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WHAT'S HOT IN SOUTHERN INDIES...

Southern Bestsellers 3/18/2007

The Southern Independent Bestseller List, as brought to you by Book Sense and SIBA, for the
week ended Sunday, March 11, 2007. Based on reporting from the independent booksellers
of the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance and Book Sense .

HARDCOVER FICTION


Image1. Nineteen Minutes
Jodi Picoult, Atria, $26.95, 9780743496728
2. Whitethorn Woods
Maeve Binchy, Knopf, $25.95, 9780307265784
3. Water for Elephants
Sara Gruen, Algonquin, $23.95, 9781565124998
4. Queen of Broken Hearts
Cassandra King, Hyperion, $24.95, 9781401301774
5. The Double Bind
Chris Bohjalian, Shaye Areheart, $25, 9781400047468
6. What the Dead Know
Laura Lippman, Morrow, $24.95, 9780061128851
7. Thirteen Moons
Charles Frazier, Random House, $26.95, 9780375509322
Image8. Suite Francaise
Irene Nemirovsky, Knopf, $25, 9781400044733
9. Step on a Crack
James Patterson, Michael Ledwidge, Little Brown, $27.99, 9780316013949
10. The Post-Birthday World
Lionel Shriver, HarperCollins, $25.95, 9780061187841
11. Daddy's Girl
Lisa Scottoline, HarperCollins, $25.95, 9780060833145
12. Ten Days in the Hills
Jane Smiley, Knopf, $26, 9781400040612
13. Heyday
Kurt Andersen, Random House, $26.95, 9780375504730
14. Magic City
James W. Hall, St. Martin's, $24.95, 9780312271794
15. The Watchman
Robert Crais, S&S, $25.95, 9780743281638

 
HARDCOVER NONFICTION


Image1. The Secret
Rhonda Byrne (Ed.), Beyond Words, $23.95, 9781582701707
2. In an Instant
Lee Woodruff, Bob Woodruff, Random House, $25.95, 9781400066674
3. I Feel Bad About My Neck
Nora Ephron, Knopf, $19.95, 9780307264558
4. You: On a Diet
Michael F. Roizen, M.D., Mehmet C. Oz, M.D., Free Press, $25, 9780743292542
5. The Audacity of Hope
Barack Obama, Crown, $25, 9780307237699
6. A Long Way Gone
Ishmael Beah, Sarah Crichton/FSG, $22, 9780374105235
7. Women & Money
Suze Orman, Spiegel & Grau, $24.95, 9780385519311
Image8. Infidel
Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Free Press, $26, 9780743289689
9. About Alice
Calvin Trillin, Random House, $14.95, 9781400066155
10. Pistol
Mark Kriegel, Free Press, $27, 9780743284974
11. Mississippi Sissy
Kevin Sessums, St. Martin's, $24.95, 9780312341015
12. Being Dead Is No Excuse
Gayden Metcalfe, Charlotte Hays, Hyperion, $19.95, 9781401359348
13. How Doctors Think
Jerome E. Groopman, Houghton Mifflin, $26, 9780618610037
14. Marley & Me
John Grogan, Morrow, $21.95, 9780060817084
15. Reading Judas
Karen King, et al., Viking, $24.95, 9780670038459


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 Namesake
Jhumpa Lahiri, Mariner, $14, 9780618485222
4. The Kite Runner
Khaled Hosseini, Riverhead, $14, 9781594480003
5. The Inheritance of Loss
Kiran Desai, Grove, $14, 9780802142818
6. Savannah Breeze
Mary Kay Andrews, HarperCollins, $13.95, 9780060564674
7. The Shadow of the Wind
Carlos Ruiz Zafon, Penguin, $15, 9780143034902
Image8. Blue Shoes and Happiness
Alexander McCall Smith, Anchor, $12.95, 9781400075713
9. Labyrinth
Kate Mosse, Berkley, $15, 9780425213971
10. March
Geraldine Brooks, Penguin, $14, 9780143036661
11. Astrid and Veronika
Linda Olsson, Penguin, $14, 9780143038078
12. My Sister's Keeper
Jodi Picoult, Washington Square, $14, 9780743454537
13. Remainder
Tom McCarthy, Vintage, $13.95, 9780307278357
14. The History of Love
Nicole Krauss, Norton, $13.95, 9780393328622
15. Case Histories
Kate Atkinson, Back Bay, $13.99, 9780316010702


