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HARDCOVER FICTION 1. The Goldfinch. By Donna Tartt. LITTLE BROWN.

2. The Silkworm. By Robert Galbraith. LITTLE BROWN.

3. All the Light We Cannot See. By Anthony Doerr. SIMON & SCHUSTER.

4. Midnight in Europe. By Alan Furst. RANDOM HOUSE.

5. One Plus One. By Jojo Moyes. DORMAN.

6. The Care and Management of Lies. By Jacqueline Winspear. HARPER.

7. Matchmaker. By Elin Hilderbrand. LITTLE BROWN.

8. All Fall Down. By Jennifer Weiner. ATRIA.

9. The Invention of Wings. By Sue Monk Kidd. PENGUI N.

10. The Arsonist. By Sue Miller. KNOPF.

NONFICTION 1. Unbroken. By Laura Hillenbrand. RANDOM HOUSE.

2. Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant. By Roz Chast. BLOOMSBURY.


3. Hard Choices. By Hillary Clinton. SIMON & SCHUSTER.

4. Capital in the 21st Century. By Thomas Piketty. HARVARD.

5. Car Sick. By John Waters. FARRAR, STRAUS & GIROUX.

6. At the Point of a Cutlass. By Gregory Flemming. UNIVERSITY.

7. Everything I Need to Know I Learned From a Little Golden Book. By Diane Muldrow. LITTLE GOLDEN.

8. The Opposite of Loneliness. By Marina Keegan. SCRIBNER.

9. A Fighting Chance. By Elizabeth Warren. METROPOLITAN.

10. 10% Happier. By Dan Harris. IT .


1. The Signature of All Things. By Elizabeth Gilbert. PENGUIN.

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

3. Gone Girl. By Gillian Flynn. RANDOM HOUSE.

4. Americanah. By Chimamanda Adichie. RANDOM HOUSE.

5. Orphan Train. By Christina Baker Kline. HARPER.

6. Lowland. By Jhumpa Lahiri. RANDOM HOUSE .

7. Beautiful Ruins. By Jess Walter. HARPER.

8. The Cuckoo’s Calling. By Robert Galbraith. MULHOLLAND.

9. Dirty Love. By Andre Dubus III. W. W. NORTON.

10. If I Stay. By Gayle Forman. SPEAK.

NONFICTION 1. The Boys in the Boat. By Daniel James Brown. PENGUIN.

2. Let’s Explore Diabetes With Owls. By David Sedaris. HACHETTE.

3. Orange Is the New Black. By Piper Kerman. RANDOM HOUSE.


4. Behind the Beautiful Forevers. By Katherine Boo. RANDOM HOUSE.

5. One Summer. By Bill Bryson. KNOPF.

6. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. By Maya Angelou. BALLANTINE.

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

8. Book of Ages. By Jill Lepore. VINTAGE.

9. Hyperbole and a Half. By Allie Brosh. TOUCHSTONE.

10. Wreck This Journal. By Keri Smith. PERIGEE.

Compiled from Andover, Spirit of ‘76, BookEnds, Bookrack, Concord, Harvard, NEMBF, Porter Square, Wellesley and Brookline Booksellers.

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