Local bestsellers



1. The Lowland. By Jhumpa Lahiri. KNOPF.

2. Doctor Sleep. By Stephen King. SCRIBNER.

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


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

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5. Bleeding Edge. By Thomas Pynchon. PENGUIN.

6. MaddAddam. By Margaret Atwood. KNOPF.

7. Inferno. By Dan Brown. KNOPF.

8. Gone Girl. By Gillian Flynn. CROWN.


9. (tie) The Wrong Girl. By Hank Phillippi Ryan. DOHERTY.

9. (tie) TransAtlantic. By Colum McCann. RANDOM HOUSE.


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

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

3. Zealot. By Reza Aslan. RANDOM.


4. Levels of Life. By Julian Barnes. KNOPF.

5. Unbroken. By Laura Hillenbrand. RANDOM.

6. (tie) Killing Jesus. By Bill O’Reilly, Martin Dugard. HOLT, HENRY.

6. (tie) Wilson. By A. Scott Berg. PENGUIN.

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

9. Mission in a Bottle. By Seth Goldman, Barry Nalebuff,

Sungyoon Cho (Illustrator). CROWN.

10. It’s All Good. By Gwyneth Paltrow. GRAND CENTRAL.



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

2. Beautiful Ruins. By Jess Walter. HARPER.

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

4. This Is How You Lose Her. By Junot Diaz. PENGUIN.

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

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

7. The Round House. By Louise Erdrich. HARPERCOLLINS.

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

9. Telegraph Avenue. By Michael Chabon. HARPER.

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


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

2. Quiet. By Susan Cain. CROWN.

3. Brain on Fire. By Susannah Cahalan. SIMON AND SCHUSTER.

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


5. Boston Restaurants 2014. By Zagat Survey. ZAGAT

6. The Moth. By Catherine Burns, Adam Gopnik,

George Dawes Green. HYPERION.

7. (tie) How Music Works. By David Byrne. MCSWEENEY’S.

7. (tie) Waging Heavy Peace. By Neil Young. PENGUIN.

9. Thinking Fast and Slow. By Daniel Kahneman. FARRAR, STRAUS,


10. 1775. By Kevin Phillips. PENGUIN.

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.