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Southern Indie Bestseller List 10/09/2011

For the week ending Sunday, October 9, 2011

Columbia, SC - October 13, 2011 - The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound.org and SIBA, for the week ended Sunday, October 9, 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 Night Circus
Erin Morgenstern, Doubleday, $26.95, 9780385534635
2. Nightwoods
Charles Frazier, Random House, $26, 9781400067091
3. The Affair
Lee Child, Delacorte, $28, 9780385344326
4. The Paris Wife
Paula McLain, Ballantine, $25, 9780345521309
5. The Art of Fielding
Chad Harbach, Little Brown, $25.99, 9780316126694
6. Feast Day of Fools
James Lee Burke, S&S, $26.99, 9781451643114
7. The Dovekeepers
Alice Hoffman, Scribner, $27.99, 9781451617474
8. Shock Wave
John Sandford, Putnam Adult, $27.95, 9780399157691
9. When She Woke
Hillary Jordan, Algonquin, $24.95, 9781565126299
10. Rules of Civility
Amor Towles, Viking, $26.95, 9780670022694
11. A Dance With Dragons
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $35, 9780553801477
12. Reamde
Neal Stephenson, Morrow, $35, 9780061977961
13. The Cat's Table
Michael Ondaatje, Knopf, $26, 9780307700117
14. Aleph
Paulo Coelho, Knopf, $24.95, 9780307700186
okra15. Yankee Doodle Dixie
Lisa Patton, Thomas Dunne Books, $24.99, 9780312556938


Hardcover Nonfiction


1. Killing Lincoln
Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard, Holt, $28, 9780805093070
2. Boomerang
Michael Lewis, Norton, $25.95, 9780393081817
3. Unbroken
Laura Hillenbrand, Random House, $27, 9781400064168
4. Jacqueline Kennedy
Caroline Kennedy, Michael Beschloss, Hyperion, $60, 9781401324254
5. Hemingway's Boat
Paul Hendrickson, Knopf, $30, 9781400041626
6. In the Garden of Beasts
Erik Larson, Crown, $26, 9780307408846
7. That Used to Be Us
Thomas L. Friedman, Michael Mandelbaum, FSG, $28, 9780374288907
8. Seriously... I'm Kidding
Ellen DeGeneres, Grand Central, $26.99, 9780446585026
9. Bossypants
Tina Fey, Reagan Arthur Books, $26.99, 9780316056861
10. Go the F**k to Sleep
Adam Mansbach, Ricardo Cortes (Illus.), Akashic, $14.95, 9781617750250
11. The Magic of Reality
Richard Dawkins, Dave McKean (Illus.), Free Press, $29.99, 9781439192818
12. Destiny of the Republic
Candice Millard, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385526265
13. What It Is Like to Go to War
Karl Marlantes, Atlantic Monthly, $25, 9780802119926
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. Room
Emma Donoghue, Back Bay, $14.99, 9780316098328
5. Major Pettigrew's Last Stand
Helen Simonson, Random House, $15, 9780812981223
6. The Art of Racing in the Rain
Garth Stein, Harper, $14.99, 9780061537967
7. Freedom
Jonathan Franzen, Picador, $16, 9780312576462
8. The Postmistress
Sarah Blake, Berkley, $15, 9780425238691
9. A Secret Kept
Tatiana De Rosnay, St. Martin's Griffin, $14.99, 9780312553494
10. One Day
David Nicholls, Vintage, $14.95, 9780307946713
11. A Visit From the Goon Squad
Jennifer Egan, Anchor, $14.95, 9780307477477
12. Matterhorn
Karl Marlantes, Grove Press, $15.95, 9780802145314
13. Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter
Tom Franklin, Harper Perennial, $14.99, 9780060594671

14. Started Early, Took My Dog
Kate Atkinson, Reagan Arthur Books, $14.99, 9780316066747
okra15. Whistlin' Dixie in a Nor'easter
Lisa Patton, St. Martin's Griffin, $13.99, 9780312658892


