New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for December 20, 2015

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FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

ROGUE LAWYERby John Grisham. (Doubleday.) The attorney Sebastian Rudd is a “lone gunman” who hates injustice and the system and defends unpopular clients.

CROSS JUSTICE, by James Patterson. (Little, Brown.) Detective Alex Cross returns home, for the first time in 35 years, to help a cousin who has been accused of murder.

THE GUILTY, by David Baldacci. (Grand Central.) The government hit man Will Robie investigates murder charges against his estranged father in their Mississippi hometown.

THE MARTIAN, by Andy Weir. (Crown.) Abandoned by his crew, an astronaut embarks on a dogged quest to stay alive.

ASHLEY BELL, by Dean Koontz. (Bantam.) A young Southern California writer who survived a fatal diagnosis sets out to find a woman she has been told she must save, overcoming many obstacles in the process.

TOM CLANCY: COMMANDER IN CHIEF, by Mark Greaney. (Putnam.) President Jack Ryan detects a pattern in outbreaks of violence around the world that point to the Russian president, but he must unite the Western allies before he can take action.

SEE ME, by Nicholas Sparks. (Grand Central.) A couple in love are threatened by secrets from the past.

TRICKY TWENTY-TWO, by Janet Evanovich. (Bantam.) The New Jersey bounty hunter Stephanie Plum pursues a fraternity member arrested for beating up a college dean and investigates a murder.

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 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)

KILLING REAGAN, by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. (Holt.) The host of “The O’Reilly Factor” recounts the events surrounding the attempted assassination of President Reagan in 1981.

THOMAS JEFFERSON AND THE TRIPOLI PIRATES, by Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger. (Sentinel.) The war against the Barbary pirates in 1801.

HUMANS OF NEW YORK: STORIES, by Brandon Stanton. (St. Martin’s.) Photographs and interviews from the creator of the blog and the book “Humans of New York.”

BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME, by Ta-Nehisi Coates. (Spiegel & Grau.) A meditation on race in America as well as a personal story by the Atlantic’s national correspondent.

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.

DESTINY AND POWER, by Jon Meacham. (Random House.) A biography of George H.W. Bush.

WHY NOT ME?, by Mindy Kaling. (Crown Archetype.) More personal essays from the comedian and actress.

THE WRIGHT BROTHERS, by David McCullough. (Simon & Schuster.) The story of the bicycle mechanics from Ohio who ushered in the age of flight.

WHAT IF?, by Randall Munroe. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.) Scientific (but often funny) answers to hypothetical questions, based in part on the author’s website, xkcd.com.

BOYS IN THE TREES, by Carly Simon. (Flatiron.) A memoir by the singer.

 

 

New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for December 6, 2015

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FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

CROSS JUSTICE, by James Patterson. (Little, Brown.) Detective Alex Cross returns to Starksville, N.C., his hometown, for the first time in 35 years, to help a cousin who has been accused of murder.

TRICKY TWENTY-TWO, by Janet Evanovich. (Bantam.) The New Jersey bounty hunter Stephanie Plum pursues a fraternity member arrested for beating up a college dean and investigates a murder.

THE GUILTY, by David Baldacci. (Grand Central.) The government hit man Will Robie investigates murder charges against his estranged father in their Mississippi hometown.

SEE ME, by Nicholas Sparks. (Grand Central.) A couple in love are threatened by secrets from the past.

ROGUE LAWYERby John Grisham. (Doubleday.) The attorney Sebastian Rudd is a “lone gunman” who hates injustice and the system and defends unpopular clients.

THE MARTIAN, by Andy Weir. (Crown.) Abandoned by his crew, an astronaut embarks on a dogged quest to stay alive.

THE CROSSING, by Michael Connelly. (Little, Brown.) The retired detective Harry Bosch reluctantly agrees to help his half brother, a defense attorney, and his investigations lead him inside the L.A.P.D.

THE BAZAAR OF BAD DREAMS, by Stephen King. (Scribner.) Twenty stories, some never before published.

WILD CAT, by Christine Feehan. (Jove.) After an intruder’s murder, Siena’s motives are called into question.

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 winner of the 2015 Pulitzer Prize.

