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Southern Indie Bestseller List 02/12/2012

For the week ending Sunday, February 12, 2012

Columbia, SC - February 18, 2012 - The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound.org and SIBA, for the week ended Sunday, February 12, 2012. 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.

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Hardcover Fiction


1. Kill Shot
Vince Flynn, Atria, $27.99, 9781416595205
2. Death Comes to Pemberley
P.D. James, Knopf, $25.95, 9780307959850
3. Raylan
Elmore Leonard, Morrow, $26.99, 9780062119469
okra4. A Grown-Up Kind of Pretty
Joshilyn Jackson, Grand Central, $25.99, 9780446582353

5. The Paris Wife
Paula McLain, Ballantine, $25, 9780345521309
6. The Art of Fielding
Chad Harbach, Little Brown, $25.99, 9780316126694
7. Believing the Lie
Elizabeth George, Dutton, $28.95, 9780525952589
8. The Fear Index
Robert Harris, Knopf, $25.95, 9780307957931
9. 11/22/63
Stephen King, Scribner, $35, 9781451627282
10. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest
Stieg Larsson, Knopf, $27.95, 9780307269997
11. Catch Me
Lisa Gardner, Dutton, $26.95, 9780525952763
12. The Sense of an Ending
Julian Barnes, Knopf, $23.95, 9780307957122
13. The Night Circus
Erin Morgenstern, Doubleday, $26.95, 9780385534635
14. Defending Jacob
William Landay, Delacorte, $26, 9780385344227
15. State of Wonder
Ann Patchett, Harper, $26.99, 9780062049803

Hardcover Nonfiction


1. Once Upon a Secret
Mimi Alford, Random House, $25, 9781400069101
2. In the Garden of Beasts
Erik Larson, Crown, $26, 9780307408846
3. Quiet
Susan Cain, Crown, $26, 9780307352149
4. Unbroken
Laura Hillenbrand, Random House, $27, 9781400064168
5. Behind the Beautiful Forevers
Katherine Boo, Random House, $27, 9781400067558
6. Catherine the Great
Robert K. Massie, Random House, $35, 9780679456728
7. Killing Lincoln
Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard, Holt, $28, 9780805093070
8. Ameritopia
Mark R. Levin, Threshold Editions, $26.99, 9781439173244
9. American Sniper
Chris Kyle, et al., Morrow, $26.99, 9780062082350
10. Steve Jobs
Walter Isaacson, S&S, $35, 9781451648539
11. Thinking, Fast and Slow
Daniel Kahneman, FSG, $30, 9780374275631
12. Elizabeth the Queen
Sally Bedell Smith, Random House, $30, 9781400067893
13. Bringing Up Bébé
Pamela Druckerman, Penguin Press, $25.95, 9781594203336
14. Through My Eyes
Tim Tebow, Harper, $26.99, 9780062007285
15. Coming Apart
Charles Murray, Crown Forum, $27, 9780307453426

Trade Paperback Fiction


1. The Tiger's Wife
Téa Obreht, Random House, $15, 9780385343848
2. The Weird Sisters
Eleanor Brown, Berkley, $15, 9780425244142
3. The House at Tyneford
Natasha Solomons, Plume, $15, 9780452297647
4. The Help
Kathryn Stockett, Berkley, $16, 9780425245132
5. Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
Jonathan Safran Foer, Mariner, $14.95, 9780547735023
6. A Visit From the Goon Squad
Jennifer Egan, Anchor, $14.95, 9780307477477
7. The Great Gatsby
F. Scott Fitzgerald, Scribner, $15, 9780743273565
8. The Art of Racing in the Rain
Garth Stein, Harper, $14.99, 9780061537967
9. Cutting for Stone
Abraham Verghese, Vintage, $15.95, 9780375714368
10. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
John le Carré, Penguin, $16, 9780143120933
11. A Discovery of Witches
Deborah Harkness, Penguin, $16, 9780143119685
12. Major Pettigrew's Last Stand
Helen Simonson, Random House, $15, 9780812981223
13. Snowdrops
A.D. Miller, Anchor, $14.95, 9780307739476
14. Swamplandia!
Karen Russell, Vintage, $14.95, 9780307276681
15. Georgia Bottoms
Mark Childress, Back Bay, $14.99, 9780316033039

