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Southern Indie Bestsellers 5/28/2017

The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and SIBA, for the week ended Sunday, May 28, 2017. Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance and IndieBound. For an independent bookstore near you, visit IndieBound.org.

HARDCOVER FICTION

1. Into the Water
Paula Hawkins, Riverhead, $28, 9780735211209
2. A Gentleman in Moscow
Amor Towles, Viking, $27, 9780670026197
3. Anything Is Possible
Elizabeth Strout, Random House, $27, 9780812989403
4. Same Beach, Next Year
Dorothea Benton Frank, Morrow, $27.99, 9780062390783
5. Lincoln in the Bardo
George Saunders, Random House, $28, 9780812995343
6. The Thirst
Jo Nesbo, Knopf, $26.95, 9780385352161
7. Men Without Women
Haruki Murakami, Knopf, $25.95, 9780451494627
8. No Middle Name
Lee Child, Delacorte Press, $27, 9780399593574
9. Testimony
Scott Turow, Grand Central, $28, 9781455553549
10. Dragon Teeth
Michael Crichton, Harper, $28.99, 9780062473356
11. The Fix
David Baldacci, Grand Central, $29, 9781455586561
12. Since We Fell
Dennis Lehane, Ecco, $27.99, 9780062129383
13. The Underground Railroad
Colson Whitehead, Doubleday, $26.95, 9780385542364
14. The Women in the Castle
Jessica Shattuck, Morrow, $26.99, 9780062563668
15. The Frozen Hours
Jeff Shaara, Ballantine, $28.99, 9780345549228

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

1. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry
Neil deGrasse Tyson, Norton, $18.95, 9780393609394
2. Hillbilly Elegy
J.D. Vance, Harper, $27.99, 9780062300546
3. The American Spirit
David McCullough, S&S, $25, 9781501174216
4. The Potlikker Papers: A Food History of the Modern South
John T. Edge, Penguin Press, $28, 9781594206559
5. Option B
Sheryl Sandberg, Adam Grant, Knopf, $25.95, 9781524732684
6. Killers of the Flower Moon
David Grann, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385534246
7. Hallelujah Anyway
Anne Lamott, Riverhead, $20, 9780735213586
8. Make Your Bed
William H. McRaven, Grand Central, $18, 9781455570249
9. Shattered
Jonathan Allen, Amie Parnes, Crown, $28, 9780553447088
10. The Book of Joy
The Dalai Lama, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Avery, $26, 9780399185045
11. Democracy
Condoleezza Rice, Twelve, $35, 9781455540181
12. When Breath Becomes Air
Paul Kalanithi, Random House, $25, 9780812988406
13. The Hidden Life of Trees
Peter Wohlleben, Greystone Books, $24.95, 9781771642484
14. Jimmy Buffett: A Good Life All the Way
Ryan White, Touchstone, $26.99, 9781501132551
15. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up
Marie Kondo, Ten Speed Press, $16.99, 9781607747307

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION

1. All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr, Scribner, $17, 9781501173219
2. The Handmaid's Tale
Margaret Atwood, Anchor, $15.95, 9780525435006
3. Commonwealth
Ann Patchett, Harper Perennial, $16.99, 9780062491831
4. The Woman in Cabin 10
Ruth Ware, Gallery/Scout Press, $16, 9781501132957
5. A Man Called Ove
Fredrik Backman, Washington Square Press, $16, 9781476738024
6. Lilac Girls
Martha Hall Kelly, Ballantine, $17, 9781101883082
7. The Nightingale
Kristin Hannah, St. Martin's Griffin, $16.99, 9781250080400
8. The Alchemist
Paulo Coelho, HarperOne, $16.99, 9780062315007
9. All the Missing Girls
Megan Miranda, S&S, $16, 9781501107979
10. Milk and Honey
Rupi Kaur, Andrews McMeel, $14.99, 9781449474256
11. The Nest
Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney, Ecco, $16.99, 9780062414229
12. Big Little Lies
Liane Moriarty, Berkley, $16, 9780399587191
13. Sweetbitter
Stephanie Danler, Vintage, $16, 9781101911860
14. The Girls
Emma Cline, Random House, $17, 9780812988024
15. The Sellout
Paul Beatty, Picador USA, $16, 9781250083258

