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Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance and IndieBound.org.

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Southern Indie Bestseller List

For the week ending Sunday, June 28, 2009
Columbia, SC -July 3, 2009 -

The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound.org and SIBA, for the week ended Sunday, June 28, 2009. Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance and IndieBound.org.

Printable versions: Hardcover | Paperback | Children

HARDCOVER FICTION

1. Finger Lickin' Fifteen
Janet Evanovich, St. Martin's, $27.95, 9780312383282
2. The Help
Kathryn Stockett, Amy Einhorn Books/Putnam, $24.95, 9780399155345
3. The Fixer Upper
Mary Kay Andrews, Harper, $25.99, 9780060837389
4. The Angel's Game
Carlos Ruiz Zafón, Doubleday, $26.95, 9780385528702
5. Shanghai Girls
Lisa See, Random House, $25, 9781400067114
6. The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane
Katherine Howe, Voice, $25.99, 9781401340902
7. The Scarecrow
Michael Connelly, Little Brown, $27.99, 9780316166300
8. The Last Child
John Hart, Minotaur, $24.95, 9780312359324
9. The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie
Alan Bradley, Delacorte, $23, 9780385342308
10. Beach Trip
Cathy Holton, Ballantine, $25, 9780345505996
11. Cemetery Dance
Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child, Grand Central, $26.99, 9780446580298
12. The Associate
John Grisham, Doubleday, $27.95, 9780385517836
13. The Selected Works of T.S. Spivet
Reif Larsen, Penguin Press, $27.95, 9781594202179
14. The Doomsday Key
James Rollins, Morrow, $27.99, 9780061231407
15. The Story Sisters
Alice Hoffman, Shaye Areheart, $25, 9780307393869

 

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

1. Outliers
Malcolm Gladwell, Little Brown, $27.99, 9780316017923
2. Catastrophe
Dick Morris, Eileen McGann, Harper, $26.99, 9780061771040
3. Horse Soldiers
Doug Stanton, Scribner, $28, 9781416580515
4. In the Sanctuary of Outcasts
Neil White, Morrow, $25.99, 9780061351600
5. Crazy for the Storm
Norman Ollestad, Ecco, $25.99, 9780061766725
6. Shop Class as Soulcraft
Matthew B. Crawford, Penguin Press, $25.95, 9781594202230
7. Home Game
Michael Lewis, Norton, $23.95, 9780393069013
8. The Evolution of God
Robert Wright, Little Brown, $25.99, 9780316734912
9. Losing Mum and Pup
Christopher Buckley, Twelve, $24.99, 9780446540940
10. Renegade
Richard Wolffe, Crown, $26, 9780307463128
11. Born to Run
Christopher McDougall, Knopf, $24.95, 9780307266309
12. The End of Overeating
David A. Kessler, Rodale, $25.95, 9781605297859
13. The Last Best Hope
Joe Scarborough, Crown Forum, $26, 9780307463692
14. Dewey
Vicki Myron, Grand Central, $19.99, 9780446407410
15. Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man
Steve Harvey, Amistad, $23.99, 9780061728976

 

 



TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION

1. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
Mary Ann Shaffer, Annie Barrows, Dial, $14, 9780385341004
2. Olive Kitteridge
Elizabeth Strout, Random House, $14, 9780812971835
3. The Shack
William P. Young, Windblown, $14.99, 9780964729230
4. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
Stieg Larsson, Vintage, $14.95, 9780307454546
5. Sarah's Key
Tatiana De Rosnay, St. Martin's Griffin, $13.95, 9780312370848
6. My Sister's Keeper
Jodi Picoult, Washington Square, $16, 9780743454537
7. The Art of Racing in the Rain
Garth Stein, Harper, $14.99, 9780061537967
8. Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
Seth Grahame-Smith, Jane Austen, Quirk, $12.95, 9781594743344
9. The Elegance of the Hedgehog
Muriel Barbery, Europa Editions, $15, 9781933372600
10. Driftwood Summer
Patti Callahan Henry, NAL, $15, 9780451226884
11. Unaccustomed Earth
Jhumpa Lahiri, Vintage, $15, 9780307278258
12. Off Season
Anne Rivers Siddons, Grand Central, $13.99, 9780446698290
13. Netherland
Joseph O'Neill, Vintage, $14.95, 9780307388773
14. The Beach House
Jane Green, Plume, $15, 9780452295384
15. The White Tiger
Aravind Adiga, Free Press, $14, 9781416562603

 

