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Southern Indie Bestseller List 01/08/2012

For the week ending Sunday, January 8, 2012

Columbia, SC - January 12, 2012 - The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound.org and SIBA, for the week ended Sunday, January 8, 2012. Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance and IndieBound.org.

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Hardcover Fiction


1. Death Comes to Pemberley
P.D. James, Knopf, $25.95, 9780307959850
2. The Litigators
John Grisham, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385535137
3. The Paris Wife
Paula McLain, Ballantine, $25, 9780345521309
4. The Sense of an Ending
Julian Barnes, Knopf, $23.95, 9780307957122
5. Salvage the Bones
Jesmyn Ward, Bloomsbury, $24, 9781608195220
6. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest
Stieg Larsson, Knopf, $27.95, 9780307269997
7. State of Wonder
Ann Patchett, Harper, $26.99, 9780062049803
8. Nightwoods
Charles Frazier, Random House, $26, 9781400067091
9. The Night Circus
Erin Morgenstern, Doubleday, $26.95, 9780385534635
10. 11/22/63
Stephen King, Scribner, $35, 9781451627282
11. The Marriage Plot
Jeffrey Eugenides, FSG, $28, 9780374203054
12. Private: #1 Suspect
James Patterson, Maxine Paetro, Little Brown, $27.99, 9780316097406
13. The Drop
Michael Connelly, Little Brown, $27.99, 9780316069410
14. Rules of Civility
Amor Towles, Viking, $26.95, 9780670022694
15. 1Q84
Haruki Murakami, Knopf, $30.50, 9780307593313

Hardcover Nonfiction


1. Steve Jobs
Walter Isaacson, S&S, $35, 9781451648539
2. In the Garden of Beasts
Erik Larson, Crown, $26, 9780307408846
3. Catherine the Great
Robert K. Massie, Random House, $35, 9780679456728
4. Unbroken
Laura Hillenbrand, Random House, $27, 9781400064168
5. Killing Lincoln
Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard, Holt, $28, 9780805093070
6. Thinking, Fast and Slow
Daniel Kahneman, FSG, $30, 9780374275631
7. Through My Eyes
Tim Tebow, Harper, $26.99, 9780062007285
8. Boomerang
Michael Lewis, Norton, $25.95, 9780393081817
9. Real Marriage
Mark Driscoll, Grace Driscoll, Thomas Nelson, $22.99, 9781400203833
10. Go the F**k to Sleep
Adam Mansbach, Ricardo Cortes (Illus.), Akashic, $14.95, 9781617750250
11. The Greater Journey
David McCullough, S&S, $37.50, 9781416571766
12. Nearing Home
Billy Graham, Thomas Nelson, $19.99, 9780849948329
13. Goodnight iPad
Ann Droyd, Blue Rider, $14.95, 9780399158568
14. Pity The Billionaire
Thomas Frank, Metropolitan, $25, 9780805093698
15. Jack Kennedy
Chris Matthews, S&S, $27.50, 9781451635089

Trade Paperback Fiction


1. The Tiger's Wife
Téa Obreht, Random House, $15, 9780385343848
2. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
Stieg Larsson, Vintage, $15.95, 9780307949493
3. Swamplandia!
Karen Russell, Vintage, $14.95, 9780307276681
4. Cutting for Stone
Abraham Verghese, Vintage, $15.95, 9780375714368
5. Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
Jonathan Safran Foer, Mariner, $14.95, 9780547735023
6. The Girl Who Played With Fire
Stieg Larsson, Vintage, $15.95, 9780307454553
7. Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy
John le Carré, Penguin, $16, 9780143120933
8. The Help
Kathryn Stockett, Berkley, $16, 9780425245132
9. Sarah's Key
Tatiana De Rosnay, St. Martin's Griffin, $13.99, 9781250004345
10. Major Pettigrew's Last Stand
Helen Simonson, Random House, $15, 9780812981223
11. A Discovery of Witches
Deborah Harkness, Penguin, $16, 9780143119685
12. The Great Gatsby
F. Scott Fitzgerald, Scribner, $15, 9780743273565
13. The House at Tyneford
Natasha Solomons, Plume, $15, 9780452297647
14. Room
Emma Donoghue, Back Bay, $14.99, 9780316098328
15. A Visit From the Goon Squad
Jennifer Egan, Anchor, $14.95, 9780307477477

