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NYT Best Sellers for October 23, 2011 at ACLS

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

COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK FICTION

THE BEST OF ME, by Nicholas Sparks. (Grand Central Publishing.) Twenty-five years after their high school romance ended, a man and woman who have gone their separate ways return to their North Carolina town for the funeral of a friend.

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

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 MARRIAGE PLOT, by Jeffrey Eugenides. (Farrar, Straus & Giroux.) Three Brown graduates in the early 1980s wrestle with love, religion and coming of age.

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.

SHOCK WAVE, by John Sandford. (Penguin Group.) Virgil Flowers investigates bombings directed against a superstore chain seeking to open a store in a Minnesota river town.

SNUFF, by Terry Pratchett. (HarperCollins Publishers.) In this Discworld fantasy, the commander of Ankh-Morpork’s City Watch solves a crime while on vacation in the country.

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.

CAN YOU KEEP A SECRET?, by Sophie Kinsella. (Random House Publishing.) A woman reveals the most intimate details of her life to a man who turns out to be the C.E.O. of the company for which she works.

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



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.

BOOMERANG, by Michael Lewis. (W. W. Norton & Company.) A look at some of the places — Greece, Ireland, Iceland — hardest hit by the financial collapse of 2008, and at how it happened.

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.

SERIOUSLY … I’M KIDDING, by Ellen DeGeneres. (Grand Central Publishing.) A collection of humor pieces from the stand-up comedian and talk-show host.

KITCHEN CONFIDENTIAL, by Anthony Bourdain. (Bloomsbury Publishing.) A memoir-exposé of the restaurant world.

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.

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.

IN THE GARDEN OF BEASTS, by Erik Larson. (Crown.) This portrait of Berlin during the rise of the Nazis centers on the family of William E. Dodd, the U.S. ambassador there.



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