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Southern Indie Bestseller List 07/06/2008

Southern Indie Bestseller List

For the week ending Sunday, July 6, 2008
Columbia, SC - July 9, 2008 -

The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound.org and SIBA, for the week ended Sunday, July 6, 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 Story of Edgar Sawtelle
David Wroblewski, Ecco, $25.95, 9780061374227
2. The Art of Racing in the Rain
Garth Stein, Harper, $23.95, 9780061537936
3. Sail
James Patterson, Howard Roughan, Little Brown, $27.99, 9780316018708
4. Fearless Fourteen
Janet Evanovich, St. Martin's, $27.95, 9780312349516
5. America America
Ethan Canin, Random House, $27, 9780679456803
6. The Enchantress of Florence
Salman Rushdie, Random House, $26, 9780375504334
7. The Host
Stephenie Meyer, Little Brown, $25.99, 9780316068048
8. The Beach House
Jane Green, Viking, $24.95, 9780670018857
9. Love the One You're With
Emily Giffin, St. Martin's, $24.95, 9780312348670
10. Chasing Harry Winston
Lauren Weisberger, S&S, $25.95, 9780743290111
11. The Condition
Jennifer Haigh, Harper, $25.95, 9780060755782
12. Nothing to Lose
Lee Child, Delacorte, $27, 9780385340564
13. Made in the U.S.A.
Billie Letts, Grand Central, $24.99, 9780446529013
14. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
Junot Diaz, Riverhead, $24.95, 9781594489587
15. Unaccustomed Earth
Jhumpa Lahiri, Knopf, $25, 9780307265739

 

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

1. When You Are Engulfed in Flames
David Sedaris, Little Brown, $25.99, 9780316143479
2. The Last Lecture
Randy Pausch, Hyperion, $21.95, 9781401323257
3. What Happened
Scott McClellan, PublicAffairs, $27.95, 9781586485566
4. My Stroke of Insight
Jill Bolte Taylor, Viking, $24.95, 9780670020744
5. The Downhill Lie
Carl Hiaasen, Knopf, $22, 9780307266538
6. Fleeced
Dick Morris, Eileen McGann, Harper, $26.95, 9780061547751
7. The House on First Street
Julia Reed, Ecco, $23.95, 9780061136641
8. The Prince of Frogtown
Rick Bragg, Knopf, $24, 9781400040407
9. The Monster of Florence
Douglas Preston, Mario Spezi, Grand Central, $25.99, 9780446581196
10. Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea
Chelsea Handler, Simon Spotlight, $24.95, 9781416954125
11. The Billionaire's Vinegar
Benjamin Wallace, Crown, $24.95, 9780307338778
12. The Secret
Rhonda Byrne, Atria/Beyond Words, $23.95, 9781582701707
13. A Voyage Long and Strange
Tony Horwitz, Holt, $27.50, 9780805076035
14. Screen Doors and Sweet Tea
Martha Hall Foose, Clarkson Potter, $32.50, 9780307351401
15. The Post-American World
Fareed Zakaria, Norton, $25.95, 9780393062359

 

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION

1. The Shack
William P. Young, Windblown, $14.99, 9780964729230
2. Loving Frank
Nancy Horan, Ballantine, $14, 9780345495006
3. Water for Elephants
Sara Gruen, Algonquin, $13.95, 9781565125605
4. Out Stealing Horses
Per Petterson, Picador, $14, 9780312427085
5. On Chesil Beach
Ian McEwan, Anchor, $13.95, 9780307386175
6. In the Woods
Tana French, Penguin, $14, 9780143113492
7. The Friday Night Knitting Club
Kate Jacobs, Berkley, $14, 9780425219096
8. Away
Amy Bloom, Random House, $14, 9780812977790
9. Nineteen Minutes
Jodi Picoult, Washington Square, $15, 9780743496735
10. The Road
Cormac McCarthy, Vintage, $14.95, 9780307387899
11. The Kite Runner
Khaled Hosseini, Riverhead, $15, 9781594480003
12. The Last Summer (of You and Me)
Ann Brashares, Riverhead, $14, 9781594483080
13. The Maytrees
Annie Dillard, Harper Perennial, $13.95, 9780061239540
14. The Yiddish Policemen's Union
Michael Chabon, Harper Perennial, $15.95, 9780007149834
15. The Art of Keeping Secrets
Patti Callahan Henry, NAL, $14, 9780451223951

