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Southern Indie Bestseller List 11/27/2011

For the week ending Sunday, November 27, 2011

Columbia, SC - December 5, 2011 - The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound.org and SIBA, for the week ended Sunday, November 27, 2011. Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance and IndieBound.org.

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Hardcover Fiction


1. The Litigators
John Grisham, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385535137
2. Explosive Eighteen
Janet Evanovich, Bantam, $28, 9780345527714
3. 11/22/63
Stephen King, Scribner, $35, 9781451627282
4. V Is for Vengeance
Sue Grafton, Marian Wood Books/Putnam, $27.95, 9780399157868
5. The Marriage Plot
Jeffrey Eugenides, FSG, $28, 9780374203054
6. The Sense of an Ending
Julian Barnes, Knopf, $23.95, 9780307957122
7. 1Q84
Haruki Murakami, Knopf, $30.50, 9780307593313
8. The Night Circus
Erin Morgenstern, Doubleday, $26.95, 9780385534635
9. Micro
Michael Crichton, Richard Preston, Harper, $28.99, 9780060873028
10. Zero Day
David Baldacci, Grand Central, $27.99, 9780446573016
11. Nightwoods
Charles Frazier, Random House, $26, 9781400067091
12. Rules of Civility
Amor Towles, Viking, $26.95, 9780670022694
13. The Best of Me
Nicholas Sparks, Grand Central, $25.99, 9780446547659
14. Kill Alex Cross
James Patterson, Little Brown, $28.99, 9780316198738
15. Out of Oz
Gregory Maguire, Morrow, $26.99, 9780060548940

Hardcover Nonfiction


1. Steve Jobs
Walter Isaacson, S&S, $35, 9781451648539
2. Catherine the Great
Robert K. Massie, Random House, $35, 9780679456728
3. Back to Work
Bill Clinton, Knopf, $23.95, 9780307959751
4. Unbroken
Laura Hillenbrand, Random House, $27, 9781400064168
5. Killing Lincoln
Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard, Holt, $28, 9780805093070
6. Boomerang
Michael Lewis, Norton, $25.95, 9780393081817
7. The Time of Our Lives
Tom Brokaw, Random House, $26, 9781400064588
8. Jack Kennedy
Chris Matthews, S&S, $27.50, 9781451635089
9. Blue Nights
Joan Didion, Knopf, $25, 9780307267672
10. Goodnight iPad
Ann Droyd, Blue Rider, $14.95, 9780399158568
okra11. Lions of the West
Robert Morgan, Shannon Ravenel, $29.95, 9781565126268

12. Then Again
Diane Keaton, Random House, $26, 9781400068784
13. No Higher Honor
Condoleezza Rice, Crown, $35, 9780307587862
14. Go the F**k to Sleep
Adam Mansbach, Ricardo Cortes (Illus.), Akashic, $14.95, 9781617750250
15. The Swerve
Stephen Greenblatt, Norton, $26.95, 9780393064476

Trade Paperback Fiction


1. The Help
Kathryn Stockett, Berkley, $16, 9780425245132
2. The Tiger's Wife
Téa Obreht, Random House, $15, 9780385343848
3. Cutting for Stone
Abraham Verghese, Vintage, $15.95, 9780375714368
4. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
Stieg Larsson, Vintage, $15.95, 9780307949493
5. Sarah's Key
Tatiana De Rosnay, St. Martin's Griffin, $13.99, 9781250004345
6. Room
Emma Donoghue, Back Bay, $14.99, 9780316098328
7. The Art of Racing in the Rain
Garth Stein, Harper, $14.99, 9780061537967
8. A Secret Kept
Tatiana De Rosnay, St. Martin's Griffin, $14.99, 9780312553494
9. Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk
David Sedaris, Ian Falconer (Illus.), Back Bay, $13.99, 9780316038409
10. Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter
Tom Franklin, Harper Perennial, $14.99, 9780060594671

11. A Visit From the Goon Squad
Jennifer Egan, Anchor, $14.95, 9780307477477
12. Major Pettigrew's Last Stand
Helen Simonson, Random House, $15, 9780812981223
stars13. The Strangers on Montagu Street
Karen White, NAL, $15, 9780451235268

14. The Great Gatsby
F. Scott Fitzgerald, Scribner, $14, 9780743273565
15. Water for Elephants
Sara Gruen, Algonquin, $14.95, 9781616200701

