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Southern Bestsellers 07/09/2006

The Southern Independent Bestseller List, as brought to you by Book Sense and SIBA, for the
week ended Sunday, July 9, 2006. Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the
Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance and Book Sense .

HARDCOVER FICTION

Image1. Water for Elephants
Sara Gruen, Algonquin, $23.95, 1565124995
2. Twelve Sharp
Janet Evanovich, St. Martin's, $26.95, 0312349483
3. Can't Wait to Get to Heaven
Fannie Flagg, Random House, $25.95, 1400061261
4. The King of Lies
John Hart, St. Martin's, $22.95, 031234161X
5. Beach Road
James Patterson, Peter de Jonge, Little Brown, $27.95, 0316159786
6. One Mississippi
Mark Childress, Little Brown, $24.99, 0316012114
7. Between, Georgia
Joshilyn Jackson, Warner, $22.99, 0446524425
Image8. Digging to America
Anne Tyler, Knopf, $24.95, 0307263940
9. Savannah Breeze
Mary Kay Andrews, HarperCollins, $24.95, 0060564660
10. Full of Grace
Dorothea Benton Frank, Morrow, $24.95, 0060892358
11. The Whole World Over
Julia Glass, Pantheon, $25.95, 0375422749
12. Telegraph Days
Larry McMurtry, S&S, $25, 0743250788
13. Back to Wando Passo
David Payne, Morrow, $24.95, 0060851899
14. At Risk
Patricia D. Cornwell, Putnam, $21.95, 0399153624
15. Suite Francaise
Irene Nemirovsky, Knopf, $25, 1400044731

  

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

Image1. Marley & Me
John Grogan, Morrow, $21.95, 0060817089
2. Mayflower
Nathaniel Philbrick, Viking, $29.95, 0670037605
3. The One Percent Doctrine
Ron Suskind, S&S, $27, 0743271092
4. The World Is Flat (Updated and Expanded)
Thomas L. Friedman, FSG, $30, 0374292795
5. Godless
Ann H. Coulter, Crown Forum, $27.95, 1400054206
6. Mockingbird
Charles J. Shields, Holt, $25, 080507919X
7. Dispatches From the Edge
Anderson Cooper, HarperCollins, $24.95, 0061132381
Image8. Being Dead Is No Excuse
Gayden Metcalfe, Charlotte Hays, Hyperion, $19.95, 1401359345
9. Cesar's Way
Cesar Millan, Melissa Jo Peltier, Harmony, $24.95, 0307337332
10. The Great Deluge
Douglas G. Brinkley, Morrow, $29.95, 0061124230
11. American Gospel
Jon Meacham, Random House, $23.95, 1400065550
12. Freakonomics
Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner, Morrow, $25.95, 006073132X
13. Manhunt
James L. Swanson, Morrow, $26.95, 0060518499
14. My Life in France
Julia Child, Alex Prud'homme, Knopf, $25.95, 1400043468
15. Miss American Pie
Margaret Sartor, Bloomsbury, $19.95, 1596912006


TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION

Image1. The Kite Runner
Khaled Hosseini, Riverhead, $14, 1594480001
2. The Devil Wears Prada
Lauren Weisberger, Broadway, $13.99, 0767925955
3. Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
Lisa See, Random House, $13.95, 0812968069
4. March
Geraldine Brooks, Penguin, $14, 0143036661
5. The Memory Keeper's Daughter
Kim Edwards, Penguin, $14, 0143037145
6. The Mermaid Chair
Sue Monk Kidd, Penguin, $14, 0143036696
7. Gods in Alabama
Joshilyn Jackson, Warner, $12.95, 0446694533
Image8. History of Love
Nicole Krauss, Norton, $14.95, 0393328627
9. Never Let Me Go
Kazuo Ishiguro, Vintage, $14, 1400078776
10. The Secret Life of Bees
Sue Monk Kidd, Penguin, $14, 0142001740
11. Until I Find You
John Irving, Ballantine, $15.95, 0345479726
12. The Shadow of the Wind
Carlos Ruiz Zafon, Penguin, $15, 0143034901
13. My Sister's Keeper
Jodi Picoult, Washington Square, $14, 0743454537
14. Prep
Curtis Sittenfeld, Random House, $13.95, 081297235X
15. Their Eyes Were Watching God
Zora Neale Hurston, HarperCollins, $13.95, 0060838671

