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WHAT'S HOT IN SOUTHERN INDIES...

Southern Bestsellers 1/7/2007

The Southern Independent Bestseller List, as brought to you by Book Sense and SIBA, for the
week ended Sunday, January 7, 2007. 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, 9781401303273
3. The Hunters
W.E.B. Griffin, Putnam, $26.95, 9780399153792
4. Water for Elephants
Sara Gruen, Algonquin, $23.95, 9781565124998
5. True Evil
Greg Iles, Scribner, $25.95, 9780743292498
6. Nature Girl
Carl Hiaasen, Knopf, $25.95, 9780307262998
7. Cross
James Patterson, Little Brown, $27.99, 9780316159791
8. On Agate Hill
Lee Smith, Algonquin, $24.95, 9781565124523
9. The Boleyn Inheritance
Philippa Gregory, Touchstone, $25.95, 9780743272506
10. The Sweet Potato Queens' First Big-Ass Novel
Jill Conner Browne, S&S, $22.95, 9780743278270
11. Dear John
Nicholas Sparks, Warner, $24.99, 9780446528054
12. Next
Michael Crichton, HarperCollins, $27.95, 9780060872984
13. Suite Francaise
Irene Nemirovsky, Knopf, $25, 9781400044733
14. Special Topics in Calamity Physics
Marisha Pessl, Viking, $25.95, 9780670037773
15. Act of Treason
Vince Flynn, Atria, $25.95, 9780743270373

 
HARDCOVER NONFICTION


Image1. You: On a Diet
Michael F. Roizen, M.D., Mehmet C. Oz, M.D., Free Press, $25, 9780743292542
2. I Feel Bad About My Neck
Nora Ephron, Knopf, $19.95, 9780307264558
3. The Audacity of Hope
Barack Obama, Crown, $25, 9780307237699
4. Palestine
Jimmy Carter, S&S, $27, 9780743285025
5. The Intellectual Devotional
David S. Kidder, Noah D. Oppenheim, Rodale, $22.50, 9781594865138
6. Marley & Me
John Grogan, Morrow, $21.95, 9780060817084
7. The Innocent Man
John Grisham, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385517232
8. Being Dead Is No Excuse
Gayden Metcalfe, Charlotte Hays, Hyperion, $19.95, 9781401359348
9. I Like You
Amy Sedaris, Warner, $27.99, 9780446578844
10. Joy of Cooking (75th Anniversary Ed.)
Irma S. Rombauer, et al., Scribner, $30, 9780743246262
11. The God Delusion
Richard Dawkins, Houghton Mifflin, $27, 9780618680009
12. Thunderstruck
Erik Larson, Crown, $25.95, 9781400080663
13. About Alice
Calvin Trillin, Random House, $14.95, 9781400066155
14. Barefoot Contessa at Home
Ina Garten, Clarkson Potter, $35, 9781400054343
15. Cesar's Way
Cesar Millan, Melissa Jo Peltier, Harmony, $24.95, 9780307337337


TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION


Image1. The Memory Keeper's Daughter
Kim Edwards, Penguin, $14, 0143037145
2. The Inheritance of Loss
Kiran Desai, Grove, $14, 9780802142818
3. Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
Lisa See, Random House, $13.95, 9780812968064
4. Snow
Orhan Pamuk, Vintage, $14.95, 9780375706868
5. The Kite Runner
Khaled Hosseini, Riverhead, $14, 9781594480003
6. The History of Love
Nicole Krauss, Norton, $13.95, 9780393328622
7. March
Geraldine Brooks, Penguin, $14, 9780143036661
8. The Alchemist (Updated)
Paulo Coelho, HarperSanFrancisco, $13.95, 9780061122415
9. The Other Boleyn Girl
Philippa Gregory, Touchstone, $16, 9780743227445
10. On Beauty
Zadie Smith, Penguin, $15, 9780143037743
11. The Historian
Elizabeth Kostova, Back Bay, $15.99, 9780316154543
12. Year of Wonders
Geraldine Brooks, Penguin, $14, 9780142001431
13. Light From Heaven
Jan Karon, Penguin, $13.95, 9780143037705
14. One Thousand White Women
Jim Fergus, St. Martin's, $14.95, 9780312199432
15. The Great Gatsby
F. Scott Fitzgerald, Scribner, $12.95, 9780743273565


TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION


Image1. The Devil in the White City
Erik Larson, Vintage, $14.95, 9780375725609
2. An Inconvenient Truth
Al Gore, Rodale, $21.95, 9781594865671
3. The Worst Hard Time
Timothy Egan, Mariner, $14.95, 9780618773473
4. The Pursuit of Happyness
Chris Gardner, Amistad, $14.95, 9780060744878
5. The Places in Between
Rory Stewart, Harvest, $14, 9780156031561
6. Team of Rivals
Doris Kearns Goodwin, S&S, $19.95, 9780743270755
7. The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2007
World Almanac (Eds.), World Almanac, $12.99, 9780886879952
8. Bad President
R.D. Rosen, et al., Workman, $8.95, 9780761146209
9. Dreams From My Father
Barack Obama, Three Rivers, $14.95, 9781400082773
10. The Iraq Study Group Report
The Iraq Study Group, Vintage, $10.95, 9780307386564
11. The Glass Castle
Jeannette Walls, Scribner, $14, 9780743247542
12. The Four Agreements
Don Miguel Ruiz, Amber-Allen, $12.95, 9781878424310
13. 1491
Charles C. Mann, Vintage, $14.95, 9781400032051
14. The Tender Bar
J.R. Moehringer, Hyperion, $14.95, 9780786888764
15. What to Expect When You're Expecting
Heidi E. Murkoff, et al., Workman, $13.95, 9780761121329


MASS MARKET


Image1. The Last Templar
Raymond Khoury, Signet, $9.99, 9780451219954
2. S Is for Silence
Sue Grafton, Berkley, $7.99, 9780425212691
3. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Warner, $6.99, 9780446310789
4. The Lincoln Lawyer
Michael Connelly, Warner, $7.99, 9780446616454
5. The Official Scrabble Players Dictionary, 4th Edition
Merriam-Webster (Eds.), Merriam-Webster, $7.50, 9780877799290
6. The Cat Who Dropped a Bombshell
Lilian Jackson Braun, Jove, $7.99, 9780515142419
7. The Hunt Club
John Lescroart, Signet, $9.99, 9780451220103
8. Angels and Demons
Dan Brown, Pocket, $9.99, 9781416524793
9. The Notebook
Nicholas Sparks, Warner, $7.50, 9780446605236
10. The Camel Club
David Baldacci, Warner, $7.99, 9780446615624


CHILDREN'S TITLES


Image1. Eragon
Christopher Paolini, Laurel-Leaf, $6.99, 044023848X
2. Dragonology
Ernest Drake, Helen Ward (Illus.), Douglas Carrel (Illus.), Candlewick, $19.99,
9780763623296
3. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), HarperCollins, $7.99, 9780694003617
4. The End (A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book 13)
Lemony Snicket, Brett Helquist (Illus.), HarperCollins, $12.99, 9780064410168
5. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, HarperCollins, $16.95, 9780060254926
6. Pat the Bunny
Dorothy Kunhardt, Golden, $9.99, 9780307120007
7. Pirateology
Captain William Lubber, Candlewick, $19.99, 9780763631437
8. Fancy Nancy
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), HarperCollins, $16.99, 9780060542092
9. Season of the Sandstorms (Magic Tree House Series #34)
Mary Pope Osborne, Random House, $4.99, 9780375830327
10. Dog Heaven
Cynthia Rylant, Cynthia Rylant (Illus.), Scholastic, $16.95, 9780590417013
11. Tails
Matthew Van Fleet, Red Wagon, $13.95, 9780152167738
12. The Lost Colony (Artemis Fowl, #5)
Eoin Colfer, Miramax, $16.95, 9780786849567
13. Twilight
Stephenie Meyer, Megan Tingley, $8.99, 9780316015844
14. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
J.K. Rowling, Scholastic, $9.99, 9780439358071
15. Because of Winn-Dixie
Kate DiCamillo, Candlewick, $5.99, 9780763625580