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Local bestsellers


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

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

3. The Book of Life. By Deborah Harkness. VIKING.

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

5. Heist. By Daniel Silva. Harper Collins.

6. Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands. By Chris Bohjalian. DOUBLEDAY.

7. One Plus One. By Jojo Moyes. DORMAN.

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

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

10. The Invention of Wings. By Sue Monk Kidd. VIKING.


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


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

3. The Angel in My Pocket. By Sukey Forbes. VIKING.

4. Unbroken. By Laura Hillenbrand. RANDOM HOUSE.

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

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

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

8. Elephant Company. By Vicki Croke. RANDOM HOUSE.

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

10. Think Like a Freak. By Steven Levitt. MORROW.


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

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

3. Lowland. By Jhumpa Lahiri. VINTAGE.

4. Americanah. By Chimamanda Adichie. RANDOM HOUSE.

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

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

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

8. The Valley of Amazement. By Amy Tan. Harper Collins.

9. The Alchemist. By Paulo Coelho. HarperOne.

10. The Ocean at the End of the Lane. By Neil Gaiman.
Harper Collins


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

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


3. Behind the Beautiful Forevers. By Katherine Boo.

4. One Summer. By Bill Bryson. KNOPF.

5. Wild. By Cheryl Strayed. KNOPF.

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

7. Margaret Fuller. By Megan Marshall. HOUGHTON MIFFLIN.

8. Bunker Hill. By Nathaniel Philbrick. PENGUIN.

9. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. By Maya Angelou.

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

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

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