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Southern Indie Bestseller List 02/05/2012

For the week ending Sunday, February 5, 2012

Columbia, SC - February 10, 2012 - The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound.org and SIBA, for the week ended Sunday, February 5, 2012. Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance and IndieBound.org.

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Hardcover Fiction

1. Death Comes to Pemberley
P.D. James, Knopf, $25.95, 9780307959850
2. The Paris Wife
Paula McLain, Ballantine, $25, 9780345521309
okra3. A Grown-Up Kind of Pretty
Joshilyn Jackson, Grand Central, $25.99, 9780446582353

4. Believing the Lie
Elizabeth George, Dutton, $28.95, 9780525952589
5. Raylan
Elmore Leonard, Morrow, $26.99, 9780062119469
6. The Orphan Master's Son
Adam Johnson, Random House, $26, 9780812992793
7. Rules of Civility
Amor Towles, Viking, $26.95, 9780670022694
8. The Night Circus
Erin Morgenstern, Doubleday, $26.95, 9780385534635
9. State of Wonder
Ann Patchett, Harper, $26.99, 9780062049803
10. The Sense of an Ending
Julian Barnes, Knopf, $23.95, 9780307957122
11. The Litigators
John Grisham, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385535137
12. 11/22/63
Stephen King, Scribner, $35, 9781451627282
13. The Rope
Nevada Barr, Minotaur, $25.99, 9780312614577
14. Taken
Robert Crais, Putnam, $26.95, 9780399158278
15. 1Q84
Haruki Murakami, Knopf, $30.50, 9780307593313

Hardcover Nonfiction


1. Unbroken
Laura Hillenbrand, Random House, $27, 9781400064168
2. Steve Jobs
Walter Isaacson, S&S, $35, 9781451648539
3. American Sniper
Chris Kyle, et al., Morrow, $26.99, 9780062082350
4. Elizabeth the Queen
Sally Bedell Smith, Random House, $30, 9781400067893
5. Killing Lincoln
Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard, Holt, $28, 9780805093070
6. Catherine the Great
Robert K. Massie, Random House, $35, 9780679456728
7. In the Garden of Beasts
Erik Larson, Crown, $26, 9780307408846
8. Quiet
Susan Cain, Crown, $26, 9780307352149
9. Strategic Vision
Zbigniew Brzezinski, Basic Books, $26, 9780465029549
10. Jesus Calling
Sarah Young, Integrity, $15.99, 9781591451884
11. Through My Eyes
Tim Tebow, Harper, $26.99, 9780062007285
12. The End of Illness
David B. Agus, M.D., Free Press, $26, 9781451610178
13. Ameritopia
Mark R. Levin, Threshold Editions, $26.99, 9781439173244
14. Goodnight iPad
Ann Droyd, Blue Rider, $14.95, 9780399158568
15. Distrust That Particular Flavor
William Gibson, Putnam, $26.95, 9780399158438

Trade Paperback Fiction


1. The Tiger's Wife
Téa Obreht, Random House, $15, 9780385343848
2. The House at Tyneford
Natasha Solomons, Plume, $15, 9780452297647
3. The Great Gatsby
F. Scott Fitzgerald, Scribner, $15, 9780743273565
4. The Help
Kathryn Stockett, Berkley, $16, 9780425245132
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. Cutting for Stone
Abraham Verghese, Vintage, $15.95, 9780375714368
8. Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
Jonathan Safran Foer, Mariner, $14.95, 9780547735023
9. Emily, Alone
Stewart O'Nan, Penguin, $15, 9780143120490
10. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
John le Carré, Penguin, $16, 9780143120933
11. The Girl Who Played With Fire
Stieg Larsson, Vintage, $15.95, 9780307454553
12. Major Pettigrew's Last Stand
Helen Simonson, Random House, $15, 9780812981223
13. Room
Emma Donoghue, Back Bay, $14.99, 9780316098328
14. Swamplandia!
Karen Russell, Vintage, $14.95, 9780307276681
15. The Peach Keeper
Sarah Addison Allen, Bantam, $15, 9780553385601

