1. “All the Light We Cannot See,” by Anthony Doerr (Scribner Book Company)

2. “Merry Moosey Christmas,” by Lynn Plourde (Islandport Press)

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

4. “The Christmas Wish,” by Lori Evert (Random House Books for Young Readers)

5. “The Animals’ Santa,” by Jan Brett (Putnam Juvenile)

6. “The Narrow Road to the Deep North,” by Richard Flanagan (Knopf)

7. “Edge of Eternity,” by Ken Follett (Dutton Adult)

8. “Revival,” by Stephen King (Scribner Book Company)

9. “Blue Horses,” by Mary Oliver (Penguin Press)

10. “The Paying Guests,” by Sarah Waters (Riverhead Hardcover)


1. “Norwegian by Night,” by Derek Miller (Mariner Books)

2. “Orphan Train,” by Christina Baker Kline (William Morrow & Company)

3. “The Rosie Project,” by Graeme Simsion (Simon & Schuster)

4. “Wildwood,” by Colin Meloy (Balzer & Bray)

5. “Sleeping Through Thunder,” by Grace Roberts (The Telling Room)

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

7. “Looking for Alaska,” by John Green (Speak)

8. “If I Stay,” by Gayle Forman (Speak)

9. “The Ship of Brides,” by Jojo Moyes (Pengin Books)

10. “The Casual Vacancy,” by J. K. Rowling (Back Bay Books)



1. “Small Victories,” by Anne Lamott (Riverhead Hardcover)

2. “Being Mortal,” by Atul Gawande (Metropolitan Books)

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

4. “Yes Please,” by Amy Poehler (Dey Street Books)

5. “Make It Ahead,” by Ina Garten (Clarkson Potter)

6. “In the Kingdom of Ice,” by Hampton Sides (Doubleday)

7. “What If?,” by Randall Munroe (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

8. “41,” by George W. Bush (Crown)

9. “Plenty More,” by Yotam Ottolenghi (Ten Speed Press)

10. “Killing Patton,” by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard (Henry Holt and Co.)


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

2. “Unbroken,” by Laura Hillenbrand (Random House Trade)

3. “The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2015,” by Sarah Janssen (World Almanac Books)

4. “Wild,” by Cheryl Strayed (Vintage)

5. “The Compound Effect,” by Darren Hardy (Vanguard Press)

6. “The Old Farmer’s Almanac 2015,” by Old Farmer Almanac (Old Farmer’s Almanac)

7. “This is the Story of a Happy Marriage,” by Ann Patchett (Harper Perennial)

8. “Provence, 1970,” by Luke Barr (Clarkson Potter)

9. “The Heart of Everything That Is,” by Bob Drury (Simon & Schuster)

10. “The Power of Habit,” by Charles Duhigg (Random House Trade Paperbacks)

–Nonesuch Books and Cards,

South Portland