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Southern Indie Bestseller List 10/16/2011

For the week ending Sunday, October 16, 2011

Columbia, SC - October 24, 2011 - The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound.org and SIBA, for the week ended Sunday, October 16, 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 Best of Me
Nicholas Sparks, Grand Central, $25.99, 9780446547659
2. The Marriage Plot
Jeffrey Eugenides, FSG, $28, 9780374203054
3. The Night Circus
Erin Morgenstern, Doubleday, $26.95, 9780385534635
4. The Affair
Lee Child, Delacorte, $28, 9780385344326
5. Nightwoods
Charles Frazier, Random House, $26, 9781400067091
6. The Paris Wife
Paula McLain, Ballantine, $25, 9780345521309
7. The Art of Fielding
Chad Harbach, Little Brown, $25.99, 9780316126694
8. Rules of Civility
Amor Towles, Viking, $26.95, 9780670022694
9. State of Wonder
Ann Patchett, Harper, $26.99, 9780062049803
10. The Dovekeepers
Alice Hoffman, Scribner, $27.99, 9781451617474
11. When She Woke
Hillary Jordan, Algonquin, $24.95, 9781565126299
12. The Cat's Table
Michael Ondaatje, Knopf, $26, 9780307700117
13. Feast Day of Fools
James Lee Burke, S&S, $26.99, 9781451643114
14. Caleb's Crossing
Geraldine Brooks, Viking, $26.95, 9780670021048
15. Aleph
Paulo Coelho, Knopf, $24.95, 9780307700186

Hardcover Nonfiction


1. Unbroken
Laura Hillenbrand, Random House, $27, 9781400064168
2. Killing Lincoln
Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard, Holt, $28, 9780805093070
3. Boomerang
Michael Lewis, Norton, $25.95, 9780393081817
4. In the Garden of Beasts
Erik Larson, Crown, $26, 9780307408846
5. Paula Deen's Southern Cooking Bible
Paula Deen, S&S, $29.99, 9781416564072
6. Jacqueline Kennedy
Caroline Kennedy, Michael Beschloss, Hyperion, $60, 9781401324254
7. Destiny of the Republic
Candice Millard, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385526265
8. Go the F**k to Sleep
Adam Mansbach, Ricardo Cortes (Illus.), Akashic, $14.95, 9781617750250
9. That Used to Be Us
Thomas L. Friedman, Michael Mandelbaum, FSG, $28, 9780374288907
10. Hemingway's Boat
Paul Hendrickson, Knopf, $30, 9781400041626
11. Seriously... I'm Kidding
Ellen DeGeneres, Grand Central, $26.99, 9780446585026
okra12. Lions of the West
Robert Morgan, Shannon Ravenel Books, $29.95, 9781565126268

okra13. The Happy Table of Eugene Walter
Donald Goodman (Ed.), University of North Carolina Press, $30, 9780807834831

14. The Swerve
Stephen Greenblatt, Norton, $26.95, 9780393064476
15. Confidence Men
Ron Suskind, Harper, $29.99, 9780061429255

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. Freedom
Jonathan Franzen, Picador, $16, 9780312576462
5. Room
Emma Donoghue, Back Bay, $14.99, 9780316098328
6. A Visit From the Goon Squad
Jennifer Egan, Anchor, $14.95, 9780307477477
7. The Art of Racing in the Rain
Garth Stein, Harper, $14.99, 9780061537967
8. Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk
David Sedaris, Ian Falconer (Illus.), Back Bay, $13.99, 9780316038409
9. Started Early, Took My Dog
Kate Atkinson, Reagan Arthur Books, $14.99, 9780316066747
10. The Postmistress
Sarah Blake, Berkley, $15, 9780425238691
11. Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter
Tom Franklin, Harper Perennial, $14.99, 9780060594671

stars12. Whistlin' Dixie in a Nor'easter
Lisa Patton, St. Martin's Griffin, $13.99, 9780312658892

13. Major Pettigrew's Last Stand
Helen Simonson, Random House, $15, 9780812981223
14. Little Bee
Chris Cleave, S&S, $15, 9781416589648
15. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
Stieg Larsson, Vintage, $14.95, 9780307454546

