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NYT Best Sellers for December 11, 2011 at ACLS

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

COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK FICTION

THE DROPby Michael Connelly. (Little, Brown & Company.) Harry Bosch of the L.A.P.D. uncovers both the operations of a sadistic killer and a political conspiracy.

11/22/63, by Stephen King. (Scribner.) An English teacher travels back to 1958 by way of a time portal in a Maine diner. His assignment is to stop Lee Harvey Oswald.

EXPLOSIVE EIGHTEEN, by Janet Evanovich. (Random House Publishing.) After a disastrous vacation in Hawaii, Stephanie Plum becomes the target of an international killer.

THE LITIGATORS, by John Grisham. (Knopf Doubleday Publishing.) Partners in a small law firm take on a big case after a fast-track burnout joins them.

KILL ALEX CROSS, by James Patterson. (Little, Brown & Company.) Alex Cross investigates when the president’s children are kidnapped, but the F.BI. and C.I.A. stand in his way.

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

THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO, by Stieg Larsson. (Knopf Doubleday Publishing.) A hacker and a journalist investigate the disappearance of a Swedish heiress 40 years earlier.

THE SCOTTISH PRISONER, by Diana Gabaldon. (Random House Publishing.) Jamie Fraser, a paroled Jacobite prisoner, and Lord John Grey collaborate uneasily on a mission to Ireland.

V IS FOR VENGEANCE, by Sue Grafton. (Penguin Group.) Pursuing a shoplifter, Kinsey Millhone discovers that retail crime is run by organized gangs.

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.

COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK NONFICTION

STEVE JOBS, by Walter Isaacson. (Simon & Schuster.) A biography of the recently deceased entrepreneur, based on 40 interviews with Jobs conducted over two years.

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.

BEING GEORGE WASHINGTON, by Glenn Beck and Kevin Balfe. (Threshold Editions.) How Washington turned himself into the indispensable (if imperfect) man.

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

CATHERINE THE GREATby Robert K. Massie. (Random House Publishing.) The author of “Nicholas and Alexandra” provides a sweeping narrative of the life of the minor 18th-century German princess who became Empress of All the Russias.

THINKING, FAST AND SLOW, by Daniel Kahneman. (Farrar, Straus & Giroux.) The winner of the Nobel in economic science discusses how we make choices in business and personal life and when we can and cannot trust our intuitions.

JACK KENNEDY, by Chris Matthews. (Simon & Schuster.) An admiring portrait.

DON’T LOOK BEHIND YOU, by Ann Rule. (Simon & Schuster.) True-crime stories of people in danger.

BOOMERANGby Michael Lewis. (W. W. Norton & Company.) A look at some of the places hardest hit by the financial collapse of 2008 and at how it happened.


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