The Southern Indie Bestseller List

The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and SIBA, for the week ended Sunday, May 2, 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 Hill We Climb
Amanda Gorman, Viking, $15.99, 9780593465271
2. Sooley
John Grisham, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385547680
3. The Four Winds
Kristin Hannah, St. Martin's, $28.99, 9781250178602
4. The Midnight Library
Matt Haig, Viking, $26, 9780525559474
5. Whereabouts
Jhumpa Lahiri, Knopf, $24, 9780593318317
6. Klara and the Sun
Kazuo Ishiguro, Knopf, $28, 9780593318171
7. When the Stars Go Dark
Paula McLain, Ballantine, $28, 9780593237892
8. The Vanishing Half
Brit Bennett, Riverhead Books, $27, 9780525536291
9. A Gambling Man
David Baldacci, Grand Central, $29, 9781538719671
10. First Person Singular
Haruki Murakami, Knopf, $28, 9780593318072
11. Of Women and Salt
Gabriela Garcia, Flatiron Books, $26.99, 9781250776686
12. Hamnet
Maggie O'Farrell, Knopf, $26.95, 9780525657606
13. The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue
V.E. Schwab, Tor, $26.99, 9780765387561
14. The Paris Library
Janet Skeslien Charles, Atria, $28, 9781982134198
15. Fugitive Telemetry
Martha Wells, Tordotcom, $19.99, 9781250765376
 
HARDCOVER NONFICTION 
1. The Bomber Mafia: A Dream, a Temptation, and the Longest Night of the Second World War
Malcolm Gladwell, Little, Brown, $27, 9780316296618
2. World Travel
Anthony Bourdain, Laurie Woolever, Ecco, $35, 9780062802798
3. The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse
Charlie Mackesy, HarperOne, $22.99, 9780062976581
4. Crying in H Mart
Michelle Zauner, Knopf, $26.95, 9780525657743
5. Dusk, Night, Dawn
Anne Lamott, Riverhead Books, $20, 9780593189696
6. Caste
Isabel Wilkerson, Random House, $32, 9780593230251
7. Empire of Pain
Patrick Radden Keefe, Doubleday, $32.50, 9780385545686
8. The Code Breaker
Walter Isaacson, S&S, $35, 9781982115852
9. How Y'all Doing?: Misadventures and Mischief from a Life Well Lived
Leslie Jordan, Morrow, $26.99, 9780063076198
10. What Happened to You?: Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing
Oprah Winfrey, Bruce D. Perry, Flatiron Books: An Oprah Book, $28.99, 9781250223180
11. Philip Roth: The Biography
Blake Bailey, Norton, $40, 9780393240726
12. Untamed
Glennon Doyle, The Dial Press, $28, 9781984801258
13. You Are Your Best Thing: Vulnerability, Shame Resilience, and the Black Experience
Tarana Burke, Brené Brown (Eds.), Random House, $27, 9780593243626
14. Greenlights
Matthew McConaughey, Crown, $30, 9780593139134
15. Broken (in the best possible way)
Jenny Lawson, Holt, $27.99, 9781250077035
 
TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION
1. Where the Crawdads Sing
Delia Owens, Putnam, $18, 9780735219106
2. The Song of Achilles
Madeline Miller, Ecco, $16.99, 9780062060624
3. The Rose Code
Kate Quinn, Morrow, $17.99, 9780062943477
4. Circe
Madeline Miller, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316556323
5. The Overstory
Richard Powers, Norton, $18.95, 9780393356687
6. The Dutch House
Ann Patchett, Harper Perennial, $17, 9780062963680
7. The Night Watchman
Louise Erdrich, Harper Perennial, $18, 9780062671196
8. The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo
Taylor Jenkins Reid, Washington Square Press, $17, 9781501161933
9. The Alchemist
Paulo Coelho, HarperOne, $16.99, 9780062315007
10. Big Summer
Jennifer Weiner, Washington Square Press, $17, 9781501133527
11. The House in the Cerulean Sea
TJ Klune, Tor, $18.99, 9781250217318
12. Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $18, 9780441013593
13. Deacon King Kong
James McBride, Riverhead Books, $17, 9780735216730
14. Under the Southern Sky
Kristy Woodson Harvey, Gallery Books, $16.99, 9781982117726
15. Redhead by the Side of the Road
Anne Tyler, Vintage, $16, 9780593080948
 
TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION
1. Braiding Sweetgrass
Robin Wall Kimmerer, Milkweed Editions, $18, 9781571313560
2. Entangled Life
Merlin Sheldrake, Random House, $18, 9780525510321
3. Say Nothing
Patrick Radden Keefe, Anchor, $16.95, 9780307279286
4. Leaving Isn't the Hardest Thing
Lauren Hough, Vintage, $16.95, 9780593080764
5. The Desire Factor: How to Embrace Your Materialistic Nature to Reclaim Your Full Spiritual Power
Christy Whitman, Beyond Words, $14.99, 9781582707594
6. Dirt
Bill Buford, Vintage, $17, 9780307455802
7. Nomadland
Jessica Bruder, Norton, $16.95, 9780393356311
8. The Body Keeps the Score
Bessel van der Kolk, Penguin, $19, 9780143127741
9. Late Migrations: A Natural History of Love and Loss
Margaret Renkl, Milkweed Editions, $16, 9781571313836
10. Outliers
Malcolm Gladwell, Back Bay, $17.99, 9780316017930
11. Minor Feelings
Cathy Park Hong, One World, $18, 9781984820389
12. My Grandmother's Hands
Resmaa Menakem, Central Recovery Press, $17.95, 9781942094470
13. The Body
Bill Bryson, Anchor, $17, 9780804172721
14. The Making of Biblical Womanhood: How the Subjugation of Women Became Gospel Truth
Beth Allison Barr, Brazos Press, $19.99, 9781587434709
15. Dispatches from Pluto
Richard Grant, S&S, $17, 9781476709642
 
MASS MARKET 
1. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
2. Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $10.99, 9780441172719
3. Animal Farm
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451526342
4. Lord of the Flies
William Golding, Perigee, $11, 9780399501487
5. American Gods
Neil Gaiman, Morrow, $9.99, 9780062572110
6. Bridgerton: It's in His Kiss
Julia Quinn, Avon, $8.99, 9780062353795
7. Bridgerton: When He Was Wicked
Julia Quinn, Avon, $8.99, 9780062353788
8. Bridgerton: On the Way to the Wedding
Julia Quinn, Avon, $8.99, 9780062353818
9. Mistborn: The Final Empire
Brandon Sanderson, Tor, $8.99, 9781250318541
10. Bridgerton: The Viscount Who Loved Me
Julia Quinn, Avon, $8.99, 9780062353641
 
CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED 
1. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
2. The Giving Tree
Shel Silverstein, Harper, $17.99, 9780060256654
3. Itty-Bitty Kitty-Corn
Shannon Hale, LeUyen Pham (Illus.), Abrams, $18.99, 9781419750915
4. The Rock from the Sky
Jon Klassen, Candlewick, $18.99, 9781536215625
5. Moo, Baa, La La La!
Sandra Boynton, S&S, $5.99, 9780671449018
6. Jungle Night
Sandra Boynton, Workman, $7.95, 9781523513604
7. Oh, the Places You'll Go!
Dr. Seuss, Random House, $18.99, 9780679805274
8. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, Harper, $19.95, 9780060254926
9. Someone Builds the Dream
Lisa Wheeler, Loren Long (Illus.), Dial Books, $19.99, 9781984814333
10. Pat the Bunny
Dorothy Kunhardt, Golden Books, $9.99, 9780307120007
 
CHILDREN'S INTEREST 
1. Rowley Jefferson's Awesome Friendly Spooky Stories
Jeff Kinney, Abrams, $14.99, 9781419756979
2. Ground Zero
Alan Gratz, Scholastic Press, $17.99, 9781338245752
3. Cat Kid Comic Club
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $12.99, 9781338712766
4. You Don't Have to Be Everything: Poems for Girls Becoming Themselves
Diana Whitney (Ed.), Workman, $14.95, 9781523510993
5. Firekeeper's Daughter
Angeline Boulley, Henry Holt and Co. BYR, $18.99, 9781250766564
6. Guts
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $12.99, 9780545852500
7. We Were Liars
E. Lockhart, Ember, $10.99, 9780385741279
8. One of Us Is Lying
Karen M. McManus, Delacorte Press, $17.99, 9781524714680
9. Wonder
R.J. Palacio, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $16.99, 9781524720193
10. The War That Saved My Life
Kimberly Brubaker Bradley, Puffin, $8.99, 9780147510488
 
CHILDREN'S SERIES TITLES 
1. Dog Man: Mothering Heights
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $12.99, 9781338680454
2. Shadow and Bone
Leigh Bardugo, Henry Holt and Co. BYR), $12.99, 9781250777881
3. Siege and Storm (Shadow and Bone, #2)
Leigh Bardugo, Square Fish, $10.99, 9781250044433
4. Six of Crows
Leigh Bardugo, Square Fish, $11.99, 9781250076960
5. Ruin and Rising (Shadow and Bone, #3)
Leigh Bardugo, Square Fish, $10.99, 9781250063168
6. The Last Kids on Earth: Thrilling Tales from the Tree House
Max Brallier, Douglas Holgate (Illus.), Jay Cooper (Illus.), Viking Books for Young Readers, $13.99, 9780593350065
7. Rule of Wolves (King of Scars, #2)
Leigh Bardugo, Imprint, $22.99, 9781250142306
8. Dog Man: Grime and Punishment
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $12.99, 9781338535624
9. The Last Kids on Earth
Max Brallier, Douglas Holgate (Illus.), Viking Books for Young Readers, $13.99, 9780670016617
10. Who Was Blackbeard? (Who Was/Is...?)
James Buckley, Joseph J.M. Qiu (Illus.), Penguin Workshop, $5.99, 9780448483085

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