New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for October 11, 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.

THE MURDER HOUSE, by James Patterson and David Ellis. (Little, Brown.) When bodies are found at a Hamptons estate where a series of grisly murders once occurred, a local detective and former New York City cop investigates.

AFTER YOU, by Jojo Moyes. (Pamela Dorman/Viking.) In a sequel to “Me Before You,” Louisa Clark tries to put her life back together after the death of Will Traynor, and joins a grief support group that may lead her to new love.

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 AERONAUT’S WINDLASS, by Jim Butcher. (ROC.) In the first book of a steampunk fantasy series by the author of the Dresden Files novels, people live in spires that stretch into the sky and make use of airships.

PRETTY GIRLS, by Karin Slaughter. (Morrow/HarperCollins.) When her husband is murdered, a wealthy Atlanta woman discovers shocking secrets about him that lead her to reconnect with her estranged sister; together they investigate the long-ago disappearance of a third sister.

WILLOW BROOK ROAD, by Sherryl Woods. (Mira.) A woman at a crossroad returns home, where an alluring stranger raising his nephew sets her on a new course.

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

DOWN THE RABBIT HOLE, by J. D. Robb and others. (Jove.) Five tales, including an Eve Dallas novella, inspired by “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.”

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.

THE TUDORS, by G. J. Meyer. (Delacorte.) The story of England’s most notorious dynasty. Originally published in 2010.

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 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.

UNLIKEABLE, by Edward Klein. (Regnery.) A unflattering portrait of Hillary Clinton.

 

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