Bestsellers

Hardcover Fiction

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A young woman living on her own in the coastal marshes of North Carolina becomes a murder suspect.
(G.P Putnam's Sons: $26)
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A son in his late 20s writes a letter to his mother who cannot read, unearthing a family’s history rooted in Vietnam.
(Penguin Press: $26)
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A group of young women romp through the theater world of 1940s New York City.
(Riverhead: $28)
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A divorced father confronts his perception of his actions when his ex-wife drops off their two kids at his place and disappears.
(Random House: $27)
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American history told through the story of two boys sentenced to a reform school in Jim Crow-era Florida.
(Doubleday: $24.95)
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A high school star athlete and a loner connect while attending Trinity College in Dublin.
(Hogarth: $26)
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Rowley Jefferson agrees to be the biographer for his best friend Greg Heffley while writing in a diary of his own.
(Amulet: $13.99)
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An alien scientist makes a shocking discovery and eight other short sci-fi stories.
(Knopf: $25.95)
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The owner of a multibillion gaming company pronounced brain dead, awakes to a strange new world .
(Morrow: $35)
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A young man returns to his small hometown, struggling to overcome drama and abuse.
(St. Martin's: $28.99)
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A New York City Mayor discovers the truth behind a train carrying hyper intelligent, bloodthirsty creatures.
(Harper: $25.99)
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An ancient guild of female divers on a South Korean Island reckon with the destruction of modernity from 1938 to 2008
(Scribner: $27)
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Surrounded by his enemy, former Navy Seal Scot Harvath must battle his way out.
(Atria/Emily Bestler: $27.99)
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Surreal short stories, featuring racism, diets, cults, white privilege, and life with Trump as president.
(Penguin: $18)
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The lives of two sisters from the 1950s to the present as they struggle to find their place in a rapidly evolving world.
(Atria: $28)
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Harry Hole starts over with the Oslo police cold case office, investigating a serial rapist and killer from his past.
(Knopf: $27.95)
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A 16-year-old girl witnesses the police shooting of her childhood friend.
(Balzer + Bray: $17.99)
Read The Times' book review.
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A photographer embarks on a road trip to reconnect with three men she might have married.
(Ballantine: $26)
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Victims across the country appear to have died by accident, with seemingly nothing in common.
(Little, Brown: $28)
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Two young sisters are kidnapped from the only city on the Kamchatka Peninsula, in Russia’s Far East.
(Knopf: $26.95)
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Hardcover Nonfiction

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A young woman raised without schooling by survivalists describes her path to Cambridge University.
(Random House: $28)
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An investigative look at the sex lives of three American women for more than a decade.
(Avid Reader Press/Simon & Schuster: $27)
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The story of the 1986 fire at the Los Angeles Public Library.
(Simon & Schuster: $28)
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The Pulitzer Prize-winning historian rediscovers the settling of the Northwest Territory through five pioneers.
(Simon & Schuster: $30)
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The former first lady recounts her childhood in Chicago, meeting Barack and their years in the White House.
(Crown: $32.35)
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How not being positive all the time will make us become happier people.
(HarperOne: $24.99)
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A definitive history of Hollywood's most iconic, storied, and scandalous hotel.
(Doubleday: $28.95)
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An exploration of the 2016 right-wing Oregon Occupation led by Ammon Bundy.
(Bloomsbury: $30)
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A tour of the infrared universe as seen through the eyes of NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope.
(Princeton University Press: $35)
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How to recognize and interpret the life- changing messages from loved ones and spirit guides on the Other Side.
(Spiegel & Grau: $26)
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A quirky collection of feline poetry.
(Chronicle: $12.95)
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The Less Than Zero author takes on political correctness.
(Knopf: $25.95)
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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 commencement speech from Navy Seal, Adm. William H. McRaven at the University of Texas.
(Grand Central: $18)
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The radio host takes a critical look at the role of the press and its political ideology.
(Threshold: $28)
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The MSNBC host shares her analysis of Donald Trump’s presidency.
(Morrow: $27.99)
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Behind the scenes of a therapist’s world.
(Houghton Mifflin: $28)
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The philanthropist shares stories of empowering women to improve society.
(Flatiron: $26.99)
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How a privileged 31 year-old Frenchwoman became the leader of a vast Resistance organization in World War II.
(Random House: $30)
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Nine perspectives illustrating pressing challenges facing California's water infrastructure, from dams to species revitalization.
(Heydey: $20)
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