Southern Bestsellers for the week ending 7/14/2019

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Southern Indie Bestsellers 5/26/2019

The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and SIBA, for the week ending Sunday, May 26, 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 Guest Book
Sarah Blake, Flatiron Books, $27.99, 9781250110251
3. Cari Mora
Thomas Harris, Grand Central, $29, 9781538750148
4. Sunset Beach
Mary Kay Andrews, St. Martin's, $28.99, 9781250126108
5. Normal People
Sally Rooney, Hogarth, $26, 9781984822178
6. Orange World and Other Stories
Karen Russell, Knopf, $26.95, 9780525656135
7. Circe
Madeline Miller, Little Brown, $27, 9780316556347
8. The Silent Patient
Alex Michaelides, Celadon Books, $26.99, 9781250301697
9. Mistress of the Ritz
Melanie Benjamin, Delacorte Press, $28, 9780399182242
10. Exhalation: Stories
Ted Chiang, Knopf, $25.95, 9781101947883
11. Cemetery Road
Greg Iles, Morrow, $28.99, 9780062824615
12. Fire & Blood
George R.R. Martin, Doug Wheatley (Illus.), Bantam, $35, 9781524796280
13. The Only Woman in the Room
Marie Benedict, Sourcebooks Landmark, $25.99, 9781492666868
14. Redemption
David Baldacci, Grand Central, $29, 9781538761410
15. Lost Roses
Martha Hall Kelly, Ballantine, $28, 9781524796372

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

1. The Pioneers
David McCullough, S&S, $30, 9781501168680
2. Educated
Tara Westover, Random House, $28, 9780399590504
3. Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee
Casey Cep, Knopf, $26.95, 9781101947869
4. Spying on the South: Travels with Frederick Law Olmsted in a Fractured Land
Tony Horwitz, Penguin Press, $30, 9781101980286
5. The Moment of Lift
Melinda Gates, Flatiron Books, $26.99, 9781250313577
6. Howard Stern Comes Again
Howard Stern, S&S, $35, 9781501194290
7. Sea Stories: My Life in Special Operations
William H. McRaven, Grand Central, $30, 9781538729748
8. The Second Mountain
David Brooks, Random House, $28, 9780812993264
9. Southern Lady Code: Essays
Helen Ellis, Doubleday, $22, 9780385543897
10. Becoming
Michelle Obama, Crown, $32.50, 9781524763138
11. The British Are Coming
Rick Atkinson, Holt, $40, 9781627790437
12. Unfreedom of the Press
Mark R. Levin, Threshold Editions, $28, 9781476773094
13. Vegetables Unleashed: A Cookbook
Jose Andres, Matt Goulding, Anthony Bourdain/Ecco, $39.99, 9780062668387
14. Upheaval: Turning Points for Nations in Crisis
Jared Diamond, Little Brown, $35, 9780316409131
15. Make Your Bed
William H. McRaven, Grand Central, $18, 9781455570249

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION

1. A Gentleman in Moscow
Amor Towles, Penguin, $17, 9780143110439
2. Little Fires Everywhere
Celeste Ng, Penguin, $17, 9780735224315
3. The Overstory
Richard Powers, Norton, $18.95, 9780393356687
4. The Woman in the Window
A.J. Finn, Morrow, $16.99, 9780062678423
5. The Tattooist of Auschwitz
Heather Morris, Harper, $16.99, 9780062797155
6. The Lost Girls of Paris
Pam Jenoff, Park Row, $16.99, 9780778330271
7. Washington Black
Esi Edugyan, Vintage, $16.95, 9780525563242
8. Before We Were Yours
Lisa Wingate, Ballantine, $17, 9780425284704
9. There There
Tommy Orange, Vintage, $16, 9780525436140
10. Florida
Lauren Groff, Riverhead Books, $16, 9781594634529
11. The Death of Mrs. Westaway
Ruth Ware, Gallery/Scout Press, $16.99, 9781501156250
12. Warlight
Michael Ondaatje, Vintage, $16, 9780525562962
13. Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine
Gail Honeyman, Penguin, $16, 9780735220690
14. The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek
Kim Michele Richardson, Sourcebooks Landmark, $15.99, 9781492671527
15. The Summer I Met Jack
Michelle Gable, St. Martin's Griffin, $16.99, 9781250103253

