Bestsellers

Hardcover Fiction

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Resolved to a life as a botanist, the daughter of a wealthy 19th century Philadelphia family finds true love.
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This sequel to "The Shining," follows Danny as an adult, a recovering alcoholic still haunted by his past.
(Scribner: $30)
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The consequences of choices are explored when two Indian American brothers follow very different paths.
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A naive young woman gives her life over to a cult-like Internet company.
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Percy and Annabeth battle to escape the underworld before the Romans march on Camp Half-Blood.
(Disney Hyperion: $19.99)
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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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Two teenagers fighting cancer fall in love.
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A genetics professor designs a scientific survey to find the perfect wife.
(Simon & Schuster: $24)
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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 former fraud investigator is immersed in the dot-com boom hackerworld of 2001 in Manhattan.
(Penguin Press: $28.95)
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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 wife mysteriously disappears on her fifth wedding anniversary.
(Crown: $25)
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Trapped in the afterlife, Madison faces the ultimate showdown between good and evil in this sequel to "Damned."
(Doubleday: $24.95)
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An ex-soldier turned detective investigates a supermodel's suicide.
(Mulholland Books: $26)
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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 reporter investigates the death of the daughter of a cult film director in this noir-esque mystery.
(Random House: $28)
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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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Hardcover Nonfiction

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Anecdotes illustrate how underdogs and misfits gained advantage through adversity.
(Little, Brown: $29)
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The story of the 15 year old Pakistani girl shot by the Taliban for standing up for her right to an education.
(Little, Brown: $26)
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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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A historical narrative of the year marked by the exploits of Charles Lindbergh, Babe Ruth and Al Capone.
(Doubleday: $28.95)
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The comedian looks back at his life, career and the absurd challenges of turning 65.
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The religion scholar examines the life of Jesus during 1st century Palestine.
(Random House: $27)
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Practical steps for overcoming barriers to live a life without limitations.
(FaithWords : $26)
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Elizabeth Smart and Chris Stewart
A memoir from the 14 year old Utah girl, kidnapped from her home by an itinerant street preacher a decade ago.
(St. Martin's: $25.99)
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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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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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Unpublished photos, artwork and ephemera provide a in-depth overview of the idiosyncratic director's filmography.
(Abrams: $40)
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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 "Parks and Recreation" actor ruminates on his small-town childhood and early beginnings as a carpenter.
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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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The story of six Manhattan high society, white women who defied social conventions to became Harlem Renaissance insiders.
(Harper: $28.99)
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An autistic 13-year-old boy shares insight into how his mind works.
(Random House: $22)
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Recently discovered material sheds new light on the life of the 28th President.
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Stories from "Duck Dynasty's" Uncle Si's youth.
(Howard Books: $22.99)
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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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How two political opponents compromised and worked together to advance the country rather than obstruct progress.
(Simon & Schuster: $29.95)
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