New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for November 17, 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.”

MIRAGE, by Clive Cussler with Jack Du Brul. (Putnam.) Juan Cabrillo and the crew of the Oregon probe the disappearance of an American destroyer in 1943.

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

DARK WITCH, by Nora Roberts. (Berkley.) In the first book of the Cousins O’Dwyer trilogy, Iona Sheehan moves to Ireland to investigate her family’s history.

THE EDGE OF ALWAYS, by J. A. Redmerski. (Grand Central.) A sequel to “The Edge of Never” finds Camryn and Andrew about to embark on a new journey to save their relationship.

THE VALLEY OF AMAZEMENT, by Amy Tan. (Ecco/HarperCollins.) The author of “The Joy Luck Club” follows mother and daughter courtesans over four decades.

MINE, by Katy Evans. (Simon & Schuster.) In this sequel to “Real,” Brooke Dumas strives to overcome difficulties difficulties in her relationship with a star of the underground fighting circuit.

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.

THE ALL-GIRL FILLING STATION’S LAST REUNION, by Fannie Flagg. (Random House.) A Southern woman’s search for the secrets of her mother’s past leads her to a gas station run by four girls in the Midwest during World War II.

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.

 

NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

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

DOUBLE DOWN, by Mark Halperin and John Heilemann. (Penguin Press.) Insider reporting on the election of 2012 from the authors of “Game Change.”

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

THE BULLY PULPIT, by Doris Kearns Goodwin. (Simon & Schuster.) The relationship between Theodore Roosevelt and William Howard Taft and the activities of the muckraking press, from the author of “Team of Rivals.”

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

GEORGE WASHINGTON’S SECRET SIX, by Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger. (Sentinel.) The story of the Culper spy ring, which aided the American cause during the Revolution.

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.

THE DEATH OF SANTINI, by Pat Conroy. (Nan A. Talese/Doubleday.) In this memoir, Conroy mourns the abusive father on whom “The Great Santini” was based.

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.

 

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