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION

1. The Mueller Report
The Washington Post, Scribner, $15, 9781982129736
2. Born a Crime
Trevor Noah, Spiegel & Grau, $18, 9780399588198
3. Sapiens
Yuval Noah Harari, Harper Perennial, $22.99, 9780062316110
4. How to Change Your Mind
Michael Pollan, Penguin, $18, 9780735224155
5. You Are a Badass
Jen Sincero, Running Press, $16, 9780762447695
6. The Soul of America
Jon Meacham, Random House, $20, 9780399589829
7. Just Mercy
Bryan Stevenson, Spiegel & Grau, $16, 9780812984965
8. White Fragility
Robin DiAngelo, Beacon Press, $16, 9780807047415
9. The Best Cook in the World: Tales from My Momma's Southern Table
Rick Bragg, Vintage, $17, 9781400032693
10. Killers of the Flower Moon
David Grann, Vintage, $16.95, 9780307742483
11. The Field Guide to Dumb Birds of North America
Matt Kracht, Chronicle Books, $15.95, 9781452174037
12. The Mueller Report
Robert S. Mueller, III, et al., Skyhorse, $12.99, 9781510750166
13. Code Girls
Liza Mundy, Hachette, $16.99, 9780316352543
14. I'll Be Gone in the Dark
Michelle McNamara, Harper Perennial, $17.99, 9780062319791
15. The Last Castle
Denise Kiernan, Touchstone, $17, 9781476794051

MASS MARKET

1. A Game of Thrones
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780553593716
2. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Grand Central, $9.99, 9781455538966
3. Good Omens
Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett, Morrow, $9.99, 9780062836977
4. The Mueller Report
Robert S. Mueller, et al., Melville House, $9.99, 9781612197814
5. A Clash of Kings
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780345535429
6. Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $9.99, 9780441172719
7. American Gods
Neil Gaiman, Morrow, $9.99, 9780062572110
8. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Little Brown, $8.99, 9780316769488
9. The Left Hand of Darkness
Ursula K. Le Guin, Ace, $9.99, 9780441478125
10. A Dance With Dragons
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9781101886038

CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED

1. Oh, the Places You'll Go!
Dr. Seuss, Random House, $18.99, 9780679805274
2. High Five
Adam Rubin, Daniel Salmieri (Illus.), Dial, $19.99, 9780525428893
3. The Book Hog
Greg Pizzoli, Disney/Hyperion, $16.99, 9781368036894
4. Dr. Seuss's I Love Pop!
Dr. Seuss, Random House Books for Young Readers, $8.99, 9781984848123
5. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, Putnam, $10.99, 9780399226908
6. Dragons Love Tacos
Adam Rubin, Daniel Salmieri (Illus.), Dial, $16.99, 9780803736801
7. Is That Your Dad?
Carles Ballesteros, Abrams Appleseed, $7.99, 9781419736292
8. Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star
Maddie Frost, Workman, $5.95, 9781523505111
9. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
10. Lambslide
Ann Patchett, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), Harper, $18.99, 9780062883384

CHILDREN'S INTEREST

1. Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid: Rowley Jefferson's Journal
Jeff Kinney, Amulet Books, $13.99, 9781419740275
2. On the Come Up
Angie Thomas, Balzer + Bray, $18.99, 9780062498564
3. The Girl Who Drank the Moon
Kelly Barnhill, Algonquin Young Readers, $9.95, 9781616207465
4. The Giver
Lois Lowry, HMH Books for Young Readers, $9.99, 9780544340688
5. The Sun Is Also a Star
Nicola Yoon, Ember, $12.99, 9781984849397
6. The Hate U Give
Angie Thomas, Balzer + Bray, $18.99, 9780062871350
7. With the Fire on High
Elizabeth Acevedo, HarperTeen, $17.99, 9780062662835
8. Fish in a Tree
Lynda Mullaly Hunt, Puffin, $8.99, 9780142426425
9. Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy
Rey Terciero, Bre Indigo (Illus.), Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $12.99, 9780316522885
10. Pax
Sara Pennypacker, Jon Klassen (Illus.), Balzer + Bray, $8.99, 9780062377029

CHILDREN'S SERIES TITLES

1. Bunnicula: 40th Anniversary Edition (Bunnicula and Friends)
James Howe, Deborah Howe, Alan Daniel (Illus.), Atheneum (BYR), $10.99, 9781534435933
2. Dog Man: Brawl of the Wild
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9781338236576
3. Dog Man: Lord of the Fleas
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9780545935173
4. Spy School British Invasion
Stuart Gibbs, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9781534424708
5. Mr. Lemoncello's All-Star Breakout Game (Mr. Lemoncello's Library, #4)
Chris Grabenstein, Random House Books for Young Readers, $16.99, 9780525646440
6. Dog Man and Cat Kid
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9780545935180
7. Theodore Boone: The Accomplice
John Grisham, Dutton Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9780525556268
8. The Bad Guys (The Bad Guys, #1)
Aaron Blabey, Scholastic, $5.99, 9780545912402
9. Just Jaime (Emmie & Friends)
Terri Libenson, Balzer + Bray, $12.99, 9780062851062
10. The Dragonet Prophecy (Wings of Fire, Book One)
Tui T. Sutherland, Scholastic, $6.99, 9780545349239