Bestsellers

Hardcover Fiction

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The friendship between a 10-year-old Charleston slave and her reluctant 11-year-old owner.
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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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A 16-year-old sea diver’s search for her boyfriend in a futuristic dystopian world.
(Riverhead: $27.95)
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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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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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A naive young woman gives her life over to a cult-like Internet company.
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A young artist navigates turmoil in Manhattan and Italy during the late ’70s.
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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 a decade in America a blogger returns to Nigeria.
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The consequences of choices are explored when two Indian American brothers follow very different paths.
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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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After best friend Rowley ditches him, Greg turns his friend finding mission over to chance.
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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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The Tris and Tobias love story concludes in this final book of the Divergent trilogy.
(Katherine Tegen Books: $19.99)
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Is it a miracle or massive hoax when residents of a small lake Michigan town receive phone calls from the afterlife?
(Harper: $24.99)
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A wife mysteriously disappears on her fifth wedding anniversary.
(Crown: $25)
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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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Racial tensions arise once again in this return to the Mississippi setting of "A Time to Kill."
(Doubleday: $28.95)
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Authorities and lowlifes are after Stone Barrington’s seemingly refined client in connection to a past crime.
(Putnam: $26.95)
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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 Russian-born writer's memoir of survival, guilt and perseverance.
(Random House: $27)
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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 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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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 editor of The Atlantic details his lifetime of excruciating psychic agony.
(Knopf: $27.95)
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A look at how brain development between ages 12-24 impacts teenagers’ behavior and relationships.
(Tarcher: $27.95)
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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 actress recounts her formative years in Ireland and England and as a model in New York.
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Daily devotionals to help develop a positive, mental outlook over the next year.
(HarperOne: $24.99)
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The actors examine how their father/son relationship has informed their lives.
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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 veteran astronaut whose videos from space went viral tells of his early career adventures and 144 days at the International Space Station.
(Little, Brown: $28)
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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 an unlikely group of activists broke into FBI offices in 1971 and exposed J. Edgar Hoover’s secret counterintelligence program.
(Knopf: $29.95)
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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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The relationship among Presidents Teddy Roosevelt, William H. Taft. and the muckracking press during their terms.
(Simon & Schuster: $40)
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A memoir from the often misunderstood former lead singer of alt-rock band the Smiths.
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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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