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Local bestsellers



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

2. Blue Horses. By Mary Oliver. PENGUIN.

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

4. Redeployment. By Phil Klay. PENGUIN.

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

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

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

8. Leaving Time. By Jodi Picoult. BALLANTINE.

9. Gray Mountain. By John Grisham. DOUBLEDAY.

10. Revival. By Stephen King. SCRIBNER.


1. Being Mortal. By Atul Gawande. METROPOLITAN.

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


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

4. Small Victories. By Anne Lamott. RIVERHEAD.

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

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

7. 41: A Portrait of My Father. By George W. Bush. CROWN.

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


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

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

7. The Martian. By Andy Weir. BROADWAY.

8. The Ocean at the End of the Lane. By Neil Gaiman. MORROW.

9. The Luminaries. By Eleanor Catton. BACK BAY.

10. Someone. By Alice McDermott. PICADOR.


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

2. Unbroken. By Laura Hillenbrand. RANDOM HOUSE.

3. Wild. By Cheryl Strayed. VINTAGE.

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


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

6. This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage. By Ann Patchett. HARPER PERENNIAL.

7. Quiet. By Susan Cain. BROADWAY.

8. Bad Feminist. By Roxane Gay. HARPER.

9. George Washington’s Secret Six. By Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger. SENTINEL.

10. Knitting Yarns: Writers on Knitting. By Ann Hood. NORTON.

Based on reporting from the Independent Booksellers of the New England Independent Booksellers Association and Indiebound for the week ended Sunday, November 30.

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