New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for September 22, 2013

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

FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

W IS FOR WASTED, by Sue Grafton. (Marian Wood/Putnam.) A homeless man inexplicably leaves $600,000 to Kinsey Millhone.

NEVER GO BACK, by Lee Child. (Delacorte.) Jack Reacher is thrown into jail on trumped-up charges and must clear his name.

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.

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.

SECOND WATCH, by J. A. Jance. (Morrow/HarperCollins.) The investigator J. P. Beaumont has disturbing dreams about his early days on the Seattle P.D. and his time in Vietnam.

FIFTY SHADES OF GREY, by E. L. James. (Vintage.) An innocent college student falls in love with a tortured man with particular sexual tastes; the first of a trilogy.

THE RACKETEER, by John Grisham. (Doubleday.) An imprisoned ex-lawyer schemes to exchange information about who murdered a judge for his freedom.

ROBERT B. PARKER’S DAMNED IF YOU DO, by Michael Brandman. (Putnam.) A continuation of Parker’s series featuring Jesse Stone, the chief of police in Paradise, Mass.

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 MILL RIVER RECLUSE, by Darcie Chan. (Darcie Chan.) Only one man knows an abused widow’s secrets, which revealed will change lives in her small Vermont town.

 

NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

SI-COLOGY 1, by Si Robertson with Mark Schlabach. (Howard Books.) Tales from Phil’s youngest brother, retired from the Army, who works in the Duck Commander workshop.

STILL FOOLIN’ ‘EM, by Billy Crystal. (Holt.) The 65-year-old comedian’s reminiscences and his complaints about aging.

EMPTY MANSIONS, by Bill Dedman and Paul Clark Newell Jr.. (Ballantine.) The eccentric life of the reclusive heiress Huguette Clark, who died at the age of 104 in 2011.

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.

A HOUSE IN THE SKY, by Amanda Lindhout and Sara Corbett. (Scribner.) A memoir of a young woman’s brutal kidnapping and 460-day captivity in Somalia.

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

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.

FIVE DAYS AT MEMORIAL, by Sheri Fink. (Crown.) The case of a New Orleans surgeon suspected of euthanizing patients during the Katrina disaster.

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

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.

 

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