New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for April 14, 2013

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

FICTION (Combined Print & E-BOOK)

WALKING DISASTER, by Jamie McGuire. (Simon & Schuster.) Travis’s life is full of fast women, underground gambling and violence. But just when he thinks he’s invincible, Abby brings him to his knees; a sequel to “Beautiful Disaster.”

FEVER, by Maya Banks. (Penguin Group.) Jace, Ash and Gabe are powerful and used to getting anything they want. But Jace’s friendship with Ash is jeopardized when he becomes obsessed with an alluring woman; Book 2 of the Breathless trilogy.

STARTING NOW, by Debbie Macomber. (Random House Publishing.) A Seattle lawyer loses her job and remakes her life; she finds support at the local knitting store. A Blossom Street novel.

SIX YEARS, by Harlan Coben. (Penguin Group.) Six years after the woman he loved married another man, Jake Fisher discovers that neither she nor their life together were what theyseemed, and he sets out to uncover the truth.

THE HOST, by Stephenie Meyer. (Little, Brown & Company.) In this first adult novel by the author of the Twilight series for teenagers, aliens have taken control of the minds and bodies of most humans, but one woman won’t surrender; originally published in 2008.

LIFE AFTER LIFE, by Kate Atkinson. (Little, Brown & Company.) A woman appears in different versions of the same events, centered on World War II.

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.

FALLING INTO YOU, by Jasinda Wilder. (Jasinda Wilder.) Years after her boyfriend’s accidental death, Nell Hawthorne encounters his older brother, and they embark on a painful but ultimately healing relationship.

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

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

 

NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-BOOK)

LEAN IN, by Sheryl Sandberg with Nell Scovell. (Knopf Doubleday Publishing.) The chief operating officer of Facebook urges women to pursue their careers without ambivalence.

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

GULP, by Mary Roach. (W. W. Norton & Company.) A science writer’s pilgrimage down the digestive tract; by the author of “Stiff,” ;“Spook,” ;“Bonk” and “Packing for Mars.”

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

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

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.

THE GREAT DEFORMATION, by David Stockman. (PublicAffairs.) A revisionist account of economic history since the New Deal by President Reagan’s former budget director frames his account of the current crisis.

CARRY ON, WARRIOR, by Glennon Doyle Melton. (Simon & Schuster.) Reflections on marriage, motherhood, faith, addiction and recovery; from the author of the blog Momastery.com.

ANGELA’S ASHES, by Frank McCourt. (Simon & Schuster.) An Irish-American writer recalls his childhood amid the miseries of Limerick; originally published in 1996.

EVERYTHING IS PERFECT WHEN YOU’RE A LIAR, by Kelly Oxford. (HarperCollins Publishers.) Humorous stories from the “Twitter Mom,” now a Hollywood writer.

 

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