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Southern Indie Bestseller List 04/03/2011

Southern Indie Bestseller List

For the week ending Sunday, April 3, 2011

Columbia, SC - April 7, 2011 -

The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound.org and SIBA, for the week ended Sunday, April 3, 2011. Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance and IndieBound.org.

STARS - A STARS Author | Okra Pick! - A SIBA Okra Pick 
Titles in red are SIBA Book Award winners and finalists!
Printable versions: Hardcover | Paperback | Children

SPECIAL TO THE SOUTHERN LIST!

(books that appear on the southern list, but not the national list)
Click the buy now! icon to buy this book from a southern indie bookstore!

  • Okra Pick!Georgia Bottoms by Mark Childress (fiction) buy now!
  • Mystery by Jonathan Kellerman (fiction) buy now!
  • The Peach Keeper by Sarah Addison Allen (fiction) buy now!
  • The Confession by John Grisham (fiction) buy now!
  • Bringing Adam Home by Les Standiford (nonfiction) buy now!
  • Every Day by the Sun by Dean Faulkner (nonfiction) buy now!
  • Decision Points by George W. Bush (nonfiction) buy now!
  • Onward by Howard Schultz (nonfiction) buy now!
  • Autobiography of Mark Twain by Mark Twain (nonfiction) buy now!
  • Jesus Calling by Sarah Young (nonfiction) buy now!
  • The Three Weissmanns of Westport by Cathleen Schine (paperback fiction) buy now!
  • The Solitude of Prime Numbers by Paolo Giordano (paperback fiction) buy now!
  • My Name Is Mary Sutter by Robin Oliveira (paperback fiction) buy now!
  • The Invisible Bridge by Julie Orringer (paperback fiction) buy now!
  • Sarah’s Key by Tatiana De Rosnay (paperback fiction) buy now!
  • STARSIn the Sanctuary of Outcasts by Neil White (paperback nonfiction) buy now!
  • I Totally Meant to Do That by Jane Borden (paperback nonfiction) buy now!
  • Zagat Miami/So. Florida Restaurants 2011by Zagat, (paperback nonfiction) buy now!
  • Hellhound on His Trail by Hampton Sides (paperback nonfiction) buy now!
  • Have a Little Faith by Mitch Albom (paperback nonfiction) buy now!
  • Fahrenheit 451by Ray Bradbury (mass market) buy now!
  • The Shadow of Your Smile by Mary Higgins Clark (mass market) buy now!
  • Deep Shadow by Randy Wayne White (mass market) buy now!
  • Animal Farm by George Orwell (mass market) buy now!
  • Interrupting Chicken by David Ezra Stein (children's illustrated) buy now!
  • The Strange Case of Origami Yoda by Tom Angleberger (childrens interest) buy now!
  • Three Cups of Tea: One Man’s Journey to Change the World... One Child at a Time by Greg Mortenson (children's interest) buy now!
  • Madeline at the White House by John Bemelmans Marciano (children's interest) buy now!

Hardcover Fiction

1. The Tiger's Wife
Tea Obreht, Random House, $25, 9780385343831
2. The Paris Wife
Paula McLain, Ballantine, $25, 9780345521309
3. The Land of Painted Caves
Jean M. Auel, Crown, $30, 9780517580516
4. Swamplandia!
Karen Russell, Knopf, $24.95, 9780307263995
5. The Troubled Man
Henning Mankell, Knopf, $26.95, 9780307593498
Okra Pick!6. Georgia Bottoms
Mark Childress, Little Brown, $24.99, 9780316033046
7. Live Wire
Harlan Coben, Dutton, $27.95, 9780525952060
8. The Confession
John Grisham, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385528047
9. The Help
Kathryn Stockett, Amy Einhorn Books/Putnam, $24.95, 9780399155345
10. Sing You Home
Jodi Picoult, Atria, $28, 9781439102725
11. The Saturday Big Tent Wedding Party
Alexander McCall Smith, Pantheon, $24.95, 9780307378392
12. Room
Emma Donoghue, Little Brown, $24.99, 9780316098335
13. The Peach Keeper
Sarah Addison Allen, Bantam, $25, 9780553807226
14. Mystery
Jonathan Kellerman, Ballantine, $28, 9780345505699
15. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest
Stieg Larsson, Knopf, $27.95, 9780307269997

