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Southern Indie Bestsellers 9/29/2019

Southern Bestsellers for the week ending 9/29/2019

The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and SIBA, for the week ending September 29, 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. The Water Dancer
Ta-Nehisi Coates, One World, $28, 9780399590597
2. The Testaments
Margaret Atwood, Nan A. Talese, $28.95, 9780385543781
3. The Dutch House
Ann Patchett, Harper, $27.99, 9780062963673
4. Where the Crawdads Sing
Delia Owens, Putnam, $26, 9780735219090
5. The Institute
Stephen King, Scribner, $30, 9781982110567
6. The Nickel Boys
Colson Whitehead, Doubleday, $24.95, 9780385537070
7. A Better Man
Louise Penny, Minotaur, $28.99, 9781250066213
8. This Tender Land
William Kent Krueger, Atria, $27, 9781476749297
9. The World That We Knew
Alice Hoffman, S&S, $27.99, 9781501137570
10. Red at the Bone
Jacqueline Woodson, Riverhead Books, $26, 9780525535270
11. The Secrets We Kept
Lara Prescott, Knopf, $26.95, 9780525656159
12. City of Girls
Elizabeth Gilbert, Riverhead Books, $28, 9781594634734
13. On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous
Ocean Vuong, Penguin Press, $26, 9780525562023
14. The Turn of the Key
Ruth Ware, Gallery/Scout Press, $27.99, 9781501188770
15. Quichotte
Salman Rushdie, Random House, $28, 9780593132982

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

1. Talking to Strangers
Malcolm Gladwell, Little Brown, $30, 9780316478526
2. Know My Name: A Memoir
Chanel Miller, Viking, $28, 9780735223707
3. Year of the Monkey
Patti Smith, Knopf, $24.95, 9780525657682
4. Educated
Tara Westover, Random House, $28, 9780399590504
5. Call Sign Chaos
Jim Mattis, Bing West, Random House, $28, 9780812996838
6. Inside Out: A Memoir
Demi Moore, Harper, $27.99, 9780062049537
7. How To
Randall Munroe, Riverhead Books, $28, 9780525537090
8. How to Be an Antiracist
Ibram X. Kendi, One World, $27, 9780525509288
9. Permanent Record
Edward Snowden, Metropolitan Books, $30, 9781250237231
10. She Said
Jodi Kantor, Megan Twohey, Penguin Press, $28, 9780525560340
11. The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*ck
Mark Manson, Harper, $24.99, 9780062457714
12. Over the Top: A Raw Journey to Self-Love
Jonathan Van Ness, HarperOne, $27.99, 9780062906373
13. The Yellow House: A Memoir
Sarah M. Broom, Grove Press, $26, 9780802125088
14. The Pioneers
David McCullough, S&S, $30, 9781501168680
15. The Education of an Idealist
Samantha Power, Dey Street Books, $29.99, 9780062820693

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION

1. The Handmaid's Tale
Margaret Atwood, Anchor, $15.95, 9780525435006
2. The Overstory
Richard Powers, Norton, $18.95, 9780393356687
3. The Tattooist of Auschwitz
Heather Morris, Harper, $16.99, 9780062797155
4. Little Fires Everywhere
Celeste Ng, Penguin, $17, 9780735224315
5. The Woman in the Window
A.J. Finn, Morrow, $16.99, 9780062678423
6. There There
Tommy Orange, Vintage, $16, 9780525436140
7. A Gentleman in Moscow
Amor Towles, Penguin, $17, 9780143110439
8. Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine
Gail Honeyman, Penguin, $16, 9780735220690
9. The Witch Elm
Tana French, Penguin, $17, 9780735224643
10. Before We Were Yours
Lisa Wingate, Ballantine, $17, 9780425284704
11. The Great Alone
Kristin Hannah, St. Martin's Griffin, $17.99, 9781250229533
12. The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek
Kim Michele Richardson, Sourcebooks Landmark, $15.99, 9781492671527
13. A Spark of Light
Jodi Picoult, Ballantine, $17, 9780345545008
14. It
Stephen King, Scribner, $19.99, 9781982127794
15. All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr, Scribner, $17, 9781501173219

