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Southern Indie Bestseller List 03/13/2011

Southern Indie Bestseller List

For the week ending Sunday, March 13, 2011

Columbia, SC - March 18, 2011 -

The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound.org and SIBA, for the week ended Sunday, March 13, 2011. Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance and IndieBound.org.

STARS - A STARS Author | Okra Pick! - A SIBA Okra Pick 
Titles in red are SIBA Book Award winners and finalists!
Printable versions: Hardcover | Paperback | Children

SPECIAL TO THE SOUTHERN LIST!

(books that appear on the southern list, but not the national list)
Click the buy now! icon to buy this book from a southern indie bookstore!

  • Okra Pick!Georgia Bottoms by Mark Childress (fiction) buy now!
  • Night Vision by Randy Wayne White (fiction) buy now!
  • Tick Tock by James Patterson, (fiction) buy now!
  • The Jungle by Clive Cussler (fiction) buy now!
  • Love You More by Lisa Gardner (fiction) buy now!
  • I Beat the Odds by Michael Oher (nonfiction) buy now!
  • House of Prayer No. 2: A Writer’s Journey Home by Mark Richard (nonfiction) buy now!
  • The Fall of the House of Zeus by Curtis Wilkie (nonfiction) buy now!
  • Decision Points by George W. Bush (nonfiction) buy now!
  • Bringing Adam Home by Les Standiford, Joe Matthews (nonfiction) buy now!
  • Wild Bill Donovan by Douglas Waller (nonfiction) buy now!
  • The Invisible Bridge by Julie Orringer (paperback fiction) buy now!
  • Sarah’s Key by Tatiana De Rosnay (paperback fiction) buy now!
  • Beatrice and Virgil by Yann Martel (paperback fiction) buy now!
  • Christianity by Diarmaid MacCulloch (paperback nonfiction) buy now!
  • In the Sanctuary of Outcasts by Neil White (paperback nonfiction) buy now!
  • I Totally Meant to Do That by Jane Borden (paperback nonfiction) buy now!
  • Every Day in Tuscany by Frances Mayes (paperback nonfiction) buy now!
  • Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson (paperback nonfiction) buy now!
  • The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand (mass market) buy now!
  • 1984 by George Orwell (mass market) buy now!
  • Deliver Us From Evil by David Baldacci (mass market) buy now!
  • Beastly by Alex Flinn (children's interest) buy now!
  • DC Super Heroes: The Ultimate Pop-Up Book by Matthew Reinhart (children's interest) buy now!
  • The Best Birthday Party Ever by Jennifer LaRue Huget, LeUyen Pham (Illus.) (children's interest) buy now!
  • Across the Universe by Beth Revis (childrens interest) buy now!
  • Cloudette by Tom Lichtenheld (childrens interest) buy now!

HARDCOVER FICTION

1. The Tiger's Wife
Téa Obreht, Random House, $25, 9780385343831
2. The Paris Wife
Paula McLain, Ballantine, $25, 9780345521309
3. The Help
Kathryn Stockett, Amy Einhorn Books/Putnam, $24.95, 9780399155345
4. Sing You Home
Jodi Picoult, Atria, $28, 9781439102725
5. Swamplandia!
Karen Russell, Knopf, $24.95, 9780307263995
6. Night Vision
Randy Wayne White, Putnam, $25.95, 9780399157059
7. The Wise Man's Fear
Patrick Rothfuss, DAW, $29.95, 9780756404734
8. Minding Frankie
Maeve Binchy, Knopf, $26.95, 9780307273567
Okra Pick!9. Georgia Bottoms
Mark Childress, Little Brown, $24.99, 9780316033046
10. Room
Emma Donoghue, Little Brown, $24.99, 9780316098335
11. The Jungle
Clive Cussler, Jack B. Du Brul, Putnam, $27.95, 9780399157042
12. Love You More
Lisa Gardner, Bantam, $26, 9780553807257
13. A Discovery of Witches
Deborah Harkness, Viking, $28.95, 9780670022410
14. Tick Tock
James Patterson, Michael Ledwidge, Little Brown, $27.99, 9780316037914
15. Freedom
Jonathan Franzen, FSG, $28, 9780374158460

