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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An aging New York photographer finds unexpected romance in a rural town.
(Random House: $26)
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The tragic and humorous absurdities of domestic life fill this short story collection.
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A debut collection of humorous short stories from the comedic actor and star of "The Office."
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Two teenagers fighting cancer fall in love.
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Left for dead, an astronaut struggles to survive on Mars.
(Crown: $24)
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In a color assigned caste-based society on Mars, a revolutionary infiltrates an elite training school.
(Del Rey: $25)
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A neuropsychiatrist falls for a cop's mentally ill wife in this mystery set in the back streets of California's Bay Area.
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A naive young woman gives her life over to a cult-like Internet company.
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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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The disappearance of a Hollywood superstar couple and their children.
(Little, Brown: $28)
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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 romance blooms between a photographer and the daughter of a Coney Island freak show in early 20th-century New York.
(Scribner: $27.99)
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A fictionalized exploration of three historic journeys between North America and Ireland.
(Random House: $27)
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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 final book in the "Tales of the City' series follows landlady Madrigal on a roadtrip.
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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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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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Hardcover Nonfiction

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Anecdotes illustrate how underdogs and misfits gained advantage through adversity.
(Little, Brown: $29)
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An exploration of the scientific advancements of our brains.
(Doubleday: $28.95)
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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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How human impact on the environment will cause the next mass destruction of the planet.
(Holt: $28)
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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 top secret mission that brought Nazi scientists to America after WWII.
(Little, Brown: $30)
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Interlinked essays capture the inner lives of five writers and a painter.
(Random House: $26)
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A nanny examines the complex bond between mothers and daughters.
(Ballantine: $26)
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22 personal essays reveal the author's multifaceted life.
(Harper: $27.99)
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The story of Louis Zamperini, a World War II bombardier, POW and Olympian.
(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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The Facebook executive offers observations on gender inequities in the professional world.
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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 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 religion scholar examines the life of Jesus during 1st century Palestine.
(Random House: $27)
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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 author ruminates and reflects on his 15 years living in Paris.
(Bloomsbury: $26)
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