Bestsellers

Hardcover Fiction

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The Seven Kingdoms are imperiled again in the fifth “Song of Ice and Fire” book.
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Dead and without magical powers, wizard detective Harry Dresden must solve his own murder.
(Roc: $27.95)
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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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Anti-terrorist expert Gabriel Allon tracks down a dangerous American-born cleric with deadly plans.
(Harper: $26.99)
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A tale of Ernest Hemingway and his first wife, Hadley, set in 1920s Paris.
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A year in the social life of three twentysomethings set in Jazz-Age New York City.
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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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Hunger Games winners face the consequences of their victory.
(Scholastic: $17.99)
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No one is safe in the final installment of the Hunger Games trilogy.
(Scholastic: $17.99)
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A 21st century story of a distraught and lonely werewolf.
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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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A young doctor in a war-torn Balkan country recalls tales from her beloved grandfather.
(Random House: $25)
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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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A teenager stumbles upon an abandoned children's home whose former occupants were a bit odd and dangerous.
(Quirk Books: $17.99)
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The story of a 19th century Puerto Rican Plantation Mistress.
(Knopf: $27.50)
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The sequel to "Push" follows the tragic life of Precious' son Abdul.
(Penguin Press: $25.95)
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A cold-blooded killer is after bounty hunter Stephanie Plum, whose family is bugging her to settle down.
(Random House: $28)
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The lives of four women exploring conflicting notions of family and motherhood.
(Atria: $26.99)
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A detective hypnotizes a young boy, the only witness to his family's brutal murder.
(Farrar, Straus and Giroux: $27)
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Generational female family members express their grievances over a summer at their beach cottage.
(Random House: $25.95)
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Hardcover Nonfiction

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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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Complex ties between the U.S. ambassador’s family and the Nazi elite in 1930s Berlin.
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A kidnap victim at 11, Jaycee Dugard describes her 18-year imprisonment.
(Simon & Schuster: $24.99)
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How Americans in 19th century Paris shaped ideals back home.
(Simon & Schuster: $37.50)
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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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Conquering the Hollywood studio system.
(Touchstone: $23.99)
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A history of comic books and what they say about humankind.
(Spiegel & Grau: $28)
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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 revised, expanded interactive journal based on the books and hit movies.
(Amulet: $10.95)
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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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A neuroscientist explores the subconscious mind.
(Pantheon: $26.95)
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How the challenges of comic book superheroes allow better understanding of ourselves and our potential.
(HarperOne: $25.99)
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A modern history of L. Ron Hubbard and his controversial religion-without-a-deity.
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: $28)
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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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The daughter of Cary Grant reminisces about life with her movie star dad.
(Knopf: $24.95)
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A personal collection of travel appreciation from the author's own and other writers' works.
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: $25)
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A selection of lyrics and poems from five-decades of the songwriter's career.
(Everyman's Library: $13.50)
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An upgraded assessment on how to find your top talents.
(Gallup Press: $22.95)
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