Bestsellers

Hardcover Fiction

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A slave escapes via the Underground Railroad, imagined as a train running under America.
(Doubleday: $26.95)
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A multi-generational saga of families' secrets, lies and loves.
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A kiss in California leads to divorce, remarriage and a family secret that unfolds over a generation.
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Childhood best friends' dreams of becoming dancers take them down different paths.
(Penguin Press: $27)
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In 1922, a Russian count is sentenced to house arrest in a grand hotel for the rest of his life.
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A previously disbarred lawyer alerts a Florida investigator to a corrupt judge involved with the Mob and Indian casinos.
(Doubleday: $28.95)
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Trouble ensues when Magizoologist Newt Scamander’s magical creatures escape in New York City.
(Arthur A. Levine: $24.99)
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The author of “Where’d You Go, Bernadette” is back with a funny new novel about an imperfect mother.
(Little, Brown: $27)
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J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne & John Tiffany
This script from the West End play finds adult Harry Potter working at the Ministry of Magic.
(Pottermore: $29.99)
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A dying magnate hires Harry Bosch to track down an heir to his fortune.
(Little, Brown: $29)
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Vampire Lestat discovers the ancient sea powers of Atlantis.
(Knopf: $28.95)
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Greg and Rowley try to make a big-time a scary movie after finding an old video camera in the basement.
(Abrams: $13.95)
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A blind French girl and a German teen struggle in occupied France during World War II.
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An African American nurse is taken to court by white supremacists in a racially charged case.
(Ballantine: $28.99)
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Army Investigator John Puller searches for the truth about his mother, who vanished 30 years ago.
(Grand Central: $29)
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A prequel set during Jack Reacher’s Army days.
(Delacorte: $28.99)
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In this sixth Dublin Murder Squad novel, a routine murder case becomes more complicated than it appears.
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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: $16.99)
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The life of Dutch courtesan, dancer and spy Mata Hari written as a series of letters to her attorney,
(Knopf: $22)
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Two sisters embark on dangerous paths in German-occupied France during WWII.
(St. Martin's: $27.99)
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Hardcover Nonfiction

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The Yale Law School graduate's account of growing up poor in a white working class neighborhood.
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Joshua Foer & Dylan Thuras
A celebration of 700 of the world’s most curious places.
(Workman: $35)
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"The Boss" writes of his youth in New Jersey, battles with depression, family life and his unrelenting drive to perform.
(Simon & Schuster: $32.50)
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A history of the birth of behavioral economics from two visionary scholars, Daniel Kahneman and the late Amos Tversky.
(Norton: $28.95)
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The comedian and host of “The Daily Show” recounts the challenges of growing up mixed-race under apartheid in South Africa.
(Spiegel & Grau: $28)
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The Nobel Prize-winning spiritual leaders share their wisdom.
(Avery: $26)
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Chris Smith and John Stewart
The satirical news show as experienced by its staff and guests.
(Grand Central: $30)
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Bill O'Reilly & Martin Dugard
The battles with Japan in the Pacific during WWII and the decision to drop the atomic bomb.
(Holt: $30)
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The case that trees in the forest are purposeful, social beings living in dynamic relationship with each other.
(Greystone Books: $24.95)
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The marriage of Ray Kroc, who made McDonald’s into a global empire, and his third wife, Joan, who gave away his billions.
(Dutton: $27)
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Solutions on thriving amid accelerating technology and globalization.
(Farrar, Straus and Giroux: $28)
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The cleaning guru's method to decluttering your home and simplifying your life.
(Ten Speed Press: $16.99)
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The Vermont senator and former democratic presidential hopeful shares his personal experiences from the campaign trail.
(Thomas Dunne: $27)
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The poet's latest collection reflects the beauty of the natural world.
(Penguin Press: $26)
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The hazards and hopes of black male life.
(Spiegel & Grau: $24)
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Chip & Joanna Gaines
Inside the lives of the married stars of HGTV’s “Fixer Upper”
(Thomas Nelson: $26.99)
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The Fox News anchor discloses her altercations with Donald Trump and former boss, Roger Ailes.
(Harper: $29.99)
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Tactics, routines and habits of billionaires and performers compiled from 200 interviews with the author.
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: $28)
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A bio of the Founding Father and first U.S. Treasury Secretary.
(Penguin: $20)
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