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

1. Unbroken
Laura Hillenbrand, Random House, $27, 9781400064168
2. The Social Animal
David Brooks, Random House, $27, 9781400067602
3. Cleopatra
Stacy Schiff, Little Brown, $29.99, 9780316001922
4. Moonwalking With Einstein
Joshua Foer, Penguin, $26.95, 9781594202292
5. Life
Keith Richards, Little Brown, $29.99, 9780316034388
6. The Fall of the House of Zeus
Curtis Wilkie, Crown, $25.99, 9780307460707
7. The Information
James Gleick, Pantheon, $29.95, 9780375423727
8. House of Prayer No. 2
Mark Richard, Nan A. Talese, $23.95, 9780385513029
9. Townie
Andre Dubus, III, Norton, $25.95, 9780393064667
10. I Beat the Odds
Michael Oher, Gotham, $26, 9781592406128
11. Bringing Adam Home
Les Standiford, Joe Matthews, Ecco Press, $24.99, 9780061983900
12. The Money Class
Suze Orman, Spiegel & Grau, $26, 9781400069736
13. Decision Points
George W. Bush, Crown, $35, 9780307590619
14. Blood, Bones & Butter
Gabrielle Hamilton, Random House, $26, 9781400068722
15. Wild Bill Donovan
Douglas Waller, Free Press, $30, 9781416567448

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION

1. Cutting for Stone
Abraham Verghese, Vintage, $15.95, 9780375714368
2. Major Pettigrew's Last Stand
Helen Simonson, Random House, $15, 9780812981223
3. Water for Elephants
Sara Gruen, Algonquin, $14.95, 9781616200701
4. The Postmistress
Sarah Blake, Berkley, $15, 9780425238691
5. Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet
Jamie Ford, Ballantine, $15, 9780345505347
6. Little Bee
Chris Cleave, S&S, $15, 9781416589648
7. The Girl Who Fell From the Sky
Heidi W. Durrow, Algonquin, $13.95, 9781616200152
8. The Art of Racing in the Rain
Garth Stein, Harper, $14.99, 9780061537967
9. Sarah's Key
Tatiana De Rosnay, St. Martin's, $13.95, 9780312370848
10. Let the Great World Spin
Colum McCann, Random House, $15, 9780812973990
11. Tinkers
Paul Harding, Bellevue Literary Press, $14.95, 9781934137123
12. The Three Weissmanns of Westport
Cathleen Schine, Picador, $14, 9780312680527
13. The Imperfectionists
Tom Rachman, Dial, $15, 9780385343671
14. Beatrice and Virgil
Yann Martel, Spiegel & Grau, $14, 9780812981544
15. The Invisible Bridge
Julie Orringer, Vintage, $15.95, 9781400034376

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION

1. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Rebecca Skloot, Broadway Books, $16, 9781400052189
2. Heaven Is for Real
Todd Burpo, Thomas Nelson, $16.99, 9780849946158
3. Just Kids
Patti Smith, Ecco Press, $16, 9780060936228
4. The Big Short
Michael Lewis, Norton, $15.95, 9780393338829
5. In the Sanctuary of Outcasts
Neil White, Harper Perennial, $14.99, 9780061351631
6. The Happiness Project
Gretchen Rubin, Harper, $14.99, 9780061583261
7. Inside of a Dog
Alexandra Horowitz, Scribner, $16, 9781416583431
8. I Totally Meant to Do That
Jane Borden, Broadway Books, $14, 9780307464637
9. The King's Speech
Mark Logue, Peter Conradi, Sterling, $14.95, 9781402786761
10. Farm Fresh North Carolina
Diane Daniel, University of North Carolina Press, $18.95, 9780807871829
11. Dead End Gene Pool: A Memoir
Wendy Burden, Gotham, $16, 9781592406067
12. Every Day in Tuscany
Frances Mayes, Broadway Books, $15, 9780767929837
13. Christianity
Diarmaid MacCulloch, Penguin, $25, 9780143118695
14. The Glass Castle
Jeannette Walls, Scribner, $15, 9780743247542
15. Three Cups of Tea
Greg Mortenson, David Oliver Relin, Penguin, $16, 9780143038252

