New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for July 1, 2012
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FICTION (Combined Print & E-BOOK)
FIFTY SHADES OF GREY, by E. L. James. (The Writer’s Coffee Shop.) An inexperienced college student falls in love with a tortured man who has particular sexual tastes; the first book in a trilogy.
FIFTY SHADES DARKER, by E. L. James. (Knopf Doubleday Publishing.) Ana Steele learns more about Christian Grey’s troubled past; the second book in a trilogy.
FIFTY SHADES FREED, by E. L. James. (Knopf Doubleday Publishing.) The final book in an erotic trilogy.
WICKED BUSINESS, by Janet Evanovich. (Random House Publishing.) The Salem, Mass., pastry chef Lizzy Tucker and her partner, Diesel, take up a murdered Harvard professor’s quest for a powerful ancient relic
GONE GIRL, by Gillian Flynn. (Crown Publishing.) A woman disappears on the day of her fifth anniversary; is her husband a killer?
BARED TO YOU, by Sylvia Day. (Penguin Group.) Two troubled people develop an intense, obsessive relationship.
FIFTY SHADES TRILOGY, by E. L. James. (Knopf Doubleday Publishing.) The three “Fifty Shades” novels in one bundle.
ABRAHAM LINCOLN – VAMPIRE HUNTER, by Seth Grahame-Smith. (Grand Central Publishing.) A journal reveals Lincoln’s fight against the undead.
THE MARRIAGE BARGAIN, by Jennifer Probst. (Entangled Publishing.) A billionaire who needs a wife offers a one-year marriage in name only to a bookstore owner.
A GAME OF THRONES, by George R. R. Martin. (Random House Publishing.) In the frozen wastes to the north of Winterfell, sinister and supernatural forces are mustering.
NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-BOOK)
THE AMATEUR, by Edward Klein. (Regnery Publishing.) A journalist argues that President Obama is callow, arrogant and unable to lead.
WILD, by Cheryl Strayed. (Knopf Doubleday Publishing.) A woman’s account of a life-changing 1,100-mile hike along the Pacific Crest Trail.
UNBROKEN, by Laura Hillenbrand. (Random House Publishing.) An Olympic runner’s story of survival as a prisoner of the Japanese in World War II.
COWARDS, by Glenn Beck and Kevin Balfe. (Threshold Editions/Mercury Radio Arts.) The radio host and founder of GBTV discusses 13 lies that politicians, academics and the media perpetuate.
KILLING LINCOLN, by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. (Holt.) The anchor of “The O’Reilly Factor” recounts the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.
IN THE GARDEN OF BEASTS, by Erik Larson. (Crown Publishing.) William E. Dodd, the U.S. ambassador to Germany, and his daughter, Martha, in 1930s Berlin.
THE GREAT DESTROYER, by David Limbaugh. (Regnery Publishing.) The talk show host’s brother, a lawyer and columnist, describes the president’s “war on the Republic.”
BARACK OBAMA, by David Maraniss. (Simon & Schuster.) A deeply researched account of the president’s family background, childhood and coming-of-age shows the forces that shaped him.
IT WORKED FOR ME, by Colin Powell with Tony Koltz. (HarperCollins Publishers.) Rules for effective leadership from the four-star general and former secretary of state.
AN AMERICAN SON, by Marco Rubio. (Penguin Group.) A memoir by the Florida senator, the Miami-born child of Cuban exiles.