New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for January 24, 2016

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

FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

SCANDALOUS BEHAVIOR, by Stuart Woods. (Putnam.) Stone Barrington seeks a restful stay in the English countryside, but relationships with neighbors complicate matters.

MY NAME IS LUCY BARTON, by Elizabeth Strout. (Random House.) A woman struggles with memories of her impoverished and disturbing childhood and its effect on the present as she attempts to reconcile with her mother.

THE REVENANT, by Michael Punke. (Picador.) Left for dead after a mauling, the master tracker Hugh Glass is consumed by a singular desire for revenge; an inspiration for the 2015 film.

THE SCORE, by Elle Kennedy. (Elle Kennedy.) A newly single graduate finds her attentions turning to a hockey star.

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

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

SEBRING, by Kristen Ashley. (Kristen Ashley.) A schemer finds an outsider like himself, but does she need to be protected from his wiles?

JANUARY, by Audrey Carlan. (Waterhouse.) Mia becomes a high-priced escort to pay off her father’s gambling debts.

THE CHOICE, by Nicholas Sparks. (Grand Central.) When Travis meets his new neighbor, his bachelor status erodes.

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.

 

NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

WHEN BREATH BECOMES AIR, by Paul Kalanithi. (Random House.) A memoir by a physician who received a diagnosis of Stage IV lung cancer at the age of 36.

13 HOURSby Mitchell Zuckoff with members of the Annex Security Team. (Twelve.) Six C.I.A. contract employees discuss their experience during the attack on the State Department compound and the C.I.A. station called the “annex” in Benghazi in 2012.

THE NAME OF GOD IS MERCY, by Pope Francis with Andrea Tornielli. (Random House.) In a conversation with a Vatican reporter, the pontiff explores the cornerstone of his faith.

THE RESIDENCE, by Kate Andersen Brower. (Harper.) Fifty years of White House lore, based on interviews with butlers, maids and other staff members.

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 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.

ALEXANDER HAMILTON, by Ron Chernow. (Penguin.) A biography of the first Treasury secretary, a major author of the Federalist Papers and an advocate of strong central government. Originally published in 2004 and the basis of the Broadway play.

KILLING REAGANby 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.

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.

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: