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WHAT'S HOT IN SOUTHERN INDIES...

Southern Bestsellers 08/13/2006

The Southern Independent Bestseller List, as brought to you by Book Sense and SIBA, for the
week ended Sunday, August 13, 2006. Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of theSouthern Independent Booksellers Alliance and Book Sense .

HARDCOVER FICTION

Image1. Water for Elephants
Sara Gruen, Algonquin, $23.95, 1565124995
2. Judge and Jury
James Patterson, Andrew Gross, Little Brown, $27.99, 0316013935
3. Can't Wait to Get to Heaven
Fannie Flagg, Random House, $25.95, 1400061261
4. The Messenger
Daniel Silva, Putnam, $25.95, 0399153357
5. The Ruins
Scott Smith, Knopf, $24.95, 1400043875
6. Pegasus Descending
James Lee Burke, S&S, $26, 0743277724
7. The King of Lies
John Hart, St. Martin's, $22.95, 031234161X
Image8. Special Topics in Calamity Physics
Marisha Pessl, Viking, $25.95, 067003777X
9. The Night Gardener
George Pelecanos, Little Brown, $24.99, 0316156507
10. One Mississippi
Mark Childress, Little Brown, $24.99, 0316012114
11. The Fourth Bear
Jasper Fforde, Viking, $24.95, 0670037729
12. Break No Bones
Kathy Reichs, Scribner, $25.95, 0743233492
13. Phantom
Terry Goodkind, Tor, $29.95, 0765305240
14. Between, Georgia
Joshilyn Jackson, Warner, $22.99, 0446524425
15. Angels Fall
Nora Roberts, Putnam, $25.95, 0399153721

 
HARDCOVER NONFICTION

Image1. Marley & Me
John Grogan, Morrow, $21.95, 0060817089
2. I Feel Bad About My Neck
Nora Ephron, Knopf, $19.95, 0307264556
3. The World Is Flat (Updated and Expanded)
Thomas L. Friedman, FSG, $30, 0374292795
4. Freakonomics
Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner, Morrow, $25.95, 006073132X
5. Dispatches From the Edge
Anderson Cooper, HarperCollins, $24.95, 0061132381
6. Fiasco
Thomas E. Ricks, Penguin Press, $27.95, 159420103X
7. The Looming Tower
Lawrence Wright, Knopf, $27.95, 037541486X
Image8. The Omnivore's Dilemma
Michael Pollan, Penguin Press, $26.95, 1594200823
9. The Language of God
Francis S. Collins, Free Press, $26, 0743286391
10. Being Dead Is No Excuse
Gayden Metcalfe, Charlotte Hays, Hyperion, $19.95, 1401359345
11. Mockingbird
Charles J. Shields, Holt, $25, 080507919X
12. Cesar's Way
Cesar Millan, Melissa Jo Peltier, Harmony, $24.95, 0307337332
13. The One Percent Doctrine
Ron Suskind, S&S, $27, 0743271092
14. Heat
Bill Buford, Knopf, $25.95, 1400041201
15. Miss American Pie
Margaret Sartor, Bloomsbury, $19.95, 1596912006


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. March
Geraldine Brooks, Penguin, $14, 0143036661
5. My Sister's Keeper
Jodi Picoult, Washington Square, $14, 0743454537
6. The Devil Wears Prada
Lauren Weisberger, Broadway, $13.95, 0767925955
7. Gods in Alabama
Joshilyn Jackson, Warner, $12.95, 0446694533
Image8. History of Love
Nicole Krauss, Norton, $13.95, 0393328627
9. The Shadow of the Wind
Carlos Ruiz Zafon, Penguin, $15, 0143034901
10. Freddy and Fredericka
Mark Helprin, Penguin, $15, 0143037250
11. The Secret Life of Bees
Sue Monk Kidd, Penguin, $14, 0142001740
12. Saturday
Ian McEwan, Anchor, $14.95, 1400076196
13. Lipstick Jungle
Candace Bushnell, Hyperion, $14.95, 0786887079
14. Wicked
Gregory Maguire, Regan Books, $16, 0060987103
15. The Big Over Easy
Jasper Fforde, Penguin, $14, 0143037234


TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION

Image1. An Inconvenient Truth
Al Gore, Rodale, $21.95, 1594865671
2. The Glass Castle
Jeannette Walls, Scribner, $14, 074324754X
3. 1776
David McCullough, S&S, $18, 0743226720
4. The Tender Bar
J.R. Moehringer, Hyperion, $14.95, 0786888768
5. Running With Scissors
Augusten Burroughs, Picador, $14.99, 031242227X
6. In Cold Blood
Truman Capote, Vintage, $14, 0679745580
7. The Places in Between
Rory Stewart, Harvest, $14, 0156031566
Image8. The Tipping Point
Malcolm Gladwell, Back Bay, $14.95, 0316346624
9. The Devil in the White City
Erik Larson, Vintage, $14.95, 0375725601
10. Eats, Shoots & Leaves
Lynne Truss, Gotham, $11, 1592402038
11. Night
Elie Wiesel, FSG, $9, 0374500010
12. Why Do Men Fall Asleep After Sex?
Mark Leyner, Billy Goldberg, M.D., Three Rivers, $13.95, 0307345971
13. From Beirut to Jerusalem (Updated)
Thomas L. Friedman, Anchor, $15.95, 0385413726
14. Guns, Germs, and Steel
Jared Diamond, Norton, $16.95, 0393317552
15. Gift From the Sea
Anne Morrow Lindbergh, Pantheon, $9.95, 0679732411


MASS MARKET

Image1. The Lincoln Lawyer
Michael Connelly, Warner, $7.99, 0446616451
2. Angels and Demons
Dan Brown, Pocket, $9.99, 1416524797
3. The Devil Wears Prada
Lauren Weisberger, Anchor, $7.99, 0307275558
4. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Warner, $6.99, 0446310786
5. Lord of the Flies
William Golding, Berkley, $7.95, 0399501487
6. Crusader's Cross
James Lee Burke, Pocket, $7.99, 0743277201
7. Lifeguard
James Patterson, Andrew Gross, Warner, $9.99, 044661761X
8. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $7.95, 0451524934
9. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Warner, $6.99, 0316769487
10. 4th of July
James Patterson, Maxine Paetro, Warner, $9.99, 0446613363


CHILDREN'S TITLES

Image1. Pirateology
Captain William Lubber, Candlewick, $19.99, 0763631434
2. Dial L for Loser (The Clique #6)
Lisi Harrison, Little Brown, $9.99, 0316115045
3. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
J.K. Rowling, Scholastic Paperbacks, $9.99, 0439785960
4. Hoot
Carl Hiaasen, Yearling, $6.50, 0440421705
5. Junie B., First Grader: Aloha-ha-ha!
Barbara Park, Denise Brunkus (Illus.), Random House, $11.95, 0375834036
6. Fancy Nancy
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), HarperCollins, $15.99, 0060542098
7. Holes
Louis Sachar, Yearling, $6.50, 0440419468
Image8. Eragon
Christopher Paolini, Knopf, $9.95, 0375826696
9. Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?
Bill Martin, Eric Carle (Illus.), Holt, $7.95, 0805047905
10. Peter and the Shadow Thieves
Dave Barry, Ridley Pearson, Disney, $18.99, 078683787X
11. Pat the Bunny
Dorothy Kunhardt, Golden, $9.99, 0307120007
12. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), HarperCollins, $7.99, 0694003611
13. Pirates
John Matthews, Atheneum, $19.95, 1416927344
14. Inkheart
Cornelia Funke, Chicken House, $7.99, 0439709105
15. Olivia Forms a Band
Ian Falconer, Atheneum, $17.95, 141692454X