New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for March 27, 2016

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FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

PRIVATE PARIS, by James Patterson and Mark Sullivan. (Little, Brown.) Jack Morgan, the head of the Private global investigative agency, probes the murders of members of the French cultural elite.

PROPERTY OF A NOBLEWOMAN, by Danielle Steel. (Delacorte.) Two New Yorkers searching for the owner of an abandoned safe-deposit box reconstruct the history of a young woman and a forbidden love affair at the time of World War II.

DARK PROMISES, by Christine Feehan. (Berkley.) A Carpathian novel; the 29th book in the Dark series.

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.

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

PLAYING THE ODDS, by Nora Roberts. (InterMix.) Serena conceals her privileged upbringing by taking a job as a blackjack dealer on a cruise ship.

THE WEDDING DRESS, by Rachel Hauck. (Thomas Nelson.) With her own wedding approaching, Charlotte pieces together the history of a vintage gown she finds.

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

OFF THE GRID, by C. J. Box. (Putnam.) The 16th Joe Pickett novel features Nate Romanowski and a search for a domestic terror cell.

HAWKE, by Sawyer Bennett. (Loveswept.) A hockey defenseman and a reformed partier reunite seven years after their relationship foundered.

NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

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.

NEITHER HERE NOR THERE, by Bill Bryson. (HarperCollins.) Bryson, with his sidekick “Stephen Katz,” retraces a youthful trip he made through Europe in the early ’70s; first published in 1992.

DARK MONEY, by Jane Mayer. (Doubleday.) An account of how the Koch brothers and other super-wealthy donors deployed their money to change American politics.

MIRACLES FROM HEAVEN, by Christy Wilson Beam. (Hachette.) A mother tells the story of her once-sickly daughter, whose chronic ailments disappeared after a near-death experience.

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.

SMARTER FASTER BETTERby Charles Duhigg. (Random House.) The science of productivity, from the author of “The Power of Habit.”

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.

THE IMMORTAL IRISHMAN, by Timothy Egan. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.) The life of Thomas Francis Meagher, an Irish revolutionary who fled to America and was active in Irish-American politics, becoming the general of New York’s Irish Brigade during the Civil War.

ROSEMARY, by Kate Clifford Larson. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.) The tragic story of the Kennedys’ intellectually disabled oldest daughter.

 

 

 

New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for March 20, 2016

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FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

FIRE TOUCHED, by Patricia Briggs. (Ace.) The shape-shifter Mercy Thompson and her Alpha werewolf mate, Adam, protect a stolen human child.

OFF THE GRID, by C. J. Box. (Putnam.) The 16th Joe Pickett novel features Nate Romanowski and a search for a domestic terror cell.

THE STEEL KISS, by Jeffery Deaver. (Grand Central.) Lincoln Rhyme and his new assistant, also a paraplegic, investigate a domestic terrorist who sabotages equipment.

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.

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

ROCK WITH WINGS, by Anne Hillerman. (Harper.) Husband-and-wife police officers Chee and Bernie have their hands full with a woman’s disappearance and new threats to Navajo lands.

THE DROP, by Michael Connelly. (Little, Brown.) Harry Bosch of the L.A.P.D. uncovers both the operations of a sadistic killer and a political conspiracy.

THE WATERS OF ETERNAL YOUTH, by Donna Leon. (Atlantic Monthly.) Commissario Guido Brunetti is asked to investigate the “accidental” near-drowning of a girl 15 years ago; the 25th novel in the series.

THE LIAR, by Nora Roberts. (Putnam.) A woman returning to her hometown discovers that her husband was a fraud who implicated her in his deceptions.

CLAWBACK, by J. A. Jance. (Touchstone.) In the 11th Ali Reynolds novel, Ali and her husband work to clear her father’s name when he is accused of murdering the financial adviser who steered him wrong.

NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

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.

MIRACLES FROM HEAVEN, by Christy Wilson Beam. (Hachette.) A mother tells the story of her once-sickly daughter, whose chronic ailments disappeared after a near-death experience.

DARK MONEY, by Jane Mayer. (Doubleday.) An account of how the Koch brothers and other super-wealthy donors deployed their money to change American politics.

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.

SMARTER FASTER BETTER, by Charles Duhigg. (Random House.) The science of productivity, from the author of “The Power of Habit.”

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 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.

ROSEMARY, by Kate Clifford Larson. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.) The tragic story of the Kennedys’ intellectually disabled oldest daughter.

A MOTHER’S RECKONING, by Sue Klebold. (Crown.) The mother of one of the Columbine shooters wrestles with her grief and guilt and discusses how parents can become more aware of the signs of mental illness in teenagers.

BEING MORTAL, by 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.

