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Southern Indie Bestseller List 08/28/2011

Columbia, SC - September 4, 2011 - The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound.org and SIBA, for the week ended Sunday, August 28, 2011. Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance and IndieBound.org.

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Printable versions: Hardcover | Paperback | Children.

 

Hardcover Fiction


1. State of Wonder
Ann Patchett, Harper, $26.99, 9780062049803
2. Rules of Civility
Amor Towles, Viking, $26.95, 9780670022694
3. The Paris Wife
Paula McLain, Ballantine, $25, 9780345521309
4. A Dance With Dragons
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $35, 9780553801477
5. The Family Fang
Kevin Wilson, Ecco, $23.99, 9780061579035
6. Flash and Bones
Kathy Reichs, Scribner, $26.99, 9781439102411
7. The Most Dangerous Thing
Laura Lippman, Morrow, $25.99, 9780061706516
8. The Magician King
Lev Grossman, Viking, $26.95, 9780670022311
9. Iron House
John Hart, Thomas Dunne, $25.99, 9780312380342

10. Portrait of a Spy
Daniel Silva, Harper, $26.99, 9780062072184
11. The Language of Flowers
Vanessa Diffenbaugh, Ballantine, $25, 9780345525543
12. The Help
Kathryn Stockett, Amy Einhorn Books/Putnam, $24.95, 9780399155345
13. The Keeper of Lost Causes
Jussi Adler-Olsen, Dutton, $25.95, 9780525952480
14. The Night Train
Clyde Edgerton, Little Brown, $23.99, 9780316117593
15. The American Heiress
Daisy Goodwin, St. Martin's, $25.99, 9780312658656

Hardcover Nonfiction


1. Unbroken
Laura Hillenbrand, Random House, $27, 9781400064168
2. In the Garden of Beasts
Erik Larson, Crown, $26, 9780307408846
3. Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness
Alexandra Fuller, Penguin Press, $25.95, 9781594202995
4. A Stolen Life
Jaycee Dugard, S&S, $24.99, 9781451629187
5. The Greater Journey
David McCullough, S&S, $37.50, 9781416571766
6. 1493
Charles C. Mann, Knopf, $30.50, 9780307265722
7. Go the F**k to Sleep
Adam Mansbach, Ricardo Cortes (Illus.), Akashic, $14.95, 9781617750250
8. Bossypants
Tina Fey, Reagan Arthur Books, $26.99, 9780316056861
9. The Eighty-Dollar Champion
Elizabeth Letts, Ballantine, $26, 9780345521088
10. Prime Time
Jane Fonda, Random House, $27, 9781400066971
11. My Reading Life
Pat Conroy, Nan A. Talese, $25, 9780385533577
12. Lost in Shangri-La
Mitchell Zuckoff, Harper, $26.99, 9780061988349
13. The 17 Day Diet
Dr.Mike Moreno, Free Press, $25, 9781451648652
14. Turn Right at Machu Picchu
Mark Adams, Dutton, $26.95, 9780525952244
15. The Dukan Diet
Pierre Dukan, Crown Archetype, $26, 9780307887962

Trade Paperback Fiction


1. The Help
Kathryn Stockett, Berkley, $16, 9780425245132
2. Sarah's Key
Tatiana De Rosnay, St. Martin's Griffin, $13.99, 9781250004345
3. Cutting for Stone
Abraham Verghese, Vintage, $15.95, 9780375714368
4. Room
Emma Donoghue, Back Bay, $14.99, 9780316098328
5. A Visit From the Goon Squad
Jennifer Egan, Anchor, $14.95, 9780307477477
6. Water for Elephants
Sara Gruen, Algonquin, $14.95, 9781616200701
7. The Postmistress
Sarah Blake, Berkley, $15, 9780425238691
8. The Art of Racing in the Rain
Garth Stein, Harper, $14.99, 9780061537967
9. Major Pettigrew's Last Stand
Helen Simonson, Random House, $15, 9780812981223
10. One Day
David Nicholls, Vintage, $14.95, 9780307946713
11. The Cookbook Collector
Allegra Goodman, Dial, $15, 9780385340861
12. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
Mary Ann Shaffer, Annie Barrows, Dial, $15, 9780385341004
13. Safe Haven
Nicholas Sparks, Grand Central, $14.99, 9780446547604
14. The Alchemist
Paulo Coelho, HarperOne, $14.99, 9780061122415
15. Swamplandia!
Karen Russell, Vintage, $14.95, 9780307276681

