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Southern Indie Bestsellers 10/6/2019

Southern Bestsellers for the week ending 10/6/2019

The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and SIBA, for the week ending October 6, 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 Dutch House
Ann Patchett, Harper, $27.99, 9780062963673
2. The Water Dancer
Ta-Nehisi Coates, One World, $28, 9780399590597
3. Where the Crawdads Sing
Delia Owens, Putnam, $26, 9780735219090
4. The Testaments
Margaret Atwood, Nan A. Talese, $28.95, 9780385543781
5. The Institute
Stephen King, Scribner, $30, 9781982110567
6. Red at the Bone
Jacqueline Woodson, Riverhead Books, $26, 9780525535270
7. A Better Man
Louise Penny, Minotaur, $28.99, 9781250066213
8. The Nickel Boys
Colson Whitehead, Doubleday, $24.95, 9780385537070
9. The Secrets We Kept
Lara Prescott, Knopf, $26.95, 9780525656159
10. The World That We Knew
Alice Hoffman, S&S, $27.99, 9781501137570
11. City of Girls
Elizabeth Gilbert, Riverhead Books, $28, 9781594634734
12. Imaginary Friend
Stephen Chbosky, Grand Central, $30, 9781538731338
13. On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous
Ocean Vuong, Penguin Press, $26, 9780525562023
14. This Tender Land
William Kent Krueger, Atria, $27, 9781476749297
15. Full Throttle: Stories
Joe Hill, Morrow, $27.99, 9780062200679

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

1. Blowout: Corrupted Democracy, Rogue State Russia, and the Richest, Most Destructive Industry on Earth
Rachel Maddow, Crown, $30, 9780525575474
2. Talking to Strangers
Malcolm Gladwell, Little Brown, $30, 9780316478526
3. Educated
Tara Westover, Random House, $28, 9780399590504
4. Year of the Monkey
Patti Smith, Knopf, $24.95, 9780525657682
5. Everything You Need: 8 Essential Steps to a Life of Confidence in the Promises of God
David Jeremiah, Thomas Nelson, $26.99, 9780785223931
6. The Book of Gutsy Women: Favorite Stories of Courage and Resilience
Hillary Rodham Clinton, Chelsea Clinton, S&S, $35, 9781501178412
7. How to Be an Antiracist
Ibram X. Kendi, One World, $27, 9780525509288
8. The Education of an Idealist
Samantha Power, Dey Street Books, $29.99, 9780062820693
9. She Said
Jodi Kantor, Megan Twohey, Penguin Press, $28, 9780525560340
10. Permanent Record
Edward Snowden, Metropolitan Books, $30, 9781250237231
11. Inside Out: A Memoir
Demi Moore, Harper, $27.99, 9780062049537
12. How To
Randall Munroe, Riverhead Books, $28, 9780525537090
13. This Book Is Literally Just Pictures of Cute Animals That Will Make You Feel Better
Smith Street Books, $14.95, 9781925811186
14. Three Women
Lisa Taddeo, Avid Reader Press/S&S, $27, 9781451642292
15. Know My Name: A Memoir
Chanel Miller, Viking, $28, 9780735223707

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION

1. The Overstory
Richard Powers, Norton, $18.95, 9780393356687
2. The Great Alone
Kristin Hannah, St. Martin's Griffin, $17.99, 9781250229533
3. A Gentleman in Moscow
Amor Towles, Penguin, $17, 9780143110439
4. The Handmaid's Tale
Margaret Atwood, Anchor, $15.95, 9780525435006
5. Little Fires Everywhere
Celeste Ng, Penguin, $17, 9780735224315
6. The Tattooist of Auschwitz
Heather Morris, Harper, $16.99, 9780062797155
7. A Well-Behaved Woman
Therese Anne Fowler, St. Martin's Griffin, $16.99, 9781250095480
8. Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine
Gail Honeyman, Penguin, $16, 9780735220690
9. Nine Perfect Strangers
Liane Moriarty, Flatiron Books, $17.99, 9781250069832
10. Before We Were Yours
Lisa Wingate, Ballantine, $17, 9780425284704
11. The Lost Girls of Paris
Pam Jenoff, Park Row, $16.99, 9780778330271
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. Killing Commendatore
Haruki Murakami, Vintage, $17, 9780525435761
15. Beloved
Toni Morrison, Vintage, $16, 9781400033416