MASS MARKET

1. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Warner, $7.99, 9780446310789
2. A Game of Thrones
George R.R. Martin, Spectra, $8.99, 9780553573404
3. This Body of Death
Elizabeth George, Harper, $9.99, 9780061160912
4. The Girl Who Played With Fire
Stieg Larsson, Vintage, $7.99, 9780307476159
5. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
6. The Black Cat
Martha Grimes, Signet, $9.99, 9780451232946
7. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
Stieg Larsson, Vintage, $7.99, 9780307473479
8. Deliver Us From Evil
David Baldacci, Vision, $9.99, 9780446564076
9. The Fountainhead
Ayn Rand, NAL, $9.99, 9780451191151
10. Changes
Jim Butcher, Roc, $9.99, 9780451463470

CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED

1. A Sick Day for Amos McGee
Philip Christian Stead, Erin E. Stead (Illus.), Roaring Brook, $16.99, 9781596434028
2. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
3. Silverlicious
Victoria Kann, Harper, $17.99, 9780061781230
4. Pat the Bunny
Dorothy Kunhardt, Golden, $9.99, 9780307120007
5. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, Harper, $17.95, 9780060254926
6. Otis
Loren Long, Philomel, $8.99, 9780399256004
7. Fancy Nancy: Aspiring Artist
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), HarperCollins, $12.99, 9780061915260
8. Green Eggs and Ham
Dr. Seuss, Random House, $8.99, 9780394800165
9. I Am a Bunny
Ole Risom, Richard Scarry (Illus.), Golden, $5.99, 9780375827785
10. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, Putnam, $10.99, 9780399226908

CHILDREN'S INTEREST

1. Madeline at the White House
John Bemelmans Marciano, Viking, $17.99, 9780670012282
2. I Am Number Four
Pittacus Lore, Harper, $17.99, 9780062026248
3. The Lost Hero
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $18.99, 9781423113393
4. Moon Over Manifest
Clare Vanderpool, Delacorte, $16.99, 9780385738835
5. The Red Pyramid
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $17.99, 9781423113386
6. Beastly
Alex Flinn, Harper Teen, $8.99, 9780061963285
7. Cloudette
Tom Lichtenheld, Holt, $16.99, 9780805087765
8. The Best Birthday Party Ever
Jennifer LaRue Huget, LeUyen Pham (Illus.), Schwartz & Wade, $16.99,
9780375847639
9. DC Super Heroes: The Ultimate Pop-Up Book
Matthew Reinhart, Little Brown, $29.99, 9780316019989
10. Across the Universe
Beth Revis, Razorbill, $17.99, 9781595143976

CHILDREN'S FICTION SERIES TITLES

1. The Hunger Games
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $8.99, 9780439023528
2. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Ugly Truth
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9780810984912
3. Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $17.99, 9780439023498
4. Mockingjay (The Final Book of the Hunger Games)
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $17.99, 9780439023511
5. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9780810994737
6. Diary of a Wimpy Kid
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9780810993136
7. Tales from a Not-So-Popular Party Girl (Dork Diaries)
Rachel Renee Russell, Aladdin, $12.99, 9781416980087
8. Princess Posey and the Perfect Present: Book 2
Stephanie Greene, Stephanie Sisson (Illus.), Puffin, $4.99, 9780142418284
9. Leprechaun in Late Winter (Magic Tree House #43)
Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illus.), Random House, $12.99, 9780375856501
10. Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer
John Grisham, Dutton, $16.99, 9780525423843


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:

Angela Davis-Gardner, author of Butterfly’s Child at Quail Ridge Books & Music in Raleigh, NC  (Mar 20 2011)

Jane Borden, author of I Totally Meant to Do That at Park Road Books in Charlotte, NC  (Mar 20 2011)

Tommy Hays, author of In the Family Way at Malaprop's Bookstore & Cafe in Asheville, NC  (03/20/2011)

Allen Tullos, author of Alabama Getaway: The Political Imaginary and the H at Regulator Bookshop in Durham, NC  (Mar 21 2011)

Lorraine Massey, author of Curly Girl: The Handbook at Books & Books Inc in Coral Gables, FL  (Mar 21 2011)

David Goldfield, author of America Aflame at Park Road Books in Charlotte, NC  (Mar 22 2011)

Joelle Biele, author of Elizabeth Bishop and The New Yorker: The Complete at Regulator Bookshop in Durham, NC  (Mar 22 2011)

