Southern Bestsellers for the week ending 7/7/2019

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WHAT'S HOT THIS WEEK IN SOUTHERN INDIES...

Southern Indie Bestsellers 6/23/2019

The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and SIBA, for the week ending Sunday, June 23, 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. Where the Crawdads Sing
Delia Owens, Putnam, $26, 9780735219090
2. City of Girls
Elizabeth Gilbert, Riverhead Books, $28, 9781594634734
3. On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous
Ocean Vuong, Penguin Press, $26, 9780525562023
4. Summer of '69
Elin Hilderbrand, Little Brown, $28, 9780316420013
5. Queen Bee
Dorothea Benton Frank, Morrow, $27.99, 9780062861214
6. Normal People
Sally Rooney, Hogarth, $26, 9781984822178
7. Circe
Madeline Miller, Little Brown, $27, 9780316556347
8. Fall; or, Dodge in Hell
Neal Stephenson, Morrow, $35, 9780062458711
9. The Silent Patient
Alex Michaelides, Celadon Books, $26.99, 9781250301697
10. Recursion
Blake Crouch, Crown, $27, 9781524759780
11. The Guest Book
Sarah Blake, Flatiron Books, $27.99, 9781250110251
12. The Summer Guests
Mary Alice Monroe, Gallery Books, $26.99, 9781501193620
13. The Sentence Is Death
Anthony Horowitz, Harper, $27.99, 9780062676832
14. Mostly Dead Things
Kristen Arnett, Tin House Books, $24.95, 9781947793309
15. Sunset Beach
Mary Kay Andrews, St. Martin's, $28.99, 9781250126108

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

1. Educated
Tara Westover, Random House, $28, 9780399590504
2. The Pioneers
David McCullough, S&S, $30, 9781501168680
3. Furious Hours
Casey Cep, Knopf, $26.95, 9781101947869
4. Becoming
Michelle Obama, Crown, $32.50, 9781524763138
5. Spying on the South
Tony Horwitz, Penguin Press, $30, 9781101980286
6. Howard Stern Comes Again
Howard Stern, S&S, $35, 9781501194290
7. Southern Lady Code: Essays
Helen Ellis, Doubleday, $22, 9780385543897
8. A Woman of No Importance
Sonia Purnell, Viking, $28, 9780735225299
9. Songs of America: Patriotism, Protest, and the Music That Made a Nation
Jon Meacham, Tim McGraw, Random House, $30, 9780593132951
10. The Moment of Lift
Melinda Gates, Flatiron Books, $26.99, 9781250313577
11. Lessons From Lucy: The Simple Joys of an Old, Happy Dog
Dave Barry, S&S, $26, 9781501161155
12. Unfreedom of the Press
Mark R. Levin, Threshold Editions, $28, 9781476773094
13. Underland: A Deep Time Journey
Robert MacFarlane, Norton, $27.95, 9780393242140
14. Every Man a Hero: A Memoir of D-Day, the First Wave at Omaha Beach, and a World at War
Ray Lambert, Jim DeFelice, Morrow, $26.99, 9780062937483
15. The Library Book
Susan Orlean, S&S, $28, 9781476740188

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION

1. A Gentleman in Moscow
Amor Towles, Penguin, $17, 9780143110439
2. The Overstory
Richard Powers, Norton, $18.95, 9780393356687
3. Little Fires Everywhere
Celeste Ng, Penguin, $17, 9780735224315
4. There There
Tommy Orange, Vintage, $16, 9780525436140
5. Before We Were Yours
Lisa Wingate, Ballantine, $17, 9780425284704
6. The Reckoning
John Grisham, Bantam, $17, 9781984819581
7. The Immortalists
Chloe Benjamin, Putnam, $16, 9780735215092
8. Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine
Gail Honeyman, Penguin, $16, 9780735220690
9. The Tattooist of Auschwitz
Heather Morris, Harper, $16.99, 9780062797155
10. The Woman in the Window
A.J. Finn, Morrow, $16.99, 9780062678423
11. Florida
Lauren Groff, Riverhead Books, $16, 9781594634529
12. When Life Gives You Lululemons
Lauren Weisberger, S&S, $16.99, 9781476778457
13. The Summer Wives
Beatriz Williams, Morrow, $16.99, 9780062660350
14. The Lost Girls of Paris
Pam Jenoff, Park Row, $16.99, 9780778330271
15. Good Omens
Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett, Morrow, $17.99, 9780060853976

