The Southern Indie Bestseller List

The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and SIBA, for the week ending Sunday, September 18, 2022. 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. Fairy Tale
Stephen King, Scribner, $32.50, 9781668002179
2. The Marriage Portrait
Maggie O'Farrell, Knopf, $28, 9780593320624
3. Nona the Ninth
Tamsyn Muir, Tordotcom, $28.99, 9781250854117
4. Carrie Soto Is Back
Taylor Jenkins Reid, Ballantine, $28, 9780593158685
5. Lessons
Ian McEwan, Knopf, $30, 9780593535202
6. Horse
Geraldine Brooks, Viking, $28, 9780399562969
7. Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow
Gabrielle Zevin, Knopf, $28, 9780593321201
8. Lessons in Chemistry
Bonnie Garmus, Doubleday, $29, 9780385547345
9. The Ink Black Heart
Robert Galbraith, Mulholland Books, $32, 9780316413039
10. The Midnight Library
Matt Haig, Viking, $26, 9780525559474
11. Sparring Partners
John Grisham, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385549325
12. The It Girl
Ruth Ware, Gallery/Scout Press, $28.99, 9781982155261
13. Sea of Tranquility
Emily St. John Mandel, Knopf, $25, 9780593321447
14. Other Birds
Sarah Addison Allen, St. Martin's Press, $27.99, 9781250019868
15. All Good People Here
Ashley Flowers, Bantam, $28, 9780593496473
 
HARDCOVER NONFICTION 
1. I'm Glad My Mom Died
Jennette McCurdy, Simon & Schuster, $27.99, 9781982185824
2. Dinners with Ruth: A Memoir on the Power of Friendships
Nina Totenberg, Simon & Schuster, $27.99, 9781982188085
3. What If? 2: Additional Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions
Randall Munroe, Riverhead Books, $30, 9780525537113
4. Crying in H Mart: A Memoir
Michelle Zauner, Knopf, $26.95, 9780525657743
5. Solito: A Memoir
Javier Zamora, Hogarth, $28, 9780593498064
6. The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse
Charlie Mackesy, HarperOne, $22.99, 9780062976581
7. Holding the Line: Inside the Nation's Preeminent US Attorney's Office and Its Battle with the Trump Justice Department
Geoffrey Berman, Penguin Press, $30, 9780593300299
8. A Place in the World: Finding the Meaning of Home
Frances Mayes, Crown, $27, 9780593443330
9. Happy-Go-Lucky
David Sedaris, Little, Brown, $29, 9780316392457
10. Life on the Mississippi: An Epic American Adventure
Rinker Buck, Avid Reader Press/Simon & Schuster, $32.5, 9781501106378
11. Dinner in One: Exceptional & Easy One-Pan Meals
Melissa Clark, Clarkson Potter, $29.99, 9780593233252
12. Shy: The Alarmingly Outspoken Memoirs of Mary Rodgers
Mary Rodgers, Jesse Green, FSG, $35, 9780374298623
13. Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones
James Clear, Avery, $27, 9780735211292
14. I Am From Here: Stories and Recipes from a Southern Chef
Vishwesh Bhatt, Norton, $37.5, 9781324006060
15. The Mosquito Bowl: A Game of Life and Death in World War II
Buzz Bissinger, Harper, $32.50, 9780062879929
 
TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION
1. Verity
Colleen Hoover, Grand Central, $16.99, 9781538724736
2. Where the Crawdads Sing
Delia Owens, Putnam, $18, 9780593540480
3. The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo
Taylor Jenkins Reid, Washington Square Press, $17, 9781501161933
4. Book Lovers
Emily Henry, Berkley, $17, 9780593334836
5. The Song of Achilles
Madeline Miller, Ecco, $17.99, 9780062060624
6. It Ends with Us
Colleen Hoover, Atria, $16.99, 9781501110368
7. Circe
Madeline Miller, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316556323
8. A Court of Thorns and Roses
Sarah J. Maas, Bloomsbury Publishing, $18, 9781635575569
9. Love on the Brain
Ali Hazelwood, Berkley, $17, 9780593336847
10. People We Meet on Vacation
Emily Henry, Berkley, $16, 9781984806758
11. Ugly Love
Colleen Hoover, Atria, $16.99, 9781476753188
12. Malibu Rising
Taylor Jenkins Reid, Ballantine, $18, 9781524798673
13. The American Roommate Experiment
Elena Armas, Atria, $18, 9781668002773
14. All Your Perfects
Colleen Hoover, Atria, $16.99, 9781501193323
15. Beach Read
Emily Henry, Berkley, $16, 9781984806734
 
TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION
1. All About Love: New Visions
bell hooks, Morrow, $16.99, 9780060959470
2. Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants
Robin Wall Kimmerer, Milkweed Editions, $20, 9781571313560
3. Fuzz: When Nature Breaks the Law
Mary Roach, Norton, $16.95, 9781324036128
4. The Lost Colony Murder on the Outer Banks: Seeking Justice for Brenda Joyce Holland
John Railey, History Press, $21.99, 9781467147392
5. The Bomber Mafia: A Dream, a Temptation, and the Longest Night of the Second World War
Malcolm Gladwell, Back Bay, $18.99, 9780316296816
6. Fox and I: An Uncommon Friendship
Catherine Raven, Spiegel & Grau, $18, 9781954118119
7. The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma
Bessel van der Kolk, M.D., Penguin, $19, 9780143127741
8. Andy Griffith's Manteo: His Real Mayberry
John Railey, History Press, $21.99, 9781467150088
9. Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don't Know
Malcolm Gladwell, Back Bay, $18.99, 9780316299220
10. Educated: A Memoir
Tara Westover, Random House, $18.99, 9780399590528
11. U-Boats Off the Outer Banks: Shadows in the Moonlight
Jim Bunch, History Press, $21.99, 9781467137676
12. The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom
Don Miguel Ruiz, Amber-Allen, $12.95, 9781878424310
13. The 48 Laws of Power
Robert Greene, Penguin, $26, 9780140280197
14. The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz
Erik Larson, Crown, $20, 9780385348737
15. The 2023 Old Farmer's Almanac
Old Farmer's Almanac, $8.95, 9781571989215
 
MASS MARKET
1. Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $10.99, 9780593438367
2. Animal Farm
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451526342
3. The Diary of a Young Girl
Anne Frank, Bantam, $7.99, 9780553577129
4. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Little, Brown, $9.99, 9780316769488
5. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
6. Where the Crawdads Sing
Delia Owens, Putnam, $9.99, 9780593540350
7. Fire & Blood
George R. R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780593598016
8. The Hobbit
J.R.R. Tolkien, Del Rey, $8.99, 9780345534835
9. Words of Radiance
Brandon Sanderson, Tor, $10.99, 9780765365286
10. Siddhartha
Hermann Hesse, Bantam, $5.99, 9780553208849
 
CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED 
1. Creepy Crayon!
Aaron Reynolds, Peter Brown (Illus.), Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9781534465886
2. Room on the Broom
Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler (Illus.), Dial Books, $8.99, 9780593110409
3. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, Harper, $19.95, 9780060254926
4. The Crayons Trick or Treat
Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illus.), Philomel Books, $9.99, 9780593621028
5. Construction Site Gets a Fright!
Sherri Duskey Rinker, AG Ford (Illus.), Chronicle Books, $12.99, 9781797204321
6. Hello Lighthouse
Sophie Blackall, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9780316362382
7. Little Blue Truck Makes a Friend
Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illus.), Clarion Books, $18.99, 9780358722823
8. Southern Baby: Southern Sayings for Little Ones
Rebekah Moredock, Jennica Lounsbury (Illus.), WorthyKids, $7.99, 9781546000617
9. There's a Ghost In This House
Oliver Jeffers, Philomel Books, $27.99, 9780593466186
10. The Pigeon Will Ride the Roller Coaster!
Mo Willems, Union Square Kids, $17.99, 9781454946861
 
CHILDREN'S INTEREST
1. The Gathering Dark: An Anthology of Folk Horror
Chloe Gong, Erica Waters, Hannah Whitten, Aden Polydoros, Shakira Toussaint, Courtney Gould, Allison Saft, Tori Bovalino (Ed.), Page Street Kids, $18.99, 9781645676225
2. Nothing More to Tell
Karen M. McManus, Delacorte Press, $19.99, 9780593175903
3. The Tryout: A Graphic Novel
Christina Soontornvat, Joanna Cacao (Illus.), Graphix, $12.99, 9781338741261
4. Misty of Chincoteague
Marguerite Henry, Wesley Dennis (Illus.), Aladdin, $7.99, 9781416927839
5. We Were Liars
E. Lockhart, Ember, $10.99, 9780385741279
6. Smack Dab in the Middle of Maybe
Jo Watson Hackl, Yearling, $7.99, 9780399557415
7. The One and Only Bob
Katherine Applegate, Patricia Castelao (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780062991324
8. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf, $14.99, 9780375842207
9. Hatchet
Gary Paulsen, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $9.99, 9781481486293
10. Lightlark
Alex Aster, Amulet, $19.99, 9781419760860
 
CHILDREN'S SERIES TITLES
1. The Summer I Turned Pretty
Jenny Han, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $11.99, 9781665922074
2. Jessi's Secret Language (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphic Novel, #12)
Ann M. Martin, Chan Chau (Illus.), Graphix, $12.99, 9781338616071
3. The Final Gambit (The Inheritance Games, #3)
Jennifer Lynn Barnes, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9780316370950
4. Spy School Project X
Stuart Gibbs, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9781534479494
5. Cat Kid Comic Club: On Purpose (Cat Kid Comic Club, #3)
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $12.99, 9781338801941
6. The Ballad of Never After (Once Upon a Broken Heart, #2)
Stephanie Garber, Flatiron Books, $19.99, 9781250268426
7. The Dragonet Prophecy (Wings of Fire, Book 1)
Tui T. Sutherland, Scholastic, $7.99, 9780545349239
8. It's Not Summer Without You (The Summer I Turned Pretty)
Jenny Han, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $11.99, 9781416995562
9. We'll Always Have Summer (The Summer I Turned Pretty)
Jenny Han, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $11.99, 9781416995593
10. Shadow and Bone
Leigh Bardugo, Henry Holt and Co. BYR, $12.99, 9781250777881
 
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