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NYT Best Sellers for September 11, 2011 at ACLS

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.

KILL ME IF YOU CAN, by James Patterson and Marshall Karp. (Little, Brown.) When a young man finds a bag of diamonds, he gets the attention of the Ghost, a major assassin.

1105 YAKIMA STREET, by Debbie Macomber. (Mira.) Bruce Peyton’s pregnant wife has left him, and he’s not the only one with problems. Book 11 of the Cedar Cove series.

BLIND FAITH, by CJ Lyons. (Legacy.) A woman finds no closure after a man is executed for the murder of her husband and son.

THE MILL RIVER RECLUSE, by Darcie Chan. (Darcie Chan.) Only one man knows an abused widow’s secret, which revealed will change many lives in her Vermont town.


COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK NONFICTION

IN MY TIME, by Dick Cheney with Liz Cheney. (Threshold.) The former vice president opens up about his life and nearly four decades at the core of American politics.

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.

A STOLEN LIFE, by Jaycee Dugard. (Simon & Schuster.) A woman’s recollection of being kidnapped at the age of 11, spending 18 years imprisoned by a convicted rapist and his wife, and bearing two daughters by him.

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

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.

COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK FICTION – Continued

THE ABBEY, by Chris Culver. (Chris Culver.) Against orders, a former homicide detective begins an investigation into his niece’s murder.

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.

CANYONS OF NIGHT, by Jayne Castle. (Penguin Group.) After 15 years, Charlotte Enright and her teenage crush, Slade Attridge, have returned to Rainshadow.

SARAH’S KEY, by Tatiana de Rosnay. (St. Martin’s.) A contemporary American journalist investigates what happened to a little girl and her family during the roundup of Jews in Paris in 1942.

ONE DAY, by David Nicholls. (Knopf Doubleday.) Checking in year by year on the confused, halting romance of two children of the ’80s.

SECOND SON, by Lee Child. (Delacorte.) Jack Reacher is stationed with his family on a military base in Okinawa in the mid-1970s.

ONLY YOURS, by Susan Mallery. (Harlequin.) Montana Hendrix has found her calling — working with therapy dogs. And now perhaps she has found Mr. Right

ONE GRAVE AT A TIME, by Jeaniene Frost. (HarperCollins.) Having narrowly averted an underworld war, Cat Crawfield wants nothing more than a little downtime with her vampire husband, Bones. Unfortunately, she will have to face another battle instead

A DANCE WITH DRAGONS, by George R. R. Martin. (Random House.) After a colossal battle, the Seven Kingdoms face new threats; Book 5 of “A Song of Ice and Fire.”

VISCOUNT BRECKENRIDGE TO THE RESCUE, by Stephanie Laurens. (HarperCollins.) Heather Cynster is to be wed, but not before she encounters kidnapping, danger and a daring rescue at the hands of Viscount Breckenridge


COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK NONFICTION – Continued

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.

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

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

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

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

1493, by Charles C. Mann. (Knopf Doubleday.) Picking up where “1491” left off, the author says that ecological encounters since Columbus have affected much of subsequent human history.

AFTER AMERICA, by Mark Steyn. (Regnery.) The writer foresees Armageddon for America, which he says has caught up with Europe in the rush to self-destruction.

UNLIKELY FRIENDSHIPS, by Jennifer S. Holland. (Workman.) Forty-seven remarkable stories, with photographs, from the animal kingdom.

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 DEVIL IN THE WHITE CITY, by Erik Larson. (Knopf Doubleday.) How an architect and a serial killer were linked by the Chicago World’s Fair of 1893.




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