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

Southern Bestsellers 11/29/2006

The Southern Independent Bestseller List, as brought to you by Book Sense and SIBA, for the
week ended Sunday, November 19, 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. Nature Girl
Carl Hiaasen, Knopf, $25.95, 0307262995
3. Cross
James Patterson, Little Brown, $27.99, 0316159794
4. Wild Fire
Nelson DeMille, Warner, $26.99, 044657967X
5. Dear John
Nicholas Sparks, Warner, $24.99, 0446528056
6. For One More Day
Mitch Albom, Hyperion, $21.95, 1401303277
7. The Collectors
David Baldacci, Warner, $26.99, 044653109X
Image8. Blue Christmas
Mary Kay Andrews, HarperCollins, $14.95, 0060837349
9. The Shape Shifter
Tony Hillerman, HarperCollins, $26.95, 0060563451
10. The Shepherd, the Angel, and Walter the Christmas Miracle Dog
Dave Barry, Putnam, $15.95, 0399154132
11. Water for Elephants
Sara Gruen, Algonquin, $23.95, 1565124995
12. The Rising Tide
Jeff Shaara, Ballantine, $27.95, 034546141X
13. What Came Before He Shot Her
Elizabeth A. George, HarperCollins, $26.95, 0060545623
14. On Agate Hill
Lee Smith, Algonquin, $24.95, 1565124529
15. Against the Day
Thomas Pynchon, Penguin Press, $35, 159420120X

 
HARDCOVER NONFICTION


Image1. The Audacity of Hope
Barack Obama, Crown, $25, 0307237699
2. The Innocent Man
John Grisham, Doubleday, $28.95, 0385517238
3. I Feel Bad About My Neck
Nora Ephron, Knopf, $19.95, 0307264556
4. Marley & Me
John Grogan, Morrow, $21.95, 0060817089
5. I Like You
Amy Sedaris, Warner, $27.99, 0446578843
6. The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid
Bill Bryson, Broadway, $25, 076791936X
7. Paula Deen Celebrates!
Paula H. Deen, S&S, $26, 0743278119
Image8. Joy of Cooking (75th Anniversary Ed.)
Irma S. Rombauer, et al., Scribner, $30, 0743246268
9. Barefoot Contessa at Home
Ina Garten, Clarkson Potter, $35, 1400054346
10. Thunderstruck
Erik Larson, Crown, $25.95, 1400080665
11. You: On a Diet
Michael F. Roizen, M.D., Mehmet C. Oz, M.D., Free Press, $25, 0743292545
12. The Official Guide to Christmas in the South
David C. Barnette, Morrow, $14.95, 0060850531
13. Being Dead Is No Excuse
Gayden Metcalfe, Charlotte Hays, Hyperion, $19.95, 1401359345
14. The God Delusion
Richard Dawkins, Houghton Mifflin, $27, 0618680004
15. Encyclopedia of North Carolina
William S. Powell (Ed.), Univ. of North Carolina Press, $65, 0807830712


TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION


Image1. The Memory Keeper's Daughter
Kim Edwards, Penguin, $14, 0143037145
2. The Kite Runner
Khaled Hosseini, Riverhead, $14, 1594480001
3. The Lighthouse
P.D. James, Vintage, $13.95, 0307275736
4. The Inheritance of Loss
Kiran Desai, Grove, $14, 0802142818
5. March
Geraldine Brooks, Penguin, $14, 0143036661
6. The Historian
Elizabeth Kostova, Back Bay, $15.99, 0316154547
7. Light From Heaven
Jan Karon, Penguin, $13.95, 0143037706
Image8. Saving Fish From Drowning
Amy Tan, Ballantine, $14.95, 034546401X
9. Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
Lisa See, Random House, $13.95, 0812968069
10. The Night Watch
Sarah Waters, Riverhead, $15, 1594482306
11. The Road from Chapel Hill
Joanna Catherine Scott, Berkley, $14, 0425212521
12. The Shadow of the Wind
Carlos Ruiz Zafon, Penguin, $15, 0143034901
13. Limitations
Scott Turow, Picador, $13, 0312426453
14. My Sister's Keeper
Jodi Picoult, Washington Square, $14, 0743454537
15. Snow
Orhan Pamuk, Vintage, $14.95, 0375706860


TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION


Image1. Bad President
R.D. Rosen, et al., Workman, $8.95, 0761146202
2. The Glass Castle
Jeannette Walls, Scribner, $14, 074324754X
3. The Devil in the White City
Erik Larson, Vintage, $14.95, 0375725601
4. Running With Scissors
Augusten Burroughs, Picador, $14, 0312425414
5. The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2007
World Almanac (Eds.), World Almanac, $12.99, 0886879957
6. SWAG
Melinda Rainey Thompson, John F. Blair, $14.95, 089587329X
7. Flags of Our Fathers
James Bradley, Bantam, $14, 0553384155
Image8. Team of Rivals
Doris Kearns Goodwin, S&S, $19.95, 0743270754
9. Rachael Ray 2, 4, 6, 8
Rachael Ray, Clarkson Potter, $19.95, 1400082560
10. The River of Doubt
Candice Millard, Broadway, $14.95, 0767913736
11. The City of Falling Angels
John Berendt, Penguin, $15, 0143036939
12. Dreams From My Father
Barack Obama, Three Rivers, $14.95, 1400082773
13. 1,000 Places to See Before You Die
Patricia Schultz, Workman, $18.95, 0761104844
14. 1776
David McCullough, S&S, $18, 0743226720
15. The Old Farmer's Almanac
Old Farmer's Almanac (Eds.), Old Farmer's Almanac, $6.95, 1571983902


MASS MARKET


Image1. The Cell
Stephen King, Pocket, $9.99, 1416524517
2. The Camel Club
David Baldacci, Warner, $7.99, 0446615625
3. Mary, Mary
James Patterson, Warner, $9.99, 0446619035
4. Turning Angel
Greg Iles, Pocket, $9.99, 0743454162
5. Ordinary Heroes
Scott Turow, Warner, $7.99, 0446617482
6. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Warner, $6.99, 0316769487
7. The Ambler Warning
Robert Ludlum, St. Martin's, $9.99, 0312990693
8. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Warner, $6.99, 0446310786
9. Running With Scissors
Augusten Burroughs, St. Martin's, $7.99, 0312938853
10. Predator
Patricia D. Cornwell, Berkley, $9.99, 0425210278


CHILDREN'S TITLES


Image1. Eragon
Christopher Paolini, Laurel-Leaf, $6.99, 044023848X
2. The End (A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book 13)
Lemony Snicket, Brett Helquist (Illus.), HarperCollins, $12.99, 0064410161
3. Blizzard of the Blue Moon (Magic Tree House #36)
Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illus.), Random House, $11.95, 0375830375
4. A Christmas Memory
Truman Capote, Knopf, $17.95, 0375837892
5. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, HarperCollins, $16.95, 0060254920
6. Jan Karon Presents: Violet Comes to Stay
Melanie Cecka, Emily Arnold McCully (Illus.), Viking, $15.99, 0670060739
7. The Lost Colony (Artemis Fowl, #5)
Eoin Colfer, Miramax, $16.95, 0786849568
Image8. Christmas
Robert Sabuda, Orchard, $12.99, 0439845688
9. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), HarperCollins, $7.99, 0694003611
10. Hoot
Carl Hiaasen, Yearling, $6.50, 0440421705
11. Fairest
Gail Carson Levine, HarperCollins, $16.99, 0060734086
12. The Polar Express
Chris Van Allsburg, Houghton Mifflin, $18.95, 0395389496
13. Library Lion
Michelle Knudsen, Kevin Hawkes (Illus.), Candlewick, $15.99, 0763622621
14. Fancy Nancy
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), HarperCollins, $15.99, 0060542098
15. Dora's Christmas Adventure
Christine Ricci, Piero Piluso (Illus.), S&S, $6.99, 1416917551