New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for July 6, 2014

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

FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

INVISIBLEby James Patterson and David Ellis. (Little, Brown.) Searching for her sister’s killer, a former F.B.I. researcher finds a link between scores of unsolved cases.

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.

BEAUTIFUL OBLIVION, by Jamie McGuire. (Atria.) Just when Trenton Maddox thinks his life is returning to normal, he sets eyes on Cami Camlin; a Maddox Brothers novel.

THE CITY, by Dean Koontz. (Bantam.) A musician, part of a famous family, looks back over the events of his life, beginning during his childhood in the 1960s.

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 NEIGHBOR, by Dean Koontz. (Bantam.) In 1967, a secretive new neighbor takes up residence next door to a young brother and sister in a troubled family; an e-book short-story prequel to “The City.”

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

SPICE BOX, by Raine Miller, Cathryn Fox and others. (Various publishers.) A collection of 16 steamy stories.

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.

 

NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

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

BLOOD FEUDby Edward Klein. (Regnery.) A journalist describes animosity behind the alliance between the Clinton and Obama families.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.) A French economist’s analysis of centuries of economic history predicts worsening inequality and proposes solutions.

 

 

 

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