New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for February 17, 2013

Get the latest NYT Best Sellers at the Allegany County Library System.

FICTION (Combined Print & E-BOOK)

SAFE HAVEN, by Nicholas Sparks. (Grand Central Publishing.) A young woman, while putting down roots in a small North Carolina town, is haunted by a dark secret from her past.

TOUCH AND GO, by Lisa Gardner. (Penguin Group.) An investigator probing the disappearance of a seemingly perfect Boston family must dig beneath the surface.

RUSH, by Maya Banks. (Penguin Group.) Gabe Hamilton, a wealthy hotel owner, and Mia Crestwell, the much younger sister of his best friend, embark on a passionate, obsessive relationship.

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

FIFTY SHADES OF GREY, by E. L. James. (Knopf Doubleday Publishing.) An inexperienced college student falls in love with a tortured man who has particular sexual tastes; the first book in a trilogy.

PRIVATE BERLIN, by James Patterson and Mark Sullivan. (Little, Brown & Company.) A superstar agent at the German headquarters of a powerful investigation firm disappears, and the resulting search reveals many secrets.

THE SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK, by Matthew Quick. (Farrar, Straus & Giroux.) A man recently released from a mental institution has two obsessions: his estranged wife and the Philadelphia Eagles. The basis of the movie; originally published in 2009.

FIFTY SHADES FREED, by E. L. James. (Knopf Doubleday Publishing.) The final book in an erotic trilogy.

FIFTY SHADES DARKER, by E. L. James. (Knopf Doubleday Publishing.) Ana Steele learns more about Christian Grey’s troubled past; the second book in a trilogy.

SUSPECT, by Robert Crais. (Penguin Group.) A Los Angeles policeman and a German shepherd that has worked in Iraq and Afghanistan, both suffering from PTSD, search for the killers of the cop’s partner.

NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-BOOK)

AMERICAN SNIPER, by Chris Kyle with Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice. (HarperCollins Publishers.) A member of the Navy SEALs, recently shot to death in Texas, discusses his battlefield experiences.

PROOF OF HEAVEN, by Eben Alexander. (Simon & Schuster.) A neurosurgeon recounts his near death experience during a coma from bacterial meningitis.

MY BELOVED WORLD, by Sonia Sotomayor. (Knopf Doubleday Publishing.) The Supreme Court justice recalls growing up in the Bronx, attending Princeton, working for the Manhattan District Attorney’s office and becoming a federal judge.

BEYOND BELIEF, by Jenna Miscavige Hill with Lisa Pulitzer. (HarperCollins Publishers.) How the niece of the Scientology leader David Miscavige left the church at 21.

GOING CLEAR, by Lawrence Wright. (Knopf Doubleday Publishing.) The Pulitzer Prize-winning author examines the world of Scientology.

KILLING KENNEDY, by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. (Henry Holt & Company.) The host of “The O’Reilly Factor” recounts the events surrounding the assassination of John F. Kennedy.

KILLING LINCOLN, by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. (Henry Holt & Company.) The anchor of “The O’Reilly Factor” recounts the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.

QUIET, by Susan Cain. (Crown Publishing.) Introverts — one-third of the population — are undervalued in American society.

FRANCONA, by Terry Francona and Dan Shaughnessy. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing.) The manager’s Red Sox years.

NO EASY DAY, by Mark Owen with Kevin Maurer. (Penguin Group.) An account of the mission that killed Osama bin Laden, by a former member of the Navy SEALs.

 

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