New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for April 27, 2014

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

FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

THE COLLECTORby Nora Roberts. (Putnam.) A freelance writer who may have witnessed a murder-suicide joins the dead man’s brother to learn what happened.

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 SPACE BETWEENby Diana Gabaldon. (Dell.) A woman subject to disturbing visions draws the attention of the time-traveling Comte St. Germain; an Outlander novella.

NYPD RED 2by James Patterson and Marshall Karp. (Little, Brown.) Detective Zach Jordan and his partner are called when the body of a wealthy woman is discovered on the Central Park carousel; the second book in a new series.

THE FIXED TRILOGY, by Laurelin Paige. (Laurelin Paige.) Collects “Fixed on You,” “Found in You” and “Forever With You,” the story of Alayna Wither and Hudson Pierce.

I’VE GOT YOU UNDER MY SKINby Mary Higgins Clark. (Simon & Schuster.) The producer of a true-crime show must contend with participants with secrets as well as her husband’s murderer.

SHADOW SPELLby Nora Roberts. (Berkley.) In County Mayo, a falconer with an unresolved past falls for his sister’s best friend; Book 2 of the Cousins O’Dwyer trilogy.

MISSING YOU, by Harlan Coben. (Dutton.) Kat Donovan, an N.Y.P.D. detective, searches for the ex-fiancé who left her years before; her father’s murderer; and the reason the users of an online dating site are disappearing.

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.

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

 

NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book) 

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.

FLASH BOYS, by Michael Lewis. (Norton.) The world of high-frequency computer-driven trading, from the author of “Liar’s Poker.”

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

UPSTAIRS AT THE WHITE HOUSEby J. B. West with Mary Lynn Kotz. (Open Road.) Reminiscences of five presidents and their families by a former White House major-domo. First published in 1974.

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.

THE DIVIDE, by Matt Taibbi. (Spiegel & Grau.) A journalist contends that economic inequality has created separate  systems of justice for the rich and poor.

THRIVEby Arianna Huffington. (Harmony.) Personal well-being as the indispensable third measure — with money and power — of success.

 CONFIDENCE CODEby Katty Kay and Claire Shipman. (Harper Business/HarperCollins.) Two journalists interview women in positions of leadership, examine research about confidence and discuss how women can achieve it.

FREAKONOMICSby Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner. (HarperCollins.) How to apply economic theory to almost everything.

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

 

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