The Southern Indie Bestseller List

Bestsellers 9 19 2021

The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and SIBA, for the week ended Sunday, September 19, 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.

HARDCOVER FICTION
1. Beautiful World, Where Are You
Sally Rooney, FSG, $28, 9780374602604
2. Harlem Shuffle
Colson Whitehead, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385545136
3. Matrix
Lauren Groff, Riverhead Books, $28, 9781594634499
4. The Madness of Crowds
Louise Penny, Minotaur, $28.99, 9781250145260
5. Apples Never Fall
Liane Moriarty, Holt, $28.99, 9781250220257
6. The Midnight Library
Matt Haig, Viking, $26, 9780525559474
7. A Slow Fire Burning
Paula Hawkins, Riverhead Books, $28, 9780735211230
8. The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois
Honorée Fanonne Jeffers, Harper, $28.99, 9780062942937
9. The Paper Palace
Miranda Cowley Heller, Riverhead Books, $27, 9780593329825
10. Billy Summers
Stephen King, Scribner, $30, 9781982173616
11. The Last Thing He Told Me
Laura Dave, S&S, $27, 9781501171345
12. The Final Girl Support Group
Grady Hendrix, Berkley, $26, 9780593201237
13. Poison for Breakfast
Lemony Snicket, Liveright, $17.95, 9781324090625
14. Enemy at the Gates
Vince Flynn, Kyle Mills, Atria/Emily Bestler Books, $28.99, 9781982164881
15. The Book of Accidents
Chuck Wendig, Del Rey, $28.99, 9780399182136
 
HARDCOVER NONFICTION 
1. Fuzz: When Nature Breaks the Law
Mary Roach, Norton, $26.95, 9781324001935
2. Crying in H Mart: A Memoir
Michelle Zauner, Knopf, $26.95, 9780525657743
3. The Premonition: A Pandemic Story
Michael Lewis, Norton, $30, 9780393881554
4. Graceland, at Last: Notes on Hope and Heartache from the American South
Margaret Renkl, Milkweed Editions, $26, 9781571311849
5. Travels with George: In Search of Washington and His Legacy
Nathaniel Philbrick, Viking, $30, 9780525562177
6. Unbound: My Story of Liberation and the Birth of the Me Too Movement
Tarana Burke, Flatiron Books: An Oprah Book, $28.99, 9781250621733
7. Countdown bin Laden: The Untold Story of the 247-Day Hunt to Bring the Mastermind of 9/11 to Justice
Chris Wallace, Avid Reader Press/S&S, $30, 9781982176525
8. This Is Your Mind on Plants
Michael Pollan, Penguin Press, $28, 9780593296905
9. Beautiful Country: A Memoir
Qian Julie Wang, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385547215
10. American Marxism
Mark R. Levin, Threshold Editions, $28, 9781501135972
11. Finding the Mother Tree: Discovering the Wisdom of the Forest
Suzanne Simard, Knopf, $28.95, 9780525656098
12. Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents
Isabel Wilkerson, Random House, $32, 9780593230251
13. The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse
Charlie Mackesy, HarperOne, $22.99, 9780062976581
14. The American Experiment: Dialogues on a Dream
David M. Rubenstein, S&S, $32, 9781982165734
15. Cuba: An American History
Dr. Ada Ferrer, Scribner, $32, 9781501154553
 
TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION 
1. The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo
Taylor Jenkins Reid, Washington Square Press, $17, 9781501161933
2. The Song of Achilles
Madeline Miller, Ecco, $16.99, 9780062060624
3. Hamnet
Maggie O'Farrell, Vintage, $16.95, 9781984898876
4. People We Meet on Vacation
Emily Henry, Berkley, $16, 9781984806758
5. Circe
Madeline Miller, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316556323
6. The Guest List
Lucy Foley, Morrow, $16.99, 9780062868947
7. Anxious People
Fredrik Backman, Washington Square Press, $17, 9781501160844
8. The Silent Patient
Alex Michaelides, Celadon Books, $17.99, 9781250301703
9. Where the Crawdads Sing
Delia Owens, Putnam, $18, 9780735219106
10. The House in the Cerulean Sea
TJ Klune, Tor, $18.99, 9781250217318
11. The Overstory
Richard Powers, Norton, $18.95, 9780393356687
12. Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $18, 9780441013593
13. The Night Watchman
Louise Erdrich, Harper Perennial, $18, 9780062671196
14. It Ends with Us
Colleen Hoover, Atria, $16.99, 9781501110368
15. The Thursday Murder Club
Richard Osman, Penguin, $17, 9781984880987
 
TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION 
1. The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma
Bessel van der Kolk, M.D., Penguin, $19, 9780143127741
2. The Best of Me
David Sedaris, Back Bay, $18.99, 9780316242400
3. The Lost Colony Murder on the Outer Banks: Seeking Justice for Brenda Joyce Holland
John Railey, History Press, $21.99, 9781467147392
4. The Deepest South of All: True Stories from Natchez, Mississippi
Richard Grant, S&S, $17, 9781501177842
5. The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom
Don Miguel Ruiz, Amber-Allen, $12.95, 9781878424310
6. Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women That a Movement Forgot
Mikki Kendall, Penguin, $16, 9780525560562
7. Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
Yuval Noah Harari, Harper Perennial, $24.99, 9780062316110
8. The Outer Banks Gazetteer: The History of Place Names from Carova to Emerald Isle
Roger L. Payne, University of North Carolina Press, $24, 9781469662282
9. Memories of the Currituck Outer Banks: As Told by Ernie Bowden
Clark Twiddy, History Press, $21.99, 9781467149471
10. Where I Come From: Stories from the Deep South
Rick Bragg, Vintage, $17, 9780593310809
11. The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America
Erik Larson, Vintage, $16, 9780375725609
12. How to Change Your Mind
Michael Pollan, Penguin, $18, 9780735224155
13. Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family
Robert Kolker, Anchor, $17, 9780525562641
14. Corolla and the Currituck Outer Banks
R.Wayne Gray, Nancy Beach Gray, Arcadia Publishing, $23.99, 9781467106986
15. Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End
Atul Gawande, Picador, $17, 9781250076229
 
MASS MARKET 
1. Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $10.99, 9780441172719
2. Animal Farm
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451526342
3. The Eye of the World
Robert Jordan, Tor, $10.99, 9781250251466
4. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
5. Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
Quentin Tarantino, Harper Perennial, $9.99, 9780063112520
6. Foundation
Isaac Asimov, Spectra, $7.99, 9780553293357
7. The Mysterious Affair at Styles
Agatha Christie, Morrow, $9.99, 9780062984630
8. Lord of the Flies
William Golding, Penguin, $11, 9780399501487
9. Long Range
C.J. Box, Putnam, $9.99, 9780525538257
10. The Lord of the Rings:The Fellowship of the Ring
J.R.R. Tolkien, Ballantine, $8.99, 9780345339706
 
CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED 
1. Room on the Broom
Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler (Illus.), Dial Books, $8.99, 9780593110409
2. Pete the Cat's Groovy Imagination
James Dean, Kimberly Dean, Harper, $18.99, 9780062974105
3. Good Night, Good Night
Sandra Boynton, Little Simon, $17.99, 9781534499744
4. Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?
Bill Martin, Jr., Eric Carle (Illus.), Henry Holt and Co. BYR, $8.99, 9780805047905
5. The Bad Seed Presents: The Good, the Bad, and the Spooky
Jory John, Pete Oswald (Illus.), Harper, $10.99, 9780062954541
6. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, World of Eric Carle, $10.99, 9780399226908
7. Dragons Are the Worst!
Alex Willan, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9781534485112
8. Hardly Haunted
Jessie Sima, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9781534441705
9. Dragons Love Tacos
Adam Rubin, Daniel Salmieri (Illus.), Dial Books, $18.99, 9780803736801
10. Jungle Night
Sandra Boynton, Workman, $7.95, 9781523513604
 
CHILDREN'S INTEREST 
1. Friends Forever
Shannon Hale, LeUyen Pham (Illus.), First Second, $12.99, 9781250317568
2. Rowley Jefferson's Awesome Friendly Spooky Stories
Jeff Kinney, Abrams, $14.99, 9781419756979
3. Willodeen
Katherine Applegate, Feiwel & Friends, $16.99, 9781250147400
4. White Smoke
Tiffany D. Jackson, Katherine Tegen Books, $18.99, 9780063029095
5. We Were Liars
E. Lockhart, Ember, $10.99, 9780385741279
6. One of Us Is Lying
Karen M. McManus, Delacorte Press, $17.99, 9781524714680
7. Cat Kid Comic Club
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $12.99, 9781338712766
8. Defy the Night
Brigid Kemmerer, Bloomsbury YA, $18.99, 9781547604661
9. Drama
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545326995
10. Ghosts
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545540629
 
CHILDREN'S SERIES TITLES 
1. Dog Man: Mothering Heights
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $12.99, 9781338680454
2. Kristy and the Snobs: (Baby-Sitters Club Graphix, #10)
Ann M. Martin, Chan Chau (Illus.), Graphix, $12.99, 9781338304602
3. Dog Man: For Whom the Ball Rolls
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $12.99, 9781338236590
4. Dog Man: Grime and Punishment
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $12.99, 9781338535624
5. The Last Kids on Earth and the Doomsday Race
Max Brallier, Douglas Holgate (Illus.), Viking Books for Young Readers, $14.99, 9781984835376
6. The Hawthorne Legacy (The Inheritance Games, #2)
Jennifer Lynn Barnes, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9780759557635
7. The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $7.99, 9781423134947
8. Spy School at Sea
Stuart Gibbs, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9781534479432
9. Dog Man
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $12.99, 9781338741032
10. The Dragonet Prophecy Graphic Novel (Wings of Fire)
Tui T. Sutherland, Mike Holmes (Illus.), Graphix, $12.99, 9780545942157
 
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