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION 

1. Three Cups of Tea
Greg Mortenson, David Oliver Relin, Penguin, $15, 9780143038252
2. When You Are Engulfed in Flames
David Sedaris, Back Bay, $15.99, 9780316154680
3. Same Kind of Different as Me
Ron Hall, Denver Moore, Thomas Nelson, $14.99, 9780849919107
4. Glenn Beck's Common Sense
Glenn Beck, Threshold Editions, $11.99, 9781439168578
5. American Lion
Jon Meacham, Random House, $18, 9780812973464
6. Animal, Vegetable, Miracle
Barbara and Camille Kingsolver, Steven Hopp, Harper Perennial, $14.95, 9780060852566
7. In Defense of Food
Michael Pollan, Penguin, $15, 9780143114963
8. Blink
Malcolm Gladwell, Back Bay, $15.99, 9780316010665
9. My Stroke of Insight
Jill Bolte Taylor, Plume, $15, 9780452295544
10. Eat, Pray, Love
Elizabeth Gilbert, Penguin, $15, 9780143038412
11. The Omnivore's Dilemma
Michael Pollan, Penguin, $16, 9780143038580
12. Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim
David Sedaris, Back Bay, $14.99, 9780316010795
13. The Downhill Lie
Carl Hiaasen, Vintage, $14, 9780307280459
14. The Glass Castle
Jeannette Walls, Scribner, $15, 9780743247542
15. A Voyage Long and Strange
Tony Horwitz, Picador, $18, 9780312428327
 

MASS MARKET 

1. Dead Until Dark
Charlaine Harris, Ace, $7.99, 9780441016990
2. Fearless Fourteen
Janet Evanovich, St. Martin's, $7.99, 9780312349523
3. My Sister's Keeper
Jodi Picoult, Pocket, $7.99, 9781439157268
4. From Dead to Worse
Charlaine Harris, Ace, $7.99, 9780441017010
5. Angels & Demons
Dan Brown, Pocket, $9.99, 9781416578741
6. Devil Bones
Kathy Reichs, Pocket Star, $7.99, 9781416525660
7. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
Stieg Larsson, Vintage, $7.99, 9780307473479
8. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Warner, $6.99, 9780316769488
9. Club Dead
Charlaine Harris, Ace, $7.99, 9780441010516
10. Lord of the Flies
William Golding, Berkley, $9.99, 9780399501487




CHILDREN'S TITLES

1. New Moon (Twilight, Book 2)
Stephenie Meyer, Little Brown, $10.99, 9780316024969
2. Eclipse (Twilight, Book 3)
Stephenie Meyer, Little Brown, $19.99, 9780316160209
3. Twilight
Stephenie Meyer, Little Brown, $10.99, 9780316038386
4. Breaking Dawn (Twilight, Book 4)
Stephenie Meyer, Little Brown, $22.99, 9780316067928
5. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $12.95, 9780810970687
6. Along for the Ride
Sarah Dessen, Viking, $19.99, 9780670011940
7. The Last Olympian (Percy Jackson & the Olympians, Book 5)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $17.99, 9781423101475
8. Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Journey to Change the World... One Child at a Time
Greg Mortenson, David Oliver Relin, Puffin, $8.99, 9780142414125
9. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
10. The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1)
Rick Riordan, Miramax, $7.99, 9780786838653
11. Fancy Nancy: Pajama Day
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), Harper, $3.99, 9780061703706
12. Diary of a Wimpy Kid
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $12.95, 9780810993136
13. Goldilicious
Victoria Kann, Harper, $17.99, 9780061244087
14. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $12.95, 9780810994737
15. Maze of Bones (The 39 Clues, #1)
Rick Riordan, Scholastic, $12.99, 9780545060394
16. Fancy Nancy: The Show Must Go on
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), Harper, $3.99, 9780061703720
17. Lock and Key -- A SIBA Book Award Finalist!
Sarah Dessen, Puffin, $8.99, 9780142414729

18. Fancy Nancy Explorer Extraordinaire!
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), Harper, $12.99, 9780061684869
19. The Mysterious Benedict Society
Trenton Lee Stewart, Little Brown, $6.99, 9780316003957
20. The Battle of the Labyrinth (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 4)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $7.99, 9781423101499
21. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf, $11.99, 9780375842207
22. Scat
Carl Hiaasen, Knopf, $16.99, 9780375834868
23. The Graveyard Book
Neil Gaiman, Dave McKean (Illus.), Harper, $17.99, 9780060530921
24. Where the Red Fern Grows
Wilson Rawls, Yearling, $6.99, 9780440412670
25. The Sea of Monsters (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 2)
Rick Riordan, Miramax, $7.99, 9781423103349

 

 


Meet Your Favorite Writers At Your Favorite Bookstores! 
The following authors are appearing at independent bookstores around the South this week!
See the full calendar at Authors 'Round the South:

Richard Doster, author of Safe at Home at A Cappella Books in Atlanta, GA  (07/06/2009)

Dorothea Benton Frank, author of Return to Sullivans Island at Litchfield Books in Pawleys Island, SC  (07/06/2009)

Dorothea Benton Frank, author of Return to Sullivans Island at Burry Bookstore in Hartsville, SC  (07/07/2009)

Brad Thor, author of The Apostle at Eagle Eye Book Shop in Atlanta, GA  (07/07/2009)

Gin Phillips, author of The Well and the Mine at The BookStore in Huntsville, AL  (07/08/2009)

