New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for April 12, 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.

THE SHADOWS, by J.R. Ward. (New American Library.) Book 13 of the Black Dagger Brotherhood series.

THE STRANGER, by Harlan Coben. (Dutton.) Characters’ lives begin to fall apart as a mysterious stranger discloses secrets to them; a stand-alone thriller.

THE PATRIOT THREAT, by Steve Berry. (Minotaur.) The former government operative Cotton Malone searches for a North Korean who may have acquired Treasury files.

DEEP, by Kylie Scott. (St. Martin’s Griffin.) A night in Las Vegas leaves Lizzy pregnant and preoccupied with the bassist she spent it with.

THE LONGEST RIDE, by Nicholas Sparks. (Grand Central.) The lives of two couples converge unexpectedly.

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.

NYPD RED 3, by James Patterson and Marshall Karp. (Little, Brown.) Investigating the disappearance of a billionaire’s son, Detective Zach Jordan and his partner (and ex-girlfriend) find themselves in the midst of a conspiracy.

AT THE WATER’S EDGE, by Sara Gruen. (Spiegel & Grau.) A socialite travels to the Scottish Highlands with her husband and his friend, who are searching for the Loch Ness monster; there she uncovers secrets about her husband and family.

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

NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

DEAD WAKE, by Erik Larson. (Crown.) The last voyage of the Lusitania, by the author of “The Devil in the White City.”

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.

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.

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

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.

BECOMING STEVE JOBS, by Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli. (Crown Business.) How Jobs, who started out as a brash young genius, developed a more mature management style.

GOING CLEAR, by Lawrence Wright. (Vintage.) The Pulitzer Prize-winning author examines the world of Scientology; the basis for the documentary film.

THINK LIKE A FREAK, by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner. (Morrow/HarperCollins.) How to solve problems creatively, from the authors of “Freakonomics.”

UNDER THE TUSCAN SUN, by Frances Mayes. (Broadway.) A memoir of buying, renovating and settling into a villa near Cortona, Italy; first published in 1996.

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New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for April 5, 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.

THE STRANGER, by Harlan Coben. (Dutton.) Characters’ lives begin to fall apart as a mysterious stranger discloses secrets to them; a stand-alone thriller.

THE LONGEST RIDE, by Nicholas Sparks. (Grand Central.) The lives of two couples converge unexpectedly.

NYPD RED 3, by James Patterson and Marshall Karp. (Little, Brown.) Investigating the disappearance of a billionaire’s son, Detective Zach Jordan and his partner (and ex-girlfriend) find themselves in the midst of a conspiracy.

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.

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

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

THE HUSBAND’S SECRETby Liane Moriarty. (Amy Einhorn/Putnam.) A woman’s life is upended when she discovers a letter from her husband she was not yet meant to read

SHOPPING FOR A BILLIONAIRE, by Julia Kent. (Julia Kent.) A mystery shopper meets a moneyed man; a five-volume collection of the romantic series

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

NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

BECOMING STEVE JOBS, by Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli. (Crown Business.) How Jobs, who started out as a brash young genius, developed a more mature management style.

DEAD WAKE, by Erik Larson. (Crown.) The last voyage of the Lusitania, by the author of “The Devil in the White City.”

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.

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.

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.

THINK LIKE A FREAK, by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner. (Morrow/HarperCollins.) How to solve problems creatively, from the authors of “Freakonomics.”

THE SIX WIVES OF HENRY VIII, by Alison Weir. (Grove.) A history of the king’s serial marriages, from Catherine of Aragon to Catherine Parr; first published in 1991.

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.

PIONEER GIRL, by Laura Ingalls Wilder. (South Dakota Historical Society Press.) The writer’s autobiography, the source of her Little House on the Prairie books, completed in 1930 and never published, is annotated by a biographer.

New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for March 29, 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.

NYPD RED 3, by James Patterson and Marshall Karp. (Little, Brown.) Investigating the disappearance of a billionaire’s son, Detective Zach Jordan and his partner (and ex-girlfriend) find themselves in the midst of a conspiracy.

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.

