New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for November 23, 2014

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

FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

REVIVAL, by Stephen King. (Scribner.) The continuing relationship over five decades between a disgraced clergyman who is fascinated by electricity and a drug addicted musician whom he mentored as a boy.

FLESH AND BLOOD, by Patricia Cornwell. (Morrow/HarperCollins.) As the Boston Marathon trial approaches, Dr. Kay Scarpetta, the chief medical examiner for the state of Massachusetts, pursues a sniper who may be a vigilante; the 22nd Scarpetta novel.

GRAY MOUNTAIN, by John Grisham. (Doubleday.) A downsized Wall Street lawyer joins a legal clinic in a small Virginia town, and becomes involved both in real people’s lives and in litigation against the coal mining industry.

THE BURNING ROOM, by Michael Connelly. (Little, Brown.) The Los Angeles detective Harry Bosch and his new partner investigate two long-unsolved cases.

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

BLUE LABYRINTH, by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child. (Grand Central.) Special Agent Aloysius Pendergast is stalked by a killer bent on vengeance

A WILL AND A WAY, by Nora Roberts. (Silhouette.) A matchmaking uncle leaves much of his estate to two distantly related cousins.

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.

BLOOD MAGICK, by Nora Roberts. (Berkley.) In County Mayo, evil and witchcraft complicate a long-simmering romance; Book 3 of the Cousins O’Dwyer trilogy.

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.

 

NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

41, by George W. Bush. (Crown.) The 43rd president’s portrait of his father, George H. W. Bush, the 41st.

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.

THE ANDY COHEN DIARIES, by Andy Cohen. (Holt.) One year in the (social) life of the TV producer and host of “Watch What Happens Live.”

YES PLEASE, by Amy Poehler. (Dey St./Morrow.) A humorous miscellany from the comedian and actress, the “S.N.L.” alumna and star of “Parks and Recreation.”

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.

SMALL VICTORIES, by Anne Lamott. (Riverhead.) Essays about forgiveness, transformation and grace.

NO HERO, by Mark Owen with Kevin Maurer. (Dutton.) In a follow-up to “No Easy Day,” the Navy SEAL team member Matt Bissonnette, writing pseudonymously, describes the challenges of SEAL training and other missions in which he participated.

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.

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.”

 

 

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