Bestsellers

Hardcover Fiction

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A man confesses to the crime for which another man is about to be executed.
(Doubleday: $28.95)
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A vacationing couple help a defecting Russian criminal.
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A new group of heroes returns to Camp Half-Blood.
(Hyperion: $18.99)
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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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Five families struggle against the events of World War I.
(Dutton: $36)
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Mickey Haller, with Harry Bosch's help, hopes to nail a seemingly exonerated child killer.
(Little, Brown: $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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An old writing desk reveals a history of loss and recovery in four intertwined tales.
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Avoiding an outbreak of polio, a playground director heads to the Poconos.
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: $26)
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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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A collection of short stories featuring wizard PI Harry Dresden.
(Roc: $25.95)
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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 Southern lives of a maid, cook and college graduate intertwine.
(Putnam: $24.95)
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After fleeing to Florence, Schuyler must fight the evil Lucifer.
(Hyperion: $16.99)
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Hardcover Nonfiction

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Keith Richards with James Fox
The seemingly eternal musician shares his life as a Rolling Stone.
(Little, Brown: $29.99)
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Jon Stewart, et. al
Our species via "The Daily Show."
(Grand Central: $27.99)
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Mark Twain edited by Harriet E. Smith, et. al
Newly unexpurgated, this first volume commemorates the 100th anniversary of Twain's death.
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The science and lure of the ocean's gnarliest waves.
(Doubleday: $27.95)
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Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow
God and quantum theory.
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A Jesuit priest works with L.A. youth in his gang intervention program.
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A revealing portrait of our founding father.
(Penguin Press: $40)
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The rise and fall of Yankee great, Mickey Mantle.
(Harper: $27.99)
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The highs and lows of the actor, singer and songwriter.
(Touchstone: $26)
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Developing a healthy body image in young women.
(Voice: $22.99)
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What the rooms in our homes reveal about us.
(Doubleday: $28.95)
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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 former secretary of state's early life growing up in the south.
(Crown: $27)
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A showcase of classic homes and gardens in the neighborhoods of L.A.
(Rizzoli: $55)
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The actor's rags-to-riches Hollywood career.
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