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1. Flight Behavior. By Barbara Kingsolver. HARPER.

2. Sweet Tooth. By Ian McEwan. NAN A.TALESE.

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3. The Round House. By Louise Erdrich. HARPER.

4. Gone Girl. By Gillian Flynn. CROWN.

5. Dear Life. By Alice Munro. KNOPF.

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

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

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

9. The Yellow Birds. By Kevin Powers. LITTLE, BROWN, AND COMPANY.

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


1. Thomas Jefferson. By Jon Meacham. RANDOM HOUSE.

2. Behind the Beautiful Forevers. By Katherine Boo. RANDOM HOUSE.

3. Barefoot Contessa: Foolproof. By Ina Garten. CLARKSON POTTER.

4. Help, Thanks, Wow. By Anne Lamott. RIVERHEAD.

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

6. Unbroken. By Laura Hillenbrand. RANDOM HOUSE.

7. (tie) The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook. By Deb Perelman. KNOPF.

7. Brothers. By George Howe Colt. SCRIBNER.

9. Killing Lincoln. By Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. HENRY HOLT.

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



1. Wolf Hall. By Hilary Mantel. PICADOR.

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

3. The Paris Wife. By Paula McLain. BALLANTINE.

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

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

6. The Night Circus. By Erin Morgenstern. ANCHOR.

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

8. (tie) Rules of Civility. By Amor Towles. PENGUIN.

8. The Art of Fielding. By Chad Harbach. BACK BAY.

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


1. Team of Rivals. By Doris Kearns Goodwin. SIMON & SCHUSTER.

2. Proof of Heaven. By Eben Alexander. SIMON & SCHUSTER.

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

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

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

6. Unlikely Friendships. By Jennifer Holland. WORKMAN.

7. F in Exams. By Richard Benson. CHRONICLE.

8. Turn Right at Machu Picchu. By Mark Adams. PLUME.

9. Arguably. By Christopher Hitchens. TWELVE.

10. Following Atticus. By Tom Ryan. WILLIAM MORROW.

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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