New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for June 21, 2015

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FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

GREY, by E. L. James. (Vintage.) A sequel told from Christian’s point of view.

THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN, by Paula Hawkins. (Riverhead.) A psychological thriller set in London is full of complications and betrayals.

THE RUMOR, by Elin Hilderbrand. (Little, Brown.) Two friends on Nantucket must deal with damaging gossip about themselves and their husbands.

TOM CLANCY UNDER FIRE, by Grant Blackwood. (Putnam.) A former collaborator continues Clancy’s series about the covert intelligent expert Jack Ryan Jr. (Clancy died in 2013.)

COUNTRY, by Danielle Steel. (Delacorte.) After her husband’s sudden death, a woman falls in love with a country music superstar.

THE PRESIDENT’S SHADOW, by Brad Meltzer. (Grand Central.) In the third Culper Ring novel, a member of a secret society charged with protecting the presidency becomes involved when a severed arm is found in the White House Rose Garden.

THE MARTIAN, by Andy Weir. (Crown.) Abandoned by his crew, an astronaut embarks on a dogged quest to stay alive.

ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE, by Anthony Doerr. (Scribner.) The lives of a blind French girl and a gadget-obsessed German boy before and during World War II.

FINDERS KEEPERSby Stephen King. (Scribner.) A deranged reader’s infatuation with a Salingeresque novelist has dangerous and long-lasting consequences in a sequel to “Mr. Mercedes.”

IN THE UNLIKELY EVENT, by Judy Blume. (Knopf.) Secrets are revealed and love stories play out against the backdrop of a series of panic-inducing plane crashes in 1950s New Jersey.

NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

THE WRIGHT BROTHERS, by David McCullough. (Simon & Schuster.) The story of the bicycle mechanics from Ohio who ushered in the age of flight; by the author of “1776” and “The Greater Journey.”

MODERN ROMANCE, by Aziz Ansari with Eric Klinenberg. (Penguin Press.) The comedian enlists a sociologist to help him understand today’s dating scene.

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.

DEAD WAKEby Erik Larson. (Crown.) The last voyage of the Lusitania, by the author of “The Devil in the White City.

BILL O’REILLY’S LEGENDS AND LIES, by David Fisher. (Holt.) Stories of the American West; a companion volume to the Fox News series.

SICK IN THE HEAD, by Judd Apatow. (Random House.) Thirty years’ worth of the filmmaker’s interviews with comedians.

THE MOTHER TONGUE, by Bill Bryson. (Morrow.) A celebration of the resilience of the English language; first published in 1990 and just reissued.

IT’S A LONG STORY, by Willie Nelson with David Ritz. (Little, Brown.) The country music star discusses his life’s journey, from selling encyclopedias to professional fame.

THE ROAD TO CHARACTER, by David Brooks. (Random House.) The Times columnist extols personal virtues like kindness and honesty in a materialistic age.

I AM MALALAby Malala Yousafzai with Christina Lamb. (Little, Brown.) The experience of the Pakistani girl who advocated for women’s education and was shot by the Taliban.

 

 

 

 

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New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for June 21, 2015

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FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN, by Paula Hawkins. (Riverhead.) A psychological thriller set in London is full of complications and betrayals.

THE MARTIAN, by Andy Weir. (Crown.) Abandoned by his crew, an astronaut embarks on a dogged quest to stay alive.

FINDERS KEEPERSby Stephen King. (Scribner.) A deranged reader’s infatuation with a Salingeresque novelist has dangerous and long-lasting consequences in a sequel to “Mr. Mercedes.”

ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE, by Anthony Doerr. (Scribner.) The lives of a blind French girl and a gadget-obsessed German boy before and during World War II.

DEAD ICE, by Laurell K. Hamilton. (Berkley.) The vampire hunter Anita Blake helps the F.B.I. investigate zombie porn.

IN THE UNLIKELY EVENT, by Judy Blume. (Knopf.) Secrets are revealed and love stories play out against the backdrop of a series of panic-inducing plane crashes in 1950s New Jersey.