 

 

15 Book Recs Based On Movies & TV Shows

From the Bookriot blog:  15 Book Recs Based On Movies & TV Shows

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New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for March 13, 2016

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FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

THE GANGSTER, by Clive Cussler and Justin Scott. (Putnam.) In the ninth book in this series, set in 1906, the New York detective Isaac Bell contends with a crime boss passing as a respectable businessman and a tycoon’s plot against President Theodore Roosevelt.

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.

ROOM, by Emma Donoghue. (Little, Brown.) The entire world of the 5-year-old boy who narrates this novel is the 11-by-11-foot room in which his mother is being held prisoner.

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

THE WEDDING DRESS, by Rachel Hauck. (Thomas Nelson.) With her own wedding approaching, Charlotte pieces together the history of a vintage gown she finds.

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

KEEP QUIET, by Lisa Scottoline. (St. Martin’s.) A father hides a terrible secret to protect his son.

THE KITCHEN HOUSE, by Kathleen Grissom. (Touchstone.) An Irish orphan is integrated into a slave family on a Virginia plantation.

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 LIAR, by Nora Roberts. (Putnam.) A woman returning to her hometown discovers that her husband was a fraud who implicated her in his deceptions.

NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

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.

SEVEN BRIEF LESSONS ON PHYSICS, by Carlo Rovelli. (Riverhead.) An introduction to modern physics.

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.

A MAN CALLED INTREPID, by William Stevenson. (Skyhorse.) The story of the World War II British spymaster who became Churchill’s secret intelligence ambassador to Roosevelt.

PLAYING TO THE EDGE, by Michael V. Hayden. (Penguin Press.) A former C.I.A. director defends his policies.

DARK MONEY, by Jane Mayer. (Doubleday.) An account of how the Koch brothers and other super-wealthy donors deployed their money to change American politics.

EVICTED, by Matthew Desmond. (Crown.) How poor people repeatedly lose their homes while landlords profit.

A MOTHER’S RECKONING, by Sue Klebold. (Crown.) The mother of one of the Columbine shooters wrestles with her grief and guilt and discusses how parents can become more aware of the signs of mental illness in teenagers.

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.

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.

 

New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for March 6, 2016

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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.

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.

A GIRL’S GUIDE TO MOVING ON, by Debbie Macomber. (Ballantine.) A mother and her daughter-in-law both leave unhappy marriages and take up with new men.

RUNAWAY VAMPIRE, by Lynsay Sands. (Avon.) Mary becomes embroiled in Dante’s search for his twin after running him over with her R.V.

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

THE WEDDING DRESS, by Rachel Hauck. (Thomas Nelson.) With her own wedding approaching, Charlotte pieces together the history of a vintage gown she finds.

COMETH THE HOUR, by Jeffrey Archer. (St. Martin’s.) The sixth and penultimate book of the Clifton Chronicles brings the Cliftons and the Barringtons into the 1970s.

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

GIRL MISSING, by Tess Gerritsen. (Ballantine.) The medical examiner Kat Novak fears that a serial killer is stalking the streets, and one of the town’s most prominent citizens is her chief suspect; previously published as “Peggy Sue Got Murdered.”

ROOMHATE, by Penelope Ward. (Penelope Ward.) A woman must share an inherited house with the man she dumped long ago.

NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

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.

PLAYING TO THE EDGE, by Michael V. Hayden. (Penguin Press.) A former C.I.A. director defends his policies.

A MOTHER’S RECKONING, by Sue Klebold. (Crown.) The mother of one of the Columbine shooters wrestles with her grief and guilt and discusses how parents can become more aware of the signs of mental illness in teenagers.

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 KENNEDY BROTHERS, by Richard D. Mahoney. (Arcade.) The relationship between Jack and Bobby. Originally published in 1999.

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 ROAD TO LITTLE DRIBBLINGby Bill Bryson. (Doubleday.) An American expatriate travels around his adopted country.

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.

AND THEN ALL HELL BROKE LOOSEby Richard Engel. (Simon & Schuster.) NBC’s chief foreign correspondent discusses the Arab Spring and war in the Middle East.

ORIGINALS, by Adam Grant. (Viking.) A Wharton School professor argues that innovators are made, not born, and offers suggestions for how to become one.

New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for February 28, 2016

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FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

COMETH THE HOUR, by Jeffrey Archer. (St. Martin’s.) The sixth and penultimate book of the Clifton Chronicles brings the Cliftons and the Barringtons into the 1970s.

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.

ROOMHATE, by Penelope Ward. (Penelope Ward.) A woman must share an inherited house with the man she dumped long ago.

FIND HERby Lisa Gardner. (Dutton.) The detective D. D. Warren hunts for a missing woman who was kidnapped and abused as a student and may have become a vigilante.

