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Southern Bestsellers 4/15/2007

The Southern Independent Bestseller List, as brought to you by Book Sense and SIBA, for the
week ended Sunday, April 15, 2007. Based on reporting from the independent booksellers
of the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance and Book Sense .

HARDCOVER FICTION


Image1. The Land of Mango Sunsets
Dorothea Benton Frank, Morrow, $24.95, 9780060892388
2. Fresh Disasters
Stuart Woods, Putnam, $25.95, 9780399154102
3. Nineteen Minutes
Jodi Picoult, Atria, $26.95, 9780743496728
4. Miss Julia Strikes Back
Ann B. Ross, Viking, $24.95, 9780670038411
5. Whitethorn Woods
Maeve Binchy, Knopf, $25.95, 9780307265784
6. I Heard That Song Before
Mary Higgins Clark, S&S, $25.95, 9780743264914
7. The Double Bind
Chris Bohjalian, Shaye Areheart, $25, 9781400047468
Image8. Queen of Broken Hearts
Cassandra King, Hyperion, $24.95, 9781401301774
9. Boomsday
Christopher Buckley, Twelve, $24.99, 9780446579810
10. Swimming Lessons
Mary Alice Monroe, Mira, $21.95, 9780778324621
11. The Post-Birthday World
Lionel Shriver, HarperCollins, $25.95, 9780061187841
12. Hunter's Moon
Randy Wayne White, Putnam, $24.95, 9780399153709
13. Water for Elephants
Sara Gruen, Algonquin, $23.95, 9781565124998
14. Obsession
Jonathan Kellerman, Ballantine, $26.95, 9780345452634
15. The Book of Air and Shadows
Michael Gruber, Morrow, $24.95, 9780060874469

 
HARDCOVER NONFICTION


Image1. The Secret
Rhonda Byrne (Ed.), Atria/Beyond Words, $23.95, 9781582701707
2. Einstein
Walter Isaacson, S&S, $32, 9780743264730
3. Grace (Eventually)
Anne Lamott, Riverhead, $24.95, 9781594489426
4. Somebody Is Going to Die If Lilly Beth Doesn't Catch That Bouquet
Gayden Metcalfe, Charlotte Hays, Hyperion, $19.95, 9781401302955
5. A Long Way Gone
Ishmael Beah, Sarah Crichton/FSG, $22, 9780374105235
6. The Audacity of Hope
Barack Obama, Crown, $25, 9780307237699
7. In an Instant
Lee Woodruff, Bob Woodruff, Random House, $25.95, 9781400066674
Image8. Paula Deen: It Ain't All about the Cookin'
Paula H. Deen, S&S, $25, 9780743292856
9. I Feel Bad About My Neck
Nora Ephron, Knopf, $19.95, 9780307264558
10. Being Dead Is No Excuse
Gayden Metcalfe, Charlotte Hays, Hyperion, $19.95, 9781401359348
11. The God Delusion
Richard Dawkins, Houghton Mifflin, $27, 9780618680009
12. Second Chance
Zbigniew Brzezinski, Basic, $26.95, 9780465002528
13. From the Heart
Robin Roberts, Hyperion, $19.95, 9781401303334
14. Infidel
Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Free Press, $26, 9780743289689
15. Chasing Life
Sanjay Gupta, Warner Wellness, $24.99, 9780446526500


TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION


Image1. The Road
Cormac McCarthy, Vintage, $14.95, 9780307387899
2. Suite Francaise
Irene Nemirovsky, Vintage, $14.95, 9781400096275
3. The Memory Keeper's Daughter
Kim Edwards, Penguin, $14, 9780143037149
4. The Inheritance of Loss
Kiran Desai, Grove, $14, 9780802142818
5. Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
Lisa See, Random House, $13.95, 9780812968064
6. Labyrinth
Kate Mosse, Berkley, $15, 9780425213971
7. Astrid and Veronika
Linda Olsson, Penguin, $14, 9780143038078
Image8. The Namesake
Jhumpa Lahiri, Mariner, $14, 9780618485222
9. Water for Elephants
Sara Gruen, Algonquin, $13.95, 9781565125605
10. Absurdistan
Gary Shteyngart, Random House, $13.95, 9780812971675
11. My Sister's Keeper
Jodi Picoult, Washington Square, $14, 9780743454537
12. Plum Wine
Angela Davis-Gardner, Dial, $13, 9780385340830
13. The Kite Runner
Khaled Hosseini, Riverhead, $14, 9781594480003
14. Miss Julia Stands Her Ground
Ann B. Ross, Penguin, $14, 9780143038559
15. Blue Shoes and Happiness
Alexander McCall Smith, Anchor, $12.95, 9781400075713


TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION


Image1. Eat, Pray, Love
Elizabeth Gilbert, Penguin, $15, 9780143038412
2. The Year of Magical Thinking
Joan Didion, Vintage, $13.95, 9781400078431
3. Three Cups of Tea
Greg Mortenson, David Oliver Relin, Penguin, $15, 9780143038252
4. The Glass Castle
Jeannette Walls, Scribner, $14, 9780743247542
5. A Man Without a Country
Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., Random House, $13.95, 9780812977363
6. Blink
Malcolm Gladwell, Back Bay, $15.99, 9780316010665
7. The Worst Hard Time
Timothy Egan, Mariner, $14.95, 9780618773473
Image8. Night
Elie Wiesel, FSG, $9, 9780374500016
9. The Measure of a Man
Sidney Poitier, HarperSanFrancisco, $14.95, 9780061357909
10. 90 Minutes in Heaven
Don Piper, Revell, $12.99, 9780800759490
11. Stumbling on Happiness
Daniel Gilbert, Vintage, $14.95, 9781400077427
12. 1,000 Places to See Before You Die
Patricia Schultz, Workman, $19.95, 9780761104841
13. American Gospel
Jon Meacham, Random House, $15.95, 9780812976663
14. The Devil in the White City
Erik Larson, Vintage, $14.95, 9780375725609
15. A Death in Belmont
Sebastian Junger, Harper Perennial, $14.95, 9780060742690


MASS MARKET


Image1. Slaughterhouse-Five
Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., Laurel Leaf, $7.99, 9780440180296
2. At Risk
Patricia D. Cornwell, Berkley, $7.99, 9780425214763
3. The King of Lies
John Hart, St. Martin's Minotaur, $6.99, 9780312363758
4. Full of Grace
Dorothea Benton Frank, Avon, $7.99, 9780060892371
5. Two Little Girls in Blue
Mary Higgins Clark, Pocket, $7.99, 9780743497299
6. Promise Me
Harlan Coben, Signet, $9.99, 9780451219244
7. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Warner, $6.99, 9780316769488
8. The Hard Way
Lee Child, Dell, $7.99, 9780440241034
9. The Old Wine Shades
Martha Grimes, Signet, $9.99, 9780451220721
10. Through a Glass, Darkly
Donna Leon, Penguin, $7.99, 9780143038061


CHILDREN'S TITLES


Image1. Eragon
Christopher Paolini, Laurel-Leaf, $6.99, 9780440238485
2. Dragon of the Red Dawn (Magic Tree House #37)
Mary Pope Osborne, Salvatore Murdocca (Illus.), Random House, $11.99,
9780375837272
3. Eldest
Christopher Paolini, Knopf, $12.99, 9780375840401
4. Junie B., First Grader: Dumb Bunny
Barbara Park, Denise Brunkus (Illus.), Random House, $11.99, 9780375838095
5. Bridge to Terabithia
Katherine Paterson, HarperEntertainment, $6.99, 9780061227288
6. The Penderwicks
Jeanne Birdsall, Yearling, $6.50, 9780440420477
7. Charlotte's Web
E.B. White, HarperEntertainment, $7.99, 9780061120268
Image8. Fancy Nancy
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), HarperCollins, $16.99, 9780060542092
9. It's Not Easy Being Mean (A Clique Novel)
Lisi Harrison, Little, Brown, $9.99, 9780316115056
10. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), HarperCollins, $7.99, 9780694003617
11. The Higher Power of Lucky
Susan Patron, Atheneum, $16.95, 9781416901945
12. Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?
Bill Martin, Eric Carle (Illus.), Holt, $7.95, 9780805047905
13. An Inconvenient Truth
Al Gore, Viking, $16, 9780670062720
14. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, HarperCollins, $16.95, 9780060254926
15. Oh, the Places You'll Go!
Dr. Seuss, Random House, $17, 9780679805274