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Bestsellers

Rowan bestsellers

Literary Bookpost

1. The Marriage of Opposites, by Alice Hoffman.

2. Trespass, by Rose Tremain.

3. Dear Carolina, by Kristy Woodson Harvey.

4. The Nightingale, by Kristin Hannah.

5. The Girl in the Spider’s Web, by David Lagercrantz.

6. Windfall: The Booming Business of Global Warming, by McKenzie Funk.

7.  Lord of the Flies, by William Golding.

8. Orphan Train, by Christina Baker Kline.

9. The Scotch Trials (Mase Runner Trilogy No. 2), by James Dashner.

10. In A Dark, Dark Wood, by Ruth Ware.

Indiebound bestsellers

Fiction

1. The Girl in the Spider’s Web, by David Lagercrantz.

2. Make Me, by Lee Child.

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

4. Purity, by Jonathan Franzen.

5. Go Set a Watchman, by Harper Lee.

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

7. Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights, by Salman Rushdie.

8. X, by Sue Grafton.

9. The Nature of the Beast, by Louise Penny.

10. Circling the Sun, by Paula McClain.

Nonfiction

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

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

3. Rising Strong, by Brene Brown.

4. The Wright Brothers, by David McCullough.

5. Modern Romance, by Aziz Ansari.

6. Being Mortal, by Atul Gawande.

7. Dead Wake, by Erik Larson.

8.  Sick in the Head, by Judd Apatow.

9. On the Move, by Oliver Sacks.

10. H Is for Hawk, by Helen MacDonald.

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