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WHAT'S HOT IN SOUTHERN INDIES...

Southern Bestsellers 12/03/2006

The Southern Independent Bestseller List, as brought to you by Book Sense and SIBA, for the
week ended Sunday, December 03, 2006. Based on reporting from the independent booksellers
of the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance and Book Sense .

HARDCOVER FICTION


Image1. Thirteen Moons
Charles Frazier, Random House, $26.95, 0375509321
2. Nature Girl
Carl Hiaasen, Knopf, $25.95, 0307262995
3. Next
Michael Crichton, HarperCollins, $27.95, 0060872985
4. Cross
James Patterson, Little Brown, $27.99, 0316159794
5. On Agate Hill
Lee Smith, Algonquin, $24.95, 1565124529
6. Blue Christmas
Mary Kay Andrews, HarperCollins, $14.95, 0060837349
7. Wild Fire
Nelson DeMille, Warner, $26.99, 044657967X
Image8. Dear John
Nicholas Sparks, Warner, $24.99, 0446528056
9. The Shape Shifter
Tony Hillerman, HarperCollins, $26.95, 0060563451
10. The Collectors
David Baldacci, Warner, $26.99, 044653109X
11. The Shepherd, the Angel, and Walter the Christmas Miracle Dog
Dave Barry, Putnam, $15.95, 0399154132
12. Treasure of Khan
Clive Cussler, Dirk Cussler, Putnam, $27.95, 0399153691
13. For One More Day
Mitch Albom, Hyperion, $21.95, 1401303277
14. Against the Day
Thomas Pynchon, Penguin Press, $35, 159420120X
15. Home to Big Stone Gap
Adriana Trigiani, Random House, $25.95, 1400060087

 
HARDCOVER NONFICTION


Image1. You: On a Diet
Michael F. Roizen, M.D., Mehmet C. Oz, M.D., Free Press, $25, 0743292545
2. Palestine
Jimmy Carter, S&S, $27, 0743285026
3. I Like You
Amy Sedaris, Warner, $27.99, 0446578843
4. I Feel Bad About My Neck
Nora Ephron, Knopf, $19.95, 0307264556
5. The Audacity of Hope
Barack Obama, Crown, $25, 0307237699
6. Encyclopedia of North Carolina
William S. Powell (Ed.), Univ. of North Carolina Press, $65, 0807830712
7. Paula Deen Celebrates!
Paula H. Deen, S&S, $26, 0743278119
Image8. The Innocent Man
John Grisham, Doubleday, $28.95, 0385517238
9. The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid
Bill Bryson, Broadway, $25, 076791936X
10. Being Dead Is No Excuse
Gayden Metcalfe, Charlotte Hays, Hyperion, $19.95, 1401359345
11. Barefoot Contessa at Home
Ina Garten, Clarkson Potter, $35, 1400054346
12. Marley & Me
John Grogan, Morrow, $21.95, 0060817089
13. Thunderstruck
Erik Larson, Crown, $25.95, 1400080665
14. Culture Warrior
Bill O'Reilly, Broadway, $26, 0767920929
15. The God Delusion
Richard Dawkins, Houghton Mifflin, $27, 0618680004


TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION


Image1. The Memory Keeper's Daughter
Kim Edwards, Penguin, $14, 0143037145
2. The Kite Runner
Khaled Hosseini, Riverhead, $14, 1594480001
3. Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
Lisa See, Random House, $13.95, 0812968069
4. Saving Fish From Drowning
Amy Tan, Ballantine, $14.95, 034546401X
5. Light From Heaven
Jan Karon, Penguin, $13.95, 0143037706
6. The Lighthouse
P.D. James, Vintage, $13.95, 0307275736
7. The Historian
Elizabeth Kostova, Back Bay, $15.99, 0316154547
Image8. Snow
Orhan Pamuk, Vintage, $14.95, 0375706860
9. Limitations
Scott Turow, Picador, $13, 0312426453
10. March
Geraldine Brooks, Penguin, $14, 0143036661
11. Gilead
Marilynne Robinson, Picador, $14, 031242440X
12. The Inheritance of Loss
Kiran Desai, Grove, $14, 0802142818
13. The History of Love
Nicole Krauss, Norton, $13.95, 0393328627
14. New Stories from the South
Allan Gurganus (Ed.), Algonquin, $14.95, 1565125312
15. Gods in Alabama
Joshilyn Jackson, Warner, $12.95, 0446694533


TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION


Image1. The Glass Castle
Jeannette Walls, Scribner, $14, 074324754X
2. Bad President
R.D. Rosen, et al., Workman, $8.95, 0761146202
3. The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2007
World Almanac (Eds.), World Almanac, $12.99, 0886879957
4. The Devil in the White City
Erik Larson, Vintage, $14.95, 0375725601
5. SWAG
Melinda Rainey Thompson, John F. Blair, $14.95, 089587329X
6. The City of Falling Angels
John Berendt, Penguin, $15, 0143036939
7. Team of Rivals
Doris Kearns Goodwin, S&S, $19.95, 0743270754
Image8. Running With Scissors
Augusten Burroughs, Picador, $14, 0312425414
9. The Old Farmer's Almanac
Old Farmer's Almanac (Eds.), Old Farmer's Almanac, $6.95, 1571983902
10. Night
Elie Wiesel, FSG, $9, 0374500010
11. Bad Cat
Jim Edgar, Workman, $9.95, 0761136193
12. The Places in Between
Rory Stewart, Harvest, $14, 0156031566
13. 1491
Charles C. Mann, Vintage, $14.95, 1400032059
14. The River of Doubt
Candice Millard, Broadway, $14.95, 0767913736
15. An Inconvenient Truth
Al Gore, Rodale, $21.95, 1594865671


MASS MARKET


Image1. S Is for Silence
Sue Grafton, Berkley, $7.99, 0425212696
2. Turning Angel
Greg Iles, Pocket, $9.99, 0743454162
3. The Christmas Thief
Mary Higgins Clark, Carol Higgins Clark, Pocket, $7.99, 0743272250
4. The Camel Club
David Baldacci, Warner, $7.99, 0446615625
5. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Warner, $6.99, 0446310786
6. The Last Templar
Raymond Khoury, Signet, $9.99, 0451219953
7. Lord of the Flies
William Golding, Berkley, $7.95, 0399501487
8. Anansi Boys
Neil Gaiman, HarperTorch, $7.99, 0060515198
9. Running With Scissors
Augusten Burroughs, St. Martin's, $7.99, 0312938853
10. The Ambler Warning
Robert Ludlum, St. Martin's, $9.99, 0312990693


CHILDREN'S TITLES


Image1. Eragon
Christopher Paolini, Laurel-Leaf, $6.99, 044023848X
2. The End (A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book 13)
Lemony Snicket, Brett Helquist (Illus.), HarperCollins, $12.99, 0064410161
3. Blizzard of the Blue Moon (Magic Tree House #36)
Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illus.), Random House, $11.95, 0375830375
4. Christmas
Robert Sabuda, Orchard, $12.99, 0439845688
5. Jan Karon Presents: Violet Comes to Stay
Melanie Cecka, Emily Arnold McCully (Illus.), Viking, $15.99, 0670060739
6. Peter and the Starcatchers
Dave Barry, Ridley Pearson, Disney, $7.99, 078684907X
7. Fancy Nancy
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), HarperCollins, $15.99, 0060542098
Image8. Stranger in the Woods
Carl R. Sams II, Jean Stoick, Carl R. Sams II Photography, $19.95, 0967174805
9. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), HarperCollins, $7.99, 0694003611
10. Eldest
Christopher Paolini, Knopf, $21, 037582670X
11. The Polar Express
Chris Van Allsburg, Houghton Mifflin, $18.95, 0395389496
12. The Snowmen
Caralyn Buehner, Mark Buehner, Dial, $21.99, 0803731809
13. Walter the Farting Dog
William Kotzwinkle, Glenn Murray, Audrey Colman (Illus.), Frog, $15.95, 1583940537
14. The Christmas Story
Jane Werner, Eloise Burns Wilkin (Illus.), Golden Books, $2.99, 0307989135
15. The Night Before Christmas
Clement Moore, Mary Engelbreit (Illus.), HarperCollins, $16.99, 0060081600