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

2. Gray Mountain. By John Grisham. Doubleday .

3. Leaving Time. By Jodi Picoult. Ballantine.

4. Lila. By Marilynne Robinson. Farrar, Straus & Giroux .

5. Blue Horses. By Mary Oliver. Penguin Press .

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

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

8. Nora Webster. By Colm Toibin. Scribner.


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

10. Some Luck. By Jane Smiley. Knopf.


1. Being Mortal. By Atul Gawande. Metropolitan.

2. Killing Patton. By Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. Holt.

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

4. Plenty More. By Yotam Ottolenghi. Ten Speed Press.

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

6. The Innovators. By Walter Isaacson. Simon & Schuster.

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

8. A Path Appears. By Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn. Knopf.

9. Scribe: My Life in Sports. By Bob Ryan. Bloomsbury.

10. Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?

By Roz Chast. Bloomsbury.



1. Gone Girl. By Gillian Flynn. Broadway.


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

3. Americanah. By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Anchor.

4. Someone. By Alice McDermott. picador.

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

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

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

8. Me Before You. By Jojo Moyes. Penguin.

9. The Best American Short Stories 2014. By Jennifer Egan and Heidi Pitlor. Mariner.

10. The Light Between Oceans. By M.L. Stedman. Scribner.


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

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

Harper Perennial.

3. Unbroken. By Laura Hillenbrand. Random House.

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

5. Wild. By Cheryl Strayed. Vintage.

6. The Heart of Everything That Is. By Bob Drury and Tom Clavin. Simon & Schuster.

7. The Bully Pulpit. By Doris Kearns Goodwin. Simon & Schuster.


8. Orange Is the New Black. By Piper Kerman. Spiegel & Grau.

9. Really Important Stuff My Dog Has Taught Me.

By Cynthia L. Copeland. Workman.

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

Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the New England Independent Booksellers Association and IndieBound FROM THE WEEK ENDING Oct. 26.

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