New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for August 9, 2015

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

FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

GO SET A WATCHMAN, by Harper Lee. (Harper.) In the mid-1950s, a grown-up Jean Louise Finch returns to Maycomb and realizes that her adored father is a racist.

GREY, by E. L. James. (Vintage.) A sequel told from Christian’s point of view.

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

THRILL ME, by Susan Mallery. (Harlequin.) A decade’s distance does little to reduce the passion between a promoter and an extreme-sports enthusiast.

SIREN’S CALL, by Jayne Castle. (Jove.) Rafe commissions a secret Siren to help him navigate the catacombs of Rainshadow.

CIRCLING THE SUN, by Paula Mclain. (Ballantine.) A novel by the author of “The Paris Wife” about Beryl Markham: raised in Kenya, a horse trainer and aviatrix.

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 MARTIAN, by Andy Weir. (Crown.) Abandoned by his crew, an astronaut embarks on a dogged quest to stay alive.

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

CODE OF CONDUCTby Brad Thor. (Emily Bestler/Atria.) In Thor’s 15th thriller, the counterterrorism operative Scot Harvath undertakes a deadly assignment set in motion by a leaked video.

 

NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME, by Ta-Nehisi Coates. (Spiegel & Grau.) A meditation on race in America as well as a personal story by the national correspondent of The Atlantic, framed as a letter to his teenage son.

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 WRIGHT BROTHERSby 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.”

MODERN ROMANCE, by Aziz Ansari with Eric Klinenberg. (Penguin Press.) The comedian enlists a sociologist to help him understand today’s dating scene.

DOWN THE RABBIT HOLE, by Holly Madison. (Dey Street.) Life inside the Playboy Mansion, by a former bunny and girlfriend of Hugh Hefner.

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

I AM MALALAby Malala Yousafzai with Christina Lamb. (Little, Brown.) The experience of the Pakistani girl who advocated for women’s education and was shot by the Taliban.

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.

A FULL LIFE, by Jimmy Carter. (Simon & Schuster.) At 90, the 39th president (and Nobel Prize winner) reflects on his private and public life.

THE OREGON TRAIL, by Rinker Buck. (Simon & Schuster.) The author and his brother travel 2,000 miles by mule and wagon from Missouri to Oregon.

 

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