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Southern Indie Bestseller List 08/14/2011

For the week ending Sunday, August 14, 2011
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Columbia, SC - August 19, 2011 - The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound.org and SIBA, for the week ended Sunday, August 14, 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. State of Wonder
Ann Patchett, Harper, $26.99, 9780062049803
2. The Paris Wife
Paula McLain, Ballantine, $25, 9780345521309
3. Rules of Civility
Amor Towles, Viking, $26.95, 9780670022694
4. The Magician King
Lev Grossman, Viking, $26.95, 9780670022311
5. Portrait of a Spy
Daniel Silva, Harper, $26.99, 9780062072184
6. A Dance With Dragons
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $35, 9780553801477
7. Iron House
John Hart, Thomas Dunne, $25.99, 9780312380342

8. The Night Train
Clyde Edgerton, Little Brown, $23.99, 9780316117593
9. The Family Fang
Kevin Wilson, Ecco Press, $23.99, 9780061579035
10. Burnt Mountain
Anne Rivers Siddons, Grand Central, $25.99, 9780446527897
11. Summer Rental
Mary Kay Andrews, St. Martin's, $25.99, 9780312642693
12. Before I Go to Sleep
S.J. Watson, Harper, $25.99, 9780062060556
13. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest
Stieg Larsson, Knopf, $27.95, 9780307269997
14. The Help
Kathryn Stockett, Amy Einhorn Books/Putnam, $24.95, 9780399155345
15. Caleb's Crossing
Geraldine Brooks, Viking, $26.95, 9780670021048

Hardcover Nonfiction


1. Unbroken
Laura Hillenbrand, Random House, $27, 9781400064168
2. A Stolen Life
Jaycee Dugard, S&S, $24.99, 9781451629187
3. In the Garden of Beasts
Erik Larson, Crown, $26, 9780307408846
4. Go the F**k to Sleep
Adam Mansbach, Ricardo Cortes (Illus.), Akashic, $14.95, 9781617750250
5. The Greater Journey
David McCullough, S&S, $37.50, 9781416571766
6. 1493
Charles C. Mann, Knopf, $30.50, 9780307265722
7. Bossypants
Tina Fey, Reagan Arthur Books, $26.99, 9780316056861
8. Prime Time
Jane Fonda, Random House, $27, 9781400066971
9. Turn Right at Machu Picchu
Mark Adams, Dutton, $26.95, 9780525952244
10. SEAL Team Six
Howard E. Wasdin, Stephen Templin, St. Martin's, $26.99, 9780312699451
11. Through My Eyes
Tim Tebow, Harper, $26.99, 9780062007285
12. Lost in Shangri-La
Mitchell Zuckoff, Harper, $26.99, 9780061988349
13. My Reading Life
Pat Conroy, Nan A. Talese, $25, 9780385533577
14. Reckless Endangerment
Gretchen Morgenson, Joshua Rosner, Times Books, $30, 9780805091205
15. Love Wins
Rob Bell, HarperOne, $22.99, 9780062049643

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. Room
Emma Donoghue, Back Bay, $14.99, 9780316098328
5. One Day
David Nicholls, Vintage, $14.95, 9780307946713
6. A Visit From the Goon Squad
Jennifer Egan, Anchor, $14.95, 9780307477477
7. Safe Haven
Nicholas Sparks, Grand Central, $14.99, 9780446547604
8. Water for Elephants
Sara Gruen, Algonquin, $14.95, 9781616200701
9. The Art of Racing in the Rain
Garth Stein, Harper, $14.99, 9780061537967
10. Major Pettigrew's Last Stand
Helen Simonson, Random House, $15, 9780812981223
11. Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter
Tom Franklin, Harper Perennial, $14.99, 9780060594671

12. Swamplandia!
Karen Russell, Vintage, $14.95, 9780307276681
13. The Postmistress
Sarah Blake, Berkley, $15, 9780425238691
14. The Distant Hours
Kate Morton, Washington Square Press, $15, 9781439152799
15. The Girl Who Played With Fire
Stieg Larsson, Vintage, $15.95, 9780307454553

