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Bestsellers (2-17-19)

Rowan bestsellers

South Main Book Co.

1. Black Leopard, Red Wolf, by Marion James.

2. The Only Woman in the Room, by Marie Benedict.

3. The New Iberia Blues, by James Lee Burke.

4. The Library Book, by Susan Orlean.

5. Felicity, by Mary Oliver.

6. Frederick Douglass, by David W. Blight.

7. The Truths We Hold, by Kamala Harris.

8. Let Me Finish, by Chris Christie.

9. The White Darkness, by David Grann.

10. Parkland, by David Cullen.

Indiebound

Fiction

1. Where the Crawdads Sing, by Delia Owens.

2. Black Leopard, Red Wolf, by Marion James.

3. There There, by Tommy Orange.

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

5. Devotions, by Mary Oliver.

6. Circe, by Madeline Miller.

7. Unsheltered, by Barbara Kingsolver.

8. The Silent Patient, by Alex Michaelides.

9. The Overstory, by Richard Powers.

10. The Reckoning, by John Grisham.

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. Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat, by Samin Nosrat,Wendy MacNaughton.

6. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, by Marie Kondo.

7. Calm the F*ck Down, by Sarah Knight.

8. Women Rowing North, by Mary Pipher.

9. The Library Book, by Susan Orlean.

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

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