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Bestsellers

Rowan bestsellers

Literary Bookpost

1. Iron House, by John Hart.

2. The King of Lies, by John Hart.

3. Last Child, by John Hart.

4.  Shuffle: A Way Forward, by Wendell Woodall.

5. Down River, by John Hart.

6. The Girl on the Train, by Paula Hawkins.

7. The Fifth Gospel, by Ian Caldwell.

8. A Spool of Blue Thread, by Anne Tyler.

9. The Nightingale, by Kristin Hannah.

10. Dead Wake, by Erik Larson.

Indiebound bestsellers

Fiction

1. The Girl on the Train, by Paula Hawkins.

2. All the Light We Cannot See, by Anthony Doerr.

3. The Buried Giant, by Kazuo Ishiguro.

4. A Spool of Blue Thread, by Anne Tyler.

5. A Dangerous Place, by Jacqueline Winspear.

6. The Fifth Gospel, by Ian Caldwell.

7. World Gone By, by Dennis Lehane.

8. The Whites, by Richard Price writing as Harry Brandt.

9. The Nightingale, by Kristin Hannah.

10. Trigger Warning, by Neil Gaiman.

 

Nonfiction

1. Dead Wake, by Erik Larson.

2. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, by Marie Kondo.

3. Being Mortal, by Atul Gawande.

4. H is for Hawk, by Helen MacDonald.

5. Yes Please, by Amy Poehler.

6. Better Than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives, by Gretchen Rubin.

7. Pioneer Girl: The Annotated Autobiography, by Laura Ingalls Wilder.

8. Girl in a Band, by Kim Gordon.

9. What If? by Randall Munroe.

10.  Get What’s Yours: The Secrets to Maxing Out Your Social Security, by Laurence J. Kotikoff.

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