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Southern Indie Bestseller List 06/10/2012

 

Hardcover Fiction


1. Gone Girl
Gillian Flynn, Crown, $25, 9780307588364
2. Spring Fever
Mary Kay Andrews, St. Martin's, $25.99, 9780312642716
3. Canada
Richard Ford, Ecco, $27.99, 9780061692048
4. Calico Joe
John Grisham, Doubleday, $24.95, 9780385536073
5. In One Person
John Irving, S&S, $28, 9781451664126
6. Bring Up the Bodies
Hilary Mantel, Holt, $28, 9780805090031
7. A Blaze of Glory
Jeff Shaara, Ballantine, $28, 9780345527356
okra8. The Cove
Ron Rash, Ecco, $26.99, 9780061804199

okra9. A Land More Kind Than Home
Wiley Cash, Morrow, $24.99, 9780062088147

10. Robert B. Parker's Lullaby
Ace Atkins, Putnam, $26.95, 9780399158032
11. The Shoemaker's Wife
Adriana Trigiani, Harper, $26.99, 9780061257094
12. Deadlocked
Charlaine Harris, Ace, $27.95, 9781937007447
13. The Columbus Affair
Steve Berry, Ballantine, $27, 9780345526519
14. The Lost Ones
Ace Atkins, Putnam, $25.95, 9780399158766
15. The Paris Wife
Paula McLain, Ballantine, $25, 9780345521309

Hardcover Nonfiction


1. Unbroken
Laura Hillenbrand, Random House, $27, 9781400064168
2. The Amateur
Edward Klein, Regnery, $27.95, 9781596987852
3. Wild
Cheryl Strayed, Knopf, $25.95, 9780307592736
4. Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake
Anna Quindlen, Random House, $26, 9781400069347
5. Imagine
Jonah Lehrer, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $26, 9780547386072
6. Cronkite
Douglas Brinkley, Harper, $34.99, 9780061374265
7. The Presidents Club
Nancy Gibbs, Michael Duffy, S&S, $32.5, 9781439127704
8. The Passage of Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson
Robert A. Caro, Knopf, $35, 9780679405078
9. Killing Lincoln
Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard, Holt, $28, 9780805093070
10. I Am a Pole (and So Can You!)
Stephen Colbert, Paul Hildebrandt (Illus.), Grand Central, $15.99, 9781455523429
11. My Cross to Bear
Gregg Allman, Morrow, $27.99, 9780062112033
12. American Grown
Michelle Obama, Crown, $30, 9780307956026
13. The Art of Intelligence
Henry A. Crumpton, Penguin Press, $27.95, 9781594203343
14. Let's Pretend This Never Happened
Jenny Lawson, Amy Einhorn Books/Putnam, $25.95, 9780399159015
15. Stand Up That Mountain
Jay E. Leutze, Scribner, $27, 9781451679007

Trade Paperback Fiction


1. Fifty Shades of Grey
E.L. James, Vintage, $15.95, 9780345803481
2. Fifty Shades Darker
E.L. James, Vintage, $15.95, 9780345803498
3. Fifty Shades Freed
E.L. James, Vintage, $15.95, 9780345803504
4. State of Wonder
Ann Patchett, Harper Perennial, $15.99, 9780062049810
stars5. Sea Change
Karen White, NAL, $15, 9780451236760

6. The Sense of an Ending
Julian Barnes, Vintage, $14.95, 9780307947727
7. Caleb's Crossing
Geraldine Brooks, Penguin, $16, 9780143121077
8. The Language of Flowers
Vanessa Diffenbaugh, Ballantine, $15, 9780345525550
9. Wolf Hall
Hilary Mantel, Picador, $16, 9780312429980
10. The Art of Fielding
Chad Harbach, Back Bay, $14.99, 9780316126670
11. The Weird Sisters
Eleanor Brown, Berkley, $15, 9780425244142
12. Freeman
Leonard Pitts, Jr., Agate Bolden, $16, 9781932841640
13. The Tiger's Wife
Téa Obreht, Random House, $15, 9780385343848
14. Swamplandia!
Karen Russell, Vintage, $14.95, 9780307276681
15. The Dovekeepers
Alice Hoffman, Scribner, $16, 9781451617481

