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NYT Best Sellers for June 12, 2011

Get the latest NYT Best Sellers  at the Allegany County Library System.

COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK FICTION

THE HELPby Kathryn Stockett. (Penguin Group.) A young white woman and two black maids in 1960s Mississippi.

SOMETHING BORROWED, by Emily Giffin. (St. Martin’s.) A maid of honor to her charmed friend, Rachel White has always played by the rules. But that changes on her 30th birthday.

10TH ANNIVERSARY, by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro. (Little, Brown.) Detective Lindsay Boxer and the Women’s Murder Club race to find a missing baby.

SUMMER SECRETSby Barbara Freethy. (Recorded Books.) Three sailboat-racing sisters close ranks against a tenacious reporter who digs into a devastating secret from their past.

JUST LIKE HEAVENby Julia Quinn. (HarperCollins.) A Regency-era tale featuring the romantic exploits of the well-meaning but less-than-accomplished Smythe-Smith musicians.


COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK NONFICTION

HEAVEN IS FOR REALby 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.

IN THE GARDEN OF BEASTS, by Erik Larson. (Crown.) This portrait of Berlin during the rise of the Nazis centers on William E. Dodd, who became U.S. ambassador there in 1933.

BOSSYPANTS, by Tina Fey. (Little, Brown.) A memoir from the creator of “30 Rock.”

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

THE GREATER JOURNEY, by David McCullough. (Simon & Schuster.) The historian explores the extensive intellectual legacy that France settled on its 19th-century American visitors.

COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK FICTION – Continued

WATER FOR ELEPHANTSby 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.

BURIED PREY, by John Sandford. (Penguin Group.) The Minneapolis detective Lucas Davenport investigates the murders of two girls who were kidnapped in 1985.

A GAME OF THRONESby George R. R. Martin. (Random House.) In the frozen wastes to the north of Winterfell, sinister and supernatural forces are mustering.

DREAMS OF JOY, by Lisa See. (Random House.) A young woman angry at her mother and aunt over family secrets runs away to Shanghai in search of her birth father.

CREED’S HONOR, by Linda Lael Miller. (Harlequin.) Conner Creed, a hard-working rancher in Lonesome Bend, is reunited with the identical twin brother he’s been estranged from for years.

BEACH LANE, by Sherryl Woods. (Mira.) In the close-knit community of Chesapeake Shores, personal crises may keep Susie and Mack’s happily-ever-after just beyond reach.

MAGIC SLAYS, by Ilona Andrews. (Penguin Group.) Kate Daniels has quit the Order of Merciful Aid, but she’s still knee-deep in paranormal problems in Atlanta.

DEAD RECKONING, by Charlaine Harris. (Penguin Group.) The telepathic waitress Sookie Stackhouse seeks the culprit in a firebombing.

THE SIXTH MAN, by David Baldacci. (Grand Central.) The lawyer for an alleged serial killer is murdered, and two former Secret Service agents are on the case.

SOMETHING BLUE, by Emily Giffin. (St. Martin’s.) After being betrayed by her fiancé and her best friend, Darcy Rhone flees to London.


COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK NONFICTION – Continued

THOSE GUYS HAVE ALL THE FUN, by James Andrew Miller and Tom Shales. (Little, Brown.) An oral history of the sports network ESPN.

LIES THAT CHELSEA HANDLER TOLD ME, by Chelsea Handler, Glen Handler, Roy Handler and others. (Grand Central.) Handler’s friends, family members and colleagues write about being victims of her practical jokes.

DOES THE NOISE IN MY HEAD BOTHER YOU?, by Steven Tyler. (HarperCollins.) The singer and showman recounts the meteoric rise, fall and rise of Aerosmith over the last three decades.

MY HORIZONTAL LIFE, by Chelsea Handler. (Bloomsbury.) A memoir of one-night stands.

SEAL TEAM SIX, by Howard E. Wasdin and Stephen Templin. (St. Martin’s.) An expert sniper and former member of the Navy Seals recounts his military training and missions, including the battle of Mogadishu in 1993.

THROUGH MY EYES, by Tim Tebow with Nathan Whitaker. (HarperCollins.) The Broncos quarterback chronicles his personal and professional course, from his career at the University of Florida to his rookie season in Denver.

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.

AREA 51, by Annie Jacobsen. (Little, Brown.) An account of the mysterious military installation, which the author contends is the home of secret espionage programs.

STORIES I ONLY TELL MY FRIENDS, by Rob Lowe. (Holt.) The actor charts his professional path, from teen idol to “The West Wing.”

THE PSYCHOPATH TEST, by Jon Ronson. (Penguin Group.) A look into a potential hoax in the scientific community spurs a journey into the world of psychopathy.




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