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NYT Best Sellers for June 26, 2011

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

COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK FICTION

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

AGAINST ALL ENEMIES, by Tom Clancy. (Penguin Group.) Maxwell Moore pursues the terrorists who killed his C.I.A. colleagues in a bomb attack in Pakistan.

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.

ONE SUMMER, by David Baldacci. (Grand Central.) After the death of his devoted wife, a father struggles to keep his family together, and in the process learns to love again.

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.

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.

THE ORIGINAL ARGUMENT, by Glenn Beck with Joshua Charles. (Threshold Editions.) The Federalists’ case for the Constitution, adapted for the 21st century.

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.

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 JOURNEYby 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

STATE OF WONDER, by Ann Patchett. (HarperCollins.) In the Amazon basin, a medical researcher searches for her former mentor, a despotic scientist who is developing a miracle fertility drug.

CARTE BLANCHE, by Jeffery Deaver. (Simon & Schuster.) A young James Bond, on a global mission for a unit of British security, must foil a plot to kill thousands of citizens

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.

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

FOLLY BEACH, by Dorothea Benton Frank. (HarperCollins.) A widow returns to her childhood home in South Carolina and finds love and a literary puzzle.

BEFORE I GO TO SLEEP, by S. J. Watson. (HarperCollins.) After a mysterious accident, an amnesiac cannot remember her past or form new memories.

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 first volume in the Millennium trilogy

A CLASH OF KINGSby George R. R. Martin. (Random House.) From the citadel of Dragonstone to the shores of Winterfell, factions vie for control of a divided land; Book 2 of “A Song of Ice and Fire.”

SISTERHOOD EVERLASTING, by Ann Brashares. (Random House.) The friends from the Traveling Pants series, now in their late 20s, plan a reunion in Greece.

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.


COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK NONFICTION – Continued

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

DEMONIC, by Ann Coulter. (Crown.) The columnist compares the Democratic Party to a mob.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

OUTLIERS, by Malcolm Gladwell. (Little, Brown.) Why some people succeed — it has to do with luck and opportunities as well as talent

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 recounts the meteoric rise, fall and rise of Aerosmith over the last three decades.


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