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Southern Indie Bestsellers 2/26/2017

The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and SIBA, for the week ended Sunday, February 26, 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. Lincoln in the Bardo
George Saunders, Random House, $28, 9780812995343
2. A Gentleman in Moscow
Amor Towles, Viking, $27, 9780670026197
3. Norse Mythology
Neil Gaiman, Norton, $25.95, 9780393609097
4. The Underground Railroad
Colson Whitehead, Doubleday, $26.95, 9780385542364
5. A Piece of the World
Christina Baker Kline, Morrow, $27.99, 9780062356260
6. Commonwealth
Ann Patchett, Harper, $27.99, 9780062491794
7. 4 3 2 1
Paul Auster, Holt, $32.50, 9781627794466
8. The Chilbury Ladies’ Choir
Jennifer Ryan, Crown, $26, 9781101906750
9. The Whistler
John Grisham, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385541190
10. All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr, Scribner, $27, 9781476746586
11. Pachinko
Min Jin Lee, Grand Central, $27, 9781455563937
12. Behind Her Eyes
Sarah Pinborough, Flatiron, $25.99, 9781250111173
13. Never Never
James Patterson, Candice Fox, Little Brown, $28, 9780316433174
14. News of the World
Paulette Jiles, Morrow, $22.99, 9780062409201
15. My Not So Perfect Life
Sophie Kinsella, Dial Press, $28, 9780812998269

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

1. Hillbilly Elegy
J.D. Vance, Harper, $27.99, 9780062300546
2. Thank You for Being Late
Thomas L. Friedman, FSG, $28, 9780374273538
3. The Book of Joy
The Dalai Lama, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Avery, $26, 9780399185045
4. Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow
Yuval Noah Harari, Harper, $35, 9780062464316
5. Between the World and Me
Ta-Nehisi Coates, Spiegel & Grau, $25, 9780812993547
6. The Mushin Way to Peak Performance: The Path to Productivity, Balance, and Success
Michael Veltri, Wiley, $26, 9781119285250
7. The Hidden Life of Trees
Peter Wohlleben, Greystone Books, $24.95, 9781771642484
8. The Blood of Emmett Till
Timothy B. Tyson, S&S, $27, 9781476714844
9. Tears We Cannot Stop
Michael Eric Dyson, St. Martin’s, $24.99, 9781250135995
10. When Breath Becomes Air
Paul Kalanithi, Random House, $25, 9780812988406
11. Deep Run Roots: Stories and Recipes from My Corner of the South
Vivian Howard, Little Brown, $40, 9780316381109
12. The Undoing Project
Michael Lewis, Norton, $28.95, 9780393254594
13. Atlas Obscura
Joshua Foer, et al., Workman, $35, 9780761169086
14. Pure Heart: A Spirited Tale of Grace, Grit, and Whiskey
Troylyn Ball, Bret Witter, Dey Street, $26.99, 9780062458971
15. Born to Run
Bruce Springsteen, S&S, $32.50, 9781501141515

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION

1. A Man Called Ove
Fredrik Backman, Washington Square Press, $16, 9781476738024
2. The Summer Before the War
Helen Simonson, Random House, $17, 9780812983203
3. Milk and Honey
Rupi Kaur, Andrews McMeel, $14.99, 9781449474256
4. Rules of Civility
Amor Towles, Penguin, $17, 9780143121169
5. The Handmaid’s Tale
Margaret Atwood, Anchor, $15.95, 9780385490818
6. Big Little Lies
Liane Moriarty, Berkley, $16, 9780399587191
7. The Sympathizer
Viet Thanh Nguyen, Grove Press, $16, 9780802124944
8. My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry
Fredrik Backman, Washington Square Press, $16, 9781501115073
9. The Orphan’s Tale
Pam Jenoff, Mira, $15.99, 9780778319818
10. Our Souls at Night
Kent Haruf, Vintage, $15, 9781101911921
11. A Dog’s Purpose
W. Bruce Cameron, Forge, $14.99, 9780765388117
12. The Sellout
Paul Beatty, Picador USA, $16, 9781250083258
13. The Alchemist
Paulo Coelho, HarperOne, $16.99, 9780062315007
14. The Swans of Fifth Avenue
Melanie Benjamin, Bantam, $16, 9780345528704
15. Britt-Marie Was Here
Fredrik Backman, Washington Square Press, $16, 9781501142543

