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The Southern Independent Bestseller List, as brought to you by Book Sense and
SIBA, for the week ended Sunday, March 16, 2008. Based on reporting from the
independent booksellers of the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance and
Book Sense.

HARDCOVER FICTION
1. The Appeal
John Grisham, Doubleday, $27.95, 9780385515047
2. Change of Heart
Jodi Picoult, Atria, $26.95, 9780743496742
3. Deep Dish
Mary Kay Andrews, Harper, $24.95, 9780060837365
4. People of the Book
Geraldine Brooks, Viking, $25.95, 9780670018215
5. A Prisoner of Birth
Jeffrey Archer, St. Martin's, $27.95, 9780312379292
6. A Thousand Splendid Suns
Khaled Hosseini, Riverhead, $25.95, 9781594489501
7. The Senator's Wife
Sue Miller, Knopf, $24.95, 9780307264206
8. Remember Me?
Sophie Kinsella, Dial, $25, 9780385338721
9. The Girl Who Stopped Swimming
Joshilyn Jackson, Grand Central, $23.99, 9780446579650
10. Christ the Lord: The Road to Cana
Anne Rice, Knopf, $25.95, 9781400043521
11. The Blue Star
Tony Earley, Little Brown, $23.99, 9780316199070
12. Lush Life
Richard Price, FSG, $26, 9780374299255
13. 7th Heaven
James Patterson, Maxine Paetro, Little Brown, $27.99, 9780316017701
14. Stranger in Paradise
Robert B. Parker, Putnam, $25.95, 9780399154607
15. The Reserve
Russell Banks, Harper, $24.95, 9780061430251

HARDCOVER NONFICTION
1. The Secret
Rhonda Byrne, Atria/Beyond Words, $23.95, 9781582701707
2. The Dangerous Book for Boys
Conn Iggulden, Hal Iggulden, HarperCollins, $24.95, 9780061243585
3. Losing It
Valerie Bertinelli, Free Press, $26, 9781416568186
4. In Defense of Food
Michael Pollan, Penguin Press, $21.95, 9781594201455
5. Beautiful Boy
David Sheff, Houghton Mifflin, $24, 9780618683352
6. The Match
Mark Frost, Hyperion, $24.95, 9781401302788
7. Musicophilia
Oliver Sacks, Knopf, $26, 9781400040810
8. God's Problem
Bart D. Ehrman, HarperOne, $25.95, 9780061173974
9. How Not to Look Old
Charla Krupp, Springboard, $25.99, 9780446581141
10. Boom!
Tom Brokaw, Random House, $28.95, 9781400064571
11. The Bush Tragedy
Jacob Weisberg, Random House, $26, 9781400066780
12. Quiet Strength
Tony Dungy, Tyndale, $26.99, 9781414318011
13. This Republic of Suffering
Drew Gilpin Faust, Knopf, $27.95, 9780375404047
14. The Age of American Unreason
Susan Jacoby, Pantheon, $26, 9780375423741
15. The Daring Book for Girls
Andrea Buchanan, Miriam Peskowitz, Collins, $24.95, 9780061472572

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION
1. Water for Elephants
Sara Gruen, Algonquin, $13.95, 9781565125605
2. No Country for Old Men
Cormac McCarthy, Vintage, $14, 9780375706677
3. Nineteen Minutes
Jodi Picoult, Washington Square, $15, 9780743496735
4. The Pillars of the Earth
Ken Follet, NAL, $24.95, 9780451225245
5. The Other Boleyn Girl
Philippa Gregory, Touchstone, $16, 9780743227445
6. Luncheon of the Boating Party
Susan Vreeland, Penguin, $15, 9780143113522
7. The Road
Cormac McCarthy, Vintage, $14.95, 9780307387899
8. The Friday Night Knitting Club
Kate Jacobs, Berkley, $14, 9780425219096
9. Peony in Love
Lisa See, Random House, $14, 9780812975222
10. The Kite Runner
Khaled Hosseini, Riverhead, $15, 9781594480003
11. Suite Francaise
Irene Nemirovsky, Vintage, $14.95, 9781400096275
12. The Gathering
Anne Enright, Black Cat, $14, 9780802170392
13. The Double Bind
Chris Bohjalian, Vintage, $14.95, 9781400031665
14. Atonement
Ian McEwan, Anchor, $14.95, 9780307387158
15. Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
Lisa See, Random House, $13.95, 9780812968064

