New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for October 20, 2013

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

FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

STORM FRONT, by John Sandford. (Putnam.) The Minnesota investigator Virgil Flowers becomes involved in the hunt for an ancient inscribed stone smuggled out of the Middle East.

DOING HARD TIME, by Stuart Woods. (Putnam.) The New York lawyer Stone Barrington teams up with a rogue former C.I.A. agent and heads West to protect Barrington’s son and his friends from Russian assassins.

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

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.

STARRY NIGHT, by Debbie Macomber. (Ballantine.) At Christmastime, a big-city columnist sets out to interview a reclusive author in Alaska.

ENDER’S GAME, by Orson Scott Card. (Tor/Tom Doherty.) Government agencies breed child geniuses and train them as soldiers. Originally published in 1985.

GONE GIRL, by Gillian Flynn. (Crown.) A woman disappears on the day of her fifth anniversary; is her husband a killer?

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

 

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.

MY STORY, by Elizabeth Smart with Chris Stewart. (St. Martin’s.) A woman kidnapped by religious fanatics from her Utah home in 2002 at age 14 describes her captivity and rescue nine months later.

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

I AM MALALA, by Malala Yousafzai with Christina Lamb. (Little, Brown.) The experience of the Pakistani girl who advocated for women’s education and was shot by the Taliban.

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

PRACTICE TO DECEIVE, by Ann Rule. (Gallery Books.) Sex, greed and scandal motivate a murder on Washington State’s Whidbey Island.

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.

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.

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.

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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