New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for May 31, 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.

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.

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.

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.

SEVENEVES, by Neal Stephenson. (Morrow/HarperCollins.) Five thousand years after a small number of survivors of the moon’s explosion took refuge on an international space station, their descendants contemplate a return to Earth.

BEACH TOWN, by Mary Kay Andrews. (St. Martin’s.) Complications arise when a Hollywood location scout tries to arrange a shoot in a Florida Gulf Coast town.

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

LUCKIEST GIRL ALIVE, by Jessica Knoll. (Simon & Schuster.) The life of a successful New York magazine writer is shaken when secrets from her past are revealed during the filming of a documentary about a shooting at the prestigious high school she attended.

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.

LOVE, LAUGHTER, AND STEAMY EVER AFTERS, by Bella Andre, Melissa Foster and others. (Bella Andre, Melissa Foster and others.) A collection of 10 romance novels by 10 different authors.

 

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.”

ELON MUSK, by Ashlee Vance. (Ecco/HarperCollins.) A technology writer follows Musk’s life from his difficult South African childhood to his involvement in Internet start-ups like the rocket company SpaceX, the electric-car company Tesla and the solar power installation company Solar 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 ROAD TO CHARACTER, by David Brooks. (Random House.) The Times columnist extols personal virtues like kindness and honesty in a materialistic age.

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.

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

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; now a movie.

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

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.

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

 

 

 

 

 

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