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Southern Indie Bestsellers 12/1/2019

bestsellers for the week ending 12/1/2019

The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and SIBA, for the week ending Sunday, December 1, 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 Starless Sea
Erin Morgenstern, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385541213
2. Where the Crawdads Sing
Delia Owens, Putnam, $26, 9780735219090
3. The Dutch House
Ann Patchett, Harper, $27.99, 9780062963673
4. Olive, Again
Elizabeth Strout, Random House, $27, 9780812996548
5. The Guardians
John Grisham, Doubleday, $29.95, 9780385544184
6. Nothing to See Here
Kevin Wilson, Ecco, $26.99, 9780062913463
7. Agent Running in the Field
John le Carré, Viking, $29, 9781984878878
8. The Giver of Stars
Jojo Moyes, Pamela Dorman Books, $28, 9780399562488
9. Under Occupation
Alan Furst, Random House, $27, 9780399592300
10. The Testaments
Margaret Atwood, Nan A. Talese, $28.95, 9780385543781
11. A Minute to Midnight
David Baldacci, Grand Central, $29, 9781538761601
12. The Water Dancer
Ta-Nehisi Coates, One World, $28, 9780399590597
13. Circe
Madeline Miller, Little Brown, $27, 9780316556347
14. The Topeka School
Ben Lerner, FSG, $27, 9780374277789
15. The Girl Who Reads on the Metro
Christine Feret-Fleury, Flatiron Books, $22.99, 9781250315427

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

1. A Warning
Anonymous, Twelve, $30, 9781538718469
2. The Body
Bill Bryson, Doubleday, $30, 9780385539302
3. Talking to Strangers
Malcolm Gladwell, Little Brown, $30, 9780316478526
4. The Yellow House: A Memoir
Sarah M. Broom, Grove Press, $26, 9780802125088
5. Me
Elton John, Holt, $30, 9781250147608
6. Educated
Tara Westover, Random House, $28, 9780399590504
7. Acid for the Children: A Memoir
Flea, Grand Central, $30, 9781455530533
8. Blowout
Rachel Maddow, Crown, $30, 9780525575474
9. I Really Needed This Today: Words to Live By
Hoda Kotb, Putnam, $24, 9780735217416
10. The Pioneers
David McCullough, S&S, $30, 9781501168680
11. Tell Me a Story: My Life with Pat Conroy
Cassandra King Conroy, Morrow, $24.99, 9780062905628
12. Catch and Kill
Ronan Farrow, Little Brown, $30, 9780316486637
13. Becoming
Michelle Obama, Crown, $32.5, 9781524763138
14. Strange Planet
Nathan W. Pyle, Morrow Gift, $14.99, 9780062970701
15. Kindness and Wonder: Why Mister Rogers Matters Now More Than Ever
Gavin Edwards, Dey Street Books, $24.99, 9780062950741

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION

1. The Overstory
Richard Powers, Norton, $18.95, 9780393356687
2. The Tattooist of Auschwitz
Heather Morris, Harper, $16.99, 9780062797155
3. The Handmaid's Tale
Margaret Atwood, Anchor, $15.95, 9780525435006
4. Every Breath
Nicholas Sparks, Grand Central, $15.99, 9781538728543
5. Nine Perfect Strangers
Liane Moriarty, Flatiron Books, $17.99, 9781250069832
6. The Woman in the Window
A.J. Finn, Morrow, $16.99, 9780062678423
7. A Gentleman in Moscow
Amor Towles, Penguin, $17, 9780143110439
8. Girl, Woman, Other
Bernardine Evaristo, Grove Press/Black Cat, $17, 9780802156983
9. Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine
Gail Honeyman, Penguin, $16, 9780735220690
10. Killing Commendatore
Haruki Murakami, Vintage, $17, 9780525435761
11. Olive Kitteridge
Elizabeth Strout, Random House, $17, 9780812971835
12. A Well-Behaved Woman
Therese Anne Fowler, St. Martin's Griffin, $16.99, 9781250095480
13. Little Fires Everywhere
Celeste Ng, Penguin, $17, 9780735224315
14. The Great Alone
Kristin Hannah, St. Martin's Griffin, $17.99, 9781250229533
15. Unsheltered
Barbara Kingsolver, Harper Perennial, $17.99, 9780062684738

