New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for December 15, 2013

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

FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

THE GODS OF GUILT, by Michael Connelly. (Little, Brown.) Mickey Haller, a.k.a. the Lincoln lawyer, defends a “digital pimp” accused of murder.

COMMAND AUTHORITY, by Tom Clancy with Mark Greaney. (Putnam.) President Jack Ryan and his son, a covert intelligence expert, try to counter a Russian threat in Clancy’s last novel before his death.

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.

TAKEDOWN TWENTY, by Janet Evanovich. (Bantam.) The New Jersey bounty hunter Stephanie Plum pursues a mobster on the lam.

CROSS MY HEART, by James Patterson. (Little, Brown.) Alex Cross’s family is threatened.

KING AND MAXWELL, by David Baldacci. (Grand Central.) Sean King and Michelle Maxwell, former Secret Service agents turned private investigators, scrutinize a soldier’s mysterious death in Afghanistan.

GABRIEL’S REDEMPTION, by Sylvain Reynard. (Berkley.) Prof. Gabriel Emerson has started a new life with his beloved Julia, but an old nemesis is intent on humiliating her and exposing one of Gabriel’s darkest secrets.

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.

TAKE ME, by J. Kenner. (Bantam.) The story of Damien Stark and Nikki Fairchild continues; a Stark novella.

 

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.

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.

MIRACLES AND MASSACRES, by Glenn Beck with Kevin Balfe and Hannah Beck. (Threshold Editions/Mercury Radio Arts.) Little-known stories from the American past.

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.”

HUMANS OF NEW YORK, by Brandon Stanton. (St. Martin’s.) Four hundred color photos of New Yorkers, with brief commentary by Stanton.

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.

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.

LEAN IN, by Sheryl Sandberg with Nell Scovell. (Knopf.) The chief operating officer of Facebook urges women to pursue their careers without ambivalence.

 

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