New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for February 22, 2015

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FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

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

FIFTY SHADES OF GREY, by E. L. James. (Vintage.) An innocent college student falls in love with a tortured man with particular sexual tastes; the first of a trilogy.

OBSESSION IN DEATH, by J. D. Robb. (Putnam.) A murderer is obsessed with Lt. Eve Dallas; by Nora Roberts, writing pseudonymously.

MOTIVE, by Jonathan Kellerman. (Ballantine.) The Los Angeles psychologist-detective Alex Delaware and Milo Sturgis, a homicide cop, realize that the murder they’re investigating was committed by a serial killer.

FIFTY SHADES DARKER, by E. L. James. (Vintage.) Daunted by Christian’s dark secrets, Anastasia ends their relationship — but desire still dominates her every thought; the second book in a trilogy.

A SPOOL OF BLUE THREAD, by Anne Tyler. (Knopf.) Four generations of a family are drawn to a house in the Baltimore suburbs.

ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE, by Anthony Doerr. (Scribner.) The lives of a blind French girl and a gadget-obsessed German boy before and during World War II.

FIFTY SHADES FREED, by E. L. James. (Vintage.) Reunited, Anastasia and Christian face a world of possibilities, and unexpected challenges; the final volume in a trilogy.

FIFTY SHADES TRILOGYby E. L. James. (Vintage.) The three “Fifty Shades” novels in one bundle.

GONE GIRLby Gillian Flynn. (Crown.) A woman disappears on the day of her fifth anniversary; is her husband a killer?

NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

AMERICAN SNIPER, by Chris Kyle with Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice. (Morrow/HarperCollins.) A former member of the Navy SEALs discusses his battlefield experiences during the Iraq war. Kyle was shot to death in Texas in 2013.

UNBROKENby Laura Hillenbrand. (Random House.) An Olympic runner’s story of survival as a prisoner of the Japanese in World War II.

THE BOYS IN THE BOATby Daniel James Brown. (Viking.) The University of Washington’s eight-oar crew and their quest for gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.

WILDby Cheryl Strayed. (Knopf.) A woman’s account of a life-changing 1,100-mile hike along the Pacific Crest Trail during the summer of 1995.

BEING MORTALby 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.

KILLING PATTONby Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. (Holt.) The host of “The O’Reilly Factor” recounts the strange death of Gen. George S. Patton in December 1945.

LADY ALMINA AND THE REAL DOWNTON ABBEY, by the Countess of Carnarvon. (Broadway Books.) The inspiration and setting for the show on PBS.

BELIEVER, by David Axelrod. (Penguin Press.) A memoir by the political consultant who became Barack Obama’s campaign strategist and White House adviser.

GHOST BOY, Martin Pistorius with Megan Lloyd Davies. (Thomas Nelson.) A South African man learned how to communicate and live a full life despite a mysterious disease that left him mute and in a wheelchair; originally published in 2011.

YES PLEASEby Amy Poehler. (Dey St./Morrow.) A humorous miscellany from the comedian and actress, the “S.N.L.” alumna and star of “Parks and Recreation.

New Dr. Seuss book set for release in July

New Dr. Seuss book set for release in July – CNN.com.

Federal Government Best Selling Publications for 2014 | Government Book Talk

Federal Government Best Selling Publications for 2014 | Government Book Talk.

New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for February 15, 2015

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FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

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

FIFTY SHADES OF GREY, by E. L. James. (Vintage.) An innocent college student falls in love with a tortured man with particular sexual tastes; the first of a trilogy.

THE NIGHTINGALE, by Kristin Hannah. (St. Martin’s.) Two sisters in World War II France: one struggling to survive in the countryside, the other joining the Resistance in Paris.

CRASH AND BURN, by Lisa Gardner. (Dutton.) A luxury car is found at the bottom of a ravine in New Hampshire, and the investigation of the accident leads to the discovery of a string of crimes.

ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE, by Anthony Doerr. (Scribner.) The lives of a blind French girl and a gadget-obsessed German boy before and during World War II.

PRIVATE VEGAS, by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro. (Little, Brown.) Jack Morgan, the head of an investigative firm, uncovers a murder ring in Las Vegas.

GONE GIRLby Gillian Flynn. (Crown.) A woman disappears on the day of her fifth anniversary; is her husband a killer?

