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Southern Indie Bestsellers 8/20/2017

The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and SIBA, for the week ended Sunday, August 20, 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. A Gentleman in Moscow
Amor Towles, Viking, $27, 9780670026197
2. Camino Island
John Grisham, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385543026
3. The Late Show
Michael Connelly, Little Brown, $28, 9780316225984
4. The Last Tudor
Philippa Gregory, Touchstone, $27.99, 9781476758763
5. Mrs. Fletcher
Tom Perrotta, Scribner, $26, 9781501144028
6. The Lying Game
Ruth Ware, Gallery/Scout Press, $26.99, 9781501156007
7. The Ministry of Utmost Happiness
Arundhati Roy, Knopf, $28.95, 9781524733155
8. Into the Water
Paula Hawkins, Riverhead, $28, 9780735211209
9. House of Spies
Daniel Silva, Harper, $28.99, 9780062354341
10. Before We Were Yours
Lisa Wingate, Ballantine, $26, 9780425284681
11. The Address
Fiona Davis, Dutton, $26, 9781524741990
12. Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine
Gail Honeyman, Pamela Dorman Books, $26, 9780735220683
13. Fierce Kingdom
Gin Phillips, Viking, $25, 9780735224278
14. Norse Mythology
Neil Gaiman, Norton, $25.95, 9780393609097
15. The Identicals
Elin Hilderbrand, Little Brown, $28, 9780316375191

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

1. Hillbilly Elegy
J.D. Vance, Harper, $27.99, 9780062300546
2. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry
Neil deGrasse Tyson, Norton, $18.95, 9780393609394
3. Killers of the Flower Moon
David Grann, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385534246
4. Make Your Bed
William H. McRaven, Grand Central, $18, 9781455570249
5. Al Franken, Giant of the Senate
Al Franken, Twelve, $28, 9781455540419
6. Devil's Bargain
Joshua Green, Penguin Press, $27, 9780735225022
7. Theft by Finding: Diaries (1977-2002)
David Sedaris, Little Brown, $28, 9780316154727
8. Option B
Sheryl Sandberg, Adam Grant, Knopf, $25.95, 9781524732684
9. The Hidden Life of Trees
Peter Wohlleben, Greystone Books, $24.95, 9781771642484
10. American Fire: Love, Arson, and Life in a Vanishing Land
Monica Hesse, Liveright, $26.95, 9781631490514
11. Sons and Soldiers
Bruce Henderson, Morrow, $28.99, 9780062419095
12. The Book of Joy
The Dalai Lama, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Avery, $26, 9780399185045
13. The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*ck
Mark Manson, HarperOne, $24.99, 9780062457714
14. Hue 1968
Mark Bowden, Atlantic Monthly Press, $30, 9780802127006
15. When Breath Becomes Air
Paul Kalanithi, Random House, $25, 9780812988406

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION

1. All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr, Scribner, $17, 9781501173219
2. A Man Called Ove
Fredrik Backman, Washington Square Press, $16, 9781476738024
3. Ready Player One
Ernest Cline, Broadway, $16, 9780307887443
4. The Woman in Cabin 10
Ruth Ware, Gallery/Scout Press, $16, 9781501132957
5. Commonwealth
Ann Patchett, Harper Perennial, $16.99, 9780062491831
6. Truly Madly Guilty
Liane Moriarty, Flatiron, $16.99, 9781250069801
7. The Handmaid's Tale
Margaret Atwood, Anchor, $15.95, 9780525435006
8. Milk and Honey
Rupi Kaur, Andrews McMeel, $14.99, 9781449474256
9. The Nightingale
Kristin Hannah, St. Martin's Griffin, $16.99, 9781250080400
10. The Trespasser
Tana French, Penguin, $17, 9780143110385
11. Lilac Girls
Martha Hall Kelly, Ballantine, $17, 9781101883082
12. Homegoing
Yaa Gyasi, Vintage, $16, 9781101971062
13. Behind Closed Doors
B.A. Paris, St. Martin's Griffin, $16.99, 9781250132369
14. Rules of Civility
Amor Towles, Penguin, $17, 9780143121169
15. The Risen
Ron Rash, Ecco, $15.99, 9780062436320

