Bestsellers

Hardcover Fiction

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A middle-age retiree re-evaluates his mediocre existence.
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An estranged father-son relationship set against the backdrop of Major League Baseball.
(Doubleday: $24.95)
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Hunger Games winners face the consequences of their victory.
(Scholastic: $17.99)
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Roland Deschain recalls strange stories from his gunslinger days in this “Dark Tower” novel.
(Scribner: $27)
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Vincent Van Gogh's Parisian artist friends seek the truth behind his untimely death in this rollicking adventure.
(Morrow: $26.99)
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A comic reimagining of Star Wars' Dark Lord as a doting father.
(Chronicle: $14.95)
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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 year in the social life of three twentysomethings set in Jazz-Age New York City.
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The “Three Wise Men” as murderous thieves help Joseph, Mary & Jesus escape to Egypt.
(Grand Central: $24.99)
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Two teenagers fighting cancer fall in love.
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A hit man on the run helps a 14 year old runaway at the center of a cover-up.
(Grand Central: $27.99)
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An unlikely love develops in the gritty L.A. harbor town of San Pedro.
(Mysterious Press: $27)
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A book editor examines the true dimensions of his loss after his wife's accidental death.
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A love triangle among Ivy League graduates.
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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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A reimagining of the werewolf tale set on the Northern California coast.
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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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When an underling for a Nazi official ("The Butcher of Prague") is murdered at his home, German detective Bernie Gunther is brought in to investigate.
(Putnam: $26.95)
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Hardcover Nonfiction

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The author and journalist reflects on marriage, mothers and feminism.
(Random House: $26)
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A woman on the verge embarks on a 1,100-mile solo hike on the Pacific Crest Trail.
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The MSNBC host argues that America has lost control of its national-security policy.
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A scientific explanation and exploration of the creative process.
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: $26)
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The former Secretary of State recounts her harrowing youth in Europe during WWII
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A comical not-for-kids picture book on the perils of bedtime.
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Understanding habits and how they transform our lives.
(Random House: $28)
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A memoir from the acclaimed songwriter and singer.
(Grand Central: $27.99)
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Nancy Gibbs and Michael Duffy
The dynamics between sitting presidents and their predecessors.
(Simon & Schuster: $32.50)
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How the unconscious mind shapes our experiences and interactions with the world.
(Pantheon: $25.95)
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New perspectives and ideas to transform the way we think about our health.
(Free Press: $26)
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A memoir from the Secret Service agent assigned to guard Jackie Kennedy.
(Gallery Press: $26)
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The French version of rearing les enfants.
(Penguin Press: $25.95)
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Successful introverts and their ideals.
(Crown: $26)
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An upgraded assessment on how to find your top talents.
(Gallup Press: $22.95)
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Graphics and observations celebrating the two cities from the author's travel journals.
(Penguin: $20)
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The global economy trickles down to the inhabitants of a slum in Mumbai.
(Random House: $27)
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