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WHAT'S HOT IN SOUTHERN INDIES...

Southern Indie Bestsellers 12/24/2017

HARDCOVER FICTION

1. The Rooster Bar
John Grisham, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385541176
2. A Gentleman in Moscow
Amor Towles, Viking, $27, 9780670026197
3. Uncommon Type
Tom Hanks, Knopf, $26.95, 9781101946152
4. Origin
Dan Brown, Doubleday, $29.95, 9780385514231
5. Little Fires Everywhere
Celeste Ng, Penguin Press, $27, 9780735224292
6. Lincoln in the Bardo
George Saunders, Random House, $28, 9780812995343
7. Manhattan Beach
Jennifer Egan, Scribner, $27, 9781476716732
8. Artemis
Andy Weir, Crown, $27, 9780553448122
9. Sing, Unburied, Sing
Jesmyn Ward, Scribner, $26, 9781501126062
10. The Underground Railroad
Colson Whitehead, Doubleday, $26.95, 9780385542364
11. In the Midst of Winter
Isabel Allende, Atria, $28, 9781501178139
12. The Midnight Line
Lee Child, Delacorte Press, $28.99, 9780399593482
13. End Game
David Baldacci, Grand Central, $29, 9781455586608
14. A Column of Fire
Ken Follett, Viking, $36, 9780525954972
15. The Power
Naomi Alderman, Little Brown, $26, 9780316547611

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

1. Grant
Ron Chernow, Penguin Press, $40, 9781594204876
2. Leonardo da Vinci
Walter Isaacson, S&S, $35, 9781501139154
3. Obama: An Intimate Portrait
Pete Souza, Little Brown, $50, 9780316512589
4. Hillbilly Elegy
J.D. Vance, Harper, $27.99, 9780062300546
5. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry
Neil deGrasse Tyson, Norton, $18.95, 9780393609394
6. Promise Me, Dad
Joe Biden, Flatiron, $27, 9781250171672
7. Code Girls
Liza Mundy, Hachette, $28, 9780316352536
8. Bobby Kennedy: A Raging Spirit
Chris Matthews, S&S, $28, 9781501111860
9. Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans
Brian Kilmeade, Don Yaeger, Sentinel, $28, 9780735213234
10. We Were Eight Years in Power
Ta-Nehisi Coates, One World, $28, 9780399590566
11. S Is for Southern: A Guide to the South, from Absinthe to Zydeco
Editors of Garden and Gun, David Dibenedetto, Harper Wave, $45, 9780062445148
12. Women & Power: A Manifesto
Mary Beard, Liveright, $15.95, 9781631494758
13. Endurance
Scott Kelly, Knopf, $29.95, 9781524731595
14. The Wisdom of Sundays
Oprah Winfrey, Flatiron, $27.99, 9781250138064
15. Deep Run Roots: Stories and Recipes from My Corner of the South
Vivian Howard, Little Brown, $40, 9780316381109

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION

1. Pachinko
Min Jin Lee, Grand Central, $15.99, 9781455563920
2. All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr, Scribner, $17, 9781501173219
3. A Man Called Ove
Fredrik Backman, Washington Square Press, $16, 9781476738024
4. Milk and Honey
Rupi Kaur, Andrews McMeel, $14.99, 9781449474256
5. The Sun and Her Flowers
Rupi Kaur, Andrews McMeel, $16.99, 9781449486792
6. Ready Player One
Ernest Cline, Broadway, $16, 9780307887443
7. The Handmaid's Tale
Margaret Atwood, Anchor, $15.95, 9780525435006
8. The Sympathizer
Viet Thanh Nguyen, Grove Press, $16, 9780802124944
9. Lilac Girls
Martha Hall Kelly, Ballantine, $17, 9781101883082
10. The Woman in Cabin 10
Ruth Ware, Gallery/Scout Press, $16, 9781501132957
11. The Alchemist
Paulo Coelho, HarperOne, $16.99, 9780062315007
12. My Brilliant Friend
Elena Ferrante, Europa Editions, $17, 9781609450786
13. Commonwealth
Ann Patchett, Harper Perennial, $16.99, 9780062491831
14. My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry
Fredrik Backman, Washington Square Press, $16, 9781501115073
15. The Remains of the Day
Kazuo Ishiguro, Vintage, $16, 9780679731726