Hardcover Nonfiction

1. The Social Animal
David Brooks, Random House, $27, 9781400067602
2. Unbroken
Laura Hillenbrand, Random House, $27, 9781400064168
3. Love Wins
Rob Bell, HarperOne, $22.99, 9780062049643
4. Cleopatra
Stacy Schiff, Little Brown, $29.99, 9780316001922
5. Moonwalking With Einstein
Joshua Foer, Penguin Press, $26.95, 9781594202292
6. Onward
Howard Schultz, Rodale, $25.99, 9781605292885
7. Every Day by the Sun
Dean Faulkner Wells, Crown, $25, 9780307591043
8. Unfamiliar Fishes
Sarah Vowell, Riverhead, $25.95, 9781594487873
9. Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother
Amy Chua, Penguin Press, $25.95, 9781594202841
10. Blood, Bones & Butter
Gabrielle Hamilton, Random House, $26, 9781400068722
11. Autobiography of Mark Twain
Mark Twain, University of California Press, $34.95, 9780520267190
12. Jesus Calling
Sarah Young, Integrity, $14.99, 9781591451884
13. Bringing Adam Home
Les Standiford, Ecco Press, $24.99, 9780061983900
14. The Dressmaker of Khair Khana
Gayle Tzemach Lemmon, Harper, $24.99, 9780061732379
15. Decision Points
George W. Bush, Crown, $35, 9780307590619

Trade Paperback Fiction

1. Water for Elephants
Sara Gruen, Algonquin, $14.95, 9781616200701
2. Cutting for Stone
Abraham Verghese, Vintage, $15.95, 9780375714368
3. Major Pettigrew's Last Stand
Helen Simonson, Random House, $15, 9780812981223
4. The Postmistress
Sarah Blake, Berkley, $15, 9780425238691
5. Little Bee
Chris Cleave, S&S, $15, 9781416589648
6. The Imperfectionists
Tom Rachman, Dial, $15, 9780385343671
7. A Visit From the Goon Squad
Jennifer Egan, Anchor, $14.95, 9780307477477
8. The Three Weissmanns of Westport
Cathleen Schine, Picador, $14, 9780312680527
9. The Solitude of Prime Numbers
Paolo Giordano, Penguin, $15, 9780143118596
10. The Girl Who Fell From the Sky
Heidi W. Durrow, Algonquin, $13.95, 9781616200152
11. The Art of Racing in the Rain
Garth Stein, Harper, $14.99, 9780061537967
12. My Name Is Mary Sutter
Robin Oliveira, Penguin, $15, 9780143119135
13. Every Last One
Anna Quindlen, Random House, $15, 9780812976885
14. The Invisible Bridge
Julie Orringer, Vintage, $15.95, 9781400034376
15. Sarah's Key
Tatiana De Rosnay, St. Martin's, $13.95, 9780312370848

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. Born to Run
Christopher McDougall, Vintage, $15.95, 9780307279187
4. Just Kids
Patti Smith, Ecco Press, $16, 9780060936228
5. Inside of a Dog
Alexandra Horowitz, Scribner, $16, 9781416583431
STARS6. In the Sanctuary of Outcasts
Neil White, Harper Perennial, $14.99, 9780061351631
7. The Big Short
Michael Lewis, Norton, $15.95, 9780393338829
8. The Happiness Project
Gretchen Rubin, Harper, $14.99, 9780061583261
9. I Totally Meant to Do That
Jane Borden, Broadway, $14, 9780307464637
10. What the Dog Saw
Malcolm Gladwell, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316076203
11. The King's Speech
Mark Logue, Peter Conradi, Sterling, $14.95, 9781402786761
12. Zagat Miami/So. Florida Restaurants 2011
Zagat, $14.95, 9781604783100
13. Three Cups of Tea
Greg Mortenson, David Oliver Relin, Penguin, $16, 9780143038252
14. Hellhound on His Trail
Hampton Sides, Anchor, $15.95, 9780307387431
15. Have a Little Faith
Mitch Albom, Hyperion, $13.99, 9781401310462

Mass Market

1. Caught
Harlan Coben, Signet, $9.99, 9780451232700
2. The Shadow of Your Smile
Mary Higgins Clark, Pocket, $7.99, 9781439180983
3. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Warner, $7.99, 9780446310789
4. Water for Elephants
Sara Gruen, Algonquin, $7.99, 9781616200718
5. Deep Shadow
Randy Wayne White, Berkley, $9.99, 9780425240090
6. Animal Farm
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451526342
7. The Girl Who Played With Fire
Stieg Larsson, Vintage, $7.99, 9780307476159
8. Fahrenheit 451
Ray Bradbury, Ballantine, $6.99, 9780345342966
9. Dead in the Family
Charlaine Harris, Ace, $7.99, 9780441020157
10. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
Stieg Larsson, Vintage, $7.99, 9780307473479

