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WHAT'S HOT IN SOUTHERN INDIES...

Southern Bestsellers 2/11/2007

The Southern Independent Bestseller List, as brought to you by Book Sense and SIBA, for the
week ended Sunday, February 11, 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. High Profile
Robert B. Parker, Putnam, $24.95, 9780399154041
5. The Alexandria Link
Steve Berry, Ballantine, $25.95, 9780345485755
6. The Boleyn Inheritance
Philippa Gregory, Touchstone, $25.95, 9780743272506
7. On Agate Hill
Lee Smith, Algonquin, $24.95, 9781565124523
Image8. Exile
Richard North Patterson, Holt, $26, 9780805079470
9. Cross
James Patterson, Little Brown, $27.99, 9780316159791
10. The Friday Night Knitting Club
Kate Jacobs, Putnam, $22.95, 9780399154096
11. The Sweet Potato Queens' First Big-Ass Novel
Jill Conner Browne, S&S, $22.95, 9780743278270
12. Dust
Martha Grimes, Viking, $25.95, 9780670037865
13. True Evil
Greg Iles, Scribner, $25.95, 9780743292498
14. The Echo Maker
Richard Powers, FSG, $25, 9780374146351
15. The Castle in the Forest
Norman Mailer, Random House, $27.95, 9780394536491

 
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. I Feel Bad About My Neck
Nora Ephron, Knopf, $19.95, 9780307264558
5. Palestine
Jimmy Carter, S&S, $27, 9780743285025
6. You: On a Diet
Michael F. Roizen, M.D., Mehmet C. Oz, M.D., Free Press, $25, 9780743292542
7. The Innocent Man
John Grisham, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385517232
Image8. The Intellectual Devotional
David S. Kidder, Noah D. Oppenheim, Rodale, $22.50, 9781594865138
9. Teach Like Your Hair's on Fire
Rafe Esquith, Viking, $24.95, 9780670038152
10. Pistol: The Life of Pete Maravich
Mark Kriegel, Free Press, $27, 9780743284974
11. Cesar's Way
Cesar Millan, Melissa Jo Peltier, Harmony, $24.95, 9780307337337
12. Marley & Me
John Grogan, Morrow, $21.95, 9780060817084
13. The God Delusion
Richard Dawkins, Houghton Mifflin, $27, 9780618680009
14. American Fascists
Chris Hedges, Free Press, $25, 9780743284431
15. The Best Life Diet
Bob Greene, S&S, $26, 9781416540663


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. March
Geraldine Brooks, Penguin, $14, 9780143036661
5. The Kite Runner
Khaled Hosseini, Riverhead, $14, 9781594480003
6. In the Company of the Courtesan
Sarah Dunant, Random House, $13.95, 9780812974041
7. Savannah Breeze
Mary Kay Andrews, HarperCollins, $13.95, 9780060564674
Image8. The History of Love
Nicole Krauss, Norton, $13.95, 9780393328622
9. Snow
Orhan Pamuk, Vintage, $14.95, 9780375706868
10. Case Histories
Kate Atkinson, Back Bay, $13.99, 9780316010702
11. The Painted Veil
W. Somerset Maugham, Vintage, $13.95, 9780307277770
12. The Other Boleyn Girl
Philippa Gregory, Touchstone, $16, 9780743227445
13. My Sister's Keeper
Jodi Picoult, Washington Square, $14, 9780743454537
14. Their Eyes Were Watching God
Zora Neale Hurston, HarperCollins, $13.95, 9780060838676
15. Arthur & George
Julian Barnes, Vintage, $14.95, 9781400097036


TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION


Image1. The Measure of a Man
Sidney Poitier, HarperSanFrancisco, $14.95, 9780061357909
2. Eat, Pray, Love
Elizabeth Gilbert, Penguin, $15, 9780143038412
3. Dreams From My Father
Barack Obama, Three Rivers, $14.95, 9781400082773
4. The Worst Hard Time
Timothy Egan, Mariner, $14.95, 9780618773473
5. The Glass Castle
Jeannette Walls, Scribner, $14, 9780743247542
6. 90 Minutes in Heaven
Don Piper, Revell, $12.99, 9780800759490
7. Three Cups of Tea
Greg Mortenson, David Oliver Relin, Penguin, $15, 9780143038252
Image8. Misquoting Jesus
Bart D. Ehrman, HarperSanFrancisco, $14.95, 9780060859510
9. The Devil in the White City
Erik Larson, Vintage, $14.95, 9780375725609
10. To Hate Like This Is to Be Happy Forever
Will Blythe, HarperCollins, $14.95, 9780060740245
11. The Freedom Writers Diary
Erin Gruwell, The Freedom Writers, Broadway, $13.95, 9780767924900
12. The Top Ten
J. Peder Zane (Ed.), Norton, $14.95, 9780393328400
13. The Places in Between
Rory Stewart, Harvest, $14, 9780156031561
14. Bad President
R.D. Rosen, et al., Workman, $8.95, 9780761146209
15. The Last Week
Marcus J. Borg, John Dominic Crossan, HarperSanFrancisco, $13.95, 9780060872601


MASS MARKET


Image1. Sweetwater Creek
Anne Rivers Siddons, HarperCollins, $9.99, 9780060837013
2. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Warner, $6.99, 9780446310789
3. The Diary of a Young Girl
Anne Frank, Bantam, $6.99, 9780553577129
4. Carved in Bone
Jefferson Bass, HarperCollins, $7.99, 9780060759827
5. The Hunt Club
John Lescroart, Signet, $9.99, 9780451220103
6. S Is for Silence
Sue Grafton, Berkley, $7.99, 9780425212691
7. Dirty Blonde
Lisa Scottoline, HarperCollins, $7.99, 9780060742911
8. The Divide
Nicholas Evans, Signet, $9.99, 9780451219299
9. The Camel Club
David Baldacci, Warner, $7.99, 9780446615624
10. Honeymoon
James Patterson, Howard Roughan, Warner, $7.99, 9780446613378


CHILDREN'S TITLES


Image1. Forever in Blue (The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, #4)
Ann Brashares, Delacorte, $18.99, 9780385729369
2. Bridge to Terabithia
Katherine Paterson, HarperEntertainment, $6.99, 9780061227288
3. Flotsam
David Wiesner, Clarion, $17, 9780618194575
4. Fancy Nancy
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), HarperCollins, $16.99, 9780060542092
5. Library Lion
Michelle Knudsen, Kevin Hawkes (Illus.), Candlewick, $15.99, 9780763622626
6. The Invention of Hugo Cabret
Brian Selznick, Scholastic, $22.99, 9780439813785
7. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, HarperCollins, $16.95, 9780060254926
Image8. Charlotte's Web
E.B. White, HarperEntertainment, $7.99, 9780061120268
9. The Night Before Valentine's Day
Natasha Wing, Heidi Petach (Illus.), Grosset & Dunlap, $3.99, 9780448421889
10. Snuggle Puppy
Sandra Boynton, Workman, $6.95, 9780761130673
11. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), HarperCollins, $7.99, 9780694003617
12. Eldest
Christopher Paolini, Knopf, $21, 9780375826702
13. Pat the Bunny
Dorothy Kunhardt, Golden, $9.99, 9780307120007
14. The Ballad of Valentine
Alison Jackson, Tricia Tusa (Illus.), Puffin, $6.99, 9780142404003
15. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
J.K. Rowling, Scholastic, $9.99, 9780439785969