VBS Bestsellers Year-to-Date

People sometimes ask us why we don't have a New York Times Bestsellers display and I have to explain, sometimes awkwardly, that it would be pretty irrelevant here, as our bestsellers rarely correspond. Why would we dedicate space to a dozen or more titles of which only a couple will be substantially appealing to our community? What does sell well in Middlebury, Vermont? Well, that's what this collection is for. Below are the bestselling titles of 2023 to date (updated weekly if I'm organized). 

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Art from Above: Vermont By Caleb Kenna, Bill McKibben (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Caleb Kenna, Bill McKibben (Foreword by)
$29.99
ISBN: 9780764364372
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Published: Schiffer Publishing - October 18th, 2022

Demon Copperhead: A Pulitzer Prize Winner By Barbara Kingsolver Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9780063251922
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Published: Harper - October 18th, 2022

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Tom Lake: A Reese's Book Club Pick By Ann Patchett Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780063327528
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Published: Harper - August 1st, 2023

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The Covenant of Water (Oprah's Book Club) By Abraham Verghese Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780802162175
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Published: Grove Press - May 2nd, 2023

Lessons in Chemistry: A Novel By Bonnie Garmus Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780385547345
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Published: Doubleday - April 5th, 2022

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Hello Beautiful (Oprah's Book Club): A Novel By Ann Napolitano Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593243732
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Published: The Dial Press - March 14th, 2023

Letters from the Ecotone By Andrew Nagy-Benson, Andrea Lloyd Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781666758313
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Published: Resource Publications (CA) - December 13th, 2022

The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse By Charlie Mackesy Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9780062976581
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Published: HarperOne - October 22nd, 2019

Dog Man: Twenty Thousand Fleas Under the Sea: A Graphic Novel (Dog Man #11): From the Creator of Captain Underpants By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781338801910
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Published: Graphix - March 28th, 2023

This Is Happiness By Niall Williams Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781635576313
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - August 31st, 2021

Have You Been Long Enough At Table By Leslie Sainz Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781959030119
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Published: Tin House Books - September 26th, 2023

The Wager: A Tale of Shipwreck, Mutiny and Murder By David Grann Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780385534260
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Published: Doubleday - April 18th, 2023

Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants By Robin Wall Kimmerer Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781571313560
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Published: Milkweed Editions - August 11th, 2015

I Have Some Questions for You: A Novel By Rebecca Makkai Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593490143
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Published: Viking - February 21st, 2023

Small Things Like These By Claire Keegan Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780802158741
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Published: Grove Press - November 30th, 2021

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Trust (Pulitzer Prize Winner) By Hernan Diaz Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593420324
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Published: Riverhead Books - May 2nd, 2023

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The Treehouse on Dog River Road By Catherine Drake Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781647423513
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Published: She Writes Press - May 10th, 2022

I Eat Poop.: A Dung Beetle Story By Mark Pett, Mark Pett (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Mark Pett, Mark Pett (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250785633
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - October 26th, 2021

This Is a Book for People Who Love Mushrooms By Meg Madden Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780762481361
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Published: Running Press Adult - March 7th, 2023

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Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI By David Grann Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780307742483
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Published: Vintage - April 3rd, 2018

The Thursday Murder Club: A Novel (A Thursday Murder Club Mystery #1) By Richard Osman Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781984880987
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Published: Penguin Books - August 3rd, 2021

The Heaven & Earth Grocery Store: A Novel By James McBride Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593422946
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Published: Riverhead Books - August 8th, 2023

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The Book of Delights: Essays By Ross Gay Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781643753287
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Published: Algonquin Books - August 16th, 2022

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The Midnight Library: A GMA Book Club Pick (A Novel) By Matt Haig Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780525559498
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Published: Penguin Books - May 9th, 2023

The Song of Achilles: A Novel By Madeline Miller Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062060624
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Published: Ecco - August 28th, 2012

Horse: A Novel By Geraldine Brooks Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780399562969
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Published: Viking - June 14th, 2022

Circe By Madeline Miller Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316556323
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Published: Back Bay Books - April 14th, 2020

