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Lady Banks Pick of the Week


The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and SIBA, for the week ending Sunday, September 13, 2020. 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. All the Devils Are Here
Louise Penny, Minotaur, $28.99, 9781250145239
2. Anxious People
Fredrik Backman, Atria, $28, 9781501160837
3. Squeeze Me
Carl Hiaasen, Knopf, $28.95, 9781524733452
4. Transcendent Kingdom
Yaa Gyasi, Knopf, $27.95, 9780525658184
5. The Lying Life of Adults
Elena Ferrante, Europa Editions, $26, 9781609455910
6. One by One
Ruth Ware, Gallery/Scout Press, $27.99, 9781501188817
7. The Vanishing Half
Brit Bennett, Riverhead Books, $27, 9780525536291
8. Where the Crawdads Sing
Delia Owens, Putnam, $26, 9780735219090
9. The Guest List
Lucy Foley, Morrow, $27.99, 9780062868930
10. Mexican Gothic
Silvia Moreno-Garcia, Del Rey, $27, 9780525620785
11. The Lions of Fifth Avenue
Fiona Davis, Dutton, $27, 9781524744618
12. The Dutch House
Ann Patchett, Harper, $27.99, 9780062963673
13. When These Mountains Burn
David Joy, Putnam, $27, 9780525536888
14. Monogamy
Sue Miller, Harper, $28.99, 9780062969651
15. American Dirt
Jeanine Cummins, Flatiron Books, $27.99, 9781250209764

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

1. Caste
Isabel Wilkerson, Random House, $32, 9780593230251
2. Disloyal: A Memoir
Michael Cohen, Skyhorse, $32.50, 9781510764699
3. Everything Beautiful in Its Time: Seasons of Love and Loss
Jenna Bush Hager, Morrow, $26.99, 9780062960627
4. His Truth Is Marching On
Jon Meacham, Random House, $30, 9781984855022
5. Too Much and Never Enough
Mary L. Trump, Ph.D., S&S, $28, 9781982141462
6. Untamed
Glennon Doyle, The Dial Press, $28, 9781984801258
7. Eat a Peach: A Memoir
David Chang, Gabe Ulla, Clarkson Potter, $28, 9781524759216
8. How to Be an Antiracist
Ibram X. Kendi, One World, $27, 9780525509288
9. Killing Crazy Horse: The Merciless Indian Wars in America
Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard, Holt, $30, 9781627797047
10. The Splendid and the Vile
Erik Larson, Crown, $32, 9780385348713
11. Compromised: Counterintelligence and the Threat of Donald J. Trump
Peter Strzok, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $30, 9780358237068
12. Vesper Flights
Helen MacDonald, Grove Press, $27, 9780802128812
13. Breath
James Nestor, Riverhead Books, $28, 9780735213616
14. The Deepest South of All: True Stories from Natchez, Mississippi
Richard Grant, S&S, $26, 9781501177828
15. Donald Trump v. The United States: Inside the Struggle to Stop a President
Michael S. Schmidt, Random House, $30, 9781984854667

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION

1. The Nickel Boys
Colson Whitehead, Anchor, $15.95, 9780345804341
2. Circe
Madeline Miller, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316556323
3. The Overstory
Richard Powers, Norton, $18.95, 9780393356687
4. Little Fires Everywhere
Celeste Ng, Penguin, $17, 9780143135166
5. Homegoing
Yaa Gyasi, Vintage, $16.95, 9781101971062
6. Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $18, 9780441013593
7. A Gentleman in Moscow
Amor Towles, Penguin, $17, 9780143110439
8. The Testaments
Margaret Atwood, Anchor, $16.95, 9780525562627
9. The Secrets We Kept
Lara Prescott, Vintage, $16.95, 9780525566106
10. The World That We Knew
Alice Hoffman, S&S, $17, 9781501137587
11. Cilka's Journey
Heather Morris, St. Martin's Griffin, $16.99, 9781250265692
12. This Tender Land
William Kent Krueger, Atria, $17, 9781476749303
13. Beach Read
Emily Henry, Berkley, $16, 9781984806734
14. The Selected Works of Audre Lorde
Audre Lorde, Roxane Gay (Ed.), Norton, $16.95, 9781324004615
15. The Handmaid's Tale
Margaret Atwood, Anchor, $15.95, 9780525435006

