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Southern Indie Bestseller List 08/17/2008

Southern Indie Bestseller List

For the week ending Sunday, August 17, 2008
Columbia, SC - August 20, 2008 -

The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound.org and SIBA, for the week ended Sunday, August 17, 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. Off Season
Anne Rivers Siddons, Grand Central, $24.99, 9780446527873
3. The Story of Edgar Sawtelle
David Wroblewski, Ecco, $25.95, 9780061374227
4. Moscow Rules
Daniel Silva, Putnam, $26.95, 9780399155017
5. Swan Peak
James Lee Burke, S&S, $25.95, 9781416548522
6. The Lace Reader
Brunonia Barry, Morrow, $24.95, 9780061624766
7. The Bible Salesman
Clyde Edgerton, Little Brown, $23.99, 9780316117517
8. The Enchantress of Florence
Salman Rushdie, Random House, $26, 9780375504334
9. The Gargoyle
Andrew Davidson, Doubleday, $25.95, 9780385524940
10. America America
Ethan Canin, Random House, $27, 9780679456803
11. The Host
Stephenie Meyer, Little Brown, $25.99, 9780316068048
12. The Art of Racing in the Rain
Garth Stein, Harper, $23.95, 9780061537936
13. The Legal Limit
Martin Clark, Knopf, $24.95, 9780307268358
14. Smoke Screen
Sandra Brown, S&S, $26.95, 9781416563068
15. The Beach House
Jane Green, Viking, $24.95, 9780670018857

 

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. The Obama Nation
Jerome R. Corsi, Threshold, $28, 9781416598060
4. The Way of the World
Ron Suskind, Harper, $27.95, 9780061430626
5. Goodnight Bush
Erich Origen, Gan Golan, Little Brown, $14.99, 9780316040419
6. Books
Larry McMurtry, S&S, $24, 9781416583349
7. The House on First Street
Julia Reed, Ecco, $23.95, 9780061136641
8. A Voyage Long and Strange
Tony Horwitz, Holt, $27.50, 9780805076035
9. Fleeced
Dick Morris, Eileen McGann, Harper, $26.95, 9780061547751
10. The Secret
Rhonda Byrne, Atria/Beyond Words, $23.95, 9781582701707
11. sTORI Telling
Tori Spelling, Simon Spotlight, $24.95, 9781416950738
12. Just Who Will You Be?
Maria Shriver, Hyperion, $14.95, 9781401323189
13. The Dark Side
Jane Mayer, Doubleday, $27.50, 9780385526395
14. The Post-American World
Fareed Zakaria, Norton, $25.95, 9780393062359
15. The Wrecking Crew
Thomas Frank, Metropolitan, $25, 9780805079883

 

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION

1. The Shack
William P. Young, Windblown, $14.99, 9780964729230
2. Water for Elephants
Sara Gruen, Algonquin, $13.95, 9781565125605
3. Out Stealing Horses
Per Petterson, Picador, $14, 9780312427085
4. In the Woods
Tana French, Penguin, $14, 9780143113492
5. Loving Frank
Nancy Horan, Ballantine, $14, 9780345495006
6. The Road
Cormac McCarthy, Vintage, $14.95, 9780307387899
7. Run
Ann Patchett, Harper Perennial, $14.95, 9780061340642
8. Away
Amy Bloom, Random House, $14, 9780812977790
9. The Alchemist
Paulo Coelho, HarperOne, $13.95, 9780061122415
10. On Chesil Beach
Ian McEwan, Anchor, $13.95, 9780307386175
11. The Friday Night Knitting Club
Kate Jacobs, Berkley, $14, 9780425219096
12. The Maytrees
Annie Dillard, Harper Perennial, $13.95, 9780061239540
13. The Yiddish Policemen's Union
Michael Chabon, Harper Perennial, $15.95, 9780007149834
14. The Kite Runner
Khaled Hosseini, Riverhead, $15, 9781594480003
15. Nineteen Minutes
Jodi Picoult, Washington Square, $15, 97807434967351. The Shack
William P. Young, Windblown, $14.99, 9780964729230
2. Loving Frank
Nancy Horan, Ballantine, $14, 9780345495006
3. Run
Ann Patchett, Harper Perennial, $14.95, 9780061340642
4. Bridge of Sighs
Richard Russo, Vintage, $14.95, 9781400030903
5. Out Stealing Horses
Per Petterson, Picador, $14, 9780312427085
6. In the Woods
Tana French, Penguin, $14, 9780143113492
7. Water for Elephants
Sara Gruen, Algonquin, $13.95, 9781565125605
8. The Great Gatsby
F. Scott Fitzgerald, Scribner, $13.95, 9780743273565
9. The Maytrees
Annie Dillard, Harper Perennial, $13.95, 9780061239540
10. The Yiddish Policemen's Union
Michael Chabon, Harper Perennial, $15.95, 9780007149834
11. Away
Amy Bloom, Random House, $14, 9780812977790
12. On Chesil Beach
Ian McEwan, Anchor, $13.95, 9780307386175
13. Barefoot
Elin Hilderbrand, Back Bay, $13.99, 9780316018593
14. The Road
Cormac McCarthy, Vintage, $14.95, 9780307387899
15. The Friday Night Knitting Club
Kate Jacobs, Berkley, $14, 9780425219096

