Bestsellers

Hardcover Fiction

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An ex-soldier turned detective investigates a supermodel's suicide.
(Mulholland Books: $26)
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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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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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Art-restorer and spy Gabriel Allon is brought in when a British woman vanishes, threatening a prime minister's career.
(Harper: $27.99)
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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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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 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 reclusive J.D. Salinger-like character attempts to reconnect with family and friends years after he pens his famous bestselling novel.
(Random House: $27)
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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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The bond formed among six teenagers at an arts summer camp is explored through adulthood.
(Riverhead: $27.95)
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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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Five candidates considered to run a shadow government agency go missing.
(Atria: $27.99)
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A woman is reincarnated in multiple iterations of herself in the same events focusing on wartime Europe.
(Reagan Arthur: $27.99)
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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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An assassin is brought back from exile to guard an attractive systems engineer combating a cyber-terrorist attack tied to the slums of Mumbai.
(Mulholland Books: $26)
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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 comic reimagining of Star Wars' Dark Lord as a doting father.
(Chronicle: $14.95)
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Hardcover Nonfiction

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Inside the culture of Beltway politics where funerals are big ticket networking events.
(Blue Rider Press: $27.95)
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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 religion scholar examines the life of Jesus during 1st century Palestine.
(Random House: $27)
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The essayist's recent collection of life's travails and travel tales.
(Little, Brown: $27)
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A scrapbook filled with photos and quips of the cat with the perpetually frowny face.
(Chronicle: $12.95)
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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 film producer dishes on the current state of the entertainment industry.
(Simon & Schuster: $26)
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The squeaky-clean Partridge family matriarch candidly discusses her sex life in this autobiography.
(Gallery Press: $27)
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A quirky collection of feline poetry.
(Chronicle: $12.95)
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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 Facebook executive offers observations on gender inequities in the professional world.
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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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Sharp-tongued commentary recorded during private lunchtime chats during the last years of Welles' life.
(Metropolitan: $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 closer look at the ways we encounter real and fictionalized heroes and villains in pop culture,
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The story of Louis Zamperini, a World War II bombardier, POW and Olympian.
(Random House: $27)
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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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The stand up comedian's observations from life with five young children.
(Crown Archetype: $25)
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Painful yet funny humiliations, regrets and cringeworthy moments that shaped the life of the comedian and talk-show host.
(It Books: $24.99)
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