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Southern Indie Bestseller List 09/11/2011

Columbia, SC - September 19, 2011 - The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound.org and SIBA, for the week ended Sunday, September 11, 2011. Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance and IndieBound.org.

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Hardcover Fiction

1. Rules of Civility
Amor Towles, Viking, $26.95, 9780670022694
2. The Paris Wife
Paula McLain, Ballantine, $25, 9780345521309
3. State of Wonder
Ann Patchett, Harper, $26.99, 9780062049803
4. The Art of Fielding
Chad Harbach, Little Brown, $25.99, 9780316126694
5. A Dance With Dragons
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $35, 9780553801477
6. The Language of Flowers
Vanessa Diffenbaugh, Ballantine, $25, 9780345525543
7. The Leftovers
Tom Perrotta, St. Martin's, $25.99, 9780312358341
8. Iron House
John Hart, Thomas Dunne, $25.99, 9780312380342
9. The Magician King
Lev Grossman, Viking, $26.95, 9780670022311
10. A Small Hotel
Robert Olen Butler, Grove Press, $24, 9780802119872
11. The Family Fang
Kevin Wilson, Ecco, $23.99, 9780061579035
12. The Help
Kathryn Stockett, Amy Einhorn Books/Putnam, $24.95, 9780399155345
13. Portrait of a Spy
Daniel Silva, Harper, $26.99, 9780062072184
14. Caleb's Crossing
Geraldine Brooks, Viking, $26.95, 9780670021048
15. The Night Train
Clyde Edgerton, Little Brown, $23.99, 9780316117593

Hardcover Nonfiction

1. Unbroken
Laura Hillenbrand, Random House, $27, 9781400064168
2. That Used to Be Us
Thomas L. Friedman, Michael Mandelbaum, FSG, $28, 9780374288907
3. In the Garden of Beasts
Erik Larson, Crown, $26, 9780307408846
4. In My Time
Dick Cheney, Threshold Editions, $35, 9781439176191
5. 1493
Charles C. Mann, Knopf, $30.50, 9780307265722
6. Go the F**k to Sleep
Adam Mansbach, Ricardo Cortes (Illus.), Akashic, $14.95, 9781617750250
7. The Greater Journey
David McCullough, S&S, $37.50, 9781416571766
8. Bossypants
Tina Fey, Reagan Arthur Books, $26.99, 9780316056861
9. Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness
Alexandra Fuller, Penguin Press, $25.95, 9781594202995
10. Arguably
Christopher Hitchens, Twelve, $30, 9781455502776
11. The Eighty-Dollar Champion
Elizabeth Letts, Ballantine, $26, 9780345521088
12. Prime Time
Jane Fonda, Random House, $27, 9781400066971
13. Start Something That Matters
Blake Mycoskie, Spiegel & Grau, $22, 9781400069187
14. Jesus Calling
Sarah Young, Integrity, $14.99, 9781591451884
15. Turn Right at Machu Picchu
Mark Adams, Dutton, $26.95, 9780525952244

Trade Paperback Fiction

1. The Help
Kathryn Stockett, Berkley, $16, 9780425245132
2. Sarah's Key
Tatiana De Rosnay, St. Martin's Griffin, $13.99, 9781250004345
3. Cutting for Stone
Abraham Verghese, Vintage, $15.95, 9780375714368
4. Room
Emma Donoghue, Back Bay, $14.99, 9780316098328
5. A Visit From the Goon Squad
Jennifer Egan, Anchor, $14.95, 9780307477477
6. Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter
Tom Franklin, Harper Perennial, $14.99, 9780060594671
7. In the Company of Others
Jan Karon, Penguin, $16, 9780143119913
8. Fall of Giants
Ken Follett, NAL, $25, 9780451232571
9. The Postmistress
Sarah Blake, Berkley, $15, 9780425238691
10. The Art of Racing in the Rain
Garth Stein, Harper, $14.99, 9780061537967
11. Little Bee
Chris Cleave, S&S, $15, 9781416589648
12. One Day
David Nicholls, Vintage, $14.95, 9780307946713
13. Major Pettigrew's Last Stand
Helen Simonson, Random House, $15, 9780812981223
14. Swamplandia!
Karen Russell, Vintage, $14.95, 9780307276681
15. Headhunters
Jo Nesbø, Vintage, $14.95, 9780307948687

