New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for November 30, 2014

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

FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

CAPTIVATED BY YOU, by Sylvia Day. (Berkley.) Eva and Gideon’s love is threatened by old wounds; a Crossfire novel.

THE ESCAPE, by David Baldacci. (Grand Central.) John Puller, a special agent with the Army, hunts for his brother, who was convicted of treason and has escaped from prison.

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

GRAY MOUNTAINby 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.

THE CINDERELLA MURDER, by Mary Higgins Clark and Alafair Burke. (Simon & Schuster.) A TV producer plans a show about a cold case — the murder of a U.C.L.A. student who was found with one shoe missing.

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.

THE JOB, by Janet Evanovich and Lee Goldberg. (Bantam.) The F.B.I. special agent Kate O’Hare works with Nicolas Fox, a handsome con man, to pursue a drug kingpin.

THE MISTLETOE PROMISE, by Richard Paul Evans. (Simon & Schuster.) A divorced woman enters into a contract with a strange man to pretend to be a couple until Christmas.

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.

 

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.”

THERE WAS A LITTLE GIRL, by Brooke Shields. (Dutton.) A memoir of the actress’s life and her complicated relationship with her ambitious, difficult mother.

WILD, by 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.

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.

DREAMERS AND DECEIVERS, by Glenn Beck with Kevin Balfe. (Threshold Editions/Mercury Radio Arts.) More little-known stories from America’s past; a follow-up to “Miracles and Massacres.”

 

 

 

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