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WHAT'S HOT IN SOUTHERN INDIES...

Southern Bestsellers 3/11/2007

The Southern Independent Bestseller List, as brought to you by Book Sense and SIBA, for the
week ended Sunday, March 11, 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. Nineteen Minutes
Jodi Picoult, Atria, $26.95, 9780743496728
3. Step on a Crack
James Patterson, Michael Ledwidge, Little Brown, $27.99, 9780316013949
4. Queen of Broken Hearts
Cassandra King, Hyperion, $24.95, 9781401301774
5. Water for Elephants
Sara Gruen, Algonquin, $23.95, 9781565124998
6. Suite Francaise
Irene Nemirovsky, Knopf, $25, 9781400044733
7. The Watchman
Robert Crais, S&S, $25.95, 9780743281638
Image8. Thirteen Moons
Charles Frazier, Random House, $26.95, 9780375509322
9. The Double Bind
Chris Bohjalian, Shaye Areheart, $25, 9781400047468
10. The Alexandria Link
Steve Berry, Ballantine, $25.95, 9780345485755
11. Exile
Richard North Patterson, Holt, $26, 9780805079470
12. On Agate Hill
Lee Smith, Algonquin, $24.95, 9781565124523
13. Ten Days in the Hills
Jane Smiley, Knopf, $26, 9781400040612
14. Innocent Traitor
Alison Weir, Ballantine, $24.95, 9780345494856
15. High Profile
Robert B. Parker, Putnam, $24.95, 9780399154041

 
HARDCOVER NONFICTION


Image1. The Secret
Rhonda Byrne (Ed.), Beyond Words, $23.95, 9781582701707
2. I Feel Bad About My Neck
Nora Ephron, Knopf, $19.95, 9780307264558
3. In an Instant
Lee Woodruff, Bob Woodruff, Random House, $25.95, 9781400066674
4. The Audacity of Hope
Barack Obama, Crown, $25, 9780307237699
5. About Alice
Calvin Trillin, Random House, $14.95, 9781400066155
6. Infidel
Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Free Press, $26, 9780743289689
7. Pistol: The Life of Pete Maravich
Mark Kriegel, Free Press, $27, 9780743284974
8. Somebody's Gotta Say It
Neal Boortz, HarperCollins, $25.95, 9780060878207
9. Mississippi Sissy
Kevin Sessums, St. Martin's, $24.95, 9780312341015
10. The Innocent Man
John Grisham, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385517232
11. Being Dead Is No Excuse
Gayden Metcalfe, Charlotte Hays, Hyperion, $19.95, 9781401359348
12. Marley & Me
John Grogan, Morrow, $21.95, 9780060817084
13. A Long Way Gone
Ishmael Beah, Sarah Crichton/FSG, $22, 9780374105235
14. Women & Money
Suze Orman, Spiegel & Grau, $24.95, 9780385519311
15. The Intellectual Devotional
David S. Kidder, Noah D. Oppenheim, Rodale, $22.50, 9781594865138


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 Kite Runner
Khaled Hosseini, Riverhead, $14, 9781594480003
4. The Inheritance of Loss
Kiran Desai, Grove, $14, 9780802142818
5. Labyrinth
Kate Mosse, Berkley, $15, 9780425213971
6. March
Geraldine Brooks, Penguin, $14, 9780143036661
7. The Alchemist (Updated)
Paulo Coelho, HarperSanFrancisco, $13.95, 9780061122415
Image8. The Namesake
Jhumpa Lahiri, Mariner, $14, 9780618485222
9. Snow
Orhan Pamuk, Vintage, $14.95, 9780375706868
10. In the Company of the Courtesan
Sarah Dunant, Random House, $13.95, 9780812974041
11. The Sweet Life
Lynn York, Plume, $14, 9780452288225
12. The Historian
Elizabeth Kostova, Back Bay, $15.99, 9780316154543
13. The Madonnas of Leningrad
Debra Dean, Harper Perennial, $13.95, 9780060825317
14. The Painted Veil
W. Somerset Maugham, Vintage, $13.95, 9780307277770
15. The Shadow of the Wind
Carlos Ruiz Zafon, Penguin, $15, 9780143034902


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. The Worst Hard Time
Timothy Egan, Mariner, $14.95, 9780618773473
6. Misquoting Jesus
Bart D. Ehrman, HarperSanFrancisco, $14.95, 9780060859510
7. The Measure of a Man
Sidney Poitier, HarperSanFrancisco, $14.95, 9780061357909
Image8. The Tender Bar
J.R. Moehringer, Hyperion, $14.95, 9780786888764
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. What to Expect When You're Expecting
Heidi E. Murkoff, et al., Workman, $13.95, 9780761121329
12. Night
Elie Wiesel, FSG, $9, 9780374500016
13. 90 Minutes in Heaven
Don Piper, Revell, $12.99, 9780800759490
14. A Girl Named Zippy
Haven Kimmel, Broadway, $12.95, 9780767905312
15. An Inconvenient Truth
Al Gore, Rodale, $21.95, 9781594865671


MASS MARKET


Image1. Sweetwater Creek
Anne Rivers Siddons, HarperCollins, $9.99, 9780060837013
2. The Templar Legacy
Steve Berry, Ballantine, $7.99, 9780345476166
3. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Warner, $6.99, 9780446310789
4. The Old Wine Shades
Martha Grimes, Signet, $9.99, 9780451220721
5. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $7.95, 9780451524935
6. S Is for Silence
Sue Grafton, Berkley, $7.99, 9780425212691
7. Lover Revealed
J.R. Ward, Onyx, $7.99, 9780451412355
8. All Quiet on the Western Front
Erich Maria Remarque, Ballantine, $6.99, 9780449213940
9. The Water is Wide
Pat Conroy, Bantam, $7.99, 9780553268935
10. Dark Assassin
Anne Perry, Ballantine, $7.99, 9780345469304


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. It's Not Easy Being Mean (A Clique Novel)
Lisi Harrison, Little, Brown, $9.99, 9780316115056
3. Bridge to Terabithia
Katherine Paterson, HarperEntertainment, $6.99, 9780061227288
4. Junie B., First Grader: Dumb Bunny
Barbara Park, Denise Brunkus (Illus.), Random House, $11.99, 9780375838095
5. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf, $16.95, 9780375831003
6. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, HarperCollins, $16.95, 9780060254926
7. Forever in Blue (The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, #4)
Ann Brashares, Delacorte, $18.99, 9780385729369
Image8. Pat the Bunny
Dorothy Kunhardt, Golden, $9.99, 9780307120007
9. Ida B: And Her Plans to Maximize Fun, Avoid Disaster, and (Possibly) Save the World
Katherine Hannigan, HarperTrophy, $5.99, 9780060730260
10. The Higher Power of Lucky
Susan Patron, Atheneum, $16.95, 9781416901945
11. Fancy Nancy
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), HarperCollins, $16.99, 9780060542092
12. The Invention of Hugo Cabret
Brian Selznick, Scholastic, $22.99, 9780439813785
13. Twilight
Stephenie Meyer, Megan Tingley, $8.99, 9780316015844
14. Inkheart
Cornelia Funke, Chicken House, $8.99, 9780439709101
15. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
J.K. Rowling, Scholastic, $9.99, 9780439785969