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Local bestsellers



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

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

3. Inferno. By Dan Brown. KNOPF.

4. The Ocean at the End of the Lane. By Neil Gaiman. WILLIAM MORROW.

5. Gone Girl. By Gillian Flynn. CROWN.

6. Bad Monkey. By Carl Hiaasen. KNOPF.

7. Love Dishonor Marry Die Cherish Perish. By David Rakoff. KNOPF.

8. Surprise Attack of Jabba the Puppett. By Tom Angleberger. AMULET.

9. TransAtlantic. By Colum McCann. RANDOM HOUSE.

10. The Infatuations. By Javier Marias. KNOPF.


1. Zealot. By Reza Aslan. RANDOM.


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

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

4. Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls. By David Sedaris. LITTLE, BROWN.

5. Unbroken. By Laura Hillenbrand. RANDOM.

6. Bunker Hill. By Nathaniel Philbrick. VIKING.

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

8. Lean In. By Sheryl Sandberg. KNOPF.

9. I Could Pee on This. By Francesco Marciuliano. CHRONICLE.

10. Grumpy Cat. By Chronicle. CHRONICLE.



1. Beautiful Ruins. By Jess Walter. HARPER.

2. Where’d you Go Bernadette. By Maria Semple. LITTLE, BROWN.

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

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

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

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

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

8. Dear Life. By Alice Munro. KNOPF.

9. Flight Behavior. By Barbara Kingsolver. HARPER.

10. A Hologram for the King. By Dave Eggers. VINTAGE.


1. Outliers. By Malcolm Gladwell. LITTLE, BROWN.

2. Orange is the New Black. By Piper Kerman. RANDOM.

3. Quiet. By Susan Cain. CROWN.

4.(tie) Wild. By Cheryl Strayed. VINTAGE.

4. (tie) How Children Succeed. By Paul Tough. HOUGHTON.


4. (tie) Hallucinations. By Oliver Sacks. KNOPF.

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

8. The Other Wes Moore. By Wes Moore. RANDOM.

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

10. Elsewhere. By Richard Russo. KNOPF.

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.