Bestsellers

Hardcover Fiction

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Greg confronts puberty without his best friend.
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A new group of heroes returns to Camp Half-Blood.
(Hyperion: $18.99)
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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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The breakdown of a Midwestern family.
(Farrar, Straus & Giroux: $28)
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Revenge and twists of fate are underlying themes in King's most recent collection of eerie tales.
(Scribner: $27.99)
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Alex Cross’ wedding plans are interrupted by a sniper picking off crooked D.C. politicos.
(Little, Brown: $27.99)
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Assassin Oliver Stone turns to The Camel Club for help after a terrorist attack on U.S. and British leaders.
(Grand Central: $27.99)
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A elderly man agrees to an experiment that will improve his memory (but shorten his life) to help solve his nephew’s murder.
(Riverhead: $25.95)
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The final book of the "Millennium Trilogy" has Lisbeth Salander in peril.
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A cast of characters gets tangled up in an art heist at a posh mansion.
(Little, Brown: $26.99)
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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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An art dealer confronts his life's choices when his carefree brother-in-law arrives on the scene.
(Farrar, Straus & Giroux: $25)
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Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson
The final battle begins as the sun sets on the Third Age.
(Tor: $29.99)
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A vacationing couple help a defecting Russian criminal.
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Boston detectives revisit an old case when a girl goes missing again 12 years later.
(Morrow: $26.99)
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The search for lost religious artifacts leads Dirk Pitt to bomb plots in the Middle East.
(Putnam: $27.95)
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No one is safe in the final installment of the Hunger Games trilogy.
(Scholastic: $17.99)
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Hunger Games winners face the consequences of their victory.
(Scholastic: $17.99)
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Hardcover Nonfiction

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Critical choices that shaped the former president's time in the White House.
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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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Reflections on life and the relentless march of time.
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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 story of Louis Zamperini, a World War II bombardier, POW and Olympian.
(Random House: $27)
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The rhythm and rhymes behind the rapper and businessman.
(Spiegel & Grau: $35)
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A Jesuit priest works with L.A. youth in his gang intervention program.
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The history and lore of the Atlantic Ocean.
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Jon Stewart, et. al
Our species via "The Daily Show."
(Grand Central: $27.99)
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A showcase of classic homes and gardens in the neighborhoods of L.A.
(Rizzoli: $55)
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The president invites children into the worlds of 13 famous Americans.
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An intimate tour of the performer's California compound which she personally designed.
(Viking: $60)
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What the rooms in our homes reveal about us.
(Doubleday: $28.95)
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The former Alaska governor's testament to American values and people she has met on her recent travels.
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Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow
God and quantum theory.
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The first in a two-volume set of Sondheim's collected lyrics and accompanying anecdotes.
(Knopf: $39.95)
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A revised, expanded interactive journal based on the books and hit movies.
(Amulet: $10.95)
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The Laker's exec dishes on life as a female in the male-dominated NBA.
(Triumph: $24.95)
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The infamous queen of Egypt as a political power player.
(Little, Brown: $29.99)
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How adhering to the Constitution can return America to greatness.
(Threshold: $29.99)
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