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Local bestsellers



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

2. All the Light We Cannot See. By Anthony Doerr.

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

4. Lucky Us. By Amy Bloom. RANDOM HOUSE.

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

6. Wonder. By R. J. Palacio. RANDOM HOUSE.

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

8. Heist. By Daniel Silva. HarperCollins.

9. Matchmaker. By Elin Hilderbrand. LITTLE BROWN.

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


1. A Spy Among Friends. By Ben Macintyre. CROWN.

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


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

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

5. At the Point of a Cutlass. By Gregory N. Flemming. UNIVERSITY.

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

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

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

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

10. The Millionaire Master Plan. By Roger James Hamilton.



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

2. Americanah. By Chimamanda Adichie. RANDOM HOUSE.

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

4. Lowland. By Jhumpa Lahiri. VINTAGE.

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

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

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

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

9. The Girl You Left Behind. By Jojo Moyes. VIKING.

10. The Cuckoo’s Calling. By Robert Galbraith. LITTLE BROWN.


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

2. Unbroken. By Laura Hillenbrand. RANDOM HOUSE.

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


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

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

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

7. Bunker Hill. By Nathaniel Philbrick. PENGUIN.

8. One Summer. By Bill Bryson. KNOPF.

9. Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?. By Mindy Kaling. CROWN.

10. (tie) Wild. By Cheryl Strayed. KNOPF.

10. (tie) I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. By Maya Angelou. BALLANTINE.

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

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