New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for August 23, 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.

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

SILVER LININGS, by Debbie Macomber. (Ballantine.) Jo Marie, keeper of the Rose Harbor Inn, and two guests deal with trouble in relationships.

WHO DO YOU LOVE, by Jennifer Weiner. (Atria.) Andy and Rachel meet as children, then come together and separate repeatedly over the years.

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

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.

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.

FLESH AND BLOOD, by Patricia Cornwell. (Morrow/HarperCollins.) Dr. Kay Scarpetta pursues a sniper who may be a vigilante; the 22nd Scarpetta novel.

STATE OF FEAR, by Michael Crichton. (HarperCollins.) Reverse eco-terrorists create natural disasters to convince the public that global warming is real. Originally published in 2004.

 

 

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 DEVIL IN THE WHITE CITY, by Erik Larson. (Vintage.) How an architect and a serial killer were linked by the Chicago World’s Fair of 1893.

YOU’RE NEVER WEIRD ON THE INTERNET (ALMOST), by Felicia Day. (Touchstone.) A memoir of rising to stardom in the web video world.

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

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

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.”

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.

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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