Bestsellers

Hardcover Fiction

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A wife mysteriously disappears on her fifth wedding anniversary.
(Crown: $25)
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A 15-year-old fends for himself after his parents are arrested for robbing a bank.
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Henry VIII and Thomas Cromwell's vicious maneuvering continue in this sequel to "Wolf Hall."
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Irving’s newest involves AIDS, sexual identity and the loss that comes with growing up.
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U.S. Marshall Anita Blake tracks down a 15 year old girl abducted by vampires.
(Berkley: $27.95)
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A comic reimagining of Star Wars' Dark Lord as a doting father.
(Chronicle: $14.95)
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A Hollywood star becomes a valuable ally to a network of spies in 1938 Paris.
(Random House: $27)
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An estranged father-son relationship set against the backdrop of Major League Baseball.
(Doubleday: $24.95)
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No one is safe in the final installment of the Hunger Games trilogy.
(Scholastic: $17.99)
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Carter and Sadie must rely on a magical ghost to stop Apophis in this final book of the Kane Chronicles.
(Hyperion: $19.99)
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The political satirist jumps on the trendy children-book bandwagon.
(Grand Central: $15.99)
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A black Korean War vet returns to his dead-end life in a small Georgia town.
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Hunger Games winners face the consequences of their victory.
(Scholastic: $17.99)
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The Seven Kingdoms are imperiled again in the fifth “Song of Ice and Fire” book.
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An orphan channels magical powers to save her war-ravaged country.
(Henry Holt: $17.99)
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An ambitious Bangladeshi woman moves to New York to marry a man she met over the Internet
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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 year in the social life of three twentysomethings set in Jazz-Age New York City.
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Hardcover Nonfiction

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A critical look at Barack Obama and his administration.
(Regnery: $27.95)
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A scientific explanation and exploration of the creative process.
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: $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 story of Louis Zamperini, a World War II bombardier, POW and Olympian.
(Random House: $27)
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LBJ’s sudden presidency, the Civil Rights Act and war on poverty.
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The first lady tells how her White House kitchen garden grows.
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The cast shares their memorabilia and memories.
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Colin Powell & Tony Koltz
The four-star general former Secretary of State shares his "Thirteen Rules" for successful leadership.
(Harper: $27.99)
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The author and journalist reflects on marriage, mothers and feminism.
(Random House: $26)
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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 brash comedian expels on everyday annoyances, kvetches and offensive observations.
(Berkley: $25.95)
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The MSNBC host argues that America has lost control of its national-security policy.
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The actors examine how their father/son relationship has informed their lives.
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A memoir of the former Marine's allegedly pimping to the stars during Hollywood's Golden Age.
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The author of "Operating Instructions" chronicles her grandson's first year.
(Riverhead: $26.95)
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This biography of "the most trusted man in America" digs deep into his personal life through private papers and interviews with family and friends
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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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A graphic novelist reflects on the meaning of female relationships in her life.
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: $22)
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The Allman brother reflects on his long road traveled.
(William Morrow: $27.99)
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