Bestsellers

Hardcover Fiction

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The breakdown of a Midwestern family.
(Farrar, Straus & Giroux: $28)
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The final book of the "Millennium Trilogy" has Lisbeth Salander in peril.
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No one is safe in the final installment of the Hunger Games trilogy.
(Scholastic: $17.99)
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A mysterious woman finds love in a small N.C. town.
(Grand Central: $25.99)
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The Southern lives of a maid, cook and college graduate intertwine.
(Putnam: $24.95)
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The life of a 5-year-old boy imprisoned in a 12-by-12 room.
(Little, Brown: $24.99)
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"Spook Country"'s Hollis Henry plunges into the secret world of military apparel manufacturing.
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Hunger Games winners face the consequences of their victory.
(Scholastic: $17.99)
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The hunt for relics of the Seven Deadly Sins in Salem.
(St. Martin's: $27.99)
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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 pious Dutch official finds love in turn-of-the-19th-century Japan.
(Random House: $26)
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Given as a royal gift, an elephant treks to his new home.
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: $24)
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A satirical, twisted, futuristic love story.
(Random House: $26)
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A coming-of-age tale of a young man fascinated with communications technology.
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The women from "Waiting to Exhale" return with midlife crises a plenty.
(Viking: $27.95)
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Russian police detective Renko investigates the death of a prostitute found in Komsomol Square.
(Simon & Schuster: $25.99)
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Siblings battle Egyptian gods to find their Egyptologist father.
(Disney Hyperion: $17.99)
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Rose Edelstein's gift of taste is bittersweet.
(Doubleday: $25.95)
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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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A marriage strains under the spotlight of celebrity.
(Atria: $25.99)
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Hardcover Nonfiction

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Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow
God and quantum theory.
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The science and lure of the ocean's gnarliest waves.
(Doubleday: $27.95)
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Nurturing your child's potential during the formative first three years.
(Sterling: $24.95)
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The former British prime minister's candid account of his career.
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A Jesuit priest works with L.A. youth in his gang intervention program.
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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 look at the state of the union.
(William Morrow: $27.99)
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The mid-century exodus of black Southerners to the North and Midwest.
(Random House: $30)
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The magic behind successful business partnerships.
(Harper: $25.99)
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The author's case that President Obama's policies have threatened the public's constitutional rights.
(Regnery: $29.95)
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Using emotions to create positive outcomes.
(Atria: $23.95)
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The science and oddities required for space travel.
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How the American dream is disappearing along with the middle class.
(Crown: $23.99)
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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 singer's early days and relationship with Robert Mapplethorpe.
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The author tackles her fears of marriage by delving into the institution's history.
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A quasi-memoir from the iconoclastic movie director.
(Farrar, Straus and Giroux: $25)
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Discovering the key to ultra-running.
(Knopf: $24.95)
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The backstory of the fictional detective.
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