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WHAT'S HOT IN SOUTHERN INDIES...

Southern Bestsellers 07/16/2006

The Southern Independent Bestseller List, as brought to you by Book Sense and SIBA, for the
week ended Sunday, July 16, 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. Can't Wait to Get to Heaven
Fannie Flagg, Random House, $25.95, 1400061261
3. Twelve Sharp
Janet Evanovich, St. Martin's, $26.95, 0312349483
4. Terrorist
John Updike, Knopf, $24.95, 0307264653
5. Angels Fall
Nora Roberts, Putnam, $25.95, 0399153721
6. Break No Bones
Kathy Reichs, Scribner, $25.95, 0743233492
7. One Mississippi
Mark Childress, Little Brown, $24.99, 0316012114
Image8. Beach Road
James Patterson, Peter de Jonge, Little Brown, $27.95, 0316159786
9. Between, Georgia
Joshilyn Jackson, Warner, $22.99, 0446524425
10. Savannah Breeze
Mary Kay Andrews, HarperCollins, $24.95, 0060564660
11. Suite Francaise
Irene Nemirovsky, Knopf, $25, 1400044731
12. The King of Lies
John Hart, St. Martin's, $22.95, 031234161X
13. Back to Wando Passo
David Payne, Morrow, $24.95, 0060851899
14. Full of Grace
Dorothea Benton Frank, Morrow, $24.95, 0060892358
15. Digging to America
Anne Tyler, Knopf, $24.95, 0307263940


HARDCOVER NONFICTION

Image1. Marley & Me
John Grogan, Morrow, $21.95, 0060817089
2. The World Is Flat (Updated and Expanded)
Thomas L. Friedman, FSG, $30, 0374292795
3. The One Percent Doctrine
Ron Suskind, S&S, $27, 0743271092
4. Mayflower
Nathaniel Philbrick, Viking, $29.95, 0670037605
5. Mockingbird
Charles J. Shields, Holt, $25, 080507919X
6. Dispatches From the Edge
Anderson Cooper, HarperCollins, $24.95, 0061132381
7. Being Dead Is No Excuse
Gayden Metcalfe, Charlotte Hays, Hyperion, $19.95, 1401359345
Image8. Conservatives Without Conscience
John Dean, Viking, $25.95, 0670037745
9. Cesar's Way
Cesar Millan, Melissa Jo Peltier, Harmony, $24.95, 0307337332
10. Myths, Lies, and Downright Stupidity
John Stossel, Hyperion, $24.95, 1401302548
11. Godless
Ann H. Coulter, Crown Forum, $27.95, 1400054206
12. Wisdom of Our Fathers
Tim Russert, Random House, $22.95, 1400064805
13. The Great Deluge
Douglas G. Brinkley, Morrow, $29.95, 0061124230
14. My Life in France
Julia Child, Alex Prud'homme, Knopf, $25.95, 1400043468
15. Freakonomics
Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner, Morrow, $25.95, 006073132X


TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION

Image1. The Memory Keeper's Daughter
Kim Edwards, Penguin, $14, 0143037145
2. The Kite Runner
Khaled Hosseini, Riverhead, $14, 1594480001
3. The Devil Wears Prada
Lauren Weisberger, Broadway, $13.95, 0767925955
4. Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
Lisa See, Random House, $13.95, 0812968069
5. The Mermaid Chair
Sue Monk Kidd, Penguin, $14, 0143036696
6. March
Geraldine Brooks, Penguin, $14, 0143036661
7. Gilead
Marilynne Robinson, Picador, $14, 031242440X
Image8. The Shadow of the Wind
Carlos Ruiz Zafon, Penguin, $15, 0143034901
9. My Sister's Keeper
Jodi Picoult, Washington Square, $14, 0743454537
10. Gods in Alabama
Joshilyn Jackson, Warner, $12.95, 0446694533
11. The Secret Life of Bees
Sue Monk Kidd, Penguin, $14, 0142001740
12. Never Let Me Go
Kazuo Ishiguro, Vintage, $14, 1400078776
13. No Country for Old Men
Cormac McCarthy, Vintage, $14, 0375706674
14. Wicked
Gregory Maguire, Regan Books, $16, 0060987103
15. The Alchemist (Updated)
Paulo Coelho, HarperSanFrancisco, $13.95, 0061122416


TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION

Image1. The Glass Castle
Jeannette Walls, Scribner, $14, 074324754X
2. 1776
David McCullough, S&S, $18, 0743226720
3. Night
Elie Wiesel, FSG, $9, 0374500010
4. An Inconvenient Truth
Al Gore, Rodale, $21.95, 1594865671
5. In Cold Blood
Truman Capote, Vintage, $14, 0679745580
6. The Devil in the White City
Erik Larson, Vintage, $14.95, 0375725601
7. The Places in Between
Rory Stewart, Harvest, $14, 0156031566
Image8. Guns, Germs, and Steel
Jared Diamond, Norton, $16.95, 0393317552
9. The Tipping Point
Malcolm Gladwell, Back Bay, $14.95, 0316346624
10. Gift From the Sea
Anne Morrow Lindbergh, Pantheon, $9.95, 0679732411
11. Running With Scissors
Augusten Burroughs, Picador, $14, 031242227X
12. Eats, Shoots & Leaves
Lynne Truss, Gotham, $11, 1592402038
13. Into Thin Air
Jon Krakauer, Anchor, $13.95, 0385494785
14. The Five Love Languages
Gary Chapman, Moody, $13.99, 1881273156
15. Tuesdays With Morrie
Mitch Albom, Broadway, $12.95, 076790592X


MASS MARKET
 
Image1. The Devil Wears Prada
Lauren Weisberger, Anchor, $7.99, 0307275558
2. Angels and Demons
Dan Brown, Pocket, $9.99, 1416524797
3. 4th of July
James Patterson, Maxine Paetro, Warner, $9.99, 0446613363
4. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Warner, $6.99, 0446310786
5. The Da Vinci Code
Dan Brown, Anchor, $7.99, 1400079179
6. The Lincoln Lawyer
Michael Connelly, Warner, $7.99, 0446616451
7. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $7.95, 0451524934
8. Fire Sale
Sara Paretsky, Signet, $9.99, 045121899X
9. Lord of the Flies
William Golding, Berkley, $7.95, 0399501487
10. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Warner, $6.99, 0316769487


CHILDREN'S TITLES

Image1. Pirateology
William Captain Lubber, Candlewick, $19.99, 0763631434
2. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), HarperCollins, $7.99, 0694003611
3. Hoot
Carl Hiaasen, Yearling, $6.50, 0440421705
4. Junie B., First Grader: Aloha-ha-ha!
Barbara Park, Denise Brunkus (Illus.), Random House, $11.95, 0375834036
5. Carnival at Candlelight (Magic Tree House #33)
Mary Pope Osborne, Salvatore Murdocca (Illus.), Random House, $4.99, 0375830340
6. Peter and the Shadow Thieves
Dave Barry, Ridley Pearson, Disney, $18.99, 078683787X
7. Olivia Forms a Band
Ian Falconer, Atheneum, $17.95, 141692454X
Image8. Dead Man's Chest (Pirates of the Caribbean - Junior Novelization)
Irene Trimble (Adapt.), Disney Press, $4.99, 1423100247
9. Pirates
John Matthews, Atheneum, $19.95, 1416927344
10. The Tale of Despereaux
Kate DiCamillo, Candlewick, $7.99, 0763625299
11. The Giver
Lois Lowry, Laurel Leaf, $6.50, 0440237688
12. Fancy Nancy
Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), HarperCollins, $15.99, 0060542098
13. The Third Summer of the Sisterhood
Ann Brashares, Delacorte, $8.95, 0553375938
14. Eragon
Christopher Paolini, Knopf, $9.95, 0375826696
15. Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?
Bill Martin, Eric Carle (Illus.), Holt, $7.95, 0805047905