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1. The Burgess Boys. By Elizabeth Strout. RANDOM HOUSE.

2. Tenth of December. By George Saunders. RANDOM HOUSE.

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3. Leaving Everything Most Loved. By Jacqueline Winspear.

4. The Good House. By Ann Leary. ST. MARTIN’S.

5. Gone Girl. By Gillian Flynn. CROWN.

6. The Dinner. By Herman Koch. HOGARTH.

7. (tie) The Accursed. By Joyce Carol Oates. ECCO.

7. Poems to Learn by Heart. By Caroline Kennedy. DISNEY.

7. Life After Life. By Kate Atkinson. REAGAN ARTHUR.

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


1. Lean In. By Sheryl Sandberg. KNOPF.

2. Whitey Bulger. By Kevin Cullen and Shelley Murphy.

3. Margaret Fuller: A New American Life. By Megan Marshall.

4. Francona. By Terry Francona and Dan Shaughnessy.

5. Salt Sugar Fat. By Michael Moss. RANDOM HOUSE.

6. Tiger Writing. By Gish Jen. HARVARD UNIVERSITY.

7. Detroit. By Charlie LeDuff. PENGUIN.

8. (tie) My Beloved World. By Sonia Sotomayor. KNOPF.

8. Crossing the Line. By Derek Sanderson. TRIUMPH.

10. Unbroken. By Laura Hillenbrand. RANDOM HOUSE.


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

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

3. Canada. By Richard Ford. ECCO.

4. (tie) Death Comes to Pemberley. By P.D. James. VINTAGE.

4. Life of Pi. By Yann Martel. MARINER.

6. The Great Gatsby. By F. Scott Fitzgerald. SCRIBNER.

7. Rules of Civility. By Amor Towles. PENGUIN.

8. Things Fall Apart. By Chinua Achebe. ANCHOR.

9. The Prisoner of Heaven. By Carlos Ruiz Zafón. HARPER PERENNIAL.

10. Defending Jacob. By William Landay. DELL.


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

2. Bossypants. By Tina Fey. BACK BAY.

3. Quiet. By Susan Cain. BROADWAY.

4. Is Everyone Hanging Out without Me? By Mindy Kaling.

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

6. How to Tell If Your Cat Is Plotting to Kill You. By The Oatmeal
and Matthew Inman. ANDREWS MCMEEL.

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

8. House of Stone. By Anthony Shadid. MARINER.

9. America the Beautiful. By Ben Carson M.D. ZONDERVAN.

10. Watching for Mermaids. By David H. Roper. POINTS EAST.

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