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

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

FICTION (Combined Print & E-BOOK)

HIDDEN ORDER, by Brad Thor. (Emily Bestler/Atria.) As the counterterrorism operative Scot Harvath searches for the murderer of candidates to head a powerful, mysterious agency, he uncovers a plot with roots in the 18th century.

BOMBSHELL, by Catherine Coulter. (Putnam.) After the F.B.I. special agent Griffin Hammersmith accepts Dillon Savich’s invitation to join him and Lacey Sherlock, Hammersmith’s sister is savagely beaten.

INFERNO, by Dan Brown. (Doubleday.) The symbologist Robert Langdon, on the run in Florence, must decipher a series of codes created by a Dante-loving scientist.

SECOND HONEYMOON, by James Patterson and Howard Roughan. (Little, Brown.) As he investigates the murder of a pair of newlyweds, the F.B.I. agent John O’Hara, last seen in “Honeymoon” (2005), is targeted by a serial killer.

AND THE MOUNTAINS ECHOED, by Khaled Hosseini. (Riverhead.) A multigenerational family saga centers on a brother and sister born in Afghanistan; from the author of “The Kite Runner.”

A IS FOR ALIBI, by Sue Grafton. (Holt.) The first of the Kinsey Millhone Alphabet mysteries, originally published in 1982.

LOSING HOPE, by Colleen Hoover. (Atria.) The truth about Dean Holder is revealed in this retelling of the story of “Hopeless” from Dean’s point of view.

BEAUTIFUL BITCH, by Christina Lauren. (Gallery Books.) Picking up the story of Bennett Ryan and Chloe Mills where “Beautiful Bastard” left off.

THE OCEAN AT THE END OF THE LANE, by Neil Gaiman. (Morrow/HarperCollins.) A middle-aged man recalls his lonely boyhood and his friendship with a remarkable girl.

FOUR IRRESISTIBLE ROGUES, by Tanya Anne Crosby, Danelle Harmon, Lauren Royal and Cynthia Wright. (Novelty Books.) A set of four historical romance novels.

 

NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-BOOK)

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

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.

HAPPY, HAPPY, HAPPY, by Phil Robertson with Mark Schlabach. (Howard Books.) The Duck Commander pays tribute to “faith, family and ducks.”

UNBREAKABLE, by Jenni Rivera with Marissa Mateo. (Atria Books.) A life of the Mexican-American singer, who was killed in a plane crash in December 2012, describes raising children as a single mother and succeeding as a woman in a male-dominated industry.

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.

I WEAR THE BLACK HAT, by Chuck Klosterman. (Scribner.) Observations on the modern understanding of villainy.

UNBROKEN, by Laura Hillenbrand. (Random House.) An Olympic runner’s story of survival as a prisoner of the Japanese in World War II.

OUTLIERS, by Malcolm Gladwell. (Little, Brown.) Why some people succeed — it has to do with luck and opportunities as well as talent. From the author of “Blink” and “the Tipping Point.”

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

DAD IS FAT, by Jim Gaffigan. (Crown Archetype.) The comedian’s life with five kids in a two-bedroom New York City apartment.

 

 

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