Southern Bestsellers for the week ending 7/7/2019

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Southern Indie Bestsellers 5/5/2019

The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and SIBA, for the week ending Sunday, May 5, 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. Normal People
Sally Rooney, Hogarth, $26, 9781984822178
3. Circe
Madeline Miller, Little Brown, $27, 9780316556347
4. Machines Like Me
Ian McEwan, Nan A. Talese, $26.95, 9780385545112
5. The Silent Patient
Alex Michaelides, Celadon Books, $26.99, 9781250301697
6. Redemption
David Baldacci, Grand Central, $29, 9781538761410
7. Fire & Blood
George R.R. Martin, Doug Wheatley (Illus.), Bantam, $35, 9781524796280
8. Daisy Jones & The Six
Taylor Jenkins Reid, Ballantine, $27, 9781524798628
9. Lost Roses
Martha Hall Kelly, Ballantine, $28, 9781524796372
10. The Island of Sea Women
Lisa See, Scribner, $27, 9781501154850
11. Women Talking
Miriam Toews, Bloomsbury, $24, 9781635572582
12. Neon Prey
John Sandford, Putnam, $29, 9780525536581
13. Cape May
Chip Cheek, Celadon Books, $26.99, 9781250297150
14. Cemetery Road
Greg Iles, Morrow, $28.99, 9780062824615
15. The 18th Abduction
James Patterson, Maxine Paetro, Little Brown, $29, 9780316420266

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

1. The Second Mountain: The Quest for a Moral Life
David Brooks, Random House, $28, 9780812993264
2. Educated
Tara Westover, Random House, $28, 9780399590504
3. Becoming
Michelle Obama, Crown, $32.50, 9781524763138
4. Save Me the Plums: My Gourmet Memoir
Ruth Reichl, Random House, $27, 9781400069996
5. Trillion Dollar Coach: The Leadership Playbook of Silicon Valley's Bill Campbell
Eric Schmidt, et al., HarperBusiness, $28.99, 9780062839268
6. The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World
Melinda Gates, Flatiron Books, $26.99, 9781250313577
7. Southern Lady Code: Essays
Helen Ellis, Doubleday, $22, 9780385543897
8. Stony the Road: Reconstruction, White Supremacy, and the Rise of Jim Crow
Henry Louis Gates, Penguin Press, $30, 9780525559535
9. The Matriarch: Barbara Bush and the Making of an American Dynasty
Susan Page, Twelve, $32.5, 9781538713648
10. A Woman of No Importance
Sonia Purnell, Viking, $28, 9780735225299
11. Greek to Me: Adventures of the Comma Queen
Mary Norris, Norton, $25.95, 9781324001270
12. Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out?
Bill McKibben, Holt, $28, 9781250178268
13. Nanaville: Adventures in Grandparenting
Anna Quindlen, Random House, $26, 9780812996104
14. Bad Blood
John Carreyrou, Knopf, $27.95, 9781524731656
15. Women Rowing North
Mary Pipher, Bloomsbury, $27, 9781632869609

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION

1. A Gentleman in Moscow
Amor Towles, Penguin, $17, 9780143110439
2. The Overstory
Richard Powers, Norton, $18.95, 9780393356687
3. Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine
Gail Honeyman, Penguin, $16, 9780735220690
4. The Tattooist of Auschwitz
Heather Morris, Harper, $16.99, 9780062797155
5. The Lost Girls of Paris
Pam Jenoff, Park Row, $16.99, 9780778330271
6. Clock Dance
Anne Tyler, Vintage, $16.95, 9780525563020
7. Washington Black
Esi Edugyan, Vintage, $16.95, 9780525563242
8. Varina
Charles Frazier, Ecco, $16.99, 9780062405999
9. Pachinko
Min Jin Lee, Grand Central, $15.99, 9781455563920
10. Less
Andrew Sean Greer, Back Bay, $15.99, 9780316316132
11. An American Marriage
Tayari Jones, Algonquin Books, $16.95, 9781616208684
12. The Mister
E L. James, Vintage, $16.95, 9781984898326
13. The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek
Kim Michele Richardson, Sourcebooks Landmark, $15.99, 9781492671527
14. Transcription
Kate Atkinson, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316176668
15. When We Left Cuba
Chanel Cleeton, Berkley, $16, 9780451490865

