Bestsellers

Hardcover Fiction

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A wife mysteriously disappears on her fifth wedding anniversary.
(Crown: $25)
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A Cuban-American cop is at the center of a racial controversy in this social satire set in Miami.
(Little, Brown: $30)
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A jailed attorney knows who murdered a federal judge.
(Doubleday: $28.95)
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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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An empty council seat stirs up petty hypocrisies in a small English town.
(Little, Brown: $35)
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Henry VIII and Thomas Cromwell's vicious maneuvering continue in this sequel to "Wolf Hall."
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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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Married agents on the hunt for an elusive masterminds behind the USS Cole bombing.
(Grand Central: $27.99)
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A clerk discovers a San Francisco book shop is a front for something sinister.
(Farrar, Straus & Giroux: $25)
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A comic reimagining of Star Wars' Dark Lord as a doting father.
(Chronicle: $14.95)
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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 daughter seeks the truth about her mother's past in wartime London.
(Atria: $26.99)
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A tangled love story spanning 50 years from Hollywood to the Italian coast.
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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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An unhappy mother goes missing in Seattle in this humorous family drama.
(Little, Brown: $25.99)
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A small group of survivors try to fight back 100 years after a massive army of vampires wiped out civilization.
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A desperate middle-age American businessman has one last chance at redemption in Saudi Arabia.
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Hardcover Nonfiction

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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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Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard
The dramatic events in spring 1865 leading to President Lincoln's assassination.
(Holt: $28)
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An illustrated account of the songwriters told through 12 of their classic songs.
(Simon & Schuster: $45)
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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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Funny anecdotes on the challenges of motherhood.
(Abrams: $18.95)
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A satirical guide to fixing America from The Colbert Report host.
(Grand Central: $28.99)
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A quirky collection of feline poetry.
(Chronicle: $12.95)
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An examination of the world of prediction.
(Penguin Press: $27.95)
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A Navy SEAL's firsthand account of the mission that killed Osama bin Laden.
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The rockstar take a candid look back at his life on and off the stage.
(Crown Archetype: $27)
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An analysis of Army generals performances from World War II to the present.
(Penguin Press: $32.95)
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Thirty-one blessings and promises to recite daily.
(FaithWords : $21.99)
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The songwriter-guitarist for The Who offers a frank assessment of what drives him.
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The former Talking Heads frontman explores the business of making music.
(McSweeney's: $32)
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John Lennon & Hunter Davies
A collection of personal letters from the late musician.
(Little, Brown: $29.99)
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The final volume of three examines Winston Churchill's life from 1940 - 1965.
(Little, Brown: $40)
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An upgraded assessment on how to find your top talents.
(Gallup Press: $22.95)
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A memoir from the rock musician reveals creative doubts and fears.
(Blue Rider Press: $30)
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