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Southern Indie Bestseller List 09/07/2008

Southern Indie Bestseller List

For the week ending Sunday, September 7, 2008
Columbia, SC - September 10, 2008 -

The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound.org and SIBA, for the week ended Sunday, September 7, 2008. Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance and IndieBound.org.

HARDCOVER FICTION

1. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
Mary Ann Shaffer, Annie Barrows, Dial, $22, 9780385340991
2. American Wife
Curtis Sittenfeld, Random House, $26, 9781400064755
3. The Story of Edgar Sawtelle
David Wroblewski, Ecco, $25.95, 9780061374227
4. Off Season
Anne Rivers Siddons, Grand Central, $24.99, 9780446527873
5. The Lace Reader
Brunonia Barry, Morrow, $24.95, 9780061624766
6. The Host
Stephenie Meyer, Little Brown, $25.99, 9780316068048
7. Home
Marilynne Robinson, FSG, $25, 9780374299101
8. The Bible Salesman
Clyde Edgerton, Little Brown, $23.99, 9780316117517
9. Silks
Dick Francis, Felix Francis, Putnam, $25.95, 9780399155338
10. Moscow Rules
Daniel Silva, Putnam, $26.95, 9780399155017
11. The Book of Lies
Brad Meltzer, Grand Central, $25.99, 9780446577885
12. The Little Book
Selden Edwards, Dutton, $25.95, 9780525950615
13. The Art of Racing in the Rain
Garth Stein, Harper, $23.95, 9780061537936
14. Being Elizabeth
Barbara Taylor Bradford, St. Martin's, $27.95, 9780312354633
15. The Gypsy Morph
Terry Brooks, Del Rey, $27, 9780345484147

 

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

1. The Last Lecture
Randy Pausch, Hyperion, $21.95, 9781401323257
2. When You Are Engulfed in Flames
David Sedaris, Little Brown, $25.99, 9780316143479
3. Goodnight Bush
Erich Origen, Gan Golan, Little Brown, $14.99, 9780316040419
4. Fleeced
Dick Morris, Eileen McGann, Harper, $26.95, 9780061547751
5. The Obama Nation
Jerome R. Corsi, Threshold, $28, 9781416598060
6. I Never Metaphor I Didn't Like
Mardy Grothe, Collins, $14.95, 9780061358135
7. The House on First Street
Julia Reed, Ecco, $23.95, 9780061136641
8. The Post-American World
Fareed Zakaria, Norton, $25.95, 9780393062359
9. sTORI Telling
Tori Spelling, Simon Spotlight, $24.95, 9781416950738
10. The Irregulars
Jennet Conant, S&S, $27.95, 9780743294584
11. Sarah
Kaylene Johnson, Epicenter Press, $19.95, 9780979047084
12. The First Billion Is the Hardest
T. Boone Pickens, Crown Business, $26.95, 9780307395771
13. The Monster of Florence
Douglas Preston, Mario Spezi, Grand Central, $25.99, 9780446581196
14. What I Talk About When I Talk About Running
Haruki Murakami, Knopf, $21, 9780307269195
15. The Limits of Power
Andrew J. Bacevich, Metropolitan, $24, 9780805088151

 

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION

1. The Shack
William P. Young, Windblown, $14.99, 9780964729230
2. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
Junot Diaz, Riverhead, $14, 9781594483295
3. Loving Frank
Nancy Horan, Ballantine, $14, 9780345495006
4. Bridge of Sighs
Richard Russo, Vintage, $14.95, 9781400030903
5. Water for Elephants
Sara Gruen, Algonquin, $13.95, 9781565125605
6. Run
Ann Patchett, Harper Perennial, $14.95, 9780061340642
7. Out Stealing Horses
Per Petterson, Picador, $14, 9780312427085
8. The Friday Night Knitting Club
Kate Jacobs, Berkley, $14, 9780425219096
9. The Road
Cormac McCarthy, Vintage, $14.95, 9780307387899
10. Nights in Rodanthe
Nicholas Sparks, Grand Central, $13.99, 9780446691796
11. The Thirteenth Tale
Diane Setterfield, Washington Square, $15, 9780743298032
12. The Elegance of the Hedgehog
Muriel Barbery, Europa Editions, $15, 9781933372600
13. Barefoot
Elin Hilderbrand, Back Bay, $13.99, 9780316018593
14. Away
Amy Bloom, Random House, $14, 9780812977790
15. The Choice
Nicholas Sparks, Grand Central, $13.99, 9780446698337

