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Southern Bestsellers 2/25/2007

The Southern Independent Bestseller List, as brought to you by Book Sense and SIBA, for the
week ended Sunday, February 25, 2007. Based on reporting from the independent booksellers
of the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance and Book Sense .

HARDCOVER FICTION


Image1. Step on a Crack
James Patterson, Michael Ledwidge, Little Brown, $27.99, 9780316013949
2. Thirteen Moons
Charles Frazier, Random House, $26.95, 9780375509322
3. Water for Elephants
Sara Gruen, Algonquin, $23.95, 9781565124998
4. Queen of Broken Hearts
Cassandra King, Hyperion, $24.95, 9781401301774
5. The Double Bind
Chris Bohjalian, Shaye Areheart, $25, 9781400047468
6. Innocent in Death
J.D. Robb, Putnam, $25.95, 9780399154010
7. Thirteen Moons
Charles Frazier, Random House, $26.95, 9780375509322
Image8. Ten Days in the Hills
Jane Smiley, Knopf, $26, 9781400040612
9. Suite Francaise
Irene Nemirovsky, Knopf, $25, 9781400044733
10. High Profile
Robert B. Parker, Putnam, $24.95, 9780399154041
11. The Sweet Potato Queens' First Big-Ass Novel
Jill Conner Browne, S&S, $22.95, 9780743278270
12. For One More Day
Mitch Albom, Hyperion, $21.95, 9781401303273
13. Exile
Richard North Patterson, Holt, $26, 9780805079470
14. Sisters
Danielle Steel, Delacorte, $27, 9780385340229
15. On Agate Hill
Lee Smith, Algonquin, $24.95, 9781565124523

 
HARDCOVER NONFICTION


Image1. The Secret
Rhonda Byrne (Ed.), Beyond Words, $23.95, 9781582701707
2. The Audacity of Hope
Barack Obama, Crown, $25, 9780307237699
3. About Alice
Calvin Trillin, Random House, $14.95, 9781400066155
4. I Feel Bad About My Neck
Nora Ephron, Knopf, $19.95, 9780307264558
5. Somebody's Gotta Say It
Neal Boortz, HarperCollins, $25.95, 9780060878207
6. The Innocent Man
John Grisham, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385517232
7. Marley & Me
John Grogan, Morrow, $21.95, 9780060817084
Image8. A Long Way Gone
Ishmael Beah, Sarah Crichton/FSG, $22, 9780374105235
9. Born on a Blue Day
Daniel Tammet, Free Press, $24, 9781416535072
10. Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid
Jimmy Carter, S&S, $27, 9780743285025
11. Being Dead Is No Excuse
Gayden Metcalfe, Charlotte Hays, Hyperion, $19.95, 9781401359348
12. The God Delusion
Richard Dawkins, Houghton Mifflin, $27, 9780618680009
13. Power, Faith, and Fantasy
Michael B. Oren, Norton, $35, 9780393058260
14. The Intellectual Devotional
David S. Kidder, Noah D. Oppenheim, Rodale, $22.50, 9781594865138
15. American Fascists
Chris Hedges, Free Press, $25, 9780743284431


TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION


Image1. The Memory Keeper's Daughter
Kim Edwards, Penguin, $14, 0143037145
2. Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
Lisa See, Random House, $13.95, 9780812968064
3. The Inheritance of Loss
Kiran Desai, Grove, $14, 9780802142818
4. Labyrinth
Kate Mosse, Berkley, $15, 9780425213971
5. The History of Love
Nicole Krauss, Norton, $13.95, 9780393328622
6. In the Company of the Courtesan
Sarah Dunant, Random House, $13.95, 9780812974041
7. The Kite Runner
Khaled Hosseini, Riverhead, $14, 9781594480003
Image8. The Namesake
Jhumpa Lahiri, Mariner, $14, 9780618485222
9. March
Geraldine Brooks, Penguin, $14, 9780143036661
10. Case Histories
Kate Atkinson, Back Bay, $13.99, 9780316010702
11. The Other Boleyn Girl
Philippa Gregory, Touchstone, $16, 9780743227445
12. The Alchemist (Updated)
Paulo Coelho, HarperSanFrancisco, $13.95, 9780061122415
13. Snow
Orhan Pamuk, Vintage, $14.95, 9780375706868
14. Astrid and Veronika
Linda Olsson, Penguin, $14, 9780143038078
15. Love Walked In
Marisa de los Santos, Plume, $14, 9780452287891


TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION


Image1. Eat, Pray, Love
Elizabeth Gilbert, Penguin, $15, 9780143038412
2. The Year of Magical Thinking
Joan Didion, Vintage, $13.95, 9781400078431
3. The Measure of a Man
Sidney Poitier, HarperSanFrancisco, $14.95, 9780061357909
4. Dreams From My Father
Barack Obama, Three Rivers, $14.95, 9781400082773
5. The Devil in the White City
Erik Larson, Vintage, $14.95, 9780375725609
6. The Glass Castle
Jeannette Walls, Scribner, $14, 9780743247542
7. Three Cups of Tea
Greg Mortenson, David Oliver Relin, Penguin, $15, 9780143038252
Image8. 90 Minutes in Heaven
Don Piper, Revell, $12.99, 9780800759490
9. The River of Doubt
Candice Millard, Broadway, $14.95, 9780767913737
10. The Last Week
Marcus J. Borg, John Dominic Crossan, HarperSanFrancisco, $13.95, 9780060872601
11. The Tender Bar
J.R. Moehringer, Hyperion, $14.95, 9780786888764
12. Misquoting Jesus
Bart D. Ehrman, HarperSanFrancisco, $14.95, 9780060859510
13. The Places in Between
Rory Stewart, Harvest, $14, 9780156031561
14. Night
Elie Wiesel, FSG, $9, 9780374500016
15. 1491
Charles C. Mann, Vintage, $14.95, 9781400032051


MASS MARKET


Image1. Sweetwater Creek
Anne Rivers Siddons, HarperCollins, $9.99, 9780060837013
2. The Templar Legacy
Steve Berry, Ballantine, $7.99, 9780345476166
. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Warner, $6.99, 9780446310789
4. Honeymoon
James Patterson, Howard Roughan, Warner, $7.99, 9780446613378
5. S Is for Silence
Sue Grafton, Berkley, $7.99, 9780425212691
6. Fahrenheit 451
Ray Bradbury, Ballantine, $6.99, 9780345342966
7. The Amber Room
Steve Berry, Fawcett, $7.99, 9780345460042
8. The Last Templar
Raymond Khoury, Signet, $9.99, 9780451219954
9. The Hunt Club
John Lescroart, Signet, $9.99, 9780451220103
10. Four to Score
Janet Evanovich, St. Martin's, $7.99, 9780312966973


CHILDREN'S TITLES


Image1. Bridge to Terabithia
Katherine Paterson, HarperEntertainment, $6.99, 9780061227288
2. Junie B., First Grader: Dumb Bunny
Barbara Park, Denise Brunkus (Illus.), Random House, $11.99, 9780375838095
3. Forever in Blue (The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, #4)
Ann Brashares, Delacorte, $18.99, 9780385729369
4. The Higher Power of Lucky
Susan Patron, Atheneum, $16.95, 9781416901945
5. It's Not Easy Being Mean (A Clique Novel)
Lisi Harrison, Little, Brown, $9.99, 9780316115056
6. Flotsam
David Wiesner, Clarion, $17, 9780618194575
7. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, HarperCollins, $16.95, 9780060254926
Image8. Charlotte's Web
E.B. White, HarperEntertainment, $7.99, 9780061120268
9. The Invention of Hugo Cabret
Brian Selznick, Scholastic, $22.99, 9780439813785
10. The End (A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book 13)
Lemony Snicket, Brett Helquist (Illus.), HarperCollins, $12.99, 9780064410168
11. Green Eggs and Ham
Dr. Seuss, Random House, $8.99, 9780394800165
12. Fancy Nancy
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), HarperCollins, $16.99, 9780060542092
13. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), HarperCollins, $7.99, 9780694003617
14. The Story of the Easter Bunny
Katherine Tegen, Sally Anne Lambert (Illus.), HarperTrophy, $6.99, 9780060587819
15. Eragon
Christopher Paolini, Laurel-Leaf, $6.99, 9780440238485