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION

1. Hidden Figures
Margot Lee Shetterly, Morrow, $15.99, 9780062363602
2. We Should All Be Feminists
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Anchor, $7.95, 9781101911761
3. Why I March: Images from the Women’s March Around the World
Abrams Image, $14.95, 9781419728853
4. The Trump Survival Guide
Gene Stone, Dey Street, $9.99, 9780062686480
5. Furiously Happy
Jenny Lawson, Flatiron, $15.99, 9781250077028
6. S.P.Q.R.: A History of Ancient Rome
Mary Beard, Liveright, $17.95, 9781631492228
7. Alexander Hamilton
Ron Chernow, Penguin, $20, 9780143034759
8. I Am Not Your Negro
James Baldwin, Raoul Peck, Vintage, $15, 9780525434696
9. The Fire Next Time
James Baldwin, Vintage, $13.95, 9780679744726
10. The Four Agreements
Don Miguel Ruiz, Amber-Allen, $12.95, 9781878424310
11. Originals
Adam Grant, Penguin, $17, 9780143128854
12. Dark Money
Jane Mayer, Anchor, $17, 9780307947901
13. What We Do Now
Dennis Johnson, Valerie Merians (Eds.), Melville House, $15.99, 9781612196596
14. The New Jim Crow
Michelle Alexander, The New Press, $19.95, 9781595586438
15. March: Book One
John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Top Shelf Productions, $14.95, 9781603093002

MASS MARKET

1. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
2. American Gods
Neil Gaiman, Morrow, $9.99, 9780062472106
3. It Can’t Happen Here
Sinclair Lewis, Signet, $9.99, 9780451465641
4. Animal Farm
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451526342
5. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
Maya Angelou, Ballantine, $7.99, 9780345514400
6. The Diary of a Young Girl
Anne Frank, Bantam, $7.99, 9780553577129
7. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Grand Central, $9.99, 9781455538966
8. Ender’s Game
Orson Scott Card, Tor, $7.99, 9780765370624
9. Macbeth
William Shakespeare, Washington Square Press, $5.99, 9780743477109
10. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Mark Twain, Bantam, $5.95, 9780553210798

CHILDREN’S ILLUSTRATED

1. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
2. Mighty, Mighty Construction Site
Sherri Duskey Rinker, Tom Lichtenheld (Illus.), Chronicle, $16.99, 9781452152165
3. Ada Twist, Scientist
Andrea Beaty, Harry N. Abrams, $17.95, 9781419721373
4. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, Harper, $18.95, 9780060254926
5. On the Night You Were Born
Nancy Tillman, Feiwel & Friends, $7.99, 9780312601553
6. The Day the Crayons Quit
Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illus.), Philomel, $17.99, 9780399255373
7. Dragons Love Tacos
Adam Rubin, Daniel Salmieri (Illus.), Dial, $16.99, 9780803736801
8. One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish
Dr.Seuss, Random House, $9.99, 9780394800134
9. Birds
Kevin Henkes, Laura Dronzek (Illus.), Greenwillow, $7.99, 9780062573056
10. Good Night, Gorilla
Peggy Rathmann, Putnam, $7.99, 9780399230035

CHILDREN’S INTEREST

1. The Girl Who Drank the Moon
Kelly Barnhill, Algonquin Young Readers, $16.95, 9781616205676
2. Ghosts
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545540629
3. Caraval
Stephanie Garber, Flatiron, $18.99, 9781250095251
4. Sisters
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545540605
5. Drama
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545326995
6. Percy Jackson’s Greek Heroes
Rick Riordan, John Rocco (Illus.), Disney/Hyperion, $12.99, 9781484776438
7. Smile
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545132060
8. The Sun Is Also a Star
Nicola Yoon, Delacorte, $18.99, 9780553496680
9. The Giver
Lois Lowry, HMH Books for Young Readers, $9.99, 9780544340688
10. The Warden’s Daughter
Jerry Spinelli, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $16.99, 9780375831997

CHILDREN’S FICTION SERIES TITLES

1. Dog Man
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9780545581608
2. Dog Man Unleashed
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9780545935203
3. Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
Ransom Riggs, Quirk, $11.99, 9781594749025
4. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Double Down
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9781419723445
5. The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $7.99, 9781423134947
6. The Hammer of Thor (Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, Book 2)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $19.99, 9781423160922
7. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Old School
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9781419717017
8. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
J.K. Rowling, Scholastic, $10.99, 9780590353427
9. Serafina and the Black Cloak
Robert Beatty, Disney/Hyperion, $7.99, 9781484711873
10. We Are Growing! (Elephant & Piggie Like Reading!)
Laurie Keller, Disney/Hyperion, $9.99, 9781484726358