Carrie Ryan, author of The Dark and Hollow Places at Books & Books Inc in Coral Gables, FL  (Mar 22 2011)

Jane Borden, author of I Totally Meant To Do That at Quail Ridge Books & Music in Raleigh, NC  (Mar 23 2011)

Rodney Crowell, author of CHINABERRY SIDEWALKS at Eagle Eye Book Shop in Atlanta, GA  (Mar 23 2011)

John Kasarda, author of Aerotropolis: The Way We’ll Live Next at Regulator Bookshop in Durham, NC  (Mar 23 2011)

Angela Davis-Gardner, author of Butterfly’s Child at Regulator Bookshop in Durham, NC  (Mar 24 2011)

Araminta Stone Johnston, author of And One Was a Priest at Park Road Books in Charlotte, NC  (Mar 24 2011)

Jon Jefferson, author of The Boneyard at Inkwood Books in Tampa, FL  (Mar 24 2011)

Gail Z. Martin, author of The Sworn at Park Road Books in Charlotte, NC  (Mar 25 2011)

Sara J. Henry, author of Learning to Swim at Malaprop's Bookstore & Cafe in Asheville, NC  (03/25/2011)

Rebecca Lang, author of Quick Fix Southern at McIntyre's Fine Books in Pittsboro, NC  (Mar 25 2011)

Bill Noel, author of "The Marsh" at Litchfield Books in Pawleys Island, SC  (03/25/2011)

Don Nedobeck, author of Nedobecks Numbers and Nedobecks Counting Book at Muse Book Shop in Deland, FL  (03/25/2011)

Brian Clarey, author of The Anxious Hipster and Other Barflies I've Known at Barnhill's in Winston-Salem, NC  (3/25/2011)

Sheila Moses, author of Joseph's Grace at Quail Ridge Books & Music in Raleigh, NC  (Mar 26 2011)

Gloria Houston, author of Miss Dorothy and Her Book Mobile at Malaprop's Bookstore & Cafe in Asheville, NC  (03/26/2011)

Kennesaw Taylor, author of The Redneck Cooker:A Deep Down Southern Cookbook at Book Worm Bookstore in Powder Springs, GA  (03/26/2011)

Vanessa Lee, author of Funny Jimmy at Book Worm Bookstore in Powder Springs, GA  (03/26/2011)

Philip Margo, author of Null Quotient at Park Road Books in Charlotte, NC  (Mar 26 2011)

Shelia Moses, author of JOSEPH'S GRACE at Quail Ridge Books & Music in Raleigh, NC  (Mar 26 2011)

Annette Laing, author of A Different Day A Different Destiny at Book Worm Bookstore in Powder Springs, GA  (03/26/2011)

Karla Holloway, author of PRIVATE BODIES, PUBLIC TEXTS: RACE, GENDER, AND A at Quail Ridge Books & Music in Raleigh, NC  (Mar 27 2011)

Michele Manderine, author of Tristan, The Maine Coon Cat at Barnhill's in Winston-Salem, NC  (3/27/2011)

Eve Ensler, author of The Secret Life of Girls Around the World at Books & Books Inc in Coral Gables, FL  (Mar 27 2011)

Southern Indie Bestseller List 03/06/2011

Southern Indie Bestseller List

For the week ending Sunday, March 6, 2011

Columbia, SC - March 10, 2011 -

The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound.org and SIBA, for the week ended Sunday, March 6, 2011. Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance and IndieBound.org.

STARS - A STARS Author | Okra Pick! - A SIBA Okra Pick 
Titles in red are SIBA Book Award winners and finalists!
Printable versions: Hardcover | Paperback | Children

SPECIAL TO THE SOUTHERN LIST!

(books that appear on the southern list, but not the national list)
Click the buy now! icon to buy this book from a southern indie bookstore!