THE LONGEST RIDE, by Nicholas Sparks. (Grand Central.) The lives of two couples converge unexpectedly.

A DANGEROUS PLACE, by Jacqueline Winspear. (Harper.) The psychologist turned private investigator Maisie Dobbs is drawn into political intrigue in Gibraltar in 1937.

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

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

PREY, by Michael Crichton. (Harper.) A cloud of self-sustaining micro-robots is on the move in the Nevada desert.

SOARING, by Kristen Ashley. (Kristen Ashley.) The heiress Amelia seeks a fresh start with her new acquaintances but struggles most to reclaim her children’s respect and attention. Book 2 in the Magdalene series.

THE HUSBAND’S SECRET, by Liane Moriarty. (Amy Einhorn/Putnam.) A woman’s life is upended when she discovers a letter from her husband she was not yet meant to read.

NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

DEAD WAKE, by Erik Larson. (Crown.) The last voyage of the Lusitania, by the author of “The Devil in the White City.”

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.

PIONEER GIRL, by Laura Ingalls Wilder. (South Dakota Historical Society Press.) The writer’s autobiography, the source of her Little House on the Prairie books, completed in 1930 and never published, is annotated by a biographer.

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.

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

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.

H IS FOR HAWK, by Helen Macdonald. (Grove.) Overwhelmed by her father’s death, a British woman decides to raise a goshawk, a bird that is fierce and notoriously difficult to tame.

THRIVE, by Arianna Huffington. (Harmony.) Personal well-being as the indispensable third measure — with money and power — of success.

YES PLEASE, by Amy Poehler. (Dey Street/Morrow.) A humorous miscellany from the comedian and actress.

New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for March 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.

ENDANGERED, by C. J. Box. (Putnam.) When his 18-year-old ward is found beaten in a ditch, the Montana game warden Joe Pickett suspects her boyfriend, a rodeo star.

LAST ONE HOME, by Debbie Macomber. (Ballantine.) Three estranged sisters work to resolve their differences.

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.

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

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

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.

THE LONGEST RIDE, by Nicholas Sparks. (Grand Central.) The lives of two couples converge unexpectedly.

CONFESS, by Colleen Hoover. (Atria.) A young woman finds herself attracted to an artist with a secret.

COLD BETRAYAL, by J. A. Jance. (Touchstone.) In the 10th Ali Reynolds novel, Ali and her new husband try to help a girl who has escaped from a polygamous cult and an old woman who is being driven from her farm.

 

NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

DEAD WAKE, by Erik Larson. (Crown.) The last voyage of the Lusitania, by the author of “The Devil in the White City.”

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.

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.

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

THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF ELEANOR ROOSEVELT, by Eleanor Roosevelt. (Harper Perennial.) A look at an era and a life through the eyes of the first lady and humanitarian.

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.

EVERY DAY I FIGHT, by Stuart Scott with Larry Platt. (Blue Rider.) A memoir by the ESPN anchor and commentator, who died of cancer in January 2015.

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.

BETTYVILLE, by George Hodgman. (Viking.) A New York editor returns to his Missouri hometown to care for his aging mother.

New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for March 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.

DEAD HEAT, by Patricia Briggs. (Ace.) Charles and Anna, married werewolves, must stop a dangerous Fae whom they encounter during what begins as a pleasure trip.

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.

THE ASSASSIN, by Clive Cussler and Justin Scott. (Putnam.) The detective Isaac Bell investigates the murders of opponents of the Standard Oil trust in 1905.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

 

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.

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.

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

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.

H IS FOR HAWK, by Helen Macdonald. (Grove.) Overwhelmed by her father’s death, a British woman decides to raise a goshawk, a bird that is fierce and notoriously difficult to tame.

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.

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.

CHARLIE WILSON’S WAR, by George Crile. (Grove.) A chronicle of a congressman’s efforts in the 1980s to steer billions to the anti-Soviet side in Afghanistan.

A BRIEF HISTORY OF TIME, by Stephen Hawking. (Bantam.) The British cosmologist reviews efforts to create a unified theory of the universe; first published in 1988.

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