Southern Bestsellers for the week ending 9/15/2019

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Southern Indie Bestsellers 7/21/2019

The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and SIBA, for the week ending Sunday, July 21, 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 Nickel Boys
Colson Whitehead, Doubleday, $24.95, 9780385537070
3. The New Girl
Daniel Silva, Harper, $28.99, 9780062834836
4. City of Girls
Elizabeth Gilbert, Riverhead Books, $28, 9781594634734
5. On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous
Ocean Vuong, Penguin Press, $26, 9780525562023
6. Summer of '69
Elin Hilderbrand, Little Brown, $28, 9780316420013
7. Circe
Madeline Miller, Little Brown, $27, 9780316556347
8. The Most Fun We Ever Had
Claire Lombardo, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385544252
9. Sunset Beach
Mary Kay Andrews, St. Martin's, $28.99, 9781250126108
10. Mrs. Everything
Jennifer Weiner, Atria, $28, 9781501133480
11. The Silent Patient
Alex Michaelides, Celadon Books, $26.99, 9781250301697
12. Normal People
Sally Rooney, Hogarth, $26, 9781984822178
13. Whisper Network
Chandler Baker, Flatiron Books, $26.99, 9781250319470
14. Cemetery Road
Greg Iles, Morrow, $28.99, 9780062824615
15. The Substitution Order
Martin Clark, Knopf, $27.95, 9780525656326

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

1. Educated
Tara Westover, Random House, $28, 9780399590504
2. The Pioneers
David McCullough, S&S, $30, 9781501168680
3. Three Women
Lisa Taddeo, Avid Reader Press/S&S, $27, 9781451642292
4. Becoming
Michelle Obama, Crown, $32.50, 9781524763138
5. The Second Mountain
David Brooks, Random House, $28, 9780812993264
6. Maybe You Should Talk to Someone
Lori Gottlieb, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $28, 9781328662057
7. The British Are Coming
Rick Atkinson, Holt, $40, 9781627790437
8. The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*ck
Mark Manson, Harper, $24.99, 9780062457714
9. Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat
Samin Nosrat, Wendy MacNaughton (Illus.), S&S, $35, 9781476753836
10. The Moment of Lift
Melinda Gates, Flatiron Books, $26.99, 9781250313577
11. Justice on Trial: The Kavanaugh Confirmation and the Future of the Supreme Court
Mollie Hemingway, Carrie Severino, Regnery, $28.99, 9781621579830
12. Stay Sexy & Don't Get Murdered
Karen Kilgariff, Georgia Hardstark, Forge, $24.99, 9781250178954
13. Sea Stories
William H. McRaven, Grand Central, $30, 9781538729748
14. Spying on the South
Tony Horwitz, Penguin Press, $30, 9781101980286
15. Make Your Bed
William H. McRaven, Grand Central, $20, 9781455570249

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION

1. The Overstory
Richard Powers, Norton, $18.95, 9780393356687
2. A Gentleman in Moscow
Amor Towles, Penguin, $17, 9780143110439
3. The Tattooist of Auschwitz
Heather Morris, Harper, $16.99, 9780062797155
4. Little Fires Everywhere
Celeste Ng, Penguin, $17, 9780735224315
5. Before We Were Yours
Lisa Wingate, Ballantine, $17, 9780425284704
6. Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine
Gail Honeyman, Penguin, $16, 9780735220690
7. The Immortalists
Chloe Benjamin, Putnam, $16, 9780735215092
8. The Underground Railroad
Colson Whitehead, Anchor, $16.95, 9780345804327
9. The Adventure Zone: Murder on the Rockport Limited!
Clint McElroy, et al., First Second, $19.99, 9781250153715
10. The Woman in the Window
A.J. Finn, Morrow, $16.99, 9780062678423
11. There There
Tommy Orange, Vintage, $16, 9780525436140
12. The Handmaid's Tale
Margaret Atwood, Anchor, $15.95, 9780525435006
13. An American Marriage
Tayari Jones, Algonquin Books, $16.95, 9781616208684
14. The Outsider
Stephen King, Gallery Books, $18.99, 9781501181009
15. The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek
Kim Michele Richardson, Sourcebooks Landmark, $15.99, 9781492671527

