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New York Times Best Sellers for January 1, 2012 at ACLS

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

COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK FICTION

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

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.

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.

LOCKED ON, by Tom Clancy with Mark Greaney. (Penguin Group.) Jack Ryan Jr. must stop an emerging threat from a Pakistani general.

DEATH COMES TO PEMBERLEY, by P. D. James. (Knopf Doubleday Publishing.) Six years after Elizabeth Bennet and Darcy marry, their comfortable life is shaken by a murder, as James recreates the world of “Pride and Prejudice” with a mysterious twist.

THE BEST OF ME, by Nicholas Sparks. (Grand Central Publishing.) A man and woman who have gone their separate ways return to their Southern town for the funeral of a friend

RED MIST, by Patricia Cornwell. (Penguin Group.) The chief medical examiner Kay Scarpetta investigates a string of killings linked to the murder of her former deputy.

THE GIRL WHO PLAYED WITH FIRE, by Stieg Larsson. (Knopf Doubleday Publishing.) In the second volume of the Millennium trilogy, a Swedish hacker becomes a murder suspect.

 

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.

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

THROUGH MY EYES, by Tim Tebow with Nathan Whitaker. (HarperCollins Publishers.) The Broncos quarterback chronicles his personal and professional course.

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

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

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.

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.

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


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