Trade Paperback Nonfiction


1. Heaven Is for Real
Todd Burpo, Thomas Nelson, $16.99, 9780849946158
2. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Rebecca Skloot, Broadway, $16, 9781400052189
3. Unlikely Friendships
Jennifer S. Holland, Workman, $13.95, 9780761159131
4. Cleopatra
Stacy Schiff, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316001946
5. The Emperor of All Maladies
Siddhartha Mukherjee, Scribner, $18, 9781439170915
6. Moneyball
Michael Lewis, Norton, $15.95, 9780393338393
stars7. In the Sanctuary of Outcasts
Neil White, Harper Perennial, $14.99, 9780061351631

8. Empire of the Summer Moon
S.C. Gwynne, Scribner, $16, 9781416591061
9. Born to Run
Christopher McDougall, Vintage, $15.95, 9780307279187
10. At Home
Bill Bryson, Anchor, $15.95, 9780767919395
11. The Fall of the House of Zeus
Curtis Wilkie, Broadway, $16, 9780307460714

12. The Warmth of Other Suns
Isabel Wilkerson, Vintage, $16.95, 9780679763888
13. Outliers
Malcolm Gladwell, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316017930
14. The Old Farmer's Almanac 2012
Old Farmer's Almanac, $6.95, 9781571985446
15. The Devil in the White City
Erik Larson, Vintage, $15.95, 9780375725609

Mass Market


1. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Warner, $7.99, 9780446310789
2. A Game of Thrones
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553593716
3. A Clash of Kings
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553579901
4. A Storm of Swords
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553573428
5. A Feast for Crows
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553582024
6. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
7. Animal Farm
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451526342
8. Worth Dying For
Lee Child, Dell, $9.99, 9780440246299
9. Port Mortuary
Patricia Cornwell, Berkley, $9.99, 9780425243602
10. Hell's Corner
David Baldacci, Vision, $9.99, 9780446571418

Children's Illustrated


1. If You Give a Dog a Donut
Laura Joffe Numeroff, Felicia Bond (Illus.), Balzer & Bray, $16.99, 9780060266837
2. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
3. The Artist Who Painted a Blue Horse
Eric Carle, Philomel, $17.99, 9780399257131
4. Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes
Eric Litwin, James Dean (Illus.), Harper, $16.99, 9780061906220

5. Llama Llama Home with Mama
Anna Dewdney, Viking, $17.99, 9780670012329
6. The Wizard of Oz: A Scanimation Book
Rufus Butler Seder (Illus.), Workman, $14.95, 9780761163732
7. Pete the Cat: Rocking in my School Shoes
Eric Litwin, James Dean (Illus.), Harper, $16.99, 9780061910241
8. Love You Forever
Robert Munsch, Sheila McGraw (Illus.), Firefly, $5.95, 9780920668375
9. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, Putnam, $10.99, 9780399226908
10. Llama Llama Red Pajama
Anna Dewdney, Viking, $17.99, 9780670059836

Children's Interest


1. Every Thing On It
Shel Silverstein, Harper, $19.99, 9780061998164
2. Wonderstruck
Brian Selznick, Scholastic, $29.99, 9780545027892
3. Darth Paper Strikes Back
Tom Angleberger, Amulet, $12.95, 9781419700279
4. The Bippolo Seed and Other Lost Stories
Dr.Seuss, Random House, $15, 9780375864353
5. Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
Ransom Riggs, Quirk, $17.99, 9781594744761
6. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf, $12.99, 9780375842207
7. The Wimpy Kid Do-It-Yourself Book
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $12.95, 9780810989955
8. Charlotte's Web
E.B. White, Harper, $7.99, 9780061120268
9. Matched
Ally Condie, Speak, $9.99, 9780142419779
10. Wildwood
Colin Meloy, Carson Ellis (Illus.), Balzer & Bray/HarperTeen, $17.99, 9780062024688

Children's Fiction Series Titles


1. The Son of Neptune (The Heroes of Olympus, Book Two)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $19.99, 9781423140597
2. The Hunger Games
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $8.99, 9780439023528
3. Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $17.99, 9780439023498
4. Mockingjay (The Final Book of the Hunger Games)
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $17.99, 9780439023511
5. The Death Cure (The Maze Runner, Book 3)
James Dashner, Delacorte, $17.99, 9780385738774
6. Diary of a Wimpy Kid
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9780810993136
7. The Lost Hero (The Heroes of Olympus, Book One)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $18.99, 9781423113393
8. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9780810970687
9. The Knight at Dawn (The Magic Tree House #2)
Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illus.), Random House, $3.99, 9780679824121
10. Theodore Boone: The Abduction
John Grisham, Dutton, $16.99, 9780525425571