New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for March 23, 2014

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

FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

NIGHT BROKEN, by Patricia Briggs. (Ace.) The ex-wife of Adam, mate of the shape shifter Mercy Thompson, wants him back.

AFTERSHOCK, by Sylvia Day. (Harlequin.) Gianna Rossi and Jackson Rutledge navigate a cutthroat business world and its inner circle of glamour, sex and privilege.

POWER PLAY, by Danielle Steel. (Delacorte.) Two C.E.O.s — one a man, the other a woman — face very different challenges.

BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU WISH FOR, by Jeffrey Archer. (St. Martin’s.) The Clifton Chronicles reach the 1960s in the fourth volume of the series.

STONE COLD, by C. J. Box. (Putnam.) Joe Pickett, a Wyoming game warden and special assistant to the governor, investigates a mysterious wealthy rancher.

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 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 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.

ORPHAN TRAIN, by Christina Baker Kline. (Morrow/HarperCollins.) A historical novel about orphans swept off the streets of New York and sent to the Midwest in the 1920s.

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

 

NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book) 

TWELVE YEARS A SLAVE, by Solomon Northup. (Various publishers.) The narrative, first published in 1853, of a freeman who was kidnapped and sold into slavery, and spent 12 years in bondage before escaping; the basis of the recently released movie.

10% HAPPIER, by Dan Harris. (It Books.) A co-anchor of “Nightline” reports on the science and spiritual dimensions of meditation, and describes how it has improved his life.

UGANDA BE KIDDING ME, by Chelsea Handler. (Grand Central.) Humorous travel stories.

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.

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.

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.

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

UNBROKEN, by Laura Hillenbrand. (Random House.) An Olympic runner’s story of survival as a prisoner of the Japanese in World War II.

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

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

 

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