New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for June 15, 2014

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

FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

MR. MERCEDES, by Stephen King. (Scribner.) A driver plows into a crowd at a job fair, killing eight. The killer then taunts a suicidal ex-cop, who must stop a deadlier attack.

A SHIVER OF LIGHT, by Laurell K. Hamilton. (Berkley.) In the ninth Meredith Gentry paranormal romance, Merry must save herself and her triplets from Taranis, King of Light and Illusion.

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 HURRICANE SISTERS, by Dorothea Benton Frank. (Morrow/HarperCollins.) Three generations of women endure a stormy summer in South Carolina’s Lowcountry.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

 

 

NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

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.

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

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

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 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.

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

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

LONE SURVIVOR, by Marcus Luttrell and Patrick Robinson. (Little, Brown.) The only survivor of a Navy SEALs operation in northern Afghanistan describes the battle and his escape. First published in 2007; the basis for the movie.

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

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

 

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