Bestsellers

Hardcover Fiction

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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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Petey the Cat is out of jail while Li'l Petey struggles to find good in the world.
(Graphix : $12.99)
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A brother and sister lives are changed when a stepmother enters their family.
(Harper: $27.99)
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The attentions of a charismatic teacher interrupts the first love between high school students.
(Holt: $27)
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A High School debate In 1990s Kansas explains the present.
(FSG: $27)
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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 modern fable explores life’s universal lessons.
(HarperOne: $22.99)
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A young black babysitter, her well-intentioned employer, and a connection that threatens to undo them both.
(G.P Putnam's Sons: $26)
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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 gifted young man with a mysterious powers becomes part of a war between slavers and the enslaved.
(One World: $28)
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A woman takes a job as a governess only to learn the 10-year-old twins burst into flames when they get angry or agitated.
(Ecco: $26.99)
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Lawyer and Episcopal minister, Cullen Post antagonizes ruthless killers when he takes on a wrongful conviction case.
(Doubleday: $29.95)
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An unexpected inheritance in the Heffley family isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.
(Harry N. Abrams: $14.99)
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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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An alien scientist makes a shocking discovery and eight other short sci-fi stories.
(Knopf: $25.95)
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The sequel to "The Handmaid's Tale," picks up after 15 years.
(Nan A. Talese: $28.95)
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A 16-year-old girl witnesses the police shooting of her childhood friend.
(Balzer + Bray: $18.99)
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Harry Bosch’s first mentor dies leaving behind a murder book from a cold case 30 years ago.
(Little, Brown: $29)
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Dog Man finds himself the target of an all-new supervillain.
(Graphic: $12.99)
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This sequel follows Olive Kitteridge from her 70s into her 80s.
(Random House: $27)
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Hardcover Nonfiction

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Essays on self-deception.
(Random House: $27)
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The bassist of the Red Hot Chili Peppers tells his origin story, from L.A. streets to rock star.
(Grand Central: $30)
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The Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter shares his account of how a network of powerful men conspired to silence women.
(Little, Brown: $30)
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Examples of miscommunication explain potential conflicts and misunderstandings.
(Little, Brown: $30)
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A guide through the human body.
(Doubleday: $30)
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The secret to business growth and innovation from the founder and co-CEO of Salesforce.
(Currency: $28)
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The MSNBC news host offers her take on the oil-and-gas industry.
(Crown: $30)
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A new year of accomplishments, spectacular stunts, cutting-edge science and sporting achievements.
(Guinness: $28.95)
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The musician's memoir reveals the ups and downs of his roller coaster life.
(Henry Holt: $30)
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A behind-the-scenes exposé of the Trump administration.
(Twelve: $30)
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Joshua Foer & Dylan Thuras
A celebration of 700 of the world’s most curious places.
(Workman: $35)
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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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Memoir explores a troubled year in the singer's life.
(Knopf: $24.95)
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Never before seen photos, lyric sheets and an unfinished memoir from Prince, who died in 2016.
(Spiegel & Grau: $30)
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The former NASA roboticist offers a witty, educational examination of unusual approaches to common tasks.
(Riverhead: $28)
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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 singer-dancer reflects on her early years in Hollywood.
(Hatchette: $30)
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The singer-songwriter's handwritten lyrics, poems and artwork made for friends in 1971.
(Houghton Mifflin: $40)
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A memoir about family and growing up in New Orleans East.
(Grove Press: $26)
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