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION

1. Born a Crime
Trevor Noah, Spiegel & Grau, $18, 9780399588198
2. White Fragility
Robin DiAngelo, Beacon Press, $16, 9780807047415
3. Sapiens
Yuval Noah Harari, Harper Perennial, $22.99, 9780062316110
4. 21 Lessons for the 21st Century
Yuval Noah Harari, Spiegel & Grau, $18, 9780525512196
5. How to Change Your Mind
Michael Pollan, Penguin, $18, 9780735224155
6. Dopesick
Beth Macy, Back Bay, $17.99, 9780316551304
7. Calypso
David Sedaris, Back Bay, $17.99, 9780316392426
8. Just Mercy
Bryan Stevenson, Spiegel & Grau, $16, 9780812984965
9. The Spy and the Traitor
Ben Macintyre, Broadway Books, $18, 9781101904213
10. The Four Agreements
Don Miguel Ruiz, Amber-Allen, $12.95, 9781878424310
11. Heartland
Sarah Smarsh, Scribner, $17, 9781501133107
12. On Tyranny
Timothy Snyder, Tim Duggan Books, $8.99, 9780804190114
13. Anthony Bourdain: The Last Interview
Melville House, $16.99, 9781612198248
14. Night
Elie Wiesel, FSG, $9.95, 9780374500016
15. The Last Castle: The Epic Story of Love, Loss, and American Royalty in the Nation's Largest Home
Denise Kiernan, Touchstone, $17, 9781476794051

MASS MARKET

1. Lord of the Flies
William Golding, Perigee, $9.99, 9780399501487
2. Good Omens
Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett, Morrow, $9.99, 9780062836977
3. Animal Farm
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451526342
4. Hamlet
William Shakespeare, S&S, $5.99, 9780743477123
5. Macbeth
William Shakespeare, S&S, $5.99, 9780743477109
6. The Way of Kings
Brandon Sanderson, Tor, $9.99, 9780765365279
7. The Goldfinch
Donna Tartt, Little Brown, $10.99, 9780316055420
8. Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine
Gail Honeyman, Penguin, $9.99, 9780525506348
9. The Godborn
Paul S. Kemp, Wizards of the Coast, $7.99, 9780786965595
10. Crucible
James Rollins, Morrow, $9.99, 9780062381798

CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED

1. Room on the Broom
Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler (Illus.), Puffin, $7.99, 9780142501122
2. Just Ask!: Be Different, Be Brave, Be You
Sonia Sotomayor, Rafael López (Illus.), Philomel Books, $17.99, 9780525514121
3. Dinosnores
Sandra Boynton, Workman, $6.95, 9781523508136
4. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
5. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, Harper, $18.95, 9780060254926
6. Hey Grandude!
Paul McCartney, Kathryn Durst (Illus.), Random House Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9780525648673
7. The Scarecrow
Beth Ferry, The Fan Brothers (Illus.), Harper, $18.99, 9780062475763
8. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, Putnam, $10.99, 9780399226908
9. Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?
Bill Martin, Eric Carle (Illus.), Henry Holt and Co., $8.99, 9780805047905
10. Little Blue Truck's Halloween
Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illus.), HMH Books for Young Readers, $12.99, 9780544772533

CHILDREN'S INTEREST

1. Guts
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $12.99, 9780545852500
2. Best Friends
Shannon Hale, LeUyen Pham (Illus.), First Second, $12.99, 9781250317469
3. Pages & Co.: The Bookwanderers
Anna James, Paola Escobar (Illus.), Philomel Books, $16.99, 9781984837127
4. The Hate U Give
Angie Thomas, Balzer + Bray, $18.99, 9780062871350
5. Beverly, Right Here
Kate DiCamillo, Candlewick, $16.99, 9780763694647
6. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $14.99, 9780385754729
7. Frankly in Love
David Yoon, G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9781984812209
8. Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid: Rowley Jefferson's Journal
Jeff Kinney, Abrams, $13.99, 9781419740275
9. Ghosts
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545540629
10. The Outsiders
S.E. Hinton, Speak, $10, 9780142407332

CHILDREN'S SERIES TITLES

1. Dog Man: For Whom the Ball Rolls
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $12.99, 9781338236590
2. Wayward Son (Simon Snow Series, #2)
Rainbow Rowell, Wednesday Books, $19.99, 9781250146076
3. The Tyrant's Tomb (The Trials of Apollo, Book Four)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $19.99, 9781484746448
4. The Last Kids on Earth
Max Brallier, Douglas Holgate (Illus.), Viking Books for Young Readers, $13.99, 9780670016617
5. Boy-Crazy Stacey (Baby-Sitters Club Graphic Novel, #7)
Ann M. Martin, Gale Galligan (Illus.), Graphix, $10.99, 9781338304510
6. Dog Man
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9780545581608
7. The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book One)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $7.99, 9781423134947
8. Dog Man: Lord of the Fleas
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9780545935173
9. There Is a Bird on Your Head! (Elephant & Piggie)
Mo Willems, Disney/Hyperion, $9.99, 9781423106869
10. The Last Kids on Earth and the Zombie Parade
Max Brallier, Douglas Holgate (Illus.), Viking Books for Young Readers, $13.99, 9780670016624