FIFTY SHADES DARKER, by E. L. James. (Vintage.) Daunted by Christian’s dark secrets, Anastasia ends their relationship — but desire still dominates her every thought; the second book in a trilogy.

FIFTY SHADES TRILOGY, by E. L. James. (Vintage.) The three “Fifty Shades” novels in one bundle.

BIG LITTLE LIES, by Liane Moriarty. (Amy Einhorn/Putnam.) Who will end up dead, and how, when three mothers with children in the same school become friends?

NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

AMERICAN SNIPER, by Chris Kyle with Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice. (Morrow/HarperCollins.) A former member of the Navy SEALs discusses his battlefield experiences during the Iraq war. Kyle was shot to death in Texas in 2013.

UNBROKENby Laura Hillenbrand. (Random House.) An Olympic runner’s story of survival as a prisoner of the Japanese in World War II.

WILDby Cheryl Strayed. (Knopf.) A woman’s account of a life-changing 1,100-mile hike along the Pacific Crest Trail during the summer of 1995.

THE BOYS IN THE BOATby Daniel James Brown. (Viking.) The University of Washington’s eight-oar crew and their quest for gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.

GHOST BOY, Martin Pistorius with Megan Lloyd Davies. (Thomas Nelson.) A South African man learned how to communicate and live a full life despite a mysterious disease that left him mute and in a wheelchair; originally published in 2011.

KILLING PATTONby Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. (Holt.) The host of “The O’Reilly Factor” recounts the strange death of Gen. George S. Patton in December 1945.

BEING MORTALby 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.

YES PLEASEby Amy Poehler. (Dey St./Morrow.) A humorous miscellany from the comedian and actress, the “S.N.L.” alumna and star of “Parks and Recreation.

LONE SURVIVOR, by Marcus Luttrell and Patrick Robinson. (Little, Brown.) The only survivor of a Navy SEALs operation in Afghanistan describes the battle and his escape.

LEAVING BEFORE THE RAINS COME, by Alexandra Fuller. (Penguin Press.) A memoir of a marriage’s collapse, by the author of “Don’t Let’s Go to the Dogs Tonight.”

The case against e-readers: Why reading paper books is better for your mind.

The case against e-readers: Why reading paper books is better for your mind. – The Washington Post.

New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for February 8, 2015

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FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

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

PRIVATE VEGAS, by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro. (Little, Brown.) Jack Morgan, the head of an investigative firm, uncovers a murder ring in Las Vegas.

FIFTY SHADES OF GREY, by E. L. James. (Vintage.) An innocent college student falls in love with a tortured man with particular sexual tastes; the first of a trilogy.

ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE, by Anthony Doerr. (Scribner.) The lives of a blind French girl and a gadget-obsessed German boy before and during World War II.

VIPER GAME, by Christine Feehan. (Jove.) Desperate to protect three little girls, a seductive woman turns to the bayou GhostWalker Wyatt Fontenot.

GONE GIRLby Gillian Flynn. (Crown.) A woman disappears on the day of her fifth anniversary; is her husband a killer?

BEAUTIFUL REDEMPTION, by Jamie McGuire. (Jamie McGuire.) Liis Lindy, an F.B.I. agent, falls in love with the difficult and demanding Thomas Maddox, the special agent in charge of the Chicago office. The second Maddox Brothers novel.

THE SECRETS OF SIR RICHARD KENWORTHY, by Julia Quinn. (Avon/HarperCollins.) Richard Kenworthy has less than a month to find a bride when he sees Iris Smythe-Smith hiding behind her cello at her family’s infamous musicale.

BIG LITTLE LIES, by Liane Moriarty. (Amy Einhorn/Putnam.) Who will end up dead, and how, when three mothers with children in the same school become friends?

BOUND BY FLAMES, by Jeaniene Frost. (Avon/HarperCollins.) The third novel in the Night Prince series finds Vlad and his newly turned bride, Leila, at odds and vulnerable to the one vampire powerful enough to end the Dark Prince’s reign.

NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

AMERICAN SNIPER, by Chris Kyle with Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice. (Morrow/HarperCollins.) A former member of the Navy SEALs discusses his battlefield experiences during the Iraq war. Kyle was shot to death in Texas in 2013.

