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Local bestsellers



1. The Secret Place. By Tana French. VIKING.

2. The Bone Clocks. By David Mitchell. RANDOM HOUSE.

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

4. Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage. By Haruki Murakami. KNOPF.

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

6. The Narrow Road to the Deep North. By Richard Flanagan. kNOPF.

7. The Long Way Home. By Louise Penny. MINOTAUR.

8. We Are Not Ourselves. By Matthew Thomas. SIMON & SCHUSTER.


9. The Miniaturist. By Jessie Burton. ECCO.

10. Personal. By Lee Child. DELACOURT.


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

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

3. What If?. By Randall Munroe. HOUGHTON MIFFLIN.

4. What I Know For Sure. By Oprah Winfrey. FLATIRON.

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

6. The Opportunity Equation. By Eric Schwarz. BEACON.

7. The Organized Mind. By Daniel Levitin. DUTTON.

8. I Am Malala. By Malala Yousafzai. LITTLE BROWN.

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

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



1. The Drop. By Dennis Lehane. HarperCollins.

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

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

4. Americanah. By Chimamanda Adichie. RANDOM HOUSE.

5. The Ocean at the End of the Lane. By Neil Gaiman. HarperCollins.

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

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

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

9. We Are Water. By Wally Lamb. HARPER.

10. Sycamore Row. By John Grisham. RANDOM HOUSE.



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

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

3. Bad Feminist. By Roxane Gay. HARPER.

4. Unbroken. By Laura Hillenbrand. RANDOM HOUSE.

5. Wild. By Cheryl Strayed. KNOPF.

6. The Collapse of Western Civilization. By Naomi Oreskes,

Erik M. Conway. COLUMBIA.

7. The Examined Life. By Stephen Grosz. W.W. NORTON.

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

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

10. Corporations Are Not People. By Jeffrey D. Clements. BERRETT-KOEHLER.

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

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