Bestsellers

Hardcover Fiction

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A year in the social life of three twentysomethings set in Jazz-Age New York City.
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The nature of relationships revolve in the life of a gifted college baseball player.
(Little, Brown: $25.99)
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A tale of Ernest Hemingway and his first wife, Hadley, set in 1920s Paris.
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A twist on the Rapture revolving around those left behind.
(St. Martin's: $25.99)
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Hunger Games winners face the consequences of their victory.
(Scholastic: $17.99)
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Meet Spero Lucas, an Iraq war vet and suave investigator in Washington D.C.
(Reagan Arthur: $25.99)
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No one is safe in the final installment of the Hunger Games trilogy.
(Scholastic: $17.99)
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An art student is hunted by an assassin after finding a diamond-filled duffel bag,
(Little, Brown: $27.99)
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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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The final book of the "Millennium Trilogy" has Lisbeth Salander in peril.
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A key to a fortune is hidden in a virtual reality world.
(Crown: $24)
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Picking up where the YA thriller “I Am Number Four” left off, the remaining six are on the run from the Magadorians.
(HarperCollins: $17.99)
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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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Middle-aged siblings cope with their own realities and their mother's dementia.
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The Seven Kingdoms are imperiled again in the fifth “Song of Ice and Fire” book.
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Quentin embarks on a quest that goes awry in this sequel to "The Magicians."
(Viking: $26.95)
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The search for the identity of a body found during NASCAR race week, from the inspiration behind the TV show, "Bones."
(Scribner: $26.99)
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Three decades of stories from the Pulitzer Prize winning author.
(Knopf: $27.95)
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Hardcover Nonfiction

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The former vice president defends the Bush administration's policies after 9/11.
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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 comical not-for-kids picture book on the perils of bedtime.
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A beat-up horse named Snowman's rise to the top in show-jumping.
(Ballantine: $26)
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How a few daring young artists changed the contemporary art scene in 1960's Los Angeles.
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A visual history of the British heavy metal band.
(Chronicle: $35)
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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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The life of Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Wendy Wasserstein.
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A kidnap victim at 11, Jaycee Dugard describes her 18-year imprisonment.
(Simon & Schuster: $24.99)
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The founder of TOMS Shoes shares how to make a difference in the world by doing what you love.
(Spiegel & Grau: $22)
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A new collection of essays offers a view of the man behind the words.
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Stories of the unknown women on the periphery of historic achievers.
(FSG: $26)
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An upgraded assessment on how to find your top talents.
(Gallup Press: $22.95)
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The actress' blueprint for successful living and getting older.
(Random House: $27)
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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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How Americans in 19th century Paris shaped ideals back home.
(Simon & Schuster: $37.50)
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A photographic day in the life of an adorable teddy-bear like dog.
(Chronicle: $12.95)
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