New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for August 18, 2013

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

FICTION (Combined Print & E-BOOK)

BURN, by Maya Banks. (Berkley.) Three wealthy men explore dominance and desire.

MISTRESS, by James Patterson and David Ellis. (Little, Brown.) When he begins to investigate a friend’s mysterious death, a man discovers that she was leading a double life.

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.

HIGH HEAT, by Lee Child. (Delacorte.) With New York City blacked out, a 16-year-old Jack Reacher helps a woman with a problem; a Jack Reacher novella.

HOTSHOT, by Julie Garwood. (Dutton.) Surrounded by enemies who want her to fail in the resort business, Peyton Lockhart calls on Finn MacBain, a childhood friend who once saved her life and is now an F.B.I. agent.

THE HUSBAND’S SECRET, by Liane Moriarty. (Amy Einhorn/Putnam.) A woman’s life is upended when she discovers a letter from her husband she was not meant to read.

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.

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.”

THE SILENT WIFE, by A. S. A. Harrison. (Penguin.) A chilling portrait of a marriage gone terribly awry is presented in alternating voices.

 

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.

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

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.

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.

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.”

THESE FEW PRECIOUS DAYS, by Christopher Andersen. (Gallery Books.) The marriage of Jack and Jackie Kennedy, with emphasis on its final year.

COLLISION 2012, by Dan Balz. (James H. Silberman/Viking.) An account of the election of 2012 by The Washington Post’s chief correspondent combines insider details with an analysis of the forces that are reshaping the electorate.

LAWRENCE IN ARABIA, by Scott Anderson. (Doubleday.) A history of the Arab revolt against the Turks in World War I focuses on T. E. Lawrence and other international adventurers.

INFILTRATED, by Jay W. Richards. (McGraw-Hill Education.) An argument that financial reformers have infiltrated American institutions and are waging war against free enterprise.

 

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