The Southern Indie Bestseller List

The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and SIBA, for the week ended Sunday, November 21, 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. The Lincoln Highway
Amor Towles, Viking, $30, 9780735222359
2. Cloud Cuckoo Land
Anthony Doerr, Scribner, $30, 9781982168438
3. The Sentence
Louise Erdrich, Harper, $28.99, 9780062671127
4. The Judge's List
John Grisham, Doubleday, $29.95, 9780385546027
5. Mercy
David Baldacci, Grand Central, $29, 9781538719725
6. The Stranger in the Lifeboat
Mitch Albom, Harper, $23.99, 9780062888341
7. The Wish
Nicholas Sparks, Grand Central, $28, 9781538728628
8. Apples Never Fall
Liane Moriarty, Holt, $28.99, 9781250220257
9. Bewilderment
Richard Powers, Norton, $27.95, 9780393881141
10. Never
Ken Follett, Viking, $36, 9780593300015
11. State of Terror
Louise Penny, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Simon & Schuster/St. Martin's Press, $30, 9781982173678
12. Harlem Shuffle
Colson Whitehead, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385545136
13. When Ghosts Come Home
Wiley Cash, Morrow, $28.99, 9780062312662
14. The Dark Hours
Michael Connelly, Little, Brown, $29, 9780316485647
15. The Santa Suit
Mary Kay Andrews, St. Martin's, $19.99, 9781250279316
 
HARDCOVER NONFICTION
1. The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story
Nikole Hannah-Jones, The New York Times Magazine, One World, $38, 9780593230572
2. Taste: My Life Through Food
Stanley Tucci, Gallery Books, $28, 9781982168018
3. The Storyteller: Tales of Life and Music
Dave Grohl, Dey Street Books, $29.99, 9780063076099
4. The Boys: A Memoir of Hollywood and Family
Ron Howard, Clint Howard, Morrow, $28.99, 9780063065246
5. The President and the Freedom Fighter: Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass, and Their Battle to Save America's Soul
Brian Kilmeade, Sentinel, $28, 9780525540571
6. The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse
Charlie Mackesy, HarperOne, $22.99, 9780062976581
7. A Carnival of Snackery: Diaries (2003-2020)
David Sedaris, Little, Brown, $32, 9780316558792
8. The Lyrics: 1956 to the Present
Paul McCartney, Liveright, $100, 9781631492563
9. Betrayal: The Final Act of the Trump Show
Jonathan Karl, Dutton, $28, 9780593186329
10. Fuzz: When Nature Breaks the Law
Mary Roach, Norton, $26.95, 9781324001935
11. North Carolina: Land of Water, Land of Sky
Bland Simpson, University of North Carolina Press, $37, 9781469665832
12. The Book of Hope: A Survival Guide for Trying Times
Jane Goodall, Douglas Abrams, Gail Hudson, Celadon Books, $28, 9781250784094
13. The Speckled Beauty: A Dog and His People
Rick Bragg, Knopf, $26, 9780525658818
14. Renegades: Born in the USA
Barack Obama, Bruce Springsteen, Crown, $50, 9780593236314
15. Cokie: A Life Well Lived
Steven V. Roberts, Harper, $27.99, 9780062851475
 
TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION
1. Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $18, 9780593438374
2. The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo
Taylor Jenkins Reid, Washington Square Press, $17, 9781501161933
3. Hamnet
Maggie O'Farrell, Vintage, $16.95, 9781984898876
4. Christmas in Peachtree Bluff
Kristy Woodson Harvey, Gallery, $16.99, 9781982185206
5. It Ends With Us
Colleen Hoover, Atria, $16.99, 9781501110368
6. The Thursday Murder Club
Richard Osman, Penguin, $17, 9781984880987
7. The Overstory
Richard Powers, Norton, $18.95, 9780393356687
8. A Thousand Ships
Natalie Haynes, Harper Perennial, $16.99, 9780063065406
9. The Song of Achilles
Madeline Miller, Ecco, $16.99, 9780062060624
10. Daisy Jones & The Six
Taylor Jenkins Reid, Ballantine, $17, 9781524798642
11. The Searcher
Tana French, Penguin, $18, 9780735224674
12. The House in the Cerulean Sea
TJ Klune, Tor, $18.99, 9781250217318
13. People We Meet on Vacation
Emily Henry, Berkley, $16, 9781984806758
14. I Hope This Finds You Well: Poems
Kate Baer, Harper Perennial, $12, 9780063137998
15. Where the Crawdads Sing
Delia Owens, Putnam, $18, 9780735219106
 
TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION
1. Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants
Robin Wall Kimmerer, Milkweed Editions, $18, 9781571313560
2. The Lost Colony Murder on the Outer Banks: Seeking Justice for Brenda Joyce Holland
John Railey, History Press, $21.99, 9781467147392
3. First Principles: What America's Founders Learned from the Greeks and Romans and How That Shaped Our Country
Thomas E. Ricks, Harper Perennial, $18.99, 9780062997463
4. Memories of the Currituck Outer Banks: As Told by Ernie Bowden
Clark Twiddy, History Press, $21.99, 9781467149471
5. The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma
Bessel van der Kolk, M.D., Penguin, $19, 9780143127741
6. Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
Yuval Noah Harari, Harper Perennial, $24.99, 9780062316110
7. Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don't Know
Malcolm Gladwell, Back Bay, $18.99, 9780316299220
8. Where I Come From: Stories from the Deep South
Rick Bragg, Vintage, $17, 9780593310809
9. Wilmington's Lie (Winner of the 2021 Pulitzer Prize): The Murderous Coup of 1898 and the Rise of White Supremacy
David Zucchino, Grove Press, $18, 9780802148650
10. The Best of Me
David Sedaris, Back Bay, $18.99, 9780316242400
11. The Deepest South of All: True Stories from Natchez, Mississippi
Richard Grant, S&S, $17, 9781501177842
12. Corolla and the Currituck Outer Banks
R.Wayne Gray, Nancy Beach Gray, Arcadia Publishing, $23.99, 9781467106986
13. Dopesick
Beth Macy, Back Bay, $17.99, 9780316551304
14. The Body: A Guide for Occupants
Bill Bryson, Anchor, $17, 9780804172721
15. How to Forage for Mushrooms without Dying: An Absolute Beginner's Guide to Identifying 29 Wild, Edible Mushrooms
Frank Hyman, Storey Publishing, $16.95, 9781635863321

 
MASS MARKET
1. Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $10.99, 9780593438367
2. Dune Messiah
Frank Herbert, Ace, $9.99, 9780593098233
3. Animal Farm
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451526342
4. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Douglas Adams, Del Rey, $7.99, 9780345391803
5. Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
Quentin Tarantino, Harper Perennial, $9.99, 9780063112520
6. Foundation and Empire
Isaac Asimov, Spectra, $7.99, 9780553293371
7. Second Foundation
Isaac Asimov, Spectra, $7.99, 9780553293364
8. The Whistler
John Grisham, Dell, $9.99, 9781101967683
9. Foundation
Isaac Asimov, Spectra, $7.99, 9780553293357
10. The Eye of the World
Robert Jordan, Tor, $10.99, 9781250251466
 
CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED
1. The 1619 Project: Born on the Water
Nikole Hannah-Jones, Renée Watson, Nikkolas Smith (Illus.), Kokila, $18.99, 9780593307359
2. Jan Brett's The Nutcracker
Jan Brett, G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9780593109823
3. Aaron Slater, Illustrator
Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illus.), Abrams, $18.99, 9781419753961
4. Change Sings: A Children's Anthem
Amanda Gorman, Loren Long (Illus.), Viking Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9780593203224
5. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
6. The Smart Cookie
Jory John, Pete Oswald (Illus.), Harper, $18.99, 9780063045408
7. It Fell from the Sky
Terry Fan, Eric Fan, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9781534457621
8. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, World of Eric Carle, $10.99, 9780399226908
9. Cat Problems
Jory John, Lane Smith (Illus.), Random House Studio, $17.99, 9780593302132
10. Woodland Dance!
Sandra Boynton, Workman, $7.95, 9781523514687
 
CHILDREN'S INTEREST
1. The Christmas Pig
J.K. Rowling, Jim Field (Illus.), Scholastic, $24.99, 9781338790238
2. Daughter of the Deep
Rick Riordan, Disney-Hyperion, $19.99, 9781368077927
3. Friends Forever
Shannon Hale, LeUyen Pham (Illus.), First Second, $12.99, 9781250317568
4. Pony
R.J. Palacio, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9780553508116
5. The Beatryce Prophecy
Kate DiCamillo, Sophie Blackall (Illus.), Candlewick, $19.99, 9781536213614
6. Out of My Heart
Sharon M. Draper, Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books, $18.99, 9781665902168
7. Willodeen
Katherine Applegate, Feiwel & Friends, $16.99, 9781250147400
8. They Both Die at the End
Adam Silvera, Quill Tree Books, $12.99, 9780062457806
9. Ground Zero
Alan Gratz, Scholastic Press, $17.99, 9781338245752
10. A Wolf Called Wander
Rosanne Parry, Greenwillow Books, $7.99, 9780062895943
 
CHILDREN'S SERIES TITLES
1. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Big Shot
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $14.99, 9781419749155
2. The Dragonet Prophecy (Wings of Fire, Book One)
Tui T. Sutherland, Scholastic, $7.99, 9780545349239
3. Dog Man: Mothering Heights
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $12.99, 9781338680454
4. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Deep End
Jeff Kinney, Abrams, $14.99, 9781419748684
5. Into the Wild (Warriors, #1)
Erin Hunter, Harper, $7.99, 9780062366962
6. A Good Girl's Guide to Murder
Holly Jackson, Ember, $10.99, 9781984896391
7. The Bad Guys (The Bad Guys, #1)
Aaron Blabey, Scholastic, $5.99, 9780545912402
8. Cold War Correspondent (Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales, #11)
Nathan Hale, Amulet, $14.99, 9781419749513
9. The Mysterious Benedict Society
Trenton Lee Stewart, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $9.99, 9780316003957
10. Guess What!? (Unlimited Squirrels, #4)
Mo Willems, Hyperion Books for Children, $12.99, 9781368070935
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