Bestsellers

Hardcover Fiction

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Two dueling magicians fall under the spell of love.
(Doubleday: $26.95)
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A tale of Ernest Hemingway and his first wife, Hadley, set in 1920s Paris.
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A former marijuana smuggler is at the center of a recently hacked online game in this techno thriller.
(Morrow: $35)
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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 year in the social life of three twentysomethings set in Jazz-Age New York City.
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The ties that bond three brothers through their dysfunctional childhood.
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: $18)
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Unpublished drawings and poems left behind by the late author.
(Harper: $19.99)
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Two alternating stories, 50 years apart both leading to the American Museum of Natural History.
(Scholastic: $29.99)
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The struggles of a day laborer in the American West at the start of the twentieth century.
(FSG: $18)
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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 twist on the Rapture revolving around those left behind.
(St. Martin's: $25.99)
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The Seven Kingdoms are imperiled again in the fifth “Song of Ice and Fire” book.
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NYPD Detective Nikki Heat reteams with reporter Jameson Rook to uncover a conspiracy in the department.
(Hyperion: $25.99)
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Chief of police Jesse Stone confronts recent violence and a mysterious figure from his past that appears in his usually quiet beach town.
(Putnam: $25.95)
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A story of young Japanese women brought to San Francisco as ‘picture brides’ nearly a century ago.
(Knopf: $22)
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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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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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No one is safe in the final installment of the Hunger Games trilogy.
(Scholastic: $17.99)
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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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Hardcover Nonfiction

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President Obama and his advisors' response to the financial crisis.
(Harper: $29.99)
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A series of recorded interviews after JKF's death reveal a shocking side of the former First Lady.
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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 manifesto for American renewal and rediscovering valuable traditions.
(FSG: $20)
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A comical not-for-kids picture book on the perils of bedtime.
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The Forrest-Gump like life and times of the provocative filmmaker.
(Grand Central: $26.99)
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Behind the glamorous façade of the hairdresser to the stars during the 60's, 70's and 80's.
(Atria: $26)
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Glee's Jane Lynch tells of her childhood, struggles with alcohol, her sexuality and profession.
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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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A photographic day in the life of an adorable teddy-bear like dog.
(Chronicle: $12.95)
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How Americans in 19th century Paris shaped ideals back home.
(Simon & Schuster: $37.50)
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The interconnected ecological and economic consequences of the European discovery of the Americas.
(Knopf: $30.50)
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A revised, expanded interactive journal based on the books and hit movies.
(Amulet: $10.95)
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The story of Louis Zamperini, a World War II bombardier, POW and Olympian.
(Random House: $27)
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How a few daring young artists changed the contemporary art scene in 1960's Los Angeles.
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A beat-up horse named Snowman's rise to the top in show-jumping.
(Ballantine: $26)
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The life of Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Wendy Wasserstein.
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A detailed history of the world of fonts.
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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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