  • The Confession by John Grisham (fiction) buy now!
  • Okra Pick!Georgia Bottoms by Mark Childress (fiction) buy now!
  • Night Vision by Randy Wayne White (fiction) buy now!
  • Tick Tock by James Patterson, (fiction) buy now!
  • Okra Pick!Electric Barracuda by Tim Dorsey (fiction) buy now!
  • Tell to Win by Peter Guber (nonfiction) buy now!
  • My Reading Life by Pat Conroy (nonfiction) buy now!
  • A Simple Government by Mike Huckabee (nonfiction) buy now!
  • House of Prayer No. 2: A Writer’s Journey Home by Mark Richard (nonfiction) buy now!
  • The Fall of the House of Zeus by Curtis Wilkie (nonfiction) buy now!
  • Known and Unknown by Donald Rumsfeld (nonfiction) buy now!
  • Bringing Adam Home by Les Standiford, Joe Matthews (nonfiction) buy now!
  • The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald (paperback fiction) buy now!
  • The Invisible Bridge by Julie Orringer (paperback fiction) buy now!
  • Saving CeeCee Honeycutt by Beth Hoffman (paperback fiction) buy now!
  • Dead End Gene Pool: A Memoir by Wendy Burden (paperback nonfiction) buy now!
  • Christianity by Diarmaid MacCulloch (paperback nonfiction) buy now!
  • In the Sanctuary of Outcasts by Neil White (paperback nonfiction) buy now!
  • In Cold Blood by Truman Capote (paperback nonfiction) buy now!
  • Zagat Miami/So. Florida Restaurants 2011 by Zagat (paperback nonfiction) buy now!
  • 1984 by George Orwell (mass market) buy now!
  • The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett (mass market) buy now!
  • A Dark Matter by Peter Straub (mass market) buy now!
  • Lord of the Flies by William Golding (mass market) buy now!
  • Deliver Us From Evil by David Baldacci (mass market) buy now!
  • Oh, the Places You’ll Go! by Dr. Seuss (children's illustrated) buy now!
  • The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary by Jeff Kinney (children's interest) buy now!
  • Across the Universe by Beth Revis (childrens interest) buy now!
  • Cloudette by Tom Lichtenheld (childrens interest) buy now!
  • When the World Was Waiting for You by Gillian Shields, Anna Currey (Illus.) (childrens interest) buy now!
  • The Strange Case of Origami Yoda by Tom Angleberger (childrens interest) buy now!

HARDCOVER FICTION

1. The Paris Wife
Paula McLain, Ballantine, $25, 9780345521309
2. A Discovery of Witches
Deborah Harkness, Viking, $28.95, 9780670022410
3. The Wise Man's Fear
Patrick Rothfuss, Daw, $29.95, 9780756404734
4. Sing You Home
Jodi Picoult, Atria, $28, 9781439102725
5. Swamplandia!
Karen Russell, Knopf, $24.95, 9780307263995
6. Room
Emma Donoghue, Little Brown, $24.99, 9780316098335
7. Tick Tock
James Patterson, Michael Ledwidge, Little Brown, $27.99, 9780316037914
8. The Help
Kathryn Stockett, Amy Einhorn Books/Putnam, $24.95, 9780399155345
9. Night Vision
Randy Wayne White, Putnam, $25.95, 9780399157059
Okra Pick!10. Georgia Bottoms
Mark Childress, Little Brown, $24.99, 9780316033046
11. The Weird Sisters
Eleanor Brown, Amy Einhorn Books/Putnam, $24.95, 9780399157226
Okra Pick!12. Electric Barracuda
Tim Dorsey, Morrow, $24.99, 9780061876899
13. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest
Stieg Larsson, Knopf, $27.95, 9780307269997
14. Minding Frankie
Maeve Binchy, Knopf, $26.95, 9780307273567
15. The Confession
John Grisham, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385528047

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

1. Unbroken
Laura Hillenbrand, Random House, $27, 9781400064168
2. Cleopatra
Stacy Schiff, Little Brown, $29.99, 9780316001922
3. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Rebecca Skloot, Crown, $26, 9781400052172
4. Townie: A Memoir
Andre Dubus III, Norton, $25.95, 9780393064667
5. My Reading Life
Pat Conroy, Nan A. Talese, $25, 9780385533577
6. Tell to Win
Peter Guber, Crown Business, $26, 9780307587954
7. A Widow's Story: A Memoir
Joyce Carol Oates, Ecco, $27.99, 9780062015532
8. Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother
Amy Chua, Penguin, $25.95, 9781594202841
9. A Simple Government
Mike Huckabee, Sentinel, $26.95, 9781595230737
10. Blood, Bones & Butter
Gabrielle Hamilton, Random House, $26, 9781400068722
11. Known and Unknown
Donald Rumsfeld, Sentinel, $36, 9781595230676
12. Bringing Adam Home
Les Standiford, Joe Matthews, Ecco, $24.99, 9780061983900
13. The Fall of the House of Zeus
Curtis Wilkie, Crown, $25.99, 9780307460707
14. Autobiography of Mark Twain
Mark Twain, University of California Press, $34.95, 9780520267190
15. House of Prayer No. 2
Mark Richard, Nan A. Talese, $23.95, 9780385513029