    

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION

Image1. The Glass Castle
Jeannette Walls, Scribner, $14, 074324754X
2. An Inconvenient Truth
Al Gore, Rodale, $21.95, 1594865671
3. 1776
David McCullough, S&S, $18, 0743226720
4. Night
Elie Wiesel, FSG, $9, 0374500010
5. In Cold Blood
Truman Capote, Vintage, $14, 0679745580
6. The Tipping Point
Malcolm Gladwell, Back Bay, $14.95, 0316346624
7. Running With Scissors
Augusten Burroughs, Picador, $14, 031242227X
Image8. Gift From the Sea
Anne Morrow Lindbergh, Pantheon, $9.95, 0679732411
9. The Places in Between
Rory Stewart, Harvest, $14, 0156031566
10. The Devil in the White City
Erik Larson, Vintage, $14.95, 0375725601
11. Guns, Germs, and Steel
Jared Diamond, Norton, $16.95, 0393317552
12. Tuesdays With Morrie
Mitch Albom, Broadway, $12.95, 076790592X
13. Fast Food Nation
Eric Schlosser, Harper Perennial, $14.95, 0060838582
14. Eats, Shoots & Leaves
Lynne Truss, Gotham, $11, 1592402038
15. The FairTax Book
Neal Boortz, John Linder, Regan Books, $14.95, 0060875496


MASS MARKET

Image1. The Devil Wears Prada
Lauren Weisberger, Anchor, $7.99, 0307275558
2. The Lincoln Lawyer
Michael Connelly, Warner, $7.99, 0446616451
3. 11 on Top
Janet Evanovich, St. Martin's, $7.99, 0312985347
4. 4th of July
James Patterson, Maxine Paetro, Warner, $9.99, 0446613363
5. Angels and Demons
Dan Brown, Pocket, $9.99, 1416524797
6. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Warner, $6.99, 0446310786
7. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $7.95, 0451524934
8. Pawleys Island
Dorothea Benton Frank, Berkley, $7.99, 0425204316
9. The Da Vinci Code
Dan Brown, Anchor, $7.99, 1400079179
10. Deception Point
Dan Brown, Pocket, $9.99, 1416524800


CHILDREN'S TITLES

Image1. Carnival at Candlelight (Magic Tree House #33)
Mary Pope Osborne, Salvatore Murdocca (Illus.), Random House, $4.99, 0375830340
2. Olivia Forms a Band
Ian Falconer, Atheneum, $17.95, 141692454X
3. Peter and the Shadow Thieves
Dave Barry, Ridley Pearson, Disney, $18.99, 078683787X
4. Hoot
Carl Hiaasen, Yearling, $6.50, 0440421705
5. Junie B., First Grader: Aloha-ha-ha!
Barbara Park, Denise Brunkus (Illus.), Random House, $11.95, 0375834036
6. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), HarperCollins, $7.99, 0694003611
7. Pirates
John Matthews, Atheneum, $19.95, 1416927344
Image8. Fancy Nancy
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), HarperCollins, $15.99, 0060542098
9. ttyl: (Talk to You Later)
Lauren Myracle, Harry Abrams/Amulet, $6.95, 0810987880
10. Dead Man's Chest (Pirates of the Caribbean - Junior Novelization)
Irene Trimble (Adapt.), Disney Press, $4.99, 1423100247
11. Because of Winn-Dixie
Kate DiCamillo, Candlewick, $5.99, 0763625582
12. The Outsiders
S.E. Hinton, Puffin, $7.99, 014038572X
13. The Third Summer of the Sisterhood
Ann Brashares, Delacorte, $8.95, 0553375938
14. Flush
Carl Hiaasen, Knopf, $16.95, 0375821821
15. Life of Pi (Student Edition )
Yann Martel, Harvest, $8.99, 0156030209

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