Lady Banks Bookshelf

Lady Banks Pick of the Week


The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and SIBA, for the week ending Sunday, June 14, 2020. 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 Vanishing Half
Brit Bennett, Riverhead Books, $27, 9780525536291
2. Camino Winds
John Grisham, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385545938
3. The Book of Longings
Sue Monk Kidd, Viking, $28, 9780525429760
4. Where the Crawdads Sing
Delia Owens, Putnam, $26, 9780735219090
5. On Ocean Boulevard
Mary Alice Monroe, Gallery, $26.99, 9781982146948
6. The Daughters of Erietown
Connie Schultz, Random House, $28, 9780525479352
7. American Dirt
Jeanine Cummins, Flatiron Books, $27.99, 9781250209764
8. Fair Warning
Michael Connelly, Little Brown, $29, 9780316539425
9. Hello, Summer
Mary Kay Andrews, St. Martin's, $28.99, 9781250256928
10. The Lies That Bind
Emily Giffin, Ballantine, $28, 9780399178955
11. Such a Fun Age
Kiley Reid, Putnam, $26, 9780525541905
12. The Guest List
Lucy Foley, Morrow, $27.99, 9780062868930
13. Walk the Wire
David Baldacci, Grand Central, $29, 9781538761465
14. The Book of Lost Friends
Lisa Wingate, Ballantine, $28, 9781984819888
15. The Dutch House
Ann Patchett, Harper, $27.99, 9780062963673

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

1. The Splendid and the Vile
Erik Larson, Crown, $32, 9780385348713
2. Untamed
Glennon Doyle, The Dial Press, $28, 9781984801258
3. Countdown 1945: The Extraordinary Story of the Atomic Bomb and the 116 Days That Changed the World
Chris Wallace, Avid Reader Press/Simon & Schuster, $30, 9781982143343
4. Educated
Tara Westover, Random House, $28, 9780399590504
5. How to Be an Antiracist
Ibram X. Kendi, One World, $27, 9780525509288
6. Our Time Is Now: Power, Purpose, and the Fight for a Fair America
Stacey Abrams, Holt, $27.99, 9781250257703
7. Talking to Strangers
Malcolm Gladwell, Little Brown, $30, 9780316478526
8. Between the World and Me
Ta-Nehisi Coates, One World, $26, 9780812993547
9. Breath
James Nestor, Riverhead Books, $28, 9780735213616
10. What It's Like to Be a Bird
David Allen Sibley, Knopf, $35, 9780307957894
11. The Bird Way
Jennifer Ackerman, Penguin Press, $28, 9780735223011
12. The Chiffon Trenches: A Memoir
Andre Leon Talley, Ballantine, $28, 9780593129258
13. Hidden Valley Road
Robert Kolker, Doubleday, $29.95, 9780385543767
14. Dirt
Bill Buford, Knopf, $28.95, 9780307271013
15. The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse
Charlie Mackesy, HarperOne, $22.99, 9780062976581

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION

1. Normal People
Sally Rooney, Hogarth, $17, 9781984822185
2. Little Fires Everywhere
Celeste Ng, Penguin, $17, 9780143135166
3. Circe
Madeline Miller, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316556323
4. The Overstory
Richard Powers, Norton, $18.95, 9780393356687
5. City of Girls
Elizabeth Gilbert, Riverhead Books, $17, 9781594634741
6. A Gentleman in Moscow
Amor Towles, Penguin, $17, 9780143110439
7. Beach Read
Emily Henry, Berkley, $16, 9781984806734
8. Mistress of the Ritz
Melanie Benjamin, Bantam, $17, 9780399182266
9. This Tender Land
William Kent Krueger, Atria, $17, 9781476749303
10. Daisy Jones & The Six
Taylor Jenkins Reid, Ballantine, $17, 9781524798642
11. The Guest Book
Sarah Blake, Flatiron Books, $17.99, 9781250110275
12. Ask Again, Yes
Mary Beth Keane, Scribner, $17, 9781982106997
13. Feels Like Falling
Kristy Woodson Harvey, Gallery, $16.99, 9781982117702
14. The Bluest Eye
Toni Morrison, Vintage, $14.95, 9780307278449
15. The Underground Railroad
Colson Whitehead, Anchor, $16.95, 9780345804327

