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Southern Indie Bestseller List 11/23/2008

Southern Indie Bestseller List

For the week ending Sunday, November 23, 2008
Columbia, SC -November 25, 2008 -

The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound.org and SIBA, for the week ended Sunday, November 23, 2008. Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance and IndieBound.org.

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HARDCOVER FICTION

1. The Private Patient
P.D. James, Knopf, $25.95, 9780307270771
2. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
Mary Ann Shaffer, Annie Barrows, Dial, $22, 9780385340991
3. Cross Country
James Patterson, Little Brown, $27.99, 9780316018722
4. The Hour I First Believed
Wally Lamb, Harper, $29.95, 9780060393496
5. The Gate House
Nelson DeMille, Grand Central, $27.99, 9780446533423
6. Divine Justice
David Baldacci, Grand Central, $27.99, 9780446195508
7. The Story of Edgar Sawtelle
David Wroblewski, Ecco, $25.95, 9780061374227
8. The Christmas Sweater
Glenn Beck, Threshold Editions, $19.99, 9781416594857
9. Serena
Ron Rash, Ecco, $24.99, 9780061470851
10. A Mercy
Toni Morrison, Knopf, $23.95, 9780307264237
11. The Lucky One
Nicholas Sparks, Grand Central, $24.99, 9780446579933
12. The Brass Verdict
Michael Connelly, Little Brown, $26.99, 9780316166294
13. Just After Sunset
Stephen King, Scribner, $28, 9781416584087
14. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
Stieg Larsson, Knopf, $24.95, 9780307269751
15. A Lion Among Men
Gregory Maguire, Morrow, $26.95, 9780060548926

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

1. Outliers
Malcolm Gladwell, Little Brown, $27.99, 9780316017923
2. Dewey
Vicki Myron, Grand Central, $19.99, 9780446407410
3. American Lion
Jon Meacham, Random House, $30, 9781400063253
4. Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics
Ina Garten, Clarkson Potter, $35, 9781400054350
5. The Last Lecture
Randy Pausch, Hyperion, $21.95, 9781401323257
6. Hot, Flat, and Crowded
Thomas L. Friedman, FSG, $27.95, 9780374166854
7. Annie Leibovitz at Work
Annie Leibovitz, Random House, $40, 9780375505102
8. A Bold Fresh Piece of Humanity
Bill O'Reilly, Broadway, $26, 9780767928823
9. When You Are Engulfed in Flames
David Sedaris, Little Brown, $25.99, 9780316143479
10. Goodnight Bush
Erich Origen, Gan Golan, Little Brown, $14.99, 9780316040419
11. Do the Right Thing
Mike Huckabee, Sentinel, $25.95, 9781595230546
12. The Snowball
Alice Schroeder, Bantam, $35, 9780553805093
13. Call Me Ted
Ted Turner, Grand Central, $30, 9780446581899
14. Holidays on Ice
David Sedaris, Little Brown, $16.99, 9780316035903
15. My Stroke of Insight
Jill Bolte Taylor, Viking, $24.95, 9780670020744

 

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION

1. The Shack
William P. Young, Windblown, $14.99, 9780964729230
2. Loving Frank
Nancy Horan, Ballantine, $14, 9780345495006
3. The White Tiger
Aravind Adiga, Free Press, $14, 9781416562603
4. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
Junot Diaz, Riverhead, $14, 9781594483295
5. The Secret Life of Bees
Sue Monk Kidd, Penguin, $14, 9780142001745
6. World Without End
Ken Follett, NAL, $22, 9780451224996
7. Out Stealing Horses
Per Petterson, Picador, $14, 9780312427085
8. The Elegance of the Hedgehog
Muriel Barbery, Europa Editions, $15, 9781933372600
9. The Uncommon Reader
Alan Bennett, Picador, $12, 9780312427641
10. Home to Holly Springs
Jan Karon, Penguin, $14.95, 9780143114390
11. The Road
Cormac McCarthy, Vintage, $14.95, 9780307387899
12. Run
Ann Patchett, Harper Perennial, $14.95, 9780061340642
13. Water for Elephants
Sara Gruen, Algonquin, $13.95, 9781565125605
14. Sarah's Key
Tatiana De Rosnay, St. Martin's Griffin, $13.95, 9780312370848
15. Wicked
Gregory Maguire, Harper, $16, 9780060987107

