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Southern Indie Bestseller List 08/19/2012

 

Hardcover Fiction


1. Gone Girl
Gillian Flynn, Crown, $25, 9780307588364
2. The Fallen Angel
Daniel Silva, Harper, $27.99, 9780062073129
3. Broken Harbor
Tana French, Viking, $27.95, 9780670023653
okra4. Creole Belle
James Lee Burke, S&S, $27.99, 9781451648133

5. Shadow of Night
Deborah Harkness, Viking, $28.95, 9780670023486
6. The Sandcastle Girls
Chris Bohjalian, Doubleday, $25.95, 9780385534796
7. Where We Belong
Emily Giffin, St. Martin's, $27.99, 9780312554194
8. The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry
Rachel Joyce, Random House, $25, 9780812993295
9. A Land More Kind Than Home
Wiley Cash, Morrow, $24.99, 9780062088147
10. Calico Joe
John Grisham, Doubleday, $24.95, 9780385536073
11. A Dance With Dragons
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $35, 9780553801477
12. Mission to Paris
Alan Furst, Random House, $27, 9781400069484
13. The Light Between Oceans
M.L. Stedman, Scribner, $25, 9781451681734
14. City of Women
David R. Gillham, Amy Einhorn Books, $25.95, 9780399157769
15. Beautiful Ruins
Jess Walter, Harper, $25.99, 9780061928123

Hardcover Nonfiction


1. Wild
Cheryl Strayed, Knopf, $25.95, 9780307592736
2. Unbroken
Laura Hillenbrand, Random House, $27, 9781400064168
3. Double Cross
Ben Macintyre, Crown, $26, 9780307888754
4. The Amateur
Edward Klein, Regnery, $27.95, 9781596987852
5. Jesus Calling
Sarah Young, Integrity, $15.99, 9781591451884
6. Darth Vader and Son
Jeffrey Brown, Chronicle, $14.95, 9781452106557
7. Dearie
Bob Spitz, Knopf, $29.95, 9780307272225
8. Let's Pretend This Never Happened
Jenny Lawson, Amy Einhorn Books/Putnam, $25.95, 9780399159015
9. Killing Lincoln
Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard, Holt, $28, 9780805093070
10. The Presidents Club
Nancy Gibbs, Michael Duffy, S&S, $32.5, 9781439127704
11. An American Son
Marco Rubio, Sentinel, $26.95, 9781595230942
12. Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake
Anna Quindlen, Random House, $26, 9781400069347
13. Stand Up That Mountain
Jay Erskine Leutze, Scribner, $27, 9781451679007
14. Wheat Belly
William Davis, Rodale, $25.99, 9781609611545
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 Darker
E.L. James, Vintage, $15.95, 9780345803498
3. Fifty Shades Freed
E.L. James, Vintage, $15.95, 9780345803504
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. A Discovery of Witches
Deborah Harkness, Penguin, $16, 9780143119685
8. The Best of Me
Nicholas Sparks, Grand Central, $14.99, 9780446547642
9. Caleb's Crossing
Geraldine Brooks, Penguin, $16, 9780143121077
10. The Great Gatsby
F.Scott Fitzgerald, Scribner, $15, 9780743273565
11. Maine
J.Courtney Sullivan, Vintage, $15.95, 9780307742216
12. Bared to You
Sylvia Day, Berkley, $15, 9780425263907
13. Sea Change
Karen White, NAL, $15, 9780451236760
14. The Keeper of Lost Causes
Jussi Adler-Olsen, Plume, $16, 9780452297906
15. The Language of Flowers
Vanessa Diffenbaugh, Ballantine, $15, 9780345525550

