New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for March 15, 2015

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

FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN, by Paula Hawkins. (Riverhead.) A psychological thriller set in London is full of complications and betrayals.

DEAD HEAT, by Patricia Briggs. (Ace.) Charles and Anna, married werewolves, must stop a dangerous Fae whom they encounter during what begins as a pleasure trip.

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.

THE ASSASSIN, by Clive Cussler and Justin Scott. (Putnam.) The detective Isaac Bell investigates the murders of opponents of the Standard Oil trust in 1905.

FIFTY SHADES DARKER, by E. L. James. (Vintage.) Daunted by Christian’s dark secrets, Anastasia ends their relationship — but desire still dominates her every thought; the second book in a trilogy.

THE NIGHTINGALE, by Kristin Hannah. (St. Martin’s.) Two sisters are separated in World War II France: one struggling to survive in the countryside, the other joining the Resistance in Paris.

FIFTY SHADES FREED, by E. L. James. (Vintage.) Reunited, Anastasia and Christian face a world of possibilities, and unexpected challenges; the final volume in a trilogy.

A SPOOL OF BLUE THREAD, by Anne Tyler. (Knopf.) Four generations of a family are drawn to a house in the Baltimore suburbs.

FIFTY SHADES OF GREY, by E. L. James. (Vintage.) An innocent college student falls in love with a tortured man with particular sexual tastes; the first of a trilogy.

STILL ALICE, by Lisa Genova. (Pocket Books.) A 50-year-old Harvard professor learns she has early-onset Alzheimer’s disease; now a movie.

 

NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

AMERICAN SNIPER, by Chris Kyle with Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice. (Morrow/HarperCollins.) A former member of the Navy SEALs discusses his battlefield experiences during the Iraq war. Kyle was shot to death in Texas in 2013.

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.

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.

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

BEING MORTALby 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.

H IS FOR HAWK, by Helen Macdonald. (Grove.) Overwhelmed by her father’s death, a British woman decides to raise a goshawk, a bird that is fierce and notoriously difficult to tame.

KILLING PATTONby 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.

CHARLIE WILSON’S WAR, by George Crile. (Grove.) A chronicle of a congressman’s efforts in the 1980s to steer billions to the anti-Soviet side in Afghanistan.

A BRIEF HISTORY OF TIME, by Stephen Hawking. (Bantam.) The British cosmologist reviews efforts to create a unified theory of the universe; first published in 1988.

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