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WHAT'S HOT IN SOUTHERN INDIES...

Southern Bestsellers 10/15/2006

The Southern Independent Bestseller List, as brought to you by Book Sense and SIBA, for the
week ended Sunday, October 15, 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. For One More Day
Mitch Albom, Hyperion, $21.95, 1401303277
3. Echo Park
Michael Connelly, Little Brown, $26.99, 0316734950
4. The Road
Cormac McCarthy, Knopf, $24, 0307265439
5. On Agate Hill
Lee Smith, Algonquin, $24.95, 1565124529
6. Act of Treason
Vince Flynn, Atria, $25.95, 0743270371
7. Water for Elephants
Sara Gruen, Algonquin, $23.95, 1565124995
Image8. Under Orders
Dick Francis, Putnam, $25.95, 0399154000
9. Short Straw
Stuart Woods, Putnam, $25.95, 0399153683
10. Motor Mouth
Janet Evanovich, HarperCollins, $26.95, 0060584033
11. A Spot of Bother
Mark Haddon, Doubleday, $24.95, 0385520514
12. Rise and Shine
Anna Quindlen, Random House, $24.95, 0375502246
13. Abundance
Sena Jeter Naslund, Morrow, $26.95, 0060825391
14. The Mission Song
John le Carre, Little Brown, $26.99, 0316016748
15. The Afghan
Frederick Forsyth, Putnam, $26.95, 0399153942

 
HARDCOVER NONFICTION


Image1. State of Denial
Bob Woodward, S&S, $30, 0743272234
2. The Innocent Man
John Grisham, Doubleday, $28.95, 0385517238
3. I Feel Bad About My Neck
Nora Ephron, Knopf, $19.95, 0307264556
4. Marley & Me
John Grogan, Morrow, $21.95, 0060817089
5. Culture Warrior
Bill O'Reilly, Broadway, $26, 0767920929
6. Paula Deen Celebrates!
Paula Deen, S&S, $26, 0743278119
7. Saving Graces
Elizabeth Edwards, Broadway, $24.95, 0767925378
Image8. Ageless
Suzanne Somers, Crown, $25, 0307237249
9. The Greatest Story Ever Sold
Frank Rich, Penguin Press, $25.95, 159420098X
10. Why We Want You to Be Rich
Robert Kiyosaki, Donald Trump, Rich Press, $24.95, 1933914025
11. The World Is Flat (Updated and Expanded)
Thomas L. Friedman, FSG, $30, 0374292795
12. Being Dead Is No Excuse
Gayden Metcalfe, Charlotte Hays, Hyperion, $19.95, 1401359345
13. The Blind Side
Michael Lewis, Norton, $24.95, 039306123X
14. I Like You
Amy Sedaris, Warner, $27.99, 0446578843
15. Blood and Thunder
Hampton Sides, Doubleday, $26.95, 0385507771


TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION


Image1. The Memory Keeper's Daughter
Kim Edwards, Penguin, $14, 0143037145
2. The Kite Runner
Khaled Hosseini, Riverhead, $14, 1594480001
3. Saving Fish from Drowning
Amy Tan, Ballantine, $14.95, 034546401X
4. The Widow of the South
Robert Hicks, Warner, $14.99, 0446697435
5. Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
Lisa See, Random House, $13.95, 0812968069
6. The Historian
Elizabeth Kostova, Back Bay, $15.99, 0316154547
7. Skeleton Coast
Clive Cussler, Berkley, $16, 0425211894
Image8. The History of Love
Nicole Krauss, Norton, $13.95, 0393328627
9. The Lighthouse
P.D. James, Vintage, $13.95, 0307275736
10. Snow
Orhan Pamuk, Vintage, $14.95, 0375706860
11. March
Geraldine Brooks, Penguin, $14, 0143036661
12. The Constant Princess
Philippa Gregory, Touchstone, $16, 0743272498
13. On Beauty
Zadie Smith, Penguin, $15, 0143037749
14. The Sea
John Banville, Vintage, $12.95, 1400097029
15. The Inheritance of Loss
Kiran Desai, Grove, $14, 0802142818


TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION


Image11. The Glass Castle
Jeannette Walls, Scribner, $14, 074324754X
2. The City of Falling Angels
John Berendt, Penguin, $15, 0143036939
3. Running With Scissors (Movie Tie-In)
Augusten Burroughs, Picador, $14, 0312425414
4. SWAG: Southern Women Aging Gracefully
Melinda Rainey Thompson, John F. Blair, $14.95, 089587329X
5. Bad President
R. D. Rosen, et al., Workman, $8.95, 0761146202
6. The Devil in the White City
Erik Larson, Vintage, $14.95, 0375725601
7. The River of Doubt
Candice Millard, Broadway, $14.95, 0767913736
8. The Places in Between
Rory Stewart, Harvest, $14, 0156031566
9. An Inconvenient Truth
Al Gore, Rodale, $21.95, 1594865671
10. Night
Elie Wiesel, FSG, $9, 0374500010
11. Bless Your Heart, Tramp
Celia Rivenbark, St. Martin's, $13.95, 0312343426
12. Julie and Julia
Julie Powell, Back Bay, $13.99, 0316013269
13. Istanbul
Orhan Pamuk, Vintage, $14.95, 1400033888
14. 1776
David McCullough, S&S, $18, 0743226720
15. Mere Christianity
C.S. Lewis, HarperSanFrancisco, $11.95, 0060652926


MASS MARKET


Image1. The Camel Club
David Baldacci, Warner, $7.99, 0446615625
2. Predator
Patricia D. Cornwell, Berkley, $9.99, 0425210278
3. Mary, Mary
James Patterson, Warner, $9.99, 0446619035
4. School Days
Robert B. Parker, Berkley, $7.99, 0425211347
5. Dance of the Gods
Nora Roberts, Jove, $7.99, 0515141666
6. Dark Harbor
Stuart Woods, Signet, $9.99, 0451218701
7. The Lincoln Lawyer
Michael Connelly, Warner, $7.99, 0446616451
8. Ordinary Heroes
Scott Turow, Warner, $7.99, 0446617482
9. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Warner, $6.99, 0446310786
10. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $7.95, 0451524934


CHILDREN'S TITLES


Image1. The End (A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book 13)
Lemony Snicket, Brett Helquist (Illus.), HarperCollins, $12.99, 0064410161
2. The Beatrice Letters
Lemony Snicket, Brett Helquist (Illus.), HarperCollins, $19.99, 0060586583
3. Blizzard of the Blue Moon (Magic Tree House #36)
Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illus.), Random House, $11.95, 0375830375
4. Mommy?
Arthur Yorinks, Maurice Sendak, Michael Di Capua, $24.95, 0439880505
5. The Lost Colony (Artemis Fowl, #5)
Eoin Colfer, Miramax Books, $16.95, 0786849568
6. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), HarperCollins, $7.99, 0694003611
7. Pirateology
Captain William Lubber, Candlewick, $19.99, 0763631434
Image8. Angelina's Halloween
Katharine Holabird, Helen Craig (Illus.), Puffin, $5.99, 014240621X
9. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, HarperCollins, $16.95, 0060254920
10. Junie B., First Grader: Boo and I Mean It!
Barbara Park, Denise Brunkus (Illus.), Random House, $3.99, 0375828079
11. Fancy Nancy
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), HarperCollins, $15.99, 0060542098
12. Is There Really a Human Race?
Jamie Lee Curtis, Laura Cornell (Illus.), Joanna Cotler, $16.99, 0060753463
13. The Looking Glass Wars
Frank Beddor, Dial, $17.99, 0803731531
14. The Best Halloween Ever
Barbara Robinson, HarperTrophy, $5.99, 0060766018
15. Pat the Bunny
Dorothy Kunhardt, Golden, $9.99, 0307120007