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Southern Indie Bestseller List 08/26/2012

Hardcover Fiction


1. Gone Girl
Gillian Flynn, Crown, $25, 9780307588364
2. The Light Between Oceans
M.L. Stedman, Scribner, $25, 9781451681734
3. One Last Thing Before I Go
Jonathan Tropper, Dutton, $26.95, 9780525952367
4. Canada
Richard Ford, Ecco, $27.99, 9780061692048
5. Where'd You Go, Bernadette
Maria Semple, Little Brown, $25.99, 9780316204279
6. The Dog Stars
Peter Heller, Knopf, $24.95, 9780307959942
7. A Dance With Dragons
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $35, 9780553801477
8. Creole Belle
James Lee Burke, S&S, $27.99, 9781451648133
9. The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry
Rachel Joyce, Random House, $25, 9780812993295
10. A Hologram for the King
Dave Eggers, McSweeney's, $25, 9781936365746
11. The Fallen Angel
Daniel Silva, Harper, $27.99, 9780062073129
12. The Kingmaker's Daughter
Philippa Gregory, Touchstone, $26.99, 9781451626070
13. Where We Belong
Emily Giffin, St. Martin's, $27.99, 9780312554194
14. The Cove
Ron Rash, Ecco, $26.99, 9780061804199
15. Black List
Brad Thor, Atria, $27.99, 9781439192986

Hardcover Nonfiction


1. Dearie
Bob Spitz, Knopf, $29.95, 9780307272225
2. Wild
Cheryl Strayed, Knopf, $25.95, 9780307592736
3. Unbroken
Laura Hillenbrand, Random House, $27, 9781400064168
4. Killing Lincoln
Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard, Holt, $28, 9780805093070
5. Paris: A Love Story
Kati Marton, S&S, $24, 9781451691542
6. The Amateur
Edward Klein, Regnery, $27.95, 9781596987852
7. Paterno
Joe Posnanski, S&S, $28, 9781451657494
8. I Could Pee on This
Francesco Marciuliano, Chronicle, $12.95, 9781452110585
9. A Case for Solomon
Tal McThenia, Margaret Dunbar Cutright, Free Press, $26.99, 9781439158593
10. Shadowbosses
Mallory Factor, Center Street, $24.99, 9781455522743
11. Let's Pretend This Never Happened
Jenny Lawson, Amy Einhorn Books/Putnam, $25.95, 9780399159015
12. Wheat Belly
William Davis, Rodale, $25.99, 9781609611545
13. Winter Journal
Paul Auster, Holt, $26, 9780805095531
14. Don't Let the Republican Drive the Bus!: A Parody for Voters
Erich Origen, Gan Golan, Ten Speed Press, $14.99, 9781607743927
15. The Power of Habit
Charles Duhigg, Random House, $28, 9781400069286

Trade Paperback Fiction


1. Fifty Shades of Grey
E.L. James, Vintage, $15.95, 9780345803481
2. Fifty Shades Freed
E.L. James, Vintage, $15.95, 9780345803504
3. Fifty Shades Darker
E.L. James, Vintage, $15.95, 9780345803498
4. Rules of Civility
Amor Towles, Penguin, $16, 9780143121169
5. The Night Circus
Erin Morgenstern, Anchor, $15, 9780307744432
6. State of Wonder
Ann Patchett, Harper Perennial, $15.99, 9780062049810
7. The Sense of an Ending
Julian Barnes, Vintage, $14.95, 9780307947727
8. The Shoemaker's Wife
Adriana Trigiani, Harper, $15.99, 9780061257100
9. A Discovery of Witches
Deborah Harkness, Penguin, $16, 9780143119685
10. The Language of Flowers
Vanessa Diffenbaugh, Ballantine, $15, 9780345525550
11. The Keeper of Lost Causes
Jussi Adler-Olsen, Plume, $16, 9780452297906
12. The Art of Fielding
Chad Harbach, Back Bay, $14.99, 9780316126670
13. The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Stephen Chbosky, MTV Books, $14, 9780671027346
14. The Best of Me
Nicholas Sparks, Grand Central, $14.99, 9780446547642
15. Maine
J.Courtney Sullivan, Vintage, $15.95, 9780307742216

