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Local bestsellers


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

2. Gray Mountain. By John Grisham. DOUBLEDAY.

3. The Burning Room. By Michael Connelly. LITTLE BROWN.

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

5. Blue Horses. By Mary Oliver. PENGUIN.

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

7. Let Me Be Frank With You. By Richard Ford. ECCO.

8. Leaving Time. By Jodi Picoult. BALLANTINE.

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

10. Some Luck. By Jane Smiley. KNOPF.


1. Make It Ahead. By Ina Garten. POTTER.


2. Yes Please. By Amy Poehler. DEY STREET.

3. Being Mortal. By Atul Gawande. METROPOLITAN.

4. Killing Patton. By Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. HOLT.

5. Not That Kind of Girl. By Lena Dunham. RANDOM HOUSE.

6. Everything I Need to Know I Learned From a Little Golden Book. By Diane Muldrow. GOLDEN.

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

8. As You Wish. By Cary Elwes. TOUCHSTONE.

9. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up. By Marie Kondo. TEN SPEED.

10. Plenty More. By Yotam Ottolenghi. TEN SPEED.


1. Gone Girl. By Gillian Flynn. BROADWAY.

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

3. Americanah. By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. ANCHOR.

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

5. The Best American Short Stories 2014. By Jennifer Egan and Heidi Pitlor. MARINER.

6. The Museum of Extraordinary Things. By Alice Hoffman.

7. Still Life With Bread Crumbs. By Anna Quindlen. RANDOM HOUSE.

8. Olive Kitterage. By Elizabeth Strout. RANDOM HOUSE.

9. Someone. By Alice McDermott. PICADOR.

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


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


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

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

4. Wild. By Cheryl Strayed. VINTAGE.

5. Unbroken. By Laura Hillenbrand. RANDOM HOUSE.

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

7. Really Important Stuff My Dog Has Taught Me. By Cynthia L. Copeland. WORKMAN.

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

9. Orange Is the New Black. By Piper Kerman. SPIEGEL & GRAU.

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, Nov. 9.

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