Children's Illustrated

1. Ladybug Girl and the Bug Squad
David Soman, Jacky Davis, Dial, $16.99, 9780803734197
2. Pat the Bunny
Dorothy Kunhardt, Golden, $9.99, 9780307120007
3. A Sick Day for Amos McGee
Philip Christian Stead, Erin E. Stead (Illus.), Roaring Brook, $16.99, 9781596434028
4. I Am a Bunny
Ole Risom, Richard Scarry (Illus.), Golden, $5.99, 9780375827785
5. Little White Rabbit
Kevin Henkes, Greenwillow, $16.99, 9780062006424
6. Silverlicious
Victoria Kann, Harper, $17.99, 9780061781230
7. Interrupting Chicken
David Ezra Stein, Candlewick, $16.99, 9780763641689
8. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, Putnam, $10.99, 9780399226908
9. Otis
Loren Long, Philomel, $8.99, 9780399256004
10. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617

Children's Interest

1. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf, $12.99, 9780375842207
2. Between Shades of Gray
Ruta Sepetys, Philomel, $17.99, 9780399254123
3. The Magician's Elephant
Kate DiCamillo, Yoko Tanaka (Illus.), Candlewick, $6.99, 9780763652982
4. The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $14.95, 9781419700507
5. The Strange Case of Origami Yoda
Tom Angleberger, Amulet, $12.95, 9780810984257
6. Matched
Ally Condie, Dutton, $17.99, 9780525423645
7. Madeline at the White House
John Bemelmans Marciano, Viking, $17.99, 9780670012282
8. The Red Pyramid
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $17.99, 9781423113386
9. The Lost Hero
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $18.99, 9781423113393
10. Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Journey to Change the World... One Child at a Time
Greg Mortenson, David Oliver Relin, Puffin, $8.99, 9780142414125

Children's Fiction Series Titles

1. The Hunger Games
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $8.99, 9780439023528
2. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9780810994737
3. Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $17.99, 9780439023498
4. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Ugly Truth
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9780810984912
5. Mockingjay (The Final Book of the Hunger Games)
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $17.99, 9780439023511
6. Scorpia Rising (Alex Rider Adventures, #9)
Anthony Horowitz, Philomel, $17.99, 9780399250576
7. A Crazy Day With Cobras (Magic Tree House)
Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illus., Random House, $12.99, 9780375868238
8. Diary of a Wimpy Kid
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9780810993136
9. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9780810970687
10. Summer of the Sea Serpent (Magic Tree House)
Mary Pope Osborne, Salvatore Murdocca (Illus.), Random House, $4.99, 9780375864919

 


Meet Your Favorite Writers At Your Favorite Bookstores!

The following authors are appearing at independent bookstores around the South this week! See the full calendar at Authors 'Round the South:

Okra Pick!Mark Childress, author of Georgia Bottoms at Park Road Books in Charlotte, NC  (April 7 2011)

Christopher Schultz , author of Planet Cancer at Page & Palette in Fairhope, AL  (04/07/2011)

Sara Foster, author of Sara Foster’s Southern Kitchen: Soulful, Tradition at Regulator Bookshop in Durham, NC  (April 7 2011)

Toby Bost, author of THE SUCCESSFUL GARDENER GUIDE at Malaprop's Bookstore & Cafe in Asheville, NC  (04/07/2011)

Lori Roy, author of Bent Road at Inkwood Books in Tampa, FL  (April 7 2011)

Ann Ross, author of Miss Julia Rocks the Cradle at McIntyre's Fine Books in Pittsboro, NC  (April 7 2011)

Jason Goodwin, author of An Evil Eye at Square Books in Oxford, MS  (April 7 2011)

Nathaniel Stookey, author of The Composer is Dead at Books & Books Inc in Coral Gables, FL  (April 7 2011)

Gary Vaynerchuck, author of The Thank You Economy at Books & Books Inc in Coral Gables, FL  (April 7 2011)

John Goodwin, author of An Evil Eye at Page & Palette in Fairhope, AL  (04/08/2011)

Jonathan Jordan, author of Brothers, Rivals, Victors: Eisenhower, Patton and at Regulator Bookshop in Durham, NC  (April 8 2011)

Elizabeth Trinkaus, author of Success Simplified: Simple Solutions Measurable Re at McIntyre's Fine Books in Pittsboro, NC  (April 8 2011)

Thomas Rain Crowe, author of Crack Light at City Lights Bookstore in Sylva, NC  (April 8 2011)

Alan Cheuse, author of Song of Slaves in the Desert at Books & Books Inc in Coral Gables, FL  (April 8 2011)

Elizabeth Sims, author of Tupelo Honey Cafe: Spirited Recipes from Asheville at Malaprop's Bookstore & Cafe in Asheville, NC  (04/08/2011)

Diane Whiteside, author of Shadow Guard at Fountain Bookstore in Richmond, VA  (April 8 2011)

Gloria Houston, author of Miss Dorothy and Her Book Mobile at Malaprop's Bookstore & Cafe in Asheville, NC  (04/09/2011)

