New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for April 21, 2013

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

FICTION (Combined Print & E-BOOK)

THE BET, by Rachel Van Dyken. (Rachel Van Dyken.) Jake, a Seattle millionaire, asks his formerly estranged childhood friend Kacey to pretend to be engaged to him. But she reckoned without Jake’s brother, Travis.

DADDY’S GONE A HUNTING, by Mary Higgins Clark. (Simon & Schuster.) Two sisters are threatened by a dark secret from their family’s past.

UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES, by Stuart Woods. (Penguin Group.) The New York lawyer Stone Barrington discovers a shadowy network beneath the world of European wealth.

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.

DON’T GO, by Lisa Scottoline. (St. Martin’s Press.) An Army doctor returns from Afghanistan when his wife dies in what at first appears to be an accident, and finds that his life is falling apart.

DAMAGED, by H. M. Ward. (Laree Bailey Press.)  young woman goes to bed with a sexy man, but complications ensue. The first in a series.

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

A MEMORY OF LIGHT, by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson. (Tor/Tom Doherty Associates.) The 14th and final novel in the Wheel of Time fantasy series.

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.

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.

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.

BRAIN ON FIRE, by Susannah Cahalan. (Simon & Schuster.) A medical mystery in which doctors struggle to discover why a young reporter suddenly experiences seizures, hallucinations and eventually near catatonia.

GIVE AND TAKE, by Adam Grant. (Penguin Group.) A Wharton professor’s research discloses that success depends on how we interact with others, and he argues that “givers” do better than “takers.”

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.

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

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.”

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.

UNSINKABLE, by Debbie Reynolds and Dorian Hannaway. (HarperCollins Publishers.) A second memoir by the actress, singer and dancer presents stories about her show-business friends, her man and money troubles, and her children.

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

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