Local bestsellers



1. The Lowland. By Jhumpa Lahiri. KNOPF.

2. Dirty Love. By Andre Dubus III. NORTON.

3. The Luminaries. By Eleanor Catton. LITTLE, BROWN.


4. Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy. By Helen Fielding. KNOPF.

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

6. The House of Hades. By Rick Riordan. HYPERION.

7. The Circle. By Dave Eggers. KNOPF.

8. The Signature of All Things. By Elizabeth Gilbert. VIKING.


8. Identical. By Scott Turow. GRAND CENTRAL.

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


1. Orr. My Story. By Bobby Orr. PENGUIN.

2. I Am Malala. By Malala Yousafzai. LITTLE, BROWN.

3. David and Goliath. By Malcolm Gladwell. LITTLE, BROWN.


4. The Men Who United the States. By Simon Winchester. HARPERCOLLINS.

5. One Summer. By Bill Bryson. KNOPF.

6. Everything I Need to Know I learned from a Little Golden Book. By Diane E. Muldrow. RANDOM.

7. Killing Jesus. By Bill O’Reilly, Martin Dugard. HOLT, HENRY.

8. Dog Songs. By Mary Oliver. PENGUIN.

9. Tip and the Gipper. By Chris Matthews. SIMON AND SCHUSTER.

10. Book of Ages. By Jill Lepore. KNOPF.



1. Dear Life. By Alice Munro. KNOPF.

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

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

4. The Good House. By Ann Leary. PICADOR.

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

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

7. Beautiful Ruins. By Jess Walter. HARPERCOLLINS.

8. The Best American Short Stories 2013. By Elizabeth Strout, Heidi Pitlor (Editor). HOUGHTON MIFFLIN HARCOURT.

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

10. Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore. By Robin Sloan. PICADOR.


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

1. (tie) Our Boston. By Andrew Blauner (Editor). HOUGHTON MIFFLIN HARCOURT.

3. (tie) Orange Is the New Black. By Piper Kerman. RANDOM.

3. (tie) Quiet. By Susan Cain. CROWN.

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

6. 1775. By Kevin Phillips. PENGUIN.

7. (tie) Unlikely Loves. By Jennifer S. Holland. WORKMAN.

7. (tie) Far From the Tree. By Andrew Solomon. SCRIBNER.

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

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

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.