 

NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

KILLING REAGAN, by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. (Holt.) The host of “The O’Reilly Factor” recounts the events surrounding the attempted assassination of President Reagan in 1981.

HUMANS OF NEW YORK: STORIES, by Brandon Stanton. (St. Martin’s.) Photographs and interviews from the creator of the blog and the book “Humans of New York.”

THOMAS JEFFERSON AND THE TRIPOLI PIRATES, by Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger. (Sentinel.) The war against the Barbary pirates in 1801.

BOYS IN THE TREES, by Carly Simon. (Flatiron.) A memoir by the singer.

TROUBLEMAKER, by Leah Remini and Rebecca Paley. (Ballantine.) The actress describes her life in Scientology and the aftermath of her break with the church in 2013.

BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME, by Ta-Nehisi Coates. (Spiegel & Grau.) A meditation on race in America as well as a personal story by the Atlantic’s national correspondent.

DESTINY AND POWER, by Jon Meacham. (Random House.) A biography of George H.W. Bush.

WHY NOT ME?, by Mindy Kaling. (Crown Archetype.) More personal essays from the comedian and actress.

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.

BINGE, by Tyler Oakley. (Gallery Books.) Personal essays from the L.G.B.T.Q. YouTube personality.

 

New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for November 29, 2015

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FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

TRICKY TWENTY-TWO, by Janet Evanovich. (Bantam.) The New Jersey bounty hunter Stephanie Plum pursues a fraternity member arrested for beating up a college dean and investigates a murder.

THE GUILTY, by David Baldacci. (Grand Central.) The government hit man Will Robie investigates murder charges against his estranged father in their Mississippi hometown.

ROGUE LAWYERby John Grisham. (Doubleday.) The attorney Sebastian Rudd is a “lone gunman” who hates injustice and the system and defends unpopular clients.

ALL DRESSED IN WHITE, by Mary Higgins Clark and Alafair Burke. (Simon & Schuster.) A TV producer investigates a bride’s disappearance for her show, “Under Suspicion.”

THE CROSSING, by Michael Connelly. (Little, Brown.) The retired detective Harry Bosch reluctantly agrees to help his half brother, a defense attorney, and his investigations lead him inside the L.A.P.D.

THE PHARAOH’S SECRET, by Clive Cussler and Graham Brown. (Putnam.) Kurt Austin and Joe Zavala must save the NUMA crew from a mysterious toxin deployed by a villain who wants to build a new Egyptian empire.

MONSTER ________, by Kendall Ryan. (Kendall Ryan.) A recent college graduate grapples with her feelings for her brother’s best friend.

THE MARTIAN, by Andy Weir. (Crown.) Abandoned by his crew, an astronaut embarks on a dogged quest to stay alive.

SEE ME, by Nicholas Sparks. (Grand Central.) A couple in love are threatened by secrets from the past.

THE BAZAAR OF BAD DREAMS, by Stephen King. (Scribner.) Twenty stories, some never before published.

 

 

NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

KILLING REAGAN, by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. (Holt.) The host of “The O’Reilly Factor” recounts the events surrounding the attempted assassination of President Reagan in 1981.

THOMAS JEFFERSON AND THE TRIPOLI PIRATES, by Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger. (Sentinel.) The war against the Barbary pirates in 1801.

TROUBLEMAKER, by Leah Remini and Rebecca Paley. (Ballantine.) The actress describes her life in Scientology and the aftermath of her break with the church in 2013.

DESTINY AND POWER, by Jon Meacham. (Random House.) A biography of George H.W. Bush.

BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME, by Ta-Nehisi Coates. (Spiegel & Grau.) A meditation on race in America as well as a personal story by the Atlantic’s national correspondent.

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.

BUT ENOUGH ABOUT ME, by Burt Reynolds and Jon Winokur. (Putnam.) The actor recalls the people in his life.

THE WITCHES, by Stacy Schiff. (Little, Brown.) An account of the Salem witch trials of 1692.

LIGHTS OUT, by Ted Koppel. (Crown.) The journalist describes how a cyberattack on the nation’s power grids could paralyze our infrastructure, warns that government has not planned for the possibility, and visits “preppers” who are taking their own precautions.

WHY NOT ME?, by Mindy Kaling. (Crown Archetype.) More personal essays from the comedian and actress.