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION

1. White Fragility
Robin DiAngelo, Beacon Press, $16, 9780807047415
2. The Warmth of Other Suns
Isabel Wilkerson, Vintage, $17.95, 9780679763888
3. Just Mercy
Bryan Stevenson, One World, $17, 9780593133934
4. The New Jim Crow
Michelle Alexander, New Press, $18.99, 9781620971932
5. The Lost Colony and Hatteras Island
Scott Dawson, History Press, $21.99, 9781467144339
6. The Fire Next Time
James Baldwin, Vintage, $13.95, 9780679744726
7. The Yellow House
Sarah M. Broom, Grove Press, $17, 9780802149039
8. So You Want to Talk About Race
Ijeoma Oluo, Seal Press, $16.99, 9781580058827
9. The Truths We Hold
Kamala Harris, Penguin, $18, 9780525560739
10. Stamped from the Beginning
Ibram X. Kendi, Bold Type Books, $19.99, 9781568585987
11. Intimations
Zadie Smith, Penguin, $10.95, 9780593297612
12. Dispatches from Pluto: Lost and Found in the Mississippi Delta
Richard Grant, S&S, $17, 9781476709642
13. Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?
Beverly Daniel Tatum, Basic Books, $18.99, 9780465060689
14. My Grandmother's Hands
Resmaa Menakem, Central Recovery Press, $17.95, 9781942094470
15. Healing After Loss
Martha W. Hickman, Morrow, $15.99, 9780380773381

MASS MARKET

1. Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $10.99, 9780441172719
2. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
3. The Name of the Wind
Patrick Rothfuss, DAW, $9.99, 9780756404741
4. Read and Buried
Eva Gates, Crooked Lane Books, $7.99, 9781643855721
5. Still Life
Louise Penny, St. Martin's, $7.99, 9781250068736
6. Lord of the Flies
William Golding, Perigee, $11, 9780399501487
7. Good Omens
Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett, Morrow, $9.99, 9780062836977
8. Winter in Paradise
Elin Hilderbrand, Little, Brown, $9.99, 9780316435529
9. Lethal Agent
Vince Flynn, Kyle Mills, Pocket, $9.99, 9781501190636
10. Women Who Run With the Wolves
Clarissa Pinkola Estes, Ballantine, $8.99, 9780345409874

CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED

1. Antiracist Baby
Ibram X. Kendi, Ashley Lukashevsky (Illus.), Kokila, $8.99, 9780593110508
2. Wild Symphony
Dan Brown, Susan Batori (Illus.), Rodale Kids, $18.99, 9780593123843
3. The Day You Begin
Jacqueline Woodson, Rafael López (Illus.), Nancy Paulsen Books, $18.99, 9780399246531
4. I Am Every Good Thing
Derrick Barnes, Gordon C. James (Illus.), Nancy Paulsen Books, $17.99, 9780525518778
5. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
6. I Promise
LeBron James, Nina Mata (Illus.), Harper, $19.99, 9780062971067
7. We Will Rock Our Classmates
Ryan T. Higgins, Disney/Hyperion, $17.99, 9781368059596
8. Room on the Broom Push-Pull-Slide Board Book
Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler (Illus.), Dial Books, $8.99, 9780593110409
9. Good Night Outer Banks
Adam Gamble, Mark Jasper, Joe Veno (Illus.), Good Night Books, $9.95, 9781602196049
10. Good Night, Gorilla
Peggy Rathmann, Putnam, $7.99, 9780399230035

CHILDREN'S INTEREST

1. Rowley Jefferson's Awesome Friendly Adventure
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $14.99, 9781419749094
2. The One and Only Bob
Katherine Applegate, Patricia Castelao (Illus.), Harper, $18.99, 9780062991317
3. Before the Ever After
Jacqueline Woodson, Nancy Paulsen Books, $17.99, 9780399545436
4. Punching the Air
Ibi Zoboi, Yusef Salaam, Balzer + Bray, $19.99, 9780062996480
5. Legendborn
Tracy Deonn, Margaret K. McElderry Books, $18.99, 9781534441606
6. Number the Stars
Lois Lowry, HMH Books for Young Readers, $8.99, 9780547577098
7. Cinderella Is Dead
Kalynn Bayron, Bloomsbury YA, $18.99, 9781547603879
8. The Outsiders
S.E. Hinton, Puffin, $10.99, 9780140385724
9. The Hate U Give
Angie Thomas, Balzer + Bray, $18.99, 9780062871350
10. A Peculiar Peril
Jeff VanderMeer, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, $19.99, 9780374308865

CHILDREN'S SERIES TITLES

1. Dog Man: Grime and Punishment
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $12.99, 9781338535624
2. Midnight Sun (Twilight)
Stephenie Meyer, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $27.99, 9780316707046
3. The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes (A Hunger Games Novel)
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $27.99, 9781338635171
4. The Dragonet Prophecy (Wings of Fire, Book One)
Tui T. Sutherland, Scholastic, $6.99, 9780545349239
5. American Royals II: Majesty
Katharine McGee, Random House Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9781984830210
6. The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $7.99, 9781423134947
7. I Survived The California Wildfires, 2018
Lauren Tarshis, Scholastic, $5.99, 9781338317442
8. Dog Man Unleashed
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9780545935203
9. Dog Man
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9780545581608
10. The Princess in Black
Shannon Hale, Dean Hale, LeUyen Pham (Illus.), Candlewick, $6.99, 9780763678883