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HARDCOVER

FICTION

1. Gone Girl. By Gillian Flynn. CROWN.

2. The Casual Vacancy. By J.K. Rowling. LITTLE, BROWN AND COMPANY.

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3. Live By Night. By Dennis Lehane. WILLIAM MORROW.

4. This is How You Lose Her. By Junot Diaz. RIVERHEAD.

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5. The Twelve. By Justin Cronin. BALLANTINE.

6. A Thousand Mornings. By Mary Oliver. PENGUIN.

7. The Panther. By Nelson DeMille. GRAND CENTRAL.

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8. Defending Jacob. By William Landay. DELACORTE.

9. The Other Woman. By Hank Phillippi Ryan. FORGE.

10. Mark of Athena. By Rick Riordan. HYPERION.

NONFICTION

1. Killing Kennedy. By Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. HENRY HOLT.

2. No Easy Day. By Mark Owen and Kevin Maurer. DUTTON.

3. Glittering Images. By Camille Paglia. PANTHEON.

4. America Again. By Stephen Colbert. GRAND CENTRAL.

5. Who I Am. By Pete Townshend. HARPER.

6. Guinness World Records 2013. By Guinness World Records.
GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS.

7. End of Your Life Book Club. By Will Schwalbe. KNOPF.

8. The Signal and the Noise. By Nate Silver. PENGUIN.

9. How Children Succeed. By Paul Tough. HOUGHTON MIFFLIN HARCOURT.

10. A Murder in Wellesley. By Tom Farmer and Marty Foley.
NORTHEASTERN.

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FICTION

1. The Sense of an Ending. By Julian Barnes. VINTAGE.

2. The Marriage Plot. By Jeffrey Eugenides. PICADOR.

3. Wolf Hall. By Hilary Mantel. PICADOR.

4. Cloud Atlas. By David Mitchell. RANDOM HOUSE.

5. The Language of Flowers. By Vanessa Diffenbaugh. BALLANTINE.

6. Night Circus. By Erin Morgenstern. ANCHOR.

7. State of Wonder. By Ann Patchett. HARPER PERENNIAL.

8. The Best American Short Stories 2012. Edited by Tom Perrotta
and Heidi Pitlor. MARINER.

9. Fifty Shades of Grey. By E. L. James. VINTAGE.

10. Perks of Being a Wallflower. By Stephen Chbosky. MTV.

NONFICTION

1. The Swerve. By Stephen Greenblatt. W.W. NORTON.

2. F for Effort. By Richard Benson. CHRONICLE.

3. Is Everyone Hanging Out with Me? By Mindy Kaling. THREE RIVERS.

4. In the Garden of Beasts. By Erik Larson. BROADWAY.

5. Bossypants. By Tina Fey. REAGAN ARTHUR/BACK BAY.

6. The Hare with Amber Eyes. By Edmund de Waal. PICADOR.

7. How to Write a Sentence and How to Read One.
By Stanley Fish. HARPER.

8. Marblehead’s First Harbor. By Hugh Peabody Bishop and
Brenda Bishop Booma. HISTORY PRESS.

9. Outliers. By Malcolm Gladwell. BACK BAY.

10. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. By Rebecca Skloot.
BROADWAY.

Compiled from Andover Bookstore, The Book Rack, Brookline Booksmith, Concord Bookshop, Harvard Book Store, New England Mobile Book Fair, Porter Square Books, Spirit of ’76, Spirit Squared, Wellesley Books.

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