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

4. Blue Horses. By Mary Oliver. PENGUIN.

5. The Escape. By David Baldacci. GRAND CENTRAL.

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

7. Revival. By Stephen King. SCRIBNER.

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

9. Nora Webster. By Colm Toibin. SCRIBNER.

10. Leaving Time. By Jodi Picoult. BALLANTINE.


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

2. Being Mortal. By Atul Gawande. METROPOLITAN.


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

4. 41: A Portrait of My Father. By George W. Bush. CROWN.

5. Small Victories. By Anne Lamott. RIVERHEAD.

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

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

8. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up. By Marie Kondo.

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

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



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

2. Americanah. By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. ANCHOR.

3. Gone Girl. By Gillian Flynn. BROADWAY.

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

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

6. Someone. By Alice McDermott. PICADOR.

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

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

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

10. Museum of Extraordinary Things. By Alice Hoffman. SCRIBNER.


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

2. Wild. By Cheryl Strayed. VINTAGE.


3. Unbroken. By Laura Hillenbrand. RANDOM HOUSE.

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

5. Provence, 1970. By Luke Barr. POTTER.

6. Orr: My Story. By Bobby Orr. BERKLEY.

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

8. The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2014. By Deborah Blum & Tim Folger. MARINER.

9. Quiet. By Susan Cain. BROADWAY.

10. The Best American Travel Writing 2014. By Paul Theroux & Jason Wilson. MARINER.

Based on reporting from the Independent Booksellers of the New England Independent Booksellers Association and Indiebound for the week ended Sunday, November 23.

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