Bestsellers

Hardcover Fiction

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The Southern lives of a maid, cook and college graduate intertwine.
(Putnam: $24.95)
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Rusty Sabich and Tommy Molto return to the courtroom after the mysterious death of Rusty's wife.
(Grand Central: $27.99)
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Sookie Stackhouse copes with loss and the paranormal.
(Ace: $25.95)
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The intertwined lives of a young slave girl and plantation owner on a Caribbean island in the 1700s
(HarperCollins: $26.99)
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Siblings battle Egyptian gods to find their Egyptologist father.
(Disney Hyperion: $17.99)
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Multiple adventures await sleuth Precious Ramotswe.
(Pantheon: $24.95)
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Percy Jackson and his army of demigods battle the Lord of Time.
(Disney Hyperion: $17.99)
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Teen drama reigns in this supernatural fantasy.
(St. Martin's/Griffin: $17.99)
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The ravages of the Vietnam War as told by an ambitious young soldier.
(Atlantic Monthly: $24.95)
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A physicist tries to reinvigorate his career (at a colleague's expense).
(Nan A. Talese: $26.95)
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Detective Lindsay Boxer calls on the Women's Murder Club to catch two elusive criminals.
(Little, Brown: $27.99)
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Carrie Bradshaw's small-town high school life before moving to the Big Apple
(Balzer + Bray: $18.99)
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Operative Shaw pursues a human trafficker and arms dealer.
(Grand Central: $27.99)
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A violent act rips a family apart, leaving a mother struggling to cope.
(Random House: $26)
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Fraught parents send their teenage daughter to a wilderness rehab program.
(Riverhead: $25.95)
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Special Agent Pendergast delves into his wife's mysterious and tragic death.
(Grand Central: $26.99)
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Still mourning the loss of his wife and unborn child, an inspector returns to Scotland Yard
(Harper: $28.99)
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A washed-up painter becomes indentured to an old classmate who's a donor to his mediocre university.
(Farrar, Straus and Giroux: $25)
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Greg desires to spend summer vacation indoors despite his mother's wishes for outdoor family fun.
(Amulet: $13.95)
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Separated and on the run, Sherlock Holmes and wife Mary Russell must solve a mystery while protecting their family.
(Bantam: $25)
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Hardcover Nonfiction

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A collection of stories celebrating American moms.
(Penguin Press: $21.95)
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How the U.S. economy was driven to collapse by the bond and real estate markets.
(W.W. Norton: $27.95)
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A Jesuit priest works with L.A. youth in his gang intervention program.
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The stand-up comic known for her salty humor shares her life story.
(Harper: $25.99)
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The former first lady's memoir of growing up in West Texas and life in the White House.
(Scribner: $30)
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The rise and fall of DreamWorks Studios.
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: $28)
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The comedian's humorous look at her career and life in showbiz
(Harmony: $25)
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Behind the scenes during the making of the movies. Revised "Dog Days" edition
(Amulet: $14.95)
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A son's compilation of his elderly father's sharp and profane observations.
(HarperCollins: $15.99)
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Essays and amusing tales from the comic's personal life..
(Grand Central: $25.99)
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A probing account into the queen of all media's empire and her personal life.
(Crown: $30)
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How the connection between eating and core beliefs brings fulfillment.
(Scribner: $24)
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What a poor black woman's cancer cells did for science and didn't do for her family.
(Crown: $26)
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The singer's early days and relationship with Robert Mapplethorpe.
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The actress shares insights and tips on finding inner and outer beauty after 40.
(It Books: $25.99)
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The New Yorker editor's biography of President Obama as pragmatist, seeker and civil rights symbol.
(Knopf: $29.95)
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The author's account of life in Cold War Budapest and her parents
(Simon & Schuster: $26)
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A collection of comics' satirical views on politics, culture and society
(It Books: $29.99)
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The author's continued struggle to establish schools for girls in Afghanistan, in this sequel to "Three Cups of Tea."
(Viking: $26.95)
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The high-pressured life of one of the few practicing female heart surgeons, wife and mother.
(Broadway: $24)
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