New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for April 26, 2015

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

FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

THE LIAR, by Nora Roberts. (Putnam.) After her husband’s death, a woman returns with her daughter to her Smoky Mountain hometown, only to discover that her husband was a fraud who implicated her in his deceptions.

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

THE STRANGERby Harlan Coben. (Dutton.) Characters’ lives begin to fall apart as a mysterious stranger discloses secrets to them; a stand-alone thriller.

THE LONGEST RIDE, by Nicholas Sparks. (Grand Central.) The lives of two couples converge unexpectedly.

EVERY FIFTEEN MINUTES, by Lisa Scottoline. (St. Martin’s.) A psychiatrist becomes the target of a sociopath.

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.

BEAUTIFUL SECRET, by Christina Lauren. (Simon & Schuster.) Free-spirited Ruby breathes life into buttoned-down, recently divorced Niall.

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.

OUTLANDER, by Diana Gabaldon. (Dell.) Claire Randall, an English nurse, is transported back to 1743 during a second honeymoon in the Scottish Highlands. There she begins an affair with James Fraser, a redheaded soldier. Originally published in 1991.

UNTIL JULY, by Aurora Rose Reynolds. (Aurora Rose Reynolds.) An overprotective father must realize his daughter has found the one.

 

NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

THE ROAD TO CHARACTER, by David Brooks. (Random House.) The Times columnist extols personal virtues like kindness and honesty in a materialistic age.

BILL O’REILLY’S LEGENDS AND LIES, by David Fisher. (Holt.) Stories of the American West; a companion volume to the Fox News series.

DEAD WAKEby Erik Larson. (Crown.) The last voyage of the Lusitania, by the author of “The Devil in the White City.”

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 RESIDENCE, by Kate Andersen Brower. (Harper.) Fifty years of White House lore, based on interviews with butlers, maids and other staff members.

DEALING WITH CHINA, by Henry M. Paulson Jr. (Twelve.) The former Treasury secretary and onetime head of Goldman Sachs discusses how American business and political leaders can work with China.

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.

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.

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

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.

 

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