New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for August 11, 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 REDEMPTION OF CALLIE AND KAYDEN, by Jessica Sorensen. (Forever.) For Callie to save Kayden, she must face her greatest fear and expose her own painful secrets.

COMPLETE ME, by J. Kenner. (Bantam.) Not even Damien Stark can run from his ghosts or shield himself and Nikki Fairchild from danger. Book 3 of the Stark erotic trilogy.

THREE LITTLE WORDS, by Susan Mallery. (Harlequin.) Feeling cursed in the romance department, Isabel goes home to Fool’s Gold, Calif., to run the family bridal shop.

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.

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.

JANE’S MELODY, by Ryan Winfield. (Birch Paper Press.) A grieving mother takes in a young street musician to learn about her daughter’s death and finds herself falling for him.

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.”

MAGIC RISES, by Ilona Andrews. (Ace.) The mercenary Kate Daniels and her lover, the Beast Lord Curran, search for the panacea that will help ensure the survival of the Pack’s shapeshifting children.

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)

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.

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.

ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK, by Piper Kerman. (Spiegel & Grau.) A memoir by a Brooklyn woman whose relationship with a drug runner gets her sentenced to a year in prison. The basis for the Netflix series, originally published in 2010.

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.”

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

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.

SHIRLEY JONES, by Shirley Jones with Wendy Leigh. (Gallery Books.) A memoir by the Oscar-winning actress and singer (“Carousel,” ; “Elmer Gantry,” ; “The Partridge Family”).

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.

 

 

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