New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for September 9, 2013

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

FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

THE HERO, by Robyn Carr. (Harlequin Mira.) In a moment of desperation, Devon McAllister takes her daughter and flees to Thunder Point, Ore., where she meets the man who could heal her wounded heart.

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.          

HOW THE LIGHT GETS IN, by Louise Penny. (Minotaur.) Chief Inspector Armand Gamache of the Sûreté du Québec seeks a refuge in the tiny village of Three Pines.  

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.

BONES OF THE LOST, by Kathy Reichs. (Scribner.) The investigation of a hit-and-run leads the forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan into the world of human trafficking; the 16th novel in the series behind the show “Bones.”              

DECEPTION COVE, by Jayne Castle. (Jove.) The business mogul Drake Sebastian thinks Alice, a light-talent, is the key to finding two missing Old World crystals.             

BIG SKY WEDDING, by Linda Lael Miller. (Harlequin.) The Hollywood actor Zane Sutton has returned to his rodeo roots in Parable, Mont. Is he home for good?             

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 WHOLE ENCHILADA, by Diane Mott Davidson. (Morrow/HarperCollins.) Someone is stalking the caterer and sleuth Goldy Schulz. 

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.

 

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.

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.

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

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.

EXPOSED, by Jane Velez-Mitchell. (Morrow/HarperCollins.) The story of Jodi Arias, who was convicted of murdering her boyfriend, Travis Alexander. 

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.

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.”

 

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