New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for March 3, 2013

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

FICTION (Combined Print & E-BOOK)

ALEX CROSS, RUN, by James Patterson. (Little, Brown & Company.) While Alex Cross pursues a Washington serial killer (or killers?), someone is after him.

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.

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

WAIT FOR ME, by Elisabeth Naughton. (Elisabeth Naughton.) As she digs into her past, a woman who has lost her memory in an accident is drawn to a man in San Francisco.

A WEEK IN WINTER, by Maeve Binchy. (Knopf Doubleday Publishing.) Guests at an inn by the sea on Ireland’s west coast; the final book by Binchy, who died in 2012.

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.

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.

IF YOU STAY, by Courtney Cole. (Courtney Cole.) Pax, a 24-year-old bad boy, has filled the hole in his heart left by his mother’s death with drugs and women, but when he meets Mila, he wants to clean up his act.

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.

 

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.

AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL, by Ben C. Carson and Candy Carson. (Zondervan.) A doctor explores what makes America great.

DRINKING AND TWEETING, by Brandi Glanville with Leslie Bruce. (Gallery Books.) One of the “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” describes growing up poor, her contentious divorce, her D.U.I. and other adventures.

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.

THE SOUNDTRACK OF MY LIFE, by Clive Davis with Anthony DeCurtis. (Simon & Schuster.) The music industry executive’s memoir offers an insider’s look at the last fifty years of popular music.

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.

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

AFTER VISITING FRIENDS, by Michael Hainey. (Simon & Schuster.) A reporter’s investigation into the mysterious death of his father, himself a newspaperman in Chicago.

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