Local bestsellers



1. The Nest Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney Ecco

2. Miller’s Valley Anna Quindlen Random House

3. Journey to Munich Jacqueline Winspear Harper

4. The Summer Before the War Helen Simonson Random House

5. The Little Red Chairs Edna O’Brien LITTLE Brown

6. My Name Is Lucy Barton Elizabeth Strout Random House

7. All the Light We Cannot See Anthony Doerr Scribner

8. The Nightingale Kristin Hannah St. Martin’s


9. The Girl on the Train Paula Hawkins Riverhead

10. At the Edge of the Orchard Tracy Chevalier Viking


1. When Breath Becomes Air Paul Kalanithi Random House

2. Lab Girl Hope Jahren Knopf

3. The Rainbow Comes and Goes: A Mother and Son on Life, Love, and Loss Anderson Cooper & Gloria Vanderbilt Harper

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

5. Seven Brief Lessons on Physics Carlo Rovelli Riverhead

6. Being Mortal Atul Gawande Metropolitan

7. Girls & Sex Peggy Orenstein Harper

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

9. Spain in Our Hearts Adam Hochschild Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

10. The Road to Little Dribbling Bill Bryson Doubleday



1. My Brilliant Friend Elena Ferrante Europa Editions


2. The Little Paris Bookshop Nina George Broadway

3. A Little Life Hanya Yanagihara Anchor

4. A Man Called Ove Fredrik Backman Washington Square Press

5. Brooklyn Colm Toibin Scribner

6. Me Before You Jojo Moyes Penguin

7. My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry Fredrik Backman Washington Square Press

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

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

10. The Story of the Lost Child Elena Ferrante Europa Edition


1. H Is for Hawk Helen Macdonald Grove Press

2. Alexander Hamilton Ron Chernow Penguin

3. Dead Wake Erik Larson Broadway

4. The Boys in the Boat Daniel James Brown Penguin

5. The Mindfulness Coloring Book Emma Farrarons Experiment

6. The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration Into the Wonder of Consciousness Sy Montgomery Atria

7. Between You & Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen Mary Norris Norton

8. Harry Potter Coloring Book Scholastic


9. We Should All Be Feminists Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Anchor

10. The Big Short Michael Lewis Norton

Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the New England Independent Booksellers Association and IndieBound for the week ended Sunday, April 10.

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