Local bestsellers



1. Gone Girl. By Gillian Flynn. CROWN.

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

3. TransAtlantic. By Colum McCann. RANDOM.


4. Love Dishonor Marry Die Cherish Perish. By David Rakoff. KNOPF.

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

6. Inferno. By Dan Brown. KNOPF.

7. And the Mountains Echoed. By Khaled Hosseini. PENGUIN.

8. Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls. By Anton DiSclafani. PENGUIN.


9. Beautiful Day. By Elin Hilderbrand. LITTLE, BROWN.

10. (tie) Wonder. By R. J. Palacio. RANDOM.

10. (tie) The Burgess Boys. By Elizabeth Strout. RANDOM.


1. Lean In. By Sheryl Sandberg. KNOPF.

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


3. Bunker Hill. By Nathaniel Philbrick. VIKING.

4. I Could Pee on This. By Francesco Marciuliano. CHRONICLE.

5. This Town. By Mark Leibovich. BLUE RIDER.

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

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

8. Jerusalem. By Yotam Ottolenghi, Sami Tamimi. TEN SPEED.

9. Frozen in Time. By Mitchell Zuckoff. HARPERCOLLINS.

10. Zealot. By Reza Aslan. RANDOM.



1. Beautiful Ruins. By Jess Walter. HARPER.

2. The Art Forger. By B. A. Shapiro. ALGONQUIN.

3. The Casual Vacancy. By J. K. Rowling. LITTLE, BROWN.

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

5. Flight Behavior. By Barbara Kingsolver. HARPER.

6. Where’d you Go Bernadette. By Maria Semple. LITTLE, BROWN.

7. Sweet Tooth. By Ian McEwan. KNOPF.

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

9. The Bat. By Jo Nesbo. KNOPF.

10. (tie) A Hologram for the King. By Dave Eggers. VINTAGE.

10. (tie) Let the Great World Spin. By Colum McCann. RANDOM.


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

2. In the Garden of Beasts. By Erik Larson. CROWN.

3. The Glass Castle. By Jeannette Walls. SCRIBNER.

4. (tie) Quiet. By Susan Cain. CROWN.

4. (tie) Hallucinations. By Oliver Sacks. KNOPF.

6. (tie) The Other Wes Moore. By Wes Moore. RANDOM.

6. (tie) Bossypants. By Tina Fey. LITTLE, BROWN.

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

9. Outliers. By Malcolm Gladwell. LITTLE, BROWN.

10. How Children Succeed. By Paul Tough. HOUGHTON.

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