Trade Paperback Nonfiction


1. Unlikely Friendships
Jennifer S. Holland, Workman, $13.95, 9780761159131
2. Bossypants
Tina Fey, Reagan Arthur Books, $15.99, 9780316056878
3. Heaven Is for Real
Todd Burpo, Thomas Nelson, $16.99, 9780849946158
4. Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey
The Countess of Carnarvon, Broadway, $15.99, 9780770435622
5. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Rebecca Skloot, Broadway, $16, 9781400052189
6. Duke Sucks
Reed Tucker, Andy Bagwell, St. Martin's Griffin, $12.99, 9781250004635
7. Blood, Bones & Butter
Gabrielle Hamilton, Random House, $16, 9780812980882
8. Just Kids
Patti Smith, Ecco, $16, 9780060936228
9. The Social Animal
David Brooks, Random House, $16, 9780812979374
10. The Call of Sedona
Ilchi Lee, Best Life Media, $16.95, 9781935127482
11. The Warmth of Other Suns
Isabel Wilkerson, Vintage, $16.95, 9780679763888
12. Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life
Karen Armstrong, Anchor, $14, 9780307742889
13. F in Exams
Richard Benson, Chronicle, $9.95, 9780811878319
14. Cleopatra
Stacy Schiff, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316001946
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 Storm of Swords
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553573428
3. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Warner, $7.99, 9780446310789
4. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
Stieg Larsson, Vintage, $9.99, 9780307949486
5. A Clash of Kings
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553579901
6. Lord of the Flies
William Golding, Berkley, $9.99, 9780399501487
7. The Hobbit
J.R.R. Tolkien, Ballantine, $7.99, 9780345339683
8. Animal Farm
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451526342
9. Minding Frankie
Maeve Binchy, Anchor, $7.99, 9780307475497
10. Damage
John Lescroart, Signet, $9.99, 9780451235428

Children's Illustrated


1. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
2. Hug Time
Patrick McDonnell, LB Kids, $6.99, 9780316182959
3. Fancy Nancy: Heart to Heart
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), HarperFestival, $4.99, 9780061235962
4. Pinkalicious: Pink of Hearts
Victoria Kann, Victoria Kann (Illus.), HarperFestival, $6.99, 9780061989230
5. Love, Splat
Rob Scotton, Harper, $9.99, 9780062077769
6. On the Night You Were Born
Nancy Tillman, Feiwel & Friends, $7.99, 9780312601553
7. Love You Forever
Robert Munsch, Sheila McGraw (Illus.), Firefly, $5.95, 9780920668375
8. Fancy Nancy and the Mermaid Ballet
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), Harper, $17.99, 9780061703812
9. Happy Valentine's Day, Curious George!
H.A. Rey, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $8.99, 9780547131078
10. Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes
Eric Litwin, James Dean (Illus.), Harper, $16.99, 9780061906220


Children's Interest


1. The Fault in Our Stars
John Green, Dutton, $17.99, 9780525478812
2. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf, $12.99, 9780375842207
3. The Invention of Hugo Cabret
Brian Selznick, Scholastic, $24.99, 9780439813785
4. War Horse
Michael Morpurgo, Scholastic, $8.99, 9780545403351
5. Through My Eyes: Young Readers Edition
Tim Tebow, Zonderkidz, $16.99, 9780310723455
6. Wonderstruck
Brian Selznick, Scholastic, $29.99, 9780545027892
7. The Wimpy Kid Do-It-Yourself Book
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $12.95, 9780810989955
8. Just Being Audrey
Margaret Cardillo, Julia Denos (Illus.), Balzer & Bray, $16.99, 9780061852831
9. Listen to My Trumpet!
Mo Willems, Hyperion, $8.99, 9781423154044
10. Hatchet
Gary Paulsen, Aladdin, $6.99, 9781416936473

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. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Cabin Fever
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9781419702235
5. Abe Lincoln at Last! (Magic Tree House #47)
Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illus.), Random House, $12.99, 9780375868252
6. The Son of Neptune (The Heroes of Olympus, Book Two)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $19.99, 9781423140597
7. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9780810970687
8. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9780810983915
9. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
J.K.Rowling, Scholastic, $10.99, 9780590353427
10. Junie B. Jones and the Mushy Gushy Valentine
Barbara Park, Random House, $4.99, 9780375800399