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Southern Indie Bestsellers 1/29/2017

The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and SIBA, for the week ended Sunday, January 29, 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. The Underground Railroad
Colson Whitehead, Doubleday, $26.95, 9780385542364
2. A Gentleman in Moscow
Amor Towles, Viking, $27, 9780670026197
3. Commonwealth
Ann Patchett, Harper, $27.99, 9780062491794
4. The Whistler
John Grisham, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385541190
5. Swing Time
Zadie Smith, Penguin Press, $27, 9781594203985
6. Difficult Women
Roxane Gay, Grove Press, $25, 9780802125392
7. The Sleepwalker
Chris Bohjalian, Doubleday, $26.95, 9780385538916
8. Moonglow
Michael Chabon, Harper, $28.99, 9780062225559
9. Clownfish Blues
Tim Dorsey, Morrow, $26.99, 9780062429223
10. All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr, Scribner, $27, 9781476746586
11. Small Great Things
Jodi Picoult, Ballantine, $28.99, 9780345544957
12. Perfect Little World
Kevin Wilson, Ecco, $26.99, 9780062450326
13. The Woman in Cabin 10
Ruth Ware, Gallery/Scout Press, $26, 9781501132933
14. The Second Mrs. Hockaday
Susan Rivers, Algonquin, $25.95, 9781616205812
15. Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk
Kathleen Rooney, St. Martin's, $25.99, 9781250113320

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

1. Hillbilly Elegy
J.D. Vance, Harper, $27.99, 9780062300546
2. The Undoing Project
Michael Lewis, Norton, $28.95, 9780393254594
3. The Book of Joy
The Dalai Lama, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Avery, $26, 9780399185045
4. The Hidden Life of Trees
Peter Wohlleben, Greystone Books, $24.95, 9781771642484
5. Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America
Michael Eric Dyson, St. Martin's, $24.99, 9781250135995
6. When Breath Becomes Air
Paul Kalanithi, Random House, $25, 9780812988406
7. Footnotes from the World's Greatest Bookstores
Bob Eckstein, Clarkson Potter, $22, 9780553459272
8. Born a Crime
Trevor Noah, Spiegel & Grau, $28, 9780399588174
9. Killing the Rising Sun
Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard, Holt, $30, 9781627790628
10. A Lowcountry Heart: Reflections on a Writing Life
Pat Conroy, Nan A. Talese, $25, 9780385530866
11. Reality Is Not What It Seems: The Journey to Quantum Gravity
Carlo Rovelli, Riverhead, $26, 9780735213920
12. Thank You for Being Late
Thomas L. Friedman, FSG, $28, 9780374273538
13. White Trash
Nancy Isenberg, Viking, $28, 9780670785971
14. Insane Clown President: Dispatches from the 2016 Circus
Matt Taibbi, Spiegel & Grau, $26, 9780399592461
15. Three Days in January
Bret Baier, Morrow, $28.99, 9780062569035

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION

1. A Man Called Ove
Fredrik Backman, Washington Square Press, $16, 9781476738024
2. A Dog's Purpose
W. Bruce Cameron, Forge, $14.99, 9780765388117
3. Milk and Honey
Rupi Kaur, Andrews McMeel, $14.99, 9781449474256
4. The Little Paris Bookshop
Nina George, Broadway, $16, 9780553418798
5. Fates and Furies
Lauren Groff, Riverhead, $16, 9781594634482
6. My Name Is Lucy Barton
Elizabeth Strout, Random House, $16, 9780812979527
7. The Girl on the Train
Paula Hawkins, Riverhead, $16, 9780735212152
8. My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry
Fredrik Backman, Washington Square Press, $16, 9781501115073
9. The Sympathizer
Viet Thanh Nguyen, Grove Press, $16, 9780802124944
10. The Sellout
Paul Beatty, Picador USA, $16, 9781250083258
11. The Great Gatsby
F. Scott Fitzgerald, Scribner, $15, 9781451689433
12. In a Dark, Dark Wood
Ruth Ware, Gallery/Scout Press, $16, 9781501112331
13. The Handmaid's Tale
Margaret Atwood, Anchor, $15.95, 9780385490818
14. Big Little Lies
Liane Moriarty, Berkley, $16, 9780425274866
15. The Swans of Fifth Avenue
Melanie Benjamin, Bantam, $16, 9780345528704

