New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for May 12, 2013

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

FICTION (Combined Print & E-BOOK)

12TH OF NEVER, by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro. (Little, Brown.) A week after giving birth, Detective Lindsay Boxer returns to work to investigate some grisly murders.

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.

BEST KEPT SECRET, by Jeffrey Archer. (St. Martin’s.) In Book 3 of the Clifton Chronicles, the focus shifts to a new generation — Sebastian, the son of Harry and Emma Clifton.

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.

WIND CHIME POINT, by Sherryl Woods. (Harlequin Mira.) Facing a personal crisis, an ambitious woman retreats to the welcoming arms of her family on the North Carolina coast. But the last thing she wants is an unexpected love.

MOON, by Laurann Dohner. (Ellora’s Cave.) Drugged, Moon has become little more than a dangerous, feral threat, so Dr. Joyce Yards is called in. Book 10 in the New Species series.

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.

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.

A PRAYER FOR OWEN MEANY, by John Irving. (HarperCollins.) A schoolboy who accidentally killed the mother of his best friend turns into a prophet.

THIS GIRL, by Colleen Hoover. (Atria.) In the final installment of the Slammed series, Will tells the story of his complicated relationship with Layken from his own point of view

 

NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-BOOK)

CONTROL, by Glenn Beck and others. (Threshold Editions/Mercury Radio Arts.) An argument against gun restriction laws.

WAITING TO BE HEARD, by Amanda Knox. (Harper.) Knox, who was convicted of the murder of her roommate in 2009 when she was an American student in Italy, a conviction that was overturned in 2011, tells her story.

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.

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.

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.

BUNKER HILL, by Nathaniel Philbrick. (Viking.) The story of the battle that marked the point of no return for the rebellious American colonists.

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.

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.

MY NEXT STEP, by Dave Liniger with Laura Morton. (Hay House.) The founder of Re/Max recounts his ordeal with a staph infection that left him paralyzed.

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