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Southern Indie Bestseller List 07/27/2008

Southern Indie Bestseller List

For the week ending Sunday, July 27, 2008
Columbia, SC - July 31, 2008 -

The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound.org and SIBA, for the week ended Sunday, July 27, 2008. Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance and IndieBound.org.

HARDCOVER FICTION

1. The Story of Edgar Sawtelle
David Wroblewski, Ecco, $25.95, 9780061374227
2. Moscow Rules
Daniel Silva, Putnam, $26.95, 9780399155017
3. Swan Peak
James Lee Burke, S&S, $25.95, 9781416548522
4. The Host
Stephenie Meyer, Little Brown, $25.99, 9780316068048
5. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
Junot Diaz, Riverhead, $24.95, 9781594489587
6. The Legal Limit
Martin Clark, Knopf, $24.95, 9780307268358
7. Tribute
Nora Roberts, Putnam, $26.95, 9780399154911
8. Rules of Deception
Christopher Reich, Doubleday, $24.95, 9780385524063
9. America America
Ethan Canin, Random House, $27, 9780679456803
10. The Dangerous Days of Daniel X
James Patterson, Michael Ledwidge, Little Brown, $19.99, 9780316002929
11. Time Is a River
Mary Alice Monroe, Pocket, $25, 9781416544364
12. The Art of Racing in the Rain
Garth Stein, Harper, $23.95, 9780061537936
13. The Enchantress of Florence
Salman Rushdie, Random House, $26, 9780375504334
14. The Last Patriot
Brad Thor, Atria, $26, 9781416543831
15. Love the One You're With
Emily Giffin, St. Martin's, $24.95, 9780312348670

 

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

1. The Last Lecture
Randy Pausch, Hyperion, $21.95, 9781401323257
2. When You Are Engulfed in Flames
David Sedaris, Little Brown, $25.99, 9780316143479
3. Goodnight Bush
Erich Origen, Gan Golan, Little Brown, $14.99, 9780316040419
4. The Dark Side
Jane Mayer, Doubleday, $27.50, 9780385526395
5. The House on First Street
Julia Reed, Ecco, $23.95, 9780061136641
6. Fleeced
Dick Morris, Eileen McGann, Harper, $26.95, 9780061547751
7. You: Staying Young
Michael F. Roizen, M.D., Mehmet C. Oz, M.D., Free Press, $26, 9780743292566
8. My Stroke of Insight
Jill Bolte Taylor, Viking, $24.95, 9780670020744
9. Ham Biscuits, Hostess Gowns, and Other Southern Specialties
Julia Reed, St. Martin's, $23.95, 9780312359560
10. Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea
Chelsea Handler, Simon Spotlight, $24.95, 9781416954125
11. The Prince of Frogtown
Rick Bragg, Knopf, $24, 9781400040407
12. Screen Doors and Sweet Tea
Martha Hall Foose, Clarkson Potter, $32.50, 9780307351401
13. A Voyage Long and Strange
Tony Horwitz, Holt, $27.50, 9780805076035
14. Rome 1960
David Maraniss, S&S, $26.95, 9781416534075
15. The Pocket Dangerous Book for Boys
Conn Iggulden, Hal Iggulden, Collins, $14.95, 9780061656828

 

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION

1. The Shack
William P. Young, Windblown, $14.99, 9780964729230
2. In the Woods
Tana French, Penguin, $14, 9780143113492
3. Loving Frank
Nancy Horan, Ballantine, $14, 9780345495006
4. Water for Elephants
Sara Gruen, Algonquin, $13.95, 9781565125605
5. The Friday Night Knitting Club
Kate Jacobs, Berkley, $14, 9780425219096
6. Out Stealing Horses
Per Petterson, Picador, $14, 9780312427085
7. Away
Amy Bloom, Random House, $14, 9780812977790
8. On Chesil Beach
Ian McEwan, Anchor, $13.95, 9780307386175
9. Garden Spells
Sarah Addison Allen, Bantam, $12, 9780553384833
10. The Yiddish Policemen's Union
Michael Chabon, Harper Perennial, $15.95, 9780007149834
11. Nineteen Minutes
Jodi Picoult, Washington Square, $15, 9780743496735
12. The Gathering
Anne Enright, Black Cat, $14, 9780802170392
13. The Kite Runner
Khaled Hosseini, Riverhead, $15, 9781594480003
14. The Road
Cormac McCarthy, Vintage, $14.95, 9780307387899
15. The Maytrees
Annie Dillard, Harper Perennial, $13.95, 9780061239540

