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WHAT'S HOT IN SOUTHERN INDIES...

Southern Bestsellers 09/10/2006

The Southern Independent Bestseller List, as brought to you by Book Sense and SIBA, for the
week ended Sunday, September 10, 2006. Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of theSouthern Independent Booksellers Alliance and Book Sense .

HARDCOVER FICTION


Image1. Rise and Shine
Anna Quindlen, Random House, $24.95, 0375502246
2. Water for Elephants
Sara Gruen, Algonquin, $23.95, 1565124995
3. On Agate Hill
Lee Smith, Algonquin, $24.95, 1565124529
4. The Book of Fate
Brad Meltzer, Warner, $25.99, 0446530999
5. Judge and Jury
James Patterson, Andrew Gross, Little Brown, $27.99, 0316013935
6. The Afghan
Frederick Forsyth, Putnam, $26.95, 0399153942
7. Can't Wait to Get to Heaven
Fannie Flagg, Random House, $25.95, 1400061261
Image8. Special Topics in Calamity Physics
Marisha Pessl, Viking, $25.95, 067003777X
9. The Interpretation of Murder
Jed Rubenfeld, Holt, $26, 0805080988
10. The Emperor's Children
Claire Messud, Knopf, $25, 030726419X
11. Spy
Ted Bell, Atria, $25.95, 0743277236
12. The Messenger
Daniel Silva, Putnam, $25.95, 0399153357
13. Triptych
Karin Slaughter, Delacorte, $25, 0385339461
14. Dark Celebration
Christine Feehan, Berkley, $23.95, 0425211673
15. Ricochet
Sandra Brown, S&S, $25.95, 0743289331

 
HARDCOVER NONFICTION


Image1. I Feel Bad About My Neck
Nora Ephron, Knopf, $19.95, 0307264556
2. Marley & Me
John Grogan, Morrow, $21.95, 0060817089
3. Fiasco
Thomas E. Ricks, Penguin Press, $27.95, 159420103X
4. The World Is Flat (Updated and Expanded)
Thomas L. Friedman, FSG, $30, 0374292795
5. Being Dead Is No Excuse
Gayden Metcalfe, Charlotte Hays, Hyperion, $19.95, 1401359345
6. The Looming Tower
Lawrence Wright, Knopf, $27.95, 037541486X
7. State of Emergency
Patrick J. Buchanan, St. Martin's, $24.95, 0312360037
Image8. Lies at the Altar
Robin Smith, Hyperion, $24.95, 1401302564
9. Mockingbird
Charles J. Shields, Holt, $25, 080507919X
10. Elizabeth
J. Randy Taraborrelli, Warner, $26.99, 0446532541
11. Freakonomics
Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner, Morrow, $25.95, 006073132X
12. The Discomfort Zone
Jonathan Franzen, FSG, $22, 0374299196
13. Wins, Losses, and Lessons
Lou Holtz, Morrow, $25.95, 0060840803
14. Dispatches From the Edge
Anderson Cooper, HarperCollins, $24.95, 0061132381
15. Mayflower
Nathaniel Philbrick, Viking, $29.95, 0670037605


TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION


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1. The Memory Keeper's Daughter
Kim Edwards, Penguin, $14, 0143037145
2. Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
Lisa See, Random House, $13.95, 0812968069
3. The Kite Runner
Khaled Hosseini, Riverhead, $14, 1594480001
4. On Beauty
Zadie Smith, Penguin, $15, 0143037749
5. My Sister's Keeper
Jodi Picoult, Washington Square, $14, 0743454537
6. March
Geraldine Brooks, Penguin, $14, 0143036661
7. The Mermaid Chair
Sue Monk Kidd, Penguin, $14, 0143036696
Image8. History of Love
Nicole Krauss, Norton, $13.95, 0393328627
9. The Constant Princess
Philippa Gregory, Touchstone, $16, 0743272498
10. The Shadow of the Wind
Carlos Ruiz Zafon, Penguin, $15, 0143034901
11. At First Sight
Nicholas Sparks, Warner, $13.99, 0446698466
12. Gilead
Marilynne Robinson, Picador, $14, 031242440X
13. Friends, Lovers, Chocolate
Alexander McCall Smith, Anchor, $12.95, 1400077109
14. Gods in Alabama
Joshilyn Jackson, Warner, $12.95, 0446694533
15. The Sea
John Banville, Vintage, $12.95, 1400097029


TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION


Image1. The Glass Castle
Jeannette Walls, Scribner, $14, 074324754X
2. The Tender Bar
J.R. Moehringer, Hyperion, $14.95, 0786888768
3. Running With Scissors
Augusten Burroughs, Picador, $14, 0312425414
4. Night
Elie Wiesel, FSG, $9, 0374500010
5. The Devil in the White City
Erik Larson, Vintage, $14.95, 0375725601
6. Julie and Julia
Julie Powell, Back Bay, $13.99, 0316013269
7. The Places in Between
Rory Stewart, Harvest, $14, 0156031566
Image8. Under the Banner of Heaven
Jon Krakauer, Anchor, $14.95, 1400032806
9. The Essential 55
Ron Clark, Hyperion, $11.95, 0786888164
10. 1,000 Places to See Before You Die
Patricia Schultz, Workman, $18.95, 0761104844
11. An Inconvenient Truth
Al Gore, Rodale, $21.95, 1594865671
12. The FairTax Book
Neal Boortz, John Linder, Regan Books, $14.95, 0060875496
13. Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim
David Sedaris, Back Bay, $14.95, 0316010790
14. Confessions of an Economic Hit Man
John Perkins, Plume, $15, 0452287081
15. In Cold Blood
Truman Capote, Vintage, $14, 0679745580



MASS MARKET


Image11. The Devil Wears Prada
Lauren Weisberger, Anchor, $7.99, 0307275558
2. The Camel Club
David Baldacci, Warner, $7.99, 0446615625
3. Morrigan's Cross
Nora Roberts, Jove, $7.99, 0515141658
4. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Warner, $6.99, 0446310786
5. Consent to Kill
Vince Flynn, Pocket Star, $9.99, 1416505016
6. The Lincoln Lawyer
Michael Connelly, Warner, $7.99, 0446616451
7. Crusader's Cross
James Lee Burke, Pocket, $7.99, 0743277201
8. Lifeguard
James Patterson, Andrew Gross, Warner, $9.99, 044661761X
9. The Scarlet Letter
Nathaniel Hawthorne, Bantam Classics, $3.95, 0553210092
10. Running with Scissors
Augusten Burroughs, St. Martin's, $7.99, 0312938853


CHILDREN'S TITLES


Image1. Is There Really a Human Race?
Jamie Lee Curtis, Laura Cornell (Illus.), Joanna Cotler, $16.99, 0060753463
2. How to Eat Fried Worms (Movie Tie-In)
Thomas Rockwell, Yearling, $5.99, 0440421853
3. A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Beatrice Letters
Lemony Snicket, Brett Helquist (Illus.), HarperCollins, $19.99, 0060586583
4. Dial L for Loser (The Clique #6)
Lisi Harrison, Little Brown, $9.99, 0316115045
5. Captain Underpants and the Preposterous Plight of the Purple Potty People
Dav Pilkey, Scholastic, $4.99, 0439376149
6. Fancy Nancy
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), HarperCollins, $15.99, 0060542098
7. Pirateology
Captain William Lubber, Candlewick, $19.99, 0763631434
Image8. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), HarperCollins, $7.99, 0694003611
9. Edwina, The Dinosaur Who Didn't Know She Was Extinct
Mo Willems, Hyperion, $16.99, 0786837489
10. Chasing Vermeer
Blue Balliett, Brett Helquist (Illus.), Scholastic, $2.99, 0439856221
11. Because of Winn-Dixie
Kate DiCamillo, Candlewick, $5.99, 0763625582
12. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, HarperCollins, $16.95, 0060254920
13. Eragon
Christopher Paolini, Knopf, $9.95, 0375826696
14. High Tide in Hawaii (Magic Tree House #28)
Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illus.), Random House, $3.99, 0375806164
15. Life of Pi (Student Edition )
Yann Martel, Harvest, $8.99, 0156030209