New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for May 8, 2016

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

FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

EXTREME PREY, by John Sandford. (Putnam.) Lucas Davenport, who has left the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, is in Iowa trying to foil a plot to assassinate a Hillary Clinton-like candidate. The 26th Lucas Davenport thriller.

THE LAST MILE, by David Baldacci. (Grand Central.) In a sequel to “Memory Man,” Amos Decker, a detective with an extraordinary memory, investigates the case of a convicted killer who wins a last-minute reprieve.

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.

FIRE BOUND, by Christine Feehan. (Jove.) A glassblower travels to Italy, where her bodyguard catches her eye.

THE OBSESSION, by Nora Roberts. (Berkley.) A woman is haunted by her father’s crimes as she tries to pursue love and her work as a photographer.

BEST OF MY LOVE, by Susan Mallery. (HQN.) A baker and an adventure-travel agent navigate the claustrophobia of love in a small town.

THE NEST, by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney. (Ecco/HarperCollins.) Siblings in a dysfunctional New York family must grapple with a reduced inheritance.

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

HIDE AWAY, by Iris Johansen. (St. Martin’s Press.) A forensic sculptor heads to the Scottish Highlands in search of treasure.

STUCK-UP SUIT, by Vi Keeland and Penelope Ward. (EverAfter Romance.) An arrogant businessman’s phone, lost on a commuter train, leads to an unexpected affair.

 

NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

THE RAINBOW COMES AND GOES, by Anderson Cooper and Gloria Vanderbilt. (Harper.) Mother and son discuss their relationship and difficult family history.

THE SLEEP REVOLUTION, by Arianna Huffington. (Harmony.) What scientific research reveals about the dangers of sleep deprivation, and tips for achieving better sleep habits. By the founder of The Huffington Post.

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.

SHOE DOG, by Phil Knight. (Scribner.) A memoir by the founder of Nike.

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 BOAT, by Daniel James Brown. (Penguin.) The University of Washington’s eight-oar crew and their quest for gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.

DEAD WAKEby Erik Larson. (Crown.) The last voyage of the Lusitania, the passenger liner sunk by a German torpedo in 1915; by the author of “The Devil in the White City.”

THE THIRD WAVE, by Steve Case. (Simon & Schuster.) In the current era, entrepreneurs will use technology to revolutionize various sectors of the economy.

ELON MUSK, by Ashlee Vance. (Ecco/HarperCollins.) A technology writer follows Musk’s life from his difficult South African childhood to his involvement in Internet start-ups like the rocket company SpaceX and the electric-car company Tesla.

OLD AGE, by Michael Kinsley. (Tim Duggan.) Essays, both serious and humorous, about aging and death, based in part on Kinsley’s experience with Parkinson’s disease and aimed at his fellow baby boomers.

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