RADIANT ANGEL, by Nelson DeMille. (Grand Central.) A surveillance expert monitors the activities of a newly resurgent Russia.

ALL THE SINGLE LADIES, by Dorothea Benton Frank. (Morrow/HarperCollins.) Three friends in South Carolina’s Lowcountry grapple with the challenges of being unmarried.

LUCKIEST GIRL ALIVE, by Jessica Knoll. (Simon & Schuster.) The life of a successful New York magazine writer is shaken when secrets from her past are revealed during the filming of a documentary about a shooting at the prestigious high school she attended.

MEMORY MAN, by David Baldacci. (Grand Central.) A police detective who left the force when his family was murdered teams up with his former partner to solve the case.

 

NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

THE WRIGHT BROTHERS, by David McCullough. (Simon & Schuster.) The story of the bicycle mechanics from Ohio who ushered in the age of flight; by the author of “1776” and “The Greater Journey.”

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.

PRIMATES OF PARK AVENUE, by Wednesday Martin. (Simon & Schuster.) A memoir of life among the wealthy women of the Upper East Side, in the satirical guise of an anthropological study.

DEAD WAKEby Erik Larson. (Crown.) The last voyage of the Lusitania, by the author of “The Devil in the White City.

THE ROAD TO CHARACTER, by David Brooks. (Random House.) The Times columnist extols personal virtues like kindness and honesty in a materialistic age.

¡ADIOS, AMERICA!, by Ann Coulter. (Regnery.) The political commentator denounces immigrants, immigration and liberals.

I AM MALALAby Malala Yousafzai with Christina Lamb. (Little, Brown.) The experience of the Pakistani girl who advocated for women’s education and was shot by the Taliban.

HAPPILY ALI AFTER, by Ali Wentworth. (Harper.) As she approaches 50, the actress and comedian embarks on a (humorous) quest for self-improvement.

BILL O’REILLY’S LEGENDS AND LIES, by David Fisher. (Holt.) Stories of the American West; a companion volume to the Fox News series.

AMERICAN SNIPER, by Chris Kyle with Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice. (Morrow/HarperCollins.) A former member of the Navy SEALs discusses his battlefield experiences during the Iraq war; now a movie.

 

 

 

 

New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for June 14, 2015

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FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

FINDERS KEEPERS, by Stephen King. (Scribner.) A deranged reader’s infatuation with a Salingeresque novelist has dangerous and long-lasting consequences in a sequel to “Mr. Mercedes.”

THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN, by Paula Hawkins. (Riverhead.) A psychological thriller set in London is full of complications and betrayals.

IN THE UNLIKELY EVENT, by Judy Blume. (Knopf.) Secrets are revealed and love stories play out against the backdrop of a series of panic-inducing plane crashes in 1950s New Jersey.

ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE, by Anthony Doerr. (Scribner.) The lives of a blind French girl and a gadget-obsessed German boy before and during World War II.

RADIANT ANGEL, by Nelson DeMille. (Grand Central.) A surveillance expert monitors the activities of a newly resurgent Russia.

MEMORY MAN, by David Baldacci. (Grand Central.) A police detective who left the force when his family was murdered teams up with his former partner to solve the case.

14TH DEADLY SIN, by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro. (Little, Brown.) A video of a shocking crime surfaces, casting suspicion on a San Francisco detective’s colleagues.

LUCKIEST GIRL ALIVE, by Jessica Knoll. (Simon & Schuster.) The life of a successful New York magazine writer is shaken when secrets from her past are revealed during the filming of a documentary about a shooting at the prestigious high school she attended.

THE NIGHTINGALE, by Kristin Hannah. (St. Martin’s.) Two sisters are separated in World War II France: one struggling to survive in the countryside, the other joining the Resistance in Paris.

ZOO, by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge. (Little, Brown.) A young biologist warns world leaders about the reasons for escalating animal attacks on cities.

NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

THE WRIGHT BROTHERS, by David McCullough. (Simon & Schuster.) The story of the bicycle mechanics from Ohio who ushered in the age of flight; by the author of “1776” and “The Greater Journey.”

PRIMATES OF PARK AVENUE, by Wednesday Martin. (Simon & Schuster.) A memoir of life among the wealthy women of the Upper East Side, in the satirical guise of an anthropological study.

¡ADIOS, AMERICA!, by Ann Coulter. (Regnery.) The political commentator denounces immigrants, immigration and liberals.

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.

THE ROAD TO CHARACTER, by David Brooks. (Random House.) The Times columnist extols personal virtues like kindness and honesty in a materialistic age.

DEAD WAKEby Erik Larson. (Crown.) The last voyage of the Lusitania, by the author of “The Devil in the White City.

AMERICAN SNIPER, by Chris Kyle with Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice. (Morrow/HarperCollins.) A former member of the Navy SEALs discusses his battlefield experiences during the Iraq war; now a movie.

AND THE GOOD NEWS IS . . ., by Dana Perino. (Twelve.) The Fox News contributor and former press secretary under President George W. Bush reviews her life and career and shares lessons she has learned.

I AM MALALA, by Malala Yousafzai with Christina Lamb. (Little, Brown.) The experience of the Pakistani girl who advocated for women’s education and was shot by the Taliban.

BEING MORTAL, by Atul Gawande. (Metropolitan/Holt.) The surgeon and New Yorker writer considers how doctors fail patients at the end of life, and how they can do better.

 

 

 

New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for June 7, 2015

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FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

RADIANT ANGEL, by Nelson DeMille. (Grand Central.) A surveillance expert monitors the activities of a newly resurgent Russia.

THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN, by Paula Hawkins. (Riverhead.) A psychological thriller set in London is full of complications and betrayals.

PIRANHA, by Clive Cussler and Boyd Morrison. (Putnam.) A man sets out to thwart an American weapons designer.

ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE, by Anthony Doerr. (Scribner.) The lives of a blind French girl and a gadget-obsessed German boy before and during World War II.

MEMORY MAN, by David Baldacci. (Grand Central.) A police detective who left the force when his family was murdered teams up with his former partner to solve the case.

14TH DEADLY SIN, by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro. (Little, Brown.) A video of a shocking crime surfaces, casting suspicion on a San Francisco detective’s colleagues.

LUCKIEST GIRL ALIVE, by Jessica Knoll. (Simon & Schuster.) The life of a successful New York magazine writer is shaken when secrets from her past are revealed during the filming of a documentary about a shooting at the prestigious high school she attended.

THE NIGHTINGALE, by Kristin Hannah. (St. Martin’s.) Two sisters are separated in World War II France: one struggling to survive in the countryside, the other joining the Resistance in Paris.

A MATCH FOR MARCUS CYNSTER, by Stephanie Laurens. (Mira.) A couple must vault personal resistance before accepting each other’s affection.

THE MARRIAGE SEASON, by Linda Lael Miller. (Harlequin.) Marriage is the metric when a single father moves into town.

 

NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

THE WRIGHT BROTHERS, by David McCullough. (Simon & Schuster.) The story of the bicycle mechanics from Ohio who ushered in the age of flight; by the author of “1776” and “The Greater Journey.”

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.

AMERICAN SNIPER, by Chris Kyle with Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice. (Morrow/HarperCollins.) A former member of the Navy SEALs discusses his battlefield experiences during the Iraq war; now a movie.

THE ROAD TO CHARACTER, by David Brooks. (Random House.) The Times columnist extols personal virtues like kindness and honesty in a materialistic age.

AND THE GOOD NEWS IS . . ., by Dana Perino. (Twelve.) The Fox News contributor and former press secretary under President George W. Bush reviews her life and career and shares lessons she has learned.

DEAD WAKEby Erik Larson. (Crown.) The last voyage of the Lusitania, by the author of “The Devil in the White City.