 

 

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

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FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

ROGUE LAWYERby John Grisham. (Doubleday.) The attorney Sebastian Rudd is a “lone gunman” who hates injustice and the system and defends unpopular clients.

THE CROSSING, by Michael Connelly. (Little, Brown.) The retired detective Harry Bosch reluctantly agrees to help his half brother, a defense attorney, and his investigations lead him inside the L.A.P.D.

THE PROMISE, by Robert Crais. (Putnam.) The Los Angeles P.I. Elvis Cole joins forces with the K-9 officer Scott James of the L.A.P.D. and his German shepherd, Maggie, as well as his partner, Joe Pike, to foil a criminal mastermind.

CRIMSON SHORE, by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child. (Grand Central.) In the 15th thriller featuring the F.B.I. agent Aloysius Pendergast, a crime in a quaint Massachusetts town may be connected to rumors of a colony of witches who settled there after the Salem trials.

THE MARTIAN, by Andy Weir. (Crown.) Abandoned by his crew, an astronaut embarks on a dogged quest to stay alive.

THE BAZAAR OF BAD DREAMS, by Stephen King. (Scribner.) Twenty stories, some never before published.

SEE ME, by Nicholas Sparks. (Grand Central.) A couple in love are threatened by secrets from the past.

STARS OF FORTUNE, by Nora Roberts. (Berkley.) Three couples pool their powers in their search for the prophetic fire star.

THE MAGIC STRINGS OF FRANKIE PRESTO, by Mitch Albom. (Harper/HarperCollins.) A preternaturally gifted guitarist uses his talent to alter lives.

NOVEMBER 9, by Colleen Hoover. (Atria.) Is Ben using his relationship with Fallon as fodder for his novel?

 

NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

TROUBLEMAKER, by Leah Remini and Rebecca Paley. (Ballantine.) The actress describes her life in Scientology and the aftermath of her break with the church in 2013.

DESTINY AND POWER, by Jon Meacham. (Random House.) A biography of George H.W. Bush.

KILLING REAGAN, by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. (Holt.) The host of “The O’Reilly Factor” recounts the events surrounding the attempted assassination of President Reagan in 1981.

THOMAS JEFFERSON AND THE TRIPOLI PIRATES, by Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger. (Sentinel.) The war against the Barbary pirates in 1801.

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.

THE WITCHES, by Stacy Schiff. (Little, Brown.) An account of the Salem witch trials of 1692.

CRIPPLED AMERICA, by Donald J. Trump. (Threshold Editions.) The real estate developer and candidate for the Republican presidential nomination shares his ideas for making America great again.

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.

MY LIFE ON THE ROAD, by Gloria Steinem. (Random House.) A memoir by the feminist writer and activist is also a history of the movement.

WILDFLOWER, by Drew Barrymore. (Dutton.) The actress shares stories about her life.

 

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

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FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

THE CROSSING, by Michael Connelly. (Little, Brown.) The retired detective Harry Bosch reluctantly agrees to help his half brother, a defense attorney, and his investigations lead him inside the L.A.P.D.

STARS OF FORTUNE, by Nora Roberts. (Berkley.) Three couples pool their powers in their search for the prophetic fire star.

THE BAZAAR OF BAD DREAMS, by Stephen King. (Scribner.) Twenty stories, some never before published.

ROGUE LAWYER, by John Grisham. (Doubleday.) The attorney Sebastian Rudd is a “lone gunman” who hates injustice and the system and defends unpopular clients.

THE MARTIAN, by Andy Weir. (Crown.) Abandoned by his crew, an astronaut embarks on a dogged quest to stay alive.

SEE ME, by Nicholas Sparks. (Grand Central.) A couple in love are threatened by secrets from the past.

CAREER OF EVIL, by Robert Galbraith. (Mulholland/Little, Brown.) In the third novel about the private investigative team of Cormoran Strike and Robin Ellacott, the pair pursue a psychotic stalker; by J. K. Rowling, writing pseudonymously.

THE SURVIVOR, by Vince Flynn and Kyle Mills. (Emily Bestler/Atria.) The counterterrorism operative Mitch Rapp must control the damage from a leak of C.I.A. documents. Mills finished the book for Flynn, who died in 2013.

