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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A pious Dutch official finds love in turn-of-the-19th-century Japan.
(Random House: $26)
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Murder and a stolen Rembrandt portrait.
(Putnam: $26.95)
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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 dog is reborn several times before finding his true purpose.
(Forge: $22.99)
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Laguna Beach drug dealers take on a violent Baja Cartel.
(Simon & Schuster: $25)
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The wolves of Mercy Falls return in this sequel to Shiver.
(Scholastic: $17.99)
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A satirical look at fictional diaries of The Obamas.
(Threshold: $25)
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An apocalypse with fangs: a military experiment with vampires goes wrong and imperils humanity.
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A London curator's search for a stolen Kraken exhibit leads him into a strange underworld of squid worshipers.
(Del Rey: $26)
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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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An Irish undercover cop investigates the discovery of an old girlfriend's body.
(Viking: $25.95)
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Siblings battle Egyptian gods to find their Egyptologist father.
(Disney Hyperion: $17.99)
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A prequel to the role playing video game that takes place 3,500 years before the rise of Darth Vader.
(LucasBooks: $27)
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A Former CIA agent tracks down the killer of a former lover.
(Little, Brown: $27.99)
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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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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 gastronome's journey for foodies everywhere.
(Ecco: $26.99)
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The history and debate between wild and farm-raised fish.
(Penguin Press: $25.95)
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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 quasi-memoir from the iconoclastic movie director.
(Farrar, Straus and Giroux: $25)
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An upgraded assessment on how to find your top talents.
(Gallup Press: $22.95)
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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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The contrarian shares his political and personal life stories.
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A Jesuit priest works with L.A. youth in his gang intervention program.
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A chronicle of the the longest suspension bridge in the world.
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Buddhist techniques and practices for finding happiness by living in the moment.
(Shambhala: $19.95)
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How "Breakfast at Tiffany's" and a little black dress influenced a generation.
(Harper: $19.99)
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Details, history and lingo about all the Star Wars characters and vehicles.
(DK Publishing: $21.99)
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The singer's early days and relationship with Robert Mapplethorpe.
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