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Southern Indie Bestsellers 1/22/2017

The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and SIBA, for the week ended Sunday, January 22, 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. Commonwealth
Ann Patchett, Harper, $27.99, 9780062491794
3. The Whistler
John Grisham, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385541190
4. A Gentleman in Moscow
Amor Towles, Viking, $27, 9780670026197
5. The Sleepwalker
Chris Bohjalian, Doubleday, $26.95, 9780385538916
6. The Guests on South Battery
Karen White, Berkley, $26, 9780451475237
7. Difficult Women
Roxane Gay, Grove Press, $25, 9780802125392
8. All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr, Scribner, $27, 9781476746586
9. Moonglow
Michael Chabon, Harper, $28.99, 9780062225559
10. Small Great Things
Jodi Picoult, Ballantine, $28.99, 9780345544957
11. History of Wolves
Emily Fridlund, Atlantic Monthly Press, $25, 9780802125873
12. Below the Belt
Stuart Woods, Putnam, $28, 9780399573972
13. The Spy
Paulo Coelho, Knopf, $22, 9781524732066
14. The Wicked City
Beatriz Williams, Morrow, $26.99, 9780062405029
15. The Midnight Cool
Lydia Peelle, Harper, $26.99, 9780062475466

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

1. Hillbilly Elegy
J.D. Vance, Harper, $27.99, 9780062300546
2. Three Days in January
Bret Baier, Morrow, $28.99, 9780062569035
3. The Undoing Project
Michael Lewis, Norton, $28.95, 9780393254594
4. The Hidden Life of Trees
Peter Wohlleben, Greystone Books, $24.95, 9781771642484
5. The Book of Joy
The Dalai Lama, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Avery, $26, 9780399185045
6. When Breath Becomes Air
Paul Kalanithi, Random House, $25, 9780812988406
7. Deep Run Roots: Stories and Recipes from My Corner of the South
Vivian Howard, Little Brown, $40, 9780316381109
8. The Princess Diarist
Carrie Fisher, Blue Rider, $26, 9780399173592
9. The Case Against Sugar
Gary Taubes, Knopf, $26.95, 9780307701640
10. Books for Living
Will Schwalbe, Knopf, $25.95, 9780385353540
11. Killing the Rising Sun
Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard, Holt, $30, 9781627790628
12. The Lost City of the Monkey God
Douglas Preston, Grand Central, $28, 9781455540006
13. Thank You for Being Late
Thomas L. Friedman, FSG, $28, 9780374273538
14. White Trash
Nancy Isenberg, Viking, $28, 9780670785971
15. Born a Crime
Trevor Noah, Spiegel & Grau, $28, 9780399588174

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. My Name Is Lucy Barton
Elizabeth Strout, Random House, $16, 9780812979527
4. Milk and Honey
Rupi Kaur, Andrews McMeel, $14.99, 9781449474256
5. My Brilliant Friend
Elena Ferrante, Europa Editions, $17, 9781609450786
6. Big Little Lies
Liane Moriarty, Berkley, $16, 9780425274866
7. Fates and Furies
Lauren Groff, Riverhead, $16, 9781594634482
8. The Sellout
Paul Beatty, Picador USA, $16, 9781250083258
9. The Vegetarian
Han Kang, Hogarth, $15, 9781101906118
10. The Swans of Fifth Avenue
Melanie Benjamin, Bantam, $16, 9780345528704
11. The Widow
Fiona Barton, Berkley Books, $16, 9781101990476
12. In a Dark, Dark Wood
Ruth Ware, Gallery/Scout Press, $16, 9781501112331
13. The Little Paris Bookshop
Nina George, Broadway, $16, 9780553418798
14. The Alchemist
Paulo Coelho, HarperOne, $16.99, 9780062315007
15. The Girl on the Train
Paula Hawkins, Riverhead, $16, 9780735212152

