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1. And the Mountains Echoed. By Khaled Hosseini. RIVERHEAD.

2. Inferno. By Dan Brown. DOUBLEDAY.

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3. Bad Monkey. By Carl Hiaasen. KNOPF.

4. Transatlantic. By Colum McCann. RANDOM HOUSE.

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


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

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

8. The Woman Upstairs. By Claire Messud. KNOPF.

9. The Engagements. By J. Courtney Sullivan. KNOPF.

10. Gone Girl. By Gillian Flynn. CROWN.


1. Bunker Hill. By Nathaniel Philbrick. VIKING.

2. Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls. By David Sedaris.


3. Revolutionary Summer. By Joseph J. Ellis. KNOPF.

4. Lean In. By Sheryl Sandberg. KNOPF.

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

6. Unbroken. By Laura Hillenbrand. RANDOM HOUSE.

7. Whitey Bulger. By Kevin Cullen & Shelley Murphy. W. W. NORTON.

8. The Unwinding. By George Packer. FARRAR, STRAUS, AND GIROUX.

9. Finding Your Element. By Ken Robinson & Lou Aronica. VIKING.

10. Behind the Beautiful Forevers. By Katherine Boo.




1. Beautiful Ruins. By Jess Walter. HARPER.

2. Flight Behavior. By Barbara Kingsolver. HARPER.

3. Joyland. By Stephen King. RIVERHEAD.

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

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

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

7. The Great Gatsby. By F. Scott Fitzgerald. SCRIBNER.

8. Hologram for the King. By Dave Eggers. VINTAGE.

9. A Game of Thrones. By George R. R. Martin. BANTAM.

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


1. Wild. By Cheryl Strayed. VINTAGE.

2. Quiet. By Susan Cain. RANDOM HOUSE.

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


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

5. Thinking Fast and Slow. By Daniel Kahneman.


6. Bossypants. By Tina Fey. REAGAN ARTHUR/BACK BAY.

7. (tie) Outliers. By Malcolm Gladwell. BACK BAY.

7. The Four Agreements. By Don Miguel Ruiz. AMBER-ALLEN.

9. The Receptionist. By Janet Groth. ALGONQUIN.

10. Turn Right at Machu Picchu. By Mark Adams. PLUME.

Compiled from Andover Bookstore, the Book Rack, Brookline Booksmith, Concord Bookshop, Harvard Book Store, New England Mobile Book Fair, Porter Square Books, Spirit of ‘76, Wellesley Books.

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