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Southern Indie Bestsellers 5/14/2017

The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and SIBA, for the week ended Sunday, May 14, 2017. 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. Into the Water
Paula Hawkins, Riverhead, $28, 9780735211209
2. A Gentleman in Moscow
Amor Towles, Viking, $27, 9780670026197
3. The Fix
David Baldacci, Grand Central, $29, 9781455586561
4. Men Without Women
Haruki Murakami, Knopf, $25.95, 9780451494627
5. Anything Is Possible
Elizabeth Strout, Random House, $27, 9780812989403
6. Beartown
Fredrik Backman, Atria, $26.99, 9781501160769
7. Since We Fell
Dennis Lehane, Ecco, $27.99, 9780062129383
8. The Women in the Castle
Jessica Shattuck, Morrow, $26.99, 9780062563668
9. The Stars Are Fire
Anita Shreve, Knopf, $25.95, 9780385350907
10. Golden Prey
John Sandford, Putnam, $29, 9780399184574
11. The Thirst
Jo Nesbo, Knopf, $26.95, 9780385352161
12. The Underground Railroad
Colson Whitehead, Doubleday, $26.95, 9780385542364
13. Norse Mythology
Neil Gaiman, Norton, $25.95, 9780393609097
14. Lincoln in the Bardo
George Saunders, Random House, $28, 9780812995343
15. The Purple Swamp Hen and Other Stories
Penelope Lively, Viking, $25, 9780735222038

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

1. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry
Neil deGrasse Tyson, Norton, $18.95, 9780393609394
2. Option B
Sheryl Sandberg, Adam Grant, Knopf, $25.95, 9781524732684
3. Shattered
Jonathan Allen, Amie Parnes, Crown, $28, 9780553447088
4. Hillbilly Elegy
J.D. Vance, Harper, $27.99, 9780062300546
5. Hallelujah Anyway
Anne Lamott, Riverhead, $20, 9780735213586
6. The American Spirit
David McCullough, S&S, $25, 9781501174216
7. Killers of the Flower Moon
David Grann, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385534246
8. Democracy: Stories from the Long Road to Freedom
Condoleezza Rice, Twelve, $35, 9781455540181
9. The Book of Joy
The Dalai Lama, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Avery, $26, 9780399185045
10. This Fight Is Our Fight
Elizabeth Warren, Metropolitan, $28, 9781250120618
11. The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women
Kate Moore, Sourcebooks, $26.99, 9781492649359
12. The Beach House Cookbook
Mary Kay Andrews, St. Martin's, $29.99, 9781250130440
13. Make Your Bed
William H. McRaven, Grand Central, $18, 9781455570249
14. Between Them: Remembering My Parents
Richard Ford, Ecco, $25.99, 9780062661883
15. Last Hope Island
Lynne Olson, Random House, $30, 9780812997354

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION

1. The Handmaid's Tale
Margaret Atwood, Anchor, $15.95, 9780525435006
2. All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr, Scribner, $17, 9781501173219
3. Commonwealth
Ann Patchett, Harper Perennial, $16.99, 9780062491831
4. The Nightingale
Kristin Hannah, St. Martin's Griffin, $16.99, 9781250080400
5. A Man Called Ove
Fredrik Backman, Washington Square Press, $16, 9781476738024
6. The Woman in Cabin 10
Ruth Ware, Gallery/Scout Press, $16, 9781501132957
7. The Nest
Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney, Ecco, $16.99, 9780062414229
8. Milk and Honey
Rupi Kaur, Andrews McMeel, $14.99, 9781449474256
9. The Circle
Dave Eggers, Vintage, $16, 9780345807298
10. Lilac Girls
Martha Hall Kelly, Ballantine, $17, 9781101883082
11. Homegoing
Yaa Gyasi, Vintage, $16, 9781101971062
12. The Girls
Emma Cline, Random House, $17, 9780812988024
13. American Gods
Neil Gaiman, Morrow, $19.99, 9780062572233
14. The Nix
Nathan Hill, Vintage, $17, 9781101970348
15. Razor Girl
Carl Hiaasen, Vintage Crime/Black Lizard, $15.95, 9780345804907

