Bestsellers

Hardcover Fiction

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An atmospheric tale of two medical researchers and the many shades of truth they find in the Amazon.
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A tale of Ernest Hemingway and his first wife, Hadley, set in 1920s Paris.
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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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Hunger Games winners face the consequences of their victory.
(Scholastic: $17.99)
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The lifelong friendship between a minister’s daughter and a boy from the Wampanoag tribe.
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Tom Clancy with Peter Telep
A former Navy SEAL uncovers conspiracies and plots against America while entrenched in Pakistan and Mexico.
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James Patterson with Chris Tebbetts
A student aims to break every rule in his school's Code of Conduct.
(Little, Brown: $15.99)
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No one is safe in the final installment of the Hunger Games trilogy.
(Scholastic: $17.99)
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James Bond is back in a thriller set in a post 9/11 world.
(Simon & Schuster: $26.99)
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A young CIA officer must figure out who is killing members of a unit charged with buying off America's enemies.
(Norton: $25.95)
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A cancer survivor challenges six of her friends to attempt one new adventure.
(Putnam: $24.95)
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A once terminally ill dad reunites with his kids on the South Carolina shore.
(Grand Central: $25.99)
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A robot uprising sets off a man vs. machine showdown for the fate of the human race.
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A woman's mind is erased of everything she knows each time she goes to sleep.
(Harper: $25.99)
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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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A comical not-for-kids picture book on the perils of bedtime.
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The story of Louis Zamperini, a World War II bombardier, POW and Olympian.
(Random House: $27)
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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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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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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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The playwright’s critique of the liberal orthodoxy.
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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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Janet Jackson with David Ritz
The entertainer's struggle with self-esteem.
(Simon & Schuster: $25.99)
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Using a fake Rockefeller moniker, a man cons his way into American high society.
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A no-holds-barred memoir by Aerosmith’s lead singer.
(Ecco: $27.99)
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The famed prosecutor makes his case for agnosticism.
(Vanguard: $26.99)
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The author goes on a quest to understand the aggressive, antisocial personality disorder.
(Riverhead: $25.95)
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The actor recounts his rise from daydreaming boy in England to a real-life geek superhero.
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