Bestsellers

Hardcover Fiction

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A single mother turns up dead in the new novel from the author of “The Girl on the Train.”
(Riverhead: $28)
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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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Eleven previously published stories and a new novella that finds Jack Reacher off the beaten path in Maine.
(Delacorte: $27)
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A college student joins a fossil-hunting expedition with two rival two paleontologists in this recently discovered manuscript by the late author.
(Harper: $28.99)
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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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President Lincoln grieves the loss of his son and is haunted by ghosts.
(Random House: $28)
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A married man's ex-girlfriend commits suicide and other stories from the Japanese writer.
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Inspector Harry Hole hunts down a serial murderer who targets his victims on Tinder.
(Knopf: $26.95)
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Coping with a breakdown, a former journalist struggles to understand who she really is.
(Ecco: $27.99)
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A collection of linked stories about people living in a small farming town in Illinois.
(Random House: $27)
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A reimagining of the great Norse tales.
(Norton: $25.95)
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A Chinese tea seller moves to California where her adopted daughter lives.
(Scribner: $27)
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An Illinois prosecutor is hired to investigate the disappearance of refugee gypsies in Bosnia.
(Grand Central: $28)
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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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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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Detective Amos Decker witnesses a murder-suicide that turns out to be a matter of national security.
(Grand Central: $29)
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James Patterson and Maxine Paetro
Detective Lindsay Boxer and the Women’s Murder Club face their toughest case yet.
(Little, Brown: $35)
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A Turkish freshman at Harvard develops a crush on older mathematics student from Hungary.
(Penguin Press: $27)
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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 widows of three men killed for an assassination attempt on Hitler take refuge together at the war’s end.
(William Morrow: $26.99)
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Hardcover Nonfiction

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An easy-to-understand introduction to the universe and the forces that govern it.
(Norton: $18.95)
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A graduation speech from Adm. William H. McRavenat the University of Texas.
(Grand Central: $18)
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Jonathan Allen & Amie Parnes
An examination of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign.
(Crown: $28)
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Sheryl Sandberg & Adam Grant
The Facebook chief operating officer shares how she overcame tragedy after the unexpected passing of her husband.
(Knopf: $25.95)
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An investigation into the systematic murder of Osage Native Americans for their oil in the 1920s.
(Doubleday: $28.95)
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The basketball Legend writes about his 50-year relationship with UCLA basketball coach John Wooden.
(Grand Central: $29)
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A dual biography of the two British independent thinkers.
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The former Marine and Yale Law School graduate's account of growing up poor in a white working class neighborhood.
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The Nobel Prize-winning spiritual leaders share their wisdom.
(Avery: $26)
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How stopping to try to be positive all the time will make us become better, happier people.
(HarperOne: $24.99)
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The importance of mercy in our lives.
(Riverhead: $20)
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A collection of speeches by the Pulitzer Prize-winning historian, focused on American values.
(Simon & Schuster: $25)
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An examination of humanity’s creation and evolution.
(Harper: $35)
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The radio personality's advice for success by living an authentic life.
(Touchstone: $25.99)
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The 400-mission career of a SEAL Team operator.
(Scribner: $28)
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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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Excerpts from the authors unpublished notebooks from a Southern road trip and Patty Hearst’s trial.
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David Ortiz & Michael Holley
The Boston Red Sox slugger looks back on his 14 year baseball career.
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: $28)
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A history of the post-9/11 rebirth of the New York rock scene.
(Dey Street: $26.99)
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Angela Duckworth
A belief that passion, tenacity and long-term perseverance are the keys to success.
(Scribner: $28)
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