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HARDCOVER

FICTION

1. The Cuckoo’s Calling. By Robert Galbraith, J. K. Rowling. LITTLE, BROWN.

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

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

4. Gone Girl. By Gillian Flynn. CROWN.

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

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

7. Inferno. By Dan Brown. KNOPF.

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8. The Silver Star. By Jeannette Walls. SCRIBNER.

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

10. TransAtlantic. By Colum McCann. RANDOM HOUSE.

NONFICTION

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

2. Zealot. By Reza Aslan. RANDOM.

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

4. Unbroken. By Laura Hillenbrand. RANDOM.

5. Lean In. By Sheryl Sandberg. KNOPF.

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

7. Grumpy Cat. By Grumpy Cat CHRONICLE.

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

9. The Unwinding. By George Packer. FARRAR, STRAUS, GIROUX.

10. Whitey. By Dick Lehr, Gerard O’Neill. GALE.

PAPERBACK

FICTION

1. Beautiful Ruins. By Jess Walter. HARPER.

2. (tie) The Casual Vacancy. By J. K. Rowling. LITTLE, BROWN.

2. (tie) Where’d you Go Bernadette. By Maria Semple. LITTLE, BROWN.

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

5. Dear Life. By Alice Munro. KNOPF.

6. Flight Behavior. By Barbara Kingsolver. HARPER.

7. Divergent. By Veronica Roth. HARPERCOLLINS.

8. Sweet Tooth. By Ian McEwan. KNOPF.

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

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

NONFICTION

1. Wild. By Cheryl Strayed. VINTAGE.

2. Is Everyone Hanging out Without Me? By Mindy Kaling. CROWN.

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

4. Quiet. By Susan Cain. CROWN.

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

6. Hallucinations. By Oliver Sacks. KNOPF.

7. Elsewhere. By Richard Russo. KNOPF.

8. (tie) Outliers. By Malcolm Gladwell. LITTLE, BROWN.

8. (tie) Orange is the New Black. By Piper Kerman. RANDOM.

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, Brookline Booksmith, and Book Ends Winchester.

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