Okra Pick!Mark Childress, author of Georgia Bottoms at Malaprop's Bookstore & Cafe in Asheville, NC  (04/09/2011)

Diane Mott Davidson, author of Crunch Time at Inkwood Books in Tampa, FL  (April 9 2011)

Patricia Sprinkle, author of Friday's Daughter at Book Worm Bookstore in Powder Springs, GA  (04/09/2011)

Emma Trelles, author of Tropicalia at Books & Books Inc in Coral Gables, FL  (April 9 2011)

Scott Carins, author of The End of Suffering: Finding Purpose in Pain at Square Books in Oxford, MS  (April 9 2011)

Allen Tullos, author of Alabama Getaway The Political Imaginary and the He at Eagle Eye Book Shop in Atlanta, GA  (April 9 2011)

John Hurst, author of Proving Ground at Eagle Eye Book Shop in Atlanta, GA  (April 9 2011)

Kathryn Fisher, author of One Unforgotten Summer at Barnhill's in Winston-Salem, NC  (4/9/2011)

Okra Pick!Sheri Castle, author of The New Southern Garden Cookbook at McIntyre's Fine Books in Pittsboro, NC  (April 9 2011)

Estelle Ford-Williamson, author of Abbeville Farewell at Eagle Eye Book Shop in Atlanta, GA  (April 9 2011)

Donna Orchard, author of Roughneck Daddy at Page & Palette in Fairhope, AL  (04/09/2011)

Mike Robertson, author of Gulf Coast Landscape at Page & Palette in Fairhope, AL  (04/09/2011)

David Otto, author of Images of America: Carrboro at McIntyre's Fine Books in Pittsboro, NC  (April 10 2011)

Stephanie Patsalis, author of Greek Chic Cuisine at Books & Books Inc in Coral Gables, FL  (April 10 2011)

T.L. Bailey, author of Island of the Lost Guardian: The Gypsy Chronicles at Barnhill's in Winston-Salem, NC  (4/10/2011)

Magaret Cardillo, author of Just Being Audrey at Books & Books Inc in Coral Gables, FL  (April 10 2011)

Ann B. Ross, author of Miss Julia Rocks the Cradle at Malaprop's Bookstore & Cafe in Asheville, NC  (04/10/2011)

Donna Schaper, author of Healing: Bible Studies for Growing Faith at Books & Books Inc in Coral Gables, FL  (April 11 2011)

Sara Foster, author of Southern Kitchen at Square Books in Oxford, MS  (April 11 2011)

Greg Mortenson, author of Three Cups of Tea at Alabama Booksmith in Birmingham, AL  (04/11/2011)

Michael Connelly , author of Fifth Witness at Inkwood Books in Tampa, FL  (April 11 2011)

Del Quentin Wilber, author of Rawhide Down at Fountain Bookstore in Richmond, VA  (April 12 2011)

Okra Pick!Anna Jean Mayhew, author of The Dry Grass of August at Regulator Bookshop in Durham, NC  (April 12 2011)

Okra Pick!Michael Lee West, author of Gone With A Handsomer Man at That Bookstore in Blytheville in Blytheville, AR  (April 12 2011)

Andrea Cassell, author of Nahima's Hands at Books & Books Inc in Coral Gables, FL  (April 12 2011)

David Blevins, author of Wild North Carolina at Regulator Bookshop in Durham, NC  (April 13 2011)

STARSRiver Jordan, author of Praying for Strangers at Fiction Addiction in Greenville, SC  (04/13/2011)

Diane Ackerman, author of One Hundred Names for Love at Books & Books Inc in Coral Gables, FL  (April 13 2011)

Toby Bost, author of THE SUCCESSFUL GARDENER GUIDE at Country Bookshop Inc in Southern Pines, NC  (April 13 2011)

Carol Cope, author of Murder on the High Seas at Books & Books Inc in Coral Gables, FL  (April 13 2011)

Angela Davis-Gardner, author of Butterfly's Child at Malaprop's Bookstore & Cafe in Asheville, NC  (04/13/2011)

Okra Pick!STARSHeather Newton, author of UNDER THE MERCY TREES at Country Bookshop Inc in Southern Pines, NC  ( April 14 2011)

Judith Richards, author of Summer Lighting at Page & Palette in Fairhope, AL  (04/14/2011)

Rita Mae Brown, author of Cat of the Century: A Mrs. Murphy Mystery at That Bookstore in Blytheville in Blytheville, AR  (April 14 2011)

Wayne Lee, author of Barbarians and Brothers: Anglo-American Warfare, 1 at Regulator Bookshop in Durham, NC  (April 14 2011)

David Sedaris, author of Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk: A Modest Bestiary at Alabama Booksmith in Birmingham, AL  (04/15/2011)

Dianne Moritz, author of Hush Little Beachcomber at Malaprop's Bookstore & Cafe in Asheville, NC  (04/15/2011)

Southern Indie Bestseller List 03/27/2011

Southern Indie Bestseller List

For the week ending Sunday, March 27, 2011

Columbia, SC - April 4, 2011 -

The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound.org and SIBA, for the week ended Sunday, March 27, 2011. Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance and IndieBound.org.

