Bestsellers

Hardcover Fiction

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Vampires must work together to forge a new vampire kingdom or perish in this paranormal romance.
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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 30 year history chronicling a multi-generational Midwestern farm family beginning post-WWI.
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The mysterious world of a young woman living underground in ancient passageways and abandoned rooms.
(DAW: $18.95)
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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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Two worlds intersect in different futures via unexplained, quasi-quantum technology.
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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 married couple's midlife crisis told from the wife's perspective.
(Nan A. Talese: $25)
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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 young widow with four children rediscovers her love of music during late '60s Ireland.
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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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Precious Ramotswe helps a woman with amnesia in the latest installment of The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency.
(Pantheon: $24.95)
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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 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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Beset with a midlife crisis a woman begins an affair with a childhood friend.
(Knopf: $24.95)
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A Tokyo railroad engineer revisits his painful past.
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A woman enlists the help of a psychic and P.I. to find her mother who supposedly died in an accident years earlier.
(Ballantine: $28)
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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 collection of contemporary tales and observations of the dark side of humanity.
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The case of a Japanese American family found dead in L.A. the night before the bombing of Pearl Harbor.
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Hardcover Nonfiction

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A mid-career memoir from the comedian and star of "Parks and Recreation."
(Dey Street: $28.99)
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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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A guide to creating theme parks, buildings and other inventions in the online video game.
(Scholastic: $7.99)
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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 comprehensive history of Westeros filled with artwork and maps of the Seven Kingdoms.
(Bantam: $50)
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Tips on fighting monsters and enemy players in the online building game.
(Scholastic: $7.99)
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First-person stories offer insight and understanding of the issues affecting those who grew up with domestic violence.
(Perigee: $27)
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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 visionaries, inventors and personalities who created the digital revolution.
(Simon & Schuster: $35)
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The ex-CIA Director critiques President Obama's policies.
(Penguin Press: $36)
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The inspirational pastor shares eight qualities of winners to help reach your potential.
(FaithWords : $24)
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Deep sea creatures magically jump off the page in this photicular book of the underwater world.
(Workman: $25.95)
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Anne Berest et al.
Four French female friends share their views on style, beauty, culture and men.
(Doubleday: $25)
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Wallace J. Nichols & Celine Cousteau
The varied ways in which water's power boost happiness and health.
(Little, Brown: $27)
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The conservative talk-show host's call to action to defend the constitution.
(Center Street: $26)
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The New York Times journalist exposes the hidden costs of the war on terrorism.
(Houghton Mifflin: $28)
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The CEO of software company SAP shares his blueprint for success.
(Simon & Schuster: $28)
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A case by case analysis of the failures of the Supreme Court over the last 200 years.
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A new investigation into the unsolved 1922 murder of director William Desmond Taylor.
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