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION

1. So You Want to Talk About Race
Ijeoma Oluo, Seal Press, $16.99, 9781580058827
2. Just Mercy
Bryan Stevenson, One World, $17, 9780593133934
3. The New Jim Crow
Michelle Alexander, New Press, $18.99, 9781620971932
4. Stamped from the Beginning
Ibram X. Kendi, Bold Type Books, $19.99, 9781568585987
5. Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?: And Other Conversations About Race
Beverly Daniel Tatum, Basic Books, $18.99, 9780465060689
6. The Color of Law
Richard Rothstein, Liveright, $17.95, 9781631494536
7. The Pioneers
David McCullough, S&S, $18, 9781501168703
8. White Fragility
Robin DiAngelo, Beacon Press, $16, 9780807047415
9. Sapiens
Yuval Noah Harari, Harper Perennial, $24.99, 9780062316110
10. Born a Crime
Trevor Noah, One World, $18, 9780399588198
11. Night
Elie Wiesel, FSG, $11, 9780374500016
12. The Fire Next Time
James Baldwin, Vintage, $13.95, 9780679744726
13. The End of Policing
Alex S. Vitale, Verso, $17.95, 9781784782924
14. Braiding Sweetgrass
Robin Wall Kimmerer, Milkweed Editions, $18, 9781571313560
15. Wow, No Thank You.
Samantha Irby, Vintage, $15.95, 9780525563488

MASS MARKET

1. The Autobiography of Malcolm X
Malcom X, Ballantine, $7.99, 9780345350688
2. 1984 George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
3. Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $10.99, 9780441172719
4. Animal Farm
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451526342
5. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
Maya Angelou, Ballantine, $7.99, 9780345514400
6. The Shining
Stephen King, Anchor, $8.99, 9780307743657
7. Go Tell It on the Mountain
James Baldwin, Vintage, $7.99, 9780345806543
8. The Awakening
Kate Chopin, Bantam Classics, $4.95, 9780553213300
9. The Princess Bride
William Goldman, Mariner, $9.99, 9780156035217
10. Women Who Run With the Wolves
Clarissa Pinkola Estes, Ballantine, $8.99, 9780345409874

CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED

1. The World Needs More Purple People
Kristen Bell, Benjamin Hart, Daniel Wiseman (Illus.), Random House, $17.99, 9780593121962
2. All Are Welcome
Alexandra Penfold, Suzanne Kaufman (Illus.), Knopf Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9780525579649
3. Antiracist Baby
Ibram X. Kendi, Ashley Lukashevsky (Illus.), Kokila, $8.99, 9780593110416
4. I Believe I Can
Grace Byers, Keturah A. Bobo (Illus.), Balzer + Bray, $18.99, 9780062667137
5. The Day You Begin
Jacqueline Woodson, Rafael López (Illus.), Nancy Paulsen Books, $18.99, 9780399246531
6. Last Stop on Market Street
Matt de la Peña, Christian Robinson (Illus.), Putnam, $18.99, 9780399257742
7. Something Happened in Our Town: A Child's Story about Racial Injustice
Marianne Celano, et al., Magination Press, $16.99, 9781433828546
8. Saturday
Oge Mora, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9780316431279
9. Little Blue Truck
Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illus.), HMH Books for Young Readers, $7.99, 9780544568037
10. Kamala and Maya's Big Idea
Meena Harris, Ana Ramírez González (Illus.), Balzer + Bray, $18.99, 9780062937407

CHILDREN'S INTEREST

1. The One and Only Bob
Katherine Applegate, Patricia Castelao (Illus.), Harper, $18.99, 9780062991317
2. Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You
Jason Reynolds, Ibram X. Kendi, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9780316453691
3. The Hate U Give
Angie Thomas, Balzer + Bray, $18.99, 9780062871350
4. Clap When You Land
Elizabeth Acevedo, Quill Tree Books, $18.99, 9780062882769
5. Black Brother, Black Brother
Jewell Parker Rhodes, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $16.99, 9780316493802
6. The Book of Boy
Catherine Gilbert Murdock, Greenwillow Books, $7.99, 9780062686213
7. Out of My Mind
Sharon M. Draper, Atheneum, $9.99, 9781416971719
8. Ghost Boys
Jewell Parker Rhodes, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $7.99, 9780316262262
9. Dear Martin
Nic Stone, Ember, $9.99, 9781101939529
10. This Book Is Anti-Racist: 20 Lessons on How to Wake Up, Take Action, and Do the Work
Tiffany Jewell, Aurelia Durand (Illus.), Frances Lincoln Children's Books, $14.99, 9780711245211

CHILDREN'S SERIES TITLES

1. The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes (A Hunger Games Novel)
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $27.99, 9781338635171
2. Dog Man: Fetch-22
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $12.99, 9781338323214
3. The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $7.99, 9781423134947
4. Becoming Brianna (Emmie & Friends)
Terri Libenson, Balzer + Bray, $12.99, 9780062894533
5. The Last Kids on Earth: June's Wild Flight
Max Brallier, Douglas Holgate (Illus.), Viking Books for Young Readers, $13.99, 9780593117187
6. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
J.K. Rowling, Scholastic, $10.99, 9780590353427
7. Dog Man: Brawl of the Wild
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9781338236576
8. The Hunger Games
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $12.99, 9780545425117
9. Dog Man
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9780545581608
10. Catching Fire (The Second Book of the Hunger Games)
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $12.99, 9780545586177