Bestsellers

Hardcover Fiction

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After waking up in Florence with amnesia, Robert Langdon must find a destructive virus before it infects the world.
(Doubleday: $29.95)
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An ex-Miami cop tries to convince a cast of characters that a severed arm found in his fridge is evidence of a murder.
(Knopf: $26.95)
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A father's decision to give his 3-year-old daughter to a wealthy family in Kabul begins a 60-year Afghan history lesson.
(Riverhead: $28.95)
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Star Wars' Sith Lord faces the trials and joys of raising his daughter Leia.
(Chronicle: $14.95)
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A botched covert operation involving the abduction of a terrorist is threatened to be exposed three years later.
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Set in post-Soviet era, a female Russian intelligence officer is forced to seduce a young CIA agent.
(Scribner: $26.99)
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A multi-generational saga following the rise of one Texas family from the Comanche raids to the oil booms of the 20th century.
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A fictionalized exploration of three historic journeys between North America and Ireland.
(Random House: $27)
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A young artist navigates turmoil in Manhattan and Italy during the late ’70s.
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A comic reimagining of Star Wars' Dark Lord as a doting father.
(Chronicle: $14.95)
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A wife mysteriously disappears on her fifth wedding anniversary.
(Crown: $25)
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Abandoned by their mother, two sisters travel to their uncle's decaying home in Virginia.
(Scribner: $26)
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Picking up where "Blonde Faith" left off, detective Easy Rawlins navigates Los Angeles in the wake of the Watts riots and the Summer of Love.
(Doubleday: $29.95)
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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 bookish 7-year-old English boy goes on an otherworldly adventure when he discovers a neighbor's supernatural secret.
(William Morrow: $25.99)
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A Chinese-American girl experiences the opulence of the Asian jet set while spending the summer in Singapore with her uber-wealthy boyfriend.
(Doubleday: $25.95)
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When his son disappears in London along with a fugitive, Cotton Malone becomes entwined in a centuries old mystery involving the reign of Elizabeth I.
(Ballantine: $27)
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A troubled young Chilean girl's quest for love and moral enlightenment while fleeing for her life.
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Hardcover Nonfiction

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The "Zen master" coach of 11 NBA championships discusses leadership and managing superstar athletes Kobe Bryant and Michael Jordan.
(Penguin Press: $27.95)
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The essayist's recent collection of life's travails and travel tales.
(Little, Brown: $27)
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The Facebook executive offers observations on gender inequities in the professional world.
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The underdog story of a scrappy U.S. Crew team competing for gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.
(Viking: $28.95)
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A novelistic portrait of America’s boom and bust covering the past 35 years.
(Farrar, Straus & Giroux: $27)
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Chris Kyle and William Doyle
The late Navy SEAL hand-picked ten guns that played an important role in shaping U.S. history.
(Morrow: $29.99)
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A quirky collection of feline poetry.
(Chronicle: $12.95)
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This final volume in the liberation trilogy tells the story of the Allied battle for Western Europe during World War II starting with D-Day.
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The impact of the complex relationship between humans and the rising sea levels since 1860.
(Bloomsbury: $28)
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Phil Robertson with Mark Schlabach
The story behind the patriarch of A&E's "Duck Dynasty."
(Howard Books: $24.99)
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A memoir from the director of such legendary films as "The French Connection" and "The Exorcist."
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The stand up comedian's observations from life with five young children.
(Crown Archetype: $25)
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Insight from the former pro volleyball player on how to survive the happily ever after.
(Scribner: $25)
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A collection of photos, quotes and musings from an existential cat.
(Ten Speed Press: $12.99)
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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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Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard
The dramatic events in spring 1865 leading to President Lincoln's assassination.
(Holt: $28)
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How the Continental Congress and Army came together amid chaos in 1776 to win independence from the British.
(Knopf: $26.95)
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A look at the obscure plants that are transformed into alcoholic concoctions.
(Algonquin: $19.95)
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