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 retired cop hunts for a sociopath who plowed through a crowd in a stolen Mercedes before he kills again.
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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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The friendship between three women in San Francisco is tested after the attack on Pearl Harbor.
(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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Tensions resurface during a family vacation to Mallorca when secrets come to light.
(Riverhead: $26.95)
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An intelligence agent is pulled out of retirement when an apocalypse-level plot threatens the U.S.
(Atria: $26.99)
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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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Professional wizard Harry Dresden must help a group of supernatural villains to pay off a debt.
(Roc: $27.95)
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The shattered remains of A.I. Archos are regrouping into a new breed of machines in this sequel to "Robopocalypse."
(Doubleday: $26.95)
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Clues to the demise of a famous actor are traced to a tense summer family vacation on the Mediterranean.
(Hogarth: $24)
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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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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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A debut collection of humorous short stories from the comedic actor and star of "The Office."
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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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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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Revenge, scandal and desperation run rampant in this British literary awards satire.
(Farrar, Straus & Giroux: $26)
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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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When tragedy strikes a tight-knit football loving Texas town, a woman reconsiders her life choices.
(Ballantine: $28)
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Hardcover Nonfiction

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A detailed chronicle of Hillary Clinton's time as secretary of State.
(Simon & Schuster: $35)
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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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The neurosurgeon shares his observations on the ills afflicting American society.
(Sentinel: $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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A post-financial crisis tale of a group of Wall Street guys reforming the markets via high-frequency trading.
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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 detailed tutorial to the inner workings of the popular building game.
(Scholastic: $7.99)
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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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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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Behind the scenes of the meteoric rise of the CEO of fashion retailer Nasty Gal.
(Portfolio: $26.95)
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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 L.A. Times film critic pays tribute to 54 movies that shaped his life, including the silent film "Fantômas," "The Godfather" and "The Seven Samurai."
(PublicAffairs: $24.99)
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The New Yorker cartoonist finds black comedy in her elderly parents' decline.
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Anecdotes illustrate how underdogs and misfits gained advantage through adversity.
(Little, Brown: $29)
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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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