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION 

1. Three Cups of Tea
Greg Mortenson, David Oliver Relin, Penguin, $15, 9780143038252
2. Eat, Pray, Love
Elizabeth Gilbert, Penguin, $15, 9780143038412
3. Animal, Vegetable, Miracle
Barbara and Camille Kingsolver, Steven Hopp, Harper Perennial, $14.95, 9780060852566
4. Big Russ & Me
Tim Russert, Miramax, $13.95, 9781401359652
5. A Long Way Gone
Ishmael Beah, FSG, $12, 9780374531263
6. The Omnivore's Dilemma
Michael Pollan, Penguin, $16, 9780143038580
7. A New Earth
Eckhart Tolle, Plume, $14, 9780452289963
8. Stuff White People Like
Christian Lander, Random House, $14, 9780812979916
9. Plato and a Platypus Walk Into a Bar
Thomas Cathcart, Daniel Klein, Penguin, $12, 9780143113874
10. Marley & Me
John Grogan, Harper, $13.95, 9780060817091
11. Night
Elie Wiesel, FSG, $9, 9780374500016
12. The World Without Us
Alan Weisman, Picador, $15, 9780312427900
13. The Glass Castle
Jeannette Walls, Scribner, $15, 9780743247542
14. The Power of Now
Eckhart Tolle, New World, $14, 9781577314806
15. Dreams From My Father
Barack Obama, Three Rivers, $14.95, 9781400082773


MASS MARKET 

1. The Tin Roof Blowdown
James Lee Burke, Pocket, $7.99, 9781416548508
2. Playing for Pizza
John Grisham, Dell, $7.99, 9780440244714
3. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Warner, $6.99, 9780316769488
4. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Warner, $7.99, 9780446310789
5. Fahrenheit 451
Ray Bradbury, Ballantine, $6.99, 9780345342966
6. Lord of the Flies
William Golding, Berkley, $9.99, 9780399501487
7. Animal Farm
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451526342
8. You've Been Warned
James Patterson, Howard Roughan, Grand Central, $9.99, 9780446198974
9. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
10. The Pillars of the Earth
Ken Follett, Signet, $7.99, 9780451166890

 

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. Breaking Dawn (Twilight, Book 4)
Stephenie Meyer, Little Brown, $22.99, 9780316067928
4. Gallop!
Rufus Butler Seder, Workman, $12.95, 9780761147633
5. Eclipse (Twilight, Book 3)
Stephenie Meyer, Little Brown, $19.99, 9780316160209
6. The Time Paradox (Artemis Fowl, Book 6)
Eoin Colfer, Hyperion, $17.99, 9781423108368
7. Claire (Clique Summer Collection #5)
Lisi Harrison, Poppy, $6.99, 9780316027502
8. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
9. Math Doesn't Suck
Danica McKellar, Plume, $15, 9780452289499
10. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $12.95, 9780810994737
11. The Mysterious Benedict Society
Trenton Lee Stewart, Little Brown, $6.99, 9780316003957
12. Fancy Nancy's Favorite Fancy Words
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), Harper, $12.99, 9780061549236
13. Diary of a Wimpy Kid
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $12.95, 9780810993136
14. Kiss My Math
Danica McKellar, Hudson Street, $24.95, 9781594630491
15. Star Wars: The Clone Wars
Tracey West, Grosset & Dunlap, $6.99, 9780448449920