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Southern Indie Bestsellers 10/20/2019

Southern Bestsellers for the week ending 10/20/2019

The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and SIBA, for the week ending Sunday, October 20, 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. The Testaments
Margaret Atwood, Nan A. Talese, $28.95, 9780385543781
3. The Water Dancer
Ta-Nehisi Coates, One World, $28, 9780399590597
4. Where the Crawdads Sing
Delia Owens, Putnam, $26, 9780735219090
5. The Guardians
John Grisham, Doubleday, $29.95, 9780385544184
6. Olive, Again
Elizabeth Strout, Random House, $27, 9780812996548
7. The Giver of Stars
Jojo Moyes, Pamela Dorman Books, $28, 9780399562488
8. The Institute
Stephen King, Scribner, $30, 9781982110567
9. Ninth House
Leigh Bardugo, Flatiron Books, $27.99, 9781250313072
10. The Secrets We Kept
Lara Prescott, Knopf, $26.95, 9780525656159
11. Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead
Olga Tokarczuk, Riverhead Books, $27, 9780525541332
12. A Better Man
Louise Penny, Minotaur, $28.99, 9781250066213
13. Cilka's Journey
Heather Morris, St. Martin's, $27.99, 9781250265708
14. This Tender Land
William Kent Krueger, Atria, $27, 9781476749297
15. Full Throttle
Joe Hill, Morrow, $27.99, 9780062200679

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

1. Me: Elton John Official Autobiography
Elton John, Holt, $30, 9781250147608
2. Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies, and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators
Ronan Farrow, Little Brown, $30, 9780316486637
3. Talking to Strangers
Malcolm Gladwell, Little Brown, $30, 9780316478526
4. The Body: A Guide for Occupants
Bill Bryson, Doubleday, $30, 9780385539302
5. Blowout
Rachel Maddow, Crown, $30, 9780525575474
6. The Book of Gutsy Women
Hillary Rodham Clinton, Chelsea Clinton, S&S, $35, 9781501178412
7. I Really Needed This Today: Words to Live By
Hoda Kotb, Putnam, $24, 9780735217416
8. Home Work: A Memoir of My Hollywood Years
Julie Andrews, Hachette Books, $30, 9780316349253
9. Educated
Tara Westover, Random House, $28, 9780399590504
10. Year of the Monkey
Patti Smith, Knopf, $24.95, 9780525657682
11. Medallion Status: True Stories from Secret Rooms
John Hodgman, Viking, $25, 9780525561101
12. Face It
Debbie Harry, Dey Street Books, $32.50, 9780060749583
13. The Intelligent Leader: Unlocking the 7 Secrets to Leading Others and Leaving Your Legacy
John Mattone, Wiley, $25, 9781119566243
14. Know My Name
Chanel Miller, Viking, $28, 9780735223707
15. Call Sign Chaos
Jim Mattis, Bing West, Random House, $28, 9780812996838

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION

1. The Handmaid's Tale
Margaret Atwood, Anchor, $15.95, 9780525435006
2. The Overstory
Richard Powers, Norton, $18.95, 9780393356687
3. Unsheltered
Barbara Kingsolver, Harper Perennial, $17.99, 9780062684738
4. The Tattooist of Auschwitz
Heather Morris, Harper, $16.99, 9780062797155
5. The Great Alone
Kristin Hannah, St. Martin's Griffin, $17.99, 9781250229533
6. A Gentleman in Moscow
Amor Towles, Penguin, $17, 9780143110439
7. Little Fires Everywhere
Celeste Ng, Penguin, $17, 9780735224315
8. A Well-Behaved Woman
Therese Anne Fowler, St. Martin's Griffin, $16.99, 9781250095480
9. Nine Perfect Strangers
Liane Moriarty, Flatiron Books, $17.99, 9781250069832
10. The Woman in the Window
A.J. Finn, Morrow, $16.99, 9780062678423
11. Before We Were Yours
Lisa Wingate, Ballantine, $17, 9780425284704
12. The Winter Soldier
Daniel Mason, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316477598
13. The Great Gatsby
F.Scott Fitzgerald, Scribner, $17, 9780743273565
14. The Alchemist
Paulo Coelho, HarperOne, $16.99, 9780062315007
15. All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr, Scribner, $17, 9781501173219

