Local bestsellers



1. W Is for Wasted. By Sue Grafton. PENGUIN.

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

3. Dissident Gardens. By Jonathan Lethem. KNOPF.


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

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5. Enon. By Paul Harding. RANDOM.

6. The Wrong Girl. By Hank Phillippi Ryan. DOHERTY.

7. Someone. By Alice McDermott. FARRAR, STRAUS, AND GIROUX.

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


9. Claire of the Sea Light. By Edwidge Danticat. KNOPF.

10. MaddAddam. By Margaret Atwood. KNOPF.


1. Lean In. By Sheryl Sandberg. KNOPF.

2. Still Foolin’ ‘Em. By Billy Crystal. HOLT, HENRY.

3. Lawrence in Arabia. By Scott Anderson. KNOPF.


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

5. Zealot. By Reza Aslan. RANDOM.

6. For Discrimination. By Randall Kennedy. KNOPF.

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

8. (tie) Bunker Hill. By Nathaniel Philbrick. VIKING.

8. (tie) A House in the Sky. By Amanda Lindhout, Sara Corbett.


10. Salinger. By David Shields, Shane Salerno. SIMON & SCHUSTER.



1. Beautiful Ruins. By Jess Walter. HARPER.

2. Me Before You. By Jojo Moyes. PENGUIN.

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

4. The Silent Wife. By A. S. A. Harrison. VIKING.

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

6. (tie) This Is How You Lose Her. By Junot Diaz. PENGUIN.

6. (tie) Telegraph Avenue. By Michael Chabon. HARPER.

8. Dear Life. By Alice Munro. KNOPF.

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

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


1. Orange Is the New Black. By Piper Kerman. RANDOM.

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

2. (tie) Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? By Mindy Kaling.

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

5. (tie) Thinking Fast and Slow. By Daniel Kahneman.

5. (tie) How to Create a Mind. By Ray Kurzweil. PENGUIN.

7. Elsewhere. By Richard Russo. KNOPF.

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

9. The Black Count. By Tom Reiss. CROWN.

10. The Other Wes Moore. By Wes Moore. RANDOM.

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.