New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for May 11, 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.

NATCHEZ BURNING, by Greg Iles. (Morrow/HarperCollins.) Penn Cage, a former prosecutor in Natchez, Miss., delves into the secrets of his father, a doctor who has been accused of murdering an African-American nurse.

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.

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

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.

WHEN WE MET, by Susan Mallery. (Harlequin.) In Fool’s Gold, Calif., Angel Whittaker, a bodyguard trainer, meets his match in Taryn Crawford, a tough-talking public relations executive.

ALPHA, by Jasinda Wilder. (Jasinda Wilder.) A desperate woman learns that her mysterious benefactor demands something in return.

LIVE TO SEE TOMORROW, by Iris Johansen. (St. Martin’s.) The C.I.A. operative Catherine Ling must spearhead the rescue of an American journalist kidnapped in Tibet.

NASH, by Jay Crownover. (Morrow/HarperCollins.) Sparks fly between a nurse and a chastened bad boy; a Marked Men novel.

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.

 

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.

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

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

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.

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.

LOOK ME IN THE EYE, by John Elder Robison. (Three Rivers.) A life with Asperger’s syndrome; first published in 2007.

LET’S JUST SAY IT WASN’T PRETTY, by Diane Keaton. (Random House.) The actor discusses aging, beauty and her personal style.

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.

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

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.

 

 

 

 

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