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HARDCOVER

FICTION

1. Inferno. By Dan Brown. DOUBLEDAY.

2. Ocean at the End of the Lane. By Neil Gaiman. WILLIAM MORROW.

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3. TransAtlantic. By Colum McCann. RANDOM HOUSE.

4. And the Mountains Echoed. By Khaled Hosseini. RIVERHEAD.

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5. Silver Star. By Jeannette Walls. SCRIBNER.

6. Beautiful Day. By Elin Hilderbrand. LITTLE, BROW.

7. Bad Monkey. By Carl Hiaasen. KNOPF.

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8. The Fault in Our Stars. By John Green. PENGUIN.

9. Wonder. By R. J. Palacio. RANDOM HOUSE

10. The Woman Upstairs. By Claire Messud. KNOPF.

NONFICTION

1. Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls. By David Sedaris. LITTLE, BROWN.

2. Bunker Hill. By Nathaniel Philbrick. VIKING.

3. Revolutionary Summer. By Joseph J. Ellis. KNOPF.

4. Lean In. By Sheryl Sandberg. KNOPF.

5. The Boys in the Boat. By Daniel Brown. VIKING ADULT.

6. Unbroken. By Laura Hillenbrand. RANDOM HOUSE.

7. Flour, too. By Joanne Chang. CHRONICLE.

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

9. Letters to a Young Scientist. By Edward O. Wilson. LIVERRIGHT

10. Universe Next Door. By Abelardo Morell. ART INSTITUTE OF
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PAPERBACK

FICTION

1. Beautiful Ruins. By Jess Walter. HARPER.

2. Flight Behavior. By Barbara Kingsolver. HARPER.

3. Where’d You Go, Bernadette. By Maria Semple. LITTLE, BROWN.

4. The Light Between Oceans. By M.L. Stedman. SCRIBNER.

5. Hologram for the King. By Dave Eggers. VINTAGE.

6. Joyland. By Stephen King. RIVERHEAD.

7. World War Z. By Max Brooks. CROWN.

8. The Language of Flowers. By Vanessa Diffenbaugh. RANDOM HOUSE

9. Bring Up the Bodies. By Hilary Mantel. PICADOR

10. The Orphan Master’s Son. By Adam Johnson. RANDOM HOUSE.

NONFICTION

1. Wild. By Cheryl Strayed. VINTAGE.

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

3. Quiet. By Susan Cain. RANDOM HOUSE.

4. Thinking Fast and Slow. By Daniel Kahneman. FARRAR, STRAUS, AND GIROUX.

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

6. Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? By Mindy Kaling. THREE RIVERS.

7. Outliers. By Malcolm Gladwell. BACK BAY.

8. The Other Wes Moore. By Wes Moore. RANDOM HOUSE

9. Love, Life, and Elephants. By Daphne Sheldrick. PICADOR

10. Belmont Poems. By Stephen Burt. GRAYWOLF

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