Trade Paperback Nonfiction


1. In the Garden of Beasts
Erik Larson, Broadway, $16, 9780307408853
2. To Heaven and Back
Mary C. Neal, Waterbrook, $14.99, 9780307731715
3. Bossypants
Tina Fey, Reagan Arthur Books, $15.99, 9780316056878
4. Three Simple Steps
Trevor Blake, Benbella, $12.95, 9781936661718
5. Unlikely Friendships
Jennifer S. Holland, Workman, $13.95, 9780761159131
6. 1493
Charles C. Mann, Vintage, $16.95, 9780307278241
7. Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness
Alexandra Fuller, Penguin, $15, 9780143121343
8. How to Read Literature Like a Professor
Thomas C. Foster, Harper, $14.99, 9780060009427
9. How to Be a Woman
Caitlin Moran, Harper Perennial, $15.99, 9780062124296
10. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Rebecca Skloot, Broadway, $16, 9781400052189
11. Incognito
David M. Eagleman, Vintage, $15.95, 9780307389923
12. Night
Elie Wiesel, FSG, $9.95, 9780374500016
13. Tiny Beautiful Things
Cheryl Strayed, Vintage, $14.95, 9780307949332
14. The Greater Journey
David McCullough, S&S, $20, 9781416571773
15. I Remember Nothing
Nora Ephron, Vintage, $14, 9780307742803

Mass Market


1. A Clash of Kings
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780345535429
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 Game of Thrones
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553593716
5. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Warner, $7.99, 9780446310789
6. Kill Shot
Vince Flynn, Atria, $9.99, 9781416595229
7. The Hobbit
J.R.R. Tolkien, Ballantine, $8.99, 9780345339683
8. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Warner, $6.99, 9780316769488
9. Lord of the Flies
William Golding, Berkley, $9.99, 9780399501487
10. Ender's Game
Orson Scott Card, Tor, $6.99, 9780812550702

Children's Illustrated


1. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
2. Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes
Eric Litwin, James Dean (Illus.), Harper, $16.99, 9780061906220
3. On the Night You Were Born
Nancy Tillman, Feiwel & Friends, $7.99, 9780312601553
4. Creepy Carrots!
Aaron Reynolds, Peter Brown (Illus.), S&S Books for Young Readers, $16.99, 9781442402973
5. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, Harper, $17.95, 9780060254926
6. The Kissing Hand
Audrey Penn, Ruth E.Harper, Nancy M. Leak (Illus.), Tanglewood, $17.95, 9781933718002
7. Children Make Terrible Pets
Peter Brown, Little Brown, $16.99, 9780316015486
8. Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons
Eric Litwin, James Dean (Illus.), Harper, $16.99, 9780062110589
9. The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore
William Joyce, Atheneum, $17.99, 9781442457027
10. Ladybug Girl and Bingo
Jacky Davis, David Soman (Illus.), Dial, $16.99, 9780803735828

Children's Interest


1. The Outsiders
S.E. Hinton, Puffin, $9.99, 9780140385724
2. The Giver
Lois Lowry, Laurel-Leaf, $6.99, 9780440237686
3. Lincoln's Last Days: The Shocking Assassination That Changed America Forever
Bill O'Reilly, Dwight Jon Zimmerman, Holt, $19.99, 9780805096750
4. The Fault in Our Stars
John Green, Dutton, $17.99, 9780525478812
5. The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell
Chris Colfer, Little Brown, $17.99, 9780316201575
6. Wonder
R.J. Palacio, Knopf, $15.99, 9780375869020
7. Holes
Louis Sachar, Yearling, $6.99, 9780440419464
8. Charlotte's Web
E.B. White, Harper, $7.99, 9780061120268
9. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf, $12.99, 9780375842207
10. Chomp
Carl Hiaasen, Knopf, $16.99, 9780375868429

Children's Fiction Series Titles


1. The Hunger Games
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $12.99, 9780545425117
2. Mockingjay (The Final Book of the Hunger Games)
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $17.99, 9780439023511
3. The Rise of Nine (Lorien Legacies, #3)
Pittacus Lore, Harper, $17.99, 9780061974588
4. Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $17.99, 9780439023498
5. The Secret of the Fortune Wookiee (Origami Yoda Series, #3)
Tom Angleberger, Amulet, $12.95, 9781419703928
6. Nevermore (Maximum Ride)
James Patterson, Little Brown, $17.99, 9780316101844
7. Divergent
Veronica Roth, Katherine Tegen Books, $9.99, 9780062024039
8. Insurgent (Divergent Series, #2)
Veronica Roth, Katherine Tegen Books, $17.99, 9780062024046
9. Theodore Boone: The Accused
John Grisham, Dutton, $16.99, 9780525425762
10. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Cabin Fever
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9781419702235