Fiction Hardcover

1. “Mr. Mercedes,” by Stephen King (Scribner Book Company)

2. “Written in My Own Heart’s Blood,” by Diana Gabaldon (Delacorte Press)

3. “Euphoria,” by Lily King (Atlantic Monthly Press)

4. “The Target,” by David Baldacci (Grand Central Pub.)

5. “The Goldfinch,” by Donna Tartt (Little, Brown and Co.)

6. “Midnight in Europe,” by Alan Furst (Random House)

7. “The Matchmaker,” by Elin Hilderbrand (Little, Brown and Co.)

8. “Sycamore Row,” by John Grisham (Doubleday)

9. “The Secret Life of Violet Grant,” by Beatriz Williams (Putman Adult)

10. “China Dolls,” by LIsa See (Random House)


1. “Cinnamon and Gunpowder,” by Eli Brown (Picador)

2. “The House at the End of Hope Street,” by Meena Van Pragg (Penguin Books)

3. “The Silver Star,” by Jeannette Walls (Scribner Book Co.)

4. “Me Before You,” by JoJo Moyes (Penguin Books)

5. “The Ocean at the End of the Lane,” by Neil Gaiman (William Morrow & Co.)

6. “The Circle,” by Dave Eggers (Vintage)

7. “The House Girl,” by Tara Conklin (William Morrow & Co.)

8. “The White Princess,” by Philippa Gregory (Touchstone)

9. “Bad Monkey,” by Carl Hiaasen (Grand Central Pub.)

10. “Defending Jacob,” by William Landay (Bantam)

Nonfiction Hardcover

1. “Hard Choices,” by Hilary Rodham Clinton (Simon & Schuster)

2. “The Closer,” by Mariano Rivera; Wayne Coffey (Little, Brown and Co.)

3. “David & Goliath,” by Malcolm Gladwell (Little, Brown and Co.)

4. “Daring Greatly,” by Brene Brown (Gotham)

5. “10% Happier,” by Dan Harris (It Books)

6. “A Fighting Chance,” by Elizabeth Warren (Metropolitan Books)

7. “Everything I Need to Know I Learned From a Little Golden Book,” by Diane E. Muldrow (Golden Books)

8. “Think Like a Freak,” by Steven D. Levitt; Stephen J. Dubner (William Morrow & Co.)

9. “Congratulations, by the Way,” by George Saunders (Random House)

10. “Capital in the Twenty-First Century,” by Thomas Piketty (Belknap Press)


1. “The Boys in the Boat,” by Daniel James Brown (Penguin Books)

2. “Brain on Fire,” by Susannah Cahalan (Simon & Schuster)

3. “Living Beautifully,” by Pema Chodron (Shambhala)

4. “Dad is Fat,” by Jim Gaffigan (Three Rivers Press)

5. “Frozen in Time,” by Mitchell Zuckoff (Harper Perennial)

6. “Cooked,” by Michael Pollan (Penguin Books)

7. “No Easy Day,” by Mark Owen (NAL Trade)

8. “The Irish of Portland, Maine,” by Matthew Jude Barker (History Press)

9. “How to Build a Hovercraft,” by Stephen Voltz; Fritz Grobe (Chronicle Books)

10. “Behind the Beautiful Forevers,” by Katherine Boo (Random House Trade)

—Nonesuch Books and Cards,

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