1. “Cloud Cuckoo Land,” by Anthony Doerr (Scribner)

2. “The Lincoln Highway,” by Amor Towles (Viking)

3. “The Paris Bookseller,” by Kerri Maher (Berkley)

4. “Violeta,” by Isabel Allende (Ballantine Books)


5. “To Paradise,” by Hanya Yanagihara (Doubleday)

6. “Call Us What We Carry,” by Amanda Gorman (Viking)

7. “Wish You Were Here,” by Jodi Picoult (Ballantine Books)

8. “Oh William!,” by Elizabeth Strout (Random House)

9. “The School for Good Mothers,” by Jessamine Chan (Simon & Schuster)

10. “Devil House,” by John Darnielle (MCD)




1. “Dune,” by Frank Herbert (Ace)

2. “The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo,” by Taylor Jenkins Reid (Washington Square Press)

3. “Anxious People,” by Fredrik Backman (Washington Square Press)

4. “It Ends With Us,” by Colleen Hoover (Atria)


5. “The Song of Achilles,” by Madeline Miller (Ecco)

6. “Hamnet,” by Maggie O’Farrell (Vintage)

7. “A Gentleman in Moscow,” by Amor Towles (Penguin)

8. “The Night Watchman,” by Louise Erdrich (Harper Perennial)

9. “Reminders of Him,” by Colleen Hoover (Montlake)

10. “Normal People,” by Sally Rooney (Hogarth)





1. “Atlas of the Heart,” by Brene Brown (Random House)

2. “The 1619 Project,” by Nikole Hannah-Jones (One World)

3. “Unthinkable,” by Jamie Raskin (Harper)


4. “The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse,” by Charlie Mackesy (HarperOne)

5. “Downeast,” by Gigi Georges (Harper)

6. “These Precious Days,” by Ann Patchett (Harper)

7. “Atomic Habits,” by James Clear (Avery)

8. “The Dawn of Everything,” by David Graeber, David Wengrow (FSG)

9. “The Storyteller,” by Dave Grohl (Dey Street Books)


10 “Get Untamed: The Journal,” by Glennon Doyle (Clarkson Potter)



1. “Braiding Sweetgrass,” by Robin Wall Kimmerer (Milkweed Editions)

2. “All About Love,” by bell hooks (Morrow)

3. “Entangled Life,” by Merlin Sheldrake (Random House)


4. “Keep Sharp,” by Sanjay Gupta M.D. (Simon & Schuster)

5. “The Four Agreements,” by Don Miguel Ruiz (Amber-Allen)

6. “Maus 1,” by Art Spiegelman (Pantheon)

7. “The Field Guide to Dumb Birds of the Whole Stupid World,” by Matt Kracht (Chronicle Books)

8. “The New York Times Cooking No-Recipe Recipes,” by Sam Sifton (Ten Speed Press)

9. “The Body,” by Bill Bryson (Anchor)

10. “The Old Farmer’s Almanac 2022,” by Old Farmer’s Almanac (Old Farmer’s Almanac)


— Nonesuch Books & More, South Portland

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