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION

1. Cutting for Stone
Abraham Verghese, Vintage, $15.95, 9780375714368
2. Major Pettigrew's Last Stand
Helen Simonson, Random House, $15, 9780812981223
3. Little Bee
Chris Cleave, S&S, $15, 9781416589648
4. The Postmistress
Sarah Blake, Berkley, $15, 9780425238691
5. Water for Elephants
Sara Gruen, Algonquin, $14.95, 9781616200701
6. The Great Gatsby
F. Scott Fitzgerald, Scribner, $14, 9780743273565
7. The Imperfectionists
Tom Rachman, Dial, $15, 9780385343671
8. The Three Weissmanns of Westport
Cathleen Schine, Picador, $14, 9780312680527
9. The Girl Who Fell From the Sky
Heidi W. Durrow, Algonquin, $13.95, 9781616200152
10. The Invisible Bridge
Julie Orringer, Vintage, $15.95, 9781400034376
11. Half Broke Horses
Jeannette Walls, Scribner, $15, 9781416586296
12. The Art of Racing in the Rain
Garth Stein, Harper, $14.99, 9780061537967
13. Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet
Jamie Ford, Ballantine, $15, 9780345505347
14. True Grit
Charles Portis, Overlook, $14.95, 9781590204597
15. Saving CeeCee Honeycutt
Beth Hoffman, Penguin, $15, 9780143118572

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION

1. The King's Speech
Mark Logue, Peter Conradi, Sterling, $14.95, 9781402786761
2. Heaven Is for Real
Todd Burpo, Thomas Nelson, $16.99, 9780849946158
3. Just Kids
Patti Smith, Ecco, $16, 9780060936228
4. Committed
Elizabeth Gilbert, Penguin, $16, 9780143118701
5. The Big Short
Michael Lewis, Norton, $15.95, 9780393338829
6. Dead End Gene Pool: A Memoir
Wendy Burden, Gotham, $16, 9781592406067
7. Inside of a Dog
Alexandra Horowitz, Scribner, $16, 9781416583431
8. What the Dog Saw
Malcolm Gladwell, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316076203
9. Zeitoun
Dave Eggers, Vintage, $15.95, 9780307387943
10. The Sweet Life in Paris
David Lebovitz, Broadway, $14, 9780767928892
11. Christianity
Diarmaid MacCulloch, Penguin, $25, 9780143118695
12. The Glass Castle
Jeannette Walls, Scribner, $15, 9780743247542
13. In the Sanctuary of Outcasts
Neil White, Harper Perennial, $14.99, 9780061351631
14. In Cold Blood
Truman Capote, Vintage, $15, 9780679745587
15. Zagat Miami/So. Florida Restaurants 2011
Zagat, $14.95, 9781604783100

MASS MARKET

1. The Girl Who Played With Fire
Stieg Larsson, Vintage, $7.99, 9780307476159
2. The Name of the Wind
Patrick Rothfuss, Daw, $8.99, 9780756404741
3. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
4. The Black Cat
Martha Grimes, Signet, $9.99, 9780451232946
5. The Pillars of the Earth
Ken Follett, Signet, $9.99, 9780451232816
6. Changes: A Novel of the Dresden Files
Jim Butcher, Roc, $9.99, 9780451463470
7. All Quiet on the Western Front
Erich Maria Remarque, Ballantine, $6.99, 9780449213940
8. A Dark Matter
Peter Straub, Anchor, $7.99, 9781400096725
9. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
Stieg Larsson, Vintage, $7.99, 9780307473479
10. Lord of the Flies
William Golding, Berkley, $9.99, 9780399501487

CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED

1. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
2. A Sick Day for Amos McGee
Philip Christian Stead, Erin E. Stead (Illus.), Roaring Brook, $16.99, 9781596434028
3. Silverlicious
Victoria Kann, Harper, $17.99, 9780061781230
4. Green Eggs and Ham
Dr. Seuss, Random House, $8.99, 9780394800165
5. Otis
Loren Long, Philomel, $8.99, 9780399256004
6. Of Thee I Sing: A Letter to My Daughters
Barack Obama, Loren Long (Illus.), Knopf, $17.99, 9780375835278
7. The Cat in the Hat
Dr. Seuss, Random House, $8.99, 9780394800011
8. The Lorax
Dr.Seuss, Random House, $14.95, 9780394823379
9. Oh, the Places You'll Go!
Dr. Seuss, Random House, $17.99, 9780679805274
10. Pat the Bunny
Dorothy Kunhardt, Golden, $9.99, 9780307120007

CHILDREN'S INTEREST

1. Madeline at the White House
John Bemelmans Marciano, Viking, $17.99, 9780670012282
2. I Am Number Four
Pittacus Lore, Harper, $17.99, 9780062026248
3. Across the Universe
Beth Revis, Razorbill, $17.99, 9781595143976
4. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf, $12.99, 9780375842207
5. The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary
Jeff Kinney, Amulet Books, $14.95, 9781419700507
6. Cloudette
Tom Lichtenheld, Holt, $16.99, 9780805087765
7. Moon Over Manifest
Clare Vanderpool, Delacorte, $16.99, 9780385738835
8. Matched
Ally Condie, Dutton, $17.99, 9780525423645
9. When the World Was Waiting for You
Gillian Shields, Anna Currey (Illus.), Bloomsbury, $14.99, 9781599905310
10. The Strange Case of Origami Yoda
Tom Angleberger, Amulet, $12.95, 9780810984257

CHILDREN'S FICTION SERIES TITLES

1. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Ugly Truth
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9780810984912
2. The Hunger Games
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $8.99, 9780439023528
3. A Crazy Day With Cobras (Magic Tree House)
Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illus., Random House, $12.99, 9780375868238
4. Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $17.99, 9780439023498
5. Mockingjay (The Final Book of the Hunger Games)
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $17.99, 9780439023511
6. Diary of a Wimpy Kid
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9780810993136
7. Tales from a Not-So-Fabulous Life (Dork Diaries)
Rachel Renee Russell, Aladdin, $12.99, 9781416980063
8. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9780810994737
9. The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $7.99, 9781423134947
10. Pretty Little Liars
Sara Shepard, Harper Teen, $8.99, 9780060887322



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:

Yann Martel, author of Beatrice & Virgil at Malaprop's Bookstore & Cafe in Asheville, NC  (03/11/2011)

Lisa Gardener, author of Love You More at Park Road Books in Charlotte, NC  (Mar 11 2011)

Shirley Deane, author of An Unreasonable Woman: In Search of Meaning Around at Barnhill's in Winston-Salem, NC  (3/11/2011)

Jefferson Bass, author of "Bone Yard" at Litchfield Books in Pawleys Island, SC  (03/11/2011)

Johnnie Sue Myers, author of The Gathering Place: Traditional Cherokee Dishes, at City Lights Bookstore in Sylva, NC  (Mar 12 2011)

Diane Daniel, author of Farm Fresh North Carlina: The Go-To Guide to Great at Malaprop's Bookstore & Cafe in Asheville, NC  (03/12/2011)

Sarah Byrd, author of Guardian Spirit at Barnhill's in Winston-Salem, NC  (3/12/2011)

Rick Rothacker, author of BANKTOWN: THE RISE AND STRUGGLES OF CHARLOTTE’S BI at McIntyre's Fine Books in Pittsboro, NC  (Mar 12 2011)

Richard Nance, author of Journey of the Chosen (The Hidden World Chronicles at Barnhill's in Winston-Salem, NC  (3/12/2011)

Peggy Vonsherie Allen, author of The Pecan Orchard at Page & Palette in Fairhope, AL  (03/12/2011)

Vicki Lane, author of Day of Small Things at The Fountainhead Bookstore in Hendersonville, NC  (03/12/11)

