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NYT Best Sellers for April 17, 2011

Get the latest at ACLS from the NYT Best Sellers List.

COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK FICTION

THE LAND OF THE PAINTED CAVES, by Jean M. Auel. (Crown.) The latest volume in a series that began with “The Clan of the Cave Bear,” set during the ice age.

LOVER UNLEASHED, by J. R. Ward. (Penguin Group.) Book 9 of the Black Dagger Brotherhood series.

WATER FOR ELEPHANTS, by Sara Gruen. (Algonquin.) After the death of his parents in a car accident, a young veterinary student — and an elephant — save a Depression-era circus.

THE LINCOLN LAWYER, by Michael Connelly. (Little, Brown.) Routinely doing business from his Lincoln Town Cars, the bottom-feeding attorney Mickey Haller is asked to defend the scion of a wealthy family who might not be guilty of a murderous crime.

MYSTERY, by Jonathan Kellerman. (Random House.) The Los Angeles psychologist-detective Alex Delaware and the detective Milo Sturgis work on a grisly homicide case.

LIVE WIRE, by Harlan Coben. (Penguin Group.) Myron Bolitar’s search for a missing rock star leads to questions about his own missing brother.

TOYS, by James Patterson and Neil McMahon. (Little, Brown.) Hays Baker, a top operative for the Agency of Change and a national hero, suddenly finds himself a hunted fugitive who must fight to save humans from extinction.

SING YOU HOME, by Jodi Picoult. (Simon & Schuster.) Picoult takes on the issue of gay rights in this novel about a music therapist who desperately wants a child.

THE GIRL WHO KICKED THE HORNET’S NEST, by Stieg Larsson. (Knopf Doubleday.) The third volume of the Millennium trilogy, about a Swedish hacker and a journalist.

LOVE YOU MORE, by Lisa Gardner. (Random House.) Detective D. D. Warren must solve the case of a dead husband, a battered wife and a missing child.

THE DARKEST SECRET, by Gena Showalter. (Harlequin.) Amun, a tormented immortal warrior, meets a demon-assassin whose beauty draws him into a reckless test of his loyalty.

THE PARIS WIFE, by Paula McLain. (Random House.) Ernest Hemingway’s first wife, Hadley, narrates this novel set in Paris.

HOME FREE, by Fern Michaels. (Kensington.) The president’s plan to form a top-secret organization means a new beginning for the crime-fighting Sisterhood.

THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO, by Stieg Larsson. (Knopf Doubleday.) A hacker and a journalist investigate the disappearance of a Swedish heiress 40 years earlier.

THE TROUBLED MAN, by Henning Mankell. (Knopf Doubleday.) In the final volume in the Kurt Wallander series, the Swedish detective searches for a missing retired naval officer.


COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK NONFICTION

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.

ONWARD, by Howard Schultz with Joanne Gordon. (Rodale.) Schultz tells of his second stint as the C.E.O. of Starbucks and how he helped return the company to profitability.

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

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

THE SOCIAL ANIMAL, by David Brooks. (Random House.) Brooks creates two imaginary people, Harold and Erica, to illustrate his understanding of the human mind, the wellsprings of action and the causes of success and failure.

MOONWALKING WITH EINSTEIN, by Joshua Foer. (Penguin Group.) A journalist who covered a mnemonics championship tries competing himself.

HAVE A LITTLE FAITH, by Mitch Albom. (Hyperion.) An eight-year journey between two worlds — Christian and Jewish, black and white, impoverished and well-to-do — teaches lessons about the comfort of belief.

RED, by Sammy Hagar. (HarperCollins.) Hagar tells of his tear through rock, from his first break with Montrose to his role as the front man of Van Halen

RAWHIDE DOWN, by Del Quentin Wilber. (Holt.) An account of the assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan in 1981.

ALL MY LIFE, by Susan Lucci. (HarperCollins.) A memoir by the woman known as the “leading lady of daytime” for her role on the soap opera “All My Children.”

THE THE DRESSMAKER OF KHAIR KHANA, by Gayle Tzemach Lemmon. (HarperCollins.) Aan unlikely Afghan entrepreneur who mobilized her community under the Taliban.

BORN TO RUN, by Christopher McDougall. (Knopf Doubleday.) Secrets of distance running from a Mexican Indian tribe.

INSIDE OF A DOG, by Alexandra Horowitz. (Simon & Schuster.) What the world is like from a dog’s point of view.

CLEOPATRA, by Stacy Schiff. (Little, Brown.) This biography portrays the Macedonian-Egyptian queen in all her ambition, audacity and formidable intelligence.

COME TO THE EDGE, by Christina Haag. (Spiegel & Grau.) A memoir of the author’s five-year relationship with John F. Kennedy Jr.


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