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION
1. A New Earth
Eckhart Tolle, Plume, $14, 9780452289963
2. Eat, Pray, Love
Elizabeth Gilbert, Penguin, $15, 9780143038412
3. Three Cups of Tea
Greg Mortenson, David Oliver Relin, Penguin, $15, 9780143038252
4. The Audacity of Hope
Barack Obama, Three Rivers, $14.95, 9780307237705
5. Dreams From My Father
Barack Obama, Three Rivers, $14.95, 9781400082773
6. The Omnivore's Dilemma
Michael Pollan, Penguin, $16, 9780143038580
7. The Power of Now
Eckhart Tolle, New World, $14, 9781577314806
8. Into the Wild
Jon Krakauer, Anchor, $13.95, 9780307387172
9. 90 Minutes in Heaven
Don Piper, Revell, $12.99, 9780800759490
10. Skinny Bitch
Rory Freedman, Kim Barnouin, Running Press, $13.95, 9780762424931
11. Eat This Not That!
David Zinczenko, Rodale, $19.95, 9781594868542
12. The Glass Castle
Jeannette Walls, Scribner, $15, 9780743247542
13. Grace (Eventually)
Anne Lamott, Riverhead, $14, 9781594482878
14. Kabul Beauty School
Deborah Rodriguez, Random House, $14.95, 9780812976731
15. Mysteries of the Middle Ages
Thomas Cahill, Anchor, $19.95, 9780385495561

MASS MARKET
1. The Pillars of the Earth
Ken Follett, Signet, $7.99, 9780451166890
2. I Heard That Song Before
Mary Higgins Clark, Pocket, $7.99, 9780743497305
3. The King of Lies
John Hart, St. Martin's, $6.99, 9780312363758
4. The Innocent Man
John Grisham, Dell, $7.99, 9780440243830
5. Atonement
Ian McEwan, Anchor, $7.99, 9780307388841
6. The Other Boleyn Girl
Philippa Gregory, Pocket Star, $7.99, 9781416556534
7. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Warner, $6.99, 9780446310789
8. Whitethorn Woods
Maeve Binchy, Anchor, $7.99, 9780307278418
9. The Shape Shifter
Tony Hillerman, Harper, $9.99, 9780060563479
10. Deep Storm
Lincoln Child, Anchor, $7.99, 9781400095476

CHILDREN'S TITLES
1. Gallop!
Rufus Butler Seder, Workman, $12.95, 9780761147633
2. Fancy Nancy Bonjour, Butterfly
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), Harper, $16.99, 9780061235887
3. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $12.95, 9780810994737
4. New Moon
Stephenie Meyer, Megan Tingley, $19.99, 9780316160193
5. Diary of a Wimpy Kid
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $12.95, 9780810993136
6. Eclipse (Twilight, Book 3)
Stephenie Meyer, Little Brown, $19.99, 9780316160209
7. Fancy Nancy
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), Harper, $16.99, 9780060542092
8. Twilight
Stephenie Meyer, Little Brown, $10.99, 9780316015844
9. Fancy Nancy at the Museum
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), Harper, $3.99, 9780061236075
10. The Country Bunny and the Little Gold Shoes
Dubose Heyward, Marjorie Flack (Illus.), Houghton Mifflin, $6.95, 9780395185575
11. Fancy Nancy and the Boy From Paris
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), Harper, $3.99, 9780061236099
12. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf, $11.99, 9780375842207
13. Junie B., First Grader: Dumb Bunny
Barbara Park, Denise Brunkus (Illus.), Random House, $11.99, 9780375838095
14. Where Are Baby's Easter Eggs?
Karen Katz, Little Simon, $6.99, 9781416949244
15. Fancy Nancy and the Posh Puppy
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), Harper, $16.99, 9780060542139