New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for May 17, 2015

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

FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

14TH DEADLY SIN, by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro. (Little, Brown.) A video of a shocking crime surfaces, casting suspicion on a San Francisco detective’s colleagues.

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

MEMORY MAN, by David Baldacci. (Grand Central.) A police detective who left the force when his family was murdered teams up with his former partner to solve the case.

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.

GATHERING PREY, by John Sandford. (Putnam.) Lucas Davenport is on the trail of killers who have targeted a group of vagabonds called the Travelers.

CAT’S LAIR, by Christine Feehan. (Jove.) A woman, starting over in Texas after a troubled past, rouses the interest of her martial arts instructor.

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 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.

A GOD IN RUINS, by Kate Atkinson. (Little, Brown.) Postwar Britain as seen through the lives of an R.A.F. pilot and members of his well-to-do family.

THE FALL, by John Lescroart. (Atria.) In the rush to find a teenager’s killer, a possibly innocent middle-school teacher is put on trial.


NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

THE WRIGHT BROTHERS, by David McCullough. (Simon & Schuster.) The story of the bicycle mechanics from Ohio who ushered in the age of flight; by the author of “1776” and “The Greater Journey.”

CLINTON CASH, by Peter Schweizer. (Harper/HarperCollins.) An examination of donations made to the Clinton Foundation by foreign entities.

HOPE, by Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus with Mary Jordan and Kevin Sullivan. (Viking.) Two of the women who were kidnapped by a Cleveland school bus driver and imprisoned, raped and abused by him until they escaped after 10 years tell their story.

THE BOOK OF JOAN, by Melissa Rivers. (Crown Archetype.) A memoir of life, often uproarious, with the comedian Joan Rivers, written by her daughter.

IT’S A LONG STORY, by Willie Nelson with David Ritz. (Little, Brown.) The country music star discusses his life’s journey, from selling encyclopedias to professional fame.

AND THE GOOD NEWS IS . . ., by Dana Perino. (Twelve.) The Fox News contributor and former press secretary under President George W. Bush reviews her life and career and shares lessons she has learned. (†)

AMERICAN WIFE, by Taya Kyle with Jim DeFelice. (Morrow/HarperCollins.) The widow of Chris Kyle, of “American Sniper” fame, describes her life after his death.

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

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.

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



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