New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for May 15, 2016

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

FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

15TH AFFAIR, by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro. (Little, Brown.) When a brutal murder threatens the domestic happiness of the San Francisco police detective Lindsay Boxer, she turns for help to the Women’s Murder Club.

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 LAST MILEby 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.

THE APARTMENT, by Danielle Steel. (Delacorte.) Four young women share a Hell’s Kitchen loft.

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

STAR WARS: BLOODLINE, by Claudia Gray. (Del Rey.) Leia Organa is urged to become First Senator of the New Republic.

ONLY BELOVED, by Mary Balogh. (Signet.) A widower duke considers couplehood again when he meets a beguiling music teacher.

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.


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.

GRIT, by Angela Duckworth. (Scribner.) A psychologist argues that passion and perseverance are the keys to success.

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.

HAMILTON: THE REVOLUTION, by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jeremy McCarter. (Grand Central /Melcher Media.) The libretto of the Grammy- and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, annotated by its creator, along with backstage photos, a production history and interviews with the cast.

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.

RED PLATOON, by Clinton Romesha. (Dutton.) The deadly 13-hour battle for a remote combat outpost in Afghanistan in 2009, by a soldier who received the Medal of Honor for his role.

RUTHLESS, by Ron Miscavige with Dan Koon. (St. Martin’s.) The father of Scientology’s leader criticizes his management of the organization.

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

BECOMING GRANDMA, by Lesley Stahl. (Blue Rider.) he reporter investigates how “grandmothering” transforms a woman’s life.

FIVE PRESIDENTS, by Clint Hill with Lisa McCubbin. (Gallery Books.) A retired Secret Service agent discusses his experience with presidents from Eisenhower to Ford.


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