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Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance and IndieBound.org.

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The Southern Independent Bestseller List, as brought to you by Book Sense and SIBA,
for the week ended Sunday, March 23, 2008. Based on reporting from the independent
booksellers of the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance and Book Sense.

HARDCOVER FICTION
1. The Appeal
John Grisham, Doubleday, $27.95, 9780385515047
2. Change of Heart
Jodi Picoult, Atria, $26.95, 9780743496742
3. The Senator's Wife
Sue Miller, Knopf, $24.95, 9780307264206
4. A Prisoner of Birth
Jeffrey Archer, St. Martin's, $27.95, 9780312379292
5. World Without End
Ken Follett, Dutton, $35, 9780525950073
6. A Thousand Splendid Suns
Khaled Hosseini, Riverhead, $25.95, 9781594489501
7. Deep Dish
Mary Kay Andrews, Harper, $24.95, 9780060837365
8. Black Widow
Randy Wayne White, Putnam, $24.95, 9780399154560
9. Lush Life
Richard Price, FSG, $26, 9780374299255
10. Remember Me?
Sophie Kinsella, Dial, $25, 9780385338721
11. The Girl Who Stopped Swimming
Joshilyn Jackson, Grand Central, $23.99, 9780446579650
12. 7th Heaven
James Patterson, Maxine Paetro, Little Brown, $27.99, 9780316017701
13. Killer Heat
Linda Fairstein, Doubleday, $26, 9780385523974
14. People of the Book
Geraldine Brooks, Viking, $25.95, 9780670018215
15. Christ the Lord: The Road to Cana
Anne Rice, Knopf, $25.95, 9781400043521

HARDCOVER NONFICTION
1. The Dangerous Book for Boys
Conn Iggulden, Hal Iggulden, HarperCollins, $24.95, 9780061243585
2. Beautiful Boy
David Sheff, Houghton Mifflin, $24, 9780618683352
3. In Defense of Food
Michael Pollan, Penguin Press, $21.95, 9781594201455
4. The Match
Mark Frost, Hyperion, $24.95, 9781401302788
5. Boone
Robert Morgan, Ravenel, $29.95, 9781565124554
6. The Secret
Rhonda Byrne, Atria/Beyond Words, $23.95, 9781582701707
7. Animal, Vegetable, Miracle
Barbara and Camille Kingsolver, Steven Hopp, Harper, $26.95, 9780060852559
8. The Daring Book for Girls
Andrea Buchanan, Miriam Peskowitz, Collins, $24.95, 9780061472572
9. The Age of American Unreason
Susan Jacoby, Pantheon, $26, 9780375423741
10. God's Problem
Bart D. Ehrman, HarperOne, $25.95, 9780061173974
11. Musicophilia
Oliver Sacks, Knopf, $26, 9781400040810
12. How Not to Look Old
Charla Krupp, Springboard, $25.99, 9780446581141
13. Common Wealth
Jeffrey D. Sachs, Penguin Press, $27.95, 9781594201271
14. The Age of Miracles
Marianne Williamson, Hay House, $22.95, 9781401917197
15. Manic
Terri Cheney, Morrow, $24.95, 9780061430237

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION
1. Water for Elephants
Sara Gruen, Algonquin, $13.95, 9781565125605
2. No Country for Old Men
Cormac McCarthy, Vintage, $14, 9780375706677
3. Nineteen Minutes
Jodi Picoult, Washington Square, $15, 9780743496735
4. Peony in Love
Lisa See, Random House, $14, 9780812975222
5. Atonement
Ian McEwan, Anchor, $14.95, 9780307387158
6. The Other Boleyn Girl
Philippa Gregory, Touchstone, $16, 9780743227445
7. The Friday Night Knitting Club
Kate Jacobs, Berkley, $14, 9780425219096
8. The Gathering
Anne Enright, Black Cat, $14, 9780802170392
9. Suite Francaise
Irene Nemirovsky, Vintage, $14.95, 9781400096275
10. The Pillars of the Earth
Ken Follet, NAL, $24.95, 9780451225245
11. The Double Bind
Chris Bohjalian, Vintage, $14.95, 9781400031665
12. The Kite Runner
Khaled Hosseini, Riverhead, $15, 9781594480003
13. The Book of Air and Shadows
Michael Gruber, Harper, $14.95, 9780061456572
14. The Road
Cormac McCarthy, Vintage, $14.95, 9780307387899
15. Luncheon of the Boating Party
Susan Vreeland, Penguin, $15, 9780143113522

