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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, May 31, 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. Camino Winds
John Grisham, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385545938
2. American Dirt
Jeanine Cummins, Flatiron Books, $27.99, 9781250209764
3. All Adults Here
Emma Straub, Riverhead Books, $27, 9781594634697
4. The Book of Longings
Sue Monk Kidd, Viking, $28, 9780525429760
5. Big Summer
Jennifer Weiner, Atria, $28, 9781501133510
6. Fair Warning
Michael Connelly, Little Brown, $29, 9780316539425
7. Where the Crawdads Sing
Delia Owens, Putnam, $26, 9780735219090
8. The Dutch House
Ann Patchett, Harper, $27.99, 9780062963673
9. On Ocean Boulevard
Mary Alice Monroe, Gallery, $26.99, 9781982146948
10. If It Bleeds
Stephen King, Scribner, $30, 9781982137977
11. The Jane Austen Society
Natalie Jenner, St. Martin's, $26.99, 9781250248732
12. Hello, Summer
Mary Kay Andrews, St. Martin's, $28.99, 9781250256928
13. The Book of Lost Friends
Lisa Wingate, Ballantine, $28, 9781984819888
14. Redhead by the Side of the Road
Anne Tyler, Knopf, $26.95, 9780525658412
15. Walk the Wire
David Baldacci, Grand Central, $29, 9781538761465

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

1. Untamed
Glennon Doyle, The Dial Press, $28, 9781984801258
2. The Splendid and the Vile
Erik Larson, Crown, $32, 9780385348713
3. How to Be an Antiracist
Ibram X. Kendi, One World, $27, 9780525509288
4. What It's Like to Be a Bird
David Allen Sibley, Knopf, $35, 9780307957894
5. Talking to Strangers
Malcolm Gladwell, Little Brown, $30, 9780316478526
6. Me and White Supremacy
Layla Saad, Sourcebooks, $25.99, 9781728209807
7. The Chiffon Trenches
Andre Leon Talley, Ballantine, $28, 9780593129258
8. Dirt
Bill Buford, Knopf, $28.95, 9780307271013
9. Educated
Tara Westover, Random House, $28, 9780399590504
10. Hollywood Park: A Memoir
Mikel Jollett, Celadon Books, $27.99, 9781250621566
11. Plague of Corruption: Restoring Faith in the Promise of Science
Judy Mikovits, Kent Heckenlively, Skyhorse, $26.99, 9781510752245
12. Mosquito Supper Club: Cajun Recipes from a Disappearing Bayou
Melissa M. Martin, Artisan, $35, 9781579658472
13. Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art
James Nestor, Riverhead Books, $28, 9780735213616
14. Between the World and Me
Ta-Nehisi Coates, One World, $26, 9780812993547
15. Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat
Samin Nosrat, Wendy MacNaughton (Illus.), S&S, $35, 9781476753836

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION

1. Normal People
Sally Rooney, Hogarth, $17, 9781984822185
2. Little Fires Everywhere
Celeste Ng, Penguin, $17, 9780143135166
3. City of Girls
Elizabeth Gilbert, Riverhead Books, $17, 9781594634741
4. Circe
Madeline Miller, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316556323
5. Beach Read
Emily Henry, Berkley, $16, 9781984806734
6. Daisy Jones & The Six
Taylor Jenkins Reid, Ballantine, $17, 9781524798642
7. Feels Like Falling
Kristy Woodson Harvey, Gallery, $16.99, 9781982117702
8. Ask Again, Yes
Mary Beth Keane, Scribner, $17, 9781982106997
9. The Overstory
Richard Powers, Norton, $18.95, 9780393356687
10. Mistress of the Ritz
Melanie Benjamin, Bantam, $17, 9780399182266
11. The Winemaker's Wife
Kristin Harmel, Gallery Books, $16.99, 9781982112301
12. Station Eleven
Emily St. John Mandel, Vintage, $16.95, 9780804172448
13. Rules of Civility
Amor Towles, Penguin, $17, 9780143121169
14. The Guest Book
Sarah Blake, Flatiron Books, $17.99, 9781250110275
15. The Nightingale
Kristin Hannah, St. Martin's Griffin, $17.99, 9781250080400