BEING MORTAL, by Atul Gawande. (Metropolitan/Holt.) The surgeon and New Yorker writer considers how doctors fail patients at the end of life, and how they can do better.

DO NO HARM, by Henry Marsh. (Thomas Dunne/St. Martin’s.) Stories of life, death and operating on the brain from the neurosurgeon featured in the documentary film “The English Surgeon.”

WILD, by 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; now a movie.

BILL O’REILLY’S LEGENDS AND LIES, by David Fisher. (Holt.) Stories of the American West; a companion volume to the Fox News series

 

 

 

 

New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for May 31, 2015

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FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN, by Paula Hawkins. (Riverhead.) A psychological thriller set in London is full of complications and betrayals.

14TH DEADLY SIN, by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro. (Little, Brown.) A video of a shocking crime surfaces, casting suspicion on a San Francisco detective’s colleagues.

ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE, by Anthony Doerr. (Scribner.) The lives of a blind French girl and a gadget-obsessed German boy before and during World War II.

MEMORY MAN, by David Baldacci. (Grand Central.) A police detective who left the force when his family was murdered teams up with his former partner to solve the case.

SEVENEVES, by Neal Stephenson. (Morrow/HarperCollins.) Five thousand years after a small number of survivors of the moon’s explosion took refuge on an international space station, their descendants contemplate a return to Earth.

BEACH TOWN, by Mary Kay Andrews. (St. Martin’s.) Complications arise when a Hollywood location scout tries to arrange a shoot in a Florida Gulf Coast town.

GATHERING PREY, by John Sandford. (Putnam.) Lucas Davenport is on the trail of killers who have targeted a group of vagabonds called the Travelers.

LUCKIEST GIRL ALIVE, by Jessica Knoll. (Simon & Schuster.) The life of a successful New York magazine writer is shaken when secrets from her past are revealed during the filming of a documentary about a shooting at the prestigious high school she attended.

THE NIGHTINGALE, by Kristin Hannah. (St. Martin’s.) Two sisters are separated in World War II France: one struggling to survive in the countryside, the other joining the Resistance in Paris.

LOVE, LAUGHTER, AND STEAMY EVER AFTERS, by Bella Andre, Melissa Foster and others. (Bella Andre, Melissa Foster and others.) A collection of 10 romance novels by 10 different authors.

 

NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

THE WRIGHT BROTHERS, by David McCullough. (Simon & Schuster.) The story of the bicycle mechanics from Ohio who ushered in the age of flight; by the author of “1776” and “The Greater Journey.”

ELON MUSK, by Ashlee Vance. (Ecco/HarperCollins.) A technology writer follows Musk’s life from his difficult South African childhood to his involvement in Internet start-ups like the rocket company SpaceX, the electric-car company Tesla and the solar power installation company Solar City.

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.

THE ROAD TO CHARACTER, by David Brooks. (Random House.) The Times columnist extols personal virtues like kindness and honesty in a materialistic age.

AND THE GOOD NEWS IS . . ., by Dana Perino. (Twelve.) The Fox News contributor and former press secretary under President George W. Bush reviews her life and career and shares lessons she has learned.

DEAD WAKEby Erik Larson. (Crown.) The last voyage of the Lusitania, by the author of “The Devil in the White City.”

AMERICAN SNIPER, by Chris Kyle with Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice. (Morrow/HarperCollins.) A former member of the Navy SEALs discusses his battlefield experiences during the Iraq war; now a movie.

BILL O’REILLY’S LEGENDS AND LIES, by David Fisher. (Holt.) Stories of the American West; a companion volume to the Fox News series

BEING MORTAL, by Atul Gawande. (Metropolitan/Holt.) The surgeon and New Yorker writer considers how doctors fail patients at the end of life, and how they can do better.

CLINTON CASH, by Peter Schweizer. (Harper/HarperCollins.) An examination of donations made to the Clinton Foundation by foreign entities.

 

 

 

 

 

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