New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for June 8, 2014

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

FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

SKIN GAMEby Jim Butcher. (Roc.) The Chicago wizard Harry Dresden is forced to help an enemy break into a high-security vault; the 15th Dresden Files novel.

UNLUCKY 13, by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro. (Little, Brown.) With the return of a killer who was presumed dead, the San Francisco detective Lindsay Boxer and the Women’s Murder Club take action.

AIR BOUND, by Christine Feehan. (Jove.) Kidnapped and held aboard a ship, Airiana must rely on Maxim, one of the feared Prakenskii brothers.

GHOST SHIPby Clive Cussler and Graham Brown. (Putnam.) Kurt Austin, Joe Zavala and the rest of the NUMA crew investigate a sinister organization responsible for vanishing scientists, suspicious accidents and a human trafficking ring.

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.

FIELD OF PREY, by John Sandford. (Putnam.) Lucas Davenport investigates when multiple bodies are found in the middle of the Minnesota cornfields.

THE ONE AND ONLY, by Emily Giffin. (Ballantine.) A woman who has grown up and made her life in a small, football-obsessed Texas town begins to expand her horizons.

BEFORE WE KISS, by Susan Mallery. (Harlequin.) Dellina Hopkins finds that storing gowns from a friend’s bridal boutique scares off her first and only fling

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.

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)

I KNOW WHY THE CAGED BIRD SINGSby Maya Angelou. (Random House.) A memoir of childhood and adolescence by the poet, who died in May.

ONE NATION, by Ben Carson with Candy Carson. (Sentinel.) Carson, a retired pediatric neurosurgeon, now a Fox News contributor, offers solutions to problems in health and education based on capitalism, not government.

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.

THE BOYS IN THE BOATby Daniel James Brown. (Viking.) The University of Washington’s eight-oar crew and their quest for gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.

FINDING ME, by Michelle Knight with Michelle Burford. (Weinstein Books.) The story of a woman kidnapped in Cleveland in 2002, then tortured, who escaped in 2013.

THINK LIKE A FREAK, by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner. (Morrow/HarperCollins.) How to solve problems creatively, from the authors of “Freakonomics.

ETCHED IN SANDby Regina Calcaterra. (Morrow/HarperCollins.) Five siblings survive childhood abuse, foster care and homelessness on Long Island.

THE CLOSER, by Mariano Rivera with Wayne Coffey. (Little, Brown.) A memoir of life and baseball by the great Yankees pitcher.

TIBETAN PEACH PIEby Tom Robbins. (Ecco/HarperCollins.) The author of novels like “Even Cowgirls Get the Blues” and “Another Roadside Attraction” recalls his colorful life. 

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