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WHAT'S HOT IN SOUTHERN INDIES...

Southern Bestsellers 09/03/2006

The Southern Independent Bestseller List, as brought to you by Book Sense and SIBA, for the
week ended Sunday, September 03, 2006. Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of theSouthern Independent Booksellers Alliance and Book Sense .

HARDCOVER FICTION


Image1. Rise and Shine

Anna Quindlen, Random House, $24.95, 0375502246

2. Water for Elephants

Sara Gruen, Algonquin, $23.95, 1565124995

3. Can't Wait to Get to Heaven

Fannie Flagg, Random House, $25.95, 1400061261

4. The Emperor's Children

Claire Messud, Knopf, $23, 030726419X

5. Special Topics in Calamity Physics

Marisha Pessl, Viking, $25.95, 067003777X

6. Suite Francaise

Irene Nemirovsky, Knopf, $25, 1400044731

7. The Afghan

Frederick Forsyth, Putnam, $26.95, 0399153942

Image8. The Messenger

Daniel Silva, Putnam, $25.95, 0399153357

9. Pegasus Descending

James Lee Burke, S&S, $26, 0743277724

10. On Agate Hill

Lee Smith, Algonquin, $24.95, 1565124529

11. Judge and Jury

James Patterson, Andrew Gross, Little Brown, $27.99, 0316013935

12. Happiness Sold Separately

Lolly Winston, Warner, $21.99, 0446533068

13. Dragon Fire

William S. Cohen, St. Martin's, $24.95, 0765316196

14. All Aunt Hagar's Children

Edward P. Jones, Amistad, $25.95, 0060557567

15. Triptych

Karin Slaughter, Delacorte, $27.50, 0385339461

 
HARDCOVER NONFICTION


Image1. I Feel Bad About My Neck

Nora Ephron, Knopf, $19.95, 0307264556

2. Marley & Me

John Grogan, Morrow, $21.95, 0060817089

3. The World Is Flat (Updated and Expanded)

Thomas L. Friedman, FSG, $30, 0374292795

4. Fiasco

Thomas E. Ricks, Penguin Press, $27.95, 159420103X

5. Lies at the Altar

Robin Smith, Hyperion, $24.95, 1401302564

6. State of Emergency

Patrick J. Buchanan, St. Martin's, $24.95, 0312360037

7. Elizabeth

J. Randy Taraborrelli, Warner, $26.99, 0446532541

Image8. The Looming Tower

Lawrence Wright, Knopf, $27.95, 037541486X

9. Being Dead Is No Excuse

Gayden Metcalfe, Charlotte Hays, Hyperion, $19.95, 1401359345

10. Freakonomics

Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner, Morrow, $25.95, 006073132X

