New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for September 28, 2014

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FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

EDGE OF ETERNITY, by Ken Follett. (Dutton.) Five interrelated families grapple with the events of the 1960s through the 1980s; Book 3 of the Century Trilogy.

GONE GIRLby Gillian Flynn. (Crown.) A woman disappears on the day of her fifth anniversary; is her husband a killer?

PERSONAL, by Lee Child. (Delacorte.) Jack Reacher, a former military cop, helps the State Department and the C.I.A. stop a sniper who has targeted a G8 summit.

THE ALCHEMIST, by Paulo Coelho. (HarperCollins.) In this fable, a Spanish shepherd boy ventures to Egypt in search of treasure and his destiny. First published in 2003.

TAKE DOWN, by Fern Michaels. (Zebra.) At Christmastime, Jack and his crew take on a corrupt pharmaceutical company; Book 3 of The Men of the Sisterhood.

BIG LITTLE LIES, by Liane Moriarty. (Amy Einhorn/Putnam.) Who will end up dead, and how, when three mothers with children in the same school become friends?

SOMEWHERE SAFE WITH SOMEBODY GOOD, by Jan Karon. (Putnam.) The Mitford character Father Tim Kavanagh returns to his native town to find friends and family wrestling with difficulties.

FESTIVE IN DEATH, by J. D. Robb. (Putnam.) At Christmas, Lt. Eve Dallas investigates the murder of a narcissistic personal trainer; by Nora Roberts, writing pseudonymously.

THE BEST OF ME, by Nicholas Sparks. (Grand Central.) Twenty-five years after their high school romance ended, two classmates return to their North Carolina town for a funeral.

 

NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

13 HOURS, by Mitchell Zuckoff with members of the Annex Security Team. (Twelve.) Six C.I.A. contract employees discuss their experience during the attack on the State Department compound and the nearby C.I.A. station called the “annex” in Benghazi, Libya, in 2012.

UNBROKENby Laura Hillenbrand. (Random House.) An Olympic runner’s story of survival as a prisoner of the Japanese in World War II.

THE BOYS IN THE BOATby Daniel James Brown. (Viking.) The University of Washington’s eight-oar crew and their quest for gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.

AN INVISIBLE THREAD, by Laura Schroff and Alex Tresniowski. (Howard Books.) The long friendship between a sales executive and a destitute boy.

WHAT IF?, by Randall Munroe. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.) Scientific (but often humorous) answers to hypothetical questions, based in part on the author’s website, xkcd.com.

JESUS ON TRIAL, by David Limbaugh. (Regnery.) The lawyer and political commentator uses his legal training to evaluate, and affirm, the truthfulness of the Bible.

WORLD ORDERby Henry Kissinger. (Penguin Press.) The elder statesman offers a view of how to build an international order in today’s world.

RISE OF ISIS, by Jay Sekulow with Jordan Sekulow and others. (Howard Books.) An examination of the jihadist group and a warning about its dangers.

WILDby Cheryl Strayed. (Knopf.) A woman’s account of a life-changing 1,100-mile hike along the Pacific Crest Trail during the summer of 1995.

THIS CHANGES EVERYTHING, by Naomi Klein. (Simon & Schuster.) The journalist, author of “The Shock Doctrine,” makes the case for the existence of climate change and argues that the market cannot solve the crisis.

New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for September 21, 2014

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FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

FESTIVE IN DEATH, by J. D. Robb. (Putnam.) At Christmas, Lt. Eve Dallas investigates the murder of a narcissistic personal trainer; by Nora Roberts, writing pseudonymously.

PERSONAL, by Lee Child. (Delacorte.) Jack Reacher, a former military cop, helps the State Department and the C.I.A. stop a sniper who has targeted a G8 summit.

GONE GIRLby Gillian Flynn. (Crown.) A woman disappears on the day of her fifth anniversary; is her husband a killer?

THE WITCH WITH NO NAME, by Kim Harrison. (Harper Voyager.) The final book of the Hollows series.

THE ALCHEMIST, by Paulo Coelho. (HarperCollins.) In this fable, a Spanish shepherd boy ventures to Egypt in search of treasure and his destiny. First published in 2003.

OUTLANDER, by Diana Gabaldon. (Dell.) Claire Randall, an English nurse, is transported back to 1743 during a second honeymoon in the Scottish Highlands. There she begins an affair with James Fraser, a redheaded soldier. Originally published in 2004.

MEAN STREAK, by Sandra Brown. (Grand Central.) A North Carolina pediatrician is held captive by a mysterious man who forces her to question her life.

BIG LITTLE LIES, by Liane Moriarty. (Amy Einhorn/Putnam.) Who will end up dead, and how, when three mothers with children in the same school become friends?

SOMEWHERE SAFE WITH SOMEBODY GOOD, by Jan Karon. (Putnam.) The Mitford character Father Tim Kavanagh returns to his native town to find friends and family wrestling with difficulties.

THE KING’S CURSE, by Philippa Gregory. (Touchstone.) As chief lady-in-waiting to Katherine of Aragon, Margaret Pole is torn between the queen and her husband, Henry VIII.

