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Southern Indie Bestsellers 2/5/2017

The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and SIBA, for the week ended Sunday, February 5, 2017. Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance and IndieBound. For an independent bookstore near you, visit IndieBound.org.

HARDCOVER FICTION

1. Commonwealth
Ann Patchett, Harper, $27.99, 9780062491794
2. A Gentleman in Moscow
Amor Towles, Viking, $27, 9780670026197
3. The Underground Railroad
Colson Whitehead, Doubleday, $26.95, 9780385542364
4. The Whistler
John Grisham, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385541190
5. Small Great Things
Jodi Picoult, Ballantine, $28.99, 9780345544957
6. The Girl Before
J.P. Delaney, Ballantine, $27, 9780425285046
7. Swing Time
Zadie Smith, Penguin Press, $27, 9781594203985
8. The Second Mrs. Hockaday
Susan Rivers, Algonquin, $25.95, 9781616205812
9. All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr, Scribner, $27, 9781476746586
10. 4 3 2 1
Paul Auster, Holt, $32.50, 9781627794466
11. Moonglow
Michael Chabon, Harper, $28.99, 9780062225559
12. History of Wolves
Emily Fridlund, Atlantic Monthly Press, $25, 9780802125873
13. News of the World
Paulette Jiles, Morrow, $22.99, 9780062409201
14. Behind Her Eyes
Sarah Pinborough, Flatiron, $25.99, 9781250111173
15. Clownfish Blues
Tim Dorsey, Morrow, $26.99, 9780062429223

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

1. Hillbilly Elegy
J.D. Vance, Harper, $27.99, 9780062300546
2. When Breath Becomes Air
Paul Kalanithi, Random House, $25, 9780812988406
3. Born a Crime
Trevor Noah, Spiegel & Grau, $28, 9780399588174
4. The Hidden Life of Trees
Peter Wohlleben, Greystone Books, $24.95, 9781771642484
5. The Undoing Project
Michael Lewis, Norton, $28.95, 9780393254594
6. The Book of Joy
The Dalai Lama, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Avery, $26, 9780399185045
7. Between the World and Me
Ta-Nehisi Coates, Spiegel & Grau, $25, 9780812993547
8. Three Days in January
Bret Baier, Morrow, $28.99, 9780062569035
9. The Blood of Emmett Till
Timothy B. Tyson, S&S, $27, 9781476714844
10. Thank You for Being Late
Thomas L. Friedman, FSG, $28, 9780374273538
11. Insane Clown President
Matt Taibbi, Victor Juhasz (Illus.), Spiegel & Grau, $26, 9780399592461
12. Tears We Cannot Stop
Michael Eric Dyson, St. Martin's, $24.99, 9781250135995
13. Atlas Obscura
Joshua Foer, et al., Workman, $35, 9780761169086
14. Killing the Rising Sun
Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard, Holt, $30, 9781627790628
15. White Trash
Nancy Isenberg, Viking, $28, 9780670785971

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION

1. A Man Called Ove
Fredrik Backman, Washington Square Press, $16, 9781476738024
2. The Sympathizer
Viet Thanh Nguyen, Grove Press, $16, 9780802124944
3. A Dog's Purpose
W. Bruce Cameron, Forge, $14.99, 9780765388117
4. Milk and Honey
Rupi Kaur, Andrews McMeel, $14.99, 9781449474256
5. The Girl on the Train
Paula Hawkins, Riverhead, $16, 9780735212152
6. The Swans of Fifth Avenue
Melanie Benjamin, Bantam, $16, 9780345528704
7. My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry
Fredrik Backman, Washington Square Press, $16, 9781501115073
8. The Little Paris Bookshop
Nina George, Broadway, $16, 9780553418798
9. The Sellout
Paul Beatty, Picador USA, $16, 9781250083258
10. Fates and Furies
Lauren Groff, Riverhead, $16, 9781594634482
11. My Name Is Lucy Barton
Elizabeth Strout, Random House, $16, 9780812979527
12. The Vegetarian
Han Kang, Hogarth, $15, 9781101906118
13. The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper
Phaedra Patrick, Mira, $15.99, 9780778319801
14. Rules of Civility
Amor Towles, Penguin, $17, 9780143121169
15. My Brilliant Friend
Elena Ferrante, Europa Editions, $17, 9781609450786