Milo Imagines the World By Matt de la Peña, Christian Robinson (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780399549083
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - February 2nd, 2021

Are Llamas Ticklish? #1: And Other Silly Questions from Curious Kids (But Why #1) By Jane Lindholm, Melody Bodette, Neil Swaab (Illustrator) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780593384343
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Published: Grosset & Dunlap - June 28th, 2022

Do Fish Breathe Underwater? #2: And Other Silly Questions from Curious Kids (But Why #2) By Jane Lindholm, Melody Bodette, Neil Swaab (Illustrator) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780593384367
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Published: Grosset & Dunlap - June 28th, 2022

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Happy Place By Emily Henry Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593441275
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Published: Berkley - April 25th, 2023

Great Circle: A Novel (Man Booker Prize Finalist) By Maggie Shipstead Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781984897701
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Published: Vintage - April 5th, 2022

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The Cat Who Saved Books: A Novel By Sosuke Natsukawa, Louise Heal Kawai (Translated by) Cover Image
By Sosuke Natsukawa, Louise Heal Kawai (Translated by)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063095731
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Published: HarperVia - March 14th, 2023

The Secret History (Vintage Contemporaries) By Donna Tartt Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781400031702
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Published: Vintage - April 13th, 2004

The Brothers Karamazov: A New Translation by Michael R. Katz By Fyodor Dostoevsky, Michael R. Katz (Translated by) Cover Image
By Fyodor Dostoevsky, Michael R. Katz (Translated by)
$40.00
ISBN: 9781631498190
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Published: Liveright - July 25th, 2023

Tree Finder: A Manual for Identification of Trees by Their Leaves (Eastern Us) (Nature Study Guides) By May Theilgaard Watts Cover Image
$5.95
ISBN: 9780912550015
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Published: Nature Study Guild Publishers -

Foster By Claire Keegan Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780802160140
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Published: Grove Press - November 1st, 2022

Poverty, by America By Matthew Desmond Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593239919
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Published: Crown - March 21st, 2023

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The Marriage Portrait: A novel By Maggie O'Farrell Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593315088
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Published: Vintage - July 11th, 2023

My Vermont Table: Recipes for All (Six) Seasons By Gesine Bullock-Prado Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781682687352
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Published: Countryman Press - March 14th, 2023

All We Can Save: Truth, Courage, and Solutions for the Climate Crisis By Ayana Elizabeth Johnson (Editor), Katharine K. Wilkinson (Editor) Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780593237083
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Published: One World - July 20th, 2021

Between Two Kingdoms: A Memoir of a Life Interrupted By Suleika Jaouad Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780399588600
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - March 1st, 2022

The Silent Patient By Alex Michaelides Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250301703
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Published: Celadon Books - May 4th, 2021

Devotions: The Selected Poems of Mary Oliver By Mary Oliver Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780399563263
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Published: Penguin Books - November 10th, 2020

The Sentence: A Novel By Louise Erdrich Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9780062671134
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Published: Harper Perennial - September 6th, 2022

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A Little Life By Hanya Yanagihara Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780804172707
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Published: Anchor - January 26th, 2016

It Ends with Us: A Novel By Colleen Hoover Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781501110368
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Published: Atria Books - August 2nd, 2016

Daisy Jones & The Six: A Novel By Taylor Jenkins Reid Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781524798642
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Published: Ballantine Books - February 4th, 2020

Make Way: The Story of Robert McCloskey, Nancy Schön, and Some Very Famous Ducklings By Angela Burke Kunkel, Claire Keane (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Angela Burke Kunkel, Claire Keane (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780593373354
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Published: Random House Studio - April 11th, 2023

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Little Fires Everywhere: A Novel By Celeste Ng Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780735224315
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Published: Penguin Books - May 7th, 2019

Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow: A novel By Gabrielle Zevin Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593321201
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Published: Knopf - July 5th, 2022

A Reason to Run By Mike Magluilo Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781578691456
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Published: Rootstock Publishing - October 10th, 2023

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