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5 new books for the pet lover in you

Some 70 million to 80 million dogs and 74 million to 96 million cats are owned by people in the U.S., says the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. These new titles have pet owners in mind.

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‘Born a Crime,’ Trevor Noah’s raw account of life under apartheid

As host of “The Daily Show,” Trevor Noah comes across as a wry, startled and sometimes outraged outsider, commenting on the absurdities of U.S. life. During the presidential campaign, the South African-born comic remarked that Donald Trump reminded him of an African dictator, mused over the Electoral College system and pointed out the weirdness of states voting on marijuana.

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This week's best-sellers from Publishers Weekly

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, Nov. 27, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide, powered by Nielsen BookScan (c) 2016, The Nielsen Co.

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Female empowerment soars in these books featuring strong women worthy of 'Miss Sloane' status

We're always excited about a new movie featuring a strong female lead, which is why we absolutely can't wait to see "Miss Sloane," a political thriller that came out Friday. The film stars Jessica Chastain as Elizabeth Sloane, a lobbyist in Washington who's considered one of the best. She's also one of the most cutthroat and will do anything to win. But when she takes on the formidable gun industry, she's picking one of the biggest battles of her life. One that might even put her life on the line.

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Best-sellers

Rankings for hard-cover books sold in Southern California, as reported by selected book stores:

Books

Best-sellers

Rankings for hard-cover books sold in Southern California, as reported by selected book stores:

Videos

Bee Book Club: Jeffrey Toobin on the Patty Hearst case

Jeffrey Toobin, CNN legal analyst and author of the book 'American Heiress: The Wild Saga of the Kidnapping, Crimes and Trial of Patty Hearst,' speaks to the Bee Book Club.
Jose Luis Villegas The Sacramento Bee
Bee Book Club: Jeffrey Toobin on the Patty Hearst case 3:43

Bee Book Club: Jeffrey Toobin on the Patty Hearst case

Best-selling author John Sandford speaks to the Bee Book Club 2:22

Best-selling author John Sandford speaks to the Bee Book Club

Sue Grafton on completing her 'Alphabet Series': 'I look forward to the freedom' 2:06

Sue Grafton on completing her 'Alphabet Series': 'I look forward to the freedom'

Video: Gretchen Rubin shares tips on how to change your habits 0:56

Video: Gretchen Rubin shares tips on how to change your habits