STARS - A STARS Author | Okra Pick! - A SIBA Okra Pick 
Titles in red are SIBA Book Award winners and finalists!
Printable versions: Hardcover | Paperback | Children

SPECIAL TO THE SOUTHERN LIST!

(books that appear on the southern list, but not the national list)
Click the buy now! icon to buy this book from a southern indie bookstore!

  • Okra Pick!Georgia Bottoms by Mark Childress (fiction) buy now!
  • Night Vision by Randy Wayne White (fiction) buy now!
  • The Peach Keeper by Sarah Addison Allen (fiction) buy now!
  • The Confession by John Grisham (fiction) buy now!
  • Bringing Adam Home by Les Standiford (nonfiction) buy now!
  • Every Day by the Sun by Dean Faulkner (nonfiction) buy now!
  • Decision Points by George W. Bush (nonfiction) buy now!
  • The Fall of the House of Zeus by Curtis Wilkie (nonfiction) buy now!
  • Solar by Ian McEwan ( paperback fiction) buy now!
  • Every Last One by Anna Quindlen (paperback fiction) buy now!
  • True Grit by Charles Portis (paperback fiction) buy now!
  • The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton (paperback fiction) buy now!
  • Lord of Misrule by Jaimy Gordon (paperback fiction) buy now!
  • Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson (paperback nonfiction) buy now!
  • Zagat Miami/So. Florida Restaurants 2011 by Zagat (paperback nonfiction) buy now!
  • STARSIn the Sanctuary of Outcasts by Neil White (paperback nonfiction) buy now!
  • I Totally Meant to Do That by Jane Borden (paperback nonfiction) buy now!
  • Every Day in Tuscany by Frances Mayes (paperback nonfiction) buy now!
  • Deep Shadow by Randy Wayne White (mass market) buy now!
  • Once a Spy by Keith Thomson (mass market) buy now!
  • Fahrenheit 451by Ray Bradbury (mass market) buy now!
  • All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque (mass market) buy now!
  • 1984 by George Orwell (mass market) buy now!
  • Outlander by Diana Gabaldon (mass market) buy now!
  • My Name Is Not Isabella by Jennifer Fosberry, Mike Litwin (Illus.) (children's illustrated) buy now!
  • Mister Seahorse by Eric Carle (childrens illustrated) buy now!
  • My Name Is Not Alexander by Jennifer Fosberry, Mike Litwin (Illus.) (children's illustrated) buy now!
  • Madeline at the White House by John Bemelmans Marciano (children's interest) buy now!
  • Hatchet by Gary Paulsen (children's interest) buy now!
  • Beautiful Oops! by Barney Salzberg (children's interest) buy now!

Hardcover Fiction


1. The Paris Wife
Paula McLain, Ballantine, $25, 9780345521309
2. The Tiger's Wife
Tea Obreht, Random House, $25, 9780385343831
3. Live Wire
Harlan Coben, Dutton, $27.95, 9780525952060
Okra Pick!4. Georgia Bottoms
Mark Childress, Little Brown, $24.99, 9780316033046
5. The Peach Keeper
Sarah Addison Allen, Bantam, $25, 9780553807226
6. The Saturday Big Tent Wedding Party
Alexander McCall Smith, Pantheon, $24.95, 9780307378392
7. Sing You Home
Jodi Picoult, Atria, $28, 9781439102725
8. A Lesson in Secrets
Jacqueline Winspear, Harper, $25.99, 9780061727672
9. Swamplandia!
Karen Russell, Knopf, $24.95, 9780307263995
10. The Help
Kathryn Stockett, Amy Einhorn Books/Putnam, $24.95, 9780399155345
11. Started Early, Took My Dog
Kate Atkinson, Reagan Arthur Books, $24.99, 9780316066730
12. Night Vision
Randy Wayne White, Putnam, $25.95, 9780399157059
13. Minding Frankie
Maeve Binchy, Knopf, $26.95, 9780307273567
14. The Confession
John Grisham, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385528047
15. The Wise Man's Fear
Patrick Rothfuss, DAW, $29.95, 9780756404734

