1. “The Midcoast,” by Adam White (Hogarth)
2. “Big Truck Little Island,” by Chris Van Dusen (Candlewick)
3. “Lucy by the Sea,” by Elizabeth Strout (Random House)
4. “Sea of Tranquility,” by Emily St. John Mandel (Knopf)
5. “Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow,” by Gabrielle Zevin (Knopf)
6. “This Other Eden,” by Paul Harding (W.W. Norton)
7. “Demon Copperhead,” by Barbara Kingsolver (Harper)
8. “Victory City,” by Salman Rushdie (Random House)
9. “The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse,” by Charlie Mackesy (Harper)
10. “Lungfish,” by Meghan Gilliss (Catapult)


1. “Night of the Living Rez,” by Morgan Talty (Tin House)
2. “The Song of Achilles,” by Madeline Miller (Ecco)
3. “Klara and the Sun,” by Kazuo Ishiguro (Vintage)
4. “The Guest List,” by Lucy Foley (William Morrow)
5. “Rules for Visiting,” by Jessica Francis Kane (Penguin)
6. “Beautiful World, Where Are You,” by Sally Rooney (Picador)
7. “The Secret History,” by Donna Tartt (Vintage)
8. “The House in Cerulean Sea,” by TJ Klune (Tor)
9. “The Best American Short Stories 2022,” edited by Andrew Sean Greer (Mariner)
10. “The Blacktongue Thief,” by Christopher Buehlman (Tor)




1. “Reading the Glass,” by Elliot Rappaport (Dutton)
2. “Northeaster,” by Cathie Pelletier (Pegasus)
3. “The Creative ACT,” by Rick Rubin (Penguin)
4. “Four Thousand Weeks,” by Oliver Burkeman (Farrar, Straus & Giroux)
5. “The Hurting Kind,” by Ada Limón (Milkweed)
6. “Rebels at Sea,” by Eric Jay Dolin (Liveright)
7. “Rough Sleepers,” by Tracy Kidder (Random House)
8. “Smitten Kitchen Keepers,” by Deb Perelman (Knopf)
9. “Wolfish,” by Erica Berry (Flatiron)
10. “The Climate Book,” by Greta Thunberg (Penguin)


1. “Several Short Sentences about Writing,” by Verlyn Klinkenborg (Vintage)
2. “Downeast,” by Gigi Georges (Harper)
3. “Worn,” by Sofi Thanhauser (Vintage)
4. “Take It Easy,” by John Duncan (Islandport)
5. “How to Not Always Be Working,” by Marlee Grace (Morrow)
6. “The Stranger in the Woods,” by Michael Finkel (Knopf)
7. “All About Love,” by Bell Hooks (William Morrow & Co)
8. “Caste,” by Isabel Wilkerson (Random House)
9. “Otherlands,” by Thomas Halliday (Random House)
10. “Dopamine Nation,” by Anna Lembke (Dutton)

— Longfellow Books, Portland

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