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Southern Indie Bestseller List 11/09/2008

Southern Indie Bestseller List

For the week ending Sunday, November 9, 2008
Columbia, SC -November 12, 2008 -

The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound.org and SIBA, for the week ended Sunday, November 9, 2008. Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance and IndieBound.org.

HARDCOVER FICTION

1. Divine Justice
David Baldacci, Grand Central, $27.99, 9780446195508
2. The Gate House
Nelson DeMille, Grand Central, $27.99, 9780446533423
3. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
Mary Ann Shaffer, Annie Barrows, Dial, $22, 9780385340991
4. The Lucky One
Nicholas Sparks, Grand Central, $24.99, 9780446579933
5. The Story of Edgar Sawtelle
David Wroblewski, Ecco, $25.95, 9780061374227
6. Extreme Measures
Vince Flynn, Atria, $27.95, 9780743270427
7. Serena
Ron Rash, Ecco, $24.95, 9780061470851
8. The Brass Verdict
Michael Connelly, Little Brown, $26.99, 9780316166294
9. Testimony
Anita Shreve, Little Brown, $25.99, 9780316059862
10. A Lion Among Men
Gregory Maguire, Morrow, $26.95, 9780060548926
11. Swallowing Darkness
Laurell K. Hamilton, Ballantine, $26, 9780345495938
12. Rough Weather
Robert B. Parker, Putnam, $26.95, 9780399155192
13. The Other Queen
Philippa Gregory, Touchstone, $25.95, 9781416549123
14. Salvation in Death
J. D. Robb, Putnam Adult, $25.95, 9780399155222
15. One Fifth Avenue
Candace Bushnell, Voice, $25.95, 9781401301613

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

1. Dewey
Vicki Myron, Grand Central, $19.99, 9780446407410
2. Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics
Ina Garten, Clarkson Potter, $35, 9781400054350
3. Hot, Flat, and Crowded
Thomas L. Friedman, FSG, $27.95, 9780374166854
4. The Last Lecture
Randy Pausch, Hyperion, $21.95, 9781401323257
5. Flat Belly Diet
Cynthia Sass, Liz Vaccariello, Rodale, $25.95, 9781594868511
6. Letter to My Daughter
Maya Angelou, Random House, $25, 9781400066124
7. A Bold Fresh Piece of Humanity
Bill O'Reilly, Broadway, $26, 9780767928823
8. Goodnight Bush
Erich Origen, Gan Golan, Little Brown, $14.99, 9780316040419
9. The Snowball
Alice Schroeder, Bantam, $35, 9780553805093
10. When You Are Engulfed in Flames
David Sedaris, Little Brown, $25.99, 9780316143479
11. Guinness World Records 2009
Guinness, $28.95, 9781904994374
12. Holidays on Ice
David Sedaris, Little Brown, $16.99, 9780316035903
13. Traitor to His Class
H.W. Brands, Doubleday, $35, 9780385519588
14. Tried by War
James M. McPherson, Penguin Press, $35, 9781594201912
15. The Man Who Invented Christmas
Les Standiford, Crown, $19.95, 9780307405784

 

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION

1. The Shack
William P. Young, Windblown, $14.99, 9780964729230
2. The Secret Life of Bees
Sue Monk Kidd, Penguin, $14, 9780142001745
3. Loving Frank
Nancy Horan, Ballantine, $14, 9780345495006
4. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
Junot Diaz, Riverhead, $14, 9781594483295
5. World Without End
Ken Follett, NAL, $22, 9780451224996
6. Out Stealing Horses
Per Petterson, Picador, $14, 9780312427085
7. The Elegance of the Hedgehog
Muriel Barbery, Europa Editions, $15, 9781933372600
8. Home to Holly Springs
Jan Karon, Penguin, $14.95, 9780143114390
9. Bridge of Sighs
Richard Russo, Vintage, $14.95, 9781400030903
10. In the Woods
Tana French, Penguin, $14, 9780143113492
11. Run
Ann Patchett, Harper Perennial, $14.95, 9780061340642
12. Olive Kitteridge
Elizabeth Strout, Random House, $14, 9780812971835
13. Sarah's Key
Tatiana De Rosnay, St. Martin's Griffin, $13.95, 9780312370848
14. Water for Elephants
Sara Gruen, Algonquin, $13.95, 9781565125605
15. The Great Gatsby
F. Scott Fitzgerald, Scribner, $13.95, 9780743273565

