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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A debut collection of humorous short stories from the comedic actor and star of "The Office."
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An aging New York photographer finds unexpected romance in a rural town.
(Random House: $26)
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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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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 teenaged gamer and amateur sleuth tries to connect her mother's disappearance to a string of serial killings.
(Harper: $28.99)
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A wife mysteriously disappears on her fifth wedding anniversary.
(Crown: $25)
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After best friend Rowley ditches him, Greg turns his friend finding mission over to chance.
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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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Convicted of treason, a French army officer's guilt is questioned in this fictional account of the 1895 Dreyfus Affair.
(Knopf: $27.95)
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A young slave boy, mistaken as a girl, joins an abolitionist's antislavery crusade.
(Riverhead: $27.95)
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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 cynical girl teams up with a squirrel with superpowers of flight and the ability to type poetry.
(Candlewick: $17.99)
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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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A genetics professor designs a scientific survey to find the perfect wife.
(Simon & Schuster: $24)
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A fictionalized exploration of three historic journeys between North America and Ireland.
(Random House: $17.99)
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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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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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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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A collection of columns covering three decades of politics from the Financial Times writer.
(Crown: $28)
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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 nanny examines the complex bond between mothers and daughters.
(Ballantine: $26)
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Anecdotes illustrate how underdogs and misfits gained advantage through adversity.
(Little, Brown: $29)
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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 Russian-born writer's memoir of survival, guilt and perseverance.
(Random House: $27)
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22 personal essays reveal the author's multifaceted life.
(Harper: $27.99)
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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 historical narrative of the year marked by the exploits of Charles Lindbergh, Babe Ruth and Al Capone.
(Doubleday: $28.95)
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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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A biography of the legendary UCLA basketball coach whose passion for the game became his Pyramid of Success.
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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 collection of photos, quotes and musings from an existential cat.
(Ten Speed Press: $12.99)
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In her memoir, the author parallels her life with that of her favorite George Eliot novel.
(Crown: $25)
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