New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for October 26, 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?

LEAVING TIME, by Jodi Picoult. (Ballantine.) After searching for her mother, who has disappeared, for more than 10 years, a woman employs a psychic and a detective.

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.

DEADLINE, by John Sandford. (Putnam.) Dognappers and a murdered reporter draw the attention of the Minnesota investigator Virgil Flowers.

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

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

DARK PLACES, by Gillian Flynn. (Broadway.) A woman who, as a child, was spared when her mother and sisters were murdered begins to reinvestigate the case against her imprisoned brother.

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.

ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE, by Anthony Doerr. (Scribner.) The lives of a blind French girl and a gadget-obsessed German boy before and during World War II.

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.

 

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.”

AS YOU WISH, by Cary Elwes with Joe Layden. (Touchstone/Simon & Schuster.) The making of the movie “The Princess Bride,” 25 years ago.

THE INNOVATORS, by Walter Isaacson. (Simon & Schuster.) Studies of the people who created computers and the Internet, beginning in the 1840s.

BEING MORTAL, by Atul Gawande. (Metropolitan/Holt.) The surgeon and New Yorker writer considers how doctors fail patients at the end of life, and how they can do better.

UNBROKENby 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.

RISE OF ISIS, by Jay Sekulow with Jordan Sekulow and others. (Howard Books.) An examination of the jihadist group and a warning about its dangers.

THE HOT ZONE, by Richard Preston. (Anchor.) The discovery of the Ebola virus, and the efforts to keep it from spreading; first published in 1994.

NEIL PATRICK HARRIS: CHOOSE YOUR OWN AUTOBIOGRAPHY, by Neil Patrick Harris with David Javerbaum. (Crown Archetype.) The actor’s life story is structured as a Choose Your Own Adventure book.

 

 

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