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Below are our number one bestsellers for Fiction, Non-fiction, Young Adult, YA Graphic Novels, Juvenile Fiction, Juvenile Graphic Novels, and Picture Books.  To see the Top 10 Lists for each category, go here.

2022 Top 10 Bestsellers

Closed for Inventory - Monday, February 6th
Monday, February 6th -- We will be closed for our Annual Inventory

Stephen Casserly Event
Meet the Author -- Thursday, March 9th at 6PM
Stephen Casserly -- John: A Novel

Maxim Shrayer Event - Wed., March 29th
Meet the Author -- Wednesday, March 29th at 6PM
Maxim D. Shrayer -- Immigrant Baggage

Browse and Shop the NYT 10 Best Books of 2022


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Featured Books to Pre-Order

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River Sing Me Home By Eleanor Shearer Cover Image
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Exiles: A Novel By Jane Harper Cover Image
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Victory City: A Novel By Salman Rushdie Cover Image
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Stone Blind: A Novel By Natalie Haynes Cover Image
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Someone Else's Shoes: A Novel By Jojo Moyes Cover Image
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Don't Fear the Reaper (The Indian Lake Trilogy #2) By Stephen Graham Jones Cover Image
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B.F.F.: A Memoir of Friendship Lost and Found By Christie Tate Cover Image
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The Climate Book: The Facts and the Solutions By Greta Thunberg Cover Image
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I Have Some Questions for You: A Novel By Rebecca Makkai Cover Image
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Murder Your Employer: The McMasters Guide to Homicide By Rupert Holmes Cover Image
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The Writing Retreat: A Novel By Julia Bartz Cover Image
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Arch-Conspirator By Veronica Roth Cover Image
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The Crane Husband By Kelly Barnhill Cover Image
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Your Driver Is Waiting: A Novel By Priya Guns Cover Image
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A Day of Fallen Night (The Roots of Chaos) By Samantha Shannon Cover Image
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The Adventures of Amina al-Sirafi: A Novel By Shannon Chakraborty Cover Image

Featured Fiction & NF Bestsellers

Hell Bent: A Novel (Alex Stern #2) By Leigh Bardugo Cover Image
Legends & Lattes: A Novel of High Fantasy and Low Stakes By Travis Baldree Cover Image
Spare By The Duke of Sussex Prince Harry Cover Image
The Best American Essays 2022 By Alexander Chee, Robert Atwan Cover Image

Browse our Indie Bestseller Lists

Featured Books Page - Browse & Shop Online
--Including New & Noteworthy Books, Cookbooks, Gift Books, & Staff Picks.

Black Voices Matter - Support Local Authors

Browse and shop our page featuring Local Black writers, illustrators, poets, playwrights, and scholars.

Here are our Top 10 Books for Fiction, Non-Fiction, Young Adult, Juvenile Middle Reader, Juvenile Graphic Novels, and Picture Books.

Kids' Store with Bestsellers, Brain Quest, New Books, and More!
You can also check out our Kids' Page!

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Free Local Delivery on Tuesday and Friday to:
Wayland Square, College Hill, Thayer Street, East side of I-95 to the Pawtucket line,
Rumford, and East Providence north of I-195.

Indie Celebrations

Our Favorite Books of 2021

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The Lincoln Highway: A Novel By Amor Towles Cover Image
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The Man Who Died Twice: A Thursday Murder Club Mystery By Richard Osman Cover Image
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Golden Girl By Elin Hilderbrand Cover Image
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The City of Good Death By Priyanka Champaneri Cover Image
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Fox and I: An Uncommon Friendship By Catherine Raven Cover Image
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Crying in H Mart: A Memoir By Michelle Zauner Cover Image
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A Fatal Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum: Murder in Ancient Rome By Emma Southon Cover Image
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A Swim in a Pond in the Rain: In Which Four Russians Give a Master Class on Writing, Reading, and Life By George Saunders Cover Image
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Naturally Curious: A Photographic Field Guide and Month-By-Month Journey Through the Fields, Woods, and Marshes of New England By Mary Holland Cover Image
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The Storm of Echoes: Book Four of the Mirror Visitor Quartet By Christelle Dabos, Hildegarde Serle (Translator) Cover Image
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Taking Up Space By Alyson Gerber Cover Image
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Aaron Slater, Illustrator (The Questioneers) By Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illustrator) Cover Image

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