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. Alexander Hamilton
Ron Chernow, Penguin, $20, 9780143034759
4. What We Do Now: Standing Up for Your Values in Trump's America
Dennis Johnson (Ed.), Melville House, $15.99, 9781612196596
5. The Boys in the Boat
Daniel James Brown, Penguin, $17, 9780143125471
6. The Road to Little Dribbling
Bill Bryson, Anchor, $16.95, 9780804172714
7. March: Book One
John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Top Shelf Productions, $14.95, 9781603093002
8. The Four Agreements
Don Miguel Ruiz, Amber-Allen, $12.95, 9781878424310
9. Just Mercy
Bryan Stevenson, Spiegel & Grau, $16, 9780812984965
10. Dead Wake
Erik Larson, Broadway, $17, 9780307408877
11. You Are a Badass
Jen Sincero, Running Press, $16, 9780762447695
12. How to Love
Thich Nhat Hanh, Parallax Press, $9.95, 9781937006884
13. H Is for Hawk
Helen Macdonald, Grove Press, $16, 9780802124739
14. March: Book Two
John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Top Shelf Productions, $19.95, 9781603094009
15. S.P.Q.R.: A History of Ancient Rome
Mary Beard, Liveright, $17.95, 9781631492228

MASS MARKET

1. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
2. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Grand Central, $9.99, 9781455538966
3. Lord of the Flies
William Golding, Perigee, $9.99, 9780399501487
4. A Game of Thrones
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780553593716
5. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Little Brown, $8.99, 9780316769488
6. Of Mice and Men
John Steinbeck, Penguin, $11, 9780140177398
7. Good Omens
Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett, HarperTorch, $7.99, 9780060853983
8. Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $9.99, 9780441172719
9. Slaughterhouse-Five
Kurt Vonnegut, Laurel Leaf, $7.99, 9780440180296
10. Robert B. Parker's Blackjack
Robert Knott, Putnam, $9.99, 9781101982525

CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED

1. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
2. Take Heart, My Child: A Mother's Dream
Ainsley Earhardt, Kathryn Cristaldi, Aladdin, $18.99, 9781481466226
3. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, Putnam, $10.99, 9780399226908
4. Guess How Much I Love You
Sam McBratney, Anita Jeram (Illus.), Candlewick, $7.99, 9780763642648
5. Mother Bruce
Ryan T. Higgins, Disney/Hyperion, $17.99, 9781484730881
6. Time for Bed
Mem Fox, Jane Dyer (Illus.), Harcourt, $6.99, 9780152010669
7. The Snowy Day
Ezra Jack Keats, Viking Children's Books, $19.99, 9780670012701
8. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, Harper, $18.95, 9780060254926
9. Richard Scarry's Cars and Trucks and Things That Go
Richard Scarry, Golden, $15.99, 9780307157850
10. Ada Twist, Scientist
Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illus.), Abrams Books for Young Readers, $17.95, 9781419721373

CHILDREN'S INTEREST

1. Carve the Mark
Veronica Roth, Katherine Tegen Books, $22.99, 9780062348630
2. Rad Women Worldwide
Kate Schatz, Miriam Klein Stahl (Illus.), Ten Speed Press, $15.99, 9780399578861
3. The Sun Is Also a Star
Nicola Yoon, Delacorte, $18.99, 9780553496680
4. Minecraft: Combat Handbook
Stephanie Milton, Scholastic, $8.99, 9780545823234
5. The Giver
Lois Lowry, HMH Books for Young Readers, $9.99, 9780544340688
6. The Phantom Tollbooth
Norton Juster, Jules Feiffer (Illus.), Yearling, $7.99, 9780394820378
7. Al Capone Does My Shirts
Gennifer Choldenko, Penguin, $7.99, 9780142403709
8. Escape From Mr. Lemoncello's Library
Chris Grabenstein, Yearling, $6.99, 9780307931474
9. The One and Only Ivan
Katherine Applegate, Harper, $7.99, 9780061992278
10. Sisters
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545540605

CHILDREN'S FICTION SERIES TITLES

1. Dog Man Unleashed
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9780545935203
2. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay (Harry Potter)
J.K. Rowling, Arthur A. Levine Books, $24.99, 9781338109061
3. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
J.K. Rowling, Scholastic, $10.99, 9780590353427
4. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
J.K. Rowling, Scholastic, $10.99, 9780439064873
5. Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
Ransom Riggs, Quirk, $11.99, 9781594749025
6. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Double Down
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9781419723445
7. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
J.K. Rowling, Scholastic, $10.99, 9780439136365
8. Dog Man
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9780545581608
9. The Cookie Fiasco (Elephant & Piggie Like Reading!)
Dan Santat, Disney/Hyperion, $9.99, 9781484726365
10. Pete the Cat and the Surprise Teacher (I Can Read! Series)
James Dean, Harper, $3.99, 9780062404282