The Southern Indie Bestseller List

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The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and SIBA, for the week ended Sunday, November 28, 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. Go Tell the Bees That I Am Gone
Diana Gabaldon, Delacorte Press, $36, 9781101885680
2. The Lincoln Highway
Amor Towles, Viking, $30, 9780735222359
3. Cloud Cuckoo Land
Anthony Doerr, Scribner, $30, 9781982168438
4. The Stranger in the Lifeboat
Mitch Albom, Harper, $23.99, 9780062888341
5. The Judge's List
John Grisham, Doubleday, $29.95, 9780385546027
6. The Sentence
Louise Erdrich, Harper, $28.99, 9780062671127
7. Oh William!
Elizabeth Strout, Random House, $27, 9780812989434
8. Bewilderment
Richard Powers, Norton, $27.95, 9780393881141
9. The Wish
Nicholas Sparks, Grand Central, $28, 9781538728628
10. Harlem Shuffle
Colson Whitehead, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385545136
11. State of Terror
Louise Penny, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Simon & Schuster/St. Martin's Press, $30, 9781982173678
12. Mercy
David Baldacci, Grand Central, $29, 9781538719725
13. Silverview
John le Carré, Viking, $28, 9780593490594
14. The Midnight Library
Matt Haig, Viking, $26, 9780525559474
15. Matrix
Lauren Groff, Riverhead Books, $28, 9781594634499
 
HARDCOVER NONFICTION
1. The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story
Nikole Hannah-Jones, The New York Times Magazine, One World, $38, 9780593230572
2. These Precious Days: Essays
Ann Patchett, Harper, $26.99, 9780063092785
3. Taste: My Life Through Food
Stanley Tucci, Gallery Books, $28, 9781982168018
4. The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse
Charlie Mackesy, HarperOne, $22.99, 9780062976581
5. A Carnival of Snackery: Diaries (2003-2020)
David Sedaris, Little, Brown, $32, 9780316558792
6. The Storyteller: Tales of Life and Music
Dave Grohl, Dey Street Books, $29.99, 9780063076099
7. The Lyrics: 1956 to the Present
Paul McCartney, Liveright, $100, 9781631492563
8. Renegades: Born in the USA
Barack Obama, Bruce Springsteen, Crown, $50, 9780593236314
9. Untamed
Glennon Doyle, The Dial Press, $28, 9781984801258
10. Gastro Obscura: A Food Adventurer's Guide
Cecily Wong, Dylan Thuras, Workman, $42.50, 9781523502196
11. The Speckled Beauty: A Dog and His People
Rick Bragg, Knopf, $26, 9780525658818
12. Fuzz: When Nature Breaks the Law
Mary Roach, Norton, $26.95, 9781324001935
13. Get Untamed: The Journal (How to Quit Pleasing and Start Living)
Glennon Doyle, Clarkson Potter, $19.99, 9780593235652
14. The Book of Hope: A Survival Guide for Trying Times
Jane Goodall, Douglas Abrams, Gail Hudson, Celadon Books, $28, 9781250784094
15. Immune: A Journey into the Mysterious System That Keeps You Alive
Philipp Dettmer, Random House, $35, 9780593241318
 
TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION
1. The Song of Achilles
Madeline Miller, Ecco, $16.99, 9780062060624
2. Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $18, 9780593438374
3. The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo
Taylor Jenkins Reid, Washington Square Press, $17, 9781501161933
4. The Overstory
Richard Powers, Norton, $18.95, 9780393356687
5. Circe
Madeline Miller, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316556323
6. Hamnet
Maggie O'Farrell, Vintage, $16.95, 9781984898876
7. The House in the Cerulean Sea
TJ Klune, Tor, $18.99, 9781250217318
8. It Ends With Us
Colleen Hoover, Atria, $16.99, 9781501110368
9. The Searcher
Tana French, Penguin, $18, 9780735224674
10. Where the Crawdads Sing
Delia Owens, Putnam, $18, 9780735219106
11. Christmas in Peachtree Bluff
Kristy Woodson Harvey, Gallery, $16.99, 9781982185206
12. People We Meet on Vacation
Emily Henry, Berkley, $16, 9781984806758
13. All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr, Scribner, $18, 9781501173219
14. The Anomaly
Hervé Le Tellier, Other Press, $16.99, 9781635421699
15. The Thursday Murder Club
Richard Osman, Penguin, $17, 9781984880987
 
