New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for March 10, 2013

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

FICTION (Combined Print & E-BOOK)

CALCULATED IN DEATH, by J. D. Robb. (Penguin Group.) Lt. Eve Dallas must crunch the numbers as she investigates the death of a successful accountant; by Nora Roberts, writing pseudonymously.

THE STORYTELLER, by Jodi Picoult. (Simon & Schuster.) A New Hampshire baker finds herself in the midst of two Holocaust stories: her grandmother’s story of survival, and the confessions of an elderly German man, an SS officer.

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?

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.

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.

IMMORTAL EVER AFTER, by Lynsay Sands. (HarperCollins Publishers.) Valerie Moyer doesn’t believe in vampires — until she is kidnapped by a fanged psychopath.

LIFE OF PI, by Yann Martel. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.) A teenage boy and a 450-pound tiger on a lifeboat after a shipwreck; originally published in 2002 and now a movie.

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.

 

NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-BOOK)

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

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.

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.

SALT SUGAR FAT, by Michael Moss. (Random House Publishing.) A New York Times reporter reveals how food companies encourage us to consume more of their products.

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.

DRINKING AND TWEETING, by Brandi Glanville with Leslie Bruce. (Gallery Books.) One of the “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” describes her adventures.

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

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.

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.

 

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