Bestsellers

Hardcover Fiction

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The consequences of choices are explored when two Indian American brothers follow very different paths.
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This sequel to "The Shining," follows Danny as an adult, a recovering alcoholic still haunted by his past.
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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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A homeless man leaves sleuth Kinsey Millhone an inheritance.
(Putnam: $28.95)
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A former fraud investigator is immersed in the dot-com boom hackerworld of 2001 in Manhattan.
(Penguin Press: $28.95)
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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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Two teenagers fighting cancer fall in love.
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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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Three generations of one family of American Communist true believers.
(Doubleday: $27.95)
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A wife mysteriously disappears on her fifth wedding anniversary.
(Crown: $25)
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A priest and a journalist’s search for the holy grail take them from the jungles of Ethiopia to Rome.
(Center Street: $26)
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The rise of an Irish immigrant to wealthy yet scandalous figure in the midwifery business in 19th century New York.
(Scribner: $26)
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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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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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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 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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An ex-soldier turned detective investigates a supermodel's suicide.
(Mulholland Books: $26)
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Hardcover Nonfiction

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Bill O'Reilly & Martin Dugard
The background of the life of Christ and events leading to his death.
(Henry Holt: $28)
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The religion scholar examines the life of Jesus during 1st century Palestine.
(Random House: $27)
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The comedian looks back at his life, career and the absurd challenges of turning 65.
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The singer muses on her Parkinson's diagnosis and music career spanning five decades.
(Simon & Schuster: $15)
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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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An intimate discourse on love, death and the ongoing grief over the death of the author's wife in 2008.
(Knopf: $22.95)
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This history examines the safety of stored nuclear warheads and narrowly averted disasters.
(Penguin Press: $36)
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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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Mastering the fundamental skills of effective listening and speaking.
(HarperOne: $25.99)
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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 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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Stories from "Duck Dynasty's" Uncle Si's youth.
(Howard Books: $22.99)
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A memoir from the director of such legendary films as "The French Connection" and "The Exorcist."
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A quirky collection of feline poetry.
(Chronicle: $12.95)
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A challenge to take risks and embrace vulnerability and imperfection.
(Gotham: $26)
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The essayist's recent collection of life's travails and travel tales.
(Little, Brown: $27)
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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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From The Hollies to the formation of Crosby, Stills & Nash, the rocker recounts his life in the music biz.
(Crown Archetype: $28)
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A detailed investigation of patient deaths at New Orleans Memorial hospital during Hurricane Katrina.
(Crown: $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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