Bestsellers

Hardcover Fiction

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A middle-age retiree re-evaluates his mediocre existence.
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A love triangle among Ivy League graduates.
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Greg gets trapped in the house during a snowstorm.
(Abrams: $13.95)
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A man goes back in time to prevent the assassination of John F. Kennedy.
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Don’t let appearances fool you in this multilayered narrative about loyalty and loss.
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Kinsey Millhone reports a shoplifter in a lingerie store and triggers a chain of events.
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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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An orphan in a Paris train station must retrieve a secret notebook left by his dead father.
(Scholastic: $24.99)
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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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An evil psychopath invents a machine to miniaturize people and things.
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Will justice be restored to Alagaësia in this conclusion to the Inheritance cycle?
(Knopf: $27.99)
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Bounty hunter Stephanie Plum’s Hawaii vacation turns from bad to worse when she becomes the target of a killer.
(Bantam: $28)
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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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Hunger Games winners face the consequences of their victory.
(Scholastic: $17.99)
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The clock is ticking on Harry Bosch’s retirement as he probes a Chateau Marmont crime.
(Little, Brown: $27.99)
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New battles await Percy Jackson as he returns to a Roman half-blood camp.
(Hyperion: $19.99)
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No one is safe in the final installment of the Hunger Games trilogy.
(Scholastic: $17.99)
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Unpublished drawings and poems left behind by the late author.
(Harper: $19.99)
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Alex Cross must solve an abduction and the source of a deadly contagion before an attack on the U.S. is unleashed.
(Little, Brown: $28.99)
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The first collection of short stories from the author's 40-year career.
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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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A memoir filled with musings on motherhood Woody Allen, Warren Beatty, Al Pacino and more.
(Random House: $26)
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The “Hardball” host talks to those closest to JFK.
(S&S: $27.50)
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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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Didion recounts the painful story of her daughter’s death.
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An engaging portrait of the longest-ruling female leader of imperial Russia.
(Random House: $35)
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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 the financial crisis transformed global economies such as Greece, Ireland and Iceland.
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The rediscovery of an ancient poem by Lucretius inspired the Renaissance.
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The secret history of the private enclaves and mind-boggling estates of Los Angeles.
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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 history of humanity told through 100 man-made artifacts at the British Museum.
(Viking: $45)
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"The Greatest Generation" author offers reflections and inspiring stories of people making a difference to show how we can restore America’s greatness.
(Random House: $26)
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Unscientific observations on romance, friendship, and Hollywood from "The Office" actress/writer.
(Crown Archetype: $25)
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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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The former president's blueprint on how to revive the economy.
(Random House: $23.95)
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New categories and bizarre superlatives fill the latest edition.
(Guinness: $28.95)
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The near fairy tale May-December romance between the ingenue and Cary Grant.
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