New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for August 16, 2015

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

FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

ALERT, by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge. (Little, Brown.) Detective Michael Bennett and the F.B.I.’s Emily Parker must save New York City from a deadly threat.

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.

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

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

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

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.

MAGIC SHIFTS, by Ilona Andrews. (Ace.) In the eighth Kate Daniels novel, Kate and Curran, who have broken with the Pack, investigate a friend’s disappearance.

DRAGONBANE, by Sherrilyn Kenyon. (St. Martin’s.) In the 26th Dark-Hunter novel, ancient enemies battle in modern-day New Orleans.

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.

LUCKIEST GIRL ALIVE, by Jessica Knoll. (Simon & Schuster.) The life of a successful magazine writer is shaken when secrets from her past are revealed in a documentary.

 

NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

PLUNDER AND DECEIT, by Mark R. Levin. (Threshold Editions.) The talk-radio host urges young Americans to resist the statist masterminds who he says are burdening them with debt, inferior education and illegal immigration. (†)

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.

MY FIGHT/YOUR FIGHT, by Ronda Rousey with Maria Burns Ortiz. (Regan Arts.) The U.F.C. women’s bantamweight champion and Olympic judo medalist describes her struggles to succeed.

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

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

KENNEDY WIVES, by Amber Hunt and David Batcher. (Lyons Press.) A look at the women who married into the Kennedy family.

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.

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