New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for August 25, 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.

ROSE HARBOR IN BLOOM, by Debbie Macomber. (Random House.) The second book of the Inn at Rose Harbor series continues the story of Jo Marie Rose and her bed-and-breakfast in Cedar Cove.

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 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.

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.

THE BOY IN THE SUITCASE, by Lene Kaaberbol. (Soho Press.) A nurse makes a shocking discovery: a naked and drugged boy hidden in a locker at the Copenhagen train station.

DUST, by Hugh Howey. (Hugh Howey.) The conclusion to the Silo Saga, a series about survival in a dystopian world that began with “Wool.”

AFTERBURN, by Sylvia Day. (Harlequin.) Gianna re-encounters her old flame Jackson in the first installment of a new miniseries.

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 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)

THE LIBERTY AMENDMENTS, by Mark R. Levin. (Threshold Editions.) The talk-radio host offers 11 proposals for returning to America’s founding principles.

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.

PRINCESS, by Jean Sasson. (LDA.) Life as lived by a member of the royal family and other women in Saudi Arabia. Originally published in 1993.

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.

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

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.

THE BUTLER, by Wil Haygood. (37 INK/Atria.) Eugene Allen served eight presidents from Harry Truman to Ronald Reagan. Haygood’s Washington Post article about him inspired the movie “Lee Daniels’ The Butler.”

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.

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.

 

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