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Bestsellers (7-3-16)

Rowan bestsellers

South Main Book Co.

1. The Girls, by Emma Cline.

2. The Fireman, by Joe Hill.

3. Redemption Road, by John Hart.

4. Sweetbitter, by Stephanie Danler.

5. End of Watch, by Stephen King.

6. Everybody’s Fool, by Richard Russo.

7. Valiant Ambition, by Nathaniel Philbrick.

8. The Wright Brothers, by David McCullough.

9. Fair and Tender Ladies, by Lee Smith.

10. Lies and Other Acts of Love, by Kristy Woodson Harvey.

Indiebound bestsellers

Fiction

1. The Girls, by Emma Cline.

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

3. Before the Fall, by Noah Hawley.

4. End of Watch, by Stephen King.

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

6. Barkskins, by Annie Proulx.

7. The Nest, by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney.

8. Sweetbitter, by Stephanie Danler.

9. Homegoing, by Yaa Gyasi.

10. A Hero of France, by Alan Furst.

Nonfiction

1. When Breath Becomes Air, by Paul Kalanithi.

2. Grunt, by Mary Roach.

3. The Gene, by Siddhartha Mukherjee.

4. Tribe, by Sebastian Junger.

5. Shoe Dog, by Phil Knight.

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

7. Valiant Ambition, by Nathaniel Philbrick.

8. Hamilton, by Lin-Manuel Miranda; Jeffrey Seller;Jeremy McCarter.

9. The View from the Cheap Seats, by Neil Gaiman.

10. Seven Brief Lessons on Physics, by Carlo Rovelli.

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