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Bestsellers (9-5-19)

Rowan bestsellers

South Main Book Co.

1. Queen Bee, by Dorothea Benton Frank.

2. How to be an Anti-Racist, by Ibram X. Kendi.

3. Where the Crawdads Sing, by Delia Owens.

4. One Good Deed, by David Baldacci.

5. Summer of ’69, by Elin Hilderbrand.

6. The Southern Side of Paradise, by Kristy Woodson Harvey.

7. Notes on a Shipwreck, by Davide Enia.

8. The Hidden Lives of Trees, by Peter Wohlleben.

9. The Chain, by Adrian McKinty.

10. BitterRoots, by C.J. Box.

 

Indiebound bestsellers

Fiction

1. Where the Crawdads Sing, by Delia Owens.

2. A Better Man, by Louise Penny.

3. The Nickel Boys, by Colson Whitehead.

4. The Girl Who Lived Twice, by David Lagercrantz.

5. Circe, by Madeline Miller.

6. Chances Are …, by Richard Russo.

7. Inland, by Téa Obreht.

8. City of Girls, by Elizabeth Gilbert.

9. On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous, by Ocean Vuong.

10. The Turn of the Key, by Ruth Ware.

 

Nonfiction

1. Educated, by Tara Westover.

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

3. Becoming, by Michelle Obama.

4. Three Women, by Lisa Taddeo.

5. How to Be an Antiracist, by Ibram X. Kendi.

 

6. The Pioneers, by David McCullough.

7. Trick Mirror, by Jia Tolentino.

8. Everything is F*cked, by Mark Manson.

9. Maybe You Should Talk to Someone, by Lori Gottlieb.

10. The Source of Self-Regard, by Toni Morrison.

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