New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for January 19, 2014

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

FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

THE INVENTION OF WINGS, by Sue Monk Kidd. (Viking.) The relationship between a wealthy Charleston girl, Sarah Grimké, who will grow up to become a prominent abolitionist, and the slave she is given for her 11th birthday.

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.

DARK WOLF, by Christine Feehan. (Berkley.) The 25th book in the Carpathian series follows the story of Skyler Daratrazanoff and Dimitri Tirunul begun in “Dark Lycan.”

FEAR NOTHING, by Lisa Gardner. (Dutton.) The Boston detective D. D. Warren, seriously injured at a crime scene, is treated by a pain therapist whose father was a serial killer.

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

STANDUP GUY, by Stuart Woods. (Putnam.) In the 28th Stone Barrington novel, the New York lawyer takes on a complicated new client.

AFTER THE STORM, by Maya Banks. (Berkley.) Donovan Kelly, part of an elite, family-run task force, tries to protect a beautiful stranger whose dark past is closing in on her.

RIVER ROAD, by Jayne Ann Krentz. (Putnam.) When Lucy Sheridan returns to the California town of Summer River after her aunt’s death, she discovers that the events of her last visit there were more complicated than she knew.

GONE GIRL, by Gillian Flynn. (Crown.) A woman disappears on the day of her fifth anniversary; is her husband a killer?

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) 

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.

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.”

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

WILD, by Cheryl Strayed. (Knopf.) A woman’s account of a life-changing 1,100-mile hike along the Pacific Crest Trail during the summer of 1995.

BRAINSTORM, by Daniel J. Siegel. (Tarcher/Penguin.) Understanding the adolescent mind.

THE MONUMENTS MEN, by Robert M. Edsel with Bret Witter. (Center Street.) The attempt to preserve, and later to locate, art works stolen by the Nazis during World War II.

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.

 HEAVEN IS FOR REAL, by Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent. (Thomas Nelson.) A father recounts his 3-year-old son’s encounter with Jesus during an appendectomy.       

 

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