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

Southern Bestsellers 10/08/2006

The Southern Independent Bestseller List, as brought to you by Book Sense and SIBA, for the
week ended Sunday, October 8, 2006. Based on reporting from the independent booksellers
of the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance and Book Sense .

HARDCOVER FICTION


Image1. Thirteen Moons
Charles Frazier, Random House, $26.95, 0375509321
2. For One More Day
Mitch Albom, Hyperion, $21.95, 1401303277
3. The Road
Cormac McCarthy, Knopf, $24, 0307265439
4. On Agate Hill
Lee Smith, Algonquin, $24.95, 1565124529
5. Water for Elephants
Sara Gruen, Algonquin, $23.95, 1565124995
6. Under Orders
Dick Francis, Putnam, $25.95, 0399154000
7. Rise and Shine
Anna Quindlen, Random House, $24.95, 0375502246
Image8. The Book of Fate
Brad Meltzer, Warner, $25.99, 0446530999
9. Abundance
Sena Jeter Naslund, Morrow, $26.95, 0060825391
10. The Mission Song
John le Carre, Little Brown, $26.99, 0316016748
11. Motor Mouth
Janet Evanovich, HarperCollins, $26.95, 0060584033
12. The Emperor's Children
Claire Messud, Knopf, $25, 030726419X
13. The Afghan
Frederick Forsyth, Putnam, $26.95, 0399153942
14. The Thirteenth Tale
Diane Setterfield, Atria, $26, 0743298020
15. The Mephisto Club
Tess Gerritsen, Ballantine, $25.95, 0345476999

 
HARDCOVER NONFICTION


Image1. State of Denial
Bob Woodward, S&S, $30, 0743272234
2. I Feel Bad About My Neck
Nora Ephron, Knopf, $19.95, 0307264556
3. Saving Graces
Elizabeth Edwards, Broadway, $24.95, 0767925378
4. Marley & Me
John Grogan, Morrow, $21.95, 0060817089
5. Culture Warrior
Bill O'Reilly, Broadway, $26, 0767920929
6. Letter to a Christian Nation
Sam Harris, Knopf, $16.95, 0307265773
7. The Greatest Story Ever Sold
Frank Rich, Penguin Press, $25.95, 159420098X
Image8. Being Dead Is No Excuse
Gayden Metcalfe, Charlotte Hays, Hyperion, $19.95, 1401359345
9. A Good Dog
Jon Katz, Villard, $21.95, 140006189X
10. The God Delusion
Richard Dawkins, Houghton Mifflin, $27, 0618680004
11. The World Is Flat (Updated and Expanded)
Thomas L. Friedman, FSG, $30, 0374292795
12. Hubris
Michael Isikoff, David Corn, Crown, $25.95, 0307346811
13. The Blind Side
Michael Lewis, Norton, $24.95, 039306123X
14. Freakonomics
Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner, Morrow, $25.95, 006073132X
15. The Looming Tower
Lawrence Wright, Knopf, $27.95, 037541486X7


TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION


Image1. The Memory Keeper's Daughter
Kim Edwards, Penguin, $14, 0143037145
2. Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
Lisa See, Random House, $13.95, 0812968069
3. The Widow of the South
Robert Hicks, Warner, $14.99, 0446697435
4. The Kite Runner
Khaled Hosseini, Riverhead, $14, 1594480001
5. The Historian
Elizabeth Kostova, Back Bay, $15.99, 0316154547
6. March
Geraldine Brooks, Penguin, $14, 0143036661
7. The Shadow of the Wind
Carlos Ruiz Zafon, Penguin, $15, 0143034901
Image8. Saving Fish from Drowning
Amy Tan, Ballantine, $14.95, 034546401X
9. The March
E.L. Doctorow, Random House, $14.95, 0812976150
10. On Beauty
Zadie Smith, Penguin, $15, 0143037749
11. Skeleton Coast
Clive Cussler, Jack B. Du Brul, Berkley, $16, 0425211894
12. The History of Love
Nicole Krauss, Norton, $13.95, 0393328627
13. My Sister's Keeper
Jodi Picoult, Washington Square, $14, 0743454537
14. The Sea
John Banville, Vintage, $12.95, 1400097029
15. The Night Watch
Sarah Waters, Riverhead, $15, 1594482306


TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION


Image11. The Glass Castle
Jeannette Walls, Scribner, $14, 074324754X
2. The City of Falling Angels
John Berendt, Penguin, $15, 0143036939
3. The Devil in the White City
Erik Larson, Vintage, $14.95, 0375725601
4. Team of Rivals
Doris Kearns Goodwin, S&S, $19.95, 0743270754
5. Running With Scissors
Augusten Burroughs, Picador, $14, 0312425414
6. SWAG: Southern Women Aging Gracefully
Melinda Rainey Thompson, John F. Blair, $14.95, 089587329X
7. The Tender Bar
J.R. Moehringer, Hyperion, $14.95, 0786888768
Image8. 1776
David McCullough, S&S, $18, 0743226720
9. Never Have Your Dog Stuffed
Alan Alda, Random House, $13.95, 0812974409
10. Teacher Man
Frank McCourt, Scribner, $15, 0743243781
11. An Inconvenient Truth
Al Gore, Rodale, $21.95, 1594865671
12. Our Endangered Values
Jimmy Carter, S&S, $15, 0743285018
13. Julie and Julia
Julie Powell, Back Bay, $13.99, 0316013269
14. The Truth (With Jokes)
Al Franken, Plume, $15, 0452287677
15. Collapse
Jared Diamond, Penguin, $17, 0143036556


MASS MARKET


Image1. Dance of the Gods
Nora Roberts, Jove, $7.99, 0515141666
2. The Camel Club
David Baldacci, Warner, $7.99, 0446615625
3. Predator
Patricia D. Cornwell, Berkley, $9.99, 0425210278
4. Dark Harbor
Stuart Woods, Signet, $9.99, 0451218701
5. Consent to Kill
Vince Flynn, Pocket, $9.99, 1416505016
6. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Warner, $6.99, 0316769487
7. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Warner, $6.99, 0446310786
8. Morrigan's Cross
Nora Roberts, Jove, $7.99, 0515141658
9. Mary, Mary
James Patterson, Warner, $9.99, 0446619035
10. The Black Dahlia
James Ellroy, Warner, $7.50, 0446618128


CHILDREN'S TITLES


Image1. Blizzard of the Blue Moon (Magic Tree House #36)
Mary Pope Osborne, Salvatore Murdocca (Illus.), Random House, $11.95, 0375830375
2. Mommy?
Arthur Yorinks, Maurice Sendak, Michael Di Capua, $24.95, 0439880505
3. Angelina's Halloween
Katharine Holabird, Helen Craig (Illus.), Puffin, $5.99, 014240621X
4. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), HarperCollins, $7.99, 0694003611
5. The Lost Colony (Artemis Fowl, #5)
Eoin Colfer, Miramax Books, $16.95, 0786849568
6. Fancy Nancy
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), HarperCollins, $15.99, 0060542098
7. Eragon
Christopher Paolini, Knopf, $9.95, 0375826696
Image8. Junie B., First Grader Boo and I Mean It!
Barbara Park, Denise Brunkus (Illus.), Random House, $3.99, 0375828079
9. Captain Underpants and the Preposterous Plight of the Purple Potty People
Dav Pilkey, Scholastic, $4.99, 0439376149
10. Is There Really a Human Race?
Jamie Lee Curtis, Laura Cornell (Illus.), Joanna Cotler, $16.99, 0060753463
11. Uno's Garden
Graeme Base, Harry Abrams, $19.95, 0810954737
12. Your Personal Penguin
Sandra Boynton, Workman, $6.95, 0761143726
13. Treasure's Trove Secrets of the Alchemist Dar
Michael Stadther, Michael Stadther (Illus.), Treasure Trove, $21.99, 0976061880
14. The Beatrice Letters
Lemony Snicket, Brett Helquist (Illus.), HarperCollins, $19.99, 0060586583
15. Dora's Spooky Halloween
Sonali Fry, S&S, $5.99, 1416924825