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 tables are turned when a pair of assassins become the target of a hit.
(Grand Central: $28)
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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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Shakespeare meets Edgar Allan Poe in this mash-up adventure.
(Morrow: $26.99)
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This sixth collection of short stories strips narrative to its most essential form.
(Farrar, Straus & Giroux: $26)
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An American scholar attends a meditative retreat at Auschwitz in 1996 to research the death of a survivor.
(Riverhead: $27.95)
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A Southern lawyer digs into Mississippi’s dark past during the early 1960’s to defend his doctor father.
(Morrow: $27.99)
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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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Tris and Tobias' bond is tested when they rise up against their dystopian boundaries.
(Katherine Tegen Books: $17.99)
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After years of hardship, an indie bookstore owner finds unexpected joy.
(Algonquin: $24.95)
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A debut collection of humorous short stories from the comedic actor and star of "The Office."
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Based on a true, 1876 unsolved crime, a burlesque dancer tracks down a friend's killer in San Francisco.
(Little, Brown: $27)
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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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A collection of short stories by the late author about residents of a fictional Irish neighborhood.
(Knopf: $26.95)
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A boy hires a private detective to check out his mother's new boyfriend.
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Cross-dressers, artists, racecar drivers and expats find freedom of expression in a mid-century Paris cabaret club.
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A bookish 7-year-old English boy goes on an otherworldly adventure when he discovers a neighbor's supernatural secret.
(William Morrow: $25.99)
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A genetics professor designs a scientific survey to find the perfect wife.
(Simon & Schuster: $24)
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A professional house-sitter witnesses a murder/suicide.
(Putnam: $27.95)
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Hardcover Nonfiction

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In her second memoir, the actress ponders aging, beauty and her fondness for turtlenecks.
(Random House: $26)
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A political memoir with a twist from the unlikely political star.
(Metropolitan: $28)
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A new biography of "The Duke" analyzes his childhood, Hollywood stardom and his relationship with director John Ford.
(Simon & Schuster: $32.50)
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The editor of The Huffington Post redefines what it means to be successful beyond money and power.
(Harmony: $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 post-financial crisis tale of a group of Wall Street guys reforming the markets via high-frequency trading.
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Robin Roberts with Veronica Chambers
The "Good Morning America" anchor writes about overcoming breast cancer and a bone marrow transplant.
(Grand Central: $27)
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A behind-the-music memoir from the frontman of KISS.
(HarperOne: $28.99)
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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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An expanded version of the author's 2013 commencement speech at Syracuse University.
(Random House: $14)
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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 atheist author traces a spiritual quest from her youth.
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How unpunished corporate greed and mass incarceration of the poor have divided American ideals.
(Spiegel & Grau: $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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How human impact on the environment will cause the next mass destruction of the planet.
(Holt: $28)
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The vices, virtues and complications of the man in black.
(Little, Brown: $32)
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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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The story of Louis Zamperini, a World War II bombardier, POW and Olympian.
(Random House: $27)
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