1. “The Covenant of Water,” by Abraham Verghese (Grove Press)
2. “The Heaven & Earth Grocery Store,” by James McBride (Riverhead)
3. “Demon Copperhead,” by Barbara Kingsolver (Harper)
4. “Tom Lake,” by Ann Patchett (Harper)
5. “Lessons In Chemistry,” by Bonnie Garmus (Doubleday)
6. “The Only One Left,” by Riley Sager (Dutton)
7. “The Vaster Wilds,” by Lauren Groff (Riverhead Books)
8. “The Secret Hours,” by Mick Herron (Soho Crime)
9. “The River We Remember,” by William Kent Krueger (Atria Books)
10. “Remarkably Bright Creatures,” by Shelby Van Pelt (Ecco Press)


1. “Trust,” by Hernan Diaz (Riverhead)
2. “A Little Life,” by Hanya Yanagihara (Anchor Books)
3. “The Midnight Library,” by Matt Haig (Penguin Library)
4. “The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo,” by Taylor Jenkins Reid (Washington Square Press)
5. “The Last Thing He Told Me,” by Laura Dave (Simon & Schuster)
6. “It Ends With Us,” by Colleen Hoover (Atria Books)
7. “Mad Honey,” by Jodi Picoult and Jennifer Finney Boylan (Ballantine)
8. “Our Missing Hearts,” by Celeste Ng (Penguin)
9. “Circe,” by Madeline Miller (Back Bay)
10. “A Court of Thorns and Roses,” by Sarah J. Maas (Bloomsbury)




1. “The Wager,” by David Grann (Doubleday Books)
2. “What An Owl Knows,” by Jennifer Ackerman (Penguin Press)
3. “The Creative Act,” by Rick Rubin (Penguin Press)
4. “The Art Thief,” by Michael Finkel (Knopf)
5. “Atomic Habits,” by James Clear (Avery)
6. “Outlive,” by Peter Attia (Harmony)
7. “Blueberries for Sal Cookbook,” by Robert McCloskey (Clarkson Potter)
8. “Poverty, by America,” by Matthew Desmond (Crown)
9. “The Underworld,” by Susan Casey (Doubleday)
10. “I’m Glad My Mom Died,” by Jennette McCurdy (Simon & Schuster)


1. “Killers of the Flower Moon,” by David Grann (Knopf)
2. “American Prometheus,” by Kai Bird & Martin Sherwin (Vintage)
3. “Solito,” by Javier Zamora (Hogarth)
4. “Dopamine Nation,” by Dr. Anna Lembke (Dutton)
5. “The Body Keeps the Score,” by Bessel Van Der Kolk M.D. (Penguin)
6. “Crying in H Mart,” by Michelle Zauner (Vintage)
7. “River of the Gods,” by Candace Millard (Knopf)
8. “Braiding Sweetgrass,” by Robin Wall Kimmerer (Milkweed)
9. “Four Thousand Weeks,” by Oliver Burkeman (Picador)
10. “An Immense World,” by Ed Yong (Random House Trade)

— Nonesuch Books & More, South Portland

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