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION 

1. Three Cups of Tea
Greg Mortenson, David Oliver Relin, Penguin, $15, 9780143038252
2. Eat, Pray, Love
Elizabeth Gilbert, Penguin, $15, 9780143038412
3. A New Earth
Eckhart Tolle, Plume, $14, 9780452289963
4. Animal, Vegetable, Miracle
Barbara and Camille Kingsolver, Steven Hopp, Harper Perennial, $14.95, 9780060852566
5. Big Russ & Me
Tim Russert, Miramax, $13.95, 9781401359652
6. The Glass Castle
Jeannette Walls, Scribner, $15, 9780743247542
7. Into the Wild
Jon Krakauer, Anchor, $13.95, 9780307387172
8. Wisdom of Our Fathers
Tim Russert, Random House, $13.95, 9780812975437
9. The Power of Now
Eckhart Tolle, New World, $14, 9781577314806
10. The Audacity of Hope
Barack Obama, Three Rivers, $14.95, 9780307237705
11. Plato and a Platypus Walk Into a Bar
Thomas Cathcart, Daniel Klein, Penguin, $12, 9780143113874
12. Same Kind of Different as Me
Ron Hall, Denver Moore, Thomas Nelson, $14.99, 9780849919107
13. Stuff White People Like
Christian Lander, Random House, $14, 9780812979916
14. Dreams From My Father
Barack Obama, Three Rivers, $14.95, 9781400082773
15. The Omnivore's Dilemma
Michael Pollan, Penguin, $16, 9780143038580


MASS MARKET 

1. Playing for Pizza
John Grisham, Dell, $7.99, 9780440244714
2. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Warner, $6.99, 9780316769488
3. Fahrenheit 451
Ray Bradbury, Ballantine, $6.99, 9780345342966
4. The Tin Roof Blowdown
James Lee Burke, Pocket, $7.99, 9781416548508
5. Lord of the Flies
William Golding, Berkley, $9.99, 9780399501487
6. The King of Lies
John Hart, St. Martin's, $6.99, 9780312363758
7. The Audacity of Hope
Barack Obama, Vintage, $7.99, 9780307455871
8. The Land of Mango Sunsets
Dorothea Benton Frank, Avon, $7.99, 9780060892395
9. Mythology
Edith Hamilton, Warner, $7.99, 9780446607254
10. The Diary of a Young Girl
Anne Frank, Bantam, $6.99, 9780553577129

 

CHILDREN'S TITLES

1. Twilight
Stephenie Meyer, Little Brown, $10.99, 9780316015844
2. New Moon (Twilight, Book 2)
Stephenie Meyer, Little Brown, $10.99, 9780316024969
3. Eclipse (Twilight, Book 3)
Stephenie Meyer, Little Brown, $19.99, 9780316160209
4. Gallop!
Rufus Butler Seder, Workman, $12.95, 9780761147633
5. The Time Paradox (Artemis Fowl, Book 6)
Eoin Colfer, Hyperion Books for Children, $17.99, 9781423108368
6. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
7. Diary of a Wimpy Kid
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $12.95, 9780810993136
8. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $12.95, 9780810994737
9. Fancy Nancy and the Boy From Paris
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), Harper, $3.99, 9780061236099
10. Fancy Nancy at the Museum
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), Harper, $3.99, 9780061236075
11. The Mysterious Benedict Society
Trenton Lee Stewart, Little Brown, $6.99, 9780316003957
12. Fancy Nancy's Favorite Fancy Words
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), Harper, $12.99, 9780061549236
13. The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1)
Rick Riordan, Miramax, $7.99, 9780786838653
14. Kristen (Clique Summer Collection, #4)
Lisi Harrison, Poppy, $6.99, 9780316027526
15. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf, $11.99, 9780375842207