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Southern Indie Bestseller List 03/18/2012

 

Hardcover Fiction

1. Death Comes to Pemberley
P.D. James, Knopf, $25.95, 9780307959850
2. The Sense of an Ending
Julian Barnes, Knopf, $23.95, 9780307957122
3. Chasing Midnight
Randy Wayne White, Putnam, $25.95, 9780399158315
okra4. The Healing
Jonathan Odell, Nan A. Talese, $26, 9780385534673

5. The Night Circus
Erin Morgenstern, Doubleday, $26.95, 9780385534635
6. The Paris Wife
Paula McLain, Ballantine, $25, 9780345521309
7. Rules of Civility
Amor Towles, Viking, $26.95, 9780670022694
8. The Marriage Plot
Jeffrey Eugenides, FSG, $28, 9780374203054
9. What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank
Nathan Englander, Knopf, $24.95, 9780307958709
10. Lone Wolf
Jodi Picoult, Atria, $28, 9781439102749
11. Watergate
Thomas Mallon, Pantheon, $26.95, 9780307378729
12. Kill Shot
Vince Flynn, Atria, $27.99, 9781416595205
13. The Expats
Chris Pavone, Crown, $26, 9780307956354
14. State of Wonder
Ann Patchett, Harper, $26.99, 9780062049803
15. The House I Loved
Tatiana De Rosnay, St. Martin's, $25.99, 9780312593308

Hardcover Nonfiction

1. Killing Lincoln
Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard, Holt, $28, 9780805093070
2. Unbroken
Laura Hillenbrand, Random House, $27, 9781400064168
3. Steve Jobs
Walter Isaacson, S&S, $35, 9781451648539
4. When I Was a Child I Read Books
Marilynne Robinson, FSG, $24, 9780374298784
5. American Sniper
Chris Kyle, et al., Morrow, $26.99, 9780062082350
6. That Woman
Anne Sebba, St. Martin's, $27.99, 9781250002969
7. Behind the Beautiful Forevers
Katherine Boo, Random House, $27, 9781400067558
8. Catherine the Great
Robert K. Massie, Random House, $35, 9780679456728
9. Go the F**k to Sleep
Adam Mansbach, Ricardo Cortes (Illus.), Akashic, $14.95, 9781617750250
10. In the Garden of Beasts
Erik Larson, Crown, $26, 9780307408846
11. Quiet
Susan Cain, Crown, $26, 9780307352149
12. The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Food from My Frontier
Ree Drummond, Morrow, $29.99, 9780061997181
13. One Thousand Gifts
Ann Voskamp, Zondervan, $16.99, 9780310321910
14. The End of Illness
David B. Agus, M.D., Free Press, $26, 9781451610178
15. Jesus Calling
Sarah Young, Integrity, $15.99, 9781591451884

Trade Paperback Fiction

1. The Tiger's Wife
Téa Obreht, Random House, $15, 9780385343848
2. The House at Tyneford
Natasha Solomons, Plume, $15, 9780452297647
3. The Weird Sisters
Eleanor Brown, Berkley, $15, 9780425244142
4. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest
Stieg Larsson, Vintage, $15.95, 9780307454560
5. Swamplandia!
Karen Russell, Vintage, $14.95, 9780307276681
6. Cutting for Stone
Abraham Verghese, Vintage, $15.95, 9780375714368
7. The Help
Kathryn Stockett, Berkley, $16, 9780425245132
8. Sarah's Key
Tatiana De Rosnay, St. Martin's, $13.99, 9781250004345
9. The Great Gatsby
F.Scott Fitzgerald, Scribner, $15, 9780743273565
10. Doc
Mary Doria Russell, Ballantine, $15, 9780812980004
11. The Saturday Big Tent Wedding Party
Alexander McCall Smith, Anchor, $14.95, 9780307472984
12. Fifty Shades of Grey
E.L. James, Writer's Coffee Shop, $29.99, 9781612130286
13. The Sisters Brothers
Patrick DeWitt, Ecco, $14.99, 9780062041289
14. Emily, Alone
Stewart O'Nan, Penguin, $15, 9780143120490
15. Major Pettigrew's Last Stand
Helen Simonson, Random House, $15, 9780812981223