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. The Trump Survival Guide
Gene Stone, Dey Street, $9.99, 9780062686480
4. Alexander Hamilton
Ron Chernow, Penguin, $20, 9780143034759
5. March: Book One
John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Top Shelf Productions, $14.95, 9781603093002
6. What We Do Now: Standing Up for Your Values in Trump's America
Dennis Johnson, Valerie Merians (Eds.), Melville House, $15.99, 9781612196596
7. March: Book Three
John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Top Shelf Productions, $19.99, 9781603094023
8. The Boys in the Boat
Daniel James Brown, Penguin, $17, 9780143125471
9. The Road to Little Dribbling
Bill Bryson, Anchor, $16.95, 9780804172714
10. Thinking, Fast and Slow
Daniel Kahneman, FSG, $16, 9780374533557
11. The New Jim Crow
Michelle Alexander, The New Press, $19.95, 9781595586438
12. Bad Feminist
Roxane Gay, Harper Perennial, $15.99, 9780062282712
13. Night
Elie Wiesel, FSG, $9.95, 9780374500016
14. March: Book Two
John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Top Shelf Productions, $19.95, 9781603094009
15. The Wright Brothers
David McCullough, S&S, $17, 9781476728759

MASS MARKET

1. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
2. It Can't Happen Here
Sinclair Lewis, Signet, $9.99, 9780451465641
3. Animal Farm
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451526342
4. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Grand Central, $9.99, 9781455538966
5. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Douglas Adams, Del Rey, $7.99, 9780345391803
6. Lord of the Flies
William Golding, Perigee, $9.99, 9780399501487
7. A Dog's Purpose
W. Bruce Cameron, Forge, $9.99, 9780765388100
8. A Game of Thrones
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780553593716
9. Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $9.99, 9780441172719
10. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Little Brown, $8.99, 9780316769488

CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED

1. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
2. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, Harper, $18.95, 9780060254926
3. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, Putnam, $10.99, 9780399226908
4. Take Heart, My Child: A Mother's Dream
Ainsley Earhardt, Kathryn Cristaldi, Aladdin, $18.99, 9781481466226
5. Llama Llama I Love You
Anna Dewdney, Viking Books for Young Readers, $5.99, 9780451469816
6. Love From the Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, Grosset & Dunlap, $8.99, 9780448489322
7. Ada Twist, Scientist
Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illus.), Abrams Books for Young Readers, $17.95, 9781419721373
8. Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat
Javaka Steptoe, Little Brown, $17.99, 9780316213882
9. Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?
Bill Martin, Eric Carle (Illus.), Holt, $7.95, 9780805047905
10. Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site
Sherri Duskey Rinker, Tom Lichtenheld (Illus.), Chronicle, $16.99, 9780811877824

CHILDREN'S INTEREST

1. Carve the Mark
Veronica Roth, Katherine Tegen Books, $22.99, 9780062348630
2. The Girl Who Drank the Moon
Kelly Barnhill, Algonquin Young Readers, $16.95, 9781616205676
3. The Giver
Lois Lowry, HMH Books for Young Readers, $9.99, 9780544340688
4. Wonder
R.J. Palacio, Knopf, $16.99, 9780375869020
5. The Inquisitor's Tale
Adam Gidwitz, Hatem Aly (Illus.), Dutton, $17.99, 9780525426165
6. Ghosts
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545540629
7. Sisters
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545540605
8. Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
Mildred D. Taylor, Puffin, $7.99, 9780140384512
9. The Sun Is Also a Star
Nicola Yoon, Delacorte, $18.99, 9780553496680
10. The War That Saved My Life
Kimberly Brubaker Bradley, Puffin, $8.99, 9780147510488

CHILDREN'S FICTION SERIES TITLES

1. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay (Harry Potter)
J.K. Rowling, Arthur A. Levine Books, $24.99, 9781338109061
2. Dog Man Unleashed
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9780545935203
3. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Double Down
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9781419723445
4. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
J.K. Rowling, Scholastic, $10.99, 9780590353427
5. Dinosaurs Before Dark (Magic Tree House, #1)
Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illus.), Random House, $4.99, 9780679824114
6. Dog Man
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9780545581608
7. Hollow City: The Second Novel of Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children
Ransom Riggs, Quirk, $10.99, 9781594747359
8. The Bad Beginning (Series of Unfortunate Events)
Lemony Snicket, Brett Helquist (Illus.), Harper, $6.99, 9780061146305
9. Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
Ransom Riggs, Quirk, $11.99, 9781594749025
10. Pete the Cat's Train Trip (My First I Can Read Series)
James Dean, Harper, $3.99, 9780062303851