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

2. The Girl on the Train By Paula Hawkins Riverhead

3. A God in Ruins By Kate Atkinson Little Brown

4. Radiant Angel By Nelson DeMille Grand Central

5. Seveneves By Neal Stephenson Morrow

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

7. Our Souls at Night By Kent Haruf Knopf


8. The Green Road By Anne Enright Norton

9. God Help the Child By Toni Morrison Knopf

10. A Spool of Blue Thread By Anne Tyler Knopf


1. The Wright Brothers By David McCullough S&S

2. The Road to Character By David Brooks Random House

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

Ten Speed Press

4. Dead Wake By Erik Larson Crown

5. Being Mortal By Atul Gawande Metropolitan

6. H Is for Hawk By Helen MacDonald Grove Press

7. On the Move By Oliver Sacks Knopf

8. The Quartet By Joseph J. Ellis Knopf

9. Very Good Lives By J.K. Rowling Little Brown

10. A Lucky Life Interrupted By Tom Brokaw Random House



1. Euphoria By Lily King Grove Press


2. The Goldfinch By Donna Tartt Back Bay

3. The Invention of Wings By Sue Monk Kidd Penguin

4. The Narrow Road to the Deep North By Richard Flanagan Vintage

5. Everything I Never Told You By Celeste Ng Penguin

6. Leaving Time By Jodi Picoult Ballantine

7. The Husband's Secret By Liane Moriarty Berkley

8. The Children Act By Ian McEwan Anchor

9. Americanah By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie AnchoR

10. Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage

By Haruki Murakami Vintage


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

2. Elephant Company By Vicki Croke Random House

3. We Should All Be Feminists By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie


4. The Sixth Extinction By Elizabeth Kolbert Picador USA

5. The Opposite of Loneliness By Marina Keegan Scribner

6. Wild By Cheryl Strayed Vintage

7. David and Goliath By Malcolm Gladwell Back Bay

8. Unbroken By Laura Hillenbrand Random House

9. In the Kingdom of Ice: The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette Hampton Sides Anchor


10. A Spy Among Friends By Ben Macintyre Broadway

Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the New England Independent Booksellers Association and IndieBound for the week ended Sunday, May 31.