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1. The Girl on the Train. By Paula Hawkins. Riverhead

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

3. The Buried Giant. By Kazuo Ishiguro. Knopf

4. A Spool of Blue Thread. By Anne Tyler. Knopf

5. The Whites. By Richard Price writing as Harry Brandt. Holt

6. The Nightingale. By Kristin Hannah. St. Martin’s,

7. The Fifth Gospel. By Ian Caldwell. S&S

8. The Boston Girl. By Anita Diamant. Scribner


9. Trigger Warning. By Neil Gaiman. Morrow

10. Station Eleven. By Emily St. John Mandel. Knopf


1. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up. By Marie Kondo. Ten Speed Press

2. Being Mortal. By Atul Gawande. Metropolitan,

3. H Is for Hawk. By Helen MacDonald. Grove Press

4. Believer. By David Axelrod. Penguin Press

5. Leaving Before the Rains Come. By Alexandra Fuller. Penguin Press

6. What If? Randall Munroe. Houghton Mifflin

7. Yes Please. By Amy Poehler. Dey Street

8. Get What’s Yours: The Secrets to Maxing Out Your Social Security. By Philip Moeller, et al. S&S

9. Make It Ahead. By Ina Garten. Clarkson Potter

10. The Opposite of Spoiled. By Ron Lieber. Harper


1. The Rosie Project. By Graeme Simsion. S&S

2. Redeployment. By Phil Klay. Penguin


3. The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry. By Gabrielle Zevin. Algonquin

4. Still Alice. By Lisa Genova. Gallery

5. My Brilliant Friend. By Elena Ferrante. Europa Editions

6. Americanah. By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Anchor

7. Orphan Train. By Christina Baker Kline. Morrow

8. The Husband’s Secret. By Liane Moriarty. Berkley

9. The Martian. By Andy Weir. Broadway

10. One More Thing. By B.J. Novak. Vintage


1. The Boys in the Boat. By Daniel James Brown. Penguin

2. Wild. By Cheryl Strayed. Vintage

3. Unbroken. By Laura Hillenbrand. Random House

4. The Sixth Extinction. By Elizabeth Kolbert. Picador USA

5. We Should All Be Feminists. By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Anchor

6. American Sniper. By Chris Kyle. Scott McEwen. Morrow

7. 10% Happier. By Dan Harris. Dey Street

8. How to Love. By Thich Nhat Hanh. Parallax Press

9. Bad Feminist. By Roxane Gay. Harper Perennial

10. Alan Turing: The Enigma. By Andrew Hodges. Princeton University Press


Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the New England Independent Booksellers Association and IndieBound for the week ended Sunday, March 8.