Trade Paperback Nonfiction

1. Heaven Is for Real
Todd Burpo, Thomas Nelson, $16.99, 9780849946158
2. Cleopatra: A Life
Stacy Schiff, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316001946
3. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Rebecca Skloot, Broadway, $16, 9781400052189
4. Unlikely Friendships
Jennifer S. Holland, Workman, $13.95, 9780761159131
5. Outliers
Malcolm Gladwell, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316017930
6. Just Kids
Patti Smith, Ecco, $16, 9780060936228
7. The Emperor of All Maladies
Siddhartha Mukherjee, Scribner, $18, 9781439170915
8. Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease
Caldwell B. Esselstyn, Jr., Avery, $17, 9781583333006
9. You Don't Sweat Much for a Fat Girl
Celia Rivenbark, St. Martin's Griffin, $14.99, 9780312614201
10. F in Exams
Richard Benson, Chronicle, $9.95, 9780811878319
11. The 5 Love Languages
Gary Chapman, Northfield, $14.99, 9780802473158
12. A Moveable Feast
Ernest Hemingway, Scribner, $15, 9780684824994
13. The Hare With Amber Eyes
Edmund de Waal, Picador, $16, 9780312569372
14. Fifth Avenue, 5 A.M.
Sam Wasson, Harper Perennial, $13.99, 9780061774164
15. In the Sanctuary of Outcasts
Neil White, Harper Perennial, $14.99, 9780061351631

Mass Market

1. A Game of Thrones
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553593716
2. A Storm of Swords
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553573428
3. A Feast for Crows
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553582024
4. Fahrenheit 451
Ray Bradbury, Ballantine, $6.99, 9780345342966
5. A Clash of Kings
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553579901
6. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
7. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Warner, $7.99, 9780446310789
8. American Assassin
Vince Flynn, Pocket, $9.99, 9781416595199
9. Private
James Patterson, Maxine Paetro, Vision, $9.99, 9780446574723
10. Lord of the Flies
William Golding, Berkley, $9.99, 9780399501487


Children's Illustrated

1. The Wizard of Oz: A Scanimation Book
Rufus Butler Seder (Illus.), Workman, $14.95, 9780761163732
2. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
3. Llama Llama Home with Mama
Anna Dewdney, Viking, $17.99, 9780670012329
4. Otis and the Tornado
Loren Long, Philomel, $17.99, 9780399254772
5. Pat the Bunny
Dorothy Kunhardt, Golden, $9.99, 9780307120007
6. Of Thee I Sing: A Letter to My Daughters
Barack Obama, Loren Long (Illus.), Knopf, $17.99, 9780375835278
7. Moo
Matthew Van Fleet, S&S, $16.99, 9781442435032
8. Otis
Loren Long, Philomel, $17.99, 9780399252488
9. Pete the Cat: Rocking in my School Shoes
Eric Litwin, James Dean (Illus.), Harper, $16.99, 9780061910241
10. King Jack and the Dragon
Peter Bently, Helen Oxenbury (Illus.), Dial, $17.99, 9780803736986

Children's Interest

1. Darth Paper Strikes Back
Tom Angleberger, Amulet, $12.95, 9781419700279
2. The Outsiders
S.E. Hinton, Puffin, $9.99, 9780140385724
3. Shelter
Harlan Coben, Putnam, $18.99, 9780399256509
4. The Unwanteds
Lisa McMann, Aladdin, $16.99, 9781442407688
5. Wildwood
Colin Meloy, Carson Ellis (Illus.), Balzer & Bray/HarperTeen, $17.99, 9780062024688
6. Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
Ransom Riggs, Quirk, $17.99, 9781594744761
7. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf, $12.99, 9780375842207
8. The Strange Case of Origami Yoda
Tom Angleberger, Amulet, $12.95, 9780810984257
9. The Wimpy Kid Do-It-Yourself Book
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $12.95, 9780810989955
10. Middle School, the Worst Years of My Life
James Patterson, Chris Tebbetts, Laura Park (Illus.), Little Brown, $15.99, 9780316101875

Children's Fiction Series Titles

1. The Hunger Games
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $8.99, 9780439023528
2. Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $17.99, 9780439023498
3. Mockingjay (The Final Book of the Hunger Games)
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $17.99, 9780439023511
4. Dogs in the Dead of Night (Magic Tree House #46)
Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illus.), Random House, $12.99, 9780375868245
5. Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer
John Grisham, Puffin, $7.99, 9780142417225
6. Theodore Boone: The Abduction
John Grisham, Dutton, $16.99, 9780525425571
7. The Medusa Plot (The 39 Clues)
Gordon Korman, Scholastic, $12.99, 9780545298391
8. The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $7.99, 9781423134947
9. Torn (The Missing, #4)
Margaret Peterson Haddix, S&S, $16.99, 9781416989806
10. The Power of Six (Lorien Legacies, #2)
Pittacus Lore, Harper, $17.99, 9780061974557