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NYT Best Sellers for October 9, 2011 at ACLS

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

COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK FICTION

THE AFFAIR, by Lee Child. (Delacorte.) For Jack Reacher, an elite military police officer, it all started in 1997. A lonely railroad track. A crime scene. A cover-up.

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

1225 CHRISTMAS TREE LANE, by Debbie Macomber. (Mira.) Puppies that need good homes and an ex-husband loom large in the last installment of the Cedar Cove series.

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.

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

FEAST DAY OF FOOLSby James Lee Burke. (Simon & Schuster.) Danger increases tenfold as Sheriff Hackberry Holland investigates a case in the desert.

ONLY HIS, by Susan Mallery. (HQN.) Determined to make a fresh start, Nevada Hendrix applies for her dream job, only to find that her new boss was her first love.

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

KILL ME IF YOU CANby 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.


COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK NONFICTION

KILLING LINCOLN, by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. (Holt.) The anchor of “The O’Reilly Factor” recounts the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

DESTINY OF THE REPUBLICby Candice Millard. (Knopf Doubleday.) The life and death by assassination (and medical malpractice) of President James A. Garfield.

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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