1. “Holly,” by Stephen King (Scribner)
2. “The Fraud,” by Zadie Smith (Penguin)
3. “Tom Lake,” by Ann Patchett (Harper)
4. “Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow,” by Gabrielle Zevin (Knopf)
5. “Happy Place,” by Emily Henry (Berkley)
6. “Blueberries for Sal,” by Robert McCloskey (Viking)
7. “One Morning in Maine,” by Robert McCloskey (Viking)
8. “The Snowy Day,” by Ezra Jack Keats (Viking)
9. “The Guest,” by Emma Cline (Random House)
10. “The Great Transition,” by Nick Fuller Googins (Atria)


1. “The Midcoast,” by Adam White (Hogarth)
2. “Night of the Living Rez,” by Morgan Talty (Tin House)
3. “Never Let Me Go,” by Kazuo Ishiguro (Vintage)
4. “Trust,” by Hernan Diaz (Riverhead)
5. “Blueberries for Sal,” by Robert McCloskey (Puffin)
6. “Venomous Lumpsucker,” by Ned Beauman (Soho)
7. “Lapvona,” by Ottessa Moshfegh (Penguin)
8. “Rules for Visiting,” by Jessica Francis Kane (Penguin)
9. “The House Across the Lake,” by Riley Sager (Dutton)
10. “Big Swiss,” by Jen Beagin (Scribner)




1. “The Wager,” by David Grann (Doubleday)
2. “The Creative Act,” by Rick Rubin (Penguin)
3. “Your Brain on Art,” by Susan Magsamen (Rando House)
4. “Why We Love Baseball,” by Joe Posnanski (Dutton)
5. “Brave the Wild River,” by Melissa L. Sevigny (W.W. Norton)
6. “The Book of (More) Delights,” by Ross Gay (Algonquin)
7. “Monsters,” by Claire Dederer (Knopf)
8. “The Way Things Work,” by David Macauley (Clarion)
9. “The Science of Spice,” by Stuart Farrimond (DK)
10. “Building,” by Mark Ellison (Random House)


1. “Northeaster,” by Cathie Pelletier (Pegasus)
2. “Killers of the Flower Moon,” by David Grann (Vintage)
3. “I Was Told There’d Be Cake,” by Sloane Crosley (Riverhead)
4. “Portland Maine: Connections Across Time,” by Paul J. Ledman (Nextsteps)
5. “Several Short Sentences about Writing,” by Verlyn Klinkenborg (Vintage)
6. “The Mushroom at the End of the World,” by Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing (Princeton)
7. “Braiding Sweetgrass,” by Robin Wall Kimmerer (Milkweed)
8. “The Lonely City,” by Olivia Laing (Picador)
9. “All About Love,” by bell hooks (William Morrow & Co)
10. “Stay True,” by Hua Hsu (Anchor)

— Longfellow Books, Portland

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