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Southern Bestsellers 2/18/2007

The Southern Independent Bestseller List, as brought to you by Book Sense and SIBA, for the
week ended Sunday, February 18, 2007. Based on reporting from the independent booksellers
of the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance and Book Sense .

HARDCOVER FICTION


Image1. Step on a Crack
James Patterson, Michael Ledwidge, Little Brown, $27.99, 9780316013949
2. Thirteen Moons
Charles Frazier, Random House, $26.95, 9780375509322
3. Water for Elephants
Sara Gruen, Algonquin, $23.95, 9781565124998
4. Exile
Richard North Patterson, Holt, $26, 9780805079470
5. Plum Lovin'
Janet Evanovich, St. Martin's, $16.95, 9780312306342
6. The Alexandria Link
Steve Berry, Ballantine, $25.95, 9780345485755
7. High Profile
Robert B. Parker, Putnam, $24.95, 9780399154041
Image8. Suite Francaise
Irene Nemirovsky, Knopf, $25, 9781400044733
9. Ten Days in the Hills
Jane Smiley, Knopf, $26, 9781400040612
10. The Sweet Potato Queens' First Big-Ass Novel
Jill Conner Browne, S&S, $22.95, 9780743278270
11. Dust
Martha Grimes, Viking, $25.95, 9780670037865
12. What Is the What
Dave Eggers, McSweeney's, $26, 9781932416640
13. Heart-Shaped Box
Joe Hill, Morrow, $24.95, 9780061147937
14. On Agate Hill
Lee Smith, Algonquin, $24.95, 9781565124523
15. The Road
Cormac McCarthy, Knopf, $24, 9780307265432

 
HARDCOVER NONFICTION


Image1. The Secret
Rhonda Byrne (Ed.), Beyond Words, $23.95, 9781582701707
2. The Audacity of Hope
Barack Obama, Crown, $25, 9780307237699
3. About Alice
Calvin Trillin, Random House, $14.95, 9781400066155
4. Marley & Me
John Grogan, Morrow, $21.95, 9780060817084
5. Palestine
Jimmy Carter, S&S, $27, 9780743285025
6. I Feel Bad About My Neck
Nora Ephron, Knopf, $19.95, 9780307264558
7. Born on a Blue Day
Daniel Tammet, Free Press, $24, 9781416535072
Image8. Pistol: The Life of Pete Maravich
Mark Kriegel, Free Press, $27, 9780743284974
9. The Innocent Man
John Grisham, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385517232
10. The Intellectual Devotional
David S. Kidder, Noah D. Oppenheim, Rodale, $22.50, 9781594865138
11. A Long Way Gone
Ishmael Beah, Sarah Crichton/FSG, $22, 9780374105235
12. Teach Like Your Hair's on Fire
Rafe Esquith, Viking, $24.95, 9780670038152
13. Train Your Mind, Change Your Brain
Sharon Begley, Ballantine, $24.95, 9781400063901
14. You: On a Diet
Michael F. Roizen, M.D., Mehmet C. Oz, M.D., Free Press, $25, 9780743292542
15. Infidel
Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Free Press, $26, 9780743289689


TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION


Image1. The Memory Keeper's Daughter
Kim Edwards, Penguin, $14, 0143037145
2. Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
Lisa See, Random House, $13.95, 9780812968064
3. The Inheritance of Loss
Kiran Desai, Grove, $14, 9780802142818
4. Labyrinth
Kate Mosse, Berkley, $15, 9780425213971
5. Savannah Breeze
Mary Kay Andrews, HarperCollins, $13.95, 9780060564674
6. The Shadow of the Wind
Carlos Ruiz Zafon, Penguin, $15, 9780143034902
7. March
Geraldine Brooks, Penguin, $14, 9780143036661
Image8. Astrid and Veronika
Linda Olsson, Penguin, $14, 9780143038078
9. My Sister's Keeper
Jodi Picoult, Washington Square, $14, 9780743454537
10. In the Company of the Courtesan
Sarah Dunant, Random House, $13.95, 9780812974041
11. Case Histories
Kate Atkinson, Back Bay, $13.95, 9780316010702
12. The Kite Runner
Khaled Hosseini, Riverhead, $14, 9781594480003
13. Life of Pi
Yann Martel, Harvest, $14, 9780156027328
14. Their Eyes Were Watching God
Zora Neale Hurston, HarperCollins, $13.95, 9780060838676
15. The Other Boleyn Girl
Philippa Gregory, Touchstone, $16, 9780743227445


