New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for October 5, 2015

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

FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

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

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.

COME RAIN OR COME SHINE, by Jan Karon. (Putnam.) Dooley, the adopted son of the Mitford character Father Tim Kavanagh, marries his childhood sweetheart.

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

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.

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.

ANGEL FALLS, by Kristin Hannah. (Ballantine.) When a doctor’s wife wakes from her coma, she thinks she’s still married to her movie-star first husband.

DEVOTED IN DEATH, by J. D. Robb. (Putnam.) Lt. Eve Dallas races the clock to save a woman kidnapped by a couple on a murder spree; by Nora Roberts, writing pseudonymously.

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.

 

NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

KILLING REAGAN, by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. (Holt.) The host of “The O’Reilly Factor” recounts the events surrounding the attempted assassination of President Reagan in 1981.

WHY NOT ME?, by Mindy Kaling. (Crown Archetype.) More personal essays from the comedian and actress.

FURIOUSLY HAPPY, by Jenny Lawson. (Flatiron.) A humorous treatment of the author’s experience of depression and anxiety disorder.

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.

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

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.

HITLER’S LAST WITNESS, by Rochus Misch and others. (Frontline.) An account of Hitler’s private life by a soldier who was part of his SS bodyguard, and died in 2013.

1944, by Jay Winik. (Simon & Schuster.) A pivotal year that saw D-Day, the liberation of Paris, Franklin Roosevelt’s re-election and the Battle of the Bulge.

 

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