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FICTION

1. The Goldfinch. By Donna Tartt. LITTLE, BROWN.

2. The Lowland. By Jhumpa Lahiri. KNOPF.

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3. We Are Water. By Wally Lamb. HARPERCOLLINS.

4. Sycamore Row. By John Grisham. KNOPF.

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5. Allegiant. By Veronica Roth. HARPERCOLLINS.

6. The Circle. By Dave Eggers. KNOPF.

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

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

9. Doctor Sleep. By Stephen King. SCRIBNER.

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

NONFICTION

1. Orr. By Bobby Orr. PENGUIN.

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

3. One Summer. By Bill Bryson. KNOPF.

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

5. The Reason I Jump. By Naoki Higashida,
KA Yoshida (Translator), David Mitchell (Translator). RANDOM.

6. Dog Songs. By Mary Oliver. PENGUIN.

7. The Brothers. By Stephen Kinzer. HOLT, HENRY.

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

9. Taking the Stand. By Alan Dershowitz. CROWN.

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

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FICTION

1. Dear Life. By Alice Munro. KNOPF.

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

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

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

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

6. The Lons. By Peggy Rambach. SOJOURNER.

7. Hateship Friendship Courtship Loveship Marriage.
By Alice Munro. KNOPF.

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

9. This Is How You Lose Her. By Junot Diaz. PENGUIN.

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

NONFICTION

1. Orange Is the New Black. By Piper Kerman. RANDOM.

2. Quiet. By Susan Cain. CROWN.

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

3. (tie) Brain on Fire. By Susannah Cahalan. SIMON AND SCHUSTER.

5. Far From the Tree. By Andrew Solomon. SCRIBNER.

6. Wild. By Cheryl Strayed. VINTAGE.

7. (tie) Outliers. By Malcolm Gladwell. LITTLE, BROWN.

7. (tie) Proof of Heaven. By Eben Alexander. SIMON AND SCHUSTER.

7. (tie) Elsewhere. By Richard Russo. KNOPF.

10. How Music Works. By David Byrne. MCSWEENEY’S.

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.

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