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Southern Indie Bestseller List 07/20/2008

Southern Indie Bestseller List

For the week ending Sunday, July 20, 2008
Columbia, SC - July 24, 2008 -

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

HARDCOVER FICTION

1. The Story of Edgar Sawtelle
David Wroblewski, Ecco, $25.95, 9780061374227
2. Swan Peak
James Lee Burke, S&S, $25.95, 9781416548522
3. Rules of Deception
Christopher Reich, Doubleday, $24.95, 9780385524063
4. The Enchantress of Florence
Salman Rushdie, Random House, $26, 9780375504334
5. The Legal Limit
Martin Clark, Knopf, $24.95, 9780307268358
6. Love the One You're With
Emily Giffin, St. Martin's, $24.95, 9780312348670
7. Time Is a River
Mary Alice Monroe, Pocket, $25, 9781416544364
8. Sail
James Patterson, Howard Roughan, Little Brown, $27.99, 9780316018708
9. The Art of Racing in the Rain
Garth Stein, Harper, $23.95, 9780061537936
10. The Beach House
Jane Green, Viking, $24.95, 9780670018857
11. Tribute
Nora Roberts, Putnam, $26.95, 9780399154911
12. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
Junot Diaz, Riverhead, $24.95, 9781594489587
13. Chasing Harry Winston
Lauren Weisberger, S&S, $25.95, 9780743290111
14. The Host
Stephenie Meyer, Little Brown, $25.99, 9780316068048
15. Fearless Fourteen
Janet Evanovich, St. Martin's, $27.95, 9780312349516

 

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

1. When You Are Engulfed in Flames
David Sedaris, Little Brown, $25.99, 9780316143479
2. The Last Lecture
Randy Pausch, Hyperion, $21.95, 9781401323257
3. Goodnight Bush
Erich Origen, Gan Golan, Little Brown, $14.99, 9780316040419
4. The Dark Side
Jane Mayer, Doubleday, $27.50, 9780385526395
5. The House on First Street
Julia Reed, Ecco, $23.95, 9780061136641
6. Fleeced
Dick Morris, Eileen McGann, Harper, $26.95, 9780061547751
7. The Post-American World
Fareed Zakaria, Norton, $25.95, 9780393062359
8. Ham Biscuits, Hostess Gowns, and Other Southern Specialties
Julia Reed, St. Martin's, $23.95, 9780312359560
9. Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea
Chelsea Handler, Simon Spotlight, $24.95, 9781416954125
10. Books
Larry McMurtry, S&S, $24, 9781416583349
11. A Love Affair with Southern Cooking
Jean Anderson, Morrow Cookbooks, $32.50, 9780060761783
12. The Downhill Lie
Carl Hiaasen, Knopf, $22, 9780307266538
13. Deceptively Delicious
Jessica Seinfeld, Collins, $24.95, 9780061251344
14. Ladies of Liberty
Cokie Roberts, Morrow, $26.95, 9780060782344
15. What Happened
Scott McClellan, PublicAffairs, $27.95, 9781586485566

 

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION

1. The Shack
William P. Young, Windblown, $14.99, 9780964729230
2. Loving Frank
Nancy Horan, Ballantine, $14, 9780345495006
3. In the Woods
Tana French, Penguin, $14, 9780143113492
4. Water for Elephants
Sara Gruen, Algonquin, $13.95, 9781565125605
5. Out Stealing Horses
Per Petterson, Picador, $14, 9780312427085
6. On Chesil Beach
Ian McEwan, Anchor, $13.95, 9780307386175
7. Away
Amy Bloom, Random House, $14, 9780812977790
8. The Yiddish Policemen's Union
Michael Chabon, Harper Perennial, $15.95, 9780007149834
9. The Road
Cormac McCarthy, Vintage, $14.95, 9780307387899
10. The Art of Keeping Secrets
Patti Callahan Henry, NAL, $14, 9780451223951
11. The Maytrees
Annie Dillard, Harper Perennial, $13.95, 9780061239540
12. The Friday Night Knitting Club
Kate Jacobs, Berkley, $14, 9780425219096
13. The Memory Keeper's Daughter
Kim Edwards, Penguin, $14, 9780143037149
14. The Alchemist
Paulo Coelho, HarperOne, $13.95, 9780061122415
15. Mister Pip
Lloyd Jones, Dial, $12, 9780385341073

