Bestsellers

Hardcover Fiction

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A smart, nature-loving woman tries to save monarch butterflies in an unenlightened, Appalachian town
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A Valentine’s Day dance has Greg scrambling for a date.
(Abrams: $13.95)
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A wife mysteriously disappears on her fifth wedding anniversary.
(Crown: $25)
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A new MI-5 recruit must secretly enlist a novelist as part of a propaganda campaign.
(Nan A. Talese: $26.95)
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The latest short story collection from the Canadian author.
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A young boy sets out to uncover who brutally attacked his mother on an Indian reservation.
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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 unhappy mother goes missing in Seattle in this humorous family drama.
(Little, Brown: $25.99)
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An out of control hostage situation pulls the detective away from his family on Christmas Eve.
(Little, Brown: $28.99)
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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 author returns to narrate a mystery from when he was 12.
(Little, Brown: $15.99)
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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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Two teenagers fighting cancer fall in love.
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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 tangled love story spanning 50 years from Hollywood to the Italian coast.
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An orphan channels magical powers to save her war-ravaged country.
(Henry Holt: $17.99)
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The Greek and Roman demigods unite to defeat the Earth Mother, Gaea.
(Disney Hyperion: $19.99)
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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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Hardcover Nonfiction

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A new and unique portrait of the Founding Father and statesman.
(Random House: $35)
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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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What mind-altering experiences tell us about our brains and the human condition.
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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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Three simple prayers to get through the tough times.
(Riverhead: $17.95)
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Thirty-one blessings and promises to recite daily.
(FaithWords : $21.99)
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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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Bill O’Reilly adapts "Killing Lincoln" for young readers.
(Henry Holt: $19.99)
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A quirky collection of feline poetry.
(Chronicle: $12.95)
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A Navy SEAL's firsthand account of the mission that killed Osama bin Laden.
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In-depth profiles, facts and illustrations of favorite Star Wars minifigures.
(DK Publishing: $18.99)
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The songwriter-guitarist for The Who offers a frank assessment of what drives him.
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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 rock musician reveals creative doubts and fears.
(Blue Rider Press: $30)
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The wrongful conviction of the West Memphis Three.
(Blue Rider Press: $26.95)
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New, cute and exotic baby animals from zoos and aquariums around the world.
(Simon & Schuster: $9.99)
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The former Talking Heads frontman explores the business of making music.
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An examination of the world of prediction.
(Penguin Press: $27.95)
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