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION

1. The Library Book
Susan Orlean, S&S, $16.99, 9781476740195
2. Born a Crime
Trevor Noah, Spiegel & Grau, $18, 9780399588198
3. White Fragility
Robin DiAngelo, Beacon Press, $16, 9780807047415
4. Calypso
David Sedaris, Back Bay, $17.99, 9780316392426
5. Leadership: In Turbulent Times
Doris Kearns Goodwin, S&S, $18, 9781476795935
6. Sapiens
Yuval Noah Harari, Harper Perennial, $22.99, 9780062316110
7. These Truths: A History of the United States
Jill Lepore, Norton, $19.95, 9780393357424
8. Just Mercy
Bryan Stevenson, Spiegel & Grau, $16, 9780812984965
9. Tesla: Inventor of the Modern
Richard Munson, Norton, $16.95, 9780393358049
10. Black Flags, Blue Waters: The Epic History of America's Most Notorious Pirates
Eric Jay Dolin, Liveright Publishing, $18.95, 9781631496226
11. The Last Castle: The Epic Story of Love, Loss, and American Royalty in the Nation's Largest Home
Denise Kiernan, Touchstone, $17, 9781476794051
12. The Day the World Came to Town: 9/11 in Gander, Newfoundland
Jim DeFede, Morrow, $16.99, 9780060559717
13. The Color of Law
Richard Rothstein, Liveright, $17.95, 9781631494536
14. Anthony Bourdain: The Last Interview
Melville House, $16.99, 9781612198248
15. Leonardo da Vinci
Walter Isaacson, S&S, $22, 9781501139161

MASS MARKET

1. The Goldfinch
Donna Tartt, Little Brown, $10.99, 9780316055420
2. Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $10.99, 9780441172719
3. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Little Brown, $8.99, 9780316769488
4. The Haunting of Hill House
Shirley Jackson, Penguin, $8.99, 9780143134770
5. Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine
Gail Honeyman, Penguin, $9.99, 9780525506348
6. The Autobiography of Malcolm X
Malcolm X, Ballantine, $7.99, 9780345350688
7. The Wise Man's Fear
Patrick Rothfuss, DAW, $9.99, 9780756407919
8. The Shining
Stephen King, Anchor, $8.99, 9780307743657
9. American Gods
Neil Gaiman, Morrow, $9.99, 9780062572110
10. Interview with the Vampire
Anne Rice, Ballantine, $7.99, 9780345337665

CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED

1. Room on the Broom
Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler (Illus.), Puffin, $7.99, 9780142501122
2. Stretchy McHandsome
Judy Schachner, Dial Books, $17.99, 9780803741218
3. The Scarecrow
Beth Ferry, The Fan Brothers (Illus.), Harper, $18.99, 9780062475763
4. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
5. The Crayons' Christmas
Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illus.), Penguin Workshop, $19.99, 9780525515746
6. Hey Grandude!
Paul McCartney, Kathryn Durst (Illus.), Random House Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9780525648673
7. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, Putnam, $10.99, 9780399226908
8. Dinosnores
Sandra Boynton, Workman, $6.95, 9781523508136
9. Grumpy Monkey
Suzanne Lang, Max Lang (Illus.), Random House Books for Young Readers, $8.99, 9780593123997
10. I Am Love: A Book of Compassion
Susan Verde, Peter H. Reynolds (Illus.), Abrams, $14.99, 9781419737268

CHILDREN'S INTEREST

1. Guts
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $12.99, 9780545852500
2. Best Friends
Shannon Hale, LeUyen Pham (Illus.), First Second, $12.99, 9781250317469
3. Allies
Alan Gratz, Scholastic Press, $17.99, 9781338245721
4. The Fountains of Silence
Ruta Sepetys, Philomel Books, $18.99, 9780399160318
5. Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid: Rowley Jefferson's Journal
Jeff Kinney, Abrams, $13.99, 9781419740275
6. Look Both Ways: A Tale Told in Ten Blocks
Jason Reynolds, Alexander Nabaum (Illus.), Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books, $17.99, 9781481438285
7. What the Dog Knows Young Readers Edition
Cat Warren, Patricia J. Wynne (Illus.), Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9781534428140
8. Refugee
Alan Gratz, Scholastic Press, $16.99, 9780545880831
9. Ghosts
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545540629
10. The Beautiful
Renee Ahdieh, G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9781524738174

CHILDREN'S SERIES TITLES

1. Dog Man: For Whom the Ball Rolls
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $12.99, 9781338236590
2. The Secret Commonwealth (Book of Dust, Volume 2)
Philip Pullman, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $22.99, 9780553510669
3. Dog Man: Brawl of the Wild
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9781338236576
4. Dog Man and Cat Kid
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9780545935180
5. Wayward Son (Simon Snow Series, #2)
Rainbow Rowell, Wednesday Books, $19.99, 9781250146076
6. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire: The Illustrated Edition
J.K. Rowling, Jim Kay (Illus.), Arthur A. Levine Books, $47.99, 9780545791427
7. Boy-Crazy Stacey (Baby-Sitters Club Graphic Novel, #7)
Ann M. Martin, Gale Galligan (Illus.), Graphix, $10.99, 9781338304510
8. Dog Man: Lord of the Fleas
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9780545935173
9. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
J.K. Rowling, Scholastic, $10.99, 9780590353427
10. Dog Man
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9780545581608