New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for November 3, 2013

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

FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

SYCAMORE ROW, by John Grisham. (Doubleday.)  A sequel, about race and inheritance, to “A Time to Kill.”

THE GOLDFINCH, by Donna Tartt. (Little, Brown.) A painting smuggled out of the Metropolitan Museum of Art after a bombing becomes a boy’s prize, guilt and burden.

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

WE ARE WATER, by Wally Lamb. (Harper.) About to marry the woman who is her gallery owner, a divorced artist and mother must confront secrets from her past.

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.

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 TEMPTATION OF LILA AND ETHAN, by Jessica Sorensen. (Grand Central.) Lila Summers and Ethan Gregory are close friends, but will they become even closer?

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

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.

IDENTICAL, by Scott Turow. (Grand Central.) Paul Giannis, running for mayor of Kindle County, is accused of having played a role in the murder of his identical twin brother’s girlfriend — for which his brother, Cass, has already served time.

 

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.

THINGS THAT MATTER, by Charles Krauthammer. (Crown Forum.) Three decades’ worth of essays from the conservative columnist.

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.

JOHNNY CARSON, by Henry Bushkin. (Eamon Dolan/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.)  A recollection by Carson’s lawyer and confidant for 18 years.

TWELVE YEARS A SLAVE, by Solomon Northup. (Various publishers.) The narrative, first published in 1853, of a freeman who was sold into slavery and spent 12 years in bondage before escaping.

40 CHANCES, by Howard G. Buffett and Howard W. Buffett. (Simon & Schuster.) What Warren Buffett’s son and grandson have learned in their efforts to feed the hungry.

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.

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

EXTORTION, by Peter Schweizer. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.) A Hoover Institution fellow argues that politicians shape legislation in order to extract donations.             

 

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