 

NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

13 HOURS, by Mitchell Zuckoff with members of the Annex Security Team. (Twelve.) Six C.I.A. contract employees discuss their experience during the attack on the State Department compound and the nearby C.I.A. station called the “annex” in Benghazi, Libya, in 2012.

UNBROKENby Laura Hillenbrand. (Random House.) An Olympic runner’s story of survival as a prisoner of the Japanese in World War II.

WHAT IF?, by Randall Munroe. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.) Scientific (but often humorous) answers to hypothetical questions, based in part on the author’s website, xkcd.com.

THE BOYS IN THE BOATby Daniel James Brown. (Viking.) The University of Washington’s eight-oar crew and their quest for gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.

WAKING UP, by Sam Harris. (Simon & Schuster.) This exploration of consciousness by the author of “The End of Faith” proposes that spirituality can and should be divorced from religion.

WORLD ORDER, by Henry Kissinger. (Penguin Press.) The elder statesman offers a view of how to build an international order in today’s world.

DIARY OF A MAD DIVA, by Joan Rivers. (Berkley.) Humorous reflections about life, pop culture and celebrities.

BETWEEN HEAVEN AND GROUND ZERO, by Leslie Haskin. (Bethany House.) One woman’s harrowing escape from the World Trade Center on 9/11.

WILDby Cheryl Strayed. (Knopf.) A woman’s account of a life-changing 1,100-mile hike along the Pacific Crest Trail during the summer of 1995.

UNPHILTERED, by Phil Robertson with Mark Schlabach. (Howard Books.) What the Duck Commander (from the A&E show “Duck Dynasty”) really thinks about various topics.

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New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for September 14, 2014

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FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

PERSONAL, by Lee Child. (Delacorte.) Jack Reacher, a former military cop, helps the State Department and the C.I.A. stop a sniper who has targeted a G8 summit.

SOMEWHERE SAFE WITH SOMEBODY GOOD, by Jan Karon. (Putnam.) The Mitford character Father Tim Kavanagh returns to his native town to find friends and family wrestling with difficulties.

THE EYE OF HEAVEN, by Clive Cussler and Russell Blake. (Putnam.) The treasure hunters Sam and Remi Fargo discover a Viking ship in the Arctic ice, full of artifacts from pre-Columbian Mexico.

GONE GIRLby Gillian Flynn. (Crown.) A woman disappears on the day of her fifth anniversary; is her husband a killer?

THE SECRET PLACE, by Tana French. (Viking.) A clue to a murder on the grounds of a girls’ school in the Dublin suburbs appears on a bulletin board, and Detectives Stephen Moran and Antoinette Conway investigate.

OUTLANDER, by Diana Gabaldon. (Dell.) Claire Randall, an English nurse, is transported back to 1743 during a second honeymoon in the Scottish Highlands. There she begins an affair with James Fraser, a redheaded soldier. Originally published in 2004.

MEAN STREAK, by Sandra Brown. (Grand Central.) A North Carolina pediatrician is held captive by a mysterious man who forces her to question her life.

DARK BLOOD, by Christine Feehan. (Berkley.) In Book 26 (and part of a sub-trilogy) of the Dark series, Zev, an elite warrior, wonders about the future of the Carpathians.

BIG LITTLE LIES, by Liane Moriarty. (Amy Einhorn/Putnam.) Who will end up dead, and how, when three mothers with children in the same school become friends?

THE BONE CLOCKS, by David Mitchell. (Random House.) Stories from the medieval Swiss Alps to the 19th-century Australian bush to a hotel in Shanghai to Manhattan in the near future are stitched together.

 

NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

WHAT IF?, by Randall Munroe. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.) Scientific (but often humorous) answers to hypothetical questions, based in part on the author’s website, xkcd.com.

UNBROKEN, by Laura Hillenbrand. (Random House.) An Olympic runner’s story of survival as a prisoner of the Japanese in World War II.

THE BOYS IN THE BOATby Daniel James Brown. (Viking.) The University of Washington’s eight-oar crew and their quest for gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.

UNPHILTERED, by Phil Robertson with Mark Schlabach. (Howard Books.) What the Duck Commander (from the A&E show “Duck Dynasty”) really thinks about various topics.

DIARY OF A MAD DIVA, by Joan Rivers. (Berkley.) Humorous reflections about life, pop culture and celebrities.

HEAVEN IS FOR REAL, by Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent. (Thomas Nelson.) A father recounts his 3-year-old son’s encounter with Jesus during an appendectomy.

WILDby Cheryl Strayed. (Knopf.) A woman’s account of a life-changing 1,100-mile hike along the Pacific Crest Trail during the summer of 1995.

IN THE KINGDOM OF ICE, by Hampton Sides. (Doubleday.) An 1879 polar voyage gone terribly wrong.

ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACKby Piper Kerman. (Spiegel & Grau.) A Brooklyn woman’s prison memoir. The basis for the Netflix series, originally published in 2010.

ONE NATION, by Ben Carson with Candy Carson. (Sentinel.) Carson, a retired pediatric neurosurgeon, now a Fox News contributor, offers solutions to problems in health and education based on capitalism, not government.

 

 

 

 

 

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