New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for April 28, 2013

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

FICTION (Combined Print & E-BOOK)

WHISKEY BEACH, by Nora Roberts. (Putnam.) A former criminal attorney who has been acquitted of his wife’s murder retreats to his family estate on a rocky New England cliff, where he is comforted by the house’s caretaker amid continuing danger.

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.

TAKING EVE, by Iris Johansen. (St. Martin’s.) The forensic sculptor Eve Duncan undertakes a job for a man with dark secrets; the first book in a trilogy.

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.

REAL, by Katy Evans. (Katy Evans.) Remington Tate, the star of the dangerous underground fighting circuit, sets a woman’s mind ablaze and her body on fire with wanting.

BEAUTIFUL STRANGER, by Christina Lauren. (Gallery Books.) A Wall Street bad boy starts wondering whether the finance whiz Sara Dillon is somebody for him outside the bedroom. A sequel to “Beautiful Bastard.”

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.

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

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

THE WANDERER, by Robyn Carr. (Harlequin Mira.) Hank Cooper inherits a beachfront property in Thunder Point, Ore., and finds himself with a community’s destiny in his hands.

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.

BOSSYPANTS, by Tina Fey. (Reagan Arthur/Little, Brown.) A memoir from the former “Saturday Night Live” star and creator of “30 Rock.”

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

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.

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.

THE ATHENA DOCTRINE, by John Gerzema and Michael D’Antonio. (Jossey-Bass.) How feminine values of nurturing, listening and collaborating are redefining success for both genders.

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.

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.

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.”

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.

 

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