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION

1. The Mueller Report
The Washington Post, Scribner, $15, 9781982129736
2. Born a Crime
Trevor Noah, Spiegel & Grau, $18, 9780399588198
3. The Soul of America: The Battle for Our Better Angels
Jon Meacham, Random House Trade Paperbacks, $20, 9780399589829
4. Sapiens
Yuval Noah Harari, Harper Perennial, $22.99, 9780062316110
5. Keep Going: 10 Ways to Stay Creative in Good Times and Bad
Austin Kleon, Workman Publishing, $12.95, 9781523506644
6. Cancer-Free with Food: A Step-by-Step Plan with 100+ Recipes to Fight Disease,Nourish Your Body & Restore Your Health
Liana Werner Gray, Hay House Inc., $17.99, 9781401956424
7. The Best Cook in the World: Tales from My Momma's Southern Table
Rick Bragg, Vintage, $17, 9781400032693
8. Killers of the Flower Moon
David Grann, Vintage, $16.95, 9780307742483
9. The Mueller Report
Robert S. Mueller, III, et al., Skyhorse, $12.99, 9781510750166
10. Lead from the Outside: How to Build Your Future and Make Real Change
Stacey Abrams, Picador, $17, 9781250214805
11. Just Mercy
Bryan Stevenson, Spiegel & Grau, $16, 9780812984965
12. The Lost Art of Reading Nature's Signs
Tristan Gooley, Experiment, $16.95, 9781615192410
13. The Last Castle
Denise Kiernan, Touchstone, $17, 9781476794051
14. White Fragility
Robin DiAngelo, Beacon Press, $16, 9780807047415
15. You Are a Badass
Jen Sincero, Running Press, $16, 9780762447695

MASS MARKET

1. A Game of Thrones
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780553593716
2. Good Omens
Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett, Morrow, $9.99, 9780062836977
3. Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $9.99, 9780441172719
4. The Stand
Stephen King, Anchor, $9.99, 9780307743688
5. Past Tense
Lee Child, Dell, $9.99, 9780399593536
6. A Clash of Kings
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780345535429
7. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Douglas Adams, Del Rey, $7.99, 9780345391803
8. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
9. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Grand Central, $9.99, 9781455538966
10. Siddhartha
Hermann Hesse, Bantam, $5.99, 9780553208849

CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED

1. High Five
Adam Rubin, Daniel Salmieri (Illus.), Dial, $19.99, 9780525428893
2. The Wonky Donkey
Craig Smith, Katz Cowley (Illus.), Scholastic, $7.99, 9780545261241
3. Oh, the Places You'll Go!
Dr. Seuss, Random House, $18.99, 9780679805274
4. Dragons Love Tacos
Adam Rubin, Daniel Salmieri (Illus.), Dial, $16.99, 9780803736801
5. The Itsy Bitsy Spider
Maddie Frost, Workman, $5.95, 9781523505098
6. Dear Boy,
Paris Rosenthal, Jason Rosenthal, Holly Hatam (Illus.).), Harper, $17.99, 9780062422514
7. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
8. Marvel Alphablock
Peskimo (Illus.), Abrams, $16.99, 9781419735882
9. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, Putnam, $10.99, 9780399226908
10. Don't Let Them Disappear
Chelsea Clinton, Gianna Marino (Illus.), Philomel Books, $17.99, 9780525514329

CHILDREN'S INTEREST

1. Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid: Rowley Jefferson's Journal
Jeff Kinney, Amulet Books, $13.99, 9781419740275
2. On the Come Up
Angie Thomas, Balzer + Bray, $18.99, 9780062498564
3. Hatchet
Gary Paulsen, Drew Willis (Illus.), Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $9.99, 9781481486293
4. The Hate U Give
Angie Thomas, Balzer + Bray, $18.99, 9780062871350
5. A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood: The Poetry of Mister Rogers
Fred Rogers, Luke Flowers (Illus.), Quirk Books, $19.99, 9781683691136
6. The Sun Is Also a Star
Nicola Yoon, Ember, $12.99, 9781984849397
7. Katt vs. Dogg
James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein, Anuki Lopez (Illus.), jimmy patterson, $13.99, 9780316411561
8. Drama
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545326995
9. The Girl Who Drank the Moon
Kelly Barnhill, Algonquin Young Readers, $9.95, 9781616207465
10. Smile
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545132060

CHILDREN'S SERIES TITLES

1. Dog Man Unleashed
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9780545935203
2. Dog Man
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9780545581608
3. Dog Man: Brawl of the Wild
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9781338236576
4. The Lost Heir Graphic Novel (Wings of Fire)
Tui T. Sutherland, Mike Holmes (Illus.), Graphix, $12.99, 9780545942201
5. What Was the Holocaust? (What Was/Is...?)
Gail Herman, et al., Penguin Workshop, $5.99, 9780451533906
6. Dog Man: A Tale of Two Kitties
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9780545935210
7. Spy School British Invasion
Stuart Gibbs, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9781534424708
8. The Dragonet Prophecy (Wings of Fire, Book One)
Tui T. Sutherland, Scholastic, $6.99, 9780545349239
9. Dog Man: Lord of the Fleas
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9780545935173
10. Big Nate: Payback Time!
Lincoln Peirce, Andrews McMeel, $9.99, 9781449497743