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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How far parents are prepared to go to protect those they love is the topic of this dinner conversation.
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An eccentric group of guests visit a country inn on the Irish coast.
(Knopf: $26.95)
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A tangled love story spanning 50 years from Hollywood to the Italian coast.
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A damaged cop and an ex-military guard dog team to find a killer.
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Two teenagers fighting cancer fall in love.
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A small town gathers around a father diagnosed with terminal cancer.
(Knopf: $25.95)
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An unhappy mother goes missing in Seattle in this humorous family drama.
(Little, Brown: $25.99)
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A collection of stories that evokes strangeness and disconnection in a paranormal Florida.
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A chance encounter leads a woman to discoveries about her family's fate in a Nazi camp.
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Vampires and ghosts prey on the daughters of elite families in Princeton at the turn of the century.
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Mercy Thompson must find the entire wolfpack which have mysteriously disappeared.
(Ace: $26.95)
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A Valentine’s Day dance has Greg scrambling for a date.
(Abrams: $13.95)
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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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Psychologist Alex Delaware links a series of horrifying deaths committed decades apart.
(Ballantine: $28)
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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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The former vice president identifies issues and emerging forces reshaping our world.
(Random House: $30)
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The legendary record executive opens up on his bisexuality and career as a hit maker.
(Simon & Schuster: $30)
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A quirky collection of feline poetry.
(Chronicle: $12.95)
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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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Three simple prayers to get through the tough times.
(Riverhead: $17.95)
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How to identify and protect yourself from the negative and dangerous people in your life.
(Bird Street: $26)
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The author’s tragic account of the 2004 tsunami that drowned her parents, husband and two children.
(Knopf: $24)
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Vogue's longtime creative director writes about the names behind the pages.
(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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The Facebook executive offers observations on gender inequities in the professional world.
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A reexamination of "Silent Cal," America’s thirtieth president.
(Harper: $35)
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A philosophical assessment of those who behave beyond badly.
(Doubleday: $23.95)
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The global economy trickles down to the inhabitants of a slum in Mumbai.
(Random House: $27)
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The historic battles and behind the scene conflicts of director John Ford’s famous western.
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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 strange political and private relationship between the 34th president and his vice president.
(Simon & Schuster: $30)
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An easy-to-read, shortened reference guide to "Bringing Up Bebe".
(Penguin Press: $19.95)
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