New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for July 20, 2014

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

FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

ACT OF WARby Brad Thor. (Emily Bestler/Atria.) The counterterrorism operative Scot Harvath undertakes two dangerous missions as America faces an imminent attack.

POWER PLAY, by Catherine Coulter. (Putnam.) The F.B.I. agents Dillon Savich and Lacey Sherlock are out to discover who is trying to kill the ambassador to Britain.

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

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 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 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.

HUDSONby Laurelin Paige. (Laurelin Paige.) A companion novel to the Fixed trilogy, from Hudson’s point of view.

THE GIRLS OF AUGUSTby Anne Rivers Siddons. (Grand Central.) Four friends who vacation together are shaken by surprising discoveries.

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)

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

AMERICAby Dinesh D’Souza. (Regnery.) A defense of America against the view that its power in the world should be diminished; also a documentary film.

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.

DAVID AND GOLIATHby Malcolm Gladwell. (Little, Brown.) How disadvantages can work in our favor; from the author of “The Tipping Point” and “Outliers.”

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.

A THREE DOG LIFE, by Abigail Thomas. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.) How Thomas rebuilt her life after her husband sustained a devastating brain injury in a car accident. Originally published in 2006.

 

 

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