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Southern Indie Bestsellers 12/8/2019

bestsellers for the week ending 12/8/2019

The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and SIBA, for the week ending Sunday, December 8, 2019. 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 Dutch House
Ann Patchett, Harper, $27.99, 9780062963673
2. The Starless Sea
Erin Morgenstern, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385541213
3. Nothing to See Here
Kevin Wilson, Ecco, $26.99, 9780062913463
4. Olive, Again
Elizabeth Strout, Random House, $27, 9780812996548
5. Where the Crawdads Sing
Delia Owens, Putnam, $26, 9780735219090
6. The Water Dancer
Ta-Nehisi Coates, One World, $28, 9780399590597
7. The Guardians
John Grisham, Doubleday, $29.95, 9780385544184
8. The Testaments
Margaret Atwood, Nan A. Talese, $28.95, 9780385543781
9. Blue Moon
Lee Child, Delacorte Press, $28.99, 9780399593543
10. Dead Astronauts
Jeff VanderMeer, MCD, $27, 9780374276805
11. The Giver of Stars
Jojo Moyes, Pamela Dorman Books, $28, 9780399562488
12. The Nickel Boys
Colson Whitehead, Doubleday, $24.95, 9780385537070
13. Agent Running in the Field
John le Carré, Viking, $29, 9781984878878
14. Under Occupation
Alan Furst, Random House, $27, 9780399592300
15. On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous
Ocean Vuong, Penguin Press, $26, 9780525562023

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

1. The Body
Bill Bryson, Doubleday, $30, 9780385539302
2. Talking to Strangers
Malcolm Gladwell, Little Brown, $30, 9780316478526
3. A Warning
Anonymous, Twelve, $30, 9781538718469
4. Educated
Tara Westover, Random House, $28, 9780399590504
5. The American Story: Conversations with Master Historians
David M. Rubenstein, S&S, $30, 9781982120252
6. Blowout
Rachel Maddow, Crown, $30, 9780525575474
7. Me
Elton John, Holt, $30, 9781250147608
8. The Yellow House: A Memoir
Sarah M. Broom, Grove Press, $26, 9780802125088
9. Mobituaries: Great Lives Worth Reliving
Mo Rocca, S&S, $29.99, 9781501197628
10. Running with Sherman: The Donkey with the Heart of a Hero
Christopher McDougall, Knopf, $27.95, 9781524732363
11. The Lost Art of Scripture: Rescuing the Sacred Texts
Karen Armstrong, Knopf, $35, 9780451494863
12. Tell Me a Story: My Life with Pat Conroy
Cassandra King Conroy, Morrow, $24.99, 9780062905628
13. Finding Chika
Mitch Albom, Harper, $24.99, 9780062952394
14. Nothing Fancy
Alison Roman, Clarkson Potter, $32.5, 9780451497017
15. The Blue Zones Kitchen: 100 Recipes to Live to 100
Dan Buettner, National Geographic, $30, 9781426220135

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION

1. The Overstory
Richard Powers, Norton, $18.95, 9780393356687
2. Unsheltered
Barbara Kingsolver, Harper Perennial, $17.99, 9780062684738
3. The Tattooist of Auschwitz
Heather Morris, Harper, $16.99, 9780062797155
4. Olive Kitteridge
Elizabeth Strout, Random House, $17, 9780812971835
5. A Well-Behaved Woman
Therese Anne Fowler, St. Martin's Griffin, $16.99, 9781250095480
6. Girl, Woman, Other
Bernardine Evaristo, Grove Press/Black Cat, $17, 9780802156983
7. Nine Perfect Strangers
Liane Moriarty, Flatiron Books, $17.99, 9781250069832
8. Little Fires Everywhere
Celeste Ng, Penguin, $17, 9780735224315
9. A Gentleman in Moscow
Amor Towles, Penguin, $17, 9780143110439
10. The Handmaid's Tale
Margaret Atwood, Anchor, $15.95, 9780525435006
11. Tiny Love: The Complete Stories
Larry Brown, Algonquin Books, $18.95, 9781616209759
12. Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine
Gail Honeyman, Penguin, $16, 9780735220690
13. The Great Alone
Kristin Hannah, St. Martin's Griffin, $17.99, 9781250229533
14. There There
Tommy Orange, Vintage, $16, 9780525436140
15. The Only Woman in the Room
Marie Benedict, Sourcebooks Landmark, $16.99, 9781492666899

