scorecardresearch Skip to main content

Local bestsellers


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

2. The Girl on the Train By Paula Hawkins Riverhead

3. A Spool of Blue Thread By Anne Tyler Knopf

4. The Whites By Richard Price writing as Harry Brandt

5. Trigger Warning By Neil Gaiman Morrow

6. The Nightingale By Kristin Hannah St. Martin’s

7. The Boston Girl By Anita Diamant Scribner


8. Mightier Than the Sword By Jeffrey Archer St. Martin’s Press

9. Euphoria By Lily King Atlantic Monthly Press

10. Station Eleven By Emily St. John Mandel Knopf


1. Being Mortal By Atul Gawande Metropolitan

2. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up By Marie Kondo Ten Speed Press

3. H Is for Hawk By Helen MacDonald Grove Press

4. Leaving Before the Rains Come By Alexandra Fuller Penguin Press

5. Yes Please By Amy Poehler Dey Street

6. Girl in a Band: A Memoir By Kim Gordon Dey Street

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

8. What If? By Randall Munroe Houghton Mifflin

9. Small Victories By Anne Lamott Riverhead

10. Gateway to Freedom: The Hidden History of the Underground Railroad By Eric Foner Norton



1. Redeployment By Phil Klay Penguin

2. Still Alice By Lisa Genova Gallery

3. The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry By Gabrielle Zevin Algonquin

4. The Rosie Project By Graeme Simsion S&S

5. Orphan Train By Christina Baker Kline Morrow

6. My Brilliant Friend By Elena Ferrante Europa Editions

7. The Winter People By Jennifer McMahon Anchor

8. Americanah By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Anchor

9. The Martian By Andy Weir By Broadway

10. Fifty Shades of Grey By E.L. James Vintage


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

2. Wild By Cheryl Strayed Vintage

3. American Sniper By Chris Kyle Scott McEwen, Morrow

4. Unbroken By Laura Hillenbrand Random House

5. How to Love By Thich Nhat Hanh Parallax Press

6. 10% Happier By Dan Harris Dey Street

7. The Sixth Extinction By Elizabeth Kolbert Picador USA

8. We Should All Be Feminists By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Anchor


9. Brain on Fire By Susannah Cahalan S&S

10. Bad Feminist By Roxane Gay Harper Perennial

Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the New England Independent Booksellers Association and IndieBound for the week ended Sunday, March 1.