New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for May 29, 2016

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

FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

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.

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.

THE WEEKENDERS by Mary Kay Andrews. On the North Carolina island of Belle Isle, a woman investigates her husband’s shady financial affairs after his mysterious death.

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 FIREMAN by Joe Hill Morrow( HarperCollins) During an epidemic that causes people to spontaneously combust, an infected New Hampshire nurse fights to stay alive, aided by a mysterious figure known as the Fireman.

BEYOND THE ICE LIMIT by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child (Grand Central) In a sequel to “The Ice Limit” (2000), Gideon Crew pursues a meteorite that has sunk to the ocean floor. Or is it only a meteorite?

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

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.

THIRTY-SIX AND A HALF MOTIVES by Denise Grover Swank (Denise Grover Swank) A nemesis is arrested, but his extensive network threatens revenge in the ninth book in the Rose Gardner mystery series.

THE BEACH HOUSE by Jane Green (Berkley) When a widow on Nantucket learns she may lose her house, she turns it into a bed-and-breakfast. Originally published in 2008.

NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

THE GENE by Siddhartha Mukherjee (Scribner)  This overview of the history and science of genetics also considers moral questions and prospects for future advances in treating disease. By the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “The Emperor of All Maladies.”

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.

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

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.

BARE BONES by Bobby Bones (Dey Street) A memoir by the host of “The Bobby Bones Show,” originating in Nashville, Tenn.

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

VALIANT AMBITION, by Nathaniel Philbrick. (Viking.) The relationship between George Washington and Benedict Arnold.

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.

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

 

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