New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for October 12, 2014

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

FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

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

BURN, by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge. (Little, Brown.) Detective Michael Bennett, back in New York City, investigates a peculiar crime in Harlem.

THE LOST KEY, by Catherine Coulter and J. T. Ellison. (Putnam.) Nicholas Drummond of Scotland Yard, now an F.B.I. agent, investigates a Wall Street stabbing that involves secrets reaching back to World War I.

THE BEST OF ME, by Nicholas Sparks. (Grand Central.) Twenty-five years after their high school romance ended, two classmates return to their North Carolina town for a funeral.

EDGE OF ETERNITY, by Ken Follett. (Dutton.) Five interrelated families grapple with the events of the 1960s through the 1980s; Book 3 of the Century Trilogy.

OUTLANDER, by Diana Gabaldon. (Dell.) Claire Randall, an English nurse, is transported back to 1743 during a second honeymoon in the Scottish Highlands.

STEPBROTHER DEAREST, by Penelope Ward. (Penelope Ward.) A bond, and an attraction, between two stepsiblings.

PERSONAL, by Lee Child. (Delacorte.) Jack Reacher, a former military cop, helps the State Department and the C.I.A. stop a sniper who has targeted a G8 summit.

DRAGONFLY IN AMBER, by Diana Gabaldon. (Dell.) Volume 2 of the Outlander series, about an 18th-century Scottish warrior and a time-traveling World War II-era nurse; first published in 1992.

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?

 

NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

KILLING PATTON, by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. (Holt.) The host of “The O’Reilly Factor” recounts the strange death of Gen. George S. Patton in December 1945.

NOT THAT KIND OF GIRL, by Lena Dunham. (Random House.) A collection of revealing and often humorous personal essays from the creator and star of “Girls.”

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.

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

HOW WE GOT TO NOW, by Steven Johnson. (Riverhead.) A history of innovation focused on the development of six key technologies of modern life; the companion volume to a PBS series.

WHAT IF?by Randall Munroe. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.) Scientific (but often humorous) answers to hypothetical questions, based in part on the author’s website, xkcd.com.

THE SENSE OF STYLE, by Steven Pinker. (Viking.) The Harvard psychologist and linguist updates the rules of writing with a more relaxed approach to grammar.

13 HOURS, by Mitchell Zuckoff with members of the Annex Security Team. (Twelve.) Six C.I.A. contract employees discuss their experience during the attack on the State Department compound and the nearby C.I.A. station called the “annex” in Benghazi, Libya, in 2012.

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.

REBEL YELL, by S. C. Gwynne. (Scribner.) The life and career of the Confederate general Stonewall Jackson.

 

 

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