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION

1. The Glass Castle
Jeannette Walls, Scribner, $17, 9781501171581
2. The Gene
Siddhartha Mukherjee, Scribner, $20, 9781476733524
3. The Genius of Birds
Jennifer Ackerman, Penguin, $17, 9780399563126
4. White Trash
Nancy Isenberg, Penguin, $17, 9780143129677
5. You Are a Badass
Jen Sincero, Running Press, $16, 9780762447695
6. Just Mercy
Bryan Stevenson, Spiegel & Grau, $16, 9780812984965
7. The Boys in the Boat
Daniel James Brown, Penguin, $17, 9780143125471
8. We Are Never Meeting in Real Life
Samantha Irby, Vintage, $15.95, 9781101912195
9. The Zookeeper's Wife
Diane Ackerman, Norton, $15.95, 9780393354256
10. Outliers
Malcolm Gladwell, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316017930
11. Originals
Adam Grant, Penguin, $17, 9780143128854
12. A Life in Parts
Bryan Cranston, Scribner, $16, 9781476793870
13. Thinking, Fast and Slow
Daniel Kahneman, FSG, $16, 9780374533557
14. Red Notice
Bill Browder, S&S, $16, 9781476755748
15. Evicted
Matthew Desmond, Broadway, $17, 9780553447453

MASS MARKET

1. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
2. A Game of Thrones
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780553593716
3. American Gods
Neil Gaiman, Morrow, $9.99, 9780062572110
4. Lord of the Flies
William Golding, Perigee, $9.99, 9780399501487
5. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Little Brown, $8.99, 9780316769488
6. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Grand Central, $9.99, 9781455538966
7. Animal Farm
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451526342
8. The Diary of a Young Girl
Anne Frank, Bantam, $7.99, 9780553577129
9. A Clash of Kings
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780345535429
10. Hamlet
William Shakespeare, Washington Square Press, $5.99, 9780743477123

CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED

1. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, Harper, $18.95, 9780060254926
2. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
3. She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World
Chelsea Clinton, Alexandra Boiger (Illus.), Philomel, $17.99, 9781524741723
4. Dragons Love Tacos
Adam Rubin, Daniel Salmieri (Illus.), Dial, $16.99, 9780803736801
5. The Night Before Kindergarten
Natasha Wing, Julie Durrell (Illus.), Grosset & Dunlap, $4.99, 9780448425009
6. Creepy Pair of Underwear!
Aaron Reynolds, Peter Brown (Illus.), Simon & Schuster (BYR), $17.99, 9781442402980
7. The Story of Ferdinand
Munro Leaf, Robert Lawson (Illus.), Viking Books for Young Readers, $8.99, 9780425291115
8. Beach Baby
Kate Merritt, Workman, $5.95, 9780761187325
9. Dragons Love Tacos 2: The Sequel
Adam Rubin, Daniel Salmieri (Illus.), Dial, $18.99, 9780525428886
10. All About Spot
Eric Hill, Warne Frederick & Company, $9.99, 9780141378008

CHILDREN'S INTEREST

1. Handbook for Mortals
Lani Sarem, Geeknation Press, $24.99, 9781545611456
2. Wonder
R.J. Palacio, Knopf, $16.99, 9780375869020
3. The Girl Who Drank the Moon
Kelly Barnhill, Algonquin Young Readers, $16.95, 9781616205676
4. The Hate U Give
Angie Thomas, Balzer + Bray, $17.99, 9780062498533
5. Refugee
Alan Gratz, Scholastic Press, $16.99, 9780545880831
6. Everything, Everything
Nicola Yoon, Ember, $10.99, 9781524769604
7. Drama
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545326995
8. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf, $12.99, 9780385754729
9. Minecraft: The Island
Max Brooks, Del Rey, $17.99, 9780399181771
10. A Wrinkle in Time
Madeleine L'Engle, Square Fish, $6.99, 9780312367541

CHILDREN'S SERIES TITLES

1. The Land of Stories: Worlds Collide
Chris Colfer, Little Brown, $19.99, 9780316355896
2. The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $7.99, 9781423134947
3. The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell
Chris Colfer, Little Brown, $9.99, 9780316201568
4. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
J.K. Rowling, Scholastic, $10.99, 9780590353427
5. Serafina and the Black Cloak
Robert Beatty, Disney/Hyperion, $7.99, 9781484711873
6. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Double Down
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9781419723445
7. Dinosaurs Before Dark (Magic Tree House, #1)
Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illus.), Random House, $5.99, 9780679824114
8. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Parts One & Two
J.K. Rowling, et al., Arthur A. Levine Books, $12.99, 9781338216660
9. A Big Day for Baseball (Magic Tree House)
Mary Pope Osborne, AG Ford (Illus.), Random House, $13.99, 9781524713089
10. Serafina and the Splintered Heart
Robert Beatty, Disney/Hyperion, $16.99, 9781484775042