Southern Bestsellers for the week ending 9/8/2019

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Southern Indie Bestsellers 8/18/2019

The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and SIBA, for the week ending Sunday, August 18, 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. The Nickel Boys
Colson Whitehead, Doubleday, $24.95, 9780385537070
3. Chances Are . . .
Richard Russo, Knopf, $26.95, 9781101947746
4. City of Girls
Elizabeth Gilbert, Riverhead Books, $28, 9781594634734
5. Inland
Téa Obreht, Random House, $27, 9780812992861
6. Never Have I Ever
Joshilyn Jackson, Morrow, $26.99, 9780062855312
7. One Good Deed
David Baldacci, Grand Central, $29, 9781538750568
8. Lady in the Lake
Laura Lippman, Morrow, $26.99, 9780062390011
9. Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead
Olga Tokarczuk, Riverhead Books, $27, 9780525541332
10. The New Girl
Daniel Silva, Harper, $28.99, 9780062834836
11. Evvie Drake Starts Over
Linda Holmes, Ballantine, $26, 9780525619246
12. Circe
Madeline Miller, Little Brown, $27, 9780316556347
13. On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous
Ocean Vuong, Penguin Press, $26, 9780525562023
14. Summer of '69
Elin Hilderbrand, Little Brown, $28, 9780316420013
15. A Dangerous Man
Robert Crais, Putnam, $28, 9780525535683

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

1. Educated
Tara Westover, Random House, $28, 9780399590504
2. How to Be an Antiracist
Ibram X. Kendi, One World, $27, 9780525509288
3. The Source of Self-Regard
Toni Morrison, Knopf, $28.95, 9780525521037
4. Becoming
Michelle Obama, Crown, $32.50, 9781524763138
5. Three Women
Lisa Taddeo, Avid Reader Press/S&S, $27, 9781451642292
6. The Pioneers
David McCullough, S&S, $30, 9781501168680
7. Furious Hours
Casey Cep, Knopf, $26.95, 9781101947869
8. Trick Mirror
Jia Tolentino, Random House, $27, 9780525510543
9. The Yellow House
Sarah M. Broom, Grove Press, $26, 9780802125088
10. Spying on the South
Tony Horwitz, Penguin Press, $30, 9781101980286
11. The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*ck
Mark Manson, Harper, $24.99, 9780062457714
12. Maybe You Should Talk to Someone
Lori Gottlieb, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $28, 9781328662057
13. The Ghosts of Eden Park
Karen Abbott, Crown, $28, 9780451498625
14. The British Are Coming
Rick Atkinson, Holt, $40, 9781627790437
15. Travel Light, Move Fast
Alexandra Fuller, Penguin Press, $27, 9781594206740

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION

1. The Overstory
Richard Powers, Norton, $18.95, 9780393356687
2. Beloved
Toni Morrison, Vintage, $16, 9781400033416
3. A Gentleman in Moscow
Amor Towles, Penguin, $17, 9780143110439
4. Little Fires Everywhere
Celeste Ng, Penguin, $17, 9780735224315
5. There There
Tommy Orange, Vintage, $16, 9780525436140
6. Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine
Gail Honeyman, Penguin, $16, 9780735220690
7. The Bluest Eye
Toni Morrison, Vintage, $14.95, 9780307278449
8. The Witch Elm
Tana French, Penguin, $17, 9780735224643
9. Song of Solomon
Toni Morrison, Vintage, $16, 9781400033423
10. The Tattooist of Auschwitz
Heather Morris, Harper, $16.99, 9780062797155
11. Before We Were Yours
Lisa Wingate, Ballantine, $17, 9780425284704
12. The Woman in the Window
A.J. Finn, Morrow, $16.99, 9780062678423
13. Pachinko
Min Jin Lee, Grand Central, $15.99, 9781455563920
14. Sula
Toni Morrison, Vintage, $15, 9781400033430
15. Where'd You Go, Bernadette
Maria Semple, Back Bay, $15.99, 9780316204262

