Bestsellers

Hardcover Fiction

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A woman and her two children journey through the south to pick up their father from prison.
(Scribner: $26)
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The first female diver at the Brooklyn Naval Yard during World War II tries to uncover the reason for her father's disappearance.
(Scribner: $27)
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A small-time smuggler living in a lunar colony attempts to pull off a heist.
(Crown: $27)
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A new family and an adoption upend a quiet Cleveland suburb.
(Penguin Press: $27)
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The debut work of fiction by the Oscar-winning actor is a collection of warm and witty short stories.
(Knopf: $26.95)
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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 billionaire futurist and former student of Professor of Symbology, Robert Langdon, sends him on another quest to uncover the questions of human existence.
(Doubleday: $29.95)
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Can the Heffley family survive a tropical holiday vacation.
(Amulet: $13.95)
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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: $16.99)
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Three students at a third-tier law school open a fake law firm.
(Doubleday: $28.95)
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While investigating the murder of two pharmacists, an old case comes back to haunt Harry Bosch.
(Little, Brown: $29)
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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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The first English translation of Homer's masterpiece by a woman.
(Norton: $39.95)
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Women's bodies become deadly weapons in this dystopian novel, the 2017 Baileys Prize for Women's Fiction.
(Little, Brown: $26)
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In this YA novel, friendship and a love triangle are complicated by money and a mystery.
(Dutton: $19.99)
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Trapped in a Brooklyn snowstorm the lives of two NYU professors and an immigrant worker intersect.
(Atria: $28)
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A 16-year-old girl witnesses the police shooting of her childhood friend.
(Balzer + Bray: $17.99)
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After returning a pawned West Point ring to its owner Jack Reacher stumbles into a vast criminal enterprise.
(Delacorte: $28.99)
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Detective Cross takes on a case while he awaits trial for murder.
(Little, Brown: $29)
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Assassins Will Robie and Jessica Reel are forced to become detectives to solve a baffling disappearance.
(Grand Central: $29)
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Hardcover Nonfiction

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The award-winning biographer, known for profiling geniuses, turns his attention to da Vinci.
(Simon & Schuster: $35)
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The White House photographer for President Obama shares his images and stories from behind-the-scenes.
(Little, Brown: $50)
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A biography of Ulysses S. Grant, Union general and two-term U.S. president by the author of "Hamilton."
(Penguin Press: $40)
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The Jesuit priest shares what working with gang members in Los Angeles has taught him about faith, compassion.
(S&S: $26)
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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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The former vice president recalls the challenging year in office as his son battled brain cancer.
(Flatiron: $27)
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A look at the New York senator who lived in the shadow of his war-hero brothers.
(Simon & Schuster: $28)
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Eight essays previously published in the Atlantic, plus additional material from the award-winning social critic.
(One World: $28)
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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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An examination of humanity’s creation and evolution.
(Harper: $35)
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The former presidential candidate’s memoir of losing the 2016 election.
(Simon & Schuster: $30)
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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 rocker-writer's exploration of the nature of creative invention.
(Yale University Press: $18)
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How not being positive all the time will make us become happier people.
(HarperOne: $24.99)
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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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An American undertaker travels the world to discover how other cultures care for their dead.
(Norton: $24.95)
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Maj. Gen. Jackson takes on the British during the War of 1812.
(Sentinel: $28)
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Selections from the talk-show host’s “Super Soul Sunday” television interviews.
(Flatiron: $27.99)
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An exploration of humanity’s quest to understand God.
(Random House: $28)
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The Revolutionary War told through the eyes of America's Founding Fathers and King George III
(Holt: $30)
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