New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for November 24, 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.”

DUST, by Patricia Cornwell. (Putnam.) The murder of a computer engineer at M.I.T. leads the Massachusetts Chief Medical Examiner Kay Scarpetta in unexpected directions.

WHITE FIRE, by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child. (Grand Central.) Special Agent Pendergast learns that the killing of several miners 150 years ago may be related to deadly arson attacks at a Colorado ski resort.

THE FIRST PHONE CALL FROM HEAVEN, by Mitch Albom. (Harper.) A small Michigan town is transformed when its residents receive phone calls said to be from heaven.

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.

SCORCHED, by Melody Anne. (Gossamer.) Book 4 of the Surrender series concludes the stories of three women, Rachel, Lia and Ari.

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.

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

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

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.

 

NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

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

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.”

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

 

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