay, St. Martin's Griffin, $13.99, 9781250004345
4. The Art of Racing in the Rain
Garth Stein, Harper, $14.99, 9780061537967
5. A Visit From the Goon Squad
Jennifer Egan, Anchor, $14.95, 9780307477477
6. Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter
Tom Franklin, Harper Perennial, $14.99, 9780060594671

7. Room
Emma Donoghue, Back Bay, $14.99, 9780316098328
8. A Secret Kept
Tatiana De Rosnay, St. Martin's Griffin, $14.99, 9780312553494
9. Major Pettigrew's Last Stand
Helen Simonson, Random House, $15, 9780812981223
10. Fall of Giants
Ken Follett, NAL, $25, 9780451232571
11. In the Company of Others
Jan Karon, Penguin, $16, 9780143119913
12. One Day
David Nicholls, Vintage, $14.95, 9780307946713
13. Safe Haven
Nicholas Sparks, Grand Central, $14.99, 9780446547604
14. The Reservoir
John Milliken Thompson, Other Press, $15.95, 9781590514443
15. Headhunters
Jo Nesbø, Vintage, $14.95, 9780307948687

Trade Paperback Nonfiction

1. Cleopatra: A Life
Stacy Schiff, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316001946
2. Heaven Is for Real
Todd Burpo, Thomas Nelson, $16.99, 9780849946158
3. Unlikely Friendships
Jennifer S. Holland, Workman, $13.95, 9780761159131
4. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Rebecca Skloot, Broadway, $16, 9781400052189
5. F in Exams
Richard Benson, Chronicle, $9.95, 9780811878319
6. Outliers
Malcolm Gladwell, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316017930
7. The Emperor of All Maladies
Siddhartha Mukherjee, Scribner, $18, 9781439170915
8. 1491
Charles C. Mann, Vintage, $16.95, 9781400032051
9. In the Sanctuary of Outcasts
Neil White, Harper Perennial, $14.99, 9780061351631
10. Clark Howard's Living Large in Lean Times
Clark Howard, Avery, $18, 9781583334331
11. Empire of the Summer Moon
S.C. Gwynne, Scribner, $16, 9781416591061
12. The Fall of the House of Zeus
Curtis Wilkie, Broadway, $16, 9780307460714
13. Night
Elie Wiesel, FSG, $9.95, 9780374500016
14. The Devil in the White City
Erik Larson, Vintage, $15.95, 9780375725609
15. Born to Run
Christopher McDougall, Vintage, $15.95, 9780307279187

Mass Market

1. A Storm of Swords
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553573428
2. A Game of Thrones
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553593716
3. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Warner, $7.99, 9780446310789
4. A Clash of Kings
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553579901
5. A Feast for Crows
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553582024
6. Fahrenheit 451
Ray Bradbury, Ballantine, $6.99, 9780345342966
7. American Assassin
Vince Flynn, Pocket, $9.99, 9781416595199
8. Painted Ladies
Robert B. Parker, Berkley, $9.99, 9780425243626
9. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Mark Twain, Bantam Classics, $5.95, 9780553210798
10. Strategic Moves
Stuart Woods, Signet, $9.99, 9780451234452

Children's Illustrated

1. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
2. Llama Llama Home with Mama
Anna Dewdney, Viking, $17.99, 9780670012329
3. Llama Llama Red Pajama
Anna Dewdney, Viking, $16.99, 9780670059836
4. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, Putnam, $10.99, 9780399226908
5. The Wizard of Oz: A Scanimation Book
Rufus Butler Seder (Illus.), Workman, $14.95, 9780761163732
6. Skippyjon Jones, Class Action
Judy Schachner, Dutton, $17.99, 9780525422280
7. Otis and the Tornado
Loren Long, Philomel, $17.99, 9780399254772
8. Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes
Eric Litwin, James Dean (Illus.), Harper, $16.99, 9780061906220

9. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, Harper, $17.95, 9780060254926
10. Pat the Bunny
Dorothy Kunhardt, Golden, $9.99, 9780307120007

Children's Interest

1. Wonderstruck
Brian Selznick, Scholastic, $29.99, 9780545027892
2. Darth Paper Strikes Back
Tom Angleberger, Amulet, $12.95, 9781419700279
3. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf, $12.99, 9780375842207
4. Wildwood
Colin Meloy, Carson Ellis (Illus.), Balzer & Bray/HarperTeen, $17.99, 9780062024688
5. The Wimpy Kid Do-It-Yourself Book
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $12.95, 9780810989955
6. Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
Ransom Riggs, Quirk, $17.99, 9781594744761
7. Thirteen Reasons Why
Jay Asher, Razorbill, $10.99, 9781595141880
8. Charlotte's Web
E.B. White, Harper, $7.99, 9780061120268
9. Hatchet
Gary Paulsen, Aladdin, $6.99, 9781416936473
10. Perfect
Ellen Hopkins, Margaret K. McElderry Books, $18.99, 9781416983248

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. Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer
John Grisham, Puffin Books, $7.99, 9780142417225
5. Big Nate on a Roll
Lincoln Peirce, Harper, $12.99, 9780061944383
6. Dogs in the Dead of Night (Magic Tree House #46)
Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illus.), Random House, $12.99, 9780375868245
7. Theodore Boone: The Abduction
John Grisham, Dutton, $16.99, 9780525425571
8. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
J.K. Rowling, Scholastic, $12.99, 9780439358071
9. The Power of Six (Lorien Legacies, #2)
Pittacus Lore, Harper, $17.99, 9780061974557
10. Torn (The Missing, #4)
Margaret Peterson Haddix, S&S, $16.99, 9781416989806