Bestsellers

Hardcover Fiction

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A Tokyo railroad engineer revisits his painful past.
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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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Retired inspector Armand Gamache is persuaded to find a neighbor's missing husband in Québec.
(Minotaur: $27.99)
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Beset with a midlife crisis a woman begins an affair with a childhood friend.
(Knopf: $24.95)
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A New York Irish family deals with Alzheimers and other domestic travails.
(Simon & Schuster: $28)
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An aspiring gallerist keeps a list of artful tips in this historical novel set in Vichy France during WWII.
(Random House: $27)
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Historian-witch Diana and vampire-scientist Matthew return from Elizabethan London in this series’ finale.
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Art restorer-spy Gabriel Allon's hunt for a missing Caravaggio painting takes him across Europe.
(Harper: $27.99)
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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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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 blind French girl and a German teen struggle in occupied France during World War II.
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A futuristic thriller involving victims of a pandemic that rendered them paralyzed while still fully conscious.
(Tor: $24.99)
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In this final book in the Magicians trilogy, a grown-up Quentin find his way back to the magical land of Fillory.
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A murder mystery involving three uniquely different mothers whose kids attend the same preschool.
(Putnam: $26.95)
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The story of one man's life from meeting Bonnie & Clyde to the Battle of the Bulge and the American oil industry.
(Simon & Schuster: $27.99)
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A disheartened college professor spends his days writing masterful letters of recommendation for his students and colleagues.
(Doubleday: $22.95)
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After a martial spat, a wife disappears and is held captive by a violent stranger in the North Carolina Mountains.
(Grand Central: $26)
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A comic reimagining of Star Wars' Dark Lord as a doting father.
(Chronicle: $14.95)
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Four short stories told from the perspective of the series main protagonist Tobias.
(Katherine Tegen Books: $17.99)
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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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Hardcover Nonfiction

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The story of Kim Philby, an MI6 counterintelligence agent turned Soviet spy during the Cold War.
(Crown: $27)
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The latest neuroscience research explains how organization can help us manage the daily deluge of data.
(Dutton: $27.95)
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Tips on fighting monsters and enemy players in the online building game.
(Scholastic: $7.99)
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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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Practical advice and life lessons learned from the beloved classic children's series.
(Golden Books: $9.99)
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The perpetually frowning feline's devotional guide of uninspiring observations.
(Chronicle: $12.95)
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The sinking of the polar expedition ship U.S.S. Jeanette and the harrowing survival of its crew in the late 19th century.
(Doubleday: $28.95)
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Anecdotes illustrate how underdogs and misfits gained advantage through adversity.
(Little, Brown: $29)
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The neurosurgeon shares his observations on the ills afflicting American society.
(Sentinel: $25.95)
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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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A new bio culled from intimate conversations from the author's four decades of friendship with the singer-songwriter.
(ECW Press : $29.95)
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How collaboration between creative pairs such and John Lennon and Paul McCartney, drives success.
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: $28)
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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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A post-financial crisis tale of a group of Wall Street guys reforming the markets via high-frequency trading.
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Menopause, divorce and other midlife advice from a comedic voice.
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Confessional poems about the daily life of kittens written in their voice.
(Chronicle: $12.95)
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The story of Louis Zamperini, a World War II bombardier, POW and Olympian.
(Random House: $27)
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