Bestsellers

Hardcover Fiction

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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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Vampires, daemons and witches plot to steal a magical book from an American professor.
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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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A lesbian couple fights one of the partner's ex-husband for custody of their embryos.
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The continuing saga of Kvothe the Bloodless.
(Penguin: $29.95)
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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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A cheating wife and a beautiful client add complications to P.I. Leonid McGill's life.
(Riverhead: $26.95)
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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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The novelist wonders: What happens to all those rock 'n' roll rebels when they grow older?
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Greg confronts puberty without his best friend.
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Clive Cussler with Jack Du Brul
Juan Cabrillo and his team engage in daring rescues and thwarting plots against the U.S.
(Putnam: $27.95)
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A Dublin neighborhood unites to care for a motherless girl.
(Knopf: $26.95)
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Hunger Games winners face the consequences of their victory.
(Scholastic: $17.99)
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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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The disappearance of the Forerunner society.
(Tor: $24.99)
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A teen poses as a high school student to elude killers who have eliminated three before him.
(HarperCollins: $17.99)
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Hardcover Nonfiction

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A look at brain science told through social behaviors of a fictional couple.
(Random House: $27)
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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 art and science of memory and how to improve it.
(Penguin: $26.95)
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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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Life lessons learned from the "Family Ties" star.
(Crown: $25)
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The comedian's widow shares their story along with a collection of his writings and artwork.
(Gallery Press: $26)
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Navigating new financial realities.
(Spiegel & Grau: $26)
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Critical choices that shaped the former president's time in the White House.
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Tips and insight for women as to what motivates men.
(Amistad: $24.99)
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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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Jon Stewart, et. al
Our species via "The Daily Show."
(Grand Central: $27.99)
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How the connection between eating and core beliefs brings fulfillment.
(Scribner: $24)
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Joyce Carol Oates' story of survival after the death of her husband Raymond Smith.
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Essays and amusing tales from the comic's personal life..
(Grand Central: $25.99)
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The grande Dame delves into her early theatrical years.
(St. Martin's: $26.99)
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