Bestsellers

Hardcover Fiction

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Sookie Stackhouse becomes more deeply entwined in supernatural vampire games in this 11th book of the series.
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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 collection of poems on the joys and challenges of womanhood.
(Hyperion: $24.99)
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The Kane siblings search for the Book of Ra in this second of a three-part series.
(Hyperion: $18.99)
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The last Spenser novel by the late author teams the P.I. with a bad-boy actor’s bodyguard.
(Putnam: $26.95)
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The late author’s unfinished novel explores life’s meaning among characters in an I.R.S. office.
(Little, Brown: $27.99)
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Hunger Games winners face the consequences of their victory.
(Scholastic: $17.99)
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The final book of the "Millennium Trilogy" has Lisbeth Salander in peril.
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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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Two former Secret Service agents investigate the murder of an alleged serial killer's lawyer.
(Grand Central: $27.99)
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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 woman washes up on a rat-infested shore starting a family's link with California's Channel Islands.
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Years after the war, a tough anti-Nazi Berlin PI is interrogated about his service.
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An old writing desk reveals a history of loss and recovery in four intertwined tales.
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A tale of Ernest Hemingway and his first wife, Hadley, set in 1920s Paris.
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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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Hardcover Nonfiction

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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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A no-holds-barred memoir by Aerosmith’s lead singer.
(Ecco: $27.99)
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Insights from the feisty octogenarian.
(Putnam: $25.95)
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The former Brat Packer writes frankly of his early partying days.
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The daughter of Cary Grant reminisces about life with her movie star dad.
(Knopf: $24.95)
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The life of Stanley Ann Dunham, mother of Barack Obama.
(Riverhead: $26.95)
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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 award-winning actress on love, annoyances and more.
(Atria: $22)
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The comedic actor muses over his career.
(Crown Archetype: $25)
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The singer recounts her difficult childhood and personal tragedies and how she was able to move on.
(Simon & Schuster: $27.99)
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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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Why Chinese mothers raise superior children to their Western counterparts.
(Penguin Press: $25.95)
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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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This major biography of the controversial civil rights figure taps new documentation to chart his life.
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The annexation and moral upending of Hawaii.
(Riverhead: $25.95)
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The television anchor offers insight and wisdom from luminaries in the arts, sports and business worlds.
(Random House: $26)
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Embarrassing and crazy letters from a overprotective mother to her son.
(Abrams: $15.95)
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