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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 20, 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. The Evening and the Morning
Ken Follett, Viking, $36, 9780525954989
2. Squeeze Me
Carl Hiaasen, Knopf, $28.95, 9781524733452
3. All the Devils Are Here
Louise Penny, Minotaur, $28.99, 9781250145239
4. The Lying Life of Adults
Elena Ferrante, Europa Editions, $26, 9781609455910
5. Anxious People
Fredrik Backman, Atria, $28, 9781501160837
6. The Vanishing Half
Brit Bennett, Riverhead Books, $27, 9780525536291
7. Where the Crawdads Sing
Delia Owens, Putnam, $26, 9780735219090
8. Transcendent Kingdom
Yaa Gyasi, Knopf, $27.95, 9780525658184
9. Piranesi
Susanna Clarke, Bloomsbury Publishing, $27, 9781635575637
10. Troubled Blood
Robert Galbraith, Mulholland Books, $29, 9780316498937
11. Total Power
Vince Flynn, Kyle Mills, Atria/Emily Bestler Books, $28.99, 9781501190650
12. Monogamy
Sue Miller, Harper, $28.99, 9780062969651
13. One by One
Ruth Ware, Gallery/Scout Press, $27.99, 9781501188817
14. The Exiles
Christina Baker Kline, Custom House, $27.99, 9780062356345
15. American Dirt
Jeanine Cummins, Flatiron Books, $27.99, 9781250209764

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

1. Rage
Bob Woodward, S&S, $30, 9781982131739
2. Caste
Isabel Wilkerson, Random House, $32, 9780593230251
3. Disloyal
Michael Cohen, Skyhorse, $32.50, 9781510764699
4. Everything Beautiful in Its Time
Jenna Bush Hager, Morrow, $26.99, 9780062960627
5. Compromised
Peter Strzok, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $30, 9780358237068
6. Untamed
Glennon Doyle, The Dial Press, $28, 9781984801258
7. Eat a Peach
David Chang, Gabe Ulla, Clarkson Potter, $28, 9781524759216
8. How to Be an Antiracist
Ibram X. Kendi, One World, $27, 9780525509288
9. The Splendid and the Vile
Erik Larson, Crown, $32, 9780385348713
10. His Truth Is Marching On
Jon Meacham, Random House, $30, 9781984855022
11. Killing Crazy Horse
Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard, Holt, $30, 9781627797047
12. Speaking for Myself: Faith, Freedom, and the Fight of Our Lives Inside the Trump White House
Sarah Huckabee Sanders, St. Martin's, $29.99, 9781250271334
13. Too Much and Never Enough
Mary L. Trump, Ph.D., S&S, $28, 9781982141462
14. The Deepest South of All: True Stories from Natchez, Mississippi
Richard Grant, S&S, $26, 9781501177828
15. Memorial Drive
Natasha Trethewey, Ecco, $27.99, 9780062248572

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION

1. Normal People
Sally Rooney, Hogarth, $17, 9781984822185
2. The Overstory
Richard Powers, Norton, $18.95, 9780393356687
3. Circe
Madeline Miller, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316556323
4. This Tender Land
William Kent Krueger, Atria, $17, 9781476749303
5. Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $18, 9780441013593
6. Beach Read
Emily Henry, Berkley, $16, 9781984806734
7. The Testaments
Margaret Atwood, Anchor, $16.95, 9780525562627
8. Homegoing
Yaa Gyasi, Vintage, $16.95, 9781101971062
9. Sing, Unburied, Sing
Jesmyn Ward, Scribner, $17, 9781501126079
10. The Woman in the Window
A.J. Finn, Morrow, $17.99, 9780062905086
11. The Nickel Boys
Colson Whitehead, Anchor, $15.95, 9780345804341
12. Parable of the Sower
Octavia E. Butler, Grand Central, $16.99, 9781538732182
13. The Selected Works of Audre Lorde
Audre Lorde, Roxane Gay (Ed.), Norton, $16.95, 9781324004615
14. Daisy Jones & The Six
Taylor Jenkins Reid, Ballantine, $17, 9781524798642
15. A Gentleman in Moscow
Amor Towles, Penguin, $17, 9780143110439

