New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for June 29, 2014

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

FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

TOP SECRET TWENTY-ONEby Janet Evanovich. (Bantam.) The New Jersey bounty hunter Stephanie Plum pursues a dealer who sells more than used cars.

THE SILKWORMby Robert Galbraith. (Mulholland/Little, Brown.) The private detective Cormoran Strike steps in when the author of a roman à clef set in literary London is murdered; by J. K. Rowling, writing pseudonymously.

ALL FALL DOWNby Jennifer Weiner. (Atria.) A woman becomes addicted to pain medication.

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.

WRITTEN IN MY OWN HEART’S BLOODby Diana Gabaldon. (Delacorte.) In the eighth Outlander time-traveling romance, Jamie Fraser and his family face challenges in the 18th and 20th centuries.

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?

 SHATTEREDby Kevin Hearne. (Del Rey.) Atticus O’Sullivan is no longer the only Druid to walk the earth; part of the Iron Druid Chronicles series.

A GAME OF THRONES, by George R. R. Martin. (Bantam.) In the frozen wastes to the north of Winterfell, sinister and supernatural forces are mustering.

ORPHAN TRAINby 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)

HARD CHOICESby Hillary Rodham Clinton. (Simon & Schuster.) Clinton’s memoir focuses on her years as secretary of state and her views on America’s role in the world.

ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACKby Piper Kerman. (Spiegel & Grau.) A Brooklyn woman’s prison memoir. The basis for the Netflix series, originally published in 2010.

MEby Katharine Hepburn. (Ballantine.) A memoir by the actress, first published in 1991.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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

 

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