Bestsellers

Hardcover Fiction

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A young Chinese American woman's search for her father in Mao Tse-tung's China.
(Random House: $26)
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Det. Harry Hole investigates a serial killer whose calling card is the appearance of a mysterious snowman near crime scenes.
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A tale of Ernest Hemingway and his first wife, Hadley, set in 1920s Paris.
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The lifelong friendship between a minister’s daughter and a boy from the Wampanoag tribe.
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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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The Kane siblings search for the Book of Ra in this second of a three-part series.
(Hyperion: $18.99)
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Lucas Davenport reinvestigates an old case when the bodies of two young girls, missing for decades, turn up.
(Putnam: $27.95)
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The final book of the "Millennium Trilogy" has Lisbeth Salander in peril.
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A former Justice Department operative stumbles upon a possible link among the four asassinated U.S. presidents.
(Ballantine: $26)
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A young doctor in a war-torn Balkan country recalls tales from her beloved grandfather.
(Random House: $25)
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James Patterson and Maxine Paetro
The search for a murderer and a baby strains a detective’s marriage.
(Little, Brown: $27.99)
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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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An ex-NYPD detective investigates the murder of a childhood friend.
(Mulholland Books: $25.99)
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The breakdown of a Midwestern family.
(Farrar, Straus & Giroux: $28)
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No one is safe in the final installment of the Hunger Games trilogy.
(Scholastic: $17.99)
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Hunger Games winners face the consequences of their victory.
(Scholastic: $17.99)
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James Patterson and Neil McMahon
A top government superhero operative fights to save humans from extinction.
(Little, Brown: $27.99)
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Alex Cross’ wedding plans are interrupted by a sniper picking off crooked D.C. politicos.
(Little, Brown: $27.99)
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A sci-fi vision of America’s future from the actor-filmmaker.
(St. Martin's: $25.99)
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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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Hardcover Nonfiction

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Complex ties between the U.S. ambassador’s family and the Nazi elite in 1930s Berlin.
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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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How Americans in 19th century Paris shaped ideals back home.
(Simon & Schuster: $37.50)
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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 history of the top secret Nevada base with familiar conspiracy theories and unexpected ties to Stalin.
(Little, Brown: $27.99)
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A neuroscientist explores the subconscious mind.
(Pantheon: $26.95)
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A no-holds-barred memoir by Aerosmith’s lead singer.
(Ecco: $27.99)
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Chelsea Handler, et al.
Tricks and tomfoolery the comic has played on family and friends.
(Grand Central: $24.99)
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A revised, expanded interactive journal based on the books and hit movies.
(Amulet: $12.95)
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A comical not-for-kids picture book on the perils of bedtime.
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The comedic actor muses over his career.
(Crown Archetype: $25)
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John F. Kennedy Jr.'s ex-girlfriend writes about their five-year relationship.
(Spiegel & Grau: $25)
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The science and lure of the ocean's gnarliest waves.
(Doubleday: $27.95)
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This major biography of the controversial civil rights figure taps new documentation to chart his life.
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A memoir by Frank Sinatra's widow reveals intimate moments of their years together.
(Crown Archetype: $24.99)
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The annexation and moral upending of Hawaii.
(Riverhead: $25.95)
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An examination of The Getty Museum's risky endeavors in buying looted antiquities.
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: $28)
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Howard Wasdin and Stephen Templin
A former member of the elite Navy SEALs recounts his military training and deadly missions.
(St. Martin's: $26.99)
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The owner/chef of New York's Prune restaurant writes of cooking and its comforts.
(Random House: $26)
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