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WHAT'S HOT IN SOUTHERN INDIES...

Southern Bestsellers 12/10/2006

The Southern Independent Bestseller List, as brought to you by Book Sense and SIBA, for the
week ended Sunday, December 10, 2006. Based on reporting from the independent booksellers
of the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance and Book Sense .

HARDCOVER FICTION


Image1. Thirteen Moons
Charles Frazier, Random House, $26.95, 0375509321
2. Nature Girl
Carl Hiaasen, Knopf, $25.95, 0307262995
3. Cross
James Patterson, Little Brown, $27.99, 0316159794
4. For One More Day
Mitch Albom, Hyperion, $21.95, 1401303277
5. Water for Elephants
Sara Gruen, Algonquin, $23.95, 1565124995
6. Hannibal Rising
Thomas Harris, Delacorte, $27.95, 0385339410
7. Next
Michael Crichton, HarperCollins, $27.95, 0060872985
Image8. The Shepherd, the Angel, and Walter the Christmas Miracle Dog
Dave Barry, Putnam, $15.95, 0399154132
9. On Agate Hill
Lee Smith, Algonquin, $24.95, 1565124529
10. The Boleyn Inheritance
Philippa Gregory, Touchstone, $25.95, 0743272501
11. Blue Christmas
Mary Kay Andrews, HarperCollins, $14.95, 0060837349
12. Wild Fire
Nelson DeMille, Warner, $26.99, 044657967X
13. Dear John
Nicholas Sparks, Warner, $24.99, 0446528056
14. The Rising Tide
Jeff Shaara, Ballantine, $27.95, 034546141X
15. The Shape Shifter
Tony Hillerman, HarperCollins, $26.95, 0060563451

 
HARDCOVER NONFICTION


Image1. The Innocent Man
John Grisham, Doubleday, $28.95, 0385517238
2. I Feel Bad About My Neck
Nora Ephron, Knopf, $19.95, 0307264556
3. Marley & Me
John Grogan, Morrow, $21.95, 0060817089
4. Palestine
Jimmy Carter, S&S, $27, 0743285026
5. The Audacity of Hope
Barack Obama, Crown, $25, 0307237699
6. The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid
Bill Bryson, Broadway, $25, 076791936X
7. I Like You
Amy Sedaris, Warner, $27.99, 0446578843
Image8. Paula Deen Celebrates!
Paula H. Deen, S&S, $26, 0743278119
9. You: On a Diet
Michael F. Roizen, M.D., Mehmet C. Oz, M.D., Free Press, $25, 0743292545
10. The Official Guide to Christmas in the South
David C. Barnette, Morrow, $14.95, 0060850531
11. Culture Warrior
Bill O'Reilly, Broadway, $26, 0767920929
12. Thunderstruck
Erik Larson, Crown, $25.95, 1400080665
13. Joy of Cooking (75th Anniversary Ed.)
Irma S. Rombauer, et al., Scribner, $30, 0743246268
14. Being Dead Is No Excuse
Gayden Metcalfe, Charlotte Hays, Hyperion, $19.95, 1401359345
15. The Intellectual Devotional
David S. Kidder, Noah D. Oppenheim, Rodale, $22.50, 1594865132


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, 0812968069
3. Snow
Orhan Pamuk, Vintage, $14.95, 0375706860
4. The Inheritance of Loss
Kiran Desai, Grove, $14, 0802142818
5. March
Geraldine Brooks, Penguin, $14, 0143036661
6. The Kite Runner
Khaled Hosseini, Riverhead, $14, 1594480001
7. The Alchemist (Updated)
Paulo Coelho, HarperSanFrancisco, $13.95, 0061122416
Image8. My Sister's Keeper
Jodi Picoult, Washington Square, $14, 0743454537
9. The Widow of the South
Robert Hicks, Warner, $14.99, 0446697435
10. The Shadow of the Wind
Carlos Ruiz Zafon, Penguin, $15, 0143034901
11. The Lighthouse
P.D. James, Vintage, $13.95, 0307275736
12. Light From Heaven
Jan Karon, Penguin, $13.95, 0143037706
13. The History of Love
Nicole Krauss, Norton, $13.95, 0393328627
14. The Secret Life of Bees
Sue Monk Kidd, Penguin, $14, 0142001740
15. The Historian
Elizabeth Kostova, Back Bay, $15.99, 0316154547


TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION


Image1. The Iraq Study Group Report
The Iraq Study Group, Vintage, $10.95, 0307386562
2. The Glass Castle
Jeannette Walls, Scribner, $14, 074324754X
3. Bad President
R.D. Rosen, et al., Workman, $8.95, 0761146202
4. The Devil in the White City
Erik Larson, Vintage, $14.95, 0375725601
5. Team of Rivals
Doris Kearns Goodwin, S&S, $19.95, 0743270754
6. SWAG
Melinda Rainey Thompson, John F. Blair, $14.95, 089587329X
7. Holidays on Ice
David Sedaris, Back Bay, $8.95, 0316779237
Image8. Running With Scissors
Augusten Burroughs, Picador, $14, 0312425414
9. The Tender Bar
J.R. Moehringer, Hyperion, $14.95, 0786888768
10. Bad Cat
Jim Edgar, Workman, $9.95, 0761136193
11. An Inconvenient Truth
Al Gore, Rodale, $21.95, 1594865671
12. The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2007
World Almanac (Eds.), World Almanac, $12.99, 0886879957
13. Bad Dog
R.D. Rosen, et al., Workman, $9.95, 0761139834
14. Stuff on My Cat
Mario Garza, Chronicle, $9.95, 0811855384
15. America (The Book)
Jon Stewart and The Daily Show Staff, Warner, $15.99, 0446691860


MASS MARKET


Image1. S Is for Silence
Sue Grafton, Berkley, $7.99, 0425212696
2. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Warner, $6.99, 0446310786
3. The Last Templar
Raymond Khoury, Signet, $9.99, 0451219953
4. Flags of Our Fathers
James Bradley, Bantam, $7.99, 0553589083
5. The Camel Club
David Baldacci, Warner, $7.99, 0446615625
6. Mary, Mary
James Patterson, Warner, $9.99, 0446619035
7. The Lincoln Lawyer
Michael Connelly, Warner, $7.99, 0446616451
8. Turning Angel
Greg Iles, Pocket, $9.99, 0743454162
9. Predator
Patricia D. Cornwell, Berkley, $9.99, 0425210278
10. A Redbird Christmas
Fannie Flagg, Fawcett, $6.99, 0345480260


CHILDREN'S TITLES


Image1. Eragon
Christopher Paolini, Laurel-Leaf, $6.99, 044023848X
2. The End (A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book 13)
Lemony Snicket, Brett Helquist (Illus.), HarperCollins, $12.99, 0064410161
3. Christmas
Robert Sabuda, Orchard, $12.99, 0439845688
4. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), HarperCollins, $7.99, 0694003611
5. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, HarperCollins, $16.95, 0060254920
6. Jan Karon Presents: Violet Comes to Stay
Melanie Cecka, Emily Arnold McCully (Illus.), Viking, $15.99, 0670060739
7. The Polar Express
Chris Van Allsburg, Houghton Mifflin, $18.95, 0395389496
Image8. Pirateology
Captain William Lubber, Candlewick, $19.99, 0763631434
9. Hoot
Carl Hiaasen, Yearling, $6.50, 0440421705
10. The Snowmen
Caralyn Buehner, Mark Buehner, Dial, $21.99, 0803731809
11. A Christmas Memory
Truman Capote, Knopf, $17.95, 0375837892
12. The Night Before Christmas Pop-Up
Clement Clarke Moore, Robert Sabuda (Illus.), S&S, $26.99, 0689838999
13. Fancy Nancy
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), HarperCollins, $15.99, 0060542098
14. Mommy?
Arthur Yorinks, Maurice Sendak, Michael Di Capua, $24.95, 0439880505
15. The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane
Kate DiCamillo, Candlewick, $18.99, 0763625892