11. Dispatches From the Edge

Anderson Cooper, HarperCollins, $24.95, 0061132381

12. Leaving Church

Barbara Brown Taylor, HarperSanFrancisco, $23.95, 0060771747

13. Mockingbird

Charles J. Shields, Holt, $25, 080507919X

14. Wins, Losses, and Lessons

Lou Holtz, Morrow, $25.95, 0060840803

15. Miss American Pie

Margaret Sartor, Bloomsbury, $19.95, 1596912006


TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION


Image1. The Memory Keeper's Daughter

Kim Edwards, Penguin, $14, 0143037145

2. The Kite Runner

Khaled Hosseini, Riverhead, $14, 1594480001

3. March

Geraldine Brooks, Penguin, $14, 0143036661

4. Snow Flower and the Secret Fan

Lisa See, Random House, $13.95, 0812968069

5. The Shadow of the Wind

Carlos Ruiz Zafon, Penguin, $15, 0143034901

6. The Sea

John Banville, Vintage, $12.95, 1400097029

7. Gods in Alabama

Joshilyn Jackson, Warner, $12.95, 0446694533

Image8. History of Love

Nicole Krauss, Norton, $13.95, 0393328627

9. On Beauty

Zadie Smith, Penguin, $15, 0143037749

10. The Alchemist (Updated)

Paulo Coelho, HarperSanFrancisco, $13.95, 0061122416

11. The Constant Princess

Philippa Gregory, Touchstone, $16, 0743272498

12. The Mermaid Chair

Sue Monk Kidd, Penguin, $14, 0143036696

13. The Secret Life of Bees

Sue Monk Kidd, Penguin, $14, 0142001740

14. A Breath of Snow and Ashes

Diana Gabaldon, Delta, $15, 0385340397

15. My Sister's Keeper

Jodi Picoult, Washington Square, $14, 0743454537


TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION


Image1. The Glass Castle

Jeannette Walls, Scribner, $14, 074324754X

2. The Tender Bar

J.R. Moehringer, Hyperion, $14.95, 0786888768

3. Running With Scissors

Augusten Burroughs, Picador, $14, 031242227X

4. An Inconvenient Truth

Al Gore, Rodale, $21.95, 1594865671

5. The Devil in the White City

Erik Larson, Vintage, $14.95, 0375725601

6. Night

Elie Wiesel, FSG, $9, 0374500010

7. The Bookseller of Kabul

Asne Seierstad, Back Bay, $12.95, 0316159417

Image8. The Tipping Point

Malcolm Gladwell, Back Bay, $14.95, 0316346624

9. Why Do Men Fall Asleep After Sex?

Mark Leyner, Billy Goldberg, M.D., Three Rivers, $13.95, 0307345971

10. Bad Cat

Jim Edgar, Workman, $9.95, 0761136193

11. In Cold Blood

Truman Capote, Vintage, $14, 0679745580

12. 1776

David McCullough, S&S, $18, 0743226720

13. Guns, Germs, and Steel

Jared Diamond, Norton, $16.95, 0393317552

14. The Places in Between

Rory Stewart, Harvest, $14, 0156031566

15. Nature Guide to the Carolina Coast

Peter Meyer, Avian-Cetacean Press, $13.95, 0962818607



MASS MARKET


Image1. The Camel Club

David Baldacci, Warner, $7.99, 0446615625

2. To Kill a Mockingbird

Harper Lee, Warner, $6.99, 0446310786

3. Morrigan's Cross

Nora Roberts, Jove, $7.99, 0515141658

4. Consent to Kill

Vince Flynn, Pocket Star, $9.99, 1416505016

5. The Devil Wears Prada

Lauren Weisberger, Anchor, $7.99, 0307275558

6. Animal Farm

George Orwell, Signet, $7.95, 0451526341

7. The Lincoln Lawyer

Michael Connelly, Warner, $7.99, 0446616451

Image8. Fahrenheit 451

Ray Bradbury, Ballantine, $6.99, 0345342968

9. The Catcher in the Rye

J.D. Salinger, Warner, $6.99, 0316769487

10. Lifeguard

James Patterson, Andrew Gross, Warner, $9.99, 044661761X


CHILDREN'S TITLES


Image1. Dial L for Loser (The Clique #6)

Lisi Harrison, Little Brown, $9.99, 0316115045

2. Captain Underpants and the Preposterous Plight of the Purple Potty People

Dav Pilkey, Scholastic, $4.99, 0439376149

3. How to Eat Fried Worms (Movie Tie-In)

Thomas Rockwell, Yearling, $5.99, 0440421853

4. Dooby Dooby Moo

Doreen Cronin, Betsy Lewin (Illus.), Atheneum, $16.95, 0689845073

5. Pirateology

Captain William Lubber, Candlewick, $19.99, 0763631434

6. Hoot

Carl Hiaasen, Yearling, $6.50, 0440421705

7. The Tale of Despereaux

Kate DiCamillo, Candlewick, $7.99, 0763625299

Image8. Peter and the Shadow Thieves

Dave Barry, Ridley Pearson, Disney, $18.99, 078683787X

9. The Giver

Lois Lowry, Laurel Leaf, $6.50, 0440237688

10. Eragon

Christopher Paolini, Knopf, $9.95, 0375826696

11. Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?

Bill Martin, Eric Carle (Illus.), Holt, $7.95, 0805047905

12. Goodnight Moon

Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), HarperCollins, $7.99, 0694003611

13. Endymion Spring

Matthew Skelton, Delacorte, $17.95, 0385733801

14. Olivia Forms a Band

Ian Falconer, Atheneum, $17.95, 141692454X

15. Warriors: The New Prophecy #5: Twilight

Erin W. Hunter, HarperCollins, $15.99, 0060827645