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 (True Crime)
John Railey, History Press, $21.99, 9781467147392
3. The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma
Bessel van der Kolk, M.D., Penguin, $19, 9780143127741
4. The Old Farmer's Almanac 2022
Old Farmer's Almanac, $9.95, 9781571988935
5. Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don't Know
Malcolm Gladwell, Back Bay, $18.99, 9780316299220
6. The Best of Me
David Sedaris, Back Bay, $18.99, 9780316242400
7. Wilmington's Lie: The Murderous Coup of 1898 and the Rise of White Supremacy
David Zucchino, Grove Press, $18, 9780802148650
8. Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds & Shape Our Futures
Merlin Sheldrake, Random House, $18, 9780525510321
9. Hidden History of the Outer Banks
Sarah Downing, History Press, $19.99, 9781609499143
10. 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
11. Ten Lessons for a Post-Pandemic World
Fareed Zakaria, Norton, $16.95, 9780393868265
12. 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
13. The Body: A Guide for Occupants
Bill Bryson, Anchor, $17, 9780804172721
14. Corolla and the Currituck Outer Banks
R.Wayne Gray, Nancy Beach Gray, Arcadia Publishing, $23.99, 9781467106986
15. The New York Times Cooking No-Recipe Recipes
Sam Sifton, Ten Speed Press, $28, 9781984858474
 
MASS MARKET
1. Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $10.99, 9780593438367
2. American Gods
Neil Gaiman, Morrow, $9.99, 9780062572110
3. The Eye of the World
Robert Jordan, Tor, $10.99, 9781250251466
4. Christmas Cupcake Murder
Joanne Fluke, Kensington, $9.99, 9781496729132
5. The Last Mrs. Parrish
Liv Constantine, Harper, $9.99, 9780063111301
6. Animal Farm
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451526342
7. Foundation
Isaac Asimov, Spectra, $7.99, 9780553293357
8. The Left Hand of Darkness
Ursula K. Le Guin, Ace, $9.99, 9780441478125
9. Getaway With Murder
Diane Kelly, St. Martin's, $8.99, 9781250815972
10. Lord of the Flies
William Golding, Penguin, $11, 9780399501487
 
CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED
1. Jan Brett's The Nutcracker
Jan Brett, G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9780593109823
2. The 1619 Project: Born on the Water
Nikole Hannah-Jones, Renée Watson, Nikkolas Smith (Illus.), Kokila, $18.99, 9780593307359
3. Woodland Dance!
Sandra Boynton, Workman, $7.95, 9781523514687
4. Carry-Along Tab Book: Santa's Sleigh
Roger Priddy, Priddy Books US, $8.99, 9781684491674
5. It Fell from the Sky
Terry Fan, Eric Fan, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9781534457621
6. Change Sings: A Children's Anthem
Amanda Gorman, Loren Long (Illus.), Viking Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9780593203224
7. The Crayons' Christmas
Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illus.), Penguin Workshop, $19.99, 9780525515746
8. Indestructibles: This Little Piggy
Amy Pixton, Vanja Kragulj (Illus.), Workman, $5.95, 9781523514144
9. The Polar Express
Chris Van Allsburg, HMH Books for Young Readers, $19.99, 9780544580145
10. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, Harper, $19.95, 9780060254926
 
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. Gilded
Marissa Meyer, Feiwel & Friends, $19.99, 9781250618849
4. Out of My Heart
Sharon M. Draper, Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books, $18.99, 9781665902168
5. Pony
R.J. Palacio, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9780553508116
6. The Girl from the Sea: A Graphic Novel
Molly Knox Ostertag, Graphix, $14.99, 9781338540574
7. Cat Kid Comic Club
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $12.99, 9781338712766
8. One of Us Is Lying
Karen M. McManus, Delacorte Press, $17.99, 9781524714680
9. The Beatryce Prophecy
Kate DiCamillo, Sophie Blackall (Illus.), Candlewick, $19.99, 9781536213614
10. The Silver Arrow
Lev Grossman, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $7.99, 9780316539548
 
CHILDREN'S SERIES TITLES
1. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Big Shot
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $14.99, 9781419749155
2. Dog Man
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $12.99, 9781338741032
3. The Bad Guys in They're Bee-Hind You! (The Bad Guys, #14)
Aaron Blabey, Scholastic, $6.99, 9781338329544
4. Dog Man: Mothering Heights
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $12.99, 9781338680454
5. Shadow and Bone
Leigh Bardugo, Henry Holt and Co. BYR, $12.99, 9781250777881
6. The Bad Guys (The Bad Guys, #1)
Aaron Blabey, Scholastic, $5.99, 9780545912402
7. Ultimate Reptile Rumble (Who Would Win?)
Jerry Pallotta, Rob Bolster (Illus.), Scholastic, $4.99, 9781338672169
8. InvestiGators: Take the Plunge
John Patrick Green, First Second, $9.99, 9781250219985
9. Six of Crows
Leigh Bardugo, Square Fish, $11.99, 9781250076960
10. Cold War Correspondent (Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales, #11)
Nathan Hale, Amulet, $14.99, 9781419749513
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