Here are the top 10 best selling books of 2017 at The Town Book Store (in order):
Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly
Inspired by the life of a real World War II heroine, this remarkable debut novel reveals the power of unsung women to change history in their quest for love, freedom, and second chances.
Redemption Road by John Hart
Brimming with tension, secrets, and betrayal, Redemption Road proves again that John Hart is a master of the literary thriller.
A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
Once again on the top 10 list, this is a feel-good story about an angry old man next door. It is a thoughtful exploration of the profound impact one life has on countless others.
Lighten Up! Cooking With Trader Joe's by Susan Greeley
On their top 10 list for many years, this cookbook is one of several great cookbooks featuring things you can buy at Trader Joe's. Registered Dietitian Susan Greeley brings you a guide to good carbs and smarter eating. This cookbook is a staff favorite. We have sold over 775 copies!
Commonwealth by Ann Patchett
Commonwealth tells the enthralling story of how an unexpected romantic encounter irrevocably changes two families' lives.
Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware
With surprising twists, spine-tingling turns, and a setting that proves as uncomfortably claustrophobic as it is eerily beautiful, Ruth Ware offers up another taut and intense read-one that will leave even the most sure-footed reader restlessly uneasy long after the last page is turned.
Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
From the bestselling author of Everything I Never Told You, a riveting novel that traces the intertwined fates of the picture-perfect Richardson family and the enigmatic mother and daughter who upend their lives.
A Hundred Summers by Beatriz Williams
Williams is a new staff favorite author at TBS. As a cataclysmic hurricane churns north through the Atlantic, and uneasy secrets slowly reveal themselves, Lily and Nick must confront an emotional storm that will change their worlds forever.
The Forgotten Room by Karen White, Beatriz Williams and Lauren Willig
New York Times bestselling authors Karen White, Beatriz Williams, and Lauren Willig present a masterful collaboration-a rich, multi-generational novel of love and loss that spans half a century.
Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J.D. Vance
A powerful account of growing up in a poor Rust Belt town that offers a broader, probing look at the struggles of America's white working class. A deeply moving memoir with its share of humor and vividly colorful figures, Hillbilly Elegy is the story of how upward mobility really feels. And it is an urgent and troubling meditation on the loss of the American dream for a large segment of this country.
These titles and more are available at The Town Book Store, 270 E. Broad St., 908.233.3535. www.townbookstore.com