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION

1. The Undoing Project
Michael Lewis, Norton, $16.95, 9780393354775
2. Alexander Hamilton
Ron Chernow, Penguin, $20, 9780143034759
3. Being Mortal
Atul Gawande, Picador USA, $16, 9781250076229
4. The Old Farmer's Almanac 2018
Old Farmer's Almanac, $7.95, 9781571987358
5. On Tyranny
Timothy Snyder, Tim Duggan Books, $7.99, 9780804190114
6. Hidden Figures
Margot Lee Shetterly, Morrow, $15.99, 9780062363602
7. You Are a Badass
Jen Sincero, Running Press, $16, 9780762447695
8. The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2018
Sarah Janssen (Ed.), World Almanac Books, $14.99, 9781600572135
9. Just Mercy
Bryan Stevenson, Spiegel & Grau, $16, 9780812984965
10. The Boys in the Boat
Daniel James Brown, Penguin, $17, 9780143125471
11. On Trails
Robert Moor, S&S, $16, 9781476739236
12. The Lost City of the Monkey God
Douglas Preston, Grand Central, $15.99, 9781455540013
13. Dead Wake
Erik Larson, Broadway, $17, 9780307408877
14. Thank You for Being Late
Thomas L. Friedman, Picador USA, $18, 9781250141224
15. The Man Who Invented Christmas
Les Standiford, Broadway, $17, 9781524762469

MASS MARKET

1. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
2. American Gods
Neil Gaiman, Morrow, $9.99, 9780062572110
3. Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $9.99, 9780441172719
4. The Name of the Wind
Patrick Rothfuss, DAW, $9.99, 9780756404741
5. Ender's Game
Orson Scott Card, Tor, $7.99, 9780812550702
6. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Grand Central, $9.99, 9781455538966
7. Murder on the Orient Express
Agatha Christie, Morrow, $9.99, 9780062693662
8. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Little Brown, $8.99, 9780316769488
9. Good Omens
Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett, HarperTorch, $7.99, 9780060853983
10. A Game of Thrones
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780553593716
CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED. 1. The Polar Express: 30th Anniversary Edition
Chris Van Allsburg, HMH Books for Young Readers, $19.99, 9780544580145
2. Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth
Oliver Jeffers, Philomel, $19.99, 9780399167898
3. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
4. How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Dr. Seuss, Random House, $16.99, 9780394800790
5. The Snowy Day
Ezra Jack Keats, Viking Children's Books, $19.99, 9780670012701
6. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, Harper, $18.95, 9780060254926
7. The Mermaid
Jan Brett, G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9780399170720
8. Ada Twist, Scientist
Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illus.), Abrams, $17.95, 9781419721373
9. Little Blue Truck's Christmas
Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illus.), HMH Books for Young Readers, $14.99, 9780544320413
10. The Story of Ferdinand
Munro Leaf, Robert Lawson (Illus.) Grosset & Dunlap, $4.99, 9780448456942

CHILDREN'S INTEREST

1. Turtles All the Way Down
John Green, Dutton Books for Young Readers, $19.99, 9780525555360
2. Wonder
R.J. Palacio, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $16.99, 9781524720193
3. A Wrinkle in Time
Madeleine L'Engle, Square Fish, $8.99, 9781250153272
4. The Hate U Give
Angie Thomas, Balzer + Bray, $17.99, 9780062498533
5. The Book of Dust: La Belle Sauvage
Philip Pullman, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $22.99, 9780375815300
6. Auggie & Me
R.J. Palacio, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $16.99, 9781101934852
7. The Best Christmas Pageant Ever
Barbara Robinson, HarperTrophy, $5.99, 9780064402750
8. Star Wars the Last Jedi: The Visual Dictionary
Pablo Hidalgo, DK Publishing, $22.99, 9781465455512
9. Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History
Vashti Harrison, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $16.99, 9780316475112
10. Ghosts
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545540629

CHILDREN'S SERIES TITLES

1. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
J.K. Rowling, Scholastic, $10.99, 9780590353427
2. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban: The Illustrated Edition
J.K. Rowling, Jim Kay (Illus.), Arthur A. Levine Books, $39.99, 9780545791342
3. Dog Man Unleashed
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9780545935203
4. Dog Man: A Tale of Two Kitties
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9780545935210
5. Dog Man
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9780545581608
6. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets: The Illustrated Edition
J.K. Rowling, Jim Kay (Illus.), Arthur A. Levine Books, $39.99, 9780545791328
7. Diary of a Wimpy Kid
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9780810993136
8. The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell
Chris Colfer, Little Brown, $9.99, 9780316201568
9. The Mysterious Benedict Society
Trenton Lee Stewart, Little Brown, $8.99, 9780316003957
10. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Double Down
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9781419723445