Trade Paperback Nonfiction


1. Heaven Is for Real
Todd Burpo, Thomas Nelson, $16.99, 9780849946158
2. Unlikely Friendships
Jennifer S. Holland, Workman, $13.95, 9780761159131
3. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Rebecca Skloot, Broadway, $16, 9781400052189
4. Outliers
Malcolm Gladwell, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316017930
5. The Devil in the White City
Erik Larson, Vintage, $15.95, 9780375725609
6. How to Read Literature Like a Professor
Thomas C. Foster, Harper, $14.99, 9780060009427
7. Clark Howard's Living Large in Lean Times
Clark Howard, Avery, $18, 9781583334331
8. The Shallows
Nicholas Carr, Norton, $15.95, 9780393339758
9. You Don't Sweat Much for a Fat Girl
Celia Rivenbark, St. Martin's Griffin, $14.99, 9780312614201
10. Just Kids
Patti Smith, Ecco, $16, 9780060936228
11. Night
Elie Wiesel, FSG, $9.95, 9780374500016
12. Life
Keith Richards, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316034418
13. Tuesdays With Morrie
Mitch Albom, Broadway, $13.99, 9780767905923
14. Empire of the Summer Moon
S.C. Gwynne, Scribner, $16, 9781416591061
15. The Emperor of All Maladies
Siddhartha Mukherjee, Scribner, $18, 9781439170915

Mass Market


1. A Game of Thrones
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553593716
2. A Feast for Crows
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553582024
3. A Storm of Swords
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553573428
4. A Clash of Kings
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553579901
5. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Warner, $7.99, 9780446310789
6. Lord of the Flies
William Golding, Berkley, $9.99, 9780399501487
7. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Warner, $6.99, 9780316769488
8. Fahrenheit 451
Ray Bradbury, Ballantine, $6.99, 9780345342966
9. Animal Farm
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451526342
10. The Confession
John Grisham, Dell, $9.99, 9780440245117

Children's Illustrated


1. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
2. The Wizard of Oz: A Scanimation Book
Rufus Butler Seder (Illus.), Workman, $14.95, 9780761163732
3. Skippyjon Jones, Class Action
Judy Schachner, Dutton, $17.99, 9780525422280
4. Pete the Cat: Rocking in my School Shoes
Eric Litwin, James Dean (Illus.), Harper, $16.99, 9780061910241
5. Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes
Eric Litwin, James Dean (Illus.), Harper, $16.99, 9780061906220

6. King Jack and the Dragon
Peter Bently, Helen Oxenbury (Illus.), Dial, $17.99, 9780803736986
7. Llama Llama Home with Mama
Anna Dewdney, Viking, $17.99, 9780670012329
8. Pat the Bunny
Dorothy Kunhardt, Golden, $9.99, 9780307120007
9. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, Harper, $17.95, 9780060254926
10. Amelia Bedelia's First Day of School
Herman Parish, Lynne Avril (Illus.), Greenwillow, $9.99, 9780062032744

Children's Interest


1. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf, $12.99, 9780375842207
2. Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
Ransom Riggs, Quirk, $17.99, 9781594744761
3. The Outsiders
S.E. Hinton, Puffin, $9.99, 9780140385724
4. Thirteen Reasons Why
Jay Asher, Razorbill, $10.99, 9781595141880
5. Darth Paper Strikes Back
Tom Angleberger, Amulet, $12.95, 9781419700279
6. Hatchet
Gary Paulsen, Aladdin, $6.99, 9781416936473
7. The Strange Case of Origami Yoda
Tom Angleberger, Amulet, $12.95, 9780810984257
8. Middle School, the Worst Years of My Life
James Patterson, Chris Tebbetts, Laura Park (Illus.), Little Brown, $15.99, 9780316101875
9. Stone Fox
John Reynolds Gardiner, HarperTrophy, $5.99, 9780064401326
10. From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler
E.L Konigsburg, Aladdin, $6.99, 9780689711817

Children's Fiction Series Titles


1. The Hunger Games
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $8.99, 9780439023528
2. Mockingjay (The Final Book of the Hunger Games)
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $17.99, 9780439023511
3. Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $17.99, 9780439023498
4. The Power of Six (Lorien Legacies, #2)
Pittacus Lore, Harper, $17.99, 9780061974557
5. Big Nate on a Roll
Lincoln Peirce, Harper, $12.99, 9780061944383
6. Theodore Boone: The Abduction
John Grisham, Dutton, $16.99, 9780525425571
7. Super Diaper Baby 2: The Invasion of the Potty Snatchers
Dav Pilkey, et al., Scholastic, $9.99, 9780545175326
8. Dogs in the Dead of Night (Magic Tree House #46)
Mary Pope Osborne, Salvatore Murdocca (Illus.), Random House, $12.99, 9780375868245
9. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
J.K.Rowling, Scholastic, $10.99, 9780590353427
10. The Red Pyramid (The Kane Chronicles, Book One)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $9.99, 9781423113454