Bestsellers

Hardcover Fiction

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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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The chief of Israeli intelligence partners with the crown prince of Saudi Arabia, whose daughter has been kidnapped.
(Harper: $28.99)
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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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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 high school star athlete and a loner connect while attending Trinity College in Dublin.
(Hogarth: $26)
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A family deals with a son in Vietnam, a protesting daughter and other dark secrets.
(Little, Brown: $28)
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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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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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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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Detective Jackson Brodie uncovers a sinister network in a sleepy seaside town.
(Little, Brown: $28)
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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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A young man returns to his small hometown, struggling to overcome drama and abuse.
(St. Martin's: $28.99)
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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 single mom’s life takes unexpected turns when her two children go off to college.
(Ballantine: $27)
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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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An alien scientist makes a shocking discovery and eight other short sci-fi stories.
(Knopf: $25.95)
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A young couple on their honeymoon in New Jersey in 1957 come under the spell of a sophisticated older couple.
(Celadon: $26.99)
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The suspicious death of a Moroccan immigrant and the repercussions that bring together a diverse cast of characters.
(Pantheon: $25.95)
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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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Hardcover Nonfiction

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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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A young woman raised without schooling by survivalists describes her path to Cambridge University.
(Random House: $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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How not being positive all the time will make us become happier people.
(HarperOne: $24.99)
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The story of the 1986 fire at the Los Angeles Public Library.
(Simon & Schuster: $28)
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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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Politico's chief political correspondent narrates a decade-long civil war inside the GOP and Donald Trump’s coincidental ascension.
(Harper: $29.99)
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The conservative authors give their take on the confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.
(Regnery: $28.99)
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A historian describes John F. Kennedy Jr. through the lens of their decades-long friendship.
(Dutton: $29)
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A journalist's twenty-year fascination with the Manson murders leads to new revelations about the FBI's involvement.
(Little, Brown: $30)
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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 bond between a cat and the ones they love.
(Compendium: $10.95)
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A memoir from the four-star Navy admiral includes the raid that killed Osama bin Laden and the capture of Saddam Hussein.
(Grand Central: $30)
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A hard-line, self-help manual of self-reliance and good behavior.
(Random House: $25.95)
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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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Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing with photographs and rarely seen images and documents.
(Sterling: $29.95)
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A look back at the Apollo 11 moon landing and the ordinary Americans that made it possible.
(Simon & Schuster: $29.99)
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