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 wife mysteriously disappears on her fifth wedding anniversary.
(Crown: $25)
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A single woman befriends the widow and best friend of a murdered man in this mystery set in Madrid.
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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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Two teenagers fighting cancer fall in love.
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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 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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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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Colombia's turmoil in the wake of drugs and violence and America's unsatiable appetite for cocaine.
(Riverhead: $27.95)
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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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The intertwined lives of three suburbanite Australian women struggling with infidelity, loss and secrets.
(Amy Einhorn: $25.95)
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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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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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The serial dating life of a narcissistic Brooklyn writer.
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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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Hardcover Nonfiction

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The religion scholar examines the life of Jesus during 1st century Palestine.
(Random House: $27)
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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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The Facebook executive offers observations on gender inequities in the professional world.
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The essayist's recent collection of life's travails and travel tales.
(Little, Brown: $27)
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New details add to this portrait of the infamous mass killer.
(Simon & Schuster: $27.50)
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The film producer dishes on the current state of the entertainment industry.
(Simon & Schuster: $26)
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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 quirky collection of feline poetry.
(Chronicle: $12.95)
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Mastering the fundamental skills of effective listening and speaking.
(HarperOne: $25.99)
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The tale of T.E. Lawrence and the main players involved in the Middle Eastern theatre of World War I.
(Doubleday: $28.95)
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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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Insight from the former pro volleyball player on how to survive the happily ever after.
(Scribner: $25)
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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 squeaky-clean Partridge family matriarch candidly discusses her sex life in this autobiography.
(Gallery Press: $27)
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Poems and portraits fill this canine companion book to the feline version, "I Could Pee on This."
(Chronicle: $12.95)
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The global economy trickles down to the inhabitants of a slum in Mumbai.
(Random House: $27)
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Under the spell of a "sublime" cheese, a man relocates his family to a cheesemaker's village in Spain where he becomes entangled in a murder plot.
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The Supreme Court justice recounts her obstacle-filled journey beginning in the Bronx projects.
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