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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Roving ex-military cop Jack Reacher helps a small South Dakota town deal with sinister forces.
(Delacorte: $28)
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The final book of the "Millennium Trilogy" has Lisbeth Salander in peril.
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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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Agent Lucas Davenport's surgeon wife is a key witness in a botched robbery case.
(Putnam: $27.95)
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Siblings battle Egyptian gods to find their Egyptologist father.
(Disney Hyperion: $17.99)
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The goings-on at a ragtag English-language newspaper in Rome.
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Special Agent Pendergast delves into his wife's mysterious and tragic death.
(Grand Central: $26.99)
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Percy Jackson and his army of demigods battle the Lord of Time.
(Disney Hyperion: $17.99)
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A washed-up actress looking for a comeback embarks on a love affair with a gold-digging suitor.
(Doubleday: $24.95)
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An English widower fights to keep greedy relatives from selling a valuable family heirloom.
(Random House: $25)
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Surf culture and marijuana farming collide in Malibu.
(Overlook: $24.95)
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Hardcover Nonfiction

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The author's account of 14 months with a U.S. Army platoon in Afghanistan.
(Twelve: $26.99)
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An inside look at President Obama's first year.
(Simon & Schuster: $28)
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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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The singer's early days and relationship with Robert Mapplethorpe.
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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 stand-up comic known for her salty humor shares her life story.
(Harper: $25.99)
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The rise and fall of DreamWorks Studios.
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: $28)
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Essays and amusing tales from the comic's personal life..
(Grand Central: $25.99)
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A true account of a how a fictional story and a dead body fooled the Nazis in World War II.
(Harmony: $25.99)
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A son's compilation of his elderly father's sharp and profane observations.
(HarperCollins: $15.99)
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Discovering the key to ultra-running.
(Knopf: $24.95)
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An upgraded assessment on how to find your top talents.
(Gallup Press: $22.95)
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The heavy-metal singer reminisces on his death-defying life.
(Grand Central: $26.99)
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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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Memoir of the legendary Hollywood producer and manager.
(Twelve: $25.99)
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