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION
1. A New Earth
Eckhart Tolle, Plume, $14, 9780452289963
2. Eat, Pray, Love
Elizabeth Gilbert, Penguin, $15, 9780143038412
3. Three Cups of Tea
Greg Mortenson, David Oliver Relin, Penguin, $15, 9780143038252
4. Dreams From My Father
Barack Obama, Three Rivers, $14.95, 9781400082773
5. The Audacity of Hope
Barack Obama, Three Rivers, $14.95, 9780307237705
6. The Glass Castle
Jeannette Walls, Scribner, $15, 9780743247542
7. The Power of Now
Eckhart Tolle, New World, $14, 9781577314806
8. The Omnivore's Dilemma
Michael Pollan, Penguin, $16, 9780143038580
9. Into the Wild
Jon Krakauer, Anchor, $13.95, 9780307387172
10. Eat This Not That!
David Zinczenko, Rodale, $19.95, 9781594868542
11. 90 Minutes in Heaven
Don Piper, Revell, $12.99, 9780800759490
12. Marley & Me
John Grogan, Harper, $13.95, 9780060817091
13. The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Jean-Dominique Bauby, Vintage, $12.95, 9780375701214
14. Mysteries of the Middle Ages
Thomas Cahill, Anchor, $19.95, 9780385495561
15. This I Believe
Jay Allison (Ed.), Holt, $14, 9780805086584

MASS MARKET
1. The Pillars of the Earth
Ken Follett, Signet, $7.99, 9780451166890
2. Atonement
Ian McEwan, Anchor, $7.99, 9780307388841
3. I Heard That Song Before
Mary Higgins Clark, Pocket, $7.99, 9780743497305
4. The King of Lies
John Hart, St. Martin's, $6.99, 9780312363758
5. The Other Boleyn Girl
Philippa Gregory, Pocket Star, $7.99, 9781416556534
6. Hunter's Moon
Randy Wayne White, Berkley, $9.99, 9780425220375
7. Dry Ice
Stephen White, Signet, $9.99, 9780451221001
8. The Innocent Man
John Grisham, Dell, $7.99, 9780440243830
9. High Profile
Robert B. Parker, Berkley, $9.99, 9780425206096
10. The Faithful Spy
Alex Berenson, Jove, $9.99, 9780515144345

CHILDREN'S TITLES
1. Gallop!
Rufus Butler Seder, Workman, $12.95, 9780761147633
2. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $12.95, 9780810994737
3. Fancy Nancy Bonjour, Butterfly
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), Harper, $16.99, 9780061235887
4. The Final Warning (Maximum Ride, # 4)
James Patterson, Little Brown, $20, 9780316002868
5. Diary of a Wimpy Kid
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $12.95, 9780810993136
6. The Battle for Skandia (Ranger's Apprentice, Book 4)
John Flanagan, Philomel, $16.99, 9780399244575
7. Twilight
Stephenie Meyer, Little Brown, $10.99, 9780316015844
8. The Country Bunny and the Little Gold Shoes
Dubose Heyward, Marjorie Flack (Illus.), Houghton Mifflin, $6.95, 9780395185575
9. Fancy Nancy
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), Harper, $16.99, 9780060542092
10. Fancy Nancy Loves! Loves!! Loves!!!
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), Harper, $6.99, 9780061235993
11. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
12. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf, $11.99, 9780375842207
13. Fancy Nancy at the Museum
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), Harper, $3.99, 9780061236075
14. Fancy Nancy and the Boy From Paris
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), Harper, $3.99, 9780061236099
15. New Moon
Stephenie Meyer, Megan Tingley, $18.99, 9780316160193