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION

1. The Library Book
Susan Orlean, S&S, $16.99, 9781476740195
2. 21 Lessons for the 21st Century
Yuval Noah Harari, Spiegel & Grau, $18, 9780525512196
3. Born a Crime
Trevor Noah, Spiegel & Grau, $18, 9780399588198
4. These Truths: A History of the United States
Jill Lepore, Norton, $19.95, 9780393357424
5. Calypso
David Sedaris, Back Bay, $17.99, 9780316392426
6. Leadership: In Turbulent Times
Doris Kearns Goodwin, S&S, $18, 9781476795935
7. Healing After Loss
Martha W. Hickman, Morrow, $14.99, 9780380773381
8. You Are a Badass
Jen Sincero, Running Press, $16, 9780762447695
9. Sapiens
Yuval Noah Harari, Harper Perennial, $22.99, 9780062316110
10. Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World
Anand Giridharadas, Vintage, $16, 9781101972670
11. The Color of Law
Richard Rothstein, Liveright, $17.95, 9781631494536
12. The Spy and the Traitor
Ben Macintyre, Broadway Books, $18, 9781101904213
13. On Tyranny
Timothy Snyder, Tim Duggan Books, $8.99, 9780804190114
14. The Old Farmer's Almanac 2020
Old Farmer's Almanac, $8.95, 9781571988102
15. The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2019
Sy Montgomery, Jaime Green (Eds.), Mariner, $15.99, 9781328519009

MASS MARKET

1. Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $10.99, 9780441172719
2. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
3. Lord of the Flies
William Golding, Perigee, $9.99, 9780399501487
4. Good Omens
Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett, Morrow, $9.99, 9780062836977
5. Red War
Vince Flynn, Kyle Mills, Pocket, $9.99, 9781501190605
6. American Gods
Neil Gaiman, Morrow, $9.99, 9780062572110
7. The Goldfinch
Donna Tartt, Little Brown, $10.99, 9780316055420
8. All Quiet on the Western Front
Erich Maria Remarque, Ballantine, $6.99, 9780449213940
9. Animal Farm
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451526342
10. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Grand Central, $9.99, 9781455538966

CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED

1. Room on the Broom
Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler (Illus.), Puffin, $7.99, 9780142501122
2. Dinosnores
Sandra Boynton, Workman, $6.95, 9781523508136
3. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
4. The Scarecrow
Beth Ferry, The Fan Brothers (Illus.), Harper, $18.99, 9780062475763
5. Where's the Witch?
Ingela P. Arrhenius (Illus.), Nosy Crow, $8.99, 9781536207538
6. Pete the Cat and the Perfect Pizza Party
James Dean, Kimberly Dean, Harper, $17.99, 9780062404374
7. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, Harper, $18.95, 9780060254926
8. Just Ask!: Be Different, Be Brave, Be You
Sonia Sotomayor, Rafael López (Illus.), Philomel Books, $17.99, 9780525514121
9. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, Putnam, $10.99, 9780399226908
10. Peppa's Happy Halloween!
Golden Books, $5.99, 9780593118467

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. The Hate U Give
Angie Thomas, Balzer + Bray, $18.99, 9780062871350
4. A Tale of Magic...
Chris Colfer, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9780316523479
5. White Bird: A Wonder Story
R.J. Palacio, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $24.99, 9780525645535
6. Refugee
Alan Gratz, Scholastic Press, $16.99, 9780545880831
7. Ghosts
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545540629
8. Drama
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545326995
9. Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid: Rowley Jefferson's Journal
Jeff Kinney, Abrams, $13.99, 9781419740275
10. The Fountains of Silence
Ruta Sepetys, Philomel Books, $18.99, 9780399160318

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. Dog Man
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9780545581608
4. The Secret Commonwealth (Book of Dust, Volume 2)
Philip Pullman, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $22.99, 9780553510669
5. Dog Man Unleashed
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9780545935203
6. The Tyrant's Tomb (The Trials of Apollo, Book Four)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $19.99, 9781484746448
7. Boy-Crazy Stacey (Baby-Sitters Club Graphic Novel, #7)
Ann M. Martin, Gale Galligan (Illus.), Graphix, $10.99, 9781338304510
8. Dog Man: Lord of the Fleas
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9780545935173
9. Dog Man and Cat Kid
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9780545935180
10. The Last Kids on Earth
Max Brallier, Douglas Holgate (Illus.), Viking Books for Young Readers, $13.99, 9780670016617