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION 

1. Dreams From My Father
Barack Obama, Three Rivers, $14.95, 9781400082773
2. The Audacity of Hope
Barack Obama, Three Rivers, $14.95, 9780307237705
3. Three Cups of Tea
Greg Mortenson, David Oliver Relin, Penguin, $15, 9780143038252
4. Team of Rivals
Doris Kearns Goodwin, S&S, $21, 9780743270755
5. The Zookeeper's Wife
Diane Ackerman, Norton, $14.95, 9780393333060
6. Marley & Me
John Grogan, Harper, $13.95, 9780060817091
7. Eat, Pray, Love
Elizabeth Gilbert, Penguin, $15, 9780143038412
8. A New Earth
Eckhart Tolle, Plume, $14, 9780452289963
9. The Nine
Jeffrey Toobin, Anchor, $15.95, 9781400096794
10. Same Kind of Different as Me
Ron Hall, Denver Moore, Thomas Nelson, $14.99, 9780849919107
11. Animal, Vegetable, Miracle
Barbara and Camille Kingsolver, Steven Hopp, Harper Perennial, $14.95, 9780060852566
12. Musicophilia
Oliver Sacks, Vintage, $14.95, 9781400033539
13. The Year of Living Biblically
A.J. Jacobs, S&S, $15, 9780743291484
14. Boone
Robert Morgan, Algonquin, $18.95, 9781565126152
15. Into the Wild
Jon Krakauer, Anchor, $13.95, 9780307387172


MASS MARKET 

1. Dead Until Dark
Charlaine Harris, Ace, $7.99, 9780441016990
2. The Appeal
John Grisham, Dell, $7.99, 9780440243816
3. The Audacity of Hope
Barack Obama, Vintage, $7.99, 9780307455871
4. Down River
John Hart, St. Martin's Minotaur, $7.99, 9780312945664
5. Club Dead
Charlaine Harris, Ace, $7.99, 9780441010516
6. Living Dead in Dallas
Charlaine Harris, Ace, $7.99, 9780441009237
7. Dead as a Doornail
Charlaine Harris, Ace, $7.99, 9780441013333
8. Dead to the World
Charlaine Harris, Ace, $7.99, 9780441012183
9. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Warner, $7.99, 9780446310789
10. The Darkest Evening of the Year
Dean Koontz, Bantam, $7.99, 9780553589122

 

CHILDREN'S TITLES

1. Twilight
Stephenie Meyer, Little Brown, $10.99, 9780316038386
2. New Moon (Twilight, Book 2)
Stephenie Meyer, Little Brown, $10.99, 9780316024969
3. Eclipse (Twilight, Book 3)
Stephenie Meyer, Little Brown, $19.99, 9780316160209
4. Breaking Dawn (Twilight, Book 4)
Stephenie Meyer, Little Brown, $22.99, 9780316067928
5. Swing!
Rufus Butler Seder, Workman, $12.95, 9780761151272
6. Gallop!
Rufus Butler Seder, Workman, $12.95, 9780761147633
7. Fancy Nancy: Let's Get Fancy Together!
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), HarperCollins, $17.99, 9780061576713
8. If You Give a Cat a Cupcake
Laura Joffe Numeroff, Felicia Bond (Illus.), Laura Geringer, $16.99, 9780060283247
9. Diary of a Wimpy Kid
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $12.95, 9780810993136
10. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
11. Brisingr (Inheritance, Book 3)
Christopher Paolini, Knopf, $27.50, 9780375826726
12. Bee & Me
Elle J. McGuinness, Heather Brown (Illus.), Accord, $16.99, 9780740777349
13. The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1)
Rick Riordan, Miramax, $7.99, 9780786838653
14. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $12.95, 9780810994737
15. A Very Marley Christmas
John Grogan, Richard Cowdrey (Illus.), Harper, $17.99, 9780061372926