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION 

1. Eat, Pray, Love
Elizabeth Gilbert, Penguin, $15, 9780143038412
2. Three Cups of Tea
Greg Mortenson, David Oliver Relin, Penguin, $15, 9780143038252
3. A New Earth
Eckhart Tolle, Plume, $14, 9780452289963
4. Animal, Vegetable, Miracle
Barbara and Camille Kingsolver, Steven Hopp, Harper Perennial, $14.95, 9780060852566
5. Dreams From My Father
Barack Obama, Three Rivers, $14.95, 9781400082773
6. Stuff White People Like
Christian Lander, Random House, $14, 9780812979916
7. Same Kind of Different as Me
Ron Hall, Denver Moore, Thomas Nelson, $14.99, 9780849919107
8. The Glass Castle
Jeannette Walls, Scribner, $15, 9780743247542
9. How Starbucks Saved My Life
Michael Gates Gill, Gotham, $13, 9781592404049
10. Marley & Me
John Grogan, Harper, $13.95, 9780060817091
11. Night
Elie Wiesel, FSG, $9, 9780374500016
12. Me Talk Pretty One Day
David Sedaris, Little Brown, $14.99, 9780316776967
13. Little Heathens
Mildred Armstrong Kalish, Bantam, $12, 9780553384246
14. Big Russ & Me
Tim Russert, Miramax, $13.95, 9781401359652
15. The Sharper Your Knife, the Less You Cry
Kathleen Flinn, Penguin, $15, 9780143114130


MASS MARKET 

1. Nights in Rodanthe
Nicholas Sparks, Warner Vision, $7.99, 9780446612708
2. Book of the Dead
Patricia Cornwell, Berkley, $9.99, 9780425216255
3. Protect and Defend
Vince Flynn, Pocket, $9.99, 9781416505037
4. Stone Cold
David Baldacci, Grand Central, $9.99, 9780446615648
5. Playing for Pizza
John Grisham, Dell, $7.99, 9780440244714
6. The Tin Roof Blowdown
James Lee Burke, Pocket, $7.99, 9781416548508
7. The Pillars of the Earth
Ken Follett, Signet, $7.99, 9780451166890
8. The Audacity of Hope
Barack Obama, Vintage, $7.99, 9780307455871
9. Mythology
Edith Hamilton, Warner, $7.99, 9780446607254
10. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Warner, $7.99, 9780446310789

 

CHILDREN'S TITLES

1. Twilight
Stephenie Meyer, Little Brown, $10.99, 9780316015844
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. Gallop!
Rufus Butler Seder, Workman, $12.95, 9780761147633
6. Eclipse (Warriors: Power of Three, #4)
Erin Hunter, HarperCollins, $16.99, 9780060892111
7. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
8. The Giver
Lois Lowry, Laurel-Leaf, $6.99, 9780440237686
9. The Invention of Hugo Cabret
Brian Selznick, Scholastic, $22.99, 9780439813785
10. Fancy Nancy at the Museum
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), Harper, $3.99, 9780061236075
11. The Mysterious Benedict Society
Trenton Lee Stewart, Little Brown, $6.99, 9780316003957
12. Goodnight Goon
Michael Rex, Putnam, $14.99, 9780399245343
13. Fancy Nancy and the Boy From Paris
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), Harper, $3.99, 9780061236099
14. The City of Ember
Jeanne DuPrau, Random House, $5.99, 9780375822742
15. Fancy Nancy
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), Harper, $17.99, 9780060542092