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION

1. Sapiens
Yuval Noah Harari, Harper Perennial, $22.99, 9780062316110
2. The Spy and the Traitor
Ben Macintyre, Broadway Books, $18, 9781101904213
3. White Fragility
Robin DiAngelo, Beacon Press, $16, 9780807047415
4. Killers of the Flower Moon
David Grann, Vintage, $16.95, 9780307742483
5. Born a Crime
Trevor Noah, Spiegel & Grau, $18, 9780399588198
6. Calypso
David Sedaris, Back Bay, $17.99, 9780316392426
7. Outliers
Malcolm Gladwell, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316017930
8. The Soul of America
Jon Meacham, Random House, $20, 9780399589829
9. Dopesick
Beth Macy, Back Bay, $17.99, 9780316551304
10. Night
Elie Wiesel, FSG, $9.95, 9780374500016
11. The Mueller Report
The Washington Post, Scribner, $15, 9781982129736
12. The Four Agreements
Don Miguel Ruiz, Amber-Allen, $12.95, 9781878424310
13. The Secret Token: Myth, Obsession, and the Search for the Lost Colony of Roanoke
Andrew Lawler, Anchor, $17, 9781101974605
14. How to See
Thich Nhat Hanh, Parallax Press, $9.95, 9781946764331
15. The Last Castle
Denise Kiernan, Touchstone, $17, 9781476794051

MASS MARKET

1. Good Omens
Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett, Morrow, $9.99, 9780062836977
2. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
3. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Grand Central, $9.99, 9781455538966
4. Animal Farm
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451526342
5. Lord of the Flies
William Golding, Perigee, $9.99, 9780399501487
6. Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $9.99, 9780441172719
7. A Game of Thrones
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780553593716
8. Slaughterhouse-Five
Kurt Vonnegut, Laurel Leaf, $7.99, 9780440180296
9. Macbeth
William Shakespeare, Simon & Schuster, $5.99, 9780743477109
10. A Clash of Kings
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780345535429

CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED

1. The Pigeon HAS to Go to School!
Mo Willems, Hyperion Books for Children, $16.99, 9781368046459
2. If I Built a School
Chris Van Dusen, Dial Books, $17.99, 9780525552918
3. We Don't Eat Our Classmates
Ryan T. Higgins, Disney/Hyperion, $17.99, 9781368003551
4. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
5. Dragons Love Tacos
Adam Rubin, Daniel Salmieri (Illus.), Dial, $16.99, 9780803736801
6. The King of Kindergarten
Derrick Barnes, Vanessa Brantley-Newton (Illus.), Nancy Paulsen Books, $17.99, 9781524740740
7. All Are Welcome
Alexandra Penfold, Suzanne Kaufman (Illus.), Knopf Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9780525579649
8. Good Night North Carolina
Adam Gamble, Anne Rosen (Illus.), Good Night Books, $9.95, 9781602190337
9. Mermaid School
Joanne Stewart Wetzel, Julianna Swaney (Illus.), Knopf Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9780399557163
10. The Night Before Preschool
Natasha Wing, Amy Wummer (Illus.), Grosset & Dunlap, $4.99, 9780448454511

CHILDREN'S INTEREST

1. Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid: Rowley Jefferson's Journal
Jeff Kinney, Abrams, $13.99, 9781419740275
2. Turtles All the Way Down
John Green, Penguin, $14.99, 9780525555377
3. Sorcery of Thorns
Margaret Rogerson, Margaret K. McElderry Books, $17.99, 9781481497619
4. Camp
Kayla Miller, HMH Books for Young Readers, $12.99, 9781328530820
5. The Hate U Give
Angie Thomas, Balzer + Bray, $18.99, 9780062871350
6. House of Salt and Sorrows
Erin A. Craig, Delacorte Press, $18.99, 9781984831927
7. One of Us Is Lying
Karen M. McManus, Delacorte Press, $17.99, 9781524714680
8. Smile
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545132060
9. Willa of the Wood
Robert Beatty, Disney/Hyperion, $7.99, 9781368009478
10. Wilder Girls
Rory Power, Delacorte Press, $18.99, 9780525645580

CHILDREN'S SERIES TITLES

1. Dog Man: For Whom the Ball Rolls
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $12.99, 9781338236590
2. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
J.K. Rowling, Scholastic, $10.99, 9780590353427
3. Dog Man: Brawl of the Wild
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9781338236576
4. Captain Underpants and the Preposterous Plight of the Purple Potty People: Color Edition
Dav Pilkey, Scholastic, $9.99, 9781338271515
5. Dog Man
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9780545581608
6. Scythe (Arc of a Scythe, Book 1)
Neal Shusterman, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $11.99, 9781442472433
7. The Poison Jungle (Wings of Fire, Book 13)
Tui T. Sutherland, Scholastic, $16.99, 9781338214512
8. Dinosaurs Before Dark (Magic Tree House, #1)
Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illus.), Random House, $5.99, 9780679824114
9. The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell
Chris Colfer, Little Brown, $9.99, 9780316201568
10. Spy School
Stuart Gibbs, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $8.99, 9781442421837