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 family is torn when their father leaves their shared inheritance all to his youngest daughter.
(Pamela Dorman Books: $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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A high school star athlete and a loner connect while attending Trinity College in Dublin.
(Hogarth: $26)
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A middle-aged housewife turned aspiring reporter pursues the murder of a young woman in1960s Baltimore.
(Morrow: $26.99)
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Three college friends in their 60s reunite on Martha’s Vineyard, recall the mysterious disappearance of the woman each of them loved.
(Knopf: $26.95)
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A World War II veteran on parole must find a killer in a small town or face going back to jail.
(Grand Central: $29)
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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 sequel to Iron Gold the fifth book in the Red Rising series.
(Del Rey: $28.99)
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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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Victims across the country appear to have died by accident, with seemingly nothing in common.
(Little, Brown: $28)
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A fictional history charting the rise and fall of a ’70s rock band.
(Ballantine: $27)
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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 family deals with a son in Vietnam, a protesting daughter and other dark secrets.
(Little, Brown: $28)
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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 Brazilian with dreams of becoming a writer sets off on a journey in search of a deeper meaning in his life.
(Knopf: $25.95)
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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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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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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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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 bond between a cat and the ones they love.
(Compendium: $10.95)
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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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The commencement speech from Navy Seal, Adm. William H. McRaven at the University of Texas.
(Grand Central: $18)
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The diary of a young woman's determination to live a meaningful life despite her struggle with cystic fibrosis and a rare superbug.
(Spiegel & Grau: $26)
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Writer Christoper Ketcham's manifesto to stop logging, oil drilling and cattle grazing from destroying public lands.
(Viking: $29)
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The writer behind Marvel’s Thor reveals how creativity and imagination enabled him to overcome the horrors of his youth.
(Harper: $28.99)
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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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How to lead a meaningful life in a self-centered world.
(Random House: $28)
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A definitive history of Hollywood's most iconic, storied, and scandalous hotel.
(Doubleday: $28.95)
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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 historian describes John F. Kennedy Jr. through the lens of their decades-long friendship.
(Dutton: $29)
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A hard-line, self-help manual of self-reliance and good behavior.
(Random House: $25.95)
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An exploration of California’s natural patterns of drought and flood, its aging water distribution systems, and those who work in agriculture.
(Knopf: $30)
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