UNBROKENby Laura Hillenbrand. (Random House.) An Olympic runner’s story of survival as a prisoner of the Japanese in World War II.

WILDby Cheryl Strayed. (Knopf.) A woman’s account of a life-changing 1,100-mile hike along the Pacific Crest Trail during the summer of 1995.

THE BOYS IN THE BOATby Daniel James Brown. (Viking.) The University of Washington’s eight-oar crew and their quest for gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.

BEING MORTALby 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.

THE WATER IS WIDE, by Pat Conroy. (Open Road.) The author describes a year he spent teaching in a two-room schoolhouse on a remote island off South Carolina.

GHOST BOY, Martin Pistorius with Megan Lloyd Davies. (Thomas Nelson.) A South African man learned how to communicate and live a full life despite a mysterious disease that left him mute and in a wheelchair; originally published in 2011.

THE REAPER, by Nicholas Irving with Gary Brozek. (St. Martin’s.) A memoir by a deadly special operations sniper deployed to Afghanistan.

YES PLEASEby Amy Poehler. (Dey St./Morrow.) A humorous miscellany from the comedian and actress, the “S.N.L.” alumna and star of “Parks and Recreation.

KILLING PATTONby Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. (Holt.) The host of “The O’Reilly Factor” recounts the strange death of Gen. George S. Patton in December 1945.

New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for February 1, 2015

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FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

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

ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE, by Anthony Doerr. (Scribner.) The lives of a blind French girl and a gadget-obsessed German boy before and during World War II.

GONE GIRLby Gillian Flynn. (Crown.) A woman disappears on the day of her fifth anniversary; is her husband a killer?

BURNED, by Karen Marie Moning. (Delacorte.) Battling dark forces, MacKayla Lane must decide whom she can trust, and what her survival is ultimately worth; a Fever novel.

FIFTY SHADES OF GREY, by E. L. James. (Vintage.) An innocent college student falls in love with a tortured man with particular sexual tastes; the first of a trilogy.

BIG LITTLE LIES, by Liane Moriarty. (Amy Einhorn/Putnam.) Who will end up dead, and how, when three mothers with children in the same school become friends?

STILL ALICE, by Lisa Genova. (Pocket Books.) A 50-year-old Harvard professor learns she has early-onset Alzheimer’s disease; now a movie.

DARK PLACES, by Gillian Flynn. (Broadway.) A woman who was spared when her mother and sisters were murdered begins to reinvestigate the case against her imprisoned brother.

THE ESCAPE, by David Baldacci. (Grand Central.) John Puller, a special agent with the Army, hunts for his brother, who was convicted of treason and has escaped from prison.

GRAY MOUNTAINby John Grisham. (Doubleday.) A downsized Wall Street lawyer joins a legal clinic in a small Virginia town, and becomes involved both in real people’s lives and in litigation against the coal mining industry.

NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

AMERICAN SNIPER, by Chris Kyle with Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice. (Morrow/HarperCollins.) A former member of the Navy SEALs discusses his battlefield experiences during the Iraq war. Kyle was shot to death in Texas in 2013.

UNBROKENby Laura Hillenbrand. (Random House.) An Olympic runner’s story of survival as a prisoner of the Japanese in World War II.

WILDby Cheryl Strayed. (Knopf.) A woman’s account of a life-changing 1,100-mile hike along the Pacific Crest Trail during the summer of 1995.

THE BOYS IN THE BOATby Daniel James Brown. (Viking.) The University of Washington’s eight-oar crew and their quest for gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.

CLAPTON, by Eric Clapton. (Broadway.) The renowned rock guitarist looks back on his life and his music; first published in 2007.

BEING MORTALby 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.

YES PLEASEby Amy Poehler. (Dey St./Morrow.) A humorous miscellany from the comedian and actress, the “S.N.L.” alumna and star of “Parks and Recreation.

KILLING PATTONby Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. (Holt.) The host of “The O’Reilly Factor” recounts the strange death of Gen. George S. Patton in December 1945.

GOD, GUNS, GRITS AND GRAVY, by Mike Huckabee. (St. Martin’s.) The former Arkansas governor offers his take on our fractious American culture.

LONE SURVIVOR, by Marcus Luttrell and Patrick Robinson. (Little, Brown.) The only survivor of a Navy SEALs operation in Afghanistan describes the battle and his escape.

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