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

Southern Bestsellers 09/17/2006

The Southern Independent Bestseller List, as brought to you by Book Sense and SIBA, for the
week ended Sunday, September 17, 2006. Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of theSouthern Independent Booksellers Alliance and Book Sense .

HARDCOVER FICTION


Image1. Rise and Shine
Anna Quindlen, Random House, $24.95, 0375502246
2. Water for Elephants
Sara Gruen, Algonquin, $23.95, 1565124995
3. On Agate Hill
Lee Smith, Algonquin, $24.95, 1565124529
4. The Book of Fate
Brad Meltzer, Warner, $25.99, 0446530999
5. After This
Alice McDermott, FSG, $24, 0374168091
6. The Afghan
Frederick Forsyth, Putnam, $26.95, 0399153942
7. Can't Wait to Get to Heaven
Fannie Flagg, Random House, $25.95, 1400061261
Image8. The Emperor's Children
Claire Messud, Knopf, $25, 030726419X
9. Judge and Jury
James Patterson, Andrew Gross, Little Brown, $27.99, 0316013935
10. The Messenger
Daniel Silva, Putnam, $25.95, 0399153357
11. Pegasus Descending
James Lee Burke, S&S, $26, 0743277724
12. The Thirteenth Tale
Diane Setterfield, Atria, $26, 0743298020
13. Between, Georgia
Joshilyn Jackson, Warner, $22.99, 0446524425
14. All Aunt Hagar's Children
Edward P. Jones, Amistad, $25.95, 0060557567
15. A Spot of Bother
Mark Haddon, Doubleday, $24.95, 0385520514

 
HARDCOVER NONFICTION


Image1. I Feel Bad About My Neck
Nora Ephron, Knopf, $19.95, 0307264556
2. Marley & Me
John Grogan, Morrow, $21.95, 0060817089
3. Being Dead Is No Excuse
Gayden Metcalfe, Charlotte Hays, Hyperion, $19.95, 1401359345
4. The Looming Tower
Lawrence Wright, Knopf, $27.95, 037541486X
5. The World Is Flat (Updated and Expanded)
Thomas L. Friedman, FSG, $30, 0374292795
6. Mockingbird
Charles J. Shields, Holt, $25, 080507919X
7. Hubris
Michael Isikoff, David Corn, Crown, $25.95, 0307346811
Image8. You: The Owner's Manual
Michael F. Roizen, M.D., Mehmet C. Oz, M.D., HarperCollins, $24.95, 0060765313
9. Mayflower
Nathaniel Philbrick, Viking, $29.95, 0670037605
10. Fiasco
Thomas E. Ricks, Penguin Press, $27.95, 159420103X
11. Inside My Heart
Robin McGraw, Nelson Books, $24.99, 078521836X
12. Freakonomics
Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner, Morrow, $25.95, 006073132X
13. State of Emergency
Patrick J. Buchanan, St. Martin's, $24.95, 0312360037
14. Cesar's Way
Cesar Millan, Melissa Jo Peltier, Harmony, $24.95, 0307337332
15. RedemptionImage
Nicholas Lemann, FSG, $24, 0374248559


TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION


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1. The Memory Keeper's Daughter
Kim Edwards, Penguin, $14, 0143037145
2. March
Geraldine Brooks, Penguin, $14, 0143036661
3. Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
Lisa See, Random House, $13.95, 0812968069
4. The Kite Runner
Khaled Hosseini, Riverhead, $14, 1594480001
5. On Beauty
Zadie Smith, Penguin, $15, 0143037749
6. The Sea
John Banville, Vintage, $12.95, 1400097029
7. Gods in Alabama
Joshilyn Jackson, Warner, $12.95, 0446694533
Image8. The March
E.L. Doctorow, Random House, $14.95, 0812976150
9. My Sister's Keeper
Jodi Picoult, Washington Square, $14, 0743454537
10. The Constant Princess
Philippa Gregory, Touchstone, $16, 0743272498
11. The Alchemist (Updated)
Paulo Coelho, HarperSanFrancisco, $13.95, 0061122416
12. The Mermaid Chair
Sue Monk Kidd, Penguin, $14, 0143036696
13. History of Love
Nicole Krauss, Norton, $13.95, 0393328627
14. Friends, Lovers, Chocolate
Alexander McCall Smith, Anchor, $12.95, 1400077109
15. The Shadow of the Wind
Carlos Ruiz Zafon, Penguin, $15, 0143034901


TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION


Image1. The Glass Castle
Jeannette Walls, Scribner, $14, 074324754X
2. Running With Scissors
Augusten Burroughs, Picador, $14, 0312425414
3. An Inconvenient Truth
Al Gore, Rodale, $21.95, 1594865671
4. Night
Elie Wiesel, FSG, $9, 0374500010
5. The Devil in the White City
Erik Larson, Vintage, $14.95, 0375725601
6. The Tender Bar
J.R. Moehringer, Hyperion, $14.95, 0786888768
7. The Places in Between
Rory Stewart, Harvest, $14, 0156031566
Image8. 1776
David McCullough, S&S, $18, 0743226720
9. Never Have Your Dog Stuffed
Alan Alda, Random House Trade, $13.95, 0812974409
10. SWAG: Southern Women Aging Gracefully
Melinda Rainey Thompson, John F. Blair, $14.95, 089587329X
11. The 9/11 Report: A Graphic Adaptation
Sid Jacobson, Ernie Colon, Hill & Wang, $16.95, 0809057395
12. Bad Baby
R.D. Rosen, et al., Workman, $9.95, 0761143661
13. Collapse
Jared Diamond, Penguin, $17, 0143036556
14. The Five Love Languages
Gary Chapman, Moody, $13.99, 1881273156
15. In Cold Blood
Truman Capote, Vintage, $14, 0679745580



MASS MARKET


Image1. The Camel Club
David Baldacci, Warner, $7.99, 0446615625
2. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Warner, $6.99, 0446310786
3. Consent to Kill
Vince Flynn, Pocket Star, $9.99, 1416505016
4. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $7.95, 0451524934
5. Morrigan's Cross
Nora Roberts, Jove, $7.99, 0515141658
6. The Black Dahlia
James Ellroy, Warner, $7.50, 0446618128
7. Fahrenheit 451
Ray Bradbury, Ballantine, $6.99, 0345342968
8. Lifeguard
James Patterson, Andrew Gross, Warner, $9.99, 044661761X
9. Running with Scissors
Augusten Burroughs, St. Martin's, $7.99, 0312938853
10. Lord of the Flies
William Golding, Berkley, $7.95, 0399501487


CHILDREN'S TITLES


Image1. Is There Really a Human Race?
Jamie Lee Curtis, Laura Cornell (Illus.), Joanna Cotler, $16.99, 0060753463
2. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), HarperCollins, $7.99, 0694003611
3. Pirateology
Captain William Lubber, Candlewick, $19.99, 0763631434
4. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, HarperCollins, $16.95, 0060254920
5. Captain Underpants and the Preposterous Plight of the Purple Potty People
Dav Pilkey, Scholastic, $4.99, 0439376149
6. The Lost Colony (Artemis Fowl, #5)
Eoin Colfer, Miramax Books, $16.95, 0786849568
7. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
J.K. Rowling, Scholastic Paperbacks, $9.99, 0439785960
8. Dial L for Loser (The Clique #6)
Lisi Harrison, Little Brown, $9.99, 0316115045
9. Fancy Nancy
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), HarperCollins, $15.99, 0060542098
10. Peter and the Shadow Thieves
Dave Barry, Ridley Pearson, Disney, $18.99, 078683787X
11. A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Beatrice Letters
Lemony Snicket, Brett Helquist (Illus.), HarperCollins, $19.99, 0060586583
12. Eragon
Christopher Paolini, Knopf, $9.95, 0375826696
13. Skippyjon Jones
Judith Schachner, Puffin, $5.99, 0142404039
14. Dooby Dooby Moo
Doreen Cronin, Betsy Lewin (Illus.), Atheneum, $16.95, 0689845073
15. How to Eat Fried Worms (Movie Tie-In)
Thomas Rockwell, Yearling, $5.99, 0440421853