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION

1. No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference
Greta Thunberg, Penguin, $10, 9780143133568
2. Classic Krakauer: Essays on Wilderness and Risk
Jon Krakauer, Anchor, $15, 9781984897695
3. Calypso
David Sedaris, Back Bay, $17.99, 9780316392426
4. Born a Crime
Trevor Noah, Spiegel & Grau, $18, 9780399588198
5. The Spy and the Traitor
Ben Macintyre, Broadway Books, $18, 9781101904213
6. Sapiens
Yuval Noah Harari, Harper Perennial, $22.99, 9780062316110
7. The Library Book
Susan Orlean, S&S, $16.99, 9781476740195
8. On Tyranny
Timothy Snyder, Tim Duggan Books, $8.99, 9780804190114
9. Upstream: Selected Essays
Mary Oliver, Penguin, $17, 9780143130086
10. These Truths: A History of the United States
Jill Lepore, Norton, $19.95, 9780393357424
11. The Best American Essays 2019
Rebecca Solnit, Robert Atwan (Eds.), Mariner, $15.99, 9781328465801
12. The Field Guide to Dumb Birds of North America
Matt Kracht, Chronicle, $15.95, 9781452174037
13. Daring Greatly
Brené Brown, Avery, $17, 9781592408412
14. White Fragility
Robin DiAngelo, Beacon Press, $16, 9780807047415
15. They Called Us Enemy
George Takei, et al., Top Shelf Productions, $19.99, 9781603094504

MASS MARKET

1. Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $10.99, 9780441172719
2. Good Omens
Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett, Morrow, $9.99, 9780062836977
3. The Diary of a Young Girl
Anne Frank, Bantam, $7.99, 9780553577129
4. Doctor Sleep
Stephen King, Pocket, $10.99, 9781982138868
5. Lord of the Flies
William Golding, Perigee, $9.99, 9780399501487
6. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Douglas Adams, Del Rey, $7.99, 9780345391803
7. Go Tell It on the Mountain
James Baldwin, Vintage, $7.99, 9780345806543
8. Ender's Game
Orson Scott Card, Tor, $7.99, 9780812550702
9. Slaughterhouse-Five
Kurt Vonnegut, Laurel Leaf, $7.99, 9780440180296
10. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935

CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED

1. The Crayons' Christmas
Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illus.), Penguin Workshop, $19.99, 9780525515746
2. Dasher: How a Brave Little Doe Changed Christmas Forever
Matt Tavares, Candlewick, $17.99, 9781536201376
3. Sisters First
Jenna Bush Hager, Barbara Pierce Bush, Ramona Kaulitzki (Illus.), Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9780316534789
4. Dinosnores
Sandra Boynton, Workman, $6.95, 9781523508136
5. The Dinky Donkey
Craig Smith, Katz Cowley (Illus.), Scholastic, $7.99, 9781338600834
6. How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Dr. Seuss, Random House, $16.99, 9780394800790
7. Dragons Love Tacos
Adam Rubin, Daniel Salmieri (Illus.), Dial, $16.99, 9780803736801
8. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
9. The Wonky Donkey
Craig Smith, Katz Cowley (Illus.), Scholastic, $7.99, 9780545261241
10. Stretchy McHandsome
Judy Schachner, Dial Books, $17.99, 9780803741218

CHILDREN'S INTEREST

1. Guts
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $12.99, 9780545852500
2. A Tale of Magic...
Chris Colfer, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9780316523479
3. Sisters
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545540605
4. Pages & Co.: The Bookwanderers
Anna James, Paola Escobar (Illus.), Philomel Books, $16.99, 9781984837127
5. Best Friends
Shannon Hale, LeUyen Pham (Illus.), First Second, $12.99, 9781250317469
6. A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood: The Poetry of Mister Rogers
Fred Rogers, Luke Flowers (Illus.), Quirk Books, $19.99, 9781683691136
7. Beverly, Right Here
Kate DiCamillo, Candlewick, $16.99, 9780763694647
8. My Book with No Pictures
B.J. Novak, Dial Books, $9.99, 9780593111017
9. The Wonders of Nature
Ben Hoare, DK Children, $19.99, 9781465485366
10. Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid: Rowley Jefferson's Journal
Jeff Kinney, Abrams, $13.99, 9781419740275

CHILDREN'S SERIES TITLES

1. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Wrecking Ball
Jeff Kinney, Abrams, $14.99, 9781419739033
2. Dog Man: For Whom the Ball Rolls
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $12.99, 9781338236590
3. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire: The Illustrated Edition
J.K. Rowling, Jim Kay (Illus.), Arthur A. Levine Books, $47.99, 9780545791427
4. Dog Man
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9780545581608
5. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
J.K.Rowling, Scholastic, $10.99, 9780590353427
6. Dork Diaries: Tales from a Not-So-Best Friend Forever
Rachel Renée Russell, Aladdin, $13.99, 9781534427204
7. Sofia Valdez, Future Prez (The Questioneers)
Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illus.), Abrams, $18.99, 9781419737046
8. The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $7.99, 9781423134947
9. Wayward Son (Simon Snow Series, #2)
Rainbow Rowell, Wednesday Books, $19.99, 9781250146076
10. Dog Man Unleashed
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9780545935203