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NYT Best Sellers for September 25, 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.

NEW YORK TO DALLAS, by J. D. Robb. (Berkley.) An escaped child molester pursues Lt. Eve Dallas; by Nora Roberts, writing pseudonymously.

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.

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.

THE NIGHT CIRCUS, by Erin Morgenstern. (Knopf Doubleday.) Two young rivals at a magical circus become collaborators as they fall in love.

COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK NONFICTION

 

 

JACQUELINE KENNEDY: HISTORIC CONVERSATIONS ON LIFE WITH JOHN F. KENNEDY, . (Hyperion.) Recordings and transcripts of a seven-part interview with Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr. in 1964.

 

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.

THUNDER DOG, by Michael Hingson with Susy Flory. (Thomas Nelson.) A blind man and his guide dog show the power of trust and courage on Sept. 11.

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

THAT USED TO BE US, by Thomas L. Friedman and Michael Mandelbaum. (Farrar, Straus & Giroux.) How America fell behind in the world it invented, and how it can come back.

 

COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK FICTION – Continued

THE BLACK ICE, by Michael Connelly. (Little, Brown.) The Los Angeles detective Harry Bosch investigates the scandalous death of a narcotics officer.

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

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

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.

A THOUSAND TOMORROWS, by Karen Kingsbury. (Center Street.) Two troubled young rodeo performers are unable to avoid falling in love, no matter what consequences their actions might bring.

MILE 81, by Stephen King. (Scribner.) Unsuspecting drivers wind up dead after pulling into a boarded-up rest stop on a Maine highway.

ROBERT B. PARKER’S KILLING THE BLUES, by Michael Brandman. (Penguin Group.) Jesse Stone, the chief of police in Paradise, Mass., confronts an outbreak of murders; a continuation of the series by Parker, who died in 2010.

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.

GODDESS OF VENGEANCEby Jackie Collins. (St. Martin’s.) Lucky Santangelo fends off a Middle Eastern prince who wants to buy her Las Vegas hotel complex.

SILENT RUN, by Barbara Freethy. (Penguin Group.) Together with a man who says he’s her baby’s father, a woman with amnesia goes in search of the child and tries to discover who wants her dead, and why.


COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK NONFICTION – Continued

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.

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.

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.

 

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 BLACK BANNERS, by Ali H. Soufan with Daniel Freedman. (Norton.) Rivalry and dysfunction among counterintelligence agencies made it impossible to stop the 9/11 plot, according to this former F.B.I. agent.

LIFE, by Keith Richards with James Fox. (Little, Brown.) The Rolling Stones guitarist’s revealing autobiography is also a portrait of the era when rock & roll came of age.

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

HERE COMES TROUBLE, by Michael Moore. (Grand Central.) Stories from the life of the provocative filmmaker.

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

MONEYBALL, by Michael Lewis. (Norton.) How Billy Beane, the general manager of the Oakland Athletics, has produced successful teams despite having one of the smallest payrolls in baseball.




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