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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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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Dog Man finds himself the target of an all-new supervillain.
(Graphic: $12.99)
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A frontierswoman in 1893 Arizona Territory awaits the return of her husband and elder sons.
(Random House: $27)
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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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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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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 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 16-year-old girl witnesses the police shooting of her childhood friend.
(Balzer + Bray: $17.99)
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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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A photographer embarks on a road trip to reconnect with three men she might have married.
(Ballantine: $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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Former detective Billy Robinson discovers a growing opioid epidemic in his small seaside town.
(Little, Brown: $14.69)
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A nanny working in a technology-laden house in Scotland goes to jail when one of the children dies.
(Gallery Books: $27.99)
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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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Elvis Cole and Joe Pike attempt to determine why a young Los Angeles bank teller was seized by kidnappers.
(Putnam: $28)
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Private Investigator Roland Ford's hunt for a missing teenager finds a group of American Nazis hidden in a desert compound.
(Putnam: $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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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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A collection of essays on self-deception, surging beneath the surface of our lives from scammer culture to reality television.
(Random House: $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 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 introduction to creating a just and equitable society by identifying and opposing racism.
(One World: $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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How Koch Industries consolidated power and facets of modern life in the last half-century.
(Simon & Schuster: $35)
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The conservative authors give their take on the confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.
(Regnery: $28)
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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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a practical, insightful guide to courageous leadership.
(Random House: $28)
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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 story of a New Orleans family with a single mom and 11 siblings, growing up in the swampy area near the Big Easy.
(Grove Press: $26)
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The hazards and hopes of black male life.
(Spiegel & Grau: $12.49)
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The bond between a cat and the ones they love.
(Compendium: $10.95)
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A hard-line, self-help manual of self-reliance and good behavior.
(Random House: $25.95)
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A roundup of essays, speeches, and meditations from the revered writer on society, culture, and art, spanning four decades.
(Knopf: $28.95)
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Understanding how the internet is changing the English language.
(Riverhead: $26)
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Behind the scenes of a therapist’s world.
(Houghton Mifflin: $28)
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