Dorothea Benton Frank, author of Return to Sullivans Island at Park Road Books in Charlotte, NC  (7/08/2009)

Murray Browne, author of The Book Shopper at A Cappella Books in Atlanta, GA  (07/08/2009)

Nancy Howe, author of Dear Owie at Country Bookshop Inc in Southern Pines, NC  (07/09/09)

Dennis Tafoya, author of Dope Thief at Pomegranate Books in Wilmington, NC  (07/09/2009)

Deborah Sharp, author of Mama Rides Shotgun at Inkwood Books in Tampa, FL  (07/09/2009)

Michael Bellows, author of Cuba Information Manual: The Definitive Guide to L at Regulator Bookshop in Durham, NC  (07/09/2009)

Robert T. Cochran, author of Curing Chronic Pain at Page & Palette in Fairhope, AL  (07/09/2009)

O.H. Bennett, author of The Lie at Fountain Bookstore in Richmond, VA  (07/09/2009)

Nic Brown, author of Floodmarkers at Regulator Bookshop in Durham, NC  (07/10/2009)

Howard Dean, author of Howard Dean's Prescription for Real Health Care Re at A Cappella Books in Atlanta, GA  (07/10/2009)

John McKinsley, author of Lincoln's Secret at Page After Page in Elizabeth City, NC  (07/10/2009)

starsMary Alice Monroe, author of Last Light Over Carolina at Litchfield Books in Pawleys Island, SC  (07/10/2009)

Ashley Putnam Evans, author of Princess Prissypants Wishes the World Pink at Edisto Bookstore in Edisto Island, SC  (July 11th, Saturday)

Bill Brent, author of The Sacred Compass at Pomegranate Books in Wilmington, NC  (07/11/2009)

Manny Mamuscia, author of I Went Walking at Page & Palette in Fairhope, AL  (07/11/2009)

Jimmy Waters, author of NEW BERN 1710 IN THE CAROLINA'S at Page After Page in Elizabeth City, NC  (07/11/2009)

starsBrian Ray, author of Through the Pale Door at A Cappella Books in Atlanta, GA  (07/13/2009)

Gin Phillips, author of The Well and the Mine at Park Road Books in Charlotte, NC  (07/13/2009)

Jessica Handler, author of Invisible Sisters at Blue Elephant Book Shop in Decatur, GA  (07/14/2009)

Beau Hefley, author of A Glimpse of Heaven at Page & Palette in Fairhope, AL  (07/14/2009)

D.J. Gregory, author of Walking with Friends at A Cappella Books in Atlanta, GA  (07/14/2009)

starsMaryann McFadden, author of "So Happy Together" at Burry Bookstore in Hartsville, SC  (07/15/2009)

Toni Orrill, author of The Broken Fall at Page & Palette in Fairhope, AL  (07/16/2009)

David Stallman, author of Women in the Wild Blue at Pomegranate Books in Wilmington, NC  (07/16/2009)

Steven P. Miller, author of Billy Graham and the Rise of the Republican South at Regulator Bookshop in Durham, NC  (07/16/2009)

starsBrian Ray, author of Through the Pale Door at Park Road Books in Charlotte, NC  (07/16/2009)

starsMary Alice Monroe, author of Last Light Over Carolina at Edisto Bookstore in Edisto Island, SC  (July 17th, Friday)

Sarah Downing, author of 101 GLIMPSES OF NAGS HEAD at Page After Page in Elizabeth City, NC  (07/17/2009)

R. A. Nelson, author of Days of Little Texas at Page & Palette in Fairhope, AL  (07/17/2009)

starsMaryann McFadden, author of "So Happy Together" at Litchfield Books in Pawleys Island, SC  (07/17/2009)

Dawn Stephens, author of Little Pot at Page After Page in Elizabeth City, NC  (07/18/2009)

Kristy Dempsey, author of Me with You at Fiction Addiction in Greenville, SC  (07/18/09)

Tom Tancin, author of Time Warrior at Fireside Books and Gifts in Forest City, NC  (07/18/2009)

LaToya Lucas, author of Immeasurable Spirit–Lessons of a Wounded Warrior at Two Sisters Bookery in Wilmington, NC  (07/18/2009)

Mary Kay Andrews, author of Fixer Upper at Book Exchange in Marietta, GA  (07/18/2009)

Ellen Hunter, author of Murder at the Bellamy Mansion at Two Sisters Bookery in Wilmington, NC  (07/18/2009)

John Hart, author of The Last Child at McIntyre's Fine Books in Pittsboro, NC  (07/18/2009)

starsMaryann McFadden, author of "So Happy Together" at McIntyre's Fine Books in Pittsboro, NC  (07/19/2009)

Clay Rice, author of The Lonely Shadow at Burry Bookstore in Hartsville, SC  (07/20/2009)

starsMaryann McFadden, author of So Happy Together at Country Bookshop Inc in Southern Pines, NC  (07/20/09)
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