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 friendship between a 10-year-old Charleston slave and her reluctant 11-year-old owner.
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Two teenagers fighting cancer fall in love.
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The final book in the "Tales of the City' series follows landlady Madrigal on a roadtrip.
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Edinburgh cop John Rebus comes out of retirement when a recent car crash is tied to a 30 year old case from his past.
(Little, Brown: $26)
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A wife mysteriously disappears on her fifth wedding anniversary.
(Crown: $25)
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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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A naive young woman gives her life over to a cult-like Internet company.
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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 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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Tris and Tobias' bond is tested when they rise up against their dystopian boundaries.
(Katherine Tegen Books: $17.99)
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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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A New York hedge-fund manager unravels the mystery behind his father’s murder.
(Doubleday: $25.95)
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While on the run from Homeland Security, a composer turns his latest biotechnology experiment in to a work of art.
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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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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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After a decade in America a blogger returns to Nigeria.
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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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The consequences of choices are explored when two Indian American brothers follow very different paths.
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Hardcover Nonfiction

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The former Secretary of Defense's account of serving Presidents Bush and Obama during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
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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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The editor of The Atlantic details his lifetime of excruciating psychic agony.
(Knopf: $27.95)
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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 guide to finding emotional and spiritual meaning and peace after personal and public devastation.
(Riverhead: $17.95)
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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 Russian-born writer's memoir of survival, guilt and perseverance.
(Random House: $27)
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The essayist's recent collection of life's travails and travel tales.
(Little, Brown: $27)
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The story of Louis Zamperini, a World War II bombardier, POW and Olympian.
(Random House: $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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Daily devotionals to help develop a positive, mental outlook over the next year.
(HarperOne: $24.99)
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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 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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A look at how brain development between ages 12-24 impacts teenagers’ behavior and relationships.
(Tarcher: $27.95)
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The Facebook executive offers observations on gender inequities in the professional world.
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The vices, virtues and complications of the man in black.
(Little, Brown: $32)
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