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 three women in San Francisco is tested after the attack on Pearl Harbor.
(Random House: $27)
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Set in pre-WWII Europe, a part-time arms dealer is caught in the turmoil of the Spanish Civil War.
(Random House: $27)
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A retired cop hunts for a sociopath who plowed through a crowd in a stolen Mercedes before he kills again.
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Professional wizard Harry Dresden must help a group of supernatural villains to pay off a debt.
(Roc: $27.95)
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Tensions resurface during a family vacation to Mallorca when secrets come to light.
(Riverhead: $26.95)
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A food magazine editor discovers a cache of mysterious World War II-era letters to legendary chef, James Beard.
(Random House: $27)
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A blind French girl and a German teen struggle in occupied France during World War II.
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The travails of Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday from Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show to the famed gunfight at the O.K. Corral.
(Liveright: $24.95)
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The friendship between a 10-year-old Charleston slave and her reluctant 11-year-old owner.
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A debut collection of humorous short stories from the comedic actor and star of "The Office."
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A wrongly imprisoned heroin addict escapes to take vengeance on those responsible for his father's murder.
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Shakespeare meets Edgar Allan Poe in this mash-up adventure.
(Morrow: $26.99)
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Revenge, scandal and desperation run rampant in this British literary awards satire.
(Farrar, Straus & Giroux: $26)
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When tragedy strikes a tight-knit football loving Texas town, a woman reconsiders her life choices.
(Ballantine: $28)
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A boy hires a private detective to check out his mother's new boyfriend.
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Master sleuth Sam Levitt attempts to foil an evil Russian tycoon's plot to murder a friend in the South of France.
(Knopf: $23.95)
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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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Cross-dressers, artists, racecar drivers and expats find freedom of expression in a mid-century Paris cabaret club.
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Hardcover Nonfiction

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The duo behind Freakonomics offer a blueprint for a new way to solve problems.
(Morrow: $28.99)
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A peek into the private and strange world of the author of "Even Cowgirls Get the Blues," from his Appalachian childhood to the psychedelic sixties and beyond.
(Ecco: $27.99)
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A political memoir with a twist from the unlikely political star.
(Metropolitan: $28)
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The New Yorker cartoonist finds black comedy in her elderly parents' decline.
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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 cult movie director's real and imagined adventures of hitchhiking from Baltimore to San Francisco in 2012.
(Farrar, Straus & Giroux: $26)
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Behind the scenes of the meteoric rise of the CEO of fashion retailer Nasty Gal.
(Portfolio: $26.95)
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The story of Louis Zamperini, a World War II bombardier, POW and Olympian.
(Random House: $27)
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A detailed tutorial to the inner workings of the popular building game.
(Scholastic: $7.99)
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The neurosurgeon shares his observations on the ills afflicting American society.
(Sentinel: $25.95)
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The Yankees Panamanian relief pitcher tells of his struggles of being a Latino baseball player in MLB.
(Little, Brown: $28)
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A detailed chronicle of Hillary Clinton's time as secretary of State.
(Simon & Schuster: $35)
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The former Treasury secretary discusses the decisions made during the 2008 financial crisis.
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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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The "Nightline" anchor's meditative adventure to find peace after an on-air panic attack.
(It Books: $25.99)
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The back story leading up to NSA contractor Edward Snowden's leaking of secret documents.
(Metropolitan: $27)
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An autistic 13-year-old boy shares insight into how his mind works.
(Random House: $22)
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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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The first official guide to the popular online game filled with expert survival tips.
(Scholastic: $7.99)
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