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Southern Indie Bestseller List 08/10/2008

Southern Indie Bestseller List

For the week ending Sunday, August 10, 2008
Columbia, SC - August 12, 2008 -

The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound.org and SIBA, for the week ended Sunday, August 10, 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. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
Mary Ann Shaffer, Annie Barrows, Dial, $22, 9780385340991
3. Off Season
Anne Rivers Siddons, Grand Central, $24.99, 9780446527873
4. The Lace Reader
Brunonia Barry, Morrow, $24.95, 9780061624766
5. Moscow Rules
Daniel Silva, Putnam, $26.95, 9780399155017
6. The Host
Stephenie Meyer, Little Brown, $25.99, 9780316068048
7. Swan Peak
James Lee Burke, S&S, $25.95, 9781416548522
8. The Beach House
Jane Green, Viking, $24.95, 9780670018857
9. The Art of Racing in the Rain
Garth Stein, Harper, $23.95, 9780061537936
10. Acheron
Sherrilyn Kenyon, St. Martin's, $24.95, 9780312362157
11. The Enchantress of Florence
Salman Rushdie, Random House, $26, 9780375504334
12. Fearless Fourteen
Janet Evanovich, St. Martin's, $27.95, 9780312349516
13. Rules of Deception
Christopher Reich, Doubleday, $24.95, 9780385524063
14. Robert Ludlum's The Bourne Sanction
Eric Van Lustbader, Grand Central, $25.99, 9780446539869
15. The Gargoyle
Andrew Davidson, Doubleday, $25.95, 9780385524940

 

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 Way of the World
Ron Suskind, Harper, $27.95, 9780061430626
5. The Obama Nation
Jerome R. Corsi, Threshold, $28, 9781416598060
6. The Dark Side
Jane Mayer, Doubleday, $27.50, 9780385526395
7. Just Who Will You Be?
Maria Shriver, Hyperion, $14.95, 9781401323189
8. You: Staying Young
Michael F. Roizen, M.D., Mehmet C. Oz, M.D., Free Press, $26, 9780743292566
9. What I Talk About When I Talk About Running
Haruki Murakami, Knopf, $21, 9780307269195
10. The House on First Street
Julia Reed, Ecco, $23.95, 9780061136641
11. The Post-American World
Fareed Zakaria, Norton, $25.95, 9780393062359
12. In Defense of Food
Michael Pollan, Penguin Press, $21.95, 9781594201455
13. Fleeced
Dick Morris, Eileen McGann, Harper, $26.95, 9780061547751
14. sTORI Telling
Tori Spelling, Simon Spotlight, $24.95, 9781416950738
15. The Monster of Florence
Douglas Preston, Mario Spezi, Grand Central, $25.99, 9780446581196

 

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION

1. The Shack
William P. Young, Windblown, $14.99, 9780964729230
2. Water for Elephants
Sara Gruen, Algonquin, $13.95, 9781565125605
3. Out Stealing Horses
Per Petterson, Picador, $14, 9780312427085
4. In the Woods
Tana French, Penguin, $14, 9780143113492
5. Loving Frank
Nancy Horan, Ballantine, $14, 9780345495006
6. The Road
Cormac McCarthy, Vintage, $14.95, 9780307387899
7. Run
Ann Patchett, Harper Perennial, $14.95, 9780061340642
8. Away
Amy Bloom, Random House, $14, 9780812977790
9. The Alchemist
Paulo Coelho, HarperOne, $13.95, 9780061122415
10. On Chesil Beach
Ian McEwan, Anchor, $13.95, 9780307386175
11. The Friday Night Knitting Club
Kate Jacobs, Berkley, $14, 9780425219096
12. The Maytrees
Annie Dillard, Harper Perennial, $13.95, 9780061239540
13. The Yiddish Policemen's Union
Michael Chabon, Harper Perennial, $15.95, 9780007149834
14. The Kite Runner
Khaled Hosseini, Riverhead, $15, 9781594480003
15. Nineteen Minutes
Jodi Picoult, Washington Square, $15, 9780743496735

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. Animal, Vegetable, Miracle
Barbara and Camille Kingsolver, Steven Hopp, Harper Perennial, $14.95, 9780060852566
4. The Glass Castle
Jeannette Walls, Scribner, $15, 9780743247542
5. Big Russ & Me
Tim Russert, Miramax, $13.95, 9781401359652
6. The Audacity of Hope
Barack Obama, Three Rivers, $14.95, 9780307237705
7. Dreams From My Father
Barack Obama, Three Rivers, $14.95, 9781400082773
8. The Omnivore's Dilemma
Michael Pollan, Penguin, $16, 9780143038580
9. A New Earth
Eckhart Tolle, Plume, $14, 9780452289963
10. Stuff White People Like
Christian Lander, Random House, $14, 9780812979916
11. Plato and a Platypus Walk Into a Bar
Thomas Cathcart, Daniel Klein, Penguin, $12, 9780143113874
12. Lone Survivor
Marcus Luttrell, Patrick Robinson, Back Bay, $15.99, 9780316067607
13. The Power of Now
Eckhart Tolle, New World, $14, 9781577314806
14. Skinny Bitch
Rory Freedman, Kim Barnouin, Running Press, $13.95, 9780762424931
15. Marley & Me
John Grogan, Harper, $13.95, 9780060817091


MASS MARKET 

1. Playing for Pizza
John Grisham, Dell, $7.99, 9780440244714
2. The Tin Roof Blowdown
James Lee Burke, Pocket, $7.99, 9781416548508
3. Fahrenheit 451
Ray Bradbury, Ballantine, $6.99, 9780345342966
4. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
5. Ender's Game
Orson Scott Card, Tor, $6.99, 9780812550702
6. The Pillars of the Earth
Ken Follett, Signet, $7.99, 9780451166890
7. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Warner, $6.99, 9780446310789
8. The King of Lies
John Hart, St. Martin's, $6.99, 9780312363758
9. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Warner, $6.99, 9780316769488
10. Nights in Rodanthe
Nicholas Sparks, Warner Vision, $7.99, 9780446612708

 

CHILDREN'S TITLES

1. Breaking Dawn (Twilight, Book 4)
Stephenie Meyer, Little Brown, $22.99, 9780316067928
2. New Moon (Twilight, Book 2)
Stephenie Meyer, Little Brown, $10.99, 9780316024969
3. Twilight
Stephenie Meyer, Little Brown, $10.99, 9780316015844
4. Eclipse (Twilight, Book 3)
Stephenie Meyer, Little Brown, $19.99, 9780316160209
5. Gallop!
Rufus Butler Seder, Workman, $12.95, 9780761147633
6. The Time Paradox (Artemis Fowl, Book 6)
Eoin Colfer, Hyperion, $17.99, 9781423108368
7. Claire (Clique Summer Collection #5)
Lisi Harrison, Poppy, $6.99, 9780316027502
8. The Mysterious Benedict Society
Trenton Lee Stewart, Little Brown, $6.99, 9780316003957
9. The Night Before Kindergarten
Natasha Wing, Julie Durrell (Illus.), Grosset & Dunlap, $3.99, 9780448425009
10. Star Wars: The Clone Wars
Tracey West, Grosset & Dunlap, $6.99, 9780448449920
11. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
12. The Battle of the Labyrinth (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 4)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $17.99, 9781423101468
13. The New Padawan (Star Wars)
Eric Stevens, Grosset & Dunlap, $3.99, 9780448449944
14. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, Harper, $17.95, 9780060254926
15. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf, $11.99, 9780375842207