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Bestsellers (3-20-16)

Rowan bestsellers

Literary Bookpost

1. Blackbird House, by Alice Hoffman.

2. A Thousand Acres, by Jane Smiley.

3. Down River, by John Hart.

4. Me Before You, by JoJo Moyes.

5. To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee.

6. When Breath Becomes Air, by Paul Kalanithi.

7. The Road to Little Dribbling, by Bill Bryson.

8. Dear Carolina, by Kristy Woodson Harvey.

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

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

Indiebound bestsellers

Fiction

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

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

3. My Name is Lucy Barton, by Elizabeth Strout.

4. The Nightingale, by Kristin Hannah.

5. Off the Grid, by C.J. Boxx.

6. The Swans of Fifth Avenue, by Melanie Benjamin.

7. The Waters of Eternal Youth, by Donna Leon.

8. Fates and Furies, by Lauren Groff.

9. Cometh the Hour, by Jeffrey Archer.

10. The Gangster, by Clive Cussler.

Nonfiction

1. When Breath Becomes Air, by Paul Kalanithi.

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

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

4. The Road to Little Dribbling, by Bill Bryson.

5. Dark Money, by Jane Mayer.

6. The Immortal Irishman, by Timothy Egan.

7. Spark Joy, by Marie Kondo.

8. Being Mortal, by Atul Gawande.

9. Seven Brief Lessons on Physics, by Carol Rovelli.

10. Originals, by Adam Grant.

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