Bestsellers

Hardcover Fiction

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The final book of the "Millennium Trilogy" has Lisbeth Salander in peril.
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A tale of Ernest Hemingway and his first wife, Hadley, set in 1920s Paris.
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Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child
A man avenges his father's death while on a mission to intercept plans for a top-secret weapon.
(Grand Central: $26.99)
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A woman washes up on a rat-infested shore starting a family's link with California's Channel Islands.
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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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The Southern lives of a maid, cook and college graduate intertwine.
(Putnam: $24.95)
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Abandoned at her family's Everglades theme park, a 13-year-old girl journeys to the underworld to find her sister.
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Three sisters, named after Shakespeare characters, return home to care for their sick mother.
(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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The breakdown of a Midwestern family.
(Farrar, Straus & Giroux: $28)
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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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Hunger Games winners face the consequences of their victory.
(Scholastic: $17.99)
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The disappearance of the Forerunner society.
(Tor: $24.99)
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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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Keith Richards with James Fox
The seemingly eternal musician shares his life as a Rolling Stone.
(Little, Brown: $29.99)
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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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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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Joyce Carol Oates' story of survival after the death of her husband Raymond Smith.
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The president invites children into the worlds of 13 famous Americans.
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Tips and insight for women as to what motivates men.
(Amistad: $24.99)
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A forlorn history of LA's most famous billboard.
(Yale University Press: $24)
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Critical choices that shaped the former president's time in the White House.
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The rhythm and rhymes behind the rapper and businessman.
(Spiegel & Grau: $35)
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Janet Jackson with David Ritz
The entertainer's struggle with self-esteem.
(Simon & Schuster: $25.99)
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A quasi-memoir from the iconoclastic movie director.
(Farrar, Straus and Giroux: $25)
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Why we need to understand the al-Qaeda leader more clearly.
(Oxford University Press: $19.95)
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