Trade Paperback Nonfiction


1. Bossypants
Tina Fey, Reagan Arthur Books, $15.99, 9780316056878
2. Unlikely Friendships
Jennifer S. Holland, Workman, $13.95, 9780761159131
3. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Rebecca Skloot, Broadway, $16, 9781400052189
4. Heaven Is for Real
Todd Burpo, Thomas Nelson, $16.99, 9780849946158
5. Cleopatra
Stacy Schiff, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316001946
6. The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2012
World Almanac, $12.99, 9781600571480
7. Empire of the Summer Moon
S.C. Gwynne, Scribner, $16, 9781416591061
8. The Hare With Amber Eyes
Edmund de Waal, Picador, $16, 9780312569372
9. The Social Animal
David Brooks, Random House, $16, 9780812979374
10. The Happiness Project
Gretchen Rubin, Harper, $14.99, 9780061583261
11. The Devil in the White City
Erik Larson, Vintage, $15.95, 9780375725609
12. The Warmth of Other Suns
Isabel Wilkerson, Vintage, $16.95, 9780679763888
13. Pulphead
John Jeremiah Sullivan, FSG, $16, 9780374532901
14. Born to Run
Christopher McDougall, Vintage, $15.95, 9780307279187
15. The Artist's Way (10th Anniversary Ed.)
Julia Cameron, Tarcher/Penguin, $16.99, 9781585421466

Mass Market


1. The Girl Who Played With Fire
Stieg Larsson, Vintage, $9.99, 9780307949509
2. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
Stieg Larsson, Vintage, $9.99, 9780307949486
3. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Warner, $7.99, 9780446310789
4. A Feast for Crows
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553582024
5. A Clash of Kings
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553579901
6. A Game of Thrones
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553593716
7. A Storm of Swords
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553573428
8. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Warner, $6.99, 9780316769488
9. Minding Frankie
Maeve Binchy, Anchor, $7.99, 9780307475497
10. If Fried Chicken Could Fly
Paige Shelton, Berkley, $7.99, 9780425245859

Children's Illustrated


1. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
2. A Sick Day for Amos McGee
Philip Christian Stead, Erin E. Stead (Illus.), Roaring Brook, $16.99, 9781596434028
3. Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes
Eric Litwin, James Dean (Illus.), Harper, $16.99, 9780061906220

4. If You Give a Dog a Donut
Laura Joffe Numeroff, Felicia Bond (Illus.), Balzer & Bray/Harper, $16.99, 9780060266837
5. Pat the Bunny
Dorothy Kunhardt, Golden, $9.99, 9780307120007
6. Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site
Sherri Duskey Rinker, Tom Lichtenheld (Illus.), Chronicle, $16.99, 9780811877824
7. I Want My Hat Back
Jon Klassen, Candlewick, $15.99, 9780763655983
8. Good Night, Gorilla
Peggy Rathmann, Putnam, $7.99, 9780399230035
9. Llama Llama Red Pajama
Anna Dewdney, Viking, $17.99, 9780670059836
10. Pinkalicious: Pink of Hearts
Victoria Kann, Victoria Kann (Illus.), HarperFestival, $6.99, 9780061989230

Children's Interest


1. War Horse
Michael Morpurgo, Scholastic, $8.99, 9780545403351
2. Every Thing On It
Shel Silverstein, Harper, $19.99, 9780061998164
3. Wonderstruck
Brian Selznick, Scholastic, $29.99, 9780545027892
4. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf, $12.99, 9780375842207
5. Wildwood
Colin Meloy, Carson Ellis (Illus.), Balzer & Bray/Harper, $17.99, 9780062024688
6. Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
Ransom Riggs, Quirk, $17.99, 9781594744761
7. Darwen Arkwright and the Peregrine Pact
A.J. Hartley, Emily Osborne (Illus.), Razorbill, $16.99, 9781595144096
8. The Devil's Arithmetic
Jane Yolen, Puffin, $6.99, 9780140345353
9. The Wimpy Kid Do-It-Yourself Book
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $12.95, 9780810989955
10. The Cheshire Cheese Cat: A Dickens of a Tale
Carmen Agra Deedy, et al., Peachtree, $16.95, 9781561455959

Children's Fiction Series Titles


1. The Hunger Games
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $8.99, 9780439023528
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. Inheritance (Inheritance Cycle, Book 4)
Christopher Paolini, Knopf, $27.99, 9780375856112
6. The Son of Neptune (The Heroes of Olympus, Book Two)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $19.99, 9781423140597
7. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
J.K.Rowling, Scholastic, $10.99, 9780590353427
8. Abe Lincoln at Last! (Magic Tree House #47)
Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illus.), Random House, $12.99, 9780375868252
9. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9780810994737
10. Diary of a Wimpy Kid
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9780810993136