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Local bestsellers



1. The Summer Before the War Helen Simonson Random House

2. The Nest Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney Ecco

3. All the Light We Cannot See Anthony Doerr Scribner

4. Fool Me Once Harlan Coben Dutton

5. The Nightingale Kristin Hannah St. Martin’s

6. My Name Is Lucy Barton Elizabeth Strout Random House

7. The Waters of Eternal Youth Donna Leon Atlantic Monthly Press

8. The Girl on the Train Paula Hawkins Riverhead


9. The Swans of Fifth Avenue Melanie Benjamin Delacorte

10. At the Edge of the Orchard Tracy Chevalier Viking


1. When Breath Becomes Air Paul Kalanithi Random House

2. Seven Brief Lessons on Physics Carlo Rovelli Riverhead

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

4. The Road to Little Dribbling Bill Bryson Doubleday

5. Dark Money Jane Mayer Doubleday

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

7. The Immortal Irishman Timothy Egan Houghton Mifflin

8. Smarter Faster Better Charles Duhigg Random House

9. Being Mortal Atul Gawande Metropolitan

10. And Then All Hell Broke Loose Richard Engel S&S



1. Brooklyn Colm Toibin Scribner

2. My Brilliant Friend Elena Ferrante Europa Editions


3. A Little Life Hanya Yanagihara Anchor

4. A Man Called Ove Fredrik Backman Washington Square Press

5. The Little Paris Bookshop Nina George Broadway

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

7. Me Before You Jojo Moyes Penguin

8. Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay Elena Ferrante
Europa Editions

9. The Whites Richard Price Picador USA

10. Euphoria Lily King Grove Press


1. H Is for Hawk Helen Macdonald Grove Press

2. Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania Erik Larson Broadway

3. Alexander Hamilton Ron Chernow Penguin

4. The Boys in the Boat Daniel James Brown Penguin

5. The Mindfulness Coloring Book Emma Farrarons Experiment

6. Lost Ocean Johanna Basford Penguin

7. Harry Potter Coloring Book Scholastic

8. On the Move Oliver Sacks Vintage

9. Between You & Me Mary Norris Norton

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


Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the New England Independent Booksellers Association and IndieBound for the week ended Sunday, March 27.

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