Bestsellers

Hardcover Fiction

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After saving a man from a beating, former mercenary Joe Pike is drawn into a web of deception and murder.
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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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James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge
Det. Michael Bennett is called on to solve a rash of horrifying crimes in NYC.
(Little, Brown: $27.99)
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A tale of the female designer behind Louis Comfort Tiffany's stained-glass lamps.
(Random House: $26)
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The breakdown of a Midwestern family.
(Farrar, Straus & Giroux: $28)
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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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An ambitious young art dealer manipulates her way through Manhattan's high-end art world.
(Grand Central: $26.99)
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A hidden document in the national archives leads to a high-level conspiracy linked to the president.
(Grand Central: $26.99)
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An L.A. County Sheriff's deputy helps the feds suppress the gun trade along the Mexico border.
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Two murders, two time periods with Sherlock Holmes-worthy twists.
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Lawyer Stone Barrington is knee-deep with embezzlement, murder and a fugitive client with ties to bin Laden.
(Putnam: $25.95)
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Hunger Games winners face the consequences of their victory.
(Scholastic: $17.99)
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Previously unpublished short stories from the writer's early days.
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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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Tom Clancy with Grant Blackwood
Jack Ryan Jr. and his colleagues are on the trail of the world's most dangerous terrorist.
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A new group of heroes returns to Camp Half-Blood.
(Hyperion: $18.99)
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Hardcover Nonfiction

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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 infamous queen of Egypt as a political power player.
(Little, Brown: $29.99)
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Why Chinese mothers raise superior children to their Western counterparts.
(Penguin Press: $25.95)
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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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Keys to fighting toxins, losing weight and staying healthy.
(Crown: $25.99)
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A Jesuit priest works with L.A. youth in his gang intervention program.
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The president invites children into the worlds of 13 famous Americans.
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The comedian's collection of semi-autobiographical essays on pop subcultures.
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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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Critical choices that shaped the former president's time in the White House.
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Andrew Bleiman and Chris Eastland
Photos of baby animals born in captivity.
(Beach Lane Books: $12.99)
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Rudy Karsan and Kevin Kruse
Secrets to achieving the utmost job satisfaction.
(Wiley: $24.95)
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The science and lure of the ocean's gnarliest waves.
(Doubleday: $27.95)
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What a poor black woman's cancer cells did for science and didn't do for her family.
(Crown: $26)
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Tips and insight for women as to what motivates men.
(Amistad: $24.99)
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