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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Two teenagers fighting cancer fall in love.
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The friendship between a 10-year-old Charleston slave and her reluctant 11-year-old owner.
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The second book in The Storm Light series finds the Assassin in White murdering rulers of Roshar.
(Tor: $28.99)
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The tragic and humorous absurdities of domestic life fill this short story collection.
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This collection of war stories interweaves themes of brutality, bureaucracy, friendship and despair.
(Penguin Press: $26.95)
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Philip Marlowe is back with a beautiful client and a case involving the city’s richest families
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Left for dead, an astronaut struggles to survive on Mars.
(Crown: $24)
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This new Joe Pickett novel has the game warden investigating a wealthy Wyoming landowner who may be a killer for hire.
(Putnam: $26.95)
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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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An aging New York photographer finds unexpected romance in a rural town.
(Random House: $26)
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A debut collection of humorous short stories from the comedic actor and star of "The Office."
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Mercy must protect her husband's ex-wife from a supernatural stalker threatening the pack.
(Ace: $26.95)
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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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The final book in the "Tales of the City' series follows landlady Madrigal on a roadtrip.
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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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Light-skinned African Americans passing for white tackle racism in this modern day retelling of Snow White.
(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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A genetics professor designs a scientific survey to find the perfect wife.
(Simon & Schuster: $24)
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A wife mysteriously disappears on her fifth wedding anniversary.
(Crown: $25)
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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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A look back at the personalities and players of The Los Angeles Lakers of the 1980’s.
(Gotham: $30)
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Comical travel tales from the talk show host’s around-the-world adventures.
(Grand Central: $27)
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A confessional memoir of the author's strange 15 year friendship with con-man Clark Rockefeller.
(Liveright: $25.95)
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A nanny examines the complex bond between mothers and daughters.
(Ballantine: $26)
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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 look at the state of Israel through its defining conflicts and the author's personal history.
(Spiegel & Grau: $28)
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An intimate look at the golden era of Hollywood from the former contract player at Fox.
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The "Nightline" anchor's meditative adventure to find peace after an on-air panic attack.
(It Books: $25.99)
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The story of Louis Zamperini, a World War II bombardier, POW and Olympian.
(Random House: $27)
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How human impact on the environment will cause the next mass destruction of the planet.
(Holt: $28)
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The first official guide to the popular online game filled with expert survival tips.
(Scholastic: $7.99)
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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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How five great American directors elevated WWII propaganda films to a high art.
(Penguin Press: $29.95)
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Narrative examples of famous entrepreneurs reveal how the gift of failure can lead to great triumphs.
(Simon & Schuster: $26)
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The Facebook executive offers observations on gender inequities in the professional world.
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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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