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

NYPD RED 4, by James Patterson and Marshall Karp. (Little, Brown.) Detective Zach Gordon and his partner, members of an elite task force that protects the rich and famous, pursue a cold-blooded killer.

BROTHERHOOD IN DEATH, by J. D. Robb. (Berkley.) Lt. Eve Dallas of the N.Y.P.D. helps a friend and her husband solve a mystery involving politics and real estate; by Nora Roberts, writing pseudonymously.

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.

THE NEXT ALWAYS, by Nora Roberts. (Jove.) A historic hotel in Maryland is getting a face-lift from the Montgomery brothers and their eccentric mother; Book 1 of the Inn BoonsBoro trilogy.

 

NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

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.

A MOTHER’S RECKONING, by Sue Klebold. (Crown.) The mother of one of the Columbine shooters wrestles with her grief and guilt and discusses how parents can become more aware of the signs of mental illness in teenagers.

LOVE, ELLEN, by Betty DeGeneres. (It Books.) The mother of the comedian and actress describes how she came to accept her daughter’s sexuality. Originally published in 2013.

CONVICTION, by Juan Martinez. (Morrow/HarperCollins.) An Arizona prosecutor describes building the case against Jodi Arias, who was found guilty of murdering her ex-boyfriend, Travis Alexander, in 2013.

DEAR CARY, by Dyan Cannon. (It Books.) Cannon’s memoir discusses her romance with the actor Cary Grant, their glamorous careers and stormy marriage, and his dark family secrets. Originally published in 2011.

I AM MALALA, by Malala Yousafzai with Christina Lamb. (Little, Brown.) The experience of the Pakistani girl who campaigned for women’s education and was shot by the Taliban.

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.

AND THEN ALL HELL BROKE LOOSE, by Richard Engel. (Simon & Schuster.) NBC’s chief foreign correspondent discusses the Arab Spring and war in the Middle East.

THE NAME OF GOD IS MERCY, by Pope Francis with Andrea Tornielli. (Random House.) In a conversation with a Vatican reporter, the pontiff explores the cornerstone of his faith.

THE ROAD TO LITTLE DRIBBLINGby Bill Bryson. (Doubleday.) An American expatriate travels around his adopted country.

New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for February 21, 2016

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FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

MORNING STAR, by Pierce Brown. (Del Rey.) In Book 3 of the Red Rising trilogy, set in a dystopian future, Darrow incites a rebellion.

FIND HER, by Lisa Gardner. (Dutton.) The detective D. D. Warren hunts for a missing woman who was kidnapped and abused as a student and may have become a vigilante.

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.

BROTHERHOOD IN DEATH, by J. D. Robb. (Berkley.) Lt. Eve Dallas of the N.Y.P.D. helps a friend and her husband solve a mystery involving politics and real estate; by Nora Roberts, writing pseudonymously.

NYPD RED 4, by James Patterson and Marshall Karp. (Little, Brown.) Detective Zach Gordon and his partner, members of an elite task force that protects the rich and famous, pursue a cold-blooded killer.

THE CHOICE, by Nicholas Sparks. (Grand Central.) When Travis meets his new neighbor, his bachelor status erodes.

BREAKDOWN, by Jonathan Kellerman. (Ballatine.) The psychologist Alex Delaware and the L.A.P.D. Lt. Milo Sturgis search for the missing son of a psychologically fragile actress.

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

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

THE WOLVES, by Alex Berenson. (Putnam.) The former C.I.A. agent John Wells sets out to kill the American billionaire who tried to trick the United States into invading Iran (in “Twelve Days”), but the Russians and Chinese become involved.

 

NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

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.

TURNING THE TABLES, by Teresa Giudice and K. C. Baker. (Gallery Books.) One of the “Real Housewives of New Jersey” looks back on her life, including time in prison following a federal fraud conviction.

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 NAME OF GOD IS MERCY, by Pope Francis with Andrea Tornielli. (Random House.) In a conversation with a Vatican reporter, the pontiff explores the cornerstone of his faith.

THE ROAD TO LITTLE DRIBBLINGby Bill Bryson. (Doubleday.) An American expatriate travels around his adopted country.

13 HOURSby Mitchell Zuckoff with members of the Annex Security Team. (Twelve.) Six C.I.A. contract employees discuss their experience during the attack on the State Department compound and the C.I.A. station called the “annex” in Benghazi in 2012.

ORIGINALS, by Adam Grant. (Viking.) A Wharton School professor argues that innovators are made, not born, and offers suggestions for how to become one.

DARK MONEY, by Jane Mayer. (Doubleday.) An account of how the Koch brothers and other super-wealthy donors deployed their money to change American politics.

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.

AND THEN ALL HELL BROKE LOOSE, by Richard Engel. (Simon & Schuster.) NBC’s chief foreign correspondent discusses the Arab Spring and war in the Middle East.

 

 

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