Bestsellers

Hardcover Fiction

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The breakdown of a Midwestern family.
(Farrar, Straus & Giroux: $28)
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A mysterious woman finds love in a small N.C. town.
(Grand Central: $25.99)
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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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The life of a 5-year-old boy imprisoned in a 12-by-12 room.
(Little, Brown: $24.99)
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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 vampiric plaque threatens to take over the rest of the world in book two of "The Strain" trilogy.
(Morrow: $26.99)
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The Southern lives of a maid, cook and college graduate intertwine.
(Putnam: $24.95)
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Clues and secrets are uncovered in a medieval world.
(Little, Brown: $16.99)
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The relationship between a TV writer's wife and her Filipina nanny.
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A satirical, twisted, futuristic love story.
(Random House: $26)
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A marriage strains under the spotlight of celebrity.
(Atria: $25.99)
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An out of control surprise party runs into money troubles.
(Dial: $25)
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Hunger Games winners face the consequences of their victory.
(Scholastic: $17.99)
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"Spook Country"'s Hollis Henry plunges into the secret world of military apparel manufacturing.
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The hunt for relics of the Seven Deadly Sins in Salem.
(St. Martin's: $27.99)
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Hardcover Nonfiction

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Jon Stewart, et. al
Our species via "The Daily Show."
(Grand Central: $27.99)
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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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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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The mid-century exodus of black Southerners to the North and Midwest.
(Random House: $30)
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A look at the state of the union.
(William Morrow: $27.99)
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Using emotions to create positive outcomes.
(Atria: $23.95)
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A glimpse behind the presidents military decisions.
(Simon & Schuster: $50)
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A gastronome's journey for foodies everywhere.
(Ecco: $26.99)
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The former British prime minister's candid account of his career.
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The crime novelist's restless, reckless love affairs.
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Developing a healthy body image in young women.
(Voice: $22.99)
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The backstory of the fictional detective.
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Intimate reflections on Jimmy Carter's presidency.
(Farrar, Straus & Giroux: $30)
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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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A photographic journey through the city's cultural, political, industrial and sociological history.
(Taschen: $70)
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Condensed excerpts from the original book.
(Peter Pauper Press: $5.95)
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Nurturing your child's potential during the formative first three years.
(Sterling: $24.95)
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An upgraded assessment on how to find your top talents.
(Gallup Press: $22.95)
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