New York Times Best Sellers for February 19, 2012 at ACLS
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COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK FICTION
KILL SHOT, by Vince Flynn. (Atria Books.) Mitch Rapp, a C.I.A. super-agent hunting down perpetrators of the Pan Am Lockerbie bombing, finds himself caught in a dangerous trap.
CATCH ME, by Lisa Gardner. (Penguin Group.) A woman asks the Boston detective D.D. Warren to prevent her being murdered in four days’ time.
DEFENDING JACOB, by William Landay. (Delacorte Press.) An assistant district attorney’s life is shaken when his 14-year-old son is accused of murder.
THE HELP, by Kathryn Stockett. (Penguin Group.) A young white woman and two black maids in 1960s Mississippi.
EXTREMELY LOUD AND INCREDIBLY CLOSE, by Jonathan Safran Foer. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing.) A 9-year-old boy searches New York City for the lock that fits a key belonging to his father, who died on Sept. 11.
PRIVATE: #1 SUSPECT, by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro. (Grand Central.) When a former lover’s dead body is found in his bed, Jack Morgan, a former Marine and the head of an investigative firm, is accused of murder.
THE SWEETEST THING, by Barbara Freethy. (Barbara Freethy.) An entrepreneur must deal with his dotty grandfather, the sudden death of his ex-wife and the appearance of a beautiful redhead.
THE GIRL WHO PLAYED WITH FIRE, by Stieg Larsson. (Knopf Doubleday Publishing.) In the second volume of the Millennium trilogy, a Swedish hacker becomes a murder suspect.
THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO, by Stieg Larsson. (Knopf Doubleday Publishing.) A hacker and a journalist investigate the disappearance of a Swedish heiress 40 years earlier.
THE GIRL WHO KICKED THE HORNET’S NEST, by Stieg Larsson. (Knopf Doubleday Publishing.) The third volume of the Millennium trilogy, about a Swedish hacker and a journalist.
COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK NONFICTION
ONCE UPON A SECRET, by Mimi Alford. (Random House Publishing.) A former White House intern recounts her affair with John F. Kennedy.
AMERITOPIA, by Mark R. Levin. (Threshold Editions.) A talk-show host and president of Landmark Legal Foundation surveys the history of utopias and warns that Americans must choose between utopianism and liberty.
HILARITY ENSUES, by Tucker Max. (Simon & Schuster.) More stories from a life of serial debauchery.
HEAVEN IS FOR REAL, by Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent. (Thomas Nelson.) A father recounts his 3-year-old son’s encounter with Jesus and the angels during an emergency appendectomy.
AMERICAN SNIPER, by Chris Kyle with Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice. (HarperCollins Publishers.) A member of the Navy Seals with the most career sniper kills in United States military history discusses his childhood, his marriage and his battlefield experiences during the Iraq war.
BEHIND THE BEAUTIFUL FOREVERS, by Katherine Boo. (Random House Publishing.) A journalist reports on families striving for better lives in a Mumbai slum.
THE VOW, by Kim and Krickitt Carpenter with Dana Wilkerson. (B&H Publishing Group.) After a horrific car crash, a couple embark on a journey to fall in love all over again. The true events that inspired the movie.
STEVE JOBS, by Walter Isaacson. (Simon & Schuster.) A biography of the recently deceased entrepreneur, based on 40 interviews with Jobs conducted over two years.
KILLING LINCOLN, by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. (Holt.) The anchor of “The O’Reilly Factor” recounts the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.