AVENUE OF MYSTERIES, by John Irving. (Simon & Schuster.) In Irving’s 14th novel, a Mexican writer on a journey to the Philippines recalls his escape from a humble childhood.

DEPRAVED HEART, by Patricia Cornwell. (Morrow/HarperCollins.) A psychopath sends Dr. Kay Scarpetta videos from the past about her niece in the series’s 23rd book.

 

NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

TROUBLEMAKER, by Leah Remini and Rebecca Paley. (Ballantine.) The actress describes her life in Scientology and the aftermath of her break with the church in 2013.

KILLING REAGAN, by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. (Holt.) The host of “The O’Reilly Factor” recounts the events surrounding the attempted assassination of President Reagan in 1981.

THOMAS JEFFERSON AND THE TRIPOLI PIRATES, by Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger. (Sentinel.) The war against the Barbary pirates in 1801.

CRIPPLED AMERICA, by Donald J. Trump. (Threshold Editions.) The real estate developer and candidate for the Republican presidential nomination shares his ideas for making America great again.

A MORE PERFECT UNION, by Ben Carson with Candy Carson. (Sentinel.) A discussion of the Constitution by the candidate for the Republican presidential nomination.

THE WITCHES, by Stacy Schiff. (Little, Brown.) An account of the Salem witch trials of 1692.

LIGHTS OUTby Ted Koppel. (Crown.) The journalist describes how a cyberattack on the nation’s power grids could paralyze our infrastructure, warns that government has not planned for the possibility, and visits “preppers” who are taking their own precautions.

EXTREME OWNERSHIPby Jocko Willink and Leif Babin. (St. Martin’s.) Applying the principles of Navy SEALs leadership training to any organization. (†)

WILDFLOWER, by Drew Barrymore. (Dutton.) The actress shares stories about her life.

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

 

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

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FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

ROGUE LAWYER, by John Grisham. (Doubleday.) The attorney Sebastian Rudd is a “lone gunman” who hates injustice and the system and defends unpopular clients.

DEPRAVED HEART, by Patricia Cornwell. (Morrow/HarperCollins.) A psychopath sends Dr. Kay Scarpetta videos from the past about her niece in the series’s 23rd book.

SEE ME, by Nicholas Sparks. (Grand Central.) A couple in love are threatened by secrets from the past.

THE MARTIAN, by Andy Weir. (Crown.) Abandoned by his crew, an astronaut embarks on a dogged quest to stay alive.

A BANQUET OF CONSEQUENCES, by Elizabeth George. (Viking.) Can a suicide in Dorset be connected to a poisoning in Cambridge? In the 19th novel in a series, the Scotland Yard detectives Thomas Lynley and Barbara Havers investigate.

WALK THROUGH FIRE, by Kristen Ashley. (Forever.) After a chance encounter, a woman and her bad-boy former flame try to patch up their differences.

THE SURVIVOR, by Vince Flynn and Kyle Mills. (Emily Bestler/Atria.) The counterterrorism operative Mitch Rapp must control the damage from a leak of C.I.A. documents. Mills finished the book for Flynn, who died in 2013.

DARKEST BEFORE DAWN, by Maya Banks. (Berkley.) A mercenary’s dedication to his mission is compromised when he is tasked with guarding a highly sought captive.

CAREER OF EVIL, by Robert Galbraith. (Mulholland/Little, Brown.) In the third novel about the private investigative team of Cormoran Strike and Robin Ellacott, the pair pursue a psychotic stalker; by J. K. Rowling, writing pseudonymously.

COLD-HEARTED RAKE, by Lisa Kleypas. (Avon.) When a scoundrel is made an earl, a clash of wills ensues with the widow still residing at his estate.

 

NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

KILLING REAGAN, by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. (Holt.) The host of “The O’Reilly Factor” recounts the events surrounding the attempted assassination of President Reagan in 1981.

THE WITCHES, by Stacy Schiff. (Little, Brown.) An account of the Salem witch trials of 1692.

EXTREME OWNERSHIPby Jocko Willink and Leif Babin. (St. Martin’s.) Applying the principles of Navy SEALs leadership training to any organization. (†)

GOVERNMENT ZERO, by Michael Savage. (Center Street.) The radio host warns Americans against Islamists and the Obama administration, which, he says, aims to impose absolute rule and destroy our civilization. (†)

A MORE PERFECT UNION, by Ben Carson with Candy Carson. (Sentinel.) A discussion of the Constitution by the candidate for the Republican presidential nomination.