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION 

1. Three Cups of Tea
Greg Mortenson, David Oliver Relin, Penguin, $15, 9780143038252
2. Eat, Pray, Love
Elizabeth Gilbert, Penguin, $15, 9780143038412
3. Big Russ and Me
Tim Russert, Miramax, $13.95, 9781401359652
4. A New Earth
Eckhart Tolle, Plume, $14, 9780452289963
5. Animal, Vegetable, Miracle
Barbara and Camille Kingsolver, Steven Hopp, Harper Perennial, $14.95, 9780060852566
6. Plato and a Platypus Walk Into a Bar
Thomas Cathcart, Daniel Klein, Penguin, $12, 9780143113874
7. Dreams From My Father
Barack Obama, Three Rivers, $14.95, 9781400082773
8. Wisdom of Our Fathers
Tim Russert, Random House, $13.95, 9780812975437
9. The Glass Castle
Jeannette Walls, Scribner, $15, 9780743247542
10. The Power of Now
Eckhart Tolle, New World, $14, 9781577314806
11. The Audacity of Hope
Barack Obama, Three Rivers, $14.95, 9780307237705
12. Stuff White People Like
Christian Lander, Random House, $14, 9780812979916
13. Into the Wild
Jon Krakauer, Anchor, $13.95, 9780307387172
14. Marley & Me
John Grogan, Harper, $13.95, 9780060817091
15. 90 Minutes in Heaven
Don Piper, Revell, $12.99, 9780800759490


MASS MARKET 

1. The Tin Roof Blowdown
James Lee Burke, Pocket, $7.99, 9781416548508
2. Lean Mean Thirteen
Janet Evanovich, St. Martin's, $7.99, 9780312349509
3. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Warner, $6.99, 9780446310789
4. The King of Lies
John Hart, St. Martin's, $6.99, 9780312363758
5. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Warner, $6.99, 9780316769488
6. Fahrenheit 451
Ray Bradbury, Ballantine, $6.99, 9780345342966
7. Lord of the Flies
William Golding, Berkley, $9.99, 9780399501487
8. Simple Genius
David Baldacci, Grand Central, $9.99, 9780446618731
9. Mythology
Edith Hamilton, Warner, $7.99, 9780446607254
10. The Pillars of the Earth
Ken Follett, Signet, $7.99, 9780451166890

 

CHILDREN'S TITLES

1. Twilight
Stephenie Meyer, Little Brown, $10.99, 9780316015844
2. New Moon (Twilight, Book 2)
Stephenie Meyer, Little Brown, $10.99, 9780316024969
3. The Time Paradox (Artemis Fowl, Book 6)
Eoin Colfer, Hyperion, $17.99, 9781423108368
4. Eclipse (Twilight, Book 3)
Stephenie Meyer, Little Brown, $19.99, 9780316160209
5. Gallop!
Rufus Butler Seder, Workman, $12.95, 9780761147633
6. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf, $11.99, 9780375842207
7. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $12.95, 9780810994737
8. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
9. Fancy Nancy Bonjour, Butterfly
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), Harper, $16.99, 9780061235887
10. The Mysterious Benedict Society
Trenton Lee Stewart, Little Brown, $6.99, 9780316003957
11. Fancy Nancy and the Boy From Paris
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), Harper, $3.99, 9780061236099
12. Diary of a Wimpy Kid
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $12.95, 9780810993136
13. Fancy Nancy's Favorite Fancy Words
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), Harper, $12.99, 9780061549236
14. Fancy Nancy at the Museum
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), Harper, $3.99, 9780061236075
15. Kristen (Clique Summer Collection, #4)
Lisi Harrison, Poppy, $6.99, 9780316027526