Trade Paperback Nonfiction

1. Bossypants
Tina Fey, Reagan Arthur Books, $15.99, 9780316056878
2. Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey
The Countess of Carnarvon, Broadway, $15.99, 9780770435622
3. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Rebecca Skloot, Broadway, $16, 9781400052189
4. Moonwalking With Einstein
Joshua Foer, Penguin, $16, 9780143120537
5. Unlikely Friendships
Jennifer S. Holland, Workman, $13.95, 9780761159131
6. The New Jim Crow
Michelle Alexander, The New Press, $19.95, 9781595586438
7. Heaven Is for Real
Todd Burpo, Thomas Nelson, $16.99, 9780849946158
8. Every Day by the Sun
Dean Faulkner Wells, Broadway, $15, 9780307591050
9. Cleopatra
Stacy Schiff, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316001946
10. In the Sanctuary of Outcasts
Neil White, Harper Perennial, $14.99, 9780061351631
11. Born to Run
Christopher McDougall, Vintage, $15.95, 9780307279187
12. Life
Keith Richards, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316034418
13. Wreck This Journal
Keri Smith, Perigee, $13.95, 9780399533464
14. Citizens of London
Lynne Olson, Random House, $17, 9780812979350
15. Night
Elie Wiesel, FSG, $9.95, 9780374500016

Mass Market

1. A Storm of Swords
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553573428
2. A Game of Thrones
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553593716
3. A Feast for Crows
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553582024
4. A Clash of Kings
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553579901
5. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest
Stieg Larsson, Vintage, $9.99, 9780307742537
6. Ender's Game
Orson Scott Card, Tor, $6.99, 9780812550702
7. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Warner, $7.99, 9780446310789
8. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
9. Night Vision
Randy Wayne White, Berkley, $9.99, 9780425245750
10. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Warner, $6.99, 9780316769488

Children's Illustrated

1. The Lorax
Dr. Seuss, Random House, $14.95, 9780394823379
2. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
3. Pat the Bunny
Dorothy Kunhardt, Golden, $9.99, 9780307120007
4. Fancy Nancy and the Mermaid Ballet
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), Harper, $17.99, 9780061703812
5. Oh, the Places You'll Go!
Dr. Seuss, Random House, $17.99, 9780679805274
6. One Cool Friend
Toni Buzzeo, David Small (Illus.), Dial, $16.99, 9780803734135
7. Good Night, Gorilla
Peggy Rathmann, Putnam, $7.99, 9780399230035
8. I Am a Bunny
Ole Risom, Richard Scarry (Illus.), Golden, $5.99, 9780375827785
9. On the Night You Were Born
Nancy Tillman, Feiwel & Friends, $7.99, 9780312601553
10. Llama Llama Nighty-Night
Anna Dewdney, Viking, $5.99, 9780670013272

Children's Interest

1. The Invention of Hugo Cabret
Brian Selznick, Scholastic, $24.99, 9780439813785
2. The Wimpy Kid Do-It-Yourself Book
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $12.95, 9780810989955
okra3. Same Sun Here
Silas House, Neela Vaswani, Candlewick, $15.99, 9780763656843

4. Divergent
Veronica Roth, Katherine Tegen Books, $9.99, 9780062024039
5. Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
Ransom Riggs, Quirk, $17.99, 9781594744761
6. Darth Paper Strikes Back
Tom Angleberger, Amulet, $12.95, 9781419700279
7. The Fault in Our Stars
John Green, Dutton, $17.99, 9780525478812
8. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf, $12.99, 9780375842207
9. The Hunger Games Tribute Guide
Emily Seife, Scholastic, $7.99, 9780545457828
10. Glory Be
Augusta Scattergood, Scholastic, $16.99, 9780545331807

Children's Fiction Series Titles

1. The Hunger Games
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $12.99, 9780545425117
2. Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $17.99, 9780439023498
3. Mockingjay (The Final Book of the Hunger Games)
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $17.99, 9780439023511
4. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Cabin Fever
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9781419702235
5. Out of Sight, Out of Time (Gallagher Girls, #5)
Ally Carter, Hyperion, $16.99, 9781423147947
6. The Son of Neptune (The Heroes of Olympus, Book Two)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $19.99, 9781423140597
7. Delirium
Lauren Oliver, Harper, $8.99, 9780061726835
8. Spell Bound (Hex Hall)
Rachel Hawkins, Hyperion, $17.99, 9781423121329
9. Leprechaun in Late Winter (Magic Tree House, #43)
Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illus.), Random House, $4.99, 9780375856518
10. The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $7.99, 9781423134947