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Southern Bestsellers 3/25/2007

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

HARDCOVER FICTION


Image1. Whitethorn Woods
Maeve Binchy, Knopf, $25.95, 9780307265784
2. Water for Elephants
Sara Gruen, Algonquin, $23.95, 9781565124998
3. Nineteen Minutes
Jodi Picoult, Atria, $26.95, 9780743496728
4. Step on a Crack
James Patterson, Michael Ledwidge, Little Brown, $27.99, 9780316013949
5. Queen of Broken Hearts
Cassandra King, Hyperion, $24.95, 9781401301774
6. High Profile
Robert B. Parker, Putnam, $24.95, 9780399154041
7. Shopaholic and Baby
Sophie Kinsella, Dial, $24, 9780385338707
Image8. Heart-Shaped Box
Joe Hill, Morrow, $24.95, 9780061147937
9. The Alexandria Link
Steve Berry, Ballantine, $25.95, 9780345485755
10. The Double Bind
Chris Bohjalian, Shaye Areheart, $25, 9781400047468
11. Heyday
Kurt Andersen, Random House, $26.95, 9780375504730
12. Thirteen Moons
Charles Frazier, Random House, $26.95, 9780375509322
13. Burning Bright
Tracy Chevalier, Dutton, $24.95, 9780525949787
14. Daddy's Girl
Lisa Scottoline, HarperCollins, $25.95, 9780060833145
15. What Is the What
Dave Eggers, McSweeney's, $26, 9781932416640

 
HARDCOVER NONFICTION


Image1. Grace (Eventually)
Anne Lamott, Riverhead, $24.95, 9781594489426
2. The Secret
Rhonda Byrne (Ed.), Atria/Beyond Words, $23.95, 9781582701707
3. In an Instant
Lee Woodruff, Bob Woodruff, Random House, $25.95, 9781400066674
4. I Feel Bad About My Neck
Nora Ephron, Knopf, $19.95, 9780307264558
5. The Audacity of Hope
Barack Obama, Crown, $25, 9780307237699
6. Infidel
Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Free Press, $26, 9780743289689
7. A Long Way Gone
Ishmael Beah, Sarah Crichton/FSG, $22, 9780374105235
Image8. Marley & Me
John Grogan, Morrow, $21.95, 9780060817084
9. You: On a Diet
Michael F. Roizen, M.D., Mehmet C. Oz, M.D., Free Press, $25, 9780743292542
10. Women & Money
Suze Orman, Spiegel & Grau, $24.95, 9780385519311
11. How Doctors Think
Jerome E. Groopman, Houghton Mifflin, $26, 9780618610037
12. Mississippi Sissy
Kevin Sessums, St. Martin's, $24.95, 9780312341015
13. Somebody Is Going to Die If Lilly Beth Doesn't Catch That Bouquet
Gayden Metcalfe, Charlotte Hays, Hyperion, $19.95, 9781401302955
14. Pistol
Mark Kriegel, Free Press, $27, 9780743284974
15. Somebody's Gotta Say It
Neal Boortz, HarperCollins, $25.95, 9780060878207


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 Namesake
Jhumpa Lahiri, Mariner, $14, 9780618485222
4. Labyrinth
Kate Mosse, Berkley, $15, 9780425213971
5. The Kite Runner
Khaled Hosseini, Riverhead, $14, 9781594480003
6. The Inheritance of Loss
Kiran Desai, Grove, $14, 9780802142818
7. My Sister's Keeper
Jodi Picoult, Washington Square, $14, 9780743454537
Image8. Blue Shoes and Happiness
Alexander McCall Smith, Anchor, $12.95, 9781400075713
9. In the Company of the Courtesan
Sarah Dunant, Random House, $13.95, 9780812974041
10. The Shadow of the Wind
Carlos Ruiz Zafon, Penguin, $15, 9780143034902
11. Case Histories
Kate Atkinson, Back Bay, $13.99, 9780316010702
12. Savannah Breeze
Mary Kay Andrews, HarperCollins, $13.95, 9780060564674
13. Abide With Me
Elizabeth Strout, Random House, $13.95, 9780812971828
14. The Painted Veil
W. Somerset Maugham, Vintage, $13.95, 9780307277770
15. The Alchemist (Updated)
Paulo Coelho, HarperSanFrancisco, $13.95, 9780061122415


