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

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

FICTION (Combined Print & E-BOOK)

THE CUCKOO’S CALLING, by Robert Galbraith. (Mulholland Books/Little, Brown.) The struggling detective Cormoran Strike investigates a supermodel’s suicide; by J.K. Rowling, writing pseudonymously.

THE ENGLISH GIRL, by Daniel Silva. (Harper.) Gabriel Allon, an art restorer and occasional spy for the Israeli secret service, steps in to help the British prime minister, whose lover has been kidnapped.

FIRST SIGHT, by Danielle Steel. (Delacorte.) A talented American designer whose troubled past has soured her on relationships falls in love with a French doctor.

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.

HUNTING EVE, by Iris Johansen. (St. Martin’s.)  In the second book of a trilogy, the forensic sculptor Eve Duncan struggles to elude a kidnapper in the Colorado wilderness.

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.

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.

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.”

PULSE, by Gail McHugh. (Gail McHugh.)  In a sequel to “Collide,” Emily Cooper risks everything on her romance with the playboy Gavin Blake.

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

 

 

NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-BOOK)

THIS TOWN, by Mark Leibovich. (Blue Rider.)  An examination of Washington’s “media-industrial complex” by the chief national correspondent for The New York Times Magazine. (On Order)

ZEALOT, by Reza Aslan. (Random House.)  A biography of Jesus of Nazareth presents him in the context of his times as the leader of a revolutionary movement. (On Order)

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.”

FANTASY LIFE, by Matthew Berry. (Riverhead.) The senior fantasy sports analyst for ESPN celebrates the fantasy sports world.

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.

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.

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.

 

 

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