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION

1. White Trash
Nancy Isenberg, Penguin, $17, 9780143129677
2. The Zookeeper's Wife
Diane Ackerman, Norton, $15.95, 9780393354256
3. Strong Is the New Pretty
Kate T. Parker, Workman, $17.95, 9780761189138
4. Furiously Happy
Jenny Lawson, Flatiron, $15.99, 9781250077028
5. We Should All Be Feminists
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Anchor, $7.95, 9781101911761
6. Evicted
Matthew Desmond, Broadway, $17, 9780553447453
7. Dimestore: A Writer's Life
Lee Smith, Algonquin, $15.95, 9781616206468
8. Lab Girl
Hope Jahren, Vintage, $16, 9781101873724
9. Dead Wake
Erik Larson, Broadway, $17, 9780307408877
10. Hidden Figures
Margot Lee Shetterly, Morrow, $15.99, 9780062363602
11. You Are a Badass
Jen Sincero, Running Press, $16, 9780762447695
12. Alexander Hamilton
Ron Chernow, Penguin, $20, 9780143034759
13. Happiness Is...200 Things I Love About Mom
Lisa Swerling, Ralph Lazar, Chronicle, $9.95, 9781452142654
14. The Power of Habit
Charles Duhigg, Random House, $16, 9780812981605
15. Becoming Wise
Krista Tippett, Penguin, $17, 9781101980316

MASS MARKET

1. American Gods
Neil Gaiman, Morrow, $9.99, 9780062572110
2. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
3. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Grand Central, $9.99, 9781455538966
4. It
Stephen King, Pocket, $10.99, 9781501156687
5. Night School
Lee Child, Dell, $9.99, 9780804178822
6. The Gunslinger
Stephen King, Pocket, $9.99, 9781501161803
7. Slaughterhouse-Five
Kurt Vonnegut, Laurel Leaf, $7.99, 9780440180296
8. Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
Robert M. Pirsig, HarperTorch, $7.99, 9780060589462
9. Lord of the Flies
William Golding, Perigee, $9.99, 9780399501487
10. Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $9.99, 9780441172719

CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED

1. Dragons Love Tacos 2: The Sequel
Adam Rubin, Daniel Salmieri (Illus.), Dial, $18.99, 9780525428886
2. Oh, the Places You'll Go!
Dr. Seuss, Random House, $18.99, 9780679805274
3. Dragons Love Tacos
Adam Rubin, Daniel Salmieri (Illus.), Dial, $16.99, 9780803736801
4. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
5. Beach Baby
Kate Merritt (Illus.), Workman, $5.95, 9780761187325
6. How to Babysit a Grandma
Jean Reagan, Lee Wildish (Illus.), Knopf Books for Young Readers, $16.99, 9780385753845
7. The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors
Drew Daywalt, Adam Rex (Illus.), Balzer + Bray, $17.99, 9780062438898
8. I Love Mom With the Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, Grosset & Dunlap, $8.99, 9780451533463
9. Green Eggs and Ham
Dr. Seuss, Random House, $9.99, 9780394800165
10. How to Raise a Mom
Jean Reagan, Lee Wildish (Illus.), Knopf Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9780553538298

CHILDREN'S INTEREST

1. 13 Reasons Why
Jay Asher, Razorbill, $10.99, 9780451478290
2. Everything, Everything
Nicola Yoon, Ember, $10.99, 9781524769604
3. The Girl Who Drank the Moon
Kelly Barnhill, Algonquin Young Readers, $16.95, 9781616205676
4. Alex and Eliza: A Love Story
Melissa de La Cruz, G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9781524739621
5. The Hate U Give
Angie Thomas, Balzer + Bray, $17.99, 9780062498533
6. Keep Curious and Carry a Banana: Words of Wisdom From the World of Curious George
H.A. Rey, HMH Books for Young Readers, $12.99, 9780544656482
7. Beyond the Bright Sea
Lauren Wolk, Dutton Books for Young Readers, $16.99, 9781101994856
8. Carve the Mark
Veronica Roth, Katherine Tegen Books, $22.99, 9780062348630
9. Out of My Mind
Sharon M. Draper, Atheneum, $9.99, 9781416971719
10. Smile
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545132060

CHILDREN'S FICTION SERIES TITLES

1. The Dark Prophecy (The Trials of Apollo, Book Two)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $19.99, 9781484746424
2. A Court of Wings and Ruin (A Court of Thorns and Roses)
Sarah J. Maas, Bloomsbury U.S.A. Children's Books, $18.99, 9781619634480
3. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
J.K. Rowling, Scholastic, $10.99, 9780590353427
4. Dog Man Unleashed
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9780545935203
5. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Double Down
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9781419723445
6. Ivy and Bean (Ivy & Bean, #1)
Annie Barrows, Sophie Blackall, Chronicle, $5.99, 9780811849098
7. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay (Harry Potter)
J.K. Rowling, Arthur A. Levine Books, $24.99, 9781338109061
8. Dog Man
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9780545581608
9. Serafina and the Black Cloak
Robert Beatty, Disney/Hyperion, $7.99, 9781484711873
10. An Elephant & Piggie Biggie!
Mo Willems, Disney/Hyperion, $16.99, 9781484799673