The Southern Indie Bestseller List

The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and SIBA, for the week ended Sunday, January 9, 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. Cloud Cuckoo Land
Anthony Doerr, Scribner, $30, 9781982168438
2. The Lincoln Highway
Amor Towles, Viking, $30, 9780735222359
3. Call Us What We Carry: Poems
Amanda Gorman, Viking, $24.99, 9780593465066
4. The Midnight Library
Matt Haig, Viking, $26, 9780525559474
5. Reckless Girls
Rachel Hawkins, St. Martin's Press, $27.99, 9781250274250
6. Bewilderment
Richard Powers, Norton, $27.95, 9780393881141
7. The Maid
Nita Prose, Ballantine, $27, 9780593356159
8. Wish You Were Here
Jodi Picoult, Ballantine, $28.99, 9781984818416
9. The Stranger in the Lifeboat
Mitch Albom, Harper, $23.99, 9780062888341
10. Crossroads
Jonathan Franzen, FSG, $30, 9780374181178
11. The Sentence
Louise Erdrich, Harper, $28.99, 9780062671127
12. Once Upon a Wardrobe
Patti Callahan, Harper Muse, $24.99, 9780785251729
13. Matrix
Lauren Groff, Riverhead Books, $28, 9781594634499
14. Harlem Shuffle
Colson Whitehead, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385545136
15. The Judge's List
John Grisham, Doubleday, $29.95, 9780385546027
 
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. Atlas of the Heart: Mapping Meaningful Connection and the Language of Human Experience
Brené Brown, Random House, $30, 9780399592553
4. The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse
Charlie Mackesy, HarperOne, $22.99, 9780062976581
5. The Storyteller: Tales of Life and Music
Dave Grohl, Dey Street Books, $29.99, 9780063076099
6. Unthinkable: Trauma, Truth, and the Trials of American Democracy
Jamie Raskin, Harper, $27.99, 9780063209787
7. Find Your Unicorn Space: Reclaim Your Creative Life in a Too-Busy World
Eve Rodsky, G.P. Putnam's Sons, $27, 9780593328019
8. All About Me!: My Remarkable Life in Show Business
Mel Brooks, Ballantine, $29.99, 9780593159118
9. Crying in H Mart: A Memoir
Michelle Zauner, Knopf, $26.95, 9780525657743
10. Graceland, at Last: Notes on Hope and Heartache from the American South
Margaret Renkl, Milkweed Editions, $26, 9781571311849
11. The Anthropocene Reviewed: Essays on a Human-Centered Planet
John Green, Dutton, $28, 9780525555216
12. The Korean Vegan Cookbook: Reflections and Recipes from Omma's Kitchen
Joanne Lee Molinaro, Avery, $35, 9780593084274
13. The Women of the Bible Speak: The Wisdom of 16 Women and Their Lessons for Today
Shannon Bream, Broadside Books, $25.99, 9780063046597
14. No Cure for Being Human: (And Other Truths I Need to Hear)
Kate Bowler, Random House, $27, 9780593230770
15. The Dawn of Everything: A New History of Humanity
David Graeber, David Wengrow, FSG, $35, 9780374157357
 
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. Circe
Madeline Miller, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316556323
4. All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr, Scribner, $18, 9781501173219
5. Anxious People
Fredrik Backman, Washington Square Press, $17, 9781501160844
6. The Anomaly
Hervé Le Tellier, Other Press, $16.99, 9781635421699
7. Hamnet
Maggie O'Farrell, Vintage, $16.95, 9781984898876
8. It Ends with Us
Colleen Hoover, Atria, $16.99, 9781501110368
9. The House in the Cerulean Sea
TJ Klune, Tor, $18.99, 9781250217318
10. My Year of Rest and Relaxation
Ottessa Moshfegh, Penguin, $17, 9780525522133
11. The Overstory
Richard Powers, Norton, $18.95, 9780393356687
12. The Wife Upstairs
Rachel Hawkins, St. Martin's Griffin, $17.99, 9781250245502
13. When We Cease to Understand the World
Benjamín Labatut, New York Review Books, $17.95, 9781681375663
14. People We Meet on Vacation
Emily Henry, Berkley, $16, 9781984806758
15. Normal People
Sally Rooney, Hogarth, $17, 9781984822185
 
TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION
1. Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don't Know
Malcolm Gladwell, Back Bay, $18.99, 9780316299220
2. The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma
Bessel van der Kolk, M.D., Penguin, $19, 9780143127741
3. The Year of Magical Thinking
Joan Didion, Vintage, $16, 9781400078431
4. The New York Times Cooking No-Recipe Recipes
Sam Sifton, Ten Speed Press, $28, 9781984858474
5. Birds of the Carolinas Field Guide (Bird Identification Guides)
Stan Tekiela, Adventure Publications, $16.95, 9781647550684
6. The White Album: Essays
Joan Didion, FSG, $16, 9780374532079
7. Keep Sharp: Build a Better Brain at Any Age
Sanjay Gupta, M.D., Simon & Schuster, $17, 9781501166747
8. The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom
Don Miguel Ruiz, Amber-Allen, $12.95, 9781878424310
9. All About Love: New Visions
bell hooks, Morrow, $15.99, 9780060959470
10. Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants
Robin Wall Kimmerer, Milkweed Editions, $20, 9781571313560
11. Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood
Trevor Noah, One World, $18, 9780399588198
12. Becoming
Michelle Obama, Crown, $18.99, 9781524763145
13. Slouching Towards Bethlehem: Essays
Joan Didion, FSG, $17, 9780374531386
14. Heavy: An American Memoir
Kiese Laymon, Scribner, $16, 9781501125669
15. Outliers
Malcolm Gladwell, Back Bay, $18.99, 9780316017930
 
MASS MARKET
1. Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $10.99, 9780593438367
2. Interview with the Vampire
Anne Rice, Ballantine, $8.99, 9780345337665
3. A Raisin in the Sun
Lorraine Hansberry, Vintage, $7.95, 9780679755333
4. Mythology
Edith Hamilton, Grand Central, $10, 9780446574754
5. The Dragon Reborn
Robert Jordan, Tor, $10.99, 9781250251497
6. Dune Messiah
Frank Herbert, Ace, $9.99, 9780593098233
7. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Little, Brown, $9.99, 9780316769488
8. Go Tell It on the Mountain
James Baldwin, Vintage, $8.99, 9780345806543
9. Mistborn: The Final Empire
Brandon Sanderson, Tor, $9.99, 9781250318541
10. Hamlet
William Shakespeare, Signet, $5.95, 9780451526922
 
CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED
1. Stacey's Extraordinary Words
Stacey Abrams, Kitt Thomas (Illus.), Balzer + Bray, $19.99, 9780063209473
2. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
3. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, World of Eric Carle, $10.99, 9780399226908
4. Aaron Slater, Illustrator
Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illus.), Abrams, $18.99, 9781419753961
5. Little Blue Truck Leads the Way
Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illus.), HMH Books for Young Readers, $8.99, 9780544568051
6. Disney Encanto Little Golden Book
Alejandro Mesa (Illus.), Golden Books/Disney, $5.99, 9780736442350
7. My Little Golden Book About Dinosaurs
Dennis R. Shealy, Steph Laberis (Illus.), Golden Books, $4.99, 9780385378611
8. The 1619 Project: Born on the Water
Nikole Hannah-Jones, RenĂŠe Watson, Nikkolas Smith (Illus.), Kokila, $18.99, 9780593307359
9. My Little Golden Book About Betty White
Deborah Hopkinson, Margeaux Lucas (Illus.), Golden Books, $5.99, 9780593433522
10. Negative Cat
Sophie Blackall, Nancy Paulsen Books, $17.99, 9780399257193
 
CHILDREN'S INTEREST
1. Iron Widow
Xiran Jay Zhao, Penguin Teen, $17.99, 9780735269934
2. We Were Liars
E. Lockhart, Ember, $10.99, 9780385741279
3. They Both Die at the End
Adam Silvera, Quill Tree Books, $12.99, 9780062457806
4. Matilda
Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake (Illus.), Puffin, $7.99, 9780142410370
5. You'll Be the Death of Me
Karen M. McManus, Delacorte Press, $19.99, 9780593175866
6. Brown Girl Dreaming
Jacqueline Woodson, Puffin, $10.99, 9780147515827
7. Rowley Jefferson's Awesome Friendly Adventure
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $14.99, 9781419749094
8. Charlotte's Web
E.B. White, Harper, $8.99, 9780064400558
9. Friends Forever
Shannon Hale, LeUyen Pham (Illus.), First Second, $12.99, 9781250317568
10. Guts: A Graphic Novel
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $12.99, 9780545852500
 
CHILDREN'S SERIES TITLES
1. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Big Shot
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $14.99, 9781419749155
2. Shadow and Bone
Leigh Bardugo, Henry Holt and Co. BYR, $12.99, 9781250777881
3. Cat Kid Comic Club: Perspectives (Cat Kid Comic Club, #2)
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $12.99, 9781338784855
4. Aristotle and Dante Dive into the Waters of the World
Benjamin Alire Sáenz, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $19.99, 9781534496194
5. The Brightest Night (Wings of Fire Graphic Novel, #5)
Tui T. Sutherland, Mike Holmes (Illus.), Graphix, $12.99, 9781338730852
6. Six of Crows
Leigh Bardugo, Square Fish, $11.99, 9781250076960
7. A Good Girl's Guide to Murder
Holly Jackson, Ember, $10.99, 9781984896391
8. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
J.K.Rowling, Scholastic, $10.99, 9780590353427
9. Throne of Glass
Sarah J. Maas, Bloomsbury, $11.99, 9781619630345
10. The Dragonet Prophecy (Wings of Fire Graphic Novel, #1)
Tui T. Sutherland, Mike Holmes (Illus.), Graphix, $12.99, 9780545942157
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