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NYT Best Sellers for July 17, 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.

NOW YOU SEE HER, by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge. (Little, Brown.) Nina Bloom, who years ago changed her identity to save her life, is forced to confront the past and the killer she thought she had escaped.

SMOKIN’ SEVENTEEN, by Janet Evanovich. (Random House.) A killer is after the bounty hunter Stephanie Plum, who faces further complications as she tries to choose a boyfriend.

THE SILENT GIRL, by Tess Gerritsen. (Random House.) A homicide cop and a medical examiner find a corpse and a severed hand in Boston’s Chinatown.

THE BLACK ECHO, by Michael Connelly. (Little, Brown.) The Los Angeles homicide detective Hieronymus Bosch investigates the death of a fellow Vietnam veteran

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.

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

BOSSYPANTS, by Tina Fey. (Little, Brown.) A memoir from the former Saturday Night Live star and creator of “30 Rock.”

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.

COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK FICTION – Continued

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.”

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.

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.

HELL’S CORNER, by David Baldacci. (Grand Central.) The former assassin John Carr, aka Oliver Stone, teams with an MI-6 agent to search for the perpetrators of a terrorist attack against the British prime minister.

A STORM OF SWORDS, by George R. R. Martin. (Random House.) Wars continue to rage over the Iron Throne as alliances are made and broken; Book 3 of “A Song of Ice and Fire.”

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

COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK NONFICTION – Continued

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

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.

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

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

LOST IN SHANGRI-LA, by Mitchell Zuckoff. (HarperCollins.) After a jungle plane crash in 1945, three survivors were caught between headhunters and enemy Japanese.

RECKLESS ENDANGERMENT, by Gretchen Morgenson and Joshua Rosner. (Holt.) This account of the Wall Street implosion highlights individuals in crucial roles of responsibility.

THE GLASS CASTLE, by Jeannette Walls. (Simon & Schuster.) The author recalls a bizarre childhood during which she was constantly moved from place to place.

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.

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

THE MIRACLE OF FREEDOM, by Chris Stewart and Ted Stewart. (Deseret.) A claim that the outcome of seven historical tipping points assured the freedom and democracy of today.



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