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION 

1. Three Cups of Tea
Greg Mortenson, David Oliver Relin, Penguin, $15, 9780143038252
2. Big Russ and Me
Tim Russert, Miramax, $13.95, 9781401359652
3. Wisdom of Our Fathers
Tim Russert, Random House, $13.95, 9780812975437
4. Animal, Vegetable, Miracle
Barbara and Camille Kingsolver, Steven Hopp, Harper Perennial, $14.95, 9780060852566
5. A New Earth
Eckhart Tolle, Plume, $14, 9780452289963
6. The Audacity of Hope
Barack Obama, Three Rivers, $14.95, 9780307237705
7. Plato and a Platypus Walk Into a Bar
Thomas Cathcart, Daniel Klein, Penguin, $12, 9780143113874
8. Eat, Pray, Love
Elizabeth Gilbert, Penguin, $15, 9780143038412
9. Dreams From My Father
Barack Obama, Three Rivers, $14.95, 9781400082773
10. The Glass Castle
Jeannette Walls, Scribner, $15, 9780743247542
11. Into the Wild
Jon Krakauer, Anchor, $13.95, 9780307387172
12. Skinny Bitch
Rory Freedman, Kim Barnouin, Running Press, $13.95, 9780762424931
13. Blink
Malcolm Gladwell, Back Bay, $15.99, 9780316010665
14. Marley & Me
John Grogan, Harper, $13.95, 9780060817091
15. Clapton
Eric Clapton, Broadway, $15.95, 9780767925365


MASS MARKET 

1. The Tin Roof Blowdown
James Lee Burke, Pocket, $7.99, 9781416548508
2. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
3. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Warner, $6.99, 9780316769488
4. The Innocent Man
John Grisham, Dell, $7.99, 9780440243830
5. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Warner, $6.99, 9780446310789
6. The King of Lies
John Hart, St. Martin's, $6.99, 9780312363758
7. Fahrenheit 451
Ray Bradbury, Ballantine, $6.99, 9780345342966
8. The Pillars of the Earth
Ken Follett, Signet, $7.99, 9780451166890
9. Step on a Crack
James Patterson, Michael Ledwidge, Grand Central, $9.99, 9780446199278
10. Lean Mean Thirteen
Janet Evanovich, St. Martin's, $7.99, 9780312349509

 

CHILDREN'S TITLES

1. New Moon (Twilight, Book 2)
Stephenie Meyer, Little Brown, $10.99, 9780316024969
2. Twilight
Stephenie Meyer, Little Brown, $10.99, 9780316015844
3. Gallop!
Rufus Butler Seder, Workman, $12.95, 9780761147633
4. Eclipse (Twilight, Book 3)
Stephenie Meyer, Little Brown, $19.99, 9780316160209
5. Kristen (Clique Summer Collection, #4)
Lisi Harrison, Poppy, $6.99, 9780316027526
6. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf, $11.99, 9780375842207
7. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
8. Diary of a Wimpy Kid
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $12.95, 9780810993136
9. The Mysterious Benedict Society
Trenton Lee Stewart, Little Brown, $6.99, 9780316003957
10. The Battle of the Labyrinth (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 4)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $17.99, 9781423101468
11. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $12.95, 9780810994737
12. The Magician (The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel #2)
Michael Scott, Delacorte, $16.99, 9780385733588
13. Fancy Nancy and the Boy From Paris
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), Harper, $3.99, 9780061236099
14. Fancy Nancy Bonjour, Butterfly
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), Harper, $16.99, 9780061235887
15. Fancy Nancy's Favorite Fancy Words
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), Harper, $12.99, 9780061549236