New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for January 5, 2014

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.”

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.

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.

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.

INFERNO, by Dan Brown. (Doubleday.) The symbologist Robert Langdon, on the run in Florence, must decipher a series of codes created by a Dante-loving scientist.

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

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

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

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

 

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.

LONE SURVIVOR, by Marcus Luttrell and Patrick Robinson. (Little, Brown.) The only survivor of a Navy SEALs operation in northern Afghanistan describes the battle, his comrades and his courageous escape.

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.

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.”

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 WOLF OF WALL STREET, by Jordan Belfort. (Bantam.) The explosive rise and ugly fall of a high-living investment- firm founder. First published in 2007; the basis for the movie.

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

THINKING, FAST AND SLOW, by Daniel Kahneman. (Farrar, Straus & Giroux.) The winner of the Nobel in economic science discusses how we make choices in business and personal life and when we can and cannot trust our intuitions.             

 

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