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.

New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for January 25, 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.

SAINT ODD, by Dean Koontz. (Bantam.) In the conclusion to the Odd Thomas series, Odd, who can communicate with the dead, returns home to small-town California.

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

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.

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?

COLD COLD HEART, by Tami Hoag. (Dutton.) Shaken by torture and rape at a serial killer’s hands, a TV reporter returns to her hometown, where she investigates the disappearance of a high school friend many years earlier.

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.

FATAL SCANDAL, by Marie Force. (Harlequin.) In Book 8 of the Fatal series, Lt. Sam Holland of the Metropolitan Police defends two colleagues from allegations of scandal.

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.

GHOST BOY, by 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.

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.

AMERICA’S BITTER PILL, by Steven Brill. (Random House.) The issues in American health care and health care reform and recent developments including the drafting and implementation of the Affordable Care Act, by the journalist, editor and lawyer.

THE HEART OF EVERYTHING THAT IS,by Bob Drury and Tom Clavin. (Simon & Schuster.) A biography of the influential Sioux leader Red Cloud.

Richard Scarry’s Busytown for the Modern Age

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New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for January 18, 2015

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

FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

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?

INSATIABLE APPETITES, by Stuart Woods. (Putnam.) Distributing the estate of a friend, the New York lawyer Stone Barrington unearths disturbing secrets.

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?

ONE NIGHT STAND, by J.S. Cooper and Helen Cooper. (J.S. Cooper and Helen Cooper.) A romantic fling between two wedding guests is more complicated than they thought.

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.

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.

TRUST NO ONE, by Jayne Ann Krentz. (Putnam.) A woman who is being stalked is aided by an unlikely ally.

GOLDEN SON, by Pierce Brown. (Del Rey.) In Book 2 of the Red Rising trilogy, set in a dystopian future, a young laborer in the mines of Mars fights his world’s ruling elite.

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.

NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

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

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.

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.

THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS, by Rebecca Skloot. (Broadway.) The story of a woman whose cancer cells were cultured without her permission in 1951.

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.

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.

IT WAS ME ALL ALONG, by Andie Mitchell. (Clarkson Potter.) A memoir about the author’s long struggle with, and eventual victory over, obesity.

AMERICA’S BITTER PILL, by Steven Brill. (Random House.) The issues in American health care and health care reform and recent developments including the drafting and implementation of the Affordable Care Act, by the journalist, editor and lawyer.

The 10 Best Book-Related Instagram Accounts

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Organize Leveled Reading Lists With Book Wizard Mobile

Kudos to our Friends at Free Technology for Teachers: Organize Leveled Reading Lists With Book Wizard Mobile.

Book Wizard is a Scholastic service that allows you to create and organize book lists according to reading levels and students’ interests. Book Wizard Mobile is a free iPad, iPhone, and Android app that you can use to scan a book’s barcode to quickly discover its lexile measurement, grade level equivalent, and guided reading level. Within the app you can create book lists and edit the existing book lists that you have created in your Scholastic.com teacher profile.

 

 

Books To Pair With Your Favorite Girl Scout Cookies

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