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Southern Indie Bestseller List 05/27/2012

Hardcover Fiction


1. Canada
Richard Ford, Ecco, $27.99, 9780061692048
2. In One Person
John Irving, S&S, $28, 9781451664126
3. Calico Joe
John Grisham, Doubleday, $24.95, 9780385536073
4. Bring Up the Bodies
Hilary Mantel, Holt, $28, 9780805090031
okra5. A Land More Kind Than Home
Wiley Cash, Morrow, $24.99, 9780062088147

6. The Innocent
David Baldacci, Grand Central, $27.99, 9780446572996
7. Home
Toni Morrison, Knopf, $24, 9780307594167
okra8. The Cove
Ron Rash, Ecco, $26.99, 9780061804199

9. Sacré Bleu
Christopher Moore, Morrow, $26.99, 9780061779749
10. Stolen Prey
John Sandford, Putnam, $27.95, 9780399157684
11. The Paris Wife
Paula McLain, Ballantine, $25, 9780345521309
12. The Shoemaker's Wife
Adriana Trigiani, Harper, $26.99, 9780061257094
13. Deadlocked
Charlaine Harris, Ace, $27.95, 9781937007447
14. Robert B. Parker's Lullaby
Ace Atkins, Putnam, $26.95, 9780399158032
15. They Eat Puppies, Don't They?
Christopher Buckley, Twelve, $25.99, 9780446540971

Hardcover Nonfiction


1. The Passage of Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson
Robert A. Caro, Knopf, $35, 9780679405078
2. It Worked for Me
Colin Powell, Tony Koltz, Harper, $27.99, 9780062135124
3. My Cross to Bear
Gregg Allman, Morrow, $27.99, 9780062112033
4. Let's Pretend This Never Happened
Jenny Lawson, Amy Einhorn Books/Putnam, $25.95, 9780399159015
5. Prague Winter
Madeleine Albright, Harper, $29.99, 9780062030313
6. Unbroken
Laura Hillenbrand, Random House, $27, 9781400064168
7. Killing Lincoln
Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard, Holt, $28, 9780805093070
8. Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake
Anna Quindlen, Random House, $26, 9781400069347
9. The Art of Intelligence
Henry A. Crumpton, Penguin Press, $27.95, 9781594203343
10. This Is How
Augusten Burroughs, St. Martin's, $24.99, 9780312563554
11. Mrs. Kennedy and Me
Clint Hill, Gallery, $26, 9781451648447
12. Jesus Calling
Sarah Young, Integrity, $15.99, 9781591451884
13. Drift
Rachel Maddow, Crown, $25, 9780307460981
14. The Power of Habit
Charles Duhigg, Random House, $28, 9781400069286
15. Starting and Closing:
John Smoltz, Don Yaeger, Morrow, $26.99, 9780062120540

Trade Paperback Fiction


1. Fifty Shades of Grey
E.L. James, Vintage, $15.95, 9780345803481
2. Fifty Shades Darker
E.L. James, Vintage, $15.95, 9780345803498
3. Fifty Shades Freed
E.L. James, Vintage, $15.95, 9780345803504
4. State of Wonder
Ann Patchett, Harper Perennial, $15.99, 9780062049810
5. Caleb's Crossing
Geraldine Brooks, Penguin, $16, 9780143121077
6. Wolf Hall
Hilary Mantel, Picador, $16, 9780312429980
7. The Language of Flowers
Vanessa Diffenbaugh, Ballantine, $15, 9780345525550
8. The Tiger's Wife
Téa Obreht, Random House, $15, 9780385343848
9. The Weird Sisters
Eleanor Brown, Berkley, $15, 9780425244142
10. The Art of Fielding
Chad Harbach, Back Bay, $14.99, 9780316126670
11. The House at Tyneford
Natasha Solomons, Plume, $15, 9780452297647
12. The Leftovers
Tom Perrotta, St. Martin's Griffin, $14.99, 9780312363550
13. The Great Gatsby
F.Scott Fitzgerald, Scribner, $15, 9780743273565
14. Iron House
John Hart, St. Martin's Griffin, $14.99, 9781250007018
15. The Dovekeepers
Alice Hoffman, Scribner, $16, 9781451617481

