New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for September 20, 2015

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

FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

MAKE ME, by Lee Child. (Delacorte.) In his 20th appearance, Jack Reacher pries open a missing-persons case that takes him across the country and into the shadowy reaches of the Internet.

THE GIRL IN THE SPIDER’S WEB, by David Lagercrantz. (Knopf.) Mikael Blomkvist and Lisbeth Salander are back in this continuation of Steig Larsson’s Millennium series.

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

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

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.

Xby Sue Grafton. (Marian Wood/Putnam.) A variety of X’s lead Kinsey Millhone into deep secrets and a cold case.

GRAY MOUNTAIN, by John Grisham. (Doubleday.) A downsized Wall Street lawyer joins a legal clinic in a small Virginia town, and litigates against the coal-mining industry.

HOLLYWOOD DIRT, by Alessandra Torre. (EverAfter Romance.) A woman’s life is upended when Hollywood’s most eligible bachelor descends on her small town.

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 winner of the 2015 Pulitzer Prize.

FRICTION, by Sandra Brown. (Grand Central.) A Texas Ranger fights for custody of his daughter amid complications stemming from his attraction to the judge.

 

NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

A WALK IN THE WOODS, by Bill Bryson. (Broadway.) A journey to rediscover America by trekking the 2,100 miles of the Appalachian Trail.

IT IS ABOUT ISLAM, by Glenn Beck. (Threshold Editions/Mercury Radio Arts.) The talk-radio host looks to Muslim teachings for the roots of Islamic extremism.

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.

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 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.”

PLUNDER AND DECEITby 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. (†)

EXCEPTIONAL, by Dick Cheney and Liz Cheney. (Threshold Editions.) The former vice president and his daughter chart their vision for a formidable future America.

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

I AM MALALA, by 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.

UNSINKABLE, by Debbie Reynolds and Dorian Hannaway. (Morrow/HarperCollins.) A second memoir by the actress, singer and dancer presents stories about her show-business friends, her man and money troubles, and her children.

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