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. The Measure of a Man
Sidney Poitier, HarperSanFrancisco, $14.95, 9780061357909
4. The Devil in the White City
Erik Larson, Vintage, $14.95, 9780375725609
5. The Glass Castle
Jeannette Walls, Scribner, $14, 9780743247542
6. Dreams From My Father
Barack Obama, Three Rivers, $14.95, 9781400082773
7. Three Cups of Tea
Greg Mortenson, David Oliver Relin, Penguin, $15, 9780143038252
Image8. The Freedom Writers Diary
Erin Gruwell, The Freedom Writers, Broadway, $13.95, 9780767924900
9. 90 Minutes in Heaven
Don Piper, Revell, $12.99, 9780800759490
10. The Worst Hard Time
Timothy Egan, Mariner, $14.95, 9780618773473
11. The Top Ten
J. Peder Zane (Ed.), Norton, $14.95, 9780393328400
12. The Tender Bar
J.R. Moehringer, Hyperion, $14.95, 9780786888764
13. The Places in Between
Rory Stewart, Harvest, $14, 9780156031561
14. The River of Doubt
Candice Millard, Broadway, $14.95, 9780767913737
15. A Man Without a Country
Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., Random House, $13.95, 9780812977363


MASS MARKET


Image1. Sweetwater Creek
Anne Rivers Siddons, HarperCollins, $9.99, 9780060837013
2. The Templar Legacy
Steve Berry, Ballantine, $7.99, 9780345476166
3. S Is for Silence
Sue Grafton, Berkley, $7.99, 9780425212691
4. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Warner, $6.99, 9780446310789
5. The Last Templar
Raymond Khoury, Signet, $9.99, 9780451219954
6. The Hunt Club
John Lescroart, Signet, $9.99, 9780451220103
7. All Quiet on the Western Front
Erich Maria Remarque, Ballantine, $6.99, 9780449213940
8. New Comprehensive A-Z Crossword Dictionary
Edy Garcia Schaffer (Ed.), Avon, $7.50, 9780380724253
9. Turning Angel
Greg Iles, Pocket, $9.99, 9780743454162
10. The South Beach Diet
Arthur Agatston, M.D., St. Martin's, $7.99, 9780312991197


CHILDREN'S TITLES


Image1. Bridge to Terabithia
Katherine Paterson, HarperEntertainment, $6.99, 9780061227288
2. Junie B., First Grader: Dumb Bunny
Barbara Park, Denise Brunkus (Illus.), Random House, $11.99, 9780375838095
3. Eragon
Christopher Paolini, Laurel-Leaf, $6.99, 9780440238485
4. The Invention of Hugo Cabret
Brian Selznick, Scholastic, $22.99, 9780439813785
5. Forever in Blue (The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, #4)
Ann Brashares, Delacorte, $18.99, 9780385729369
6. Fancy Nancy
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), HarperCollins, $16.99, 9780060542092
7. Flotsam
David Wiesner, Clarion, $17, 9780618194575
Image8. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), HarperCollins, $7.99, 9780694003617
9. Love You Forever
Robert Munsch, Sheila McGraw (Illus.), Firefly, $4.95, 9780920668375
10. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, HarperCollins, $16.95, 9780060254926
11. Junie B. Jones and the Mushy Gushy Valentine
Barbara Park, Random House, $3.99, 9780375800399
12. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf, $16.95, 9780375831003
13. Pirateology
Captain William Lubber, Candlewick, $19.99, 9780763631437
14. The End (A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book 13)
Lemony Snicket, Brett Helquist (Illus.), HarperCollins, $12.99, 9780064410168
15. The Higher Power of Lucky
Susan Patron, Atheneum, $16.95, 9781416901945