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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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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20 years on, the once smart-sassy-single girl is now a widowed mother of two, looking for love again.
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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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The fate of a prostitute is interrupted when an Englishman arrives in Gold Rush-era New Zealand in 1886.
(Little, Brown: $27)
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Two teenagers fighting cancer fall in love.
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The twin brother of a mayoral candidate is released from prison 25 years after pleading guilty for killing his girlfriend.
(Grand Central: $28)
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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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Police officers are being brutally murdered at the scenes of unsolved crimes.
(Knopf: $25.95)
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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 collection of the author's new and favorite poems celebrating the dogs in her life.
(Penguin Press: $26.95)
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A genetics professor designs a scientific survey to find the perfect wife.
(Simon & Schuster: $24)
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Investigator Lucas Davenport helps in tracking down a relic containing secrets about King Solomon.
(Putnam: $27.95)
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Detective Havers steps in when a friend's daughter is kidnapped in Italy.
(Dutton: $29.95)
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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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A wife mysteriously disappears on her fifth wedding anniversary.
(Crown: $25)
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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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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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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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An autistic 13-year-old boy shares insight into how his mind works.
(Random House: $22)
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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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Practical steps for overcoming barriers to live a life without limitations.
(FaithWords : $26)
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A tell-all from “The Tonight Show” host’s longtime lawyer.
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: $28)
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A historical examination of America’s explorers, thinkers, and innovators who played a pivotal role in connecting the states into one country.
(Harper: $29.99)
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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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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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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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A scrapbook filled with photos and quips of the cat with the perpetually frowny face.
(Chronicle: $12.95)
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The religion scholar examines the life of Jesus during 1st century Palestine.
(Random House: $27)
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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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The comedian looks back at his life, career and the absurd challenges of turning 65.
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A memoir from the director of such legendary films as "The French Connection" and "The Exorcist."
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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 essayist's recent collection of life's travails and travel tales.
(Little, Brown: $27)
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Recently discovered material sheds new light on the life of the 28th President.
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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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