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NYT Best Sellers for October 2, 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.

LETHAL, by Sandra Brown. (Grand Central.) A woman, her daughter and a man accused of murder evade the authorities as they search for her dead husband’s secrets.

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.

HEAT RISESby Richard Castle. (Hyperion.) An N.Y.P.D. homicide detective uncovers a conspiracy that reaches the department’s highest levels.

SON OF STONE, by Stuart Woods. (Penguin Group.) The New York lawyer Stone Barrington gets to know his teenage son and proposes to the boy’s mother.

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

LISTEN TO YOUR HEART, by Fern Michaels. (Thorndike.) Strange things begin happening to a lonely New Orleans caterer after she meets a wealthy, and irritatingly attractive, Cajun playboy.

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.

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

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.

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.

CONFIDENCE MEN, by Ron Suskind. (HarperCollins.) President Obama and his advisers, often at odds with one another, respond to the economic crisis.

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

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.

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.

QUEST, by Daniel Yergin. (Penguin Group.) How the need for energy — especially, but not only, oil — drives global political and economic change.

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.

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.

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.




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