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New York Times Best Sellers for January 8, 2012 at ACLS

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

COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK FICTION

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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

77 SHADOW STREET, by Dean Koontz. (Random House Publishing.) A 19th-century tycoon’s mansion turned into luxury apartments remains in the grip of evil forces

WATER FOR ELEPHANTS, by Sara Gruen. (Algonquin.) After his parents die in a car accident, a young veterinary student — and an elephant — save a Depression-era circus.

HIDDEN SUMMIT, by Robyn Carr. (Harlequin.) Sick of her ex-husband and his new wife, Leslie Petruso meets someone else who thinks he’s done with love.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

IN THE GARDEN OF BEASTS, by Erik Larson. (Crown Publishing.) William E. Dodd, the U.S. ambassador to Germany, and his daughter, Martha, in 1930s Berlin.





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