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION

1. White Fragility
Robin DiAngelo, Beacon Press, $16, 9780807047415
2. The Color of Law
Richard Rothstein, Liveright, $17.95, 9781631494536
3. The Warmth of Other Suns
Isabel Wilkerson, Vintage, $17.95, 9780679763888
4. My Own Words
Ruth Bader Ginsburg, S&S, $18, 9781501145254
5. ArtCurious: Stories of the Unexpected, Slightly Odd, and Strangely Wonderful in Art History
Jennifer Dasal, Penguin, $17, 9780143134596
6. Just Mercy
Bryan Stevenson, One World, $17, 9780593133934
7. Sapiens
Yuval Noah Harari, Harper Perennial, $24.99, 9780062316110
8. Born a Crime
Trevor Noah, One World, $18, 9780399588198
9. The Yellow House
Sarah M. Broom, Grove Press, $17, 9780802149039
10. Stamped from the Beginning
Ibram X. Kendi, Bold Type Books, $19.99, 9781568585987
11. Ruth Bader Ginsburg: A Life
Jane Sherron de Hart, Vintage, $18, 9781984897831
12. The Lost Colony and Hatteras Island
Scott Dawson, History Press, $21.99, 9781467144339
13. The Story of More
Hope Jahren, Vintage, $15, 9780525563389
14. The New Jim Crow
Michelle Alexander, New Press, $18.99, 9781620971932
15. I'll Be Gone in the Dark
Michelle McNamara, Harper Perennial, $17.99, 9780062319791

MASS MARKET

1. Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $10.99, 9780441172719
2. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
3. Animal Farm
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451526342
4. Lord of the Flies
William Golding, Perigee, $11, 9780399501487
5. The Hobbit
J.R.R. Tolkien, Del Rey, $8.99, 9780345534835
6. The Way of Kings
Brandon Sanderson, Tor, $9.99, 9780765365279
7. Mythology
Edith Hamilton, Grand Central, $10, 9780446574754
8. Of Mice and Men
John Steinbeck, Penguin, $12, 9780140177398
9. The Family Lawyer
James Patterson, Grand Central, $9.99, 9781538751589
10. The Diary of a Young Girl
Anne Frank, Bantam, $7.99, 9780553577129

CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED

1. Antiracist Baby
Ibram X. Kendi, Ashley Lukashevsky (Illus.), Kokila, $8.99, 9780593110508
2. Room on the Broom Push-Pull-Slide Board Book
Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler (Illus.), Dial Books, $8.99, 9780593110409
3. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
4. I Promise
LeBron James, Nina Mata (Illus.), Harper, $19.99, 9780062971067
5. Wild Symphony
Dan Brown, Susan Batori (Illus.), Rodale Kids, $18.99, 9780593123843
6. I Am Every Good Thing
Derrick Barnes, Gordon C. James (Illus.), Nancy Paulsen Books, $17.99, 9780525518778
7. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, Putnam, $10.99, 9780399226908
8. Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?
Bill Martin, Eric Carle (Illus.), Henry Holt and Co. (BYR), $8.99, 9780805047905
9. The Barnabus Project
Terry Fan, Eric Fan, Devin Fan, Tundra Books, $18.99, 9780735263260
10. Where the Sidewalk Ends
Shel Silverstein, Harper, $18.99, 9780060572341

CHILDREN'S INTEREST

1. Rowley Jefferson's Awesome Friendly Adventure
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $14.99, 9781419749094
2. Grown
Tiffany D. Jackson, Katherine Tegen Books, $17.99, 9780062840356
3. The One and Only Bob
Katherine Applegate, Patricia Castelao (Illus.), Harper, $18.99, 9780062991317
4. Cemetery Boys
Aiden Thomas, Swoon Reads, $17.99, 9781250250469
5. The Hate U Give
Angie Thomas, Balzer + Bray, $18.99, 9780062871350
6. Punching the Air
Ibi Zoboi, Yusef Salaam, Balzer + Bray, $19.99, 9780062996480
7. Watch Over Me
Nina LaCour, Dutton Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9780593108970
8. Legendborn
Tracy Deonn, Margaret K. McElderry Books, $18.99, 9781534441606
9. The Giver
Lois Lowry, HMH Books for Young Readers, $9.99, 9780544340688
10. The One and Only Ivan
Katherine Applegate, Patricia Castelao (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780061992278

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 Last Kids on Earth and the Skeleton Road
Max Brallier, Douglas Holgate (Illus.), Viking Books for Young Readers, $13.99, 9781984835345
4. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
J.K. Rowling, Scholastic, $10.99, 9780590353427
5. Logan Likes Mary Anne! (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphic Novel, #8)
Ann M. Martin, Gale Galligan (Illus.), Graphix, $12.99, 9781338304541
6. Who Is Ruth Bader Ginsburg? (Who Was/Is…?)
Patricia Brennan Demuth, Jake Murray (Illus.), Penguin Workshop, $5.99, 9781524793531
7. Dog Man: Fetch-22
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $12.99, 9781338323214
8. I Survived The California Wildfires, 2018 (I Survived #20)
Lauren Tarshis, Scholastic, $5.99, 9781338317442
9. Dog Man: For Whom the Ball Rolls
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $12.99, 9781338236590
10. American Royals II: Majesty
Katharine McGee, Random House Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9781984830210