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION

1. No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference
Greta Thunberg, Penguin, $10, 9780143133568
2. Sapiens
Yuval Noah Harari, Harper Perennial, $22.99, 9780062316110
3. Upstream: Selected Essays
Mary Oliver, Penguin, $17, 9780143130086
4. Born a Crime
Trevor Noah, Spiegel & Grau, $18, 9780399588198
5. The Fifth Risk: Undoing Democracy
Michael Lewis, Norton, $16.95, 9780393357455
6. Calypso
David Sedaris, Back Bay, $17.99, 9780316392426
7. The Library Book
Susan Orlean, S&S, $16.99, 9781476740195
8. Classic Krakauer: Essays on Wilderness and Risk
Jon Krakauer, Anchor, $15, 9781984897695
9. Holidays on Ice
David Sedaris, Back Bay, $12, 9780316078917
10. The Flame
Leonard Cohen, Picador, $18, 9781250234797
11. Leadership: In Turbulent Times
Doris Kearns Goodwin, S&S, $18, 9781476795935
12. The Good Neighbor: The Life and Work of Fred Rogers
Maxwell King, Abrams, $18, 9781419735165
13. Killers of the Flower Moon
David Grann, Vintage, $16.95, 9780307742483
14. Just Mercy
Bryan Stevenson, Spiegel & Grau, $16, 9780812984965
15. These Truths: A History of the United States
Jill Lepore, Norton, $19.95, 9780393357424

MASS MARKET

1. Good Omens
Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett, Morrow, $9.99, 9780062836977
2. Doctor Sleep
Stephen King, Pocket, $10.99, 9781982138868
3. Animal Farm
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451526342
4. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Douglas Adams, Del Rey, $7.99, 9780345391803
5. Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $10.99, 9780441172719
6. American Gods
Neil Gaiman, Morrow, $9.99, 9780062572110
7. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
8. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Little Brown, $8.99, 9780316769488
9. Ender's Game
Orson Scott Card, Tor, $7.99, 9780812550702
10. Outlander
Diana Gabaldon, Dell, $9.99, 9780553393699

CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED

1. The Crayons' Christmas
Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illus.), Penguin Workshop, $19.99, 9780525515746
2. The Serious Goose
Jimmy Kimmel, Random House Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9780525707752
3. How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Dr. Seuss, Random House, $16.99, 9780394800790
4. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
5. Little Blue Truck's Christmas
Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illus.), HMH Books for Young Readers, $14.99, 9780544320413
6. The Shortest Day
Susan Cooper, Carson Ellis (Illus.), Candlewick, $17.99, 9780763686987
7. Sisters First
Jenna Bush Hager, Barbara Pierce Bush, Ramona Kaulitzki (Illus.), Little, Brown Books
for Young Readers, $18.99, 9780316534789
8. The Night Before Christmas
Clement C. Moore, Roger Duvoisin (Illus.), Knopf Books for Young Readers, $8.99, 9781984848901
9. Dasher: How a Brave Little Doe Changed Christmas Forever
Matt Tavares, Candlewick, $17.99, 9781536201376
10. The Snowy Day
Ezra Jack Keats, Viking Books for Young Readers, $19.99, 9780670012701

CHILDREN'S INTEREST

1. Guts
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $12.99, 9780545852500
2. My Book with No Pictures
B.J. Novak, Dial Books, $9.99, 9780593111017
3. The Complete Baking Book for Young Chefs
America's Test Kitchen Kids, Sourcebooks Explore, $19.99, 9781492677697
4. The Fountains of Silence
Ruta Sepetys, Philomel Books, $18.99, 9780399160318
5. Sisters
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545540605
6. Ghosts
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545540629
7. Smile
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545132060
8. Ghost Boys
Jewell Parker Rhodes, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $7.99, 9780316262262
9. Allies
Alan Gratz, Scholastic Press, $17.99, 9781338245721
10. Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Tales of Extraordinary Women
Elena Favilli, Francesca Cavallo, Timbuktu Labs, $35, 9780997895810

CHILDREN'S SERIES TITLES

1. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Wrecking Ball
Jeff Kinney, Abrams, $14.99, 9781419739033
2. Children of Virtue and Vengeance (Legacy of Orisha, #2)
Tomi Adeyemi, Henry Holt and Co. (BYR), $19.99, 9781250170996
3. Sofia Valdez, Future Prez (The Questioneers)
Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illus.), Abrams, $18.99, 9781419737046
4. Dog Man: For Whom the Ball Rolls
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $12.99, 9781338236590
5. Dog Man
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9780545581608
6. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire: The Illustrated Edition
J.K. Rowling, Jim Kay (Illus.), Arthur A. Levine Books, $47.99, 9780545791427
7. Dog Man Unleashed
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9780545935203
8. The Last Kids on Earth
Max Brallier, Douglas Holgate (Illus.), Viking Books for Young Readers, $13.99, 9780670016617
9. The Princess in Black
Shannon Hale, Dean Hale, LeUyen Pham (Illus.), Candlewick, $6.99, 9780763678883
10. Dork Diaries: Tales from a Not-So-Best Friend Forever
Rachel Renée Russell, Aladdin, $13.99, 9781534427204