New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for October 13, 2013

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

FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

GONE, by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge. (Little, Brown.) Detective Michael Bennett, living with his 10 adopted children on a California farm, is pursued by the head of a Mexican drug cartel he once put in jail.

DOCTOR SLEEP, by Stephen King. (Scribner.) Now grown up, Dan, the boy with psycho-intuitive powers in “The Shining,” helps another child with a spectacular gift.

THE LONGEST RIDE, by Nicholas Sparks. (Grand Central.) The lives of two couples converge unexpectedly.

SILENCING EVE, by Iris Johansen. (St. Martin’s.) The final book of a trilogy about the forensic sculptor Eve Duncan.

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.

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

THE SIGNATURE OF ALL THINGS, by Elizabeth Gilbert. (Viking.) A 19th-century botanist’s love of knowledge takes her to Tahiti; by the author of “Eat, Pray, Love.”

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

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

THE OCTOBER LIST, by Jeffery Deaver. (Grand Central.) A woman innocently finds herself in possession of a list that makes her the target of ruthless criminals.

 

NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

KILLING JESUS, by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. (Holt.) Jesus’ life and times, and the events leading up to his execution.

DAVID AND GOLIATH, by Malcolm Gladwell. (Little, Brown.) How disadvantages can work in our favor; from the author of “The Tipping Point” and “Outliers.”

THE REASON I JUMP, by Naoki Higashida. (Random House.) A 13-year-old boy with autism answers questions.

ONE SUMMER, by Bill Bryson. (Doubleday.) The author of “A Short History of Nearly Everything” describes the events of the summer of 1927: Charles Lindbergh’s trans-Atlantic flight, Babe Ruth’s 60 homers, the great Mississippi flood.

SI-COLOGY 101, 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.

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.

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.

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.

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

TIP AND THE GIPPER, by Chris Matthews. (Simon & Schuster.) The host of MSNBC’s “Hardball,” a former aide to Tip O’Neill, analyzes the former speaker’s collegial relationship with President Reagan.

 

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