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION

1. Strong Is the New Pretty
Kate T. Parker, Workman, $17.95, 9780761189138
2. White Trash
Nancy Isenberg, Penguin, $17, 9780143129677
3. Hidden Figures
Margot Lee Shetterly, Morrow, $15.99, 9780062363602
4. On Tyranny
Timothy Snyder, Tim Duggan Books, $7.99, 9780804190114
5. Becoming Wise
Krista Tippett, Penguin, $17, 9781101980316
6. The Zookeeper's Wife
Diane Ackerman, Norton, $15.95, 9780393354256
7. Evicted
Matthew Desmond, Broadway, $17, 9780553447453
8. Furiously Happy
Jenny Lawson, Flatiron, $15.99, 9781250077028
9. I Am Malala
Malala Yousafzai, Back Bay, $16, 9780316322423
10. You Are a Badass
Jen Sincero, Running Press, $16, 9780762447695
11. We Should All Be Feminists
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Anchor, $7.95, 9781101911761
12. Originals
Adam Grant, Penguin, $17, 9780143128854
13. The Gene
Siddhartha Mukherjee, Scribner, $20, 9781476733524
14. Dimestore: A Writer's Life
Lee Smith, Algonquin, $15.95, 9781616206468
15. Valiant Ambition
Nathaniel Philbrick, Penguin, $18, 9780143110194

MASS MARKET

1. American Gods
Neil Gaiman, Morrow, $9.99, 9780062572110
2. Night School
Lee Child, Dell, $9.99, 9780804178822
3. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
4. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Little Brown, $8.99, 9780316769488
5. A Game of Thrones
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780553593716
6. And Then There Were None
Agatha Christie, HarperTorch, $7.99, 9780062073488
7. End of Watch
Stephen King, Pocket, $9.99, 9781501134135
8. The Girl on the Train
Paula Hawkins, Riverhead, $9.99, 9780735219755
9. Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
Robert M. Pirsig, HarperTorch, $7.99, 9780060589462
10. One Second After
William R. Forstchen, Tor, $9.99, 9780765356864

CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED

1. Oh, the Places You'll Go!
Dr. Seuss, Random House, $18.99, 9780679805274
2. Dragons Love Tacos 2: The Sequel
Adam Rubin, Daniel Salmieri (Illus.), Dial, $18.99, 9780525428886
3. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
4. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, Harper, $18.95, 9780060254926
5. Shine!
Patrick McDonnell, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $16.99, 9780316262781
6. Dragons Love Tacos
Adam Rubin, Daniel Salmieri (Illus.), Dial, $16.99, 9780803736801
7. Pete the Cat and the Cool Cat Boogie
James Dean, Harper, $17.99, 9780062404343
8. If I Had a Little Dream
Nina Laden, Melissa Castrillon (Illus.), Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books, $17.99, 9781481439244
9. Feminist Baby
Loryn Brantz, Disney/Hyperion, $12.99, 9781484778586
10. The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors
Drew Daywalt, Adam Rex (Illus.), Balzer + Bray, $17.99, 9780062438898

CHILDREN'S INTEREST

1. 13 Reasons Why
Jay Asher, Razorbill, $10.99, 9780451478290
2. Everything, Everything
Nicola Yoon, Ember, $10.99, 9781524769604
3. Wonder
R.J. Palacio, Knopf, $16.99, 9780375869020
4. The Thing About Jellyfish
Ali Benjamin, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $8.99, 9780316380843
5. The Girl Who Drank the Moon
Kelly Barnhill, Algonquin Young Readers, $16.95, 9781616205676
6. Alex and Eliza: A Love Story
Melissa de La Cruz, G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9781524739621
7. Hidden Figures (Young Readers' Edition)
Margot Lee Shetterly, Harper, $7.99, 9780062662378
8. Smile
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545132060
9. The Inquisitor's Tale
Adam Gidwitz, Hatem Aly (Illus.), Dutton Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9780525426165
10. Beyond the Bright Sea
Lauren Wolk, Dutton Books for Young Readers, $16.99, 9781101994856

CHILDREN'S SERIES

1. The Dark Prophecy (The Trials of Apollo, Book Two)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $19.99, 9781484746424
2. Lord of Shadows (The Dark Artifices, Book Two)
Cassandra Clare, Margaret K. McElderry Books, $24.99, 9781442468405
3. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Double Down
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9781419723445
4. Dog Man
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9780545581608
5. The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $7.99, 9781423134947
6. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
J.K. Rowling, Scholastic, $10.99, 9780439136365
7. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Parts One & Two
J.K. Rowling, et al., Arthur A. Levine Books, $29.99, 9781338099133
8. Serafina and the Black Cloak
Robert Beatty, Disney/Hyperion, $7.99, 9781484711873
9. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Cabin Fever
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9781419702235
10. Dog Man Unleashed
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9780545935203