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HARDCOVER FICTION

1. UnshelteredBarbara Kingsolver HARPER

2. The Witch Elm Tana French VIKING

3. The ReckoningJohn Grisham DOUBLEDAY

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4. Elevation Stephen King SCRIBNER

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5. A Spark of Light Jodi Picoult BALLANTINE

6. Where the Crawdads Sing Delia Owens PUTNAM

7. Dark Sacred Night Michael Connelly LITTLE BROWN

8. Transcription Kate Atkinson LITTLE BROWN

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9. The Next Person You Meet in HeavenMitch Albom HARPER

10. Killing Commendatore Haruki Murakami KNOPF

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

1. Almost Everything: Notes on Hope Anne Lamott RIVERHEAD

2. Cook Like a Pro: Recipes and Tips for Home Cooks Ina Garten CLARKSON POTTER

3. Educated Tara Westover RANDOM HOUSE

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4. The Fifth Risk Michael Lewis NORTON

5. Leadership: In Turbulent Times Doris Kearns Goodwin S&S

6. The Library Book Susan Orlean S&S

7. In the Hurricane's Eye: The Genius of George Washington and the Victory at Yorktown

Nathaniel Philbrick VIKING

8. How to Be a Good Creature: A Memoir in Thirteen Animals Sy Montgomery, Rebecca Green (Illus.) HOUGHTON MIFFLIN HARCOURT

9. Ottolenghi Simple: A Cookbook Yotam Ottolenghi TEN SPEED PRESS

10. Fear: Trump in the White House Bob Woodward S&S

PAPERBACK FICTION

1. Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine Gail Honeyman PENGUIN

2. Less Andrew Sean Greer BACK BAY

3. The Tattooist of Auschwitz Heather Morris HARPER

4. Crazy Rich Asians Kevin Kwan ANCHOR

5. Pachinko Min Jin Lee GRAND CENTRAL

6. The Best American Short Stories 2018 Roxane Gay, Heidi Pitlor (Eds.) MARINER

7. Friday BlackNana Kwame Adjei-BrenyahMARINER

8. Manhattan Beach Jennifer Egan SCRIBNER

9. The Wife Between Us Greer Hendricks, Sarah PekkanenST. MARTIN’S GRIFFIN

10. Asymmetry Lisa Halliday S&S 

PAPERBACK NONFICTION

1. Sapiens Yuval Noah Harari HARPER PERENNIAL

2. The Old Farmer's Almanac 2019OLD FARMER’S ALMANAC

3. My Own Words Ruth Bader Ginsburg S&S

4. Killers of the Flower MoonDavid GrannVINTAGE 

5. Code Girls Liza Mundy HACHETTE

6. Hillbilly Elegy J.D. Vance HARPER

7. You Are a Badass Jen Sincero RUNNING PRESS

8. The River of ConsciousnessOliver Sacks VINTAGE

9. White Fragility Robin DiAngeloBEACON PRESS

10. Beautiful Boy David Sheff EAMON DOLAN/MARINER BOOKS

Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the New England Independent Booksellers Association and IndieBound for the week ended Sunday, November 4, 2018. For an independent bookstore near you, visit IndieBound.org.