1. “Lessons in Chemistry,” by Bonnie Garmus (Doubleday)
2. “Happy Place,” by Emily Henry (Berkley)
3. “Tom Lake,” by Ann Patchett (Harper)
4. “Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow,” by Gabrielle Zevin (Knopf)
5. “The Heaven & Earth Grocery Store,” by James McBride (Riverhead)
6. “Demon Copperhead,” by Barbara Kingsolver (Harper)
7. “Blueberries for Sal,” by Robert McCloskey (Viking)
8. “The Skull,” by Jon Klassen (Candlewick)
9. “One Morning in Maine,” by Robert McCloskey (Viking)
10. “Crook Manifesto,” by Colson Whitehead (Doubleday)


1. “The Midcoast,” by Adam White (Hogarth)
2. “Night of the Living Rez,” by Morgan Talty (Tin House)
3. “The Secret History,” by Donna Tartt (Vintage)
4. “Trust,” by Hernan Diaz (Riverhead)
5. “Rules for Visiting,” by Jessica Francis Kane (Penguin)
6. “The Guest List,” by Lucy Foley (William Morrow)
7. “Venomous Lumpsucker,” by Ned Beauman (Soho)
8. “My Year of Rest & Relaxation,” by Ottessa Moshfegh (Penguin)
9. “We Ride Upon Sticks,” by Quan Barry (Vintage)
10. “The Midnight Library,” by Matt Haig (Penguin)




1. “The Creative Act,” by Rick Rubin (Penguin)
2. “The Wager,” by David Grann (Doubleday)
3. “Barred,” by Daniel S. Medwed (Basic Books)
4. “I’m Glad My Mom Died,” by Jennette McCurdy (Simon)
5. “In Other Words, Leadership,” by Shannon A. Mullen (Steerforth)
6. “The Language of Trees,” by Katie Holten (Tin House)
7. “What an Owl Knows,” by Jennifer Ackerman (Penguin)
8. “Building,” by Mark Ellison (Random House)
9. “Atomic Habits,” by James Clear (Avery)
10. “All the Horrors of War,” by Bernice Lerner (Johns Hopkins University)


1. “Northeaster,” by Cathie Pelletier (Pegasus)
2. “Killers of the Flower Moon,” by David Grann (Vintage)
3. “Several Short Sentences about Writing,” by Verlyn Klinkenborg (Vintage)
4. “Crying in H Mart,” by Michelle Zauner (Vintage)
5. “I Was Told There’d Be Cake,” by Sloane Crosley (Riverhead)
6. “Four Thousand Weeks,” by Oliver Burkeman (Picador)
7. “Portland Maine: Connections Across Time,” by Paul J. Ledman (Nextsteps)
8. “American Prometheus,” by Kai Bird & Martin J. Sherwin (Vintage)
9. “The Body Keeps the Score,” by Bessel Van Der Kolk (Penguin)
10. “The Dawn of Everything,” by David Graeber & David Wengrow (Picador)

— Longfellow Books, Portland

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