New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for May 4, 2014

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

FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

THE TARGET, by David Baldacci. (Grand Central.) As the government hit man Will Robie and his partner, Jessica Reel, prepare for a mission, they face a new adversary.

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

CHESTNUT STREET,by Maeve Binchy. (Knopf.) Binchy, who died in 2012, depicts ordinary lives in Dublin.             

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

OTHERWISE ENGAGED, by Amanda Quick. (Putnam.) Amity Doncaster joins forces with Benedict Stanbridge, a spy for the Crown, to defeat a serial killer known as the Bridegroom; by Jayne Ann Krentz, writing pseudonymously.

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.

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.

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.

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.

 

 

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.”

CAPITAL IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY, by Thomas Piketty. (Belknap/Harvard University.) An analysis of centuries of economic history predicts worsening inequality.

EVERYBODY’S GOT SOMETHING, by Robin Roberts with Veronica Chambers. (Grand Central.) A memoir by the “Good Morning America” anchor discusses her struggle with breast cancer and a rare blood disorder.

A FIGHTING CHANCE, by Elizabeth Warren. (Metropolitan/Holt.) The Massachusetts senator describes her life, her academic work and her battle for a consumer protection agency.

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.

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

THE NAZI OFFICER’S WIFE, by Edith H. Beer with Susan Dworkin. (HarperCollins.) The story of a Jewish woman in 1930s Vienna who, with the help of friends, moved to Munich, hid her identity and married a Nazi Party member, thus saving her life.

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

PRIDE OVER PITY, by Kailyn Lowry with Adrienne Wenner. (Post Hill/MTV.) A memoir by a young mother known from the reality series “Teen Mom 2” on MTV.

 

 

 

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