New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for September 7, 2014

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

FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

THE LONG WAY HOME, by Louise Penny. (Minotaur.) Chief Inspector Armand Gamache, retired from the Sûreté du Québec and settled in the village of Three Pines, searches for a neighbor’s missing husband.

THE HOMECOMING, by Robyn Carr. (Harlequin Mira.) After a terrible accident puts an end to his professional football career, a young man returns home to Thunder Point to face his mistakes.

PRIVATE DOWN UNDER, by James Patterson and Michael White. (Grand Central.) The world’s most exclusive detective agency has opened an office in Australia, and within days Craig Gisto and his new team have their hands full with a series of grisly crimes.

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

BIG LITTLE LIES, by Liane Moriarty. (Amy Einhorn/Putnam.) Who will end up dead, and how, when three mothers with children in the same school become friends?

THE HOT ZONE, by Jayne Castle. (Jove.) Sedona’s new job managing a hotel and tavern on Rainshadow Island is helping her move on from her tragic past, but a bizarre disaster has brought a pack of rowdy ghost hunters to her inn.

OUTLANDER, by Diana Gabaldon. (Dell.) Claire Randall, an English nurse, is transported back to 1743 during a second honeymoon in the Scottish Highlands. There she begins an affair with James Fraser, a redheaded soldier. Originally published in 2004.

MEAN STREAK, by Sandra Brown. (Grand Central.) A North Carolina pediatrician is held captive by a mysterious man who forces her to question her life.

SYCAMORE ROWby John Grisham. (Doubleday.)  A sequel, about race and inheritance, to “A Time to Kill.”

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.

 

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.

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.

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.

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.

WILDby Cheryl Strayed. (Knopf.) A woman’s account of a life-changing 1,100-mile hike along the Pacific Crest Trail during the summer of 1995.

IN THE KINGDOM OF ICE, by Hampton Sides. (Doubleday.) An 1879 polar voyage gone terribly wrong.

A FRIEND LIKE HENRY, by Nuala Gardner. (Sourcebooks.) The story of an autistic boy and the dog that unlocked his world.

OUTLIERS, by Malcolm Gladwell. (Little, Brown.) Why some people succeed; from the author of “Blink” and “The Tipping Point.”

THE PATH BETWEEN THE SEAS, by David McCullough. (Simon & Schuster.) A history of the creation of the Panama Canal; first published in 1977.

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.

 

 

 

 

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