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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 7, 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. The Book of Longings
Sue Monk Kidd, Viking, $28, 9780525429760
3. Camino Winds
John Grisham, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385545938
4. Where the Crawdads Sing
Delia Owens, Putnam, $26, 9780735219090
5. A Burning
Megha Majumdar, Knopf, $25.95, 9780525658696
6. The Dutch House
Ann Patchett, Harper, $27.99, 9780062963673
7. All Adults Here
Emma Straub, Riverhead Books, $27, 9781594634697
8. The Last Trial
Scott Turow, Grand Central, $29, 9781538748138
9. The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires
Grady Hendrix, Quirk Books, $22.99, 9781683691433
10. The Book of Lost Friends
Lisa Wingate, Ballantine, $28, 9781984819888
11. The Glass Hotel
Emily St.John Mandel, Knopf, $26.95, 9780525521143
12. American Dirt
Jeanine Cummins, Flatiron Books, $27.99, 9781250209764
13. If It Bleeds
Stephen King, Scribner, $30, 9781982137977
14. The Nickel Boys
Colson Whitehead, Doubleday, $24.95, 9780385537070
15. The Jane Austen Society
Natalie Jenner, St. Martin's, $26.99, 9781250248732

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

1. The Splendid and the Vile
Erik Larson, Crown, $32, 9780385348713
2. Untamed
Glennon Doyle, The Dial Press, $28, 9781984801258
3. Between the World and Me
Ta-Nehisi Coates, One World, $26, 9780812993547
4. How to Be an Antiracist
Ibram X. Kendi, One World, $27, 9780525509288
5. Hidden Valley Road
Robert Kolker, Doubleday, $29.95, 9780385543767
6. Becoming
Michelle Obama, Crown, $32.50, 9781524763138
7. Educated
Tara Westover, Random House, $28, 9780399590504
8. Dirt
Bill Buford, Knopf, $28.95, 9780307271013
9. Breath
James Nestor, Riverhead Books, $28, 9780735213616
10. What It's Like to Be a Bird
David Allen Sibley, Knopf, $35, 9780307957894
11. Me and White Supremacy
Layla Saad, Sourcebooks, $25.99, 9781728209807
12. Talking to Strangers
Malcolm Gladwell, Little Brown, $30, 9780316478526
13. The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse
Charlie Mackesy, HarperOne, $22.99, 9780062976581
14. Pelosi
Molly Ball, Holt, $27.99, 9781250252869
15. Mosquito Supper Club: Cajun Recipes from a Disappearing Bayou
Melissa M. Martin, Artisan, $35, 9781579658472

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION

1. Normal People
Sally Rooney, Hogarth, $17, 9781984822185
2. Circe
Madeline Miller, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316556323
3. City of Girls
Elizabeth Gilbert, Riverhead Books, $17, 9781594634741
4. Little Fires Everywhere
Celeste Ng, Penguin, $17, 9780143135166
5. The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek
Kim Michele Richardson, Sourcebooks Landmark, $15.99, 9781492671527
6. Ask Again, Yes
Mary Beth Keane, Scribner, $17, 9781982106997
7. Beach Read
Emily Henry, Berkley, $16, 9781984806734
8. Their Eyes Were Watching God
Zora Neale Hurston, Harper, $15.99, 9780060838676
9. The Guest Book
Sarah Blake, Flatiron Books, $17.99, 9781250110275
10. The Bluest Eye
Toni Morrison, Vintage, $14.95, 9780307278449
11. Daisy Jones & The Six
Taylor Jenkins Reid, Ballantine, $17, 9781524798642
12. The Overstory
Richard Powers, Norton, $18.95, 9780393356687
13. The Only Woman in the Room
Marie Benedict, Sourcebooks Landmark, $16.99, 9781492666899
14. A Gentleman in Moscow
Amor Towles, Penguin, $17, 9780143110439
15. Invisible Man
Ralph Ellison, Vintage, $16, 9780679732761