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION

1. Hidden Figures
Margot Lee Shetterly, Morrow, $15.99, 9780062363602
2. We Should All Be Feminists
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Anchor, $7.95, 9781101911761
3. What We Do Now
Dennis Johnson, Valerie Merians (Eds.), Melville House, $15.99, 9781612196596
4. The Boys in the Boat
Daniel James Brown, Penguin, $17, 9780143125471
5. Dark Money
Jane Mayer, Anchor, $17, 9780307947901
6. Alexander Hamilton
Ron Chernow, Penguin, $20, 9780143034759
7. The New Jim Crow
Michelle Alexander, The New Press, $19.95, 9781595586438
8. The Trump Survival Guide
Gene Stone, Dey Street, $9.99, 9780062686480
9. H Is for Hawk
Helen Macdonald, Grove Press, $16, 9780802124739
10. The Four Agreements
Don Miguel Ruiz, Amber-Allen, $12.95, 9781878424310
11. The 5 Love Languages
Gary Chapman, Northfield, $15.99, 9780802412706
12. Silent Spring
Rachel Carson, Mariner, $15.99, 9780618249060
13. How to Be a Woman
Caitlin Moran, Harper Perennial, $10, 9780062564740
14. Night
Elie Wiesel, FSG, $9.95, 9780374500016
15. March: Book One
John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Top Shelf Productions, $14.95, 9781603093002

MASS MARKET

1. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
2. It Can't Happen Here
Sinclair Lewis, Signet, $9.99, 9780451465641
3. Lord of the Flies
William Golding, Perigee, $9.99, 9780399501487
4. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Grand Central, $9.99, 9781455538966
5. American Gods
Neil Gaiman, Morrow, $9.99, 9780062472106
6. Romeo and Juliet
William Shakespeare, Pocket, $6.58, 9780743477116
7. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Little Brown, $8.99, 9780316769488
8. A Dog's Purpose
W. Bruce Cameron, Forge, $9.99, 9780765388100
9. Animal Farm
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451526342
10. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
Maya Angelou, Ballantine, $7.99, 9780345514400

CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED

1. Love From the Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, Grosset & Dunlap, $8.99, 9780448489322
2. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
3. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, Putnam, $10.99, 9780399226908
4. Mother Bruce
Ryan T. Higgins, Disney/Hyperion, $17.99, 9781484730881
5. Little Blue Truck
Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illus.), HMH Books for Young Readers, $6.99, 9780547248288
6. The Day the Crayons Quit
Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illus.), Philomel, $17.99, 9780399255373
7. Take Heart, My Child: A Mother's Dream
Ainsley Earhardt, Kathryn Cristaldi, Aladdin, $18.99, 9781481466226
8. Guess How Much I Love You
Sam McBratney, Anita Jeram (Illus.), Candlewick, $7.99, 9780763642648
9. One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish
Dr. Seuss, Random House, $9.99, 9780394800134
10. Oh, the Places You'll Go!
Dr. Seuss, Random House, $18.99, 9780679805274

CHILDREN'S INTEREST

1. The Girl Who Drank the Moon
Kelly Barnhill, Algonquin Young Readers, $16.95, 9781616205676
2. Carve the Mark
Veronica Roth, Katherine Tegen Books, $22.99, 9780062348630
3. Short
Holly Goldberg Sloan, Dial Books, $16.99, 9780399186219
4. The Inquisitor's Tale
Adam Gidwitz, Hatem Aly (Illus.), Dutton, $17.99, 9780525426165
5. Wires and Nerve
Marissa Meyer, Douglas Holgate (Illus.), Feiwel & Friends, $21.99, 9781250078261
6. The Trials of Apollo: The Hidden Oracle
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $19.99, 9781484732748
7. Counting by 7s
Holly Goldberg Sloan, Puffin, $8.99, 9780142422861
8. Wonder
R.J. Palacio, Knopf, $16.99, 9780375869020
9. The Ethan I Was Before
Ali Standish, Harper, $16.99, 9780062433381
10. Drama
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545326995

CHILDREN'S FICTION SERIES TITLES

1. Dog Man Unleashed
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9780545935203
2. Dog Man
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9780545581608
3. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Double Down
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9781419723445
4. Serafina and the Twisted Staff
Robert Beatty, Disney/Hyperion, $16.99, 9781484775035
5. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
J.K. Rowling, Scholastic, $10.99, 9780590353427
6. The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $7.99, 9781423134947
7. The Mysterious Benedict Society
Trenton Lee Stewart, Little Brown, $8.99, 9780316003957
8. Serafina and the Black Cloak
Robert Beatty, Disney/Hyperion, $7.99, 9781484711873
9. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Parts One & Two
J.K. Rowling, et al., Arthur A. Levine Books, $29.99, 9781338099133
10. Diary of a Wimpy Kid
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9780810993136