Bestsellers

Hardcover Fiction

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Jack Reacher is on the run after the army arrests him for a crime he can't remember committing.
(Delacorte: $28)
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A homeless man leaves sleuth Kinsey Millhone an inheritance.
(Putnam: $28.95)
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A plague leaves few survivors ready to rebuild in this final book in the dystopian trilogy.
(Nan A. Talese: $27.95)
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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 Irish Catholic woman’s ordinary life starting with her childhood in a Brooklyn neighborhood.
(Farrar, Straus and Giroux: $25.95)
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An ex-soldier turned detective investigates a supermodel's suicide.
(Mulholland Books: $26)
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Three generations of one family of American Communist true believers.
(Doubleday: $27.95)
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Two teenagers fighting cancer fall in love.
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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 reporter investigates the death of the daughter of a cult film director in this noir-esque mystery.
(Random House: $28)
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A private investigator trolls jazz age Paris cafes and bars for a missing young American actress.
(Bantam: $26)
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Police Chief Jesse Stone is caught in a turf war between two pimps.
(Putnam: $26.95)
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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 wife mysteriously disappears on her fifth wedding anniversary.
(Crown: $25)
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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 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 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 family is shattered with the loss of a chimp, raised as their daughter for six years.
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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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Hardcover Nonfiction

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The comedian looks back at his life, career and the absurd challenges of turning 65.
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An oral history probes the late author's reclusive life.
(Simon & Schuster: $37.50)
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Bill Dedman and Paul Clark Newell, Jr.
A portrait of the mysterious and reclusive heiress of the Gilded Age, Huguette Clark.
(Ballantine: $28)
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The religion scholar examines the life of Jesus during 1st century Palestine.
(Random House: $27)
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Recently discovered material sheds new light on the life of the 28th President.
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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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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 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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Stories from "Duck Dynasty's" Uncle Si's youth.
(Howard Books: $22.99)
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A quirky collection of feline poetry.
(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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Mastering the fundamental skills of effective listening and speaking.
(HarperOne: $25.99)
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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 detailed investigation of patient deaths at New Orleans Memorial hospital during Hurricane Katrina.
(Crown: $27)
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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 "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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