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Bestsellers (12-13-15)

No. 1 locally

For young mothers, Kristy Woodson Harvey's 'Dear Carolina.'

Rowan bestsellers

Literary Bookpost

1. Dear Carolina, by Kristy Woodson Harvey.

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

3. Riding the Rails to Freedom, by David Freeze.

4. Really Important Stuff My Dog has Taught Me, by Cynthia L. Copeland.

5. Everything I Need to Know About Christmas I Learned from a Little Golden Book, by Diane Muldrow.

6. Alexander Hamilton, by Ron Chernow.

7. The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto, by Mitch Albom.

8. S.P.Q.R., A History of Ancient Rome, by Mary Beard.

9. Avenue of Mysteries, by John Irving.

10. Felicity, by Mary Oliver.

Indiebound bestsellers

Fiction

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

2. Rogue Lawyer, by John Grisham.

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

4. The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto, by Mitch Albom.

5. The Bazaar of Bad Dreams, by Stephen King.

6. Felicity, by Mary Oliver.

7. Avenue of Mysteries, by John Irving.

8. Fates and Furies, by Lauren Groff.

9. The Guilty, by David Baldacci.

10. The Japanese Lover, by Isabel Allende.

Nonfiction

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

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

3. Thing Explainer, by Randall Munroe.

4. Gratitude, by Oliver Sacks.

5. Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates, by Brian Kilmeade.

6. M Train, by Patti Smith.

7. My Life on the Road, by Gloria Steinem.

8. The Witches, by Stacy Schiff.

9. S.P.Q.R., A History of Ancient Rome, by Mary Beard.

10. Boys in the Trees, by Carly Simon.

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