Hardcover Nonfiction

1. Unbroken
Laura Hillenbrand, Random House, $27, 9781400064168
2. The Social Animal
David Brooks, Random House, $27, 9781400067602
3. Moonwalking With Einstein
Joshua Foer, Penguin Press, $26.95, 9781594202292
4. Unfamiliar Fishes
Sarah Vowell, Riverhead, $25.95, 9781594487873
5. Cleopatra
Stacy Schiff, Little Brown, $29.99, 9780316001922
6. Bringing Adam Home
Les Standiford, Ecco Press, $24.99, 9780061983900
7. Every Day by the Sun
Dean Faulkner Wellss, Crown, $25, 9780307591043
8. Blood, Bones & Butter
Gabrielle Hamilton, Random House, $26, 9781400068722
9. The Money Class
Suze Orman, Spiegel & Grau, $26, 9781400069736
10. The Fall of the House of Zeus
Curtis Wilkie, Crown, $25.99, 9780307460707
11. Decision Points
George W. Bush, Crown, $35, 9780307590619
12. The Information
James Gleick, Pantheon, $29.95, 9780375423727
13. Love Wins
Rob Bell, HarperOne, $22.99, 9780062049643
14. Jesus Calling
Sarah Young, Integrity, $14.99, 9781591451884
15. Autobiography of Mark Twain
Mark Twain, University of California Press, $34.95, 9780520267190

Trade Paperback Fiction

1. Cutting for Stone
Abraham Verghese, Vintage, $15.95, 9780375714368
2. Major Pettigrew's Last Stand
Helen Simonson, Random House, $15, 9780812981223
3. The Postmistress
Sarah Blake, Berkley, $15, 9780425238691
4. Water for Elephants
Sara Gruen, Algonquin, $14.95, 9781616200701
5. The Girl Who Fell From the Sky
Heidi W. Durrow, Algonquin, $13.95, 9781616200152
6. Solar
Ian McEwan, Anchor, $15, 9780307739537
7. The Art of Racing in the Rain
Garth Stein, Harper, $14.99, 9780061537967
8. Little Bee
Chris Cleave, S&S, $15, 9781416589648
9. Lord of Misrule
Jaimy Gordon, Vintage, $15, 9780307946737
10. A Visit from the Goon Squad
Jennifer Egan, Anchor, $14.95, 9780307477477
11. The Imperfectionists
Tom Rachman, Dial, $15, 9780385343671
12. Every Last One
Anna Quindlen, Random House, $15, 9780812976885
13. The Forgotten Garden
Kate Morton, Washington Square Press, $15, 9781416550556
14. The Three Weissmanns of Westport
Cathleen Schine, Picador, $14, 9780312680527
15. True Grit
Charles Portis, Overlook, $14.95, 9781590204597

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. The Big Short
Michael Lewis, Norton, $15.95, 9780393338829
4. I Totally Meant to Do That
Jane Borden, Broadway, $14, 9780307464637
5. Committed
Elizabeth Gilbert, Penguin, $16, 9780143118701
6. Inside of a Dog
Alexandra Horowitz, Scribner, $16, 9781416583431
7. The King's Speech
Mark Logue, Peter Conradi, Sterling, $14.95, 9781402786761
8. The Glass Castle
Jeannette Walls, Scribner, $15, 9780743247542
9. Every Day in Tuscany
Frances Mayes, Broadway, $15, 9780767929837
10. Just Kids
Patti Smith, Ecco Press, $16, 9780060936228
11. Three Cups of Tea
Greg Mortenson, David Oliver Relin, Penguin, $16, 9780143038252
12. The Happiness Project
Gretchen Rubin, Harper, $14.99, 9780061583261
STARS13. In the Sanctuary of Outcasts
Neil White, Harper Perennial, $14.99, 9780061351631
14. What to Expect When You're Expecting
Heidi Murkoff, Sharon Mazel, Workman, $14.95, 9780761148579
15. Zagat Miami/So. Florida Restaurants 2011
Zagat, $14.95, 9781604783100

Mass Market

1. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
Stieg Larsson, Vintage, $7.99, 9780307473479
2. Caught
Harlan Coben, Signet, $9.99, 9780451232700
3. Deep Shadow
Randy Wayne White, Berkley, $9.99, 9780425240090
4. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Warner, $7.99, 9780446310789
5. The Girl Who Played With Fire
Stieg Larsson, Vintage, $7.99, 9780307476159
6. Once a Spy
Keith Thomson, Anchor, $7.99, 9780307473141
7. Fahrenheit 451
Ray Bradbury, Ballantine, $6.99, 9780345342966
8. All Quiet on the Western Front
Erich Maria Remarque, Ballantine, $6.99, 9780449213940
9. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
10. Outlander
Diana Gabaldon, Dell, $8.99, 9780440212560

