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Southern Indie Bestseller List 03/25/2012

Hardcover Fiction


1. Stay Close
Harlan Coben, Dutton, $27.95, 9780525952275
2. The Paris Wife
Paula McLain, Ballantine, $25, 9780345521309
3. Chasing Midnight
Randy Wayne White, Putnam, $25.95, 9780399158315
4. Death Comes to Pemberley
P.D. James, Knopf, $25.95, 9780307959850
5. Rules of Civility
Amor Towles, Viking, $26.95, 9780670022694
okra6. The Healing
Jonathan Odell, Nan A. Talese, $26, 9780385534673

7. Kill Shot
Vince Flynn, Atria, $27.99, 9781416595205
8. Lone Wolf
Jodi Picoult, Atria, $28, 9781439102749
9. Arcadia
Lauren Groff, Voice, $25.99, 9781401340872
10. The Litigators
John Grisham, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385535137
11. The Expats
Chris Pavone, Crown, $26, 9780307956354
12. The Marriage Plot
Jeffrey Eugenides, FSG, $28, 9780374203054
13. Force of Nature
C.J. Box, Putnam, $25.95, 9780399158261
14. The Sense of an Ending
Julian Barnes, Knopf, $23.95, 9780307957122
15. The Night Circus
Erin Morgenstern, Doubleday, $26.95, 9780385534635

Hardcover Nonfiction


1. In the Garden of Beasts
Erik Larson, Crown, $26, 9780307408846
2. Imagine
Jonah Lehrer, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $26, 9780547386072
3. Unbroken
Laura Hillenbrand, Random House, $27, 9781400064168
4. The Blood Sugar Solution
Mark Hyman, Little Brown, $27.99, 9780316127370
5. The Power of Habit
Charles Duhigg, Random House, $28, 9781400069286
6. Jesus Calling
Sarah Young, Integrity, $15.99, 9781591451884
7. That Woman
Anne Sebba, St. Martin's, $27.99, 9781250002969
8. American Sniper
Chris Kyle, et al., Morrow, $26.99, 9780062082350
9. Killing Lincoln
Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard, Holt, $28, 9780805093070
10. Revelations
Elaine Pagels, Viking, $27.95, 9780670023349
11. Steve Jobs
Walter Isaacson, S&S, $35, 9781451648539
12. Some Assembly Required
Anne Lamott, Riverhead, $26.95, 9781594488412
13. Quiet
Susan Cain, Crown, $26, 9780307352149
14. The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Food from My Frontier
Ree Drummond, Morrow, $29.99, 9780061997181
15. Catherine the Great
Robert K. Massie, Random House, $35, 9780679456728

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 Weird Sisters
Eleanor Brown, Berkley, $15, 9780425244142
4. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest
Stieg Larsson, Vintage, $15.95, 9780307454560
5. The Buddha in the Attic
Julie Otsuka, Anchor, $13.95, 9780307744425
6. Swamplandia!
Karen Russell, Vintage, $14.95, 9780307276681
7. A Discovery of Witches
Deborah Harkness, Penguin, $16, 9780143119685
8. Sarah's Key
Tatiana De Rosnay, St. Martin's, $13.99, 9781250004345
9. The Great Gatsby
F.Scott Fitzgerald, Scribner, $15, 9780743273565
10. Cutting for Stone
Abraham Verghese, Vintage, $15.95, 9780375714368
11. The Things They Carried
Tim O'Brien, Mariner, $14.95, 9780618706419
12. The Help
Kathryn Stockett, Berkley, $16, 9780425245132
13. The Lost Wife
Alyson Richman, Berkley Publishing Group, $15, 9780425244135
14. The Illumination
Kevin Brockmeier, Vintage, $15, 9780307387776
15. Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
Jonathan Safran Foer, Mariner, $14.95, 9780547735023