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION

1. White Fragility
Robin DiAngelo, Beacon Press, $16, 9780807047415
2. Say Nothing
Patrick Radden Keefe, Anchor, $16.95, 9780307279286
3. The Great Influenza
John M. Barry, Penguin, $19, 9780143036494
4. Just Mercy
Bryan Stevenson, One World, $17, 9780593133934
5. So You Want to Talk About Race
Ijeoma Oluo, Seal Press, $16.99, 9781580058827
6. Wow, No Thank You.
Samantha Irby, Vintage, $15.95, 9780525563488
7. A Woman of No Importance
Sonia Purnell, Penguin, $18, 9780735225312
8. No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference
Greta Thunberg, Penguin, $10, 9780143133568
9. The Devil in the White City
Erik Larson, Vintage, $16, 9780375725609
10. The Pioneers
David McCullough, S&S, $18, 9781501168703
11. When Things Fall Apart
Pema Chodron, Shambhala, $16.95, 9781611803433
12. David and Goliath
Malcolm Gladwell, Back Bay, $18, 9780316204378
13. Skin in the Game
Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Random House, $18, 9780425284643
14. Born a Crime
Trevor Noah, One World, $18, 9780399588198
15. Killers of the Flower Moon
David Grann, Vintage, $16.95, 9780307742483

MASS MARKET

1. Animal Farm
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451526342
2. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
3. Lord of the Flies
William Golding, Perigee, $11, 9780399501487
4. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Little Brown, $8.99, 9780316769488
5. The Stand
Stephen King, Anchor, $9.99, 9780307743688
6. Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $10.99, 9780441172719
7. The Hobbit
J.R.R. Tolkien, Del Rey, $8.99, 9780345534835
8. The Princess Bride
William Goldman, Mariner, $9.99, 9780156035217
9. True Believer
Jack Carr, Pocket, $9.99, 9781501180859
10. Ender's Game
Orson Scott Card, Tor, $7.99, 9780812550702

CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED

1. Good Night Outer Banks
Adam Gamble, Mark Jasper, Joe Veno (Illus.), Good Night Books, $9.95, 9781602196049
2. Fire Truck vs. Dragon
Chris Barton, Shanda McCloskey (Illus.), Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9780316522137
3. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
4. Teddy Spaghetti
Dorothea Benton Frank, Victoria Benton Frank, Renee Andriani (Illus.), Harper, $18.99, 9780062915429
5. Oh, the Places You'll Go!
Dr. Seuss, Random House, $18.99, 9780679805274
6. The Bad Seed
Jory John, Pete Oswald (Illus.), Harper, $18.99, 9780062467768
7. The Cool Bean
Jory John, Pete Oswald (Illus.), Harper, $18.99, 9780062954527
8. The Wonderful Things You Will Be
Emily Winfield Martin, Random House, $17.99, 9780385376716
9. Mulan: Loyal. Brave. True.
Disney Book Group, Disney Press, $5.99, 9781368054409
10. We Don't Eat Our Classmates
Ryan T. Higgins, Disney/Hyperion, $17.99, 9781368003551

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. Hatchet
Gary Paulsen, Drew Willis (Illus.), Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $9.99, 9781481486293
4. Clap When You Land
Elizabeth Acevedo, Quill Tree Books, $18.99, 9780062882769
5. 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
6. The Lonely Heart of Maybelle Lane
Kate O'Shaughnessy, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $16.99, 9781984893833
7. The First Rule of Punk
Celia C. Perez, Puffin Books, $8.99, 9780425290422
8. Look Both Ways: A Tale Told in Ten Blocks
Jason Reynolds, Alexander Nabaum (Illus.), Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books, $17.99, 9781481438285
9. A Wrinkle in Time
Madeleine L'Engle, Square Fish, $8.99, 9781250153272
10. The Outsiders
S.E. Hinton, Puffin, $10.99, 9780140385724

CHILDREN'S SERIES TITLES

1. The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes (A Hunger Games Novel)
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic Press, $27.99, 9781338635171
2. The Last Kids on Earth: June's Wild Flight
Max Brallier, Douglas Holgate (Illus.), Viking Books for Young Readers, $13.99, 9780593117187
3. The Bad Guys in the Baddest Day Ever (The Bad Guys, #10)
Aaron Blabey, Scholastic, $5.99, 9781338305845
4. Dog Man: Fetch-22
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $12.99, 9781338323214
5. Dog Man: For Whom the Ball Rolls
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $12.99, 9781338236590
6. What About Worms!? (Elephant & Piggie Like Reading!)
Ryan T. Higgins, Mo Willems, Hyperion Books for Children, $9.99, 9781368045735
7. Sal and Gabi Break the Universe (A Sal and Gabi Novel)
Carlos Hernandez, Rick Riordan Presents, $7.99, 9781368023627
8. The Hidden Oracle (The Trials of Apollo, Book One)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $9.99, 9781484746417
9. The Mysterious Benedict Society
Trenton Lee Stewart, Little Brown, $9.99, 9780316003957
10. Dog Man: Brawl of the Wild
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9781338236576