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Bestsellers

Rowan bestsellers

Literary Bookpost

1. Go Set a Watchman, by Harper Lee.

2. Faith Has It’s Reasons, by Julie Kemp.

3.  What Pet Should I Get, by Nina George.

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

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

6. Dear Carolina, by Kristy Woodson Harvey.

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

8. To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee.

9.  Dead Wake, by Erik Larson.

10. Our Souls at Night, by Kent Haruf.

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Indiebound bestsellers

Fiction

1. Go Set a Watchman, by Harper Lee.

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

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

4. The English Spy, by Daniel Silva.

5. The Little Paris Bookshop, by Nina George.

6. The Nightingale, by Kristin Hannah.

7. Armada, by Ernest Cline.

8. In the Unlikely Event, by Judy Blume.

9. Luckiest Girl Alive, by Jessica Knoll.

10. Our Souls at Night, by Kent Haruf.

Nonfiction

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

2. Between the World and Me, by Ta-Nehisi Coates.

3. The Wright Brothers, by David McCullough.

4. Modern Romance, by Aziz Ansari.

5.  Sick in the Head, by Judd Apatow.

6. Being Mortal, by Atul Gawande.

7. Dead Wake, by Erik Larson.

8. The Oregon Trail, by Rinker Buck.

9. H Is for Hawk, by Helen MacDonald.

10. The Road to Character, by David Brooks.

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