Trade Paperback Nonfiction


1. In the Garden of Beasts
Erik Larson, Broadway, $16, 9780307408853
2. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Rebecca Skloot, Broadway, $16, 9781400052189
3. Bossypants
Tina Fey, Reagan Arthur Books, $15.99, 9780316056878
4. Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness
Alexandra Fuller, Penguin, $15, 9780143121343
5. Into the Wild
Jon Krakauer, Anchor, $14.95, 9780307387172
6. Destiny of the Republic
Candice Millard, Anchor, $16, 9780767929714
7. 1493
Charles C. Mann, Vintage, $16.95, 9780307278241
8. Tiny Beautiful Things
Cheryl Strayed, Vintage, $14.95, 9780307949332
9. The Greater Journey
David McCullough, S&S, $20, 9781416571773
10. The Eighty-Dollar Champion
Elizabeth Letts, Ballantine, $16, 9780345521095
11. I Remember Nothing
Nora Ephron, Vintage, $14, 9780307742803
12. To Heaven and Back
Mary C. Neal, Waterbrook, $14.99, 9780307731715
13. Hemingway's Boat
Paul Hendrickson, Vintage, $16.95, 9781400075355
14. How to Read Literature Like a Professor
Thomas C. Foster, Harper, $14.99, 9780060009427
15. Heaven Is for Real
Todd Burpo, Thomas Nelson, $16.99, 9780849946158

Mass Market


1. A Clash of Kings
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780345535429
2. A Game of Thrones
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553593716
3. A Storm of Swords
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553573428
4. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Warner, $6.99, 9780316769488
5. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Warner, $7.99, 9780446310789
6. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
7. A Feast for Crows
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553582024
8. Lord of the Flies
William Golding, Berkley, $9.99, 9780399501487
9. Ender's Game
Orson Scott Card, Tor, $6.99, 9780812550702
10. Animal Farm
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451526342

Children's Illustrated


1. Pete the Cat: Rocking in my School Shoes
Eric Litwin, James Dean (Illus.), Harper, $16.99, 9780061910241
2. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
3. Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes
Eric Litwin, James Dean (Illus.), Harper, $16.99, 9780061906220
4. The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore
William Joyce, Atheneum, $17.99, 9781442457027
5. Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons
Eric Litwin, James Dean (Illus.), Harper, $16.99, 9780062110589
6. Rocket Writes a Story
Tad Hills, Schwartz & Wade, $17.99, 9780375870866
7. Dragons Love Tacos
Adam Rubin, Daniel Salmieri (Illus.), Dial, $16.99, 9780803736801
8. The Duckling Gets a Cookie!?
Mo Willems, Hyperion, $15.99, 9781423151289
9. The Night Before Kindergarten
Natasha Wing, Julie Durrell (Illus.), Grosset & Dunlap, $3.99, 9780448425009
10. Ladybug Girl at the Beach
David Soman, Jacky Davis, Dial, $16.99, 9780803734166

Children's Interest


1. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf, $12.99, 9780375842207
2. Chomp
Carl Hiaasen, Knopf, $16.99, 9780375868429
3. The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell
Chris Colfer, Little Brown, $17.99, 9780316201575
4. The Wimpy Kid Do-It-Yourself Book
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $12.95, 9780810989955
5. The Fault in Our Stars
John Green, Dutton, $17.99, 9780525478812
6. Thirteen Reasons Why
Jay Asher, Razorbill, $10.99, 9781595141880
7. Nancy Clancy, Super Sleuth
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), Harper, $9.99, 9780062082930
8. The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $15.95, 9781419706424
9. Three Times Lucky
Sheila Turnage, Dial, $16.99, 9780803736702
10. Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing
Judy Blume, Puffin, $5.99, 9780142408810

Children's Fiction Series Titles


1. Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $17.99, 9780439023498
2. Nevermore: The Final Maximum Ride Adventure
James Patterson, Little Brown and Company, $17.99, 9780316101844
3. Mockingjay (The Final Book of the Hunger Games)
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $17.99, 9780439023511
4. The Hunger Games
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $12.99, 9780545425117
5. The Secret of the Fortune Wookiee (Origami Yoda Series, #3)
Tom Angleberger, Amulet, $12.95, 9781419703928
6. Divergent
Veronica Roth, Katherine Tegen Books, $9.99, 9780062024039
7. A Perfect Time for Pandas (Magic Tree House, #48)
Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illus.), Random House, $12.99, 9780375868269
8. The Serpents Shadow (The Kane Chronicles, Book Three)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $19.99, 9781423140573
9. Insurgent (Divergent Series, #2)
Veronica Roth, Katherine Tegen Books, $17.99, 9780062024046
10. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Cabin Fever
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9781419702235