Bestsellers

Hardcover Fiction

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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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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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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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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 wife mysteriously disappears on her fifth wedding anniversary.
(Crown: $25)
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Two teenagers fighting cancer fall in love.
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The bond formed among six teenagers at an arts summer camp is explored through adulthood.
(Riverhead: $27.95)
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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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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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Star Wars' Sith Lord faces the trials and joys of raising his daughter Leia.
(Chronicle: $14.95)
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The Seven Kingdoms are imperiled again in the fifth “Song of Ice and Fire” book.
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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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A young artist navigates turmoil in Manhattan and Italy during the late ’70s.
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A serial killer is targeting honeymooners.
(Little, Brown: $28)
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A family is shattered with the loss of a chimp, raised as their daughter for six years.
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A comic reimagining of Star Wars' Dark Lord as a doting father.
(Chronicle: $14.95)
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Psychic twins clash when one predicts a big earthquake will hit their St. Louis area.
(Random House: $27)
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After a decade in America a blogger returns to Nigeria.
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Hardcover Nonfiction

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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 "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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A retelling of the epic sci-fi adventure in the style and rhythm of the Bard’s plays.
(Quirk Books: $14.95)
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Getting more productivity from your work and life one task at a time.
(Bard Press: $24.95)
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The story of Louis Zamperini, a World War II bombardier, POW and Olympian.
(Random House: $27)
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Ava Gardner and Peter Evans
The Hollywood star revealed details about her private and personal relationships during late-night conversations with journalist Evans.
(Simon & Schuster: $26)
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The film producer dishes on the current state of the entertainment industry.
(Simon & Schuster: $26)
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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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Phil Robertson with Mark Schlabach
The story behind the patriarch of A&E's "Duck Dynasty."
(Howard Books: $24.99)
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The stand up comedian's observations from life with five young children.
(Crown Archetype: $25)
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A look at the rise of the anti-hero on TV shows such as "Mad Men," "Breaking Bad," and "The Sopranos."
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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 quirky collection of feline poetry.
(Chronicle: $12.95)
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The actors examine how their father/son relationship has informed their lives.
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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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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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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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Vogue's longtime creative director writes about the names behind the pages.
(Random House: $35)
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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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