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Local bestsellers



1. All the Light We Cannot See. By Anthony Doerr. Scribner.

2. Leaving Time. By Jodi Picoult.Ballantine.

3. Lila. By Marilynne Robinson. FARRAR, STRAUS & GIROUX.

4. Edge of Eternity. By Ken Follett. Dutton.

5. Nora Webster. By Colm Toibin. Scribner.

6. Blue Horses. By Mary Oliver. Penguin.

7. The Narrow Road to the Deep North. By Richard Flanagan. Knopf.

8. The Children Act. By Ian McEwan.Talese.

9. The Bone Clocks. By David Mitchell. Random House.

10. Some Luck. By Jane Smiley.Knopf.



1. Being Mortal. By Atul Gawande. Metropolitan.

2. Not That Kind of Girl. By Lena Dunham. Random House.

3. Killing Patton. By Bill O’Reilly.Holt.

4. What If? By Randall Munroe.Houghton Mifflin .

5. Plenty More. By Yotam Ottolenghi. Ten Speed.

6. As You Wish. By Cary Elwes.Touchstone.

7. The Innovators. By Walter Isaacson. SIMON & SCHUSTER.

8. This Changes Everything. By Naomi Klein. SIMON & SCHUSTER.

9. Guinness World Records 2015. By Guinness World Records. GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS.

10. Everything I Need to Know I Learned From a Little Golden Book. By Diane Muldrow. Golden Books.



1. Gone Girl. By Gillian Flynn. Broadway.

2. Orphan Train. By Christina Baker Kline. Morrow .

3. The Museum of Extraordinary Things. By Alice Hoffman. Scribner.

4. The Luminaries. By Eleanor Catton. Back Bay .

5. The Best American Short Stories 2014. By Jennifer Egan.


6. The Rosie Project. By Graeme Simsion. SIMON & SCHUSTER.

7. Americanah. By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.Anchor.

8. Someone. By Alice McDermott. Picador USA.

9. The Ocean at the End of the Lane. By Neil Gaiman.Morrow.

10. The Signature of All Things. By Elizabeth Gilbert. Penguin.



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

2. Unbroken. By Laura Hillenbrand. Random House.

3. This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage. By Ann Patchett.

Harper Perennial .

4. The Old Farmer’s Almanac 2015. OLD FARMER’S ALMANAC.

5. Wild. By Cheryl Strayed. Vintage.

6. Mud Season. By Ellen Stimson. Countryman.

7. Let’s Explore Diabetes With Owls. By David Sedaris. Back Bay.

8. The Heart of Everything That Is. By Bob Drury & Tom Clavin.SIMON & SCHUSTER .

9. The Men Who United the States. By Simon Winchester.

Harper Perennial.

10. Orr: My Story. By Bobby Orr. Berkley.

Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the New England Independent Booksellers Association and IndieBound. For the week ended Sunday, October 19.

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