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 Glass Castle
Jeannette Walls, Scribner, $14, 9780743247542
4. The Devil in the White City
Erik Larson, Vintage, $14.95, 9780375725609
5. 90 Minutes in Heaven
Don Piper, Revell, $12.99, 9780800759490
6. Stumbling on Happiness
Daniel Gilbert, Vintage, $14.95, 9781400077427
7. The Measure of a Man
Sidney Poitier, HarperSanFrancisco, $14.95, 9780061357909
Image8. The Worst Hard Time
Timothy Egan, Mariner, $14.95, 9780618773473
9. Dreams From My Father
Barack Obama, Three Rivers, $14.95, 9781400082773
10. Three Cups of Tea
Greg Mortenson, David Oliver Relin, Penguin, $15, 9780143038252
11. Night
Elie Wiesel, FSG, $9, 9780374500016
12. Misquoting Jesus
Bart D. Ehrman, HarperSanFrancisco, $14.95, 9780060859510
13. 1,000 Places to See Before You Die
Patricia Schultz, Workman, $19.95, 9780761104841
14. The Four Agreements
Don Miguel Ruiz, Amber-Allen, $12.95, 9781878424310
15. SWAG: Southern Women Aging Gracefully
Melinda Rainey Thompson, John F. Blair, $14.95, 9780895873293


MASS MARKET


Image1. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Warner, $6.99, 9780446310789
2. Sour Puss
Rita Mae Brown, Bantam, $7.50, 9780553586817
3. The Old Wine Shades
Martha Grimes, Signet, $9.99, 9780451220721
4. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $7.95, 9780451524935
5. Sweetwater Creek
Anne Rivers Siddons, HarperCollins, $9.99, 9780060837013
6. Judge & Jury
James Patterson, Andrew Gross, Warner, $9.99, 9780446619004
7. Two Little Girls in Blue
Mary Higgins Clark, Pocket, $7.99, 9780743497299
8. Dirty Blonde
Lisa Scottoline, HarperCollins, $7.99, 9780060742911
9. The Templar Legacy
Steve Berry, Ballantine, $7.99, 9780345476166
10. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Warner, $6.99, 9780316769488


CHILDREN'S TITLES


Image1. Dragon of the Red Dawn (Magic Tree House #37)
Mary Pope Osborne, Salvatore Murdocca (Illus.), Random House, $11.99,
9780375837272
2. Eldest
Christopher Paolini, Knopf, $12.99, 9780375840401
3. It's Not Easy Being Mean (A Clique Novel)
Lisi Harrison, Little, Brown, $9.99, 9780316115056
4. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf, $16.95, 9780375831003
5. Junie B., First Grader: Dumb Bunny
Barbara Park, Denise Brunkus (Illus.), Random House, $11.99, 9780375838095
6. The Country Bunny and the Little Gold Shoes
Dubose Heyward, Marjorie Flack (Illus.), Houghton Mifflin, $6.95, 9780395185575
7. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, HarperCollins, $16.95, 9780060254926
Image8. Bridge to Terabithia
Katherine Paterson, HarperEntertainment, $6.99, 9780061227288
9. Forever in Blue (The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, #4)
Ann Brashares, Delacorte, $18.99, 9780385729369
10. Eragon
Christopher Paolini, Laurel-Leaf, $6.99, 9780440238485
11. Skippyjon Jones
Judith Schachner, Puffin, $5.99, 9780142404034
12. The Care & Keeping of You
Valorie Lee Schaefer, Norm Bendell (Illus.), Pleasant Company, $9.95, 9781562476663
13. The Invention of Hugo Cabret
Brian Selznick, Scholastic, $22.99, 9780439813785
14. The Easter Chick
Geraldine Elschner, Alexandra Junge (Illus.), North-South, $6.95, 9780735820760
15. Speak
Laurie Halse Anderson, Puffin, $10, 9780142407325