Bestsellers

Hardcover Fiction

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The final book of the "Millennium Trilogy" has Lisbeth Salander in peril.
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The Southern lives of a maid, cook and college graduate intertwine.
(Putnam: $24.95)
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Laguna Beach drug dealers take on a violent Baja Cartel.
(Simon & Schuster: $25)
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A pious Dutch official finds love in turn-of-the-19th-century Japan.
(Random House: $26)
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An Irish undercover cop investigates the discovery of an old girlfriend's body.
(Viking: $25.95)
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The goings-on at a ragtag English-language newspaper in Rome.
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In a post-apocalyptic future, kids are forced to fight in gladiator-like matches to the death.
(Scholastic: $17.99)
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A Greek official becomes immersed with European spies, in the early days of World War II.
(Random House: $26)
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A satirical look at fictional diaries of The Obamas.
(Threshold: $25)
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The newborn vampire army closes in on Bella Swan and the Cullens.
(Little, Brown: $13.99)
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Murder and a stolen Rembrandt portrait.
(Putnam: $26.95)
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Surf culture and marijuana farming collide in Malibu.
(Overlook: $24.95)
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A Former CIA agent tracks down the killer of a former lover.
(Little, Brown: $27.99)
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A Polar bear tries to survive the Hollywood rat race with help from Leonardo DiCaprio.
(Melville House: $15.95)
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A dog is reborn several times before finding his true purpose.
(Forge: $22.99)
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An apocalypse with fangs: a military experiment with vampires goes wrong and imperils humanity.
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An L.A. noir nightmare that returns to "Less Than Zero's" characters as they near middle age.
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Hardcover Nonfiction

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A son's compilation of his elderly father's sharp and profane observations.
(HarperCollins: $15.99)
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A Jesuit priest works with L.A. youth in his gang intervention program.
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A gastronome's journey for foodies everywhere.
(Ecco: $26.99)
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How sports helps with success off the field.
(Amistad: $25.99)
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The USC Coach advises how to be your best in every aspect of your life.
(Portfolio: $25.95)
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A self-proclaimed geek girl's advice on life in Hollywood.
(St. Martin's Press: $23.99)
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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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How "Breakfast at Tiffany's" and a little black dress influenced a generation.
(Harper: $19.99)
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The high-octane marriage of Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton
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A chronicle of the the longest suspension bridge in the world.
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A quasi-memoir from the iconoclastic movie director.
(Farrar, Straus and Giroux: $25)
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Buddhist techniques and practices for finding happiness by living in the moment.
(Shambhala: $19.95)
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The Super Bowl MVP's faces adversity in this comeback story.
(Tyndale House: $26.99)
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How "To Kill A Mockingbird" has left is mark on American consciousness.
(Harper: $24.99)
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The rise and fall of DreamWorks Studios.
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: $28)
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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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A literary agent's crack-addicted confessional
(Little, Brown: $23.99)
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The geography of Paris told through experiences of historical figures.
(W.W. Norton: $28.95)
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