BINGE, by Tyler Oakley. (Gallery Books.) Personal essays from the L.G.B.T.Q. YouTube personality.

WILDFLOWER, by Drew Barrymore. (Dutton.) The actress shares stories about her life.

LIGHTS OUT, by Ted Koppel. (Crown.) The journalist describes how a cyberattack on the nation’s power grids could paralyze our infrastructure, warns that government has not planned for the possibility, and visits “preppers” who are taking their own precautions.

NOTORIOUS RBG, by Irin Carmon and Shana Knizhnik. (Dey Street.) A celebration of the life and career of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME, by Ta-Nehisi Coates. (Spiegel & Grau.) A meditation on race in America as well as a personal story by the national correspondent of The Atlantic, framed as a letter to his teenage son.

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

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FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

ROGUE LAWYER, by John Grisham. (Doubleday.) The attorney Sebastian Rudd is a “lone gunman” who hates injustice and the system and defends unpopular clients.

CAREER OF EVIL, by Robert Galbraith. (Mulholland/Little, Brown.) In the third novel about the private investigative team of Cormoran Strike and Robin Ellacott, the pair pursue a psychotic stalker; by J. K. Rowling, writing pseudonymously.

SEE ME, by Nicholas Sparks. (Grand Central.) A couple in love are threatened by secrets from the past.

THE MARTIAN, by Andy Weir. (Crown.) Abandoned by his crew, an astronaut embarks on a dogged quest to stay alive.

THE SURVIVOR, by Vince Flynn and Kyle Mills. (Emily Bestler/Atria.) The counterterrorism operative Mitch Rapp must control the damage from a leak of C.I.A. documents. Mills finished the book for Flynn, who died in 2013.

THE LAKE HOUSE, by Kate Morton. (Atria.) A London detective investigating a missing-persons case becomes curious about an unsolved 1933 kidnapping in Cornwall.

THE MURDER HOUSE, by James Patterson and David Ellis. (Little, Brown.) When bodies are found at a Hamptons estate where a series of grisly murders once occurred, a local detective and former New York City cop investigates.

WELCOME TO NIGHT VALE, by Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor. (Harper Perennial/HarperCollins.) The lives of two women intersect in a desert town home to supernatural and paranormal occurrences.

KIAN, by Tijan. (Tijan.) A golden-boy killer and the woman whose life he saved are reunited.

THE GIRL IN THE SPIDER’S WEB, by David Lagercrantz. (Knopf.) Mikael Blomkvist and Lisbeth Salander are back in this continuation of Steig Larsson’s Millennium series.

 

NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

KILLING REAGAN, by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. (Holt.) The host of “The O’Reilly Factor” recounts the events surrounding the attempted assassination of President Reagan in 1981.

BINGE, by Tyler Oakley. (Gallery Books.) Personal essays from the L.G.B.T.Q. YouTube personality.

A MORE PERFECT UNION, by Ben Carson with Candy Carson. (Sentinel.) A discussion of the Constitution by the candidate for the Republican presidential nomination.

EXTREME OWNERSHIP, by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin. (St. Martin’s.) Applying the principles of Navy SEALs leadership training to any organization. (†)

HUMANS OF NEW YORK STORIESby Brandon Stanton. (St. Martin’s.) More photographs, this time accompanied by interviews, from the creator of the blog and the book “Humans of New York.”

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.

WHY NOT ME?, by Mindy Kaling. (Crown Archetype.) More personal essays from the comedian and actress.

10% HAPPIER, by Dan Harris. (It Books.) A co-anchor of “Nightline” reports on the science and spiritual dimensions of meditation and how it has improved his life.

BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME, by Ta-Nehisi Coates. (Spiegel & Grau.) A meditation on race in America as well as a personal story by the national correspondent of The Atlantic, framed as a letter to his teenage son.

THE LAST OF THE PRESIDENT’S MEN, by Bob Woodward. (Simon & Schuster.) More revelations from the Nixon White House, based on documents supplied by Alexander Butterfield, the aide who disclosed Nixon’s taping system.

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