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION

1. The Mueller Report
The Washington Post, Scribner, $15, 9781982129736
2. Keep Going
Austin Kleon, Workman, $12.95, 9781523506644
3. Born a Crime
Trevor Noah, Spiegel & Grau, $18, 9780399588198
4. How to Change Your Mind
Michael Pollan, Penguin, $18, 9780735224155
5. Calypso
David Sedaris, Back Bay, $17.99, 9780316392426
6. Sapiens
Yuval Noah Harari, Harper Perennial, $22.99, 9780062316110
7. Killers of the Flower Moon
David Grann, Vintage, $16.95, 9780307742483
8. The Secret Token: Myth, Obsession, and the Search for the Lost Colony of Roanoke
Andrew Lawler, Anchor, $17, 9781101974605
9. Everything Happens for a Reason: And Other Lies I've Loved
Kate Bowler, Random House, $16, 9780399592089
10. You Are a Badass
Jen Sincero, Running Press, $16, 9780762447695
11. The Soul of America
Jon Meacham, Random House, $20, 9780399589829
12. Hillbilly Elegy
J.D. Vance, Harper, $16.99, 9780062300553
13. Code Girls
Liza Mundy, Hachette, $16.99, 9780316352543
14. Gather at the River: Twenty-Five Authors on Fishing
David Joy (Ed.), Hub City Press, $16.95, 9781938235528
15. Just Mercy
Bryan Stevenson, Spiegel & Grau, $16, 9780812984965

MASS MARKET

1. Good Omens
Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett, Morrow, $9.99, 9780062836977
2. A Game of Thrones
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780553593716
3. American Gods
Neil Gaiman, Morrow, $9.99, 9780062572110
4. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
5. Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $9.99, 9780441172719
6. The Reckoning
John Grisham, Dell, $9.99, 9780525620938
7. The Mueller Report
Robert S. Mueller, et al., Melville House, $9.99, 9781612197814
8. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Grand Central, $9.99, 9781455538966
9. The Name of the Wind
Patrick Rothfuss, DAW, $9.99, 9780756404741
10. The Hobbit
J.R.R. Tolkien, Del Rey, $8.99, 9780345534835

CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED

1. High Five
Adam Rubin, Daniel Salmieri (Illus.), Dial, $19.99, 9780525428893
2. The Wonky Donkey
Craig Smith, Katz Cowley (Illus.), Scholastic, $7.99, 9780545261241
3. Hello, World! Ocean Life
Jill McDonald, Doubleday Books for Young Readers, $7.99, 9780525578772
4. Hum and Swish
Matt Myers, Neal Porter Books, $18.99, 9780823442867
5. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, Harper, $18.95, 9780060254926
6. Uni the Unicorn and the Dream Come True
Amy Krouse Rosenthal, Brigette Barrager (Illus.), Random House, $17.99, 9781101936597
7. Dragons Love Tacos
Adam Rubin, Daniel Salmieri (Illus.), Dial, $16.99, 9780803736801
8. How to Read a Book
Kwame Alexander, Melissa Sweet (Illus.), Harper, $17.99, 9780062307811
9. The Itsy Bitsy Spider
Maddie Frost, Workman, $5.95, 9781523505098
10. Barnyard Dance!
Sandra Boynton, Workman, $6.95, 9781563054426

CHILDREN'S INTEREST

1. Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid: Rowley Jefferson's Journal
Jeff Kinney, Abrams, $13.99, 9781419740275
2. Children of Blood and Bone
Tomi Adeyemi, Henry Holt and Co. (BYR), $18.99, 9781250170972
3. Orphan Island
Laurel Snyder, Walden Pond Press, $6.99, 9780062443427
4. Share Your Smile: Raina's Guide to Telling Your Own Story
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $12.99, 9781338353846
5. Brown Girl Dreaming
Jacqueline Woodson, Puffin, $10.99, 9780147515827
6. The Hate U Give
Angie Thomas, Balzer + Bray, $18.99, 9780062871350
7. Counting by 7s
Holly Goldberg Sloan, Puffin, $8.99, 9780142422861
8. Smile
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545132060
9. Be Prepared
Vera Brosgol, First Second, $12.99, 9781626724457
10. Wonder
R.J. Palacio, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $16.99, 9781524720193

CHILDREN'S SERIES TITLES

1. Dog Man: Lord of the Fleas
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9780545935173
2. The Penderwicks: A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Very Interesting Boy
Jeanne Birdsall, Yearling, $7.99, 9780440420477
3. Dog Man: Brawl of the Wild
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9781338236576
4. Who Was Blackbeard? (Who Was/Is...?)
James Buckley, et al., Penguin Workshop, $5.99, 9780448483085
5. The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $7.99, 9781423134947
6. The Bad Guys (The Bad Guys, #1)
Aaron Blabey, Scholastic, $5.99, 9780545912402
7. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Meltdown
Jeff Kinney, Abrams, $13.95, 9781419727436
8. Bunnicula: 40th Anniversary Edition (Bunnicula and Friends)
James Howe, Deborah Howe, Alan Daniel (Illus.), Atheneum (BYR), $10.99, 9781534435933
9. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
J.K. Rowling, Scholastic, $10.99, 9780590353427
10. Tales from a Not-So-Fabulous Life (Dork Diaries, #1)
Rachel Renee Russell, Aladdin, $13.99, 9781416980063