Southern Bestsellers for the week ending 9/15/2019

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Southern Indie Bestsellers 9/8/2019

The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and SIBA, for the week ending September 8, 2019. Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance and IndieBound. For an independent bookstore near you, visit IndieBound.org.

HARDCOVER FICTION

1. Where the Crawdads Sing
Delia Owens, Putnam, $26, 9780735219090
2. The Nickel Boys
Colson Whitehead, Doubleday, $24.95, 9780385537070
3. A Better Man
Louise Penny, Minotaur, $28.99, 9781250066213
4. Inland
Téa Obreht, Random House, $27, 9780812992861
5. The Girl Who Lived Twice
David Lagercrantz, Knopf, $27.95, 9780451494344
6. The Secrets We Kept
Lara Prescott, Knopf, $26.95, 9780525656159
7. Circe
Madeline Miller, Little Brown, $27, 9780316556347
8. Quichotte
Salman Rushdie, Random House, $28, 9780593132982
9. Chances Are . . .
Richard Russo, Knopf, $26.95, 9781101947746
10. City of Girls
Elizabeth Gilbert, Riverhead Books, $28, 9781594634734
11. On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous
Ocean Vuong, Penguin Press, $26, 9780525562023
12. The Grammarians
Cathleen Schine, Sarah Crichton Books, $27, 9780374280116
13. The New Girl
Daniel Silva, Harper, $28.99, 9780062834836
14. This Tender Land
William Kent Krueger, Atria, $27, 9781476749297
15. Never Have I Ever
Joshilyn Jackson, Morrow, $26.99, 9780062855312

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

1. Educated
Tara Westover, Random House, $28, 9780399590504
2. Call Sign Chaos: Learning to Lead
Jim Mattis, Bing West, Random House, $28, 9780812996838
3. How To: Absurd Scientific Advice for Common Real-World Problems
Randall Munroe, Riverhead Books, $28, 9780525537090
4. Trick Mirror
Jia Tolentino, Random House, $27, 9780525510543
5. How to Be an Antiracist
Ibram X. Kendi, One World, $27, 9780525509288
6. The Yellow House: A Memoir
Sarah M. Broom, Grove Press, $26, 9780802125088
7. The Pioneers
David McCullough, S&S, $30, 9781501168680
8. The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*ck
Mark Manson, Harper, $24.99, 9780062457714
9. Furious Hours
Casey Cep, Knopf, $26.95, 9781101947869
10. Maybe You Should Talk to Someone
Lori Gottlieb, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $28, 9781328662057
11. Three Women
Lisa Taddeo, Avid Reader Press/S&S, $27, 9781451642292
12. Holy Envy: Finding God in the Faith of Others
Barbara Brown Taylor, HarperOne, $25.99, 9780062406569
13. Stay Sexy & Don't Get Murdered
Karen Kilgariff, Georgia Hardstark, Forge, $24.99, 9781250178954
14. Revolution of the Soul: Awaken to Love Through Raw Truth, Radical Healing, and Conscious Action
Seane Corn, Sounds True, $25.95, 9781622039173
15. The Book of Delights
Ross Gay, Algonquin Books, $23.95, 9781616207922

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION

1. A Gentleman in Moscow
Amor Towles, Penguin, $17, 9780143110439
2. There There
Tommy Orange, Vintage, $16, 9780525436140
3. The Overstory
Richard Powers, Norton, $18.95, 9780393356687
4. The Tattooist of Auschwitz
Heather Morris, Harper, $16.99, 9780062797155
5. The Bluest Eye
Toni Morrison, Vintage, $14.95, 9780307278449
6. Little Fires Everywhere
Celeste Ng, Penguin, $17, 9780735224315
7. The Handmaid's Tale
Margaret Atwood, Anchor, $15.95, 9780525435006
8. Beloved
Toni Morrison, Vintage, $16, 9781400033416
9. Ducks, Newburyport
Lucy Ellmann, Biblioasis, $22.95, 9781771963077
10. Before We Were Yours
Lisa Wingate, Ballantine, $17, 9780425284704
11. The Goldfinch
Donna Tartt, Back Bay, $20, 9780316055444
12. The Witch Elm
Tana French, Penguin, $17, 9780735224643
13. The Immortalists
Chloe Benjamin, Putnam, $16, 9780735215092
14. The Woman in the Window
A.J. Finn, Morrow, $16.99, 9780062678423
15. Virgil Wander
Leif Enger, Grove Press, $17, 9780802147127

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION

1. Born a Crime
Trevor Noah, Spiegel & Grau, $18, 9780399588198
2. Sapiens
Yuval Noah Harari, Harper Perennial, $22.99, 9780062316110
3. White Fragility
Robin DiAngelo, Beacon Press, $16, 9780807047415
4. The Spy and the Traitor
Ben Macintyre, Broadway Books, $18, 9781101904213
5. Just Mercy
Bryan Stevenson, Spiegel & Grau, $16, 9780812984965
6. Killers of the Flower Moon
David Grann, Vintage, $16.95, 9780307742483
7. 21 Lessons for the 21st Century
Yuval Noah Harari, Spiegel & Grau, $18, 9780525512196
8. Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now
Jaron Lanier, Picador, $13, 9781250239082
9. Hillbilly Elegy
J.D. Vance, Harper, $16.99, 9780062300553
10. Calypso
David Sedaris, Back Bay, $17.99, 9780316392426
11. I'm Telling the Truth, but I'm Lying: Essays
Bassey Ikpi, Harper Perennial, $15.99, 9780062698346
12. How to Read Literature Like a Professor
Thomas C. Foster, Harper Perennial, $16.99, 9780062301673
13. The 5 Love Languages
Gary Chapman, Northfield, $15.99, 9780802412706
14. Slouching Towards Bethlehem
Joan Didion, FSG, $15, 9780374531386
15. Meditations
Marcus Aurelius, Penguin Classics, $11, 9780140449334

MASS MARKET

1. Good Omens
Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett, Morrow, $9.99, 9780062836977
2. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
3. Lord of the Flies
William Golding, Perigee, $9.99, 9780399501487
4. Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $10.99, 9780441172719
5. Slaughterhouse-Five
Kurt Vonnegut, Laurel Leaf, $7.99, 9780440180296
6. The Goldfinch
Donna Tartt, Little Brown, $10.99, 9780316055420
7. Macbeth
William Shakespeare, S&S, $5.99, 9780743477109
8. Animal Farm
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451526342
9. Go Tell It on the Mountain
James Baldwin, Vintage, $7.99, 9780345806543
10. Neuromancer
William Gibson, Ace, $8.99, 9780441569595

CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED

1. Llama Llama Mess Mess Mess
Anna Dewdney, Reed Duncan, Viking Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9780670016440
2. The Pigeon HAS to Go to School!
Mo Willems, Hyperion Books for Children, $16.99, 9781368046459
3. Dr. Seuss's Horse Museum
Dr. Seuss, Andrew Joyner (Illus.), Random House Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9780399559129
4. Dinosnores
Sandra Boynton, Workman, $6.95, 9781523508136
5. Pete the Cat and the Perfect Pizza Party
James Dean, Kimberly Dean, Harper, $17.99, 9780062404374
6. Just Ask!: Be Different, Be Brave, Be You
Sonia Sotomayor, Rafael López (Illus.), Philomel Books, $17.99, 9780525514121
7. The Scarecrow
Beth Ferry, The Fan Brothers (Illus.), Harper, $18.99, 9780062475763
8. Make Way for Ducklings
Robert McCloskey, Puffin, $7.99, 9780140564341
9. A Stone Sat Still
Brendan Wenzel, Chronicle, $17.99, 9781452173184
10. Bruce's Big Storm
Ryan T. Higgins, Disney/Hyperion, $17.99, 9781368026222

CHILDREN'S INTEREST

1. Best Friends
Shannon Hale, LeUyen Pham (Illus.), First Second, $12.99, 9781250317469
2. Pumpkinheads
Rainbow Rowell, Faith Erin Hicks (Illus.), First Second, $17.99, 9781626721623
3. The Giver
Lois Lowry, HMH Books for Young Readers, $9.99, 9780544340688
4. The Outsiders
S.E. Hinton, Speak, $10, 9780142407332
5. Drama
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545326995
6. Turtles All the Way Down
John Green, Penguin, $14.99, 9780525555377
7. We Hunt the Flame
Hafsah Faizal, Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR), $18.99, 9780374311544
8. Dear Haiti, Love Alaine
Maika Moulite, Maritza Moulite, Inkyard Press, $18.99, 9781335777096
9. Be Prepared
Vera Brosgol, First Second, $12.99, 9781626724457
10. The Hate U Give
Angie Thomas, Balzer + Bray, $18.99, 9780062871350

CHILDREN'S SERIES TITLES

1. Dog Man: For Whom the Ball Rolls
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $12.99, 9781338236590
2. Boy-Crazy Stacey (Baby-Sitters Club Graphic Novel, #7)
Ann M. Martin, Gale Galligan (Illus.), Graphix, $10.99, 9781338304510
3. The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $7.99, 9781423134947
4. Dog Man: Brawl of the Wild
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9781338236576
5. Dog Man: Lord of the Fleas
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9780545935173
6. Dog Man
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9780545581608
7. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
J.K. Rowling, Scholastic, $10.99, 9780590353427
8. Dog Man: A Tale of Two Kitties
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9780545935210
9. Dog Man Unleashed
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9780545935203
10. Dog Man and Cat Kid
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9780545935180