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION 

1. The Audacity of Hope
Barack Obama, Three Rivers, $14.95, 9780307237705
2. Dreams From My Father
Barack Obama, Three Rivers, $14.95, 9781400082773
3. Three Cups of Tea
Greg Mortenson, David Oliver Relin, Penguin, $15, 9780143038252
4. Change We Can Believe In
Obama for America, Barack Obama (Intro.), Three Rivers, $13.95, 9780307460455
5. Animal, Vegetable, Miracle
Barbara and Camille Kingsolver, Steven Hopp, Harper Perennial, $14.95, 9780060852566
6. Same Kind of Different as Me
Ron Hall, Denver Moore, Thomas Nelson, $14.99, 9780849919107
7. The Nine
Jeffrey Toobin, Anchor, $15.95, 9781400096794
8. Marley & Me
John Grogan, Harper, $13.95, 9780060817091
9. Eat, Pray, Love
Elizabeth Gilbert, Penguin, $15, 9780143038412
10. Musicophilia
Oliver Sacks, Vintage, $14.95, 9781400033539
11. I Can Has Cheezburger?
Professor Happycat, icanhascheezburger.com, Gotham, $10, 9781592404094
12. A New Earth
Eckhart Tolle, Plume, $14, 9780452289963
13. The Year of Living Biblically
A.J. Jacobs, S&S, $15, 9780743291484
14. 90 Minutes in Heaven
Don Piper, Revell, $12.99, 9780800759490
15. Stuff White People Like
Christian Lander, Random House, $14, 9780812979916


MASS MARKET 

1. Dead Until Dark
Charlaine Harris, Ace, $7.99, 9780441016990
2. The Audacity of Hope
Barack Obama, Vintage, $7.99, 9780307455871
3. Down River
John Hart, St. Martin's Minotaur, $7.99, 9780312945664
4. Club Dead
Charlaine Harris, Ace, $7.99, 9780441010516
5. The Pillars of the Earth
Ken Follett, Signet, $7.99, 9780451166890
6. Living Dead in Dallas
Charlaine Harris, Ace, $7.99, 9780441009237
7. Dead as a Doornail
Charlaine Harris, Ace, $7.99, 9780441013333
8. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Warner, $7.99, 9780446310789
9. Definitely Dead
Charlaine Harris, Ace, $7.99, 9780441014910
10. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Warner, $6.99, 9780316769488

 

CHILDREN'S TITLES

1. Twilight
Stephenie Meyer, Little Brown, $10.99, 9780316038386
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. Breaking Dawn (Twilight, Book 4)
Stephenie Meyer, Little Brown, $22.99, 9780316067928
5. Swing!
Rufus Butler Seder, Workman, $12.95, 9780761151272
6. Gallop!
Rufus Butler Seder, Workman, $12.95, 9780761147633
7. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
8. Diary of a Wimpy Kid Do-It-Yourself Book
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $10.95, 9780810979772
9. Brisingr (Inheritance, Book 3)
Christopher Paolini, Knopf, $27.50, 9780375826726
10. Fancy Nancy: Let's Get Fancy Together!
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), HarperCollins, $17.99, 9780061576713
11. Barack Obama: Son of Promise, Child of Hope
Nikki Grimes, Bryan Collier (Illus.), S&S, $16.99, 9781416971443
12. If You Give a Cat a Cupcake
Laura Joffe Numeroff, Felicia Bond (Illus.), Laura Geringer, $16.99, 9780060283247
13. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf, $11.99, 9780375842207
14. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, Harper, $17.95, 9780060254926
15. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $12.95, 9780810994737