1. “Small Mercies,” by Dennis Lehane (Harper)
2. “The Making of Another Major Motion Picture Masterpiece,” by Tom Hanks (Knopf Publishing Group)
3. “The Covenant of Water,” by Abraham Verghese (Grove Press)
4. “Lessons in Chemistry,” by Bonnie Garmus (Doubleday)
5. “Demon Copperhead,” by Barbara Kingsolver (Harper)
6. “Happy Place,” by Emily Henry (Berkley Books)
7. “Pineapple Street,” by Jenny Jackson
8. “Horse,” by Geraldine Brooks (Viking)
9. “Remarkably Bright Creatures,” by Shelby Van Pelt (Ecco)
10. “Romantic Comedy,” by Curtis Sittenfeld (Random House)


1. “Black Cake,” by Charmaine Wilkerson (Ballantine Books)
2. “The Last Thing He Told Me,” by Laura Dave (Simon & Schuster)
3. “The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue,” by V.E. Schwab (Tor)
4. “The Song of Achilles,” by Madeline Miller (Ecco)
5. “Vacationland,” by Meg Mitchell Moore (William, Morrow, & Company)
6. “Trust,” by Hernan Diaz (Riverhead)
7. “The Candy House,” by Jennifer Egan (Scribner)
8. “Beach Read,” by Emily Henry (Berkley Books)
9. “Daisy Jones & The Six,” by Taylor Jenkins Reid (Ballantine)
10. “Night of the Living Rez,” by Morgan Talty (Tin House Books)




1. “That’s What She Said,” by Kimothy Joy (Harper Wave)
2. “The Wager,” by David Grann (Doubleday Books)
3. “Poverty,” by Matthew Desmond (Crown)
4. “The Creative Act,” by Rick Rubin (Penguin Press)
5. “The Light We Carry,” by Michelle Obama (Crown)
6. “Enchantment,” by Katherine May (Riverhead Books)
7. “Atomic Habits,” by James Clear (Avery)
8. “Mother Brain,” by Chelsea Conaboy (Henry Holt & Co)
9. “Spare,” by Prince Henry Duke of Sussex (Random House)
10. “Rough Sleepers,” by Tracy Kidder (Random House)


1. “Killers of the Flower Moon,” by David Grann (Knopf)
2. “Tiny Beautiful Things,” by Cheryl Strayed (Knopf)
3. “Rooted,” by Lyanda Lynn Haupt (Little Brown)
4. “OMFG, BEES!,” Matt Kracht (Chronicle Books)
5. “Entangled Life,” by Merlin Sheldrake (Random House)
6. “Lost & Found,” by Kathryn Schulz (Random House Trade)
7. “Living with Mr. Fahrenheit,” by Lisa Beecher (Halding Hills Publishing)
8. “Caste,” by Isabel Wilkerson (Random House)
9. “Mill Town,” by Kerri Arsenault (St. Martin’s Griffin)
10. “The Ride of Her Life,” by Elizabeth Letts (Ballantine Books)

— Nonesuch Books & More, South Portland

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