Trade Paperback Nonfiction


1. Bossypants
Tina Fey, Reagan Arthur Books, $15.99, 9780316056878
2. Heaven Is for Real
Todd Burpo, Thomas Nelson, $16.99, 9780849946158
3. Unlikely Friendships
Jennifer S. Holland, Workman, $13.95, 9780761159131
4. Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey
The Countess of Carnarvon, Broadway, $15.99, 9780770435622
5. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Rebecca Skloot, Broadway, $16, 9781400052189
6. In the Sanctuary of Outcasts
Neil White, Harper Perennial, $14.99, 9780061351631

7. Cleopatra
Stacy Schiff, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316001946
8. Blood, Bones & Butter
Gabrielle Hamilton, Random House, $16, 9780812980882
9. The Happiness Project
Gretchen Rubin, Harper, $14.99, 9780061583261
10. Empire of the Summer Moon
S.C. Gwynne, Scribner, $16, 9781416591061
11. Duke Sucks
Reed Tucker, Andy Bagwell, St. Martin's Griffin, $12.99, 9781250004635
12. The Warmth of Other Suns
Isabel Wilkerson, Vintage, $16.95, 9780679763888
13. Just Kids
Patti Smith, Ecco, $16, 9780060936228
14. Poser
Claire Dederer, Picador, $15, 9781250002334
15. The Social Animal
David Brooks, Random House, $16, 9780812979374

Mass Market


1. A Game of Thrones
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553593716
2. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
Stieg Larsson, Vintage, $9.99, 9780307949486
3. A Feast for Crows
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553582024
4. A Clash of Kings
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553579901
5. The Sentry
Robert Crais, Berkley, $9.99, 9780425245729
6. Lord of the Flies
William Golding, Berkley, $9.99, 9780399501487
7. The Girl Who Played With Fire
Stieg Larsson, Vintage, $9.99, 9780307949509
8. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Warner, $7.99, 9780446310789
9. A Storm of Swords
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553573428
10. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935

Children's Illustrated


1. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
2. Llama Llama Nighty-Night
Anna Dewdney, Viking, $5.99, 9780670013272
3. Pinkalicious: Pink of Hearts
Victoria Kann, Victoria Kann (Illus.), HarperFestival, $6.99, 9780061989230
4. Fancy Nancy: Heart to Heart
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), HarperFestival, $4.99,97 80061235962
5. I Want My Hat Back
Jon Klassen, Candlewick, $15.99, 9780763655983
6. Bad Kitty for President
Nick Bruel, Roaring Brook, $13.99, 9781596436695
7. Hug Time
Patrick McDonnell, LB Kids, $6.99, 9780316182959
8. A Ball for Daisy
Chris Raschka, Schwartz & Wade, $16.99, 9780375858611
9. Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes
Eric Litwin, James Dean (Illus.), Harper, $16.99, 9780061906220

10. It's Time to Sleep, My Love
Eric Metaxas, Nancy Tillman (Illus.), Feiwel & Friends, $7.99, 9780312673369

Children's Interest


1. The Fault in Our Stars
John Green, Dutton, $17.99, 9780525478812
2. Wonderstruck
Brian Selznick, Scholastic, $29.99, 9780545027892
3. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf, $12.99, 9780375842207
4. War Horse
Michael Morpurgo, Scholastic, $8.99, 9780545403351
5. The Invention of Hugo Cabret
Brian Selznick, Scholastic, $24.99, 9780439813785
6. Wildwood
Colin Meloy, Carson Ellis (Illus.), Balzer & Bray/Harper, $17.99, 9780062024688
7. The Phantom Tollbooth
Norton Juster, Jules Feiffer (Illus.), Yearling, $6.99, 9780394820378
8. Because of Winn-Dixie
Kate DiCamillo, Candlewick, $6.99, 9780763644321
9. Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
Ransom Riggs, Quirk, $17.99, 9781594744761
10. Every Thing On It
Shel Silverstein, Harper, $19.99, 9780061998164

Children's Fiction Series Titles


1. The Hunger Games
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $8.99, 9780439023528
2. Mockingjay (The Final Book of the Hunger Games)
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $17.99, 9780439023511
3. Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $17.99, 9780439023498
4. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Cabin Fever
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9781419702235
5. Inheritance (Inheritance Cycle, Book 4)
Christopher Paolini, Knopf, $27.99, 9780375856112
6. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9780810994737
7. Abe Lincoln at Last! (Magic Tree House #47)
Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illus.), Random House, $12.99, 9780375868252
8. Diary of a Wimpy Kid
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9780810993136
9. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9780810983915
10. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9780810970687