Bestsellers

Hardcover Fiction

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A young man clings to a painting years after surviving an explosion at a museum that killed his mother.
(Little, Brown: $30)
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The intertwined fate of two courtesans in early 20th century China.
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After best friend Rowley ditches him, Greg turns his friend finding mission over to chance.
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Racial tensions arise once again in this return to the Mississippi setting of "A Time to Kill."
(Doubleday: $28.95)
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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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Resolved to a life as a botanist, the daughter of a wealthy 19th century Philadelphia family finds true 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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After 27 years of marriage and three children, a woman falls in love with her art dealer and plans to marry in a gay wedding in her hometown.
(Harper: $29.99)
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Police officers are being brutally murdered at the scenes of unsolved crimes.
(Knopf: $25.95)
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J.J. Abrams & Doug Dorst
An experiment in storytelling with two students trying to decode an old novel.
(Mulholland Books: $35)
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The consequences of choices are explored when two Indian American brothers follow very different paths.
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The Tris and Tobias love story concludes in this final book of the Divergent trilogy.
(Katherine Tegen Books: $19.99)
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Precious Ramotswe investigates a beauty salon's use of dangerous products and a deceased farmer's shady heir.
(Pantheon: $24.95)
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Two teenagers fighting cancer fall in love.
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A naive young woman gives her life over to a cult-like Internet company.
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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 collection of the author's new and favorite poems celebrating the dogs in her life.
(Penguin Press: $26.95)
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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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Percy and Annabeth battle to escape the underworld before the Romans march on Camp Half-Blood.
(Disney Hyperion: $19.99)
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Slowly succumbing to a deadly poison, a con artist tries to save himself by rigging an election for a group of sorcerers.
(Del Rey: $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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A guide to finding emotional and spiritual meaning and peace after personal and public devastation.
(Riverhead: $17.95)
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A collection of columns covering three decades of politics from the Financial Times writer.
(Crown: $28)
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A look at how young vets are dealing with adversity as they return home from the battlefields.
(Threshold: $30)
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The relationship among Presidents Teddy Roosevelt, William H. Taft. and the muckracking press during their terms.
(Simon & Schuster: $40)
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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 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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An autistic 13-year-old boy shares insight into how his mind works.
(Random House: $22)
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An appreciation and examination of the comedian’s impact on the world.
(Algonquin: $25.95)
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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 tattooed bad boy pioneer of L.A.'s food-truck craze traces his life from childhood to the Kogi Korean taco truck.
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The vices, virtues and complications of the man in black.
(Little, Brown: $32)
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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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Poems and portraits fill this canine companion book to the feline version, "I Could Pee on This."
(Chronicle: $12.95)
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A book of poems that find transcendence in the simplest pleasures: food, family and love.
(William Morrow: $19.99)
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A memoir about mending the lifelong rift between a cruel Military father and his son.
(Nan A. Talese: $28.95)
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An in-depth look at the Oscar, Emmy, and Tony award winner’s professional life and close, conflicted personal relationships with the likes of Liza Minnelli, Jessica Lange and Dustin Hoffman.
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: $32)
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A tell-all from “The Tonight Show” host’s longtime lawyer.
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: $28)
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Three simple prayers to get through the tough times.
(Riverhead: $17.95)
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