Trade Paperback Nonfiction


1. Moonwalking With Einstein
Joshua Foer, Penguin, $16, 9780143120537
2. Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey
The Countess of Carnarvon, Broadway, $15.99, 9780770435622
3. Unlikely Friendships
Jennifer S. Holland, Workman, $13.95, 9780761159131
4. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Rebecca Skloot, Broadway, $16, 9781400052189
5. Bossypants
Tina Fey, Reagan Arthur Books, $15.99, 9780316056878
6. Heaven Is for Real
Todd Burpo, Thomas Nelson, $16.99, 9780849946158
7. What to Expect When You're Expecting
Heidi Murkoff, Sharon Mazel, Workman, $14.95, 9780761148579
8. The Social Animal
David Brooks, Random House, $16, 9780812979374
9. Duke Sucks
Reed Tucker, Andy Bagwell, St. Martin's Griffin, $12.99, 9781250004635
10. Cleopatra
Stacy Schiff, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316001946
11. The Devil in the White City
Erik Larson, Vintage, $15.95, 9780375725609
12. Steal Like an Artist
Austin Kleon, Workman, $10.95, 9780761169253
13. Pulphead
John Jeremiah Sullivan, FSG, $16, 9780374532901
14. Empire of the Summer Moon
S.C. Gwynne, Scribner, $16, 9781416591061
15. In the Sanctuary of Outcasts
Neil White, Harper Perennial, $14.99, 9780061351631

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 Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest
Stieg Larsson, Vintage, $9.99, 9780307742537
4. The Girl Who Played With Fire
Stieg Larsson, Vintage, $9.99, 9780307949509
5. A Feast for Crows
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553582024
6. A Storm of Swords
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553573428
7. Ender's Game
Orson Scott Card, Tor, $6.99, 9780812550702
8. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Warner, $7.99, 9780446310789
9. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
Stieg Larsson, Vintage, $9.99, 9780307949486
10. The Sixth Man
David Baldacci, Vision, $9.99, 9780446573092

Children's Illustrated


1. The Lorax
Dr. Seuss, Random House, $14.95, 9780394823379
2. Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes
Eric Litwin, James Dean (Illus.), Harper, $16.99, 9780061906220
3. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
4. Fancy Nancy and the Mermaid Ballet
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), Harper, $17.99, 9780061703812
5. The Easter Egg
Jan Brett, Putnam, $17.99, 9780399252389
6. I Am a Bunny
Ole Risom, Richard Scarry (Illus.), Golden, $5.99, 9780375827785
7. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, Putnam, $10.99, 9780399226908
8. Pat the Bunny
Dorothy Kunhardt, Golden, $9.99, 9780307120007
9. Tickle Time!
Sandra Boynton, Workman, $6.95, 9780761168836
10. Green Eggs and Ham
Dr. Seuss, Random House, $8.99, 9780394800165

Children's Interest


1. The Invention of Hugo Cabret
Brian Selznick, Scholastic, $24.99, 9780439813785
2. The Fault in Our Stars
John Green, Dutton, $17.99, 9780525478812
3. War Horse
Michael Morpurgo, Scholastic, $8.99, 9780545403351
4. Divergent
Veronica Roth, Katherine Tegen Books, $9.99, 9780062024039
5. The Wimpy Kid Do-It-Yourself Book
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $12.95, 9780810989955
6. Wonder
R.J. Palacio, Knopf, $15.99, 9780375869020
7. Wonderstruck
Brian Selznick, Scholastic, $29.99, 9780545027892
8. The Hunger Games Tribute Guide
Emily Seife, Scholastic, $7.99, 9780545457828
9. A Nest for Celeste
Henry Cole, Katherine Tegen Books, $6.99, 9780061704123
10. The Book of Perfectly Perilous Math
Sean Connolly, Workman, $12.95, 9780761163749

Children's Fiction Series Titles


1. The Hunger Games
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $12.99, 9780545425117
2. Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $17.99, 9780439023498
3. Mockingjay (The Final Book of the Hunger Games)
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $17.99, 9780439023511
4. Big Nate Goes for Broke
Lincoln Peirce, Harper, $12.99, 9780061996610
5. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Cabin Fever
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9781419702235
6. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9780810983915
7. Dinosaurs Before Dark (Magic Tree House #1)
Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illus.), Random House, $4.99, 9780679824114
8. The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $7.99, 9781423134947
9. Out of Sight, Out of Time (Gallagher Girls, #5)
Ally Carter, Hyperion, $16.99, 9781423147947
10. Abe Lincoln at Last! (Magic Tree House #47)
Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illus.), Random House, $12.99, 9780375868252