1. “The Girl in the Spider’s Web,” by David Lagercrantz (Knopf)

2. “Go Set A Watchman,” by Harper Lee (Harper)

3. “The Taming of the Queen,” by Philippa Gregory (Touchstone)

4. “The Girl on the Train,” by Paula Hawkins (Riverhead)

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

6. “Fish in a Tree,” by Lynda Mullaly Hunt (Nancy Paulsen)

7. “X,” by Sue Grafton (Marion Wood)

8. “The Nightingale,” by Kristen Hannah (St. Martin’s)

9. “The Day the Crayons Came Home,” by Drew Daywalt and Oliver Jeffers (Philomel)

10. “The Nature of the Beast,” by Louise Penny (Minotaur)


1. “A Man Called Ove,” by Fredrik Backman (Washington Square)

2. “Americanah,” by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (Anchor)

3. “Norwegian by Night,” by Derek B. Miller (Mariner)

4. “The Martian,” by Andy Weir (Broadway)

5. “Big Little Lies,” by Liane Moriarty (Amy Einhorn)

6. “Gray Mountain,” by John Grisham (Doubleday)

7. “The Escape,” by David Baldacci (Vision)

8. “My Brilliant Friend,” by Elena Ferrante (Europa)

9. “Brooklyn,” by Colm Toibin (Scribner)

10. “One Morning in Maine,” by Robert McCloskey (Puffin)



1. “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up,” by Marie Kondo (Ten Speed)

2. “Fail, Fail Again, Fail Better,” by Pema Chodron (Sounds True)

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

4. “The Negotiator,” by George Mitchell (Simon & Schuster)

5. “Between the World and Me,” by Ta-Nehisi Coates (Spiegel & Grau)

6. “Dead Wake,” by Erik Larson (Crown)

7. “Rising Strong,” by Brene Brown (Spiegel & Grau)

8. “The Wright Brothers,” by David McCullough (Simon & Schuster)

9. “Reckless,” by Chrissie Hynde (Doubleday)

10. “Guinness World Records 2016,” by Guinness World Records (Guinness World Records)


1. “How to Love,” by Thich Nhat Hanh (Parallax)

2. “The Dalai Lama’s Little Book of Buddhism,” by His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Robert Thurman (Hampton Roads)

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

4. “The Mindfulness Coloring Book,” by Emma Farrarons (Experiment)

5. “Secret Garden,” by Johanna Basford (Laurence King)

6. “The Hotel on Place Vendome,” by Tilar J. Mazzeo (Harper Perennial)

7. “The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid,” by Bill Bryson (Broadway)

8. “The Islandport Guide to Lighthouses in Maine,” by Ted Panayotoff (Islandport)

9. “Just Mercy,” by Bryan Stevenson (Spiegel & Grau)

10. “I Am Malala,” by Malala Yousafzai (Back Bay)

– Nonesuch Books and Cards,

South Portland