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The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and SIBA, for the week ended Sunday, January 10, 2021. Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance and IndieBound. For an independent bookstore near you, visit IndieBound.org.

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Hardcover Fiction

1. The Vanishing Half
Brit Bennett, Riverhead Books, $27, 9780525536291
2. The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue
V.E. Schwab, Tor, $26.99, 9780765387561
3. The Prophets
Robert Jones, Jr., Putnam, $27, 9780593085684
4. Mexican Gothic
Silvia Moreno-Garcia, Del Rey, $27, 9780525620785
5. The Midnight Library
Matt Haig, Viking, $26, 9780525559474
6. American Dirt
Jeanine Cummins, Flatiron Books, $27.99, 9781250209764
7. The Mystery of Mrs. Christie
Marie Benedict, Sourcebooks Landmark, $26.99, 9781492682721
8. Ready Player Two
Ernest Cline, Ballantine, $28.99, 9781524761332
9. A Time for Mercy
John Grisham, Doubleday, $29.95, 9780385545969
10. The Fortunate Ones
Ed Tarkington, Algonquin Books, $26.95, 9781616206802
11. Nick
Michael Farris Smith, Little, Brown, $27, 9780316529761
12. Squeeze Me
Carl Hiaasen, Knopf, $28.95, 9781524733452
13. Deacon King Kong
James McBride, Riverhead Books, $28, 9780735216723
14. Outlawed
Anna North, Bloomsbury Publishing, $26, 9781635575422
15. The Liar’s Dictionary
Eley Williams, Doubleday, $26.95, 9780385546775

Hardcover Nonfiction

1. The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse
Charlie Mackesy, HarperOne, $22.99, 9780062976581
2. Caste
Isabel Wilkerson, Random House, $32, 9780593230251
3. A Promised Land
Barack Obama, Crown, $45, 9781524763169
4. Wintering
Katherine May, Riverhead Books, $24, 9780593189481
5. Greenlights
Matthew McConaughey, Crown, $30, 9780593139134
6. Keep Sharp: Build a Better Brain at Any Age
Sanjay Gupta, M.D., S&S, $28, 9781501166730
7. Pappyland: A Story of Family, Fine Bourbon, and the Things That Last
Wright Thompson, Penguin Press, $27, 9780735221253
8. Where I Come From: Stories from the Deep South
Rick Bragg, Knopf, $26.95, 9780593317785
9. Untamed
Glennon Doyle, The Dial Press, $28, 9781984801258
10. World of Wonders
Aimee Nezhukumatathil, Fumi Nakamura (Illus.), Milkweed Editions, $25, 9781571313652
11. Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat
Samin Nosrat, Wendy MacNaughton (Illus.), S&S, $35, 9781476753836
12. The Best of Me
David Sedaris, Little, Brown, $30, 9780316628242
13. Modern Comfort Food
Ina Garten, Clarkson Potter, $35, 9780804187060
14. The Deepest South of All: True Stories from Natchez, Mississippi
Richard Grant, S&S, $26, 9781501177828
15. Bag Man
Rachel Maddow, Michael Yarvitz, Crown, $28, 9780593136683

Trade Paperback Fiction

1. The Dutch House
Ann Patchett, Harper Perennial, $17, 9780062963680
2. Shuggie Bain
Douglas Stuart, Grove Press, $17, 9780802148506
3. The Overstory
Richard Powers, Norton, $18.95, 9780393356687
4. This Tender Land
William Kent Krueger, Atria, $17, 9781476749303
5. Home Body
Rupi Kaur, Andrews McMeel, $16.99, 9781449486808
6. The Song of Achilles
Madeline Miller, Ecco, $16.99, 9780062060624
7. Devotions
Mary Oliver, Penguin, $20, 9780399563263
8. Circe
Madeline Miller, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316556323
9. The House in the Cerulean Sea
TJ Klune, Tor, $18.99, 9781250217318
10. The Water Dancer
Ta-Nehisi Coates, One World, $18, 9780399590610
11. Nothing to See Here
Kevin Wilson, Ecco, $16.99, 9780062913494
12. News of the World
Paulette Jiles, Morrow, $16.99, 9780063011953
13. The Queen’s Gambit
Walter Tevis, Vintage, $16.95, 9780593314654
14. Olive, Again
Elizabeth Strout, Random House, $18, 9780812986471
15. All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr, Scribner, $18, 9781501173219

