Local bestsellers



1. My Name Is Lucy Barton Elizabeth Strout Random House

2. All the Light We Cannot See Anthony Doerr Scribner

3. The Nightingale Kristin Hannah St. Martin’s

4. The Girl on the Train Paula Hawkins Riverhead

5. The Swans of Fifth Avenue Melanie Benjamin Delacorte

6. Fates and Furies Lauren Groff Riverhead

7. The Widow Fiona Barton NAL


8. The High Mountains of Portugal Yann Martel Spiegel & Grau

9. Midnight Sun Jo Nesbø Knopf

10. A Doubter’s Almanac Ethan Canin Random House


1. When Breath Becomes Air Paul Kalanithi Random House

2. Between the World and Me Ta-Nehisi Coates Spiegel & Grau

3. The Road to Little Dribbling Bill Bryson Doubleday

4. Being Mortal Atul Gawande Metropolitan

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

6. In Other Words Jhumpa Lahiri Knopf

7. Dark Money Jane Mayer Doubleday

8. Gratitude Oliver Sacks Knopf

9. Notorious RBG Irin Carmon & Shana Knizhnik Dey Street

10. Playing to the Edge: American Intelligence in the Age of Terror Michael V. Hayden Penguin Press




1. My Brilliant Friend Elena Ferrante Europa Editions

2. Brooklyn Colm Tóibín Scribner

3. A Little Life Hanya Yanagihara Anchor

4. A Man Called Ove Fredrik Backman WASHINGTON Square Press

5. The Story of a New Name Elena Ferrante Europa Editions

6. Euphoria Lily King Grove Press

7. Me Before You Jojo Moyes Penguin

8. The Martian Andy Weir Broadway

9. The Story of the Lost Child Elena Ferrante Europa Editions

10. The Buried Giant Kazuo Ishiguro Vintage


1. The Boys in the Boat Daniel James Brown Penguin

2. H Is for Hawk Helen MacDonald Grove Press

3. The Mindfulness Coloring Book Emma Farrarons Experiment

4. Alexander Hamilton Ron Chernow Penguin

5. The Big Short Michael Lewis Norton

6. On the Move: A Life Oliver Sacks Vintage

7. We Should All Be Feminists Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Anchor

8. The Mindfulness Coloring Book: Volume Two Emma Farrarons Experiment


9. Just Mercy Bryan Stevenson Spiegel & Grau

10. Lost Ocean Johanna Basford Penguin

Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the New England Independent Booksellers Association and IndieBound for the week ended Sunday, February 28.

John Paul Stapleton can be reached at john.stapleton@globe.com. Follow him on Twitter @JohnP_Stapleton