Children's Illustrated

1. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
2. Silverlicious
Victoria Kann, Harper, $17.99, 9780061781230
3. My Name Is Not Isabella
Jennifer Fosberry, Mike Litwin (Illus.), Sourcebooks, $16.99, 9781402243950
4. Ladybug Girl and the Bug Squad
David Soman, Jacky Davis, Dial, $16.99, 9780803734197
5. Mister Seahorse
Eric Carle, Philomel, $8.99, 9780399254901
6. The Easter Egg
Jan Brett, Putnam, $17.99, 9780399252389
7. Pat the Bunny
Dorothy Kunhardt, Golden, $9.99, 9780307120007
8. My Name Is Not Alexander
Jennifer Fosberry, Mike Litwin (Illus.), Sourcebooks, $16.99, 9781402254338
9. Little White Rabbit
Kevin Henkes, Greenwillow, $16.99, 9780062006424
10. A Sick Day for Amos McGee
Philip Christian Stead, Erin E. Stead (Illus.), Roaring Brook, $16.99, 9781596434028

Children's Interest

1. The Lost Hero
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $18.99, 9781423113393
2. Madeline at the White House
John Bemelmans Marciano, Viking, $17.99, 9780670012282
3. I Am Number Four
Pittacus Lore, Harper, $17.99, 9780062026248
4. The Magician's Elephant
Kate DiCamillo, Yoko Tanaka (Illus.), Candlewick, $6.99, 9780763652982
5. The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $14.95, 9781419700507
6. Matched
Ally Condie, Dutton, $17.99, 9780525423645
7. Hatchet
Gary Paulsen, Aladdin, $6.99, 9781416936473
8. Beautiful Oops!
Barney Salzberg, Workman, $11.95, 9780761157281
9. Between Shades of Gray
Ruta Sepetys, Philomel, $17.99, 9780399254123
10. The Red Pyramid
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $17.99, 9781423113386

Children's Fiction Series Titles

1. Scorpia Rising (Alex Rider Adventures, #9)
Anthony Horowitz, Philomel, $17.99, 9780399250576
2. The Hunger Games
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $8.99, 9780439023528
3. Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $17.99, 9780439023498
4. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9780810994737
5. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Ugly Truth
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9780810984912
6. Summer of the Sea Serpent (Magic Tree House)
Mary Pope Osborne, Salvatore Murdocca (Illus.), Random House, $4.99, 9780375864919
7. Mockingjay (The Final Book of the Hunger Games)
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $17.99, 9780439023511
8. A Crazy Day With Cobras (Magic Tree House)
Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illus., Random House, $12.99, 9780375868238
9. Diary of a Wimpy Kid
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9780810993136
10. The Last Olympian (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 5)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $7.99, 9781423101505

 


Meet Your Favorite Writers At Your Favorite Bookstores!

The following authors are appearing at independent bookstores around the South this week! See the full calendar at Authors 'Round the South:

Roy Hoffman, author of Alabama Afternoons at Page & Palette in Fairhope, AL  (04/05/2011)

Okra Pick!Mark Childress, author of Georgia Bottoms at Regulator Bookshop in Durham, NC  (April 5 2011)

Bart Ehrman, author of Forged: Writing in the Name of God—Why the Bible’s at Flyleaf Books in Chapel Hill, NC  (April 5 2011)

Ann B. Ross, author of Miss Julia Rocks the Cradle at The Fountainhead Bookstore in Hendersonville, NC  (04/05/2011)

Susan Vreeland, author of Clara and Mr. Tiffany at Malaprop's Bookstore & Cafe in Asheville, NC  (04/05/2011)

Joe Miller, author of BACKPACKING NORTH CAROLINA: THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE T at Regulator Bookshop in Durham, NC  (April 6 2011)

Lynne Bryant, author of Catfish Alley at Square Books in Oxford, MS  (April 6 2011)

Randi Davenport, author of Boy Who Loved Tornadoes at Malaprop's Bookstore & Cafe in Asheville, NC  (04/06/2011)

Christopher Schultz , author of Planet Cancer at Page & Palette in Fairhope, AL  (04/07/2011)

Toby Bost, author of THE SUCCESSFUL GARDENER GUIDE at Malaprop's Bookstore & Cafe in Asheville, NC  (04/07/2011)

Sara Foster, author of Sara Foster’s Southern Kitchen: Soulful, Tradition at Regulator Bookshop in Durham, NC  (April 7 2011)

Jason Goodwin, author of An Evil Eye at Square Books in Oxford, MS  (April 7 2011)

Ann Ross, author of Miss Julia Rocks the Cradle at McIntyre's Fine Books in Pittsboro, NC  (April 7 2011)

Gary Vaynerchuck, author of The Thank You Economy at Books & Books Inc in Coral Gables, FL  (April 7 2011)

