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1. The Goldfinch. By Donna Tart. Little, Brown.

2. The Invention of Wings. By Sue Monk Kidd. Viking.

3. The Son. By Jo Nesbo. Knopf.

4. All the Light We Cannot See. By Anthony Doerr. Scribner.

5. Remember Me Like This. By Bret Anthony Johnston.
Random House.

6. The Husband’s Secret. By Liane Moriarty. Amy Einhorn Books.

7. Serpent of Venice. By Christopher Moore. William Morrow.

8. The Snow Queen. By Michael Cunningham. Farrar.

9. Insurgent. By Veronica Roth. Katherine Tegen.

10. The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry. By Gabrielle Zevi. Algonquin.


1. Fighting Chance. By Elizabeth Warren. Metropolitan.


2. Capital in the 21st Century. By Thomas Piketty. Belknap.

3. You Are Not Special. By David McCullough Jr. Ecco.

4. Stress Test. By Timothy F. Geithner. Crown.

5. Think Like A Freak. By Steven D. Levitt. William Morrow.

6. Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt. By Michael Lewis.
W. W. Norton & Company.

7. Lean In for Graduates. By Sheryl Sandberg. Knopf.

8. Opposite of Loneliness. By Marina Keegan. Scribner.

9. Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant. By Roz Chast. Bloomsbury.

10. No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State. By Glenn Greenwald. Metropolitan.



1. Americanah. By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Anchor.

2. Gone Girl. By Gillian Flynn. Broadway.

3. The Fault in Our Stars. By John Green. Speak.

4. Orphan Train. By Christina Baker Kline. William Morrow.

5. Me Before You. By Jojo Moyes. Penguin.

6. The Circle. Dave Eggers. Vintage.

7. Where’d You Go Bernadette. By Maria Semple. Back Bay.

8. Beautiful Ruins (tie) By Jess Walter. Harper.

8. The Secret History (tie). By Donna Tartt. Vintage.

10. The Burgess Boys. By Elizabeth Strout. Random House.


1. Behind the Beautiful Forevers. By Katherine Boo. Random House.


2. Margaret Fuller. By Megan Marshall. Mariner.

3. Bunker Hill. By Nathaniel Philbrick. Penguin.

4. Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation. By Michael Pollan. Penguin.

5. Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? By Mindy Kaling. Three Rivers.

6. Bullied. By Carrie Goldman. Harper.

7. Francona : The Red Sox Years. By Terry Francona and
Dan Shaughnessy. Mariner.

8. The Examined Life. By Stephen Grosz. W. W. Norton & Company.

9. How to Sit (tie) By Thich Nhat Hanh. Parallax.

9. iRules: What Every Tech-Healthy Family Needs to Know about Selfies, Sexting, Gaming, and Growing up (tie). By Janell Burley
Hofmann. Rodale.

Compiled from 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.

Alex Stills can be reached at alexandra.stills@globe.com