Bestsellers

Hardcover Fiction

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Short stories examining what happens when we are brought up short by life.
(Random House: $26)
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A wife mysteriously disappears on her fifth wedding anniversary.
(Crown: $25)
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A damaged cop and an ex-military guard dog team to find a killer.
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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 new MI-5 recruit must secretly enlist a novelist as part of a propaganda campaign.
(Nan A. Talese: $26.95)
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Robert Jordan & Brandon Sanderson
The 14th and final book in the Wheel of Time fantasy series.
(Tor: $34.99)
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Harold and George go back in time to try to change the future.
(Scholastic: $9.99)
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Two teenagers fighting cancer fall in love.
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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 comic reimagining of Star Wars' Dark Lord as a doting father.
(Chronicle: $14.95)
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James Patterson & Mark Sullivan
When a superstar agent at Germany's top investigation firm disappears it's up to his ex to find him.
(Little, Brown: $27.99)
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A Valentine’s Day dance has Greg scrambling for a date.
(Abrams: $13.95)
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Two young soldiers try to survive the horrors of war in Iraq.
(Little, Brown: $24.99)
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A young boy sets out to uncover who brutally attacked his mother on an Indian reservation.
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An ordinary village girl falls for her quadriplegic patient, a former extreme sports fanatic.
(Pamela Dorman Books: $27.95)
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A smart, nature-loving woman tries to save monarch butterflies in an unenlightened, Appalachian town
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A tangled love story spanning 50 years from Hollywood to the Italian coast.
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The Seven Kingdoms are imperiled again in the fifth “Song of Ice and Fire” book.
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The trials and triumphs of a 10-year-old boy with a facial deformity starting prep school for the first time.
(Knopf: $15.99)
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An Australian lighthouse keeper and his wife take in a baby washed ashore in a boat.
(Scribner: $25)
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Hardcover Nonfiction

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The Supreme Court justice recounts her obstacle-filled journey beginning in the Bronx projects.
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An examination of the Church of Scientology and its late founder L. Ron Hubbard.
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Vogue's longtime creative director writes about the names behind the pages.
(Random House: $35)
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Three simple prayers to get through the tough times.
(Riverhead: $17.95)
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A quirky collection of feline poetry.
(Chronicle: $12.95)
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How a kid from the Bronx became one of the music industry's most successful and controversial executives.
(Grand Central: $27.99)
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The former vice president identifies issues and emerging forces reshaping our world.
(Random House: $30)
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A philosophical assessment of those who behave beyond badly.
(Doubleday: $23.95)
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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 new and unique portrait of the Founding Father and statesman.
(Random House: $35)
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The bassist for the English post-punk group offers a vivid portrait of the band and lead singer Ian Curtis
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The performer's mother remembers her daughter in a new memoir.
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Terry Francona & Dan Shaughnessy
The former manager of the Red Sox opens up about his successful tenure in Boston.
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: $28)
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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 story of Louis Zamperini, a World War II bombardier, POW and Olympian.
(Random House: $27)
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The author argues for character and curiosity over intelligence in raising successful children.
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: $27)
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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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A wide variety of topics and philosophical discussions using "The Big Lebowski" as a reference.
(Rider Press: $26.95)
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