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 Glass Castle
Jeannette Walls, Scribner, $14, 9780743247542
4. The Measure of a Man
Sidney Poitier, HarperSanFrancisco, $14.95, 9780061357909
5. Dreams From My Father
Barack Obama, Three Rivers, $14.95, 9781400082773
6. Three Cups of Tea
Greg Mortenson, David Oliver Relin, Penguin, $15, 9780143038252
7. The Worst Hard Time
Timothy Egan, Mariner, $14.95, 9780618773473
Image8. The Devil in the White City
Erik Larson, Vintage, $14.95, 9780375725609
9. Misquoting Jesus
Bart D. Ehrman, HarperSanFrancisco, $14.95, 9780060859510
10. The Tender Bar
J.R. Moehringer, Hyperion, $14.95, 9780786888764
11. Birds of the Carolinas Field Guide
Stan Tekiela, Adventure Publications, $14.95, 9781591930662
12. Everyday Food
Martha Stewart Living Magazine, Clarkson Potter, $24.95, 9780307354167
13. 1776
David McCullough, S&S, $18, 9780743226721
14. 90 Minutes in Heaven
Don Piper, Revell, $12.99, 9780800759490
15. The Places in Between
Rory Stewart, Harvest, $14, 9780156031561


MASS MARKET


Image1. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Warner, $6.99, 9780446310789
2. The Templar Legacy
Steve Berry, Ballantine, $7.99, 9780345476166
3. Sweetwater Creek
Anne Rivers Siddons, HarperCollins, $9.99, 9780060837013
4. The Old Wine Shades
Martha Grimes, Signet, $9.99, 9780451220721
5. Consent to Kill
Vince Flynn, Pocket, $9.99, 9781416505013
6. False Impression
Jeffrey Archer, St. Martin's, $9.99, 9780312939779
7. Judge & Jury
James Patterson, Andrew Gross, Warner, $9.99, 9780446619004
8. Dark Light
Randy Wayne White, Berkley, $7.99, 9780425214442
9. Turning Angel
Greg Iles, Pocket, $9.99, 9780743454162
10. Dirty Blonde
Lisa Scottoline, HarperCollins, $7.99, 9780060742911


CHILDREN'S TITLES


Image1. Dragon of the Red Dawn (Magic Tree House #37)
Mary Pope Osborne, Salvatore Murdocca (Illus.), Random House, $11.99,
9780375837272
2. Eldest
Christopher Paolini, Knopf, $12.99, 9780375840401
3. Junie B., First Grader: Dumb Bunny
Barbara Park, Denise Brunkus (Illus.), Random House, $11.99, 9780375838095
4. Bridge to Terabithia
Katherine Paterson, HarperEntertainment, $6.99, 9780061227288
5. Eragon
Christopher Paolini, Laurel-Leaf, $6.99, 9780440238485
6. Forever in Blue (The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, #4)
Ann Brashares, Delacorte, $18.99, 9780385729369
7. It's Not Easy Being Mean (A Clique Novel)
Lisi Harrison, Little, Brown, $9.99, 9780316115056
Image8. The Invention of Hugo Cabret
Brian Selznick, Scholastic, $22.99, 9780439813785
9. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), HarperCollins, $7.99, 9780694003617
10. The Penderwicks
Jeanne Birdsall, Yearling, $6.50, 9780440420477
11. Fancy Nancy
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), HarperCollins, $16.99, 9780060542092
12. Inkheart
Cornelia Funke, Chicken House, $8.99, 9780439709101
13. Flotsam
David Wiesner, Clarion, $17, 9780618194575
14. The Higher Power of Lucky
Susan Patron, Atheneum, $16.95, 9781416901945
15. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, HarperCollins, $16.95, 978006025492