Trade Paperback Nonfiction


1. Cleopatra
Stacy Schiff, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316001946
2. Unlikely Friendships
Jennifer S. Holland, Workman, $13.95, 9780761159131
3. Heaven Is for Real
Todd Burpo, Thomas Nelson, $16.99, 9780849946158
4. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Rebecca Skloot, Broadway, $16, 9781400052189
5. Moneyball
Michael Lewis, Norton, $15.95, 9780393338393
6. The Happiness Project
Gretchen Rubin, Harper, $14.99, 9780061583261
7. The Devil in the White City
Erik Larson, Vintage, $15.95, 9780375725609
8. The Warmth of Other Suns
Isabel Wilkerson, Vintage, $16.95, 9780679763888
9. At Home
Bill Bryson, Anchor, $15.95, 9780767919395
10. Outliers
Malcolm Gladwell, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316017930
11. The Hare With Amber Eyes
Edmund de Waal, Picador, $16, 9780312569372
12. F in Exams
Richard Benson, Chronicle, $9.95, 9780811878319
13. The Fall of the House of Zeus
Curtis Wilkie, Broadway, $16, 9780307460714

14. 1491
Charles C. Mann, Vintage, $16.95, 9781400032051
okra15. You Don't Sweat Much for a Fat Girl
Celia Rivenbark, St. Martin's Griffin, $14.99, 9780312614201


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. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Warner, $7.99, 9780446310789
4. The Reversal
Michael Connelly, Vision, $9.99, 9780446556750
5. The Confession
John Grisham, Dell, $9.99, 9780440245117
6. Cross Fire
James Patterson, Vision, $9.99, 9780446574716
7. A Feast for Crows
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553582024
8. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Warner, $6.99, 9780316769488
9. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
Stieg Larsson, Vintage, $7.99, 9780307473479
10. Animal Farm
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451526342

Children's Illustrated


1. Llama Llama Red Pajama
Anna Dewdney, Viking, $17.99, 9780670059836
2. If You Give a Dog a Donut
Laura Joffe Numeroff, Felicia Bond (Illus.), Balzer & Bray, $16.99, 9780060266837
3. The Artist Who Painted a Blue Horse
Eric Carle, Philomel, $17.99, 9780399257131
4. The Wizard of Oz: A Scanimation Book
Rufus Butler Seder (Illus.), Workman, $14.95, 9780761163732
5. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
6. Bumble-Ardy
Maurice Sendak, Harper, $17.95, 9780062051981
7. Pete the Cat: Rocking in my School Shoes
Eric Litwin, James Dean (Illus.), Harper, $16.99, 9780061910241
8. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, Harper, $17.95, 9780060254926
9. Room on the Broom
Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler (Illus.), Puffin, $6.99, 9780142501122
10. Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes
Eric Litwin, James Dean (Illus.), Harper, $16.99, 9780061906220


Children's Interest


1. Every Thing On It
Shel Silverstein, Harper, $19.99, 9780061998164
2. The Bippolo Seed and Other Lost Stories
Dr.Seuss, Random House, $15, 9780375864353
3. Wonderstruck
Brian Selznick, Scholastic, $29.99, 9780545027892
4. Darth Paper Strikes Back
Tom Angleberger, Amulet, $12.95, 9781419700279
5. The Strange Case of Origami Yoda
Tom Angleberger, Amulet, $12.95, 9780810984257
6. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf, $12.99, 9780375842207
7. Matched
Ally Condie, Speak, $9.99, 9780142419779
8. Charlotte's Web
E.B. White, Harper, $7.99, 9780061120268
9. Lego Star Wars Character Encyclopedia
Hannah Dolan, DK Publishing, $18.99, 9780756686970
10. Thirteen Reasons Why
Jay Asher, Razorbill, $10.99, 9781595141880

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. Ranger's Apprentice: The Lost Stories
John Flanagan, Philomel, $17.99, 9780399256189
6. Diary of a Wimpy Kid
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9780810993136
7. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
J.K.Rowling, Scholastic, $10.99, 9780590353427
8. Silence (Hush, Hush Saga #3)
Becca Fitzpatrick, S&S, $18.99, 9781442426641
9. Big Nate on a Roll
Lincoln Peirce, Harper, $12.99, 9780061944383
10. Theodore Boone: The Abduction
John Grisham, Dutton, $16.99, 9780525425571