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION

1. Sapiens
Yuval Noah Harari, Harper Perennial, $22.99, 9780062316110
2. Calypso
David Sedaris, Back Bay, $17.99, 9780316392426
3. How to Change Your Mind
Michael Pollan, Penguin, $18, 9780735224155
4. The Mueller Report
The Washington Post, Scribner, $15, 9781982129736
5. White Fragility
Robin DiAngelo, Beacon Press, $16, 9780807047415
6. The Last Castle
Denise Kiernan, Touchstone, $17, 9781476794051
7. The Soul of America
Jon Meacham, Random House, $20, 9780399589829
8. Born a Crime
Trevor Noah, Spiegel & Grau, $18, 9780399588198
9. The Secret Token: Myth, Obsession, and the Search for the Lost Colony of Roanoke
Andrew Lawler, Anchor, $17, 9781101974605
10. Killers of the Flower Moon
David Grann, Vintage, $16.95, 9780307742483
11. Just Mercy
Bryan Stevenson, Spiegel & Grau, $16, 9780812984965
12. Shoe Dog
Phil Knight, Scribner, $20, 9781501135927
13. Daring Greatly
Brené Brown, Avery, $17, 9781592408412
14. Indianapolis
Lynn Vincent, Sara Vladic, S&S, $18, 9781501135958
15. Confederates in the Attic
Tony Horwitz, Vintage, $17, 9780679758334

MASS MARKET

1. Good Omens
Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett, Morrow, $9.99, 9780062836977
2. The Diary of a Young Girl
Anne Frank, Bantam, $7.99, 9780553577129
3. Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $9.99, 9780441172719
4. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
5. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Little Brown, $8.99, 9780316769488
6. The Mueller Report
Robert S. Mueller, et al., Melville House, $9.99, 9781612197814
7. American Gods
Neil Gaiman, Morrow, $9.99, 9780062572110
8. The Summer House
Jenny Hale, Forever, $9.99, 9781538764176
9. A Game of Thrones
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780553593716
10. Outlander
Diana Gabaldon, Dell, $9.99, 9780553393699

CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED

1. The Pigeon HAS to Go to School!
Mo Willems, Hyperion Books for Children, $16.99, 9781368046459
2. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, Putnam, $10.99, 9780399226908
3. My Little Golden Book About the First Moon Landing
Charles Lovitt, Bryan Sims (Illus.), Golden Books, $4.99, 9780525580072
4. Where's Waldo? 30th Anniversary Edition
Martin Handford, Candlewick, $7.99, 9780763695798
5. Hum and Swish
Matt Myers, Neal Porter Books, $18.99, 9780823442867
6. The Wonky Donkey
Craig Smith, Katz Cowley (Illus.), Scholastic, $7.99, 9780545261241
7. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
8. On the Night You Were Born
Nancy Tillman, Feiwel & Friends, $7.99, 9780312601553
9. Pat the Bunny
Dorothy Kunhardt, Golden Books, $9.99, 9780307120007
10. The King of Kindergarten
Derrick Barnes, Vanessa Brantley-Newton (Illus.), Nancy Paulsen Books, $17.99, 9781524740740

CHILDREN'S INTEREST

1. Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid: Rowley Jefferson's Journal
Jeff Kinney, Abrams, $13.99, 9781419740275
2. Turtles All the Way Down
John Green, Penguin, $14.99, 9780525555377
3. The Hate U Give
Angie Thomas, Balzer + Bray, $18.99, 9780062871350
4. Wilder Girls
Rory Power, Delacorte Press, $18.99, 9780525645580
5. Hatchet
Gary Paulsen, Drew Willis (Illus.), Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $9.99, 9781481486293
6. One of Us Is Lying
Karen M. McManus, Delacorte Press, $17.99, 9781524714680
7. Wonder
R.J. Palacio, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $16.99, 9781524720193
8. Drama
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545326995
9. The Girl Who Drank the Moon
Kelly Barnhill, Algonquin Young Readers, $9.95, 9781616207465
10. The Unofficial Ultimate Harry Potter Spellbook
Media Lab Books, $14.99, 9781948174244

CHILDREN'S SERIES TITLES

1. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
J.K. Rowling, Scholastic, $10.99, 9780590353427
2. The Dragonet Prophecy (Wings of Fire, Book One)
Tui T. Sutherland, Scholastic, $6.99, 9780545349239
3. Dog Man: Lord of the Fleas
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9780545935173
4. Serafina and the Seven Stars (Serafina, Book 4)
Robert Beatty, Disney/Hyperion, $16.99, 9781368007597
5. Dog Man: Brawl of the Wild
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9781338236576
6. Dog Man
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9780545581608
7. Dog Man Unleashed
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9780545935203
8. The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $7.99, 9781423134947
9. Sophia and Rainbow (Unicorn Academy, #1)
Julie Sykes, Lucy Truman (Illus.), Random House Books for Young Readers, $5.99, 9781984850829
10. The Bad Guys in The Big Bad Wolf (The Bad Guys, #9)
Aaron Blabey, Scholastic, $5.99, 9781338305814