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Bestsellers (01-13-19)

Rowan bestsellers

South Main Book Co.

1. All We Ever Wanted, by Emily Giffin.

2. New Iberia Rules, by James Lee Burke.

3. The First Conspiracy, by Brad Meltzer.

4. The Paris Architect, by Charles Belfoure.

5. Becoming, by Michelle Obama.

6. The Library Book, by Susan Orlean.

7. Ruth Bader Ginsburg, by Jane Sherron de Hart.

8. In Pieces, by Sally Fields.

9. Circe, by Madeline Miller.

10. Sing, Unburied, Sing, by Jesmyn Ward.

Indiebound

Fiction

1. Where the Crawdads Sing, by Delia Owens.

2. There There, by Tommy Orange.

3. Fire & Blood, by George R.R. Martin.

4. The Reckoning, by John Grisham.

5. Unsheltered, by Barbara Kingsolver.

6. Circe, by Madeline Miller.

7. Nine Perfect Strangers, by Liane Moriarty.

8. Kingdom of the Blind, by Louise Penny.

9. Once Upon a River, by LeDiane Setterfield.

10. Every Breath, by Nicholas Sparks.

Nonfiction

1. Becoming, by Michelle Obama.

2. Educated, by Tara Westover.

3. Girl, Wash Your Face, by Rachel Hollis.

4. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck, by Mark Manson.

5. The Library Book, by Susan Orlean.

6. Brief Answers to the Big Questions, by Stephen Hawking.

7. You Are A Badass Every Day, by Jen Sincero.

8. The Point of It All, by Charles Krauthammer.

9. Gmorning, Gnight! by Lin-Manuel Miranda.

10. How to Change Your Mind, by Michael Pollan.

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