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    Local bestsellers for the week ending 5/13



    1. WarlightMichael Ondaatje KNOPF

    2. Little Fires Everywhere Celeste Ng PENGUIN PRESS

    3. Circe Madeline Miller LITTLE BROWN


    4. The Female Persuasion Meg Wolitzer RIVERHEAD

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    5. Love and Ruin Paula McLain BALLANTINE

    6. A Gentleman in Moscow Amor Towles VIKING

    7. VarinaCharles Frazier ECCO

    8. The Overstory Richard Powers NORTON


    9. The Great AloneKristin Hannah ST. MARTIN’S

    10. The Woman in the Window A.J. Finn MORROW




    1. The Soul of America: The Battle for Our Better AngelsJon Meacham RANDOM HOUSE

    2. A Higher Loyalty James Comey FLATIRON


    3. Educated Tara Westover RANDOM HOUSE

    4. Fascism: A Warning Madeleine Albright HARPER

    5. Barracoon: The Story of the Last "Black Cargo"Zora Neale Hurston AMISTAD PRESS

    6. I've Been Thinking… Maria Shriver PAMELA DORMAN BOOKS

    7. Assume the Worst: The Graduation Speech You'll Never Hear Carl Hiaasen, Roz Chast (Illus.) KNOPF

    8. The Perfectionists: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World Simon Winchester HARPER

    9. Magnolia TableJoanna Gaines, Marah Stets MORROW

    10. I'll Be Gone in the Dark Michelle McNamara HARPER



    1. Pachinko Min Jin Lee GRAND CENTRAL

    2. Sing, Unburied, Sing Jesmyn Ward SCRIBNER

    3. All the Light We Cannot See Anthony Doerr SCRIBNER

    4. Anything Is Possible Elizabeth Strout RANDOM HOUSE

    5. Lincoln in the Bardo George Saunders RANDOM HOUSE

    6. Norse MythologyNeil Gaiman NORTON

    7. The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane Lisa See SCRIBNER

    8. The Ministry of Utmost Happiness Arundhati Roy VINTAGE

    9. Small Great Things Jodi Picoult BALLANTINE

    10. Magpie Murders Anthony Horowitz HARPER PERENNIAL



    1. Killers of the Flower Moon David Grann VINTAGE

    2. Hillbilly Elegy J.D. Vance HARPER

    3. EvictedMatthew Desmond BROADWAY

    4. Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie ANCHOR

    5. The Silk Roads Peter Frankopan VINTAGE

    6. Being Mortal Atul Gawande PICADOR USA

    7. The Stranger in the WoodsMichael Finkel VINTAGE 

    8. The American Spirit David McCullough S&S

    9. Just MercyBryan Stevenson SPIEGEL & GRAU

    10. You Are a BadassJen Sincero RUNNING PRESS

    Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the New England Independent Booksellers Association and IndieBound for the week ended Sunday, May 13, 2018. For an independent bookstore near you, visit

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