Trade Paperback Nonfiction


1. In the Garden of Beasts
Erik Larson, Broadway, $16, 9780307408853
2. Bossypants
Tina Fey, Reagan Arthur Books, $15.99, 9780316056878
3. The Greater Journey
David McCullough, S&S, $20, 9781416571773
4. Unlikely Friendships
Jennifer S. Holland, Workman, $13.95, 9780761159131
5. Turn Right at Machu Picchu
Mark Adams, Plume, $16, 9780452297982
6. F in Exams
Richard Benson, Chronicle, $9.95, 9780811878319
7. Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey
The Countess of Carnarvon, Broadway, $15.99, 9780770435622
8. Lost in Shangri-La
Mitchell Zuckoff, Harper Perennial, $15.99, 9780061988356
9. SEAL Team Six
Howard E. Wasdin, Stephen Templin, St. Martin's Griffin, $15.99, 9781250006950
10. Moonwalking With Einstein
Joshua Foer, Penguin, $16, 9780143120537
11. The Devil in the White City
Erik Larson, Vintage, $15.95, 9780375725609
12. The Hare With Amber Eyes
Edmund de Waal, Picador, $16, 9780312569372
13. Outliers
Malcolm Gladwell, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316017930
14. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Rebecca Skloot, Broadway, $16, 9781400052189
15. Heaven Is for Real
Todd Burpo, Thomas Nelson, $16.99, 9780849946158

Mass Market


1. A Game of Thrones
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553593716
2. A Clash of Kings
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780345535429
3. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Warner, $6.99, 9780316769488
4. The Hobbit
J.R.R. Tolkien, Ballantine, $7.99, 9780345339683
5. A Storm of Swords
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553573428
6. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Warner, $7.99, 9780446310789
7. Ender's Game
Orson Scott Card, Tor, $6.99, 9780812550702
8. A Feast for Crows
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553582024
9. The Affair
Lee Child, Dell, $9.99, 9780440246305
10. Only Time Will Tell
Jeffrey Archer, St. Martin's, $9.99, 9780312539566

Children's Illustrated


1. Oh, the Places You'll Go!
Dr. Seuss, Random House, $17.99, 9780679805274
okra2. Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons
Eric Litwin, James Dean (Illus.), Harper, $16.99, 9780062110589

3. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
4. Ladybug Girl and Bingo
Jacky Davis, David Soman (Illus.), Dial, $16.99, 9780803735828
5. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, Putnam, $10.99, 9780399226908
6. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, Harper, $17.95, 9780060254926
7. On the Night You Were Born
Nancy Tillman, Feiwel & Friends, $7.99, 9780312601553
8. Good Night, Gorilla
Peggy Rathmann, Putnam, $7.99, 9780399230035
9. Snuggle Puppy
Sandra Boynton, Workman, $6.95, 9780761130673
10. The Duckling Gets a Cookie!?
Mo Willems, Hyperion, $15.99, 9781423151289

Children's Interest


1. Chomp
Carl Hiaasen, Knopf, $16.99, 9780375868429
2. Nancy Clancy, Super Sleuth
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), Harper, $9.99, 9780062082930
3. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf, $12.99, 9780375842207
4. Misty of Chincoteague
Marguerite Henry, Wesley Dennis (Illus.), Aladdin, $5.99, 9781416927839
5. Wonder
R.J. Palacio, Knopf, $15.99, 9780375869020
6. The Wimpy Kid Do-It-Yourself Book
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $12.95, 9780810989955
7. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens
Sean Covey, Fireside, $15.99, 9780684856094
8. Turtle in Paradise
Jennifer L. Holm, Yearling, $6.99, 9780375836909
9. Yellow Submarine
The Beatles, Candlewick, $8.99, 9780763658540
10. The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
John Boyne, David Fickling, $8.99, 9780385751537

Children's Fiction Series Titles


1. Mockingjay (The Final Book of the Hunger Games)
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $17.99, 9780439023511
2. Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $17.99, 9780439023498
3. The Hunger Games
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $12.99, 9780545425117
4. The Serpents Shadow (The Kane Chronicles, Book Three)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $19.99, 9781423140573
5. Insurgent (Divergent Series, #2)
Veronica Roth, Katherine Tegen Books, $17.99, 9780062024046
6. The Enchantress (The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel, #6)
Michael Scott, Delacorte, $18.99, 9780385735353
7. Divergent
Veronica Roth, Katherine Tegen Books, $9.99, 9780062024039
8. Theodore Boone: The Accused
John Grisham, Dutton, $16.99, 9780525425762
9. Middle School: Get Me Out of Here!
James Patterson, Chris Tebbetts, Little Brown, $15.99, 9780316206716
10. Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer
John Grisham, Puffin Books, $7.99, 9780142417225