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION

1. Just Mercy
Bryan Stevenson, One World, $17, 9780593133934
2. White Fragility
Robin DiAngelo, Beacon Press, $16, 9780807047415
3. The New Jim Crow
Michelle Alexander, New Press, $18.99, 9781620971932
4. So You Want to Talk About Race
Ijeoma Oluo, Seal Press, $16.99, 9781580058827
5. The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America
Richard Rothstein, Liveright, $17.95, 9781631494536
6. A Woman of No Importance
Sonia Purnell, Penguin, $18, 9780735225312
7. Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America
Ibram X. Kendi, Bold Type Books, $19.99, 9781568585987
8. The Fire Next Time
James Baldwin, Vintage, $13.95, 9780679744726
9. Born a Crime
Trevor Noah, One World, $18, 9780399588198
10. When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir
Patrisse Khan-Cullors, asha bandele, St. Martin's Griffin, $16.99, 9781250306906
11. The Great Influenza
John M. Barry, Penguin, $19, 9780143036494
12. The Warmth of Other Suns
Isabel Wilkerson, Vintage, $17.95, 9780679763888
13. Heavy: An American Memoir
Kiese Laymon, Scribner, $16, 9781501125669
14. White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide
Carol Anderson, Bloomsbury USA, $17, 9781632864130
15. The Pioneers
David McCullough, S&S, $18, 9781501168703

MASS MARKET

1. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
2. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
Maya Angelou, Ballantine, $7.99, 9780345514400
3. The Autobiography of Malcolm X
Malcom X, Ballantine, $7.99, 9780345350688
4. The Diary of a Young Girl
Anne Frank, Bantam, $7.99, 9780553577129
5. Animal Farm
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451526342
6. Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $10.99, 9780441172719
7. The Princess Bride
William Goldman, Mariner, $9.99, 9780156035217
8. Good Omens
Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett, Morrow, $9.99, 9780062836977
9. Coming of Age in Mississippi
Anne Moody, Dell, $7.99, 9780440314882
10. Go Tell It on the Mountain
James Baldwin, Vintage, $7.99, 9780345806543

CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED

1. The World Needs More Purple People
Kristen Bell, Benjamin Hart, Daniel Wiseman (Illus.), Random House (BYR), $17.99, 9780593121962
2. Sulwe
Lupita Nyong'o, Vashti Harrison (Illus.), Simon & Schuster (BYR), $17.99, 9781534425361
3. Kamala and Maya's Big Idea
Meena Harris, Ana Ramírez González (Illus.), Balzer + Bray, $18.99, 9780062937407
4. The Undefeated
Kwame Alexander, Kadir Nelson (Illus.), Versify, $17.99, 9781328780966
5. Not My Idea: A Book about Whiteness
Anastasia Higginbotham, Dottir Press, $18.95, 9781948340007
6. I Believe I Can
Grace Byers, Keturah A. Bobo (Illus.), Balzer + Bray, $18.99, 9780062667137
7. All Are Welcome
Alexandra Penfold, Suzanne Kaufman (Illus.), Knopf Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9780525579649
8. The Day You Begin
Jacqueline Woodson, Rafael Lopez (Illus.), Nancy Paulsen Books, $18.99, 9780399246531
9. A Is for Activist
Innosanto Nagara, Triangle Square, $9.99, 9781609805395
10. Saturday
Oge Mora, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9780316431279

CHILDREN'S INTEREST

1. Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You
Jason Reynolds, Ibram X. Kendi, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9780316453691
2. The One and Only Bob
Katherine Applegate, Patricia Castelao (Illus.), Harper, $18.99, 9780062991317
3. The Hate U Give
Angie Thomas, Balzer + Bray, $18.99, 9780062871350
4. Ghost Boys
Jewell Parker Rhodes, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $7.99, 9780316262262
5. The One and Only Ivan
Katherine Applegate, Patricia Castelao (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780061992278
6. Dear Martin
Nic Stone, Ember, $9.99, 9781101939529
7. A Song Below Water
Bethany C. Morrow, Tor Teen, $17.99, 9781250315328
8. Clap When You Land
Elizabeth Acevedo, Quill Tree Books, $18.99, 9780062882769
9. 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
10. Clean Getaway
Nic Stone, Crown Books for Young Readers, $16.99, 9781984892973

CHILDREN'S SERIES TITLES

1. The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes (A Hunger Games Novel)
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $27.99, 9781338635171
2. The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $7.99, 9781423134947
3. One True King (The School for Good and Evil, #6)
Soman Chainani, Harper, $17.99, 9780062695215
4. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
J.K. Rowling, Scholastic, $10.99, 9780590353427
5. The Crossover (The Crossover Series)
Kwame Alexander, HMH Books for Young Readers, $8.99, 9780544935204
6. Dog Man: A Tale of Two Kitties
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9780545935210
7. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
J.K. Rowling, Scholastic, $12.99, 9780439139601
8. Dog Man: Fetch-22
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $12.99, 9781338323214
9. Becoming Brianna (Emmie & Friends)
Terri Libenson, Balzer + Bray, $12.99, 9780062894533
10. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
J.K. Rowling, Scholastic, $10.99, 9780439064873