New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for March 20, 2016

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

FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

FIRE TOUCHED, by Patricia Briggs. (Ace.) The shape-shifter Mercy Thompson and her Alpha werewolf mate, Adam, protect a stolen human child.

OFF THE GRID, by C. J. Box. (Putnam.) The 16th Joe Pickett novel features Nate Romanowski and a search for a domestic terror cell.

THE STEEL KISS, by Jeffery Deaver. (Grand Central.) Lincoln Rhyme and his new assistant, also a paraplegic, investigate a domestic terrorist who sabotages equipment.

ME BEFORE YOU, by Jojo Moyes. (Penguin.) A young woman who has barely been farther afield than her English village finds herself while caring for a wealthy, embittered quadriplegic. Originally published in 2012.

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.

ROCK WITH WINGS, by Anne Hillerman. (Harper.) Husband-and-wife police officers Chee and Bernie have their hands full with a woman’s disappearance and new threats to Navajo lands.

THE DROP, by Michael Connelly. (Little, Brown.) Harry Bosch of the L.A.P.D. uncovers both the operations of a sadistic killer and a political conspiracy.

THE WATERS OF ETERNAL YOUTH, by Donna Leon. (Atlantic Monthly.) Commissario Guido Brunetti is asked to investigate the “accidental” near-drowning of a girl 15 years ago; the 25th novel in the series.

THE LIAR, by Nora Roberts. (Putnam.) A woman returning to her hometown discovers that her husband was a fraud who implicated her in his deceptions.

CLAWBACK, by J. A. Jance. (Touchstone.) In the 11th Ali Reynolds novel, Ali and her husband work to clear her father’s name when he is accused of murdering the financial adviser who steered him wrong.

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.

MIRACLES FROM HEAVEN, by Christy Wilson Beam. (Hachette.) A mother tells the story of her once-sickly daughter, whose chronic ailments disappeared after a near-death experience.

DARK MONEY, by Jane Mayer. (Doubleday.) An account of how the Koch brothers and other super-wealthy donors deployed their money to change American politics.

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.

SMARTER FASTER BETTER, by Charles Duhigg. (Random House.) The science of productivity, from the author of “The Power of Habit.”

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.

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.

ROSEMARY, by Kate Clifford Larson. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.) The tragic story of the Kennedys’ intellectually disabled oldest daughter.

A MOTHER’S RECKONING, by Sue Klebold. (Crown.) The mother of one of the Columbine shooters wrestles with her grief and guilt and discusses how parents can become more aware of the signs of mental illness in teenagers.

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.




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