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Southern Indie Bestsellers 10/27/2019

Southern Bestsellers for the week ending 10/27/2019

The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and SIBA, for the week ending Sunday, October 27, 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. The Dutch House
Ann Patchett, Harper, $27.99, 9780062963673
2. Where the Crawdads Sing
Delia Owens, Putnam, $26, 9780735219090
3. Agent Running in the Field
John le Carré, Viking, $29, 9781984878878
4. The Water Dancer
Ta-Nehisi Coates, One World, $28, 9780399590597
5. The Guardians
John Grisham, Doubleday, $29.95, 9780385544184
6. Olive, Again
Elizabeth Strout, Random House, $27, 9780812996548
7. The Testaments
Margaret Atwood, Nan A. Talese, $28.95, 9780385543781
8. The Night Fire
Michael Connelly, Little Brown, $29, 9780316485616
9. The Giver of Stars
Jojo Moyes, Pamela Dorman Books, $28, 9780399562488
10. Ninth House
Leigh Bardugo, Flatiron Books, $27.99, 9781250313072
11. Full Throttle: Stories
Joe Hill, Morrow, $27.99, 9780062200679
12. The Institute
Stephen King, Scribner, $30, 9781982110567
13. On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous
Ocean Vuong, Penguin Press, $26, 9780525562023
14. Red at the Bone
Jacqueline Woodson, Riverhead Books, $26, 9780525535270
15. The Deserter
Nelson DeMille, Alex DeMille, S&S, $28.99, 9781501101755

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

1. Talking to Strangers
Malcolm Gladwell, Little Brown, $30, 9780316478526
2. Catch and Kill
Ronan Farrow, Little Brown, $30, 9780316486637
3. The Body
Bill Bryson, Doubleday, $30, 9780385539302
4. Me
Elton John, Holt, $30, 9781250147608
5. Blowout
Rachel Maddow, Crown, $30, 9780525575474
6. Three Days at the Brink: FDR's Daring Gamble to Win World War II
Bret Baier, Catherine Whitney, Morrow, $28.99, 9780062905680
7. Touched by the Sun: My Friendship with Jackie
Carly Simon, FSG, $27, 9780374277727
8. Letters from an Astrophysicist
Neil DeGrasse Tyson, Norton, $19.95, 9781324003311
9. The Pioneer Woman Cooks: The New Frontier: 112 Fantastic Favorites for Everyday Eating
Ree Drummond, William Morrow Cookbooks, $29.99, 9780062561374
10. Home Work: A Memoir of My Hollywood Years
Julie Andrews, Hachette Books, $30, 9780316349253
11. Dumpty: The Age of Trump in Verse
John Lithgow, Chronicle Prism, $19.95, 9781452182759
12. Know My Name
Chanel Miller, Viking, $28, 9780735223707
13. Educated
Tara Westover, Random House, $28, 9780399590504
14. I Really Needed This Today: Words to Live By
Hoda Kotb, Putnam, $24, 9780735217416
15. How to Be an Antiracist
Ibram X. Kendi, One World, $27, 9780525509288

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION

1. Unsheltered
Barbara Kingsolver, Harper Perennial, $17.99, 9780062684738
2. The Overstory
Richard Powers, Norton, $18.95, 9780393356687
3. The Tattooist of Auschwitz
Heather Morris, Harper, $16.99, 9780062797155
4. Little Fires Everywhere
Celeste Ng, Penguin, $17, 9780735224315
5. Before We Were Yours
Lisa Wingate, Ballantine, $17, 9780425284704
6. A Gentleman in Moscow
Amor Towles, Penguin, $17, 9780143110439
7. Olive Kitteridge
Elizabeth Strout, Random House, $17, 9780812971835
8. The Best American Short Stories 2019
Anthony Doerr, Heidi Pitlor (Eds.), Mariner, $15.99, 9781328484246
9. The Handmaid's Tale
Margaret Atwood, Anchor, $15.95, 9780525435006
10. Bitter Orange
Claire Fuller, Tin House Books, $15.95, 9781947793606
11. A Well-Behaved Woman
Therese Anne Fowler, St. Martin's Griffin, $16.99, 9781250095480
12. Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine
Gail Honeyman, Penguin, $16, 9780735220690
13. Killing Commendatore
Haruki Murakami, Vintage, $17, 9780525435761
14. The Goldfinch
Donna Tartt, Back Bay, $20, 9780316055444
15. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Perennial, $15.99, 9780060935467

