Bestsellers

Hardcover Fiction

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President Duncan goes undercover to save America from a cyberattack.
(Little, Brown: $30)
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A powerful tale of contemporary Native American life.
(Knopf: $25.95)
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Hazards both environmental and emotional darken the edges of this short story collection.
(Riverhead: $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 beloved teacher is charged in the killing of an 11-year-old boy in a town park.
(Scribner: $30)
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In the aftermath of WWII, two teenagers are left with a mysterious man.
(Knopf: $26.95)
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Portraying himself in his own book, the author is summoned when a widow is killed after planning her own funeral.
(Harper: $27.99)
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The god Apollo, now an awkward mortal teenager, must restore five Oracles to regain his place on Mount Olympus.
(Disney Hyperion: $19.99)
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A Florida bookstore owner, a struggling novelist and a heist from Princeton on a collision course.
(Doubleday: $28.95)
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A small Swedish town obsessed with hockey deals with the aftermath of a scandal.
(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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A thriller that begins when a tarot card reader attends the funeral of a stranger.
(Gallery Press: $26.99)
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A retelling of the story of Circe, who draws the wrath of both men and gods.
(Little, Brown: $27)
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A group of tree lovers fight for the last of the remaining acres of virgin forest.
(Norton: $27.95)
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Amos Decker aka the Memory Man, attempts to solve a string of four bizarre murders.
(Grand Central: $29)
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An older man looks back with a pained sense at a relationship from his youth.
(Knopf: $25.95)
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A woman is separated from her son while serving two consecutive life sentences in a California correctional facility.
(Scribner: $27)
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A trip through the Hogwarts curriculum from Care of Magical Creatures and Herbology to Defense Against the Dark Arts.
(Arthur A. Levine: $19.99)
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A serial killer is targeting survivors of a mass shooting at a mall.
(St. Martin's: $27.99)
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Twelve stories from the Windy City’s favorite wizard.
(Ace: $28)
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Hardcover Nonfiction

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Comedic stories on mortality, middle age and a beach house.
(Little, Brown: $28)
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A personal account of how psychedelics may help the mentally ill.
(Penguin Press: $28)
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Understanding the present political climate by looking back at a time history when hope overcame division and fear.
(Random House: $30)
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What children can teach fathers.
(Harper: $19.99)
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How not being positive all the time will make us become happier people.
(HarperOne: $24.99)
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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 young woman raised without schooling by survivalists parents describes her path to Cambridge University
(Random House: $28)
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A graduation speech from Adm. William H. McRavenat the University of Texas.
(Grand Central: $18)
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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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A political memoir from Sen. John McCain.
(Simon & Schuster: $30)
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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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A previously unpublished first-person account of a man transported and enslaved 50 years after slavery was banned.
(Amistad: $24.99)
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The Senator from Minnesota's memoir of his surprising evolution from Saturday Night Live comedian to serious politician.
(Twelve: $28)
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A hard-line, self-help manual of self-reliance and good behavior.
(Random House: $25.95)
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Joys & Absurdities of Modern Fatherhood.
(Prospect: $18.95)
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The early years of the private diaries of the popular humorist.
(Little, Brown: $17.99)
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The years-long search for The Golden State Killer by the late wife of actor Patton Oswalt.
(Harper: $27.99)
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Two literary cynics collaborate on a college graduate's future in the form of a fake graduation speech.
(Knopf: $15.95)
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Placing creative and caring work at the center of our culture.
(Simon & Schuster: $27.99)
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The case for President Reagan talking the Soviets out of being communists.
(William Morrow: $28.99)
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