1. “The Passenger,” by Cormac McCarthy (Knopf)
2. “Lucy by the Sea,” by Elizabeth Strout (Random House)
3. “No Plan B,” by Lee Child, Andrew Child (Delacorte Press)
4. “The Boys from Biloxi,” by John Grisham (Doubleday)
5. “Horse,” by Geraldine Brooks (Viking)
6. “Fairy Tale,” by Stephen King (Scribner)
7. “Demon Copperhead,” by Barbara Kingsolver (Harper)
8. “Small Things Like These,” by Claire Keegan (Grove Press)
9. “Sardines,” by Sashi Kaufman (Quill Tree Books)
10. “Poster Girl,” by Veronica Roth (William Morrow)


1. “Night of The Living Rez,” by Morgan Talty (Tin House Books)
2. “Cloud Cuckoo Land,” by Anthony Doerr (Scribner)
3. “The Vacationers,” by Emma Straub (Riverhead Books)
4. “It Starts With Us,” by Colleen Hoover (Atria)
5. “It Ends With Us,” by Colleen Hoover (Atria)
6. “The Man Who Died Twice,” by Richard Osman (Penguin)
7. “The Rose Code,” by Kate Quinn (William Morrow)
8. “A Gentleman in Moscow,” by Amor Towles (Penguin)
9. “This Tender Land,” by William Kent Krueger (Atria Books)
10. “November 9,” by Colleen Hoover (Atria Books)




1. “Go-To Dinners,” by Ina Garten (Clarkson Potter)
2. “Dinner in One,” by Melissa Clark (Clarkson Potter)
3. “Dinners With Ruth,” by Nina Totenberg (Simon & Schuster)
4. “River of the Gods,” by Candace Millard (Doubleday)
5. “Confidence Man,” by Maggie Haberman (Penguin Press)
6. “The Extraordinary Life of an Ordinary Man,” by Paul Newman (Knopf)
7. “Breaking Bread,” by Deborah Joy Corey, Debra Spark (Beacon Press)
8. “Mother Brain,” by Chelsea Conaboy (Henry Holt & Co)
9. “And There Was Light,” by Jon Meacham (Random House)
10. “Grace,” by Cody Keenan (Mariner Books)


1. “The 2023 Old Farmer’s Almanac,” by Old Farmer’s Almanac (Old Farmer’s Almanac)
2. “A Carnival of Snackery,” by David Sedaris (Back Bay)
3. “Braiding Sweetgrass,” by Robin Wall Kimmerer (Milkweed Editions)
4. “How to Focus,” by Thich Nhat Hanh (Parallax Press)
5. “Sapiens,” by Yuval Noah Harari (Harper Perennial)
6. “Entangled Life,” by Merlin Sheldrake (Random House)
7. “Downeast,” by Gigi Georges (Harper Perennial)
8. “The Ghosts of Walter Crockett,” by W. Edward Crockett (Islandport Press)
9. “Take It Easy: Portland in the 1970s,” by John Duncan (Islandport Press)
10. “Finding the Mother Tree,” by Suzanne Simard (Vintage)

— Nonesuch Books & More, South Portland

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