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION

1. The Last Castle
Denise Kiernan, Touchstone, $17, 9781476794051
2. Sapiens
Yuval Noah Harari, Harper Perennial, $22.99, 9780062316110
3. White Fragility
Robin DiAngelo, Beacon Press, $16, 9780807047415
4. The Library Book
Susan Orlean, S&S, $16.99, 9781476740195
5. 21 Lessons for the 21st Century
Yuval Noah Harari, Spiegel & Grau, $18, 9780525512196
6. How to Change Your Mind
Michael Pollan, Penguin, $18, 9780735224155
7. The Power of Now
Eckhart Tolle, New World Library, $16, 9781577314806
8. The Flame
Leonard Cohen, Picador, $18, 9781250234797
9. Tesla: Inventor of the Modern
Richard Munson, Norton, $16.95, 9780393358049
10. Churchill: Walking with Destiny
Andrew Roberts, Penguin, $24, 9781101981009
11. You Are a Badass
Jen Sincero, Running Press, $16, 9780762447695
12. Born a Crime
Trevor Noah, Spiegel & Grau, $18, 9780399588198
13. Think Little: Essays
Wendell Berry, Counterpoint, $10, 9781640091733
14. Whose Story Is This?: Old Conflicts, New Chapters
Rebecca Solnit, Haymarket Books, $15.95, 9781642590180
15. Let's Go (So We Can Get Back): A Memoir of Recording and Discording with Wilco, Etc.
Jeff Tweedy, Dutton, $17, 9781101985274

MASS MARKET

1. The Haunting of Hill House
Shirley Jackson, Penguin, $8.99, 9780143134770
2. Animal Farm
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451526342
3. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
4. Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $10.99, 9780441172719
5. Good Omens
Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett, Morrow, $9.99, 9780062836977
6. Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine
Gail Honeyman, Penguin, $9.99, 9780525506348
7. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Grand Central, $9.99, 9781455538966
8. Go Tell It on the Mountain
James Baldwin, Vintage, $7.99, 9780345806543
9. The Shining
Stephen King, Anchor, $8.99, 9780307743657
10. Past Tense
Lee Child, Dell, $9.99, 9780399593536

CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED

1. Room on the Broom
Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler (Illus.), Puffin, $7.99, 9780142501122
2. The Crayons' Christmas
Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illus.), Penguin Workshop, $19.99, 9780525515746
3. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
4. Stretchy McHandsome
Judy Schachner, Dial Books, $17.99, 9780803741218
5. I Wonder
Kari Anne Holt, Kenard Pak (Illus.), Random House Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9781524714222
6. The Scarecrow
Beth Ferry, The Fan Brothers (Illus.), Harper, $18.99, 9780062475763
7. The Pigeon HAS to Go to School!
Mo Willems, Hyperion Books for Children, $16.99, 9781368046459
8. Sulwe
Lupita Nyong'o, Vashti Harrison (Illus.), Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9781534425361
9. Click, Clack, Boo!: A Tricky Treat
Doreen Cronin, Betsy Lewin (Illus.), Little Simon, $7.99, 9781534450127
10. Moo, Baa, La La La!
Sandra Boynton, S&S, $5.99, 9780671449018

CHILDREN'S INTEREST

1. Guts
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $12.99, 9780545852500
2. Everything Awesome About Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric Beasts!
Mike Lowery, Orchard Books, $16.99, 9781338359725
3. The Giver
Lois Lowry, HMH Books for Young Readers, $9.99, 9780544340688
4. Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark
Alvin Schwartz, Stephen Gammell (Illus.), Harper, $19.99, 9780062968975
5. The Beautiful
Renee Ahdieh, G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9781524738174
6. Beverly, Right Here
Kate DiCamillo, Candlewick, $16.99, 9780763694647
7. Smile
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545132060
8. The Hate U Give
Angie Thomas, Balzer + Bray, $18.99, 9780062871350
9. Dog Man Guide to Creating Comics in 3-D
Kate Howard, Dav Pilkey (Illus.), Scholastic, $10.99, 9781338568844
10. White Bird: A Wonder Story
R.J. Palacio, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $24.99, 9780525645535

CHILDREN'S SERIES TITLES

1. Dog Man: For Whom the Ball Rolls
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $12.99, 9781338236590
2. Dork Diaries: Tales from a Not-So-Best Friend Forever
Rachel Renée Russell, Aladdin, $13.99, 9781534427204
3. The Secret Commonwealth (Book of Dust, Volume 2)
Philip Pullman, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $22.99, 9780553510669
4. The Last Kids on Earth
Max Brallier, Douglas Holgate (Illus.), Viking Books for Young Readers, $13.99, 9780670016617
5. Dog Man: A Tale of Two Kitties
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9780545935210
6. The Tyrant's Tomb (The Trials of Apollo, Book Four)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $19.99, 9781484746448
7. Dog Man
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9780545581608
8. The Hidden Kingdom Graphic Novel (Wings of Fire)
Tui T. Sutherland, Mike Holmes (Illus.), Graphix, $12.99, 9781338344059
9. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone 20th Anniversary Special Edition
J.K. Rowling, Brian Selznick, Mary GrandPré (Illusts.), Arthur A. Levine Books, $12.99, 9781338299144
10. Dog Man and Cat Kid
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9780545935180