Bestsellers

Hardcover Fiction

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A young Wall Street lawyer discovers big secrets when downsized to head a legal aid clinic in Appalachia.
(Doubleday: $28.95)
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A blind French girl and a German teen struggle in occupied France during World War II.
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Earth mother Gaea plans to sacrifice two of the demigods unless they defeat her army of giants.
(Hyperion: $19.99)
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The life of an Australian surgeon commanding POWs building the Thai-Burma "Death Railway," during WWII.
(Knopf: $26.95)
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A naive young lawyer unwittingly becomes a test subject for a new line of potent female sex products.
(Doubleday: $25.95)
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A Tokyo railroad engineer revisits his painful past.
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A married couple's midlife crisis told from the wife's perspective.
(Nan A. Talese: $25)
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A return to 1950s Iowa with Pastor Ames and his recently wed, much younger pregnant wife.
(Farrar, Straus & Giroux: $26)
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A 30 year history chronicling a multi-generational Midwestern farm family beginning post-WWI.
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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 series of interconnected tales centered on a 15 year old runaway with psychic powers.
(Random House: $30)
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A young widow with four children rediscovers her love of music during late '60s Ireland.
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A 14 year old boy uncovers family secrets in their century old mansion.
(Simon & Schuster: $26.95)
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The final book in the Century Trilogy spans the tumultuous eras from 1960s through the 1980s.
(Dutton: $36)
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A Hollywood star and a nomadic group of actors roam a post apocalyptic world.
(Knopf: $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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Jack Reacher reluctantly teams with a rookie analyst to stop an American sniper targeting the G-8 summit.
(Delacorte: $28)
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The suspicious case of dognappings and the murder of a reporter in rural Minnesota.
(Putnam: $27.95)
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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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A memoir from the creator and star of HBO’s "Girls," filled with candid essays.
(Random House: $28)
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Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard
The circumstances surrounding the death of the famous WWII General.
(Holt: $30)
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A guide to creating theme parks, buildings and other inventions in the online video game.
(Scholastic: $7.99)
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Tips on fighting monsters and enemy players in the online building game.
(Scholastic: $7.99)
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The surgeon addresses modern medicine's role in enhancing quality of life and comfort at the end.
(Metropolitan: $26)
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The story of 33 miners trapped deep underground in a Chilean mine for 17 days.
(Farrar, Straus & Giroux: $26)
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The visionaries, inventors and personalities who created the digital revolution.
(Simon & Schuster: $35)
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Hilarious and scientific answers to absurd random questions from the creator of the xkcd webcomic.
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: $24)
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A look at the effects of climate change and the government's inadequate response.
(Simon & Schuster: $30)
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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 star of "The Princess Bride," reveals behind-the-scenes stories of the making of the cult classic film.
(Touchstone: $26)
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The story of the 15 year old Pakistani girl shot by the Taliban for standing up for her right to an education.
(Little, Brown: $26)
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A guide to practicing spirituality without organized religion.
(Simon & Schuster: $26)
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The inspirational pastor shares eight qualities of winners to help reach your potential.
(FaithWords : $24)
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The Scottish actor brings heavy family skeletons out of his closet in this memoir.
(Dey Street: $26.99)
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The conservative talk-show host's call to action to defend the constitution.
(Center Street: $26)
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Peter Thiel & Blake Masters
A new way of thinking about the future of progress and innovation in unexpected places.
(Crown Business: $27)
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A new investigation into the unsolved 1922 murder of director William Desmond Taylor.
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