Trade Paperback Nonfiction

1. Braiding Sweetgrass
Robin Wall Kimmerer, Milkweed Editions, $18, 9781571313560
2. The Yellow House
Sarah M. Broom, Grove Press, $17, 9780802149039
3. The Soul of America
Jon Meacham, Random House, $20, 9780399589829
4. The Old Farmer’s Almanac 2021
Old Farmer’s Almanac, $8.95, 9781571988485
5. Hillbilly Elegy
J.D. Vance, Harper, $16.99, 9780062300553
6. Trick Mirror
Jia Tolentino, Random House, $18, 9780525510567
7. White Fragility
Robin DiAngelo, Beacon Press, $16, 9780807047415
8. The Color of Law
Richard Rothstein, Liveright, $17.95, 9781631494536
9. Save Me the Plums
Ruth Reichl, Random House, $18, 9780812982381
10. Mere Christianity
C.S. Lewis, HarperOne, $15.99, 9780060652920
11. Permanent Record
Edward Snowden, Picador, $18, 9781250772909
12. How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America: Essays
Kiese Laymon, Scribner, $16, 9781982170820
13. How to Do Nothing
Jenny Odell, Melville House, $17.99, 9781612198552
14. The Office: The Untold Story of the Greatest Sitcom of the 2000s
Andy Greene, Dutton, $17, 9781524744984
15. Birds of Louisiana & Mississippi Field Guide
Stan Tekiela, Adventure Publications, $14.95, 9781591932437

Mass Market Paperback

1. Bridgerton: The Duke and I
Julia Quinn, Avon, $9.99, 9780063078697
2. Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $10.99, 9780441172719
3. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
4. Go Tell It on the Mountain
James Baldwin, Vintage, $7.99, 9780345806543
5. Slaughterhouse-Five
Kurt Vonnegut, Laurel Leaf, $7.99, 9780440180296
6. Mythology
Edith Hamilton, Grand Central, $10, 9780446574754
7. A Midsummer Night’s Dream
William Shakespeare, Simon & Schuster, $6.99, 9780743477543
8. Bridgerton: The Viscount Who Loved Me
Julia Quinn, Avon, $8.99, 9780062353641
9. The Way of Kings
Brandon Sanderson, Tor, $9.99, 9780765365279
10. Long Road to Mercy
David Baldacci, Grand Central, $9.99, 9781538761540

Children’s Illustrated

1. Antiracist Baby
Ibram X. Kendi, Ashley Lukashevsky (Illus.), Kokila, $8.99, 9780593110508
2. Margaret’s Unicorn
Briony May Smith, Schwartz & Wade, $17.99, 9781984896537
3. The Going to Bed Book
Sandra Boynton, Little Simon, $5.99, 9780671449025
4. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
5. Cozy
Jan Brett, G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9780593109793
6. I Am Enough
Grace Byers, Keturah A. Bobo (Illus.), Balzer + Bray, $18.99, 9780062667120
7. On Account of the Gum
Adam Rex, Chronicle Books, $17.99, 9781452181547
8. The Snowy Day
Ezra Jack Keats, Viking Books for Young Readers, $19.99, 9780670012701
9. If You Come to Earth
Sophie Blackall, Chronicle Books, $18.99, 9781452137797
10. The Runaway Bunny
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780061074295

Children’s Interest

1. Cat Kid Comic Club
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $12.99, 9781338712766
2. The Fault in Our Stars
John Green, Penguin Books, $12.99, 9780142424179
3. They Both Die at the End
Adam Silvera, Quill Tree Books, $11.99, 9780062457806
4. The Ickabog
J.K. Rowling, Scholastic, $26.99, 9781338732870
5. Star Wars The High Republic: A Test of Courage
Justina Ireland, Petur Antonsson (Illus.), Disney Lucasfilm Press, $14.99, 9781368057301
6. Legendborn
Tracy Deonn, Margaret K. McElderry Books, $18.99, 9781534441606
7. The Silver Arrow
Lev Grossman, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $16.99, 9780316539531
8. Drama
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545326995
9. Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe
Benjamin Alire Sáenz, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $14.99, 9781442408937
10. New Kid
Jerry Craft, Harper, $12.99, 9780062691194

Children’s Series

1. The Dark Secret (Wings of Fire Graphic Novel, #4)
Tui T. Sutherland, Mike Holmes (Illus.), Graphix, $12.99, 9781338344219
2. Dog Man: For Whom the Ball Rolls
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $12.99, 9781338236590
3. Dog Man: Grime and Punishment
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $12.99, 9781338535624
4. The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes (A Hunger Games Novel)
Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, $27.99, 9781338635171
5. Dog Man: Brawl of the Wild
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9781338236576
6. Dinosaurs Before Dark (Magic Tree House, #1)
Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illus.), Random House Books for Young Readers, $5.99, 9780679824114
7. Dog Man Unleashed
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9780545935203
8. Dog Man: Lord of the Fleas
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $9.99, 9780545935173
9. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Deep End
Jeff Kinney, Abrams, $14.99, 9781419748684
10. Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library
Chris Grabenstein, Yearling, $7.99, 9780525580379

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