Trade Paperback Nonfiction


1. Unlikely Friendships
Jennifer S. Holland, Workman, $13.95, 9780761159131
2. Heaven Is for Real
Todd Burpo, Thomas Nelson, $16.99, 9780849946158
3. Cleopatra
Stacy Schiff, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316001946
4. At Home
Bill Bryson, Anchor, $15.95, 9780767919395
5. Born to Run
Christopher McDougall, Vintage, $15.95, 9780307279187
6. The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2012
Sarah Janssen (Ed.), World Almanac, $12.99, 9781600571480
7. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Rebecca Skloot, Broadway, $16, 9781400052189
8. Awkward Family Pet Photos
Mike Bender, Doug Chernack, Three Rivers, $15, 9780307888129
9. Empire of the Summer Moon
S.C. Gwynne, Scribner, $16, 9781416591061
10. Outliers
Malcolm Gladwell, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316017930
11. I Remember Nothing
Nora Ephron, Vintage, $14, 9780307742803
12. The Best of the Rejection Collection
Matthew Diffee, Workman, $13.95, 9780761165781
13. The Warmth of Other Suns
Isabel Wilkerson, Vintage, $16.95, 9780679763888
14. F in Exams
Richard Benson, Chronicle, $9.95, 9780811878319
15. The Old Farmer's Almanac 2012
Old Farmer's Almanac, $6.95, 9781571985446

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, 9780553579901
3. The Reversal
Michael Connelly, Vision, $9.99, 9780446556750
4. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
Stieg Larsson, Vintage, $9.99, 9780307949486
5. A Storm of Swords
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553573428
6. A Feast for Crows
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553582024
7. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Warner, $7.99, 9780446310789
8. Ender's Game
Orson Scott Card, Tor, $6.99, 9780812550702
stars9. Christmas Mourning
Margaret Maron, Grand Central, $7.99, 9780446555791

10. U Is for Undertow
Sue Grafton, Berkley, $7.99, 9780425238110

Children's Illustrated


1. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
2. If You Give a Dog a Donut
Laura Joffe Numeroff, Felicia Bond (Illus.), Balzer & Bray/Harper, $16.99, 9780060266837
3. The Artist Who Painted a Blue Horse
Eric Carle, Philomel, $17.99, 9780399257131
4. The Wizard of Oz: A Scanimation Book
Rufus Butler Seder (Illus.), Workman, $14.95, 9780761163732
5. The Elf on the Shelf
Carol Abersoldt, Coe Steinwart (Illus.), CCA and B, $20, 9780976990703
6. The Night Before Christmas
Clement C. Moore, Corinne Malvern (Illus.), Golden, $3.99, 9780375863592
7. I Want My Hat Back
Jon Klassen, Candlewick, $15.99, 9780763655983
8. Llama Llama Holiday Drama
Anna Dewdney, Viking, $17.99, 9780670011612
9. Grandpa Green
Lane Smith, Roaring Brook, $16.99, 9781596436077
10. Llama Llama Red Pajama
Anna Dewdney, Viking, $17.99, 9780670059836

Children's Interest


1. The Wimpy Kid Do-It-Yourself Book
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $12.95, 9780810989955
2. Every Thing On It
Shel Silverstein, Harper, $19.99, 9780061998164
3. The Invention of Hugo Cabret
Brian Selznick, Scholastic, $24.99, 9780439813785
4. Wonderstruck
Brian Selznick, Scholastic, $29.99, 9780545027892
5. Darth Paper Strikes Back
Tom Angleberger, Amulet, $12.95, 9781419700279
6. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf, $12.99, 9780375842207
7. Wildwood
Colin Meloy, Carson Ellis (Illus.), Balzer & Bray/Harper, $17.99, 9780062024688
8. Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
Ransom Riggs, Quirk, $17.99, 9781594744761
9. The Future of Us
Jay Asher, Carolyn Mackler, Razorbill, $18.99, 9781595144911
10. The Strange Case of Origami Yoda
Tom Angleberger, Amulet, $12.95, 9780810984257

Children's Fiction Series Titles


1. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Cabin Fever
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9781419702235
2. Inheritance (Inheritance Cycle, Book 4)
Christopher Paolini, Knopf, $27.99, 9780375856112
3. The Hunger Games
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $8.99, 9780439023528
4. Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $17.99, 9780439023498
5. The Son of Neptune (The Heroes of Olympus, Book Two)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $19.99, 9781423140597
6. Mockingjay (The Final Book of the Hunger Games)
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $17.99, 9780439023511
7. The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $7.99, 9781423134947
8. Eragon (Inheritance Cycle, Book 1)
Christopher Paolini, Knopf, $10.99, 9780375826696
9. The Forgotten Warrior (Warriors: Omen of the Stars #5)
Erin Hunter, Harper, $16.99, 9780061555220
10. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9780810970687