Trade Paperback Nonfiction


1. In the Garden of Beasts
Erik Larson, Broadway, $16, 9780307408853
2. Turn Right at Machu Picchu
Mark Adams, Plume, $16, 9780452297982
3. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Rebecca Skloot, Broadway, $16, 9781400052189
4. To Heaven and Back
Mary C. Neal, Waterbrook Press, $14.99, 9780307731715
5. Bossypants
Tina Fey, Reagan Arthur Books, $15.99, 9780316056878
6. Unlikely Friendships
Jennifer S. Holland, Workman, $13.95, 9780761159131
7. The Eighty-Dollar Champion
Elizabeth Letts, Ballantine, $16, 9780345521095
8. The Greater Journey
David McCullough, S&S, $20, 9781416571773
9. F in Exams
Richard Benson, Chronicle, $9.95, 9780811878319
10. The Glass Castle
Jeannette Walls, Scribner, $16, 9780743247542
11. How to Read Literature Like a Professor
Thomas C. Foster, Harper, $14.99, 9780060009427
12. Into the Wild
Jon Krakauer, Anchor, $14.95, 9780307387172
13. Then Again
Diane Keaton, Random House, $16, 9780812980950
14. The Devil in the White City
Erik Larson, Vintage, $15.95, 9780375725609
15. The Psychopath Test
Jon Ronson, Riverhead, $16, 9781594485756

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, 9780345535429
3. A Storm of Swords
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553573428
4. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Warner, $6.99, 9780316769488
5. A Feast for Crows
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553582024
6. Lord of the Flies
William Golding, Berkley, $9.99, 9780399501487
7. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
8. The Hobbit
J.R.R. Tolkien, Ballantine, $7.99, 9780345339683
9. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Warner, $7.99, 9780446310789
10. Fahrenheit 451
Ray Bradbury, Ballantine, $6.99, 9780345342966

Children's Illustrated


1. Oh, the Places You'll Go!
Dr. Seuss, Random House, $17.99, 9780679805274
okra2. Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons
Eric Litwin, James Dean (Illus.), Harper, $16.99, 9780062110589

3. Ladybug Girl and Bingo
Jacky Davis, David Soman (Illus.), Dial, $16.99, 9780803735828
4. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, Harper, $17.95, 9780060254926
5. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
6. Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes
Eric Litwin, James Dean (Illus.), Harper, $16.99, 9780061906220
7. How to Babysit a Grandpa
Jean Reagan, Lee Wildish (Illus.), Knopf, $16.99, 9780375867132
8. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, Putnam, $10.99, 9780399226908
9. Tickle Time!
Sandra Boynton, Workman, $6.95, 9780761168836
10. Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site
Sherri Duskey Rinker, Tom Lichtenheld (Illus.), Chronicle, $16.99, 9780811877824

Children's Interest


1. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf, $12.99, 9780375842207
2. Chomp
Carl Hiaasen, Knopf, $16.99, 9780375868429
3. The Fault in Our Stars
John Green, Dutton, $17.99, 9780525478812
4. Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
Ransom Riggs, Quirk, $17.99, 9781594744761
5. Hatchet
Gary Paulsen, Aladdin, $6.99, 9781416936473
6. The Giver
Lois Lowry, Laurel-Leaf, $6.99, 9780440237686
7. Charlotte's Web
E.B. White, Harper, $7.99, 9780061120268
8. Wonderstruck
Brian Selznick, Scholastic, $29.99, 9780545027892
9. Planet Tad
Tim Carvell, Doug Holgate (Illus.), Harper, $12.99, 9780061934360
10. Nancy Clancy, Super Sleuth
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), Harper, $9.99, 9780062082930

Children's Fiction Series Titles


1. Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $17.99, 9780439023498
2. The Hunger Games
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $12.99, 9780545425117
3. Mockingjay (The Final Book of the Hunger Games)
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $17.99, 9780439023511
4. The Serpents Shadow (The Kane Chronicles, Book Three)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $19.99, 9781423140573
5. Tales From a Not-So-Graceful Ice Princess (Dork Diaries, #4)
Rachel Renee Russell, Aladdin, $13.99, 9781442411920
6. Divergent
Veronica Roth, Katherine Tegen Books, $9.99, 9780062024039
7. Stunning (Pretty Little Liars, #11)
Sara Shepard, Harper, $17.99, 9780062081896
8. The Lost Hero (The Heroes of Olympus, Book One)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $9.99, 9781423113461
9. Insurgent (Divergent Series, #2)
Veronica Roth, Katherine Tegen Books, $17.99, 9780062024046
10. The Extraordinary Education of Nicholas Benedict (The Mysterious Benedict Society)
Trenton Lee Stewart, Little Brown, $17.99, 9780316176194