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 case of a missing novelist whose leaked, tell-all manuscript, if published, would ruin lives.
(Mulholland Books: $28)
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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 blind French girl and a German teen struggle in occupied France during World War II.
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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 new president recruits a covert counter terrorism operative to prevent an imminent attack against the U.S.
(Atria: $27.99)
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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 tech millionaire and single mother fall for each other in this opposites-attract love story.
(Pamela Dorman Books: $27.95)
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A wife's letters filled with delectable recipes comfort a newlywed solder on the front lines in WWI.
(Harper: $26.99)
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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 sexy female FBI agent works with a bad boy master con.
(Bantam: $28)
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A young married couple navigates a post-apocalyptic future where the wealthy hoard resources.
(Little, Brown: $26)
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An FBI researcher tries to connect hundreds of inexplicable kidnappings, rapes and murders.
(Little, Brown: $28)
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The eighth book in the Outlander time-traveling series picks up in 1778 — and 1973.
(Delacorte: $35)
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A suspect skips bail forcing bounty hunter Stephanie Plum to using his bookkeeper as bait.
(Bantam: $28)
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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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A retired cop hunts for a sociopath who plowed through a crowd in a stolen Mercedes before he kills again.
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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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Hardcover Nonfiction

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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 chronicle of Hillary Clinton's time as secretary of State.
(Simon & Schuster: $35)
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An exposé of the animosity and rocky relationship between the Obamas and the Clintons.
(Regnery: $27.99)
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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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The neurosurgeon shares his observations on the ills afflicting American society.
(Sentinel: $25.95)
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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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The personal and private life of America's first woman in space.
(Simon & Schuster: $28)
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Anecdotes illustrate how underdogs and misfits gained advantage through adversity.
(Little, Brown: $29)
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The New Yorker cartoonist finds black comedy in her elderly parents' decline.
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The first of two-volumes covers Jewish history from pre-biblical times to 1492 and expulsion from Spain.
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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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A detailed tutorial to the inner workings of the popular building game.
(Scholastic: $7.99)
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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 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 life and death of CIA operative Robert Ames, the American Lawrence of Arabia.
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Brandon Webb, John David Mann and Marcus Luttrell
The lead instructor of the Navy SEAL Sniper Program offers a peek at the inner workings of the U.S. military.
(St. Martin's Press: $26.99)
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