Okra Pick!Mark Childress, author of Georgia Bottoms at Park Road Books in Charlotte, NC  (April 7 2011)

Nathaniel Stookey, author of The Composer is Dead at Books & Books Inc in Coral Gables, FL  (April 7 2011)

Lori Roy, author of Bent Road at Inkwood Books in Tampa, FL  (April 7 2011)

Elizabeth Sims, author of Tupelo Honey Cafe: Spirited Recipes from Asheville at Malaprop's Bookstore & Cafe in Asheville, NC  (04/08/2011)

Elizabeth Trinkaus, author of Success Simplified: Simple Solutions Measurable Re at McIntyre's Fine Books in Pittsboro, NC  (April 8 2011)

Jonathan Jordan, author of Brothers, Rivals, Victors: Eisenhower, Patton and at Regulator Bookshop in Durham, NC  (April 8 2011)

Thomas Rain Crowe, author of Crack Light at City Lights Bookstore in Sylva, NC  (April 8 2011)

Diane Whiteside, author of Shadow Guard at Fountain Bookstore in Richmond, VA  (April 8 2011)

John Goodwin, author of An Evil Eye at Page & Palette in Fairhope, AL  (04/08/2011)

Alan Cheuse, author of Song of Slaves in the Desert at Books & Books Inc in Coral Gables, FL  (April 8 2011)

Emma Trelles, author of Tropicalia at Books & Books Inc in Coral Gables, FL  (April 9 2011)

Gloria Houston, author of Miss Dorothy and Her Book Mobile at Malaprop's Bookstore & Cafe in Asheville, NC  (04/09/2011)

Okra Pick!Mark Childress, author of Georgia Bottoms at Malaprop's Bookstore & Cafe in Asheville, NC  (04/09/2011)

Okra Pick!Sheri Castle, author of The New Southern Garden Cookbook at McIntyre's Fine Books in Pittsboro, NC  (April 9 2011)

Mike Robertson, author of Gulf Coast Landscape at Page & Palette in Fairhope, AL  (04/09/2011)

Estelle Ford-Williamson, author of Abbeville Farewell at Eagle Eye Book Shop in Atlanta, GA  (April 9 2011)

Patricia Sprinkle, author of Friday's Daughter at Book Worm Bookstore in Powder Springs, GA  (04/09/2011)

Scott Carins, author of The End of Suffering: Finding Purpose in Pain at Square Books in Oxford, MS  (April 9 2011)

Donna Orchard, author of Roughneck Daddy at Page & Palette in Fairhope, AL  (04/09/2011)

John Hurst, author of Proving Ground at Eagle Eye Book Shop in Atlanta, GA  (April 9 2011)

Diane Mott Davidson, author of Crunch Time at Inkwood Books in Tampa, FL  (April 9 2011)

Allen Tullos, author of Alabama Getaway The Political Imaginary and the He at Eagle Eye Book Shop in Atlanta, GA  (April 9 2011)

Kathryn Fisher, author of One Unforgotten Summer at Barnhill's in Winston-Salem, NC  (4/9/2011)

T.L. Bailey, author of Island of the Lost Guardian: The Gypsy Chronicles at Barnhill's in Winston-Salem, NC  (4/10/2011)

David Otto, author of Images of America: Carrboro at McIntyre's Fine Books in Pittsboro, NC  (April 10 2011)

Ann B. Ross, author of Miss Julia Rocks the Cradle at Malaprop's Bookstore & Cafe in Asheville, NC  (04/10/2011)

Magaret Cardillo, author of Just Being Audrey at Books & Books Inc in Coral Gables, FL  (April 10 2011)

Stephanie Patsalis, author of Greek Chic Cuisine at Books & Books Inc in Coral Gables, FL  (April 10 2011)

Michael Connelly , author of Fifth Witness at Inkwood Books in Tampa, FL  (April 11 2011)

Donna Schaper, author of Healing: Bible Studies for Growing Faith at Books & Books Inc in Coral Gables, FL  (April 11 2011)

Greg Mortenson, author of Three Cups of Tea at Alabama Booksmith in Birmingham, AL  (04/11/2011)

Sara Foster, author of Southern Kitchen at Square Books in Oxford, MS  (April 11 2011)

Okra Pick!Michael Lee West, author of Gone With A Handsomer Man at That Bookstore in Blytheville in Blytheville, AR  (April 12 2011)

Okra Pick!Anna Jean Mayhew, author of The Dry Grass of August at Regulator Bookshop in Durham, NC  (April 12 2011)

Del Quentin Wilber, author of Rawhide Down at Fountain Bookstore in Richmond, VA  (April 12 2011)

Andrea Cassell, author of Nahima's Hands at Books & Books Inc in Coral Gables, FL  (April 12 2011)