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Boston Globe bestsellers, June 19-June 26

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Ann Patchett's "State of Wonder" holds on to the number one spot in hardcover fiction.

"Greater Journey," by David McCullough, jumps to the top spot in hardcover nonfiction.

Kathryn Stockett's "The Help" continues to dominate the paperback fiction bestsellers.

"The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks," by Rebecca Skloot sits steady at the top of the paperback nonfiction list.

For full lists, see below.

Hardcover fiction

1. State of Wonder.
By Ann Patchett. Harper.

2. Caleb's Crossing.
By Geraldine Brooks. Viking.

3. Catching Fire.
By Suzanne Collins. Scholastic.

4. Against All Enemies.
By Tom Clancy and Peter Telep. Putnam.

5. Maine.
By J. Courtney Sullivan. Knopf.

6. Go The F**To Sleep.
By Adam Mansbach. Akashic.

7. Theodore Boone: The Abduction. (tie)
By John Grisham. Dutton.

7. Mockingjay.
By Suzanne Collins. Scholastic.

8. The Paris Wife.
By Paula McLain. Ballantine.

9. Bloodmoney.
By David Ignatius. W. W. Norton.

Hardcover nonfiction

1. Greater Journey.
By David McCullough. Simon & Schuster.

2. In the Garden of Beasts.
By Erik Larson. Crown.

3. Bossypants.
By Tina Fey. Reagan Arthur.

4. Unbroken.
By Laura Hillenbrand. Random House.

5. Those Guys Have All the Fun.
By James Andrew Miller and Tom Shales. Little, Brown and Company.

6. Hitman.
By Howie Carr. Forge.

7. To End All Wars.
By Adam Hochschild. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

8. SEAL Team Six. (tie)
By Howard E. Wasdin and Stephen Templin. St. Martin’s.

8. In Defense of Women.
By Nancy Gertner. Beacon.

9. Remembering Fenway Park.
By Harvey Frommer. Stewart, Tabori & Chang.

Paperback fiction

1. The Help.
By Kathryn Stockett. Berkley.

2. A Visit from the Goon Squad.
By Jennifer Egan. Anchor.

3. Room.
By Emma Donoghue. Back Bay.

4. Hunger Games.
By Suzanne Collins. Scholastic.

5. Cutting for Stone.
By Abraham Verghese. Vintage.

6. Little Bee.
By Chris Cleave. Simon and Schuster.

7. The Art of Racing in the Rain.
By Garth Stein. Harper.

8. The Imperfectionists. (tie)
By Tom Rachman. Dial.

8. A Clash of Kings.
By George R. R. Martin. Bantam.

9. The Lake Shore Limited.
By Sue Miller. Vintage.

Paperback nonfiction

1. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.
By Rebecca Skloot. Broadway.

2. Outliers.
By Malcolm Gladwell. Back Bay.

3. Life.
By Keith Richards. Back Bay.

4. Just Kids. (tie)
By Patti Smith. Ecco.

4. Justice.
By Michael J. Sandel. Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

5. The Most Beautiful Walk in the World.
By John Baxter. Harper.

6. The Big Short. (tie)
By Michael Lewis. W. W. Norton.

6. F in Exams.
By Richard Benson. Chronicle.

6. Heaven is for Real.
By Todd Burpo. Thomas Nelson.

7. Inside of a Dog.
By Alexandra Horowitz. Scribner.

Source: Boston-area bookstores.

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