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 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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Defense attorney Mickey Haller investigates the murder of a prostitute he thought he'd rescued.
(Little, Brown: $28)
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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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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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After best friend Rowley ditches him, Greg turns his friend finding mission over to chance.
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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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A young artist navigates turmoil in Manhattan and Italy during the late ’70s.
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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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Resolved to a life as a botanist, the daughter of a wealthy 19th century Philadelphia family finds true love.
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The intertwined fate of two courtesans in early 20th century China.
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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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This sequel to "The Shining," follows Danny as an adult, a recovering alcoholic still haunted by his past.
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Tris and Tobias' bond is tested when they rise up against their dystopian boundaries.
(Katherine Tegen Books: $17.99)
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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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Racial tensions arise once again in this return to the Mississippi setting of "A Time to Kill."
(Doubleday: $28.95)
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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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A collection of the author's new and favorite poems celebrating the dogs in her life.
(Penguin Press: $26.95)
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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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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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A look at the state of Israel through its defining conflicts and the author's personal history.
(Spiegel & Grau: $28)
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A collection of columns covering three decades of politics from the Financial Times writer.
(Crown: $28)
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Practical advice and life lessons learned from the beloved classic children's series.
(Golden Books: $9.99)
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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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The essayist's recent collection of life's travails and travel tales.
(Little, Brown: $27)
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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 Russian-born writer's memoir of survival, guilt and perseverance.
(Random House: $27)
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A collection of the late writer's thoughts on feminism, divorce, her screenplays, and meditations on aging.
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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 actress recounts her formative years in Ireland and England and as a model in New York.
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The Culper Spy group, a top secret intelligence network that played a key role in winning the Revolutionary War.
(Sentinel: $27.95)
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The religion scholar examines the life of Jesus during 1st century Palestine.
(Random House: $27)
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A memoir from the often misunderstood former lead singer of alt-rock band the Smiths.
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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 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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The relationship among Presidents Teddy Roosevelt, William H. Taft. and the muckracking press during their terms.
(Simon & Schuster: $40)
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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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