New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for May 5, 2013

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

FICTION (Combined Print & E-BOOK)

THE HIT, by David Baldacci. (Grand Central.) The government hitman Will Robie uncovers a serious threat as he attempts to take out a fellow assassin who has gone rogue.

CLAIM ME, by J. Kenner. (Bantam.) Nikki Fairchild yearns to know the secrets of the powerful multimillionaire Damien Stark, and their troubled pasts will either bind them close or shatter them completely. A sequel to “Release Me

FLY AWAY, by Kristin Hannah. (St. Martin’s.) A woman must deal with her personal issues before she will be able to keep her promise to help the family of her deceased friend.

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.

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.

TWISTED PERFECTION, by Abbi Glines. (Abbi Glines.) For Woods Kerrington, the carefree girl who didn’t care what the world thought of her was more breakable than he could ever imagine.

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.

WEDDING NIGHT, by Sophie Kinsella. (Dial.) A woman tries to break up her sister’s impulsive marriage.

THE MYSTERY WOMAN, by Amanda Quick. (Putnam.) The second book of a new Victorian paranormal series, Ladies of Lantern Street, by Jayne Ann Krentz, writing pseudonymously.

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.

 

NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-BOOK)

LET’S EXPLORE DIABETES WITH OWLS, by David Sedaris. (Little, Brown.) Essays from the humorist on subjects like French dentistry and a North Carolina Costco and his father’s dinner attire.

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.

COOKED, by Michael Pollan. (Penguin Press.) The writer masters recipes and argues that regaining control of cooking will make Americans healthier.

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.

TRIDENT K9 WARRIORS, by Mike Ritland with Gary Brozek. (St. Martin’s.) A former member of the Navy SEALs describes his subsequent career finding, training and supplying working dogs to the U.S. military.

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.

WAKING UP IN HEAVEN, by Crystal McVea. (Howard Books.) An account of what happened to a teacher from Oklahoma, formerly a religious skeptic, during nine minutes of unconsciousness.

DIRTY WARS, by Jeremy Scahill. (Nation Books.) An account of America’s new covert wars, fought by secret commandos.             

THE NEW DIGITAL AGE, by Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen. (Knopf.) The promise and peril of the continuing information and technology revolution for people, nations and business.

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