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WHAT'S HOT IN SOUTHERN INDIES...

Southern Bestsellers 4/8/2007

The Southern Independent Bestseller List, as brought to you by Book Sense and SIBA, for the
week ended Sunday, April 8, 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. I Heard That Song Before
Mary Higgins Clark, S&S, $25.95, 9780743264914
3. Water for Elephants
Sara Gruen, Algonquin, $23.95, 9781565124998
4. Whitethorn Woods
Maeve Binchy, Knopf, $25.95, 9780307265784
5. Queen of Broken Hearts
Cassandra King, Hyperion, $24.95, 9781401301774
6. Hunter's Moon
Randy Wayne White, Putnam, $24.95, 9780399153709
7. Obsession
Jonathan Kellerman, Ballantine, $26.95, 9780345452634
Image8. Burning Bright
Tracy Chevalier, Dutton, $24.95, 9780525949787
9. Miss Julia Strikes Back
Ann B. Ross, Viking, $24.95, 9780670038411
10. The Double Bind
Chris Bohjalian, Shaye Areheart, $25, 9781400047468
11. Step on a Crack
James Patterson, Michael Ledwidge, Little Brown, $27.99, 9780316013949
12. A Miracle of Catfish
Larry Brown, Shannon Ravenel, $24.95, 9781565125360
13. Thirteen Moons
Charles Frazier, Random House, $26.95, 9780375509322
14. The Road
Cormac McCarthy, Knopf, $24, 9780307265432
15. The Book of Air and Shadows
Michael Gruber, Morrow, $24.95, 9780060874469

 
HARDCOVER NONFICTION


Image1. The Secret
Rhonda Byrne (Ed.), Atria/Beyond Words, $23.95, 9781582701707
2. Grace (Eventually)
Anne Lamott, Riverhead, $24.95, 9781594489426
3. A Long Way Gone
Ishmael Beah, Sarah Crichton/FSG, $22, 9780374105235
4. I Feel Bad About My Neck
Nora Ephron, Knopf, $19.95, 9780307264558
5. Paula Deen: It Ain't All About the Cookin'
Paula H. Deen, S&S, $25, 9780743292856
6. Somebody Is Going to Die If Lilly Beth Doesn't Catch That Bouquet
Gayden Metcalfe, Charlotte Hays, Hyperion, $19.95, 9781401302955
7. The New American Story
Bill Bradley, Random House, $25.95, 9781400065073
Image8. In an Instant
Lee Woodruff, Bob Woodruff, Random House, $25.95, 9781400066674
9. Mississippi Sissy
Kevin Sessums, St. Martin's, $24.95, 9780312341015
10. The Innocent Man
John Grisham, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385517232
11. The God Delusion
Richard Dawkins, Houghton Mifflin, $27, 9780618680009
12. Infidel
Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Free Press, $26, 9780743289689
13. Marley & Me
John Grogan, Morrow, $21.95, 9780060817084
14. Being Dead Is No Excuse
Gayden Metcalfe, Charlotte Hays, Hyperion, $19.95, 9781401359348
15. The Audacity of Hope
Barack Obama, Crown, $25, 9780307237699


TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION


Image1. The Road
Cormac McCarthy, Vintage, $14.95, 9780307387899
2. The Memory Keeper's Daughter
Kim Edwards, Penguin, $14, 9780143037149
3. The Inheritance of Loss
Kiran Desai, Grove, $14, 9780802142818
4. Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
Lisa See, Random House, $13.95, 9780812968064
5. The Namesake
Jhumpa Lahiri, Mariner, $14, 9780618485222
6. Absurdistan
Gary Shteyngart, Random House, $13.95, 9780812971675
7. The Painted Veil
W. Somerset Maugham, Vintage, $13.95, 9780307277770
Image8. Labyrinth
Kate Mosse, Berkley, $15, 9780425213971
9. The Alchemist (Updated)
Paulo Coelho, HarperSanFrancisco, $13.95, 9780061122415
10. Plum Wine
Angela Davis-Gardner, Dial, $13, 9780385340830
11. The Kite Runner
Khaled Hosseini, Riverhead, $14, 9781594480003
12. March
Geraldine Brooks, Penguin, $14, 9780143036661
13. The Great Gatsby
F. Scott Fitzgerald, Scribner, $12.95, 9780743273565
14. Blue Shoes and Happiness
Alexander McCall Smith, Anchor, $12.95, 9781400075713
15. Astrid and Veronika
Linda Olsson, Penguin, $14, 9780143038078


TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION


Image1. Eat, Pray, Love
Elizabeth Gilbert, Penguin, $15, 9780143038412
2. The Measure of a Man
Sidney Poitier, HarperSanFrancisco, $14.95, 9780061357909
3. The Year of Magical Thinking
Joan Didion, Vintage, $13.95, 9781400078431
4. Blink
Malcolm Gladwell, Back Bay, $15.99, 9780316010665
5. The Worst Hard Time
Timothy Egan, Mariner, $14.95, 9780618773473
6. Stumbling on Happiness
Daniel Gilbert, Vintage, $14.95, 9781400077427
7. The Glass Castle
Jeannette Walls, Scribner, $14, 9780743247542
Image8. 90 Minutes in Heaven
Don Piper, Revell, $12.99, 9780800759490
9. The Devil in the White City
Erik Larson, Vintage, $14.95, 9780375725609
10. Night
Elie Wiesel, FSG, $9, 9780374500016
11. Three Cups of Tea
Greg Mortenson, David Oliver Relin, Penguin, $15, 9780143038252
12. The Mighty and the Almighty
Madeleine Albright, Harper Perennial, $14.95, 9780060892586
13. Bad President
R.D. Rosen, et al., Workman, $8.95, 9780761146209
14. Dreams From My Father
Barack Obama, Three Rivers, $14.95, 9781400082773
15. The Tipping Point
Malcolm Gladwell, Back Bay, $14.95, 9780316346627


MASS MARKET


Image1. The Hard Way
Lee Child, Dell, $7.99, 9780440241034
2. Promise Me
Harlan Coben, Signet, $9.99, 9780451219244
3. The King of Lies
John Hart, St. Martin's Minotaur, $6.99, 9780312363758
4. Gone
Jonathan Kellerman, Ballantine, $7.99, 9780345452627
5. At Risk
Patricia D. Cornwell, Berkley, $7.99, 9780425214763
6. Full of Grace
Dorothea Benton Frank, Avon, $7.99, 9780060892371
7. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Warner, $6.99, 9780446310789
8. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Warner, $6.99, 9780316769488
9. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $7.95, 9780451524935
10. The Bookwoman's Last Fling
John Dunning, Pocket, $9.99, 9781416523390


CHILDREN'S TITLES


Image1. Junie B., First Grader: Dumb Bunny
Barbara Park, Denise Brunkus (Illus.), Random House, $11.99, 9780375838095
2. Dragon of the Red Dawn (Magic Tree House #37)
Mary Pope Osborne, Salvatore Murdocca (Illus.), Random House, $11.99,
9780375837272
3. Eldest
Christopher Paolini, Knopf, $12.99, 9780375840401
4. The Country Bunny and the Little Gold Shoes
Dubose Heyward, Marjorie Flack (Illus.), Houghton Mifflin, $6.95, 9780395185575
5. The Penderwicks
Jeanne Birdsall, Yearling, $6.50, 9780440420477
6. Forever in Blue (The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, #4)
Ann Brashares, Delacorte, $18.99, 9780385729369
7. Bridge to Terabithia
Katherine Paterson, HarperEntertainment, $6.99, 9780061227288
Image8. Eragon
Christopher Paolini, Laurel-Leaf, $6.99, 9780440238485
9. Fancy Nancy
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), HarperCollins, $16.99, 9780060542092
10. Pat the Bunny
Dorothy Kunhardt, Golden, $9.99, 9780307120007
11. Septimus Heap, Book Three: Physik
Angie Sage, Mark Zug (Illus.), Katherine Tegen Books, $17.99, 9780060577377
12. The Tale of Despereaux
Kate DiCamillo, Candlewick, $7.99, 9780763625290
13. Someday
Alison McGhee, Peter H. Reynolds (Illus.), Atheneum, $14.99, 9781416928119
14. Charlotte's Web
E.B. White, HarperEntertainment, $7.99, 9780061120268
15. It's Not Easy Being Mean (A Clique Novel)
Lisi Harrison, Little, Brown, $9.99, 9780316115056