David Halperin, author of Journal of a UFO Investigator at Park Road Books in Charlotte, NC  (Mar 12 2011)

Malidoma Some, author of Healing Wisdom of Africa at Malaprop's Bookstore & Cafe in Asheville, NC  (03/13/2011)

Bill Branyon, author of Liberating Liberals at Malaprop's Bookstore & Cafe in Asheville, NC  (03/13/2011)

Okra Pick!Mark Childress, author of Georgia Bottoms at Alabama Booksmith in Birmingham, AL  (03/14/2011)

Jacques d' Amboise, author of I Was A Dancer at Inkwood Books in Tampa, FL  (Mar 15 2011)

Miles DeMott, author of Family Meeting at Fiction Addiction in Greenville, SC  (Mar 15 2011)

Les Standiford, author of MIAMI NOIR authors at Regulator Bookshop in Durham, NC  (Mar 15 2011)

Earl J. Higgins, author of Metairie, Ames, High at Octavia Books in New Orleans, LA  (Mar 15 2011)

Sheri Holman, author of The Witches On the Road Tonight at Malaprop's Bookstore & Cafe in Asheville, NC  (03/15/2011)

J.A. Jance, author of Fatal Error at Blue Elephant Book Shop in Decatur, GA  (March 16 2011)

Sheri Holman, author of Witches on the Road Tonight at Regulator Bookshop in Durham, NC  (Mar 16 2011)

Frances Mayes, author of Every Day in Tuscany: Seasons of an Italian LIfe at Malaprop's Bookstore & Cafe in Asheville, NC  (03/16/2011)

Tracey Schmidt, author of I Have Fallen In Love With the World at The Fountainhead Bookstore in Hendersonville, NC  (03/17/2011)

C. A. Conrad, author of The Book of Frank at Malaprop's Bookstore & Cafe in Asheville, NC  (03/17/2011)

Rachel Hawkins, author of Demonglass at Page & Palette in Fairhope, AL  (03/18/2011)

Elizabeth Stuckey-French, author of The Revenge of the Radioactive Lady at Page & Palette in Fairhope, AL  (03/18/2011)

Bernie Schein, author of If Holden Caulfield Were in My Classroom at Page & Palette in Fairhope, AL  (03/18/2011)

Mary Whyte, author of "Working South" at Litchfield Books in Pawleys Island, SC  (03/18/2011)

Jane Borden, author of I Totally Meant To Do That at Malaprop's Bookstore & Cafe in Asheville, NC  (03/19/2011)

Johnnie Sue Myers, author of The Gathering Place at The Fountainhead Bookstore in Hendersonville, NC  (03/19/2011)

Margaret Montreuil, author of His Kingdom Come at Park Road Books in Charlotte, NC  (Mar 19 2011)

Charmaine , author of The Bait to Get Your Mate at Barnhill's in Winston-Salem, NC  (3/19/2011)

Les Strandford, author of Bringing Adam Home: The abduction that changed Ame at That Bookstore in Blytheville in Blytheville, AR  (Mar 19 2011)

Tommy Hays, author of In the Family Way at Malaprop's Bookstore & Cafe in Asheville, NC  (03/20/2011)

Jane Borden, author of I Totally Meant to Do That at Park Road Books in Charlotte, NC  (Mar 20 2011)

Allen Tullos, author of Alabama Getaway: The Political Imaginary and the H at Regulator Bookshop in Durham, NC  (Mar 21 2011)

Joelle Biele, author of Elizabeth Bishop and The New Yorker: The Complete at Regulator Bookshop in Durham, NC  (Mar 22 2011)

David Goldfield, author of America Aflame at Park Road Books in Charlotte, NC  (Mar 22 2011)

John Kasarda, author of Aerotropolis: The Way We’ll Live Next at Regulator Bookshop in Durham, NC  (Mar 23 2011)

Rodney Crowell, author of CHINABERRY SIDEWALKS at Eagle Eye Book Shop in Atlanta, GA  (Mar 23 2011)

Angela Davis-Gardner, author of Butterfly’s Child at Regulator Bookshop in Durham, NC  (Mar 24 2011)

Araminta Stone Johnston, author of And One Was a Priest at Park Road Books in Charlotte, NC  (Mar 24 2011)