New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for January 3, 2016

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

FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

ROGUE LAWYERby John Grisham. (Doubleday.) The attorney Sebastian Rudd is a “lone gunman” who hates injustice and the system and defends unpopular clients.

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

CROSS JUSTICE, by James Patterson. (Little, Brown.) Detective Alex Cross returns home, for the first time in 35 years, to help a cousin who has been accused of murder.

THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN, by Paula Hawkins. (Riverhead.) A psychological thriller set in the environs of 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.

SEE ME, by Nicholas Sparks. (Grand Central.) A couple in love are threatened by secrets from the past.

THE BAZAAR OF BAD DREAMS, by Stephen King. (Scribner.) Twenty stories, some never before published.

THE GUILTY, by David Baldacci. (Grand Central.) The government hit man Will Robie investigates murder charges against his estranged father in their Mississippi hometown.

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.

GO SET A WATCHMAN, by Harper Lee. (Harper.) In the mid-1950s, a grown-up Jean Louise Finch returns home to find that her adored father is not as perfect as she believed.

 

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.

THOMAS JEFFERSON AND THE TRIPOLI PIRATES, by Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger. (Sentinel.) The war against the Barbary pirates in 1801.

HUMANS OF NEW YORK: STORIES, by Brandon Stanton. (St. Martin’s.) Photographs and interviews from the creator of the blog and the book “Humans of New York.”

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 Atlantic’s national correspondent.

THE BOYS IN THE BOATby Daniel James Brown. (Penguin.) The University of Washington’s eight-oar crew and their quest for gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.

WHAT IF?by Randall Munroe. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.) Scientific (but often funny) answers to hypothetical questions, based in part on the author’s website, xkcd.com.

THE WRIGHT BROTHERS, by David McCullough. (Simon & Schuster.) The story of the bicycle mechanics from Ohio who ushered in the age of flight.

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

THE BIG SHORT, by Michael Lewis. (Norton.) The people who saw the real estate crash coming and made billions from their foresight. The basis of the movie.

DESTINY AND POWER, by Jon Meacham. (Random House.) A biography of George H.W. Bush.

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