Bestsellers

Hardcover Fiction

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A middle-age retiree re-evaluates his mediocre existence.
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Greg gets trapped in the house during a snowstorm.
(Abrams: $13.95)
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Don’t let appearances fool you in this multilayered narrative about loyalty and loss.
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A man goes back in time to prevent the assassination of John F. Kennedy.
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Kinsey Millhone reports a shoplifter in a lingerie store and triggers a chain of events.
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A love triangle among Ivy League graduates.
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A burned out attorney joins a down-and-out firm and takes on a pharmaceutical giant.
(Doubleday: $28.95)
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A young boy's sea voyage in the early 1950s from Sri Lanka to England.
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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 new action-filled Sherlock Holmes novel authorized by the Arthur Conan Doyle Estate.
(Mulholland Books: $27.99)
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What if one man was the mastermind behind a ghastly conspiracy in 19th century Europe?
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: $27)
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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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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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The first collection of short stories from the author's 40-year career.
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The Seven Kingdoms are imperiled again in the fifth “Song of Ice and Fire” book.
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In the third installment of this lavish series, a teen girl is menaced by a powerful sorceress in a mystical fantasy world.
(HarperCollins: $24.99)
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Hardcover Nonfiction

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A portrait of the late Apple visionary as revealed by those in his inner circle.
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Didion recounts the painful story of her daughter’s death.
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A memoir filled with musings on motherhood Woody Allen, Warren Beatty, Al Pacino and more.
(Random House: $26)
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How the financial crisis transformed global economies such as Greece, Ireland and Iceland.
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Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard
The dramatic events in spring 1865 leading to President Lincoln's assassination.
(Holt: $28)
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The Lakers legend reveals his demons in this candid autobiography.
(Little, Brown: $27.99)
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The story of Louis Zamperini, a World War II bombardier, POW and Olympian.
(Random House: $27)
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The former president's blueprint on how to revive the economy.
(Random House: $23.95)
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Complex ties between the U.S. ambassador’s family and the Nazi elite in 1930s Berlin.
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The “Hardball” host talks to those closest to JFK.
(S&S: $27.50)
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A comical not-for-kids picture book on the perils of bedtime.
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The secret history of the private enclaves and mind-boggling estates of Los Angeles.
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A journey in search of the true meaning of food in our lives.
(Knopf: $25.95)
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An engaging portrait of the longest-ruling female leader of imperial Russia.
(Random House: $35)
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The rediscovery of an ancient poem by Lucretius inspired the Renaissance.
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Along with her astronaut husband, the Arizona congresswoman shares her story of recovery from a gunshot to the head.
(Scribner: $26.99)
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A history of humanity told through 100 man-made artifacts at the British Museum.
(Viking: $45)
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