Bestsellers

Hardcover Fiction

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An empty council seat stirs up petty hypocrisies in a small English town.
(Little, Brown: $35)
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The Greek and Roman demigods unite to defeat the Earth Mother, Gaea.
(Disney Hyperion: $19.99)
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A wife mysteriously disappears on her fifth wedding anniversary.
(Crown: $25)
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A collection of stories centered on a young Dominican man's search for love.
(Riverhead: $26.95)
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A jazz themed record store on the border of Oakland and Berkeley is threatened by a big time developer.
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Three teenagers go on a crime spree through rural Minnesota.
(Putnam: $27.95)
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Book two of the Century trilogy finds the characters from “Fall of Giants” swept up in war.
(Dutton: $36)
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An unhappy mother goes missing in Seattle in this humorous family drama.
(Little, Brown: $25.99)
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A tangled love story spanning 50 years from Hollywood to the Italian coast.
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George and Harold travel back in time to kindergarten in this ninth book in the series.
(Scholastic: $9.99)
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Inspector Harry Hole must prove the boy he helped raise is not guilty of murder.
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Jack Reacher hitches a ride and becomes entangled in a kidnapping conspiracy.
(Delacorte: $28)
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Forty days and nights of a self-described “slow absorber,” navigating the San Fernando Valley.
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: $24)
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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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The inventor of the world’s first clock must teach humans the true meaning of time.
(Hyperion: $24.99)
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Childhood friends find themselves in the midst of uneasy adulthood.
(Penguin Press: $26.95)
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A comic reimagining of Star Wars' Dark Lord as a doting father.
(Chronicle: $14.95)
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Aliens on the run must separate to find the others in the third Lorien Legacies book.
(HarperCollins: $17.99)
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James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge
Packs of animals are attacking cities all over the world.
(Little, Brown: $27.99)
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Hardcover Nonfiction

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A memoir from the rock musician reveals creative doubts and fears.
(Blue Rider Press: $30)
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Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard
A recounting of the events surrounding the assassination of John F. Kennedy.
(Henry Holt: $28)
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The author’s memoir referring to his code name while under British protection.
(Random House: $30)
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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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A memoir from the former body-builder-turned-action-movie-star-turned-California-governor.
(Simon & Schuster: $35)
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The former Talking Heads frontman explores the business of making music.
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The late author writes of his last dying days.
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Bill O’Reilly adapts "Killing Lincoln" for young readers.
(Henry Holt: $19.99)
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Thirty-one blessings and promises to recite daily.
(FaithWords : $21.99)
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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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The wrongful conviction of the West Memphis Three.
(Blue Rider Press: $26.95)
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A Navy SEAL's firsthand account of the mission that killed Osama bin Laden.
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Joshua Welle et al
The Naval Academy class of 2002 shares their stories of a decade of deployments.
(Naval Institute Press: $29.95)
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A satirical guide to fixing America from The Colbert Report host.
(Grand Central: $28.99)
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A comical not-for-kids picture book on the perils of bedtime.
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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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Funny anecdotes on the challenges of motherhood.
(Abrams: $18.95)
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An upgraded assessment on how to find your top talents.
(Gallup Press: $22.95)
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The author's take on 2011's federal debt ceiling battle.
(Simon & Schuster: $30)
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