Bestsellers

This week's bestsellers

Hardcover Fiction

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A revisit to 1950s Iowa with Pastor Ames and his recently wed, much younger pregnant wife.
(Farrar, Straus & Giroux: $26)
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Earth mother Gaea plans to sacrifice two of the demigods unless they defeat her army of giants.
(Hyperion: $19.99)
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The life of an Australian surgeon commanding POWs building the Thai-Burma "Death Railway," during WWII.
(Knopf: $26.95)
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A blind French girl and a German teenager meet in occupied France during World War II.
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The final book in the Century Trilogy spans the tumultuous eras from 1960s through the 1980s.
(Dutton: $36)
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A young man clings to a painting years after surviving an explosion at a museum that killed his mother.
(Little, Brown: $30)
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A married couple's midlife crisis told from the wife's perspective.
(Nan A. Talese: $25)
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A 14 year old boy uncovers family secrets in their century old mansion.
(Simon & Schuster: $26.95)
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A Tokyo railroad engineer revisits his painful past.
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A 30 year history chronicling a multi-generational Midwestern farm family beginning post-WWI.
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The case of a Japanese American family found dead in L.A. the night before the bombing of Pearl Harbor.
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A series of interconnected tales centered around a 15 year old runaway with psychic powers.
(Random House: $30)
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Love and murder in the aftermath of WWI as an English mother and daughter are forced to take in lodgers.
(Riverhead: $28.95)
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A woman enlists the help of a psychic and private detective to find her mother who supposedly died in an accident years earlier.
(Ballantine: $28)
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The orcs of Many Arrows reignite a blood feud in the second book of the Companions Codex.
(Wizards of the Coast: $27.95)
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The suspicious case of dognappings and the murder of a reporter in rural Minnesota.
(Putnam: $27.95)
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A Hollywood star and a nomadic group of actors roam a post apocalyptic world.
(Knopf: $24.95)
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James Patterson & Michael Ledwidge
Back in New York City, a strange call draws Det. Bennett into a deranged underground criminal world.
(Little, Brown: $28)
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The Russian mob is in hot pursuit of CIA consultant Stone Barrington in Paris for the opening of his new hotel.
(Putnam: $26.95)
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Jack Reacher reluctantly teams with a rookie analyst to stop an American sniper targeting the G-8 summit.
(Delacorte: $28)
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Hardcover Nonfiction

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A memoir from the creator and star of HBO’s "Girls," filled with candid and intimate essays.
(Random House: $28)
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The surgeon addresses modern medicine's role in enhancing quality of life and comfort at the end.
(Metropolitan: $26)
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Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard
The circumstances surrounding the mysterious death of the famous WWII General.
(Holt: $30)
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The CEO of software company, SAP shares his blueprint for success.
(Simon & Schuster: $28)
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Actor Cary Elwes reveals behind-the-scenes stories of the making of the cult classic film, "The Princess Bride."
(Touchstone: $26)
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A guide to creating theme parks, buildings and other inventions in the online video game.
(Scholastic: $7.99)
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A history of visionaries, inventors and personalities who created the digital revolution.
(Simon & Schuster: $35)
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An exploration of the Book of Revelation's prophecies in today's world.
(Tyndale House: $24.99)
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The follow-up to "Underwater Dogs," captures 80 portraits of swimming puppies.
(Little, Brown: $21)
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The conservative talk-show host's call to action to defend the constitution.
(Center Street: $26)
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The New York Times journalist exposes the hidden costs of the war on terrorism.
(Houghton Mifflin: $28)
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The ex-CIA Director critiques President Obama's policies.
(Penguin Press: $36)
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Hilarious and scientific answers to absurd random questions from the creator of the xkcd webcomic.
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: $24)
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The inspirational pastor shares eight qualities of winners to help reach your potential.
(FaithWords : $24)
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An new investigation into the unsolved 1922 murder of director William Desmond Taylor.
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The latest neuroscience research explains how organization can help us manage the daily deluge of data.
(Dutton: $27.95)
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A look at the effects of climate change and the government's inadequate response.
(Simon & Schuster: $30)
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Practical advice and life lessons learned from the beloved classic children's series.
(Golden Books: $9.99)
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Tips on fighting monsters and enemy players in the online building game.
(Scholastic: $7.99)
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Anne Berest et al.
Four French female friends share their views on style, beauty, culture and men.
(Doubleday: $25)
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