Trade Paperback Nonfiction


1. Heaven Is for Real
Todd Burpo, Thomas Nelson, $16.99, 9780849946158
2. Unlikely Friendships
Jennifer S. Holland, Workman, $13.95, 9780761159131
3. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Rebecca Skloot, Broadway, $16, 9781400052189
4. Born to Run
Christopher McDougall, Vintage, $15.95, 9780307279187
5. The Devil in the White City
Erik Larson, Vintage, $15.95, 9780375725609
6. Southern Living Off the Eaten Path
Morgan Murphy, Editors Of Southern Living Magazine, Oxmoor House, $21.95, 9780848734459
7. How to Read Literature Like a Professor
Thomas C. Foster, Harper, $14.99, 9780060009427
8. Outliers
Malcolm Gladwell, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316017930
9. Blink
Malcolm Gladwell, Back Bay, $15.99, 9780316010665
10. Zeitoun
Dave Eggers, Vintage, $15.95, 9780307387943
11. The Wave
Susan Casey, Anchor, $15.95, 9780767928854
12. Empire of the Summer Moon
S.C. Gwynne, Scribner, $16, 9781416591061
13. Night
Elie Wiesel, FSG, $9.95, 9780374500016
14. The Emperor of All Maladies
Siddhartha Mukherjee, Scribner, $18, 9781439170915
15. Just Kids
Patti Smith, Ecco, $16, 9780060936228

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, 9780553579901
3. A Feast for Crows
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553582024
4. The Confession
John Grisham, Dell, $9.99, 9780440245117
5. A Storm of Swords
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553573428
6. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
Stieg Larsson, Vintage, $7.99, 9780307473479
7. Fahrenheit 451
Ray Bradbury, Ballantine, $6.99, 9780345342966
8. Animal Farm
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451526342
9. Slaughterhouse-Five
Kurt Vonnegut, Laurel Leaf, $7.99, 9780440180296
10. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Warner, $7.99, 9780446310789

Children's Illustrated


1. Skippyjon Jones, Class Action
Judy Schachner, Dutton, $17.99, 9780525422280
2. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
3. Rocking in My School Shoes
Eric Litwin, James Dean (Illus.), Harper, $16.99, 9780061910241
4. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, Harper, $17.95, 9780060254926
5. Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes
Eric Litwin, James Dean (Illus.), Harper, $16.99, 9780061906220

6. Pat the Bunny
Dorothy Kunhardt, Golden, $9.99, 9780307120007
7. The Night Before Kindergarten
Natasha Wing, Julie Durrell (Illus.), Grosset & Dunlap, $3.99, 9780448425009
8. The Kissing Hand
Audrey Penn, Ruth E.Harper & Nancy M.Leak (Illus.), Tanglewood, $17.95, 9781933718002
9. Blueberries for Sal
Rober McCloskey, Puffin, $7.99, 9780140501698
10. The Night Before Preschool
Natasha Wing, Amy Wummer (Illus.), Grosset & Dunlap, $3.99, 9780448454511

Children's Interest


1. Thirteen Reasons Why
Jay Asher, Razorbill, $10.99, 9781595141880
2. Middle School, the Worst Years of My Life
James Patterson, Chris Tebbetts, Laura Park (Illus.), Little Brown, $15.99, 9780316101875
3. Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
Ransom Riggs, Quirk, $17.99, 9781594744761
4. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf, $12.99, 9780375842207
5. Divergent
Veronica Roth, Katherine Tegen Books, $17.99, 9780062024022
6. Because of Winn-Dixie
Kate DiCamillo, Candlewick, $6.99, 9780763644321
7. The Wimpy Kid Do-It-Yourself Book
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $12.95, 9780810989955
8. Scat
Carl Hiaasen, Knopf, $8.99, 9780375834875
9. Savvy
Ingrid Law, Puffin, $7.99, 9780142414330
10. The Giver
Lois Lowry, Laurel-Leaf, $6.99, 9780440237686

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. Dogs in the Dead of Night (Magic Tree House #46)
Mary Pope Osborne, Salvatore Murdocca (Illus.), Random House, $12.99, 9780375868245
5. Theodore Boone: The Abduction
John Grisham, Dutton, $16.99, 9780525425571
6. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
J.K.Rowling, Scholastic, $10.99, 9780590353427
7. Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer
Megan McDonald, Candlewick, $5.99, 9780763653514
8. Twisted (Pretty Little Liars, #9)
Sara Shepard, Harper Teen, $16.99, 9780062081018
9. The Throne of Fire (The Kane Chronicles, Book Two)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $18.99, 9781423140566
10. The Alchemyst (The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel #1)
Michael Scott, Delacorte, $8.99, 9780385736008