Bestsellers

Hardcover Fiction

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Ayla and her family travel to sacred caves in this final installment of the Earth's Children series.
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Detective Kurt Wallander returns to solve another mystery while tying up personal loose ends.
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Investigator and former World War I nurse Maisie Dobbs goes undercover at a Cambridge college.
(Harper: $25.99)
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No good deed goes unpunished in this fourth Jackson Brodie book.
(Reagan Arthur: $24.99)
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The final novel in the Alex Rider series has him going against the world's most dangerous terrorist organization once again.
(Philomel: $17.99)
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A tale of Ernest Hemingway and his first wife, Hadley, set in 1920s Paris.
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Foreclosure may be tied to a banker’s murder in the latest Mickey Haller novel.
(Little, Brown: $27.99)
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A sports agent turned sleuth searches for a missing rock star and his own estranged brother.
(Dutton: $27.95)
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The breakdown of a Midwestern family.
(Farrar, Straus & Giroux: $28)
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Alex Delaware investigates a sugar daddy for murder.
(Ballantine: $28)
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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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A new group of heroes returns to Camp Half-Blood.
(Hyperion: $18.99)
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The final book of the "Millennium Trilogy" has Lisbeth Salander in peril.
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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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The life of a 5-year-old boy imprisoned in a 12-by-12 room.
(Little, Brown: $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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A look at brain science told through social behaviors of a fictional couple.
(Random House: $27)
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The annexation and moral upending of Hawaii.
(Riverhead: $25.95)
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A vision of science in the next century based on interviews with the world’s top researchers.
(Doubleday: $28.95)
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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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Howard Schultz with Joanne Gordon
The CEO of Starbucks serves up lessons learned during tough economic times.
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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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Wackiness before, during and after the Van Halen years.
(It Books: $26.99)
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How five Afghan sisters secretly built a dressmaking business out of their home in Kabul.
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Tips and insight for women as to what motivates men.
(Amistad: $24.99)
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How the connection between eating and core beliefs brings fulfillment.
(Scribner: $24)
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How the self-deprecating actress, mom and writer rocked the world of comedy.
(Reagan Arthur: $26.99)
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Why Chinese mothers raise superior children to their Western counterparts.
(Penguin Press: $25.95)
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How the ancient city became the center of modern religious conflicts.
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: $28)
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